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  1. Smart named to USA men's Select team

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics rookie guard Marcus Smart was one of 13 players named to the 2014 USA Men's Select team for USA Basketball on Tuesday. AP Photo/John RaouxMarcus Smart will train with the US men's national basketball team in Las Vegas.Members of th...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  2. Infant C's: One-month checkup

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Boston Celtics know they're playing better basketball lately. A 7-4 record over their last 11 games, along with upticks in a number of key statistical categories confirm that. But Brad Stevens is particularly intrigued by Monday...

    Blog | December 15, 2013
  3. Pregame: Matinee for night owls

    Chris Forsberg

    NEW YORK -- NBA players are night owls, but count Boston Celtics first-year coach Brad Stevens among those that enjoys a basketball matinee like Sunday's noon-time tip against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. "I do, I've always liked ...

    Blog | December 08, 2013
  4. Danny Ainge 'shocked' if Rajon Rondo of Boston Celtics ready for ...

    Chris Forsberg

    Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he'd be "shocked" if Rajon Rondo was ready for the start of the regular season Oct. 30, and hinted that an early December return is more likely for the All-Star point guard.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2013
  5. Brad Stevens introduced as new coach of Boston Celtics

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics on Friday introduced Brad Stevens as the 17th head coach in franchise history, tasked with the challenge of leading a young team through a rebuilding process.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2013
  6. Danny Ainge of Boston Celtics stunned by Doc Rivers going to Los ...

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge admitted Tuesday that he didn't think a deal that would send Doc Rivers to Los Angeles to coach the Clippers would get done.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  7. Smith suspended for Game 4

    Chris Forsberg

    New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith has been suspended for Sunday's Game 4 of an Eastern Conference first-round series with the Boston Celtics after throwing an elbow that struck the chin of guard Jason Terry, NBA executive vice president of basketball ...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  8. 2013 NBA Playoffs -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers fined $25K f...

    Chris Forsberg

    - Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers was fined $25,000 for public criticism of officiating, NBA executive vice president of basketball operations Stu Jackson announced on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2013
  9. Boston Celtics expect Kevin Garnett out 2 more weeks for ankle in...

    Chris Forsberg

    Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said Kevin Garnett is battling inflammation in his injured left ankle and estimated that team will give him two weeks off to recover.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2013
  10. Postgame: 'Just basketball' for KG, Melo

    Chris Forsberg

    NEW YORK -- New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony reportedly charged the Celtics' locker room after Boston's 102-96 triumph on Monday night at Madison Square Garden, but if he was hoping to engage Kevin Garnett after some on-court flare-ups between...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  11. Doc Rivers found success with Boston Celtics the hard way

    Chris Forsberg

    Doc Rivers has found success in Boston, but he didn't take the easy route.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2011
  12. Ainge addresses offseason

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- After opening his season-ending confab with the media with news that coach Doc Rivers had agreed to a five-year contract extension, Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge spent the majority of the next half hour disc...

    Blog | May 13, 2011
  13. Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge: We...

    Chris Forsberg

    Danny Ainge says the Celtics' Big Three have plenty of basketball left in them.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2011
  14. Shaq out Game 1 vs. Knicks

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Boston Celtics attempted to get Shaquille O'Neal back on the practice court Saturday morning, but his ailing right Achilles and strained calf would not allow him to go through the activity and Celtics president of basketball ope...

    Blog | April 16, 2011
  15. DJ enters the Hall

    Chris Forsberg

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty ImagesDennis Johnson's brother, Gary, and wife, Donna, talked at his enshrinement Friday night.The late Dennis Johnson was posthumously inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday: Dennis Johnson was posthumous...

    Blog | August 14, 2010
  16. Boston Celtics might have to overpay to retain Nate Robinson

    Chris Forsberg

    Price might be high, but can Celtics afford to let Nate Robinson leave?

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2010