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Marcus Smart Nearing Return, But Won't Play Friday vs. Bulls

Boston.com Marcus Smart (ankle) returned to practice on Wednesday, but is not ready to return to game action just yet.
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Celtics cautiously excited about Marcus Smart

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — WALTHAM — Absence sometimes makes a player’s impact look greater than it actually is. The issue was raised yesterday about rookie guard Marcus Smart, who watched practice after deciding his...
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Three exercises to get in shape for ski season

Boston.com Bryan Doo, the Celtics' strength & conditioning coach and an avid skier and snowboarder, demonstrates three exercises to get you ready for the slopes.
  • 1 day 5 hr ago

Celtics headed back to Europe

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — The Celtics, as currently constituted and with a 4-8 record, don’t appear to be ready to go very far this season. But they will be traveling a great distance in the 2015 calendar year. Sources...
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Paul Pierce Signs Autograph for Celtics Fan During Wizards Game

Boston.com Paul Pierce will always have a soft spot for Celtics fans and he showed that yet again during a Wizards game earlier this month.
  • 2 days ago

Celtics Notebook: Bass’ focus on here, now

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — Overlook Brandon Bass ’ 0-for-4 start to an eight-point performance in Sunday’s loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, and you have a player in prime form. The Celtics forward has been the most...
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Jeff Green Shoots Down "B.S." Trade Rumors

Boston.com Jeff Green spoke out strongly Sunday night against a recent string of trade rumors surrounding his desire to remain in Boston.
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Celtics badly need W

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — It was there for the Celtics, and then it was gone. Although maybe it was never really as there as it seemed. The Celts led for 27:11 of the first 36 minutes last night; the Trail Blazers were...
  • 3 days ago
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Celtics search for positives

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — Almost needless to say, this isn’t how Celtics coach Brad Stevens designed the play in the timeout. Guard Avery Bradley was supposed to set a screen at the top of the 3-point arc for Jeff Green,...
  • 3 days ago
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Celtics Notebook: Green vehemently denies desire to move

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — Jeff Green , angered by a national blogger’s interpretation of a local report detailing the Celtics forward’s appeal on the trade market, unloaded on the media after the 94-88 loss to Portland...
  • 3 days ago
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Celtics Notebook: Fishing for bites on Bass’ lure

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — Brandon Bass has continued to play very well for the Celtics, which means there’s a chance he may not be with the team this entire season. Scouts and opposing front-office types have begun to...
  • 4 days ago
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Changin’ of the guard

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — The Dallas Mavericks will soon welcome Raymond Felton back from injury and a four-game suspension, and the former Knick can be forgiven if he thinks there are too many cooks in the kitchen. As...
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Celtics Notebook: Old friend Courtney Lee lands in a good spot

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — MEMPHIS, Tenn. — After answering a few questions about the stomach bug that went around the Grizzlies and knocked him and four of his mates out of Wednesday’s loss in Toronto, Courtney Lee ...
  • 5 days ago

A Tennessee waltz

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — MEMPHIS, Tenn. — There are three certainties here in Blues City: 1. Death. 2. Taxes. 3. Elvis is alive. To this incontrovertible group, for last night only, a fourth was added. When you take...
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The Only Thing You Need To Know About the Celtics' Loss to the Grizzlies

Boston.com The Celtics' defensive issues worsened in Friday night's loss against the Memphis Grizzlies.
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Top 5 Moments of the Paul Pierce-LeBron James Rivalry

Boston.com Paul Pierce and LeBron James have engaged in countless memorable on-court battles over the past decade. Here's a closer look at the top 5 moments of the rivalry.
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Paul Pierce: My Rivalry With LeBron James is Misunderstood

Boston.com Paul Pierce has not hid his disdain for LeBron James in recent years, but the former Celtic surprised many this week, by stating his rivalry with the Cavs star is misunderstood.
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Celtics Notebook: Rajon Rondo stays positive

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Celtics stand at just 4-6 on the season, and it wouldn’t seem as if things will be improving much numerically as they head into a stretch against the Grizzlies tonight and...
  • 6 days ago
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Celtics: We’re not No. 1

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — PHILADELPHIA — The pressure was not on the team that arrived here with 10 losses in 10 games to open the season. Rather the weight was on the Celtics to avoid being the 1. If they won here, no...
  • 7 days ago

Celtics Notebook: Marcus Smart works his way back

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — PHILADELPHIA — Marcus Smart came out to the court at shootaround yesterday before last night’s 101-90 win over the Sixers and began pulling his workout jersey on. He was moving without a...
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Blog Articles

Marcus Smart Nearing Return, But Won't Play Friday vs. Bulls

Boston.com Marcus Smart (ankle) returned to practice on Wednesday, but is not ready to return to game action just yet.
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Happy Thanksgiving Celtics fans! What are you thankful for?

