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Boston Celtics Film Study

How the Jazz frustrated Jayson Tatum

Utah threw the kitchen sink at the Celtics’ MVP candidate.

Parquet plays: Malcolm Brogdon, giant killer

Against the Lakers, the Celtics turned to an unlikely source to stop their size.

Parquet plays: maybe timeouts are a good thing

A Brad Stevens-esque ATO at the close of overtime gave the Celtics the lead.

CelticsBlog film room: What is the ‘Blind Pig’?

The play has a weird name, but it works like a charm.

CelticsBlog film room: creating plays with off-ball movement

The Celtics are playing some selfless basketball right now.

CelticsBlog film room: double bigs = double trouble

The Celtics took one of their usual sets, and spiced things up a little.

CelticsBlog film room: adding variance to traditional sets

The Boston Celtics put a modern twist on a classic.

Parquet Plays: doubling Doncic in Dallas

After getting drubbed in Oklahoma City, the Celtics came into Dallas looking to make a statement.

Tale of two Jaylen Browns

The Celtics All-Star has put up some great counting stats, but a deeper dive reveals a world of problems.

CelticsBlog film room: third quarter curse strikes again vs. Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers upped their defensive intensity to spark their comeback.

CelticsBlog Film Room: Jayson Tatum as the roll man

Jayson Tatum is finding new ways to generate scoring opportunities.

How Boston’s ‘quick’ actions took control of the 4th against Nets

The Celtics got the ball to their best players in the clutch.

Attacking the Miami zone

The Celtics didn’t blink whenever the Heat tried to throw some zone into their defensive coverages.

Parquet plays: setting up the lob

Luke Kornet and Malcolm Brogdon have a nice two-man game.

Parquet Plays: Slipping the Spain PnR

Joe Mazzulla just keeps on impressing with his play calls.

Why the Celtics utilized delayed cuts against the Grizzlies

Boston simply refuse to be contained.

Parquet Plays: setting up Sam Hauser

The Celtics ran an Iverson Rip DHO to get Sam Hauser an early bucket.

Floaters, cutting, and drives: How Jayson Tatum re-vamped his game

The Celtics star has added new levels to his offensive game.

How Chicago cooked Boston with their size

The Bulls punished the Celtics’ lack of size en route to a blowout victory.

Defending Miami’s stagger action

The Celtics made some adjustments to their defensive coverage.

Joe Mazzulla is already making his mark

The rookie head coach had his fingerprints all over Boston’s season opener.

Creating offense from the big men

Against the Raptors, Boston ran more offense through their 4’s and 5’s.

A closer look at the Celtics 21 series

The Celtics had a reliable system out of their 21 series, and went to it early and often throughout the season.

X’s and O’s Week: lob actions to Robert Williams

The Celtics have one of the best alley-oop threats in the league. Here’s why the presence of Time Lord offers such a security blanket for the team’s offense.

X’s and O’s Week: Jaylen Brown’s career progression in 25 clips

If you’re wondering why Jaylen feels disrespected, look no further at his unparalleled development in Boston.

X’s and O’s Week: elbow zoom actions

Boston’s elbow zoom series was a success throughout last season.

X’s and O’s Week: different shooting sets to help diversify the Celtics’ offense

The Celtics added more shooting this offseason, so why not add some more shooting sets?

X’s and O’s Week: Celtics favorite backdoor sets

When the star players get face-guarded, how does Ime Udoka help get them open?

Tatum at his best when playing off two feet

Two feet for safety, right Jayson?

Post-ups could be utilized more in Boston next season

With so many big guards and wings, isolating down low has a distinct advantage for the Celtics.

CelticsBlog film room: Malcolm Brogdon

Boston’s prized acquisition of the summer helps Celtics defense while adding an element on offense.

CelticsBlog film room: Danilo Gallinari

A look at the spots and actions that bring out the best in Gallinari.

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