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NBA - Boston Celtics

NBA - Boston Celtics

Welcome to the Boston Celtics Magazine at CLNS Radio.

 

       

Wednesday, 28 September 2011 16:03

Owners & Players Move Closer to Massive Hugfest

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[caption id="attachment_20934" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="All he wants for his birthday is a 46/54 BRI split! (Photo by AP)"][/caption] The NBA season might be on track to start on time, as progress was made Tuesday in the CBA negotiations. David Stern has presented a new proposal to the NBPA with the…
It seems the officiating epidemic, that I was a first hand witness to in the NBA, has now spilled over to American Football. Am I surprised? The answer is no. Michael Vick, formerly convicted of Felony charges of operating an unlawful interstate dog fighting venture, must be aware of the…
Thursday, 22 September 2011 20:15

NBA Lockout: No Agreement, No Training Camp.. Confirmed!

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According to ESPN, the NBA is expected to announce that their will no training camp. The announcement is expected to be made on Friday morning. I think very few of us will be surprised if we lose training camp and pre-season. As the weeks pass by, it's becoming more and…
Sir Charles is in front of the camera again. After displaying his golf talents, promoting Taco Bell's Box that Rocks and multiple spoofs on SNL, this time, he is showing off his singing abilities. Abilities may be giving Barkley a bit too much credit. We do have to acknowledge Chuck's…
Tuesday, 20 September 2011 18:25

Quickvid: Remembering Red Auerbach on his 94th Birthday

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The patriarch and patron saint of Boston basketball, Arnold "Red" Auerbach would have turned 94 today. We'd like to wish Red a happy birthday as he is certainly puffing away at a cigar with the basketball gods. Here's a little something to remember Red by...  
Sunday, 18 September 2011 10:28

Dave Gavitt Dies at 73

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After the Celtics were shockingly eliminated from the first round of the playoffs in 1990, the franchise shook the Garden rafters for a fast recovery. In 1991, The Larry Bird era was winding down but the Celtics were still a relevant contender. Falling into a brief tailspin in 1990, Red…
Sunday, 18 September 2011 09:40

Tim Donaghy speaks about the excesses of the NBA

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While we all sit around, anticipating the upcoming NBA season, and whether it will actually happen, I find myself thinking a lot about the players, their fat (or not) contracts, and their respective utility to their teams. Conversations pop of everywhere, typically in debate form, as to what is really…
[caption id="attachment_20484" align="aligncenter" width="414" caption="David Stern Holds a Press Conference in July (AP Photo)"][/caption] It doesn't come as a shock that Bill Simmons is mad at Suns owner Robert Sarver. Simmons tweeted Thursday, "Sarver overpaid for team, spent last few years slicing $$$$ and turned Suns fans again him. Now…
Recently, ESPN's Henry Abbot, published a terrific article on the NBA Owners and the CBA. Abbot characterized each owner as a "dove," eager to play the 2012 season OR as a "hawk" -- willing to risk the 2012 season to reach a new CBA. Abbot went on to discuss the…
Wednesday, 07 September 2011 22:31

Semifinals set in FIBA Americas Championship

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While we await any word on whether or not there will be NBA basketball this season, qualifying tournaments for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, UK are going on all over the world. The United States, due to its win in the 2010 FIBA World Championship, has already earned its…
Tuesday, 06 September 2011 11:15

NBA Players To Suit Up In Lockout League

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Are you ready to hitch a ride to Las Vegas? This guy is... That's right! Your boy, Houston Rockets forward, Chase Budinger will join more than 40 other NBA players (including John Wall, Zach Randolph, Chauncey Billups, Stephen Jackson & Jermaine O'Neal) who will play in a two week tournament…
Tuesday, 06 September 2011 09:00

QuickVid: The Best Fight in Boston Celtics History

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[caption id="attachment_19982" align="aligncenter" width="538" caption="Hilarious Photo"][/caption] The Boston Garden has played host to many heavy weight fights. This zinger took place on November 9, 1984. Any long-time Sixers or Celtics' fans have heard or, seen clips of, the Bird/Erving strangle-hold. Though it's before my time even (I was 6), I…
Saturday, 03 September 2011 18:30

Kevin Garnett: "I want to finish my career as a Celtic"

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After all the hub-bub over KG considering LA one of his preferred destinations back in '07, on Friday he gave a candid interview with CLNS' friend and Boston Globe columnist, Gary Washburn. In Garnett's rare interview, he told Washburn that he wanted to finish his career as a Celtic. He…
CLNS writer and host of The Breakdown Show, Audley Stephensen, broke the story to CLNS readers on September 1st that KG was seriously considering joining LA in 2007. This story intrigued me as much as the 1000s of readers that hit that story on the CLNS Blog. After researching a…
Billy Hunter, NBA Players Association executive director, says that because David Stern has lost his ability to give certain things in negotiation the season is likely to be canceled in its entirety. From ESPN: "The circumstances have changed among [David Stern's] constituency," Hunter told a group of lawyers Wednesday, as…
[caption id="attachment_18432" align="alignleft" width="169" caption="Shaq's name implicated in additional crimes by former friend"][/caption] Former Shaquille O'Neal friend Robert Ross has filed a civil lawsuit alleging that Shaq ordered for murders and assault to be done on his behalf, according to court records. Recently, Shaquille O'Neal's name was connected to a…
Yesterday, Maine Red Claws GM Jon Jennings announced in a press release that the team will be adding the Philadelphia 76ers as the team's third NBA affiliate. During the first two season's the Red Claws have been the D-League affiliates of both the Boston Celtics and Charlotte Bobcats. Nothing will…
Earlier today, CLNS Radio released an article outlining Corey Brewer's interest in joining the Boston Celtics and how it was almost a done deal. In that article, a question was brought up as to whether or not Kendrick Perkins would or wouldn't have been traded if Brewer decided to join…
Friday, 27 May 2011 00:09

Miami moves on to the Finals...

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Chicago Bulls vs. Miami Heat (1) (4) Final Score: 83-80 The Bulls were in the lead almost all game. Like game 4, the Bulls looked like they had a chance. They were even up 77-65 in the final three minutes. Rose played a little bit better this game, but still…
   According to Chris Forsberg of ESPNBoston.com, and in a move that should surprise no one, the Boston Celtics have announced that both Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett will be unavailable for the game tomorrow night down in Miami.  The official word is that both have sore ankles, and although…