Doc Rivers Deal Neither Good Nor Bad for Celtics, Clippers, Merely Necessary for Both Sides

Doc Rivers Deal Neither Good Nor Bad for Celtics, Clippers, Merely Necessary for Both Sides

Doc Rivers is a Clipper. Ultimately, it probably had to happen — maybe not in…

LeBron James, Reggie Miller Not Only People Whining About Calls Without Knowing NBA Rules

LeBron James, Reggie Miller Not Only People Whining About Calls Without Knowing NBA Rules

When is a foul not a foul? When a player or commentator is complaining about…

Doc Rivers’ Return as Celtics Coach Does Little to Clear Up Other Questions Surrounding Team

Doc Rivers’ Return as Celtics Coach Does Little to Clear Up Other Questions Surrounding Team

Doc Rivers will be back on the bench for the Celtics next season. That means,…

Paul Pierce’s Attractiveness as Trade Target for Other Teams Has Nothing to Do With Playing Abilities

Paul Pierce’s Attractiveness as Trade Target for Other Teams Has Nothing to Do With Playing Abilities

Imagine you are an NBA general manager. You hate Paul Pierce‘s game. You think he…

Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Celtics Finding Teamwork Can Win Out As Knicks Give Them Opening

Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Celtics Finding Teamwork Can Win Out As Knicks Give Them Opening

“We were going to a funeral, but looks like we got buried,” the chagrined Smith said after the game. “I’m done with the black thing.”

Jason Collins Makes Tough, Emotional Decision in Manner That Is Fair to Himself, Potential Teammates

Jason Collins Makes Tough, Emotional Decision in Manner That Is Fair to Himself, Potential Teammates

The most prominent impression Jason Collins gave off in Boston was that he was so…

Jason Kidd, Raymond Felton, Pablo Prigioni Creating Problems for Celtics With Multiple-Point Guard Lineups

Jason Kidd, Raymond Felton, Pablo Prigioni Creating Problems for Celtics With Multiple-Point Guard Lineups

BOSTON — Carmelo Anthony was so reserved in complimenting Raymond Felton that the Knicks point…

Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics Return to Action as Boston Begins Return to Normal, Or Something Like It

Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics Return to Action as Boston Begins Return to Normal, Or Something Like It

Let’s do this. After one of the most harrowing weeks this city has ever experienced,…

‘Scary’ Jordan Crawford Not Worth Trying to Change as Doc Rivers Accepts Good, Bad With Shoot-First Guard

‘Scary’ Jordan Crawford Not Worth Trying to Change as Doc Rivers Accepts Good, Bad With Shoot-First Guard

BOSTON — In Doc Rivers‘ mind, there is something worse than Jordan Crawford taking one…

D.J. White Bolsters Celtics Bench in Short Term, May Add Low-Cost Depth for Next Season

D.J. White Bolsters Celtics Bench in Short Term, May Add Low-Cost Depth for Next Season

D.J. White is unlikely to be the difference in whether or not the Celtics win…

LeBron James Shedding Last of Criticism as Miami Heat’s Win Streak Marches On

LeBron James Shedding Last of Criticism as Miami Heat’s Win Streak Marches On

BOSTON — Eventually, no matter how adamant the denial, the truth has to set in….

Miami Heat’s Losing Streak in Boston is Misleading, Overlooks One Massive Exception to Recent Struggles Against Celtics

Miami Heat’s Losing Streak in Boston is Misleading, Overlooks One Massive Exception to Recent Struggles Against Celtics

Let’s try a little exercise to get ready for Monday night’s big Heat-Celtics game at…

Kevin Garnett’s Absence Does Not Hinder Celtics, Who Step Up Again With Another Player Down

Kevin Garnett’s Absence Does Not Hinder Celtics, Who Step Up Again With Another Player Down

BOSTON — Kevin Garnett was nowhere to be found, not just in uniform but likely…

Paul Pierce, Celtics Within Striking Distance of Atlantic Division Crown, But Matchups Will Dictate Benefit

Paul Pierce, Celtics Within Striking Distance of Atlantic Division Crown, But Matchups Will Dictate Benefit

Paul Pierce claims not to care about winning the Atlantic Division, and merely as a…

Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett Continuing to Defy ‘Too Old’ Labels as Celtics’ Most Consistent Players

Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett Continuing to Defy ‘Too Old’ Labels as Celtics’ Most Consistent Players

They are too old, too slow, well past the age when they presumably should have…

Jordan Crawford Brings Immediate Lineup Help, Little Long-Term Improvement to Celtics

Jordan Crawford Brings Immediate Lineup Help, Little Long-Term Improvement to Celtics

If nothing else, Jordan Crawford adds another healthy player with worthwhile skills to the Celtics’…

O.J. Mayo Still Makes Sense for Celtics, While Standing as Example of Why Any Trade Will Be Tricky

O.J. Mayo Still Makes Sense for Celtics, While Standing as Example of Why Any Trade Will Be Tricky

The Celtics have been attracted to O.J. Mayo for some time. Their interest stretches back…

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