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

Rondo, Celtics Host Pistons

A stellar performance from Rajon Rondo over the weekend allowed the Boston Celtics to avoid a third consecutive loss. The Celtics might need to rely even more heavily on their point guard in the near future.


Celtics Center Jermaine O'Neal. (Photo by Steve Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Ups and Downs: Hello JO

The Ups and Downs of the Celtics first victory of the season over the Detroit Pistons.


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Home Sweet Home: Celtics Get First Win Of Season

Paul Pierce returned and Jermaine O’Neal scored 19 points as he and the Boston Celtics ended a dismal start to their season with a 96-85 win in their home opener over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.


Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Open At Home Looking For First Win

The Celtics will be trying to avoid their worst start in 42 years Friday night in their home opener against the Detroit Pistons in a matchup of winless teams.


Paul Pierce #34 of the Boston Celtics drives against James Jones #22 of the Miami Heat in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 3, 2011 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pierce Game-Time Decision Against Pistons

Celtics forward Paul Pierce will be a game-time decision Friday night as he tried to return from a heel injury.


Celtics assitant coach Lawrence Frank. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

AP Source: Pistons To Offer Coaching Job To Celtics Assistant Lawrence Frank

The Pistons will offer their head coaching position to Celtics Assistant Lawrence Frank, according to an AP source.


Shaquille O'Neal limps off the court on April 3, 2011 at the TD Garden. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Beat Pistons, But Lose Shaq

The Boston Celtics got a rare, brief and encouraging glimpse of Shaquille O’Neal before he limped off to the locker room Sunday night.


Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen will all be heading to the NBA All-Star game. (Credit: Nathaniel S. Butler, NBA Via Getty Images)

Celtics Big Four Going To NBA All-Star Game

Rajon Rondo, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen will accompany Kevin Garnett to the NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles.


Kendrick Perkins #43 of the Boston Celtics shoots against Antawn Jamison #4 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the game on January 25, 2011 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Copyright 2011 NBAE (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Gary Washburn On Perkins’ Return

Gary Washburn talked with Toucher & Rich about the Boston Celtics and the return of Kendrick Perkins.

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The Celtics Close Out Their Homestand Friday Night Against The Utah Jazz  (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Celtics Come From Behind, Beat Pistons

Paul Pierce scored 22 points, and Ray Allen hit a jumper with 25 seconds left to give the Boston Celtics their first lead of the second half and help them beat the Detroit Pistons 86-82 on Wednesday night.