Basketball

Enes Kanter and Isaiah Thomas
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Nick Friar
September 18, 2019 - 1:16 pm
Since the Celtics traded him in the summer of 2017, Isaiah Thomas has had a tough time staying on the court. Most of the issue has stemmed from his hip, which he first hurt while with the C’s. Thomas has since had the necessary surgery and is currently a member of the Washington Wizards. But he’s...
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Mitch McGary
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Nick Friar
September 18, 2019 - 7:30 am
With all the pain football players endure over the course of each individual season and their career, the legalization of marijuana in the NFL has become a major discussion. Whether it’s Josh Gordon’s usage in the past or Rob Gronkowski getting in the business of Cannabidiol-based pain-relief...
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Semi Ojeleye
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Nick Friar
September 18, 2019 - 7:00 am
Semi Ojeleye may have received more mixed messages than any Celtic in 2018-19. From his rookie to his sophomore season, he saw a drop in playing time. Yet Brad Stevens expressed the forward may have been the team’s most improved player in 2018-19. When it came to the team’s drama, Ojeleye didn’t...
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Yante Maten
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Nick Friar
September 17, 2019 - 7:06 pm
Celtics training camp is fast-approaching and it looks like Boston has added another player to its preseason roster. According to Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe , the Celtics are going to sign Yante Maten to an Exhibit 10 deal. Maten played in two games for the Miami Heat last season. He...
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Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
September 14, 2019 - 9:58 am
On the whole, the trip to China was a disappointment for everyone on Team USA. That’s not to say the chemistry was bad between certain guys or anything of the sort. Players made sure to squash that on social media. The fact of the matter is they lost. Team USA isn’t supposed to lose, as much as the...
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Tacko Fall
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Nick Friar
September 13, 2019 - 4:13 pm
Despite all the excitement surrounding Tacko Fall, he is in a position where he needs to prove himself to the Celtics, perhaps more than anyone affiliated with the team. After going undrafted, he wasted no time surprising everyone, including the team, with his mobility on the floor. And he’s...
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Kemba Walker and Danny Ainge
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Nick Friar
September 12, 2019 - 2:29 pm
In the course of moving on from Kyrie Irving’s time in Boston, one thing that’s popped up is exactly when the Celtics — specifically Danny Ainge — had an idea the point guard was planning to leave. Spencer Dinwiddie knew Irving was coming to Brooklyn in December. Bobby Portis knew in February, and...
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Marcus Smart
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Nick Friar
September 11, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Although Team USA was eliminated from medal contention following the loss to France on Wednesday , they still have a game on Thursday against Serbia. And it looks like they’ll have to play without Marcus Smart. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Smart wanted to play, but Team USA made the...
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