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Wait, Did The Clippers Pretend To Stab Paul Pierce A Bunch Of T…

Wait, Did The Clippers Pretend To Stab Paul Pierce A Bunch Of Times?

deadspin.com Updated 29 minutes ago
The Clippers played in Boston last night, possibly marking former Celtics great Paul Pierce’s last chance to play in front of his old fans. Pierce received a warm welcome from the crowed when he was introduced, and then participated in a very strange sk…
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  • Chris Paul Found A Sly New Way To Combat Teams Intentionally Fo…

    Chris Paul Found A Sly New Way To Combat Teams Intentionally Fouling DeAndre Jordan

    dimemag.com 1 hour ago
    The Los Angeles Clippers fell to the Boston Celtics in an overtime thriller on Wednesday night, but the losing team’s effort was hardly all for naught. As Chris Paul showed with a typically canny play in crunch time, good things can indeed come from a l…
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  • Doc Rivers on the Celtics: 'They're not scared of any…

    Doc Rivers on the Celtics: 'They're not scared of anybody'

    ESPN.com nba.com 9 hours ago
    Doc Rivers on the Celtics: 'They're not scared of anybody'
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  • Of Course Marcus Smart Failed To Draw A Charge On This And-1 Al…

    Of Course Marcus Smart Failed To Draw A Charge On This And-1 Alley-Oop By DeAndre Jordan

    dimemag.com 14 hours ago
    oh my god i can’t believe smart even tried to take a charge pic.twitter.com/Ty4KXBvLPL — James Herbert (@outsidethenba) February 11, 2016 You have to give Marcus Smart credit. The Boston Celtics guard is a bit late on his rotation, but gets between DeAn…
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  • Bucks and Celtics swap awful fouls in last second in rare finis…

    Bucks and Celtics swap awful fouls in last second in rare finish

    yahoo.com Feb 10 (yesterday)
    The ability to stay calm and collected in big moments is considered one of the greatest virtues an NBA athlete can possess. Members of the Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics will wonder exactly what caused them to lose their composure in the final secon…
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  • Fatal instinct: Avery Bradley's last-second foul costs Cel…

    Fatal instinct: Avery Bradley's last-second foul costs Celtics

    ESPN.com Feb 9 (yesterday)
    Fatal instinct: Avery Bradley's last-second foul costs Celtics
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  • Deadline Decisions: At last year's trade deadline, four frontli…

    Deadline Decisions: At last year's trade deadline, four frontline poi…

    ESPN.com Feb 8 (2 days ago)
    At last year's trade deadline, four frontline point guards, including Celtics All-Star Isaiah Thomas, were moved in a flurry of deals. Brian Windhorst...
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  • Thomas, Aldridge named Players of the Week

    Thomas, Aldridge named Players of the Week

    nba.com Feb 8 (3 days ago)
    The Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas and the San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Feb. 1 through Sunday, Feb. 7.
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  • Rajon Rondo hopes Boston Celtics 'try to take the East&apo…

    Rajon Rondo hopes Boston Celtics 'try to take the East'

    ESPN.com Feb 7 (4 days ago)
    Rajon Rondo hopes Boston Celtics 'try to take the East'
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  • 5' 9" Isaiah Thomas Stuffs 6' 11" DeMarcus Cousins At The Rim

    5' 9" Isaiah Thomas Stuffs 6' 11" DeMarcus Cousins At The Rim

    deadspin.com Feb 7 (4 days ago)
    The Celtics scored approximately one million points in a defense-optional win over the Sacramento Kings this afternoon. Isaiah Thomas, now an all-star, turned 27 today and he celebrated by getting up there and swatting former teammate DeMarcus Cousins’ …
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  • Oklahoma City is the NBA's next contender to take on Golden Sta…

    Oklahoma City is the NBA's next contender to take on Golden State

    yahoo.com Feb 6 (5 days ago)
    In June 2012, the Oklahoma City Thunder bowed out of the NBA Finals in rather respectable fashion. It was assumed that OKC was in its first of what would be several consecutive pairings with the LeBron James-led Miami Heat, and that this league had its …
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  • Avery Bradley Sinks The Buzzer-Beating Three-Pointer To Beat Th…

    Avery Bradley Sinks The Buzzer-Beating Three-Pointer To Beat The Cavs

    dimemag.com Feb 5 (5 days ago)
    Avery Bradley for the @celtics win! WOW #CrunchTime #BOSatCLE — NBA TV (@NBATV) February 6, 2016 In an improbable turn of events, the Boston Celtics were able to sneak out of Cleveland with a win over the Cavs Friday night thanks to Avery Bradley, who d…
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  • Why Would The Celtics Want To Trade For Dwight Howard?

