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Boston Celtics 2014 NBA basketball draft picks Marcus Smart, left, and James Young, right, display jerseys during a news conference held to introduce the players, Monday, June 30, 2014, in Waltham, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Passion, skill fuel C’ s draftees

Monday, June 30, 2014

WALTHAM — Marcus Smart wasn’t born when his half brother played in a Texas high school basketball game despite having cancer. Yet Todd Westbrook’s perseverance through his recurring bouts with the disease is an inspiration to the Boston Celtics new guard. Like the time Westbrook surprised his coach by leaving the hospital where he was being treated for a tumor … 0

Celtics choose G Smart, F-G Young as top picks

Thursday, June 26, 2014

BOSTON — Soon after Wyc Grousbeck’s group bought the Boston Celtics, Red Auerbach gave him some advice. The team’s legendary president at the time “told me personally right when I came in, ‘you need instigators, not retaliators,’” Grousbeck said. Twelve years later, the rebuilding Celtics drafted what Grousbeck called an “instigator” when they … 0

Rebuilding Celts have 2 1st-round picks

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

BOSTON — Danny Ainge stockpiled draft choices for his big rebuilding project with the Boston Celtics. Now the decision-maker who won three NBA championships as a player with the Celtics and one as their general manager gets to use them after the third worst season in team history. They have 10 first-round picks … 0

Crawford, Wallace lift Celts over Bobcats 96-86

Monday, November 25, 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jordan Crawford had 21 points, reserve Gerald Wallace added a season-high 17 points and the Boston Celtics beat the Charlotte Bobcats 96-86 Monday night for their second straight victory. Crawford was 5 of 11 from … 0

Pacers drop Celtics

Friday, November 22, 2013

BOSTON — Paul George scored 27 points and led a comeback from an eight-point halftime deficit to help the Indiana Pacers improve on the best record in the Eastern Conference with a 97-82 win over the Boston Celtics … 0

Celtics no match for Rockets

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

HOUSTON — Terrence Jones scored a career-high 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Houston Rockets to their third straight victory, 109-85 over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night. Jones was 10 of 12 from the … 0

Jefferson lifts ’Cats past Celtics, 89-83

Thursday, November 14, 2013

BOSTON — Al Jefferson had 22 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to an 89-83 victory over Boston on Wednesday night that snapped the Celtics’ four-game winning streak. Gerald Henderson had 13 points, Jeff Taylor … 0