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Feb 22

Marcus Smart could’ve ‘been done for the year’

Team USA had a big 24 hours at the Winter Olympics, with gold medals in men’s halfpipe and women’s hockey. Silver medals were also won in alpine skiing, snowboarding and bobsledding. Closer to home, the Celtics prepare to play the Pistons i…

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Feb 22

Should Boston be worried? 3 potential explanations for the Celtics’ struggles

Here are a few theories for the once-soaring team’s month-long skid headed into the break.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2018/02/21/celtics-losing-reasons

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 an…

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Feb 21

Anthony Davis says stories of players who wait too long for a trade ‘make you think’

“I’m not going to lie, it makes you think.”

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Feb 20

NBA players say the Celtics make the best free-agent pitches in the league

“If you bring Tom Brady? That’s pretty damn cool.”

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2018/02/20/celtics-free-agent-pitch-survey

Feb 20

Watch 5 clips from Kevin McHale’s 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. Th…

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Feb 19

Brad Stevens showed up at Red Sox spring training

The Celtics coach seems to be making the most of a few days off.

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Feb 19

The Celtics’ NBA All-Star Weekend in 18 photos

The Celtics were the only NBA team to have multiple Rising Stars and multiple All-Stars this season — becoming just the third group in league history to carry such a roster. Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown competed for Team USA in the Rising Stars game F…

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Feb 19

‘The Larry that I knew and know way better is a funny guy, really loose’

You may want to watch it again immediately after the first viewing.

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Feb 18

Brown, Irving speak out against Fox News host’s ‘shut up and dribble’ comments

Celtics teammates Jaylen Brown and Kyrie Irving were among several NBA players who addressed the controversial comments Fox News host Laura Ingraham made during a recent episode of her show, The Ingraham Angle. “Who’s to say because you’re just a baske…

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Feb 18

Jaylen Brown was repeatedly asked about his reputation as an intellectual NBA player

“I challenge whoever has the ideal or the ideology of a ‘so-called basketball player,’ I challenge them to come out and say what that is.”

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Feb 17

The officially unofficial list of top 10 kicks worn in the NBA this season

What’s more heated in the NBA than the quest for a playoff spot in the cutthroat Western Conference? The battle to become a sneaker king, of course.

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Feb 15

Danny Ainge responds to Janos, the cult hero of Celtics Twitter

Danny Ainge responded to a dyed-in-green-wool Celtics fan on Twitter Wednesday, agreeing with the fan’s assessment of the time Ray Allen and Doc Rivers spent in Boston. “Well said,” Boston’s general manager wrote. And well said …

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Feb 15

Isaiah Thomas says Rajon Rondo hit him 3 times and brought up his Celtics tribute video

Both players were tossed from the game.

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Feb 15

DeAndre Jordan has 30 points and 13 rebounds, Clippers beat Celtics

DeAndre Jordan had 30 points and 13 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Boston Celtics 129-119 night for their fourth victory in five games

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Feb 15

Dick Vitale opens up on Brad Stevens, Kyrie Irving and the Celtics

Vitale, who is calling a Celtics game, got to know several prominent Celtics from their time in college.

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Feb 14

Paul Pierce believes Kevin Garnett’s number will also be retired

Without any Olympic distractions, the NHL proceeds apace. The Bruins defeated the Flames on Tuesday night by a 5-2 final score, with Patrice Bergeron scoring the 17th and 18th goals of his last 19 games. Here’s a look at a few other stories: Paul…

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Feb 14

‘Over the last few years, I have been berated, lambasted and had my name smeared’

“You may not want to hear this, but I will always be a Celtic.”

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Feb 13

Should the Celtics retire Kevin Garnett’s number?

Welcome to Boston.com’s Sports Q, our daily conversation, initiated by you and moderated by Chad Finn, about a compelling topic in Boston sports. Here’s how it works: You submit questions to Chad through Twitter, Facebook, email, his Friday chat, and a…

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Feb 13

Kevin Garnett’s hoodie appears to defy the laws of physics

How does it stay on his head?

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2018/02/13/the-peculiar-case-of-kevin-garnetts-hoodie