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Josue Pavon
May 09, 2019 - 7:22 am
Kyrie Irving's future in Boston is as murky as it has ever looked. Is it fair to expect Irving to make some sort of commitment to the Celtics moments after losing Game 5 and being bounced out of the playoffs by the Bucks? No, absolutely not. That's just not who Irving is, which is fair. We expected...
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Josue Pavon
May 07, 2019 - 6:58 am
Kyrie Irving lives for playoff moments. He reminded everyone countless times throughout the regular season and then made sure people remembered that it's the reason Boston traded for him back in 2017. The Celtics believed Irving was ready to leave the shadow of LeBron James behind in Cleveland and...
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Josue Pavon
May 06, 2019 - 9:41 pm
The Celtics are one loss away from seeing their season come to an end. The Bucks cruised to a 113-101 Game 4 win at TD Garden Monday and will head back to Milwaukee with an opportunity to close out the Celtics Wednesday night. For the second consecutive game of the series, the Celtics leaped out to...
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Josue Pavon
May 04, 2019 - 8:48 pm
What Brad Stevens is seeing from Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks is nothing new to him. He saw this coming. As one of the league's leading superstar, Antetokounmpo continues to prove why he's a leading MVP candidate and why he's the most talented player in the Eastern Conference Semifinals...
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Rob Bradford
May 03, 2019 - 10:50 pm
The Bucks simply took it to the Celtics. In this day and age of launching three-pointers and settling for jumpers, Milwaukee's strategy was obvious and aggressive. For an entire second half the Giannis Antetokounmpo and Co. pinned their ears back and took it right at a Celtics' defense that had no...
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Rob Bradford
May 03, 2019 - 11:09 am
You aren't going to find a better Celtics piece than the one written by ESPN's Jackie MacMullan. It details the roller coaster that was the C's season, with the likes of Kyrie Irving, Terry Rozier, Jaylen Brown and Al Horford offering insightful and honest reflection. The quotes are simply...
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Josue Pavon
April 30, 2019 - 1:33 pm
MILWAUKEE -- Head coach Brad Stevens understands the likelihood of seeing Giannis Antetokounmpo shoot 33.3 percent from the floor like he did Sunday afternoon against the Celtics, is highly improbable. He expects The Greek Freak to bounce back from his Game 1 performance, where Boston forced him to...
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Rob Bradford
April 29, 2019 - 9:19 am
As we sit here basking in the glow of the hottest team in basketball -- (a classification I believe is fair considering the Celtics' sweep of Indiana and Sunday's blowout over the top-seeded Bucks on their home court) -- it seems like a productive exercise to learn from the roller coaster that led...
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Josue Pavon
April 28, 2019 - 6:17 pm
MILWAUKEE -- No other member of the Celtics has more playoff experience than Al Horford. With 115 postseason games under his belt, Horford knew just how important it was going to be for the Celtics to establish their defensive intensity at the start of their best-of-7 Eastern Conference Semifinals...
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Ryan Hannable
April 24, 2019 - 2:44 pm
Finally, the Celtics and Bucks have a day/time set for Game 1. The NBA announced Wednesday the two teams will meet Sunday afternoon in Milwaukee with a tip set for 1 p.m. This means the Celtics will go exactly a week in between games. Brad Stevens didn't seem thrilled on Wednesday about not knowing...
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