1. Boston Celtics 2016-17 NBA Training Camp Roster Rankings

    The Boston Celtics enter the 2016-17 NBA season facing a new challenge within head coach Brad Stevens' tenure : high expectations...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 1 day ago 4,603 reads 10 comments

  2. Why the Boston Celtics Should Go All-in on Blake Griffin

    The 2016 free-agency bonanza may be drawing to a close, but the Boston Celtics are still on the hunt for another key piece for their improved core. That search has reportedly taken them out West...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 2 months ago 145,240 reads 314 comments

  3. Boston Celtics Are Still Chasing a Star This Offseason

    LAS VEGAS — The Boston Celtics ’ rebuild appeared to take another important step forward this summer when the team lured All-Star center Al Horford away from the conference-rival Atlanta Hawks ...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 3 months ago 2,081 reads 1 comments

  4. Jaylen Brown Is Ready for the NBA's Space and Boston Celtics' Expectations

    LAS VEGAS — General manager Danny Ainge has a track record of surprising the NBA landscape with his first-round picks, and that trend continued in June when the Boston Celtics selected Jaylen Brown third overall...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 3 months ago 9,123 reads 19 comments

  5. What's Next for Boston Celtics' Offseason After Questionable Draft Night?

    BOSTON — The Boston Celtics surprised the NBA world this past Thursday by electing to keep their No. 3 overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft. They did it again by using it on California forward Jaylen Brown...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 3 months ago 12,567 reads 48 comments

  6. How an NBA Executive Unearths Hidden Gems Around the Globe

    BOSTON — Long gone are the days when international prospects were the stuff of novelty . Kristaps Porzingis putback dunks, Giannis Antetokounmpo coast-to-coast ...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 3 months ago 1,073 reads 1 comments

  7. 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...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 5 months ago 665 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 15,824 reads 15 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 11,691 reads 51 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 15,417 reads 38 comments

  11. 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 6 months ago 77,464 reads 207 comments

  12. 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 8 months ago 17,674 reads 23 comments

  13. 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 9 months ago 17,112 reads 105 comments

  14. 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 10 months ago 38,190 reads 120 comments

  15. 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 11 months ago 7,623 reads 14 comments

  16. 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 1 year ago 10,624 reads 34 comments

  17. 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 1 year ago 18,794 reads 52 comments

  18. 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 1 year ago 15,683 reads 32 comments

  19. 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 1 year ago 47,073 reads 143 comments

  20. 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 1 year ago 21,993 reads 53 comments

  21. 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 1 year ago 109,275 reads 223 comments

  22. 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 over 1 year ago 46,201 reads 115 comments

  23. 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 over 1 year ago 37,397 reads 126 comments

  24. 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 over 1 year ago 10,821 reads 32 comments

  25. 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 over 1 year ago 22,714 reads 36 comments