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  1. C's on top of ESPN power rankings

    Chris Forsberg

    ESPN IllustrationAre Kevin Garnett and the Celtics the best team in basketball?The Boston Celtics vaulted into the top spot in ESPN.com's NBA power rankings this week, climbing one spot to vault the stumbling Los Angeles Lakers. Here's more from cura...

    Blog | November 15, 2010
  2. Sullinger works up a summer sweat

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- In an offseason aimed at getting in the best shape possible, Boston Celtics third-year big man Jared Sullinger went through a workout with the team's summer squad Wednesday at HealthPoint. Chris Forsberg/ESPN BostonJared Sulling...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  3. Interviews remain highlight at combine

    Chris Forsberg

    CHICAGO -- Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens reaffirmed what's often been echoed at this week's NBA Draft Combine: The real work is being done behind the scenes as teams conduct private interviews with potential draftees. "The best part is the int...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  4. Notebook: C's not on same page

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens said his team had one of its best practices of the season on Tuesday. Team captain Rajon Rondo, at least in the aftermath of a lopsided 108-88 loss to the Golden State Warriors, didn't think the practice wa...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  5. Practice: C's respond with 'best' practice

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Challenged by veteran Gerald Wallace after Sunday's loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Boston Celtics responded Tuesday with what coach Brad Stevens said was maybe the team's best practice of the season. The Celtics endured ...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  6. C's looking to lock up Pressey?

    Chris Forsberg

    No other player on the Celtics summer squad not named Kelly Olynyk had a better showing in Orlando than Phil Pressey. The pint-sized point guard handed out a team-best 33 assists (6.6 per game), showed quality range (scored 15 points on 14 jumpers be...

    Blog | July 14, 2013
  7. Ainge, Pagliuca agree: C's got 'best' coach

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and team owner Steven Pagliuca were sitting courtside at the 2010 NCAA men's basketball championship game when Ainge noted that the best coach in college basketball was o...

    Blog | July 05, 2013
  8. 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
  9. Boston Celtics' season somehow saved by bad injury luck

    Chris Forsberg

    Somehow, bad injury luck has saved the Celtics' season.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  10. Pierce thought 3 was team's 'best shot'

    Chris Forsberg

    Mike Ehrmann/Getty ImagePaul Pierce celebrates his late-game 3-pointer against the Heat in Game 5.The Boston Celtics were clinging to a one-point lead with little more than a minute to play in Tuesday's Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals when Pa...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  11. Odds & ends: The 2-0 hole

    Chris Forsberg

    With help from our friends at ESPN Stats and Info, a look at what history tell us about the 2-0 hole the Boston Celtics are facing against the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals: * Entering this series, teams that have led 2-0 in a best-o...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  12. Number crunch: Two bad

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics trail the Miami Heat, 2-0, in a best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series. What does history tell us about teams that find themselves in an early two-game hole? Here's the breakdown with help from ESPN researchers: * In ...

    Blog | May 04, 2011
  13. 2011 NBA playoffs: What makes New York Knicks dangerous for Bosto...

    Chris Forsberg

    What makes the Knicks a dangerous first-round matchup for the Celtics?

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2011
  14. SC Video: Can Celtics cool off Knicks?

    Chris Forsberg

    Calling Celtics vs. Knicks the best first-round matchup in the East, Tim Legler points out that New York is the hottest team in the NBA right now and that it could come down to whether Boston can set the pace and keep it a low-scoring series. "Ev...

    Blog | April 12, 2011
  15. Hot Button: Who gets the top seed?

    Chris Forsberg

    Steve Babineau/Getty ImagesQuick huddle up: Who's going to emerge as the No. 1 seed in the East?Which team has the best chance of capturing the top seed in the East? ESPN Boston and ESPN Chicago made the argument for each city, now you be the judge i...

    Blog | March 22, 2011
  16. Countdown to LA: Gag order lifted

    Chris Forsberg

    Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images It's OK Kobe, you can talk about the Celtics now.The Los Angeles Lakers did the best they could to limit the hype around Sunday's showdown against the Boston Celtics as co-captain Derek Fisher told the team after Thursd...

    Blog | January 29, 2011