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Hawks Break 0-9 Drought in Boston: 97-86

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An aggressive Hawks team got an 0-9 TD Garden monkey off their backs with a hard fought win over the Celtics. They did it with energy, physical play, rebounding and second chance points. Doc Rivers… I think they just kicked our butt, honestly. They came in with a game plan. They ran it to perfection. […] [Read More]

Celtics Play Atlanta Hawks Tonight: Can Hawks Reach Elite Level?

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Call it the Mike Woodson Contract Tour. Or is this Woodson’s version of  the ‘This is it’ Tour? The 6-2 Atlanta Hawks are visiting TD Garden tonight to try to stop the 8-1 Boston Celtics. In the course of doing so, they are trying to enter the conversation as true title contenders. Are they this […] [Read More]

Celtics Overwhelm Jazz: 105-86

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One of the NBA’s oldest rosters showed what it can do when it gets to take a beauty rest. Its next game was….a beauty…and the bench took care of the rest. The Celtics move to 8-1. Facing a tough Utah Jazz team that gives the Cs trouble in the TD Garden, Kevin Garnett led the […] [Read More]

Utah Jazz Will Try to Stop Celtics Tonight

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The Celtics will try get back on track with their 7-1 record against the Utah Jazz tonight in Boston. They will be well rested after three days off since playing 8 games in 12 days (most in the league). The Jazz have started slow (3-4) and again are with injuries. Historically a poor road team, […] [Read More]

Pacific Divison Previews 2009-10

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Here are the final previews on the NBA carousel of prophetic prognostications. We end with a 5 pack of previews on the expected finals nemesis the L. A. Lakers. Suns are popping out of the gate with gusto, as well. Golden State Warriors: Golden State of Mind Tom’s Note: How about this bit of ‘against […] [Read More]

Worn Out Celtics Wear Out Depleted Nets: 86-76

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It was a bit of a strange game. Down by two points (61-59) to the 0-6 Nets starting the fourth period, Brian Scalabrine sparked a lethargic Celtic offense with a three pointer, followed by a two pointer that was a toenail away from being another three. After scoring just 4 points on 1 of 7 […] [Read More]

Suns Shred Celtics Defense for C’s First Loss: 110-103

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The Celtics lost their first game.  But give them the Heinz Award for playing ‘catch up’ for most of 48 minutes. The high flying Suns are back. They had the Celtics backing up all night. In a tremendous, highly contested 48 minutes of basketball, Phoenix put the pedal to the metal from the start and […] [Read More]

Steve Nash Brings The Soaring Suns to Boston Tonight

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Doc Rivers… Weve just started out the year with 8 games in 12 days and that’s just brutal. We’re going to have to get a whole better later, than now. But we’re playing pretty well now and our bench is giving us a great lift. The Boston Celtics’ 2009-10 ‘Taking It Back’ Tour heads home […] [Read More]