Basketball

Celtics wing Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
August 02, 2019 - 7:15 am
Kemba Walker coming to Boston went from a pipe dream to a done deal in what felt like two seconds. He was among the first players to agree to a deal with a team at the start of the NBA’s Free Agency Moratorium. It seemed the Celtics, like pretty much every other team, had put in the work to land...
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Celtics draft pick Romeo Langford
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Nick Friar
August 01, 2019 - 1:37 pm
When the Celtics drafted Romeo Langford No. 14 overall in the 2019 NBA Draft, the team was aware of the surgically repaired ligament in his right thumb (having torn it in the middle of his one season at Indiana). Although he did drills with the team leading up to and during NBA Summer League,...
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Alex Reimer
July 31, 2019 - 2:29 pm
So let’s get this straight: LeBron James is being lambasted by the likes of Jason Whitlock and Shannon Sharpe for participating in his son’s AAU team’s pre-game lay-up line and briefly jumping onto the court following an alley-oop from two of his son’s teammates. How weird. Whitlock, a self-...
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Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, Boston Celtics
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Gabby Guerard
July 31, 2019 - 11:18 am
There has been a lot of talk about the Celtics ' youthful core during the offseason, and many have high expectations specifically for Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum. One of the newest additions to Boston’s team, Enes Kanter, doesn’t just think the two will be good – he believes they could...
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Danny Ainge and Enes Kanter
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Nick Friar
July 30, 2019 - 2:56 pm
Shortly after the NBA’s Free Agency Moratorium began, Enes Kanter posted an odd video to Twitter. It was a clip of him wrestling: Future @WWE Hall of Famer -- #TurkishDelight -- pic.twitter.com/X5w3n2Aw76 — Enes Kanter (@EnesKanter) July 2, 2019 Even after becoming more familiar with Kanter’s...
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Jayson Tatum, Boston Celtics
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Gabby Guerard
July 30, 2019 - 1:45 pm
When LeBron James took heat for celebrating an alley-oop during his son’s game, Celtics ’ Jayson Tatum took to Twitter to defend the Laker. Over the weekend, Bronny James threw down a remarkable slam dunk to help his team, the North Coast Blue Chips, pull out a win during an AAU tournament in Las...
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Boston Celtics Owner Wyc Grousbeck
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Gabby Guerard
July 30, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck joined the Greg Hill Show Tuesday morning to discuss Kyrie Irving’s departure and what the state of the team looks like moving forward. It’s no secret that towards the end of Irving’s time in Boston, it seemed he was unhappy and didn’t want to be there. Grousbeck seemed...
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Marcus Smart, Boston Celtics
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Gabby Guerard
July 30, 2019 - 11:45 am
The NBA has long had a debate about players flopping. And there’s one Celtics player who has taken the majority of the heat on the team for flopping: Marcus Smart. Although he is known for his hustle on defense, the 6-foot-4 guard has also had his fair share of questionable calls for taking a...
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Celtics guard Marcus Smart
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Nick Friar
July 29, 2019 - 6:09 pm
For all the ups and downs the Celtics experiencing both on and off the floor in 2018-19, there was always one constant surrounding the team. Unfortunately for the players and coaching staff, it had zero impact on gameplay. Weird Celtics Twitter. What is it? pic.twitter.com/i8yf8j6cOU — Frasier...
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Kyrie Irving and Marcus Smart
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Nick Friar
July 29, 2019 - 4:59 pm
The one player from the 2018-19 Celtics roster who was always ready to defend Kyrie Irving — and not talk around the issue — was Marcus Smart. From the start of 2018-19, it was clear the two worked well together, especially once Smart was moved into the starting lineup to play alongside Irving. One...
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