Sports Reporter

Adam Himmelsbach

Himmelsbach joined the Globe in 2015 and covers the Celtics. A graduate of Syracuse University, Himmelsbach previously spent two years as a columnist at the Louisville Courier-Journal, and six years as a Washington-based contributor for The New York Times.

Latest stories


Celtics one win away from an improbable NBA Finals berth

By , Globe Staff

Boston seized control early in Game 5 and never relinquished it, taking a 3-2 lead in this best-of-seven series.


Al Horford has showed his range as a defender with the Celtics

By , Globe Staff

Horford was named to the NBA’s All-Defensive second team on Wednesday.


Marcus Smart gets A for effort on D . . . and other Celtics thoughts

By , Globe Staff

Smart’s guarding of LeBron James in the second half of Game 4 did seem to affect the Cavaliers star.

Jayson Tatum named to All-Rookie first team, misses unanimous selection by one vote

By , Globe Staff

Tatum becomes the first Boston player so honored since Paul Pierce made the first team in 1999.