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Marcus Smart and Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
August 12, 2019 - 3:41 pm
The Celtics won’t have to wait long to see what Al Horford looks like with his new team. The former Celtics big man and the 76ers will host Boston to start the 2019-20 season on October 23. In their home opener, the Celtics will host the 2019 NBA Finals champion Toronto Raptors on October 25. The...
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Celtics wing Gordon Hayward
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Nick Friar
August 05, 2019 - 7:00 am
Draymond Green was one of the better players lined up to hit free agency next summer. The Warriors made sure he didn’t have a chance to test the market, giving him a four-year extension on Saturday. The 2020 NBA free agent class already had a limited amount of talent, with Anthony Davis being the...
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Jaylen Brown and Draymond Green
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Nick Friar
August 04, 2019 - 1:00 pm
The 2020 NBA free agent class isn’t expected to be anything special. Denver extended Jamal Murray (five years, $170 million) this offseason, taking one of the few prominent names off the board. The 76ers gave Ben Simmons the same max deal — which seems like money well spent and in no way a mistake...
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Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
August 02, 2019 - 4:10 pm
Celtics fans won’t get a Nets-Celtics matchup on Christmas Day in 2019, but they will get to see Kyrie Irving make his return to the TD Garden a month before. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic , Irving and the Nets are scheduled to play in Boston for the first time in the 2019-20 season...
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Amin Touri
July 23, 2019 - 4:05 pm
Despite a reputation that he’s willing to trade just about anybody, Danny Ainge has always been reluctant to part ways with Jayson Tatum, and according to one NBA executive, the team’s valuation of their budding star was “insane.” SB Nation’s Keith P. Smith quoted an opposing executive as saying...
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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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Kawhi Leonard and Paul George
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Nick Friar
July 06, 2019 - 12:20 pm
Only in the NBA can an absolute Bananaland move like this happen. As most know by now, while many of us were asleep at 1:54 a.m. on the East Coast, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski dropped one of his patented bombs on the basketball world, only this was next-level. Because not only is Kawhi Leonard...
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Amin Touri
July 06, 2019 - 2:59 am
After weeks of speculation and six long days of waiting after NBA free agency opened on Sunday, Kawhi Leonard is signing with the Los Angeles Clippers. First reported by Chris Haynes of Yahoo, the news broke just before 2 a.m. Eastern time, as Leonard was the last major piece of a wild week of NBA...
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Hornets guard Kemba Walker
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Nick Friar
June 30, 2019 - 12:30 am
On June 24, it looked like the Celtics were left with their young core, Marcus Smart and Gordon Hayward. Kyrie Irving was leaving, so was Al Horford. Terry Rozier was the logical option to take over as the new starting point guard. The next day, the C’s are reportedly “stealth suitors” for Kemba...
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Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley
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Nick Friar
June 18, 2019 - 4:05 pm
Add Mike Conley to the list of rumored contingency plans for the Celtics with Kyrie Irving likely leaving town. The Memphis Grizzlies point guard is under contract for two more seasons, though he does have an early termination option for 2020. But he’s probably not using that since he’ll rake in $...
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