2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
46-26, 1st in Atlantic
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Smart flings full-court pass to IT4 (0:18)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker already has a new career high with 42 points through three quarters. It's not helping his team as the Celtics have led the entire night, including by as much as 26.

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Thomas wraps pass around 3 defenders (0:18)
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Green converts 4-point play from tough angle (0:21)
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Celtics' fancy passing leads to buckets (0:32)
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Horford caps off big-man break (0:18)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley (stomach bug) is out vs. Suns. Rookie Jaylen Brown starts in his place. Brown is 10-7 as starter.

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LeBron's 'toughness' comments a cause for alarm (1:20)
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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

It's not quite Larry Bird scoring 47 points while shooting left-handed for much of a 1986 game against the Portland Trail Blazers but lefty Isaiah Thomas got some practice on his right-handed 3-pointers during Boston's offday practice on Thursday.

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Thomas shines in Celtics win over Pacers (1:22)
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Thomas' spinning no-look pass sets up Celtics and-1 (0:30)
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Smart gets circus shot to fall plus the foul (0:19)
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Thomas hits the awkward bank shot and gets fouled (0:18)
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Zeller starts the play, and ends it with huge dunk (0:20)
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Bradley drains the 3-pointer at the halftime buzzer (0:20)
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Bradley's thievery leads to easy layup (0:20)

ESPN Stats and Information  

Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas has scored fewer than 30 points in each of his last five games, his second-longest streak of the season. The Celtics are 4-1 in the last five games Thomas has played. During his eight-game streak of sub-30-point games in November and December, the Celtics were 5-3.

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MT responds to NBA's 'significant issue'

Thompson reads a memo of his own addressed to the owners of the NBA in regards to the organization's significant issue and reacts to the athletes' excuses around the league.

ESPN Stats and Information  

The Celtics can clinch a playoff spot on Tuesday with a loss from either the Bucks or Heat, or if both the Pistons and Bulls fall. After beating the Wizards on Monday, Boston is now 2 1/2 games ahead of Washington for the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference and just 2 games behind the Cavs for the top seed.

Team Stats

Points Per Game107.48th
Rebounds Per Game41.826th
Assists Per Game24.84th
Points Allowed104.914th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-174626.639
2015-164834.585
2014-154042.488
2013-142557.305
2012-134140.506