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Rob Bradford
March 23, 2019 - 5:17 am
The Celtics are turning to an old friend for a bit of a boost. According to Shams Charania of the Athletic, the C's have agreed to a 10-day contract with Greg Monroe. Free agent center Greg Monroe has agreed to a 10-day contract with the Boston Celtics, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium...
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Josue Pavon
March 21, 2019 - 1:36 am
The Celtics needed Marcus Smart. Philadelphia chipped away at a 15-point deficit in the second half of a 118-115 win over the Celtics when the momentum shifted in the third quarter, following an altercation between Smart and Sixers big man Joel Embiid. Smart was eventually ejected from the game...
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Josue Pavon
March 20, 2019 - 11:54 pm
With hopes of competing for an NBA title, the Sixers have spent the entire regular season tweaking their roster. Using the Celtics, Raptors and Bucks as the measuring stick, Philadelphia has revamped its personnel numerous times throughout the 2018-19 campaign. Three early-season losses against the...
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Josue Pavon
March 19, 2019 - 3:27 am
Isaiah Thomas finally got his tribute video. The former Celtic was honored at TD Garden for his time in green-and-white with highlights of his best performances, his time spent giving back to the community and received a standing ovation by the fans during the first timeout of the Celtics' 114-105...
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Josue Pavon
March 17, 2019 - 3:25 pm
Celtics forward Gordon Hayward could miss a significant amount of games as he enters the NBA concussion protocol. Hayward, who suffered from a strained neck in the first half of Saturday's 129-120 win over the Hawks when he took a tough screen by Hawks big man John Collins and never returned, is...
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March 17, 2019 - 9:53 am
Kyrie Irving will never forget the first time he faced Jose Calderon. It was his rookie season in the NBA. He couldn't wait to prove himself against the other young point guards in the league, against his favorite point guard, Chris Paul, but instead the Raptors guard got the best of him. "He bust...
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Jim Hackett
March 15, 2019 - 10:41 am
I've been wanting to write this for over 20 years. . . Nobody has ever appreciated being a part of something, being a part of something really special like the 1986 Boston Celtics, more than Bill Walton. I think I've enjoyed his retirement more than his playing career just listening to him and...
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Josue Pavon
March 15, 2019 - 10:24 am
This is part two of a three-part series centered on Celtics forward Marcus Morris' career and role with the 2018-19 Celtics Celtics assistant coach Jerome Allen is walking down the hall of Madison Square Garden, precisely one hour before tip-off. He starts to speed up, and then looks back. "Damn, I...
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Josue Pavon
March 15, 2019 - 3:24 am
The 2018-19 season hasn't been easy for Celtics guard Jaylen Brown. From losing his starting job to being the subject of public ridicule, Brown has endured a trying year. A lower back injury kept him out for three straight games back in November, and by the time he returned Brad Stevens had elected...
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Josue Pavon
March 12, 2019 - 11:12 am
(This is part one of a three-part feature series centered on Celtics forward Marcus Morris' career and role with the 2018-19 Celtics.) For the first time in his career, Marcus Morris was on the verge of reaching the NBA Finals. The undermanned Celtics had pushed LeBron James and the Cavaliers to...
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