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Celtics Show Defensive Grit, But Comeback Falls Short vs. Rocke…

Celtics Show Defensive Grit, But Comeback Falls Short vs. Rockets

boston.com Updated 11 hours ago
The Celtics played some of their best defense of the season in the second half against the Rockets, but fell short in their comeback quest.
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  • Celtics' Evan Turner endured the world's worst possession

    Celtics' Evan Turner endured the world's worst possession

    yahoo.com 11 hours ago
    Basketball players have unfortunate moments in games all the time, if only because it's bound to happen when a bunch of super athletic guys trying really hard battle for 48 minutes in a high-pressure scenario. The good news is that the sport moves fast …
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  • Kelly Olynyk Picked to Play in NBA Rising Stars Challenge

    Kelly Olynyk Picked to Play in NBA Rising Stars Challenge

    boston.com Jan 28 (3 days ago)
    The NBA announced on Wednesday that the Celtics' 23-year-old center was chosen to take part in All-Star weekend for the second straight year.
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  • Old Man Paul Pierce blames 'computers' for less NBA trash talk

    Old Man Paul Pierce blames 'computers' for less NBA trash talk

    yahoo.com Jan 27 (4 days ago)
    At 37 years old, Washington Wizards wing Paul Pierce is one of the oldest and most experienced players in the NBA. He has seen several eras of the league over his career, from the end of Michael Jordan's dominance to the peak of the Kobe-Shaq Lakers to …
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  • Curry, Warriors win 19th straight at home

    Curry, Warriors win 19th straight at home

    ESPN.com Jan 25 (6 days ago)
    Stephen Curry had 22 points and 11 assists, Klay Thompson scored 31 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Boston Celtics 114-111 on Sunday night for their 19th consecutive home win.
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  • Bass Finally Gets a Chance to Improve Trade Value with Olynyk S…

    Bass Finally Gets a Chance to Improve Trade Value with Olynyk Sidelined

    boston.com Jan 24 (7 days ago)
    The Celtics can now really showcase their veteran forward as they close in on February's trading deadline.
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  • Celtics Extreme Makeover Nearing the Home Stretch

    Celtics Extreme Makeover Nearing the Home Stretch

    boston.com Jan 23
    The Celtics are getting very close to ending their rebuild and beginning the process of utilizing their plentiful assets. There's just a few steps left to go.
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  • Evan Turner's game-winning 3 puts bitter end to bad day for Bla…

    Evan Turner's game-winning 3 puts bitter end to bad day for Blazers

    yahoo.com Jan 23
    After losing LaMarcus Aldridge to left thumb surgery before the game and Nicolas Batum to a sprained right wrist during the game, the Portland Trail Blazers really could have used a win over the lottery-bound Boston Celtics to at least salvage something…
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  • Celtics Beat Trail Blazers On Sloppiest Game-Winner Of The Year

    Celtics Beat Trail Blazers On Sloppiest Game-Winner Of The Year

    deadspin.com Jan 23
    Down two to the Trail Blazers with under 10 seconds remaining, the Celtics were relying upon Jared Sullinger to get them a crucial basket. That should tell you all you need to know about how good they are, that Brad Stevens looked up and down his bench …
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  • Kobe Bryant Says He Won’t Stop Recruiting Rajon Rondo To Lakers

    Kobe Bryant Says He Won’t Stop Recruiting Rajon Rondo To Lakers

    dimemag.com Jan 21
    Mark Cuban won the battle, but Kobe Bryant thinks he can win the war. Despite Rajon Rondo being traded to the Dallas Mavericks less than a month ago, the Los Angeles Lakers legend says he won’t stop recruiting his former Boston Celtics rival until Rondo…
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  • Forbes: Boston Celtics Valued at $1.7 Billion, Fourth-Highest i…

    Forbes: Boston Celtics Valued at $1.7 Billion, Fourth-Highest in NBA

    boston.com Jan 21
    Despite their current struggles, the Boston Celtics remain as one of the most valuable franchises in the NBA in 2015.
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  • Watch DeAndre Jordan Get Distracted By Tupac, Forget Interview …

