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Celtics preseason camp...

Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Oct 01, 2012 5:26 am

Celtics bring new look into season

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) -- Rajon Rondo likes the feel of the new-look Boston Celtics.

"We have a deep roster," the point guard said after the club's first full preseason workout Saturday.

"One to 15, any guy can go in there and make plays for us. I think it's going to be big for us as far as our depth off the bench -- guys won't be as tired when we get to the playoffs.

"It's good to have so many guys that are able to play the game."

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Oct 01, 2012 5:27 am

Courtney Lee says he turned down more money to join Celtics

WALTHAM, Mass. — Courtney Lee says he turned down more money to join the Boston Celtics. The guard said Sunday he came to Boston from Houston after a sign-and-trade deal because of “the core group of guys they had here.” “The expectations every year for this team is to win ..

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Postby Tom Nolette » Tue Oct 02, 2012 5:04 am

Celtics hope Europe trip rekindles ’07-08 success
By Jimmy Golen

WALTHAM, Mass. — After bringing in Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen in the summer of 2007, the Boston Celtics went to Rome for training camp so the new players could get to know each other.

They returned from the overseas bonding experience and won the NBA championship.

Now, as the team heads back to Europe, the Celtics are hoping to do it again.

“Whenever you go on a road trip — even during the season — it’s never a bad thing,” said coach Doc Rivers, who has long felt that the Roman holiday helped the new Big Three of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen become better acquainted and jump-start their run to the 2008 NBA title. “The craziest thing is their cellphones don’t work over there. So they have to talk to each other on the buses.”

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