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  1. Sullinger's hustle gave C's chance to win

    Chris Forsberg

    There were three white jerseys closest to the ball when Wesley Matthews stripped Jared Sullinger on the blocks in the final seconds of Thursday's nail-biter between the Portland Trail Blazers and Boston Celtics. AP Photo/Don RyanJared Sullinger k...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  2. Olynyk's clinic: Aggressiveness helps second-year big produce car...

    Chris Forsberg

    There was a sequence late in the first quarter Monday that ignited Kelly Olynyk's career night and hinted that we were seeing a different, more aggressive Olynyk. The Celtics were down three when Olynyk hauled in a defensive rebound on the block, ...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  3. Video: Pierce's block saves Nets

    Chris Forsberg

    Old friend Paul Pierce blocks the shot of Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry as time expires to help the Brooklyn Nets advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals. Now Pierce and Kevin Garnett will lead Brooklyn into a matchup against the Miami Hea...

    Blog | May 04, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Bulls 94, C's 80

    Chris Forsberg

    Rapid reaction after the Chicago Bulls defeated the Boston Celtics 94-80 on Monday night at the United Center: THE NITTY GRITTY Joakim Noah filled up his stat line yet again, registering 19 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks ...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  5. Stevens braces for first trade deadline

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics first-year coach Brad Stevens is set to endure his first trip through the trade deadline circus next week. Like his general philosophy with coaching, he's focused on what he can control and trying to block out any noise that can distra...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  6. Sullinger named Player of the Week

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics center Jared Sullinger was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week. Sullinger averaged 20.3 points (13th in the conference), 12.7 rebounds (second in the conference) and 1.67 blocks (fourth in the conference) while posting d...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  7. Johnson is C's silver lining

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- If anyone worried that the security of a rest-of-the-season deal might diminish Chris Johnson's hunger, then they don't know Chris Johnson. Mark L. Baer/USA TODAY SportsChris Johnson tries to block a shot.After signing two 10-day pacts ...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  8. Video: El Hombre Indestructible poster

    Chris Forsberg

    Vitor Faverani's recent trip to Maine included this little poster jam on Saturday vs. Erie ... Faverani posted 16 points, 12 rebounds and 3 blocks on Friday against Delaware, then put up 20 points, 17 rebounds and 6 assists against Erie on Sa...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  9. Notebook: No more No-Pass Bass?

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- His late-game block drew him a large postgame media crowd and Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass used the stage to set the record straight on that No-Pass Bass moniker he has carried during his NBA career. Brian Babineau/NBAE/GettyBran...

    Blog | December 28, 2013
  10. 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
  11. It's a block party

    Chris Forsberg

    The Houston Rockets registered 10 blocks during Tuesday's dismantling of the Boston Celtics, including a whopping seven swats in a dominant first quarter. With that in mind, here's a look at the Celtics players having their shot blocked most often th...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  12. For Boston Celtics, is Fab Melo worth waiting for?

    Chris Forsberg

    For the rebuilding Celtics, is Fab Melo worth waiting for?

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2013
  13. Celtics react to Marathon tragedy

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Each year that his team is in town for Patriots Day, Celtics coach Doc Rivers walks a few blocks from his downtown residence towards the finish line of the Boston Marathon to savor a small slice of Boston's unique holiday. He nev...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  14. Boston Celtics react to Monday's bombings at the Boston Marathon

    Chris Forsberg

    Doc Rivers and the Celtics reacted to Monday's bombings of the Boston Marathon.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2013
  15. Green nominated for Player of the Month

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green was nominated for the Eastern Conference Player of the Month award in March, but it went to Miami's LeBron James. Green averaged 17.6 points, 4.8 rebounds, 3 assists and 1.2 blocks over 33.8 minutes per game in 16...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  16. Taking stock of blocks

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics rank 11th in the league in terms of having their shots blocked (4.8 per game), but that number has spiked a bit during this four-game losing streak, jumping up a full block per game. During that four-game stretch, Jeff Green has be...

    Blog | March 24, 2013