2012 NBA Playoffs

Celtics head coach Doc Rivers talks with his team during a timeout in the 2012 NBA season. (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rivers Expects Injured Celtics To Play In Game 5, Hawks Make Change

The Boston Celtics have a chance to close out the Hawks on Tuesday night, and head coach Doc Rivers expects to have all hands on deck in Atlanta.


The Celtics are introduced prior to Game 4 of their playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Look To Earn Rest With Game 5 Victory Over Hawks

The Celtics can clinch their series against the Hawks, securing some much-needed rest, with a win in Atlanta Tuesday night.


Celtics guard Ray Allen. (Photo by Steve Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Optimistic Allen Practices, ‘In A Good Place’

Celtics shooting guard Ray Allen hit the practice floor on Thursday, and has high hopes he can play in Game 3 against the Hawks Friday night.


Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Hawks’ Smith Suffers Knee Sprain, To Be Evaluated On Wednesday

After capturing Game 2 against the Hawks Tuesday night, the Celtics might catch a break when it comes to Game 3.


Celtics center Greg Stiemsma blocks Atlanta's Joe Johnson during the first round of the 2012 NBA Playoffs.  (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Stiemsma On Toucher & Rich: Celtics ‘Weren’t Going To Make Any Excuses’ With Rondo Out

Center Greg Stiemsma joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich on Wednesday, and said the Celtics knew what had to be done Tuesday night in Game 2 against the Hawks.


Celtics forward Paul Pierce in Game 2 of their 2012 playoffs series against the Atlanta Hawks. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Pierce Does It All For Celtics In Game 2 Win

With their star point guard out for Game 2, the Boston Celtics turned to an old reliable to carry the load.


Celtics Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Without Rondo, ‘Resilient’ Celtics Ready For Game 2 Against Hawks

Rajon Rondo lost control in the final minute of Game 1, and that means he won’t be on the court for Game 2.


Celtics forward Paul Pierce. (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

With No Rondo, Celtics Will Be Counting On Paul Pierce To Run Offense

The Boston Celtics will have their hands full without Rajon Rondo in Tuesday night’s Game 2 against the Atlanta Hawks, but should still be confident without the NBA’s assist leader.