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Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart
Key part of C's defense cleared to return
According to league sources, Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been officially cleared to practice tonight and play Friday when the Celtics return after the All-Star break to play the Pistons in Detroit.
Boston Celtics' Al Horford pulls down a rebound against the San Antonio Spurs.
Get back to what got them there
Al Horford says the Celtics need to return to the kind of play that got them off to their fast start. That means re-focusing on defense and rebounding.
Heading down the stretch
There are 23 games remaining in the regular season, and here are the things that will help determine the Celtics' fate.
C's notebook: LeBron asserts command
With the All-Star Game a thing of the past now, those who participated in the game will get a couple days of rest before the NBA grind of a season starts back up.
Irving's no stranger to All-Star Games
Take a look back at all five of Kyrie Irving's All-Star Game appearances.
Blakely's All-Star game takeaways
Here are A. Sherrod Blakely's takeaways from the 67th NBA All-Star Game, with Team LeBron defeating Team Steph 148-145. 
'This was pretty fun'
Kyrie Irving and Al Horford believe the new All-Star Game format, in which Irving's Team LeBron edged Horford's Team Steph, is a success.
LeBron's first stab at GM is a success
LeBron James had been mum on the process he used in selecting Team LeBron … until now.
Kyrie Irving: 'NBA hit it right on the head' with new format
Kyrie Irving had 13 points, nine assists and seven rebounds in the All-Star Game, and afterwards he praised the league and the players for making the game a success.
Will NBA do away with conferences?
NBA commissioner Adam Silver says 'we;ll keep looking at ways' to get best teams into Finals, which may mean doing away with conferences.
New format leads to new All-Star Game
The NBA All-Star Game actually features defense -- at least a little -- as Team LeBron edges Team Steph, 148-145.
Cedric Maxwell: You'll take second in the East right now
Cedric Maxwell discusses the Celtics' midseason slump, but given the Gordon Hayward injury, says the Celtics are lucky to be where they are in the standings.
Conference races heating up
The Celtics and Warriors stood atop their respective conferences for most of the season, but neither has the top spot at the All-Star break.
Reunited for a night
Kyrie Irving and LeBron James get a chance to reminisce on their past successes as teammates as they join forces for Sunday night's All-Star game.
Lesson learned
Al Horford's leadership is one of the reasons the Celtics pursued him in free agency, and it was a playoff loss to the 2008 C's that helped teach him those skills.
Big Al crosses skills challenge off bucket list
After making a near-perfect pass during the early stages of the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, Al Horford was feeling good about his chances of winning.
The Kyrie brand continues to expand
Kyrie Irving's shoe deal, along with him venturing into the film game, speaks to the ever-expansion of his brand.
Ex-Celtics sharpshooter a Hall finalist
Ray Allen, part of the Celtics' Big Three that won Boston's last championship in 2008, is one of the finalists for the Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 announced Saturday at NBA All-Star Weekend. 
BEST OF BST PODCAST: C's need Smart back, Hanley goes all TB12
Celtics need Marcus Smart back now more than Gordon Hayward? Will Hanley Ramirez adopting the TB12 Method solve the Sox power shortage?
Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown dunks in the Rising Stars Challenge at NBA All-Star Weekend.
C's Brown has 35 in Rising Stars loss
Jaylen Brown led all scorers with 35 points but Team USA was no match for the World team, which won the NBA Rising Stars Challenge, 155-124. 
Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown (left), Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (center) and President Trump.
He won't 'shut up and dribble'
The Celtics' Jaylen Brown didn't mince words when it comes to a Fox News commentator calling out LeBron James for criticizing the president.  
Boston Celtics' Al Horford shoots a 3-pointer.
Report: Horford last pick on Team Curry
Celtics forward Al Horford and San Antonio Spurs LaMarcus Aldridge were the final two picks in the NBA All-Star draft, according to an ESPN.com report.  
Barkley: It's just Cavs and Raptors in the East
Charles Barkley skips right over the Celtics when talking about the biggest threats in the NBA's Eastern Conference.  
Smart's return now or Hayward's return later more important?
A. Sherrod Blakely argues that Marcus Smart's return plays a bigger role in the Celtics' season than Gordon Hayward's potential return.
