The Boston Celtics let some old issues creep in against the Indiana Pacers.
The Indiana Pacers defeated the Celtics 122-112 in an electric, must win knockout round. While some dislike the tournament, it provided Boston a playoff type atmosphere.
The Celtics could use some more reliable bench options. But at what price?
We’re 20 games in; what do you think of this year’s Boston Celtics?
Combined with poor shooting and turnovers, the Celtics’ bad defense helped the Pacers to advance in the In-Season Tournament.
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The Celtics’ In-Season Tournament run was a brief one, as they fell to the upstart Pacers in the quarterfinals
It’s the first In-Season Tournament bracket game… ever. That’s pretty cool.
Tatum led the Celtics to a 14-4 record while averaging 27.7 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 4.1 assists.
Porzingis has been out since straining his calf on Nov. 24.
The In-Season Tournament could provide a platform for the Celtics to dominant in the postseason.
A few notes on potential depth pieces, and a salary cap cheat code to facilitate an Alex Caruso trade.
The Boston Celtics need to attack the rim a little bit more
Horford finished the night with 20 points (7-9 FG), six rebounds, three assists, and two blocks in a 125-119 victory against Philadelphia.
The Boston superstar was tossed in the third quarter vs. Philadelphia on Friday night.
Al Horford scored a season-high 20 points, Derrick White had 21, and the Celtics executed down the stretch to pull away from an Embiid and Maxey-less 76ers team.
How Stevens’ relentless desire to win morphed into a unique leadership style the Celtics will need.
Here come the Sixers, just maybe not all of them.
Welcome back to everyone’s favorite show: trying to figure out who the Celtics’ rivals are. The 76ers are coming to town, but are they a true rival?
Luke Kornet is doing his job offensively, Jaylen Brown has started to move the rock, and Joe Mazzulla deserves more respect.
The two-way center has excelled in his limited preseason minutes with the Celtics.
I like it more than I initially thought I would, but it’s not quite a finished product.
Scoreboard watching, starters in the fourth quarter of a blowout playing hard and tension between head coaches made the most forgettable of regular season games a moment.
The Celtics advanced to the next round of the In-Season Tournament, but more importantly, had way too much fun. And so did I.
Celtics’ dramatic win over Bulls spawns criticism of In-Season Tournament: ‘Not how the game is supposed to be played’
Highlighted by a Hack-a-Drummond strategy while up 30+ points, Boston’s In-Season Tournament win over Chicago drew criticism from the players.
Boston will compete for the first ever NBA Cup after a blowout win over Chicago.
The Celtics pulled out all the stops in a bid to advance to the quarterfinals of the In-Season Tournament
How ‘Bout Them Celtics: Celtics’ road to In-Season Tournament Quarterfinals and Sam Hauser’s emergence
The Celtics just like making things difficult for themselves.