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — 17 banners to start. I'm thankful for 17 glorious banners. I'm thankful for ridiculous Rondo bounce passes. I'm thankful for Savant Coach Stevens. I'm thankful for inside-out bigs Kelly...
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Remembering the exploits of several unlikely Celtic NBA Finals Heroes

CelticsBlog (Professor Parquet) — How many reserves and overlooked Celtics rose up to help Boston win five key championship series contests and four titles NBA championships are usually won behind superstars who led their teams...
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Boston Celtics will play preseason games in Italy and Spain next year

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — But who will be playing in them? It is a long way away, but the Celtics are apparently lining up a trip overseas for next year's preseason. Celtics headed back to Europe | Boston Herald ...
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Updating Boston's depth chart and how will the return of Marcus Smart could change things

CelticsBlog (Kevin O'Connor) — Examining Boston's evolving lineups, including a shift in Jeff Green's usage and how Marcus Smart's return could impact the rotations. With a four-day break between games, I am happy to have the...
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FanDuel promo code: Get a 100% sign-up bonus for Wednesday's NBA games

CelticsBlog (CelticsBlog Staff) — Come test your NBA GM skills against SB Nation's writers and editors and other community members by playing in our exclusive FanDuel tournament this Wednesday! Click here to join Wednesday's...
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Injury update: Marcus Smart will likely play on Friday

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — Smart is inching his way back onto the court. Good news for anyone who missed seeing Marcus Smart harassing opposing guards.  The rookie point guard should be able to practice on Wednesday...
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James Young highlights with Maine Red Claws

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — Boston Celtics rookie assignee James Young scores 22 points on 7-of-16 shooting in the Maine Red Claws win v. Delaware.
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Brighter days could be ahead for the Celtics

CelticsBlog (TimMacLean) — The Celtics have struggled in the month of November and December could be just what they need to get back on track. After playing .500 ball through the first six games of the 2014-15 season, the ...
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Paul Pierce Signs Autograph for Celtics Fan During Wizards Game

Boston.com Paul Pierce will always have a soft spot for Celtics fans and he showed that yet again during a Wizards game earlier this month.
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Avery Bradley is off to a slow start statistically, but he's on the right track

CelticsBlog (Kevin O'Connor) — Avery Bradley has been chided by some fans of the Boston Celtics for his slow start to the season after signing a four-year, $32 million extension this summer. But in reality, Bradley is on the...
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Jeff Green Blasts Media After Airballing Crunch Time Three as Boston Celtics fall to Portland Trail Blazers - Garden Report

CelticsBlog (Jared Weiss, CLNS Radio) — Jeff Green was not too happy with what he described as misquoting him when a blog post from a national NBA site used a quote about his frustration with losing to be about wanting to leave Boston....
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Celtics Locker Room Reaction: Jeff Green Rips Media Misquote on Trade Rumor

CelticsBlog (Jared Weiss, CLNS Radio) — Jeff Green opened his post-game press conference by making a statement that he was misquoted and never said he wanted to be traded. Meanwhile, Rajon Rondo reiterated that he has faith in his team.
  • 3 days ago
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Jeff Green Shoots Down "B.S." Trade Rumors

Boston.com Jeff Green spoke out strongly Sunday night against a recent string of trade rumors surrounding his desire to remain in Boston.
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Blazers close out Celtics, 94-88

CelticsBlog (Justin Danziger) — The Celtics have now lost 5 of their last 6 games. Time to panic! It was a game of hits and misses, turnovers and highlight plays, fouls and rebounding...but then again, it was just your average...
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Brad Stevens: Vitor Faverani may be out until 2015

CelticsBlog (Jared Weiss, CLNS Radio) — Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens announced that Vitor Faverani will be out at least into December and possibly even after the new year during his pregame press conference Sunday
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NBA trade rumor: The market for Jeff Green is very strong

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — Another wanted man. Fresh on the heels of the Brandon Bass rumblings comes this news that there's interest around the league in Jeff Green as well. Green's frustration at an 'all-time high'...
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NBA trade rumor: Teams are interested in Brandon Bass

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — ...and here we go. I bring you the least surprising trade buzz imaginable.  NBA teams are inquiring about Brandon Bass . Celtics Notebook: Fishing for bites on Bass’ lure | Boston Herald ...
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The Only Thing You Need To Know About the Celtics' Loss to the Grizzlies

Boston.com The Celtics' defensive issues worsened in Friday night's loss against the Memphis Grizzlies.
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Memphis bullies defeat Celtics 117-100

CelticsBlog (Dustin Chapman) — Jared Sullinger and Kelly Olynyk hold a place in all of our hearts, but they've got a long way to go before we can compare them to Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph. Memphis came into tonight's...
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