Boston Celtics

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Alex Reimer
August 17, 2018 - 10:27 am
Jaylen Brown’s breakout performance last postseason propelled him to stardom. This summer, through several strong off-court statements, he’s cemented his newfound status. Most true NBA stars command just as much attention for their quotes as their play. Brown, who held a lecture at Harvard...
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Jaylen Brown
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Vincent Gallo
August 16, 2018 - 11:02 am
If you’ve ever wondered what Jaylen Brown’s Twitter handle, @FCHWPO, means, you’re not alone. Celtics legend, and 11-time NBA champion Bill Russell asked the 21-year-old wing the same question. Forgot I had this pic of me & @FCHWPO I just have one question, what is FCHWPO?? Remember I'm old,...
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Alex Reimer
August 15, 2018 - 12:13 pm
Danny Ainge doesn’t appear to be impressed with Terry Rozier’s latest hype video. Rozier, fresh off taking it to John Wall in a pickup game with other NBA players, posted a series of offensive highlights on Twitter Tuesday. The 50-second video features Rozier bursting into the hole and hitting...
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Alex Reimer
August 13, 2018 - 1:21 pm
The 2008 Celtics rode Ubuntu all the way to a championship. Paul Pierce, the captain of that team, says this year’s star-studded squad will have to be similarly selfless. At a public appearance in Brookline Friday, Pierce talked about how the Celtics must bypass personal achievements in order to...
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Alex Reimer
August 11, 2018 - 9:58 pm
Isaiah Thomas doesn’t appear to have any love lost for Cleveland. In an Instagram story Saturday, the point guard reflected fondly on his experiences with all of his NBA teams –– except his brief time as a member of the Cavaliers. “SAC, LA and Boston was all love. Phoenix was cool,” Thomas said. “...
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Jayson Tatum dunks on LeBron James
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John Tomase
August 09, 2018 - 1:15 pm
It was the signature play of Jayson Tatum's rookie season, and had the Celtics reached the NBA Finals, it might've been the NBA play of the year. Trailing by four points with 6:45 remaining in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Tatum curled off an Al Horford screen to collect a Marcus Smart...
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Brad Stevens
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Vincent Gallo
August 07, 2018 - 4:48 pm
Brad Stevens isn’t going to allow the return of All-Stars Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward from injury to faze how he approaches his starting lineup. The Celtics head coach of five years spoke with Chris Mannix of Yahoo! Sports about his early assessment on a 2018-19 roster that will also be aided...
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Vincent Gallo
August 07, 2018 - 8:30 am
Former Celtics forward Greg Monroe has agreed to sign a one-year, $2.2 million contract with the Raptors, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports. The signing comes after the Raptors included backup big man Jakob Poeltl in a trade that sent All-Star wing DeMar DeRozan to the Spurs in exchange...
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Marcus Smart
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Connor Donahue
August 01, 2018 - 3:34 pm
The Celtics will take on two Eastern Conference foes in home-and-homes before tipping off the regular season. The C’s released their preseason schedule Tuesday afternoon, a four-game slate that features the Charlotte Hornets and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Who's ready for preseason? #CUsRise You can...
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Kyrie Irving
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Vincent Gallo
August 01, 2018 - 12:11 pm
A newsletter by The New York Times’ Marc Stein on Tuesday caused some of the speculation surrounding Kyrie Irving's future with the Celtics to resurface, with two teams reportedly interested in pursuing Irving next offseason. The Knicks (29-53 last year, 92-154 over the last three years) and Nets (...
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