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  1. Celtics get aggressive Babb

    Chris Forsberg

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Chris Babb was already in for an uphill battle for a spot on the Boston Celtics' 2014-15 roster before the team got in on a three-way deal Wednesday that added veteran shooting guard Marcus Thornton to an overpopulated backcourt. ...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  2. Vet's advice to Smart: Keep shooting

    Chris Forsberg

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Two games into his pro career, Boston Celtics rookie guard Marcus Smart is shooting just 21.7 percent from the floor (5-of-23) and has made only one of 10 3-point attempts. Fellow backcourt mate Phil Pressey had simple and familiar a...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  3. Pregame: Bradley starts; LeBron out

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics will have their preferred backcourt in place as both Rajon Rondo and Avery Bradley are in the starting lineup -- a rarity in these parts in recent seasons due to injuries. That duo joins Jeff Green, Brandon Bass and Kr...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  4. Pregame: Rondo, Bradley out vs. Bucks

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics will be without their starting backcourt again in Milwaukee as both Rajon Rondo and Avery Bradley will be held out of Monday's game against the Bucks. Rondo, still in the early stages of his return from ACL surgery, was expected...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  5. Pregame: Rondo, Bradley return vs. Mavs

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics will have their starting backcourt intact after a one-game absence as both Rajon Rondo and Avery Bradley are expected to play Sunday against the Dallas Mavericks. Both Rondo (general soreness) and Bradley (ankle) sat o...

    Blog | February 09, 2014
  6. Pregame: Rondo, Bradley out vs. Kings

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics will be without their starting backcourt on Friday night as Rajon Rondo (general soreness) and Avery Bradley (sore right ankle) will sit out against the Sacramento Kings. Rookie Phil Pressey and veteran Gerald Wallace ...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  7. Boston Celtics' Rajon Rondo, Avery Bradley sit with injuries vs. ...

    Chris Forsberg

    The Celtics will be without their starting backcourt on Friday night as Rajon Rondo (general soreness) and Avery Bradley (sore right ankle) will sit out against the Kings.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  8. Pregame: Rondo/Bradley not Bird/McHale

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics will have their rarely seen starting backcourt in place again Sunday as both Avery Bradley and Rajon Rondo will be in the lineup against the visiting Orlando Magic. Bradley has missed the last five games due to a sprai...

    Blog | February 02, 2014
  9. Practice: Rondo/Bradley tandem in focus

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Just how rare has a Boston Celtics backcourt featuring Avery Bradley and Rajon Rondo been over the past four seasons? The duo has shared the floor in just 51 of 277 potential regular-season games, a mere 18.4 percent of Boston's ...

    Blog | February 01, 2014
  10. C's in final All-Star voting

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo finished sixth in voting for the Eastern Conference backcourt, while Jeff Green was 11th in the frontcourt in final All-Star balloting released by the NBA on Thursday evening. The fan-voted starters for the E...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  11. Celtics expected to sign Vander Blue

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics appear set to sign D-League guard Vander Blue to a 10-day contract on Wednesday to add much-needed depth to a thinned backcourt. Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesVander Blue during his time at Marquette.The Celtics, previously overstoc...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  12. All-Star 3rd returns: Green drops to 10th

    Chris Forsberg

    The NBA unveiled the third return on balloting for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game and Boston's two top vote-getters saw little change in their position. Rajon Rondo stands firm at sixth among Eastern Conference backcourt players, while Jeff Green slipped...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  13. All-Star 2nd returns: Green drops a spot

    Chris Forsberg

    The NBA unveiled the second return on balloting for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game and Boston's two top vote-getters saw little change in their position. Rajon Rondo remains sixth among Eastern Conference backcourt players, while Jeff Green slipped a spo...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  14. All-Star 1st returns: Rondo, Green in top 10

    Chris Forsberg

    The NBA unveiled the first return on balloting for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game and Boston has two players in the top 10 in Rajon Rondo (6th in Eastern Conference backcourt) and Jeff Green (8th in frontcourt). A look at the top performers at each sp...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  15. Rondo, Green, Wallace on All-Star ballot

    Chris Forsberg

    The NBA tipped off balloting for the 2014 All-Star Game on Friday and three Celtics are available for the Eastern Conference. Rajon Rondo is one of 24 members of the East backcourt, while Jeff Green and Gerald Wallace are part of 36 options in the...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  16. Courtney Lee of Boston Celtics hopes confidence builds consistenc...

    Chris Forsberg

    A confident Courtney Lee looks forward to playing better in the C's backcourt.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2013