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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. Olynyk nominated for Player of Week award

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics second-year big man Kelly Olynyk was nominated for Eastern Conference Player of the Week but lost out to Atlanta's Al Horford. Olynyk's stat line in Boston's four-game span last week that saw the team go 3-1: Team-best 19.8 points o...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  3. Stevens: 'When it gets tough, we haven't'

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens has done his best to stay optimistic in the face of persistent fourth-quarter failure this season, so maybe that's why his words questioning his team's ability to handle adversity resonated after Tuesday's most recen...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  4. Explaining C's improbable production

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Boston Celtics headed to practice Monday owning the seventh-best offensive rating in the NBA. That's a whopping 20 spots higher than where the team finished last season, and maybe the craziest part is that there's still plenty o...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  5. Explaining the Boston Celtics' improbable production

    Chris Forsberg

    In an unlikely early-season scenario, the C's offense is putting up elite numbers.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2014
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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