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04/04/2010 - 3:49pm
Ray-Ray to the rescue: C's beat Cavs

Ray Allen's 3-pointer with 46 seconds remaining electrified the crowd and the Celtics overcame blowing a 22-point third-quarter lead in a 117-113 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers Sunday afternoon at TD Garden. Allen finished with a team-high 33 points, offsetting 42 points from LeBron James as the Celtics snapped a three-game home court losing streak. James helped the Celtics by missing all nine 3-point attempts on the day, including a pull-up trey with 3.2 seconds that would have given Cleveland the lead. James also missed eight of 22 free throw attempts. The Easter Sunday game featured five technical fouls, including the third-quarter ejection of Cleveland coach Mike Brown. For more, visit the Green Street blog. 


04/04/2010 - 3:26pm
Doc happy to see DJ get his due

Celtics coach Doc Rivers, like many fans, was extremely happy on Saturday to hear word that the late Dennis Johnson was finally being inducted into the basketball hall of fame in Springfield this fall, according to a report in the Boston Globe. The official announcement is expected to come out of Indianapolis on Monday during the Final Four.

 

"In some ways, it's a little late," Rivers said. "It would have been better for this to happen when DJ was alive. It would have been great for him to give the speech. That's the only bad part of this."

 

For more, including audio from Doc Rivers, visit the Green Street blog. 

 


04/04/2010 - 1:26pm
Opening Day Live Chat
By: admin

The Red Sox and Yankees are set to open the season on Sunday night, with Josh Beckett taking on CC Sabathia, and WEEI.com will be there. Join Lou Merloni, Rob Bradford, Alex Speier, Mike Petraglia, Gary from Chapel Hill and others in the Virtual Pressbox. Weigh in on the game and your expectations for the 2010 season by clicking here.

 

 


04/04/2010 - 12:38pm
C's recall Landry from Red Claws

The Celtics recalled rookie Marcus Landry from the Maine Red Claws (NBA Development League), the team announced on Sunday. Landry has played in 13 games for the Red Claws. He averaged 11.4 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 1.6 assists. Landry has appeared in one game for the Celtics since being traded from the Knicks.


04/04/2010 - 12:07pm
Lowell: 'I don't know how this [will] play out'

Red Sox corner infielder Mike Lowell is bracing for uncertainty as he enters his first major league season as a role player off the bench. In spring training, he was satisfied both with how he handled first base and with the swing that he was able to find in the last few days of spring training. But now, he acknowledges that there will be a period of adjustment to part-time duty.

 

"It's not like when I'm called upon I'm not going to be ready," Lowell said. "I'll be ready and I'll try to do well, but I don't know how it's going to play out. We'll see."

Lowell suggested that there was nothing he could have done this spring to alter his role. While his delayed start to the spring while recovering from thumb surgery and the knee contusion he suffered didn't help, he believes that even with tremendous (and healthy) performance this spring, he could not have done anything to alter his role in 2010.

 

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