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  1. Lottery rivals: C's, Lakers tied

    Chris Forsberg

    Well, this is different. The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers are the two most decorated franchises in NBA history, combining for 33 of the the league's 67 championships. But now, with matching 25-55 records, the two teams and their .313 winn...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  2. C's season comp: The 2006-07 Nets

    Chris Forsberg

    From our friends at Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN Stats and Info): Boston's 8-12 record is tied with the 2006-07 New Jersey Nets for the worst in NBA history by a division leader through 20 games. The Nets finished second in the Atlantic Division th...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  3. KG nets 25,000th career point

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Celtics center Kevin Garnett became only the 16th player in NBA history to reach 25,000 points during Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers. Garnett entered the night six points shy of the milestone. He was detoured early on as ...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  4. Kevin Garnett of Boston Celtics records 25,000th career point

    Chris Forsberg

    Celtics forward Kevin Garnett became only the 16th player in NBA history to reach 25,000 points during Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2013
  5. Odds & ends: Open to a close?

    Chris Forsberg

    With help from our friends at ESPN Stats and Info, a look at what past playoff series tell us about how Game 6 of an Eastern Conference semifinal series between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers might play out: * In NBA history, teams that...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  6. Rondo's streak in focus

    Chris Forsberg

    Greg M. Cooper/US PresswireRajon Rondo continues to put up double-digit assists numbers on a nightly basis.With his 23rd consecutive game with double-digit assists last night in New York, Rajon Rondo became only the third player in NBA history with a...

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  7. 10 nuggets on Celtics vs. Nuggets

    Chris Forsberg

    Here are 10 facts and figures to keep in mind for Wednesday's Celtics vs. Nuggets clash (ESPN, 7 p.m) at the TD Garden (information researched for ESPN by Elias Sports Bureau, Inc.): 1. The Celtics are the only team in NBA history to have four pla...

    Blog | December 08, 2010
  8. Sharing the wealth

    Chris Forsberg

    David Butler II/US PresswireRajon Rondo is off to the best start of any point guard in NBA history.Rajon Rondo is on pace to break John Stockton's NBA record for assists. But only five games in, can the Celtics' point guard keep it up? ESPN.com's Jer...

    Blog | November 05, 2010
  9. Pierce reaches 20,000 points

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Michael DwyerPaul Pierce raises his arms to salute the crowd after scoring his 20,000th career point.BOSTON -- Celtics captain Paul Pierce became the 36th player in NBA history to reach 20,000 career points during Wednesday's game against th...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  10. Would Rondo dunk on Danny?

    Chris Forsberg

    2K SportsRajon Rondo says he's learning about NBA history by playing "NBA 2K11."Rajon Rondo talks with ESPN's The Life about the new NBA 2K11 video game that hit stores today: First time I played "NBA 2K11," I passed the ball to Michael Jordan, cros...

    Blog | October 05, 2010
  11. Game 6: The Showdown

    Chris Forsberg

    Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesPressure's on Paul Pierce and the Celtics, who don't want to wind up on the wrong side of NBA history.BOSTON -- A handful of afternoon links to keep you busy up until tip-off when the Boston Celtics host the Orlando Magic Fri...

    Blog | May 28, 2010
  12. Boston uncommon

    Chris Forsberg

    Jim Rogash/Getty ImagesThe Boston Celtics are sitting pretty in the playoffs after struggling at the end of the regular season.Only a few teams in NBA history have ever been able to turn it on in the playoffs quite like these Celtics. How does this s...

    Blog | May 24, 2010
  13. Hollinger: Best shooters ever

    Chris Forsberg

    Getty ImagesSteve Nash, Reggie Miller, Larry Bird. Who's the best shooter of all-time?ESPN.com's John Hollinger tackles the near impossible task of ranking the greatest shooters in NBA history (post 3-point era). It's interesting to note that three C...

    Blog | March 09, 2010
  14. Cousy's 28 dimes

    Chris Forsberg

    Forty-one years ago today, Bob Cousy set an NBA record with 28 assists in Boston's 173-139 win over Minneapolis, the highest scoring game in NBA history to that date (in fact, the Celtics' 173 points remains the record for a non-overtime game, but wa...

    Blog | February 27, 2010
  15. Ford: The top 30 free agents

    Chris Forsberg

    ESPN.com's Chad Ford takes a comprehensive look at the most anticipated free-agent class in NBA history , ranking Paul Pierce and Ray Allen among the top 30 (potential) free agents of the 2010 offseason. Paul Pierce#34 SF Boston Celtics2010 STATSG...

    Blog | February 26, 2010
  16. Garnett's return provides spark for slumping C's

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- After missing the past 10 games with a hyperextended right knee, how did Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett sum up his return to the court? One of the the greatest players in NBA history compared himself to one of the worst automobiles of...

    Blog | January 22, 2010