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  1. Doc's son: C's better off without Allen

    Hornets rookie guard Austin Rivers -- son of Celtics head coach Doc Rivers -- swung by the set of ESPN's "First Take" to discuss his favorite players, LeBron James, Ray Allen, and Boston's chances of defeating the Miami Heat this upcoming season with...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  2. 2014 NBA draft -- Cleveland Cavaliers select Andrew Wiggins with ...

    Andrew Wiggins of Kansas was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Fab Melo on his way back to Texas

    Marc Stein

    It'll take three separate trades to make it happen, but the Dallas Mavericks' D-League affiliate is in the process of acquiring the rights to former first-round pick Fab Melo, according to sources with knowledge of the moves. The 7-footer from Bra...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  5. W2W4: C's vs. Nets (Preseason Game 8)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics host the Brooklyn Nets to wrap up their exhibition slate on Wednesday night at TD Garden (7 p.m., ESPN). Here's what to watch for: * WHAT NOT TO WATCH FOR: The first thing you should take note of is the earlier-than-usual tip t...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  6. Crank up the Bass

    Chris Forsberg

    NEWPORT, R.I. -- Boston Celtics practices over the first two days of training camp have, not surprisingly, been noticeably quieter than usual. Take Kevin Garnett off the stage and the rock concert becomes an opera. But Garnett's reverb lingers her...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  7. Stevens taking it slow with staff

    Chris Forsberg

    ORLANDO -- Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens said he's been inundated with interest in the spots available on his coaching staff, but as he navigates his first days at the helm, he plans to take his time to fill the chairs next to him. "We're...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  8. NBA -- Jason Kidd's coaching debut a first step

    Michael Wallace

    With a warm welcome from veteran coaches, Jason Kidd made his debut on the coaching sidelines.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2013
  9. Rivers taking time to ponder future

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers pledged to take some time to determine his future after his team's 2012-13 season ended with an 88-80 loss to the New York Knicks in Game 6 of an Eastern Conference first-round series on Friday night at TD Ga...

    Blog | May 04, 2013
  10. 'Bockers building balance on O

    Jared Zwerling

    BOSTON -- Carmelo Anthony shouldn't have had to take seven extra shots in the final six minutes of the New York Knicks' first-round series clincher on Friday night. The Knicks were up 69-47 at the start of the fourth quarter with Anthony playing o...

    Blog | May 04, 2013
  11. Pregame: C's can't let guard down

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said his team can't take its foot off the gas pedal despite winning two consecutive games to crawl back into an Eastern Conference first-round series with the New York Knicks. Even playing on their home turf ...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  12. Stats and Info: C's, Terry bounce back

    ESPN Stats and Info

    Jason Terry provided a bench spark for Boston in Game 4. The Boston Celtics survived a comeback effort by the New York Knicks to prevail in overtime and extend this first-round series to a fifth game. Let's take a look at some of the keys to the out...

    Blog | April 28, 2013
  13. Celtics finally get back to winning

    ESPN Stats & Information

    The Knicks had major shooting woes in Game 4. The Boston Celtics survived a comeback effort by the New York Knicks to prevail in overtime and extend this first-round series to a fifth game. Let's take a look at some of the keys to the outcome of ...

    Blog | April 28, 2013
  14. Knicks shut down Celtics, take first 2-0 series lead since 2000

    Carmelo Anthony scored 34 points, Sixth Man of the Year J.R. Smith added 19 and the New York Knicks opened a 2-0 lead over the Boston Celtics with an 87-71 victory Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 23, 2013
  15. Matchups: Knicks vs. Celtics

    Jared Zwerling

    Who will win this first-round Eastern Conference playoff series: the New York Knicks or the Boston Celtics? Let's take a look at the matchups to figure it out: POINT GUARD: While the Celtics will be short-handed at this position without All-Sta...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  16. NBA playoffs 2013 - Breaking down Eastern Conference playoffs

    5-on-5 roundtable: Our experts pick the opening round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013