Pierce gives Celtics a game for the ages
- When history examines Celtics playoff performances, Pierce’s output in Game 2 against the Hawks will stand out as one of the best.
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David Stern: Rajon Rondo ‘obviously bumped’ official
- The NBA commissioner said it was clear to him the Celtics guard’s contact with referee Marc Davis wasn’t incidental in Sunday night’s game.
GAME 1: HAWKS 83, CELTICS 74
Celtics drop their playoff opener
- The Celtics are down a game, and could be down a point guard for Game 2, as Rajon Rondo was ejected after bumping an official in the final minute of their 83-74 loss to the Hawks.
Ray Allen shares his love of books
- The Celtics guard uses the pleasures of a good book to ease the boredom of long road trips or soothe a particularly bad loss.
The clock never stops for Celtics Dancers
- During a break in the basketball action at the TD Garden, 14 Boston Celtics dancers run onto the parquet and launch into a finely choreographed dance routine to Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep.” (Photo gallery.)
Brady causes spectacle at Celtics vs. Lakers
- Tom Brady caused a spectacle at Sunday’s Celtics-Lakers game in Los Angeles. The Patriots QB looked way too comfortable sitting court-side and chatting with his pal Kobe Bryant during Boston’s 97-94 to the Lakers at the Staples Center.
The Boston Globe Collection: 140 Years of History
- In celebration of its 140th birthday, The Boston Globe is opening its vault, bringing you the past through headlines and pictures. PHOTO: Larry Bird signs with the Boston Celtics. On his right, Red Auerbach. On his left, Coach Bill Fitch. June 7th, 1979. Photographer: Tom Landers.
Boston’s 10 biggest sports stories of 2011
- It was a year of tremendous highs (the Bruins’ Stanley Cup title) and ugly lows (the Red Sox’ epic collapse) on the Boston sports scene.
Bearing no grudges, NBA fans flock back
- When the Celtics play their home opener tonight at the TD Garden, one thing will be clear: If fans had any pent-up anger over the lockout-delayed season, it has morphed into pent-up demand.