Boston Celtics Articles
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Making history goes both ways
While the Boston Celtics want to make history, the Miami Heat will want to avoid it.
Malcolm Brogdon (right forearm) ruled OUT of Game 6 in Miami
Boston went without Brogdon for the second half of Game 5.
Jayson Tatum could be an All-NBA defender
The Celtics’ star has been wildly inconsistent on the defensive end in these playoffs. But when he’s at his best, he can be a top-5 defender and the face of Boston’s defense.
Surviving the Miami Vice
The Celtics have withstood the Heat’s unrelenting competence for two straight games.
Joe Mazzulla has the Celtics cooking now
If you can’t stand the Heat, get out of the kitchen!
Celtics get another one, beat the Heat 110-97 in Game 5
Don’t let them get a third one . . .
The Celtics finally won the turnover battle in Game 4. Is that a good omen?
Boston committed just 10 turnovers against Miami’s 15, the first time all series that the Celtics have had fewer giveaways.
How the Heat might use their margin for error, and how the Celtics can counter
Up 3-1, the Heat don’t need to change too much, and that might be their biggest problem.
How Malcolm Brogdon’s injury affects the Celtics
Could Payton Pritchard or Sam Hauser get some run if Brogdon’s minutes continue to dwindle?
Three reasons why the Celtics are the perfect team to come back from an 0-3 hole
Teams down 3-0 in the NBA Playoffs are 0-150. But if anyone can make history, it’s Boston.
Celtics scrambling to rediscover identity with season likely over
The Celtics’ players began talking about a defensive focus. Joe Mazzulla maintained his message of offensive management. Now, it’s worth asking if it’ll resonate next year.
Joe Mazzulla has lost the plot
Boston's head coach needs to find answers and the Celtics’ identity, and fast.
The Heat deserve plenty of credit up 2-0
Celtics vs. Heat is a battle of man vs. machine.
“Everything is connected”
In a Game 1 loss, the Celtics learned yet again that the invisible forces of basketball — momentum, confidence, intensity — are all within their control.
Derrick White can bring the heat to beat the Heat
Derrick White has been slumping in recent weeks, but the upcoming series against Miami could bring the best out of him.
Pace and patience: how the Celtics found the right offensive tempo
Pace is important, but it’s not the only thing. To play at their best, the Celtics need to find the right offensive tempo.
The Robert Williams conundrum
Robert Williams will start Game 1 against Miami, but he might be better suited off the bench.
Celtics need to win mental game against the Heat, and that starts with Al Horford
The veteran brings more to the table than just his on-court play.
Celtics players grabbed the wheel from Joe Mazzulla with season on the line
Between a starting lineup change and conversations in huddles, the Celtics’ players assumed responsibility from Joe Mazzulla, while holding him accountable with the season on the line.
Riding the emotional rollercoaster with the Celtics
Every playoff series is stressful, but the Celtics are a heck of a ride this year.
Celtics force Game 7, beat the 76ers 95-86 in critical Game 6
Boston’s role players showed up to save the season before Jayson Tatum shut the door on the Sixers.
The Celtics could finally be in their comfort zone
Boston loved playing with their backs up against the wall during last year’s playoff run. Now, they have a chance to do the same.
Celtics missing key ingredients from last year with season on the line
The Celtics surprisingly play for their season in mid-May at Philadelphia on Thursday. The trends that set up their potential elimination doesn’t make it a stunning.
Time to finally find out what these Celtics are made of
It’s now or never. Can they keep their season alive?
Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum both make All-NBA teams
Both of Boston’s star players now have the opportunity to get significantly richer.
It might be time to rethink the Celtics end-of-game pecking order
Jaylen Brown is averaging 25 points on 55% shooting and 47% from three during these playoffs, but he ranks 6th in fourth quarter usage rate during the Sixers series. Something isn’t adding up.
Derrick White earns NBA All-Defensive Second Team honors, Marcus Smart made neither team
Derrick White earns a nice bonus while last year’s DPOY missed placement completely.
Leadership takes many forms, but don’t question its existence with the Celtics
Boston doesn’t employ the same outward-facing style they displayed last season, but their leadership still runs deep.
The Celtics are all business, all the time
Boston’s level-headed nature has defined their season.
The only place you read about the Celtics on ESPN is in the weekly rankings on, while the Lakers have 2 articles a day I’ll take it, 100%! Let’s go Celtics!
No Drama Celtics just keep winning.