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BEST OF BST PODCAST: Irving and the C's can't be stopped
The BST crew discusses the Celtics hot streak, how Malcolm Mitchell can help the Patriots offense, and much more.
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Blakely: Here's why I'm not worried about Marcus Smart
A. Sherrod Blakely breaks down why he is not worried about Marcus Smart.
Gordon Hayward for Anthony Davis? Gary Tanguay is all for it
On Arbella Early Edition, Gary Tanguay argues that a Gordon Hayward-for-Anthony Davis trade would lead the Celtics to an NBA Finals victory.
Gary Tanguay makes mistake by saying Jayson Tatum can't dunk
Gary Tanguay slips up by saying Jayson Tatum can't dunk, and immediately gets showed how wrong he is.
Ex-Celtics star says he was 'catfished'
Former Celtics star Ray Allen said he is a victim of “catfishing,” and has asked a court to throw out a case where he is accused of stalking someone he met online.
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'Quite a resilient comeback'
This time it was the defense, not the offense, that struggled, but no matter. The Celtics -- despite trailing by double digits in the fourth quarter -- remain focused and pull it out against the Mavs.
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Highlights: Celtics come from behind to extend streak to 16
Celtics come from 13 points down in the 4th quarter to force overtime and eventually earn the win over the Mavericks to win their 16th straight game.
Kyrie Irving wins Tommy Award for 47 point performance
Kyrie Irving wins the Tommy Award in the Celtics OT win over the Mavericks.
Amica Game Recap: Celtics beat Mavericks in OT
Mike Gorman and Brian Scalabrine break down the Celtics OT win over the Mavericks.
'M-V-P!' chants -- in Dallas -- for Irving
Kyrie Irving delivers a performance that won’t be forgotten anytime soon, scoring 47 points in leading Boston to a 110-102 overtime win at Dallas.
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Stevens: Streak means nothing to me
Brad Stevens says that the Celtics winning streak does not mean anything to him.
Kyrie Irving reacts to 'MVP' chants during interview
Kyrie Irving reacts to 'MVP' chants from Boston Celtics fans during his postgame interview.
Kyrie Irving: 'We had to claw our way back'
Kyrie Irving talks with Kyle Draper about the Celtics comeback against the Mavericks to earn their 16th straight wins.
C's push streak to 16 with improbable win
Kyrie Irving leads the Boston Celtics to an improbable comeback and 110-102 overtime win over the Mavericks, pushing their streak to 16 games
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Marcus Smart find Jayson Tatum for the alley-oop
Marcus Smart find Jayson Tatum for the alley-oop
Kyrie scores 25 points in first half vs Mavericks
All 25 of Kyrie Irving's points in the first half against the Dallas Mavericks.
Tatum with another huge dunk
Jayson Tatum again delivers a highlight dunk in the Celtics' come-from-behind win over Dallas.
Kyrie's handle
Kyrie Irving almost trips up J.J. Barea with his ball handling then makes the three
MacMullan: NBA coaches more important than any other sport
Jackie MacMullan and Mike Felger debate whether a good coach in the NBA is more important than any other sport.
Even better than they thought
Kyrie Irving and the Celtics envisioned success, but a 15-game winning streak and the best record in the NBA? The experience, says Kyrie, has 'exceeded' his expectations.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Mavericks
The Celtics play the Mavericks in Dallas. Watch on NBC Sports Boston or on nbcsportsboston.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by Nissan, on the NBC Sports App.
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Celtics need to play Smart versus Mavs
Much like they did when facing the Hawks in Atlanta, the Celtics must approach tonight's game in Dallas with a focus on the opponent and not their record. Marcus Smart will be a big part of that strategy.
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What's biggest reason for the win streak?
A. Sherrod Blakely discusses what he believes is the biggest reason for the Celtics current win streak.
History in the making
The Celtics' 15-game winning streak is the fifth-longest in franchise history and puts these players in some pretty elite company . . . like with Paul Pierce, Larry Bird and Bill Russell.
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Morris should be feasting on seconds
As he showed Saturday against the Hawks, Marcus Morris can be the consistent scoring threat with the second unit that the Celtics have been lacking.
