Entries Tagged as 'Boston Celtics'

How the Celtics have slowed down the Lakers

June 12th, 2010 · 4 Comments

The Phoenix Suns clearly struggled to contain The Black Mamba and the Lakers in the Western Conference Finals, but through four games of the NBA Finals the Boston Celtics have proven that the defending champs are far from unbeatable. Against the Suns, the Lakers exhausted Phoenix’s 2-3 zone after a few sub-par games and Alvin […]

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Tags: Boston Celtics · Defense · Los Angeles Lakers · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Playoffs

Suns 116, Celtics 98 — No stars, no letdown

December 30th, 2009 · 8 Comments

PHOENIX — A couple months down the line when we look back on the Dec. 30 game on Phoenix’s schedule, “Suns 116, Celtics 98” will look much better than it was in real life. The game notes say the Suns joined last year’s world champion Lakers as the only teams to sweep a season series […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Boston Celtics · Channing Frye · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap

Garnett out tonight vs. Suns, Rondo to play

December 30th, 2009 · No Comments

PHOENIX — Kevin Garnett will miss tonight’s game with a sore right knee. He is not with the team, and Rasheed Wallace will start in his place. However, Rajon Rondo will play despite a sore left hamstring. But don’t expect the Suns to adjust their game plan just because two-thirds of the Big Three will […]

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Preview: Celtics (23-7) at Suns (20-12)

December 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Suns 116, Celtics 98 PHOENIX — It’s amazing how different this Phoenix Suns team is when it plays with energy. At their most energetic Monday against the Lakers, the Suns looked like world beaters. On the flip side, when they don’t have that pop their defense is less than ordinary, their rebounding is atrocious and […]

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Tags: Boston Celtics · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview · Robin Lopez

Slowing down Rondo is the key versus the C’s

December 29th, 2009 · 5 Comments

There are two equally important game initiatives the Suns must accomplish on Wednesday in order to have a good chance of beating the Eastern Conference-leading Boston Celtics. For starters, the Suns’ guards MUST slow down Rajon Rondo in the open court. Rondo has become an elite point guard in this league and is especially skilled at […]

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Tags: Boston Celtics · Phoenix Suns

Suns 110, Celtics 103 — Suns stun Celtics

November 6th, 2009 · 13 Comments

“We’re trying to shock the world right now.” Those were the words of Jason Richardson courtside at TD Garden in Boston Friday night. That was after the game. And the 48 minutes before did just what he wanted. Taking on the Boston Celtics and their league best 6-0 record, the Suns shocked the world with […]

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Tags: Boston Celtics · Jason Richardson · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap