The Celtics often ran the offense through the 32-year-old in Milan. His passing talents have impressed coach Brad Stevens during training camp.
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MILAN -- The Boston Celtics eased to a 124-91 victory over Olimpia Milano at the Mediolanum Forum on Tuesday.
Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer
Celtics defeat Milano 124-91 in exhibition opener overseas. Quick postgame 3-pointer: * David Lee starts and thrives in point forward role. 13 pts, 7 reb, 3 ast, 2 stl, +22 in 21:24. * Isaiah Thomas picks up right where he left off: team-high 18 points in 21 minutes off bench (adds 4 ast, 3 stl) * C’s shoot 56.1%, put 5 players in double figures, 31 assists on 46 field goals.
Where's Isaiah Thomas?
When you look through the NBA fantasy rankings, you will have to scroll well past the top 25 to find Boston's top-ranked player. Top 200 fantasy rankings
How will Brad Stevens manage his crowded rotation? That tops the list of things to watch as the Celtics open preseason play overseas.
Is Smart ready to run the Celtics?
Marcus Smart will begin his second season as Boston’s starting point guard. Tom Haberstroh has an in-depth analysis of Smart and the rest of Boston's roster. Celtics player profiles (Insider)
Amir Johnson moves in rankings
The Celtics’ new power forward was brought in to bring veteran leadership to a young team. Johnson’s low-post defense will be an improvement for Boston's front court. See where he landed in today’s rankings, which list Nos. 111-120. #NBArank: Day 9
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During this trek, the Celtics visit 26-time Italian League Champion Olimpia Milano on Tuesday, then joust with Real Madrid on Thursday.
Isaiah Thomas is used to looking for the home run. But he's finding great success in Celtics training camp playing for the single.
Celtics forward Perry Jones, who has a history of knee issues, missed practice today with knee soreness.
Two Celtics are in latest rankings
Our annual preseason rankings of NBA players has reached Nos. 121-130. Center Kelly Olynyk and point guard Avery Bradley are included in this group. #NBArank: Day Eight
Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer
Isaiah Thomas said he's studied film of Steve Nash this summer and has been working on a variety of one-foot shots. Here's proof...
How will the Celtics' rookies carve out a spot in the rotation this season? Brad Stevens offers some words of advice for his first-year players.
Brad Stevens offered some rare high praise while singling out Isaiah Thomas.
The forward Danny Ainge playfully calls the "Swedish Larry Bird" looks to build on his late-season success with the Celtics last season.
Three Celtics in latest rankings
Our rankings of NBA players continue with Nos. 141-160 in the latest dispatch. Boston has three players in this group, though they weren't all Celtics last season. #NBArank: Day Six
The Celtics' intrasquad scrimmage might offer a view into Brad Stevens' thinking, but the coach cautioned against reading anything into the lineups.
Payday coming for Tyler Zeller?
The 25-year-old center is one of three Celtics frontcourt players eligible for contract extensions. Kevin Pelton speculates on which way Boston will turn. Top extension candidates (Insider)
Celtics pair charging up rankings
Our rankings of NBA players continue with Nos. 161-180 listed in the latest dispatch. Boston power forward Tyler Zeller and small forward Evan Turner each made a significant gain. Click here to learn how much. #NBArank: Day Five
A little more than a year removed from basketball purgatory, Evan Turner has rekindled his love of basketball with the Celtics.
WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Boston Celtics opened Monday's evening practice -- the second session of Day 3 of training camp -- with an emphasis on defense as players were thrown into odd-man (3-on-2 and 2-on-1) drills.
Brad Stevens is excited to add the versatile Amir Johnson to the Celtics mix, and the coach wasted little time heaping praise on his new forward.
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