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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Celtics surge at end of second quarter
A strong surge near the end of the second quarter gives the Boston Celtics a 65-56 halftime lead over the Portland Trail Blazers
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas drives to the hoop against the New York Knicks.
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Fast-break points aren't necessarily a good thing for Celtics
The Celtics, who rely on ball movement and 3-point shooting, are only 2-6 this season when they score 16 or more fast-break points. 
Boston Celtics' Jonas Jerebko in action against the Charlotte Hornets.
Stevens: Bradley, Zeller, Jerebko out vs. Trail Blazers
The Celtics list of players who'll miss Saturday's game vs. Portland is long. In addition to Avery Bradley (Achilles'), Tyler Zeller and Jonas Jerebko are ill.  
Boston Celtics rookie forward Jaylen Brown dunks against the Orlando Magic.
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Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown still undecided on All-Star dunk contest
Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown says he’ll make up his mind this weekend whether to accept the invitation to the NBA All-Star Slam Dunk competition. 
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Thomas: 'It hurts but I’ll be all right’
The Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas says not being named an All-Star starter “isn’t the end of the world” but he’s still disappointed. 
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NBA reaches seven-year labor agreement with players' union
The sides agree to a new seven-year Collective Bargaining Agreement that starts July 1 and is basically the same as the one currently in place.
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Blakely: Thomas will 'absolutely' use All-Star voting as motivation
Isaiah Thomas isn't a starter for East All-Stars, but A. Sherrod Blakely expects it to be more motivation for the C's point guard
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Stevens: Felt 'inadequate as a coach' after meeting Belichick, Patriots
Brad Stevens talks with Brian Scalabrine what he has learned about coaching from Bill Belichick.
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Blakely: New All-Star system works, even if Thomas didn't make it
There’s disappointment in Celtics Nation that Isaiah Thomas won't be an All-Star starter. But the new voting system works way better than the old.
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Jaylen Brown: Still undecided on competing in dunk contest
Jaylen Brown has been asked to compete in the dunk contest, but he explains why he hasn't made up his mind
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Thomas not among Eastern Conference All-Star starters
Despite not being named an Eastern Conference All-Star starter, there is still a lot to be excited about the season Isaiah Thomas is having.
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas drives to the hoop against the New York Knicks.
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Five takeaways from Celtics' loss to Knicks: One-game hiccup?
It's been a while since the Celtics dropped one at home they really shouldn't have. Was it an anomaly or a sign of weaknesses exposed?  
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas drives to the hoop against the New York Knicks.
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Five takeaways from Celtics' loss to Knicks
It's been a while since the Celtics dropped one at home they really shouldn't have. Was it an anomaly or a sign of weaknesses...
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Ainge: Winning more important than All-Star bids
Danny Ainge is happy for the year Isaiah Thomas is having, but he says looking at the big picture leads players to prioritize championships. 
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Highlights: Knicks 117, Celtics 106
Watch the highlights of the Boston Celtics 117-106 loss to the New York Knicks, and hear from head coach Brad Stevens and Celtics own Al Horford and Isaiah Thomas.
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Bradley could miss 'a little more time' with Achilles injury
Avery Bradley was expected to play against the Knicks, but was a last-minute scratch. Now it appears he may miss a few more with this injury.
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Horford on rough night: 'They deserved to win. They played better'
As poorly as Al Horford shot the ball against the New York Knicks, he was more bothered by his defense and for that matter the Boston Celtics’ team defense.
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Stars, studs and duds: Celtics 'pummeled on the glass' by Knicks
The New York Knicks out-rebounded the Boston Celtics 57-33 despite playing smaller lineups than most of their past opponents.
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No late-game heroics for Celtics as they lose to Knicks, 117-106
Shots fall for the New York Knicks - a team that was overdue for a good night - as they beat up the Celtics, 117-106
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Rose looking like his old self
The former league MVP looked like his old self tonight instead of just old. He led the Knicks with 14 points on 7-for-11 shooting.
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Avery Bradley (Achilles) will not play vs. Knicks
Avery Bradley will miss Wednesday night's game against the New York Knicks, sidelined with a sore Achilles 
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Anthony: Despite trade whispers, 'I'm committed' to staying with Knicks
Carmelo Anthony's name has popped up in trade rumors recently -- with Boston mentioned as a potential landing spot -- but he says he doesn't want to leave New York.
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas lets a 3-pointer fly against the Washington Wizards.
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Celtics are living by the 3-pointer at a historic level
The Celtics' 494 3-point attempts are the fourth-most in NBA history at the halfway mark, but still don't lead the league this season.
