Basketball

Celtics center Robert Williams
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Nick Friar
July 12, 2019 - 7:00 am
The Celtics managed to knock off the previously undefeated Grizzlies Summer League team 113-87 on Thursday. The two teams will face one another again on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. in the 2019 NBA Summer League Playoffs. Here are three takeaways from Boston’s fourth consecutive win: Robert Williams has...
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Celtics forward Grant Williams
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Nick Friar
July 11, 2019 - 10:35 pm
The Celtics announced they signed both of their 2019 first-round draft picks, Romeo Langford (No. 14) and Grant Williams (No. 22), on Thursday. Both will receive the full 120 percent of the rookie-scale, according to Tom Westerholm of MassLive , and are locked up for the next four seasons. Langford...
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Amin Touri
July 11, 2019 - 9:09 pm
The wild NBA summer rolls on. Less than a week after dealing Paul George to the Clippers for an unprecedented haul of draft picks, Thunder GM Sam Presti stockpiled even more draft picks with another blockbuster on Thursday, sending Russell Westbrook to the Rockets in exchange for Chris Paul, two...
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Amin Touri
July 11, 2019 - 7:53 pm
After initially committing to sign a deal with the Spurs, former Celtics forward Marcus Morris re-opened his free agency and is now heading to New York on a one-year, $15 million deal, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania. Forward Marcus Morris plans to sign a one-year, $15M deal with the New...
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Ryan Hannable
July 11, 2019 - 7:19 pm
Jaylen Brown is still on is rookie deal and he hasn't heard from the Celtics in regards to a potential extension. "I haven’t heard from them,” Brown told Brian Robb of the Boston Sports Journal . “The ball is in their court.” The Celtics rarely offer contracts to players coming off their rookie...
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Danny Ainge
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Ryan Hannable
July 11, 2019 - 4:11 pm
The Celtics have been pretty active this offseason with the departures of Al Horford, Kyrie Irving and more, but then adding players like Kemba Walker and Enes Kanter. And they may not be done. According to Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe , the team could fill the 15th roster spot created by...
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Kobe Bryant, Bill Russell at ESPYs
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Gabby Guerard
July 11, 2019 - 10:53 am
Celtics Hall of Famer Bill Russell was honored at the ESPY Awards Wednesday night in what proved to be a powerful moment. Russell, who received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, did not speak upon receiving the honor. But, Kobe Bryant’s touching tribute said all there was to say. The former Laker...
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Ryan Hannable
July 11, 2019 - 8:32 am
The Celtics reportedly were in on Anthony Davis as he wanted out of New Orleans, but obviously they weren't major factors since talks never got too serious. Speaking to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on his podcast , Pelicans executive president of basketball operations David Griffin explained why the...
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