The legend of Brad Stevens not only exists, it's growing. The Boston Celtics' 38-year-old coaching prodigy could keep his star soaring by leading his outgunned troops to a spirited showing against the NBA heavyweight Cleveland Cavaliers. Or, according to most pundits, pulling off a miracle. Show More Summary
The Boston Celtics are in the playoffs. That's fantastic news! The bad news? Bye-bye lottery. The Celtics have a 0 percent shot at landing a top-three pick in this year’s draft and have instead been awarded the 16th selection. Additionally,...Show More Summary
It came down to the wire, but the playoff matchups are set and the Eastern Conference has some surprise teams entering the fold this postseason with the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets claiming the final two seeds. While the Cleveland...Show More Summary
The Celtics look to continue their recent surge and pull off a major upset against LeBron's Cavaliers. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will meet the Boston Celtics in the first round of the postseason after clinching the No....Show More Summary
Watch live online when Lebron James leads the Cleveland Cavaliers against the visiting Boston Celtics as both teams return to the NBA Playoffs after prolonged absences — but they arrive there by very different routes, and while the Cavaliers...Show More Summary
The NBA regular season has drawn to a close, and the Boston Celtics are gearing up for a first-round matchup with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Almost nobody thinks Boston has a chance to win this series. That's understandable: The Cavaliers are significantly more talented than the Celtics, and Cleveland is a popular title favorite. Show More Summary
The No. 2 Cleveland Cavaliers attempt to defend their dominance against the No. 7 Boston Celtics in the first series of the NBA playoffs beginning this Sunday. How will the series play out? What are the storylines we should follow? Bleacher...Show More Summary
The Boston Celtics' Brad Stevens and the Los Angeles Clippers' Doc Rivers today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in April.
The Celtics had no business making the playoffs this season. Somehow, they did. There are 15 teams in the playoffs that believed they'd get here. Some had longer shots than others, but all hoped in their heart of hearts that they'd end...Show More Summary
Brad Stevens and a motley crew of role players have worked hard to create a team in the truest sense. BOSTON -- Brad Stevens was talking about coaching, or more accurately, he was answering a question about whether he ever expected to take this Celtics team into the playoffs. Show More Summary
LeBron James is leading the Cleveland Cavaliers back to the postseason, where a familiar foe awaits. The Boston Celtics and Cavs squared off in the playoffs twice during James' first tenure in Cleveland. The four-time MVP also met up...Show More Summary
The Lakers tried to chase history a few short years ago, acquiring Dwight Howard and Steve Nash to pair with Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol, all in the name of winning a 17th NBA championship and catching the hated Boston Celtics.
The Cleveland Cavaliers wanted to play the Boston Celtics in the first round. Head coach David Blatt rested his stars in back-to-back Boston victories last week that put Brad Stevens and Co. in position to capture the East's No. 7 seed. Their plan—if it truly was one—worked. Show More Summary
Gigi Datome scored 22 points, including two key buckets in the final 3 minutes, and the Boston Celtics ended the regular season with their sixth straight win following a 105-100 victory Wednesday night over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Isaiah Thomas hates coming off the bench Here’s NESN reporting on a key Boston Celtic: Isaiah Thomas won’t sugarcoat it: He hates coming off the bench. Hates it. If given the chance to start, Thomas would take it in a second. That’s not going to happen anytime soon, though. The Celtics point guard has been too valuable to his team [...]
Boston guard Avery Bradley is sitting out the Celtics' regular-season finale at Milwaukee on Wednesday night because of a left quad contusion.
The Boston Celtics are back in the NBA playoffs after a brief one-year absence. However, given the Celtics’ recent commitment to a long-term rebuild, one wonders whether a trip to the playoffs may hinder those rebuilding efforts. Boston...Show More Summary
Bostonians were surprised when the Celtics earned an N.B.A. playoff series with Cleveland but the Bruins missed the N.H.L. playoffs for the first time in eight years.
After a one-year hiatus, the Boston Celtics are headed back to the NBA Playoffs thanks to this game-winning bucket by Jae Crowder with only 0.8 seconds remaining in last night’s game against the Toronto Raptors. Check it out: For those who don’t remember, Jae Crowder was just one of the many pieces involved in the trade […]
The Boston Celtics entered Tuesday night's game against the Toronto Raptors needing a victory to clinch a playoff spot in the crowded bottom of the Eastern Conference. With 10 seconds left in the tied game, Celtics forward Evan Turner had his shot blocked out of bounds, leaving 3.1 seconds remaining. Show More Summary