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Irving, Horford Elated by All-Star Game’s Increased Competitiveness

Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving did something Sunday night that would've been considered unusual by recent All-Star Game standards: As the final seconds of the first half ticked away at Staples Center in Los...

Horford Updates Bucket List After Falling to Embiid in Skills Challenge

LOS ANGELES – Al Horford’s participation in the Skills Challenge was short, and not so sweet. Horford squared off with Sixers All-Star center Joel Embiid during the first heat of the challenge to tip off...

Kyrie and Others Rave About Horford Ahead of Skills Challenge

LOS ANGELES – Many of the NBA’s top players raved about Al Horford’s skill set ahead of tonight’s Taco Bell Skills Challenge as part of All-Star Saturday night. Horford is one of four big men...

Rise Up: Brown Smashes Celtics Record in Rising Stars Game

Over the years, the Boston Celtics have had many young stars showcase their potential during All-Star Weekend's Rising Stars exhibition. No player in franchise history, however, has taken advantage of the event quite like...

Rising Stars Brown and Tatum See Greatness in C’s

LOS ANGELES – Jaylen Brown had not been afforded a moment to sit back and appreciate how great his Celtics have been this season – until Friday afternoon in Los Angeles. Brown and his teammate,...

Reeling Celtics Aim to Reboot During All-Star Break

BOSTON - The Boston Celtics surrendered a season-high point total Wednesday night, as they fell 129-119 to the LA Clippers at TD Garden. It marked the second straight game Boston had given up at...

Keys to the Game: Clippers 129, Celtics 119

Key Moment Brad Stevens called upon the Hack-a-Jordan tactic Wednesday night against the LA Clippers. Unfortunately, it didn’t work. Jordan made eight of his nine free throw attempts in the game, including two at the 4:38 mark of the fourth...

Reunited Ex-Celtics Bradley, Rivers Set to Take on Former Team

BOSTON - The last time Doc Rivers coached Avery Bradley on the TD Garden sideline was nearly five years ago. At the time, a 22-year-old Bradley was just finishing his third NBA season with...

2/14 Game Preview: Clippers at Celtics

BOSTON -- Former Celtics coach Doc Rivers was in Boston on Sunday for the Paul Pierce retirement ceremony. His visit was not purely ceremonial and also gave him an interesting perspective on the game. "I was...

C’s Broadening Perspective with Player-Run Practices

WALTHAM, Mass. - It turns out that Steve Kerr is not the only NBA head coach who lets his players call the plays. One day after the Golden State Warriors coach allowed his veterans...

Raising 34 to the Rafters: Pierce Immortalizes Celtics Legacy

BOSTON – Paul Pierce tried to maintain his emotions Sunday evening as he began to raise a banner containing seven retired Boston Celtics jersey numbers to the TD Garden rafters. The numbers of previously...

Keys to the Game: Cavaliers 121, Celtics 99

Key Moment Sunday afternoon was Paul Pierce’s day, as his No. 34 was retired by the Boston Celtics organization. “That’s what today is all about,” Brad Stevens said before tip-off. There was, however, a game to be played between the...

Pregame Post-Ups: Celts Set to Face New-Look Cavs

Sunday, Feb. 11 - Cavaliers at Celtics Pregame – Celts Set to Face New-Look Cavs BOSTON – The Boston Celtics have played the Cleveland Cavaliers twice so far this season, but the version of the Cavs that...

2/11 Game Preview: Cavaliers at Celtics

BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics will retire Paul Pierce's No. 34 in postgame ceremonies Sunday night at TD Garden. But hours before that, there is other business to take care of as the new-look Cleveland...

C’s Looking to Change Offensive Habits After Loss to Pacers

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics almost pulled off another stunning comeback win Friday night, but almost just wasn’t enough. Boston stormed back from a 26-point deficit against the Indiana Pacers and was able to...

Keys to the Game: Pacers 97, Celtics 91

Key Moment Indiana didn’t think it would need Victor Oladipo to come through in the clutch Friday night in Boston after it pulled ahead by as many as 26 points during the second quarter. But it did, and he...

Pregame Post-Ups: Ainge Addresses Deadline Decisions & Buyout Plans

Friday, Feb. 9 - Pacers at Celtics Pregame – Ainge Addresses Deadline Decisions & Buyout Plans BOSTON – Thursday’s trade deadline was hectic for many NBA teams, but it was as quiet as could be for the...

2/9 Game Preview: Pacers at Celtics

BOSTON -- It will be a tired group of Boston Celtics that hosts the Indiana Pacers on Friday night. While the Pacers, who haven't played since Monday, relaxed in their Boston hotel Thursday night, the...

Greg Monroe Displays Strong Potential in Celtics Debut

WASHINGTON – Brad Stevens stated an hour and a half before tip-off Thursday night that he was unsure whether or not newly-acquired big man Greg Monroe would be making his Celtics debut against the...

Keys to the Game: Celtics 110, Wizards 104 (OT)

Key Moment When the Celtics need three points in the clutch, they’re going to look in Kyrie Irving’s direction every single time. They might look in Markieff Morris’ direction when possible, too. Thursday night, those two players, who were opponents, both...

Pregame Post-Ups: Monroe’s Playing Status Uncertain vs. Wizards

Thursday, Feb. 8 - Celtics at Wizards Pregame – Monroe’s Playing Status Uncertain vs. Wizards WASHINGTON – Veteran big man Greg Monroe officially signed with the Boston Celtics Thursday afternoon and is with the team in Washington,...

Celtics Sign Veteran Big Man Greg Monroe

WASHINGTON – The Boston Celtics filled their final roster spot Thursday afternoon by signing veteran big man Greg Monroe. The acquisition of the 6-foot-11, 265-pound center should give Boston a major boost in the rebounding...

Paul Pierce’s Top 5 Most Iconic Moments

BOSTON – The utmost honor that a Boston Celtic can receive is having his jersey number retired. It’s a rare recognition that only 22 players in franchise history have earned. On Sunday, one more...

2/8 Game Preview: Wizards at Celtics

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Wizards had their five-game winning streak without injured All-Star John Wall snapped in their previous contest. Avoiding a second consecutive loss would mean remaining undefeated against the Boston Celtics this season. The...

Paul Pierce’s Top Career Performances in Green

Paul Pierce played in 1,272 regular season and playoff games during his 15 seasons in Boston. Along the way, he produced countless, epic performances that helped him solidify his status as a Celtics Legend....

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