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The Celtics look young, gritty and hungry. The Bruins look old, tired and worn out. Dale, Michael and Jerry look at the expectations for both teams coming in to this season, and how fans are looking at them at this point in time.
Michael and Jerry talk about the Celts win last night, and a great play drawn up by Brad Stevens for the win.
Garnett and Ray Allen . While that group won only 24 games, Pierce, Rondo, Tony Allen , Kendrick Perkins , Gerald Green , Al Jefferson , Delonte West & Co. were worth the price of admission, especially at $10 a balcony ticket, and
earned Kevin Garnett’s trust and chastised Ray Allen, all the while serving as a father figure to everyone from Al Jefferson to Jason Collins. Hell, he even threw a cupcake party . So, when Rivers signed a five-year, $35 million contract, he seemed
he had NO talent other than Paul Pierce and a rookie Al Jefferson . In the NBA, teams with talent win -- period, the end ..... discussion, and Doc would be getting praised. -- Umm ... Al Jefferson has been an All-Star-caliber player since he left
a top draft pick in 2007, but Rivers was not successful in developing young talent in many instances. Players like Al Jefferson , Gerald Green , Sebastian Telfair and Glen Davis fell short of their potential in Boston and ended up experiencing varying
Andrew Bynum or Dwight Howard , but those two are few and far between. The league is filled with quasi-centers like Al Jefferson , whom Garnett tangled with in the Celtics ’ 94-82 win over the Jazz on Wednesday. Jefferson shot 1-for-8 in
playing Jerebko at center and Crowder at the power forward down the stretch. The pair did an excellent job of containing Al Jefferson and Cody Zeller while limiting the Hornets’ points in the paint. Offensively, Jerebko and Crowder complemented
Part of the problem for Charlotte has been injuries, as they were without both Lance Stephenson and former Celtic Al Jefferson for this contest. Jefferson played a huge role in the Hornets’ 96-87 victory over the C’s on Dec. 10 in Charlotte
6-15). Meanwhile, the C’s had no answer for Al Jefferson (23 points, 14 rebounds) in the middle, losing ..... improved to 6-0 against his older bro. It was old friend Al Jefferson , though, who Tyler couldn’t contain. Big Al had
Everything turned OK when Danny Ainge convinced Minnesota’s GM and good friend Kevin McHale to trade him Kevin Garnett for Al Jefferson before drafting Jeff Green at No. 5 and then swung a deal that netted Ray Allen . Oden was eventually chosen No. 1 overall by Portland
year of eligibility since 2005, when he drafted a high school kid for a third consecutive season ( Kendrick Perkins , Al Jefferson and Gerald Green ). Of course, most one-and-done talents are taken with the first 14 picks, and technically the