Boston Celtics

Kevin Durant
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Alex Reimer
August 08, 2019 - 8:31 am
Kevin Durant insists he and Kyrie Irving didn’t plan to team up with each other in Brooklyn. The star forward says it just … happened. Apparently, the partnership was NBA free agency’s version of fate. In a recent interview with Yahoo! Sports’ Chris Haynes , Durant explains his friendship with...
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Alex Reimer
July 31, 2019 - 2:29 pm
So let’s get this straight: LeBron James is being lambasted by the likes of Jason Whitlock and Shannon Sharpe for participating in his son’s AAU team’s pre-game lay-up line and briefly jumping onto the court following an alley-oop from two of his son’s teammates. How weird. Whitlock, a self-...
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Alex Reimer
July 18, 2019 - 12:39 pm
Upstart NBA talking head Kendrick Perkins was one of the first people who guaranteed Kevin Durant would sign with the Nets in free agency. Nine days before the process began, Perkins declared on ESPN’s “The Jump” Durant would wind up in Brooklyn. While Durant never explicitly told his ex-teammate...
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Alex Reimer
July 18, 2019 - 10:54 am
One of the characteristics that defines Dennis Eckersley throughout his extensive profile in Boston Globe Magazine is his humility. The man remains cordial with the ex-teammate who stole his wife, never mind Eck’s friendship with Kirk Gibson, who hit one of the most famous home runs in baseball...
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Enes Kanter
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Alex Reimer
July 17, 2019 - 2:58 pm
New Celtics center Enes Kanter is one of many professional athletes who uses his platform to talk about social and political issues that are important to him. But unlike his peers, Kanter’s words literally put his family members’ lives in jeopardy, never mind his own. When you phrase it like that,...
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Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins and Celtics center Aron Baynes
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Alex Reimer
July 03, 2019 - 11:36 am
Armed with little more than veteran minimum contracts, the Celtics are not positioned to make any more big additions this summer. That could leave them thin in the front court, where they’ve replaced Al Horford with Enes Kanter –– and a mishmash of young unknowns and role players such as Robert...
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Enes Kanter
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Alex Reimer
July 02, 2019 - 3:04 pm
The Celtics’ newest addition, Enes Kanter, is more than a veteran big man who can finish around the rim. He’s also one of the NBA’s foremost social activists, becoming an enemy of his native Turkey in the process. Kanter, the No. 3 overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, regularly denounces the...
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Alex Reimer
July 02, 2019 - 1:58 pm
We hold many sacred traditions around these parts: spending our Fourth of July in bumper-to-bumper traffic on the Bourne Bridge, drinking iced coffee year-round, and castigating our superstar athletes on their ways out of town. Few stars have experienced the lattermost tradition more than Kyrie...
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Alex Reimer
June 28, 2019 - 10:24 am
It’s been apparent for some time Kyrie Irving likely won’t re-sign with the Celtics this summer. The warning signs added up throughout the winter, culminating in episodes of aloofness and emotional distance, such as when he reportedly refused a team charitable request at the end of the season. In...
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