Baxter Holmes

Holmes covers the Celtics for the Globe. He joined the Globe in 2013 and previously interned for the paper in 2008. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Holmes previously spent 3-1/2 years working at the Los Angeles Times, where he was a sports reporter.

Latest stories

Brad Stevens diagrams a better Celtics season

By Baxter Holmes , globe staff

After long summer days filled with prep work, Stevens is happy to be on the court again, searching for possible lineup combinations.

Rajon Rondo describes breaking hand

By Baxter Holmes , Globe Staff

The Celtics point guard, who could miss the first month of the season, said he “slipped and tried to catch my hand” in the shower.

Celtics rookie Marcus Smart’s hard past drives his future

By Baxter Holmes , Globe Staff

“I just wake up and I thank God every day,” Smart said, “because I easily could’ve been in jail or six feet under.”

Celtics star Rajon Rondo breaks hand in fall

By Baxter Holmes , Globe Staff

Doctors estimate that Rondo could miss 6-8 weeks, meaning he will be sidelined for the start of the regular season.