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  1. Celtics 106, Hornets 98: Thomas, Jerebko fuel Boston's comeback

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Go ahead and book that (refundable) hotel room in Atlanta (or Cleveland?) starting on April 17. The Boston Celtics rallied from 16 down over the final 18 minutes of play, sparked by a small-ball lineup bookended by newcomers Isaiah Thom...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
  2. Boston Celtics get Isaiah Thomas from Phoenix Suns for Marcus Tho...

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics thrust themselves into the frenetic final minutes of the 2015 NBA trade deadline, acquiring point guard Isaiah Thomas from the Phoenix Suns and dealing Tayshaun Prince to the Detroit Pistons, the Pistons announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2015
  3. Celtics soar into break thinking playoffs

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics ran the exact same play in a crunch-time situation three weeks ago in Denver, so when Avery Bradley curled off a high screen in the final seconds of Wednesday's game against the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks, h...

    Blog | February 12, 2015
  4. Thornton's impact is hard to ignore

    Chris Forsberg

    Here's how you know that Boston Celtics reserve guard Marcus Thornton is doing his job well at the moment: There was dismay among some Celtics observers that Thornton was not on the floor for Boston's final offensive possession during Saturday's 96-9...

    Blog | February 08, 2015
  5. Bucks 96, Celtics 93: Knight time in Milwaukee

    Chris Forsberg

    Torched by Milwaukee's Brandon Knight throughout the first half, the Boston Celtics made the necessary halftime adjustments to bottle him up -- until the Bucks' final offensive possession of the game. With the Bucks clinging to a one-point lead a...

    Blog | February 07, 2015
  6. Does Avery Bradley have the clutch gene?

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics fifth-year guard Avery Bradley hit a pair of late-game shots over the final 84 seconds of Friday's 100-99 win over the Denver Nuggets. It continues a recent pattern of Bradley stepping up with big-moment shots in late-game situations a...

    Blog | January 24, 2015
  7. Celtics 100, Nuggets 99: Bradley prevents Nelson revenge game

    Chris Forsberg

    Avery Bradley produced some clutch late-game shooting, while old friend Jameer Nelson missed a pull-up jumper in the final seconds as the Boston Celtics hung on for a 100-99 triumph over the Denver Nuggets Friday night at the Pepsi Center. Nelson...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  8. Sullinger's hustle gave C's chance to win

    Chris Forsberg

    There were three white jerseys closest to the ball when Wesley Matthews stripped Jared Sullinger on the blocks in the final seconds of Thursday's nail-biter between the Portland Trail Blazers and Boston Celtics. AP Photo/Don RyanJared Sullinger k...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  9. Mavs 119, C's 101: Rondo's homecoming party

    Chris Forsberg

    Chris Forsberg/ESPN BostonThe final still frame as Rajon Rondo's tribute video ended.BOSTON -- This night belonged to Rajon Rondo and, just in case that wasn't obvious, the former Boston Celtics captain made sure everyone inside TD Garden knew it fro...

    Blog | January 02, 2015
  10. Xmas evaluation: It's future over presents

    Chris Forsberg

    Back in late October, before the start of the 2014-15 season and the arrival of a brutal November schedule, Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens noted how, in his final seasons at Butler University, he used to frontload the Bulldogs' schedule with top c...

    Blog | December 24, 2014
  11. C's hopeful Smart's injury is quick healing

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens expressed optimism that the strained left Achilles that forced rookie Marcus Smart to sit out the final 35 .5 minutes of Friday's loss to the New York Knicks is a short-term injury. Smart, who missed...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  12. Fourth wall: More needed from Rondo

    Chris Forsberg

    When Rajon Rondo sat out the final 27 minutes, 21 seconds of Monday's double overtime loss to the Washington Wizards, some tried to frame it as a potential controversy, which is preposterous. Celtics coach Brad Stevens simply leaned on the players wh...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  13. Glimpse inside Garden: Ovation for Pierce

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Old friend Paul Pierce received a standing ovation when he was the final player introduced during the visitor lineups for the Washington Wizards on Sunday.... This is Pierce's third game in Boston since being traded away in July 2013...

    Blog | December 07, 2014
  14. Optimistic Turner has seen this before

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Evan Turner has lived this script before and firmly believes the Boston Celtics can get their season on track despite a frustrating start that has seen them watch multiple games slip away in the final quarter. Turner recalled how the Phi...

    Blog | November 28, 2014
  15. Rondo not discouraged by narrow losses

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo said this season is starting to feel like deja vu, which itself felt a bit like deja vu. The Celtics let another winnable game slip away in the final minute on Monday night, falling to the Phoenix S...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  16. Suns 118, Celtics 114: Another one slips away

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Another night, another winnable game slips away from the Boston Celtics. Boston overcame an early 14-point deficit and rallied ahead in the final minute behind an inspired Jeff Green, only to be felled by late-game execution as the visit...

    Blog | November 17, 2014