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On the Celtics workouts, depth, and Plan A through Z
Danny Ainge answered questions on the future of the Boston Celtics earlier this week after a draft workout. Here are my five takeaways from the convo.

Lights out on Celtics season and it's time to dream big
The season is over for the Boston Celtics, but that only means it's now time to focus on the team's very bright future and pivotal offseason.

Boston Celtics Expert Analysis, News and Notes
Boston Celtics news, expert analysis, schedules and results on About: Get predictions, rumors, lists, draft info and more about the Celtics.

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Isaiah Thomas isolations may help cure Celtics offense
Isaiah Thomas hinted after the Celtics got nuked by the Hawks that not calling for a pick could be an option for him in Game 6 at TD Garden.

Celtics "steamrolled" by Hawks in Game 5 110-83 loss
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Game Recap
Recapping the Boston Celtics games.

Marcus Smart's flop shouldn't overshadow his Game 3 performance
Marcus Smart shined again for the Boston Celtics, this time with an epic two-way performance against the Atlanta Hawks in Game 3 of the NBA Playoffs.

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Updated Celtics 2016 NBA Draft picks and prospects
The Boston Celtics have six top 45 picks in the 2016 NBA Draft with eight total selections. Here's a detailed look at each draft pick the Celtics own.

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Celtics-Hawks NBA Playoff Schedule: Where to watch
The Boston Celtics will take on the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA Playoffs.

Fact Check: Turner is the king of the block for Boston
Is Evan Turner really the king of the low block for the Boston Celtics? Let's take a deep look at the stats to find out the truth about The Goggles.

Loose Notes: Smart posting up more frequently
The Boston Celtics have been frequently feeding the ball to point guard Marcus Smart in the post in recent weeks and it's been quite effective.

Chill out: Smart is progressing well for the Celtics
Marcus Smart has made strides with the Celtics despite various circumstances working against him. Some of his flaws are merely expected growing pains.

Jerebko makes return to lineup for the Boston Celtics
Jonas Jerebko makes his return to the lineup for the Celtics after missing three games with a sore left ankle/Achilles. He'll help the team's spacing.

Amir Johnson's playing time and production are declining
Boston Celtics big man Amir Johnson's recent decline in production and fourth quarter playing time is dissected by About.com's Kevin O'Connor.

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Celtics youngsters can benefit from Crowder's absence
Jae Crowder's injury will hurt the Boston Celtics, but this is a good opportunity for the team's young players to maximize their chance on the court.

Crowder out two weeks, Olynyk set to return soon
Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder suffered a high ankle sprain in Friday's loss to the Houston Rockets, according to a report by the Boston Globe.

Sullinger's season a reminder of how great he could be
Jared Sullinger is having the best year of his career with the Boston Celtics. But truly, you still can't help but wonder how much better he could be.

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Who should Boston sign to fill their open roster spot?
The Celtics have an open roster spot and there are maybe they should take their shot at one of the many talented players available in the NBA DLeague.

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Hack-Amir? Amir Johnson's FT woes must be monitored
Amir Johnson is shooting 54.9 percent from the free throw line, which is something the Boston Celtics should be proactive about.

There are plenty of stars for Celtics fans to wish upon
The Celtics reportedly tried trading for Jahlil Okafor, and everyone believes it. But here are some other names to monitor to finish this NBA season.

Ainge: Celtics came "very close" to dealing Nets pick
Danny Ainge told 98.5 The Sports Hub that the Celtics came close to trading the Brooklyn pick. Let's speculate on the possibilities they were after.

Celtics, Knicks, Cavs 3-way makes a lot of sense
The Celtics, Cavaliers and Knicks have discussed a deal involving Kevin Love and Carmelo Anthony, according to Frank Isola of the New York Daily News.

Dwight Howard would be a bold acquisition for Celtics
Dwight Howard is being knocked since he's past his prime but he'd still make a significant impact on the Boston Celtics & he shouldn't be undervalued.

Five thoughts on the state of the Boston Celtics
The Boston Celtics went 4-0 this last week, Isaiah Thomas won Player of the Week, Avery Bradley is on a hot streak, and Tyler Zeller is back on track.

Rumors
Rumors centering around the Boston Celtics.

Is Danilo Gallinari even worth the trouble for Celtics?
The Celtics are reportedly interest in Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari, who has a very concerning injury history. But is that all it is - a concern?

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Here's a blockbuster trade idea for Celtics and Hawks
Here's a blockbuster trade idea for the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks. The Celtics may make a push for Al Horford, if Atlanta makes him available.

All-Star Thomas on doubters: "What can they say now?"
Isaiah Thomas was named to his first NBA All-Star team and discussed the news with the media prior to the Celtics v Magic game on Friday at TD Garden.

#FeedKelly: So goes Kelly Olynyk, so go the Celtics
The Boston Celtics have a Human Torch on their roster in big man Kelly Olynyk. It's time they start sparking that flame as often as they possibly can.

Trade Rumors
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Three Boston Celtics trade ideas for impact players
The Boston Celtics are on the hunt for trades for impact players, according to Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski. About's Kevin O'Connor has 5 trade ideas.

Amir Johnson's "heart and hustle" helps fuel Celtics
Amir Johnson's leadership has helped fuel the Boston Celtics all season long and he was rewarded with a career night in their 103-94 win Wednesday.

A deep look at the Boston Celtics small ball revolution
The Celtics have started using small ball lineups more frequently. Has the defense really slipped? Or is it just a myth? Kevin O'Connor takes a look.

2016 NBA Trade Deadline: Celtics shooting trade targets
With the February 2016 NBA Trade Deadline fast approaching, here are 5 sharpshooters I would target if I were general manager of the Boston Celtics.

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Sinking Nets can make moves that devalue Celtics assets
Just because the Brooklyn Nets are a sinking ships, they can still hurt the Boston Celtics by making crazy, desperate moves that hurts them long-term.

Respect for Kobe Bryant, the 'maniacal' Lakers legend
Kobe Bryant played his final game in Boston on Wednesday night, a 112-104 Lakers win. I look back at my Celtics fandom and my feelings on Kobe Bryant.

Three 2016 New Year's Resolutions for the Boston Celtics
2015 was a kind year to the Boston Celtics, but 2016 can be much, much better with a few calculated moves by the coaching staff and the front office.

Sullinger experiencing a career-worst scoring slump
Jared Sullinger's scoring has fallen off a cliff in December. What's happening to the Boston Celtics big man? Is it tired legs? Or is it just a slump?

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2015 Boston Celtics Christmas Wish List
Santa Claus is coming to town and the Boston Celtics have made their wishes. Fortunately, they're on Santa's

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Celtics' steals per possession plummeted over slump
The Boston Celtics are just 2-4 over the last six games. What's the reason for their slide? Is it just a phase? Or should Celtics fans start worrying?

Celtics' Stevens may let it happen, go with small ball
Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens recently suggested that he might shake-up the rotation. The data suggests that going small is the solution.

5 Thoughts from Celtics games vs. Warriors and Hornets
The Celtics lost a double overtime thriller to Warriors, but then bounced back on the road on the second night of a back-to-back to defeat Hornets.

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Celtics-Warriors will be fun, but it's just one of 82
The Celtics take on the Warriors Friday night at TD Garden. It'll be a special event, but ultimately it's just one of 82 games on the season schedule.

Jared Sullinger is an unstoppable rebounding machine
Through 16 games, Jared Sullinger is having a career year rebounding the ball for the Boston Celtics. Click here to check out some interesting stats.

Stevens: Celtics will likely play small "more and more"
Brad Stevens had an interesting back-and-forth discussion with Brian Scalabrine regarding the usage of

Jerebko’s impact goes beyond the box score for Celtics
Jonas Jerebko’s impact goes beyond the box score for the Boston Celtics this season, especially in their 111-78 victory over the Washington Wizards.

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Celtics Mailbag - Thanksgiving Edition
CelticsBlog's Kevin O'Connor answers some questions about the Boston Celtics for the About.com Mailbag. Topics include free agency and the future.

NBA Draft "saviors" won't always save your team's soul
Ben Simmons and Dragan Bender could be star prospects . . . but there are no guarantees in the NBA Draft and it's time to stop acting like there are.

Crowder the winner of the 2014 Celtics-Mavericks trade
The Boston Celtics were fortunate to acquire Jae Crowder, who's made a significant impact on the organization. But Crowder himself is the real winner.

Sullinger: Celtics must "treat the ball like gold"
Boston Celtics big man Jared Sullinger discussed the team's inability to end possessions with a defensive rebound after Wednesday's loss to Indiana.

Game Preview
Previewing the Boston Celtics' upcoming matchup.

Celtics PG Smart out vs Pacers; who will Stevens start?
Marcus Smart will be inactive with a sprained left big toe for Wednesday night's game against the Indiana Pacers, the Boston Celtics announced today.

David Lee's production has slipped for Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics power forward David Lee has gotten off to a super slow start this season. Should fans be worried? Or is this just a small sample size?

Jared Sullinger in rare company on a per-minute basis
Boston Celtics big man Jared Sullinger might not be known as a dominant player, but on a per-minute basis he finds himself in rare company in history.

Boston Celtics Mailbag: Aiming for the stars
About.com's Kevin O'Connor answers questions for the first edition of the Boston Celtics mailbag. Topics include the NBA season & the 2016 NBA Draft.

Celtics Top 10 Lists
Top 10 lists for the Boston Celtics.

Boston Celtics Season Preview
Kevin O'Connor previews the Boston Celtics' 2014-15 season.

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2015 NBA Draft
2015 NBA Draft news surrounding the Boston Celtics.

Expect Celtics night-to-night minutes, rotation changes
Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens discussed the process of determining his rotation each night. The main takeaway? Expect a lot of changes.

Ainge: Celtics 'can beat anybody on any given night'
Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge made his weekly appearance on 98.5 The Sports Hub's Toucher & Rich to discuss the season

Celtics-Nets Preview: Experiment with combinations
The Celtics host the Brooklyn Nets at TD Garden on Monday night. Here's what to watch for, including potential lineup combinations and rookie invites.

Celtics rookie R.J. Hunter looks ready to contribute
Boston Celtics rookie shooting guard R.J. Hunter is developing before our eyes. Hunter could be a sleeper candidate for 2015 NBA Rookie of the Year.

David Lee's slick passing could elevate Celtics offense
David Lee might be 32 years old, but his preseason performance has Boston Celtics fans thinking big. Maybe Lee could even return to an All-Star level.

Enable Kelly Olynyk & reap the benefits
Kelly Olynyk has come to 2015 Boston Celtics training camp with a new sense of confidence after playing for the Canadian National Team this summer.

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5 reasons to take the over on the Celtics Vegas win total
The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook released its 2015 NBA season win totals & set the Boston Celtics over/under at 42.5 wins. Here's why to bet the over:

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Traditional, but with a touch of modern versatility
The Boston Celtics have a loaded roster with more traditional big men, and that means they could use more traditional lineups this upcoming season.

4. Avery Bradley, Shooting Guard, 2015 Salary: $7,730,337
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3. Jae Crowder, Forward, 2015 Salary: $6,796,117
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2. Isaiah Thomas, Point Guard, 2015 Salary: $6,912,869
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1. Marcus Smart, Guard, 2015 Salary: $3,431,040
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10. David Lee, Big, 2015 Salary: $15,493,680
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9. Amir Johnson, Big, 2015 Salary: $12,000,000
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5. Kelly Olynyk, Big, 2015 Salary: $2,165,160
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8. Terry Rozier, Guard, 2015 Salary: $1,824,360
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6. Jared Sullinger, Big, 2015 Salary: $2,269,260
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13. Jordan Mickey, Big, 2015 Salary: $1,170,960
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7. Tyler Zeller, Big, 2015 Salary: $2,616,975
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11. R.J. Hunter, Wing, 2015 Salary: $1,148,640
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15. Evan Turner, Point Forward, 2015 Salary: $3,425,510
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16. Perry Jones, Forward, 2015 Salary: $2,038,206
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12. Jonas Jerebko, Forward, 2015 Salary: $5,000,000
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Ranking the 2015 Boston Celtics' player assets
A reader wrote in to my Countdown to Boston Celtics Training Camp series and asked me to rank the players on the roster by their expected trade value.

14. James Young, Wing, 2015 Salary: $1,749,840
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Celtics Training Camp: Expectations for Terry Rozier
Kevin O'Connor discusses Boston Celtics rookie point guard Terry Rozier's potential this year on the team, and the likelihood he pushes for minutes.

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Top 10 Boston Celtics in the Danny Ainge Era (2003 to Present)
The Celtics hired Danny Ainge in 2003 and since the organization has seen many players grace the parquet floor. These are top 10 Ainge era Celtics.