Jaylen Brown responds to 'shut up and dribble' comments
Jaylen Brown responds to the 'shut up and dribble' comment directed at LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and other NBA players.
Three notes from Irving on 'Jimmy Kimmel'
Jimmy Kimmel gets Kyrie Irving talking about LeBron James, the All-Star break, and a whole bunch other stuff. Here are three of the most interesting.
Get Smart
As much as the Celtics could use Gordon Hayward, right now it's more important for them to have Marcus Smart back in the lineup.
What'll it take for Celts to get top seed?
We take a look at the numbers on what it is going to take for the Celtics to finish with the top seed in the East.
Is Marcus Smart the 'heart and soul' of the Boston Celtics?
Our Celtics Post Up crew discusses just how important Marcus Smart is to the Boston Celtics.
Chris Forsberg: There is reason for concern with the Celtics
Chris Forsberg explains why he thinks fans who are starting to panic about the Celtics have legitimate reason for concern.
Stevens' leadership will end C's struggles
Your record is who you are. And the Boston Celtics, for all the ups and downs this season, are the second-best team in the East. 
BEST OF BST PODCAST: Celtics head into break on low note
The Boston Sports Tonight crew looks at the questions surrounding the reeling Celtics as they head into the All-Star break.
DeAndre Jordan of the Los Angeles Clippers dunks against the Boston Celtics.
Broken at the break
How has a team that was so dominant defensively fallen off so quickly? After giving up season-highs in points the past two games, the Celtics now have some time off to figure it out.  
Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan soars in for a dunk against the Boston Celtics.
Jordan rules, C's D doesn't
The Clippers' DeAndre Jordan goes for a career-high 30 and the Celtics allow a season-high 129 as they limp into the break.
Kyrie Irving: 'This isn't really a break for me'
Going into the All-Star break, Kyrie Irving discusses how his focus is primarily on helping the Celtics improve.
Horford: 'Break came at the right time'
Following the Celtics 129-119 loss to the Clippers, Al Horford addressed the team's defensive issues as they enter the All-Star break
Highlights: Celtics lose to the Clippers, 129-119
Highlights from the Celtics 129-119 loss to the Clippers.
Kyrie Irving wins Tommy Award vs. Clippers
Kyrie Irving scored 33 points in the Celtics' 129-119 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers to win the Tommy Award.
L.A. Clippers guard Avery Bradley helps up ex-teammate Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier.
Celtics' D takes a break early
The Celtics head into the All-Star break having lost four out of five after allowing a season high in points in a 129-119 loss to the Clippers at the Garden.
Amica Game Recap: Celtics enter break with loss to Clippers
Chris Mannix and Mike Gorman break down the Celtics' 129-119 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.
Terry Rozier beats the clock to end the first half
Terry Rozier nailed a buzzer-beater three in the second quarter to get the Celtics closer vs. the Clippers.
New Orleans Pelicans guard Rajon Rondo (left) scuffles with Los Angeles Lakers guard Isaiah Thomas.
Ex-C's point guards ejected after scuffle
Ex-Celtics Isaiah Thomas and Rajon Rondo met Wednesday night when the I.T. Lakers visited Rondo's Pelicans. They didn't stick around long after both were ejected for an altercation.
Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving as "Uncle Drew" in a scene from the movie.
Kyrie's 'Uncle Drew' coming to the big screen
From a Pepsi commercial to the big screen - Kyrie Irving's "Uncle Drew" character stars in a feature-length movie that hits theaters this summer.  
Reports: McCourty has shoulder surgery
Patriots safety Devin McCourty underwent a minor "cleanup" procedure on his shoulder, according to multiple reports.  
Avery Bradley returns to Doc Rivers as a seasoned veteran
Doc Rivers discusses Avery Bradley's rookie season with the Celtics and the impact the team's veterans had on the young player.
Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens checks the scoreboard.
An eye on break, another on what's ahead
As important as it is for the Celtics to close out their pre-All-Star break schedule with a win, they're aware of what lies ahead, including 14 of 23 games on the road.
Rivers: Allen didn't want to distract at Pierce's ceremony
Doc Rivers says Ray Allen thought about attending Paul Pierce's number retirement but didn't want to be a distraction.
