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reached the World Series? QUOTE OF THE DAY: “A long time coming. Been so close many times.” – Bobcats center Al Jefferson on Wednesday’s victory over the Celtics , which he said was his first win over his original NBA team since being traded
Charlotte guards Kemba Walker and Gerald Henderson either scored or assisted on seven of those nine buckets, feeding Al Jefferson for eight early points. As a result, Stevens yanked Crawford, Bradley and Brandon Bass in favor of Phil Pressey
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
his 16th season in the NBA, averaged 2.6 points and 3.1 rebounds in 11.0 minutes per game last season. Center Al Jefferson will meet with the Bobcats on Tuesday as Charlotte will look to make him its starting center, according to Wojnarowski
he’s not a great athlete, but can space the floor and give the Jazz some frontcourt insurance should they lose Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap this summer. 15. Bucks : Shane Larkin (Miami). If Milwaukee plans on eventually moving on from
be his primary responsibility should Pierce and Garnett not return. Rondo, Tony Allen , Avery Bradley , Glen Davis , Al Jefferson , Kendrick Perkins , Leon Powe and Delonte West all developed under Doc’s guidance, and Jared Sullinger seems a
The bottom line remains that the team needs to somehow find a way to surround them with a better supporting cast. Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap may seem like pipe dreams, but Ainge put together an extraordinary offseason when he brought in
he earned from serving as the architect of the 2007-08 championship team. Ainge is the man who effectively swapped Al Jefferson , Gerald Green , Ryan Gomes , Sebastian Telfair , Theo Ratliff , Delonte West , Wally Szczerbiak and three first-round
Dr. Tony Schena joined the show to give insight into what lies ahead for Rob Gronkowski. He said a tough road is in front of the Patriots tight end.
We discuss the improbable win over the Browns and the loss of Rob Gronkowski with Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick on Patriots Monday.
Ninkovich sits in with Mut and Merloni to look back at yesterday’s comeback win against the Browns. Rob also explains the range of emotions the team experienced after Rob Gronkowski suffered a potentially season ending injury.
Eagle checks in to give Grande and Max a perspective on the Brooklyn Nets after they acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett via trade earlier this summer. He breaks down what he thinks the future holds for the Nets after completing this blockbuster deal.
Sean Grande and Cedric Maxwell take some time and look back at the history between the Celtics and the Lakers, specifically the legendary rivalry between Magic and Bird. Legendary broadcaster, Ian Eagle, checks in to give the Brooklyn perspective as KG and Paul Pierce settle into their new home. Sean and Max also reveal the behind the scenes details surrounding Max’s famous “I got the ball” moment.
In the first hour of this edition of the Celtics Summer Cooler, Grande and Max analyze the trade that sent Fab Melo out of Boston. Also in this hour, Max sets the story straight about his history with Larry Bird.
Buster joins Mut and Merloni live at the Winter Meetings in Orlando. Buster explains that the market for Stephen Drew has cooled off considerably and executives around the league believe he will return to Boston.
Hazen talks with Mut and Merloni about the on-going offseason process. Mike explains how the Red Sox dove in to free agency immediately after the team’s World Series win. He also explains how the team creates opportunities for young players that are ready to make the jump to the Major League level.
Cherington sits in with Mut and Lou to talk about the Red Sox heading into 2014. Ben breaks down the signing of Edward Mujica and what’s on the table at this year’s meetings.
Shawn Thornton joined the show and discussed the teams long layoff leading into their game tomorrow night in Montreal. He told the guys that he anticipates fighting being a part of hockey for years to come.
Lucic joins Danny Picard to talk some hockey after the team’s overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes. Danny asks Lucic about David Krejci’s game winner yesterday and hockey outsiders that are trying to change the game.
Shawn Thornton joined the show fresh off his big night at MSG and talked about his recent goal scoring prowess. Shawn said that no matter who his line mates are he is always going to be a fourth liner.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. Today the guys went over a list of the most annoying people to see on your flight.
The guys opened the show discussing the great reception Doc Rivers got last night at The Garden. They said it was not surprising and well deserved.
Boston College running back Andre Williams joined the show and discussed his record setting season. He said that he will work on his acceptance speech on the flight down to New York.
Jackie MacMullan joins the show to discuss the return of Doc Rivers to Boston and what really happened during the offseason that led to Doc's departure.
Brick joins Mut and Merloni to discuss Shawn Thornton's on ice actions last week against the Penguins and what type of suspension he may be facing.
Mut and Merloni react to Doc Rivers' emotional return to Boston and they discuss the way he left the Celtics.
We discuss the vote that abolished the collision at the plate play in MLB, and bring in Tim Kurkjian of ESPN to further explain.
We check in with Tom Caron of NESN and get his take on the winter meetings and the moves (or lack thereof) the Sox have made at the winter meetings in Orlando.
We check in with Rob Bradford live from the Winter Meetings in Orlando.
Ryder talks with WEEI.com's Chris Price about the Patriots upcoming game with the Cleveland Browns, and Stevan Ridley's status on the team.
Alex joins the show and gives his thoughts on the Jacoby Ellsbury deal, and what prospects the Red Sox have to fill the hole left in the lineup, or trade pieces to get a player who can fill the void.
John talks to Rob and gets his thoughts on the Yankees signing Jacoby Ellsbury, the Red Sox signing AJ Pierzynski, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia signing with Miami.
We answer what you ask... and by we mean Salk, Holley and special guest Jenny Dell of NESN!
Answering questions, its what we do.
Live from the Winter meetings, questions will be answered.
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Millar sits in with the guys on location in Orlando at MLB's Winter Meetings. He covers all the bases with Mut and Lou on all the Red Sox free agent possibilities and potential trades.More from this show
Buster joins Mut and Merloni live at the Winter Meetings in Orlando. Buster explains that the market for Stephen Drew has cooled off considerably and executives around the league believe he will return to Boston.More from this show
We discuss the comers and goers for the Red Sox and the rest of MLB with former GM Steve Phillips, now of MLB Radio on Sirius XM.More from this show
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