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The Boston Celtics Will Soon Be Terrifyingly Good

The Boston Celtics Will Soon Be Terrifyingly Good

deadspin.com dimemag.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Updated 55 minutes ago
The Boston Celtics lost to the Atlanta Hawks 104-92 last night, knocking them out of the first round of the playoffs. It’s the last time for the foreseeable future that the Celtics will exit the playoffs so early. Read more...
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  • Atlanta Hawks Ride Brilliance From Paul Millsap And Their Defen…

    Atlanta Hawks Ride Brilliance From Paul Millsap And Their Defense To The Eastern Conference Semifinals

    dimemag.com 19 hours ago
    USA TODAY Sports It’s simple, really. The Atlanta Hawks, fully healthy and in a terrific rhythm since the All-Star break, were just a better team than the banged-up Boston Celtics. If Avery Bradley hadn’t injured his hamstring, if Kelly Olynyk were full…
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  • Paul Millsap Is Throwing His Own Personal Block Party Against T…

    Paul Millsap Is Throwing His Own Personal Block Party Against The Celtics

    dimemag.com 21 hours ago
    One would think, given Paul Millsap‘s terrific block numbers in this first round series, the Celtics would know better than to try and challenge him at the rim. Well, it’s Game Six, and they still haven’t figured it out. Jae Crowder got his reminder ear…
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  • Clippers left to curse fate with the best of them -- the Celtic…

    Clippers left to curse fate with the best of them -- the Celtics

    ESPN.com Apr 28 (yesterday)
    It appears the banner-less Clippers would share a dubious distinction with the team that's won an NBA-high 17 championships and has a lucky leprechaun for a logo.
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  • Stevens: Celtics' Thomas on track to play Game 6

    Stevens: Celtics' Thomas on track to play Game 6

    nba.com Apr 27 (2 days ago)
    Celtics coach Brad Stevens says that all signs point toward Isaiah Thomas being able to play in Game 6 against the Hawks.
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  • That'll Do, Eastern Conference. That'll Do.

    That'll Do, Eastern Conference. That'll Do.

    deadspin.com Apr 27 (2 days ago)
    A depressing realization dawned on me as I struggled to stay awake through last night’s Game 5s in Atlanta and Toronto: These teams are shitty. Make a squad of the 10 best players from these four teams—the Hawks, Celtics, Pacers, and Raptors—and any of …
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  • Celtics' Isaiah Thomas on Hawks' plan: 'A sign o…

    Celtics' Isaiah Thomas on Hawks' plan: 'A sign of disrespect to my teammates'

    ESPN.com Apr 27 (3 days ago)
    Celtics' Isaiah Thomas on Hawks' plan: 'A sign of disrespect to my teammates'
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  • Hawks clobber Celtics in Game 5 despite major early scoring woe…

    Hawks clobber Celtics in Game 5 despite major early scoring woes

    yahoo.com Apr 27 (3 days ago)
    The final score of the Atlanta Hawks' series-tilting 110-83 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of their series suggests that the game was one-sided and the result was rarely in doubt. Yet the margin of victory does not communicate the depths of the C…
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  • Five before Game 5: Celtics want better start -- and finish -- …

    Five before Game 5: Celtics want better start -- and finish -- in Atlanta

    ESPN.com Apr 26 (3 days ago)
    Five before Game 5: Celtics want better start -- and finish -- in Atlanta
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  • How Marcus Smart Shut Down Paul Millsap And Led The Celtics To …

    How Marcus Smart Shut Down Paul Millsap And Led The Celtics To A Victory In Crunch Time

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Apr 26 (3 days ago)
    Getty Image When Amir Johnson and Jonas Jerebko headed to the bench with just under nine minutes remaining in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s classic between the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks, conventional wisdom said that Jae Crowder would earn the u…
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  • Jeff Teague Saved The Hawks, Only To Murder Them

