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  1. Slowed Jerry Tarkanian hopes to "make a good showing" during Hall...

    Andy Katz

    While Rick Pitino shows no signs of slowing down, former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian just hopes to "make a good showing" during this weekend's induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2013
  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. Dee Brown: Now coaching in D-League, fondly remembers 1991 dunk c...

    Jack McCluskey

    Dee Brown will always be remembered for the '91 dunk contest.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2011
  4. A Celtic's shrine to his current employer

    Henry Abbott

    Celtics rookie forward Tony Gaffney is a local basketball legend. After starring on the Massachusetts high school basketball scene he stayed local for college, attending Boston University and then the University of Massachusetts. After going undrafte...

    Blog | June 12, 2010
  5. Copy machine? C's want to soar like Hawks

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- You get the sense that Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens has been watching a lot of Atlanta Hawks games, and not just to check in on former Butler University pupil Shelvin Mack. Stevens flat-out gushes when he talks about the Hawks and t...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  6. Stevens sneaks back to Butler on Indy trip

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens was able to sneak back to Butler University on Thursday during the team's offday. With the Celtics in Indianapolis for Friday's game against the Pacers, Stevens took advantage of a break in the schedule to visit h...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  7. Xmas evaluation: It's future over presents

    Chris Forsberg

    Back in late October, before the start of the 2014-15 season and the arrival of a brutal November schedule, Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens noted how, in his final seasons at Butler University, he used to frontload the Bulldogs' schedule with top c...

    Blog | December 24, 2014
  8. Celtics building synergy with Red Claws

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens estimates it's been about eight years since his last trip to Maine, when the former Butler University coach made a recruiting trip to Lee Academy, about an hour north of Bangor. But that's not to su...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  9. National treasure for Smart, Olynyk

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca has deep Duke University roots, so a text from coach Mike Krzyzewski isn't particularly noteworthy on its own. But Pagliuca's phone buzzed earlier this month with a message from Coach K that made him smile. "...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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