Author Archives: Gethin

NBA Finals: Boston 103, Los Angeles 94: Ray-n out; Allen sets Finals record as Celtics win, even series

By Gethin Coolbaugh LOS ANGELES – A lot had been said about Ray Allen’s lackluster performance in the Celtic’s loss in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Apparently, Allen was listening, and he responded in a big way. Allen set … Continue reading

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Celtics Journal: Celtics walking a dangerous line heading into Sunday’s Game 2 against Lakers

By Gethin Coolbaugh It’s too early in the series for desperation games, but Sunday night’s match-up is as close as it gets to a must-win situation for the Celtics. After dropping the opening game of the 2010 NBA Finals to … Continue reading

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Coolbaugh: Same teams, same rivalry, new pieces

By Gethin Coolbaugh Make no mistake, this is still a series between the two most storied franchises in NBA history: the Celtics and Lakers. But both are completely different teams than they were when they met in the Finals back … Continue reading

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NBA Finals: Los Angeles 102, Boston 89: Pau-er Play; Lakers pull away in third quarter, draw first blood

By Gethin Coolbaugh LOS ANGELES – The statistics say that over 70% of the teams who win Game 1 of the NBA Finals go on to win the series. If that holds true, the Celtics are in trouble. Kobe Bryant … Continue reading

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Celtics Journal: The moment of truth has arrived

By Gethin Coolbaugh Somewhere, Walter Brown has a smile on his face. Brown, the Celtics original owner, went through financial hardship during his days at the helm of the team. There was a point he even had to take out … Continue reading

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Serocki: Remembering Boston’s decade of dominance

By Matt Serocki If you were a sports fan in Boston from 2000-2010, you were spoiled. Heading into a new decade, Bostonians are left wondering if the next ten years will be able to come close to the past ten. … Continue reading

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Coolbaugh: In the Finals, Celtics aren’t done yet

By Gethin Coolbaugh The reality of the situation is just starting to set in. The Boston Celtics are the Eastern Conference Champions and are headed back to the NBA Finals. Has a nice ring to it, no? But things weren’t … Continue reading

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Boston 96, Orlando 84: Robinson, Celtics eliminate Magic in Game 6; Boston headed back to NBA Finals

By Gethin Coolbaugh BOSTON – It seemed that nothing was going right for the Celtics this past week. After taking a 3-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference Finals, Boston dropped two straight and seemed to be destined for elimination. … Continue reading

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Celtics Journal: Tough times for Celtics, but don’t count them out yet; Perkins’ technical rescinded

By Gethin Coolbaugh As the old adage goes, whatever can go wrong will go wrong. The Boston Celtics know that all too well after Wednesday night’s debacle against Orlando in Game 5. Everything from technical fouls, lackluster play and devastating … Continue reading

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Orlando 113, Boston 92: Magic light up perimeter, hand Celtics disheartening defeat in Game 5

By Gethin Coolbaugh ORLANDO – If ever there was a¬†forgettable¬†game for the Boston Celtics, Wednesday night’s was it. Jameer Nelson scored a game-high 24 points, five rebounds and five assists and Dwight Howard added 21 points, 10 rebounds and five … Continue reading

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