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Sources: Bulls asking for picks, veterans for Jimmy Butler
All-star weekend is winding down and the Boston Celtics once again are seemingly at the epicenter of most trade discussions.
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Woj: Celtics are perfect suitor for Jimmy Butler trade
Yahoo! NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski says the Celtics and Bulls "are two teams that have exactly what the other wants."
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Forbes ranks C's as 5th-most valuable NBA franchise
Forbes has ranked the Boston Celtics as the fifth-most valuable NBA franchise at $2.2 billion.
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Butler reunion at All-Star weekend
Former Butler star Gordon Hayward and coach Brad Stevens are making their first All-Star game apearances together.
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Glen Robinson wins All-Star dunk contest
Glenn Robinson III is the NBA's new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers' mascot and a Pacers cheerleader.
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Webber, Massimino among the Hall of Fame finalists
 Chris Webber and Rollie Massimino are one step from the Hall of Fame.
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Thomas on Skills Challenge loss: 'I guess it wasn’t the fourth quarter'
Isaiah Thomas' Skills Challenge loss, which came in the semis to Utah’s Gordon Hayward, came about because of his’ inability to knock down a 3-pointer.
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Will Isaiah be King in the Fourth at All-Star Game?
If Isaiah Thomas has his way, he'll dominate the fourth quarter of the All-Star Game the same way he has in the regular season. Right, Brad Stevens?
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Kerr: Celtics 'well positioned for the future'
Golden State Warriors and NBA West All-Stars coach Steve Kerr heaps praise on the Celtics and sees them only getting better.
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Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart's controversial foul of the Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler in the final seconds Feb. 16.
NBA Two-Minute Report backs refs: Smart fouled Butler
The NBA's Two-Minute Report backs the officials who ruled Marcus Smart's light tap of Jimmy Butler's elbow in the final seconds of the Celtics' one-point loss to the Bulls was a foul.  
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Celtics are No. 5 on Forbes' NBA franchise value rankings
The Celtics are the fifth-most valuable NBA franchise in Forbes' annual rankings at $2.2 billion.  
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Murray, Hield, lead World past US, 150-141 in Rising Stars
Jamal Murray has 36 points and 11 assists as the World squad beats the U.S. 150-141 on Friday night
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Stevens: Don't anticipate a ton of change by trade deadline
Kyle Draper goes one on one with Brad Stevens to talk about the Celtics season and the upcoming trade deadline before All-Star Weekend.
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Forsberg: 'No way' Celtics makes big splash at deadline
Amanda Pflugrad, Chris Forsberg and Abby Chin talk about the NBA trade deadline and possible deals for the Boston Celtics
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Ryan: DeMarcus Cousins is 'the dream answer' for the Celtics
Bob Ryan and Lou Merloni discuss Boston Celtics trade rumors including Jimmy Butler, DeMarcus Cousins and the Brooklyn Nets pick
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Thomas: Controversial loss to Bulls 'hurts as a competitor'
The Boston Celtics' loss to the Chicago Bulls still doesn’t sit right with Isaiah Thomas.
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Thomas: 'They've never seen a small guy' win MVP
Isaiah Thomas said he wants to be the NBA's MVP not just for himself, but for "all the little people out there."
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Steve Kyler: "If Celtics are patient with trade assets, they can set themselves up for a decade"
In this clip from this week's "Celtics Talk Podcast", Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders says that if the Celtics are patient with what to do with their assets, they can set themselves up for a decade.
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Is Jahlil Okafor still on the Celtics radar?
With a week to go until the NBA trade deadline, A. Sherrod Blakely and Kyle Draper break down the rumors and what to expect Danny Ainge to do. 
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Thomas scores 20+ points in 41 consecutive games, a new C's franchise record
Isaiah Thomas has set a Celtics franchise record by scoring 20+ points in 41 consecutive games.
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Stars, studs and duds: 'Bad call' costs Celtics in loss to Bulls
As disappointed as the Celtics are with the loss, they know there’s nothing they can do about it other than use it as added motivation going forward
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Thomas: 'A bad call cost us the game. . . that's horrible'
Hear from Celtics Isaiah Thomas and Marcus Smart, and Bulls Jimmy Butler reactions on the costly called foul from the Celtics 104-103 loss to the Bulls.
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Butler: ‘A foul is a foul. . . He hit my elbow, i don’t care what nobody says’
Jimmy Butler says that Marcus Smart did foul him with .9 seconds remaining in the Boston Celtics' loss to the Chicago Bulls
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Controversial call on Smart proves costly in Celtics 104-103 loss to Bulls
Jimmy Butler makes two free throws with 0.9 seconds left to lift the Chicago Bulls to a 104-103 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night.
