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  1. Bouncy Bruin: Could LaVine hop to C's?

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- At the end of a recent workout for the Denver Nuggets, UCLA's Zach LaVine was asked to show off his dunking ability. With seemingly minimal effort, LaVine produced a pair of bounce-ball slams, the first going between his legs, the n...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  2. Rondo's defiance compounds issue

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo could have blown out BirthdayGate faster than a set of candles with a quick gust of contrition. AP Photo/Elise AmendolaRajon Rondo's 22-point, 11-assist effort against the Hawks took a backseat to ...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  3. Green finds his range vs. Bucks

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green provided his latest tantalizing offensive effort Monday, flirting with his third 30-point outing in the past 10 games as he went for 29 points on 11-of-22 shooting in a 102-86 triumph over the basement-dwelling Milwa...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  4. State of the Union: Future focused?

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics were flat-out embarrassed Tuesday night against the New York Knicks. It happens, but that doesn't excuse the rather putrid effort put forth at both ends of the floor in a 114-88 loss that wasn't nearly as close as the score suggest...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Blazers 112, Celtics 104

    Chris Forsberg

    Rapid reaction after the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Boston Celtics 112-104 on Saturday evening at the Moda Center: THE NITTY GRITTY The Boston Celtics concluded a winless five-game road trip with a familiar script: a gritty effort to ha...

    Blog | January 12, 2014
  6. C's take step forward as effort returns

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens could sleep soundly Wednesday night for maybe the first time since his team's daunting five-game road trip began. Robert Hanashiro/USA TODAY SportsBrandon Bass and the Celtics made progress Wednesday.The Celtics ...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  7. It starts with effort for struggling C's

    Chris Forsberg

    Jerryd Bayless is probably wondering what he got himself into. Isaiah J. Downing/USA TODAY SportsA third-quarter ejection saved Jared Sullinger from enduring any more of Boston's lifeless effort against the Nuggets.Bayless, formally acquired fro...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  8. C's searching for sustained effort

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Celtics spent the first part of the season as one of the most sluggish first-quarter teams in the league. They've corrected that, but they're still on the elusive quest to become a 48-minute team and one that's comfortable playing with ...

    Blog | December 22, 2013
  9. Boston Celtics still searching for sustained, 48-minute effort

    Chris Forsberg

    The C's are stuck in a rut of 36-minute letdowns after strong first quarters.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2013
  10. Practice: Searching for 48-minute effort

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Boston Celtics are 5-2 in their past seven games, they've made strides in a lot of areas of glaring weakness at the start of the season (turnovers, defensive rebounding, transition defense) and they are about to embark on a two-...

    Blog | December 07, 2013
  11. 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
  12. From Gino to Giannis Time

    Chris Forsberg

    One night you're dancing with Gino, the next night Giannis is dancing on you. Coming off maybe the team's most complete effort of the 2013-14 season in Friday's dismantling of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Boston Celtics regressed to the mean Satur...

    Blog | December 01, 2013
  13. C's treat Stevens to Gino Time

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens, basking in the glow of his team's most complete effort and a lopsided 103-86 triumph over the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers, was asked if he had caught a glimpse of the Gino Time celebration video that ran ...

    Blog | November 30, 2013
  14. Boston Celtics treat Brad Stevens to Gino Time in rout of Clevela...

    Chris Forsberg

    The C's crushed the Cavs and treated Brad Stevens to Gino Time.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2013
  15. Plenty of pluses for Crawford

    Chris Forsberg

    Was Saturday's effort the best game of Jordan Crawford's career? D. Clarke Evans/NBAE/GettyJordan Crawford has given Boston's sluggish offense a boost this season.If you judge solely by plus/minus, you can actually make that case. According to Ba...

    Blog | November 23, 2013
  16. Wallace fined $10K for profane language

    Chris Forsberg

    The NBA fined Boston Celtics forward Gerald Wallace $10,000 for using profane language following a 109-85 loss to the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. Asked about the team's lackluster effort, Wallace told reporters in Houston, "I don't know wha...

    Blog | November 20, 2013