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LOS ANGELES -- The Celtics took Friday off while trekking from snow-tinged Denver to rain-soaked Los Angeles for Saturday night's tilt with the Clipper.
DENVER -- The Boston Celtics suffered an 89-75 defeated at the hands of the Denver Nuggets, but the real loss happened hours before the game even tipped off:--FORSBERG: EMOTIONAL C'S COPE WITH LOSS OF PERKINS--Just hours after Boston completed three deals as part of a roster overhaul, the most noteworthy of which sent starting center Kendrick Perkins to Oklahoma City in an NBA trade deadline shocker, the Celtics' locker room ran the gamut of grief.
The Boston Celtics reconvened in Oakland on Monday and will resume quest for Banner 18 Tuesday night against the Golden State Warriors as the Green open the second half of the season on another four-game west coast road trip.
The Boston Celtics squeezed in a second straight practice Tuesday while prepping for Wednesday's pre-All-Star finale against the New Jersey Nets. Here's a look at the day's top news:--NOT DONE YET, C'S MUST KEEP FOCUS ON NETS--The way Doc Rivers describes the final game before the All-Star break, you get a mental picture of a Boston Celtics' locker room that resembles the chaotic opening scene in "Home Alone.
The Boston Celtics took Friday off coming off a loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. They'll get back to work Saturday in preparation for Sunday's showdown with the Miami Heat.
The Celtics and Lakers meet again for the second time in 11 days on Thursday, but it might be Ray Allen's pursuit of an NBA 3-point milestone that provides the most entertainment in this rivalry rematch.
The banged-up Boston Celtics enjoyed a day off Tuesday and will get back to work Wednesday afternoon in preparation for Thursday's showdown with the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Boston Celtics practiced Thursday afternoon in preparation for Friday's game against the Dallas Mavericks, but the story of the day was four players being chosen as Eastern Conference reserves for the 60th annual All-Star Game:--RAY OF SUNSHINE: ALLEN JOINS THE ALL-STARS--This time around, for the first time in five years, Ray Allen won't have to wait by the phone.
After staying an extra night in Sacramento due to the weather woes back home, the Boston Celtics flew back to town Wednesday, putting a successful four-game road trip behind them and bracing for a stretch that will feature a visit from four of the top teams in the NBA over the next two weeks.
After Sunday's triumph over the rival Lakers, the Celtics took Monday off while flying to Sacramento for Tuesday night's road trip finale against the Kings.
LOS ANGELES -- For the first time since Game 7 of the NBA Finals, the Celtics and Lakers clash Sunday afternoon (3:30 p.m., ABC) at the Staples Center.
Boston spent much of its offday Wednesday making the long trek to Portland, where the Celtics visit the Trail Blazers Thursday night in the front end of a back-to-back, kicking off an arduous four-games-in-six-nights road trip.
A shorthanded Celtics squad got back on the practice court Monday afternoon. Even with only 10 players available, the team got in a quality session in advance of Tuesday's visit from the Cleveland Cavaliers.
With two days off before Tuesday's visit from the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Boston Celtics took Sunday off. They'll get back to work with practice Monday afternoon in Waltham, but here's a glance at ESPNBoston.