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Some good news and bad news for C's
The quad injury that will keep Kyrie Irving off the floor tonight against Chicago doesn’t appear to be a long-term issue. But it’s unclear just how big a deal Marcus Morris’ left knee issue is going forward.
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On the road again
Here are five under-the-radar story lines heading into tonight’s game between the Boston Celtics and the Chicago Bulls.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Bulls
The Celtics play the Bulls in Chicago. 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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Tatum receiving lots of helping hands
Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons is still the odds-on favorite for this season’s Rookie Of The Year award, but Jayson Tatum is excelling, too . . . thanks in large part to the team he's with.
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Kyrie won't call it 'payback'
Beating the Pistons was more about bouncing back than payback for the Celtics, who had lost a hard-fought game at San Antonio on Friday night.
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Al Horford: We learned from our mistakes
Al Horford discussed what changed in the Celtics' defensive approach to the Pistons after losing to Detroit earlier this season.
Highlights: Celtics avenge loss to Pistons
Highlights from Detroit as the Celtics are able to hold on and get the win on the road against the Pistons.
Irving: We remembered what they did to us at home
Kyrie Irving talks about getting the win on the road in Detroit after the Pistons beat the Celtics in Boston earlier in the season.
Amica Game Recap: Celtics exact revenge on Pistons
Brian Scalabrine and Mike Gorman break down the Celtics' 91-81 victory over the Detroit Pistons.
Al Horford wins Tommy Award vs. Pistons
Al Horford wins the Tommy Award for his 18 point, 9 rebound performance against the Pistons.
Aron Baynes: All five guys locked in on defense
Aron Baynes spoke with Abby Chin following the Celtics' 91-81 victory over the Detroit Pistons. Baynes finished the game with six points and 13 rebounds.
Stevens: 'We did a much better job of protecting the paint'
Brad Stevens gives his thoughts on halftime adjustments and how the Celtics were able to protect the paint much better than the last meeting against the Pistons.
Baynes key in C's win vs. Pistons
Aron Baynes doesn't score much, but his defense and rebounding prove pivotal in the Celtics' 91-81 win over the Pistons
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Semi Ojeleye executes perfect Eurostep
Semi Ojeleye found his way to the hoop with the help of a Eurostep move early in the fourth quarter vs. the Pistons.
Jaylen Brown with the slam
Jaylen Brown found the open lane to the basket and finished with a monster slam in the third quarter vs. the Pistons.
Tatum three, Jackson lays on the ground
Jayson Tatum scores a corner three while Pistons PG Reggie Jackson just lays on the court.
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Al Horford Eurosteps to make a left handed layup.
Encouraged by Hayward's confidence
In an interview with the Boston Globe’s Adam Himmelsbach, Celtics wing player Gordon Hayward touched on the possibility of him returning this season.
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C's will miss player most familiar with Pistons
The Celtics are looking to avenge an earlier loss to the Detroit Pistons, but they will have to do it without a player who knows the Pistons as well as anyone.
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Focused on the "W"
Marcus Smart is no Kyle Korver, but the impact the 23-year-old can make on the game is undeniable.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Pistons
The Celtics play the Pistons in Detroit. 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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Looking for a little redemption
Detroit Pistons did seemingly anything and everything they wanted to the last time they played … oh yeah, the Boston Celtics remember it all.
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Boston Celtics center Aron Baynes.
Baynes probable for Sunday vs. Pistons
Celtics big man Aron Baynes, who took a knee to the stomach against the Spurs, is probable for the game at Detroit Sunday. He'll be needed against Andre Drummond.
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving reacts after missing what would have been a tying shot against the San Antonio Spurs.
Not sharp enough to beat Spurs
The Celtics' effort in San Antonio is usually enough to beat most teams in the NBA, but most teams aren't the Spurs.   
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Still rising to the occasion
Manu Ginobili showed he's still as clutch as they come in the San Antonio Spurs' 105-102 win over the Boston Celtics.
