Monthly Archives: February 2013

Three’s A Charm

So while everyone else was digging out of Winter Storm Nemo, I was sent to the Garden to cover the Celtics as they hosted the Denver Nuggets.

Triple Overtime. Celtics win. ‘Nuff said.

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) -- Celtics forward Jeff Green celebrates after scoring against the Nuggets in the second half of the Celtics' 118-114 triple overtime win at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. Herald Photo by KELVIN MA. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) — Celtics forward Jeff Green celebrates after scoring against the Nuggets in the second half of the Celtics' 118-114 triple overtime win at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) -- Celtics forward Kevin Garnett and Nuggets center Kosta Koufos fight for a rebound in the first quarter of their NBA basketball game at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. Herald Photo by KELVIN MA. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) — Celtics forward Kevin Garnett and Nuggets center Kosta Koufos fight for a rebound in the first quarter of their NBA basketball game at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013.

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) -- Celtics forward Chris Wilcox goes up for a layup between Nuggets center Kosta Koufos, left, and Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried in the first quarter of their NBA basketball game at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. Herald Photo by KELVIN MA. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) — Celtics forward Chris Wilcox goes up for a layup between Nuggets center Kosta Koufos, left, and Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried in the first quarter of their NBA basketball game at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. Herald Photo by KELVIN MA. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) -- Celtics forward Brandon Bass tries to block a shot from Nuggets forward Andre Iguodala in the first quarter of their NBA basketball game at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. Herald Photo by KELVIN MA. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) — Celtics forward Brandon Bass tries to block a shot from Nuggets forward Andre Iguodala in the first quarter of their NBA basketball game at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) -- Celtics forward Kevin Garnett screams after a score against the Nuggets in the second quarter of their NBA basketball game at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. Herald Photo by KELVIN MA. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) — Celtics forward Kevin Garnett screams after a score against the Nuggets in the second quarter of their NBA basketball game at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013.

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) -- Celtics guard Jason Terry rallies Celtics fans after scoring a 3-pointer in the first quarter of their NBA basketball game at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. Herald Photo by KELVIN MA. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) — Celtics guard Jason Terry rallies Celtics fans after scoring a 3-pointer in the first quarter of their NBA basketball game at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013.(Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) -- Nuggets center JaVale McGee block a shot from Celtics guard Avery Bradley in the second half of the Celtics' 118-114 triple overtime win at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. Herald Photo by KELVIN MA. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) — Nuggets center JaVale McGee block a shot from Celtics guard Avery Bradley in the second half of the Celtics' 118-114 triple overtime win at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013.(Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) -- Celtics forward Paul Pierce gets fouled by Nuggets guard Andre Miller during the first overtime of the Celtics' 118-114 triple overtime win at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. Herald Photo by KELVIN MA. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) — Celtics forward Paul Pierce gets fouled by Nuggets guard Andre Miller during the first overtime of the Celtics' 118-114 triple overtime win at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) -- Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler tries to drive through the defense of Celtics forward Paul Pierce, left, and Celtics forward Chris Wilcox in the second half of the Celtics' 118-114 triple overtime win at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. Herald Photo by KELVIN MA. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) — Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler tries to drive through the defense of Celtics forward Paul Pierce, left, and Celtics forward Chris Wilcox in the second half of the Celtics' 118-114 triple overtime win at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. Herald Photo by KELVIN MA. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) -- Celtics forward Paul Pierce tries to intercept a pass to Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari in the third overtime of the Celtics' 118-114 triple overtime win at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. Herald Photo by KELVIN MA. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) — Celtics forward Paul Pierce tries to intercept a pass to Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari in the third overtime of the Celtics' 118-114 triple overtime win at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) -- Celtics forward Paul Pierce pumps his fist after a score against the Nuggets in the Celtics' 118-114 triple overtime win at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. Herald Photo by KELVIN MA. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) — Celtics forward Paul Pierce pumps his fist after a score against the Nuggets in the Celtics' 118-114 triple overtime win at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. Herald Photo by KELVIN MA. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) -- Celtics guard Jason Terry celebrates the end of the Celtics' 118-114 triple overtime win over the Nuggets at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013. Herald Photo by KELVIN MA. (Kelvin Ma)

(Boston, Mass., 02/10/13) — Celtics guard Jason Terry celebrates the end of the Celtics' 118-114 triple overtime win over the Nuggets at the TD Garden on Feb. 10, 2013.(Kelvin Ma)

Found Nemo

Please forgive the lame Pixar pun, but these things happen when a historic blizzard dumps 2+ feet of snow on your city. One week later, and we’re still digging out from Winter Storm Nemo. Thanks to a warm week, we’re mostly dug out, thankfully.