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Mike Gorman: 'No thanks on Carmelo Anthony to the Celtics'
Mike Gorman talks with Toucher and Rich about the possibility that the Celtics trade for disgruntled Knicks star Carmelo Anthony.  
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Knicks
The C's host the Knicks at TD Garden. Watch on CSN or on CSNNE.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by McDonald's, on the NBC Sports App.
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Thomas scoring at record pace in fourth quarter
Isaiah Thomas is averaging 10.1 fourth-quarter points per game, the highest total since the NBA began tracking the stat in 1997-98.
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Bradley (Achilles) 'felt good' during return to Celtics lineup
The fact that Avery Bradley was back on the practice floor on Tuesday bodes well for his injury being a thing of the past now.
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Blakely's midseason Celtics report card
The Celtics have reached the official halfway mark of the season. Time to hand out the grades.  
Isaiah Thomas (4), Marcus Smart (36), Amir Johnson (90) and Jae Crowder (99) lead the Celtics.
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Blakely's midseason Celtics report card
The Celtics have reached the official halfway mark of the season. Time to hand out the grades.
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Five takeaways: Thomas continues to own the fourth
Isaiah Thomas scored 17 of his game-high 35 points in the fourth quarter of Monday's win. 
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Five takeaways: Thomas continues to own the fourth
Isaiah Thomas scored 17 of his game-high 35 points in the fourth quarter of Monday's win.
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Highlights: Celtics 108, Hornets 98
Highlights from the Boston Celtics 108-98 win over the Charlotte Hornets
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Bradley steps back in, helps C's defeat Charlotte
Offensively, the rust in Avery Bradley’s game was evident after missing four games. But his defense was instrumental in the Celtics' win.
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Brown: 'An honor' to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.
Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown's speech commemorating Martin Luther King moved many, including head coach Brad Stevens.
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Stars, studs and duds: Olynyk finding his stride off Celtics bench
Kelly Olynyk's return had its share of ups and downs, but it seems the 7-foot center has found his stride and he’s making opponents pay for it.
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Thomas: I don't surprise myself, I surprise everyone else
Isaiah Thomas talks with Abby Chin after his 35 points help lead the Boston Celtics past the Charlotte Hornets
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Thomas shines again in fourth quarter in Celtics' 108-98 victory
Isaiah Thomas scores 17 of his game-high 35 points in the fourth quarter in leading the Celtics to a 108-98 win against Charlotte. 
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Celtics get a boost from their bench
Boston Celtics get a major boost from the second unit which paved the way for 59-53 lead at the half.
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Bradley (Achilles) returns to Celtics lineup vs. Hornets
Avery Bradley will be back in the Boston Celtics’ lineup tonight after missing the previous four games with a right Achilles injury
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Smooth transition for Durant and the Warriors
The expectations for Kevin Durant and the Warriors were out of this world when the season began. But, as our NBA Insiders report, they're living up to them.
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Turner jokes that Celtics will retire his number
Isaiah Thomas likes No. 11. Evan Turner joked that he can't wear it because the Celtics are going to put it up in the rafters. 
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Hornets
The C's host the Hornets at TD Garden. Watch on CSN or on CSNNE.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by McDonald's, on the NBC Sports App.
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Celtics-Hornets preview: Boston, Charlotte heading in opposite directions
The Celtics are streaking and the Hornets are stumbling, and the C's hope that trend continues Monday night at TD Garden.
Brad Stevens of the Boston Celtics
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C's showed Patriots support in AFC semifinal game
Despite being raised Seahawks and Colts fans, respectively, Isaiah Thomas and Brad Stevens were more than happy to support the Patriots at Foxboro Saturday.
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Celtics being cautious with Avery Bradley's return from Achilles injury
Avery Bradley practiced Sunday, but there’s still some uncertainty as to whether he’ll return to action on Monday against Charlotte.
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Isaiah Thomas denies talking about Dennis Schroder's mom
Atlanta’s Dennis Schroder said Isaiah Thomas made disparaging comments about his mother, comments that Thomas soundly dismissed prior to the Celtics practicing on Sunday.
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NBA fines Crowder $25,000 and Wizards' Wall $15,000 for postgame confrontation
Celtics forward Jae Crowder has been fined $25,000 by the NBA and Washington Wizards guard John Wall $15,000 for their postgame confrontation.   
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Blakely: Stop laughing about the Thomas-for-MVP talk
It probably isn't going to happen.  But you never know; after all, people have been betting against Isaiah Thomas every step of the way. 
Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder celebrate Thomas' game-winning shot for the Boston Celtics against the Atlanta Hawks.
