Cavaliers

Marcus Smart
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John Tomase
November 30, 2018 - 9:38 pm
Marcus Smart hit restricted free agency expecting to earn $16 million a year. Suitors never materialized, but the Celtics rewarded their dirt dog anyway. The four-year, $52 million deal he signed probably slightly surpassed market value, but it’s hard to imagine the Celtics mind, because outside of...
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Rob Bradford
November 19, 2018 - 7:45 am
In a detailed feature about LeBron James' last few years in Cleveland, Joe Vardon of The Athletic reports that the current Lakers star not only didn't want the Cavs to deal Kyrie Irving to the Celtics in the summer of 2017 but was told by Cavs general manager Koby Altman that no such deal would...
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Marcus Smart
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Josue Pavon
October 08, 2018 - 9:37 pm
The NBA has fined Marcus Smart and J.R. Smith for their scuffle in Saturday's preseason finale between the Celtics and Cavs. The league issued a $25,000 fine to Smart while Smith will have to pay the NBA $15,000 for shoving Celtics big man Aron Baynes -- which led to Smart pushing Smith from behind...
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Josue Pavon
October 07, 2018 - 1:15 pm
Following his first-half ejection against the Cavs, Celtics guard Marcus Smart still had plenty to say to J.R. Smith after the game. He admitted to inviting Smith out back while he was being escorted off the floor in the second half and said the invite for Smith and him to settle their differences...
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Josue Pavon
October 02, 2018 - 12:28 pm
For the first time since their preseason exchange of trash talk, Celtics forward Marcus Morris and Cavaliers big man Tristan Thompson will meet on Tuesday night at TD Garden. Despite losing LeBron James to free agency, Thompson noted that the Cavs have reigned supreme over the Eastern Conference...
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Josue Pavon
September 28, 2018 - 10:10 am
LeBron James isn't walking through that door for the Cavaliers this season, but that hasn't changed center Tristan Thompson's opinion on which team is projected to win the East. "We're still four-time Eastern Conference champions," Thompson said Thursday. "Until you take us down from that, teams...
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John Tomase
July 11, 2018 - 10:08 am
Isaiah Thomas hasn't forgot about Boston. The former Celtics guard -- author of an All-Star 2017 season that saw him lead the C's to the Eastern Conference Finals -- is a man without a team in NBA free agency. Disappointing and injury-plagued turns with the Cavaliers and Lakers mean no one will be...
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Lucy Burdge
July 03, 2018 - 7:30 am
Welcome to Tuesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Detroit at Chicago Cubs, 2 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Boston at Washington, 6:05 p.m. (NESN, WEEI) MLB: Atlanta at NY...
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LeBron James and Jayson Tatum
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John Tomase
July 01, 2018 - 11:43 pm
The last time the Celtics didn't have to worry about LeBron James, their roster included Vin Baker, Bimbo Coles, and Bruno Sundov. Danny Ainge was still learning his way around the Shawmut Center or whatever they were calling the Garden as the new director of basketball operations. The C's beat the...
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Rob Bradford
July 01, 2018 - 12:49 pm
Moments after ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported LeBron James' agent would be meeting with the Philadelphia 76ers Sunday, FoxSports 1 host Nick Wright tweeted that James seems to already have his mind made up. Wright wrote : "LeBron has made his decision & informed those close to him. Expect...
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