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Steph Curry addresses his bold statement about NBA Finals
Steph Curry addresses his comments regarding the Celtics-Warriors Finals, and what was taken out of context.
Rinse. Recycle. Repeat.
The Celtics keep falling behind early, rallying to make it close by halftime, then exploding to victory in the second half. It happens again Saturday in Atlanta for their 15th straight win.
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Marcus Morris wins the Tommy Award vs the Hawks
Marcus Morris dropped 14 points and sparked the Celtic's comeback vs the Hawks.
Amica Game Recap: Irving, Brown lead Celtics past Hawks
Brian Scalabrine and Mike Gorman break down the Celtics' 15th straight win, a 110-99 victory over the Hawks.
Highlights: Celtics beat Hawks to earn 15th straight win
Highlights from the Celtics 15th straight win, beating the Hawks, 110-99.
No lack of confidence for Brown
Jaylen Brown has long maintained that he believes he’ll be among the best in the league. It’s just a matter of him performing at a high level at both ends of the floor, consistently.
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Another happy fan goes home with Kyrie Irving's shoes
After his 30-point performance against the Hawks, Kyrie Irving gives his sneakers to a young fan.
Heinsohn: Tatum and Brown will be superstars in this league
Tommy Heinsohn has nothing but high praise for Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown after what he has been seeing.
Jaylen Brown: 'I know i can play with the best in the world'
Jaylen Brown talks with Abby Chin after the Celtics beat the Hawks to earn their 15th straight victory.
Tatum with his second resounding dunk
Jayson Tatum lifts off for his second enormous dunk of the third quarter.
Fifteen in a row, and counting, for Celts
Kyrie Irving leads all Celtics with 30 points with Jaylen Brown tallies a career-high 27 points as Boston extends its winning streak to 15 in a row.
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Tatum goes coast to coast for the slam
Jayson Tatum goes the full length of the court and emphasizes with a dunk
Tatum throws down monster one-handed slam
Tatum throws down monster one-handed slam
Brown block leads to Tatum slam
Brown block leads to Tatum slam
Celtics ball movement
Great C's ball movement leads to Jaylen Brown dunk.
Keeping fouls to a minimum
The Celtics' top-ranked defense has been able to do the seemingly impossible – defend without fouling a lot.
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Stevens: Play better to make streak 'valid'
You know who else - besides Charles Barkley - isn't impressed by the Celtics' winning streak? Their coach.   
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Kyrie goes back to the mask tonight
Celtics guard Kyrie told reporters in Atlanta that he'll grudgingly go back to wearing the clear plastic facemask he had been using to protect a facial fracture he suffered last week.   
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Kyrie Irving and Semi Ojeleye provide the defense for the Boston Celtics against the Atlanta Hawks.
A streak built on defense
The Celtics have managed to win all kinds of ways in their 14-game winning streak. The common denominator has been their defense taking away what an opponent - tonight it's Atlanta - likes to do.   
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Hawks
The Celtics play the Hawks in Atlanta. Watch on NBC Sports Boston or on nbcsportsboston.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by Nissan, on the NBC Sports App.
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C's defense looks to keep up historic pace
As the wins continue to pile up for the Boston Celtics, so does the praise and adulation from others throughout the league. 
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Steve Buckley: As big an early season game as I can remember
Steve Buckley joined Boston Sports Tonight to discuss just how big the Celtics victory over the Warriors was.
BST PODCAST: Are the C's now legit title contenders?
Are the Celtics now legit title contenders? The BST crew discusses that and more on the best of BST podcast.
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Scalabrine on Jaylen Brown: 'This guy is a gamer'
Brian Scalabrine and Kyle Draper discuss the inspired performance from Jaylen Brown following the death of a close friend.
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Mannix: Celtics are the front-runners to win the East
Chris Mannix believes that the Celtics are the front-runners to win the Eastern Conference but Bob Ryan isn't so sure.
C's put entire league on notice
Here are A. Sherrod Blakely's takeaways from Boston’s signature win of the season, 92-88 over Golden State.
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Unmasking the NBA’s best
Who wore it better? Kyrie or some of the NBA’s other masked men? Also, the top defenders, rookies and more.
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Scalabrine on Jaylen Brown: 'This guy is a gamer'
Brian Scalabrine and Kyle Draper discuss the inspired performance from Jaylen Brown following the death of a close friend.
Difference between 2008 defense vs. this team's defense
Brian Scalabrine talks about how the defense on this year's Celtics team is completely different than howdefense was played on the 2008 team.
Sam Amick talks Kyrie, C's streak and his Isaiah interview
The Celtics beat the Warriors Thursday night at TD Garden for their 14th straight win, and A. Sherrod Blakely and Kyle Draper talk about the remarkable victory.
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Celtics Talk Podcast: Sam Amick on Kyrie Irving
In this clip from a new Celtics Talk Podcast, USA Today NBA Insider Sam Amick talks about how Kyrie Irving fit has been so far in Boston
Boston Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum gets back on defense amid cheers from owner Wyc Grousbeck and the TD Garden crowd.
Express lane to top
The big takeaway from the Celtics knocking off the defending champion Warriors for their 14th consecutive victory is that the C's ascension to the top of the NBA mountain is a matter of when, not if, it’ll h
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Emotional night
After the death of his best friend on Wednesday, Jaylen Brown 'didn't want to leave my room.' But his friend's family inspires him to play, and he helps the Celtics to a victory over the defending NBA champs
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BST PODCAST: C's beat Warriors to make it 14 straight
The Celtics defeat the Warriors, increasing their win streak to 14 games. Tom E. Curran, Kayce Smith, Michael Holley, Tom Giles and Chris Mannix discuss the victory.
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Brown the difference-maker in huge win vs Warriors
Here are the Stars, Studs and Duds from Boston’s 92-88 win over Golden State to extend the Celtics’ winning streak to 14 in a row. 
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Jaylen Brown opens up about losing his best friend
Jaylen Brown discusses losing his best friend the night before the Celtics faced the Warriors, and deciding to play in his honor.
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Curry: Celtics getting to free-throw line difference in game
Steph Curry says that the Celtics getting to the free throw line was the difference in the game.
Jaylen Brown opens up about losing his best friend
Jaylen Brown discusses losing his best friend the night before the Celtics faced the Warriors, and deciding to play in his honor.
Stevens: 'They stayed together, they're resilient'
Brad Stevens praises his teams effort in their 14th straight win.
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Stevens discusses Jaylen playing after losing a close friend
Brad Stevens discusses Jaylen Brown playing after losing a close friend, and how it was similar to talks he had with Isaiah Thomas last year.
Amica Game Recap: Celtics streak reaches 14
Tommy Heinsohn and Mike Gorman break down the Celtics' 92-88 victory over the reigning champion Golden State Warriors.
Marcus Smart: 'We got a good win against a great team'
Marcus Smart talks with Abby Chin after the Celtics beat the Warriors to earn their 14th straight win.
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Jaylen Brown wins the Tommy Award vs the Warriors
Jaylen Brown had a team-high 22 points to go along with seven rebounds in the Celtics' 92-88 win over the Warriors.
Stevens: 'They stayed together, they're resilient'
Brad Stevens praises his teams effort in their 14th straight win.
Marcus Smart: 'We got a good win against a great team'
Marcus Smart talks with Abby Chin after the Celtics beat the Warriors to earn their 14th straight win.
Irving, C's finish strong to top Warriors
The Celtics extend their league-best winning streak to 14 in a row with an impressive win over the Warriors.
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Brian Scalabrine on Celtics: 'This defense is real!'
Brian Scalabrine praises the Celtics effort in their 14th straight win.
Durant applauds Kyrie for making ‘basketball move’ in trade request
Kevin Durant understands the scrutiny Kyrie Irving has faced. "He chose the basketball route," Durant said of Irving's decision to leave Cleveland for Boston.
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Ratto: Why Draymond Green is the perfect college professor
Prof. Draymond Green? Well, he has led, and been led. He has learned, and he has taught. He has certainly lectured, as any teammate, official and media member will testify. 
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Gordon Hayward of the Boston Celtics shoots in a preseason game vs. the Charlotte Hornets.
Miss ya, Gordo
Thursday's star-studded matchup with the Warriors doesn't feel quite right. It might be the first time Celtics fans truly miss Gordon Hayward.