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Seeing clearly
Jaylen Brown knew there would be an adjustment of sorts for him when he wore prescription goggles for the first time. 
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Highlights: Kyrie misses buzzer beater as Spurs beat Celtics
Highlights from San Antonio as Manu Ginobili and the Spurs are able to make the clutch shots to defeat the Celtics.
Amica Game Recap: Ginobili, Spurs sink Celtics
Brian Scalabrine and Mike Gorman break down the Celtics' 105-102 loss the San Antonio Spurs, in which Kyrie Irving scored 36 points.
Kyrie Irving on final shot: 'I thought it was cash money'
Kyrie Irving discusses the final shot of the game and his thoughts as the ball was in the air.
Kyrie Irving wins his eighth Tommy Award of the season
Kyrie Irving dropped a game-high 36 points in the Celtic's 105-102 loss to the San Antonio Spurs.
Jaylen Brown on what it was like to play wearing goggles
Jaylen Brown talks about how it felt wearing goggles during the game and says that they seemed to actually improve his vision.
Stevens on final shot: Great look. It just wasn't to be.
Brad Stevens talks after the game about the Celtics taking the tough loss in San Antonio.
Jaylen Brown throws down a pair of dunks in third quarter
Jaylen Brown ended the night with 15 points and had two huge dunks on back-to-back plays in the third quarter of the Celtics' 105-102 loss to the San Antonio Spurs.
Close, but no cigar
Right play. Right spot on the floor. The right shooter. Wrong result; that is, if you're the Boston Celtics. 
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Jaylen Brown with a monster dunk
Jaylen Brown throws down a monster follow up dunk off a miss
Jaylen brings the house down
Jaylen Brown slams down a dunk that makes the entire area go wild especially his teammates.
Kyrie picks it and slams it home
Kyrie Irving picks it and slams it home
Kyrie Irving drops 17 in the first quarter vs. San Antonio
Kyrie Irving shot 6-of-8 from the floor, including four three-pointers, to score 17 points in the first quarter vs. the Spurs.
Rozier steal and score
Terry Rozier steal and score
Theis absorbs the damage
Marcus Smart delivers to Daniel Theis for a swinging dunk.
Kyrie for Three
Jaylen Brown kicks the ball out to Kyrie Irving for the first points of the game.
Rather have Stevens or Popovich for next 3 seasons?
Lou Merloni and A. Sherrod Blakely debate if they would rather have Brad Stevens or Gregg Popovich as head coach for the next 3 seasons.
All eyes on Brown
Jaylen Brown is big on being as fashionable as possible, but his look vs the Spurs isn't to make a fashion statement.
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San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich (left) and Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens.
Pop goes Stevens’ coaching stock
Brad Stevens has a long way to go to be considered in Spurs’ coach Gregg Popovich’s class, but he’s certainly headed in the right direction.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Spurs
The Celtics play the Spurs in San Antonio. 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 aim to make statement against NBA's best
The San Antonio victory in October may have felt like just another win, but it was one of the first real tests for the C's. Now they look to beat them again on the road.
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Okafor, Sixers finally part ways
Buried on the bench in Philly, 2015 draft bust Jahlil Okafor is traded to Brooklyn in a package that sends Trevor Booker to the Sixers.
The best of the Celtics 5-game homestand
Take a look at the best plays of the Celtics season long 5-game homestand, where they won 4 out of 5 at the TD Garden.
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Right at home
A 4-1 homestand gives the Celtics one of the best home records in the NBA (12-2), the bench steps up again and more observations from win No. 22. 
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Stevens: Who was the best prankster you have coached?
Brad Stevens talks about how he got into coaching in the NBA, different places he has traveled, and which player he expected pranks from.
'He wants to come back faster than anyone'
Danny Ainge says the timetable for Gordon Hayward's return hasn't officially changed, but Hayward is quietly working to make it quicker.
