Sports Reporter

Adam Himmelsbach

Himmelsbach joined the Globe in 2015 and covers the Celtics. A graduate of Syracuse University, Himmelsbach previously spent two years as a columnist at the Louisville Courier-Journal, and six years as a Washington-based contributor for The New York Times.

Latest stories


From tiebreaks to catching breaks, a look at the Celtics’ playoff picture

By , Globe Staff

The first round is certainly shaping up as a 4-vs.-5 series with Indiana, but some things still need to be sorted out.

Spurs 115, Celtics 96

Celtics remain optimistic despite fourth straight loss

By , Globe Staff

The Celtics’ defense was no match for LaMarcus Aldridge, whose 48 points carried the Spurs. But Kyrie Irving said of his team’s struggles: ‘There’s light at the end of all this.’


Coach Brad Stevens is fine with Kyrie Irving questioning his game plan

By , Globe Staff

Irving was critical of how the Celtics defended Hornets guard Kemba Walker, who torched the team for 18 points in the fourth quarter as Boston blew another big lead in a loss.


How tonight’s Celtics-76ers game might affect the playoff picture

By , Globe Staff

If the 76ers win, it would all but dash the Celtics’ hopes of ascending to the No. 3 seed and it would lock them into the 4/5 series against the Pacers.