Green Street

February 08, 2009 - 9:19 am
Can't anyone stop Matt Bonner? The big redhead from New Hampshire lit the C's up in the first half as the Spurs ran high pick and rolls again and again (and again). Look for an adjustment or three in the second half. On the other hand, the Celtics seem just a step slow this afternoon. Whatever the...
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February 08, 2009 - 8:37 am
FIRST HALF NOTES AND NUMBERS: Spurs 60, Celtics 52 Leading Scorers: Bonner/Duncan: 16 points Leading Rebounder: Duncan: 7 Leading Assists: Rondo: 7 Points in the Paint: Celtics 32 - Spurs 24 Fast Break Points: Celtics 8 - Spurs 4 Free Throws: Spurs: 7/7 - Celtics 5/8 Minutes: Pierce/Rondo/Duncan:...
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February 08, 2009 - 7:56 am
We are live from courtside on a Sunday afternoon for the Celtics and the Spurs. Unlike Thursday's epic showdown with the Lakers which brought out some 15 LA media members and a handful of national NBA types, the mood here is decidedly tame. That's in perfect harmony with the legacy the Spurs have...
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February 06, 2009 - 7:06 pm
NEW YORK -- There is a fur-lined coat and baseball cap hanging in Stephon Marbury's locker. They don't belong to Marbury, though. Al Harrington is using the empty space for storage. Many of the Knicks don't need Marbury or his belongings in their locker room. In fact, they aren't sure who needs him...
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February 06, 2009 - 3:13 pm
NEW YORK '€“ The New York Knicks have not held anything back from behind the arc against the Boston Celtics this season. In their first three match ups, the Knicks attempted 80 three-point shots, 22 more than the Celtics. On Friday night the Celtics were ready to counter the offensive assault...
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Mike Petraglia
February 06, 2009 - 1:49 am
Forget the NBA Finals of last June. Thursday night's regular season game between the Celtics and Lakers at TD Banknorth Garden went a long way to restoring one of the sport's great all-time rivalries. And just listening to Doc Rivers ' verbal tirade to the referees in the hallway proves how much...
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February 05, 2009 - 7:35 pm
No one on the Los Angeles Lakers is more outspoken about his feelings toward the Boston Celtics than Sasha Vujacic. Make no mistake, he is not over last season's loss in the NBA Finals . Less than a year later, the emotional wound is still very open. '€œI wouldn't say it's hatred,'€ Vujacic...
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February 05, 2009 - 7:34 pm
At some point in the last decade or so, the everlasting image of the Lakers-Celtics thing became the Kevin McHale clothesline of Kurt Rambis. It is the first image they show on the JumboTron in the pregame and whenever it does appear, the crowd responds with a familiar cry of bloodlust. Forget...
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February 05, 2009 - 6:00 pm
At the start of overtime ... Celtics 101, Lakers 101 - Missed free throws and a fumbled game winner? Very uncharacteristic of Paul Pierce . Nonetheless the Celtics will have to play another five minutes without Garnett. - Ray Allen is itching to take over. I say let him have the ball. - Pierce's...
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February 05, 2009 - 5:17 pm
At the start of the fourth ... Celtics 81, Lakers 77 For Paul's third quarter recap, click here . Fourth Quarter Observations: - The Celtics and Lakers have each hit 30 field goals. The Cs have a slight edge at the line (13 to 12) and behind the arc (eight to five). Their big advantage comes on the...
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