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John Tomase
June 18, 2018 - 12:48 pm
No -- Leonard quit on the Spurs and Irving made the Celtics his team
74%
Yes -- Leonard's the better player and Kyrie might be gone anyway
26%
The question is simple: If you're Danny Ainge, would you send All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving to San Antonio for All-Star small forward Kawhi Leonard? Both players should be free agents following the season, and both could be seeking new homes next summer. It's no secret that Leonard wants to...
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Terry Rozier
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John Tomase
September 19, 2018 - 11:52 am
Every athlete has that moment when they know they've made the big time. For Terry Rozier it was being recognized by Steve Urkel of Family Matters fame. Speaking to GQ for a lengthy profile that also explained the birth of the Scary Terry meme, Rozier relayed the celebrity encounter that told him...
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Jaylen Brown
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John Tomase
September 18, 2018 - 3:42 pm
Jaylen Brown came closer to beating A.J. Bouye than the Patriots did. The Celtics forward, considered one of the NBA's rising stars, raced his cousin, the Jaguars Pro Bowl cornerback, in a video posted to Twitter on Monday. Though it's unclear when the video was filmed -- presumably during the...
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Terry Rozier
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John Tomase
September 17, 2018 - 11:05 am
Ever wonder where the "Scary Terry" nickname came from for Terry Rozier? Allow the Celtics guard to explain. In a lengthy interview with GQ -- how many backup point guards get those? -- Rozier pointed to the exact shot that spawned the name and sold 10,000 t-shirts. It was his steal and dunk at the...
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Al Horford and Jayson Tatum
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John Tomase
September 14, 2018 - 4:45 pm
Sports Illustrated recently released its list of the top 100 players in the NBA, and the Celtics were represented by an impressive six players, which is half their active roster on any given night. It's a testament to Danny Ainge's powers of evaluation and Brad Stevens' ability to develop and...
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John Tomase
September 13, 2018 - 4:28 pm
Gordon Hayward is playing 5-on-5 and believes he's fully recovered from the broken ankle that derailed his Celtics debut before it started last year. Speaking to reporters at the team's new training facility in Brighton on Thursday, including ESPN's Chris Forsberg , Hayward said challenges remain...
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Josue Pavon
September 12, 2018 - 9:39 am
While Jabari Bird's future in Boston hangs in the balance, the Celtics worked out guard Marcus Georges-Hunt Tuesday. According to Jay King of The Athletic, Georges-Hunt could replace Bird's spot on the team's 15-man roster. He played in 42 games last season as a member of the Timberwolves, while...
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Josue Pavon
September 08, 2018 - 5:29 pm
It's been six years since Kevin Garnett stated that he deleted Ray Allen's phone number. The two former teammates haven't spoken to each other since. For KG, Allen's move from Boston to Miami still stings. Last year, members of the 2008 championship team reunited on Garnett's Area 21 show, where...
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Josue Pavon
September 08, 2018 - 4:28 pm
For Ray Allen, early mornings, lone workouts and long hours in the gym was his favorite part of his journey. The two-time champion valued his daily routine more than anything and it ultimately led him to Springfield, where he was enshrined Friday evening as a member of the class of 2018 Naismith...
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Lucy Burdge
September 08, 2018 - 8:29 am
Celtics guard Jabari Bird was reportedly arrested on Friday night in Brighton on charges of assault. It was reported Bird was in custody at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and the Boston Police Department’s domestic violence unit is involved. BREAKING: Sources tell @CherylFiandaca #Celtics Shooting Guard...
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