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Kyrie Irving, then with the Cleveland Cavaliers, and Kevin Durant (right) of the Golden State Warriors at the 2017 NBA Finals.
Is Kyrie's move just like KD's?
Leaving a championship contender and its fans behind to try and bring another title to a conference rival? Kevin Durant's been there, too.
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Is Danny Ainge over Kevin Durant signing with the Warriors?
After supposedly being a finalist to land then-free agent Kevin Durant, Toucher & Rich ask Danny Ainge if he still feels burned by KD choosing the Warriors.
Thrill of the chase
For the first time in years, it feels like the Celtics have a legitimate chance to compete for a championship. And Steph Curry knows '[that] first chase . . . it’s fun.'
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PODCAST: Previewing Celtics-Warriors
Chris Mannix and the Boston Sports Tonight crew break down the Celtics-Warriors matchups, what Boston has to do to extend its winning streak, and how close the two teams really are.
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Brad Stevens responds to Steve Kerr praising the Celtics
Brad Stevens responds to Steve Kerr praising the Celtics as 'the future of the East'
13 favorite moments from Celtics 13 game wins streak
We take a look our 13 favorite moments from the Celtics 13 game win streak.
Staying focused
Long winning streak? Potential NBA Finals preview tonight? No matter. While all around them lose their heads, the Celts are keeping theirs.
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How big is the gap between Warriors and Celtics?
A. Sherrod Blakely joins Arbella Early Edition to give his take on how big the gap is between the Warriors and the Celtics.
View from Bay Area: NBA Finals come early
Monte Poole says the 2017 NBA Finals will not feature Warriors-Cavaliers IV. Instead, the Warriors should be focused on the Celtics
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Big praise for the Celtics
Warriors columnist Marcus Thompson II previews Thursday's showdown ina new Celtics Talk podcast
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Getting what they paid for
Kyrie Irving wanted to come to Boston for games like Thursday's. The Celtics wanted to acquire Irving for games like Thursday's. Now to see if they can both get their payoff.
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Making a run for it
The Celtics' impressive run, which continued in Brooklyn with their 13th consecutive win, gets its biggest test yet Thursday against Golden State.
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Brown discusses C's streak and . . . writing poetry?
Jaylen Brown joined SportsNet New York reporter Taylor Rooks on her podcast, "Timeout With Taylor Rooks", to talk about the Celtics' winning streak, playing for coach Brad Stevens, and more.
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Would Mike Gorman trade Brown & Tatum for Anthony Davis?
Mike Gorman, "the Voice of the Celtics", talks to Toucher & Rich about whether he would hypothetically include Jaylen Brown AND Jayson Tatum in a deal for Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis.
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Would Mike Gorman trade Brown & Tatum for Anthony Davis?
Mike Gorman, "the Voice of the Celtics", talks to Toucher & Rich about whether he would hypothetically include Jaylen Brown AND Jayson Tatum in a deal for Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis
PODCAST: Looking ahead to Warriors
Tom E. Curran, Kayce Smith and Tom Giles discuss the Celtics' win over the Nets, which extends their winning streak to 13 games, and their marquee matchup with the Warriors on Thursday.
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Breaking it down
The Celtics' winning streak is impressive, but what stands out even more is how it has come about and all the different contributors who have had a hand in it
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'Great challenge' ahead
There are some things in life that you know are absolutes. Talk centering around Golden State within moments of defeating Brooklyn? Yup, that’s one of ‘em.
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Amica Game Recap: Masked Kyrie leads Celtics to win
Mike Gorman and Brian Scalabrine breaks down the Celtics 13th straight win in this Amica Game Recap.
Kyrie Irving salutes the soldiers
Kyrie Irving gives his jersey and shoes to soldiers after the game on Military Appreciation Night.
Highlights: Celtics win 13th straight with win over Nets
Highlights from the Celtics 13th straight win.
Kerr: Looks like Boston is the team of the future
Warriors head coach Steve Kerr talks about the future of the Celtics.
Morris: Guys are jelling and we're defending our asses off
Marcus Morris discusses what has been going right during the 13 game winning streak and why they have been so successful.
Heinsohn: Brown and Tatum upgrade over Crowder defensively
Tommy Heinsohn explains why he believes the duo of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown are an upgrade defensively over Jae Crowder.
