2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
55-27, 2nd in Atlantic
T-Mac encourages Bledsoe to learn who Rozier is (1:38)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics coach Brad Stevens was asked Wednesday during an offday conference call about Eric Bledsoe saying he's never heard of Terry Rozier. Stevens: "I mean, I heard that. Our team is just focused on Game 3." A reporter playfully asked if Stevens didn't want to bite on the question and Stevens responded with silence until the next question came.

Payton supports Bledsoe, Rozier's trash talk (1:52)
Bledsoe does not know who Rozier is (0:26)
Rozier on motivation: Everybody's 'writing us off' (0:51)
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1dChris Forsberg

Celtics' Horford: Kyrie's message helped team

Kyrie Irving was not spotted inside TD Garden for the Celtics' Game 2 win over the Bucks, but his teammates said he sent them a message of support that resonated with the locker room.

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1dChris Forsberg

Brown's 30 points sets Celtics' playoff-game mark

Jaylen Brown became the youngest player in Celtics history to score 30 points or more in a playoff game during Tuesday's Game 2 triumph over the Milwaukee Bucks.

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1dNick Friedell

Bucks' Bledsoe on matchup vs. Rozier: 'Who?'

Boston's Terry Rozier torched the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 2 of their playoff series Tuesday night, but Milwaukee guard Eric Bledsoe was dismissive of Rozier and his performance afterward.

Young Celtics fuel victory (1:37)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Jaylen Brown through three quarters: 26 points on 11-of-20 shooting. It's already a new career postseason high, topping his 20 points in Game 1. His career high is 32 points earlier this month.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

How have Boston's young guys responded after a big Game 1? Jaylen Brown and Terry Rozier paired up for 30 first-half points. Rookie Jayson Tatum has struggled, missing his first six shots and is scoreless.

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1dChris Forsberg

With mom battling cancer, Smart eyes return

Celtics guard Marcus Smart is with the team for its playoff series against Milwaukee to honor the wishes of his mother, Camellia, who told her son last week she's been diagnosed with bone marrow cancer. Smart said his mother told him to be with his squad.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Garden crowd is electric for Game 2 and Jaylen Brown gave them plenty to roar about with 12 points during an 11-minute first-quarter stint that included a loud left-handed flush over former Celtics teammate Tyler Zeller.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics guard Marcus Smart said his 63-year-old mother, Camellia, has been diagnosed with bone marrow cancer but told him to rejoin the Celtics after he visited her in Dallas last week. Said Smart: "She told me she'd rather I was here than back there, doing what I love to do, because she loves to watch me play, because that would put a smile on her face, if I got back healthy and back on the court."

Rozier enters arena donning Bird t-shirt (0:21)

Team Stats

Points Per Game104.020th
Rebounds Per Game44.58th
Assists Per Game22.520th
Points Allowed100.43rd

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-185527.671
2016-175329.646
2015-164834.585
2014-154042.488
2013-142557.305