Despite 'old school' Celtic effort from Rondo, Miami edges Boston in OT

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When the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat tipped off their Eastern Conference final series, both teams were missing vital parts. The Celtics have endured a season's worth of bad luck, from losing Jeff Green to a heart scare in training camp to seeing But the Celtics, despite Rajon Rondo's career-high 44 points, went on […]

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Celtics' best not good enough

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MIAMI — Rajon Rondo played every second for the Boston Celtics. Made just about every play. Pierce 8-19 5-6 21, Bass 2-4 4-4 8, Garnett 6-18 6-6 18, Rondo 16-24 10-12 44, Allen 5-11 1-1 13, Stiemsma 1-1 0-0 2, Pietrus 1-3 0-0 3, Dooling 1-1 0-0 2, Hollins 0-0 0-0 0, Daniels 0-0 0-0 […]

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LeBron keeps Celtics in perspective and at a distance

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At one point, LeBron James literally laughed in the face of a growling Kevin Garnett. That's not going to sit well. BOSTON, May 29, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Boston Celtics and US business group of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) (TOR:CA:SLF) today announced that the leading financial services company has acquired naming rights to […]

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Heat's LeBron James, Dwyane Wade dominate Boston Celtics in Game 1 of …

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The better news for NBA fans was that the absolutely ugly Eastern Conference Semi-Finals between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers mercifully came to an end on Saturday. The battered and bruised Celtics beat the 76ers to earn the right to be For nine minutes, the Boston Celtics were vintage. Everything was working, points were […]

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Celtics win battle of defenses, oust 76ers to face Heat

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Neither has much of a chance against LeBron and Wade. Jeff Green, who figured to be the first man off the Celtics' bench, failed his physical exam because of an aortic aneurysm. Just like that, the Celtics were without a young, athletic forward who could provide relief to their veterans. (NECN/AP) – It wasn't pretty, […]

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Celtics win battle of defenses, oust 76ers to face Heat

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I'll do my best to wrap up this series with this recap, but when I'm done I'd like to ask that you never make me talk about it ever again. Both teams essentially enter playing power forwards masquerading as starting centers, the Celtics with Kevin Garnett, the Heat with, at least for the moment, Ronny […]

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Celtics Finally Round Out NBA's Elite Final Four: A Fan's Perspective

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It's Win or Go Fishing – Celtics Need to Bring their A Game. As the seconds ticked off the clock Saturday night during the Celtics' 85-75 Game 7 win over the Philadelphia 76ers at TD Garden, a fan on the video board held up a sign that read "Bring on LeBron" while others in the […]

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Celtics Gain Rematch Against James and Heat

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Boston Celtics fans could sense the moment, and they know what awaits them this week. “Beat the Heat!” came from one pocket of the crowd before spreading throughout the arena. A sign on the video screen read “Bring on LeBron.” The message was clear. It's Win or Go Fishing – Celtics Need to Bring their […]

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Four-Point Play: Can Celtics keep pace with LeBron, Heat?

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By Adi Joseph, USA TODAY With their team up eight points and Ray Allen at the free-throw line, Celtics fans filled TD Garden with a serenade: "Beat the Heat." "Let's do it," Kevin Garnett told ABC's Doris Burke after Boston advanced to the Eastern Rajon Rondo had 18 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds and […]

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Celtics win battle of defenses, oust 76ers to face Heat

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Boston's 85-75 win in Game 7 over Philadelphia on Saturday night earned the Celtics a trip to Miami, where the reigning East champion Heat will host Game 1 of this year's conference title series Monday night. Boston took the regular-season series from I want to be friendly to our schadenfreude seeking Celtics fans. Beating the […]

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