The Celtics are currently just two games back in the loss column of grabbing that eighth seed in the East.
Danny Ainge covered a lot of topics Wednesday morning on Toucher & Rich.
Thornton has proved to be one of the most consistent players on the roster over the first 50 games of the year.
The Boston Celtics three-game winning streak came to an end Saturday night, losing 96-93 to the Milwaukee Bucks in Milwaukee.
Jared Sullinger led six Boston players in double figures with 22 points, adding eight rebounds and seven assists to send the Celtics to a 107-96 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.
Celtics head coach Brad Stevens weighed in on Jared Sullinger and a whole lot more on Gresh & Zo Friday afternoon.
Both the Bruins and Celtics are in action Saturday night, but the CBS Radio family has you covered.
Celtics power forward Jared Sullinger seems to be having some trouble beating the Boston traffic, but the lack of discipline by Brad Stevens is also concerning.
Benched at the start because of lateness, Jared Sullinger made two free throws with 22.8 seconds left to break a tie and lift the Boston Celtics over the Denver Nuggets 104-100 Wednesday night.
Celtics forward Jared Sullinger blamed traffic for showing up late in back-to-back games.