Detroit Pistons


BOSTON - When you look at the most significant deals made by Danny Ainge in shaping this storied franchise, circumstances, as much as the Celtics mystique, worked in his favor.


BOSTON - Mike Zarren, the Celtics' well-respected, numbers-crunching, assistant general manager, is again under consideration for another job.


AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – After a while, all the losses for the Boston Celtics have a way of morphing together to form this big, gigantic gelatinous mass of missed opportunities at victory.


BOSTON — There was ball-sharing, shot-making and a defensive effort that for the most part, wasn't too shabby for the Boston Celtics.