What kind of money will Isaiah Thomas end up getting?
Though it wasn't long ago he expected a max contract, a lot has changed for Isaiah Thomas.
A Bradley/Doc reunion in L.A.
Avery Bradley has been traded twice in a six-month span, but the latest move reunites him with Doc Rivers. And the two Celtic expatriates are back in town tonight.
Gorman on Ray Allen not attending Pierce number retirement
Mike Gorman joins Toucher & Rich to give his thoughts on Ray Allen not showing up to Paul Pierce number retirement ceremony.
WATCH: Celtics Postgame Live
The Celtics fall 129-119 to the Clippers at TD Garden. Watch on NBC Sports Boston or on nbcsportsboston.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by Nissan, on the NBC Sports App.
Celts look to end first half on high note
The All-Star break will be even more enjoyable for the Celtics if they can defeat the Los Angeles Clippers tonight.
BEST OF BST PODCAST: A clean slate for David Price?
Today's BST podcast features conversation surrounding David Price, the red hot Bruins, and sluggish Celtics.
'I'll always be a Celtic'
Ray Allen had a well-documented falling out with the Celtics. But on Instagram he tells how he truly feels about Paul Pierce, the C's, and Boston.
Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart
A love letter for Marcus Smart
You've been gone for 21 days, but it seems like 21 years. Things haven't been the same without you . . . especially on defense.
Anatomy of a slump
Since coming back from London, the Celtics have been a different team. How different? Take a look . . .
How Monroe is acclimating to Celtics
Greg Monroe has skills, the kind that should be on display as he becomes more familiar with the Celtics' system. 
Pierce not mad at Ray Allen
Paul Pierce was peeved Tony Allen wasn't at his jersey ceremony. But Pierce didn't mind that Ray Allen wasn't there.
Boston Celtics' Al Horford (42), Jaylen Brown (7) and Marcus Morris.
Here's how Celts can stop the slide
After losing three of four, the Celtics need improvement in a few key areas if they want to re-establish themselves as the team to beat in the East.  
Boston Celtics' Al Horford (42), Jaylen Brown (7) and Marcus Morris.
Here's how Celts can stop the slide
After losing three of four, the Celtics need improvement in a few key areas if they want to re-establish themselves as the team to beat in the East.
BEST OF BST PODCAST: Takeaways from Pierce ceremony
ESPN's Chris Forsberg on the Paul Pierce number retirement ceremony, Evan Drellich from spring training on JD Martinez and the Red Sox, DJ Bean on the Bruins and more.
Forsberg: What is reason behind Celtics recent struggles?
Chris Fosberg joins Boston Sports Tonight to give his opinion on what the reason is behind the Celtics recent struggles.
Busy All-Star weekend for C's Brown
The Celtics' Jaylen Brown will be in Los Angeles at All-Star Weekend to play in the Rising Stars Challenge, but off the court, Brown will spend Saturday hosting a technology and networking lunch, according t
CELTICS TALK PODCAST: Are new-look Cavs legit?
The Celtics Talk Podcast crew discusses the Cavaliers' dominant win over the Celtics along wtih Paul Pierce's jersey ceremony
Slumping Celtics need to pick up the pace
The Celtics are 22nd in the league in PACE -- number of possessions per game -- and they believe they need to improve that number to break their slump.
Ray Allen missed Paul Pierce's number retirement. Now what?
A. Sherrod Blakely joins Toucher & Rich to discuss Ray Allen missing Paul Pierce's number retirement.
Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward.
'One of the reasons I came to Boston'
Gordon Hayward comes away impressed after watching the Paul Pierce number retirement ceremony and can't wait to begin to forge his own Celtics legacy.
Boston Celtics legend Paul Pierce wipes away tears at his No. 34 retirement ceremony.
After the ceremony, some Classic Truth
It was vintage Paul Pierce - before, during and after his Celtics' No. 34 retirement ceremony at the Garden.   
Are you buying the 'new-look' Cavaliers?
