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Boston Celtics Look Poised For Playoff Push

Evan Turner #11 of the Boston Celtics shoots the ball against Andrea Bargnani #77 of the New York Knicks on March 27, 2015 at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) With less than ten games to play, the Boston Celtics find themselves amidst a tightly contested battle for the final two playoff spots in the the Eastern Conference along with...
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Boston Celtics News & Notes From March 27: Isaiah Thomas Rusty But Feels Good; Danny Ainge Talks Playoffs; Knicks Host Celtics

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Hoosier fans remain desperate for Brad Stevens

They’re back!!! Those pesky rumor about Brad Stevens and Indiana University. ESPN college basketball analyst Seth Greenburg apparently went on ‘Mike and Mike’ this morning and claimed that Indiana is Stevens’ dream job. If you want a good laugh, check out this message board on the topic. Here’s one of my favorites: I mean, if Brad Stevens is simply waiting for enough love...
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Celtkicks: Evan Turner game-worn Li-Ning p.e.

My friend Drew, who has a ridiculous collection of Celtics/NBA game-used kicks, scored yet another pair recently. Evan Turner gave Drew his “Dynamic Shell” Celtics p.e. after last week’s win over Detroit. They feature his “ET” logo on the tongue and some of his accomplishments emblazoned on the upper. Check out the kicks in detail via the gallery below…  
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Hopefully the Celtics held a secret full-court scrimmage somewhere in New York last night...

The Celtics had a day off at home on Saturday, then came out flat against Detroit on Sunday.  They then traveled to Broolykn and pulled off a huge win the following night.  After another day of rest on Tuesday, they put forth that stinker against Miami Wednesday.Boston faces the Knicks in New York tonight, and clearly the C's will play much better if they didn't have any time off...
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Your Morning Dump… Where Ainge says Brad Stevens is the present and the future

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Stevens knew he would have to absorb a carousel of roster moves and prolonged stretches of unsuccessful basketball. Yet understanding that in theory and actually experiencing it daily has been grueling. Asked...
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Did the Boston Celtics get the Best Part of the Rajon Rondo Trade with…Jae Crowder??

Jae Crowder #99 of the Boston Celtics goes to the basket against the Miami Heat on March 25, 2015 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) When the Boston Celtics traded Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, it was seen as a rebuilding move. The Celtics got two draft picks and three players who were seen as eventual dump-offs in Jameer Nelson,...
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Danny Ainge thinks his Boston Celtics will make the playoffs

Danny Ainge sat down this morning for his weekly interview with the Toucher and Rich show on 98.5 The Sports Hub and discussed Isaiah Thomas, the job Brad Stevens has done this year and the team's push for the playoffs.
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Isaiah Thomas took issue with Dwyane Wade staredown

BOSTON — A hard Dwayne Wade foul earlier this month resulted in an eight-game absence and two weeks of debilitating back pain for Isaiah Thomas. But before Thomas returned to the lineup Wednesday for the Boston Celtics, he said that he did not take issue with Wade’s rough block attempt, which took place during a March 9 win over the Miami Heat. “I think you guys did,”...
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Boston Celtics ‘I Believe’ Playoff Push Campaign

A mock campaign designed by artist Sean Reilly to help the Boston Celtics fanbase believe the playoffs will happen in Beantown. Featuring Brandon Bass, Tyler Zeller, Evan Turner,  Thomas, Marcus Smart, Kelly Olynyk, Jae Crowder and Avery Bradley. The post Boston Celtics ‘I Believe’ Playoff Push Campaign appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Get fired up with Jae Crowder's Instagram post

Jae Crowder is pumped for the Celtics' drive towards the playoffs.  He's doing his best to make sure Boston's fans are too:"THE PRESENCE OF PRIDE!" PLAYING FOR SOMETHING BIGGER THAN YOURSELF! #BIGTICKET #PLAYOFFPUSH…— JAE CROWDER (@CJC9BOSS) March 24, 2015Here's a screenshot of the accompanying photo he posted on Instagram: Goosebumps.Follow Mark Vandeusen...
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Afternoon Delight: The Biggest Loser - Celtics Edition

As young star Jared Sullinger struggles with weight issues, Danny Ainge and the Celtics front office are making every effort to support his weight loss and conditioning process.  So much so that they've included Sully into this prestigious competition: 'Sheed, Big Baby, Shaq, Scal and Darko.  That's heavy competition right there (figuratively and literally?).  Good luck, Sully...
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Jared Sullinger addresses his struggles with losing weight

Anyone who’s ever tried to lose weight knows how hard it can be, and that’s no different for some professional athletes.   Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger knows he has to lose weight. Doing so, however, is easier said than done as the 23-year-old is learning. Sullinger has had to deal with weight issues his entire life, a problem that followed him to the NBA when he...
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Evan Turner playing a big role in the Boston Celtics present, what about the future?

The 6-7 swingman from Ohio State came up big last night. Is he proving he can be a big part of the Celtics future?
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The Boston Celtics are a surprise playoff team

Brad Stevens needs more props in the Coach of the Year race. He doesn’t deserve to win it. No one leading a sub-.500 team should be able...
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Celtics Notes: Evan Turner Twirls Triple; Isaiah Thomas Nearing Return

It took Evan Turner 360 games to record his first NBA triple-double. The wait for his second wasn’t nearly as long. Turner reached triple-double territory for the second time in less than a month Monday, compiling 19 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds as his Boston Celtics routed the Brooklyn Nets 110-91 at Barclays Center. “He knows how to play,” Celtics coach Brad Stevens...
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Deron Williams destroys Brandon Bass with double crossover (Video)

Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams destroyed Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass with a brutal double crossover move before sinking a floating layup during the third quarter of Monday night's game at the Barclays Center.Williams displayed some superb dribbling while dancing with Bass before blowing by him for the score.Deron Williams came just short of a triple double with...
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Will the Boston Celtics Make the Playoffs?

During this crucial period of the NBA season, where teams battle it out for a chance to play in the post-season, I decided it was a good time to make my predictions on where each bubble team will finish in the standings.  I have projected teams for the 6-11 spots in the Eastern Conference. Find out where John Miceli ranks Isaiah Thomas, Marcus Smart, Jae Crowder, and the Boston...
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Gerald Wallace Speaks Out Following Celtics Loss to Detroit

At 32-years old, Boston Celtics forward Gerald Wallace might not be able to contribute much on the court, but he’s still able to provide necessary leadership off the floor. Following Sunday’s loss at home to the Detroit Pistons, Wallace held an impromptu meeting with his younger teammates. Via Mike Petraglia of WEEI: “I think everybody understood by the way everybody felt...
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Attitude problems continue for Boston Celtics Marcus Smart

It’s been a whirlwind of a season for Boston Celtics rookie point guard Marcus Smart.  The guard has missed 14 games to injury thus far and has dealt with an ever-changing role on the Boston Boston Celtics’ rookie point guard Marcus Smart Celtics.  Just one game after Smart’s breakout performance of the season in which he scored 25 points, had 9 rebounds and shot 8 for...
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Marcus Smart ejected for punching Matt Bonner in groin (Video)

Boston Celtics point guard Marcus Smart was ejected from Friday night's game against San Antonio for punching Spurs center Matt Bonner in the groin. It happened with about nine minutes remaining in the fourth quarter as the Celtics were losing by 22 points. With the Spurs on offense, Smart fought through one screen to find Bonner in position to screen him again. That apparently...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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