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  1. Celtics suffer from fast-breakdowns

    Chris Forsberg

    The NBA began tracking fast-break points during the 1996-97 season, giving it featured placement at the bottom of each game's official box score. It's not easy to find an official definition of the metric, though the long-held understanding is it mea...

    Blog | December 21, 2014
  2. Heat 100, Celtics 84: Miami vice

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics struggled while trying to integrate some new faces, while the Miami Heat thrived without some familiar ones. Luol Deng scored a game-high 23 points, while rookie James Ennis added 16 points and eight rebounds as a Dwyane Wade/...

    Blog | December 21, 2014
  3. Rookie Marcus Smart starts vs. Heat

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics rookie Marcus Smart drew his first career start in Sunday's game against the Miami Heat. Three days after the Celtics traded All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, Smart shuffled into the starting role. Evan Turne...

    Blog | December 21, 2014
  4. W2W4: C's vs. Heat (Game 25 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (10-14, 3-6 away) visit the Miami Heat (12-15, 4-9 home) on Sunday evening at AmericanAirlines Arena (6 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: • The new guys: The Celtics spent Saturday's offday trying to get recent acquis...

    Blog | December 21, 2014
  5. Celtics 114, Wolves 98: No Rondo, no problem

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- No Rajon Rondo, no problem for the Boston Celtics. OK, it certainly helped that the first game in the post-Rondo era came against the basement-dwelling Minnesota Timberwolves. But Boston's young remaining core closed the fourth quarter ...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  6. W2W4: C's vs. Wolves (Game 24 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (9-14, 6-8 home) host the Minnesota Timberwolves (5-19, 2-9 away) on Friday night at TD Garden (7:30 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: • Post-trade fallout: Celtics coach Brad Stevens talked Thursday about the difficu...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  7. C's to face national TV Rondo

    Chris Forsberg

    NBA TV announced Friday that is has added the Jan. 2 game between the Dallas Mavericks and Boston Celtics, which should serve as Rajon Rondo's first game against his former team. It'll also be the first time that Boston will be on the other side o...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  8. 5-on-5: Good deal for Celtics?

    Chris Forsberg

    Playing a game of 5-on-5 following the Celtics-Mavericks swap and wondering: Is this a good deal for Boston? Elhassan: Yes and no. Snagging an excellent finisher in Wright was a great get, those picks add to an already impressive stash, and Jameer N...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  9. Smart out vs. Magic; Stevens talks injuries

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics rookie guard Marcus Smart will not play in Wednesday's game against the Orlando Magic and the team is hopeful he can try again to return to practice on Thursday. Smart, who suffered a left Achilles strain in Friday's loss to the New...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  10. W2W4: C's vs. Magic (Game 23 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (8-14, 5-8 home) host the Orlando Magic (10-17, 7-11 away) on Wednesday night at TD Garden (7:30 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: • Oh Oh it's Magic: The Magic are an interesting bunch. They are 3-3 in their last six...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  11. A Crash course in being a good veteran

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics veteran Gerald Wallace hadn't touched the floor in over a week's time when coach Brad Stevens looked down the bench and called his name in the first quarter of last week's game against the New York Knicks. The 32-year-old Wallace l...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  12. Celtics 105, 76ers 87: Career night for Kelly Olynyk

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics have pleaded with Kelly Olynyk to be more aggressive this season. Monday's game hammered home why. Olynyk scored a career-high 30 points on 12-of-17 shooting over just 31 minutes to help the visiting Celtics post a 105-87 trium...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  13. W2W4: C's vs. 76ers (Game 22 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (7-14, 2-6 away) visit the Philadelphia 76ers (2-21, 0-12 home) on Monday night at the Wells Fargo Center (7 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: • All praise for Philly: The Celtics, coming off head-shaking losses to th...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  14. Injury addition: Thornton (calf) out vs. Philly

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics backup shooting guard Marcus Thornton suffered a strained left calf during Sunday's practice and will not travel with the team for Monday's game against the Philadelphia 76ers. Thornton, who has been playing some o...

    Blog | December 14, 2014
  15. Injury report: Smart (Achilles) out vs. Philly

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics rookie guard Marcus Smart will not accompany the team to Philadelphia for Monday's game against the 76ers after suffering a left Achilles strain during Friday's loss to the New York Knicks. Celtics coach Brad Steve...

    Blog | December 14, 2014
  16. C's need Sully to bust out of slump

    Chris Forsberg

    The fact that the Boston Celtics are riding a three-game losing streak and that third-year big man Jared Sullinger is battling a three-game slump is not a coincidence. Sullinger, when playing to his standards, has helped Boston produce some of its be...

    Blog | December 13, 2014