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  1. Deep thoughts: Threes weren't only issue

    Chris Forsberg

    If the Boston Celtics' season-opening win Wednesday led to rampant optimism, Saturday's 104-90 loss to the Houston Rockets probably evened things out. Facing a legitimate Western Conference contender, the Celtics let the game get away from them in th...

    Blog | November 02, 2014
  2. Slow rebuild might trump quick fix

    Chris Forsberg

    Rebuilding stinks. And after the Boston Celtics endured a 57-loss campaign this past season, everyone from players to coaches to executives to fans can agree on that. But it's also a necessary evil. The only way to get back to contender status -- ...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  3. Boston Celtics may benefit by opting for slow rebuild rather than...

    Chris Forsberg

    It may not sound appealing to C's fans, but a slow rebuild could beat a quick fix.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2014
  4. Insider: What is Ainge up to?

    Chris Forsberg

    ESPN Insider's Kevin Pelton examined the Boston Celtics roster and the team's collection of future draft picks while analyzing how the team can return to contender status. A snippet regarding the team's stash of picks: Projecting the potential value...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  5. Grousbeck: 'I don't know what will happen'

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck acknowledged his team faces a murky offseason while deciding which path to travel in hopes of restoring it to contender status, and admitted that it might be a multi-year process depending on how things shake dow...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  6. Video: 'Something special' happening with C's

    Chris Forsberg

    Kevin Connors and Tim Legler look at how the Celtics have turned their season around to become a dangerous playoff contender. Legler says Boston is the biggest challenge to Miami and Chicago. "Clearly. And it's the last team that those two team...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  7. Game 8: Celtics vs. Mavericks

    Chris Forsberg

    (6-1, 2-1 away) -- vs. -- (3-2, 1-2 home) at American Airlines Center, 8:30 p.m. | CSN, WEEI (850 AM) GAME PREVIEW (via Stats Inc.) There's no question that the Boston Celtics are legitimate contenders for t...

    Blog | November 08, 2010
  8. Fear the Deer?

    Chris Forsberg

    Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty ImagesOverlooked and forgotten players have helped build a playoff contender in Milwaukee this season.Among the prizes involved in netting the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference -- the one the Celtics and Hawks are jockeying ...

    Blog | March 30, 2010