THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
On basketball

Reaching into (traveling) bag of tricks

Celtics center Kendrick Perkins is determined to pull this rebound away from the Nuggets’ Nene in the first quarter. Celtics center Kendrick Perkins is determined to pull this rebound away from the Nuggets’ Nene in the first quarter. (David Zalubowski/Associated Press)
By Gary Washburn
February 22, 2010

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

DENVER - Most NBA teams would be satisfied with a 3-1 road trip on the other coast. The Celtics used to be one of those teams, but they aren’t anymore. They returned home late last night pleased but not satisfied. Truly elite teams are bitter about nationally televised losses and 20-point deficits. (Full article: 897 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass

Celtics Video

Follow our twitter accounts