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  1. Talent evaluation has come a long way but remains an inexact scie...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Talent evaluation has come a long, long way, but even with more info and higher stakes, it remains an inexact science.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  2. Boston Celtics draft pick Marcus Smart vows to beat his demons

    Jackie MacMullan

    Marcus Smart overcame a difficult childhood to reach his dream.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  3. What to expect from top-10 in NBA Draft

    Ken Woolums, ESPN Stats & Info

    Lofty expectations from ownership make the NBA Draft a high-stakes affair for general managers and coaches. The perceived wrong move can doom the job of the guy who makes the final decision. What can teams rightly expect to get with the top pick ...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  4. 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
  5. NBA - 5-on-5: Best and worst of November

    Our 5-on-5 crew discusses the best and worst from the NBA's first month.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2013
  6. NBA: What are the next steps for the Sacramento Kings?

    Kevin Pelton

    Now that the Kings are staying in Sacramento, what's the key to building a winner? Kevin Pelton examines.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2013
  7. First Cup: Friday

    Nick Borges

    Kyle Veazey of The Commercial-Appeal: Pop star Justin Timberlake has decided to secure a stake in his hometown's professional sports franchise. Timberlake, 31, who grew up near Millington, has agreed to become a limited partner in Robert Pera's bid t...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  8. Wednesday Bullets

    Beckley Mason

    On ClipperBlog, Jordan Heimer writes wonderfully about the Clippers upcoming, high-stakes season: "For once, the conventional wisdom is right. You can't put a price on what Paul did for the Clippers last season, not only playing at a crunch-time domi...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  9. Heat-Celtics Preview

    Heat-Celtics Preview

    Preview | May 31, 2012
  10. 2012 NBA Playoffs - The state of Kobe Bryant's legacy - NBA

    Chris Broussard

    Chris Broussard explains what a Lakers title would mean for Kobe Bryant's legacy. While he'll never be viewed as Michael Jordan's equal, a third championship in four seasons (and second dynasty in his career) would put Bryant in truly elite company.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2012
  11. Mickael Pietrus hospitalized after fall; 76ers top Celtics

    Elton Brand scored 20 points, and Spencer Hawes had 12 points and 10 rebounds to help the Philadelphia 76ers remain in first place in the Atlantic Division with a 99-86 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 23, 2012
  12. Knicks-Celtics Preview

    Knicks-Celtics Preview

    Preview | April 18, 2011
  13. On the line

    Chris Forsberg

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe battle for the No. 2 spot in the East likely hangs in the balance Sunday.When the C's meet the Heat for the fourth time, there will be much at stake: An advantage that could go far in the playoffs. --MAY: PLENTY...

    Blog | April 10, 2011
  14. Home-court advantage will be on the line when the Boston Celtics ...

    Peter May

    There's a whole lot of meaning to the fourth meeting between the Celtics and Heat.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2011
  15. LeBron takes talents to Fenway Sports

    Chris Forsberg

    JamesMiami Heat superstar LeBron James now has a Boston connection as he is partnering with Red Sox ownership in a marketing deal that lands him a minority stake in the Liverpool soccer club. FSM is owned by Fenway Sports Group, which is headed by R...

    Blog | April 06, 2011
  16. Miami Heat's next 10 games will show whether team is a contender

    Johnette Howard

    The Heat have a clear-eyed view of what's at stake, all right. So why can't I shake the feeling the Heat aren't going to establish in these next 10 games what they haven't shown in their first 60?

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2011