The Celtics’ commitment to defense finally showed up in Sunday’s loss to Portland.
The Celtics have shown flashes of brilliance during the early stages of the 2014-15 season, but Friday night they got a painful reminder of how much work they have ahead of them.
Most fans expected the Boston Celtics offense to be a bit better in year two of the Brad Stevens era.
Stevens knows his young team needs to make some big fixes on the defensive end of the floor if they want to have a chance to close out games.
Thankfully for the Celtics, the damage to Smart’s ankle wasn’t nearly as dramatic as had been anticipated.
In basketball, turnovers come in many forms: bad passes, offensive fouls, traveling violations Wednesday night at the TD Garden, fans witnessed the Celtics make all of those miscues.
Marcus Smart didn’t get a win during his first homecoming as a pro Monday night in Dallas, but the result didn’t ruin the evening for the rookie point guard.
The Boston Celtics look to be a better squad this season, but Saturday night’s blowout loss to the Houston Rockets brought about a painful reminder: better might not be good enough when it comes to Western Conference opponents.
Rajon Rondo said he was inspired to move without the ball while watching Tony Parker of the San Antonia Spurs in the NBA Finals.
Who is playing? Who is stuck on the bench and what does it mean for the team? Brian Robb breaks down the Celtics’ rotation.