1. The Boston Celtics' Toughest Playoff Series

    To be sure, the Celtics were not at the top of their game. But it was the toughest series of the playoffs for the Celtics. It will be forgotten under the glaring lights of the super-hyped NBA Finals, and the league's golden glitter boy MVP...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about almost 6 years ago 703 reads 11 comments

  2. The Celtics: Bartered Bastards of Boston

    They don't stand a chance. They were put together as an instant 'ready-made' team. They are playing together in the play-offs for the very first time. They don't have a consistent go-to guy...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 6 years ago 706 reads 5 comments

  3. Boston Celtics: The Story of the Year

    In a year where Boston teams have dominated sports, the Celtics proved to be the story of the year. Why the Celtics? Simply because both the Red Sox and Patriots have been dominating for a while now...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about over 6 years ago 1,904 reads 10 comments

  4. What a Year for Marilyn Manson and the Celtics

    A year ago, Brian Warner was filled with marital bliss. So was Heather Sweet. Ahh, love lasts eternal, doesn't it?(A year ago, the Celtics were in turmoil.) Little Sweet/Warners danced in their heads...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about over 6 years ago 1,240 reads 0 comments

  5. Boston Celtics Preseason: Big Three Rolls Against NY

    It was only a preseason game. It was only the Knicks. It was only a 40-point thrashing. Final score: 101-61...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about almost 7 years ago 2,612 reads 5 comments

  6. Boston Celtics '07-'08: Preseason Rundown

    It's that time of year again! Everyone takes a view of their team and its prospects for the coming year. Here's my Celtics preview for all to agree with...or not...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about almost 7 years ago 2,979 reads 6 comments

  7. Celtic History: Searching for Jiri Welsch

    The old joke goes..."I just spent a month in (any Communist country/city name) last week."Well, I only got a week in Prague—the capital city of the Czech Republic—this past week...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about almost 7 years ago 1,286 reads 2 comments

  8. Confessions of a Hypocrite: Pondering the Kevin Garnett Era

    Okay, I’ll admit it—I’m a hypocrite, and have been since The Trade. Yes, I know. One day at a time. Easy does it.I've to come to grips with the truth about myself. It’s time for group therapy...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about almost 7 years ago 2,122 reads 9 comments

  9. Boston Celtics: A Question of Balance

    The days of future...passed. Thoughts of past are present.The Celtic Summer of Love is drawing to a close. This is a little long. It should probably be in two parts—but hey, things are slow...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about almost 7 years ago 33,142 reads 4 comments

  10. Sizing Up the Boston Celtics: What About Teamwork?

    “Not Finance. Not strategy. Not technology. It is team work that remains the ultimate competitive advantage, both because it is so powerful and so rare.”I read those words not in a sports book, but a business one...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about almost 7 years ago 80 reads 11 comments

  11. Mark Cuban Tried to Get Kevin Garnett

    File this one under the Funny Stories Department...I found this on Dallasblog.com through IheartKG.com.Mark Cuban talks about being close to getting Garnett on Draft Day:CUBAN ON KEVIN GARNETT“We went after KG hard...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about almost 8 years ago 1,212 reads 5 comments

  12. How Lucky Is Danny Ainge?

    When Bloggers Collide. No wait—people enjoy seeing that, but it’s too dramatic.When Bloggers' POV Differ.That’s not sexy. But it’s more accurate...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 7 years ago 1,116 reads 4 comments

  13. Another Piece of the Puzzle?: Celtics Sign James Posey

    Oh man—is Danny Ainge good or what? Or is he lucky? Or both?Ainge just signed 30-year-old, 6'8" SF James Mikley Mantell Posey (no joke) to a two-year deal worth $7 million, with a player option on the second year...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 7 years ago 1,311 reads 7 comments

  14. Should the Celtics Sign Ruben Patterson?

    Ruben Patterson wants to be a Celtic.Or a member of the Miami Heat.Take a number. And a pay cut. Aand a cut in minutes. Aaand no guarantees of playing time. Still want to play for the Celtics, Ruben? Okay, then—we’ll consider it...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 7 years ago 969 reads 7 comments

  15. Congratulations, It's a Big Baby!: Glen Davis Comes to Boston

    Tractor Traylor? Charles Barkley? Oliver Miller lite? If this were a game show, it would be "I’ve Got a Secret." The Boston Celtics just obtained one of their most unusual players...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 7 years ago 1,628 reads 5 comments

  16. Boston Rumors: Are the Celtics Done Yet?

    Now that Wyc Grousbeck and partners have shown a willingness to go into luxury tax territory to build a winner, the only remaining question is how far "in" they will go...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 7 years ago 594 reads 20 comments

  17. Miller Time?: What Reggie Miller Would Bring to the Celtics

    Jeez! You lose computer access for a day around here and you miss the next story. Pardon me for being behind on this, but.....

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 7 years ago 359 reads 2 comments

  18. Heir Apparent?: Celtics, Tom Thibodeau Come to Terms

    The Celtics continue to make moves that make sense. Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald reports that the team is about to sign Tom Thibodeau to a one-year contract...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 7 years ago 349 reads 0 comments

  19. Kevin Garnett Fallout: Reservations About the Celtics

    When the site I regularly write on was named Celtics 17, I don't think it was meant as a prediction of how many players the Celtics would have to send to Minnesota to get Kevin Garnett...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 7 years ago 345 reads 3 comments

  20. Kevin Garnett Trade Caps Danny Ainge's Wild Ride

    The Danny Ainge Era reminds me of that ride at Disneyworld—Mr. Toad's Wild Ride. There's a new sight to behold around every corner. All you have to do is strap yourself in and keep your eyes open...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 7 years ago 448 reads 5 comments

  21. After Tim Donaghy: How the NBA Should Clean Up Its Act

    Beleaguered NBA referee Tim Donaghy is innocent until proven guilty in an American court of law. Not so in the court of U.S. public opinion. The evidence mounts. And there are bigger issues to address...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 7 years ago 409 reads 7 comments

  22. Ryan Gomes: The Celtics' Answer to Andres Nocioni

    Boston may not have to look far for a valuable, versatile free agent—they already have a player quite similar to one of the more coveted names on the market. The free agent: Andres Nocioni...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 7 years ago 432 reads 4 comments

  23. Celtics Draft Review: The Road Taken by Danny Ainge

    The Road Taken... It's simple, really. Danny Ainge had a choice to make: 1) Trade Paul Pierce and go for a full-out youth movement. 2) Keep Pierce and go for solid veteran help now...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 7 years ago 283 reads 2 comments

  24. Celtics Draft: Will Danny Ainge Trade Another Lottery Pick?

    Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge has made his reputation—the good part of it—on the draft. Ainge has a history of high-value picks...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 7 years ago 392 reads 30 comments