Boston Celtics

"Burn it!" - The charm of Kevin Garnett & the remembrance of Craig Sager

Celtics fans don't often bring up the word charm when mentioning Kevin Garnett. That conversation usually includes toughness, dedication, intensity, trash-talking and the will to win. He was beloved by everyone but his opponents, and even some of them cherished him. People also adored Craig Sager. His...

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1 hour ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Toronto Raptors: Boston Celtics are still the biggest obstacle to winning Eastern Conference

The Boston Celtics are back-on-track. Despite their early-season struggles, the Celtics are still the Toronto Raptors biggest obstacle in the Eastern Conference. The Toronto Raptors are the best team in the Eastern Conference. They have the best record, the deepest roster, and the most playoff experience....

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2 hours ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors, Boston Celtics

CelticsLife Race-to-the-Title results - December 14, 2018

The Celtics defeated the Hawks last night, but neither Marcus Smart or Trae Young could hit anything from the field. Marcus was 0-of-2 for 0%, and Trae was 2-of-11 for 18.2%, so he took honors. Andrew took top place with a 33.0% - David Anthopoulos placed with 36.5% - and Red Brooks was third with 41.3%....

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6 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

A Rough Night from Jaylen Brown Raises More Questions - The Garden Report

Nick Gelso, Josue Pavon & Clevis Murray discuss Jaylen Brown’s struggle to find himself regardless or role this season. TD GARDEN — After a string of mostly solid games coming off the bench Jaylen Brown once again looked completely lost in the Celtics 129-108 win over the Hawks. Nick Gelso, Josue...

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8 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

12/14 Arbella Quote Worthy: Hawks vs. Celtics

Read what the players and coaches had to say following Boston's 129-108 victory over Atlanta.

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8 hours ago, Boston Celtics, Boston Celtics, Atlanta Hawks

We think it’s time to retire the Robert Williams’ Timelord nickname - The Garden Report

Josue Pavon, Nick Gelso and the Athletic’s Clevis Murray debate whether time us up for Robert Williams Weird Celtics Twitter nickname. TD GARDEN — Robert Williams hates the Timelord nickname. So does Danny Ainge. But Celtics Twitter refuses to budge. It’s Timelord or nothing they say. Josue Pavon, Nick...

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10 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Vecenie on why the Boston Celtics are back? (video)

Sam Vecenie is back with this week’s Celtics segment... Sam Vecenie is joined by regular guest, Dieter Kurtenbach with their weekly Celtics segment. This week Sam and Kurtenbach dissect the Celtics win streak and if Boston can be considered a contender once again. For the full episode listen here. Get...

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11 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Game day info: Detroit Pistons look to get first win against Boston

The Detroit Pistons have now lost six games in a row and have dropped to the .500 mark on the season. It doesn’t get any easier tonight. Tonight, the Detroit Pistons play the Boston Celtics at home. They’ve won six out of their last seven games. Boston has spring-boarded all the way up to...

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12 hours ago, PistonPowered, Detroit Pistons, Boston Celtics

Atlanta Hawks: 5 Takeaways from 129-108 Loss to Boston Celtics

Takeaways from a 21-point Atlanta Hawks loss on the road to the Boston Celtics. The Atlanta Hawks were roundly defeated by the Boston Celtics in TD Garden last night by a final margin of 129 to 108, though the Celtics’ lead ballooned to 29 points at one point. The Hawks gave two 40-point quarters...

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12 hours ago, Soaring Down South, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics

Trevor Ariza-to-Wizards deal falls apart - or was it dismantled?

You just know that the Phoenix Suns were involved in this fiasco. Please don't get on me if I screw this up! Trevor Ariza apparently was supposed to go to the Wizards - Kelly Oubre to the Grizzlies - and Austin Rivers, MarShon Brooks and Wayne Selden to the Suns. Breaking: As part of a 3-team trade that...

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12 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, Washington Wizards

12/15 Game Preview: Celtics at Pistons

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12 hours ago, Boston Celtics, Boston Celtics, Detroit Pistons

Timex wastes no time answering my call before Rob Williams' stardom hits

It had to happen, but it took much less time than I had thought. I posted the article at 4:00 AM ET yesterday (December 14), and by 11:30 AM the Timex watch company had reached out to the Time Lord, Rob Williams, via Twitter. "And if some clock or watch manufacturer doesn't hit Williams up soon, they...

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13 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Turnovers key Boston’s 8th straight win and 9 other takeaways from Celtics/Hawks

Boston scored an NBA season-high 44 points off turnovers in the win 1. In both the first and third quarters, the Celtics came out firing. They scored 42 points in the first and 41 points in the third. The big opening frame helped Boston take control early. The huge production after halftime put the...

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13 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics, Atlanta Hawks

Hawks set unsightly turnover mark in blowout loss to Celtics

This was ugly to start. Then it got better. Then it got ugly again... The Atlanta Hawks dropped their second straight game as they lost in spectacular fashion, 129-108, to the Boston Celtics at the TD Garden on Friday night. Kevin Huerter followed his career-high Wednesday night (vs. Dallas) of 19 points...

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13 hours ago, Peachtree Hoops, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics

Pistons vs Celtics preview: Boston is streaking, but vulnerable

The Celtics will be without at least one key piece tonight. Coming off a tragic loss in Charlotte, the Pistons absolutely need to find the thread and get off the losing streak. The schedule is not letting up (and it won’t for a while, so quit askin’) but just like the Pistons weren’t going to be a 13-7...

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14 hours ago, Detroit Bad Boys, Detroit Pistons, Boston Celtics

Welcome to the NBA, Robert Williams

In the wake of several key Celtics injuries, rookie Robert Williams faced down the biggest week of his young NBA career and threw a block party. It’s been a tumultuous week for rookie Robert Williams. After opening the season on the outskirts of the Celtics’ rotation, shuttling back and forth from the...

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14 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Celtics win 8th straight; players & coaches react (video pressers)

The Boston Celtics blew out the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night, sailing to their 8th straight win. Players and coaches react... Instant Reactions from TD Garden CLNS and WEEI’s Josue Pavon is joined by Mateo Aycardi and The Athletic’s Clevis Murray to breakdown the Boston Celtics 8th straight victory. MEDIA...

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15 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Celtics’ defense on full display vs. Hawks

Boston’s surging offense has been the spark of the winning streak, but it’s been their defense that has fueled this team and given them their identity all season. The offensive improvement has been the headline of Boston’s eight-game winning streak, but the consistency of the defense has been the backbone...

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16 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics, Atlanta Hawks

Pistons hope to end skid against streaking Celtics

Through the first 20 games of the season, the Detroit Pistons looked like one of the most improved teams in the NBA.

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18 hours ago, FOX Sports, Boston Celtics, Detroit Pistons

Celtics trounce Hawks, 129-108

The Celtics won their eighth straight game Friday Night, as they handled the visiting Atlanta Hawks 129-108. With the W the C's improved to 18-10 on the season.Boston outscored Atlanta 42-19 in the first quarter before letting the Hawks creep back into the game in the second quarter.The Celts were powered...

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19 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, Atlanta Hawks

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