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  1. Why Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk needs to shoot more

    Chris Forsberg

    The C's must find a way to get Kelly Olynyk more involved in the offense.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Explaining C's improbable production

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Boston Celtics headed to practice Monday owning the seventh-best offensive rating in the NBA. That's a whopping 20 spots higher than where the team finished last season, and maybe the craziest part is that there's still plenty o...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  4. Explaining the Boston Celtics' improbable production

    Chris Forsberg

    In an unlikely early-season scenario, the C's offense is putting up elite numbers.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2014
  5. Raptors 110, C's 107: Lowry lifts Toronto

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Reflecting on Monday's loss in Dallas before Wednesday's game, Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens noted: "Dallas played great. The offense was spectacular to watch. It stunk that I was sitting over on the other sideline." Stevens' though...

    Blog | November 05, 2014
  6. Celtics 121, Nets 105: Rondo, C's roll

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- One season after having one of the most anemic offenses in the league, the Boston Celtics put eight players in double figures, shot 55.7 percent from the floor, owned as much as a 29-point lead and emerged with a decisive 121-105 triumph ov...

    Blog | October 29, 2014
  7. The perfect score: C's could eye offense

    Chris Forsberg

    Before one game late in the 2013-14 season, Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens had been talking glowingly about the intangibles of a player when the conversation swung to a more general question about the best qualities an individual could bring. ...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  8. Pressey giving C's offense a jolt

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics rookie point guard Phil Pressey has done the impossible this month: He's made one of the league's most inefficient offenses perform as if it were among the NBA elite. David Richard/USA TODAY SportsPhil Pressey attacks the...

    Blog | April 13, 2014
  9. Celtics Mailbag: Fredette and the future

    Chris Forsberg

    The most popular question in the Celtics mailbag when we tore it open: Should the Celtics sign Jimmer Fredette? AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliWhile Jimmer Fredette might add some offense, the other aspects of his game are lacking.This is the 2013-14 s...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  10. W2W4: C's vs. Bobcats (Game 16 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (5-10, 3-6 away) visit the Charlotte Bobcats (7-7, 3-4 home) on Monday night at Time Warner Cable Arena (7 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: A DEFENSIVE BATTLE?: Well, it's a matchup of two of the worst offenses in the lea...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  11. Plenty of pluses for Crawford

    Chris Forsberg

    Was Saturday's effort the best game of Jordan Crawford's career? D. Clarke Evans/NBAE/GettyJordan Crawford has given Boston's sluggish offense a boost this season.If you judge solely by plus/minus, you can actually make that case. According to Ba...

    Blog | November 23, 2013
  12. Avery Bradley atones with offense

    Chris Forsberg

    Earlier this week, Avery Bradley expressed disappointment in himself for failing to give his all on the court. For whatever reason, the fourth-year guard just wasn't himself in a pair of recent games, prone to untimely missteps that hurt his team as ...

    Blog | November 16, 2013
  13. Rapid Reaction: Blazers 109, Celtics 96

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Rapid reaction after the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Boston Celtics 109-96 on Friday night at TD Garden: THE NITTY GRITTY The Portland offense was as good as advertised, as LaMarcus Aldridge led five Blazers in double figures w...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  14. Avery Bradley flourishes in off-guard role for Boston Celtics

    Chris Forsberg

    Avery Bradley's offense has flourished since he's been switched to off guard.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2013
  15. Bradley buys in to Stevens' system

    Chris Forsberg

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesAvery Bradley will lead the Celtics' offense without Rajon Rondo at the start of the season.BOSTON -- Listen to Avery Bradley talk this preseason and you can't help but be struck by how much first-year coach Brad Steve...

    Blog | October 26, 2013
  16. It won't come easy for Green

    Chris Forsberg

    Jeff Green is under an intense microscope this season. With the departure of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, and with Rajon Rondo rehabbing from ACL surgery, Green has ascended to being the focal point of Boston's offense, and while he didn't ask for ...

    Blog | October 13, 2013