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  1. Celtics 99, Jazz 90: Road warriors

    Chris Forsberg

    Playing their fourth game in five nights, capping the longest such trek in the NBA this season based on total mileage spanned, the Boston Celtics had every excuse to struggle on Monday night against the Utah Jazz. Instead, the Celtics produced on...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  2. Get Smart: Rookie struggles, sits vs. Wiz

    Chris Forsberg

    One day you're getting showered with praise by a future Hall-of-Famer, the next you're getting yanked early due to struggles at both ends of the floor. Such is life for Boston Celtics rookie guard Marcus Smart. Little more than 24 hours after Kevi...

    Blog | December 27, 2014
  3. Rondo on criticism: 'Not weighing on me'

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo offered a local pigskin comparison when asked about individual criticism that he's heard as part of his team's fourth-quarter struggles this season. "It doesn't matter to me," said Rondo. "I...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  4. Jeff Green: Trade rumor is false

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green stressed after Sunday's loss to the Portland Trail Blazers that any frustration he is experiencing is merely a factor of Boston's early-season struggles and does not represent unhappiness with the organizat...

    Blog | November 23, 2014
  5. Summer notes: Short memory Smart

    Chris Forsberg

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- One of the much-analyzed themes this week at summer league has been Marcus Smart's struggles with his shot. He has connected on just 28 percent of his field goals through four games, but overcame some early shooting woes Thursday to ...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  6. Stevens on struggles, schedule

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens said that despite the struggles his team has endured this season, the commitment of the players on his roster hasn't wavered and he stressed that's played a big part in helping his team remain competitive while navig...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  7. Pregame: Different look to rivalry

    Chris Forsberg

    LOS ANGELES -- With the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers entering Friday's game with the worst combined winning percentage in matchup history, Celtics first-year head coach Brad Stevens was asked if the two teams' struggles -- along with all the...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  8. Forsberg: C's, Nets in unexpected places

    Chris Forsberg

    NEW YORK -- Boston Celtics guard Keith Bogans still is friendly with many players on the Brooklyn Nets. He often trades text messages with Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Andray Blatche, and is well aware of the team's early struggles. Brian Babi...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  9. W2W4: C's vs. Knicks (Game 22 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (9-12, 4-7 away) visit New York Knicks (5-13, 2-7 home) on Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden (noon, CSN). Here's what to watch for: RIVALRY RENEWED: Disregard the records, particularly New York's early struggles. The ...

    Blog | December 08, 2013
  10. Brooklyn's 2014 1st-round pick in focus

    Chris Forsberg

    The Brooklyn Nets are off to a 3-7 start and, well, they're a mess to start the 2013-14 season. Forgive Celtics fans if they're taking great amusement in Brooklyn's struggles. The Nets owe Boston their 2014 first-round drat pick as part of the su...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  11. Celtics mailbag: Lots of questions to answer

    Chris Forsberg

    The Celtics might struggle, but that doesn't mean they won't be interesting.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  12. Stevens talks Rondo on Rome

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens phoned into the Jim Rome Show on Friday to talk about his transition to the NBA, the struggles of college coaches making the jump to the pro game, and working with Danny Ainge. But maybe the most interesting part of ...

    Blog | October 05, 2013
  13. Pregame: Rivalry, cupcakes, snowstorms

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Don't tell Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers that Thursday's game against the rival Los Angeles Lakers has lost any of its luster because of the two teams' struggles over the first half of the season. "They still wear that same color. And ...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  14. Paul Pierce's slump continued, sinking the Boston Celtics against...

    Chris Forsberg

    Paul Pierce's ongoing struggles sank the Celtics' hopes against the Knicks.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2013
  15. Rondo, Rivers uneasy with comparisons

    Chris Forsberg

    Elsa/Getty ImagesNeither Doc Rivers nor Rajon Rondo want to compare Boston's struggles to last season.With a win on Friday night against the Indiana Pacers, the Boston Celtics would improve to 15-17 overall. If that sounds like a familiar mark, it's ...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  16. Doc Rivers is calling on Jeff Green to be more effective for the ...

    Chris Forsberg

    Doc Rivers is probing for better play out of Jeff Green, who has struggled so far.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012