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  1. Grizzlies 117, C's 100: No answer for Gasol

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics entered Friday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies proud of the way they'd competed in just about every game early in the 2014-15 season. Alas, the Western Conference-leading Grizzlies joined the Houston Rockets in an elite cl...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  2. Deep thoughts: Threes weren't only issue

    Chris Forsberg

    If the Boston Celtics' season-opening win Wednesday led to rampant optimism, Saturday's 104-90 loss to the Houston Rockets probably evened things out. Facing a legitimate Western Conference contender, the Celtics let the game get away from them in th...

    Blog | November 02, 2014
  3. Rockets 104, C's 90: Cold beyond arc

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics have not been shy with the 3-pointer this season, but maybe they should have been on Saturday night in Houston. The Celtics nearly clanked their way into the NBA record books by missing their first 21 attempts beyond the arc before...

    Blog | November 01, 2014
  4. Celtics' schedule at Orlando summer league

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics return to the Orlando Pro Summer League in early July. The seven-day event features 10 teams playing five games apiece with the Celtics joined by the Orlando Magic, Brooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, M...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  5. Practice: Green full-go after shoulder sprain

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green said after Monday's loss to the Houston Rockets, a game in which he didn't play over the final 14 minutes, that a shoulder sprain nagged at him and likely contributed to him not getting back on the ...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  6. Notebook: Bayless finding his way

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Asked about the toughest thing to learn when changing NBA zip codes, Jerryd Bayless smiled and suggested it's the city. "I've been lost a couple times already [in Boston], in the day I've been here," Bayless cracked. Fortunately for t...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  7. Green, Sullinger dinged up in loss

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green sprained his shoulder, while center Jared Sullinger battled neck spasms during the team's 104-92 loss to the Houston Rockets on Monday night at TD Garden. Green sat out the entire fourth quarter of Bosto...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  8. Rapid Reaction: Rockets 104, Celtics 92

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Rapid reaction after the Houston Rockets defeated the Boston Celtics 104-92 on Monday night at TD Garden: THE NITTY GRITTY Avery Bradley scored 14 of his team-high 24 points in the first quarter, while newly acquired Jerryd Bayless sco...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  9. Pregame: Sullinger back in starting 5

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Jared Sullinger will shuffle back into the starting lineup for the Boston Celtics on Monday night, paired up front with Kris Humphries as first-year coach Brad Stevens seeks the right combinations to help the team snap an eight-game losing ...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  10. W2W4: Celtics vs. Rockets (Game 39 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (13-25, 8-10 home) host the Houston Rockets (24-14, 9-9 away) on Monday night at TD Garden (7:30 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: HOME SWEET HOME?: The Celtics didn't get a win on a daunting five-game road trip, but they ...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  11. For C's, little changes after Asik flirtation

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics appear to have made the best bid for Omer Asik's services. Continuing our eBay analogy from Wednesday, the Celtics simply didn't meet the reserve price. Hey, it happens. The Rockets set a Thursday deadline for their Asik auction...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  12. Pregame: Lee focused on Pistons

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics guard Courtney Lee, his name swirling in trade rumors that suggest that he and Brandon Bass could be headed to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Omer Asik, acknowledged the trade chatter, but said his focus is on Wednesday ...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  13. Why Asik deal makes sense for Celtics

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- It's not often that a team puts an established impact center on eBay. But that's essentially what the Houston Rockets have done with Omer Asik. And while the Boston Celtics have been building up their PayPal account since summer, stockpilin...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  14. Pierce (hand fracture) likely to miss C's

    Chris Forsberg

    The Brooklyn Nets announced Monday that Paul Pierce suffered a non-displaced fracture of the third metacarpal of the right hand during Friday's game against the Houston Rockets. Pierce is expected to be sidelined 2-4 weeks, which means he will almost...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  15. Wallace fined $10K for profane language

    Chris Forsberg

    The NBA fined Boston Celtics forward Gerald Wallace $10,000 for using profane language following a 109-85 loss to the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. Asked about the team's lackluster effort, Wallace told reporters in Houston, "I don't know wha...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  16. Sullinger warned for flopping

    Chris Forsberg

    CSN Screenshot via NBA.comJared Sullinger flails backwards while defending Dwight Howard.Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger received a warning for violating the league's anti-flopping rule during Tuesday's loss to the Houston Rockets. Midway t...

    Blog | November 20, 2013