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Five takeaways from Celtics' win over Hawks: Rare win in Atlanta
The Celtics haven't had much success in Atlanta under Brad Stevens. Isaiah Thomas changed that Friday night.
Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder celebrate Thomas' game-winning shot for the Boston Celtics against the Atlanta Hawks.
Five takeaways from Celtics' win over Hawks
The Celtics haven't had much success in Atlanta under Brad Stevens. Isaiah Thomas changed that Friday night.
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Highlights: Celtics 103, Hawks 101
Isaiah Thomas knocked down the game-winning shot with 2.4 seconds left to give the Boston Celtics the 103-101 victory.
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Horford on reception in return to Atlanta: 'It is what it is'
Al Horford got a very mixed response in his return to Atlanta, something that motivated his Celtics teammates.
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Olynyk steals the show with season-high 26 points vs. Hawks
The build-up to Friday’s game was squarely centered around Al Horford's return. But it's another Celtics’ big man – Kelly Olynyk – who stole the show.
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Stars, studs and duds: Stevens trusts Thomas in critical moment
Brad Stevens trusts Isaiah Thomas in the most critical moment of the game, and he delivered as the Celtics escaped Atlanta with a 103-101 win
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WATCH: Isaiah Thomas hits game-winning step back jumper
Isaiah Thomas hits the game-winning shot against the Atlanta Hawks with 2.4 seconds remaining
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Thomas, Olynyk lead the way as C's escape with 103-101 win
Isaiah Thomas and Kelly Olynyk lead the way for the Celtics, who escape with a 103-101 victory over the Hawks
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Horford settles down in return to Atlanta
Al Horford’s nerves seem to settle down as the game wore which was a big help as the Celtics withstood a strong second quarter surge by the Hawks
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WATCH: Al Horford booed in return to Atlanta
Atlanta Hawks fans didn't exactly give Al Horford a warm welcome in his return to Atlanta
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Brown appreciative of lessons learned from Hawks' Howard
Jaylen Brown says Dwight Howard's advice has been invaluable to making his adjustment to the NBA a relatively smooth one.
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Zeller will miss seventh straight game with sinus-related illness
Tyler Zeller will not be in the Celtics’ lineup tonight which will make this the seventh straight game he has missed
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Johnson, Brown return to Celtics lineup vs. Hawks
The Boston Celtics get a bit of good news on the injury front. Amir Johnson and Jaylen Brown are available to play against the Hawks
Celtics in Atlanta marks a homecoming for Jaylen Brown, too
Al Horford isn’t the only Celtics with memories of the Atlanta area. Rookie Jaylen Brown is from nearby Marietta, Ga.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Hawks
The Celtics play the Hawks in Atlanta. Watch on CSN or on CSNNE.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by McDonald's, on the NBC Sports App.
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Celtics-Hawks preview: C's want to 'take care of business' for Horford
Al Horford has been saying all the right things in leading up to Friday's game against the Atlanta Hawks. So have his teammates
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Horford: 'Don’t really know what to expect'
Al Horford’s current and former teammates hope Hawks fans will deliver more cheers than jeers when he returns to Atlanta tonight.
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KG to Isaiah: 'I’ve got you in the conversation for MVP'
Isaiah Thomas makes a surprise visit to Kevin Garnett’s Area 21 on Thursday night, and KG can't say enough about Isaiah's contributions to the Celtics: 'What you do for your team is h
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Scalabrine: Celtics have to embrace their hard-nose identity
Kyle Draper and Brian Scalabrine discuss the Wizards calling the Celtics dirty and Scal says the Celtics need to embrace that hard-nose culture.
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How will Al Horford be greeted in his return to Atlanta?
In this week's Celtics Talks podcast, we talk about the crazy run Isaiah Thomas is on, plus Al Horford's first game in Atlanta.
Boston Celtics forward Jordan Mickey tries to corral a rebound.
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Mickey 'nervous' but settles in for Celtics in first NBA start
Jordan Mickey steps up in place of injured Amir Johnson in the Celtics' victory over the Washington Wizards.  
Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart defends the Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal.
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Five takeaways from the Celtics' win over Wizards: Plenty in reserve
Down two starters because of injuries, the Celtics get big contributions from backups Marcus Smart and Jordan Mickey against Washington.
Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart defends the Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal.
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Five takeaways from C's win over Wizards
Down two starters because of injuries, the Celtics get big contributions from backups Marcus Smart and Jordan Mickey against...
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Gorman: Bradley Beal started Celtics-Wizards shenanigans early
Surprised to see tempers flare between the Celtics and Wizards Wednesday? Mike Gorman said he could see it coming early. 
