Celtics Coach Brad Stevens Dunks In Practice

….with the help of a trampoline. But regardless, when do you see a NBA head coach throw down? Like never, right? And ok, it’s not actually like a team practice, but whatever. He dunked. That’s all you need to know.


BTW, just so you know, in case you didn’t, Celtics have the best record in the East since January 23rd.


Celtics Top Clippers in OT, 139-134.

Wow, awesome game. And I only saw the OT live.

Down 6 in the OT, they came back and played tough basketball, thanks to some big shots by Evan Turner. He hit a nice hesitation jumper in the paint, got a nice And-1, and another jumper in the lane.

A big three by Sullinger kinda started this run. It was a ballsy play because Isaiah Thomas had what looked like an easy 2 but he kicked it out to the open Sullinger for the 3.

Check out the stat line for Thomas.

Really nice win. Nice bounce back after that disappointing loss to the Bucks.

This team is fun to watch. They might surprise some people out there, but Boston knows what this team can do.

BTW, as Pierce walked off the TD Garden court, for possibly the last time, he had a nice smile on his face. That in itself is like a little bonus win. Always love Pierce.

The Starburys Are Back! And What Does This Mean Exactly?

NY DAILY NEWS  – Watch out, Yeezy Boost — the Starbury is coming back to the sneaker scene.

Retired NBA player and current Chinese Basketball Association star Stephon Marbury is hoping to re-create the magic he had over the retail world in 2006 by reviving his extremely inexpensive sneakers.

The Coney Island native, 38, unveiled sketches of the $15 high-top sneakers in several posts via Instagram last week, teasing that they are “coming soon.starbury shoes

News hit this week that the Starburys are coming back. And this means two things, well maybe three.

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Should the Celtics Go After David Lee?

ESPN – David Lee, who is the second-longest tenured player for the Golden State Warriors and as close to Steph Curry as any member of the newly crowned NBA champions, has likely played his last game for the team, league sources told ESPN on Wednesday.

Sources said the Warriors have privately acknowledged to Lee and his agent, Mark Bartelstein, that it would be unfair to the former All-Star to ask him to continue to serve in a limited role next season after Lee accepted his diminished minutes without complaint all season.


The Celtics are in need of another big man. Lee is a solid player. I know he didn’t play too much in the finals but he did have a good game when Kerr starting him.

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That ESPN Tournament Challenge Commercial? The Song? It IS From Beetlejuice!

If you watch ESPN at all, you have seen this commercial for the NCAA Tournament Challenge. It is actually the same commercial from last year, and last year I heard it and recognized the song. I thought “This sounds like something from Beetlejuice”. Well, this year, I did my research after hearing it, and guess what, is is from Beetlejuice!

The track is Travel Music.

I feel better now knowing this.

That is all.

These Celtics Are Fun To Watch

Memphis Grizzlies v Boston Celtics

We’re in the lull before March Madness and Opening Day. The NFL off season is in full swing, and the playoff pictures in both the NHL and NBA are starting to get clearer.

Last year at this time, the Bruins were heading into the playoffs with the best record in the league, looking to get back to the Stanley Cup Finals after a heart breaking loss to the Blackhawks in game 6.

This year, however, has been a different story. They are fighting to hang on to the 8 spot, and though they have been playing better as of late, they haven’t had the season many of us wanted, or expected.

That brings us to the Celtics. The Celtics lost a good amount of games last year, but it only got them the fifth selection. They seemed to be headed to a similar place again this year, especially after trading away their two biggest stars, Rajon Rondo and Jeff Green.

But believe it or not, the Celtics aren’t looking towards the lottery this year, they are trying to get into the playoff race, and are within a game or so of doing it.

That’s part of why this team is so fun to watch. The expectations are low, so when they win, it’s a pleasent surprise. Sure, they blew a 26 point lead against the best team in the league (the Warriors) but hey, the Warriors are the best team for a reason.

Starting this year, we knew coach Brad Stevens was going to have to handle a lot of players in another rebuilding year. He’s had a carousel of a bench with new faces seemingly appearing out of thin air. The Celts have an Italian on the team? And his name is Luigi? Really?

Yes really. And he’s pretty good too. He can knock down threes and knows when to take his shot. So does fellow European, Swedish shooter Jonas Jerebko. Another guy who was wasting away on the bench of a bad team has been rejuvenated on this Celtics team. He also can hit the three, and with Olynyk getting back after injury, the Celtics three game has been pretty good.

There’s also Jae Crowder who came over in the Rondo deal and has been on of the more consistent guys on the team (Did I mention he can hit three’s? I see a theme developing)

All of this winning though, has a large part to do with one of Danny Ainge’s best acquisitions of recent memory. Isiah Thomas.

Whoops, wrong guy. I meant Isaiah Thomas. The one who is currently playing in the league, not the former Piston great. This Thomas has an extra A and that A might as well be the grade he gets so far in his Celtics career.

Thomas can score. He can shoot. And he can come up big in the fourth quarter, a time and place where the Celtics and wither away (and still do at times).

He’s done what Rondo couldn’t do. And don’t get me wrong, I loved Rondo, but Rondo is an assist first PG. That worked well when he had Paul Pierce, KG, and Ray Allen to dish the ball to. But when he was one of the guys counted on to score, his game suffered, of course, unless it was a Sunday afternoon game on ABC, where he always seemed to thrive.

Jeff Green was another guy who showed glimpses of being the next “Guy” after Pierce, but couldn’t live up to the expectations set for him, whether that was fair or not. He led the team in scoring at the time of his trade, but never became the Go-To guy many fans believed he could be.

As it gets closer to the end, I’m glad I can watch the Celtics with great interest instead of wondering if they’ll be lucky in the lottery. Plus, Danny has a stockpile of draft picks, so I’m not worried there either. I have a feeling in the next year or two, the Celtics won’t be on the outskirts looking to get into the playoffs, but a tough to play force in the East.

Could This Be Jeff Green’s Year?

Ever since the Perkins trade, which puzzled many at the time, one of the biggest questions has been “When will Jeff Green be the player we know he can be?” He’s always shown flashes of brilliance, like when he dropped 43 on LeBron and he Heat last year in tough 105-103 loss. It showed he can rise to the occasion in big games. But then, he could disappear at times. After that 43 point performance, he tallied only 35 points combined over the next 3 games.

This year though, he’s been off to a great start, averaging 20 points a game, nearly 6 points more than his career average. He’s been playing consistant on a nightly basis, and he’s one of the reasons the Celtic’s are always competitive in their games.

Now, he’s always been able to throw down, and last night he had two great dunks. He’s probably the best dunker the Celtics have had in recent memory. Yeah, Gerald Green (no relation) won the dunk contest but he wasn’t the player that Jeff is. Jeff has a well rounded game.

One of my favorite of his dunks

So hopefully this year, Jeff can keep up the work and help this team finish off some of these games.

Celtics Unveil New “Parquet Pride” Alternate Uniforms

What is that on his arms? Wait….

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