Brian Robb

Boston Celtics rookie guard Marcus Smart. (Photo by Brian Babineau /NBAE via Getty Images)

Robb: Celtics Are Staying Cautious With Marcus Smart’s Recovery

Fans should be thankful the team is playing it smart with their young guard.

8 hours ago

Damian Lillard (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Robb: Celtics Starting To Show Some Fight On Defensive End

The Celtics’ commitment to defense finally showed up in Sunday’s loss to Portland.

11/24/2014

Jared Sullinger shoots against the Memphis Grizzlies.  (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Robb: Grizzlies Teach Young Celtics Big Men A Lesson

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.

11/22/2014

Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo goes for a floater against the Dallas Mavericks. (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Robb: Can The Celtics Sustain Their Hot Start On Offense?

Most fans expected the Boston Celtics offense to be a bit better in year two of the Brad Stevens era.

11/21/2014

Brad Stevens (Photo by Brian Babineau /NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics’ Brad Stevens: No Moral Victories, We Just Have To Get Better

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.

11/17/2014

Boston Celtics rookie guard Marcus Smart.  (Photo by Danny Bollinger/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Bench Will Need To Step Up With Marcus Smart Sidelined

Thankfully for the Celtics, the damage to Smart’s ankle wasn’t nearly as dramatic as had been anticipated.

11/08/2014

Kyle Lowry #7 of the Toronto Raptors steals the ball from Marcus Smart #36 of the Boston Celtics in the second half at TD Garden on November 5, 2014. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Robb: Celtics Give Game Away To Raptors, Literally

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.

11/06/2014

Celtics rookie Marcus Smart.  (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Memorable Homecoming For Celtics’ Smart Despite Loss To Mavs

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.

11/04/2014

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Robb: Celtics Skid Against Western Conference Likely Won’t End Soon

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.

11/03/2014

Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Robb: Rajon Rondo Working To Change Ball Domination Reputation

Rajon Rondo said he was inspired to move without the ball while watching Tony Parker of the San Antonia Spurs in the NBA Finals.

11/01/2014

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