Basketball

October 23, 2008 - 8:44 am
Today the NBA Board of Governors voted to allow the expanded use of instant replay by game officials. The new sanction will begin this season and can be enacted in the following situations, as explained in an official league release : To determine at any point during a game whether a field goal was...
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October 22, 2008 - 7:37 am
On Wednesday NBA.com revealed the results of the 2008-09 GM Survey . There were some expected predictions based on last season'€™s performances '€“ a second straight Celtics /Lakers Finals, the Miami Heat will be the most improved team, and Chris Paul is the fastest player with the ball. But...
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October 21, 2008 - 2:46 am
Tables are still available for the 2008 World Championship Celebration Gala to benefit the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation . The annual gala will be held this Friday, October 24 beginning at 6:00pm at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. This fundraising event raises money for an exceptional...
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October 20, 2008 - 6:45 am
So, late last week I made a s ort of half-ass case for keeping Darius Miles . I knew even as I posted it that things looked grim, but I was hoping that the old Darius would show up, and soon. It didn't happen and today he got the axe. It makes sense from the Celtics perspective because he was the...
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October 20, 2008 - 5:12 am
Ever feel like the same teams roll through Boston year after year? Or wonder why the Celtics had such a demanding West Coast road trip last season? Mike Zarren, the Boston Celtics Assistant Executive Director of Basketball Operations, explains the thought process behind an NBA schedule on Celtics...
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October 19, 2008 - 11:42 am
A week after injuring his hand against the Cleveland Cavaliers , Leon Powe was sent back to the trainer's room on Sunday. Powe was injured when he went up for a rebound and one of the New Jersey Nets landed on his left foot, hitting a nerve. Powe lost all feeling in his left foot for 30 minutes...
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October 19, 2008 - 10:56 am
The Boston Celtics defeated the New Jersey Nets 83-66 behind 44 solid minutes from Gabe Pruitt . Kendrick Perkins led the Celtics with 18 point and 9 rebounds. Ryan Anderson scored 20 for the Nets. A few postgame notes: Pruitt was the talk of evening as Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce sang his...
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October 19, 2008 - 10:50 am
Doc Rivers said he wanted to learn more about "3-4" guys before he made cuts and today he's taking a look at everyone but Sam Cassell. With four minutes to go in the fourth quarter, Gabe Pruitt , J.R. Giddens, Bill Walker , Darius Miles, and Brian Scalabrine are on the court. This lineup is without...
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October 19, 2008 - 10:34 am
Eddie House is back at it again. After shooting 7-for-11 from three-point range on Friday night, he has quickly nailed a pair of treys at the start of the fourth quarter. The Celtics lead is now up to 20.
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October 19, 2008 - 10:26 am
Leon Powe just replaced Kevin Garnett and it looks like his evening is over after scoring eight points and grabbing eight rebounds. This is going to be a fascinating year for Garnett. As we all know, the one thing missing from his career-- an NBA championship--has been fulfilled. Garnett is one of...
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