Boston Celtics

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Alex Reimer
May 09, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Those who played basketball at the highest level blame Kyrie Irving for the Celtics’ pathetic season and think the team would be better off without him. We should listen to their wisdom. Throughout the entire season, and especially over the last week, multiple ex-NBA greats have ripped Irving for...
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Mike Cratty
May 09, 2019 - 12:41 pm
A frustrating season for the Celtics came to a crashing halt Wednesday night at the hands of the Bucks in Game 5. The Celtics fell 116-91 in Milwaukee to end their season on a sour note. A busy and hectic offseason is almost sure to follow in the coming months. Take a look at some photos from...
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Kyrie Irving
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Alex Reimer
May 09, 2019 - 10:48 am
The Celtics’ surprise trip to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals last year seemed to set the table for a championship run this year. But it may have done them in. According to WEEI’s Lou Merloni , Kyrie Irving never got over the success his younger teammates enjoyed without him. It led to a...
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Oct 19, 2018; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier (12) looks on against the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena. The Raptors beat the Celtics 113-101. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports
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Alex Reimer
May 09, 2019 - 9:57 am
It was obvious the Celtics were royally screwed up this season, from dropping late-season games to the lowly Hornets to their seeming never-ending leadership crisis. And now that the season is mercifully over, some players may feel free to speak more bluntly about the team’s sorry state. That’s...
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Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Celtics guard Kyrie irving
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Nick Friar
May 08, 2019 - 10:38 pm
Looks like that switch the Celtics flipped when the playoffs started was a little faulty. With the exception of Marcus Morris (14 points and 11 rebounds) and a few hustle plays from the laboring Marcus Smart, this team may have had its worst showing in all of 2018-19 against the Bucks in the 116-91...
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Alex Reimer
May 08, 2019 - 2:35 pm
Add Charles Barkley to the list of ex-NBA greats who doesn’t think Kyrie Irving is long for Boston. On ESPN’s “Get Up” Wednesday, Barkley said he thinks both Irving and the Celtics would be better off if he were to bolt for another destination this summer. "I think that it’s not a good mix there,”...
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Alex Reimer
May 08, 2019 - 1:34 pm
Electing to work in sports journalism is akin to spending life at the losers’ table. You dedicate your days to writing and talking about much more athletic –– and generally speaking –– attractive individuals who probably can’t even recall your first name. All they know is you usually stand next to...
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Celtics guard Marcus Smart
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Nick Friar
May 08, 2019 - 11:00 am
In the course of the Mut & Callahan’s critique of Brad Stevens, Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics Wednesday morning, Mut brought up a minor point about Marcus Smart being a let-down in Game 4. He added Smart needs to be more like his regular season self. There was zero disagreement from...
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Kyrie Irving
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Alex Reimer
May 08, 2019 - 9:24 am
The Celtics can pay Kyrie Irving $80 million more than any other team this offseason. But they are far from the favorite’s to sign the mercurial point guard, according to the Vegas oddsmakers. The Las Vegas sports books released their odds this week of where the NBA’s top free agents will end up...
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Alex Reimer
May 07, 2019 - 1:38 pm
Jalen Rose does not think it would be a bad thing if Kyrie Irving spurned the Celtics and signed elsewhere this offseason. In fact, Rose thinks it would be the best outcome for this wildly disappointing group. On ESPN’s “Get Up” Tuesday, Rose said he thinks Irving’s teammates are hoping he decides...
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