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Highlights: Celtics 117, Wizards 108
Highlights of the Boston Celtics 117-108 win over the Washington Wizards in a physical home-game.  Also hear from Wizards and Celtics players after the game.
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Stars, studs and duds: Thomas takes over in fourth quarter. . . again
Like clockwork, Isaiah Thomas times his best play against the Washington Wizards for the fourth quarter
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'Just a little trash talking' between Celts and Wizards
The referees allowed the Celtics and Wizards to play physically, and that's what they did . . .
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John Wall: End of game was 'just a little trash talking'
John Wall downplays the altercation between him and Jae Crowder at the end of the game.
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WATCH: Thomas drains three-pointer, high-fives Mayweather
Isaiah Thomas drains three-pointer against the Wizards, high fives his friend Floyd Mayweather who is sitting courtside
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WATCH: Jae Crowder and John Wall get into it after Celtics-Wizards game
Jae Crowder and John Wall exchange words before a skirmish starts after Wednesday night's Celtics-Wizards game
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C's fight back, pull away in fourth quarter to beat Wizards
After fighting their way back most the night, the Celtics deliver in the fourth with a 13-0 run to pull away for a 117-108 win.
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Shorthanded Celtics keeping it close
Despite having just 10 players in uniform, Boston still manage to stay within striking distance most of the first half.
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Mickey 'a little surprised' when C's informed him of start vs. Wizards
Jordan Mickey will be with the first group in place of Amir Johnson who is out with a sprained ankle.
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Stevens announces long list of Celtics who will not play vs. Wizards
Prior to Wednesday night's game, Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens announced the (really long) list of players who will not play.
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Amir Johnson to miss Celtics' game vs. Wizards; Bradley out
Amir Johnson suffered a left ankle sprain Tuesday night and won't play vs. the Wizards.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Wizards
The C's host the Raptors at TD Garden. Watch on CSN or on CSNNE.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by McDonald's, on the NBC Sports App.
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Celtics-Wizards preview: C's looking to bounce back quickly
The Celtics come into tonight’s game against the Wizards with a 5-3 record on the second night of back-to-back games
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Forget Boogie: Cousins to sign extension with Kings
CSN California reports that, barring a late change in direction by either side, DeMarcus Cousins intends to sign a $207 million extension that will keep the big man in a Kings uniform
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Ex-Celtic Orien Greene arrested for breaking and entering, fondling a woman
Orien Greene, who spent the 2005-06 season with the Celtics after being selected in the second round of the 2005 draft, was taken into custody Monday on battery and burglary charges.
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Garnett rejoins Doc, Pierce as 'big-man consultant' with Clippers
Two of the Big Three, and their coach, are coming together again in Los Angeles.
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Highlights: Raptors 114, Celtics 106
Watch highlights of the Boston Celtics 114-106 loss to the Toronto Raptors.
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Stars, studs and duds: Final six minutes 'crushed' Celtics vs. Raptors
The Celtics -- especially their defense -- disintegrate in the final six minutes as they suffer a disappointing loss to Toronto.
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C's implode in fourth quarter, lose to Raptors, 114-106
The Toronto Raptors close out the night with a decisive 23-6 run, beating the Boston Celtics, 114-106
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WATCH: Gerald Green finishes alley-oop with monster dunk
Isaiah Thomas Throws it up and Gerald Green throws it down
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WATCH: Isaiah Thomas hits crazy 3-pointer while getting fouled
Isaiah Thomas hits a crazy three-pointer from downtown and gets fouled
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Smart brings defense and offense
The Boston Celtics, courtesy of some red-hot shooting in the second quarter, were able to rally from an early deficit and lead Toronto 55-46 at the half.
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Stevens focused on wins, not chances of coaching All-Star Game
Brad Stevens hasn’t given any thought about having himself and his staff coach the Eastern Conference All-Star team next month in New Orleans
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Raptors' Lowry: Smart 'really coming into his own' in NBA
Tonight’s game between Boston and Toronto is full of must-see matchups, some pitting established stars like Kyle Lowry up against on-the-rise talent like Marcus Smart.
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Beyond The Numbers: Late-game production is key to C's, Raptors success
The ability to produce in the fourth quarter is one of the reasons the Celtics and Raptors are among the Eastern Conference elite.
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Surviving the Raptors without Avery Bradley
With second place in the Eastern Conference on the line, the Celtics have to find a way to take on talented Toronto without Boston's best defender and No. 2 scorer, Avery Bradley.
Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley shoots a 3 against the Toronto Raptors.
