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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. First Cup: Friday

    Nick Borges

    Chris Haynes of Damian Lillard is not out of the loop completely when it comes to his summer involvement with Team USA and FIBA World Cup competition in Spain. Prior to being left off of the final 12-man roster last week, the Portland Trai...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. McDermott, Butler picked for Select Team


    Fresh off an impressive showing at the Las Vegas Summer League, rookie Doug McDermott will join Chicago Bulls teammate Jimmy Butler on the USA Select Team that will practice against the national team as it prepares for the FIBA World Cup. McDermot...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Mike Krzyzewski considering return to Team USA, report

    Mike Krzyzewski is in discussions to return as U.S. Olympic basketball coach through the Rio 2016 Olympics, according to

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2013
  11. Rivals? Depends on which team is asked

    Nick Friedell

    MIAMI -- LeBron James had just been officially introduced as a member of the 2012 USA Basketball team last July in Las Vegas when he sat down at a small table in a large conference room for yet another session with the media. As the conversation turn...

    Blog | April 14, 2013
  12. 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
  13. Doc's Take: 'Kyrie Irving happened'

    Greg Payne

    David Richard/USA TODAY SportsKyrie Irving torched the Celtics early and often on Tuesday night in Cleveland.Despite his team losing its fourth straight game and dipping back below .500 with a 95-90 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday, Boston ...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  14. Rapid Reaction: Rockets 101, Celtics 89

    Greg Payne

    Brett Davis/USA TODAY SportsCourtney Lee started against his former team in Houston on Friday night.Rapid reaction after the Houston Rockets defeated the Boston Celtics 101-89 on Friday night at the Toyota Center: HOW THE GAME WAS WON Second-year...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  15. Rivers next coach of Team USA?

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesCould Celtics coach Doc Rivers be the next head coach of Team USA?Is Celtics head coach Doc Rivers a frontrunner to take over Team USA? Colangelo has said repeatedly this week that he'll make one more run at it, after...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  16. 2012 Olympics -- If this is it, Coach K going out in style

    Marc Stein

    Team USA has an overall record of 61-1 with Mike Krzyzewski as the head coach.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012