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  • The Garden Report: Why can’t the Celtics play like this every night?

    The Garden Report: Why can’t the Celtics play like this every night?

    How surprising was a blowout win over the west-leading Lakers? The passing, the amount of shooting in the paint, even Marcus Smart limiting his looks to five three-point attempts. Gordon Hayward,...

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  • Jaylen Brown reacts to dunking all over LeBron James

    Jaylen Brown reacts to dunking all over LeBron James

    Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports Better slam: Jayson Tatum’s playoff jam or Jaylen Brown’s from yesterday? An 8-0 run by the Lakers signaled little changed in the opening minute despite the...

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  • Jaylen Brown questionable to play vs. Memphis Grizzlies

    Jaylen Brown questionable to play vs. Memphis Grizzlies

    Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images Jaylen Brown can’t escape the injury report. It didn’t take long for Jaylen Brown to get back on the injury report, this time with a new ailment. Brown is...

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  • Exquisite ball movement carves up Lakers

    Exquisite ball movement carves up Lakers

    Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports Boston finished the game with 31 assists, just one short of matching their season high. Lebron James and his Anthony Davis-led entourage entered Boston with the...

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  • Very Important Game: Celtics face the surging Grizzlies

    Very Important Game: Celtics face the surging Grizzlies

    Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images The Celtics are tasked with slowing down Ja Morant and the streaking Grizzlies. Once again, the Celtics own the draft rights to a team that was...

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  • In defense of Gordon Hayward

    In defense of Gordon Hayward

    Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images Hayward is actually performing at a high level. His style of play can be deceiving at times as he does things so effortlessly. It’s becoming...

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  • Boston has fun in a blowout over LA: A baker’s dozen Takeaways from Celtics/Lakers

    Boston has fun in a blowout over LA: A baker’s dozen Takeaways from Celtics/Lakers

    Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images All 13 Celtics got in on the fun the blowout victory 1. When the Lakers started the game on an 8-0 run, you wouldn’t have blamed Celtics fans for saying...

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  • Celtics get back to ‘what we should be’ in blowout win over Lakers

    Celtics get back to ‘what we should be’ in blowout win over Lakers

    Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports The Celtics shrugged off recent struggled to earn a key signature win that they can build off going forward. For the last two weeks, the Boston Celtics rarely...

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  • Jaylen Brown on his dunk on LeBron James: ‘It was pretty awesome’

    Jaylen Brown on his dunk on LeBron James: ‘It was pretty awesome’

    Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Jaylen Brown created a poster with LeBron James in it. Early in the third quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers Monday night, Jaylen Brown got the chance to...

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  • Celtics snap losing streak by beating down Lakers, 139-107

    Celtics snap losing streak by beating down Lakers, 139-107

    Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images The Celtics picked a good time to play their best game in a while. For the Boston Celtics, it was show time when the Western Conference-leading...

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  • Must C’s: Tatum shooting the Lakers back to La La Land

    Must C’s: Tatum shooting the Lakers back to La La Land

    Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images Taco Jay is on fire through three quarters Jayson Tatum came out fired up for this game, with a national TV audience watching Jayson Tatum scorched...

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  • Must C’s: Jaylen Brown puts LeBron on a poster

    Must C’s: Jaylen Brown puts LeBron on a poster

    Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images And the King was left helpless. With the lead mounting in the third quarter for the Celtics, Jaylen Brown produced a nasty dunk all over LeBron James to get...

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  • Preview:  Los Angeles Lakers at Boston Celtics Game #42

    Preview: Los Angeles Lakers at Boston Celtics Game #42

    Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images The storied rivalry of the Boston Celtics and LA Lakers continues as the Celtics host the Lakers on MLK Day. The Celtics and Lakers renew...

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  • Good injury news: Kemba Walker (knee) and Jaylen Brown (thumb) expect to play against the Lakers

    Good injury news: Kemba Walker (knee) and Jaylen Brown (thumb) expect to play against the Lakers

    Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Boston will be as close to full strength as possible as the rival Lakers come into town. Surprisingly, Boston is hoping to be relatively...

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  • Signs of promise in Celtics’ losing streak

    Signs of promise in Celtics’ losing streak

    Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports Six losses in eight games is not ideal for any team. Even through a negative result against Milwaukee, there were two strong comebacks that showed a little bit of...

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  • The Garden Report: Is Gordon Hayward going to be ok for Celtics?

    The Garden Report: Is Gordon Hayward going to be ok for Celtics?

    Hayward is 9-for-30 over his last two games as Jaylen Brown and Kemba Walker sat. Is his offensive inconsistency a concern? The Garden Report staff is not ready to ship Gordon Hayward out of town...

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  • Must C’s: Gordon Hayward caught in-between on late layup miss

    Must C’s: Gordon Hayward caught in-between on late layup miss

    Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports Hayward not blaming sore foot for recent struggles, despite recent mention it could be a problem. It’s fitting Marcus Smart broke the three-point record...

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  • Marcus Smart’s record-breaking night eases pain of another loss

    Marcus Smart’s record-breaking night eases pain of another loss

    Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images Smart took a game high 25 shots in this one as he fought tooth and nail to keep the score close down the stretch. Shorthanded and devoid of confidence, the...

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  • Checking in on the Celtics’ progress at the midpoint

    Checking in on the Celtics’ progress at the midpoint

    Good start followed by recent struggles. So still a lot of work to do for the Celtics. We’re exactly halfway through the season (27-14, on pace for 54 wins) and there’s an unwritten rule somewhere...

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  • Unacceptable and unsustainable: 1 Takeaway from Celtics/Suns

    Unacceptable and unsustainable: 1 Takeaway from Celtics/Suns

    Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images Boston will never get where they want by relying on crazy comebacks 1. Unacceptable. There really isn’t any other way to put it. You can use the excuse...

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