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Jessica comes to WEEI.com after covering the Celtics and the NBA as a senior reporter for Hoopsworld. She is a member of the Professional Basketball Writers Association and is fluent in Spanish. Jessica entered the Boston sports scene in 2005 with the Red Sox Spanish Beisbol Network radio broadcast and currently talks Sox for Diehard magazine.

 
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Jessica Camerato
05/19/2009 - 10:23am
The 2008-09 Boston Celtics season was identified by one number, 18, signifying the quest for the team’s next championship. While that figure was never attained, there were other landmark numbers this season. 1: Home games lost in Game 7
Jessica Camerato
05/18/2009 - 12:45am
For the Celtics, there was something special in the air during Game 7 of last year’s semifinal clash with the Cavaliers.
Jessica Camerato
05/17/2009 - 2:12pm
The Celtics have been through this too many times to feel overwhelmed. Game 7s have become second nature to this team, just four more quarters of basketball before they can advance to the next round.
Jessica Camerato
05/15/2009 - 12:54am
Something happens to Kendrick Perkins during the playoffs.
Jessica Camerato
05/13/2009 - 10:39pm
This week, Leon Powe was honored with the NBA’s Community Assist Award for April. Powe’s dedication, though, goes beyond just one month.
Jessica Camerato
05/13/2009 - 10:02pm
It may be a different sport, but the Red Sox know this situation very well.
Jessica Camerato
05/13/2009 - 1:40am
Let me dominate. That was Dwight Howard's message to head coach Stan Van Gundy following the Orlando Magic's Game 5 loss to the Boston Celtics.
Jessica Camerato
05/11/2009 - 4:21am
Nearly seven minutes without a field goal. Ten percent three-point shooting. Twenty-eight personal fouls. Nine missed free throws.
Jessica Camerato
05/09/2009 - 12:22am
Last season the Celtics biggest challenge was winning on the road. This season it's more complicated. The Celtics biggest challenge isn't just winning away from the Garden -- it's winning consistently.
Jessica Camerato
05/07/2009 - 12:53am
There are teams that would crumble without their star player. Their offense would collapse and the defensive pressure would diminish. But losing two marquee players? The game would be over before it even began.
Jessica Camerato
05/05/2009 - 1:36am
Is it possible that the Orlando Magic have too much of a good thing?  
Jessica Camerato
05/03/2009 - 1:44am
Only hours earlier, Joakim Noah lashed out against Kevin Garnett.
Jessica Camerato
05/01/2009 - 1:02am
Another half an inch and his performance would have been heroic. Unfortunately for Ray Allen, his efforts were outweighed by a one-point triple-overtime loss.   “Those inches,” he said, “just took that bucket away.”  
Jessica Camerato
04/29/2009 - 12:32am
Put more time on the clock. The Celtics could do this all night.
Jessica Camerato
04/26/2009 - 10:31pm
Don't blame it on Paul Pierce's missed three-pointer.   Don't put it all on Glen Davis' offensive struggles.  
Jessica Camerato
04/24/2009 - 12:37am
On the night that Derrick Rose received his Rookie of the Year award, the Boston Celtics reminded the Chicago Bulls just how young they are.
Jessica Camerato
04/22/2009 - 1:16pm
Derrick Rose is proving the Chicago Bulls can turn to him for just about anything on the court.
Jessica Camerato
04/20/2009 - 11:37pm
For nearly ten years it has been Ray Allen versus Rip Hamilton. The two University of Connecticut standouts have gone hard at one another, so hard in fact that Allen wears a sleeve to protect his arm from Hamilton's swipes.
Jessica Camerato
04/18/2009 - 12:00am
The Chicago Bulls game plan was clear. The Boston Celtics had the NBA title, the better record, and the homecourt court advantage, but the Bulls knew the edge they had.   
Jessica Camerato
04/17/2009 - 12:00am
Comcast SportsNet broadcasters Mike Gorman and Tommy Heinsohn talked to WEEI.com about the Boston Celtics first-round match up with the Chicago Bulls.
Jessica Camerato
04/15/2009 - 11:36am
For the first time in five years, Stephon Marbury's schedule is booked through April. Vacations have to be put on hold and summer plans are up in the air. But he doesn't mind. “Any time you get an opportunity to play in the playoffs it's always a great feeling,” Marbury said. “You've extended after the regular season.”
Jessica Camerato
04/05/2009 - 7:04am
There was no time for a break. Less than 24 hours after hitting a game-winning three in double overtime against the Charlotte Bobcats, Ray Allen was back in the gym. Early.
Jessica Camerato
03/23/2009 - 9:59pm
Here’s what we know so far: Celtics head coach Doc Rivers has conceded homecourt advantage to Cleveland. “We’re not going to catch Cleveland,” he said last week.
Jessica Camerato
03/02/2009 - 6:00pm
Rajon Rondo was 10 years old when Stephon Marbury made his NBA debut. He was 14 when Marbury earned his first All-Star selection. He was a senior in high school when Marbury led the league in assists.
Jessica Camerato
02/27/2009 - 9:52pm
There are different motivations for making trades before the deadline. Some teams make additions to create playoff contenders. Others try to cut salary as they look ahead to the free agent market.


