Nick Friar

Nick Friar

NTS Shows/Hosts/Authors Recent Content Multiple Columns

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    Wyc Grousbeck
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    August 20, 2019 - 6:19 pm
    The players from last year’s Celtics roster that are still with Boston continue to receive questions about their disappointing 2018-19. Whether it’s the season-long drama, both Kyrie Irving and Al Horford leaving or Kemba Walker coming to town, comparing the 2019-20 team to the 2018-19 team seems...
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    Xander Bogaerts and Rafael Devers
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    August 20, 2019 - 3:10 pm
    Aside from its own struggles, part of the reason the Red Sox starting rotation has been frustrating this season is the offense has been as explosive as ever. While some of the usual suspects have done well, those who’ve taken a step forward have provided the biggest lift. Among them has been third...
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    Gordon Hayward
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    August 20, 2019 - 2:04 pm
    Gordon Hayward’s return in 2018-19 wasn’t exactly what everyone expected. Since he was cleared to play, the thought was: Hayward will be back to his old self. But, as was the case with Paul George when he came back from the injury he suffered in the summer of 2014, Hayward wasn’t the same. He...
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    Chris Sale
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    August 19, 2019 - 5:19 pm
    Dr. James Andrews has given the Red Sox some hope when it comes to Chris Sale’s elbow. According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan, Andrews confirmed the inflammation in Sale’s elbow on Monday, but Sale is expected to avoid Tommy John surgery. The Red Sox placed Sale on the 10-day Injured List on Saturday,...
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    Gregg Popovich and Jayson Tatum
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    August 19, 2019 - 4:38 pm
    For all the problems the 2018-19 Celtics appeared to have, none of it would’ve mattered if the product on the floor was unaffected. But it all seemed to manifest into “too many mouths to feed” — something Danny Ainge recently spoke about in his appearance on NBC Sports Boston’s “The Michael Holley...
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    Marcus Smart
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    August 17, 2019 - 6:29 pm
    During Friday’s exhibition game against Spain , Marcus Smart said he was feeling good and he’d be ready to go by the time the FIBA World Cup began . Well, it looks like Smart is returning well before the start of the international tournament. Marc Stein of the New York Times is reporting Smart (...
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