Boston Celtics

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Alex Reimer
February 21, 2019 - 12:52 pm
Once again, Kyrie Irving is upset with the media for inquiring about a melodrama he created. On Wednesday, the mercurial point guard lashed out at reporters for dissecting his viral All-Star Game chat with Kevin Durant, in which he mouthed “two max slots” to KD –– an obvious insinuation about the...
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Alex Reimer
February 21, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Baseball’s glacial free agent market serves as a perfect symbol for the biggest problem that ails America’s former pastime: nothing happens, and when something actually does happen, it takes forever. In a sport where the ball isn’t even put into play 31-percent of the time, roughly two dozen...
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Alex Reimer
February 20, 2019 - 11:48 am
At NBA All-Star Weekend, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant chatted outside of the locker room for approximately 24 seconds. On the surface, that seems like one of the most innocuous sentences ever written. But this is the NBA, where even emojis can spark an international incident . Irving has been...
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Alex Reimer
February 19, 2019 - 11:05 am
The Celtics failed to live up to expectations through the first half of the season, and their ratings reflect the apparent disappointment among Boston sports fans. C’s ratings on NBC Sports Boston are down 27-percent so far this season, according to Sports Business Daily . That fits into the larger...
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Alex Reimer
February 18, 2019 - 1:04 pm
At the risk of sounding like a curmudgeon, all of this Kyrie-LeBron stuff is really starting to get annoying. Irving is toying with the fans he once promised he would re-sign with the Celtics. That’s not cool. Despite missing the last two-and-a-half games with a knee injury, Irving suited up for...
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Jayson Tatum
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John Tomase
February 17, 2019 - 9:50 pm
Jayson Tatum won the Skills Competition on Saturday night and then he made a bold prediction: the Celtics are going to win it all this year. Speaking to ESPN , Tatum did not mince words. "We're going to win the Finals this year," he said. "Feb. 16, Jayson Tatum said we're going to win the Finals...
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John Tomase
February 17, 2019 - 8:44 am
Jayson Tatum knows the Anthony Davis rumors will feature his name, front and center, until the situation with the Pelicans big man is resolved. But he also knows this: there's nowhere he'd rather be than Boston. Speaking to Sage Steele of ESPN at the All-Star Game, Tatum made his feelings for...
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Alex Reimer
February 15, 2019 - 1:39 pm
The Celtics’ efforts to land Anthony Davis this summer may have gotten a little more complicated. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski , the Pelicans fired general manager Dell Demps Friday. The organization reportedly wants a new person to oversee the Davis situation, which is the most critical...
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Alex Reimer
February 15, 2019 - 10:24 am
It’s understandable why some Celtics fans want to spew venom towards Kyrie Irving. The dazzling point guard appeared to publicly retract his preseason promise of re-signing here, telling reporters earlier this month he doesn’t owe “anybody bleep” months before his pending free agency. On top of...
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Alex Reimer
February 01, 2019 - 10:10 am
Anthony Davis’ trade request may have excited basketball fans from Los Angeles to Boston. But Charles Barkley thinks it’s bad for the game. On TNT Thursday, Barkley went off on Davis for publicly pleading to get out of New Orleans, and perhaps try to force his way out before the trade deadline on...
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