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  1. Celts get a hot hand in Thornton

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens is speaking from experience when he notes that Marcus Thornton is a proven scorer. The year before Butler University embarked on the first of two Cinderella runs to the NCAA title game, Stevens and his Bulldogs we...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  2. Dirk ties Havlicek on scoring list

    Tim MacMahon

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Dirk Nowitzki is one of the top dozen scorers in NBA history. The Dallas Mavericks' star pulled even with Boston Celtics legend John Havlicek for 12th place on the league's all-time scoring list during Tuesday night's loss to th...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  3. Ryan Anderson of New Orleans Pelicans sidelined with herniated di...

    The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Ryan Anderson has been diagnosed with a herniated disk and will be out indefinitely.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2014
  4. Bradley's on when he's off

    Chris Forsberg

    It's easy to forget now, but the first bullet point in ESPN's 2010 draft profile of Avery Bradley read, "Explosive scorer." Sure, Bradley was regarded as one of the best perimeter defenders in college basketball during his one and only season at Texa...

    Blog | November 10, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Former Celtics center Collins comes out

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers despised the idea of trading away Jason Collins when his team moved him at the February trade deadline, but with a glaring need for a bench scorer, Collins became a necessary inclusion in a swap for the Washington Wiza...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  7. NBA Rookie Watch: Which veteran should Jared Sullinger study?

    David Thorpe

    Homework time for the rooks. Which veteran should Jared Sullinger study?

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2013
  8. Wizards-Celtics Preview

    Wizards-Celtics Preview

    Preview | April 06, 2013
  9. Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce climb scoring list in Celtics' rout

    Kevin Garnett scored 12 points, passing Jerry West for 15th on the NBA's career scoring list, and Paul Pierce joined him among the top 20 scorers in league history with 15 points as the Boston Celtics beat the Toronto Raptors 112-88 on Wednesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  10. Rapid Reaction: Spurs 103, Bulls 89

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Let's take a quick look at how the San Antonio Spurs earned a 103-89 win over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night at the United Center. How it happened: Kawhi Leonard led all scorers with 26 points and pulled down four rebounds, leading ...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  11. NBA -- Evaluating Toronto Raptors' trade for Rudy Gay

    Our panel gives their takes on each team involved in the trade that sent Rudy Gay to Toronto.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2013
  12. Tony Parker scores season-high 26 points in win against Celtics

    Tony Parker scored a season-high 26 points, Tim Duncan had 20 points and 15 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Boston Celtics 112-100 on Wednesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 21, 2012
  13. NBA - Kobe Bryant, Joakim Noah among overrated defenders

    Neil Paine

    Neil Paine looks inside the numbers to reveal that NBA players with top defensive reputations -- including Kobe Bryant, Joakim Noah, Rajon Rondo, Arron Afflalo and Tayshaun Prince -- are not the defensive stalwarts they appear (or used) to be.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2012
  14. GameCenter: Finishing the job

    BOSTON -- A look at ESPN Boston headlines after the Boston Celtics defeated the Atlanta Hawks in Game 6 of an Eastern Conference first-round series at TD Garden, including Jackie MacMullan on Kevin Garnett's big night as a 'reluctant scorer' and Chri...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  15. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Boston Celtics' "reluctant scorer" Kevin Gar...

    Jackie MacMullan

    KG went off in all facets of Game 6 -- including the postgame podium.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2012
  16. NBA - Over or underperforming in Eastern Conference playoff teams...

    Austin Link

    Austin Link of says age and defense are more significant during the playoffs than high-flying scorers.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2012