59 min ago
Why Boston Celtics Shouldn't Give Up on Rajon Rondo
The biggest cop-out when discussing this era of the Boston Celtics is saying you can't win a title with Rajon Rondo as your best player.
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11 hrs ago
Nets: Paul Pierce playing a starring role
Before the season, the 36-year-old said he joined the Nets to be a "glorified role player," a major break from the alpha dog persona he developed in his first 15 seasons in Boston.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Thursday And-1 Links: An agent is unhappy with the players union. Shocking.
Here is our regular look around the NBA - links to stories worth reading and notes to check out - done in bullet point form.
Rondo's 20 points lead Celtics over Nets 91-84
Jared Sullinger was at a loss to explain how his Boston Celtics could win while committing a season-high 28 turnovers.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
National Basketball Association Game Capsules
Paul Pierce netted 17 of his 29 points in the third quarter and the Nets topped the Heat, 96-95, on Wednesday night.
Northern Michigan News
Silver: I don't see tanking to improve draft spot
That's what the league's new boss said Wednesday when asked whether the NBA needed to do more to discourage teams from pinning their hopes on the draft lottery.
International Business Times
NBA Preview: Brooklyn Nets vs. Miami Heat Live Streaming
Surprise, surprise the Brooklyn Nets are the best team in the Eastern Conference in 2014 going 22-9 since the turn of the year.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Celtics legend Larry Bird heaps praise on Rajon Rondo, Danny Ainge
Larry Bird is still watching. Not as much as he used to, now that he's back in charge of the Pacers, but he's still aware of what the Celtics are up to.
Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett's Leadership Sparks Brooklyn Nets' Turnaround
On a February evening in which the Brooklyn Nets lost by 44 points to the Portland Trail Blazers , the fourth-worst defeat in franchise history, there were two distinctly different reactions in the Nets locker room after the game.
New York Post
Pierce comes up big when Brooklyn needed him most
He staggered the final few steps to the free-throw line, looking like Jimmy Brown from back in the day after four or five Giants piled on him.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Wall Street Journal
For the Nets: Better Defense, Fewer Boards
When the Nets shipped Reggie Evans to the Sacramento Kings in a deal for Marcus Thornton last month before the trade deadline, they were really dealing the final remnant of their failed 2012-13 strategy.
How Rajon Rondo is helping Jeff Green
There's some bad news for tankers: the Celtics are getting better and it's starting with the play between Rajon Rondo and Jeff Green.
Rondo Dishes Out 18 Assists, Passes Bill Russell On Celtics' All-Time List
Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo dished out 18 assists in Sunday night's win over the Detroit Pistons, pushing him further up the Celtics' all-time list and past one of the team's all-time greats.
NBA castoff sparks Red Claws over Mad Ants
Tyshawn Taylor began the year as a teammate of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. This was to be his second season in the NBA, a backup point guard for the Brooklyn Nets.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Nets' Paul Pierce leaves game with shoulder injury
Paul Pierce left the Brooklyn Nets' game against the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night after suffering a sore right shoulder in the opening minutes and was ruled out for the rest of the game.
Boston Celtics: Paul Pierce Open to Returning
In the aftermath of a loss to the Boston Celtics , Brooklyn Nets ' Paul Pierce , and former Celtic, was asked about an eventual return to Boston in the future.
The Miami Herald
The Kings opened the trip with a win at Milwaukee, then dropped a 99-87 decision to Toronto Friday night.
Checklist for Danny Ainge to Rebuild the Boston Celtics in 2014 Offseason
Successful NBA rebuilds require luck, timing, shrewd decisions and patience. They're done with a long-term plan in mind, gradual motion toward a championship.
Will Rajon Rondo have the patience to rebuild?
Rajon Rondo "knows what a pro should be," Doc Rivers said. "He knows what a pro looks like and he knows how a leader acts."
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
NBA: Boston Celtics ironman Brandon Bass takes on big fish
B randon Bass should be the envy of his teammates. While Rajon Rondo , Avery Bradley , Gerald Wallace , Jared Sullinger and Vitor Faverani have been sidelined with injuries, Bass keeps on playing.