Green Street

Mike Petraglia
April 10, 2009 - 7:53 pm
Friday night, the Miami Heat learned what the Boston Celtics already knew, Glen Davis is a big man who can make a big difference in a game. Sure Paul Pierce turned it on in the second half and scored 21 of his 28 points in the second half in Boston's 105-98 win at TD Banknorth Garden . But you...
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April 10, 2009 - 7:31 pm
When the Boston Celtics arrived in Cleveland in January, they had just dropped their third consecutive game and were in the middle of their longest losing streak since last season. The following game, the Cavaliers blew them out by 15 points. But thanks to a grind-it-out victory over the Miami Heat...
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April 10, 2009 - 7:28 pm
The other night Stephon Marbury said that Rajon Rondo reminded him of former Syracuse great (and former Net not-so-great) Pearl Washington . It was a nice trip down remembrance lane for the assembled press corps, conjuring up memories of the Pearl weaving his way through the Georgetown Hoya...
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April 10, 2009 - 5:59 pm
It's over at the Garden where the Celtics held off the Heat in a wildly entertaining game, 105-98. Paul Pierce led the way with 28 points, while Big Baby Davis added 22 and eight rebounds and Rajon Rondo came up just shy of a triple-double with seven points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists. In the last...
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April 10, 2009 - 5:23 pm
Things are getting interesting at the Garden as D-Wade and Paul Pierce put on a nice little show in the third quarter. Wade scored 10 of his 20 points in the quarter, while Pierce went for a dirty dozen to give him 19 and the C's are holding a 79-72 lead. It's been an entertaining game with both...
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April 10, 2009 - 4:42 pm
The man of the hour, or the half, whichever you prefer, is Stephon Marbury . As Marbury's play has improved over the last few weeks the one thing still missing has been his shot. Early in the second quarter, Marbury pulled up on the break and knocked down an elbow jumper. That shot appeared to...
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April 10, 2009 - 4:10 pm
If you want to know why the Miami Heat fall into that nebulous category of potentially dangerous in the playoffs, it goes beyond Dwyane Wade . In Jermaine O'Neal and Michael Beasley Miami has a pair of athletic and active big men who run the floor well and can provide matchup problems. O'Neal and...
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April 10, 2009 - 3:42 pm
Ray Allen was honored as the recipient of the Red Auerbach Award prior to tip-off. Allen is the fourth player to receive the award which recognizes those who exemplify what it means to be a Celtic. Paul Pierce , Kevin Garnett , and Al Jefferson previously received the award.
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April 10, 2009 - 3:07 pm
Leon Powe hasn't played since spraining his knee on St. Patrick's Day. He expects to return to practice on Monday, and he doesn't want his teammates to go easy on him either. '€œOh no, no, no. I wouldn't even practice. I wouldn't even come to practice,'€ he said with a laugh prior to the...
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Mike Petraglia
April 10, 2009 - 2:59 pm
There was a warm reunion during dinner in the Will McDonough Press Room, about 45 mintues before tip-off Friday at TD Banknorth Garden . Hank Finkel , the seven-foot center who replaced Bill Russell the year after Russell won his 11th and final NBA title, ducked as he came into the press room. He...
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