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'Next man up' is a winner for Celtics
Shorthanded or fully stacked, the Celtics continue to find ways to win. Latest example: Wednesday night's 97-90 victory over the Mavs without Jaylen Brown and Marcus Morris.
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Blakely: Celtics once again execute down the stretch
A. Sherrod Blakely joins BST to discuss the Celtics beating the Mavericks 97-90, and their execution down the stretch to earn the win.
Larkin helps swing momentum
Shane Larkin has his best game in weeks as the Celtics rally for a 97-90 win over the Mavericks.
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Highlights: Celtics beat the Mavericks, 97-90
Highlights from the Celtics 97-90 win over the Dallas Mavericks.
Shane Larkin wins his third Tommy Award of the season
Shane Larkin scored 11 points in 15 minutes off the bench to help the Celtics to a 97-90 victory over the Dallas Mavericks.
Amica Game Recap: Celtics bench comes up big vs. Mavericks
Celtics bench scored 36 points in Boston's 97-90 win over the Dallas Mavericks. Tommy Heinsohn and Mike Gorman break it down.
Kyrie Irving: We had to be resilient and keep pushing
Kyrie Irving spoke with Abby Chin following the Celtics' 97-90 victory over the Dallas Mavericks in which he dropped a game-high 23 points.
C's come up big in 4th quarter. . . again
The Celtics put together a strong fourth quarter which proves to be just enough to propel them to a 97-90 victory over the Dallas Mavericks
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Isaiah Thomas nearing Cavs debut
Isaiah Thomas, who has yet to make his debut with the Cleveland Cavaliers, scrimmaged along with injured forward Tristan Thompson, rookies Cedi Osman and Ante Zizic, and members of the coaching staff.
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Kyrie block leads to Smart-Horford alley-oop
The Celtics inched back vs. the Mavericks early in the third quarter when Marcus Smart and Al Horford connected on this alley-oop.
Celtics wing depth put to test vs. Mavs
Without Jaylen Brown and Marcus Morris, the Boston Celtics will likely start Marcus Smart at shooting guard .
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C's will be without Brown, Morris vs Mavs
The Celtics will be without Jaylen Brown tonight vs. the Dallas Mavericks because of an inflamed right eye that is a non-basketball related injury. Marcus Morris also won't play for Boston. 
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The Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving soars in for a lay-up against the Dallas Mavericks.
Kyrie poised for another big night
Kyrie Irving dropped 47 on the Mavericks the last time they met, and it sounds like if Dallas coach Rick Carlisle had an MVP vote. you know who'd get it.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Mavericks
The Celtics host the Mavericks 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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Progress since last meeting
One of the keys to Dallas Mavericks' improved play since the loss to Boston Celtics has been their defense.
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Who would you rather have: Kyrie or Giannis?
Michael Holley and Kayce Smith debate which superstar they would rather have on their team, Kyrie Irving or Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Lending a helping hand
In this NBC Sports Boston Video Essay, A. Sherrod Blakely tells the story of how 28-year-old Marcus Morris has formed a unique bond with 19-year-old rookie Jayson Tatum, on and off the court.
Can Jayson Tatum become a top 5 player in the NBA?
Gary Tanguay, Mike Felger, and Marc Bertrand debate if Jayson Tatum will eventually become a top 5 players in the NBA.
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Use it -- by Friday -- or lose it?
If the Celtics want to utilize their $8.4 million Disabled Player Exception to acquire a player and use him in a subsequent trade, they have to do it by Friday.
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Tatum has made more than half of his 3-pointers this season
Toucher & Rich discuss how impressive Jayson Tatum's three-point shooting has been this season.
C's turning more and more offensive
The defense was the story during the Celtics' quick bolt out of the gate, but now the offense is stepping to the forefront as they continue blazing their way across the NBA sky.
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Why would the Celtics use the DPE this week?
