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Durant sits but Thunder still cruise by Celtics

Forward Kevin Durant was sidelined due to a shoulder injury but it didn’t keep the Oklahoma City Thunder from winning their sixth straight game. AP

NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant missed his first game of the season and Serge Ibaka scored 21 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 101-83 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday night.

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Lakers edge Celtics, foil Rondo’s season debut

Los Angeles Lakers’ Pau Gasol is double teamed by Boston Celtics’ Rajon Rondo (front) and Kris Humphries in the first quarter of their regular season game Friday, January 18, 2014, in Boston. Rondo played 20 minutes in his first game back since tearing his ACL January of last year. AP

Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo returned from a knee injury and missed a 3-pointer that could have sent the game into overtime, allowing the Los Angeles Lakers to beat Boston 107-104 on Friday night.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Rajon Rondo makes season debut vs Lakers

Boston Celtics’ guard Rajon Rondo wears headphones during shootaround before a game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Boston, Friday, January 17, 2014. AP

Rajon Rondo is back on the court for the Boston Celtics.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Rondo hopes to return before All-Star break

Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo is close to returning. AP

Rajon Rondo says he hopes to make his season debut before the All-Star break. Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens says he has never spoken to Rondo or anybody in the organization about a specific return date.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

From mid-major to major league: Stevens hired by Celtics

In this March 15, 2013 file photo, Butler coach Brad Stevens gives his team instruction during a timeout in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against La Salle at the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament in New York. The Boston Celtics announced Wednesday, July 3, 2013, that Stevens was hired as the team's head coach, replacing Doc Rivers, who was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Brad Stevens is going from a mid-major to the major leagues.

Posted: July 4th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos | Read More »

End of era as Celtics rebuild without Pierce

Boston Celtics center Kevin Garnett, right, chats with teammate Paul Pierce on the bench during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors in Boston, in this March 13, 2013 file photo. The Brooklyn Nets will acquire Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett from the Boston Celtics in a deal that was still developing as the NBA draft ended, according to a person with knowledge of the details. The trade can't be completed until July 10, after next season's salary cap is set, so pieces were still being discussed early Friday June 28, 2013. AP

Letting coach Doc Rivers go to the Los Angeles Clippers was the first sign, and getting rid of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett confirmed it — the Boston Celtics are rebuilding.

Posted: June 29th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Celtics’ Sullinger has surgery, out for season

Boston Celtics' Jared Sullinger (7) blocks a shot by Houston Rockets' Jeremy Lin (7) in the third quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. The Celtics won 103-91. AP

For the second time in less than a week, Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers had to tell his team that they would be without a key contributor for the remainder of the season.

Posted: February 2nd, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

NBA: Celtics beat Heat but lose Rondo for season

Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) looks for an opening past Boston Celtics guard Jason Terry (4) during overtime of an NBA basketball game at TD Garden in Boston, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. The Celtics won 100-98 in double overtime. AP Photo/Steven Senne

Kevin Garnett scored 24 points to lead Boston over Miami 100-98 in two overtimes Sunday but the joy of ending a six-game losing skid was dimmed by the loss of Rajon Rondo for the season.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Korver has 27 as Hawks top Celtics 123-111 in 2 OT

Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett, right, shoots over Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in Atlanta. AP

Kyle Korver scored 27 points and the Atlanta Hawks overcame a 27-point deficit in the first half to beat Boston 123-111 in double-overtime on Friday night, handing the Celtics their sixth straight loss.

Posted: January 26th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pierce scores 23 as Celtics beat Rockets 103-91

Boston Celtics' Jason Terry, foreground, and Paul Pierce, background right, celebrate Terry's three-pointer in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets in Boston, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. The Celtics won 103-91. AP

Paul Pierce scored 16 of his 23 points in the second half and Kevin Garnett added 17 points and four blocks as the Boston Celtics nearly blew a 17-point lead before pulling away late in a 103-91 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night.

Posted: January 12th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Thomas leads Kings past Celtics 118-96

Sacramento Kings point guard Isaiah Thomas (22) drives to the basket against the visiting Boston Celtics. AP

With the rest of the Kings’ backcourt banged up, Isaiah Thomas is making the most of his opportunity to start. Thomas scored 27 points in his second start in the past six weeks and made one of Sacramento’s two four-point plays in the second half as the Kings handed the Boston Celtics their third straight lopsided loss on a California road swing, 118-96 on Sunday night.

Posted: December 31st, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

NBA: Rondo powers Celtics over Nets

Brooklyn Nets forward Gerald Wallace (45) drives against Boston Celtics guard Jason Terry (4) in the first half of their NBA basketball game at the Barclays Center, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, in New York. AP/John Minchillo

Rajon Rondo scored 19 points and contributed six rebounds and five assists as the Boston Celtics defeated the Brooklyn Nets 93-76 on Tuesday in an NBA Christmas Day matchup.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Rajon Rondo may visit PH again, says long-time mentor

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NBA Boston Celtics' Rajon Rondo AP/PHOTO

NBA star Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics has yet to leave the country but according to his long-time personal coach Doug Bibby coming back to the basketball hotbed Manila is a possibility.

Posted: August 29th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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