Basketball

Joel Embiid and Enes Kanter
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Nick Friar
October 25, 2019 - 1:21 pm
On Thursday, Enes Kanter was ruled out for Friday’s Celtics home opener against the Raptors with a knee contusion. He will also miss Saturday’s game on the road against the Knicks. Brad Stevens told reporters at Friday’s shootaround Kanter will not play in either game this weekend. The center will...
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Marcus Morris
Kyrie Irving
Nick Friar
October 25, 2019 - 7:01 am
At Nets Media Day, Kyrie Irving explained what went wrong in Boston last year and why he left for Brooklyn. The passing of his grandfather was on his mind most and carried over to basketball. Irving also expressed that he failed the Celtics. Fellow ex-Celtic Marcus Morris wouldn’t characterize it...
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5 Out
October 25, 2019 - 1:30 am
Matt, Tyler and Nick discuss Adam Silver's latest comments about possibly moving the 3-point line back.


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Enes Kanter
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Nick Friar
October 24, 2019 - 4:15 pm
The Celtics will have to host the Raptors on Friday without Enes Kanter. Brad Stevens said after Wednesday’s loss the big man was banged up and on Thursday he was ruled out for Boston’s home opener. Kanter has a left knee contusion. Romeo Langford will remain on the sideline, as will Tacko Fall...
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Gordon Hayward
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Nick Friar
October 24, 2019 - 8:52 am
With Kemba Walker struggling from three and Jayson Tatum scuffling in the paint, Gordon Hayward needed to shoot often more earlier in the game against the Sixers.
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Ben Simmons and Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
October 23, 2019 - 10:31 pm
Ben Simmons had his way with the Celtics in the paint. Boston had a rough shooting performance from the floor. But there was one driving force that led to the Celtics’ 107-93 loss in Philadelphia: missed free throws. The Celtics only made 20 of their 34 free-throw attempts (58.8%). That’s 14 free...
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Carsen Edwards
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Nick Friar
October 23, 2019 - 3:10 pm
One name that pops up when discussing Carsen Edwards is former Celtics guard Eddie House. Edwards has a fast motor, like House did, and can also put up points in a hurry — because of his three-point shooting, again, just like the retired guard. It’s hard to ignore the rookie’s ability from long-...
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Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
October 23, 2019 - 7:00 am
The NBA season is underway and it’s time for a “fresh start” in Boston. Here’s the season preview for the 2019-20 Celtics: Driving force... Signing Kemba Walker in the offseason was huge. Gordon Hayward being back to full-strength is important. But Boston’s success this year is reliant on one...
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5 Out
October 23, 2019 - 2:45 am
Nick, Matt and Tyler roll through the official 5 Out NBA Power Rankings to kick off the 2019-20 season.

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