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October 12, 2008 - 6:19 pm
Darius Miles was anxious when he moved to Boston last month. He had played here before on opposing teams but it's a different story when you are representing Beantown. The city's winning tradition was intimidating at first. 'The last time I played there it wasn't really a big deal because the team...
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October 11, 2008 - 6:33 pm
Leon Powe will undergo X-rays to examine swelling in his left hand. Powe suffered the injury on Friday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers when his hand became entangled in his opponent's jersey. The Celtics forward played 23 minutes against the Houston Rockets on Saturday night but wrapped his...
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October 11, 2008 - 6:27 pm
Paul Pierce knows he's in for a battle whenever he goes up against Ron Artest . So while Artest's tough play seemed uncharacteristic for most preseason games, Pierce was not surprised at all. "That's Ron," Pierce said. "He plays like that preseason, summer league, regular season. That's the way he...
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October 11, 2008 - 6:18 pm
It's a rare occasion when the media flocks to Gabe Pruitt before Kevin Garnett , Paul Pierce , or Ray Allen after a game. But tonight Pruitt who stole the show, clinching an 90-89 victory over the Houston Rockets with six seconds to go. "There wasn't [any hesitation]," Pruitt said. "[Doc] told me...
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Mike Petraglia
October 11, 2008 - 6:18 pm
The Celtics beat the Houston Rockets , 90-89, when Gabe Pruitt banked in a jumper with 6.6 seconds remaining to improve to 2-1 in the preseason. But that was hardly the story of a game that featured Ron Artest driving Paul Pierce the floor on a drive to the basket in the first quarter, a Tracy...
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October 11, 2008 - 1:17 pm
There is still a minute to go in the first quarter and more tension is ensuing. As Bill Walker drove on Tracy McGrady , T-Mac appeared to push off on the rookie. Down at the basket, words were exchanged between Walker, McGrady, and Rafer Alston after McGrady gave Walker a one-handed shove that sent...
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October 11, 2008 - 12:57 pm
Paul Pierce asked for the match up and he got it. With just under 7:30 to go in the first quarter, Pierce drove the lane against Ron Artest . Artest welcomed him at the basket with a blow to the shoulder. No foul was called and the Rockets scored on the fastbreak. Artest pumped his chest as Eddie...
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October 11, 2008 - 12:49 pm
At some point tonight Paul Pierce was led to believe that he wasn't going to play against the Houston Rockets . He had just worked up a sweat shooting around and was ready to go. Pierce muttered his frustrations as he hit the floor for push ups. He didn't just want to play basketball '€“ he...
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October 09, 2008 - 1:23 pm
How does a rookie celebrate his 21st birthday with the world champion Boston Celtics ? Bill Walker's answer may surprise you. "Oh man, I've got to guard against LeBron James and ( Sasha) Pavlovic and all those guys tomorrow," Walker said. "So I'm resting." Walker will lay low in preparation for...
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October 09, 2008 - 6:30 am
Comcast SportsNet announced its television schedule of 78 Celtics broadcasts. For the first time in 28 years, Tommy Heinsohn will not broadcast on the road. Heinsohn will join Mike Gorman for 38 home games and will add his commentary with Gary Tanguay in the Comcast SportsNet studios while the team...
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