2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
48-34, 2nd in Atlantic
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Celtics should climb in East

Kevin Pelton writes that ESPN's real plus-minus shows Boston, bolstered by the addition of Al Horford, outperforming last season's win total by one game. But that should boost the Celtics in the Eastern Conference standings. Projected W-L records for 2016-17 (Insider)

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Kelly Olynyk happy for Evan Turner but sad to see friend go. Why did they click? "His outlook on life was different than most people."

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Kelly Olynyk and Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca at Canobie Lake Park in New Hampshire today for annual Shamrock Foundation event.

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With 2nd pick in 2017 draft, C's would ...

We slot Boston second next summer with yet another pick obtained from Brooklyn. Chad Ford writes the Celtics would select Duke freshman forward Harry Giles, who comes off a torn ACL a year ago. Mock Draft 1.0 (Insider)


'92 Olympic final was Bird's career finale

Larry Bird went scoreless when the Dream Team finished its run with a 117-85 win over Croatia on Aug. 8, 1992. He'd averaged 9.6 points going into that game with a high of 19 vs. Germany. At age 36 and his back feeling much older, Bird announced his retirement 11 days later following 13 NBA seasons.

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No one thought of 'eight-peat' in 1966?

The domination of the U.S. women's basketball team at the Rio Olympics got us thinking about the most dominant teams in sports history. The Celtics' run of eight straight NBA titles was part of an amazing 11 banners won in 13 seasons. Most dominant teams

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When Bill Russell ruled American sports

After watching Americans who have dominated in Rio, Bill Barnwell doled out a figurative "championship belt" to the top U.S. athlete for every year since 1912. Bill Russell claimed the prize for two years and might have deserved a few more. U.S. championship belt

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9dChris Forsberg

Celtics Summer Forecast: Save the date

For Day 11 of our Celtics Summer Forecast, our blogger panel picks the best games on the Celtics' schedule.

Thomas shows no remorse for his kid competitors (0:21)

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An easy-to-digest schedule from the Celtics that highlights the team's national appearances.

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13dChris Forsberg

Celtics Summer Forecast: Biggest underachiever

Rookie Jaylen Brown got some votes, but Al Horford's huge contract could make it impossible for the Celtics' other big newcomer to meet expectations.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder expressed frustration that Kevin Durant elected to sign with the Golden State Warriors after Boston laid out its game plan on how to beat both the Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers at their sales pitch in July. But Isaiah Thomas isn't too worried about it. "I'm sure that wasn't coach Brad Stevens' only plan of beating those two teams," Thomas told The Dan LeBatard Show on ESPN Radio. "I think we'll be just fine."

Thomas on Durant to Warriors: 'Weak sauce' (2:27)
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14dChris Forsberg

Celtics Summer Forecast: Biggest overachiever

Who's going to overachieve most in Boston? It's not easy to identify on a team projected to win 50-plus games, but our panel gave it a shot.

Team Stats

Points Per Game105.75th
Rebounds Per Game44.96th
Assists Per Game24.26th
Points Allowed102.513th

Team History


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