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After a remarkable 21-year career, Kevin Garnett is set to walk…

After a remarkable 21-year career, Kevin Garnett is set to walk away

yahoo.com Updated Sep 23 (yesterday)
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett acknowledges the crowd during a timeout in the second half of a Dec. 21, 2015, game against the Boston Celtics in Boston. (AP) Another NBA legend who has been part of basketball fans’ lives since the mid-1990…
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  • How Isaiah Thomas made a young Celtics fan's day ... twice

    How Isaiah Thomas made a young Celtics fan's day ... twice

    Isaiah Thomas of the Boston Celtics smiles during the fourth quarter of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs against the Atlanta Hawks. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) It sounds like something out of a pluck-the-hearts…
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  • Are the Celtics in a better spot than Doc Rivers' Clippers…

    Are the Celtics in a better spot than Doc Rivers' Clippers?

    ESPN.com Sep 8
    Are the Celtics in a better spot than Doc Rivers' Clippers?
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  • Doc Rivers Is Adamant That Paul Pierce ‘Has To’ Retire As A Mem…

    Doc Rivers Is Adamant That Paul Pierce ‘Has To’ Retire As A Member Of The Celtics

    dimemag.com Sep 6
    Getty Image Paul Pierce spent the first 15 seasons of his NBA career as a member of the Boston Celtics, so it would make some sense that the All-Star swingman would enter retirement, whenever that may come, as a member of that organization. However, Pie…
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  • Remembering The Time Robert Parish Knocked Bill Laimbeer The F*…

    Remembering The Time Robert Parish Knocked Bill Laimbeer The F*ck Out

    dimemag.com Aug 30
    There was one member of the 1980s Celtics who always seemed like the taciturn leader of the team. His expression simultaneously said: “I will end you,” and “Come on over for dinner when we’re done.” He always seemed — from a distance — like a philosophe…
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  • Celtics' Isaiah Thomas: 'NBA knows we're going to be pretty goo…

    Celtics' Isaiah Thomas: 'NBA knows we're going to be pretty good'

    ESPN.com Aug 14
    Celtics' Isaiah Thomas: 'NBA knows we're going to be pretty good'
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  • Why Ray Allen Might Have A Hard Time Returning To The Celtics I…

    Why Ray Allen Might Have A Hard Time Returning To The Celtics In A Possible Comeback

    dimemag.com Aug 10
    Getty Image There have been all sorts of rumors about Ray Allen‘s possible NBA comeback next season. According to one report, his rep reached out to the Golden State Warriors recently, and not long after that, Allen told the Hartford Courant that Spike …
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  • Celtics Summer Forecast: Which young player will have a leap ye…

    Celtics Summer Forecast: Which young player will have a leap year?

    ESPN.com Aug 5
    Celtics Summer Forecast: Which young player will have a leap year?
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  • Could Metta World Peace Really Have ‘Averaged 15 Or 20’ If The …

    Could Metta World Peace Really Have ‘Averaged 15 Or 20’ If The Lakers Let Him Play More?

    dimemag.com Aug 4
    USA TODAY Sports Metta World Peace was an integral part of the Lakers’ back-to-back championships in 2009 and 2010, especially the latter during which he sunk a crucial three-pointer in the waning moments of Game 7 against the Celtics. But he’s been on …
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  • The Largest Trade In NBA History Was Completed More Than A Deca…

    The Largest Trade In NBA History Was Completed More Than A Decade Ago Today

    dimemag.com Aug 2
    Getty Image Who doesn’t love a good trade? In the NBA, trades have accounted for some of the biggest seismic shifts in the NBA through the years (non-LeBron/Kevin Durant division). It was a trade that brought Kevin Garnett to the Boston Celtics and keye…
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  • Celtics sign Green, Zeller and three 2016 Draft picks

    Celtics sign Green, Zeller and three 2016 Draft picks

    nba.com Jul 27
    The Boston Celtics announced Wednesday that they have signed free-agent guard/forward Gerald Green, re-signed center Tyler Zeller and signed 2016 NBA Draft picks forward Jaylen Brown, guard Demetrius Jackson and forward Ben Bentil. Per team policy, term…
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  • Rudolph 'Spider' Edwards, fixture at Boston Garden, dies

    Rudolph 'Spider' Edwards, fixture at Boston Garden, dies

    nba.com Jul 27
    Rudolph "Spider" Edwards, who with his dust mop and jaunty fedora shared the parquet floor with Celtics stars from Bill Russell to Larry Bird in the old Boston Garden and new, has died. He was 86.
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  • Ex-NBA player hits Twitter, begs teams to give him one more cha…

