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Feb 22

Should Boston be worried? 3 potential explanations for why the Celtics are slumping

Normally, a 40-19 record wouldn’t be anything to complain about. Two games back from first place in the Eastern Conference, the Celtics headed into the All-Star break in relatively good standing. However, the revamped team’s play has been suffering, especially compared to their blazing hot start

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Feb 21

Chris Bosh tells Paul Pierce that Boston is ‘the toughest place I’ve had to play’

Paul Pierce and Chris Bosh both know their way around a Big Three. Pierce’s Celtics started the movement towards star-powered trios in 2007 before Bosh combined with LeBron James and Dwayne Wade to match them in Miami three years later. Pierce and Bosh joined another Big Three over All Star weekend

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Feb 21

Anthony Davis says Kevin Garnett’s trade comments ‘makes you think’

After Kevin Garnett left the Timberwolves for the Celtics, and after he helped win a championship in Boston, he expressed a regret: Not asking to leave Minnesota sooner. “If I could go back and do my situation over, knowing what I know now with this organization, I’d have done it a little sooner,

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Feb 21

Anthony Davis says Kevin Garnett’s trade comments ‘makes you think’

After Kevin Garnett left the Timberwolves for the Celtics, and after he helped win a championship in Boston, he expressed a regret: Not asking to leave Minnesota sooner. “If I could go back and do my situation over, knowing what I know now with this organization, I’d have done it a little sooner,

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Feb 21

Anthony Davis says Kevin Garnett’s trade comments ‘make you think’

After Kevin Garnett left the Timberwolves for the Celtics, and after he helped win a championship in Boston, he expressed a regret: Not asking to leave Minnesota sooner. “If I could go back and do my situation over, knowing what I know now with this organization, I’d have done it a little sooner,

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Feb 21

Why Kevin Garnett didn’t include LeBron James in his all-time starting lineup

When Kevin Garnett revealed his selections for best starting lineup of all-time, actor Jamie Foxx called him out for neglecting a specific active player in the league. “I’m just saying, you left off LeBron James,” Foxx told the 15-time All-Star on a recent episode of Garnett’s TV show, Area 21

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Feb 21

Why Kevin Garnett didn’t include LeBron James in his all-time starting lineup

When Kevin Garnett revealed his selections for best starting lineup of all-time, actor Jamie Foxx called him out for neglecting a specific active player in the league. “I’m just saying, you left off LeBron James,” Foxx told the 15-time All-Star on a recent episode of Garnett’s TV show, Area 21

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Feb 20

NBA players say the Celtics have a reputation for the best free-agent pitches in the league

Los Angeles, Miami, and the Bay Area may have Boston beat when it comes to the weather. However, NBA players say the Celtics still have the best free-agent pitch in the league. ESPN recently conducted a survey of 48 anonymous NBA players about the comi…

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Feb 20

NBA players say the Celtics have a reputation for the best free-agent pitches in the league

Los Angeles, Miami, and the Bay Area may have Boston beat when it comes to the weather. However, NBA players say the Celtics still have the best free-agent pitch in the league. ESPN recently conducted a survey of 48 anonymous NBA players about the comi…

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Feb 20

5 things to know about new Red Sox slugger J.D. Martinez

Hours after Red Sox ownership addressed the media at Fort Myers with confidence, the team pulled through with a major deal. Boston and right fielder J.D. Martinez have reportedly agreed to a five-year, $110 million contract following months of anticipa…

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Feb 20

Watch 5 clips from Kevin McHale’s NBA TV interview with Larry Bird

Celtics fans were treated to a legendary stroll down memory lane by NBA TV on Monday night. Kevin McHale welcomed his longtime Celtics teammate Larry Bird onto the “Players Only” segment for a lengthy discussion about their playing days. The subjects c…

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Feb 20

Watch 5 clips from Kevin McHale’s NBA TV interview with Larry Bird

Celtics fans were treated to a legendary stroll down memory lane by NBA TV on Monday night. Kevin McHale welcomed his longtime Celtics teammate Larry Bird onto the “Players Only” segment for a lengthy discussion about their playing days. The subjects c…

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Feb 20

5 reasons why the Bruins should stand pat at the NHL trade deadline

COMMENTARY Very few Bruins fans likely circled the third week in February when the NHL schedule came out last June. The Bruins brass, however, probably did. With the Bruins are as far away from TD Garden as possible for most of this period, they avoid …

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Feb 20

5 reasons why the Bruins should stand pat at the NHL trade deadline

COMMENTARY Very few Bruins fans likely circled the third week in February when the NHL schedule came out last June. The Bruins brass, however, probably did. With the Bruins are as far away from TD Garden as possible for most of this period, they avoid …

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Feb 20

What Red Sox spring training was like 100 years ago

When pitchers and catchers reported for Red Sox spring training last week, it was an early sign of warmer things to come for fans back in Boston. A century ago, Babe Ruth offered the same sunny promise as he waited for his ride south, saying, “I’ll see you kids at Fenway Park this summer.” The Ruth-led

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Feb 19

Kevin McHale’s conversation with Larry Bird is a worthwhile trip down memory lane

Before we get into reminiscences, let me acknowledge this: There’s so much to love about NBA TV’s Players Only conversation between Kevin McHale and Larry Bird that airs Monday night (9 p.m.), especially if you’re a Celtics fan of a certain age. McHale and Bird are at such ease in the conversation

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