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Celtics 2013-14:

PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 6:27 am
by Tom Nolette
Celtics trade Fab Melo to Grizzlies for Donte Greene

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Grizzlies have traded forward Donte Greene to the Boston Celtics for center Fab Melo.

The team announced the deal Thursday.

The 7-foot, 255-pound Melo played six games with the Celtics last season and averaged 1.2 points. He averaged 9.8 points, 6.0 rebounds and a league-high 3.1 blocks in 33 games for the NBA Development League's Maine Red Claws.

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Re: Celtics: off-season news

PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2013 6:13 am
by Tom Nolette
NBA: Celtics' Sullinger pleads guilty to assault

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) -- Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger pleaded not guilty Tuesday to domestic violence-related charges after allegedly repeatedly pinning his girlfriend to a bed and the floor... ... 09-03.html

Re: Celtics: off-season news

PostPosted: Wed Sep 25, 2013 5:50 am
by Tom Nolette
Celtics’ Ainge: Rondo won’t rush back from ACL injury

Point guard Rajon Rondo will be expected to contribute during training camp with the Boston Celtics when players report to Newport. But general manager Danny Ainge said Rondo’s role would be that of an assistant coach, with a greater focus on his rehab from a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Rondo ...

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Re: Celtics: Opener Oct. 30

PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 7:01 am
by Tom Nolette
Rondo's return? Celtics won't say
The star guard is Boston's key player in a rebuilding year -- and yet he's in rehab until further notice.

WALTHAM, Mass. - Rajon Rondo wove his way down the Boston Celtics' practice court, stopping to interrupt an interview with Brandon Bass and another with Avery Bradley.

Photographers hustled to take pictures, and reporters scrambled to get in position. After all, it's the first time they've seen him in uniform since January...

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Re: Celtics: Opener Oct. 30

PostPosted: Thu Oct 10, 2013 8:35 am
by Tom Nolette
Rondo still sees slow return to Celts
Boston Herald

Rajon Rondo sat in splendor, reclining in a deep leather armchair last night in a Four Seasons Hotel salon as 16 members of the Chinese media asked about the Celtics guard’s first signature sneaker.

The footwear, called the RR1 and made by the Chinese athletic goods giant Anta, had a special touch. Rondo helped designer Dwayne Edwards fashion the shoe.

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Re: Celtics: Opener Oct. 30

PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 3:05 pm
by Tom Nolette
Vin Sylvia: Celtics are still a big draw locally

MANCHESTER -- First pitch in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series between the Red Sox and Tigers was approaching Saturday night, the Bruins had won for the third time in four regular-season games that afternoon, and around New England, Patriots fans were awaiting Sunday's game against the Saints while following the region's new favorite soap opera, "As the Gronk Turns."

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Re: Celtics: Opener Oct. 30

PostPosted: Wed Oct 23, 2013 9:54 am
by Tom Nolette
Former Celtics' return to Boston is on hold
Now with the Brooklyn Nets, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett won’t play a preseason game in Boston.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett will wait until the regular season to play in Boston.

The two former Celtics will skip the Brooklyn Nets’ exhibition game Wednesday at Boston, as expected. Pierce had said since the pair was acquired over the summer that he didn’t want his first game back in Boston to be an exhibition...

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Re: Celtics: Opener Oct. 30

PostPosted: Thu Oct 24, 2013 6:40 am
by Tom Nolette
NBA: Celtics close preseason with win

BOSTON (AP) — New Celtics coach Brad Stevens has a week to figure out his starting lineup before Boston opens the regular season and he may use every bit of that time.

The Celtics closed out their first preseason under Stevens on Wednesday night with a 101-97 victory over the Brooklyn Nets, who rested a lot of their lineup including former Celtics Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. ... h-win.html

Re: Celtics: Opener Oct. 30

PostPosted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 6:33 am
by Tom Nolette
Celtics Season Preview: In Boston, it’s a waiting game with plenty of fresh faces
With their big guns gone, the Celtics will have to be patient as the new-look team tries to get ‘everyone on the same page.’
By Howard Ulman

BOSTON — When the Boston Celtics parted with Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett in a blockbuster trade, they were left with a huge rebuilding job focused on three areas.

Offense, defense and patience.

Throw in the departure of Doc Rivers after nine years as Boston’s coach and the arrival of NBA neophyte Brad Stevens as his replacement and the 17-time NBA champions face a bleak future.

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Re: Celtics: Opener Oct. 30

PostPosted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 9:42 am
by Tom Nolette
NBA: Celtics take leap of faith with Stevens
Boston stunned with hire of college coach
By Jerry Zgoda

Right about suppertime on July 3 and after most everybody scattered to celebrate Independence Day, the Boston Celtics and Butler University issued Twitter alerts seconds apart that stunned two realms in the basketball world and proved that at least somebody still can keep a secret...

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