1. Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics: Assisted Living

    Assisted living means one thing to a 70-something year-old. I know what you’re thinking. But to the Celtics’ 30-somethings, it’s a bit different. And they’re not quite ready for that kind of assisted living...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about over 4 years ago 283 reads 4 comments

  2. Brandon Jennings Hits Beantown Tonight

    Drop 55 points on somebody and you get that team’s attention. Do it as a 20-year-old rookie in your 5th NBA game and you get everyone’s attention...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about over 4 years ago 293 reads 3 comments

  3. Nocioni To The Celtics? 3 Way Trade Talks Rumored

    There is a trade rumor coming from Marc Stein of ESPN’s True Hoop Blog that the Kings and 76ers are trying to get the Celtics interested in a three–way trade...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about almost 5 years ago 1,827 reads 12 comments

  4. Technical Fouls: Kendrick Perkins and Rasheed Wallace Check In

    Can you get a technical foul for just giving a look? Apparently, that answer is yes. I figured that something was eventually coming. Perkins and Chandler were getting a bit chippy from time to time and some words were passed here and there...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about almost 5 years ago 780 reads 0 comments

  5. Celtics Rebound to Defeat Knicks: 96-82

    Fifty-four times to be exact...rebound that is. The Celtics’ defense looked better than their offense tonight as you can tell that they are still getting comfortable with each other on the scoring end of the court...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about almost 5 years ago 272 reads 3 comments

  6. Rasheed: Doc Rivers a "Mad Scientist"

    Depending on which Celtic player you listen to, Doc Rivers is either the NBA’s version of the President of the United States, Barack Obama or….a mad scientist...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about almost 5 years ago 597 reads 0 comments

  7. Celtics-Knicks Preseason Preview: What To Expect in Boston

    I’ll be there when the Knicks travel to Boston for the Celtics’ second preseason game tonight at 7:30 p.m. The Knicks are coming off a win over the New Jersey Nets, 115-107. Not that that means anything in an early preseason game...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about almost 5 years ago 371 reads 1 comments

  8. Top Contenders: A Look at the Orlando Magic

    Were the Magic an illusion last season? After seeing what many people think about this team after last season, illusion seems to fit. But that was the problem last year, too. Few believed they would accomplish what they did...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about almost 5 years ago 529 reads 9 comments

  9. Stephon Marbury: Modern Art—or Modern Artist?

    A semi-surreal event is about to end as I write this. Aernout Mik would be giving it a standing ovation, asking for an encore. Salvador Dali would have dripped with loved over it. Jackson Pollack would have splattered applause...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 5 years ago 1,184 reads 2 comments

  10. Grading NBA Free Agent Signings, Pt. 2

    Taking up where I left off in gauging whether a team overpaid, fairly paid, or received a bargain, I move to... ...a free agent who put an ankle-breaking move on the Trail Blazers, spun, and ...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 5 years ago 2,149 reads 26 comments

  11. Grading the NBA Free Agent Signings

    We’ve all heard about a tight market for free agents this offseason. But a look at the actual signings so far gives mixed signals, IMO...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 5 years ago 3,403 reads 24 comments

  12. Celtics Over the Hill, Reaching for the Moon

    The Celtics have moved on from their attempt to sign Grant Hill and are now said to be interested in Jamario Moon. Mark Murphy reports in the Boston Herald: “A league source said yesterday ...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 5 years ago 921 reads 5 comments

  13. What Teams Might Make Glen Davis an Offer?

    Who can offer Davis a decent contract? Technically, any team can. But I’m ruling out any team at or over the luxury tax threshold. I doubt any team will want to pay double for most players, including Glen Davis...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about 5 years ago 657 reads 2 comments

  14. Celtics' Glen Davis' Search For Gold: Signing Options (Part One)

    This offseason Celtic forward Glen Davis will sign a new contract, possibly with a new team. Glen Davis’ greatly improved play as the year wore on, his solid and fairly consistent performance ...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about over 5 years ago 567 reads 0 comments

  15. Will Dwight Howard's "Call Out" Work in the Celtics' Favor?

    Dwight Howard's post-game frustration has apparently been building for a while. But will it end up working in favor of the Celtics? The comments he made are plastered everywhere after the Magic ...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about over 5 years ago 333 reads 11 comments

  16. Pierce Seared Salmons and Ate Bulls In OT: 106-104

    Call it the "Heart Attack Series." Danny Ainge's was an omen. These two teams are setting off EKG machine alarms everywhere. Hospital cardiac units will surely ban watching the next game...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about over 5 years ago 145 reads 4 comments

  17. Leon Powe Hurt: Too Bad, Secret's Out: He Has a Jumpshot

    (Leon Powe just got hurt (ACL tear) and will miss the remainder of the playoffs. The following happened before he got hurt. Still, there is next year.) (Looks both ways) Psssst……...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about over 5 years ago 304 reads 0 comments

  18. The Curious Case of Mike Woodson

    I don't really understand it all. The Atlanta Hawks just clinched the fourth seed in the play-offs. Yet, Mike Woodson continues to receive very little respect in the media...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about over 5 years ago 290 reads 2 comments

  19. Boston Celtics: A Few Good Men

    The depleted Boston Celtics outlasted the Wade-less Miami Heat in overtime by 112-108. The injury-riddled Celtics needed a few good men to come forward. Paul Pierce answered the call. It is one call he actually doesn't relish anymore...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about over 5 years ago 110 reads 1 comments

  20. Stephon Marbury Will Be a Celtic: Earth's Axis Shifts

    Seismic readings are coming in from all over. If Richter's scale was around when the Cretaceous Period flipped over (That's how it works, right?) it would have sounded like this. Massive hits from tremors are being recorded from as far away as Timbuktu.

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about over 5 years ago 957 reads 4 comments

  21. Sixers, Bobcats, Grizzlies Rising, Suns Set, Rockets Fizzle

    There were three interesting blowouts and a close game with a league star sitting out in yesterday’s play...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about over 5 years ago 186 reads 0 comments

  22. NBA Game of the Night: Spurs Outlast Warriors in OT

    While everyone is singing the praises of Kobe's 61-point, ZERO-rebound, three-assist performance to set a Madison Square Garden record, I'd rather talk about two teams that played a great game with a number of excellent performances...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about over 5 years ago 135 reads 4 comments

  23. Heat Continue To Rise, Lawrence Frank Benches Nets Stars Again, Wolves Stay Hot

    Who wants to be a coach? These guys do. Spoelstra, Skiles, Adelman, Frank, Porter, McHale, DiLeo, Brooks are having varying success with their teams. Let's see how well they are doing...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about over 5 years ago 130 reads 2 comments

  24. Lakers Rock Cleveland's World; Celtics Crush Suns

    NBA basketball hits the midway point to its season. That means report cards are due. Here are some quick notes and the grades of many teams so far: Lakers (32-8) outplay Cleveland ...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about over 5 years ago 251 reads 0 comments

  25. NBA Monday Roundup: Celtics Back on Track; Knicks Slip by Hornets

    NBA Monday Night Round Up 1.12.09 Welcome to a career high Okur-rence, two overtimes, and a few Oh mans. Mr. Boston Beats Canadian club Boston (31-9) Has More Truth Than Toronto (16-23) Can Handle: 115-109 in OT ‘Mr...

    Thomas Halzack Written by Thomas Halzack about over 5 years ago 189 reads 0 comments