Chris Mannix and Brian Scalabrine explain the different ways the Celtics could use the Disabled Player Exception and the benefits of using it now or later.
Warriors lose Curry for unknown period
The Warriors' Steph Curry is diagnosed with a sprained right ankle. X-rays are negative and he will undergo an MRI on Tuesday.
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Horford showing he's a vital cog
Celtics need the "no-holds-back" Al Horford who tends to fill up the stat sheet in several categories and maybe just as important, significantly impacts winning
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'A heck of a shooter'
What continues to stand out about Jayson Tatum is his consistency in terms of shooting the ball.
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Kyrie Irving wins Tommy Award vs Bucks
Kyrie Irving earns the Tommy Award in the Celtics win over the Bucks.
Amica Game Recap: Celtics beat the Bucks, 111-100
Mike Gorman and Tommy Heinsohn recap the Celtics 111-100 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Horford: We've made a lot of progress in very little time
Al Horford talks after the game about the Celtics great offensive night and the team win against the Bucks.
Highlights: Celtics take down the Bucks, 111-100
Highlights from the Celtics 111-110 win over the Milwaukee Bucks at the TD Garden.
C's overcome Greek Freak's monster night
Giannis Antetokounmpo has a monster night for the Milwaukee Bucks, but the Celtics' balanced attack paves the way for a 111-100 win.
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Kyrie Irving throws it off backboard to Brown for slam
It might not count, but Kyrie Irving throws it off the backboard to Jaylen Brown for a big dunk
Kyrie Irving tips his own miss for the score
Kyrie Irving tips in his own miss.
Giannis Antetokounmpo with a sky high slam
Giannis Antetokounmpo with a sky high slam against the Celtics.
Bucks have new weapon for Round 3 vs C's
 Here are five under-the-radar story lines heading into tonight’s game between the Boston Celtics and the Milwaukee Bucks.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Bucks
The Celtics host the Bucks 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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Baynes or Morris?
Brad Stevens’ decision has often come down to Aron Baynes or Marcus Morris starting with the foursome of Irving, Brown, Tatum and Horford. Who'll get the call tonight against the Bucks?
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Mannix: Celtics still team to beat in the East
Chris Mannix says the Celtics are still the team to beat in the Eastern Conference, despite the Cavaliers' win streak.
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A role reversal?
Is the Celtics' offense really getting better, or do they look better because the defense isn’t as good as it was to start the season?
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Not all Sunny days
When you hear Kyrie Irving talk about Devin Booker, it's clear he feels a certain kinship with the young Suns guard.
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Boston Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum drives against the Phoenix Suns Jared Dudley.
Early start, late heroics
Jayson Tatum admits he's usually napping early in the afternoon, but another big fourth-quarter from him helped wake up the Celtics against Phoenix.
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Highlights: Celtics get the job done against the Suns
Highlights from the TD Garden as the Celtics hold on to defeat the Suns, 116-111.
Marcus Morris wins Tommy Award against Suns
Marcus Morris wins his 3rd Tommy Award of the season for his 17 points and 8 rebounds off the bench.
Amica Game Recap: Celtics hang on late to beat Suns
Tommy Heinsohn and Mike Gorman break down the Celtics' 116-111 victory over the Phoenix Suns, their 20th win of the season.
Brown: Irving is 'Mr. Fourth Quarter'
Jaylen Brown talks about Kyrie Irving --and Jayson Tatum -- turning it on in the fourth quarter to put the Celtics ahead of the Suns.
Horford: We're playing right and playing to win
Abby Chin caught up with Al Horford following the Celtics' 116-111 win over the Suns, who spoke about the team's ability to stay focused in the fourth quarter and put the game away.
Jaylen Brown of the Boston Celtics soars in for a dunk against the Phoenix Suns.
Pesky Suns nearly burn Celtics
The Celtics' 20th win of the season didn't come easy as the lowly Phoenix Suns keep it close down the stretch before Boston pulls away for a 116-111 victory.  
