The Celtics start their regular season with a nationally televised game in Cleveland tomorrow night against LeBron James, Shaq, and the rest of the Cavaliers.
Paul Flannery wonders if this is the end of the line for the big three. Bill Doyle says that this might be the last hurrah for the 30-something Celtics. Dan Duggan has one of those 30-somethings, Ray Allen, saying that he is in the best shape of his life coming into the season.
Bill Doyle has Bob Cousy saying that Rajon Rondo is the most important piece of the puzzle for the Celtics. Julian Benbow has rookie point guard Lester Hudson hoping that he can contribute to the Celtics’ title hopes. Jim Fenton has Eddie House finding a home with the Celtics.
Steve Bulpett has a look at Rasheed Wallace, who he says is a perfect fit for the Celtics. Bill Simmons though, is not a fan of the signing, and is not looking forward to watching Wallace and all he brings each night.
Murphy’ notebook has Ray Allen back at practice after getting stitches following and errant Kendrick Perkins elbow. Chris Forsberg reports that the Celtics have decided to do away with the morning shootarounds on game days.
Mark Blaudschun says that BC’s loss to Notre Dame on Saturday wasn’t as bad as it might’ve seemed at first. Steve Conroy has BC coach Frank Spaziani not wishing to hear any of that talk. Blaudschun says that we still don’t know who the best team in the country is.
Peter Abraham has Johnny Damon looking for a new contract in 2010.