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  1. W2W4: Draft Day

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics owns picks Nos. 6 and 17 in Thursday's NBA Draft (ESPN, 7:30 p.m.) Here's a recap of some of our draft coverage to set the table for the event: Winslow Townson/USA Today SportsDanny Ainge and the Celtics are well-prepped for th...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  2. Good first impression for Boston Celtics rookie Jared Sullinger

    Chris Forsberg

    Sullinger shows NBA potential in summer league debut with Celtics.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2012
  3. After swap with N.J., C's land Johnson

    Chris Forsberg

    Greg Bartram/US PresswirePurdue's JaJuan Johnson is the Celtics' first-round selection.BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics worked a draft-day trade, netting a future second-round pick from New Jersey before landing Purdue power forward JaJuan Johnson with t...

    Blog | June 23, 2011
  4. James Young and the restless

    Chris Forsberg

    Each time the Boston Celtics send rookie James Young on a day trip to their NBA Development League affiliate in Vacationland, the announcement is met with groans from a vocal group of fans that desire to see the No. 17 pick in June's draft get an opp...

    Blog | January 04, 2015
  5. Smart lifts energy at C's summer workout

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- It's been a dizzying four days for Marcus Smart since the Boston Celtics selected him with the sixth overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft. But Tuesday morning it was time to punch the clock for the first time as members of the team's ...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  6. Young sits out Day 1 of summer practices

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics first-round draft pick James Young attended, but did not participate in workouts as the team's summer squad gathered for the first of three two-a-day sessions leading up to tip-off in the Orlando Summer League on Satu...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  7. Austin's career over before it begins

    Chris Forsberg

    Earlier this month we spotlighted the story of Baylor's Isaiah Austin, who had overcome blindness in his right eye to make it to the cusp of the NBA. Just days before the draft, he was delivered heartbreaking news that genetic testing returned positi...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  8. Notebook: Auditions and callbacks

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Boston Celtics have auditioned at least 49 draft hopefuls over seven days of workouts since the start of the month, including many of the top names expected to be available when the team picks at Nos. 6 and 17. These workouts ar...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  9. Blind side: Austin sees NBA opportunity

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Draft prospects who arrive early in town typically elect to visit the Boston Celtics' training facility to get up shots in advance of the next day's audition. For Isaiah Austin, getting to a new gym early is a necessity, particularl...

    Blog | June 14, 2014
  10. For Akeem, C's workout is a dream

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Many of the draft hopefuls that the Boston Celtics have brought in over the past three days have been pinballing across the country. Someone like projected first-round pick Clint Capela of France was in Phoenix on Monday -- after pr...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  11. 17th preview? C's work out six wings

    Chris Forsberg

    A day after auditioning 12 second-round/undrafted prospects, the Boston Celtics will audition a handful of players Tuesday that are likely to be in play when the team drafts at No. 17: Kyle Anderson, UCLA DeAndre Daniels, UConn Cleanthony Early,...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  12. Where the pre-draft workouts rank

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics worked out 12 players during pre-draft sessions over the past two days at their training facility in Waltham. A look at where those prospects currently sit on colleague Chad Ford's Top 100 rankings and his projections for each play...

    Blog | May 25, 2013
  13. Draft workouts: PGs and centers stage

    Chris Forsberg

    Chris Forsberg/ESPN BostonJared Sullinger got up shots on Saturday in Waltham.WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Boston Celtics hosted six players -- four point guards and two centers -- as part of the second day of pre-draft workouts at their training facility o...

    Blog | May 25, 2013
  14. C's sign Sullinger, Melo, Joseph

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics didn't waste any time inking their three selections from last month's draft. One day after introducing the rookies, Boston formally announced it had reached an agreement with first-round picks Jared Sullinger and Fab Melo and se...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  15. Boston Celtics agree to deals with Fab Melo, Jared Sullinger, Kri...

    Chris Forsberg

    One day after introducing the rookies, Boston formally announced it had reached an agreement with first-round picks Jared Sullinger and Fab Melo and second-round pick Kris Joseph.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  16. E'Twaun Moore has work to do to make Boston Celtics roster

    Chris Forsberg

    E'Twaun Moore has plenty of talent, but a Celtics roster spot is no guarantee.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2011