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March 24, 2009 - 1:18 pm
Do not adjust your HD. That is your humble narrator who will be on the new episode of Celtics Now with Michael Holley on Comcast SportsNet , which airs tomorrow night at 6 p.m. on CSN. I appeared on a panel with Dana Barros and Pete McKenzie from 100.7 to discuss Kevin Garnett's return, whether...
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Mike Petraglia
March 24, 2009 - 8:13 am
East Regional Semifinal-No.3 Villanova vs. No. 2 Duke, approx. 9:57 p.m. Thursday, Ch. 4 Memo to Villanova coach Jay Wright: If you're leading by two late on Thursday night with say, 18 seconds left, your players better know exactly where Duke's Gerald Henderson is on the parquet floor. If you don'...
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Mike Petraglia
March 24, 2009 - 5:37 am
East Regional Semifinal- No. 4 Xavier vs. No. 1 Pittsburgh, 7:27 p.m. Thursday, Ch. 4. On Thursday night, the first of three East Regional games will be played at TD Banknorth Garden and the matchup between Xavier and Pittsburgh figures to be compelling on many different levels. Here's how. The...
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Mike Petraglia
March 23, 2009 - 7:29 pm
It's the most basic lesson Celtics head coach Doc Rivers preaches, with some serious nudging from assistant Tom Thibodeau . Think defense first and everything else will follow. Rivers didn't think his team was in that mindset in the first half on Monday night against the lowly Clippers, especially...
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March 23, 2009 - 7:23 pm
The return of Kevin Garnett means less playing time for Bill Walker . That's bad for the Boston Celtics rookie, right? Think again. '€œI'm actually happy Ticket's back," he said before Monday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers ( RECAP HERE ). "He gives our team that swagger again. We're more...
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March 23, 2009 - 7:12 pm
Rajon Rondo made eye contact with Kevin Garnett . Kevin Garnett gave it back. The alley-oop was coming. And it was good. When Garnett came back down to terra firma he had a huge grin on his face. It's been a long time. A real long time, and it was the emphatic exclamation on Garnett's long-awaited...
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March 23, 2009 - 5:30 pm
An alley-oop from Rajon Rondo to Kevin Garnett got the Celtics '€“ and the crowd '€“ back in this game in the third quarter. Celtics 70 ... Clippers 60. - KG watch: 9 minutes, 4 points, 1 rebound - Leading scorer: Baron Davis (10 points) - Leading rebounder: Kendrick Perkins (8 rebounds) -...
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March 23, 2009 - 5:17 pm
Remember when the Celtics used to go on these tidal-wave like runs and just blow people out of the building? Those were good times. It's happening again, and in the first time in a long time. Trailing 55-54 against the Clips, they went on a 12-0 run that extended through a timeout and saw great...
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March 23, 2009 - 4:58 pm
Sometimes the stat sheet tells you everything you need to know. This is one of those times. The Celtics are the best rebounding team in the league by Rebound Rate. The Clippers are 28th. But in the first half, the Clips owned the glass with a 24-14 edge in that department. More tellingly, the...
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March 23, 2009 - 4:41 pm
At halftime ... Celtics 44, Clippers 42 How the Celtics got outscored 24 - 13 in the second quarter: - KG: 0 minutes - Rajon Rondo : 0 points - Points in the paint: Clippers 12 - Celtics 0 - Second chance points: Clippers 5 - Celtics 0 - Rebounds: Clippers 14 - Celtics 6
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