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3 points with Dr. Ben Shields: Analytics behind ‘Trader’ Danny Ainge
Dr. Ben Shields Ph.D. breaks down the analytics behind Danny Ainge’s history when it comes to trades and why he’s been able to have success.
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Butler keeps Bulls within striking distance
Celtics take a 58-52 lead into the half against Chicago, doing enough at both ends of the floor to keep a decent amount of distance between themselves and the Bulls.
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Which Celtics assets are most valuable at deadline?
A. Sherrod Blakely and Kyle Draper discuss which Boston Celtics player is the most valuable heading into the trade deadline.
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Grousbeck: No looming contract issue with Isaiah Thomas
Wyc Grousbeck says there's no issue now, nor a looming issue, with Isaiah Thomas and his contract
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Grousbeck: Enough assets to get good player without trading Brooklyn pick
Wyc Grousbeck says the Boston Celtics anticipate the best offers to come in at noon on the day of the trade deadline
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Big Baby: Doc overrated, 'lucky as hell' with Celtics
The former Celtics big man says Doc Rivers needed direction from Danny Ainge and 'lucked' into all the success he had in Boston.
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Could Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder (left) be included in a deal for the Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler (right).
Celtics-Bulls preview: Looking to stay on roll into break
Having won 11 of 12, the Celtics close out the pre-All-Star break schedule in Chicago, where there's plenty of speculation about how Jimmy Butler would look in green.
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Ainge: Nobody wants to play against Marcus Smart
With Marcus Smart turning in sound offensive performances to complement his defensive play, Danny Ainge explained why the 2014 sixth overall pick is one of the more popular Celtics players.
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Mannix: Vulnerability of the Cavs has been overblown
Chris Mannix talks with Toucher and Rich about the recent conversations that the Celtics should look to make a big move because the Cavs seem vulnerable.
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Chris Mannix: Will Isaiah Thomas sign contract extension for less than max?
Chris Mannix talks with Toucher and Rich about the contract future of Isaiah Thomas. IT has a year left on his deal, but is eligible to renegotiate a new contract this offseason.
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Ainge on 'winning' a lot of recent trades
Danny Ainge talks about some of the trades he has made in the past few years that have definitely been 'wins' for the Celtics.
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Ainge: 'Not interested in a rental'
Danny Ainge talks with Toucher and Rich about the interest level in the Brooklyn pick, and what type of player they might be looking at with the trade deadline approaching.
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Forsberg: Marcus Smart should be untouchable when Celtics talk trade
Chris Forsberg of ESPNBoston.com says Marcus Smart has become a 'difference-maker' and should be on the Celtics' untouchable list in trade talks.
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Bradley hoping to return in first game after All-Star break
The right Achilles injury suffered by Avery Bradley will keep the 6-foot-2 guard sidelined until shortly after the All-Star break. 
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Stars, studs and duds: Marcus Smart powers C's with well-rounded performance
In the fourth quarter, Marcus Smart went head-first, WWF-style for an almost-loose ball that was briefly in the hands of Nik Stauskas.
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Smart helps D tighten up against 76ers in win
Marcus Smart's career-high eight steals helped the Celtics close out a pesky 76ers team in the fourth quarter.
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Halftime stars, studs and duds for Celtics vs. 76ers
It was an unpredictable half for the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night as they went into the half tied at 61 with the Philadelphia 76ers.
Okafor reacts to odd sequence of events amid trade rumors
Jahlil Okafor has been through a strange few days with the Philadelphia 76ers. But he'll be on the court against the Boston Celtics.
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Source: C's weren't willing to re-sign Ibaka after season had they traded for him
According to an NBA source, the Celtics didn't trade for Serge Ibaka because they didn't want to re-sign him when he became a free agent.
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Julien receives five-year deal from Canadiens worth at least $20 million
Claude Julien wasn't planning to coach anywhere for the rest of the season, but the Canadiens made him an offer he couldn't refuse.
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In new video, Pierce predicted his Boston finale nearly perfectly
In a Players' Tribune video, Paul Pierce predicted his dramatic last basket in Boston and produces another homage to the city where it all began.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Sixers
The C's 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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Mike Gorman on Jimmy Butler/Paul George Celtics trade rumors
Mike Gorman talks with Toucher and Rich about what to expect from the Celtics in the next week before the NBA trade deadline.
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Celtics-Sixers preview: C's focused on the present
The Celtics must continue to play with a focus on their opponent and not their opponent’s record or who might be missing in action.
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Do the Celtics have a 'legitimate chance' to get to NBA Finals?