Kyrie on upcoming Warriors game: Great challenge for us
Kyrie Irving talks about extending the winning streak to 13 games, if he has a problem wearing the mask, and the upcoming Warriors game.
Celtics find yet another way to win
Tuesday’s 109-102 win over the Nets is yet another chapter in the narrative about a Celtics team that has an uncanny, unshakable will to win regardless of the opponent.
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Kerr says C's are 'team of the future'
Warriors coach Steve Kerr has a glowing review of what the Celtics are doing right now, and how they're positioned for future success.
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Kyrie Irving getting tired of wearing the mask
Kyrie Irving getting tired of wearing the mask
Jaylen Brown throws down the windmill dunk
Jaylen Brown grabs the steal then throws down the windmill dunk.
Jaylen goes windmill off steal
Jaylen Brown finishes with a breakaway windmill dunk
Did LeBron James throw shade at Kyrie Irving again?
A. Sherrod Blakely discusses whether he thinks LeBron James most recent comments were throwing shade at Kyrie Irving once again.
Breaking it down
The Celtics' 13-game winning streak is impressive, but more impressive is how it has come about and all the different contributors who have had a hand in it.
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Celtics looking for lucky number 13
The Celtics look for their 13th win in a row vs the Nets on NBC Sports Boston. Our coverage begins at 7pm, and you can stream it on NBCSportsBoston.com or via the NBC Sports App.
Irving returns to Celtics lineup tonight
Kyrie Irving, who suffered a facial fracture in Friday night's game against Charlotte and missed Sunday's contest against Toronto, will play tonight with a mask against the Nets in Brooklyn.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Nets
The Celtics play the Nets in Brooklyn. Watch on NBC Sports Boston or on nbcsportsboston.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by Nissan, on the NBC Sports App.
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Improved offense vs. top defense
The Celtics won all four matchups against the Nets last season, but the average margin of victory was only nine points. What will happen when they meet for the first time tonight?
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Tatum > Davis?
For years, Gary Tanguay has yearned for Anthony Davis to become a Celtic. But after a mere 14 games, Jayson Tatum has stolen his heart.
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Gaining confidence
Terry Rozier is playing with a much clearer mind about what he is tasked with doing, knowing that his opportunity to play will be coming every game.
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Patriots and Celtics continue winning ways
The crew discusses the Patriots once again hitting their stride in November, and Chris Forsberg talks about the Celtics' 12-game winning streak​.
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Tanguay: I might not trade Jayson Tatum for Anthony Davis
Gary Tanguay might be starting to have second thoughts about trading young Celtics for Anthony Davis.
Celtics players say Al Horford 'is playing young again'
Celtics players rave about how Al Horford looks like young Al Horford again.
Al Horford of the Boston Celtics dunks against the Toronto Raptors.
C's avoid the looking ahead trap
The streak? The looming matchup with the Warriors? The Celtics are just playing the game in front of them - an approach that worked against Toronto.
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Counting Crows singer says Jaylen Brown should run for Senate
Seventeen Celtics seasons have ended in NBA titles, but how many of them had a wildly specific endorsement from Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz less than a quarter of the way in? 
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Irving questionable for Tuesday
Kyrie Irving has been upgraded to questionable for the Celtics' Tuesday night game against the Nets and traveled with the team to Brooklyn.
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A. Sherrod Blakely Celtics column: Get It Done. No Excuses.
No mistaking their identity
Their streaking start, with stars in and out of the lineup, has helped the Celtics forge a team personality based on doing whatever it takes to win.  
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'He's playing young again'
That was Terry Rozier's assessment after Al Horford's team-high 21 points on 8-for-9 shooting, but Horford thinks 'I don't know if a young Al Horford plays like this.'
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DeRozan can't convert 'great look' for game-winner
While DeMar DeRozan did create enough space to get the shot off, it was still well-defended by Jaylen Brown whose defense forced DeRozan to miss a number of shots on Sunday.
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Highlights: Celtics hold on to earn 12th straight win
Highlights from the TD Garden as the Celtics defeat the Raptors to extend their winning streak to 12 games.
Amica Game Recap: Celtics' streak reaches a dozen
Tommy Heinsohn and Mike Gorman break down the Celtics' 95-94 victory over the Raptors.
