2021 Season

2021 Schedule
8-5, 2nd in Atlantic
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16hTim Bontemps

Embiid scoffs at Smart's claim he 'flails' for calls

Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid dominated the Celtics to the tune of 42 points, including going 17-of-21 from the free throw line, a stat that Boston's Marcus Smart wasn't happy with.

Brown makes 'too small' pose toward Simmons after draining bucket (0:35)
Kemba's 3 extends Celtics' early lead (0:21)
Jaylen Brown's stats are off the charts (1:36)

The Hoop Collective: PG's Shooting, Jokic's Passing, Jaylen Brown's Improvement

In an annual tradition, Brian Windhorst, Kevin Pelton and Kevin Arnovitz discuss some of the league's statistical anomalies and whether they'll hold up. Will Paul George's hot shooting continue? How unreal are Nikola Jokic's passing numbers? Can Trae Young shake his cold spell? All that and more in the small sample theater.

Kemba leaves game after taking hit to his side (0:34)
Kemba whips no-look pass to Theis for dunk (0:16)
Theis accidentally assists Randle's dunk (0:18)
Walker dishing dimes in his season debut (0:16)
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4dTim Bontemps

Celtics' Walker: 'Joy' to play pain-free in return

Even though they were blown out by the Knicks on Sunday, the Celtics will happily take Sunday's ugly outcome if star point guard Kemba Walker continues to feel as good moving forward as he did after making his season debut.

Tacko Fall banks in a 2, Celtics bench loves it (0:20)

Celtics run past Magic 124-97 after week-long hiatus

— Jaylen Brown had 21 points and eight assists, Semi Ojeleye added 18 points and the Boston Celtics rolled to an 124-97 win over the Orlando Magic on Friday night in their return to action following an virus-related week-long hiatus.

Brown's pass to Ojeleye in corner results in 3 (0:18)

The Hoop Collective: COVID-19's Impact On NBA Season

As COVID-19 continues to impact teams around the league, Brian Windhorst, Royce Young and Tim Bontemps discuss how the NBA will move forward. Plus, the crew also dives into Russell Westbrook's rough start in Washington and LaMelo Ball's ceiling.

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Heat-Celtics postponed due to virus protocols

Sunday night's game between the Celtics and Heat in Boston was postponed by the NBA because Miami does not have the minimum eight players available because of ongoing contact tracing.

Team Stats

Points Per Game110.616th
Rebounds Per Game45.012th
Assists Per Game22.625th
Points Allowed110.113th

Team History