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Stevens: Our offense is playing at a better level
Brad Stevens says the Celtics' defense taking a step back, but the offense playing at a better level.
Terry Rozier and Marcus Morris team up for alley-oop
Terry Rozier tosses it up and Marcus Morris slams it down to close out the third quarter vs. the Suns.
Rozier throws the alley-oop to Morris
Terry Rozier throws the alley-oop to Marcus Morris
Kyrie steal leads to huge Jaylen dunk
Jaylen Brown throws down a monstrous dunk in the first quarter vs. the Suns.
Tatum's mom on his first buzzer-beater, and more
Brandy Cole, Jayson Tatum's mother, discusses her son's rookie season with the Celtics.
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Rising early to greet the Suns
While the players haven't exactly embraced the early start time on Saturday, Celtics coach Brad Stevens is all for it.
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Boston Celtics' forward Marcus Morris with teammate Kyrie Irving.
Happily staying away from the Suns
Marcus Morris' NBA career includes a stop with the Suns. When his old team arrived at TD Garden, it reminded him how lucky he is to be out of Phoenix and in Boston.  
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WATCH: Postgame Live
The Celtics beat the Suns  116-111 at TD Garden. Watch on Postgame Live on NBC Sports Boston or on nbcsportsboston.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by Nissan, on the NBC Sports App.
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A new 'king in the fourth'
Watching Kyrie Irving in the fourth quarter is something special.
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Is Kyrie irving the new 'King of the Fourth'
A. Sherrod Blakely joins Boston Sports Tonight to break down how impressive Kyrie Irving has been in the 4th quarter.
Why is Terry Rozier scared of squirrels?
Terry Rozier explains why he is not a fan of squirrels.
Why does Terry Rozier put ranch on spaghetti?
Terry Rozier plays a game or 'True or False' and explains why he puts ranch on spaghetti.
Rozier: 'I still haven't showed everything that I can do'
Terry Rozier says that he still has a lot to show Boston Celtics fans.
Terry Rozier: One day I'll be a starter in this league
Terry Rozier explains his mind set after coming off the bench behind Isaiah Thomas and Kyrie Irving, and where he ultimately would like to be in this league.
Rozier explains why this Celtics team has good chemistry
Terry Rozier explains why this Celtics team 'complimenting each other' on the court has led to better team chemistry.
Kyrie Irving's mind works quicker in the 4th quarter
Kyrie Irving: “My mind works a lot quicker than other people in the fourth quarter.”
Scal gives Merloni intervention on retiring "Average Al"
Brian Scalabrine and Abby Chin give Lou Merloni an intervention on needing to admit he has an "Average Al" problem.
Stevens named Coach of the Month
With the Celtics racking up the victories that catapulted them to the top of the NBA standings, Brad Stevens was named the Eastern Conference’s Coach of the Month.
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PODCAST: Terry Rozier can't wait to guard Isaiah Thomas
Celtics guard Terry Rozier joins Kyle Draper and A. Sherrod Blakely in this week's episode of the "Celtics Talk Podcast"
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Boston Celtics' (L to R) Al Horford, Marcus Smart and Kyrie Irving.
Cranking up the O to match the D
After another game where the Celtics shot better than 50 percent, and another victory, the Celtics offense is starting to play on par with their stellar defense. 
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'The stupidest thing I've heard in 2017'
Wyc Grousbeck -- with a smile, but with some pretty pointed language -- takes apart Felger & Mazz over the notion that Brad Stevens isn't important to the Celtics' success.
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PODCAST: LeBron the King of Philly?
Could LeBron James be heading to the 76ers via free agency this coming offseason? Tom Giles, Michael Holley, Kayce Smith and Tom E. Curran debate whether or not the King would be a good fit in Philly. 
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Stealth impact
Lost in the story of the Celtics' win over the Sixers is the play of Al Horford, an all-too-common occurrence.
