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In hour #1 of this edition of “Celtics Summer Cooler”, Ryder and Max discuss the legacy of the new Big 3 era and specifically Paul Pierce. Max gives his take on how Pierce, KG and Rondo would fair in the old days of the NBA. The guys discuss the Summer League games and the solid play of rookie Kellie Olynyk – what can you really take from these games? They also get a call from their old pal Sean Grande who gives his take on Pierce and KG officially being gone and more.
and Knicks in his career, ranks second in career assists and career steals, only trailing Hall of Fame point guard John Stockton in both categories. The 10-time All-Star averaged 12.6 points, 8.7 assists, 6.3 rebounds and 1.93 steals
without Rondo as opposed to the actual winning. And it continues to lead me to this question: If Rondo looked like John Stockton or Mark Price and acted the way he does, would the word "punk" be used so liberally? No chance. He's not a saint
obvious out of the way -- if Rajon Rondo looked like John Stockton the perception of him around here would be drastically ..... who will probably extend the total to 38 (and pass John Stockton for second all time) on Wednesday against the Nets
transcendent performances highlighted by absurd triple doubles coupled with an assist-binge that put him in company with John Stockton . “The vets here have advised Rondo,” Garnett said. “He’s our young leader. We’ve always been advising him. Things
t even seem that unusual -- he’s handed out double-digit assists in 22 straight games, the longest run since John Stockton ’s 29 in 1992 -- but it was the circumstances that gave it added weight. Rondo was playing without Ray Allen
position but still playing at an All-Star (or All-Pro) kind of level. The best I could come up with was 1989, with John Stockton (led the league in assists and steals), Magic Johnson (league MVP) and Isiah Thomas ( NBA finals MVP). Back
Wednesday’s game, Kevin Garnett moved into sixth place on the NBA’s all-time minutes played list, moving ahead of John Stockton , who had 47,764 minutes played in his hall of fame career. The only players ahead of Garnett are Kareem Abdul
wouldn’t be any other yesteryear, so I’m flattered more than honored.” By early April, Garnett will pass John Stockton and Wilt Chamberlain for fifth in career minutes and jump Moses Malone for 10th in career games. Meanwhile, Pierce
50 but right now, it’s a record and records are meant to be broken,” he said. “I was second, tied with John Stockton , so that’s a great accomplishment but nevertheless, it’s about wins and losses.” NOTES: Leandro Barbosa
or 50 but right now, it's a record and records are meant to be broken," he said. "I was second, tied with John Stockton , so that's a great accomplishment but nevertheless, it's about wins and losses." For more, including video
because they continued fight into the stands.” Just like his legendary 37-game double-digit assist streak of John Stockton proportions, Rondo’s maturation process came to a screeching halt against the Nets. With it, probably, goes his Most Valuable Player
We check in for our weekly update from Bill Belichick and get his take on the Pats win over the Texans on the road, the benching of Stevan Ridley, and Antonio Smith's thinly veiled Spygate comments after the Texans lost.
Patriots’ defensive end, Rob Ninkovich, joins Mut and Merloni on a Patriots Monday after the team’s victory in Houston. Rob addresses the postgame comments of Texans’ defensive lineman Antonio Smith and the defense struggling against the run.
Tom Brady joined the show fresh off the teams 9th win of the season in Houston. He dismissed Antonio Smith's spying allegations and told the guys he has already moved on.
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.
Rob Bradford and Alex Speier talk with Jon Lester about contract negotiations, losing a teammate like Jacoby Ellsbury, the World Series run, and looking ahead to 2014.
Rob Bradford and Alex Speier are back witht he Hot Stove Show. They talk about Jacoby Ellsbury signing with the New York Yankees, the Red Sox signings of AJ Pierzynski and Edward Mujica, and wrap it up with Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester, who talks about the World Series run, losing a teammate like Ellsbury and looking towards 2014.
The Red Sox new catcher, A.J. Pierzynski, joined the show to discuss his reputation as the most hated man in baseball. He also said that he turned down multi-year deals to come and win in Boston.
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.
Kirk Minihane answered any and all questions from the listeners and John and Gerry.
The New York Post's Joel Sherman joined the show with his thoughts on jacoby Ellsbury's signing with the Yankees. He said that if it were up to him he would have given the money to Robinson Cano over Ellsbury.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. They discussed how Ron Burgundy has officially jumped the shark and played sound of him on Dan Patrick.
Peter King joins Mut and Merloni to go across the NFL and address the latest news. He discusses Kubiak's firing, Tomlin's fine, and Dennard's possible suspension.
Brick makes his weekly appearance on Mut and Merloni and discusses the Bruins loss to Montreal and the hit on Johnny Boychuck.
Michael Fabiano, fantasy expert and Yankees fan, gives his opinion on the Cano signing, discusses Julian Edelman's rising fantasy value, and actually suggests starting Ryan Fitzpatrick
We check in with Herm Edwards on the Pats, Stevan Ridley, and a great many things around the NFL.
We stir up a pot of crap when we debate the world cup and the popularity of soccer... pro callers, con-callers, plus Jack Edwards!
We tackle four topics at 4PM.
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.
The Red Sox new catcher, A.J. Pierzynski, joined the show to discuss his reputation as the most hated man in baseball. He also said that he turned down multi-year deals to come and win in Boston.More from this show
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. Today the guys discussed the first ever dog custody battle in New York City.More from this show
Kirk Minihane answered any and all questions from the listeners and John and Gerry.More from this show