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  1. W2W4: C's vs. Pistons (Game 77 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (23-53, 8-29 away) visit the Detroit Pistons (27-49, 16-23 home) on Saturday night at The Palace of Auburn Hills (7:30 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: SHORT-HANDED C'S: The Celtics will be missing three starters in Rajon...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  2. Notebook: Humphries also out vs. Detroit

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics will be without three starters on Saturday night in Detroit as Kris Humphries is the latest scratch due to right knee tendonitis. Humphries started Friday's 111-102 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, but played only 15 &f...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  3. W2W4: Celtics vs. Heat (Game 69 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (22-46, 14-21 home) host the Miami Heat (46-19, 20-13 away) on Wednesday night at TD Garden (7:30 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: TIME FOR STARTERS AGAIN?: The Boston Celtics opened overtime in New Orleans with what we'd...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Kings 105, Celtics 98

    Chris Forsberg

    Rapid reaction after the Sacramento Kings defeated the Boston Celtics 105-98 on Saturday evening at Sleep Train Arena: THE NITTY GRITTY The short-handed Celtics -- playing without starters Rajon Rondo (rest), Avery Bradley (ankle) and Jared Sull...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  5. Pregame: Bass back with starters

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Looking to counter the Brooklyn Nets' smaller lineup, the Boston Celtics will shuffle Brandon Bass back onto the starting unit Sunday looking to add some versatility at the power forward position. Jared Sullinger will start at center (ma...

    Blog | January 26, 2014
  6. Practice: C's ponder lineup tweak vs. Nets

    Chris Forsberg

    Chris Forsberg/ESPN BostonThe Celtics wrap up practice on Saturday in Waltham.WALTHAM, Mass. -- When the Boston Celtics wrapped up practice on Saturday afternoon, Brandon Bass was among those clad in a green jersey that typically denotes a starter. W...

    Blog | January 25, 2014
  7. C's in final All-Star voting

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo finished sixth in voting for the Eastern Conference backcourt, while Jeff Green was 11th in the frontcourt in final All-Star balloting released by the NBA on Thursday evening. The fan-voted starters for the E...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  8. Stevens comfy with starters ... for now

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics will stick with the most recent iteration of their starting five in Jordan Crawford, Avery Bradley, Jeff Green, Brandon Bass and Jared Sullinger. The Celtics have won both games that group has started after Kelly Olynyk s...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  9. Leftovers: Lee aids reserve squad

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics can thank their bench for keeping the team close in Friday's loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. While Boston's first unit labored (the starters were a combined 14-of-42 shooting -- including 0-for-7 beyond the 3-point ar...

    Blog | November 16, 2013
  10. Olynyk projected as Canada starter for 2016

    Chris Forsberg

    Over at ESPN Insider, Steve Nash discussed the state of Canadian basketball and his role as general manager of the national team. What's noteworthy for Celtics fans it that Boston rookie Kelly Olynyk is projected as the starting center for Canada sho...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  11. Practice: C's focused on finishing

    Chris Forsberg

    Chris Forsberg/ESPN BostonBoston's Green Team huddles up during Friday's practice in Waltham.WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Celtics were in 5-on-5 ATO (after timeout) work as practice opened to reporters Friday and the Green (starters) team was down a couple ...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  12. Pregame: C's and the 'surprise lineup'

    Chris Forsberg

    MIAMI -- Talking with reporters a little less than an hour before tipoff, Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers remained coy on his starting lineup, suggesting the team might sit one more starter beyond Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. "It's something to ...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  13. Cryptic KG ready for last All-Star game

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics center Kevin Garnett made cryptic comments about his future after Wednesday's win over the Chicago Bulls, hinting that this could be his final year in the league. Garnett, set to be a starter in his 15th All-Star appearanc...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  14. Leandro Barbosa's ACL tear latest blow to Boston Celtics' depth

    Chris Forsberg

    How will the Celtics survive yet another season-ending injury?

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  15. #Chargewatch: Top takers lost for season

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics didn't just lose two starters last week when both Rajon Rondo and Jared Sullinger were diagnosed with season-ending ailments, they also lost their two top charge-takers on the team. Avery Bradley picked up some of the slack on Sund...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  16. Rondo, KG named All-Star starters

    Chris Forsberg Rondo in his Eastern Conference All-Star uniform.Celtics guard Rajon Rondo and center Kevin Garnett were announced as Eastern Conference starters for the 2013 All-Star Game next month in Houston. Rondo -- second in East backco...

    Blog | January 17, 2013