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Did Boston's Mayor Admit The Celtics Are Tanking?

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh let it slip that he thought the Celtics were focused on the NBA Draft lottery in a HuffPost Live interview Monday. "We're ...

Basketball Hall Of Famer Has One Question For Gay Athletes

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 04.10.2014 | Gay Voices

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell said Wednesday that gay athletes' current fight for equality and acceptance reminds him of some ...

WATCH: Rajon Rondo May Have Committed The Worst Flop Of The Season

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 04.10.2014 | Sports

The refs did not fall for Rajon Rondo's epic flop on Wednesday night at the Philips Arena. As Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague drove by Rondo, th...

WATCH: Basketball Player Joins Opposing Team Huddle

Posted 04.03.2014 | Sports

Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat had a little fun against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. During the third quarter, the sneaky Gortat jo...

HIGHLIGHTS: Anthony Davis Puts On A Show

AP | Posted 03.17.2014 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis is getting even better while the New Orleans Pelicans close out another difficult season. Davis set ...

Celtics President On Jason Collins: 'He Seems Happier Now'

Posted 03.10.2014 | Sports

Rich Gotham, President of the Boston Celtics, is proud of the NBA's social progress. "The NBA has a great legacy," he told Huff Post Live's Roy Se...

Tracing the Irish Influence in Boston

WHERE | Posted 02.20.2014 | Travel

Welcome to Boston, or as the Irish say, "Céad míle fáilte." On a trip here, we encourage you to track down all things Irish. The fun of it can be discovering how this country's early history is intertwined with Irish culture.

WATCH: Celtics Pierce, Garnett With Ovation, Tribute

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 03.28.2014 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) -- After the highlights were shown on the scoreboard and the two former Celtics acknowledged the latest in a series of standing ovations, ...

Report: NBA Three-Team Deal Completed

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 03.17.2014 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors have been searching for a suitable backup to point guard Stephen Curry since veteran Jarrett Jack s...

Cryptic Tweet May Reveal Star's Return Date

Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

Math may be required In order to figure out when Rajon Rondo will return to the Celtics lineup. While there hasn't been an official return date an...

WATCH: Steph Curry Hits Game-Winning Shot

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 03.12.2014 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry hit a go-ahead jumper with 2.1 seconds left, lifting the Golden State Warriors over the skidding Boston Celtics...

Noah Leads Bulls To 94-82 Win Over Celtics

AP | JOHN JACKSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Joakim Noah fell one assist short of his fourth career triple-double Thursday night, and the 6-foot-11 center sounded almost embarras...

WATCH: Pacers Star Dances After Nasty Crossover

Posted 12.23.2013 | Sports

Pacers guard Lance Stephenson busted out some dance moves after making Boston's Courtney Lee fall down with a slick crossover and burying a jumper. St...

WATCH: Celtics Fan Shows Off Epic Dance Moves

Posted 12.17.2013 | Sports

Before the Celtics squared off against the Timberwolves on Monday night, one young Boston fan took over the spotlight with some impressive dance skill...

WATCH: Celtics Guards Nails Circus Shot From Behind Backboard

Posted 12.04.2013 | Sports

Boston's Avery Bradley was just trying to beat the shot clock and ended up hitting an incredible circus shot from behind the backboard against the Buc...

WATCH: Celtics' Buzzer Beater Stuns Heat

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.10.2013 | Sports

Jeff Green took a break from posterzing people to drain a buzzer beater. Green knocked down an off-balance, three-point shot over the outstretched...

Rajon Rondo Honors Red Sox

Posted 11.02.2013 | Sports

Injured Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo got in on the Red Sox's World Series celebration on Friday night. Just before tip-off of Boston's first home g...

TSA: NBA Icon Caught With Gun At Airport

AP | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports

SEATAC, Wash. -- SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — Hall of Fame center Bill Russell was arrested this week at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport after Transpor...

FAIL: Raptors Guard Misses Wide-Open Dunk

Posted 10.17.2013 | Sports

Toronto Raptors guard Julyan Stone tried to put some finishing touches on their preseason win over Boston on Wednesday when he got the ball on a fast ...

Buried The Hatchet

Awful Announcing | Posted 10.05.2013 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing In an interview to be published Monday on, Seth Davis interviews former Celtics and new Clippers...

Celtics Forward Arrested

AP | Posted 09.03.2013 | Sports

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts prosecutors say Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger has been arrested on domestic violence-related charges. ...

Boston's Lost Son

Jeffrey Boxer | Posted 09.23.2013 | Sports
Jeffrey Boxer

Reggie Lewis was the captain and leader of the Boston Celtics. He was a great basketball player -- a tenacious defender with a silky jump shot. With Larry Bird and Kevin McHale retiring, Lewis was to be the bridge to the next generation of Celtic champions.

Rondo Names One Team He 'Will Never Play For'

Posted 07.14.2013 | Sports

By Brian Josephs, Complex Sports The Boston Celtics lost Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Doc Rivers (and Jason Terry) over the course of this offse...

Boston Celtics Pride and Joy: New Coach Brad Stevens a Family Man

Terry Lyons | Posted 09.09.2013 | Sports
Terry Lyons

The formalities were already covered by a series of phone calls between Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge and Brad Stevens. It was time to sit down and finalize a deal to make Stevens the 17th head coach to walk the sidelines for the storied franchise.

'First Choice'

AP | Posted 07.05.2013 | Sports

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Brad Stevens says he had no desire to leave Butler – until the Celtics called. Seventeen championships. Bill Russell. Red Aue...