1. 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 month ago 10,430 reads 34 comments

  2. 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 month ago 18,124 reads 52 comments

  3. 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 month ago 14,724 reads 32 comments

  4. 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 month ago 45,556 reads 142 comments

  5. 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 month ago 21,947 reads 53 comments

  6. 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 month ago 109,151 reads 223 comments

  7. 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 2 months ago 46,045 reads 115 comments

  8. 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 2 months ago 37,226 reads 126 comments

  9. 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 2 months ago 10,684 reads 32 comments

  10. 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 2 months ago 19,744 reads 36 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 24,264 reads 53 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 21,254 reads 57 comments

  13. 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 4 months ago 10,923 reads 52 comments

  14. 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 4 months ago 16,175 reads 16 comments

  15. 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 4 months ago 18,982 reads 88 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 29,000 reads 117 comments

  17. Isaiah Thomas Opens Up on Trade from Phoenix to Boston: 'I Think They Panicked'

    BOSTON — Isaiah Thomas ' underdog story appears very much intact. The 5'9" point guard and very last selection of the 2011 NBA draft is now a two-time NBA castaway...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 5 months ago 26,000 reads 64 comments

  18. Isaiah Thomas: 'There's No Excuses... I've Got to Play Better'

    BOSTON — The improbable quest by the Boston Celtics to make the Eastern Conference playoffs was poised to get a major boost Wednesday night against the Miami Heat ...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 5 months ago 1,740 reads 6 comments

  19. Brad Stevens Discusses Difference Between Coaching in College and NBA

    In the midst of a rebuilding season for the Boston Celtics , highlighted by constant roster turnover, head coach Brad Stevens has proved to be a stabilizing force for the franchise...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 6 months ago 12,755 reads 13 comments

  20. Boston Celtics Trying to Turn Playoff Pipe Dream into a Reality

    BOSTON — The Eastern Conference playoff race is heating up, and the Boston Celtics made it clear yet again on Friday night that they are in it for the long haul...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 6 months ago 18,633 reads 67 comments

  21. What JaVale McGee Non-Signing Tells Us About Boston Celtics' Future

    During the past couple of seasons, Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge has been all about asset management...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 6 months ago 18,175 reads 57 comments

  22. How Will Boston Celtics Adjust Following Jared Sullinger's Season-Ending Injury?

    Power forward Jared Sullinger had emerged as the Boston Celtics ' leading scorer and rebounder during the past two months following the trades of Rajon Rondo and Jeff Green ...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 6 months ago 3,625 reads 12 comments

  23. Boston Celtics Bet on Low Risk, High Reward in Trade for Isaiah Thomas

    When NBA free agency opened up last July, the first phone call Isaiah Thomas received was from Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge. “He just contacted my agent...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 7 months ago 21,406 reads 71 comments

  24. Making the Best of the NBA's Worst Contract

    Sixty NBA players are earning at least $10 million during the 2014-15 season. Boston Celtics small forward Gerald Wallace has played the fewest minutes among them beside Andrea Bargnani...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 7 months ago 78,928 reads 65 comments

  25. Danny Ainge: Prior Personal Relationships 'Increase Odds of Making a Deal'

    WALTHAM, Mass. – Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge has lived up to his “Trader Danny” nickname in recent months, having made nine trades with nine different teams since the start of the 2014-15 season...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 7 months ago 19,371 reads 32 comments