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Surviving the Raptors without Avery Bradley
With second place in the Eastern Conference on the line, the Celtics have to find a way to take on talented Toronto without...
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Raptors
The C's play the Raptors in Toronto. Watch on CSN or on CSNNE.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by McDonald's, on the NBC Sports App.
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Celtics-Raptors preview: C's face true test in Toronto
The Raptors have been a thorn in the Celtics' side during Brad Stevens' tenure, and the C's hope to start changing that tonight.
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Butler beats out Thomas for Eastern Conference Player of Week honors
It was another strong week for Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas, but not strong enough to win the Eastern Conference’s Player of the week honors.
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NBA notes: Will Celtics part with Smart in search for superstar?
Will the Celtics deal Marcus Smart? That's just one morsel of a plateful of trade talk that dominates this week's CSN NBA Insiders Notebook.
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Bradley still ailing, will miss Tuesday's game against Raptors
The right Achilles injury that kept Avery Bradley out of Saturday’s win over New Orleans will keep him sidelined Tuesday night, as well. 
Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder.
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Celtics review/preview: Great week for C's
Celtics Insider A Sherrod Blakely reviews the week that was for the Celtics and looks ahead to this week's matchups.
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Thomsen: Celtics should not trade Nets draft pick
Ian Thomsen joins Sports Sunday on the phone to discuss if the Celtics should keep or trade away the Nets first round draft pick.
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Five takeaways from Celtics' win over Pelicans
Marcus Smart showed in Saturday's win over the New Orleans Pelicans that he's becoming a complete player for the Boston Celtics...
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Stars, Studs and Duds: Celtics drain half their 3's in win over Pelicans
For the fourth straight game, the Celtics made at least 15 three-pointers, becoming the third team to do so in NBA history.
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Blakely: Smart went above and beyond in Bradley's absence
Marcus Smart was efficient from the floor -- especially from long range -- in his season-high 22-point performance in Saturday's win over the Pelicans.
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Celtics weather the storm in 117-108 win over Pelicans
The Celtics rode their second quarter wave to a 117-108 win over New Orleans.
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At the half: Celtics lead Pelicans by small margin
The Celtics jumped out to a four-point lead over the Pelicans after falling behind early.
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Smart to start in place of injured Bradley against New Orleans
Avery Bradley will miss Saturday night's game against New Orleans with a sore Achilles.
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Report: Kings to pitch DeMarcus Cousins $200 million extension
A mega-contract extension from the Sacramento Kings could take DeMarcus Cousins off the trade block, ESPN's Marc Stein reports.   
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Celtics face another big-man challenge in Pelicans' Davis
A night after the Joel Embiid-led 76ers nearly knocked them off, the Celtics will have to stop another NBA premier big man, Anthony Davis of the Pelicans.   
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Pelicans
The Celtics host the Pelicans. Watch on CSN or on CSNNE.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by McDonald's, on the NBC Sports App.
Boston Celtics big man Al Horford gets a hand from his teammates after a hot-shooting night against the Philadelphia 76ers.
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Celtics-Pelicans preview: Can Horford stay hot down stretch?
Al Horford's clutch fourth-quarter shooting against Philly could give Celtics opponents someone else besides Isaiah Thomas to worry about late in games.
Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder.
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Crowder: 'Very appreciative' of support from Celtics fans
Jae Crowder says that he was very appreciative of the warm welcome from the Boston Celtics fans.
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Highlights: Celtics 110, 76ers 106
Recap the Boston Celtics 110-106 win over the Philadelphia 76ers
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Celtics recognize bright future for Sixers rookie Joel Embiid
Joel Embiid, who is still on a 25-minute limit, has 23 points, eight rebounds and two blocked shots against the Boston Celtics
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Noel makes the most of minutes vs. hometown Celtics
Nerlens Noel certainly made the most of his time on the floor Friday night, but it wasn’t enough to knock off his hometown team, the Boston Celtics
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Stars, studs and duds: Celtics win despite 'bad day at work'
Despite their obvious struggles, the Boston Celtics still manage to escape with a 116-110 victory over the Sixers behind a strong fourth quarter.
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C's hit clutch shots down stretch, squeak out 110-106 win
The Celtics hit clutch shots down the stretch as they manage to squeak out a 110-106 win over the Sixers
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Embiid a major headache for Celtics
Philadelphia spent a good chunk of the first half playing with a lead as the half ended with Boston down 62-51.