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A scoring 'luxury'
Those who compete with him and play against Kyrie Irving realize how talented he can be, especially in the fourth quarter.
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Kyrie Irving wins the Tommy Award, drops 36 vs. 76ers
Kyrie Irving scored a game-high 36 points and added four rebounds and three assists in the Celtics' 108-97 win over the 76ers
Marcus Smart on Achilles injury: ‘I should be okay’
Marcus Smart discusses the injury he suffered during the Celtics-76ers game.
Highlights: Celtics beat the 76ers, 108-97
Highlights from the Celtics 108-97 win over the Philadelphia 76ers.
Amica Game Recap: Celtics bounce back with win over 76ers
Tommy Heinsohn and Mike Gorman break down the Celtics' 108-97 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.
Kyrie Irving praises defensive effort vs 76ers
Kyrie Irving talks with Abby Chin about how much the Celtics defensive effort helped lead to a win over the 76ers.
Kyrie, Morris provide punch for C's
Marcus Morris’ scoring at the start of the fourth quarter proves vital to Boston holding off a pesky Sixers team, 108-97.
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Kyrie floater
Kyrie Irving makes a floater vs the Sixers
Jayson Tatum crossover/bucket
Jayson Tatum crosses Amir Johnson then goes for the layup
Tatum backdoor pass to Kyrie
Jatyson Tatum serves a backdoor pass to Irving for the layup
Tommy admits he was wrong
Tommy Heinsohn admits he was wrong on a call of Amir Johnson.
Smart to Horford for 3
Marcus Smart to Al Horford for three
Kyrie layup as shot clock runs out
Kyrie Irving makes the shot as the shot clock expires
The future is bright
There’s still a lot of time left in this season, but all indications are that the Philadelphia 76ers' time has arrived.
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Boston gets final word
The Trail Blazers and Red Sox get into a (highly unlikely) Twitter exchange about 'statement' jerseys, which prompts  the Celtics to get involved and end the conversation.
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Grousbeck: Celtics need to get to Finals to be a contender
Wyc Grousbeck tells Felger and Mazz that the Celtics need to get to the Finals before he will say they are a contender.
Wyc Grousbeck: 'Our coach is primary reason we are 18-4'
Wyc Grousbeck and Mike Felger disagree on how important coaching is in the NBA.
Wyc Grousbeck: Kyrie Irving has 'extremely high character'
Wyc Grousbeck talks with Felger & Mazz about getting to know Kyrie Irving, and how impressed with his character he has been.
It's a quick trip to Maine for C's big man
After only one - albeit impressive - game with the Maine Red Claws of the G-League, Guerschon Yabusele returns to the Celtics.  
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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid.
Missing you, big guy
Joel Embiid isn't hurt, but the 76ers' big man will sit out tonight against the Celtics. There's still a lot to watch for without him. 
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Did Danny Ainge tell Doc to get ejected to watch Tiger?
Danny Ainge talks with Toucher & Rich about a story Doc Rivers told earlier this season of the time Ainge jokingly told the Celtics head coach to get ejected to watch Tiger Woods at The Masters
Ainge on using Celtics' $8.4 million DPE
Toucher & Rich discuss the $8.4 million Designated Player Exemption the Celtics received because of the injury to Gordon Hayward. Has the team talked with anyone about a trade?
Ainge on whether Tatum's success is surprising
Toucher & Rich talk with Danny Ainge about the early season success of 19 year-old Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum
WATCH: Celtics vs. 76ers
The Celtics host the 76ers 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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C's learning to live with a target on their back
When Al Horford was in Atlanta, he discovered the Hawks could no longer 'sneak up on anyone' once they got to be good. He sees the same thing happening now with the Celtics.
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LaVar Ball, left, and son, UCLA guard Lonzo Ball.
LaVar Ball: Curry better than my son? Hah!
LaVar Ball on two-time NBA MVP Steph Curry: ''He can be a 10-time MVP. I still don't think he's better than my son.'
