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Kendrick Perkins Traded to Thunder: Immediate Reaction and Impact Analysis

February 25th, 2011
C Kendrick Perkins and G Nate Robinson were traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder for SF Jeff Green and C Nenad Krstic. First, this trade shocked me. I love Perkins, as a player and as a guy. He is genuine off the court, and he works his tail off in games and in ...

Boston’s Healthy Chances: The No. 1 Concern With the Celtics

November 9th, 2010
The Celtics were 27-27 after Christmas last season. Obviously, they hit their stride in the playoffs and made a run to the Finals. Critics and fans both figured that injuries to Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Marquis Daniels played a major role in the team’s inconsistencies. However, the ...

Grading the Boston Celtics Offseason: How Did They Do?

August 28th, 2010
The Celtics had an offseason which was productive as well as effective. While they didn’t land any marquee players like LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, or Chris Bosh, they were not expected to do so. However, they could have made runs at picking up guys like Matt Barnes, Steve Blake, Mike Miller, ...

How Will the Loss of Tony Allen Affect the Boston Celtics?

July 14th, 2010
Throughout the playoffs this past season the Celtics had a luxury most teams could not afford. A player who could slow the opposing team’s superstar, no matter the situation. Tony Allen was vital in the Celtics playoff run. He offered rest to Paul Pierce and Ray Allen, and slowed the likes ...

Celtics vs. Lakers 2010: Sleep Well, Celtics Fans, ‘Twas a Great Run

June 19th, 2010
Does the loss sting? Hell yes. Losing a 13-point lead from the third quarter, suffering some frustrating calls from Joey Crawford’s crew, and running an offense that seemed stuck on isolations can be pretty painful. Still, there is a lot to be proud of. Obviously, in Game Seven of the NBA Finals, ...