Bloomberg News locked me down early in the week to be their eyes as the storm hit. I’d much rather be an eyewitness to history, recording it for myself, rather than be sitting at home watching it on TV, so I jumped all over the opportunity. I sure do miss having 4-wheel-drive, though…

A customer leaves the Charles Street Supply hardware store with a new shovel as the region prepares to deal with Winter Storm Nemo in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. The storm is expected to dump upwards of 2 feet of snow on the region overnight. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

A customer leaves the Charles Street Supply hardware store with a new shovel as the region prepares to deal with Winter Storm Nemo in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. The storm is expected to dump upwards of 2 feet of snow on the region overnight.Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

Joe Flaherty and his son, Liam, 9, of Boston get some hockey in on Boston's Duck Pond as Winter Storm Nemo begins to drop snow in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. The storm is expected to dump upwards of 2 feet of snow on the region overnight. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

Joe Flaherty and his son, Liam, 9, of Boston get some hockey in on Boston's Duck Pond as Winter Storm Nemo begins to drop snow in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. The storm is expected to dump upwards of 2 feet of snow on the region overnight. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

Lynn and Jim Fererro of Boston make their way down Boylston Street with some last-minute groceries as Winter Storm Nemo begins to drop snow in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. The storm is expected to dump upwards of 2 feet of snow on the region overnight. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

Lynn and Jim Fererro of Boston make their way down Boylston Street with some last-minute groceries as Winter Storm Nemo begins to drop snow in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. The storm is expected to dump upwards of 2 feet of snow on the region overnight. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

Meggie Foley and Lucian Marts, who are recent transplants to Brookline, Massachusetts, via Atlanta, Georgia, snap a photo of themselves in front of the Massachusetts State House as Winter Storm Nemo begins to drop snow in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. The storm is expected to dump upwards of 2 feet of snow on the region overnight. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

Meggie Foley and Lucian Marts, who are recent transplants to Brookline, Massachusetts, via Atlanta, Georgia, snap a photo of themselves in front of the Massachusetts State House as Winter Storm Nemo begins to drop snow in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. The storm is expected to dump upwards of 2 feet of snow on the region overnight. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

Pedestrians brave the blizzard conditions of Winter Storm Nemo as snow falls on Cedar Street in Somerville, Massachusetts, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. The storm is expected to dump upwards of 2 feet of snow on the region overnight. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

Pedestrians brave the blizzard conditions of Winter Storm Nemo as snow falls on Cedar Street in Somerville, Massachusetts, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. The storm is expected to dump upwards of 2 feet of snow on the region overnight. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

David Haughton digs out the sidewalk outside his home after Winter Storm Nemo dropped about 2 feet of snow overnight on Somerville, Massachusetts, U.S., on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

David Haughton digs out the sidewalk outside his home after Winter Storm Nemo dropped about 2 feet of snow overnight on Somerville, Massachusetts, U.S., on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

Highland Laundromat, which is normally open 7 days a week, was closed after Winter Storm Nemo dropped about 2 feet of snow overnight on Somerville, Massachusetts, U.S., on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

Highland Laundromat, which is normally open 7 days a week, was closed after Winter Storm Nemo dropped about 2 feet of snow overnight on Somerville, Massachusetts, U.S., on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

Pedestrians make their way down College Avenue in Davis Square in Somerville, Massachusetts, U.S., after Winter Storm Nemo dropped about 2 feet of snow overnight on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick imposed a road travel ban until road conditions improve. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

Pedestrians make their way down College Avenue in Davis Square in Somerville, Massachusetts, U.S., after Winter Storm Nemo dropped about 2 feet of snow overnight on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick imposed a road travel ban until road conditions improve. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

Brian Postlewaite tows his son, Fraser, 2 across Holland Street in Davis Square in Somerville, Massachusetts, U.S., after Winter Storm Nemo dropped about 2 feet of snow overnight on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

Brian Postlewaite tows his son, Fraser, 2 across Holland Street in Davis Square in Somerville, Massachusetts, U.S., after Winter Storm Nemo dropped about 2 feet of snow overnight on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

Utility trucks stage along Winthrop Shore Drive in Winthrop, Massachusetts, U.S., on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. The road was closed earlier in the day due to high seas caused by Winter Storm Nemo. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

Utility trucks stage along Winthrop Shore Drive in Winthrop, Massachusetts, U.S., on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. The road was closed earlier in the day due to high seas caused by Winter Storm Nemo. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

By the way… When I say I found Nemo, I wasn’t kidding.

Kpafun (CQ), of Medford, Massachusetts, U.S., dressed as Nemo, the title character from the film Finding Nemo, walks along Broadway in Somerville, Massachusetts, U.S., after Winter Storm Nemo on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg

Kpafun (CQ), of Medford, Massachusetts, U.S., dressed as Nemo, the title character from the film Finding Nemo, walks along Broadway in Somerville, Massachusetts, U.S., after Winter Storm Nemo on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg