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It’s not a rivalry: 10 Takeaways from Celtics/Sixers

The Boston Celtics won their ninth straight game with a win over the Joel Embiid-less Sixers.

The Celtics shouldn’t be afraid of the Knicks

Some see the New York squad as the biggest threat to the Celtics in the Eastern Conference, but nothing about their record or their personnel supports that, so I refuse to live in fear.

Get the broom: 10 Takeaways from Celtics/Knicks

The Boston Celtics secured a season-series sweep against the New York Knicks with their win on Saturday.

Back in action: 10 takeaways from Celtics/Bulls

The Boston Celtics picked up where they left off after returning from the All-Star break.

The definitive guide to Jaylen Brown’s All-Defense campaign

A deep dive into Jaylen Brown’s All-Defense candidacy.

The NBA All-Star Game is idiotic—and I love it

The stupidity of the NBA All-Star Game set the internet ablaze trying to fix it, but never fear: I’ve figured it out... kind of.

Three Leaf Clover: Jayson Tatum the playmake-king

Jayson Tatum has made a playmaking jump and we want Walshy.

Championship mentality: 10 takeaways from Celtics/Nets

The Boston Celtics produced a statement performance to send them into the All-Star break.

Parquet plays: The 2-1-2 zone is still a work in progress

Joe Mazzulla might have another curveball for the playoffs.

The inside game: 1 takeaway from Celtics/Nets

The Boston Celtics dominated the post as they took care of business against the Brooklyn Nets.

What does Jaden Springer bring to Boston?

The Boston Celtics acquired the young guard from the Philadelphia 76ers at the NBA trade deadline.

Slugging it out: 10 Takeaways from Celtics/Heat

The Boston Celtics won a hard fought game against the Miami Heat on Sunday.

Into the Celticsverse: 10 Takeaways from Celtics/Wizards

The Boston Celtics defeated the Washington Wizards despite a first-half horror show on defense.

All-Star, schmall-star: Derrick White wins matchup against Trae Young in win over Hawks

You got the wrong guy, Adam Silver.

Finding a way: 10 Takeaways from Celtics/Hawks

The Boston Celtics took care of business against a resillient Atlanta Hawks team.

Xavier Tillman’s potential Celtics impact: Offense, defense, and the important stuff

The new Celtics big man is an elite defender, a work-in-progress on offense, and should be a great fit behind the scenes.

Can Jayson Tatum strengthen MVP case amid hot shooting streak?

With a hot shooting start to 2024, can Jayson Tatum build up his MVP case?

Back on track: 10 Takeaways from Celtics/Grizzlies

The Boston Celtics bounced back from their loss to the Los Angeles Lakers with an emphatic win over the Memphis Grizzlies.

Three leaf clover: the fiction of bad wins

Payton Pritchard is stealing from Steve Nash, the Jays are finding KP, and why bad wins don’t exist.

Target practice: Celtics take advantage of mismatches against Lakers’ Austin Reaves

The Lakers guard is the weakest link in LA’s defense.

Terrible, horrible, no good, very bad: 10 Takeaways from Celtics/Lakers

The Celtics were played off their own floor by the Lakers’ reserves, showing a complete lack of pride and intensity along the way. So what happened?

A tense ending: 10 Takeaways from Celtics/Pacers

The Boston Celtics were in total control of the game, and then they weren’t. Still, some exceptional defense secured the win over the Indiana Pacers.

The surge: 10 takeaways from Celtics/Pelicans

The Celtics came alive midway through the fourth quarter to bounce straight back into the win column.

Jaylen Brown’s mid-range game has opened up his scoring

Jaylen Brown’s mid-range game has flourished this season, and as a result, so has the rest of his offense.

Celtics offense crumbles without Kristaps Porzingis in loss to Clippers

Boston needs to be better without the big man, but their offense simply isn’t the same without him.

Are you kidding me?: 10 takeaways from Celtics/Clippers

In one of the least fun games of the season, the Celtics got bodied out of their own building in embarrassing fashion.

Unique scoring tactics propels the Cs over Heat

Luke Kornet provided a spark off the bench, leading the Celtics to outscore the Heat 36-26 in the third quarter.

Lessons from Celtics-Heat: flamethrower therapy

Last year’s playoff loss to the Heat still looms large over my psyche, but the Celtics’ total destruction Thursday night offered some perverse form of therapy.

Too easy: 10 takeaways from Celtics/Heat

The Boston Celtics could not miss against the Miami Heat en route to an easy win.

Kristaps Porzingis acting as release valve in Celtics offense, helps lead win over Heat

The Latvian big man is giving Boston new offensive opportunities every night.

A Boston Celtics trade deadline primer

A rundown of what the Celtics can do before and after February 8 and the many things they can’t.

How much have the Celtics improved this season?

As the Celtics passed the midway point on the NBA calendar, let’s take a look at the numbers and see how this team stacks up to years past.

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