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  1. Game 6: The Showdown

    Chris Forsberg

    Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesPressure's on Paul Pierce and the Celtics, who don't want to wind up on the wrong side of NBA history.BOSTON -- A handful of afternoon links to keep you busy up until tip-off when the Boston Celtics host the Orlando Magic Fri...

    Blog | May 28, 2010
  2. Boston Celtics put home streak on line against Miami Heat

    Chris Forsberg

    The Celtics host the smoking-hot Heat riding a winning streak of their own.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2013
  3. Practice: KG is '50/50' vs. Heat

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics center Kevin Garnett will not practice Sunday and coach Doc Rivers deemed him "50/50 at best" to suit up for Monday's showdown with the Miami Heat. Garnett is battling a left adductor strain that flared on Friday a...

    Blog | March 17, 2013
  4. Notebook: Will KG play vs. Miami?

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said it's pretty simple when it comes to whether or not center Kevin Garnett will play in Monday's showdown with the Miami Heat. "If he's healthy, he'll play," said Rivers. "And if he's not, he will not." ...

    Blog | March 17, 2013
  5. Bradley's D frustrates Nash, sparks C's

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Steve Nash celebrated his 39th birthday on Thursday, but it was Avery Bradley who made him feel a little old. Bradley spent time in the days leading up to Thursday's showdown with the Los Angeles Lakers watching game film of Nash. The 22...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  6. Playoffs?! Remembering the '93-94 season

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers enter Thursday's showdown playing some of their most inspired ball of the season and -- despite the injuries and inconsistent play each side has endured through the first half of the season -- it's hard to im...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  7. Rapid reaction: Celtics 100, Heat 98 (2 OT)

    Chris Forsberg

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty ImagesPaul Pierce defends LeBron James during Sunday's showdown at TD Garden.BOSTON -- Rapid reaction after the Boston Celtics defeated the Miami Heat 100-98 in double overtime on Sunday afternoon at TD Garden: THE ...

    Blog | January 27, 2013
  8. Rondo (knee) out vs. Heat

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo was a late scratch for Sunday's showdown with the Miami Heat due to a hyperextended right knee suffered in Friday's loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Rondo attempted to warm up for Sunday's game, but the i...

    Blog | January 27, 2013
  9. Nets preparing for Rondo

    Chris Forsberg

    David Butler II/US PresswireAvery Johnson expects Rajon Rondo to be eavesdropping again Thursday night in Brooklyn.The Brooklyn Nets expect Rajon Rondo (sprained ankle) to play in Thursday's national TV showdown with the Boston Celtics. From our frie...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  10. Will 2 days off help the Celtics?

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics have the luxury of two days of rest entering Saturday's Game 7 showdown against the Philadelphia 76ers. But how much will it help their veteran legs? The Celtics were 4-5 during the regular season with at least two days of rest ...

    Blog | May 26, 2012
  11. Rapid Reaction: Celtics 91, Heat 72

    Chris Forsberg

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesPaul Pierce vs. LeBron James as part of Sunday's Celtics-Heat showdown at TD Garden.BOSTON -- Rapid reaction after the Boston Celtics defeated the Miami Heat 91-72 Sunday afternoon at TD Garden: HOW THE GAME WAS WON...

    Blog | April 01, 2012
  12. 3-on-3: Celtics vs. Heat (Game 52 of 66)

    Chris Forsberg

    Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty ImagesDwyane Wade and the Heat are back in the Garden for a Sunday showdown.Three months and much of the NBA season have passed since the Boston Celtics (29-22, 18-8 home) and Miami Heat (37-13, 16-11 road) last clashed in D...

    Blog | March 31, 2012
  13. Number crunch: Celtics vs. 76ers

    Chris Forsberg

    Our friends at Elias Sports Bureau provided some statistical nuggets in advance of Friday's Celtics-76ers showdown. Here are a few that jumped out to us: Howard Smith/US PresswireCeltics sharpshooter Ray Allen has been a lot more sharp after the f...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  14. Transcript: Forsberg on Celtics

    Chris Forsberg

    ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg dropped by from his train bound for Philadelphia to tackle your Celtics questions in advance of Friday's Atlantic Division showdown with the 76ers. Among the topics tackled: * What will Ryan Hollins impact be on this t...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  15. Rondo and the national spotlight

    Chris Forsberg

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesKobe Bryant helps Rajon Rondo off the floor during last month's meeting in Boston.LOS ANGELES -- Forget the bright lights of LaLa Land, Sunday's Celtics-Lakers showdown (3:30 p.m., ABC) at the Staples Center finds itse...

    Blog | March 11, 2012
  16. Bulls ready for another Celtics showdown

    Chris Forsberg

    Mark L. Baer-US PresswireThe Celtics and Bulls battle Sunday at TD Garden.The Bulls offered high praise of the Celtics in advance of Sunday's showdown at TD Garden. From our good friend Nick Friedell at ESPN Chicago: In his own special way, Kyle Kor...

    Blog | February 11, 2012