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November 14, 2008 - 12:33 pm
What was that sound that caught my sabermetrically-inclined ear in the runway before tonight's game? Why it was George Karl , coach of the Denver Nuggets , talking about "efficiency."Â Or, more specifically he was talking about recently acquired Chauncey Billups . Someone asked the question about...
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November 14, 2008 - 12:26 pm
Welcome to the TD BankNorth Garden where Paul and I have you covered as the Boston Celtics take on the Denver Nuggets . This is the Celtics first look at Chauncey Billups in his new uniform since the Allen Iverson trade . Doc Rivers called Billups "terrific," noting his size (6'3") and basketball...
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November 13, 2008 - 8:53 am
A year ago a game between the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks was hardly worth a second look. On Wednesday night, the telecast of the postseason rematch was the highest rated regular season game in Comcast SportsNet history. The final half hour, which included Paul Pierce's game-winning heroics,...
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Mike Petraglia
November 13, 2008 - 2:09 am
Let's hope that Wednesday night was just the beginning... the beginning of what could be the best rivalry this year in the Eastern Conference. Anyone attending the Cs encounter with the Atlanta Hawks could tell almost immediately that these Hawks, who nearly dashed the Celtics ' hopes last spring...
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November 12, 2008 - 4:45 pm
RECAP OF THE CELTICS' 103-102 WIN OVER THE HAWKS IS HERE . First there was Shaquille O'Neal . Then came Dwight Howard . On Wednesday night, another Superman was born in the NBA. "The last play was drawn up, get the ball to Paul Pierce , get the hell out of the way," Kevin Garnett said following the...
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November 12, 2008 - 3:25 pm
Paul Pierce hit the game-winning shot with 0.5 seconds left to spoil the Atlanta Hawks undefeated season, 103-102, on Wednesday night at the TD BankNorth Garden . Marvin Williams drained a three to put the Hawks up with just second left in the game before Pierce nailed a deep jumper from the corner...
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November 12, 2008 - 3:13 pm
As KG sauntered around the court raising fans to their feet during a fourth quarter timeout, he bumped into Al Horford along the way. Horford looked confused by the casual contact. Was it a mistake or a veteran move to rattle the 22-year-old? Horford was called for offensive goaltending on the next...
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November 12, 2008 - 3:04 pm
Celtics fans haven't always had reason to cheer during the game but the starters quickly sent them to their feet late in the fourth. Kicked off by a KG jumper, the Cs have dominated the last 90 seconds of play and went on a mini-run to go up by four. The Hawks timeout only perpetuated the mayhem at...
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November 12, 2008 - 2:45 pm
Not sure if that was a failed attempt at an alley-oop or a weak floater, but regardless it wasn't the right play for the Celtics . Tony Allen tried to get a flashy play and wound up with a turnover that resulted in a Joe Johnson trey. With less than 10 minutes to go and the game still tied, now is...
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November 12, 2008 - 2:41 pm
At the end of the third ... Hawks 77, Celtics 76 It's anyone's game at this point in a battle of back-and-forth basketball. The Hawks edged out the Celtics 26-25 in the third quarter and have a one-point lead heading into the fourth. The Celtics started the quarter with Leon Powe , Glen Davis ,...
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