Celtics 2013-14:

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Re: Celtics:

Postby Tom Nolette » Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:33 am

Former Celtics coach returning to Garden for first visit with Clippers
Doc Rivers has Los Angeles atop its division while Boston is also leading the East.

BOSTON — The building will be familiar, the bench not so much. Doc Rivers, coach of the Los Angeles Clippers, will be at TD Garden on Wednesday night, this time working from the visitors’ bench. It will be his first visit since May 3, the last game of his stay with the Boston Celtics. “It will be very nice for me,” Rivers said. “I put nine years in there....

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Re: Celtics:

Postby Tom Nolette » Thu Dec 12, 2013 7:59 am

Rivers guides Clippers by Celtics in return to Boston
By Mike Shalin

BOSTON — Former Boston Celtics coach and current Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers received the adoration of the TD Garden crowd and his team then went out and won him a game on his special night. Veteran backup guard Jamal Crawford hit back-to-back 3-pointers, the second with 2:11 left, …

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Postby Tom Nolette » Sat Dec 14, 2013 7:35 am

Celtics rally by Knicks after giving up big lead
By Mike Shalin

BOSTON — The Boston Celtics blew a 17-point second-quarter lead and then rallied from 11 points down in the fourth quarter to beat the New York Knicks 90-86 on Friday night. It was Boston’s second win over New York in six days, but this one was entirely different than the …
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Re: Celtics:

Postby Tom Nolette » Tue Dec 17, 2013 7:37 am

Sullinger carries Celtics past Timberwolves
By Mike Shalin

BOSTON — The surprising first-place Boston Celtics moved closer to the .500 mark by pulling out a 101-97 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. The win, Boston’s second straight and eighth in the past 12 games, raised the Celtics, a team that was expected to be fighting for …

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Re: Celtics:

Postby Tom Nolette » Thu Dec 19, 2013 4:09 am

Celtics give up 21-point lead in loss to Pistons

BOSTON — The Detroit Pistons wiped out a 21-point, first-half deficit and pulled out a wild 107-106 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Guard Brandon Jennings hit a contested 3-pointer with 46.7 seconds left to put Detroit ahead to stay. With Boston down by two, Celtics forward/center Jared ...

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Re: Celtics:

Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Dec 22, 2013 6:30 am

Celtics take a big lead, then can’t hold it
Boston goes nearly six minutes without a field goal, and the Wizards take the game, 106-99.

BOSTON — The Washington Wizards didn’t get flustered when they trailed by 18 points. The Boston Celtics couldn’t hold a big lead for the second straight game. Trevor Ariza scored 27 points, capped by a 3-pointer that highlighted a fourth-quarter run as the Wizards rallied for a 106-99 victory Saturday...

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Re: Celtics:

Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Dec 22, 2013 9:48 pm

Pacers handle Celtics, gain conference lead

INDIANAPOLIS — Forward Paul George scored 24 points, guard Lance Stephenson had a triple-double, and the Indiana Pacers defeated the Boston Celtics 106-79 Sunday night to improve the best record in the Eastern Conference. Stephenson finished with 12 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, his second triple-double in two games …

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Re: Celtics:

Postby Tom Nolette » Tue Dec 24, 2013 7:41 am

Rajon Rondo won’t rush return from injury
The sidelined Celtic says the issue is his stamina, not his knee.
By Mark Murphy
Boston Herald

BOSTON — He has scrimmaged twice, one in a post-practice pickup game with teammates. Little wonder Rajon Rondo doesn’t think he’s close to a return. Maybe late January. Probably later. “It might be the end of January, late February,” Rondo said this week. “I’m going to come back when I get my stamina.”...

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Re: Celtics:

Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Dec 29, 2013 6:34 am

Celtics blow 22-point lead, but hold on to beat Cavaliers
By Mike Shalin

BOSTON — This time, the Boston Celtics held on. Barely. “We’ve made the last couple of weeks an adventure,” rookie coach Brad Stevens said of his team’s latest second-half breakdown, blowing most of a 22-point third-quarter lead and hanging on for a 103-100 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday...

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Re: Celtics:

Postby Tom Nolette » Wed Jan 01, 2014 7:31 am

Millsap rallies Hawks past Celtics

By Mike Shalin
BOSTON — The Atlanta Hawks know they face a long and difficult road with center Al Horford out for the season with a torn right pectoral muscle. Tuesday afternoon, they took a positive step on that journey. “I think that’s a big stepping stone for us,” guard Jeff Teague said …

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