Boston Celtics

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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Alex Reimer
May 07, 2019 - 12:30 pm
The Celtics have not responded to adversity all season long, so there is no reason to expect them to start now. The only appropriate end for this lethargic group of All-Stars that's slogged its way through a maddening season is an early playoff exit, which they are on the brink of achieving. The 60...
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
May 07, 2019 - 11:36 am
There have been plenty of moments this season where it felt like the 2018-19 season was Kyrie Irving’s last in Boston. Yet, there were stretches that made seem like he’d stick around. Irving’s “who cares?” comment may have been the final nail in the coffin. I truthfully think his response to the...
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Alex Reimer
May 02, 2019 - 2:23 pm
Stephen A. Smith thinks the Celtics are in jeopardy, unless Antoine Walker can get hot from outside. OK, OK, I’m kidding about the last part. But you believed it, right? This is the guy who exclaimed Dwayne Haskins is “more of a runner” than thrower and warned football fans everywhere to watch out...
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Kyrie Irving
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Alex Reimer
May 01, 2019 - 11:28 am
Kyrie Irving has been linked to the Knicks for months, due to their abundance of cap space and his apparent interest in playing in the Big Apple. But Irving will likely entertain more landing options than the Knicks once free agency begins, and in that scenario, one has to imagine New York’s other...
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Alex Reimer
May 01, 2019 - 10:39 am
It look less than two minutes for the Celtics to unravel against the Bucks Tuesday, allowing Glenn Ordway to take a prolonged victory lap. Though Kyrie Irving shot like Markelle Fultz for the bulk of the contest, the Celtics were only down 74-71 with 7:06 remaining in the third quarter. Then Boston...
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Alex Reimer
May 01, 2019 - 10:01 am
Tuesday was one of the darkest Boston sports days in recent memory, which speaks to how good we’ve had it around here. The Celtics and Bruins both lost playoff contests on the same night for the first time in nearly a decade , giving young fans a brief taste of what sports disappointment looks like...
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Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Boston Celtics center Aron Baynes
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Nick Friar
April 30, 2019 - 10:36 pm
Khris Middleton drilled seven three-pointers in a game once during the 2018-19 regular season. He did so against the New York Knicks. That alone sums up how things went on the defensive end for Boston in the 123-102 loss to the Bucks on Tuesday. As much as the Bucks said they didn’t need to make...
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