Green Street

January 08, 2009 - 9:31 am
In the midst of a three-game losing streak, the Boston Celtics have recalled rookies J.R. Giddens and Bill Walker from the NBDL's Utah Flash. Giddens (17.3 points, 6.5 rebounds) and Walker (18.7 points, 5.3 rebounds) have been standouts on the Flash given the playing time to develop. Both players...
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January 08, 2009 - 7:53 am
With less than two weeks left to vote, Rajon Rondo still struggles to crack the top 10 among all guards. Dwight Howard leads all players while LeBron James is catching up. Paper ballots close on January 11 and fans may vote online at www.nba.com through January 19. The 2009 NBA All-Stars will be...
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Mike Petraglia
January 08, 2009 - 3:14 am
You can sense the concern growing each and every day. What was a juggernaut headed for 70+ wins two weeks ago is now a team that has lost three straight, six of eight and in second place, IN ITS OWN CONFERENCE. Talk about a change of direction. The Celtics haven't hit a bump in the road, they've...
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January 07, 2009 - 4:15 pm
There were about seven and a half minutes left when Kevin Garnett began his slow walk to the scorer's table. Everything Garnett does when he's off the court is deliberate. It's a veteran's move to save whatever reserves of energy he has left, and Garnett knows every trick in the book. But this walk...
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January 07, 2009 - 2:28 pm
- I'm hoping for more Pierce vs. Artest action in the fourth quarter. They love to hate each other on the court and I haven't seen another player target Pierce as intensely as Artest. - Nate Robinson gets credit for being the biggest little man in the NBA but Aaron Brooks deserves more recognition...
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January 07, 2009 - 1:54 pm
This is the Bizarro-world game. The Celtics shot 12-for-18 in the first quarter and the Rockets shot 12-for-18 in the second. A big reason was the small lineup employed by Rick Adelman. Aaron Brooks, in particular, ran circles around the Celtics defense. The good news for Boston? Only five...
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January 07, 2009 - 1:42 pm
Rajon Rondo can't pinpoint exactly why the Boston Celtics have been struggling but he has a few ideas on how to get back on track. On Wednesday, the Cs point guard explained how he wanted to bounce back against the Houston Rockets : Be up for the challenge: '€œDoc told us from the beginning that...
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January 07, 2009 - 1:16 pm
HALFTIME WRAP : No T-Mac, no problem for the Rockets in the first half. The Celtics have been unable to stop Houston in the paint and find themselves down by three at the half. Perk has been virtually ineffective down low (0 points, 3 rebounds) and the Celtics will have to ramp up their defensive...
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January 07, 2009 - 12:38 pm
We are live from the Garden for tonight's highly-anticipated matchup between the suddenly reeling Celtics and the banged-up Rockets. That's not the NBA version of the promo, but this is a big game for both teams. The C's, as we know, are reeling a bit. Losing three out of four on the West Coast and...
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January 07, 2009 - 12:13 pm
Dikembe Mutombo wanted to play for the Boston Celtics . The problem is, he wasn't sure how much the Celtics wanted him to play for them. Mutombo was on the list of rumored possible mid-season acquisitions and the big man was on board to play with the champs. But the Celtics weren't ready to commit...
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