1. Checklist for Kelly Olynyk to Thrive with Boston Celtics

    Lost in the shuffle of the Kevin Garnett -Paul Pierce-to-Brooklyn trade that was agreed to during the draft is the fact that the Boston Celtics were able to move up into the late lottery and select Gonzaga big man Kelly Olynyk 13th overall...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 8,522 reads 36 comments

  2. How Will Boston Celtics Remember Departed Doc, Pierce and KG?

    No matter if Kelly Olynyk goes on to win multiple MVP awards, June 27, 2013, will always be remembered by Boston Celtics fans as the day that Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett were shipped out of town...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 19,576 reads 118 comments

  3. Doc Rivers' Exit From Boston Was Messy, But His Celtics Legacy Can't Be Ignored

    After a nine-year tenure that resulted in seven playoff runs, six Atlantic Division crowns, two finals appearances and one NBA championship, the Doc Rivers era in Boston is officially over...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 1,550 reads 6 comments

  4. Latest 2013 NBA Draft Expert Predictions on Whom Boston Celtics Will Select

    With the eyes and ears of the Boston Celtics faithful tuned to the latest news in the Doc Rivers- Clippers saga, the fact that the NBA draft happens on June 27 has been understandably forgotten...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 14,835 reads 54 comments

  5. Should Boston Celtics Trade into 2013 NBA Draft Lottery Using Paul Pierce?

    With news of the potential Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett deal with the Los Angeles Clippers falling through, according to ESPN Los Angeles' Ramona Shelburne , the collective ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 8,762 reads 53 comments

  6. Making the Call on Boston Celtics' 5 Toughest Offseason Decisions

    With uncertainty looming around every corner, no NBA team is facing as many tough decisions as the Boston Celtics ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 3,438 reads 51 comments

  7. Debating Whether NY Knicks' Tyson Chandler Is Still an Elite Big Man

    In his two seasons with the New York Knicks Tyson Chandler has completely revitalized the team's defensive culture, earned himself a Defensive Player of the Year award and averaged double-digit points...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 7,606 reads 82 comments

  8. Free-Agent Big Men Who Would Be Ideal Fits Alongside Kevin Garnett

    While Kevin Garnett remains one of the game's best two-way big men, it became abundantly clear during the 2012-13 season that the 37-year-old needs some help up front...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 20,466 reads 72 comments

  9. Most Intriguing Free Agents Boston Celtics Could Sign with Mid-Level Exception

    For a team that Danny Ainge claims is "more than one player away" from title contention, the Boston Celtics ' salary cap situation is pretty unenviable...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 14,708 reads 62 comments

  10. Pieces Boston Celtics Must Acquire to Become a True Contender

    It may be a difficult reality for diehard Boston Celtics fans to accept but as currently constructed, the C's are simply not a championship contender...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 24,253 reads 128 comments

  11. Current Boston Celtics That Must Take a Bigger Role in 2013-14

    In years past, the Boston Celtics were able to win thanks largely to the play of Rajon Rondo, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen, with any contributions from other players serving as a welcome bonus...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 3,336 reads 60 comments

  12. Biggest Questions and Answers for the Boston Celtics This Offseason

    Every NBA team heads into the offseason with questions, but perhaps no team is facing more significant questions than the Boston Celtics ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 4,384 reads 29 comments

  13. Boston Celtics Shouldn't Bring Al Jefferson Back to Beantown

    There are not many knocks that can be made against the Boston Celtics as a franchise, but the one criticism that holds true over history is that the team has rarely, if ever, been a major player in free agency...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 11,376 reads 68 comments

  14. Ranking the Biggest Offseason Needs for Boston Celtics

    For what seems like the third straight year, the Boston Celtics are entering the offseason with more questions than answers about their identity and how to build going forward...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 7,859 reads 59 comments

  15. How Boston Celtics Can Advance Further in Next Year's Playoffs

    Right now, the Boston Celtics are at the same difficult crossroads that every veteran ball club eventually faces—whether it's better to keep trying to contend for a title or simply bite the bullet and enter rebuilding mode...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 2,569 reads 12 comments

  16. Grading Doc Rivers' Job as Boston Celtics Coach This Season

    Since Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen joined the Boston Celtics franchise in 2007, coach Doc Rivers has been dealing with the weight of championship-or-bust expectations for the ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 2,614 reads 27 comments

  17. Creating the Perfect Offseason Plan for the Boston Celtics

    With Rajon Rondo and Jared Sullinger sidelined with injuries and Kevin Garnett banged up himself, it would be easy for the Boston Celtics and their faithful to chalk up ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 14,885 reads 135 comments

  18. Boston Celtics Must Learn from 2012-13 Season to Reinvent Team Identity

    The Boston Celtics valiant attempt at a 3-0 series comeback against the New York Knicks fell short, as the team lost at home 88-80, despite Jeff Green pouring in 21 points and a 15-point, 10-rebound effort from Kevin Garnett ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 2,784 reads 25 comments

  19. What We Learned About Boston Celtics in First-Round Playoff Series so Far

    After going down 3-0 against the New York Knicks , the Boston Celtics have regrouped and brought the series to 3-2 following an emphatic win at Madison Square Garden...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 3,227 reads 16 comments

  20. Biggest Issues Boston Celtics Must Address This Offseason

    Trailing the New York Knicks 0-3 in their first-round playoff series, it appears the Boston Celtics ' 2012-13 season may be heading for its earliest end during the Kevin Garnett era...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 3,519 reads 34 comments

  21. Why the Doc Rivers Effect Gives Boston Celtics a Fighting Chance in Playoffs

    Being down 2-0 after squandering halftime leads in Game 1 and Game 2 is not a situation the Boston Celtics want to be in, but that does not mean the veteran Celts should be counted out of their first-round series with the New York Knicks ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about almost 2 years ago 1,251 reads 1 comments

  22. BOS vs. NYK: Game-by-Game Predictions

    The series that kicks off the 2013 NBA playoffs happens to be one of the most storied and eagerly anticipated matchups of the entire postseason...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 2 years ago 8,500 reads 94 comments

  23. Projecting Boston Celtics' Playoff Rotation

    Well folks, it's official. The seventh-seeded Boston Celtics will head to New York to begin their first-round playoff series against the Atlantic Division champion Knicks ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 2 years ago 6,708 reads 21 comments

  24. How Boston Celtics Match Up Against Every Potential Conference Playoff Opponent

    Basketball analysts always talk about veteran teams as being able to flip a switch in the postseason and raise their level of play dramatically, and with the Boston Celtics limping ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 2 years ago 142 reads 9 comments

  25. Events That Drastically Changed Course of the Boston Celtics' Season

    To say that the Boston Celtics have had a rough 2012-13 season would be putting it mildly. Battling a laundry list of injuries and inconsistency, the Celtics have had easily their most trying campaign since Kevin Garnett joined the franchise...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 2 years ago 138 reads 16 comments