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  1. Green is in his blood

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- The freckles beneath his eyes hint at his connection to the Boston Celtics and when Arizona's Nick Johnson was asked what it meant to be working out for the team, his eyes shot skyward and scanned Boston's championship banners and r...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  2. Rondo, Pressey break out wristbands

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Starting with a visit from the Indiana Pacers earlier this month, Boston Celtics point guards Rajon Rondo and Phil Pressey have been sporting double white wristbands as part of their in-game attire. Some have wondered if it was a tribute to...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  3. Kenyan boy, aka Larry Bird, raising hopes

    Bill Speros

    Samuel Gishohe had never heard of Larry Bird, the Boston Celtics or the even the NBA. But the 12-year-old Kenyan boy had no problem stepping in for Bird when it came time to make the video to help raise money to buy a playing field near the Grace ...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  4. DJ enters the Hall

    Chris Forsberg

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty ImagesDennis Johnson's brother, Gary, and wife, Donna, talked at his enshrinement Friday night.The late Dennis Johnson was posthumously inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday: Dennis Johnson was posthumous...

    Blog | August 14, 2010
  5. Boston Celtics' Dennis Johnson posthumously enshrined into Basket...

    Former Boston Celtics great Dennis "DJ" Johnson was inducted posthumously into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2010
  6. Dennis Johnson: In His Own Words

    Dennis Johnson played 14 NBA seasons in his career with three teams (4 with Sonics, 3 with Suns, 7 with Celtics) and won 3 NBA titles (1978-79 with Sonics (MVP of Finals), 1983-84 and 1985-86 with Celtics). He was named a 5-time All-Star and 6-time N...

    Blog | August 13, 2010
  7. Boston Celtics Hall of Fame ties run deep

    Peter May

    The late Dennis Johnson is the 33rd Celtic to be honored in Springfield.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2010
  8. This Day In Sports: Seattle Gets Its One Shining Moment

    NBA Photo Library/Getty Images Soak it up, Seattle. This one's all you've got. June 1, 1979: Seattle never had a reputation of being the luckiest sports city in America. But today - and today only, as it would turn out - Seattle got to celebrate ...

    Blog | June 01, 2010
  9. Matt Barnes of Orlando Magic holds key to team's NBA playoff futu...

    Scoop Jackson

    Orlando has plenty of options for making the Magic happen, but all that wizardry from its stars won't work if Matt Barnes can't conjure up a nasty way to keep the Celtics at bay.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2010
  10. Karl Malone of Utah Jazz, Scottie Pippen of Chicago Bulls, Dennis...

    Karl Malone and Scottie Pippen will join their sidekicks in the Naismith Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2010
  11. Boston Celtics' guard Dennis Johnson raised the NBA bar in 1980s

    Peter May

    Alongside Bird, McHale, Parish and Ainge, Celtics guard Dennis Johnson quietly raised the bar.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2010
  12. Source: Boston Celtics guard Dennis Johnson elected to Hall of Fa...

    Peter May

    Celtic great Dennis Johnson was elected to Hall of Fame, sources told ESPNBoston.com's Peter May.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2010
  13. Dennis Johnson among H.O.F. finalists

    Chris Forsberg

    Former Boston Celtics guard Dennis Johnson is among the list of finalists who will be considered for enshrinement in the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010, the NBA announced Friday. The Class of 2010 will be announced on April 5 before the NCAA's me...

    Blog | February 12, 2010
  14. Snyder to replace late Dennis Johnson as Toros coach

    Andy Katz

    Quin Snyder, who was forced to resign as Missouri's head coach in February 2006, on Wednesday learned he will be replacing the late Johnson as head coach of the NBA Developmental League's Austin Toros.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2007
  15. Former teammates say goodbye to Dennis Johnson

    Four months after the death of team patriarch Red Auerbach, Larry Bird, Kevin McHale and Danny Ainge reunited in grief Friday to say goodbye to former Boston Celtics teammate Dennis Johnson.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2007
  16. Celtics pay tribute to Johnson, honor him with win

    Even Isiah Thomas paid tribute to Dennis Johnson on Wednesday night, wearing a pin in honor of the late Celtics great whose career highlight came at Thomas' expense.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2007