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Looking ahead
All serious talk about the heir apparent to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the East should begin and end with the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers.
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We're talking about practice
It would not have come as a shock if some of the Boston Celtics had to turn to their GPS device and punch in the practice facility’s address prior to today’s practice.
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Let's trash the Fultz trash talk
Danny Ainge seemingly made the right pick when he passed over Markelle Fultz for Jayson Tatum. Yet for the sake of what could be a great, years-long debate, root for Fultz to at least be decent.
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Gorman: Detroit can beat Cleveland in the playoffs
Mike Gorman still isn't sold on the Cavs' postseason chances, despite their current winning streak, and thinks Monday's Celtics-Pistons matchup could be a Conference Finals preview.
Gorman on Anthony Davis-to-Celtics talk
Mike Gorman talks with Toucher & Rich about the latest trade scenario floated by Bleacher Report on a hypothetical deal sending Anthony Davis to the Celtics
Is Philly our next big rival? Well . . .
The Eagles are dominant and the 76ers want to challenge the Celtics in coming years, but you'll forgive Boston fans for waiting before they consider Philadelphia a threat. 
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A first, and not a good one, for LeBron
LeBron James was ejected for the first time in his career and the Cleveland Cavaliers extended their longest winning streak since 2015 to nine games
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Not the D we usually see
Is the Celtics' recent stretch of allowing 100-plus points a game just a blip or a sign of a growing problem?  
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Celtics send big man to G-League
The Celtics have assigned rookie forward Guerschon Yabusele to the Maine Red Claws of the Gatorade League.  
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Marcus Smart watches as the Detroit Pistons celebrate a victory over the Boston Celtics at TD Garden.
Was the missing D only temporary?
The Pistons double-team Kyrie Irving, the Celtics allow a season-high for points and free-throw and turnover woes add up to the first double-digit loss of the season.  
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Andre Drummond with a big night against the Celtics
A look back at some of the key plays down the stretch from Pistons center Andre Drummond in their win Monday against the Celtics
PODCAST: Smart finds rhythm, but C's lose
A. Sherrod Blakely breaks down the Celtics' loss, the dominating game of Andre Drummond, Marcus Smart’s improved shooting, and Kyrie Irving's tough offensive night. 
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Homecoming king
As much as Avery Bradley loves the fans in Boston and the organization, this was not a trip of leisure. He had business to take care of.
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C's praise 'really good' Pistons
The Pistons shoot an amazing 51.8 percent from the floor and score more points than any team has this season against the Celtics in their 118-108 win.
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Highlights: Pistons beat the Celtics, 118-108
Highlights from the Celtics 118-108 loss to the Detroit Pistons.
Marcus Smart: Good to get in rhythm but rather have the win
Marcus Smart talks about getting into a good shooting rhythm and going up against Avery Bradley.
Marcus Smart wins the Tommy Award vs. Pistons
Marcus Smart wins the Tommy Award for his 23 point performance against the Detroit Pistons.
Bradley on coming back to Boston: It will always be my home
Avery Bradley talks about returning to Boston for the first time since being traded to the Pistons.
Amica Game Recap: Pistons get win with spectacular shooting
In this Amica Game Recap, Mike Gorman and Tommy Heinsohn break down the Celtics 118-108 loss to the Pistons
Stevens: We didn't quite match the Pistons pace
Brad Stevens talks after the game about not matching the Pistons pace and the effect Avery Bradley had on the game.
Pistons feel at home in Bradley's return
The Pistons collectively shoot the ball like no other team has against the Celtics this season which ends with Detroit holding on for a 118-108 win.
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Kyrie Irving finds Jaylen Brown for the dunk
Kyrie Irving finds Jaylen Brown for the dunk
Avery Bradley: Just another game for me, but nice to be back
Avery Bradley reflects on his time with the Celtics and the day he found out he had been traded.
