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John
Boston
Interests: basketball, nba, boston celtics, sports
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So great... now a game will only cost someone $150! HUZZAH!!
Some people might not like this, but I loved it. After Doc Rivers had an emotional ending to his press conference, Rajon Rondo came in and was defiant and angry. Make no mistake, he was just as emotional as Doc... Continue reading
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Ladies and Gentlemen, We stand here tonight in our green and white gear... perhaps reading on a cell phone at a bar... on a tablet at some Starbucks, or on a computer at home... as a fan-base hoping for history.... Continue reading
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. There are certain favors you ask at great, great risk. Such as:... Continue reading
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We've been counted-out. Again. NBA Store now has OKC "Beat the Heat" shirts for sale. h/t to Kim S. Continue reading
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The world famous "NMA", short for Next Media Animation, has given the Eastern Conference Finals their animated treatment. They call Boston "the Ben-Gay Celtics", show Paul Pierce with a walker and KG with a cane. They aren't much nicer to... Continue reading
One thing to notice, the chant nearly tailed off a couple of times, but some group somewhere stepped up and kept it going. Very nice moment, Celtics fans. Nicely done. Continue reading
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Doc Rivers has this way of gauging the temperature of the room, and saying just the right thing to get people's attention. Remember back in April when we all watched the Celtics lose to the Bulls by 7 and we... Continue reading
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LeBron James was out of this world good last night. He hit every shot he took. He was an unstoppable force. But it's the TYPE of shots he hit that are leaving the Celtics a little more comfortable with his... Continue reading
Sometimes I read things LeBron says and I have a reaction and I think... I'd better go back and read this again just to make sure i'm not overreacting. This was one of those times. But no matter how much... Continue reading
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CSNNE does a wonderful job getting us ready for tonight's game with a nice, four-minute video contrasting the introductions of each newly constructed Celtics and Heat team. It's pretty much all you need to know about each team, and why... Continue reading
As always with these, there are fun things to look for that aren't always visible in normal speed or even some of the replays. My favorite? It comes at the :26-28 stretch. It's a guy in the stands between Pierce's... Continue reading
That there is good ol' Mayah of Boston, Thomas M. "Mumbles" Menino, talking about two of the keys to the Celtics' success.... "KJ" and "Hondo" Yup... I keep marveling at those Hondo to KJ alley oops. Miami really has no... Continue reading
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Q: One other thing going back to the history of the league... Continue reading
Still basking in the glow of the Celtics' Game 5 victory in Miami? The guys at Gang Green are prepared to dissect the win, taunt the Heat and look ahead to Game 6 in Boston. You can watch the latest... Continue reading
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Enjoy some pics from last night's thrilling Game 5 victory in Miami. Top play GIFs after the jump... Pics via Sina & GIFs via HTT Continue reading
This play was all kinds of amazing in a very short time: The block by Wade on the Bass dunk attempt? Nasty? Rondo recognizing in the span of less than two seconds, that Mickael Pietrus is in the corner and... Continue reading
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thanks... and thanks for stopping by and commenting
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Oh how I wish I'd thought of that parenthetical remark while I was writing this. Nicely done
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I had a private conversation last night with someone who was forced to admit something that we should all know isn't true anyway. Numbers don't mean everything. That's not to say numbers, in this case the advanced stats movement that... Continue reading
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Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. I'm gonna change the name of this team. This team was hanging... Continue reading
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Do you know what just happened? Does anyone? I'll repeat what I said on Twitter earlier during the game. I've never seen a team so close in a basketball game but teeter so close to total collapse like the Celtics... Continue reading
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Twitter / Pflanns: Chris Bosh is still a game via kwout Why would Miami play the guy if he's not ready to go full bore? Either Bosh is ready or he's not.... or Spoelstra is BS'ing us and he'll play... Continue reading
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As we wait for the tip in Game 5, enjoy some pics from Sunday's G4 win over the Heat. As always, some sweet GIFs after the jump... Photos via Sina & GIFs via HTT Continue reading