Boston Celtics

Jaylen Brown defends Giannis Antetokounmpo
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Alex Reimer
May 15, 2019 - 10:47 am
Giannis Antetokounmpo has delivered one more blow to the Celtics before moving on to the Eastern Conference Finals. In a media gaggle Tuesday, the Bucks’ star talked about how challenging it will be to eliminate the Raptors, unfavorably using the Celtics as a comparison. “Against Boston, you can go...
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Alex Reimer
May 14, 2019 - 11:09 am
There is a brewing battle among NBA Insiders over where Kyrie Irving will play next season, exposing where the ubiquitous gossip hounds seemingly get their information. Stephen A. Smith remains insistent Irving will sign with the Knicks, even though the Celtics can offer him $50 million more than...
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Alex Reimer
May 13, 2019 - 10:35 am
Conventional wisdom says the Celtics would be foolish to acquire Anthony Davis without Kyrie Irving. The disgruntled All-Star is entering the final year of his deal and seemingly desires to play with LeBron James or another superstar. Davis’ own father said this year he doesn’t want his son playing...
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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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Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
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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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