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  1. Who would win Celts dunk contest?

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics don't have any entrants in the skills events at NBA All-Star Saturday night, so the question was put to Evan Turner before the break: Who would win an intrasquad slam dunk contest? The query temporarily stumped Turner, who began...

    Blog | February 14, 2015
  2. Lee's spark, Wallace's dunk, Hump's impact

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Even Boston Celtics guard Courtney Lee had wondered how his sore left knee would respond when he returned from a two-game absence on Tuesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks. The answer? Lee might have owned the freshest legs on the floor ...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  3. Blue-collar Bass still punching the clock

    Chris Forsberg

    Consider this your periodic reminder of what Brandon Bass is contributing on the floor for the Boston Celtics. Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe typically quiet Brandon Bass produces a loud dunk.Blue-collar Bass and his workman efforts tend to ...

    Blog | December 01, 2013
  4. Practice report: Not-so great expectations

    Chris Forsberg

    Chris Forsberg/ESPN BostonKelly Olynyk throws down a dunk as the C's go through practice.WALTHAM, Mass. -- The question posed to Gerald Wallace after Saturday's practice centered on expectations for the Boston Celtics this season and whether he had s...

    Blog | October 19, 2013
  5. Report Card: Avery Bradley

    Chris Forsberg

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty ImagesAvery Bradley skies for a dunk during postseason play.After the Boston Celtics' 2012-13 campaign met an untimely end, we've busted out our red pens and assigned grades to each player based on their individual perf...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  6. Green departs with bruised elbow

    Chris Forsberg

    MIAMI -- Celtics forward Jeff Green suffered a bruised left elbow during the fourth quarter of Friday's game against the Miami Heat. Green landed hard on his left arm after a powerful dunk early in the quarter and was in apparent pain. After check...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  7. Rapid Reaction: Nets 101, Celtics 93

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Elise AmendolaThe aftermath of Brandon Bass' poster dunk on Brook Lopez.BOSTON -- Rapid reaction after the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Boston Celtics 101-93 on Wednesday night at TD Garden: THE NITTY GRITTY Deron Williams scored a game-h...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  8. Boston Celtics mailbag -- Don't get down on Jason Terry

    Chris Forsberg

    Some 'baggers are worried, but don't get down on JET and the Celtics.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2013
  9. W2W4: Celtics vs. Suns (Game 55 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    Mark L. Baer/USA TODAY SportsJeff Green dunks on the Suns earlier this season in Boston.The Boston Celtics (28-26, 8-17 away) visit the Phoenix Suns (18-37, 12-13 home) on Friday night at the US Airways Center. Here's what to watch for: * OFF DEA...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  10. Notebook: Sweet emotions for Green

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Asked what a highlight-reel dunk does for him, Jeff Green shrugged and offered, "Nothing. Two points." Maybe the answer should have been expected, but the reporter was incredulous. Nothing?! "Well for my team, it's an extra boost of e...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  11. Boston Celtics' Jeff Green celebrates one-year anniversary of hea...

    Chris Forsberg

    One year after heart surgery, Jeff Green celebrated by slam-dunking the Suns.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  12. W2W4: Celtics vs. Hawks (Game 33 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    David Butler II/US PresswireBrandon Bass delivers a dunk last season against the Hawks.The Boston Celtics (15-17, 5-11 away) visit the Atlanta Hawks (20-11, 11-5 home) on Saturday evening at Philips Arena (7 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: *...

    Blog | January 05, 2013
  13. Dunk of the Night: Green's trailer slam

    Chris Forsberg

    On a frustrating night for the Celtics, Jeff Green provided a small highlight with an emphatic second-quarter slam that earned the title of ESPN's Dunk of the Night. After forcing a turnover on a bad pass by Jeremy Lin, Rajon Rondo broke the other...

    Blog | December 15, 2012
  14. Playoff odds: Long road to division title

    Chris Forsberg

    John Hollinger's playoff odds debuted this week and, despite Boston's up-and-down play at the start of the 2012-13 season, its playoff odds (82.4 percent entering Tuesday's games) suggests an Eastern Conference berth is a bit of a slam dunk. Now winn...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  15. Boston Celtics' Jeff Green wipes away frustration with monster sl...

    Chris Forsberg

    Jeff Green wiped away his frustration with a monster dunk over Al Jefferson.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2012
  16. Dunk for the doubters

    Chris Forsberg


    Blog | October 14, 2012