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  1. Rapid Reaction: Celtics 91, Magic 89

    Chris Forsberg

    Rapid reaction after the Boston Celtics defeated the Orlando Magic 91-89 on Friday night at the Amway Center: THE NITTY GRITTY You'll hear the word "scrappy" used to describe this one (it's the polite way to say "ugly"). The Celtics shot 35.8 pe...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  2. Practice report: To whom it may concern

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- The buzzword at Celtics practice on Monday afternoon was "concern" as coach Doc Rivers and his players were asked to gauge the uneasiness level after a 1-2 start to the season. Rivers, in fact, used the word "concern" seven times in...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  3. Heal the word

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Reed SaxonThe Celtics need a healthy Kendrick Perkins to be successful this season.In a top 10 list detailing the biggest injury concerns entering the 2010-11 season,'s David Aldridge pegs Kendrick Perkins' ACL rehab as one of the ma...

    Blog | September 21, 2010
  4. Stevens: 'When it gets tough, we haven't'

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens has done his best to stay optimistic in the face of persistent fourth-quarter failure this season, so maybe that's why his words questioning his team's ability to handle adversity resonated after Tuesday's most recen...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  5. Rondo appreciates Wyc's words

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- After the trade deadline passed in late February, Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo admitted that the rumors he swirled in bothered him this season. But even before he could collect himself from the trade whispers, Rondo found himse...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  6. W2W4: C's vs. Lakers (Game 56 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (19-36, 8-19 away) visit the Los Angeles Lakers (18-36, 8-17 home) on Friday night at the Staples Center (7:30 p.m., ESPN). Here's what to watch for: DIFFERENT FEEL TO RIVALRY: The Celtics and Lakers -- their combined 33 word ...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  7. Bass braced for trade chatter

    Chris Forsberg

    PHOENIX -- Brandon Bass usually is a man of few words. That made his eloquent thoughts on hearing his name in trade speculation all the more impactful as he discussed his uncertain future before the Boston Celtics practiced Tuesday at the US Airways ...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  8. Captain comeback Rajon Rondo returns to Boston Celtics

    Chris Forsberg

    Rajon Rondo is looking to build on his encouraging return from an ACL tear.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2014
  9. Stevens sticks to his guns

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The temptation would have been more than some coaches could resist. AP Photo/Steven SenneAfter saying he would stick with the hot hand, Brad Stevens was true to his word on Tuesday.The Boston Celtics had kicked away a pair of double-dig...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  10. Disagreement between Green, Bass?

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Celtics forwards Jeff Green and Brandon Bass appeared to exchange words on the Boston bench in the third quarter of Tuesday's 92-91 loss to the Atlanta Hawks at TD Garden. Broadcast video appears to show teammates and assistant coach Jay...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  11. Lackadaisical is dirty word for C's

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Three letters greeted the Boston Celtics on their whiteboard after Wednesday's loss to the Charlotte Bobcats: DTR. Greg M. Cooper/USA TODAY SportsGerald Wallace said the Celtics, who had won four in a row, were overconfident entering th...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  12. Notebook: Support for Sullinger

    Chris Forsberg

    MILTON, Mass. -- Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge chose his words carefully while addressing the domestic assault charges against second-year forward Jared Sullinger, but offered staunch support for the player. The 21-...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  13. Stevens visits Rondo's camp

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens said last week he was eager to meet with point guard Rajon Rondo, and Stevens hinted it was at the top of his to-do list after a stop at the Orlando Summer League. True to his word, Stevens made a two-hour trek Thurs...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  14. Sullinger doesn't like rebuild, tank chatter

    Chris Forsberg

    Darren McCollester/NBAE/GettyCeltics second-year forward Jared Sullinger doesn't much like the notion of a rebuild in Boston.ORLANDO -- Boston Celtics second-year forward Jared Sullinger doesn't want to hear that dirty "R" word. Sure, his Celtics ...

    Blog | July 07, 2013
  15. Doc should just go already

    Chris Forsberg

    Poor Brian Shaw. Indiana's highly regarded top assistant, already passed over multiple times for quality vacancies while searching for his first head-coaching gig, was meeting with Clippers brass during a second interview when word trickled out th...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  16. Notebook: Smith's flagrant riles up C's

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Asked about J.R. Smith's flagrant-2 elbow that floored Jason Terry in the fourth quarter of New York's Game 3 triumph on Friday night at TD Garden, Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers paused and seemed a bit emotional as he crafted his words. ...

    Blog | April 27, 2013