Boston Celtics

Zdeno Chara and Jake DeBrusk
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Alex Reimer
May 21, 2019 - 2:43 pm
While leadership is intangible, Zdeno Chara personified the quality in just a few sentences Monday. When asked about the age discrepancy on the Bruins –– Chara is 42, whereas defenseman Charlie McAvoy is half of his age –– Boston’s captain emphasized the importance of respect between teammates in...
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Penn State guard Josh Reaves
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Nick Friar
May 20, 2019 - 11:36 am
As much as the Celtics’ three first-round draft picks have and will continue to garner most of the attention leading up to the 2019 NBA Draft, the Celtics also have a second-round pick. Ryan Gomes had been Boston’s closest thing to a second-round success story since the turn of the century until...
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Evan Marinofsky
May 20, 2019 - 6:15 am
It wasn't supposed to be this way. This time last year, the Celtics were fresh off coming within a game of the NBA Finals without stars Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward. When those two guys came back, the Celtics were slated to run over the East en route to challenging the Warriors in the Finals...
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Alex Reimer
May 17, 2019 - 10:41 am
Danny Ainge is recovering from his heart attack and anxious to get back to work, according to Austin Ainge, who doubles as the team’s director of player personnel and Danny’s son. In an interview with the Boston Globe’s Adam Himmelsbach , Austin Ainge expresses amazement at his father’s speedy...
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Robert Kraft
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Alex Reimer
May 15, 2019 - 3:28 pm
At the onset of the Robert Kraft case, most journalists took the authorities at their word. It was a big mistake, leading to misrepresentations and rather incredible exaggerations. Within days of the charges being announced, the New York Times came out with an investigative piece about the sex...
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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 15, 2019 - 11:59 am
Terry Rozier appears to be delusional. He talks like he earned the starting point guard position last year, failing to mention he only played those minutes because Kyrie Irving was sidelined with a knee injury. The fourth-year guard complains Gordon Hayward touched the ball too much this season,...
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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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