1. Brilliant 2015-16 Season Cements Isaiah Thomas' Place in Boston Celtics' Future

    BOSTON — Just over one year ago, Isaiah Thomas was a surprise trade deadline acquisition for the Boston Celtics , his third team in only eight months after being dealt away by the Sacramento Kings and Phoenix Suns , respectively...

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  2. Jeff Teague Knows This Could Be the Final Ride for These Atlanta Hawks

    BOSTON — Jeff Teague has spent his entire seven-year NBA career with the Atlanta Hawks , but as recently as two months ago, it wasn't clear the point guard was still wanted in Atlanta...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 1 month ago 15,718 reads 15 comments

  3. Boston Celtics Backcourt Is Running Low on Upside Versus Atlanta Hawks

    BOSTON — The backcourt was the one strength the Boston Celtics could rely on at the start of this postseason. It had been a key to Boston's 48 wins in the regular season...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 1 month ago 11,661 reads 51 comments

  4. 6th Man of the Year Snub Evan Turner Finds Validation with Boston Celtics

    BOSTON — Evan Turner joined the Boston Celtics two years ago in search of an opportunity and redemption...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 1 month ago 15,340 reads 38 comments

  5. Boston Celtics' Pitch for Kevin Durant in Free Agency Is Stronger Than You Think

    BOSTON — Danny Ainge ’s infatuation with Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant goes all the way to the March before 2007's NBA draft...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 1 month ago 75,288 reads 207 comments

  6. Boston Celtics Chief Brad Stevens Explains the Hidden Realities of NBA Coaching

    BOSTON — Brad Stevens has made a habit of exceeding expectations. He famously guided Butler University to back-to-back national championship game appearances in 2010 and 2011 ...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 4 months ago 17,646 reads 23 comments

  7. Jae Crowder Emerging as a Promising Leader for Boston Celtics

    BOSTON — Last January, less than one month after the Dallas Mavericks traded him to the Boston Celtics , Jae Crowder was already making his presence felt in the locker room...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 5 months ago 17,086 reads 105 comments

  8. Q&A with Celtics Guard Avery Bradley, the NBA's Best Steph Curry Stopper Yet

    WALTHAM, Mass. — It’s hard to find a player who did a better job defending Stephen Curry than Boston Celtics shooting guard Avery Bradley did last Friday night...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 5 months ago 38,101 reads 120 comments

  9. After Years of Rebuilding, Are the Boston Celtics Ready to Make a Splash?

    BOSTON — Year three of the Brad Stevens era in Boston has brought a first for the head coach during his NBA career: expectations...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 7 months ago 7,595 reads 14 comments

  10. R.J. Hunter Wants to Show the NBA World He Can Be More Than Just a Shooter

    LAS VEGAS — The basketball world got its first glimpse of R.J. Hunter last March, when the 6'5'' shooting guard buried a game-winning three-pointer to help Georgia State upset Baylor in the first round of the 2015 NCAA tournament...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 10 months ago 10,607 reads 34 comments

  11. Early Impressions of Boston Celtics Rookie Terry Rozier Post-2015 Summer League

    LAS VEGAS — The Boston Celtics ’ backcourt didn’t need an upgrade this offseason. Marcus Smart, Avery Bradley, Isaiah Thomas and young prospect James Young already constitute a packed guard depth chart...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 10 months ago 18,767 reads 52 comments

  12. 1-on-1 with the Most Criticized Pick of the 2015 NBA Draft, Terry Rozier

    LAS VEGAS — There may have not been a more controversial selection in the first round of the 2015 NBA draft than Terry Rozier going to the Boston Celtics at No. 16...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 11 months ago 15,585 reads 32 comments

  13. 5 Potential Trade Packages Boston Celtics Can Offer Nuggets for Danilo Gallinari

    The Boston Celtics have made some notable improvements to their roster this offseason, but one area of need they have failed to address is perimeter shooting. Boston ranked a lowly 27th in three-point shooting last season, hitting just 32...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 11 months ago 46,960 reads 143 comments

  14. Isaiah Thomas on Recruiting Free Agents to Celtics: 'I'm Going to Keep Trying'

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Boston Celtics made a surprising run to the Eastern Conference playoffs last season, but the team is not content with just being ahead of schedule with its rebuild...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 11 months ago 21,990 reads 53 comments

  15. David Lee Trade Helps Keep Boston Celtics Relevant Following Quiet Free Agency

    The Boston Celtics failed to make a major splash in free agency this summer, but that did not prevent them from pursuing some help on the trade front Wednesday...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 11 months ago 109,260 reads 223 comments

  16. Boston Celtics Using Free Agency to Keep Dream of Blockbuster Trade Alive

    BOSTON – Armed with salary cap room for the first time in nearly two decades, the Boston Celtics aimed to make a big splash at the start of NBA free agency on Wednesday but came up empty...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 11 months ago 46,157 reads 115 comments

  17. Baffling Draft Pick Places Major Pressure on Danny Ainge, Celtics in Offseason

    BOSTON — If there was an area that Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge could be pleased with entering the 2015 NBA draft, it was the backcourt. Let's do some math...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 11 months ago 37,328 reads 126 comments

  18. Breaking Down Danny Ainge's Recent NBA Draft Track Record with Boston Celtics

    Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge is widely considered to be one of the top drafters in the NBA ...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 11 months ago 10,768 reads 32 comments

  19. Celtics' Austin Ainge Offers Inside Window into Boston's Predraft Process

    BOSTON — NBA front offices generally work with the same body of work to evaluate future prospects—combine results, video breakdowns and anecdotal reports from scouts...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 11 months ago 21,693 reads 36 comments

  20. Under-the-Radar Free Agents the Boston Celtics Could Target This Offseason

    Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge is ready to begin a new chapter of his team's rebuild this summer...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 12 months ago 24,292 reads 53 comments

  21. 2015 NBA Draft Prospects Who Can Solve Boston Celtics' 3-Point Shooting Crisis

    Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens models his team’s offense on a simple pace and space system. It’s an increasingly popular scheme in the NBA that relies on a team’s ability to play fast and spread the floor...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 1 year ago 21,289 reads 57 comments

  22. Is Isaiah Thomas the Starting Point Guard of the Future for Boston Celtics?

    Isaiah Thomas has made no secret about his desire to start for the Boston Celtics since joining the team in February...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 1 year ago 11,361 reads 52 comments

  23. Paul Pierce's Mind Games Taking Washington Wizards to Greater Heights

    The Washington Wizards brought in 17-year veteran Paul Pierce for his leadership and poise last summer, and he's been worth every penny of his two-year, $11 million contract so far...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 1 year ago 16,214 reads 16 comments

  24. Top Offseason Priorities for the Boston Celtics

    The Boston Celtics ' 2014-15 season reached its conclusion on Sunday via a first-round sweep by the Cleveland Cavaliers , but the team did make significant progress in year two of the team’s rebuild...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 1 year ago 18,999 reads 88 comments

  25. Boston Celtics Are Ready for Challenging Battle with Cleveland Cavaliers

    BOSTON — When the Boston Celtics acquired Isaiah Thomas from the Phoenix Suns at the trade deadline, the dynamic point guard did not have lofty expectations about the situation he was walking into...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 1 year ago 29,031 reads 117 comments