Nick Friar

Nick Friar

NTS Shows/Hosts/Authors Recent Content Multiple Columns

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    Gordon Hayward
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    January 29, 2020 - 6:45 am
    The Celtics entered Tuesday’s game with the fourth-best record in the Eastern Conference. After their 109-101 win over the Heat, Boston still has the fourth-best record in the Eastern Conference. (For a complete recap of the Celtics' win, click here .) But the Celtics proved on Tuesday they are...
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    Kemba Walker
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    January 28, 2020 - 11:49 pm
    In the wake of Kobe Bryant’s passing, there’s been discussion about how the NBA can properly honor his legacy. One idea that’s been brought up: retire one or both of Bryant’s numbers, 8 and 24. The league has not formally announced anything on the matter, but players have started to take action...
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    Isaiah Stewart
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    January 28, 2020 - 1:49 pm
    With the Grizzlies still set as the last playoff team in the Western Conference, their 2020 draft pick would convey to the Celtics if the season were to end now. And it would land at No. 17, since Memphis enters play on Tuesday with a better record than the Magic (21-27) and Nets (19-26), the East’...
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    Antoine Walker
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    January 28, 2020 - 12:41 pm
    Although they lost their last game to the Pelicans, it seems the Celtics have turned things around. Especially on the defensive end. But some still think the C’s need to make a move at the deadline. While Boston has been linked to players who can help stretch the floor and defend along the...
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    Kevin Durant and Kendrick Perkins
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    January 28, 2020 - 9:58 am
    In the midst of Sunday’s chaos with all the uncertainty surrounding the death of Kobe Bryant, his daughter and the others aboard the helicopter that crashed in California, there was a flurry of reactions across social media. Most were directly addressing Bryant’s death. But there was one tweet that...
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    Kobe Bryant
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    January 27, 2020 - 12:03 pm
    Being a Laker legend, Kobe Bryant was a natural rival of the Celtics. Though things could’ve gone differently. Bryant could have called Boston his home. Back in 1996, the Celtics had the sixth pick in what proved to be a legendary NBA Draft. Allen Iverson was the first overall pick. Ray Allen went...
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    Kemba Walker
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    January 27, 2020 - 6:30 am
    The NBA decided to go through with its games on Sunday despite the news of Kobe Bryant’s death, his daughter’s and several others involved in a helicopter crash in Los Angeles County. Whether you were watching the Pacers face the Blazers, Brooklyn vs. New York or the Celtics in their 123-108 loss...
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    Isaiah Thomas and Kobe Bryant
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    January 26, 2020 - 5:51 pm
    The basketball world suffered a huge loss with the passing of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, as well as one of her teammates and a parent of that teammate. Players across the league have reacted to the passing of Bryant, including Celtics players . Coaches have spoken about it, as well. “He’s...
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    Kobe Bryant guards Paul Pierce
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    January 26, 2020 - 5:29 pm
    There aren’t many people in this world who can transcend their profession. Become a household name. Be so well known that people who know absolutely nothing about said individual’s field are still able to recognize that person once his or her name is uttered. Kobe Bryant was one of those select...
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