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Doc Rivers Praises Danny Ainge’s Patience Amid Coach Firings Around NBA

BOSTON — The 2015-16 NBA season hasn’t been kind to coaches and we’re still a few days away from the All-Star break. The New York Knicks fired head coach Derek Fisher on Monday. He became the fifth head coach fired this season, joining David Blatt in Cleveland, Jeff Hornacek in Phoenix, Kevin McHale in Houston and Lionel Hollins in Memphis. Rumors have circulated that George...
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Doc Rivers: Brad Stevens, Celtics In A ‘Really Good Place’ With Rebuild

BOSTON — When Doc Rivers left the Boston Celtics for greener pastures in 2013, it was in part because he didn’t want to be a part of another rebuild. But as Rivers returns to Boston on Wednesday night as head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers, he’ll face a Celtics team that’s turned things around in a hurry. After winning just 25 games in Brad Stevens’ first season as head...
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Doc Rivers: Loyal Paul Pierce Deserves ‘More Credit’ For Celtics’ 2008 Title

It’s been almost six years since Paul Pierce, Doc Rivers and the Boston Celtics brought a 17th championship to the storied franchise. But Pierce had to endure a longer period than that before reaching the pinnacle. Drafted by the Celtics in 1998, Pierce went through nearly decade of ups and downs before winning his first ring. After reaching the Eastern Conference Finals in 2002...
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Hawks may look to blow it up with a blockbuster deal, there are two ways Celtics can take advantage

On Tuesday, ESPN's Brian Windhorst and Kevin Arnovitz published a piece saying the Hawks have come to the realization that they're not a contender and "are engaged in serious internal discussions ahead of the Feb. 18 trade deadline about the future direction of their team."  Al Horford, Jeff Teague and Kyle Korver are all listed as potentially being on the block. We've heard previously...
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Breaking down the end of game alley oop for Olynyk

With one second left on the clock and a chance to tie or win the game, Brad Steven drew up a play that got the Celtics their chance tie… with a secondary shot to win. Despite the final result, this was another really nice out of time out  play drawn up by Brad Stevens . The set up: Giannis Antetokounmpo is on Kelly Olynyk, Michael Carter-Williams takes Bradley, Jabari Parker...
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Report: Danny Ainge 'excited' at chance to add Al Horford

Al Horford is on the trade block, and Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge has the assets to facilitate a trade for the Atlanta Hawks star. Per Chris Mannix of the Vertical, Ainge is excited about the opportunity to swing a deal that lands Horford. “I think Boston, Al Horford is a legitimate possibility for the Celtics. I think that is one of the guys across the league...
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Who are the least/most tradeable players for the Boston Celtics? - Audio

The original Boston Celtics Podcast returns with a hard look at the trade deadline. Celtics Stuff Live hosts, Justin Poulin and Jon Duke, also welcome Boston.Com's Chad Finn to disucss the general state of the Celtics.
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Unfinished Business: February 10, 1991- A Dee-lightful weekend; Celts' Brown slams point home

Complete index of 1990-91 Boston Celtics Articles 
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Boston Celtics News & Notes From February 10th: The Truth Returns to Boston

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Hubris fells Celts in Milwaukee / Green Trends

It looked like the Celtics finally succumbed to their press clippings. Oh look, they've won 9 of their last 10 games! Isaiah's an All-Star!! They're 6th best in the league!!! Yada. Yada. Yada. Playing their penultimate pre-break game in Milwaukee, the Cs only pretended to play defense through almost the first 3 quarters of Tuesday's contest, finally waking up in the 4th quarter to...
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Celtics Notes: Greg Monroe’s Domination Highlights Boston’s Interior Struggles

Avery Bradley’s foul with 0.6 seconds left sealed the Boston Celtics’ fate Tuesday, but the team had much bigger problems to worry about than their shooting guard’s temporary lapse in judgment. Literally. The fact of the matter is that the Celtics had no answer for Milwaukee Bucks center Greg Monroe, who had his way all night to the tune of a season-high 29 points and 12 rebounds...
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Avery Bradley’s Brutal Late Foul Dooms Celtics, But Team Moving On (Video)

Avery Bradley has won a game and lost a game for the Boston Celtics over a span of just five days. But he and his teammates aren’t interested in dwelling on either result. The Celtics shooting guard, whose buzzer-beater Friday lifted the C’s to a thrilling win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, played the role of scapegoat Tuesday night in a loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. With the...
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Bucks snap five-game losing streak with 112-111 win over Celtics