    Watch DeAndre Jordan Get Distracted By Tupac, Forget Interview Question

    dimemag.com Jan 19
    What would you rather do after leading your team to a 102-93 win over the Boston Celtics with 19 points, 12 rebounds, and six blocks: Revel in the lyrical rhymes of 2Pac, or speak publicly about the game? DeAndre Jordan’s answer is the same as ours. Wat…
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  • Griffin's 22 help surging Clips hold off Celts

    Griffin's 22 help surging Clips hold off Celts

    ESPN.com Jan 19
    Clippers beat Celtics 102-93 for 8th win in 11 games
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  • Report: Clippers Interested in Acquiring Tayshaun Prince From C…

    Report: Clippers Interested in Acquiring Tayshaun Prince From Celtics

    boston.com Jan 18
    New addition Tayshaun Prince is the latest Celtic receiving trade interest from suitors around the league.
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  • Watch Derrick Rose Finish No-Look Layup, Score 29 Points, Drop …

    Watch Derrick Rose Finish No-Look Layup, Score 29 Points, Drop 10 Dimes

    dimemag.com Jan 17
    On the heels of Derrick Rose giving the Warriors’ Stephen Curry very high praise – putting him at the top of the list of the best point guards in the NBA – the 2011 MVP put on a show at the TD Garden against the Boston Celtics. After posting an impressi…
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  • Bulls' Noah (ankle) out vs. Celtics

    Bulls' Noah (ankle) out vs. Celtics

    nba.com ESPN.com Jan 16
    Chicago center Joakim Noah sat out the Bulls' game at Boston on Friday night with a sprained right ankle.
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  • Austin Rivers headed to Los Angeles Clippers as part of trade a…

    Austin Rivers headed to Los Angeles Clippers as part of trade also involving Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns

    Austin Rivers is headed to the Clippers as part of a trade that involves the Celtics and Suns.
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  • Hawks down Celtics to win 10th straight game

    Hawks down Celtics to win 10th straight game

    ESPN.com Jan 14
    DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague each scored 22 points to help the Atlana Hawks win their 10th straight game, 105-91 over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
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  • Ex-Celtic Jeff Green Scores 10 in Grizzlies Debut

    Ex-Celtic Jeff Green Scores 10 in Grizzlies Debut

    boston.com Jan 14
    After his long-speculated trade from the Celtics was finally approved on Monday, Jeff Green at last made his Memphis Grizzlies debut on Wednesday night against the Brooklyn Nets.
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  • Report: Celtics Will Trade Austin Rivers to Los Angeles Clipper…

    Report: Celtics Will Trade Austin Rivers to Los Angeles Clippers

    boston.com Jan 13
    Doc Rivers will have a chance to coach one of his sons in the NBA, as the Celtics have agreed to send Austin Rivers to the Los Angeles Clippers, according to a report.
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  • Celtics acquire Nuggets' Robinson for Nelson

    Celtics acquire Nuggets' Robinson for Nelson

    The Boston Celtics announced today that they have acquired guard Nate Robinson from the Denver Nuggets in exchange for guard Jameer Nelson.
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  • Video - Martin Leads Timberwolves In Return 00:55

    Martin Leads Timberwolves In Return

    Jan 28
    After missing the past 34 games, Kevin Martin scored 21 points off the bench in Minnesota's 110-98 win over Boston.
  • Video - Celtics Too Much For Jazz 00:58

    Celtics Too Much For Jazz

    Jan 27
    Tyler Zeller had 14 points and seven rebounds in the Celtics' 99-90 win over the Jazz.
  • Video - Warriors Win 19th Straight At Home 01:15

    Warriors Win 19th Straight At Home

    Jan 25
    Stephen Curry had 22 points and 11 assists to lead the Warriors past the Celtics 114-111.
  • Video - Some Hope For The Sixers 05:14

    Some Hope For The Sixers

    Jan 23
    There are some signs that Philadelphia's efforts at player development are paying off.

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    Jan 29
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    Jan 28
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