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Beyond the numbers: Celtics need to take away the short game
Here’s a look at five key areas that have fueled Boston’s recent run of success, one that they hope to keep going for at least one more night against a Sixers
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Zeller 'still pretty under the weather,' will miss game vs. 76ers
There’s a nasty bug making the rounds throughout his roster and will keep Tyler Zeller out of action tonight as well as tomorrow against New Orleans.
Joel Embiid
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Only a matter of time before Embiid is most dominant big man in NBA
Beyond the funny tweets and comical comments from Joel Embiid lies a big man who will eventually be the best in the NBA at his position. 
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WATCH: Celtics vs. 76ers
The Celtics host the 76ers. Watch on CSN or on CSNNE.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by McDonald's, on the NBC Sports App.
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Celtics-76ers preview: Philly heading in a positive direction
While the Philadelphia 76ers are far from being a squad with that kind of depth, but there’s no mistaking that they are slowly but surely heading in a more positive direction.
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Zizic scores 14 points in his best Euroleague game to date
Celtics prospect Ante Zizic came off the Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul bench to score 14 points on 6-for-8 shooting with nine rebounds.
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Blakely: Landing Butler would take a 'major haul'
A. Sherrod Blakely doesn’t see how the Celtics would be able to put together a deal enticing enough to land Jimmy Butler.
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Draper: Crowder felt disrespected, and he responded on the floor
Kyle Draper and Brian Scalabrine give their take on Jae Crowder feeling disrespected by Celtics fans, and Kyle Draper explains why he has no issue in the way Crowder handled the situa
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Thomas fourth among guards in All-Star voting
Early returns of NBA All-Star voting see Isaiah Thomas getting recognition for a strong season. 
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Crowder: 'Obviously I don't want to leave Boston'
Jae Crowder apologizes for his late-night Twitter rant on Tuesday, but says he's still upset when Celtics fans cheer opposing players.
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Ainge: Celtics getting calls about Nets' pick, but nothing 'imminent'
Danny Ainge on the Celtics at the trade deadline and possibly using Brooklyn's 2018 draft pick in a trade
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Ainge on Crowder: 'I'm not worried about Jae at all'
Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge didn't like Jae Crowder's tweets about being willing to leave Boston, but called him a "true pro."
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20 Under 25 Rankings: #17 - Terry Rozier
This has certainly been an up-and-down kind of season so far for Terry Rozier. But all is not lost.
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20 Under 25 Rankings: #12 - Marcus Smart
Though his shooting touch is very much a work in progress, Marcus Smart is emerging as one of the Celtics' most important players.
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20 Under 25 Rankings: #6 - Jaylen Brown
Reaction on Draft Night to the selection of Jaylen Brown was mixed, at best, from Celtics Nation. But he's done his part to win over fans.
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Mannix: Millsap not a huge asset, and would have to give up a lot
Chris Mannix has heard some rumors about Paul Millsap being traded out of Atlanta and says the Boston Celtics would have to give up too much to get him.
Felger: Good lord, grow up (on Crowder Twitter rant)
Mike Felger believes Jae Crowder should leave his emotions to himself and of course "stay off the internet!" Felger and Tanguay also discuss the Bruins waiving goalie Khudobin.
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Thomas' career-best assist performance shows he can do more than score
Days after a 52-point performance, Isaiah Thomas' career-high 15 assists vs. the Utah Jazz showed why teammates think he has eyes in the back of his head. 
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Stevens has talk with Crowder after Twitter rant
Brad Stevens said Jae Crowder wishes he hadn't expressed himself the way he did when he expressed unhappiness with Boston fans. 
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Gorman on Crowder vs. Hayward: 'I'd like to have them both' on Celtics
Mike Gorman understands why Jae Crowder was frustrated with Celtics fans, but he wishes someone had prevented him from tweeting. 
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Improved defense helps Jaylen Brown gain Celtics' trust
Jaylen Brown’s improved defense has been at the heart of why he has registered double-digit minutes each of the last three games, which includes Tuesday’s 115-104 win over the Utah Ja
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Highlights: Celtics 115, Jazz 104
Watch Highlights of the Boston Celtics 115-104 win over the Utah Jazz at home.
Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder.
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Maxwell: Crowder not wrong for being offended by cheering for Hayward
Cedric Maxwell explains why he understands why Jae Crowder was offended by Boston Celtics fans cheering Gordon Hayward.
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Blakely: Crowder needs to turn 'disrespect' into motivation
Just the thought of being disrespected by Celtics fans motivates Jae Crowder on the floor in a way that we have not seen this season
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Stars, studs and duds: Thomas 'finding people everywhere' with 15 assists
After scoring a career-high 52 points in Boston’s last game in 2016, Thomas ushers in the new year with another personal record as he tallies a career-high 15 assists
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Celtics' fans cheers for Hayward prompt Crowder to vent on Twitter
Jae Crowder was NOT happy with Celtics fans after they cheered for Jazz forward Gordon Hayward . . . and he carried his frustrations over to Twitter.