A look back at Avery Bradley's career in Boston
Avery Bradley spent seven seasons with the Celtics and was an integral part of the team's rebuild.
Ready to go to battle -- together
As much as the Celtics would love to come out and bury teams from the outset, there is indeed value in the knowledge that they can rally together for wins, home or on the road.
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All's well that ends well for Bradley, and C's
Avery Bradley says he understands why the Celtics traded him last offseason says he has 'no hard feelings at all . . . I ended up in a great situation.'
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C's hit mark(s) in first quarter of season
The Celtics have the best record in the NBA at this point and, as you might expect, their roster is full of players who have been acing their assignments most of this season.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Pistons
The Celtics host the Pistons 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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Could be a second-half showdown
While Detroit’s second-half defense is legitimate, you can bet the Celtics won’t be giving it too much thought heading into tonight’s game.
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Maxwell: Tatum has poise of someone in his 5th or 6th year
Cedric Maxwell and A. Sherrod Blakely talk about the production youngsters Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown have given the Celtics so far this season.
Horford sets the pace against Pacers
The Celtics' surge to victory in Indiana begins in the third quarter, when Al Horford does some of his best work.
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Highlights: Celtics defeat Pacers, 108-98
Highlights from Indiana as the Celtics get the victory over the Pacers, 108-98.
Kyrie puts the Pacers defense "in the blender"
Kyrie Irving sealed the Celtics' 108-98 victory over the Pacers with a late bucket after carving through the defense.
Amica Game Recap: Third quarter push leads Celtics to win
Brian Scalabrine and Kyle Draper break down the Celtics' 108-98 victory over the Indiana Pacers, in which Boston outscored its opponent 37-16 in the third quarter.
Marcus Smart wins his first Tommy Award of the season
Marcus Smart scored 15 points, shooting 7-of-8 from the floor, and mixed in six rebounds and five assists in the Celtics' 108-98 win over the Pacers.
Rozier discusses timeout in 3rd that pulled team together
Terry Rozier discusses what happened in the huddle during a timeout in the 3rd quarter, with multiple players and coaches going at each other.
Stevens: We got even more locked in when trailing in the 3rd
Brad Stevens talks with the media about getting the win against the Pacers and his team making another comeback in the 2nd half of the game.
Marcus Smart: This is the definition of a team
Marcus Smart talks after the game about getting some shots to go in and playing without Jaylen Brown.
Celtics' power surge zaps Pacers
Kyrie Irving scores 25 points and Al Horford adds 21 to lead the Boston Celtics to a 108-98 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night.
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Smart beats the buzzer
Marcus Smart hits a jumper as the third quarter expires vs the Pacers
Donnie Wahlberg: Kyrie got LeBron a ring in Cleveland
Donnie Wahlberg talked to Chris Mannix during the Celtics/Pacers game to share his thought on Kyrie being a 'once in a generation player.'
Jaylen Brown out vs. Pacers
Jaylen Brown will miss his first game of the season for the Boston Celtics to attend the funeral of his best friend.
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WATCH: Celtics vs. Pacers
The Celtics play the Pacers in Indianapolis. Watch on NBC Sports Boston or on nbcsportsboston.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by Nissan, on the NBC Sports App.
Celtics-Pacers preview: Boost from the bench
A blowout at home over Orlando gave the Celtics starters plenty of rest. That'll help tonight in Indiana.  
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving against the Orlando Magic.
Back-to-back, on the move
The Celtics get back to winning and back to better ball movement. That's no coincidence and they'll need it again tonight in Indiana on the second night of a back-to-back. 
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PODCAST: Celtics back in win column
The Celtics return to their winning ways with a 118-103 victory over the Orlando Magic. Tom Giles, Phil Perry and Rob “Hardy” Poole break down the win.
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Amica Game Recap: Celtics exact revenge on Pistons

Brian Scalabrine and Mike Gorman break down the Celtics' 91-81 victory over the Detroit Pistons.

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