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New Jersey Nets rookie guard MarShon Brooks. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

With Williams Out For Nets, Celtics Will Get Good Look At MarShon Brooks

The Boston Celtics will not have to worry about the New Jersey Nets two best players on Wednesday night, but will have a red-hot rookie to contend with.


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Celtics Draft, Trade, End Up With Purdue’s JaJuan Johnson

The Celtics have obtained forward JaJuan Johnson of Purdue, taken by the New Jersey Nets with the 27th pick of Thursday’s NBA draft, for guard Marshon Brooks of Providence, who Boston had taken with the 25th choice.


Ray Allen drives to the basket against Brook Lopez Monday night. (credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Fall To The Nets, 88-79

Brook Lopez scored 20 points, Deron Williams added 16 and made the clinching 3-pointer, and the New Jersey Nets extended their longest winning streak in three years to five games with an 88-79 victory over the Boston Celtics on Monday night.


The Golden State Warriors have agreed to a buyout with forward Troy Murphy, who is expected to sign with the Celtics or Heat according to reports. Copyright 2010 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Warriors Buyout Murphy, Will Join Celtics or Heat

The Golden State Warriors have bought out forward Troy Murphy, who is expected to join either the Boston Celtics or Miami Heat, according to reports.


Point Guard Deron Williams was traded to the New Jersey Nets Wednesday in the NBA's second blockbuster trade of the week. Copyright 2011 NBAE (Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images)

East Gets Stonger, Nets Acquire Williams From Jazz

The New Jersey Nets have acquired All-Star point guard Deron Williams from the Utah Jazz in exchange for rookie Derrick Favors and point guard Devin Harris.


Paul Pierce drives past Quinton Ross of the New Jersey Nets on February 16, 2011 at the TD Garden. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pierce Bounces Back, Celtics Beat Nets

Celtics coach Doc Rivers never doubted that Paul Pierce would bounce back quickly after what might have been the worst game of his All-Star career.


Kevin Garnett #5 of the Boston Celtics celebrates while playing against the New Jersey Nets during a game on December 5, 2010 at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Copyright 2010 NBAE  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Robinson Sparks Celtics To 100-75 Rout Of Nets

Nate Robinson scored 21 points starting in place of an injured Rajon Rondo and led the Boston Celtics to their seventh straight win, 100-75 over the New Jersey Nets.


Shaq dunks against the Nets. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Shaq Leads Celtics In Win Over Nets

Shaquille O’Neal scored a season-high 25 points, even hitting four straight free throws in the fourth quarter as the Boston Celtics came back to beat the New Jersey Nets 89-83 on Wednesday night.


Paul Pierce #34 of the Boston Celtics moves the ball while taking on the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Seven of the 2010 NBA Finals at Staples Center on June 17, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo Talk Boston Celtics

With the Boston Celtics pre-season over Gresh & Zo discuss where the Celtics slot in with the rest of the Eastern Conference.

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T&R Podcast: 9/22 Hour 1

On this hour of Toucher & Rich, looks like our boy Scal is heading to Chicago, Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is a bad person and the Male Bag.