First-year coach Brad Stevens has the Celtics surprisingly atop the Atlantic Division. CSNNE.com Celtics insider Sherrod Blakely passes out the grades at the quarter pole.
With yet another game against Milwaukee up for grabs in the final minutes on Tuesday, Jordan Crawford decided to take matters into his own hands.
Believe it or not, the Celtics are considered the better team in the Atlantic Division right now. But don't expect them to take too much stock in that.
1yAfter taking nearly 14 a game last season, the C's launched just seven in each of their preseason games against the Raptors. Celtics coach Doc Rivers isn't surprised to see that number significantly trimmed with Pierce not playing in either game.
1yRajon Rondo has proven to be one of the best point guards in the NBA, but he does have some flaws. The Celtics would like to see him play more how he did Wednesday night.
1yThe Celtics took it to the Raptors early in the game, and hung on in the second half to secure the win.MORE: Big night for Rondo O'Neal makes most of time
1yJourneyman Greg Stiemsma may have finally found a home in Boston. The C's could use size, and Stiemsma has shown that he can provide that and more.
1yThe Boston Celtics had little trouble in their only preseason game at the Garden, beating the Raptors, 81-73. After a two-game preseason, it's on to the New York Knicks on Christmas Day.
1yMichael Sweetney hasn't made an NBA regular season roster for some time now, but the big BIG man isn't giving up hope.
1ySasha Pavlovic will start at small forward in place of the injured Paul Pierce heel.
|12/6||vs. Den||4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 MST7:30 EST4:30 UAE (+1)01:3019:30 ET6:30 CT22:30|
|12/8||@ NY||9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET17:00 GMT1:00 10:00 MST12:00 EST21:00 UAE18:0012:00 ET11:00 CT15:00|
|12/10||@ Bkn||4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 MST7:30 EST4:30 UAE (+1)01:3019:30 ET6:30 CT22:30|
|12/11||vs. LAC||4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 MST7:30 EST4:30 UAE (+1)01:3019:30 ET6:30 CT22:30|
|12/13||vs. NY||4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 MST7:30 EST4:30 UAE (+1)01:3019:30 ET6:30 CT22:30|
|12/3||vs. Mil||W 108-100|
|11/30||@ Mil||L 85-92|
|11/29||vs. Cle||W 103-86|
|11/27||vs. Mem||L 93-100|
|11/25||@ Cha||W 96-86|
|11/23||@ Atl||W 94-87|
|11/22||vs. Ind||L 82-97|
|11/20||@ SA||L 93-104|
|11/19||@ Hou||L 85-109|
|11/16||@ Min||L 88-106|
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