MILWAUKEE -- Khris Middleton made one of two free throws with 0.6 seconds left and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Boston Celtics 112-111 in improbable fashion on Tuesday night.Middleton drew a foul on Avery Bradley to get to the line. Boston had tied the game when Kelly Olynyk made two free throws with one second remaining.Milwaukee appeared to have won the game on Greg Monroe...
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Middleton's free throw lifts Bucks over Celtics 112-111

MILWAUKEE (AP) Khris Middleton made one of two free throws with 0.6 seconds left and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Boston Celtics 112-111 in improbable fashion on Tuesday night. Middleton drew a foul on Avery Bradley to get to the line. Boston had tied the game when Kelly Olynyk made two free throws with one second remaining. Milwaukee appeared to have won the game on Greg...
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Recap: Turnovers, Monroe kill Celts in Milwaukee

The Celtics dug themselves a huge hole to begin the second half in Milwaukee tonight, and they simply could not recover. Boston made a valiant comeback in the fourth, tying the game with less than a minute left, but it was a classic case of too little, too late, as the Bucks win 112-111. The sloppy play was prevalent early, as the Celtics turned the ball over 10 times in the first...
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Celtics Wrap: Huge Comeback Falls Just Short In 112-111 Loss To Bucks

The Boston Celtics were one second away from righting their wrongs with an epic comeback. The Celtics trailed the Milwaukee Bucks by 19 points entering the fourth quarter, but Jae Crowder’s 3-pointer with 23 seconds remaining tied the score to complete a remarkable turnaround. The teams traded points in the final seconds, but Avery Bradley fouled Khris Middleton with 0.6 seconds...
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Recap: A monster comeback falls just short as the Celtics fall to the Bucks 112-111

Down 18 points with just over 8 minutes to go, the Celtics managed to tie the game late but made a crucial foul to send Milwaukee to the line and hand them the 112-111 victory. Greg Monroe was dominant for the Bucks, finishing with 29 points and 12 rebounds. Avery Bradley and Jae Crowder led the Celtics with 18 each. The C's looked to establish their pace right out of the gates...
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The Boston Celtics’ top five targets in the NBA draft

The Boston Celtics are playing spectacular basketball of late, winning nine of their last ten games. With all the recent success and buzz surrounding the team, it is easy to forget the Celtics hold the Brooklyn Nets’ unprotected first round pick in the upcoming NBA draft. Brooklyn currently stands as the third worst team in the entire league, in essence putting a lottery pick in...
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Watch Boston Celtics Vs. Milwaukee Bucks NBA Game Online (Live Stream)

The Boston Celtics are on a tear and are hoping to keep it that way heading into the NBA All-Star break. The Celtics, winners of nine of their last 10, have two games remaining before their mini-vacation, the first of which is Tuesday night in Milwaukee against the Bucks. The Bucks have struggled lately, dropping seven of their last eight games to fall to 20-32. Milwaukee owns a...
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Orlando wants to shake things up; Boston rumored to be a trade partner

With no major trades occurring thus far in the 2015-16 NBA season, Orlando is going to attempt to change that according to Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders. Magic have kept no secret that they are looking for a major trade. Atlanta, Boston, Milwaukee, Clippers all in the mix.— Steve Kyler (@stevekylerNBA) February 9, 2016 The rumor yesterday was that Orlando was in the market...
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Boston Celtics News & Notes 2/9/16: Isaiah Thomas named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

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Green Target: Jabari Parker is available, should Celtics be interested?

The Celtics take on the Bucks in Milwaukee tonight, which gives C's fans a chance to get a good look at Jabari Parker.  In a recent ESPN Insider piece, Chad Ford said Parker is "in play" as the NBA's trade deadline approaches.  Should Parker be on Danny Ainge's radar?The 6'8" forward is averaging 11.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 28.6 minutes per game for the Bucks this...
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Are the Celtics really the 6th best team in the NBA?

Whisper all you want Brad, but the Celtics talents are no longer a secretThe latest round of ESPN's Marc Stein's NBA Power Rankings put the Celtics in the 6 spot. High praise for what Brad Stevens and the Celtics have been doing lately, and on the heels of a 9-1 record in their last 10 games, much deserved. The power rankings traditionally rank where the league is at that very moment...
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Boston Celtics Daily Links 2/9/16

News And Opinions From Around The Internet About The Boston Celtics
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Will the All-Star break slow down the Celtics' current hot streak? NOPE.

It's a damn good time to be a Celtics fan right now! The C's have been slowly climbing the Eastern Conference standings since their Jan. 22 win over the Chicago Bulls. Over the past 19 days, the team is tied with the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors for the best record in their last 10 games at 9-1. They have also scored at least 100 points in 15 of their last 16 games....
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