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  1. Celtics' Thornton likely out two weeksRead the original story

    Monday | Sports Network

    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Thornton is expected to be sidelined approximately two weeks due to a partially torn calf muscle. Thornton sustained the injury during Sunday's practice and did not travel with the team for Monday's game at Philadelphia.

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  2. Marcus Thornton injury update: Boston Celtics guard suffered small tear in calfRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | MassLive.com

    The rookie should return to practice Tuesday, according to play-by-play announcer Sean Grande . As head coach Brad Stevens said this weekend, "It's frustrating.

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  3. Olynyk lifts Celtics past SixersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens might talk to Kelly Olynyk about playing hard before every game. Olynyk scored a career-high 30 points after a pep talk from his coach, leading the Celtics to a 105-87 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.

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  4. Wall, Harden named Players of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | NBA.com

    He averaged 18.3 points, a league leading 11.8 assists, and tied for second in the conference with 2.5 steals. Wall recorded three point-assist double-doubles, including a 26-point, 17-assist effort on Dec. 8, as the Wizards topped the Boston Celtics 133-132 in double-overtime.

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  5. Game 22 Preview: Boston CelticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Celtics Hub

    So far the Celtics have not taken advantage of their easier December schedule , but tonight they will have a serious opportunity to pick up a win. They're up against the plebeians of the NBA, those hapless Sixers.

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  6. Power Rankings round-up: Bucks remain around the middle of the pack after 1-1 weekRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Brew Hoop

    A .500 week for Milwaukee gives them mixed results in the power rankings, but ultimately they remained in the middle of the pack. The Bucks are basically the "gifted" class of the NBA.

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  7. Boston Celtics Must Look To Bench For Sense Of UrgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Rant Sports

    The Boston Celtics have lost their last three games and one thing is clear: They have lost the spark that they have displayed in previous efforts this season. Coach Brad Stevens will have to look to his bench to bring desperation back to the floor.

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  8. Sources: Pistons asking first-round pick for disgruntled Greg MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Sporting News

    According to NBA rules, Pistons forward Greg Monroe is now eligible to be traded. And, sources told Sporting News, he wants that, badly.

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  9. Celtics (7-14) vs. 76ers (2-21): Trap Game AlertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Hardwood Houdini

    Nov 19, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams dribbles the ball as Boston Celtics guard Evan Turner and guard Phil Pressey defend during the second half at Wells Fargo Center. The Celtics won101-90.

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  10. Celtics Injury Report: No Smart, No Thronton . . . EekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Hardwood Houdini

    Dec 10, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart defends against Charlotte Hornets guard Brian Roberts during the first half of the game at Time Warner Cable Arena. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports The Celtics head into Philadelphia looking to snap a three-game skid.

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  11. 76ers Aim for Third Win of Season Vs. Struggling CelticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Sixer Sense

    Nov 19, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams dribbles the ball as Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo defends during the second half at Wells Fargo Center. The Celtics won101-90.

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  12. Two Trades I Would (try to) MakeRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Boston Celtics

    While the first does not necessarily improve the Celtics this season, it would go a long way toward having additional cap space in the summer. Hopefully enough to at least pursue a max contract free agent.

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  13. Knicks Guard Iman Shumpert Out 3 Weeks with Shoulder InjuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Shumpert suffered the injury during the second quarter of the team's win over the Boston Celtics on Friday night after colliding with Celtics' forward Jeff Green. Now in his fourth year in the NBA, the 24-year-old Shumpert is one of the team's best defenders.

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  14. Fantasy Notebook: The Ones That Got AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Cavs

    ... backup big men Tyler Zeller and Marreese Speights. Zeller has recently moved into the starting lineup for the Boston Celtics, who acquired the NC grad from the Cavs this past summer in what amounted to a salary dump by the Cavs to clear room to sign ...

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  15. Why John Wall is the best defender playing the point guard positionRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Bullets Forever

    For years John Wall has flashed his brilliance on the defensive end, but he's finally put it all together this season. The Wizards defense is better than ever, and Wall has made a strong case for being the best defender at his position.

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  16. BOS @ PHI7:00 pm ETRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Sportsnet.ca

    Philadelphia led by 18 with 7:39 to go in regulation but couldn't hold on in Saturday's 120-115 overtime loss to first-place Memphis, its third consecutive defeat. Robert Covington stayed hot with 24 points while Hollis Thompson matched a career high with 21, but the 76ers shot just 1 of 8 in the extra period.

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  17. As the NBA's trading season begins, where do the Celtics stand?Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Boston Celtics

    Today is Dec. 15, which means the start of a frenzied two-month trading period in the NBA. What's the Celtics' status going into this pivotal stretch? Are they buyers or sellers? It's now 11 a.m. on Dec. 15. Do you know where your basketball team is? While you may not realize it at this very moment, today is the beginning of a crucial juncture in the history of the Celtics ' franchise.

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  18. Sixers still seek 1st home win, host CelticsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Sports Network

    The Philadelphia 76ers are still searching for their first home win of the season and will host the Boston Celtics Monday night. The 76ers are 0-12 at Wells Fargo Center this season and opened a three-game homestand with Saturday's 120-115 overtime loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.

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  19. Daily Dish: Monday's Fantasy lineup adviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | CBS Sports

    Editor's note: FanDuel.com is hosting a one-day $150,000 Fantasy Basketball contest for Monday's games. It's $25 to enter and first prize is $20,000.

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  20. NBA Trade Primer: What rumors to watch for starting todayRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Boston Celtics

    December 15 marks the unofficial start of NBA trade season. Why that date? Mostly because it signals the moment when most free agents that signed in the offseason are eligible to be traded.

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