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Mike Reiss with Dale, Hol…

Mike Reiss with Dale, Holley and Thornton

Dale, Michael and Jerry dig into the details of this draft for the Patriots with ESPN's Mike Reiss.

NFL SUNDAY with Mike Giardi and Chris Price -- Roger Goodell is maddening! -- 5-1-16

Giardi and Price discuss the Tom Brady appeal getting overturned and Roger Goodell's victory tour. The guys can't believe the victory lap and some of his behavior. The more you listen to him, the more frustrating his behavior becomes.

NFL SUNDAY with Mike Giardi and Chris Price -- A look at the AFC East post NFL Draft -- 5-1-16

Giardi and Price break down how the teams in the AFC East altered their futures after the NFL Draft weekend.

WEEI Celtics Podcast - NB…

WEEI Celtics Podcast - NBA.com's Ian Thomsen on Spurs-Thunder Ending, Danny Ainge's next move for Celtics 5/3

Ian Thomsen of NBA.com joined Sam Packard and Jared Weiss to discuss the next moves for Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics with the NBA Draft Lottery rapidly approaching. They discussed the crazy ending to Game 2 of Thunder vs Spurs and picked the player they would build their pretend new franchise around.

Game 6 and Hawks Series Breakdown plus offseason preview with Kevin O'Connor of CelticsBlog

Kevin O'Connor of CelticsBlog joined Sam Packard and Jared Weiss for a breakdown of what went wrong in the Celtics series against the Hawks. they then played Celtics free agent tinder and looked ahead to the big moves in store for the offseason.

WEEI Celtics Podcast - Game 6 preview/Game 5 breakdown with ESPN's Chris Forsberg - 4/28/16

It wouldn't be a Celtics v Hawks Game 6 preview/Game 5 breakdown without ESPN's Celtics Whisperer Chris Forsberg joining Sam Packard and Jared Weiss for some WEEI Studio magic. They discuss the Hawks' transition dominance on their mega runs and the bizarre night for Isaiah Thomas. Of course they also answered your #WEEICeltics Tweet Bag questions!

Xander Bogaerts Player of…

Xander Bogaerts Player of the Game Interview

Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts after the Red Sox beat the White Sox behind a solid outing from Clay buchholz

5-01-16 Christian Vazquez Player Of The Game Interview

Joe Castiglione and Tim Neverett talked to the Sox catcher, whose two-run homer off of Dellin Betances gave the Sox the lead for good over the Yankees.

Rick Porcello Player of the Game Interview

Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello, after he pitched 7 shutout innings against the Yankees Saturday night.

SUNDAY SKATE with DJ Bean…

SUNDAY SKATE with DJ Bean and Pete Blackburn -- A look toward the future for the Bruins -- 4-17-16

DJ and Pete continue to assess the season that was for the Bruins and look toward the future for the franchise and how they can improve.

SUNDAY SKATE with WEEI's DJ Bean and Uproxx's Pete Blackburn -- They got what they wanted...Claude Julien is staying in Boston -- 4-17-16

DJ and Pete are together for the final Sunday Skate of the season. They get into their overall thoughts on the season, the Bruins keeping Claude Julien on as head coach and the end-of-season press conferences last week. They discuss the rebuild process, what the Bruins need and how they can obtain it. Plenty of callers have their own theories and opinions on all of these topics as well.

Butch Stearns with DJ Bean and Pete Blackburn -- The season is officially over for the Bruins; where do we go from here? -- 4-10-16

Butch is joined by two-thirds of the Sunday Skate show in DJ and Pete. The guys discuss the problems with Bruins including leadership and grit, who should stay and who should go and if Claude is to blame.

