Celtics guards sound on boards

Undersized team has been getting rebounding help from all corners

Updated: December 17, 2013, 9:55 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Here's example No. 1,472 of Brad Stevens' attention to detail. On a snowy Tuesday in mid-December, Stevens was asked about the team's uptick in rebounding from perimeter players and when that became a point of emphasis.

Without hesitation, Stevens noted it was the first exhibition game against Toronto. You know, the one 72 days and 33 games ago. It ought to feel like a lifetime ago for Stevens in his whirlwind first season in the NBA. But, no, he even rattled off the exact ...

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