8. Brandon Bass (2011-2015)
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7. Avery Bradley (2010-Present)
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9. Jeff Green (2011-2015)
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3. Rajon Rondo (2006-2014)
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5. Kendrick Perkins (2003-2011)
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4. Ray Allen (2007-2012)
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2. Kevin Garnett (2007-2013)
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6. Tony Allen (2004-2010)
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10. Al Jefferson (2004-2007)
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Who could be the captain of the 2015 Boston Celtics?
Who will be named the next captain of the Boston Celtics? That all might depend on if Brad Stevens chooses to continue the long Celtics tradition.

Maine Red Claws and Boston Celtics agree to extension
The Boston Celtics and the Maine Red Claws announced Monday morning a three year contract extension that will keep Maine as the Celtics’ NBA D-League.

Should the Boston Celtics extend Tyler Zeller?
Should the Boston Celtics extend Tyler Zeller? About.com's Kevin O'Connor believes that they should consider it, as long as the price is right.

What can each Celtics rookie offer this season?
The Boston Celtics have three rookies in Terry Rozier, R.J. Hunter, and Jordan Mickey, all of whom could make an impact this coming season.

Terry Rozier: Energy Guy
The Boston Celtics have three rookies in Terry Rozier, R.J. Hunter, and Jordan Mickey, all of whom could make an impact this coming season.

R.J. Hunter: Three-Point Shooting
The Boston Celtics have three rookies in Terry Rozier, R.J. Hunter, and Jordan Mickey, all of whom could make an impact this coming season.

Jordan Mickey: Rim Protection
The Boston Celtics have three rookies in Terry Rozier, R.J. Hunter, and Jordan Mickey, all of whom could make an impact this coming season.

Celtics rookies Hunter & Rozier earn respect from peers
Boston Celtics rookies RJ Hunter and Terry Rozier received votes in multiple categories in the 2015 edition of the rookie survey on NBA.com.

Celtics Summer Forecast: Setting Expectations
How will the Boston Celtics finish this season? About's Kevin O'Connor checked in with ESPN's Chris Forsberg in his Celtics Summer Forecast series.

Celtics have one of the toughest schedules, per ESPN
The Boston Celtics have one of the toughest schedules in the NBA this season, according to a study by ESPN Insider. Their depth could be needed.

What could a "special season" by Sullinger resemble?
Jared Sullinger's trainer John Lucas says that Boston Celtics should prepare for a

Farewell, Kobe, Wed. Dec 30: vs. Los Angeles Lakers
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Welcome Back Pierce and Doc, Wed. Feb 10: vs. Los Angeles Clippers
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Rondo’s Homecoming, Sun. Feb 7: vs. Sacramento Kings
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The Return of KG, Mon. Dec 21: vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
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Say Hello to the Champs, Fri. Dec 11: vs. Golden State Warriors
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Opening Night, Wed. Oct. 28: vs. Philadelphia 76ers
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Potential Playoff Implications, Wed. Apr 13: vs. Miami Heat
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Wax the Brow, Wed. Apr 6: vs. New Orleans Pelicans
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What Celtics games should every fan watch this season?
The NBA had their annual schedule release and the Celtics have 7 national TV appearances. They won't play on Christmas, but there are notable games.

Love vs. Olynyk, Fri. Feb 5: at Cleveland Cavaliers
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Boston shines with their 2015 NBA trade deadline moves
The Boston Celtics jumped from one stepping stone to another by trading for Isaiah Thomas, which brings them that much closer to Banner 18.

Isaiah Thomas is the king of the Boston Celtics
Isaiah Thomas has established himself as one of the NBA's best scorers, at least in his first 8 games with the Boston Celtics.

Thomas will be a recruiter for the Celtics front office
Isaiah Thomas told the Boston Globe that Danny Ainge values his opinion on free agents and wants his help recruiting ... for Kevin Love, perhaps?

Setting Expectations for James Young this Summer League
The James Young Hype Train has arrived in Utah for the Summer League along with the Boston Celtics. Here's what to watch for from Young.

Celtics should feel fortunate Hornets declined offer
The Boston Celtics should feel very fortunate that the Charlotte Hornets declined their offer for Justise Winslow.

Structure of Crowder's contract gives Celts flexibility
Jae Crowder's contract is structured in a way that maximizes the flexibility the Boston Celtics will receive going forward.

Will a change of scenery be enough for PJ3 to stick?
The Boston Celtics will give Perry Jones III a new opportunity, but will it be enough for him to stick? He is the 16th player on a 15-man roster.