Kirk is accepting the fac…

Kirk is accepting the fact that he will own a dog soon, 5-5-16

The show goes completely off the rails in the final hour as Gerry tells stories of dogs that were killed when he was a child, and Kirk says he's probably going to own a dog very soon.

Lucy hears the boos and responds to criticism, 5-5-16

Producer candidate, Lucy, defends herself regarding attacks on her abilities to do the job, from Paul and Ken.

Donald Trump cheats at golf, 5-5-16

Oscar de la Hoya says that Donald Trump is a notorious cheater on the links.

"No Contact" for Johnny F…

"No Contact" for Johnny Football, 5-5-16

Johnny Manziel had his arraignment today, and a Texas Judge has ordered that he cannot contact his former Girlfriend; the guys react, and talk about the obscurity on which "Johnny Football" might be teetering.

OMF discusses the Celtics' viable off-season plans, 5-5-16

Will there be a big trade? What should the C's do with their draft picks this year? Glenn, Lou, and Christian discuss Danny's options

Enough About Lou, 5-5-16

Glenn and Christian delve deep into Lou "Gossiping" on Kirk Minihane's "Enough About Me" Podcast; accompanied by select audio clips

Charles Barkley wants the…

Charles Barkley wants the Hawks to 'take out' one of the Cavaliers - response and reaction

We discuss Sir Charles' latest comments from TNT about taking out one of the Cavaliers. This leads to a full discussion about Barkley, the softness of the Hawks, how this used to always happen in the NBA and much more.

Ortiz does it again... we discuss his legacy in what is supposed to be his final season

Discussion of David Ortiz's clutch HR vs the White Sox leads us into a total discussion of David Ortiz's legacy in Boston, and whether or not he should actually retire.

Dale and Holley's Four at Four - Barkley's Dumbest Soundbites Edition 05-05-16

Inspired by him asking the Hawks to 'take out' one of the Cavaliers, we focus on four other dumb things that Charles Barkley has said in the media.

Planet Mikey Show, 5-4-16

Planet Mikey Show, 5-4-16

Mikey and Lenny talk Clay Buchholz' struggles, and visit the Ghosts of Baseball past (Well, some of them are still alive...)

The Planet Mikey Show,5/3/16

Mikey and Lenny talk Sox and Sandoval

Planet Mikey Podcast - Hour 4, 4-21-16

It’s all about the music – the crew touches on Prince, and the greatest bands of all time

Across The Board - Kentuc…

Across The Board - Kentucky Derby Preview with Mut

Mike Mutnansky handicaps the 142nd running of the the Kentucky Derby with Matt Bernier of the Daily Racing Form, award-winning author Dick Jerardi courtesy of Xpressbet.com and Daily Racing Form clocker Mike Vesce.

SoccerCast - Madrid Derby in UCL Final and Leicester City FC wins the EPL, 5-5-16

Ben, Russ & Alex talk about the UCL semi-finals, which have resulted in an Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid final. They also talk about the unbelievable story of Leicester City winning the English Premier League.

It Is What It Is Cast - Trags and Price on the return of Dante

WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price break down the return of offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia and what it means to the future of the offensive line, new safeties coach Steve Belichick and his football relationship to his dad and recap the Patriots 2016 draft and what to expect from some of the higher profile selections in their upcoming rookie season.

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Federal appellate lawyer Raffi Melkonian gives his expert analysis on 2nd Circuit court's decision, 4-25-16

Glenn, Lou, and Christian check in with Raffi Melkonian to get his insight on the 2nd Circuit court's decision and what Tom Brady's options are going forward.

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SI's Peter King - I don't think Deflategate is over yet

We check in for the national perspective on Tom Brady's reinstated suspension from MMQB/SI's Peter King

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Does Prince's drug use ch…

Does Prince's drug use change your opinion of him? 4-25-16

Dino, Gerry and Kirk look at the reports surrounding Prince and his drug use.

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Immediate reaction to the Tom Brady suspension news, 4-25-16

Glenn, Lou and Christian (and ESPN) react to the news that Tom Brady will be suspended the first 4 games of the 2016 season.

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Jessica Mendoza and the Sunday Night Baseball Broadcast 4-25-16

The guys react to the performance of the ESPN broadcast team.

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