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76ers guard Ben Simmons and Celtics forward Al Horford
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Nick Friar
June 28, 2019 - 1:06 pm
Among the teams to first pop up as a potential landing spot for Celtics big man was Al Horford was Dallas. They have the cap space to sign him to the reported four-year, $112 million contract , though the Mavericks are saying they won’t offer Horford that type of deal. But it turns out the...
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Markelle Fultz
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John Tomase
February 07, 2019 - 4:00 pm
The Celtics were able to turn Markelle Fultz into Jayson Tatum. The Sixers just gave away Fultz for next to nothing. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Sixers have reached an agreement with the Magic to send Fultz to Orlando for forward Jonathan Simmons, a first-round pick (top-20...
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Giannis Antetokounmpo
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Jim Hackett
November 15, 2018 - 9:47 am
In last year’s playoffs vs. the Milwaukee Bucks and Philadelphia 76ers, there were some tense moments for the Celtics, particularly against Milwaukee, but I never felt any fear. There was plenty of tension but a stronger dose of confidence as I watched game by game. Even in the Eastern Conference...
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Jayson Tatum
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John Tomase
July 11, 2018 - 9:55 am
The Celtics-76ers rivalry doesn't even take a break for summer, as Jayson Tatum and Joel Embiid proved during a spirited one-on-one game that gave the former the opportunity to remind the latter how his season ended. The two were filmed -- along with Celtics teammate Semi Ojeyele and a host of...
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John Tomase
July 08, 2018 - 11:32 pm
It's entirely possible we're overrating Marcus Smart. We've been known to do that around here. I once declared I wouldn't trade Jae Crowder straight up for Kevin Love, for instance, so . . . yeah. That said, I find it surprising that the rugged guard has drawn zero interest around the league,...
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Lucy Burdge
June 01, 2018 - 7:35 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Boston at Houston, 8:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) MLB: LA Dodgers at Colorado, 8:30 p.m. (MLB Network) AROUND THE WEB...
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Lucy Burdge
May 31, 2018 - 7:25 am
Welcome to Thursday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Boston at Houston, 8:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) MLB: LA Dodgers at Colorado, 8:30 p.m. (MLB Network) AROUND THE...
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Lucy Burdge
May 30, 2018 - 6:46 am
Welcome to Wednesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Chicago White Sox at Cleveland , 1 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Toronto at Boston, 1:05 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) MLB...
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Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons
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John Tomase
May 10, 2018 - 9:55 am
Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons have a message for Celtics fans: no hard feelings. Philadelphia's two young stars had nothing but praise for the TD Garden crowd and atmosphere after being eliminated from the playoffs in Wednesday's 114-112 Game 5 loss. "Coming into this building and arena the fans are...
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Terry Rozier punches Joel Embiid
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John Tomase
May 08, 2018 - 12:12 am
It apparently isn't a postseason series if Terry Rozier isn't getting into it with somebody. Round one brought his head-to-head battle with Milwaukee's Eric Bledsoe, also known as "Drew" for Rozier's purposes. In a Game 4 loss to the Sixers on Monday, Rozier decided to take on someone even bigger...
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