2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
36-36, 4th in Atlantic
Woj gives latest on Celtics' search for head coach (0:36)
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1dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Celtics high on Udoka, Ham and Billups

The Boston Celtics are seeking follow-up interviews with Brooklyn's Ime Udoka, Milwaukee's Darvin Ham and the Clippers' Chauncey Billups, sources tell ESPN.


Hour 4: Kemba on the move

Alan Hahn and Keyshawn Johnson begin the last hour of the show discussing what they want to see from Game 7 and who needs to step up. Kemba Walker is traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, and we react to that news with Kendrick Perkins Mark Ridley-Thomas joins the show to discuss the change and effect that Juneteenth being a Federal Holiday means to him and the city of Los Angeles..

Why Perk loves the Kemba trade for the Celtics (1:23)
What does Kemba trade mean for the Celtics? (1:08)
Perk disappointed at the amount of All-NBA snubs (1:06)
Quavo, Perk settle their Twitter beef on First Take (3:10)
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10dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Clippers' Billups on Celtics interview list

Brad Stevens has received team permissions to interview several assistant coaches for his franchise's head coaching job, including the Los Angeles Clippers' Chauncey Billups, sources told ESPN on Wednesday.

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17dTim Bontemps

Stevens 'invigorated' by new Celtics opportunity

Brad Stevens said he chose to leave coaching after eight seasons to accept the new challenge of replacing Danny Ainge as president of basketball operations because he wants "to do what's best for the Celtics."


The Right Time: Howard Bryant reacts to Ainge and Osaka

Bomani Jones is joined by Howard Bryant of Meadowlark to react to the developing reports that Danny Ainge is stepping down from his position with the Celtics to be replaced by head coach Brad Stevens, as well as why Boston faces the same challenges teams like the Jazz and Suns face for team building (2:26). Plus, what Naomi Osaka’s decision to pull out of the French Open says about the press coverage of tennis (29:08).

Who could succeed Brad Stevens as Celtics coach? (1:02)
Brad Stevens embracing 'great challenge' ahead for Celtics (0:54)
Perk 'not surprised' by Danny Ainge retiring from the Celtics (0:49)
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C's owner, Stevens: 'Win banner 18 or die trying'

Danny Ainge said Wednesday it was "my decision" to retire as Celtics president of basketball operations. Coach Brad Stevens was promoted to the role.

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17dTim Bontemps

Sources: C's boss Ainge mulling future with team

Danny Ainge, Celtics president of basketball operations, is seriously considering his future with the franchise and could make a decision to step down, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

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18dTim Bontemps

C's say getting healthy the key to better 2021-22

After the Celtics were eliminated from the playoffs by the Nets on Tuesday night, they pointed to getting healthy as a key factor for success next season.


Nets head to second round, beat Celtics 123-109 in Game 5

— James Harden had 34 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for his first postseason triple-double with Brooklyn, leading the Nets into the Eastern Conference semifinals with a 123-109 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night in Game 5.

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18dBrian Windhorst and Tim Bontemps

The Boston Celtics might be stuck in the middle

The Celtics once had a surplus of tantalizing paths in front of them. Following a first-round playoff exit, the road ahead now looks far different.

Team Stats

Points Per Game112.616th
Rebounds Per Game44.315th
Assists Per Game23.525th
Points Allowed111.5Tied-15th

Team History