Nick Friar

Nick Friar

NTS Shows/Hosts/Authors Recent Content Multiple Columns

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    Former Celtics big man Kevin Garnett
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    April 03, 2020 - 5:19 pm
    Former Celtics legend Kevin Garnett is among the select few finalists eligible to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2020. The Class of 2020 will be announced on Saturday. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic , Garnett will be among those inducted. Spurs legend...
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    Maryland's Jalen Smith
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    April 03, 2020 - 8:49 am
    Among the many things impacted by the NBA’s ongoing hiatus is the 2020 draft. And there are layers to this issue, one being draft order. Based on where the standings were when play first came to a halt, the Celtics would have three 2020 first-round picks: 17 (via Memphis), 26 and 30. Here’s a look...
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    Larry Bird contests a shot in the 1986 NBA Finals
    USA Today Sports
    April 03, 2020 - 7:00 am
    We’re in April and still no live sports now. If you haven’t lost all hope and resorted to books with no pictures, I’ve got some viewing options for you. Use them however you see fit: as a guide, a jumping-off point or even a gauge of what you should socially distance yourself from. Whatever helps...
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    Sixers forward Al Horford talks to his old Celtics teammate Jayson Tatum
    USA Today Sports
    April 02, 2020 - 2:06 pm
    Ex-Celtics forward Al Horford is the latest NBA player to make a significant donation to help those battling the novel coronavirus. He’s lending a helping hand to Philadelphia, where he now plays, and the Dominican Republic, his home country. But that’s not all. According to Shams Charania of The...
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    Vanderbilt's Aaron Nesmith
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    April 02, 2020 - 9:06 am
    Among the many things impacted by the NBA’s ongoing hiatus is the 2020 draft. And there are layers to this issue, one being draft order. Based on where the standings were when play first came to a halt, the Celtics would have three 2020 first-round picks: 17 (via Memphis), 26 and 30. Here’s a look...
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    Tyler Austin charges the mound on Joe Kelly
    USA Today Sports
    April 02, 2020 - 7:00 am
    We’re in April and still no live sports now. If you haven’t lost all hope and resorted to books with no pictures, I’ve got some viewing options for you. Use them however you see fit: as a guide, a jumping-off point or even a gauge of what you should socially distance yourself from. Whatever helps...
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    Kemba Walker
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    April 01, 2020 - 8:22 pm
    Although the circumstances aren’t ideal, the NBA’s hiatus has given players a chance to recharge. For those who’d been dealing with an injury, like Kemba Walker (left knee), this break seemed like a good opportunity to get back to full strength. “The knee is doing well,” Walker said on NBC Sports...
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    Cole Kmet
    USA Today Sports
    April 01, 2020 - 10:16 am
    (The sports world has turned its attention to the NFL Draft. That means we have to figure out which players the Patriots might take in what promises to be one of the most important drafts in the Pats’ recent history. Each day until the draft kicks off on April 23 we will give you some names that...
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    Marcus Smart
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    April 01, 2020 - 9:39 am
    Now that Marcus Smart has recovered from COVID-19, the Celtics guard is trying to help others battling the outbreak. Smart has been among those outwardly encouraging social distancing, but he’s trying to take a more active approach. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Smart plans to donate...
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