Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics aren't naive. They certainly will try until the end, but know that getting Kevin Love probably isn't in the cards.
The Celtics have made a number of offseason moves so far, but Jared Sullinger's growth and development will still be a major key to future success.
1yIs it just a coincidence that his latest injury coincided with the Celtics relapse?
1yThe Celtics are looking to snap a three-game losing streak and avoid slipping below .500.
1yThe Lakers thought adding superstars to superstars -- a strategy that worked in Boston, that worked in Miami -- would lead to success. But that hasn't been the case.
1yWe're near the halfway point of the NBA season, and with the Celtics 20-20 playing .500 ball, you can bet there's room for improvement. Avery Bradley looks like the valedictorian by default. How do the rest grade out?
1yIt appears that you, the fan, is more riled up over the Celtics' losing ways than the Celtics themselves are. That, writes, A. Sherrod Blakely, needs to change for the C's - and fast.
1yBothered by a rib injury, Avery Bradley toughs it out and starts in loss to Pistons but admits playing with padding hindered him.
1ySays coach: "I gotta either find the right combination or the right guys, or we're going to get some guys out of here."