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  1. Optimistic Turner has seen this before

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Evan Turner has lived this script before and firmly believes the Boston Celtics can get their season on track despite a frustrating start that has seen them watch multiple games slip away in the final quarter. Turner recalled how the Phi...

    Blog | November 28, 2014
  2. W2W4: C's vs. Bulls (Game 13 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (4-8, 2-5 home) host the Chicago Bulls (9-6, 7-3 away) on Friday afternoon at TD Garden (1 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: • Repeat performance? The Celtics posted a 106-101 triumph over the Bulls earlier this month...

    Blog | November 27, 2014
  3. Marcus Smart (ankle) out vs. Bulls

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics announced Thursday that rookie guard Marcus Smart will sit out Friday's game against the Chicago Bulls. Smart, working his way back from a left ankle injury, returned to practice on Wednesday, but was a limited participant after...

    Blog | November 27, 2014
  4. Let's talk turkey: C's thankful for progress

    Chris Forsberg

    No one on the Boston Celtics is particularly pleased with a 4-8 record to this point, especially considering a handful of close games that have slipped away. But when the team takes a minute to reflect on the big picture on Thanksgiving Day, coach Br...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  5. Marcus Smart limited in return to practice

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics rookie guard Marcus Smart returned to practice Wednesday, but only participated in part of the session, as he works his way back from a left ankle injury. Smart removed himself from Wednesday's closed practice, according to the team...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  6. Celtics hoping to work Smarter

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics are hoping to have rookie guard Marcus Smart back on the practice court on Wednesday afternoon. His return to game action won't be far behind and could come as early as Friday's matinee against the Chicago Bulls. It's unfair to ...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  7. Defensive effort buoys Celtics despite loss

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The irony, of course, is that on the night the Boston Celtics put together their best defensive effort of the season, the offense that has kept them competitive on most nights endured one of its worst performances. The end result, then,...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  8. Practice: Lessons learned in Memphis

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- After Friday's loss in Memphis, Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens said the Grizzlies' frontcourt of Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph "smoked" his team and suggested Boston's young bigs like Jared Sullinger and Kelly Olynyk could "learn ...

    Blog | November 22, 2014
  9. Smart expected back next week

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics rookie guard Marcus Smart is expected to return to game action next week, according to coach Brad Stevens. While Smart is only starting to ramp up his on-court activity as he works his way back from a left ankle injury, Stevens told...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  10. No moral victories in C's loss to Cavs

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- There was a moment toward the end of the third quarter -- the frame in which Rajon Rondo put his assist wizardry on full display, handing out nine helpers as his Boston Celtics erupted for 42 points to build a 17-point lead over the visitin...

    Blog | November 15, 2014
  11. No moral victories for Boston Celtics in loss to Cleveland Cavali...

    Chris Forsberg

    The Celtics found no silver lining in a near-upset of LeBron's Cavs.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2014
  12. Zeller scoring with surprising efficiency

    Chris Forsberg

    The most efficient offensive player in the entire NBA? That honor belonged to Boston Celtics reserve center Tyler Zeller entering Sunday's action. Sure, it's a small sample size, but Zeller seemingly has created points every time he has touched th...

    Blog | November 09, 2014
  13. Gamebook: Rondo-less C's respond on road

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens said Saturday that it wasn't until after Friday's game that he became aware Rajon Rondo would stay behind to have surgery to remove screws from his left hand. But he downplayed concern about the procedure. "I thin...

    Blog | November 09, 2014
  14. W2W4: C's vs. Bulls (Game 6 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (2-3, 0-2 away) visit the Chicago Bulls (5-1, 1-1 home) on Saturday night at the United Center (8 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: • Point guards in focus: Rajon Rondo did not accompany the Celtics to Chicago and wil...

    Blog | November 08, 2014
  15. Smart named to USA men's Select team

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics rookie guard Marcus Smart was one of 13 players named to the 2014 USA Men's Select team for USA Basketball on Tuesday. AP Photo/John RaouxMarcus Smart will train with the US men's national basketball team in Las Vegas.Members of th...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  16. Love is in the air?

    Chris Forsberg

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesDo the Celtics have the assets to land someone like Kevin Love?Minnesota's Kevin Love is in the headlines ahead of the offseason with sources suggesting that he has no interest in a contract extension, which could forc...

    Blog | May 18, 2014