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  1. Celtics 100, Nuggets 99: Bradley prevents Nelson revenge game

    Chris Forsberg

    Avery Bradley produced some clutch late-game shooting, while old friend Jameer Nelson missed a pull-up jumper in the final seconds as the Boston Celtics hung on for a 100-99 triumph over the Denver Nuggets Friday night at the Pepsi Center. Nelson...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  2. Notes: Green debuts for Memphis

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- A few leftover notes from Wednesday night: GREEN DEBUTS IN MEMPHIS Jeff Green's stat line from his debut for the Memphis Grizzlies: 10 points on 3-of-11 shooting with three rebounds and two assists over 26 minutes, 30 seconds in a res...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  3. Driving school: Smart the bulldozer?

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The biggest knock on Boston Celtics rookie guard Marcus Smart coming to the NBA was his shooting, and there was a whole bunch of "We told you so!" from pundits when the No. 6 overall pick shot just 27.6 percent from the field over the first...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  4. Celtics 105, 76ers 87: Career night for Kelly Olynyk

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics have pleaded with Kelly Olynyk to be more aggressive this season. Monday's game hammered home why. Olynyk scored a career-high 30 points on 12-of-17 shooting over just 31 minutes to help the visiting Celtics post a 105-87 trium...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  5. Injury addition: Thornton (calf) out vs. Philly

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics backup shooting guard Marcus Thornton suffered a strained left calf during Sunday's practice and will not travel with the team for Monday's game against the Philadelphia 76ers. Thornton, who has been playing some o...

    Blog | December 14, 2014
  6. Notes: Rondo at a loss for free throw woes

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo missed two free throws in a tie game with 64 seconds to play in Friday's 109-102 loss to the Chicago Bulls. Rondo, a career 61.6 percent free-throw shooter, is now shooting a career-worst 32.1 perce...

    Blog | November 28, 2014
  7. Bulls 109, C's 102: No charity for Celts

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics made a season-high 22 free throws on Friday afternoon. It's the seven they missed that they'll remember. Rajon Rondo, who entered the game shooting 34.6 percent from the free throw line, missed two with a minute to pl...

    Blog | November 28, 2014
  8. Notebook: A stellar Zeller

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics backup center Tyler Zeller entered Monday's game shooting 85 percent from the floor, a mark that seemed impossible to sustain if he received elevated minutes. And yet that mark actually went up while Zeller logged a season...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  9. Bradley (elbow strain) probable vs. Pacers

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics shooting guard Avery Bradley suffered a strained muscle in his left elbow during Wednesday's loss to the Toronto Raptors and sat out Thursday's practice. Chris Forsberg/ESPN BostonAvery Bradley sported a large wra...

    Blog | November 06, 2014
  10. Three's a charm for Celtics?

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Brandon Bass used to figure that you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but here he is, at age 29, wrapping up his pre-practice shooting routine with a new wrinkle: chucking corner 3-pointers. The shot looks awkward -- Bass launc...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  11. The 3-pointer could be the Boston Celtics' best weapon this seaso...

    Chris Forsberg

    The 3-pointer could be the Celtics' best weapon this season.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2014
  12. Notebook: Young eyes Wednesday return

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics rookie James Young emerged from a pre-practice strength session Monday to find some teammates had already launched into shooting drills. "They started without me?" Young cracked. Welcome to the life of a rookie. Yo...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  13. Rapid Reaction: Celtics 95, Nets 90

    Chris Forsberg

    The biggest knock on Boston Celtics rookie Marcus Smart during the exhibition season is that he has struggled shooting the ball, particularly beyond the 3-point arc. While coach Brad Stevens acknowledged a need for greater offensive consistency from ...

    Blog | October 19, 2014
  14. Rapid Reaction: Celtics 106, Knicks 86

    Chris Forsberg

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Rapid reaction after the Boston Celtics defeated the New York Knicks 106-86 in exhibition play on Wednesday night at the XL Center: • Nitty Gritty: Jared Sullinger scored a team-high 23 points on 9-of-12 shooting while ma...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  15. Camp fires: Bradley keeps focus on D

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Coming off the best offensive season of his career, one that helped him secure a lucrative long-term extension, Boston Celtics shooting guard Avery Bradley said his primary goal for the 2014-15 season is reestablishing his reputatio...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  16. Marcus Thornton gives Boston Celtics a scoring jolt

    Chris Forsberg

    Solid shooter Marcus Thornton could have a big impact off the Celtics bench.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2014