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Crowder: C's fans cheering for Hayward 'a sign of disrespect to me'
Jae Crowder was not happy with Boston Celtics fans cheering for Gordon Hayward because he felt like it was a sign of disrespect to him.
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Thomas' 29 points, career-high 15 assists lead C's to 115-104 win
Isaiah Thomas dishes a career-high 15 assists to go along with 29 points, leading the Celtics to a 115-104 win over the Utah Jazz
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Thomas leads Celtics in first half
Coming off a career-high 52 points on Dec. 30 against Miami, Isaiah Thomas shows no signs of rust in the first half.
Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder (99) and guard Avery Bradley defend Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward.
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Crowder's D will be tested tonight vs. Jazz' Hayward
As usual tonight, Jae Crowder will be matched up against an opponent's top scorer. This time, it's Utah's Gordon Hayward.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Jazz
The Celtics host the Jazz at TD Garden. Watch on CSN or on CSNNE.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by McDonald's, on the NBC Sports App.
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Celtics-Jazz preview: Utah 'going to be a handful' defensively
Generating enough offense to win will be challenging for the Celtics who will host a Jazz squad that gives up fewer points than any team in the league
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Why C's should reward Thomas with max deal
While there are reasons for the Celtics to be cautious in giving Isaiah Thomas a max-salary deal, here are five reasons why they should.
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Five reasons why Celtics should reward Thomas with max contract
While there are certainly reasons for the Celtics to be cautious in giving Isaiah Thomas a max-salary deal, here are five...
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Thomas: Harden 'didn’t even let me get 24 hours of shine'
Isaiah Thomas quickly went from celebrating his 52-point performance to being in awe of James Harden's 53-point triple double. 
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Smart, Zeller, Young miss Celtics practice
Marcus Smart (gastro-intestinal) and Tyler Zeller (sinus infection) were both admitted to New England Baptist Hospital Sunday night, while James Young is dealing with a right ankle in
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CSN Insiders Notebook: Are Bulls and Rondo buyout bound?
This week's CSN Insiders notebook touches on Rajon Rondo's situation in Chicago and more. 
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Celtics welcome time off after six-games-in-nine-day stretch
The Celtics go 10-6 in December, a month that included a challenging road-heavy schedule.  
Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo was benched Saturday.
Rondo out of Bulls lineup after being benched for poor play
Rajon Rondo is out of the Chicago Bulls’ lineup, one day after being benched for poor play. Michael Carter-Williams started at point guard against the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday.
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas confers with coach Brad Stevens.
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Blakely's New Year's resolutions for the Celtics
The Celtics are off to their best start since 2010 and here's a few more ways they can roll into the new year on a high note.
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas confers with coach Brad Stevens.
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Blakely's New Year's resolutions for the Celtics
The Celtics are off to their best start since 2010 and here's a few ways they can roll into the new year on a high note.
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Celtics in awe of Isaiah Thomas' 52-point game
Isaiah Thomas' teammates and coach know that performances like Thomas' against the Heat don't happen often. 
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Rozier trying to capitalize on limited opportunity
Terry Rozier has seen his minutes diminish, but that hasn't stopped him from making them count. 
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Five takeaways from Isaiah's career night
A look back on a night in which Isaiah Thomas turns in one of the best individual performances in the history of the storied Celtics' franchise with 52 points.
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Five takeaways from Isaiah Thomas' career night
A look back on a night in which Isaiah Thomas turns in one of the best individual performances in the history of the storied...
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Highlights: Celtics 117, Heat 114
Highlights from the TD Garden as Isaiah Thomas carried the Boston Celtics to victory with 52 points including a Celtics record 29 points in the 4th quarter.
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Postgame reaction to Isaiah Thomas' career night vs. Heat
Miss Isaiah Thomas' career night against the Miami Heat? Find all the postgame reaction here.
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Postgame reaction to Isaiah Thomas' career night vs. Heat
Miss Isaiah Thomas' career night against the Miami Heat? Find all the postgame reaction here.
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Horford: Thomas 'on another level' in career night vs. Heat
Al Horford discusses Isaiah Thomas' historic 52-point performance and how impressive it was to watch.
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Scalabrine: Thomas keeps on disproving everyone out there
Kyle Draper and Brian Scalabrine discuss Isaiah Thomas' historic shooting performance and how he is now in the conversation with Larry Bird and Kevin McHale.
