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Alex Reimer
June 19, 2019 - 12:27 pm
In the middle of the Red Sox game Tuesday, NESN anchor Kacie McDonnell issued a seemingly random apology for those who don't always watch the network closely. While narrating one of those silly viral video fan highlights the previous night –– some wacky guy at a minor league game was eating...
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Alex Reimer
June 14, 2019 - 3:26 pm
Paul Pierce could be removed from ESPN’s NBA Countdown program next season along with fellow analyst Chauncey Billups and host Michelle Beadle, according to a report from SportsByBrooks . The WorldWide Leader issued a statement this week addressing the story, in which it said it will evaluate...
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Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum and Gordon Hayward
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Nick Friar
June 10, 2019 - 1:18 pm
Even before David Griffin was running the show in New Orleans, everyone knew it was going to take a lot for the Celtics, or anyone else, to land Anthony Davis. He’s one of the best players in the NBA, that’s how it works. However, the Pelicans’ asking price had been up in the air throughout the...
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Alex Reimer
June 07, 2019 - 11:57 am
ESPN attempted Friday to talk about the Blues’ controversial Game 5 victory over the Bruins. The results were disastrous. The calamity of errors climaxed at Mike Greenberg’s “Get Up” anchor table, which looks like a cozy and conversational place where pundits are apparently free to spout inanity...
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving and forward Gordon Hayward
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Nick Friar
June 06, 2019 - 2:23 pm
Looks like Stephen A. Smith felt the need to clear some things up about his report from Tuesday on Kyrie Irving’s future after Danny Ainge said on Wednesday he hasn’t been given indication Irving has ruled out re-signing with the Celtics. During Thursday’s “First Take” on ESPN, Smith, again,...
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Boston Celtics Terry Rozier
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Gabby Guerard
June 05, 2019 - 3:37 pm
After the Celtics lost to the Bucks in the Eastern Conference Semifinals, Terry Rozier wasted no time in voicing his frustrations about the season. Even after the comments he made across several of ESPN’s shows back on May 14, Danny Ainge can envision a scenario where Rozier comes back to Boston. “...
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 05, 2019 - 6:30 am
Soon, very soon, we will have the answer to, “Where in the world is Kyrie Irving going to play in 2019-20?” One day, it’s the Lakers. The next, it’s the Knicks. Of course, there are reports that indicate the Celtics are confident Irving will stick around, too. It’s an absolute fiasco. Again, this...
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Alex Reimer
May 30, 2019 - 2:48 pm
Few athletes have demonstrated more courage in taking social stands than Bill Russell, and the Celtics legend will be honored appropriately at the ESPY Awards this summer. ESPN announced Thursday the 11-time NBA champion will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, which is given to socially...
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Alex Reimer
May 29, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Imagine you are ESPN senior writer Baxter Holmes. Your two-year investigation into the dysfunction of the Lakers just went live, featuring dozens of interviews with high-level league executives and team staffers. The piece, which probably took thousands of hours to put together, paints the...
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Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant
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Nick Friar
May 28, 2019 - 7:23 pm
Just over a week ago, Magic Johnson expressed the Lakers would be able to land Kyrie Irving or Kawhi Leonard, whichever Los Angeles prefers. The primary reason: LeBron James. And it’s not simply because of James’ ability on the court. Johnson made a point of saying “Once you get in the room and you...
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