Celtics will enjoy holiday break

Updated: December 23, 2013, 7:41 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

The schedule-makers did few favors for the Boston Celtics over the first two months of the 2013-14 season. They threw the team a bone at Christmas time.

For the first time in six seasons, the Celtics will not be part of the NBA's jam-packed Christmas Day slate and instead are enjoying a rare five-day holiday break.

After Sunday's loss in Indiana, Boston coaches and players dispersed across the country. The team will take three full days off from basketball activities before reconvening ...

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