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  1. To serve and rim protect

    Chris Forsberg

    "Rim protector" seems like a fairly recent entry into the NBA lexicon, though it's certainly made up for lost time, particularly in these parts. Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY SportsIndiana's Noah Vonleh tries to swat a shot during the Big Ten tourname...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  2. Celtics lose tiebreaker with Jazz

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics lost a random drawing with the Utah Jazz on Friday afternoon that will diminish the C's chances at a higher draft position. Now that the Celtics have lost the drawing, they will have 103 pingpong ball combinations (out of 1,000)...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  3. Jockeying for (ping-pong) position

    Chris Forsberg

    The folks at Tankathon provide our latest glimpse at the bottom of the league standings after the Boston Celtics lost their eighth straight game on Saturday night and moved within a game of the third worst record in basketball with five games to play...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  4. Rondo forcing defenses to change ways

    Chris Forsberg

    If there's a tiny silver lining to the year of basketball that Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo lost due to ACL surgery, it's this: It has forced teams to completely alter the way they defend him. With a focus on shooting during his lengthy rehab,...

    Blog | March 23, 2014
  5. W2W4: Celtics vs. Heat (Game 43 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (14-28, 5-16 away) visit the Miami Heat (29-12, 16-3 home) on Tuesday night at AmericanAirlines Arena (CSN, NBATV, 7:30 p.m.). Here's what to watch for: NO LOVE LOST: Even Rajon Rondo admits that Celtics-Heat isn't a rivalry a...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  6. Notebook: Bayless finding his way

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Asked about the toughest thing to learn when changing NBA zip codes, Jerryd Bayless smiled and suggested it's the city. "I've been lost a couple times already [in Boston], in the day I've been here," Bayless cracked. Fortunately for t...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  7. How low can they go?

    Chris Forsberg

    A month ago, Boston Celtics fans were processing the possibility that Boston could compete for the Atlantic Division title and a top-four seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Now, having lost seven straight and 10 of their last 11 overall, Boston...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  8. W2W4: C's vs. Clippers (Game 36 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (13-22, 5-12 away) visit the Los Angeles Clippers (24-13, 15-3 home) on Wednesday night at Staples Center (10:30 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: FIGHTING THROUGH ADVERSITY: The Celtics have lost five straight and eight o...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  9. Freeze Frame: Moving on

    Chris Forsberg

    Headlines after the Boston Celtics agreed Sunday to trade Courtney Lee to the Memphis Grizzlies, then lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder to start a five-game road trip: ESPN Boston: Moving on...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  10. W2W4: Celtics vs. Hawks (Game 31 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (13-17, 8-8 home) host the Atlanta Hawks (17-14, 5-10 away) in a New Year's Eve matinee on Tuesday at TD Garden (1 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: NEW-LOOK HAWKS: The Hawks lost center Al Horford recently to a torn pecto...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  11. A welcome break in the action

    Chris Forsberg

    The best part about that Indiana game? It's over. Sure, this wasn't the way the Boston Celtics wanted to go into a five-day holiday break. The Green have lost three straight, including a 106-79 shellacking at the hands of the Eastern Conference-le...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  12. W2W4: Celtics vs. Bucks (Game 20 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (7-12, 3-5 home) host the Milwaukee Bucks (3-13, 1-7 away) on Tuesday night at TD Garden. Here's what to watch for: THIRD TIME'S A CHARM?: The Celtics have (improbably) lost twice to the three-win Bucks this season (including ...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  13. Celtics' defense lost in transition

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Masked by their 7-12 record is the fact that the Boston Celtics have played above-average defense this season. Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe/Getty ImagesOverall, the Celtics' defense has been better than expected, ranking seve...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  14. Leftovers: Only change for C's is result

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Celtics were competitive through each of their first four games this season and lost them all. Boston remained competitive over its next four games, and won each time. With a 4-4 record through two weeks of the regular season, first-yea...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  15. Rearview mirror: C's won't dwell on loss

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- A short while after his team had fumbled away a 22-point lead and lost their home-opener to the Milwaukee Bucks, Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens elected to relive a nightmarish second half by watching the game film in his office a...

    Blog | November 02, 2013
  16. Leftovers: Wallace's D, coach Rondo

    Chris Forsberg

    Leftovers after the Boston Celtics lost to the Toronto Raptors in their season-opener on Wednesday night at the Air Canada Centre: WALLACE FOCUSES ON DEFENSE Gerald Wallace played 40 minutes and put up only one shot (a layup midway through the t...

    Blog | October 31, 2013