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5 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

NBA offseason: Grading the Eastern Conference Player movement

In this Dec. 2, 2010 file photo, Miami Heat forward LeBron James smiles as Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, right, watches in the second quarter in Cleveland. Comment: Sefolosha should help bolster the Hawks' perimeter defense.

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9 hrs ago | Dunking with Wolves

Are Rajon Rondo and Ricky Rubio the same player?

Oct 20, 2013; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio sets up his teammates during the first quarter against the Boston Celtics at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports We'll answer the question in the title right away: no, of course not; but they're pretty darn similar.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Minnesota Timberwolves, Rajon Rondo, NBA Players, Ricky Rubio

20 hrs ago | Hardwood Houdini

Are The Celtics The Best Defensive Franchise In NBA History?

Feb 16, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Boston Celtics former center Bill Russell in attendance during the 2013 NBA all star shooting stars competition at the Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports When most scouts, fans and critics think of the Celtics scheme they typically think defense.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Rajon Rondo, NBA Players, Washington Wizards, Paul Pierce

21 hrs ago | Boston Celtics

Rango El Hombre: Breaking Down Vitor Faverani's Three-Point Jump Shot Mechanics

In order for Vitor Faverani to stick in the NBA, it might be necessary for him to fix a glaring flaw in his jump shooting mechanics. V itor Faverani was an enigma for the Boston Celtics last season, as he seemed to be a "love him or hate him" type of player.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Vitor Faverani

23 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

Hornets coach Steve Clifford on Jeff Taylor, Noah Vonleh and being a little light in big men

The Charlotte Hornets' Steve Clifford is two weeks away from his second training camp as an NBA head coach. He has a team that unexpectedly reached the playoffs in his first season and improved itself this summer with the signing of free agents Lance Stephenson, Marvin Williams and Brian Roberts.

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Related Topix: Sports, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Rant Sports

Predicting the Boston Celtics' Player Rotation In 2014-15

The Boston Celtics' offseason was everything but busy as the team declined to make any blockbuster moves. That did not calm down any of the trade buzz though as Celtics' management is focusing down the road rather than today.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Rajon Rondo, Tyler Zeller, Marcus Smart, Keith Bogans, Jeff Green, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Players

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Faverani Ready to Beach the Competition

Vitor Faverani wowed the C's faithful with some stellar performances in November last year, but November's hero became January's zero as he went from Celtics starter, to the Celtics bench, to the Maine Red Claws, to the medical disabled with a left knee issue. He had arthroscopic surgery for his left knee in March '14 to address a torn lateral meniscus, and since then has been rehabbing and enjoying all that Valencia, Spain has to offer this summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Vitor Faverani, Tyler Zeller, Cleveland Cavaliers, Jared Sullinger, Kelly Olynyk, Washington Wizards

Welcome to Loud City

Rumor Fictition

In what is likely another slow news day, the Celtics news-wires have briefed a second blockbuster Thunder-Celtics trade, this time with the Thunder in the ring chase, and the Celtics in hope of attaining some young talent. 2. It seems like the league has a lot of good-to-great point guards and the number of teams that actually need help at the position is kind of small.

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Related Topix: Sports, Marcus Smart, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Oklahoma City Thunder, Reggie Jackson, Russell Westbrook, Steven Adams

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Hardwood Houdini

My Favorite Celtics Moment: 1987 Eastern Conference Finals

Sep 28, 2012; Waltham, MA, USA; The Boston Celtic logo on the hardwood floor during the media day at the Celtics training facility. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports In an effort to battle the hum-drum months that we know as the NBA offseason, we here at Hardwood Houdini are sharing some of our favorite Boston Celtics players and/or moments.

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The Sixer Sense

Highlights From 76ers MCW's Twitter Q+A

Jan 29, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams drives to the hoop against Boston Celtics small forward Jeff Green during the first half at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams has been more active on Twitter recently.

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Will the Celtics' defense improve next season?

On Avery Bradley Day at CelticsBlog, let's talk defense. Even though the Celtics finished a dismal 25-57 last season, Boston ranked 13th in points allowed.

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High Five with Sean Deveney of Sporting News

I've enjoyed reading Sean Deveney of Sporting News for many years and especially this summer since I find his measured and informed take on Rajon Rondo to be on point. He's provided perspective and updates at various points this summer and my viewpoint on the situation aligns very much with his angle.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Holiday, Anderson gear up as Pelicans camp nears

In this Jan. 1, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio, right, defends New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday during an NBA basketball game in Minneapolis. Holiday missed more than half of last season with a stress fracture in his right tibia, which was surgically repaired on late February.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Ricky Rubio, NBA Players, Gerald Wallace

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Boston.com

Paul George Apologizes for Insensitive Twitter Rant on Ray Rice, Domestic Violence

Brian Robb has covered the Celtics and the NBA since the 2008-09 season. His work has appeared on NBA.com, CelticsHub.com, ESPN.com, and CBSBoston.com.

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BleacherReport

Rajon Rondo's 2014-15 Season All About Increasing Trade Value

't many - the most well worn may be the Boston Celtics ' floor general can often be too unselfish for his and his team's own good. But with Rondo and the Celtics facing a season of uncertainty ahead of the All-Star point guard's impending free agency next summer, the directive 's snafu like some scriptural revelation, the writing had long been on the wall.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Rajon Rondo, NBA Players, Avery Bradley, Marcus Smart, James Young

Isportsweb.com

Boston Celtics: if Chauncey Billups had stayed

After 17 years in the league, Chauncey Billups is saying goodbye to the NBA. It's been 17 years since the five-time All-Star was drafted 3rd overall by the Boston Celtics, and after all this time, we are left with the questions of what could have been.

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Hardwood Houdini

Boston Celtics Daily Dish: Throwback Thursday

Nov 23, 2012; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics power forward Kevin Garnett greets Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins after the game at the TD Garden. The Celtics defeated the Thunder 108-100.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Marcus Smart, NBA Players, James Young, Oklahoma City Thunder, Kendrick Perkins

Rant Sports

Top 5 Small Forwards In Boston Celtics History

Founded in 1946, the Boston Celtics have been the NBA's most successful franchise throughout their existence. The Celtics have won 17 NBA titles and have seen a number of great players don green jerseys over the past six decades.

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Examiner.com

Marcus Thornton trade possibilities have increased for Boston Celtics

Marcus Thornton #10 of the Brooklyn Nets breaks for a basket against the Toronto Raptors in Game Five of the NBA Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at the Air Canada Centre on April 30, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. With training camp just around the corner, the Boston Celtics will have a few questions to answer concerning its current roster.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Marcus Thornton, NBA Players, Tyler Zeller, Cleveland Cavaliers, Toronto Raptors

Hardwood Houdini

Celtics Memories: Former Fan Favorites

Feb 24, 2014; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Boston Celtics fans Madisyn Daniels and Madison Roberts wait for players to arrive prior to the game against the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports As a Celtics fan, last year I saw myself reminiscing on better times.

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