Our Early Edition crew discusses Rick Carlisle saying that the Boston Celtics "have legitimate chance to get to the Finals'
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Blakely: How has balance of power in the East changed?
A. Sherrod Blakely joins SNC to discuss Ibaka going to Toronto, and Kevin Love dealing with an injury and whether it impacts the balance of power in the East.
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Draper: C's should 'go for it now' with Cavs 'ripe for the picking' in East
With the loss of Kevin Love, and the way the Celtics have been playing lately, Kyle Draper believes the Celtics have a chance to grab the number 1 spot away from the Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference.
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Report: NBA GM believes Bulls would accept 'Godfather offer' for Butler
According to a report, one NBA general manager believes the Bulls would accept a "Godfather offer" for Jimmy Butler.
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Blakely: An unnecessary move?
Orlando's preferred trading partner for Serge Ibaka was always Toronto, not Boston. But -- if they're healthy -- the Celtics may not need him.
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Report: Celtics passed on giving up Rozier in potential Ibaka deal
In a move that could impact the East playoff race, the Raptors are about to acquire Serge Ibaka. The Celtics reportedly backed out of an Ibaka deal because of a reluctance to part with Terry Rozier.
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Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas drives past Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks.
Five takeaways: Make it 10 of 11 as Celtics roll out of Dallas
The Celtics' 10-1 stretch, including a win Monday night in Dallas, has been fueled by an "in-the-moment" mindset.  
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas drives past Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks.
Five takeaways: C's roll out of Dallas on 10-1 run
The Celtics' 10-1 stretch, including a win Monday night in Dallas, has been fueled by an "in-the-moment" mindset.
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Kevin Love Cavaliers
Eastern Conference playoff race: Love out six weeks; Raptors to acquire Ibaka
The Celtics may have a chance to catch the Cavaliers for the top spot in the Eastern Conference, but they’ll have company. 
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Rick Carlisle says Celtics have 'legitimate chance' to reach NBA Finals
Rick Carlisle's postgame comments may have seemed like hyperbole, but he doubled down on his vision of the Celtics as a title contender Tuesday morning.
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Highlights: Boston Celtics 111, Dallas Mavericks 98
Eric Frede recaps the Boston Celtics 111-98 victory over the Dallas Mavericks
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Smart was 'back home, feeling good' while delivering a big game vs. Mavs
Marcus Smart delivers in a big way when he’s in familiar surroundings such as Oklahoma City (he played at Oklahoma State) and Dallas (he grew up in nearby Flower Mound, Texas).
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Thomas 'not really bothered' when Mavs target him in mismatches
Teams will try and physically wear Isaiah Thomas down by forcing to exert more energy while defending a bigger player. He said it doesn’t bother him at all.
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On target
The Celtics keep taking 'em and making 'em from 3-point range, and the result is another victory to close out a successful road trip.
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Chris Mannix: Next few weeks 'critical' for Celtics
Chris Mannix explains why the next few weeks are so important for the Boston Celtics.
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Celtics close out road trip with 111-98 win over Mavericks
Boston’s 111-98 win over Dallas on Monday is an impressive way to extend the Celtics’ winning streak to three in a row.
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Mavs no match for Thomas in first half
Boston Celtics look like a revived, refreshed bunch as they took a 61-50 lead into the half at Dallas.
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Crowder returns to C's lineup, Brown (hip flexor) out until after All-Star break
Jae Crowder back after missing two games because of health issues involving his family. But Jaylen Brown (hip flexor) won’t return until sometime after the All-Star break
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Beyond the numbers: 'Resilient' Celtics keep 'fighting and fighting'
Boston comes into Monday's game, the finale in their four-game West coast trip, having won 16 road games this season
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CSN Insiders NBA Notebook: Okafor trade coming soon?
There’s lots of trade talk that’s bubbling over into what should be some interesting deals between now and the Feb. 23 trade deadline.
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Jaylen Brown (hip) out until after All-Star break
Brown strained his right hip during the first half of the Celtics’ win over the Jazz Saturday night in Utah.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Mavs
The C's play the Mavs in Dallas 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-Mavs preview: Both teams feeling good about their play
As bad as the Dallas Mavericks (22-32) have been this season, they’re actually one of the hottest teams in the NBA right now
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Boston Celtics swingman James Young scored a season-high 10 points against the Utah Jazz.
Staying ready pays off for Young, who boosts Celtics off bench
James Young had totaled only 26 points all season before his 10-point night off the bench helped lift the Celtics in Utah.  
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Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas dives for a loose ball against the Utah Jazz.
Five takeaways: Celtics pitch complete game vs. Jazz
The Celtics delivered one of their most complete performances of the season in a 112-104 victory at Utah on Saturday night.
