Green Street

November 01, 2008 - 5:40 pm
Al Jefferson's talent is old news to Celtics fans who watched him shine in the days of 18-game losing streaks and failed youth movements. After all, he was the main attraction for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the Kevin Garnett deal. But the spotlight doesn't shine on the T'Wolves and Jefferson is...
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November 01, 2008 - 10:46 am
Before even winning a championship last season, the Boston Celtics were targets every time they hit the road. The hype surrounding the Big Three was enough to make every game significant for their opponent and one in which they amped up their intensity. After spending last week in the comforts of...
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Mike Petraglia
November 01, 2008 - 8:00 am
As the Celtics sit in Indianapolis standing 2-0 on the infantile season, let's take a look back a defensive shutdown performance that had every fan of the Green seeing visions of last year's title run dancing in their heads more than Gino on Halloween. (Great call, Jessica!) Paul Pierce said the...
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October 31, 2008 - 7:41 pm
Derrick Rose , welcome to the NBA. In just the second regular season game of his career, Rose had to run the floor in the Garden against the defending world champion Boston Celtics . It was a tall order for the rookie point guard and he was up for the challenge. Rose made his presence known by...
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October 31, 2008 - 4:28 pm
Garnett Leads Celtics to 96-80 Win Over Bulls After beating the Chicago Bulls by 16 points, the Celtics are departing tonight for a three-game road trip that will take them from Indiana to Houston to Okalahoma City. The general consensus is they have to bring 100% and then some since the home teams...
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October 31, 2008 - 3:39 pm
It's the moment Celtics fans have been waiting for ... Gino returned to the Jumbotron tonight. KG waved his fist in the air as the Celtics eagerly looked up at the screen for their beloved dancer. Later he raised two hands, one shaking his sneaker over his head. Not sure if rookies J.R. Giddens and...
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October 31, 2008 - 3:04 pm
Near the end of the third quarter the PA announcer told the crowd Kevin Garnett , 32, is the youngest player to play 1,000 NBA Games. He has started in all but 37 of them. The previous record was held by Shawn Kemp, who broke the mark in December of 2002. Paul Pierce was the first Celtic to stand...
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October 31, 2008 - 2:55 pm
Fans are showing their creative side on Halloween at the Garden. Although there aren't as many out in costume as I anticipated, those who did dress up have been hamming it up on the Jumbotron. There are the run-of-the-mill cowboys, scarecrows, and prisoners. There are also a few political...
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October 31, 2008 - 2:17 pm
At the half ... Celtics 49, Bulls 31 Kevin Garnett leads all scorers with 16 points. Derrick Rose leads the Bulls with 10. The Celtics outscored the Bulls 30-12 in the paint. The Celtics also outrebounded the Bulls 27-23. KG pulled down seven boards. Tyrus Thomas and Luol Deng shot a combined 2-for...
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October 31, 2008 - 2:04 pm
Paul Pierce spent some quality time with the second unit tonight. The captain played alongside Eddie House , Tony Allen , Glen Davis , and Leon Powe for 3:30 in the second quarter. It was Powe, not Pierce, who led this unit with four points. They outscored the Bulls 7-6 and pushed the lead up to 31...
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