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48-34, 2nd in Atlantic
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Avery Bradley wants to be Defensive Player of the Year (0:39)
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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley wants to be Defensive Player of the Year.

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Avery Bradley: "That's my goal: To be Defensive Player of the Year. I feel like it's possible for me if I go out there with the right mindset."

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Avery Bradley on Boston's offseason moves: "I'm excited. I feel like they added some great pieces. Al Horford is a very good player, a great team player. I was actually with Jeff Teague this summer in Vegas at an Adidas event and he was telling me how he's really going to help our team out a lot. He's a great locker room guy, a great player. I'm excited to have a chance to play with him, learn things from him. To add him to this culture, I'm excited about it."

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Avery Bradley with immediate exit in game of Knockout at the hand of a youngster.

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Celtics guard Avery Bradley in Belmont today for a court makeover for the Goentzel family.

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Survey says: Celtics headed in right direction

A survey of New England sports fans that gauges opinions on Boston pro sports teams included several interesting takeaways about the Celtics.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

After sporting a tall rust-tinged mohawk last season, Celtics guard Marcus Smart unveiled a bold new summer hairdo.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

After Phil Jackson admitted passing on the chance to acquire Jae Crowder as his biggest regret in New York, Crowder used the location on his latest Instagram post to poke fun at the Knicks.

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Olynyk should be hot item next summer

Kevin Pelton writes that Kelly Olynyk has developed into a terrific outside shooter for his size. The 7-footer, who will turn 26 in April, is scheduled to become a restricted free agent next July. Ranking 2017 NBA free agents (Insider)

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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)

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'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

Team Stats

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

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-164834.585
2014-154042.488
2013-142557.305
2012-134140.506
2011-123927.591

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