Marcus Smart Finding Groove From 3-Point RangeExtra work has produced immediate dividends for the guard over the team’s past five games.
Robb: Isaiah Thomas Still A Motivated Man After Earning All-Star BerthNot many people expected the Boston Celtics to have an All-Star less than three years into its rebuilding process. Fewer likely believed it would be a player under 6-feet tall.
Marcus Smart Surprised By Selection To Rising Stars GameMarcus Smart has only played in 25 games this season, but that hasn’t stopped folks from around the league from noticing his impact.
Robb: Crowder Makes Amends After Untimely Technical Foul Against WizardsBrian Robb says Jae Crowder makes amends following an untimely technical foul in the Celtics' narrow win over the Washington Wizards Saturday night.
Robb: Isaiah Thomas Believes Trade To Celtics Turned His Career AroundIt’s been a whirlwind 11 months for Isaiah Thomas since his arrival in Boston at the 2015 trade deadline.
Robb: Sullinger Enjoying Success After Stepping Away From 3-Point AttemptsAfter a brief demotion out of the starting five, Jared Sullinger has changed his shooting philosophy and is enjoying some success with his mid-range shot.
Robb: Brad Stevens Rejoins Celtics After Visiting Ex-Butler Player Battling CancerThe third-year head coach missed Thursday’s loss against the Chicago Bulls in order to be with his former Butler player Andrew Smith in Indiana who is battling an aggressive form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Robb: Danny Ainge Trying To Consolidate Quantity For Quality On Trade MarketWith nearly a half of the regular season in the books now though, uneven play, especially from the team’s second unit, has been a recurring problem for Brad Stevens.
Robb: Should Celtics Stick With Kelly Olynyk In Starting Five?Kelly Olynyk has started just three games during the 2015-16 Celtics season, but that number is poised to increase in the coming weeks.
Stevens 'Curious' About Jordan Mickey After Strong Stretch In D-LeagueWhile the Celtics already have a major logjam in their frontcourt, Jordan Mickey's recent strong play in the D-League could lead to him getting a shot in Boston.
Robb: Celtics' Loss To Nets Hurts Twice As Much In The StandingsBoston lost to Brooklyn 100-97 on Saturday.
Robb: Celtics Get Their Swagger Back During 4-Game Win StreakThe Celtics have regained their swagger during a four-game win streak, and with several winnable games over the next week, have a chance to separate themselves from a crowded Eastern Conference pack.