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  1. Notebook: Rondo loses ball on final play

    Chris Forsberg

    Fox Sports Ohio/Broadcast ScreenshotRajon Rondo loses control of the ball trying to get off a final shot against the Cavaliers.BOSTON -- Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo didn't try to mask the reality of what happened on the final play of Frida...

    Blog | November 15, 2014
  2. Breakdown: Green's buzzer-beater vs. Heat

    Chris Forsberg

    Three things to like about Boston's final play design (besides the obvious make by Jeff Green over LeBron James) that lifted the Celtics to a thrilling 111-110 triumph over the Miami Heat: Wallace's patience: By my very unscientific clocking, Gera...

    Blog | November 09, 2013
  3. Final play: Too quick for comfort

    Chris Forsberg

    Broadcast ScreenshotPaul Pierce had an open look near the end of regulation, there was simply too much time on the clock.The Boston Celtics have never been shy about trying to get Paul Pierce looks from the elbow on final-shot opportunities. So it li...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  4. Final play: A little help from Red?

    Chris Forsberg

    David Butler II/US PresswireDwyane Wade reacts after missing a potential winner in overtime in Game 4.BOSTON -- Just about everybody inside TD Garden held their breath when Miami's Dwyane Wade released a potential winning 3-pointer in the final secon...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  5. Pierce won't second-guess final shot

    Chris Forsberg

    Spurs Broadcast ScreenshotPaul Pierce coming off the pick-and-roll to start the final possession for Boston.BOSTON -- Celtics coach Doc Rivers liked just about everything about the final play of Wednesday's game -- except the fact that the shot didn'...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  6. Playbook: The final play of regulation

    Chris Forsberg

    The Celtics pride themselves on always being bigger than the moment, never allowing themselves to wilt in crunch time. In fact that's one of the biggest advantages Boston prided itself on coming into this Eastern Conference semifinal series against t...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  7. Boston Celtics won't wallow in tough loss to Dallas Mavericks

    Chris Forsberg

    The Celtics took a tough loss on Friday, but won't wallow in it.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2011
  8. C's late-game magic runs out

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Phelan M. EbenhackRay Allen, who was pestered by J.J. Redick all day, watches as Redick hits a key shot late in the Magic's win Saturday.The Boston Celtics closed out practice Tuesday doing five-on-five half-court work and, on the final play...

    Blog | December 27, 2010
  9. Flipping switches

    Chris Forsberg

    Comcast ScreenshotA moment before Rajon Rondo tossed the winning alley-oop to Kevin Garnett.PHILADELPHIA -- The Celtics were so certain the 76ers would be forced to switch on a final-play pick-and-roll that it seemed they hardly considered a second o...

    Blog | December 10, 2010
  10. Practice notes: Players coach

    Chris Forsberg

    Chris Forsberg/ESPN BostonKendrick Perkins draws up a final play for the reserves.WALTHAM, Mass. -- A collection of news and notes after the Boston Celtics practiced Saturday afternoon at the Sports Authority Training Center at HealthPoint: DOC PU...

    Blog | October 23, 2010
  11. Postgame notes: Heat burned on final play

    Chris Forsberg

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty ImagesPaul Pierce connects on the winning shot in Game 3.MIAMI -- A collection of postgame news and notes after the Boston Celtics defeated the Miami Heat in Game 3 of an Eastern Conference first-round series at AmericanAirl...

    Blog | April 24, 2010
  12. Video: Pierce, Doc on final shot

    Chris Forsberg

    Pierce on the final play: "That's a shot I hit a number of times in playoffs and regular season. I told the coaches, 'Give me the ball on the right side.' I got to my sweet spot, made sure there wasn't any time left, and drained it." Rivers on...

    Blog | April 23, 2010
  13. Davis: 'Draw it up and I'll make this'

    Chris Forsberg

    Clippers guard Baron Davis told coach Mike Dunleavy to draw him up a final play and he'd produce the winning shot. True to his word, Davis made a fallaway, 22-foot jumper with Rajon Rondo draped over him at the buzzer to lift the Clippers to a 92-...

    Blog | December 28, 2009
  14. Mavs 118, C's 113: Rally comes up short

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics nearly overcame a 31-point deficit, rallying within a point in the final minute, but the Dallas Mavericks were able to hang on for a 118-113 triumph on Monday night at the American Airlines Center. Box score | Play by Play | Sh...

    Blog | November 03, 2014
  15. C's can't turn over a new leaf

    Chris Forsberg

    One of the areas where Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens yearned to see progress over the final games of the 2013-14 season was execution in late-game situations. Boston has really struggled to make plays, particularly on the offensive end, at the en...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  16. Rondo will not play in final back-to-back

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo said Tuesday that he does not plan to play in the second night of the team's final back-to-back of the season. Rondo Since returning from a torn ACL in mid-January, Rondo has sat out the second night ...

    Blog | April 08, 2014