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Assessing the Boston Celtics pick-and-roll defense

Breaking down the Celtics pick and roll defense.

It's time for Ainge and Stevens to make a decision

Danny Ainge must trade either Brandon Bass or Kris Humphries, because they're taking away playing time from players with a future on the Celtics. Kelly Olynyk and Vitor Faverani need to play in order to mature their skills but they aren't getting it.

How will Boston change without Avery Bradley?

The Boston Celtics will change drastically without their young guard, Avery Bradley. Kevin O'Connor of explains how.

Meet Vander Blue

Meet Vander Blue, the newest player on the Boston Celtics.'s Kevin OConnor introduces Blue with an in-depth scouting report.

Defending the 3

The Celtics' recent struggles have coincided with the team getting torched by opponents from behind the three-point line.

The Rise and Fall of Jordan Crawford's Kevin O'Connor examines Jordan Crawford's production over the course of the 2013/14 NBA season. Crawford had once convinced fans that he was a new, reliable player, but has since reverted back to an untrustworthy ball-hog.

Analyzing the Boston Celtics' frontcourt pairings

Kevin O'Connor from uses advanced statistics to explain how the Boston Celtics' frontcourt is performing this season. Some interesting findings surround the production of Brandon Bass and Kris Humphries, as well as Jared Sullinger.

Quick-hit thoughts on the Lee for Bayless trade's Kevin O'Connor offers seven quick-hit thoughts on the Boston Celtics' trade of Courtney Lee for Jerryd Bayless. He discusses everything from the benefits of the trade, Lee's time with Boston, and Phil Pressey's role going forward

A College Basketball Guide for Celtics Fans: Ed. 3

With two first-round draft picks in the absolutely stacked 2014 NBA Draft, Boston Celtics fans should be excited to watch NCAA basketball this season. Kevin O'Connor previews the month ahead.

Driving Jeff Green

Kevin O'Connor examines Boston Celtics small forward Jeff Green's effectiveness at driving to the rim in the half court. A new advanced statistic is also born, called the "half court drive," or "HCD."

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