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Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas dives for a loose ball against the Utah Jazz.
Five takeaways: Celtics pitch complete game vs. Jazz
The Celtics delivered one of their most complete performances of the season in a 112-104 victory at Utah on Saturday night.
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Highlights: Celtics 112, Jazz 104
The Celtics go on the road to Utah and pull off a win without Jae Crowder or Avery Bradley.
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NBA reacts to passing of former Celtics draft pick Fab Melo
Members of the NBA family takes to social media to talk about the passing of Fab Melo
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Stars, studs and duds: Green a major catalyst off Celtics bench
Here are the stars, studs and duds from the Boston Celtics’ 112-104 win over the Utah Jazz.
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Thomas, Olynyk lead Celtics past Jazz, 112-104
Isaiah Thomas scores 29 points and Kelly Olynyk adds 19 to help the Boston Celtics defeat the Utah Jazz, 112-104
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Green stands out off Celtics bench
Gerald Green stands out with 14 points on 6-for-7 shooting in just under 15 minutes of court time
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Thomas' plan vs. 7-foot-1 Gobert? 'Just attack him'
The 115 points scored by Boston was the most allowed by the Jazz this season, a point total fueled in large part by the play of Isaiah Thomas.
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Former Celtics first-round pick Fab Melo passes away at 26
Former Boston Celtics first-round draft pick Fab Melo has passed away at the age of 26.
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Crowder (family reasons) out vs. Jazz; Bradley (Achilles) to miss remainder of road trip
The Boston Celtics will be without Jae Crowder for the second straight game, head coach Brad Stevens announces prior to Saturday's game against the Utah Jazz.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Jazz
The C's play the Jazz in Utah. 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: Boston's electric offense faces Utah's top-ranked D
Utah's stingy defense could pose a problem for the Celtics' high-scoring offense.
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Stevens is ready to coach the All-Star game
Scal and Brad Stevens discuss the All-Star game and what Stevens expects from it.
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Boston Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown tries to drive past the Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard.
Five takeaways: Celtics show some bounce-back power in Portland
The Celtics were coming off a humbling loss in Sacramento and, on the second night of a back-to-back, rallied in Portland for a satisfying win.  
Boston Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown tries to drive past the Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard.
Five takeaways: C's show bounce-back power in Portland
The Celtics were coming off a humbling loss in Sacramento and, on the second night of a back-to-back, rallied in Portland for a satisfying win.
Should they? Will they? They shouldn't. Trade rumor edition of the "Celtics Talk" podcast
The NBA is less than two weeks away from the NBA trade deadline, and every rumor seems to start and end with Boston. Kyle Draper and A.
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Highlights: Celtics 120, Trail Blazers 111
Boston Celtics win on the road against the Portland Trail Blazers.
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Stars, studs and duds: A number of Celtics embrace opportunity
Isaiah Thomas isn't the only one contributing to the Celtics' success, as demonstrated by Thursday night's victory in Portland.
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Smart's play down stretch helps C's seal 120-111 win
Marcus Smart's all-over-the-map game down the stretch helps the Celtics escape with a 120-111 win over the Blazers
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Celtics close out half with 13-2 run
The Portland Trail Blazers assert control of Thursday’s game and went into the half leading 55-49.
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Lillard points out that he did 'you know what time it is' gesture before Thomas
If Isaiah Thomas looking at his wrist at some point in the fourth quarter looks familiar, well, there’s a reason for that.
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Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder.
Crowder (family reasons) out vs. Blazers, Smart will start
The seemingly always short-handed Boston Celtics just got a little thinner in the starting lineup with the news that Jae Crowder will not play Thursday night.
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Ainge: 'Nobody really has given their real price' in trade talk
Danny Ainge feels a sense of urgency to strike a deal, but he knows all too well there’s a tremendous amount of value in waiting for the right deal.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Blazers
The C's play the Blazers in Portland. Watch on CSN or on CSNNE.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by McDonald's, on the NBC Sports App.
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Preview: Celtics look to bounce back vs. Trail Blazers
Coming off a loss in Sacramento and looking to avenge last month's overtime loss to the Trail Blazers, the Celtics will be plenty motivated Thursday in Portland.
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Danny Ainge: Nobody has given their real price in trade talks
When asked if a trade could make the Celtics NBA champions this year, Danny Ainge says 'I believe in miracles'.
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Highlights: Kings 108, Celtics 92
Highlights from the Boston Celtics 108-92 loss to the Sacramento Kings.
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Stars, studs and duds: Kings 'totally outplayed' Celtics
Celtics lead by as many as 10 points in the first quarter, but from there … things changed dramatically.
