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Celtics guard Marcus Smart celebrates after hitting a shot late against the Atlanta Hawks. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics At 7: C’s Should Embrace A Run At Playoffs

Should the Celtics make a run for the playoffs. Adam Jones thinks it will be beneficial to the players and their head coach.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/13/2015

Michael Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls attempts a dunk during the 1987 Slam Dunk Contest on February 7, 1987.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Top 10 Greatest Dunks In Slam Dunk Contest History

Before the league’s four best dunkers take center stage this weekend, lets re-live the top 10 greatest dunks from the past.

02/13/2015

Evan Turner #11 of the Boston Celtics drives to the basket against Al Horford #15 of the Atlanta Hawks on February 11, 2015 at TD Garden. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Enter All-Star Break On Positive Note

The win, improbable as it was, came on a night where the Celtics shot 32.3%, their worst shooting night of the year.

02/12/2015

OAKLAND, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Vince Carter #15 of the Toronto Raptors soars for a dunk during the 2000 NBA Slam Dunk Contest at The Arena in Oakland on February 12, 2000 in Oakland, California.(Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

5 Best Slam Dunk Contests

The NBA enters All-Star weekend after tonight and with that comes the Dunk Contest. But let’s hop in the time machine and revisit the 5 best Dunk Contests in the event’s history.

02/12/2015

Head Coach Brad Stevens of the Boston Celtics talks with Avery Bradley #0 during a game against the Brooklyn Nets. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Stevens: ‘We Want Our Guys To Be Shooting For The Playoffs’

The Celtics are currently just two games back in the loss column of grabbing that eighth seed in the East.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/11/2015

The Atlanta Hawks bow their heads during the national anthem on February 9, 2015. (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Gorman: Celtics, Entire NBA Can Learn From Hawks

The red hot Hawks travel to Boston Wednesday to face the Celtics at TD Garden.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/11/2015

Danny Ainge, Celtics President of Basketball Operations, speaks at a press conference on June 21, 2012. (Photo by Rich Obrey/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ainge Talks Analytics, Playoff Format, Trade Deadline And More On T&R

Danny Ainge covered a lot of topics Wednesday morning on Toucher & Rich.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/11/2015

Center court logo of the Boston Celtics at the TD Banknorth Garden (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Players Remain On Edge With Trade Deadline Approaching

Danny Ainge has already made five trades since the start of training camp, and surely isn’t afraid to pull the trigger on more, if the right opportunities arise.

02/10/2015

DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 9: Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder stands on the court during a game against the Denver Nuggets on February 9, 2015 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA’s Top ‘Stop And Watch’ Players

In the past three weeks we’ve seen Steph Curry go for 51, Kevin Durant have his 43rd career 40 point game and Klay Thompson pour in 37 in one quarter. These kinds of performances are what we like to call “Stop and Watch games.” As in stop what you’re doing right now and get to a television immediately.

02/10/2015

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5 Sports Events More Surprising Than Beck Winning Album Of The Year

Let’s take a look at five events in sports over the last year more surprising than Beck’s shocking GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.

02/09/2015

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