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Boston Celtics Games

Game threads for the Boston Celtics.

The end of the beginning

The future is bright.

Jayson Tatum’s failure to launch

There’s no getting around it: With the moment bigger than it had ever been, Boston’s young star failed to be the player his team needed to win a championship. Let it serve as fuel moving forward.

The Celtics’ unfortunate postseason roots ended their season in Game 6

Turnovers, a lackluster offense, and ineffective rebounding hindered Boston’s NBA Finals dreams.

Celtics season ends with 103-90 Game 6 loss to Warriors

Boston Celtics rallied at the end, but once again, turnovers were the issue

Golden State Warriors (3-2) at Boston Celtics (2-3) The Finals Game #6 6/16/22

The Celtics look to force a Game 7 as they take on the Warriors at home in a win or go home matchup.

The Celtics wasted their best defensive game against Steph Curry

Boston’s defense on the best shooter of all time was historically great, but it was all for naught.

A 3-2 deficit against a proven champion? Sounds familiar.

This is a daunting task, but the Celtics have been here before. Can they do it again?

Ghastly turnovers continued to haunt the Celtics in Game 5 loss

The ghost of Celtics past, present, and (hopefully not) future reared its ugly head in Game 5.

Youthful mistakes plague Celtics in Game 5 loss to veteran Warriors

Turnovers, missed free throws, and conflicts with the officials foiled Boston’s comeback bid.

Boston Celtics Go Ice Cold in the 4th Quarter, Lose Game 5 104-94

Warriors supporting cast propels them to a pivotal Game 5 victory.

Celtics-Warriors Game 5 halftime hot takes

Golden State leads 51-39 at halftime of a pivotal Game 5.

Boston Celtics at Golden State Warriors The Finals Game #5 6/13/22

The Celtics look to take a 3-2 lead in the series as they take on the Warriors at the Chase Center in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.

Three things to watch for in Game 5 of The NBA Finals

Following a late collapse at the mercy of a miraculous performance from Steph Curry, the Celtics look to rebound and regain control of the series.

Some good news and some bad news

Game 4 will be chalked up as a loss, but it also showed just how dominant the Celtics have been in The Finals despite being knotted up 2-2.

Jayson Tatum’s continued struggles are rooted in foul hunting and mismatches

The superstar’s scoring woes continued in Game 4.

Celtics bend to Warriors’ Game 4 gameplan

Golden State controlled the pace from start to finish.

The Celtics went dormant on offense just as Steph Curry came alive

The Golden State star turned in the best performance of his NBA Finals career just as Boston seemed to lose all offensive urgency.

Celtics looking to bounce back in Game 5 (again)

Boston’s bounce back has carried them throughout the playoffs. Can they do it again on Monday?

Golden State Warriors (1-2) at Celtics (2-1) Finals Game #4 6/10/22

The Celtics look to take a commanding 3-1 lead as they host the Warriors for Game 4 of the NBA Finals.

Three keys to Game 4

Matching Golden State’s intensity has to be the number one priority.

Welcome to the NBA Finals, Grant Williams

Boston’s Batman has been talking the talk. Probably a bit too much. In Game 3, he finally looks like he’s ready to walk the walk.

Attacking Steph Curry

The greatest shooter of all time is the weakest link in Golden State’s defense.

Robert Williams reminded the Warriors just how much of a problem he is in Game 3 win

Allow him to reintroduce himself: His name is Rob. R to the O-B.

Figuring out the formula against the Warriors

The series is still up for grabs, but momentum is very much on Boston’s side.

Golden State Warriors at Boston Celtics The Finals Game #3 6/8/22

The series shifts to Boston for Game 3 with the two teams tied at 1 game each.

Three keys to Game 3

The Celtics will be looking to get back on track tonight as the series shifts to TD Garden.

The Celtics abandoned their offensive roots in Game 2 and fell right into the Warriors’ trap

Boston’s unrelenting desire to attack mismatches caused them to ditch what makes their offense so great.

Turnovers come back to haunt Celtics (again)

Eighteen turnovers lead to 33 points, and plunged the Celtics into a blowout loss in Game 2.

Al Horford on Game 2 officiating: “It was definitely different”

Boston let the referees get in their way in Game 2, and moving forward, that cannot happen.

We don’t talk about Draymond

No, no, no, no.

Boston Celtics (1-0) at Golden State Warriors (0-1) The Finals Game #2 6/5/22

The Celtics look to take a 2-0 lead as they take on the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals.

Live by the 3, die by the 3

Game 1 was a reminder of how much the current game is dependent on simply making shots