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C's winning streak snapped in 108-92 loss to Kings
Sacramento Kings get a huge game from their guards as they pull away in the second half for a 108-92 win over the Celtics
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Undermanned Kings hold their own
Undermanned Sacramento Kings hold their own with the red-hot Celtics as both teams went into the half knotted up at 49.
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Better comeback: 2004 Red Sox or 2016 Patriots?
Steve Buckley, Lou Merloni, and Gary Tanguay debate on which Boston sports comeback was better.
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Bradley's absence has given Brown a chance step up for Celtics
Avery Bradley's absence has created an opportunity for Jaylen Brown to emerge as a rookie to watch.
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By the numbers: Celtics taking it 'one game at a time’
Boston Celtics veterans such as Amir Johnson aren’t giving any thought to what’s around the corner.
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Woj: Celtics still pursuing George, Butler
According to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Celtics don't want Carmelo Anthony. But they do want Jimmy Butler or Paul George.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Kings
The Celtics play at Sacramento. Watch on CSN or on CSNNE.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by McDonald's, on the NBC Sports App.
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#RelationshipGoals: Pats fans' guide to the Celtics
Life feeling empty now that the Patriots, your main crush, have left the stage? Here's another group that will steal your heart if you let them.
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#RelationshipGoals: Pats fans' guide to the Celtics
Life feeling empty now that the Patriots, your main crush, have left the stage? Here's another group that will steal your heart if you let them.
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Celtics-Kings preview: C's need Horford to continue making presence felt
Regardless of whether DeMarcus Cousins plays or not, the Boston Celtics will need Al Horford to continue to make his presence felt if they are to extend their season-long winning streak
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Haggerty: Gap between Bruins management, coach became too great
There was a gap between the visions of Bruins management and their head coach, and it ended up costing Claude Julien his job in the end.
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Tom Brady sends text to Isaiah Thomas: 'It's your turn next'
The Patriots celebrated their Super Bowl LI victory on Tuesday. But when will the city of Boston get to celebrate another championship?
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Brown's improved defense has helped fuel Celtics' recent success
Al Horford and the Celtics have given Jaylen Brown advice throughout the season, and the rookie seems to be taking their words to heart.
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After 16th technical triggers suspension, Cousins will have to sit vs. Celtics
Because his 16th technical foul triggers a one-game suspension, the Kings' DeMarcus Cousins will have to serve a one-game suspension against the Celtics on Wednesday. 
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CSN Insiders NBA Notebook: Lakers hope to recapture the old Magic
Magic Johnson returns to Lakers as advisor, Varejao may go back to Cleveland, and other moves (and rumored moves) around the NBA.
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Thomas named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week
Isaiah Thomas has often said individual accolades only come after team success. Last week, the Celtics star point guard enjoyed both.
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Five takeaways from Celtics win over Clippers
There was more to Sunday's win over the Clippers than Paul Pierce's farewell. Here are some takeaways from the Celtics' 107-102 triumph.
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Five takeaways from Celtics win over Clippers
There was more to Sunday's win over the Clippers than Paul Pierce's farewell. Here are some takeaways from the Celtics' 107-102 triumph.
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Thomas: 'Surreal moment' talking Celtics with Pierce
Paul Pierce recognizes that Isaiah Thomas is the future for the Celtics, and like himself, he came to Boston with a huge chip on his shoulder. 
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Stars, studs and duds: Pierce creates one more lasting memory for Celtics
Celtics hold on for a 107-102 win while Paul Pierce, now with the Los Angeles Clippers, drains a long 3-pointer for his final shot at the TD Garden.
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Paul Pierce is interviewed by Mike Gorman and Tommy Heinsohn after his final game in Boston.
Paul Pierce talks with Mike & Tommy after his final game in Boston
Paul Pierce talks with Mike Gorman & Tommy Heinsohn after he plays his final game at TD Garden.
Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul Pierce, the former Boston Celtics captain, acknowledges the fan in his final game in Boston.
Perfect ending for Celtics: A win where Pierce hits final shot
The Celtics hold off the Clippers 107-102, and Paul Pierce's emotional day ends with him draining the game's last shot.  
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Ex-Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce, now with the Los Angeles Clippers, poses with fans before his final game in Boston.
Halftime stars, studs and duds: Emotion for Pierce, good start for C's
On an emotional day for ex-Celtics captain Paul Pierce, the Celtics get off to a good start in the first half against the Clippers. 
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Pierce will start today for Clippers in Boston farewell
Celtics fans won't have to wait too long to get their first goodbyes in to Paul Pierce. Doc Rivers will start the ex-Celtics captain for the Clippers today in his TD Garden farewell. 
