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Celtics take a look at more prospects

Bobby Portis of Arkansas was one of the players the Celtics brought in for the second pre-draft workout Wednesday.

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The Celtics brought in six players, including Arkansas forward Bobby Portis.

Warriors 104, Rockets 90

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The Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years, where they will face the Cavaliers.

Gary Washburn

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Determining whether a prospect is ready for the rigors of life in the league is no easy task for general managers.

CAVALIERS 118, HAWKS 88

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LeBron James’s 23-point, 9-rebound, 7-assists performance earned him his fifth consecutive trip to the Finals.

In a talk with Danny Ainge, Isaiah Thomas (above) said a rim-protecting big man is atop his wish list for the Celtics.

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Isaiah Thomas wants to help Celtics recruit free agents

Thomas, who played for three teams this past season, believes he’s found a home in Boston.

GARY WASHBURN I sunday BASKETBALL NOTES

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Minnesota will have its choice of Karl-Anthony Towns or Jahlil Okafor.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/paggy150-8765.jpg Pagliuca takes the reins of struggling Olympic bid

The Celtics co-owner is hoping to become the next Bain Capital executive to rebound from a failed Senate run and save an Olympic effort.

2008: The last Celtics championship

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Celtics finished off Lakers for team’s 17th NBA title

Look back in the Boston Globe archives at coverage of the Celtics’ first championship in 22 years.