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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. 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
  3. Positive impact: Sullinger tops in plus/minus

    Chris Forsberg

    We've spent a bunch of time recently gushing about Jared Sullinger (HERE, THERE, EVERYWHERE), but we'll keep saying it: Sullinger is Boston's best two-way player at the moment and the team's most entrenched building block. But to hammer home his valu...

    Blog | December 01, 2013
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. CelticsHub: Eliminating turnovers

    Chris Forsberg

    In last week's Celtics Mailbag, a reader asked about Boston's turnovers since losing Rajon Rondo for the season. Here's what we found: In the 43 games before Rondo tore his ACL, the Celtics had a team turnover percentage of 15.3 percent (11th best i...

    Blog | March 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. #NBArank: Rondo at No. 12

    Chris Forsberg

    On the same day that Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge dubbed him "the best player on the team," Rajon Rondo landed at No. 12 on ESPN.com's #NBArank balloting, earning the highest spot of any Boston player. Hop HERE to view...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Odds & ends II: More on closeouts

    Chris Forsberg

    An afternoon dose of closeout data with a tip of the cap to the folks at Elias Sports Bureau: * A lopsided Game 5 victory could aid the Celtics' cause. Boston is the 47th team to win Game 5 of a best-of-seven series that was tied 2-2 by 15+ points...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  14. Postgame notes: Health over seeding

    Chris Forsberg

    Steve Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe Celtics are aware of the playoff seedings, but trying to focus on their own play.BOSTON -- Celtics coach Doc Rivers admits he's not quite sure of the best way for his team to attack the final month of the season as...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  15. Ainge: Rondo is Boston's 'best player'

    Chris Forsberg

    Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge called Rajon Rondo the team's "best player" and reaffirmed on Thursday that he's not actively trying to trade his 26-year-old point guard. During his weekly call to Boston sports radio WEEI (9...

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  16. Shootaround: Pride and performance

    Chris Forsberg

    MIAMI -- Celtics coach Doc Rivers knows everyone is shoveling dirt on his team, but Rivers remains unwaveringly optimistic that his team will respond with its best effort with its back against the wall in Wednesday's Game 5 of an Eastern Conference s...

    Blog | May 11, 2011