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Rajon Rondo took the train to the Celtics' home opener, and the…

Rajon Rondo took the train to the Celtics' home opener, and then destroyed the Nets (Photo)

I lived in Boston for just under five years. While I miss a great many things about it — the friends I made and left behind there, the heartwarming squalor of the Allston neighborhood where we lived, a stroll through the Common on a sunny spring day, th…
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  • Rajon Rondo took the train to the Celtics' home opener, and the…

    Rajon Rondo took the train to the Celtics' home opener, and then destroyed the Nets (Photo)

    yahoo.com 23 hours ago
    I lived in Boston for just under five years. While I miss a great many things about it — the friends I made and left behind there, the heartwarming squalor of the Allston neighborhood where we lived, a stroll through the Common on a sunny spring day, th…
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  • Celtics exercise contract options on 3 players

    Celtics exercise contract options on 3 players

    nba.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    The Boston Celtics have exercised contract options on forwards Kelly Olynyk, Jared Sullinger and Tyler Zeller.
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  • Nets' Lopez out for opener; Plumlee to start

    Nets' Lopez out for opener; Plumlee to start

    ESPN.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez will not play in Wednesday night's regular-season opener against the Boston Celtics because of a right mid-foot sprain.
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  • Celtics waive six, finalize opening roster

    Celtics waive six, finalize opening roster

    nba.com Oct 27 (4 days ago)
    The Boston Celtics have waived six players to prepare for Wednesday's opener.
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  • Celtics Waive Undrafted Rookie Jarell Eddie

    Celtics Waive Undrafted Rookie Jarell Eddie

    boston.com Oct 26 (5 days ago)
    The Celtics have waived undrafted rookie Jarell Eddie, according to a report.
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  • Wyc Grousbeck: Celtics Received Two Serious Offers to Buy Team …

    Wyc Grousbeck: Celtics Received Two Serious Offers to Buy Team in Recent Weeks

    boston.com Oct 26 (5 days ago)
    Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck told the Boston Globe he continues to receive serious offers from potential buyers of the team, but his ownership group has no interest in selling.
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  • James Young Does Carlton Dance at Celtics Shamrock Gala

    James Young Does Carlton Dance at Celtics Shamrock Gala

    boston.com Oct 24 (7 days ago)
    Rookie James Young showed off for the crowd with some impressive dance moves at the Celtics Shamrock Gala.
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  • Rajon Rondo Cleared For First Full-Contact Practice Since Hand …

    Rajon Rondo Cleared For First Full-Contact Practice Since Hand Surgery

    boston.com Oct 24 (7 days ago)
    Rajon Rondo’s chances of suiting up for the Boston Celtics on opening night next Wednesday just got a bit more realistic.
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  • Celtics assistant McCarty denies larceny charge

    Celtics assistant McCarty denies larceny charge

    Boston Celtics assistant coach and former player Walter McCarty has pleaded not guilty to larceny for allegedly failing to pay $18,000 he owes for the purchase and installation of cabinets.
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  • Three Things We Learned From the Celtics' 100-86 Win Over the N…

    Three Things We Learned From the Celtics' 100-86 Win Over the Nets

    boston.com Oct 22
    The Celtics wrapped up their preseason slate on a positive note Wednesday night, handily defeating the Brooklyn Nets 100-86 in a rematch from Sunday.
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  • Paul Pierce Says Player Movement Is “A Great Thing For Our Leag…

    Paul Pierce Says Player Movement Is “A Great Thing For Our League” (Video)

    dimemag.com Oct 22
    We still haven’t grown accustomed to seeing Paul Pierce in a Washington Wizards uniform. According to the Boston Celtics’ legend and former Brooklyn Net, though, watching star players don different jerseys is something with which we’ll be forced to beco…
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  • James Young is Ready to Play Catch-Up After Hamstring Injury

    James Young is Ready to Play Catch-Up After Hamstring Injury

    boston.com Oct 21
    Celtics rookie James Young has recovered from a hamstring injury that sidelined him over the last couple weeks. Now, he's looking to make an impact on a crowded roster.
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  • Celtics Will Waive Four Players in First Round of Cuts

    Celtics Will Waive Four Players in First Round of Cuts

    boston.com Oct 21
    The Celtics took the first step in trimming down their training camp roster on Tuesday, announcing Erik Murphy, Rodney McGruder, Christian Watford, and Tim Frazier will be waived.
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  • Report: Rajon Rondo Could Play In Celtics Regular Season Opener

    Report: Rajon Rondo Could Play In Celtics Regular Season Opener

    It seems like yesterday that the internet was abuzz with unsubstantiated rumors that Rajon Rondo broke his hand while at a trampoline park. But that was over three weeks ago, and the Boston Celtics star apparently has a chance to play in his team’s seas…
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  • Video - Rondo Strong In Celts' Win 00:56

    Rondo Strong In Celts' Win

    Oct 29
    Rajon Rondo had 13 points and 12 assists and seven other Celtics players scored in double figures as Boston beat Brooklyn 121-105.
  • Video - Rajon Rondo Sleeping On Status 02:17

    Rajon Rondo Sleeping On Status

    Oct 28
    ESPNBoston.com reporter Chris Forsberg discusses Rajon Rondo's status for the Celtics' season opener.
  • Video - Celtics Top Nets In Shortened Game 00:50

    Celtics Top Nets In Shortened Game

    Oct 19
    Playing in an experimental 44-minute preseason game, the Celtics defeated the Nets 95-90.
  • Video - Celtics Deal For Will Bynum 02:58

    Celtics Deal For Will Bynum

    Oct 17
    Chris Forsberg discusses the deal that sent center Joel Anthony from Boston to Detroit in return for guard Will Bynum.

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    Oct 31
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    Oct 30
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