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  1. ESPN Forecast: Sizing up the NBA's top coaches

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Which teams have the best coaches walking the sidelines? Here's what we found out in the first edition of our NBA front office rankings.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  2. C's put emphasis on hockey assist

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Poor Drew Cannon. Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesCeltics guard Avery Bradley looks to pass last season against the Knicks.Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens brought his former Butler numbers guru to town to help with statistical...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  3. Insider: C's are CBA losers

    ESPNBoston.com

    Writing for ESPN Insider, cap guru Larry Coon pegs the Boston Celtics in the "losers" category while judging how the new collective bargaining agreement affects teams for the upcoming season. A snippet: Under the previous CBA, the Celtics were willi...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  4. C's getting closer look at SGs

    Chris Forsberg

    Darrell Walker/Icon SMIGeorgia's Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is among those expected to work out for the Celtics.As part of his latest Big Board update for ESPN Insider, NBA Draft guru Chad Ford notes a few of the players expected to work out for the Bo...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  5. Ford: Ledo a sleeper for C's?

    ESPNBoston.com

    ESPN Draft guru Chad Ford was asked if the Boston Celtics might consider Providence's Ricky Ledo with the 16th pick in the draft. Here's the exchange from a recent SportsNation chat: Ledo is ranked 29th on ESPN's Top 100 draft board and eighth ...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  6. Daily Dime

    What will the NBA do after physical play mars the Heat's blowout of the Pacers in Game 5?

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  7. Los Angeles Lakers' Andrew Bynum ready to rumble with Boston Celt...

    Ramona Shelburne

    Lakers' Andrew Bynum says, "We're going at they head" in reference to Sunday's game against Celtics.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2012
  8. C's earn strong marks from Ford

    Chris Forsberg

    ESPN.com draft guru Chad Ford graded each team's haul from Thursday night and assigned the Boston Celtics the grade of A- for landing the Purdue tandem of JaJuan Johnson (No. 27) and E'Twaun Moore (No. 55). Only the Timberwolves, Kings, ...

    Blog | June 24, 2011
  9. Ford's mock draft, Version 7.0

    Chris Forsberg

    If the Boston Celtics hang tight with pick No. 25, ESPN.com draft guru Chad Ford now pegs Marquette's Jimmy Butler as the team's first-round choice in his latest mock, Version 7.0, updated this morning: Past selections: * Mock, Version 1.0: C...

    Blog | June 23, 2011
  10. C's open to trading No. 25 pick?

    Chris Forsberg

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/GettyMarquis Daniels and Semih Erden could aid Boston draft deals.From ESPN draft guru Chad Ford: The Boston Celtics are taking a hard look at Marquette's Jimmy Butler and Boston College's Reggie Jackson with the 25th pick in the...

    Blog | June 23, 2011
  11. Thibodeau lets Rose run offense his way

    Nick Friedell

    DEERFIELD, Ill. -- During more than two decades as an assistant coach in the NBA, Tom Thibodeau has developed a well-deserved reputation as a hard-nosed defensive guru. In his first year as head coach of the Chicago Bulls, he's also developed a monik...

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  12. What 2 Watch 4: Bulls vs Celtics, Heat vs Hornets and Raptors vs ...

    Getty Images Chicago Bulls (2-2) at Boston Celtics (4-1) 8:00 PM ET -- TD Garden, Boston, MA -- ESPN *Tom Thibodeau, the former Celtics defensive guru, is back in Boston as head coach of the Chicago Bulls. Thibodeau spent three seasons in Bost...

    Blog | November 05, 2010
  13. NBA draft 2010: NBA stars pick mock draft with Chad Ford

    ESPN The Magazine asks NBA players to pick who they'd want their team to draft in the first round of the draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2010
  14. A peek inside teams' numbers

    Chad Ford

    A number of old-school GMs remain dismissive when it comes to using stats to evaluate draft prospects, but more and more NBA teams are employing stat gurus to develop formulas that can predict pro success. Some of them run teams, like the Houston Ro...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  15. NBA draft 2010: DeMarcus Cousins leads prospects in metrics-based...

    Chad Ford

    Organizational strategy plays a large role in the draft, and more and more teams are using advanced metrics to guide their selections. Chad Ford gets access to three teams' metric-based top-10 lists and unveils those rankings, in addition to other notes.

    Blog | Conversation | June 08, 2010
  16. Sonics are hot, Pacers are not

    Chad Ford

    Insider's checkup finds the Sonics on fire, thanks to Ray Allen, and the Pacers cold, thanks in part to Ron Artest.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2004