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Mar 21

Both sides like the sound of a Celtics-Wizards playoff matchup

Although there is no natural rivalry between the Celtics and Wizards, their running feud has escalated. After the Wizards lost in Boston in January, a small altercation broke out after Jae Crowder poked John Wall in the nose and Wall then swiped at Crowder. The disruption spilled into the hallway that separates the teams’ locker […]

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Mar 21

Who will earn the top seed in the Eastern Conference, the Celtics or the Cavs?

Debate the answer with Chad Finn and Boston sports fans at The Sports Q.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/sports-q/2017/03/21/who-will-earn-the-top-seed-in-the-eastern-conference-the-celtics-or-the-cavs

Mar 21

Isaiah Thomas on Wizards: ‘Those guys don’t like us and we don’t like them’

The Celtics point guard wasn’t shy about explaining the bitterness between the two squads

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Mar 21

Isaiah Thomas scores 25 in return as Celtics top Wizards

Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points after missing the previous two games with a bruised right knee, leading the Boston Celtics to a 110-102 victory over the Washington Wizards in another testy matchup between two of the top teams in the Eastern Conference

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/03/20/isaiah-thomas-scores-25-in-return-as-celtics-top-wizards

Mar 20

Ray Allen not invited to join 2008 Celtics teammate reunion vacation

“To go with the enemy, that’s unheard-of in sports.”

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/03/20/ray-allen-not-invited-to-join-2008-celtics-teammate-reunion-vacation

Mar 19

Philadelphia rallies from 13 down to beat Celtics 105-99

Robert Covington made the go-ahead 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 105-99 win over the Boston Celtics

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Mar 19

Who belongs on the Mount Rushmore of Boston sports play-by-play announcers?

Debate the answer with Chad Finn and Boston sports fans at The Sports Q.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/sports-q/2017/03/19/mount-rushmore-boston-sports-announcers

Mar 18

Jae Crowder helps lift Celtics past Nets 98-95

Jae Crowder scored nine of his 24 points late in the fourth quarter, Avery Bradley had 16 overall, and the Boston Celtics edged the Brooklyn Nets 98-95

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/03/17/jae-crowder-helps-lift-celtics-past-nets-98-95

Mar 17

Ray Allen thinks Isaiah Thomas should be MVP

He may have played his final NBA seasons with the Miami Heat, but Ray Allen still thinks green. In a recent interview on the Rich Eisen Show, the former Celtics star said that his current pick for NBA MVP is Isaiah Thomas. Calling Boston’s All-Star point guard “the spark” and “the engine that makes their team go,” […]

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Mar 17

Chat sports and media with Chad Finn at 2:30

Where Al Horford does all the little things and everyone actually notices.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-red-sox/2017/03/17/chat-sports-media-chad-finn-230-8

Mar 17

How the Celtics can (realistically) catch the Cavs for No. 1 seed in East

Boston has legitimate reason to set its sights higher than just holding onto the No. 2 seed.

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Mar 16

Knee injury will sideline Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas this weekend

Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas will miss games against the Nets and 76ers this weekend because of a right knee bone bruise, the team announced Thursday. Thomas’s status beyond this weekend is unclear. Thomas played 31 minutes and scored 27 points in Boston’s 117-104 win over the Timberwolves on Wednesday night, and there was no […]

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Mar 16

Jaylen Brown’s car got ‘popcorned’

“I was gone watch a movie tonight anyway.”

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Mar 16

5 draft prospects for Celtics fans to watch during March Madness

A number of potential top-5 picks will be action this weekend during the NCAA Tournament

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Mar 16

Watch Isaiah Thomas steal one of Rajon Rondo’s signature moves

Isaiah Thomas conjured memories of the former Celtics point guard on Wednesday night.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/03/15/watch-isaiah-thomas-steal-one-of-rajon-rondos-signature-moves

Mar 16

Big 2nd half helps Celtics to win over Timberwolves

Isaiah Thomas scored 27 points to lead the Boston Celtics past the Minnesota Timberwolves 117-104 on Wednesday night

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/03/15/big-2nd-half-helps-celtics-to-117-104-win-over-timberwolves

Mar 15

Should the Celtics be wary of Lonzo Ball’s dad?

COMMENTARY I’m predicting it so you can prepare for it, Celtics fans. Sometime between now and the NBA Draft, Lonzo Ball’s old man is going to say something ridiculous about Larry Bird. It’s inevitable whether or not the Ping-Pong balls have cooperated enough to put the Celtics in a position to draft LaVar Ball’s magnificently […]

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Mar 15

Celtics player power rankings: Avery Bradley shows little rust upon return

The Celtics close out the final 15 games of the regular season with one of the easiest schedules in league.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/03/15/celtics-player-power-rankings-avery-bradley-has-found-a-groove-quickly-since-return

Mar 13

Here’s the one word Brad Stevens would use to describe Danny Ainge

After the NBA trade deadline came and went, Celtics fans probably had a number of choice words to describe general manager Danny Ainge, who, despite the hype, ended up not making any changes to the team’s roster. But head coach Brad Stevens stood by Ainge’s move, trusting in the executive’s diligence and decision-making abilities. Stevens […]

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Mar 13

Thomas has 22, does wave, Celtics hand Bulls 5th loss in row

Isaiah Thomas scored 22 points and later joined fans doing the wave as it circled TD Garden, leading the Boston Celtics over Chicago 100-80 and sending the Bulls to their season-high fifth straight loss

Permanent link to this article: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-celtics/2017/03/12/thomas-has-22-does-wave-celtics-hand-bulls-5th-loss-in-row

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