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Smart: 'Control what I can control' with Bradley (sick) out
Marcus Smart went into what was his 10th start of the season with one thing in mind – helping the Celtics come away with a victory. Mission accomplished.
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Stars, studs and duds: C's win 'a perfect way to close out' 2016
All the talk following Boston’s 117-114 victory centers around Isaiah Thomas's career-high 52 points. But more important, the Celtics come away with the win to close out 2016.
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Forsberg: Have to put Thomas in conversation of elite scorers
Chris Forsberg joins Town Fair Tire Sports Tonight to discuss Isaiah Thomas and says that he deserves to have his name in the conversation with the other elite scorers in the NBA.
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Thomas on 52 points: You dream about things like this
Isaiah Thomas talks on the court with Abby Chin after his career-high 52 points vs. the Miami Heat.
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Thomas drops career-high 52 points in 117-114 win over Heat
Isaiah Thomas drops a career-high 52 points on the usually-tough Miami Heat defense in leading the Celtics to a 117-114 win.
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Thomas leads C's second quarter surge
It was a ragged, inconsistent first half for the Boston Celtics. But they did just enough near the end to take a 52-48 lead into the half.
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Bradley (sick) out vs. Heat, Smart gets the start
Tonight's game between Boston Celtics and Miami Heat will feature key players in each team's backcourt unable to play.  
LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives to the hoop against the Boston Celtics.
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Five takeaways from C's loss to Cavs: Still a ways to go
The Celtics showed their trademark resilience in their comeback, but costly mistakes still leave them short of NBA elite level.
LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives to the hoop against the Boston Celtics.
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Five takeaways from Celtics' loss to Cavs: Still a ways to go
The Celtics showed their trademark resilience in their comeback, but costly mistakes still leave them short of Cleveland’s level. 
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Heat
The Celtics host the Heat at TD Garden. Watch on CSN or on CSNNE.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by McDonald's, on the NBC Sports App.
Marcus Smart and Jae Crowder of the Boston Celtics defend the Miami Heat's Goran Dragic.
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Celtics-Heat preview: Overcoming those trust issues
After communications breakdowns, i.e. trusting each other, on defense hurt the Celtics against the Cavs, they look to bounce back at home vs. Miami.
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Crowder: Cavs 'make you pay' for miscommunication
The Celtics pay for their early mistakes against the Cavs, as a late rally falls short when Jae Crowder misses a go-ahead 3-pointer in the final seconds.
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Stars, studs and duds: Stevens 'disappointed' in first three quarters
There will be many in that will draw hope and inspiration from how the Celtics fought back, but the first three quarters stick with Brad Stevens. 
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Celtics comeback falls short in 124-118 loss to Cavs
What looked like a Cavs blowout suddenly becomes a down-to-the-wire fight to the finish that ends with the Celtics coming up short, 124-118. 
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Big first half for Irving, Love
Two-thirds of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Big Three had a big first half against the Boston Celtics who go into the half trailing, 66-59.
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Celtics lineup looks a lot different compared to Nov. 3 loss to Cavs
The Celtics did not have Al Horford (concussion) or Jae Crowder (ankle) for the Nov. 3 loss to the Cavaliers
R.J. Hunter of the Boston Celtics
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CSN CHICAGO: Former Celtic R.J. Hunter waived by Bulls
The ex-Celtics guard, waived by Boston at the end of training camp, played in only three games for the Bulls after signing with them in late October.
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LeBron's secret to improving with age? 'Living the right way'
The Celtics' biggest challenge in Cleveland will again be getting past LeBron James, who still ranks among the NBA's best as he turns 32.
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Celtics gird for battle with 'cream of the crop'
Tonight, the Celtics finally get a shot at one of the East's elite with a completely healthy roster. Are they up for the challenge?
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Scalabrine: Smart doing all the things Turner did for Celtics last season
Our Celtics Post Up crew discuss how the Boston Celtics have been playing lately, and how Brad Stevens has been coaching to get the Celtics so hot right now.
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Scalabrine: 'I'm a believer' in Isaiah
Isaiah Thomas continues to prove doubters wrong with his high-level of play lately and Amanda, Kyle, and Scal preview the Boston Celtics tough game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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As Bradley's offensive game expands, ability to cut stands out
In the Celtics win over the Grizzlies, Avery Bradley’s versatility as a scorer was on display, but his ability to cut and finish stood out.
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Zizic, Yabusele expected to play for Celtics next season
The Celtics expect their pair of foreign first-round picks from the 2016 draft to play in Boston next season. 

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