Nick Friar

Nick Friar

NTS Shows/Hosts/Authors Recent Content Multiple Columns

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    Duke big man Vernon Carey
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    April 01, 2020 - 9:01 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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    Kendrick Perkins and Paul Pierce are joined by their ESPN crew members
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    April 01, 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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    Jayson Tatum
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    March 31, 2020 - 10:53 am
    When sports all came to a stop because of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Jayson Tatum was one of the first players to deliver a message on behalf of the NBA. A message from @jaytatum0 pic.twitter.com/WN4WmXWdK1 — NBA (@NBA) March 13, 2020 Now he’s turned his attention to Boston, where he has...
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    Washington big man Isaiah Stewart
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    March 31, 2020 - 8:58 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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    David Ross and Jon Lester
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    March 31, 2020 - 7:00 am
    It's been over two weeks without live sports now. Feels like six months. If you haven’t lost all hope and resorted to books with no pictures, I’ve got viewing options to get you through the self-quarantine. Use them however you see fit: as a guide, a jumping-off point or even a gauge of what you...
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    Celtics forward Jayson Tatum
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    March 30, 2020 - 2:53 pm
    Kemba Walker may have been the one Celtics player to start in the 2020 NBA All-Star Game, but by the time the NBA went on hiatus, Boston had become Jayson Tatum’s team. It took some time for the forward to take over, though. Tatum had shown some improvements early in 2019-20, but he still wasn’t...
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    Villanova's Saddiq Bey dives for a loose ball
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    March 30, 2020 - 8:00 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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    Former New England Patriots receiver Randy Moss
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    March 30, 2020 - 7:00 am
    It's been over two weeks without live sports now. Feels like six months. If you haven’t lost all hope and resorted to books with no pictures, I’ve got viewing options to get you through the self-quarantine. Use them however you see fit: as a guide, a jumping-off point or even a gauge of what you...
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    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart
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    March 29, 2020 - 9:53 pm
    Marcus Smart revealed on Sunday night that he is now “Corona Free.” The lone Celtics player diagnosed with COVID-19 was cleared of the illness by the Massachusetts Department fo Health. In his tweet, Smart said he has been free of the illness since Friday. “Thanks for everyone’s thoughts and...
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    Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge
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    March 29, 2020 - 3:47 pm
    Rex Chapman is one of the funniest follows on Twitter you can find. He’s the ‘Block or Charge’ guy — a bit that he managed to parlay into a show on Adult Swim. Block or charge?----‍♂️-------- pic.twitter.com/Mb2339gnVn — Rex Chapman---- (@RexChapman) March 20, 2020 But some knew Chapman before he...
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