    Why Would The Celtics Want To Trade For Dwight Howard?

    dimemag.com Feb 3
    USA TODAY Sports The Boston Celtics are apparently desperate to make a move with the trade deadline fast approaching. Rumors have already surfaced of their interest in Jeff Teague and Al Horford, and now Frank Isola of the New York Daily News reports th…
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  • Marcus Smart Deserves An Oscar For This Wild Flop Against Carme…

    Marcus Smart Deserves An Oscar For This Wild Flop Against Carmelo Anthony

    dimemag.com Feb 2
    One of Marcus Smart‘s greatest strengths since coming into the league has been his scrappy defense. Drawing offensive fouls is certainly part of the overall defensive repertoire, but the Celtics point guard got a little overzealous in trying to sell thi…
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  • Why It Doesn’t Make Sense For The Hawks To Trade Al Horford To …

    Why It Doesn’t Make Sense For The Hawks To Trade Al Horford To The Celtics

    dimemag.com Jan 31
    USA TODAY Sports The Atlanta Hawks are soaring high as the current fourth seed in the Eastern Conference. Yet, according to some reports, they’re ready to make a major change – dealing either Jeff Teague or Dennis Schroder – that will drastically alter …
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  • Celtics coach Brad Stevens thinks highly of D-League All-Star J…

    Celtics coach Brad Stevens thinks highly of D-League All-Star Jordan Mickey

    ESPN.com Jan 29
    Celtics coach Brad Stevens thinks highly of D-League All-Star Jordan Mickey
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  • Nuggets coach Mike Malone on Celtics: 'I'm jealous of…

    Nuggets coach Mike Malone on Celtics: 'I'm jealous of the defenders they have'

    ESPN.com Jan 27
    Nuggets coach Mike Malone on Celtics: 'I'm jealous of the defenders they have'
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  • Wizards' Beal diagnosed with broken nose, concussion

    Wizards' Beal diagnosed with broken nose, concussion

    nba.com Jan 26
    Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal sustained a broken nose and a concussion after getting hit in the face by Boston Celtics forward Marcus Smart and will miss Tuesday night's game at the Toronto Raptors.
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  • Brad Stevens on Celtics' Thomas: 'Our team is differe…

    Brad Stevens on Celtics' Thomas: 'Our team is different when Isaiah's got the ball'

    ESPN.com Jan 22
    Brad Stevens on Celtics' Thomas: 'Our team is different when Isaiah's got the ball'
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  • Did DeMar DeRozan Swish The Greatest Basket Of The Season That …

    Did DeMar DeRozan Swish The Greatest Basket Of The Season That Didn’t Count?

    dimemag.com Jan 21
    Subscribe to UPROXX Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan hit one of the best circus shots of the 2015-16 NBA season Wednesday against the Boston Celtics — and it didn’t even count. Late in the third quarter, DeRozan was fouled while driving to the basket…
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  • Ford Mock Draft 3.0 (Insider)

    Ford Mock Draft 3.0 (Insider)

    ESPN.com Jan 21
    Chad Ford thinks it's a possibility. Domantas Sabonis is an impressive and tough rebounder that will fit the culture of the organization like a glove....
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  • ESPN Screwup: "Umm... I Think I... Yeah, Something Happene…

    ESPN Screwup: "Umm... I Think I... Yeah, Something Happened There."

    deadspin.com Jan 21
    We all make mistakes. Here’s one that popped up on everyone’s favorite website espn.go.com tonight, as a basic video of Celtics-Raptors highlights inadvertently included an earlier, aborted take. Is it Friday yet? Guffaw! Mr. Go won’t be happy. Read mor…
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  • How Kevin Garnett Was Awarded Free Throws After Clotheslining R…

    How Kevin Garnett Was Awarded Free Throws After Clotheslining Ryan Anderson

    dimemag.com Jan 20
    Wily veteran Kevin Garnett continues to abuse opponents despite his advancing age. Not the abuse he unleashed during his MVP season with the Timberwolves in 2004, or his title-winning one with the Celtics in 2008. No, the type of abuse he reserves for D…
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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.