Don't undestimate the Celtics' Lee, Johnson acquisitions
The Boston Celtics introduced their acquisitions on Monday in Waltham, including David Lee, Amir Johnson, Perry Jones, Jae Crowder, and Jonas Jerebko.

Mickey signs an intriguing contract with Boston
Boston Celtics second-round draft pick Jordan Mickey signed a lucrative contract that could put the front office in a tough spot in 2018.

Celtics acquire forward Perry Jones from Thunder
The Boston Celtics have acquired forward Perry Jones III and a 2019 second-rounder from the Oklahoma City Thunder for a second-round draft pick.

Kendrick Perkins, 30, Center
Kendrick Perkins is old and doesn't offer much as a player, but is a great person for young players to learn from off the court.

Jeff Withey, 25, Center
Withey is a capable rim protector who has unfortunately not received a consistent opportunity thus far in his career.

Will Barton, 24, Wing (Restricted)
Will Barton is an intriguing talent who needs some refining around the edges before he can make a consistent impact.

K.J. McDaniels, 22, Wing
K.J. McDaniels is a potential 3-and-D role player that could interest teams as a low-risk option off the bench.

Five Free Agent Targets for the Celtics
After announcing the signings of Jerebko and Johnson, the Celtics currently have about $7 million of cap space available and could target free agents.

Dorell Wright, 29, Forward
Dorell Wright is a solid role player that could contribute deep off the bench for the Celtics.

Patience could pay off for C's rookie Marcus Thornton
Marcus Thornton has the odds stacked against him as a second round draft pick, but the Boston Celtics like his potential as a scorer as a guard.

Mickey is a big that'll do the little things for Boston
Jordan Mickey was selected by the Boston Celtics with the 33rd pick in the 2015 NBA Draft and could be a solid role player as a rookie.

Film study habits set Hunter apart from typical rookies
R.J. Hunter has one of the hardest work ethics of all 2015 NBA Draftees. He spends extensive time watching film, which helps him on the floor.

The Celtics' 2015 summer league squad is taking shape
NBA Summer League starts next week and the Boston Celtics will compete in both Utah and Las Vegas. This is a look at their full roster.

2015 NBA Free Agency: 10 Boston Celtics Targets
With tons of cap space, the Boston Celtics will be active in the 2015 NBA Free Agent market. Here are 10 players they could pursue this summer.

Making sense of the Celtics drafting Terry Rozier
The Boston Celtics drafted Terry Rozier, causing fans of the team to question the direction of the franchise.

2015 NBA Draft Boston Celtics Draft Night Trade Targets
Which players could the Boston Celtics target it if they trade into the top 10 of the 2015 NBA Draft? Stay tune for some fireworks, Celtics fans.

Boston Celtics Announce Summer League Schedule
The Boston Celtics have announced their schedule for the 2015 Utah and Las Vegas Summer Leagues. They will play six total games and playoff games.

The 2007-2008 Boston Celtics are back in the news
The 2007-2008 Boston Celtics are back in the news: they're in a video game, former coaches are getting fired, and Paul Pierce is getting odd offers.

Boston Celtics 2015 NBA Draft Workout Update
This is an updated list of the prospects the Boston Celtics bring in as they prepare for the 2015 NBA Draft, which begins at 7 PM on June 25th.

Boston Celtics 2015 Offseason Player Value Sheet
The Boston Celtics have 11 players under contract with two restricted free agents. Included here is the value rank for each player on the roster.

Boston Celtics 2015 Offseason Player Value Sheet
The Boston Celtics have 11 players under contract with two restricted free agents. Included here is the value rank for each player on the roster.

Boston Celtics 2015 NBA Mock Draft Roundup
The NBA Draft Lottery went extremely well for the Boston Celtics, but which prospect could they select. Let's take a look at some mock drafts.

10 sharpshooters for the Boston Celtics to target
The Boston Celtics will reportedly try to upgrade their shooting. Fortunately, there are plenty of options available in the draft and free agency.

Love "holds no long-lasting ill will" toward Olynyk
David Aldridge suggests that Cleveland Cavaliers star power forward “holds no long-lasting ill will toward either the Celtics or [Kelly Olynyk].”

Rumor: Celtics could target second-tier free agents
The Boston Celtics will look to make a huge splash in 2015 NBA free agency, but what if they lose out? There are still intriguing second-tier targets.

Celts swept by Cavs, but experience gained is priceless
The future is bright for Brad Stevens and the Boston Celtics, as they put on one last show for the TD Garden faithful against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

End of period droughts spell disaster for young Celtics
The Boston Celtics failed to do the little things in their Game 3 loss to the Cavaliers. They now trail the series 0-3 with their next game on Sunday.

