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  1. BU channels its inner KG

    Chris Forsberg

    Twitter / Sean Grande ... via kwoutTwo things to watch for those without a rooting interest in Friday's Boston University vs. Kansas battle in the first round of the NCAA tournament: 1) Celtics radio play-by-play man Sean Grande has a friendly bet...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  2. Pierce: BU's season over next week

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- For a moment, Boston Celtics captain Paul Pierce considered how to at least phrase his biased opinion politely as not to offend the region's only NCAA tournament-bound hoops squad. But they don't call him The Truth for nothing. Asked his...

    Blog | March 13, 2011
  3. Celts get a hot hand in Thornton

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens is speaking from experience when he notes that Marcus Thornton is a proven scorer. The year before Butler University embarked on the first of two Cinderella runs to the NCAA title game, Stevens and his Bulldogs we...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  4. Marcus Thornton gives Boston Celtics a scoring jolt

    Chris Forsberg

    Solid shooter Marcus Thornton could have a big impact off the Celtics bench.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2014
  5. Gordon back in Boston for C's workout

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Before Kevin Love stole the spotlight, Aaron Gordon was Boston's most famous visiting hoopster. Gordon, in town last month for his sister's graduation from Harvard University, got caught napping -- ball in hand -- on a red line t...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  6. Stevens and the bouncy trampoline

    Chris Forsberg

    While addressing students during Butler University's commencement on Saturday in Indianapolis, Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens referenced his first season in the NBA as a lesson in overcoming adversity. "I just participated and was part of a sea...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  7. Stevens back at Butler

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens is back at Butler University on Saturday to receive an honorary doctorate as part of the school's commencement ceremonies: Guess who is back at @butleru to receive an honorary degree? The legend himself. cc: @cel...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  8. Call him Doc Stevens?

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens will receive an honorary doctorate from Butler University at the school's commencement ceremony next month. AP Photo/Rick BowmerCeltics coach Brad Stevens will receive an honorary doctorate from Butler ...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  9. Sleepless Stevens ponders lineups

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Sleep did not come easy on Friday for Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens. After enduring loss No. 49, one that matched his total number of regular-season losses during six seasons at Butler University, Stevens kept waking up in the w...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  10. Blue III visits Stevens, C's

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Brad Stevens and his wife, Tracy, were handing out pizza at their annual summer basketball camp at Butler University when a prospective student and her mother wandered through while touring the facilities. The mother seemed to suspect she k...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  11. Pressey poised at this point

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Phil Pressey heard plenty of criticism for his decision to leave the University of Missouri after his junior season, and his detractors were emboldened when he wasn't selected in June's draft. Those pundits are a lot quieter now. On W...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  12. Stevens visits former player with cancer

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens appears to have used the team's offday Tuesday to visit with Andrew Smith, one of his former players at Butler University who was recently diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. From the Indianapolis Star: It appears...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  13. The Stevens-Brown connection

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- For Brad Stevens, the toughest part of joining the Boston Celtics was leaving his players at Butler University. That included the recruits who were about to join the program like Elijah Brown, son of current Cleveland Cavaliers coach Mike B...

    Blog | November 29, 2013
  14. C's enduring transition process

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics, winless in three preseason tries, encountered some familiar offensive turbulence on Friday night and endured an unsightly 97-85 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on the campus of the University of Delaware. Some will lament Jeff G...

    Blog | October 12, 2013
  15. Rapid Reaction: Sixers 97, Celtics 85

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Steve RuarkKelly Olynyk and Spencer Hawes scramble for a loose ball during Friday's game.Rapid reaction after the Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Boston Celtics 97-85 on Friday night at the Carpenter Center on the campus of the University of...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  16. Camp Fire: Rookies sing Happy Birthday

    Chris Forsberg

    NEWPORT, R.I. -- Boston Celtics rookie Kelly Olynyk noted Wednesday that he had, to that point, been spared from any egregious hazing at training camp on the campus of Salve Regina University. That changed Thursday when Boston's three rookies -- Olyn...

    Blog | October 03, 2013