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Gary Washburn | On Basketball

Jayson Tatum is still searching for his 3-point stroke. Can he find it down the stretch?

Tatum is shooting just 29.4 percent from beyond the arc since the All-Star break, and the Celtics need him back to his best as the games really start to count.


With seven games left, the Celtics’ well-timed surge means they could still grab the 1-seed in the East

By playing at their own level and not down to that of the opponent in recent games, the stage is all but set for a big Thursday showdown in Milwaukee.


Jaylen Brown puts up huge performance with Jayson Tatum out, leading Celtics to rout of Spurs

The Celtics trailed one of the West's worst teams until the middle of the second quarter, when they turned on the jets and easily won their seventh in nine games as they try to chase down Milwaukee in the East.


Gregg Popovich overjoyed that Derrick White finally believes

“Repetition is important,” Popovich said of the guard that San Antonio traded to Boston in the middle of last season. “Making him believe that you really believe what you are saying to him, showing him a lot of love.”


In return, the Lakers’ LeBron James is coming off the bench for the second time in his career

James ends a run of 1,080 consecutive starts, second among active players behind Chris Paul (1,208).


Former Celtic Eric Montross battling cancer

Montross, drafted No. 9 overall by the Celtics in 1994, played two seasons with Boston.

Celtics notebook

It’s become clear that as Marcus Smart goes, so go the Celtics

His play is a true barometer of this team’s success, and the Celtics are aware.

Gary Washburn | Sunday basketball notes

The impact legendary coach Pete Carril had on Craig Robinson at Princeton

Robinson said he eventually learned that the teamwork principles Carril instilled were just as impactful off the floor.