Basketball

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver
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Nick Friar
July 10, 2019 - 12:19 pm
During his annual NBA Summer League press conference on Tuesday, NBA commissioner Adam Silver he expressed he was disheartened by the recent trade requests (i.e. Paul George to the Clippers) and said the problem “needs to be addressed” and so on. That’s great, Mr. Commissioner, but I don’t see how...
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Brad Stevens
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Gabby Guerard
July 10, 2019 - 12:15 pm
The sports community is already used to seeing a coach’s challenge in the NHL, MLB, and NFL, but now that ability will also extend to the NBA. Shams Charania reported Tuesday night, “Sources: The NBA Board of Governors have passed the implementation of in-game challenge flags for head coaches for...
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Ryan Hannable
July 10, 2019 - 12:11 pm
It appears the Guerschon Yabusele era in Boston is over. According to Yahoo! Sports' Chris Haynes , the Celtics will waive the forward who was selected No. 16 overall in the 2016 NBA draft. Yabusele played in 74 career games and averaged 2.3 points per game. He dislocated his finger in the Summer...
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Ryan Hannable
July 10, 2019 - 11:46 am
Al Horford opted out of his contract with the Celtics and signed a four-year deal with the 76ers. Horford spent three years with the Celtics and took to social media Wednesday to thank the Boston fans and also to note disappointment for failing to win a championship. "You welcomed me with open arms...
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Carsen Edwards, Grant Williams, Romeo Langford, Tremont Waters
Gabby Guerard
Gabby Guerard
July 10, 2019 - 11:23 am
The Celtics are off to a hot start in the Summer League , going 3-0 against the 76ers , Cavaliers , and most recently the Nuggets . It’s no secret that 7-foot-6 center Tacko Fall has already emerged as a fan favorite . But, it looks like the Celtics’ draft picks are becoming favorites too. On...
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Romeo Langford
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Ryan Hannable
July 10, 2019 - 11:00 am
Celtics rookie Romeo Langford has missed all three Summer League games so far as he recovers from surgery on his right thumb to repair a torn ligament, and it does not seem like he will play at all the rest of the way. The Indiana product has been doing light work at practice, and has been watching...
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Kyrie Irving
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Ryan Hannable
July 10, 2019 - 9:59 am
Kyrie Irving wasn't exactly a fan favorite in Boston this past season and even caused some drama within the Celtics team. Irving signed with the Nets recently as a free agent and is now being defended by his new teammates, one even saying he was "misunderstood" in Boston. "Kyrie, he’s got a big...
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Boston Celtics Summer League team
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Nick Friar
July 09, 2019 - 10:26 pm
The Celtics’ Summer League team took it to the Nuggets on Tuesday night, winning 95-82. Here are three things worth noting: Loco Tacko I’m sold on Tacko Fall. The whole “Tacko Tuesday” stuff is all good and well, but the player has shown quite a bit at NBA Summer League. There were two possessions...
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