The student news site of Nashoba Regional High School

Chieftain Press

Celtics Update

Mar+1%2C+2015%3B+Boston%2C+MA%2C+USA%3B+Boston+Celtics+guard+Isaiah+Thomas+%284%29+controls+the+ball+while+being+defended+by+Golden+State+Warriors+guard+Stephen+Curry+%2830%29+during+the+first+half+at+TD+Garden.+Mandatory+Credit%3A+Bob+DeChiara-USA+TODAY+Sports
Mar 1, 2015; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) controls the ball while being defended by Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during the first half at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 1, 2015; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) controls the ball while being defended by Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during the first half at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Bob DeChiara

Bob DeChiara

Mar 1, 2015; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) controls the ball while being defended by Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during the first half at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Sam Mitchell, Editor

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






At a record of 42 – 25, the Boston Celtics are close behind Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the fight for the top seed in the Eastern Conference. While the Celtics have struggled throughout the season with injuries and consistency, they are poised for a deep playoff run if they can solve their problems with consistency and ball control.

The Celtics recently finished travelling on a four-game road trip in the West. Last week, they suffered tough, late losses to the Phoenix Suns and the Los Angeles Clippers. On Sunday, March 5th, the Celtics lost on a buzzer-beater 3-pointer to the Suns with a score of 106 – 109. However, they turned things around with a stunning road win over the Golden State Warriors, before dropping the final game of their western trip to the Denver Nuggets.

The Celtics came home and won a stunner against the Chicago Bulls in a 20-point blowout. They now will face off against the Minnesota Timberwolves at 7:30pm tonight. The Celtics have all the necessary pieces for success, with star point guard Isaiah Thomas producing at a career high, averaging almost 30 points a game and shooting over 38% from behind the 3-point arc. Towering at 5’ 9”, he has created a reputation for himself in the NBA as a clutch, albeit small, floor general. Known by his fans as “Mr. Fourth Quarter” because of his incredible late-game production. Role players Avery Bradley and Jae Crowder have also contributed to the Celtics success.

While the Celtics organization received some criticism after refusing to sign a star player to supplement Thomas, they have found significant success with their current roster. It remains to be seen whether it will be enough to win the NBA Finals. Go Celtics!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Celtics Update

    Sports

    Gronk Gets Suspended For Cheap Shot

  • Celtics Update

    National

    Russia Banned From 2018 Olympics

  • Celtics Update

    Sports

    Injury Strikes Again for the New England Patriots

  • Celtics Update

    Sports

    College Football Coaching Carousel: Tennessee Volunteers

  • Celtics Update

    Campus

    Nashoba Fights Hard at State Championship Football Game

  • Celtics Update

    Sports

    Players or Profits? Thursday Night Football and the NFL

  • Celtics Update

    Sports

    Nashoba Football Beats Clinton Again

  • Celtics Update

    Campus

    Cheer Team Heading to States

  • Celtics Update

    Sports

    Red Sox Hire New Manager

  • Celtics Update

    Campus

    The Football Team Heads Back to Gillette!

The student news site of Nashoba Regional High School
Celtics Update