Stevens deserves credit, but don't forget the players
Brad Stevens deserves all the credit he's receiving for the success of the Boston Celtics, but NBA fans shouldn't forget the players themselves.

LeBron James, Cavaliers host Celtics on Sunday at 3 PM
The Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers will kick off Sunday’s slate of games on ABC at 3 PM in Cleveland. Boston's first home game is on Thursday.

Celtics evolved from tankers to contenders in one year
The Celtics have progressed from lottery tankers to playoff contenders, and isn't it fun?

Boston's Chris Babb signing could become a major move
The Boston Celtics signed D-League shooting guard Chris Babb to a non-guaranteed contract and it could turn out to be a major decision this summer.

The Celtics should keep pushing for the NBA Playoffs
The Boston Celtics reclaimed the 8th seed in the playoffs Monday night after defeating the Charlotte Hornets, but is this good for the organization?

Marcus Smart made a stupid mistake and that's okay
Boston Celtics rookie point guard Marcus Smart may have made a major mistake by smacking San Antonio Spurs big man Matt Bonner in the groin.

Celtics big Tyler Zeller shows his goods from mid-range
Boston Celtics center has been showing off his mid-range jumper in recent games for the Boston Celtic, as he continues to develop into a two-way big.

Celtics could assign James Young to D-League next week
Boston Celtics rookie James Young has earned two

Boston Celtics rattle Memphis Grizzlies in 95-92 win
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How Kelly Olynyk's return will help the Boston Celtics
Kelly Olynyk will return to the line-up tonight for the Boston Celtics, but how does his return change things for the team?

Thomas could be the "fireworks" Celtics fans dreamed of
The Boston Celtics are entering the final two months of the season with a clean slate, a fresh roster, and a new outlook, and so should the fans.

Celtics announce Jared Sullinger is out for the season
The Boston Celtics have announced that Jared Sullinger sustained a left metatarsal stress fracture and will be out for the remainder of the season.

Rumor: Celtics in pursuit of Kings star DeMarcus Cousins
The Boston Celtics have inquired about Sacramento Kings superstar big man DeMarcus Cousins, according to Sam Smith of ChicagoBulls.com.

Trade Rumor: Boston is interested in Denver's Ty Lawson
According to Grantland's Zach Lowe, the Boston Celtics have inquired about Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson.

Rumor: Celtics could pursue Suns guards or Enes Kanter
This is the turning point of the season for the Boston Celtics, but will they choose the playoffs or the lottery? Recent trade rumors are discussed.

The Celtics can learn from the Patriots' Super Bowl win
The Boston Celtics have signed Andre Dawkins to another 10-day contract, and both Tayshaun Prince and Avery Bradley are fighting minor injuries.

Celtics big man Kelly Olynyk named to Rising Stars team
Kelly Olynyk was named to the World roster for the Rising Stars Challenge at the 2015 NBA All-Star weekend, but Marcus Smart was snubbed.

The Celtics are flying high after 2-game winning streak
In order to build a winning culture, the Boston Celtics actually must win some games like they did on back-to-back nights against Portland and Denver.

Forbes reports that Celtics are valued at $1.7 billion
The Boston Celtics haven't had a busy week so far on the court, but they have been quite busy off of it.

Stevens says Celts can't hang their heads after losses
The Boston Celtics are about to face one of their toughest stretches of the season with a six-game road trip against the Western Conference.

Crowder, Smart, Bradley set the tone for gritty Celtics
Could the Boston Celtics become a top 10 defensive team by the end of the season? It's possible, if they pull the right strings.

James Young is inactive; Stevens made the right choice
Twitter is flipping out that Boston Celtics rookie James Young was named inactive for tonight's game against Brooklyn, but it's the right decision.

Last Week Tonight: Rondo returns & Green's feeling blue
The Boston Celtics went 1-2 last week; here are the main story-lines from the week, including the return of Rajon Rondo & Jeff Green's rapid decline.

Jeff Green has taken his game to a new level for the Celtics
Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green has made huge improvements to his game this season, which has helped him become a more consistent threat to score.

10 Predictions for the Boston Celtics' 2014-15 Season
Here are 10 predictions for the Boston Celtics' players as the begin the 2014-15 season on Wednesday against the Brooklyn Nets.