Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated and CSNNE.com Celtics insider A. Sherrod Blakely each say the rumored deal to bring center Omer Asik to Boston from Houston is likely a go.
Jeff Green's driving shot as time expires doesn't go and the Celtics falter in the second half and lose 107-106 to the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night at TD Garden.
The Hawks have apparently pulled themselves out of the Omer Asik sweepstakes, paving the way for Houston to engineer a trade with their Plan B: the Celtics.
2dHere's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- for Monday, December 16.
3dJordan Crawford is no longer looking over his back when it comes to playing time. He's earned plenty of it - including late in game - with his play this season.
4dLike many NBA rookies, most of what Vitor Faverani is experiencing now is completely foreign to him. The 25-year-old feels as though he is now part of the Celtics family
4dRajon Rondo clears a major hurdle towards a return as he's cleared for full contact practice. Jordan Crawford discusses what Rondo's return means to him.
5dCourtney Lee leads a strong bench effort, including a big night from three-point territory.
5dPlaying for the first time in just under three weeks, Kelly Olynyk gives the Celtics a good first half before running out of gas in the second half.
5dThe Celtics show improved toughness and resiliency in their back-and-forth victory over the Knicks.
|12/21||vs. Was||10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 MST1:00 EST22:00 UAE19:0013:00 ET12:00 CT16:00|
|12/22||@ Ind||3:00 PT4:00 MT5:00 CT6:00 ET23:00 GMT7:00 4:00 MST6:00 EST3:00 UAE (+1)00:0018:00 ET5:00 CT21:00|
|12/28||vs. Cle||10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 MST1:00 EST22:00 UAE19:0013:00 ET12:00 CT16:00|
|12/31||vs. Atl||10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 MST1:00 EST22:00 UAE19:0013:00 ET12:00 CT16:00|
|1/2||@ Chi||5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET1:00 GMT9:00 6:00 MST8:00 EST5:00 UAE (+1)02:0020:00 ET7:00 CT23:00|
|12/18||vs. Det||L 106-107|
|12/16||vs. Min||W 101-97|
|12/13||vs. NY||W 90-86|
|12/11||vs. LAC||L 88-96|
|12/10||@ Bkn||L 96-104|
|12/8||@ NY||W 114-73|
|12/6||vs. Den||W 106-98|
|12/3||vs. Mil||W 108-100|
|11/30||@ Mil||L 85-92|
|11/29||vs. Cle||W 103-86|
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In the latest installment of his exculsive diary for CSNNE.com, Celtics top pick Kelly Olynyk is ready to start his NBA career for real before plenty of family and friends in Toronto.