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The New Look Boston Celtics are Surging

Isaiah Thomas #4 of the Boston Celtics handles the ball against the Golden State Warriors during the game on March 1, 2015 at the TD Garden. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) It wasn’t long ago that the Boston Celtics stumbled out of the gates to a 4-11 start in 2014. It appeared the team was trending toward another bid at the NBA Draft Lottery, showing no signs of life or...
Via The Sports Journal
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Your Morning Dump… Where “the f*%&$#’ jungle was rockin’ last night”

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Isaiah Thomas stood near midcourt pumping his fist and imploring the crowd to get louder. The Boston Celtics had just unleashed a 3-point barrage to open an improbable 26-point, first-half lead against the Golden...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump…Where we get a glimpse into Isaiah’s youth

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. It all began in James Thomas’ Tacoma garage. This longtime inspector in Boeing’s commercial jet division had a chin-up bar, and often found his young but-not-growing son hanging and swinging by the strength...
Via Red's Army
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA admits wrong by rescinding second Isaiah Thomas technical from recent Lakers game

Hours before the Boston Celtics took the court against the Los Angeles Lakers last Sunday, I found myself watching a few episodes of a show called Forensic Files. One of the show's featured stories was of a man who was wrongly sent to prison for six years under suspicion of having murdered his wife. He was happy to have eventually been released once his name was cleared, but there...
Via Celtics Life
5 days ago  |  Discuss

In Isaiah Thomas, Celtics Finally Have Found Much-Needed Closer

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The final possession of Celtics games earlier this season were a study in sloppiness. Blown plays, subpar looks, questionable ball-handling and one ever-present question: Who would take the last shot? Ever since Paul Pierce packed his bags and headed to Brooklyn two summers ago, the Celtics had no real answer to that one...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns GM: We got rid of the selfish players

The Phoenix Suns last week traded away two key players in Goran Dragic and Isaiah Thomas, and the team’s GM says the deals helped get rid of selfish players. Suns GM Ryan McDonough spoke with fan blog “Bright Side of the Sun” Friday and talked about some of the team’s moves. McDonough was asked about...Read More
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas finishes off old team in style

Isaiah Thomas is the darling of Celtics fans today, after he single handedly put away his former team last night in Phoenix. Thomas finished off a 21 point performance with a four-point play and a nasty off hand, twisting layup. Definitely a breath of fresh air in what’s been a mostly dismal season. Check out video below of Thomas’ performance, as well as a condensed version...
Via Red's Army
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Initial Thoughts on Isaiah Thomas, and his effect on the roster

We're two games into the Isaiah Thomas era. I thought it'd make sense to reach out to Eric Blaisdell, whose been hoping the Celtics land Thomas for a while, to get his initial impressions. Below is our email exchangeMatt RichissinEric, I know Isaiah Thomas was really a guy you were hoping the Celtics would land for a while now. What are your initial impressions 2 games inEric BlaisdellI...
Via Celtics Life
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Isaiah Thomas’ debut ended abruptly and without warning

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Thomas scored 21 points on 6-of-13 shooting with five rebounds, three assists and two steals over 25 minutes in his Boston debut Sunday against — who else? — the Lakers. Thomas’ night ended early, however...
Via Red's Army
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas apologized to teammates for ejection

Isaiah Thomas’ impressive Boston Celtics debut didn’t have the ending the newly acquired point guard was hoping for. Thomas scored 21 points in 25 minutes in Sunday’s 118-111 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Lakers but was ejected with five minutes to play in regulation after arguing a call with referee Tony Brothers.   This embed is invalid   " /> Thomas...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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