A. Sherrod Blakely and Cedric Maxwell weigh in on whether they are buying in on the 'new look' Cleveland Cavaliers.
Best of Pierce's No. 34 retirement ceremony
Watch highlights and the complete ceremony as Paul Pierce's No. 34 joins the Celtics legends in the rafters at TD Garden. 
Tommy Award: Paul Pierce
Paul Pierce earns the Tommy Award on the night his No. 34 was retired by the Boston Celtics.
Mannix: Celtics fans should worry after seeing Cavaliers
Chris Mannix says that Boston Celtics fans should be worried about the Cavaliers after what they saw on Sunday.
Paul Pierce: I hit the lottery being drafted by Celtics
Paul Pierce reflects back on being drafted by the Boston Celtics and how lucky he was.
Full '34 to the Rafters' show
Full coverage from our "34 to the Rafter" show where Paul Pierce gets his number retired.
Scalabrine talks with Paul Pierce after ceremony
Brian Scalabrine talks with Paul Pierce after he gets his No.34 retired by the Boston Celtics.
Boston crowd chants 'Thank you, Paul Pierce'
The Boston crowd chants "Thank you Paul Pierce"
Boston Celtics legend Paul Pierce raises his No. 34 to the Garden roster.
No. 34 joins the legends
Paul Pierce raises his No. 34 to the rafters, but not before LeBron and the new-look Cavs crash the party by routing the Celtics, 121-99.
Paul Pierce No. 34 jersey retirement speech
Paul Pierce speaks during his No. 34 getting retired ceremony, and reflects back on what it means to him to join the rafters.
Boston Celtics video tribute to Paul Pierce
The Boston Celtics put together a video tribute to Paul Pierce on the night his number gets retired.
Boston Celtics video tribute to Paul Pierce
The Boston Celtics put together a video tribute to Paul Pierce on the night his number gets retired.
Boston Celtics legend Paul Pierce (right) at his number retirement ceremony with team owner Wyc Grousbeck.
It's LeBron vs. Pierce again at Garden
He didn't take a single shot, still, it was Paul Pierce's day in Boston Sunday, but before that, LeBron James served notice that he's not going anywhere just yet.
Danny Ainge gives some of his favorite Paul Pierce memories
Danny Ainge gives some of his favorite Paul Pierce memories.
Rivers reflects back on what Pierce means to the Celtics
Doc Rivers reflects back on Paul Pierce as a player during the Paul Pierce's jersey retiring ceremony.
Amica Game Recap: Celtics fall to the Cavaliers, 121-99
Mike Gorman and Brian Scalabrine break down the Celtics loss to the Cavaliers in the Amica Game Recap.
Celtics fans give their favorite memories of Paul Pierce
Celtics fans give their favorite memories of Paul Pierce.
The Celtics give Paul Pierce gifts for No. 34 retirement
The Boston Celtics organization gives Paul Pierce gifts to commemorate his number being retired.
Wyc Grousbeck on what Paul Pierce means to the Celtics
Wyc Grousbeck tells Paul Pierce just how important he is to the Boston Celtics and what his legacy will be.
Paul Pierce gets warm welcome before getting jersey retired
The TD Garden gives a large ovation to Paul Pierce as he joins center court to get his number retired.
Celtics video tribute to Paul Pierce
The Celtics put together a video tribute to Paul Pierce before raising his number to the rafters.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (left) celebrates in front of Boston Celtics center Greg Monroe as the Cavs rout the C's.
The Truth? Party crashed
The new-look Cavs come into the Garden and put a hurting on the Celtics while rolling to a 121-99 victory on Paul Pierce Day.  
Kyrie Irving: 'You gotta give credit where credit is due'
Kyrie Irving gives credit to the Cavaliers for beating the Celtics 121-99.
Stevens on Cavaliers: 'They dominated the game'
Brad Stevens says he liked his teams energy to start the game, but after that the Cavaliers just dominated.
Legends take to social media to honor Pierce
On the day Pierce's number was retired to the rafters, legends from all over the country honored him on social media.
Where's Ray Allen on Paul Pierce Day? The golf course
While Kevin Garnett was at TD Garden for Paul Pierce's big day, the third member of the Celtics' Big Three, Ray Allen, apparently skipped it to play golf.   
Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki guarded by Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce.
Nowitzki: Pierce made me better
Dirk Nowitzki, drafted one spot ahead of Paul Pierce, credits Pierce's early success for pushing the Dallas Mavericks star to improve his game.  
A look back to Paul Pierce passing Larry Bird
We take a look back at when Paul Pierce passed Larry Bird on the Celtics all-time scorers.
Hayward recovery still on schedule
The Celtics have been a great team so far this season. Unfortunately they've yet to discover their ceiling due to the Gordon Hayward injury.
A look back to Paul Pierce leading Celtics to 17th title
A look back to Paul Pierce leading the Celtics to their 17th title.
Doc Rivers gives some of his best memories of Paul Pierce
Doc Rivers reflects back on some of his favorite memories of Paul Pierce.
A look back at Paul Pierce’s most clutch moments
We take a look back at some of Paul Pierce’s most clutch moments as a member of the Celtics.
A look back at Paul Pierce’s best dunks
We take a look back at some of Paul Pierce’s best dunks in his career.
Paul Pierce on what it means to have his number retired
Paul Pierce reflects on what it means to him to get his No. 34 jersey retired and raised to the rafters.
A look back Paul Pierce’s 46 points in 2nd half in 2001
A look back at Paul Pierce scoring 46 second half points in December 2001 to beat the Nets.
A look back at Paul Pierce’s best game winning shots
We take a look back at some of Paul Pierce’s best game winning shots.
Parish calls Pierce best scorer in Celtics history
Robert Parish says that Paul Pierce was the best scorer in Celtics history, A. Sherrod Blakely and Kyle Draper weigh in with their picks for best scorer.
New Cavs know they need to play up to par
There’s an unspoken expectation of success and contributions he expects from those players around LeBron James.
Boston Celtics captain Paul Pierce celebrates the team's championship in 2008.
Boston runs through Pierce's blood
If Paul Pierce's jersey retirement is anything like Saturday's press conference, bring a box of tissues.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James.
Hello, my name is . . .
The Cavaliers team that comes into Boston today bears no resemblance to the one the Celtics faced earlier this season.   
NBA veteran Joe Johnson.
C's target heads to Houston after buyout
Veteran sharpshooter Joe Johnson will sign with the Houston Rockets, ESPN Adrian Wojnarowski reports.  
The Indiana Pacers' Victor Oladipo drives past the Boston Celtics' Terry Rozier.
A little heavy on the catch-up
Another double-digit deficit, another rally. Still, this time, the Celtics fall short and are finding being behind can be a tough way to play.  
BEST OF BST PODCAST: Celtics can't complete comeback win
The BST crew discusses the Celtics loss to the Pacers, a false report about Tom Brady, if the Bruins are being overlooked, and much more.
Ainge on trade deadline, Monroe, and more
Danny Ainge addresses the trade deadline, the new Celtic Greg Monroe, the new-look Cavaliers and more.
C's not 'crisp' enough offensively
There were plenty of issues affecting the Celtics on Friday that played a role in their 97-91 loss to the Indiana Pacers. But there was one that for Brad Stevens, stood out from the rest.
Oladipo too much for tired C's
Here are the Stars, Studs and Duds from Boston’s 97-91 loss to the Indiana Pacers.
Blakely: C's slow starts becoming a concern
A. Sherrod Blakely says that the Celtics starting off games slow is becoming a legitimate concern for them, and needs to be fixed before the playoffs.
Kyrie Irving on Paul Pierce: He always rose to the occasion
Following the Celtics loss to the Pacers, Kyrie Irving discussed his impressions of Paul Pierce.
Highlights: Celtics comeback falls short against Pacers
The Celtics come back from down 26 points, but end up losing to the Pacers 97-91.
Kyrie Irving wins Tommy Award vs. the Pacers
Kyrie Irving dropped a team-high 21 points in the Celtics 97-91 loss to the Pacers.
Amica Game Recap: Celtics can't wrap up comeback win
Tommy Heinsohn and Mike Gorman break down the Celtics' 97-91 loss to the Indiana Pacers.
Watch Terry Rozier end the third quarter in style
The Celtics rallied in the third quarter vs. the Pacers thanks in part to Terry Rozier's buzzer-beating three.