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Boston Celtics legend Paul Pierce listens to the cheers of the TD Garden crowd.
Top 10 memorable Paul Pierce moments
As Celtics fans say goodbye to The Truth today, a look back at 10 indelible Paul Pierce memories.
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Boston Celtics legend Paul Pierce listens to the cheers of the TD Garden crowd.
Top 10 memorable Paul Pierce moments
As Celtics fans say goodbye to The Truth today, a look back at 10 indelible Paul Pierce memories.
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Celtics-Clippers preview: The last goodbye for Paul Pierce
Paul Pierce gets his final game in Boston, and he gets to see what the new face of the franchise has blossomed into.
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Boston Celtics captain Paul Pierce celebrates the team's championship in 2008.
One last go-round at the Garden for Pierce
It promises to be an emotional farewell to Boston for ex-Celtics captain Paul Pierce as he suits up for the final time at TD Garden Sunday. 
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Highlights: Celtics 113, Lakers 107
Watch the highlights of the Boston Celtics 113-107 win over the LA Lakers to claim the record for most all-time wins in the NBA (3,253).
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Paul Pierce's legacy in Boston not lost on young Celtics
While it has been three-plus years since Paul Pierce left, players who never saw action with him still sense his presence around the Celtics franchise.
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Stars, studs and duds: Celtics feed on Smart's energy in win
As good as Isaiah Thomas was down the stretch in Boston’s win against the Lakers, the seeds of the win were planted in the first quarter by Marcus Smart.
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C's win season-high sixth straight, beating Lakers, 113-107
The Celtics beat the Lakers, 113-107. The victory is No. 3,253 for Boston – tops all-time in the NBA and one more than LA.
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Celtics' Stevens will coach Eastern Conference All-Stars
The Toronto Raptors’ 102-97 loss at Orlando means Stevens and his staff will be coaching the East All-Stars on Feb. 19 in New Orleans.
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Brad Stevens All-Star coach
Celtics All-Star Coaches
Here is a history of Boston Celtics coaches that have been selected to coach the East.
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: A close game between rivals
While the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers may be miles apart when it comes to wins this season, a close game between these two rivals was a given regardless of their records.
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Bradley (Achilles) out again, Olynyk (shoulder) available off bench vs. Lakers
Avery Bradley (Achilles) will once again be out of the Boston Celtics lineup tonight as they take on longtime rival the Los Angeles Lakers.
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Julius Randle of the Los Angeles Lakers tries to get his shot off over the defense of the Boston Celtics' Jae Crowder.
What Celtics should watch for vs. Lakers
Despite the Lakers' struggles, they've won eight of their past 11 meetings against the Celtics. Here's five areas Boston should keep an eye on tonight vs. their longtime rivals.
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Brad Stevens All-Star coach
Celtics All-Star Coaches
This season will mark the 66th NBA All-Star Game.  With Brad Stevens securing the head coaching spot for this year’s Eastern Conference squad, the Celtics coach has now coached the East a remarkable 33...
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Gerald Green joins ‘Nerf hoop dunk-off’ against Brian Scalabrine
Gerald Green joins our Celtics Post Up crew to participate in a nerd hoop dunk off in the newsroom.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Lakers
The Celtics host the Los Angeles Lakers. 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-Lakers preview: L.A.-Boston rivalry doesn't have same feel
The Celtics welcome the scuffling Lakers to the TD Garden with hopes to take advantage of Los Angeles' rough season.
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Stevens and Scal: Paul Pierce’s final game in Boston
Brad Stevens and Brian Scalabrine discuss Paul Pierce coming to the TD Garden for the last time on Sunday, and Brad gives some of his favorite Pierce memories.
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Isaiah Thomas named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month
Isaiah Thomas, whose 32.9 points per game scoring average was the best scoring month ever for a Celtics guard, was named NBA Eastern Conference player of the month. 
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Stevens a win away from coaching East All-Stars
A victory over the Lakers on Friday would give Celtics coach Brad Stevens the East All-Star coaching assignment.  
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Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas fires up the crowd against the Toronto Raptors.
Five takeaways: Another signature win for Celtics
The Celtics solidified their No. 2 spot in the East and got an elusive victory over the Raptors while stretching their winning streak to five.
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Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas fires up the crowd against the Toronto Raptors.
Five takeaways: Another signature win for Celtics
The Celtics solidified their No. 2 spot in the East and got an elusive victory over the Raptors while stretching their winning streak to five.
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Highlights: Celtics 109, Raptors 104
Watch the highlights of the Boston Celtics 4th quarter comeback and 109-104 victory over the Toronto Raptors to keep their spot at 2nd place.
