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  1. Will C's be more watchable than we think?

    Chris Forsberg

    As part of its 2014-15 season preview countdown, USA Today is ranking the 30 NBA teams based on watchability. The Boston Celtics landed at No. 29, just one spot in front of the basement-dwelling Philadelphia 76ers. It's not hard to understand Bost...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  2. USA Basketball still loves Smart

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart is one of only two rookies on USA Basketball's select team that opens a four-day training with the national team on Monday in Las Vegas. Smart has cemented his place in the USA Basketball pipeline in recent years,...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  3. Smart named to USA men's Select team

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics rookie guard Marcus Smart was one of 13 players named to the 2014 USA Men's Select team for USA Basketball on Tuesday. AP Photo/John RaouxMarcus Smart will train with the US men's national basketball team in Las Vegas.Members of th...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  4. Report card: Brandon Bass

    Chris Forsberg

    Greg M. Cooper/USA TODAY SportsBrandon Bass brought his lunch-pail mentality to the team each day.With the Boston Celtics' 2013-14 campaign in the rearview mirror, we've busted out our red pens and assigned grades to each player based on their indivi...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  5. Pregame: Durant out vs. C's

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics are the last team to hold Kevin Durant under 30, but they won't get a chance to break his nine-game streak above that mark. Soobum Im/USA TODAY SportsKevin Durant has scored at least 30 points in nine straight games, averaging ...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  6. C's take step forward as effort returns

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens could sleep soundly Wednesday night for maybe the first time since his team's daunting five-game road trip began. Robert Hanashiro/USA TODAY SportsBrandon Bass and the Celtics made progress Wednesday.The Celtics ...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  7. Rapid reaction: Surprise! C's hire Stevens

    Chris Forsberg

    Jamie Rhodes/USA TODAY SportsButler's Brad Stevens is the new coach of the Celtics.BOSTON -- Rapid reaction after the Boston Celtics announced Wednesday that Brad Stevens will be the 17th coach in team history: * SURPRISE! Two days after Celtics p...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  8. The reaction for Ray?

    Chris Forsberg

    Steve Mitchell/USA TODAY SportDoc Rivers and Ray Allen during the season-opener in Miami.With the Boston Celtics mired in a season-worst six-game losing streak, Ray Allen's return to TD Garden on Sunday afternoon is pretty much the least of the team'...

    Blog | January 26, 2013
  9. Stiemsma withdraws from Select team

    Chris Forsberg

    Celtics rookie center Greg Stiemsma officially withdrew from the 2012 USA Select team after undergoing a non-surgical process to help combat plantar fasciitis. Stiemsma got good news late last month that he would not need surgery to heal his ailin...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  10. No C's on All-NBA teams

    Chris Forsberg

    Despite their achievements as a team, the Boston Celtics did not place a single player on this year's All-NBA teams. Rajon Rondo accumulated a team-high 68 points in the voting of 119 sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the United States an...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  11. Choosing family over hoops, Stephane Lasme could find his dream w...

    Chris Forsberg

    Choosing family over hoops, Stephane Lasme could find his dream in Boston.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2010
  12. Erden Watch: Ainge's take

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Charles KrupaSemih Erden displays a No. 86 jersey during his 2008 introduction.Even after Rajon Rondo stepped aside from Team USA, the Celtics were invested in the 2010 FIBA World Championships thanks to Semih Erden's participation with his ...

    Blog | September 19, 2010
  13. Erden Watch: USA (finals)

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Thanassis StavrakisNeither Semih Erden nor his teammates could slow Kevin Durant and Team USA Sunday.Celtics rookie center Semih Erden settled for silver at the 2010 FIBA World Championships as host Turkey fell to the United States, 81-64, i...

    Blog | September 12, 2010
  14. Erden Watch: Argentina (exhibition)

    Chris Forsberg

    Janek Skarzynski/AFP/GettySemih Erden looked strong in Turkey's final exhibition against Argentina.With Rajon Rondo withdrawing from international competition with Team USA earlier this week, the only member of the Boston Celtics participating at the...

    Blog | August 26, 2010
  15. Snapshot: The last practice

    Chris Forsberg

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty ImagesRajon Rondo at practice in Greece Tuesday.As's Chris Sheridan noted in the aftermath, Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo looked like a player with a lot on his mind during his last practice with Team USA Tue...

    Blog | August 25, 2010
  16. Rondo withdraws from Team USA

    Chris Forsberg

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/GettyRajon Rondo withdrew from Team USA Tuesday.After admitting Tuesday he was on the bubble with Team USA set to make a final cut, Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo later withdrew from the men's national team, citing family ma...

    Blog | August 24, 2010