Blakely: Finding a way to win is in this team's DNA
A. Sherrod Blakely joins Celtics Postgame Live to talk about how the Celtics keep finding different ways to win games.
Al Horford wins the Tommy Awards vs the Raptors
Al Horford had a team-high 21 points and shot 8-of-9 from the field in the Celtics' 95-94 win over the Raptors.
Brad Stevens: 'It's fun to get stops to get a win'
Brad Stevens discuses his team not shooting well but making the stops necessary to get the win over the Raptors.
Celtics make it a dozen with 95-94 win
The wins just keep on coming for the Celtics, who --without the injured Kyrie Irving -- survive the closest of close calls as they manage to beat the Raptors, 95-94.
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Rozier on Tatum: 'He made some big plays down the stretch'
Terry Rozier talks after the game about Jayson Tatum making some big plays and the Celtics winning streak continuing.
Al Horford with the one-handed slam dunk
Al Horford with the one-handed slam dunk
Jaylen Brown's steal leads to Jayson Tatum's jam
Jaylen Brown's steal leads to Jayson Tatum's jam
Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (left) and forward Al Horford after blows to the head.
Irving out, Horford in vs. Raptors
Kyrie Irving is being fitted for a mask to protect his minor facial fracture and will miss today's game against Toronto. But Al Horford, suffering from concussion symptoms, has been cleared to play.
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For control of the Atlantic
Between them, the Celtics and Raptors have won 10 of the last 11 Atlantic Division titles. Here are five things you may not be thinking of heading into their first meeting of the season.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Raptors
The Celtics host the Raptors at TD Garden. Watch on NBC Sports Boston or on nbcsportsboston.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by Nissan, on the NBC Sports App.
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New-look C's hope for new results vs Toronto
It’s easy for folks to forget about those early days of the Brad Stevens era when crushing defeats, not come from behind wins, were the norm.
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Celts may face Raptors without Irving
Kyrie Irving is doubtful for Sunday's game against Toronto, but not for the reason you'd expect.
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Shane Larkin of the Boston Celtics lays one in against the Charlotte Hornets.
Streak's most improbable win
Without Kyrie Irving or Al Horford and facing an 18-point deficit, the Celtics found a way to extend their winning streak to 11.
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (left) and forward Al Horford after blows to the head.
C's becoming familiar with concussion rules
The NBA has a thorough process for players who have had - or could be suffering from - concussions, as Al Horford and Kyrie Irving are learning.
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NBA official Leroy Richardson.
Not just a veteran official - a Navy vet
On Veterans Day and every day, Leroy Richardson is reminded that his 12 years in the Navy more than prepared him for the pressure that comes with being an NBA official. 
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Valuable assist
The biggest assist of the night goes to Celtics fans who provide a much-needed lift in the fourth quarter that helps propel Boston to a 90-87 victory
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Morris' defense on Walker proves critical
Marcus Morris has shown time and time again how he can hold his own defensively against bigs as well as ultra-quick guards like Kemba Walker.
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Celtics defense was on 'different level'
The Celtics and their top-ranked defense put on a defensive clinic in the fourth quarter which helped propel them to a 90-87 win over Charlotte.
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Highlights: Celtics beat Hornets for 11th straight win
Highlights from the Celtics comeback win over the Hornets.
Amica Game Recap: Celtics complete comeback win vs Hornets
Mike Gorman and Tommy Heinsohn break down the Celtics 90-87, comeback victory over the Hornets.
Did Jayson Tatum predict the Celtics 11th straight win?
Jayson Tatum just may have called before the game that the Celtics would win 11th straight game.
Shane Larkin wins the Tommy Awards vs the Hornets
Shane Larkin had 16 points in 17 minutes off the bench to win the Tommy Award against the Hornets.
C's rally in 4th quarter to beat Hornets
Celtics defense goes into full-blown lockdown mode in the fourth quarter, generating a run that paves the way for an improbable 90-87 win.
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Jayson Tatum: "I had confidence in us the whole time."
Jayson Tatum joins Abby Chin to discuss the Celtics' 90-87, comeback win over the Hornets to make it 11 straight victories.
