The Celtics might have gone down swinging, but they went down nonetheless.
Are we sure the Celtics came back from Madison Square Garden? In the team's comeback to Boston, it was the New York Knicks who looked like the home team.
What was supposed to be a sweet homecoming quickly became a Celtics nightmare. Jared Weiss, Jimmy Toscano and Evans Clinchy are back for the 2013 NBA Playoffs edition of the Garden Report as they break down the Knicks 90-76 win in Game 3.
The opening round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs features an unusually high number of intriguing matchups, but Paul Flannery explains why Knicks-Celtics takes the cake.
Garnett was rusty, Avery Bradley got in foul trouble and Deron Williams was on fire. In short, not a good night for the Celtics.
You might have been waiting for a big game from Kevin Garnett, but what you got instead was a 20 point performance from Brandon Bass to beat the Washington Wizards 107-96.
Pierce and Garnett returned, but it was Wilcox, Randolph and Bass that assured the Celtics 107-96 win over the Washington Wizards.
Green and Randolph tried their best Pierce and Garnett impersonations today, but to no avail. The Celtics lost to the Cavaliers 97-91.
The Celtics were outrebounded 52-34, but Jeff Green scored 13 of his 34 points in the 4th quarter to lead them over the Pistons 98-93. With this win, the Celtics have (finally) clinched their playoff spot.
After getting blown out in Charlotte earlier this week, the Celtics bounced back and crushed the Bobcats without Kevin Garnett. Shavlik Randolph saw his first major minutes at home while Pierce carried the team with another near triple-double.
Kevin Garnett might have been out with a leg injury, but the Celtics didn't pull up lame in the second half this time as they blew out the Bobcats in the third quarter and cruised to an easy 105-88 victory.
The Celtics defense held the red-hot Stephen curry to "only" 25 points, as the Truth lead the way for the home team with 26 points.The Warriors only shot a combined 34% from the field.
Paul Pierce feasts off of bad defenses, in particular by getting to the line a lot. He does, however, struggle turning the ball over against good defenses. You probably didn't need stats to tell you any of this but here they are (with video goodnes