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  1. Some assistance was needed

    Chris Forsberg

    Issac Baldizon/Getty ImagesRajon Rondo and the Celtics settled at times Wednesday.MIAMI -- Maybe the lone downside to Rajon Rondo's historic 44-point, 10-assist, 8-rebound stat line was the fact that Boston often settled for one-on-one, isolation loo...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  2. Reason to celebrate

    Chris Forsberg

    Fernando Medina/NBAE/Getty ImagesKevin Garnett it outmuscling the Magic ... and Father Time.Sitting in the visitor's locker after a thrilling midseason win over the Los Angeles Lakers, Kevin Garnet admitted that he was in a one-on-one battle with Fat...

    Blog | May 19, 2010
  3. Bucher: C's to conference finals

    Chris Forsberg

    Getty ImagesTwo teams that could surprise? Ric Bucher picks the Celtics, while Chris Broussard takes the Suns.In their weekly One-on-One series , ESPN's Ric Bucher and Chris Broussard debate potential playoff surprises, with Bucher seeing a potential...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  4. 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
  5. Summer notes: Short memory Smart

    Chris Forsberg

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- One of the much-analyzed themes this week at summer league has been Marcus Smart's struggles with his shot. He has connected on just 28 percent of his field goals through four games, but overcame some early shooting woes Thursday to ...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  6. Iverson: Roster spot is 'mine for the taking'

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- As the Boston Celtics' summer squad wrapped up an early session on Tuesday, young bigs Kelly Olynyk and Colton Iverson were working together at one end of the floor. Chris Forsberg/ESPN BostonColton Iverson is hoping to make the...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  7. Required reading: Smart's journey to Boston

    Chris Forsberg

    After the Boston Celtics selected Marcus Smart with the sixth overall pick in the 2014 draft, he opened his blue suit jacket to reveal a series of logos on the lining that detail his NBA journey. On one side was a picture of his home state of Texa...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  8. McDermott shoots down Bird comparisons

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Truth be told, Doug McDermott thought the idea was crazy. But when Sports Illustrated calls pitching to put you on the cover of their magazine with a chance to honor one of your basketball heroes, you go along with whatever they say...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  9. Gotta hand it to him: Vonleh shows off paws

    Chris Forsberg

    CHICAGO -- Noah Vonleh, one of the draft's top-rated big men, had just sat down for his media obligations on Friday at the NBA draft combine when Wayne Embry, a former member of the Boston Celtics, came over to introduce himself. "Son, before you ...

    Blog | May 17, 2014
  10. Eight teams, 200 teammates, one season

    Chris Forsberg

    Vander Blue spent 10 days with the Boston Celtics midway through the 2013-14 season but was not re-signed. It was just one stop on a wild season for the rookie. ESPN the Magazine details his adventures, including his brief stop in Boston: Memphis wa...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  11. C's can't turn over a new leaf

    Chris Forsberg

    One of the areas where Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens yearned to see progress over the final games of the 2013-14 season was execution in late-game situations. Boston has really struggled to make plays, particularly on the offensive end, at the en...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  12. Rondo back in Celtics lineup

    Chris Forsberg

    The depleted Boston Celtics will get one body back on Monday night in Philadelphia. Rajon Rondo, listed as a game-time decision, is back in the starting lineup against the 76ers after missing two games with a bruised left shin. Jared Sullinge...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  13. Sleepless Stevens ponders lineups

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Sleep did not come easy on Friday for Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens. After enduring loss No. 49, one that matched his total number of regular-season losses during six seasons at Butler University, Stevens kept waking up in the w...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  14. Stevens excited to be tourney fan

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Brad Stevens loved everything about coaching at Butler except maybe one thing: It took away his ability to be a fan of March Madness. With the annual NCAA college basketball tournament set to tip, in earnest, on Thursday afternoon, Steve...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  15. Olynyk taking charge for C's

    Chris Forsberg

    Rookie Kelly Olynyk already had a bit of pep in his step after his offensive exploits helped the Boston Celtics rally from a 15-point deficit, and it was a one-possession game when Dirk Nowitzki caught the ball on the right wing late in the third qua...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  16. W2W4: C's vs. Pacers (Game 64 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (22-41, 8-22 away) visit the Indiana Pacers (46-17, 29-4 home) on Tuesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse (7 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: KEEP IT MOVING: The Celtics, winners of two straight, are coming off one of th...

    Blog | March 11, 2014