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  1. Snapshot: Banner 17 anniversary

    Chris Forsberg

    Tuesday marks the six-year anniversary of the Boston Celtics' winning their 17th world title by defeating the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2008 NBA Finals. The team's marketing department sent out the image below to celebrate the occasion (and make a se...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  2. Notes: Stevens says Spurs are a 'machine'

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens had an early morning speaking engagement on Friday, so he chose shuteye over the second half of Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Thursday evening. Of course, with the San Antonio Spurs out front by 19...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  3. Source: C's considering Posey as assistant

    Chris Forsberg

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty ImagesJames Posey celebrates after the Celtics won the NBA Finals in 2008.James Posey, a beloved member of the Boston Celtics' 2008 championship team, is a candidate fill out Brad Stevens' coaching staff, a source told ...

    Blog | August 17, 2013
  4. Boston Celtics thank Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett in ad

    Chris Forsberg

    The Celtics took out a full-page ad in the Boston Globe to thank Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2013
  5. His time of the season

    Chris Forsberg

    When the Celtics step on the floor Saturday at Madison Square Garden for Game 1 of an Eastern Conference first-round series with the Knicks, only two players (Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett) will remain from the Boston teams that went to the NBA Finals i...

    Blog | April 20, 2013
  6. Top 5 Celtics storylines of 2012

    Chris Forsberg

    The past year saw the Boston Celtics overcome improbable health woes to battle to the cusp of the NBA Finals, the end of the Big Three era, and an inconsistent start to a new season filled with renewed optimism. As we wave goodbye to 2012, here's a l...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  7. Quick hit thoughts around NBA & Celts

    Chris Forsberg

    Quick-hit thoughts around the NBA and with the Celtics: Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty ImagesJason Terry got a tattoo of the NBA Finals trophy in Dallas and joked he'd do the same for Boston.1. Jason Terry didn't get to say too much during his official C...

    Blog | July 29, 2012
  8. What if ...

    Chris Forsberg

    Steve Mitchell/US PresswireLeBron James celebrates after Miami's Game 5 win over the Thunder.The Miami Heat are champions after finishing off the Oklahoma City Thunder with a 121-106 throttling in Game 5 of the NBA Finals Thursday nigh at AmericanAir...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  9. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Boston Celtics deal with abrupt end after lo...

    Chris Forsberg

    Talent defeated will in Game 7, leaving the Celtics to look back instead of ahead.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2012
  10. Doc Rivers: 'We have one home game left'

    Chris Forsberg

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesDoc Rivers said his team understands its only got one more game at home this round.His team one win away from punching its ticket to the NBA Finals, Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers continued to stress Wednesday the nee...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  11. Video: C's honor Kendrick Perkins

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics honored Kendrick Perkins during the first timeout of Monday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The video montage ends with Perkins hoisted the Larry O'Brien trophy after winning the 2007 NBA Finals before the words...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  12. Doc on 'Sheed comeback: Conditioning key

    Chris Forsberg

    Ronald Martinez/GettyRasheed Wallace during Game 7 of the NBA Finals in 2010, his last game with Boston.BOSTON -- Celtics coach Doc Rivers acknowledged a report that Rasheed Wallace was contemplating coming out of retirement and suggested the conditi...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  13. Don't call it a comeback

    Chris Forsberg

    The Dallas Mavericks completed a thrilling 15-point, fourth-quarter rally Thursday night to top the Miami Heat, 95-93, in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. The Mavs closed out the game on a 22-5 run to erase a double-digit deficit and stun Miami on a last-se...

    Blog | June 03, 2011
  14. Finals connection: Carlisle and C's

    Chris Forsberg

    Dick Raphael/NBAE/Getty ImagesDallas coach Rick Carlisle played a small role on Boston's 1986 title team.It's not as if most Celtics fans need another reason to root against the Heat in the NBA Finals, but here's a motive to cheer for the Mavericks i...

    Blog | May 27, 2011
  15. Kicking themselves?

    Chris Forsberg

    Gary Dineen/NBAE/GettySasha Pavlovic played 10 games for the Mavericks this season.The Dallas Mavericks secured their place in the NBA Finals Wednesday evening by eliminating the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami Heat can do the same on Thursday ni...

    Blog | May 26, 2011
  16. Rivers, Allen likely to return

    Chris Forsberg

    MIAMI -- Eleven months ago, there was pain and uncertainty. The Boston Celtics had just lost Game 7 of the NBA Finals to the Los Angeles Lakers and no one seemed certain about what the future held for coach Doc Rivers and Boston's Big Three. This ...

    Blog | May 11, 2011