Too little, too late for C's vs Pacers
The Celtics couldn't finish off a comeback this time as they fell to the Pacers, 97-91.
Terry Rozier hits half court buzzer beater
Terry Rozier hits the three as the clock expires in the third quarter vs the Pacers
Monroe thrilled to be joining a title contender
Greg Monroe makes it clear just how important it is at this stage of his career to play for a team with the potential to go deep into the playoffs.
The Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum defends the Indiana Pacers' Domantas Sabonis.
Something’s gotta give
Indiana comes into TD Garden tonight averaging nearly 107 points a game, the Celtics lead the NBA in several defensive categories. Can the C’s hold their ground? 
Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown.
Big shot Brown
For most of this season, Kyrie Irving and Jayson Tatum have provided the Celtics with a 1-2 scoring punch, but don’t overlook Jaylen Brown, whose big 3 helped sink the Wizards.  
Keeping it close works, too
Rather than fall behind and rally, the Celtics never trailed the Wizards by more than five before winning in overtime. It’s something they’d like to keep going tonight vs. the Pacers.  
The Boston Celtics celebrate Al Horford's game-winning shot against the Portland Trail Blazers.
Follow the green light
Time to let go of your post-Super Bowl doldrums and embrace a team on another championship quest - the East-leading Celtics.  
WATCH: Indiana Pacers at Boston Celtics
The Celtics host the Pacers at TD Garden. Watch on NBC Sports Boston or on nbcsportsboston.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by Nissan, on the NBC Sports App.
Ainge: Smart drew most interest from playoff teams
Danny Ainge talks with Toucher & Rich about trade conversations for Marcus Smart, and how teams that were trying to win now were the most interested
Ainge: Stevens an asset in recruiting players
Danny Ainge talks with Toucher & Rich about the signing of Greg Monroe, and recruiting players in general to the Celtics
'There were no good deals'
There are several reasons why Danny Ainge didn’t pull the trigger on any trades, but the biggest is the simplest: None of them would have made the Celtics better.
After waiting a week, Monroe shines for C's
Despite the lay-off, Monroe wasn’t any worst for wear in helping Boston escape Washington with a 110-104 overtime win against the Wizards.
Energy and focus puts Celtics back on track
With the right amount of focus and attention to detail, the Celtics will find a way to win games like Thursday’s 110-104 overtime win against Washington.
Monroe: Don't think it will take long to get adjusted
Newest addition Greg Monroe describes playing in his first game with the Celtics and talks about when he will be fully up to speed with his new team.
Amica Game Recap: Celtics get 'quality win' in overtime
In this Amica Game Recap, A. Sherrod Blakely breaks down the Celtics victory in overtime against the Washington Wizards.
Stevens: 'We were pretty locked in all night'
Brad Stevens talks about how his team was able to perform vs. the Wizards and discusses what he thought of Greg Monroe in his first game with Boston.
Morris: 'Hard-fought game and big conference win'
Marcus Morris discusses getting a big conference win over the Wizards in overtime and playing against his twin brother.
Celts work overtime to stay on top in East
The Celtics remain in sole possession of the Eastern Conference lead with a 110-104 overtime victory over the Washington Wizards on Thursday night.
CELTICS TALK PODCAST: Ainge talks about the trade deadline
Danny Ainge joins the Celtics Talk Podcast to talk about the biggest news stories from deadline day.
Free-agent center Greg Monroe has joined the Boston Celtics.
Monroe in uniform, but will he play?
Greg Monroe will be in uniform tonight for the Boston Celtics. Whether he plays, remains to be seen.
Mannix on Isaiah trade: Attitude rubbed Cavaliers wrong way
Chris Mannix discusses why the Cavaliers traded away Isaiah Thomas so early in his tenure with Cleveland.
Mannix: Celtics weren’t giving up a 1st rounder for a rental
Brian Scalabrine discusses why he wasn't surprised the Celtics didn't make a trade and Chris Mannix explains why they didn't want to trade their 1st round pick.
Ainge explains Celtics buyout situation and philosophy
Danny Ainge explains entering the buyout market and what kind of players the Celtics might be able to add.