Smart and Howard get into a scuffle
Marcus Smart and Dwight Howard get into a scuffle under the hoop
Irving monitored for potential concussion
Kyrie Irving is forced to leave the floor after less than two minutes of action after getting hit in the face
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Kyrie Irving leaves game after being hit in face
Kyrie Irving leaves the game after Aron Baynes accidentally elbows him in the nose.
Tatum in, Horford out vs. Hornets
Brad Stevens confirms that barring an unexpected setback during warm-ups, Jayson Tatum would be back in the starting lineup against the Hornets
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Boston Celtics forward Al Horford
Horford upgraded to questionable
Al Horford's concussion apparently isn't as severe as the one he had last year as he's already been upgraded to questionable for tonight against Charlotte.
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Celtics look for 11 straight vs Hornets
The Celtics look for their 11th win in a row on our first "Authentic Fan Friday" on NBC Sports Boston. Our coverage begins at 7pm, and you can stream it on NBCSportsBoston.com or via the NBC Sports App.
Rozier taking offense at his role
The Celtics have increased their scoring recently, and Terry Rozier's one of the reasons why. That trend has to continue tonight against the Hornets.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Hornets
The Celtics host the Hornets at TD Garden. Watch on NBC Sports Boston or on nbcsportsboston.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by Nissan, on the NBC Sports App.
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Celtics keep focus on what's next
That next-man-up mantra has become the identity of the Celtics, who enter tonight’s game against the Hornets with a 10-game winning streak.
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Best team? Best coach? We pick some winners
Best team? (You know who that is.) Best coach? (Ditto.) Best sophomore? A. Sherrod Blakely goes around the NBA to rank the top five teams or players in five different categories.
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Blakely: Cavaliers lack of effort is 'mind blowing'
A. Sherrod Blakely explains why the lack of effort he has seen from the Cleveland Cavaliers so far has shocked him so much.
Sherrod's starting 5: C's are best team in NBA
A. Sherrod Blakely goes around the NBA to rank the top five teams or players in five different categories.
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10 best things about the Celtics 10 game win streak
We take a look at the 10 best things about the Boston Celtics' 10-game win streak.
Blakely: 'I'm more concerned with Horford than Tatum'
A. Sherrod Blakely explains why he is more concerned with Horford and his concussion than Jayson Tatum's ankle.
Tatum questionable for Hornets on Friday
There’s still no guarantee that Boston Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum will play Friday night against the Charlotte Hornets. 
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For Celtics, it's been a perfect 10
No team in NBA history has ever lost back-to-back games to start the season, then followed that up with 10 straight wins . . . until now. Here are 10 things to love about the Celts' 10-game winning streak.
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Kevin O'Connor joins the Celtics Talk podcast
The Celtics are still rolling, winning their 10th straight game, but the injuries are starting to take a toll. How can the team keep winning? A. Sherrod Blakely and Kyle Draper discuss the masterful job...
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Boston Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum drives against the Lakers' Julius Randle.
Next win - and next man - up
The Celtics make it 10 in a row but lose Jayson Tatum a day after Al Horford goes down. Still, the injuries haven't derailed their roll.
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Horford may not be out as long as last year
It’s still unclear when Al Horford will be released from the concussion protocol program, but Danny Ainge says his symptoms aren't as severe as the ones that caused him to miss nine games last season.
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No breaks in Tatum's ankle; MRI set today
The Celtics should have a better idea as to the extent of Jayson Tatum's ankle injury, and how long he may be sidelined, after more testing today.
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Ainge: Jayson Tatum awaiting MRI results for ankle
Danny Ainge gives Toucher & Rich an update on the ankle injury suffered by Jayson Tatum in the first half of Wednesday's game against the Lakers.
Danny Ainge: Horford concussion not as bad as last year
Danny Ainge talks with Toucher & Rich about Al Horford's concussion, saying while it's not as bad as the one last season, they are still being cautious.
PODCAST: Celtics win 10th straight
Kyle Draper and A. Sherrod Blakely join BST to talk about the severity and impact of Jayson Tatum leaving Wednesday night’s game vs. the Lakers with ankle soreness
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As others go down, Morris steps up
The Celtics' increasing number of injuries is forcing them to bring Marcus Morris along quicker than anticipated. But he's ready for the challenge.
