In a rematch of last season’s Eastern Conference semifinals, the revamped Celtics will try to again fine-tune their chemistry on Friday as they host the Philadelphia 76ers, a team relying on stingy defense without its marquee addition.
Spencer Hawes scored 17 points and Thaddeus Young had 15 to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 107-75 win over the Boston Celtics on Monday night.
It’s a rematch: Miami and Boston will meet in the playoffs again, this time with a spot in the NBA finals at stake.
Rajon Rondo had 18 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 85-75 in Game 7 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals.
Is the adage “As Rondo goes, the Celtics go” true? Rondo doesn’t think so, and is sure he and the Celtics will play better in Game 7 against the 76ers.
The Boston Celtics are going into Saturday night’s Game 7 against the Philadelphia 76ers a confident bunch, but they know things are not going to be easy.
The end of the Boston Celtics “New Big 3″ is coming, but it won’t be Saturday night.
The Sixers and Celtics met 12 times in the playoffs from 1953-69 and five more from 1977-85. Now they meet in a Game 7 for the sixth time on Saturday in Boston.
Gary Tanguay of Comcast SportsNet joined Felger and Massarotti in studio to talk some Boston Celtics, last nights 82-75 Game 6 loss, and Saturday nights Game 7 versus the Philadelphia 76ers.
Gresh and Zo kick off Thursday’s show talking about the Celtics Game 6 loss to the 76ers.