Basketball

Kyrie Irving and John Wall
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Andy Hart
June 14, 2019 - 12:54 pm
Sometimes one-offs are all you need. Whether it’s movie-making, baby-making or making a run at a sports championship, there are times when things just come together perfectly, likely and sometimes hopefully never to be repeated. The phrase “one-and-done” is most commonly associated with elite...
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Gabby Guerard
June 13, 2019 - 2:58 pm
While Kyrie Irving rumors have fluctuated daily, the latest development comes from Boston Herald’s Steve Bulpett , who reports that the Celtics haven’t been ruled out yet. “According to multiple league sources, Irving still has not removed the Celtics from consideration as he contemplates where to...
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Ryan Hannable
June 12, 2019 - 4:02 pm
Here we go. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , the Celtics and Lakers are engaged in trade talks with the Pelicans on Anthony Davis. The report adds the Lakers' No. 4 pick has been discussed, which would help the Pelicans acquire a star player in a multi-team deal. The Celtics currently have...
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Ryan Hannable
June 12, 2019 - 12:17 pm
Kyrie Irving is setting himself up to leave Boston. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic , Irving is not opting into his $21.3 million deal for next season and will become a free agent eligible to sign a new contract with the Celtics or another team. The team has expected this ahead of the...
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Gabby Guerard
June 11, 2019 - 6:58 pm
Jayson Tatum was frustrated by last season, both from a team and an individual standpoint. In speaking to Jeff Goodman on CLNS' Good N’ Plenty podcast , Tatum explained that he believes the lack of chemistry on the court was a main reason why the team underachieved last year. “At times, our...
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Alex Reimer
June 11, 2019 - 12:41 pm
Kevin Durant’s Achilles injury could keep Kyrie Irving in Boston. It is undoubtedly crass to think of a potentially career-altering injury in those terms, but Durant’s status will likely impact NBA free agency more than any other variable this summer. He is the first big domino, and now, he may...
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Gabby Guerard
June 10, 2019 - 6:41 pm
The Celtics have hosted a number players for pre-draft workouts recently, but none ended quite like Michigan's Charles Matthews', as the guard tore his ACL. Matthews’ agent Adam Pensack confirmed the injury to ESPN on Sunday, and said that the 22-year-old’s knee surgery will take place in his...
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