    Ex-NBA player hits Twitter, begs teams to give him one more chance

    yahoo.com Jul 27
    Von Wafer of the Boston Celtics reacts after scoring against the Miami Heat on Feb. 13, 2011. (Jim Rogash/ Getty Images) It’s been four years since Von Wafer last played in the NBA, and, from the sound of it, that’s quite long enough for him, thanks. [F…
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  • Celtics stars at peace with soaring salaries for role players

    Celtics stars at peace with soaring salaries for role players

    ESPN.com Jul 26
    Celtics stars at peace with soaring salaries for role players
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  • DeMarre Carroll Fired Back At Jae Crowder For Dismissing The Ra…

    DeMarre Carroll Fired Back At Jae Crowder For Dismissing The Raptors In The Eastern Conference

    dimemag.com Jul 22
    The Boston Celtics were the feelgood team of the East last season. Like the Portland Trail Blazers out West, they overachieved despite a stripped down squad that looked poised for a rebuilding year. And then they staged a major offseason coup when they …
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  • Should the Celtics consider free agent J.R. Smith?

    Should the Celtics consider free agent J.R. Smith?

    ESPN.com Jul 22
    Should the Celtics consider free agent J.R. Smith?
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  • The Celtics And Sixers Are Apparently Still Talking About A Tra…

    The Celtics And Sixers Are Apparently Still Talking About A Trade Involving Jahlil Okafor

    dimemag.com Jul 20
    USA TODAY Sports It’s no secret that the Philadelphia 76ers have a glut of talented big men, and it’s no secret the Boston Celtics still long for a star that could put them over the top despite the offseason addition of Al Horford. Might Bryan Colangelo…
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  • Is the Boston Celtics' next star already on the roster?

    Is the Boston Celtics' next star already on the roster?

    ESPN.com Jul 19
    Is the Boston Celtics' next star already on the roster?
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  • George Hill Found Out He Was Traded By Larry Bird In The Most H…

    George Hill Found Out He Was Traded By Larry Bird In The Most Heartless Way Imaginable

    dimemag.com Jul 19
    Getty Image Larry Bird is known for many things — great passing, incredible shooting, championships, competitive fury, and the mellifluous-sounding nickname, “hick from French Lick” — but not one of them is being “nice.” The Boston Celtics Hall of Famer…
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  • Tom Brady’s Star Power Worked On Kevin Durant, But ‘I Couldn’t …

    Tom Brady’s Star Power Worked On Kevin Durant, But ‘I Couldn’t Let That Distract Me’

    dimemag.com Jul 19
    USA TODAY Sports When Kevin Durant was deciding where to play next season, he considered the Boston Celtics as a new home. As part of the recruiting pitch, noted championship sports cheater Tom Brady was employed to entice Durant and, while it ultimatel…
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  • The Reason Jaylen Brown Won’t Take Time Off After Summer League…

    The Reason Jaylen Brown Won’t Take Time Off After Summer League Will Make Celtics Fans Love Him

    dimemag.com Jul 16
    As Kristaps Porzingis can attest, being booed on draft night doesn’t always mean you’re destined for a failed NBA career. Jaylen Brown felt the ire of Celtics fans when they reached for him third overall last month, but he is putting work in to ensure t…
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  • Celtics' summer superlatives: Terry Rozier, Jaylen Brown at hea…

    Celtics' summer superlatives: Terry Rozier, Jaylen Brown at head of class

    ESPN.com Jul 15
    Celtics' summer superlatives: Terry Rozier, Jaylen Brown at head of class
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  • Amid breathless trade speculation, Celtics' best bet is patienc…

    Amid breathless trade speculation, Celtics' best bet is patience

    ESPN.com Jul 14
    Amid breathless trade speculation, Celtics' best bet is patience
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  • The Celtics Are Reportedly Eyeing Blake Griffin In A Blockbuste…

    The Celtics Are Reportedly Eyeing Blake Griffin In A Blockbuster Trade

    dimemag.com Jul 14
    USA TODAY Sports With free agency all but complete, you might think the NBA is set to chill out and let you turn off your Twitter notifications until October. But, well, hey: Don’t do that. As Sean Deveney of Sporting News reveals in a recent report, mu…
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  • League Executives Reportedly Believe Russell Westbrook Could Be…

    League Executives Reportedly Believe Russell Westbrook Could Be Traded To The Celtics This Summer

    dimemag.com Jul 13
    Getty Image Years of hopes and expectations gleaned from Kevin Durant’s first foray into unrestricted free agency have finally passed. With his defection from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Golden State Warriors, though, comes a new possibility that c…
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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.