    Jeff Teague Saved The Hawks, Only To Murder Them

    deadspin.com Apr 25 (4 days ago)
    In their overtime loss to the Celtics last night, just about every member of the Atlanta Hawks besides Paul Millsap played like dogshit. One of the chief offenders was point guard Jeff Teague, who shot a dismal 4-18, and had just five assists to three t…
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  • Isaiah Thomas' sons stole the show at his post-game media sessi…

    Isaiah Thomas' sons stole the show at his post-game media session

    yahoo.com dimemag.com deadspin.com Apr 25 (4 days ago)
    After helping lead the Boston Celtics to a huge 104-95 overtime win in Game 4 of their first-round series with the Atlanta Hawks, Boston's Isaiah Thomas headed to the podium for a post-game press conference to discuss how the Celtics knotted their best-…
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  • Celtics overcome 16-point deficit to beat Hawks, tie series at …

    Celtics overcome 16-point deficit to beat Hawks, tie series at 2-2

    yahoo.com Apr 24 (5 days ago)
    The Boston Celtics are supposedly star-less and, until Friday evening, were win-less in the postseason. Staring down a 16-point deficit at home against the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday, however, the mitigation hardly mattered. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumb…
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  • Isaiah Thomas Put The Hawks Away For Good With This Dagger Thre…

    Isaiah Thomas Put The Hawks Away For Good With This Dagger Three-Pointer In Overtime

    dimemag.com Apr 24 (5 days ago)
    Unlike their previous win against the Atlanta Hawks, Sunday’s was a team victory for the Boston Celtics. Marcus Smart was huge down the stretch on both ends, hitting timely triples, finding open teammates for easy looks, and stymying the red-hot Paul Mi…
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  • Celtics' Olynyk (shoulder) will play Game 4 vs. Hawks

    Celtics' Olynyk (shoulder) will play Game 4 vs. Hawks

    nba.com Apr 24 (5 days ago)
    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens says forward Kelly Olynyk is available for Sunday night's game against Atlanta.
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  • Celtics' Thomas avoids suspension for swipe at Schroder

    Celtics' Thomas avoids suspension for swipe at Schroder

    nba.com ESPN.com Apr 23 (6 days ago)
    Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas says he hasn't been suspended for taking a swing at Atlanta's Dennis Schroder during Game 3 of their first-round playoff series.
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  • Marcus Smart Fined $5,000 For Hilarious Flop

    Marcus Smart Fined $5,000 For Hilarious Flop

    deadspin.com nba.com Apr 23 (6 days ago)
    The NBA has fined Marcus Smart $5,000 after the Celtics guard became possessed by Beelzebub late in Boston’s win last night against the Hawks. That seems a bit steep; Kyle Korver’s booty has us all losing our faculties from time to time. Let’s remember …
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  • Isaiah Thomas wouldn't let Boston fall into a 3-0 hole to Atlan…

    Isaiah Thomas wouldn't let Boston fall into a 3-0 hole to Atlanta

    yahoo.com Apr 23 (7 days ago)
    The Boston Celtics entered this season known as a group of talented and tough, but largely unknown, role-player types. That impression changed after a short while due to the continued emergence of diminutive guard Isaiah Thomas, a no-doubt All-Star sele…
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  • Video - Not-So-Smart Ejection 01:29

    Not-So-Smart Ejection

    Mar 20
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was ejected from the game for flagrantly punching Spurs forward Matt Bonner below the belt.
  • Video - Spurs Rout Celtics 00:49

    Spurs Rout Celtics

    Mar 20
    Five Spurs scored in double figures in San Antonio's 101-89 win over Boston.
  • Video - Westbrook, Thunder Snap Celtics' Streak 01:10

    Westbrook, Thunder Snap Celtics' Streak

    Mar 18
    Russell Westbrook scored 36 points and collected 10 assists as the Thunder snapped the Celtics' five-game win streak with a 122-118 victory.
  • Video - Celtics Win Fifth Straight 00:58

    Celtics Win Fifth Straight

    Mar 16
    Tyler Zeller and Avery Bradley combined for 46 points in the Celtics' 108-89 win over the 76ers.