Boston Celtics

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Alex Reimer
March 30, 2019 - 12:21 pm
The fan accused of mouthing a racial epithet to DeMarcus Cousins vehemently denies the accusation, according to the Globe’s Adam Himmelsbach . On Thursday night, Yahoo! Sports’ Chris Haynes reported the Celtics banned a fan for two seasons after Cousins had heard the individual mutter the N-Word at...
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Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins and Celtics center Aron Baynes
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WEEI
March 29, 2019 - 3:08 pm
On Thursday night, news broke via Yahoo Sports that a Celtics fan had been banned from TD Garden for two years for directing a racial slur at Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins during a game in January. On Friday afternoon, the Celtics released a statement about the incident, their investigation into...
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Alex Reimer
March 28, 2019 - 1:40 pm
There is lots of rightful indignation directed towards Major League Baseball for its steadfast refusal to modernize the game and pick up the pace. The pitch clock, which commissioner Rob Manfred and Red Sox ownership have championed, won’t be implemented until at least 2022 –– when the CBA expires...
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Mike Cratty
March 26, 2019 - 1:32 pm
Few can relate to the gruesome injury Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkić suffered Monday night, but Gordon Hayward is one of them. The Celtics forward infamously broke his leg just minutes into his first Celtics game last season. Nurkić suffered a similarly devastating injury while coming...
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Alex Reimer
March 14, 2019 - 11:46 am
Jayson Tatum says he understands why Russell Westbrook fired back at the Jazz fan who was allegedly hurling vulgar insults at him. On Wednesday, the young Celtics star said he thinks players should be allowed to defend themselves against vehement verbal attacks. "People always expect us to turn the...
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Gordon Hayward
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Alex Reimer
March 12, 2019 - 9:55 am
When iconic CBS anchor Walter Cronkite turned against the war in Vietnam, President Lyndon B. Johnson infamously said he had lost America. The same logic applies to me and Stephen A. Smith’s latest musings about Gordon Hayward receiving preferential treatment in Boston due to his race. As devout...
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Kyrie Irving
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Alex Reimer
March 08, 2019 - 11:40 am
Kyrie Irving’s one-sided war against the media continued this week with a hypocritical soliloquy on how he doesn’t play basketball for fame or fortune. "I didn’t really come into this game for there to be cameras in my face, be famous, be a celebrity, so it’s a little hard for me,” he told...
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Alex Reimer
March 07, 2019 - 9:30 am
Charles Barkley doesn’t seem to think Kyrie Irving is deep or complicated. Instead, the NBA Hall of Famer believes the mercurial Celtics point guard is just petulant. In an interview Wednesday with ESPN’s “Get Up,” Barkley lambasted Irving for his recent anti-media diatribes. “I don’t know him that...
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WEEI
March 06, 2019 - 5:25 pm
Former Celtic Antoine Walker has emerged as one of Kyrie Irving's most prominent critics. He joined Dale & Keefe on Wednesday and explained why he thinks Irving hasn't handled the responsibility and attention that goes along with being a star in Boston "the right way," despite having a very...
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Alex Reimer
March 06, 2019 - 11:44 am
From this point going forward, any play-by-play man who finds himself in Gerry Callahan’s crosshairs should pop in a tape of TNT’s “Players Only” telecast. Nothing has ever illustrated the value of a person telling us what we can all see more than this broadcasting monstrosity. Viewers to the...
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