The NBA's compressed schedule, with 66 games in four months followed by one day off before the playoffs, was tough on everyone.
After every Minnesota Timberwolves game, Anthony Tolliver can be found sitting in front of his locker with ice packs on his knees and wrist and a heavy wrap on his lower back.
Boston Celtics All-Star guard Rajon Rondo sat out his seventh straight game with an injured right wrist.
The Boston Celtics thoroughly scouted players throughout the country and ended up acquiring two from the same school on Thursday night.
Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge was approaching his postseason news conference when his cell phone rang.
The Boston Celtics weren't fooled when they swept their playoff series. They knew they still had plenty of improvements to make.
Shaquille O'Neal will miss the Boston Celtics' playoff opener against the New York Knicks on Sunday night with a right calf injury.
A day after a beatdown by the Miami Heat, Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers chose rest over seeding when he sat Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo for Monday night's game against the Washington Wizards.
Big bodies replaced big names on the final day of the NBA's trading season.