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Olynyk (shoulder) hopes to be 'good to go' in a couple days
Kelly Olynyk was a last-minute scratch due to a sore left shoulder, but it doesn't appear it will keep him sidelined for a significant amount of time.
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Brown and Lowry 'all love after the game' despite foul
We have seen many sides of Boston Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown. In the fourth quarter of Wednesday’s 109-104 over Toronto, we saw one seldom seen – angry Jaylen Brown.
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C's respond in second half after fiery speech from Stevens
Brad Stevens’ harsh message helps the Celtics rally from a 18-point deficit for perhaps their biggest victory of the year, 109-104 over Toronto.
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Stars, studs and duds: Celtics 'really wanted this win'
Boston Celtics acknowledge the importance of beating a Toronto Raptors team that has had their number for a while.
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C's rally from 17-point deficit to escape with 109-104 win
Celtics are on the comeback trail most of the night, but rally from a 17-point deficit in the second half to escape with a 109-104 win over the Raptors
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Sullinger looking in tip-top shape
The Boston Celtics spentd most of the first two quarters playing from behind as the Raptors went into half leading, 62-51.
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Like Thomas, Lowry seems to be at his best in fourth quarter
Kyle Lowry is an important player in tonight’s game because like Isaiah Thomas, he too seems to be at his best in the fourth quarter.
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Bradley (Achilles) and Olynyk (shoulder) ruled out vs. Raptors
The Boston Celtics will continue with there short-handed ways with Avery Bradley (Achilles) and Kelly Olynyk (shoulder) out of the lineup.
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Mike Gorman: Serge Ibaka would be a good fit for the Celtics
Mike Gorman talks about the latest NBA trade rumor, which links Magic forward Serge Ibaka to the Celtics.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Raptors
The Celtics host the Toronto Raptors. Watch on CSN or on CSNNE.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by McDonald's, on the NBC Sports App.
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The Boston Celtics' Al Horford drives to the hoop against the New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony.
Report: Celtics believe Knicks' asking price for 'Melo is too high
The Boston Herald reports the Celtics haven't engaged in trade talks about Carmelo Anthony because the Knicks 'are asking a Melo's ranson'.
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Celtics-Raptors preview: With DeRozan out, attention turns to Lowry
With Toronto’s DeMar DeRozan out with a right ankle sprain, most of Boston’s defensive attention will be on Toronto’s other All-Star Kyle Lowry
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Celtics game vs. Raptors has potential impact on short and long-term
While Brad Stevens isn’t getting caught up in the magnitude of Wednesday’s game, his players aren’t the least bit coy about addressing its significance
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After 'good first step,' Bradley (Achilles) 'still taking it one day at a time'
Avery Bradley is able to practice with the Boston Celtics on Tuesday, but his status remains uncertain for Wednesday's game against Toronto.
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Jerebko trying to make it tough to take him out of starting lineup
The Celtics' Jonas Jerebko is making a strong case to remain a starter even when Avery Bradley returns.  
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Anthony on Celtics trade rumors: 'Melo hasn't said anything'
Carmelo Anthony laughs off the report that he would waive his no-trade clause to go to the Celtics.
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Report: NBA execs believe Butler-to-Celtics talks 'will rekindle'
The Bulls are awash in controversy, leading some to believe that Jimmy Butler -- a long-time Celtics target -- will soon be on the market.
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Report: Carmelo Anthony would waive no-trade clause for Celtics
The Celtics reportedly told the Knicks they weren’t interested [1] in a Carmelo Anthony [2] trade.
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Celtics don't look past Pistons, get a 'big win' for fourth straight
Boston Celtics talk about taking things “one game at a time,” but Monday’s game against Detroit put that cliché to the test.
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Thomas on military tribute: 'Bigger than what we do out there on the floor.'
An emotional reunion of Staff Sgt. Noll and his family on the court that touches many – including Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas.
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Stars, studs and duds: 'Unbelievable' for Thomas to be among Celtics greats
Isaiah Thomas had a game-high 41 points in Boston’s 113-109 win over Detroit, which brings his scoring average for the month of January up to 32.9 points per game.
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Thomas scores 24 in 4th, leads C's to 113-109 win
Isaiah Thomas once again doesn't disappoint in the fourth quarter, carrying the Celtics to a 113-109 victory over the Pistons.
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Drummond making his presence felt
Detroit seemed on its way to pulling away in the first, only for the Celtics to close out the quarter with six straight to lead 26-25 after the first.
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Van Gundy, Kerr sound off on travel ban that could impact NBA
Stan Van Gundy has some very pointed thoughts on the recently announced travel ban that could potentially impact some NBA players.
