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  1. Celtics still finding ways to help

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics' coaching staff was huddled after practice on Marathon Monday last year and an energy filled the room as they began preparations for their first-round playoff series against the New York Knicks. "We were kind of discussing who w...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  2. Notes: Stevens showers fans with praise

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens knows what it's like to be in the Garden during a playoff game. He visited here during the 2008 playoffs and inconspicuously caught a game during Boston's run to Banner 17. But what resonated with him durin...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  3. W2W4: C's vs. Wizards (Game 82 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (25-56, 16-24 home) close out the 2013-14 season on Wednesday night with a visit from the Washington Wizards (43-38, 21-19 away) at TD Garden (8 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: WHAT'S AT STAKE: The playoff-bound Wizards ...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  4. W2W4: C's vs. Bobcats (Game 79 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (23-55, 15-24 home) host the Charlotte Bobcats (40-38, 17-22 away) on Friday evening at TD Garden (7:30 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: MOTIVATED CATS: The Bobcats are playoff-bound, but they've got plenty of motivation ...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  5. Stevens at No. 11 in ESPN coach poll

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens ranked 11th in an ESPN Forecast ranking of the top coaches in the NBA. Stevens is the first coach on the list of a non-playoff team and you won't find the next until Minnesota's Rick Adelman at No. 17. Steve...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  6. Jockeying for (ping-pong) position

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics were formally eliminated from postseason contention with Monday's loss in Chicago. With eight games remaining, the question is where will they end up in the final standings as lottery-bound teams jockey for additional ping-pong bal...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  7. Rondo's debut makes for must-see TV

    Chris Forsberg

    CSN ScreenshotRajon Rondo works color commentary alongside CSN's Mike Gorman.It says something about the 2013-14 season that, on the night the Boston Celtics were formally eliminated from playoff contention, it was Rajon Rondo's debut as color commen...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  8. No defense for regression

    Chris Forsberg

    When the Boston Celtics reconvened in Phoenix following the All-Star break, coach Brad Stevens was under no delusion that his team was poised for any sort of playoff charge, but after spending much of the break assessing his team's first-half play, h...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  9. Rondo, C's keeping hopes alive

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The way Avery Bradley tells it, Boston Celtics captain Rajon Rondo was chatting about playoff chances with his teammates recently and, despite coming off the worst calendar month in team history, suggested that "anything is possible." A...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  10. How low can they go?

    Chris Forsberg

    A month ago, Boston Celtics fans were processing the possibility that Boston could compete for the Atlantic Division title and a top-four seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Now, having lost seven straight and 10 of their last 11 overall, Boston...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  11. Boston Celtics' progress can't be measured with wins

    Chris Forsberg

    The Celtics' progress this season can't be measured in wins and losses.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2014
  12. Top 5 Celtics moments of 2013

    Chris Forsberg

    A look at the five most memorable moments for the Boston Celtics during calendar year 2013: 5. Knicks oust C's in first round of playoffs (May 3) The Celtics dropped the first three games of an Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  13. Notebook: Steez aims to please

    Chris Forsberg

    NEW YORK -- Fresh off leading the Boston Celtics in scoring for the third straight game, Jordan Crawford was asked if he took any additional satisfaction in Sunday's performance against the New York Knicks given his limited playoff role when the Celt...

    Blog | December 08, 2013
  14. Relearning to embrace the win

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics are in first place in the Atlantic Division. If the playoffs started today, they'd be a top-four seed in a shambled Eastern Conference. And yet part of Boston's fan base could not be more miserable. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  15. Green held to high standard

    Chris Forsberg

    NEWPORT, R.I. -- Training camp is a magical time of year filled with unbridled and unapologetic optimism. It's when league doormats can gush about playoff desires and coaches shower players with praise from closed-door workouts before game action can...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  16. C's finalize radio deal with 98.5 Sports Hub

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics and 98.5 the Sports Hub have finalized an agreement on a multi-year partnership for the team's radio broadcasts. The station said it plans to broadcast select preseason games, along with all regular-season (and future postseason...

    Blog | September 26, 2013