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  1. Rapid Reaction: Jazz 110, Celtics 98

    Chris Forsberg

    Rapid reaction after the Utah Jazz defeated the Boston Celtics 110-98 on Monday night at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City: THE NITTY GRITTY The Jazz entered with the 23rd-ranked field goal percentage in the league, but blistered the floor...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  2. Examining C's league-best 3-point defense

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics rank first in the league in 3-point field goal defense, allowing opponents to shoot just 31.9 percent beyond the arc this season. Asked about the reasons for his team's success, Celtics coach Brad Stevens couldn't resist ...

    Blog | November 28, 2013
  3. Keep shooting, Avery

    Chris Forsberg

    During the Boston Celtics' recently completed (and winless) three-game road trip, shooting guard Avery Bradley averaged a whopping 21 field goal attempts per game (or roughly three times his career average of 7.1 attempts per contest). Despite puttin...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  4. Wallace (knee) leaves game vs. Grizzlies

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics swingman Gerald Wallace bruised his right knee in the third quarter of Monday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies and will not return. Wallace had not attempted a field goal over 27:33, but had 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 turnovers an...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  5. Wet paint: KG stays away from the basket

    Chris Forsberg

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Boston Celtics settled for an alarming amount of jumpers in Wednesday's Game 6 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, but maybe no one's shot chart illustrated it clearer than Kevin Garnett's. All 20 of Garnett's field-goal attempts ...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  6. The importance of KG in the post

    Chris Forsberg

    Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty ImagesKevin Garnett is just as important near the basket on offense as he is on defense.Kevin Garnett got credited with a season-high six "plays" (possessions ending in either a turnover, field goal attempt, or generated free t...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  7. Game 74: Celtics vs. Spurs

    Chris Forsberg

    (51-22, 22-14 away) -- vs. -- (57-17, 33-4 home) at AT&T Center, 8 p.m. | TNT, WEEI (850 AM) PAYNE'S THREE THINGS TO WATCH Ray Allen's Shots: Ray Allen's averaged just nine field goal attempts per game over ...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  8. Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce (foot) to undergo MRI on Monday

    Chris Forsberg

    Paul Pierce says he will have an MRI on his left foot Monday after missing all 10 of his shots in Boston's 85-82 win over Miami on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2011
  9. Perkins on the mark

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics big man Kendrick Perkins is well aware of the franchise record he's chasing for best single-season field goal percentage. After all, Cedric Maxwell won't let him forget it. Shooting a robust 61.7 percent from the floor, Perkins is o...

    Blog | March 01, 2010
  10. Kendrick Perkins has the Boston Celtics' shooting percentage reco...

    Chris Forsberg

    Kendrick Perkins' all-around game is developing as he matures.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2010
  11. Rondo and the lob

    Chris Forsberg

    With a tip of the hat to ESPN researcher Pete Newmann, here are some leftover nuggets from Paul Pierce's alley-oop to Rajon Rondo that highlighted Boston's win over the Miami Heat on Wednesday: * That basket was the first made field goal of Rondo'...

    Blog | January 08, 2010
  12. Summer notes: Short memory Smart

    Chris Forsberg

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- One of the much-analyzed themes this week at summer league has been Marcus Smart's struggles with his shot. He has connected on just 28 percent of his field goals through four games, but overcame some early shooting woes Thursday to ...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  13. Run Run Rondo

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Boston Celtics were coming off a brilliant first quarter on Wednesday night in which the team generated 13 assists on 14 made field goals and put up 34 points against the Philadelphia 76ers. Rajon Rondo didn't take a shot in the...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  14. Stat check: And-1 leaders

    Chris Forsberg

    David Butler II-USA TODAY SportsRajon Rondo draws contact during a game against the Mavericks.The Boston Celtics rank 29th in the league in 3-point field goals made per game, but there's more than one way to put three points on the scoreboard? Being ...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  15. KG fueled by Rondo's assists

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics exploited the Miami Heat in pick-and-roll during Tuesday's Game 5 triumph, and it was the combination of Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett that did the bulk of the damage. Rondo assisted on nine of Kevin Garnett's 11 field goals in ...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  16. Video: Sport Science on Ray Allen

    Chris Forsberg

    ESPN's Sport Science analyzes why Celtics guard Ray Allen is about to become the NBA's all-time leader in 3-point field goals. Click HERE to watch the video....

    Blog | February 07, 2011