Boston Celtics

Brad Marchand
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Alex Reimer
April 22, 2019 - 12:49 pm
The Bruins scored decisive wins on and off the ice Sunday. In addition to forcing a Game 7 against the Maple Leafs, they also trounced the Celtics in the ratings, beating the C’s by a four-point margin. Easter Sunday was one of those special days in Boston sports, with our own holy trinity of teams...
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Celtics forward Gordon Hayward
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Nick Friar
April 21, 2019 - 4:10 pm
Despite the Celtics finishing with their highest point total of the series, finishing off the Pacers 110-106, Game 4 was far from pretty. The Celtics couldn’t get things going offensively in the first half with Darren Collison and Cory Joseph playing air-tight defense on Kyrie Irving while the...
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Celtics guard Kyrie Irving and forward Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
April 19, 2019 - 11:27 pm
The Pacers desperately needed a win in Game 3 and approached contest accordingly, from start to finish. That still wasn’t enough to knock off the Celtics, who matched Indiana’s intensity throughout, taking Game 3 104-96 on the road. With the exception of the Pacers’ response in the second quarter...
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Kyrie Irving
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WEEI
April 19, 2019 - 12:04 pm
It may be nothing, but it's at least worth keeping an eye on. After cameras caught Kyrie Irving getting his right hand/wrist checked out during Wednesday night's Game 2, Irving had it looked at again during Friday morning's shootaround, as captured by WEEI.com's Josue Pavon . Check out the video...
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving shoots over Indiana Pacers guard Wesley Matthews and forward Thaddeus Young
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Nick Friar
April 17, 2019 - 11:07 pm
Jayson Tatum may have hit the decisive three-pointer and thrown down on Bojan Bogdanovic in the final minute of the fourth quarter, but there’s no question the Celtics walked out of Game 2 with a win because of Kyrie Irving. From start to finish, he was on another level offensively. In the first...
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving and Indiana Pacers guard Wesley Matthews
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Nick Friar
April 14, 2019 - 5:34 pm
Had Brad Stevens not pulled the Celtics impact players in the closing minutes of Game 1 the Pacers might have set a new record for fewest points scored in the second half of an NBA playoff game. The Pacers mustered up 29, so the Utah Jazz still hold the record with 23 second-half points in Game 3...
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Marcus Morris
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WEEI
April 14, 2019 - 3:39 pm
It certainly wasn't the prettiest game, but the Celtics pulled away from the Pacers in the third quarter and cruised to an 84-74 win Sunday afternoon at TD Garden to take a 1-0 series lead. Marcus Morris had 20 points and seven rebounds off the bench, while Kyrie Irving also had 20 points to go...
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Nick Friar
April 10, 2019 - 12:41 pm
Kyrie Irving and the Celtics finally got their wish: it’s time for the NBA Playoffs. The talk about “being better” is over. No more concerns about everyone getting theirs. It’s time to flip the switch and win. The real Celtics are here, right? Whether or not that’s the case, the team is faced with...
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Alex Reimer
April 09, 2019 - 10:54 am
Kyrie Irving forced his way out of Cleveland because he says he was desperate to free himself from LeBron James’ shadow. But two years later, the mercurial Celtics guard might once again be interested in riding LeBron’s coattails. Irving is expected to grant the Lakers an interview in free agency...
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Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
WEEI
April 08, 2019 - 6:07 pm
By Mateo Aycardi To state that the Celtics have faced adversity this season would be an understatement. Boston’s re-integration of Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving caused more disarray than expected early in the year. But with the C’s turning a new page and recovering nicely in leu of the playoffs,...
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