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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. Rajon Rondo, coach Rick Carlisle have timeout shouting match duri...

    Tim MacMahon

    Point guard Rajon Rondo did not play the final 20-plus minutes of the Dallas Mavericks' 99-92 win over the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday night after a profanity-laced shouting match with coach Rick Carlisle over play calling.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2015
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. NBA - Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Clippers finally fulfillin...

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton says the teams with some of the best title odds before the season started -- the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Clippers -- are finally playing up to expectations.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2015
  8. Will Kevin Garnett seek a buyout?

    Nick Borges

    Kevin Garnett will likely retire after 2014-15 as this is the final year of his contract. On Sunday, Garnett was grilled about the possibility he would ask for a buyout and the 20-year NBA veteran tried to downplay the speculation, according to ESPNN...

    Blog | February 02, 2015
  9. Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle calls Rajon Rondo benching '...

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said he plans to play Rajon Rondo in crunch time on a regular basis despite benching the four-time All-Star point guard for the final 5:12 of Friday night's 102-98 loss to the Chicago Bulls.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2015
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Rajon Rondo benching in crunch time 'coach's decision,' Rick Carl...

    Tim MacMahon

    Rajon Rondo, the four-time All-Star point guard whose prowess in the clutch was cited by the Dallas Mavericks' brass when they acquired him in a December blockbuster trade, was benched for the final 5:12 of Friday night's 102-98 loss to the Chicago Bulls.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2015
  13. Bradley's go-ahead 3 helps Celtics beat Nuggets 100-99

    Bradley's go-ahead 3 helps Celtics beat Nuggets 100-99

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 23, 2015
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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