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Ben Gordon Looking for a Miracle

Via the Globe: The Bulls' sharpshooter took a pain-killing shot on Sunday, had swelling on Monday and said today that he is not moving well. He didn't participate in the Bulls' shootaround at Emerson College this morning. Gordon, who is treating the injury, a Grade 2 strain, with ice and electrical stimulation, said he is... [More]

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Don’t Let Rondo Down Tonight

Game 5 is a few hours away… and Rajon Rondo needs our help. “I think it’s important for us, to get the crowd in early,” Rondo said. “I think it’s very key. I think it’s one of the most important things besides us playing well tonight is for the crowd to be into it.” You... [More]

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We’ve Been Nominated For Best Celtics Blog!

Thanks to all of you who nominated us for Best Celtics Blog in the first annual New England Sports Blog awards!  The nominations were announced today (in that video, courtesy of SawxHeads.com.  Watch it just for the cute bartender reading the nominees) and we made the cut!  The other nominees are CelticsBlogrealbostonsportsfans.com17banners That's some stiff... [More]

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The Ascension Of Rajon Rondo

He has slashed his way into the national consciousness.  Every layup, every rebound, every pass that impossibly finds the hands of a teammate… elevates Rajon Rondo closer to the upper echelon of NBA stardom. Of course, we all knew he belonged there in the first place.  But the ascension of a player from good to... [More]

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KG Coming Back?

Jess Camerato has the story. TNT analyst Reggie Miller told the Dan Patrick Show that he believes Kevin Garnett will return if the Celtics advance to the next round of the playoffs. While Miller did not confirm that Garnett told him this, the two are neighbors in Malibu, California File it under:  We'll see... [More]

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Anyone Seen Eddie House?

The Celtics bench has done squat in this series. There are some valid reasons: Big Baby is a starter, Leon shredded his knee, Marbury is buried beneath Rondo's giant shadow, TA has been banished to the witness protection program, and Mikki Moore isn't really that good. But what about Eddie? He's made just 5 of... [More]

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Doc: The Refs are Targeting Perk

Doc Rivers on the treatment the refs give to Kendrick Perkins: “I’ve got to say this about Perk,” Rivers began, “clearly, every game he’s been targeted for these moving screens. He gets them every game. He gets them called every game. Watching that tape last night, there two where he did move in the direction... [More]

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Gordon Day-To-Day

Marc J. Spears reports: He was evaluated by team physician Dr. Brian Cole of Rush University Medical Center found a strain in Gordon's left hamstring. An MRI this morning confirmed the diagnosis. He is listed as day-to-day for Game 5 tomorrow in Boston.... [More]

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Perk: “We can’t live off last year”

Preach on Perk. "We can't live off of last year. It's a different team and this is our first real test right here (in Game 5)." The first post-practice quotes are trickling out.  Perk is telling it like it is. "We make it hard on ourselves. You can't beat a team by 30 and then... [More]

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Next Big Injury: Ben Gordon’s Hammy?

Bulls guard Ben Gordon will have an MRI today on his injured left hamstring. He tweaked it during the 2nd quarter of Sunday's game: "I was driving and I heard something pop," said Gordon, who incurred the injury while shooting in the second quarter. "It's sore; hopefully it's not too serious. I'm going to do... [More]

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