Boston Celtics

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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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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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Nick Friar
April 08, 2019 - 12:34 pm
Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward and the Celtics have talked about securing home court advantage for a little while. They did so in 2017 Red Sox fashion, with the Brooklyn Nets knocking off the Indiana Pacers. Given the mess this reality show devolved into, the finish is a bit surprising. But home-...
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Alex Reimer
April 06, 2019 - 10:57 am
Paul Pierce may be a couple of years removed from his playing days, but he’s still carrying his on-court braggadocio. In a segment on ESPN Friday, the Truth proclaimed he was a better player than Dwyane Wade, who will go down as one of the greatest guards of his era. Pierce, who won one...
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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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