Ainge on Cavaliers: 'Maybe they just needed a clean slate'
Danny Ainge talks about the multiple moves made by the Cavaliers and if that had any impact on the Celtics before the deadline.
Ainge: Never thought Smart trade was going to happen
Danny Ainge discusses the rumors involving Marcus Smart and if there was any truth surrounding those talks.
Ainge: 'There were no good deals so we stayed pat'
Danny Ainge talks about the Celtics not making any trade before the deadline and what the process is like leading up to the trade deadline.
Greg Monroe (left) an Joe Johnson.
One added, one on the way?
The Celtics make the addition of center Greg Monroe officially and are among the teams interested in Joe Johnson, who was traded from Utah to Sacramento, where he's expected to be bought out. 
Nothing doing
The Celtics fail to make a move at the NBA trade deadline. But they've added Greg Monroe to the roster, and may pursue free agents -- such as Joe Johnson -- who are expected to get bought out.
Mazz: Kyrie Irving smart for leaving the Cavs when he did
Felger & Mazz discuss the Cavaliers blowing up their roster right before the trade deadline.
What a difference a year makes for Isaiah
Less than a year ago, Isaiah Thomas was the darling of the NBA, the undersized scoring machine who fought through emotional pain and adversity. How things have changed.
Kyrie on Hayward: It's like having an ace in your pocket
Kyrie Irving admits that he can't help but think about having Gordon Hayward in the lineup.
Cavs undergo an extreme makeover
The Celtics have a new-look rival in Cleveland, as the Cavs trade Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder and Dwyane Wade and bring in Jordan Clarkson, Larry Nance Jr. and Rodney Hood in three separate deals.
Should the Celtics trade Marcus Smart? Mike Gorman says no
Mike Gorman joined Toucher & Rich ahead of the NBA trade deadline to discuss if the Celtics trading Marcus Smart for Tyreke Evans is a good move.
Follow along with the latest news and rumors
NBC Sports Boston follows the latest rumors in the NBA with the Boston Celtics.
Deadline looms over matchup with Wizards
The NBA trade deadline will pass hours before tipoff, which means the Celtics-Wizards rivalry might have a few new players in the mix soon.
Will Evans become a Celtic today?
The NBA trade deadline arrives at 3 p.m., and A. Sherrod Blakely thinks the Celtics have a good shot at acquiring Tyreke Evans.
A lesson to be learned for Celtics
Here are A. Sherrod Blakely's takeaways from Boston’s 111-91 loss to Toronto. 
The latest on C's trade talks
While one potential trade target of the Boston Celtics is off the market, another one remains very much in play. 
Williams agrees to extension with Clippers
The Celtics can turn their attention elsewhere ahead of the trade deadline. 
Isaiah has harsh words for Cavaliers
Isaiah Thomas hasn't been with Cleveland very long, but he's not impressed with the way the Cavs respond to adversity.
Porzingis suffers serious injury
Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis suffers what is likely to be a season-ending knee injury while landing after a dunk against the Bucks.
Highlights: Celtics 91 Raptors 111
Highlights from the Celtics 111-91 loss to the Toronto Raptors.
C's humbled by Raptors
The Celtics found themselves in an unfamiliar place Tuesday night – trying to make sense out of a humbling blowout loss.
No comeback this time for C's
Here are the Stars, Studs and Duds from Boston’s 111-91 loss to Toronto.
Irving: It was a great test and we failed it
Kyrie Irving spoke about keeping the Celtics poor performance against the Raptors in the back of his mind while going forward.
Terry Rozier wins Tommy Award in loss vs. Raptors
Terry Rozier scored a team-high 18 points in 24 minutes off the bench to win the Tommy Award in the Celtics 111-91 loss to the Toronto Raptors.
Amica Game Recap: Celtics blown out by Raptors
Mike Gorman and Brian Scalabrine break down the Celtics' 111-91 loss to the Toronto Raptors.
C's blown out in Toronto
The runs that we've come to expect from the Boston Celtics never came, and the end result was an emphatic 111-91 loss to the Toronto Raptors.
Kyrie floats one from the paint
Kyrie Irving knocked down a floating jumper in the third quarter vs. the Raptors.
