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  1. Tech rescinded for Isaiah Thomas

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The NBA rescinded one of the two technical fouls that led to Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas' ejection in his debut against the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. Referee Tony Brothers tagged Thomas with consecutive technical fouls leading...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
  2. Thomas has new fans, including one notable Lakers supporter

    Chris Forsberg

    LOS ANGELES -- The answer to the question is obvious, especially if you know how Isaiah Thomas ended up with his NBA-themed name. But just to confirm: Thomas was asked Sunday if his father is a Los Angeles Lakers fan. "Die-hard," Thomas replied. ...

    Blog | February 23, 2015
  3. Isaiah Thomas ejected during Boston debut

    Chris Forsberg

    LOS ANGELES -- Isaiah Thomas was ejected in the fourth quarter of his debut for the Boston Celtics during Sunday's overtime loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. CSN ScreenshotIsaiah Thomas is ejected by referee Tony Brothers.Thomas got whistled for a ...

    Blog | February 23, 2015
  4. Lakers 118, Celtics 111: Boston rallies after Thomas tossed, but ...

    Chris Forsberg

    LOS ANGELES -- Isaiah Thomas sure knows how to make an entrance. And an exit. Thomas, acquired by the Boston Celtics at Thursday's trade deadline, scored 21 points on 6-of-13 shooting, but was ejected after protesting an offensive foul call in a ...

    Blog | February 23, 2015
  5. Rondo trade could prolong rebuild

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- When Rajon Rondo met with reporters following Wednesday's win over the Orlando Magic, he seemed nonplussed by his latest churn through the rumor mill. Who could blame him? He's been down this path each of the last eight seasons and has yet ...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  6. Practice: Green picks up his defense

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Long criticized for his lack of consistency, Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green has quieted most of those grumbles this season with reliable offensive output. The day after Green took on the challenge of guarding Kobe Bryant in Bosto...

    Blog | December 06, 2014
  7. W2W4: C's vs. Lakers (Game 17 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (5-11, 3-7 home) host the Los Angeles Lakers (5-14, 3-6 away) on Friday night at TD Garden (7:30 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: • Rivalry renewed? Celtics rookie Marcus Smart's eyes shot wide when a reporter mentio...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  8. Breakfast of champions?

    Chris Forsberg

    Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics and Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers got breakfast together Thursday morning at The Paramount in Beacon Hill. Just two professional basketball players with a noted mutual admiration talking shop on an offday for...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  9. Pressey family on opposite sides of rivalry

    Chris Forsberg

    New Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott formally filled out his staff on Tuesday, bringing former Boston Celtics assistant Paul Pressey on board as an assistant. Pressey, who served on Doc Rivers' staff in Boston, has worked with Scott during his...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  10. Summer Forecast: Dates to circle

    Chris Forsberg

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesLeBron James' return to Boston with the Cavaliers is a top date to circle this season.Each weekday for a three-week span, our summer panel of prognosticators -- a motley crew featuring our friends in the Celtics bloggi...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  11. Mailbag: Still sorting out the pieces

    Chris Forsberg

    ORLANDO, Florida -- The Boston Celtics enjoyed an off-day on Tuesday at Summer League. With no team access, we were forced to choose between spending the day at Disney World and opening your letters. Luckily, there's time for both. Excuse any typ...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  12. 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
  13. Gordon back in Boston for C's workout

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Before Kevin Love stole the spotlight, Aaron Gordon was Boston's most famous visiting hoopster. Gordon, in town last month for his sister's graduation from Harvard University, got caught napping -- ball in hand -- on a red line t...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  14. Little victory for C's: Beat LA

    Chris Forsberg

    NEW YORK -- Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca found a small silver lining after his team earned the sixth pick at the 2014 NBA draft lottery on Tuesday night: At least the rival Los Angeles Lakers finished a spot behind the Green. Pagliuca sa...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  15. 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
  16. Mystery adds to Exum intrigue

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Charles Rex ArbogastDante Exum answers questions at the NBA draft combine in Chicago.CHICAGO -- The other draft hopefuls entering the room slowed their pace and started rubbernecking as they navigated the overflow media scrum encircling Aust...

    Blog | May 17, 2014