Category: Boston Celtics

Doc Rivers Claims he Has No Issue with Officiating, Hopes Celtics Can Channel Emotions in Game 3

Friday, April 26th, 2013

The Boston Celtics will look to flip the script this weekend in their home arena for games three and four of their series with the New York Knicks. Tonight, the first Celtics' home game will be played in Boston since the bombings, and the home squad should be energized. Doc Rivers ...

Doc Rivers on Boston Marathon Tragedy: “This may affect us, but I’m hoping this affects us in a positive way.”

Friday, April 19th, 2013

This past Monday, Doc Rivers had finished up practice and was planning on heading to the Boston Marathon to see the finish. Luckily he didn't get there in time before the two explosions went off at the Boston Marathon. Rivers explains his accounts of the tragic day in Boston and his ...

Boston Celtics Co-Owner Steve Pagliuca: Tuesday’s Game Canceled After Mutual Meeting of the Minds to Do the Right Thing

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

The Boston Celtics were scheduled to play the Indiana Pacers Tuesday in Boston, but the game was canceled following the bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday. Understandably, basketball was the last thing on folks' minds in the wake of the tragedy. Steve Pagliuca, one of the owners of the ...

Mike Woodson on the New York Knicks’ Improving Health Situation Heading into Round 1 with Boston

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

It's been an up-and-down year for the New York Knicks, but they've still managed to grab the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference despite a slew of injuries down the stretch. New York is getting healthier, though, which has head coach Mike Woodson encouraged. Now, they have to deal ...

Jeff Green Says He’s Still Not Yet Back to the Level He Was At Prior to His Heart Surgery

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Things haven't been easy for Jeff Green since arriving in Boston in a trade midway through the 2010-2011 season. Green spent 26 games trying to find his way in Boston. The last offseason he failed his physical, had his contract voided and underwent heart surgery that cost him the whole ...

Doc Rivers Defends Resting Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, Believes Celtics Will be Great in the Playoffs

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

The NBA trade deadline passed last week and in Boston the core group was still intact. Kevin Garnett was never going to Los Angeles. Doc Rivers was never in doubt. Boston isn't going away anytime soon despite their team age. The Celtics are 31-27, currently seventh place in the Eastern Conference. ...

Danny Ainge on Personnel Decisions: “Replacing Sullinger, Barbosa and Rondo is Nearly Impossible.”

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

The Boston Celtics are 8-2 in their last 10 games and were 28-24 overall heading into the All-Star break. It's been a major surprise to see the Celtics play so well after losing Rajon Rondo, Jared Sullinger and Leandro Barbosa for the season. The recent hot streak doesn't have Celtics GM Danny ...

Danny Ainge: “When people say we’re going to be better without Rondo, it’s silly”

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

The Boston Celtics got off to another slow start this season and when it was announced that Rajon Rondo tore his ACL, it looked like the Celtics season was lost. Rondo was leading the NBA in assists, he was tabbed as the starting point guard for the Eastern Conference All-Star ...

Doc Rivers: “We are Playing Awful Right Now. I Think we have More Talent than our Record.”

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

The Boston Celtics currently stand at 20-21, which is good for eighth place in the Eastern Conference standings. Boston is on a four-game losing streak. Doc Rivers still hasn't found his team yet, but expected some struggles based on the changes the Celtics made in the offseason. The Celtics take on ...

Tyson Chandler Says Kevin Garnett Crossed the Line With Carmelo Anthony

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

The New York Knicks brought Tyson Chandler to the Big Apple in the summer of 2011 to be the team's linchpin on defense and their enforcer. That's exactly what he has been. Chandler, the reigning Defensive Player of the Year, has brought a toughness back to the Knicks that had ...