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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. Inside Dwyane Wade's all-time blocks mark

    Tom Haberstroh

    MIAMI -- After swatting Kemba Walker's jumper at the end of the first half, Dwyane Wade became the all-time leader in blocks for players 6-foot-4 or shorter, passing Dennis Johnson, who tallied 674 swats in his 14-year career. The NBA first began rec...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  4. Kobe tweets about being in green

    ESPNBoston.com

    Imagine that! My pre draft workout with the C's 1996 with the late Dennis Johnson #countonhistory twitter.com/kobebryant/sta...- Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) February 6, 2013 Imagine Kobe Bryant in Celtics green? You don't have to dream it up, ...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Carlisle on Dirk: 'One of the toughest . . .'

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki shot 51.7 percent this season, the best mark of his career, and averaged 23.0 points, his lowest scoring average since the 2003-04 season. Through two playoff games against the Portland Trail Blazers, Nowitzki is shooting 3...

    Blog | April 20, 2011
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Hall pass

    Chris Forsberg

    John McDonough/Icon SMIDennis Johnson becomes the latest Celtic to enter the Hall of Fame Friday.The late Dennis Johnson's induction into Springfield is the latest proof of a deep Celtics connection to the Basketball Hall of Fame. Will Danny Ainge be...

    Blog | August 12, 2010
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Olympic Dream Team to join Karl Malone, Scottie Pippen in Hall of...

    Karl Malone, Scottie Pippen and two of the best U.S. Olympic teams were selected Monday as part of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2010.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2010
  15. John Buccigross: Justice and Peace for DJ

    John Buccigross Dennis Wayne Johnson was straight outta Compton, the 8th of 16 children. He was used to noise and he was used to traffic. Thus, it was not surprising he was so good in noisy, sold out gyms. "Now there's a steal by Bird! Underneath...

    Blog | April 04, 2010
  16. 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