Terry Rozier knocks down deep three
Terry Rozier sinks a three from the top of the arc vs. the Raptors.
Kyrie Irving alley-oop to Aron Baynes
Kyrie Irving finds Aron Baynes who slams it down early vs. the Raptors.
C's get two key players back in lineup
Kyrie Irving picked the perfect time to return to the Celtics lineup as they take on the Raptors.
Report: C's, Nuggets talking Smart trade
The Marcus Smart trade rumors persist with the Celtics looking at the Denver Nuggets as a possible trading partner, Marc Stein of the New York Times reports.
Rozier gets his chance and skies high
Kyrie Irving's injury gave added responsibility to Terry Rozier, and he couldn't have done better in Kyrie's absence.
These trades would be successful
The Celtics' main trade targers are the Clippers' Lou Williams and the Grizzlies' Tyreke Evans. Here's why either one would be a good fit in Boston.
WATCH: Celtics vs. Raptors
The Celtics play the Raptors in Toronto. Watch on NBC Sports Boston or on nbcsportsboston.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by Nissan, on the NBC Sports App.
C's elite defense meets Raptors' strong offense
The top two teams in the Eastern Conference face off tonight, as the Celtics visit the Raptors.
C's, still seeking trade, bring in Monroe
Even as the Celtics continue to pursue a trade for Lou Williams or Tyreke Evans, they bring in Greg Monroe in preparation for a Thursday signing.
Irving's not the Celtics' only go-to guy
In Kyrie Irving's absence, the Celtics are turning to others down the stretch in close games. And, as Al Horford demonstrated Sunday, they're delivering.
Horford plays the hero
Al Horford usually sets up the guy who hits the game-winning shot. But on Sunday, to the Trail Blazers' surprise, he stepped into the spotlight himself.
Gorman and Scal react to the game-winner
Brian Scalabrine and Mike Gorman react to Al Horford's game winner.
Awesome Al propels C's over Blazers
Here are the Stars, Studs and Duds from Boston’s 97-96 thriller against Portland.
Highlights: Al Horford beats the Blazers at the buzzer
Highlights from the Celtics buzzer beating win over the Portland Trail Blazers.
Amica Game Recap: Celtics beat the Blazers at the buzzer
Mike Gorman and Chris Mannix break down the Celtics win over the Trail Blazers.
Tommy Award: Al Horford vs Trail Blazers
Al Horford earns the Tommy Award in the Celtics win over the Trail Blazers.
Stevens wears 'Super Bowl-watching gear' in interview
Brad Stevens wear 'Super Bowl watching gear' in postgame interview with Brian Scalabrine after the Celtics' last-second, 97-96 victory over Portland.
Horford steps up in clutch for C's
When the Boston Celtics were making their comeback in the second half against Portland, it was Al Horford leading the charge.
Al Horford: 'This group has a lot of heart'
Al Horford talks with Chris Mannix after hitting the game winning shot at the buzzer to beat the Trail Blazers.
Horford with the game-winner at the buzzer
Al Horford hits the game winner at the buzzer against the Trail Blazers.
Aron Baynes slams it home
Aron Baynes slams it home
Al Horford with the power slam vs Hawks
Al Horford drives hard to the basket and throws it down against the Hawks.
Celtics players loving Guerschon Yabusele's dab celebration
Celtics players loving Guerschon Yabusele's dab celebration
Marcus Smart explains why he punched a picture frame
Marcus Smart talks with the media about what led him to punch a picture frame and injure his hand.
Al Horford shows off his soft touch
Al Horford shows off his soft touch
Blakely: Marcus Smart too valuable to his team to trade
A. Sherrod Blakely explains why he thinks that Marcus Smart is too valuable to his team right now to trade him for a 1st round pick.
WATCH: Celtics vs.Trail Blazers
The Celtics host the Trail Blazers at TD Garden. Watch on NBC Sports Boston or on nbcsportsboston.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by Nissan, on the NBC Sports App.
Rozier faces tougher tests today
Terry Rozier has shined as Kyrie Irving's replacement, but against less-than-top-flight competition. That changes today, when the Blazers throw Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum at him.

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