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Horford (groin) 'excited to be back' in Celtics lineup
The Boston Celtics will be just a bit closer to being a complete team with the return of Al Horford tonight.
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'Melo plays the waiting game as trade deadline approaches
This week's CSN Insiders Notebook starts with Carmelo Anthony, whom the Knicks would like to move . . . except they can't find a trade partner.
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Celtics-Pistons preview: Olynyk's ability to shoot presents challenge for centers
As much as Kelly Olynyk has trouble at times with bigger players in the post, he presents a major challenge for defenses because of his ability to stretch the floor.
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Mannix on how immigration ban could affect NBA
Kyle Draper and Chris Mannix discuss how the immigration ban could affect some NBA players.
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Five takeaways: Celtics grind out OT win
Although the win against Houston may have been the most noteworthy of the season, the Celtics' 112-108 win in overtime at Milwaukee on Saturday might be their most important.
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Five takeaways: Celtics grind out OT win
Although the win against Houston may have been the most noteworthy of the season, the Celtics' 112-108 win in overtime at Milwaukee on Saturday might be their most important.
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Highlights: Celtics 112, Bucks 108 (OT)
Highlights from the Boston Celtics 112-108 overtime win over the Milwaukee Bucks, with analysis from A. Sherrod Blakely.
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Stars, studs and duds: Crowder's play key in Celtics victory over Bucks
Several players step up in Boston’s 112-108 overtime win against the Milwaukee Bucks, but the play of Jae Crowder truly stands out.
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C's make big plays down stretch to edge Bucks in OT
The Boston Celtics have to make tough shots down the stretch, but they hold on to edge the Bucks in overtime, 112-108
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Efficient offense and an effective defense
The Boston Celtics get the best of both worlds in the first half, displaying an efficient offense and an effective defense that paves the way for a comfortable 64-53 lead
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Mannix: Celtics only realistic option for 'Melo
Chris Mannix says Danny Ainge and the Celtics could lowball the New York Knicks and dare them to keep Carmelo Anthony past the trade deadline.
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Horford (groin) doesn't travel with C's, will miss second straight game
Head coach Brad Stevens said the plan was for Al Horford to travel with the Celtics to Milwaukee, but he did not make the trip.
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Beyond the numbers: Celtics know their strength - eventually - lies in defense
Despite the scoring outburst and 3-point barrage lately, the Celtics realize that defense - home and away is the path to success.  
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Bucks
The Celtics play the Bucks in Milwaukee. 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-Bucks preview: Stopping the Greek Freak
The Celtics are in Milwaukee, where the Bucks have struggled lately despite the All-Star exploits of Giannis Antetokounmpo.
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Brown: I know I'm going to be in the NBA a long time
Jaylen Brown talks with Abby Chin after he scored a career high 20 points and another career high 8 rebounds.
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Highlights: Celtics 128, Magic 98
Watch the highlights of the Boston Celtics 'Gino-Time' worthy blow out against the Orlando Magic, and hear from G Isaiah Thomas and coach Brad Stevens.
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Stevens: Coaching All-Star team 'not on a list of goals I have'
Depending on how the Celtics finish before the All-Star break, Brad Stevens could be headed to New Orleans with Isaiah Thomas.
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Zeller makes early impact in first game since December 29
When Tyler Zeller got the call that he was going into the game – his first in nearly a month – he didn’t waste any time.
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Stars, studs and duds: Celtics 'took care of business' in blowout win
With more than two minutes left, the Boston Celtics’ crowd saw the unexpected – Gino on the jumbotron.
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Six double-figure scorers lead Celtics in dominant 128-98 win over Magic
Boston Celtics put together yet another dominant display, crushing the Orlando Magic, 128-98.
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Halftime stars, studs and duds: Strong showing from Zeller
After not playing in Boston’s last 11 games, Tyler Zeller quickly made up for lost time with a strong showing in the first half
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Celtics have talked to Magic about potential deal involving Vucevic
CSNNE.com has learned that the Celtics have talked with the Orlando Magic about a potential deal involving Nikola Vucevic.
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Horford (groin) 'not quite 100 percent,' will miss game vs. Magic
Injuries continue to force Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens to shuffle around his starting lineup.
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If Celtics gets 1st overall pick, should they trade down?
Brian Scalabrine and Kyle Draper debate if it would be best for the Celtics to trade down in the draft if they were to get the 1st overall pick from the Nets.
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Does Lebron "The GM" want the Cavs to trade for Dwyane Wade?
Brian Scalabrine joins Toucher and Rich to talk about the comments of LeBron James on the Cavs roster, and how he might be trying to orchestrate a reunion with Dwyane Wade.
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