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Baynes delivers with Horford out
In the short time Aron Baynes has been with the Celtics, he has shown that he can deliver in other areas as well – namely scoring.
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Amica Game Recap: Celtics win their 10th straight game
Mike Gorman and Tommy Heinsohn break down the Celtics win over the Lakers, which extends their winning streak to 10 games.
Stevens: Celtics focused on next game, not the streak
Brad Stevens tells Abby Chin that winning streaks do not matter when you are in the swing of one, all you can do is focus on the next game.
Marcus Smart: 'Everybody made winning plays'
Marcus Smart talks after the game about everybody on the team giving a complete effort to get their 10th straight win.
C's beat Lakers for tenth straight win
Celtics continue to be a next-man-up kind of team that regardless of who’s not playing, pulling away in the fourth quarter for a 107-96 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. 
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Tatum leaves game vs. Lakers with injury
Jayson Tatum will not return to Wednesday night's game against the Los Angeles Lakers because of right ankle soreness.
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Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris is congratulated by teammate Kyrie Irving in his first regular-season game with the team.
Morris, Baynes starting with Horford out
With Al Horford in the NBA’s concussion protocol program, the Boston Celtics will once again look to fill the void of a key starter
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Mike Gorman: Kyrie has Globetrotter-like handle
Mike Gorman joins Toucher & Rich to talk about Kyrie Irving and his impressive ball handling skills.
Gordon Hayward vs Brian Scalabrine Chair Shooting Championship
Chair Shooting Championship
Gordon Hayward has only been able to shoot from a chair so far in his rehab from a broken foot. Brian Scalabrine challenges the Celtics All-Star to a chair shooting competition.
2017 NBA draft do-over
Now, if they got to pick them again...
Now that we've gotten a chance to see the heralded 2017 draft class in action, it's time to re-figure the board a bit.  
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The play that sidelined Horford: Bazemore's blow to the head
After a foul by the Hawks' Kent Bazemore, Al Horford will miss Wednesday night against the Lakers after being placed in the NBA concussion protocol.
BREAKING NEWS: Horford out tonight
Al Horford, struck in the head when he was fouled Monday night in Atlanta, began suffering concussion-like symptoms this morning and won't play tonight against the Lakers.
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It's Lonzo Ball who stinks, not LaVar
Who cares what LaVar does? He's got a great smile. Lonzo's the dummy.
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The Boston Celtics' Al Horford drives against the Los Angeles Lakers' Larry Nance Jr.
An old adversary stands in the way of 10 in a row
Wouldn't the Lakers just love to be the team that halts the Celtics' winning streak before it gets to double-digits?
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Bucks get stronger with addition of Bledsoe
The disgruntled Eric Bledsoe is heading to Milwaukee, where he'll take some pressure off All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo.
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Youth will be served
For as much as we love to reminisce about the past, it’s the future of the Celtics that has fans of both teams excited.
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Kevin O'Connor gives his 2017 re-draft picks
Kevin O'Connor gives his 2017 re-draft picks.
Kevin O'Connor ranks the most impressive NBA rookies so far
Kevin O’Connor ranks his most impressive rookies so far this season.
Tanguay: Kyrie Irving is the brightest star in Boston
Gary Tanguay says that Kyrie Irving is the brightest star in all of Boston.
Celtics on rebound – literally
No matter how you crunch the numbers, they add up to a Celtics team that has been an absolute beast on the boards this season.
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Celtics pass early season road test
The Celtics opened with 7 of their first 11 on the road, a task made tougher by the loss of Gordon Hayward and Marcus Morris' injury.
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Celtics extend winning streak to nine games
Chris Mannix joins Boston Sports Tonight to give his thoughts on the Celtics' victory in the second game of a back-to-back, extending their winning streak to nine games.
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Stevens' timeout flips the switch for Celts
Unhappy with the Celtics' first two possessions of the second half, Brad Stevens calls time with only 47 seconds gone in the third quarter. It refocuses the C's and sparks them to their ninth straight win.
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Tatum hits 'huge' three-pointers vs. Hawks
Kyrie Irving comes up with big shots down the stretch for Boston, but Jayson Tatum deliveres a dagger shot or two of his own
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