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Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
September 14, 2019 - 9:58 am
On the whole, the trip to China was a disappointment for everyone on Team USA. That’s not to say the chemistry was bad between certain guys or anything of the sort. Players made sure to squash that on social media. The fact of the matter is they lost. Team USA isn’t supposed to lose, as much as the...
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Donovan Mitchell and Kemba Walker
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Nick Friar
September 11, 2019 - 9:18 am
Missed free throws. They’ll always come back to bite you. Celtics fans know this all too well, and the problem permeated into Team USA’s 89-79 loss to France on Wednesday. Marcus Smart — for all of his heroics in the game — missed four free throws. Kemba Walker is typically a strong free-throw...
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Carsen Edwards, Grant Williams and Mookie Betts
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Nick Friar
September 10, 2019 - 2:08 pm
Mookie Betts joined WEEI.com’s 5 Out to talk about the sport he’s loved since he was a kid. Basketball. While he didn’t have a specific NBA team he followed growing up, Betts does get to his share of Celtics games now. After a disappointing 2018-19, the 2018 AL MVP likes where Boston’s basketball...
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Gregg Popovich and Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
September 10, 2019 - 8:58 am
The one thing that’s been most consistent about the numbers Jaylen Brown has produced throughout the 2019 FIBA World Cup: they’ve been inconsistent. He did a bit of everything against Greece. He barely played against Turkey and Brown’s line against the Czech Republic might lead one to think he was...
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Kemba Walker
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Nick Friar
September 09, 2019 - 10:37 am
Kemba Walker continues to be Team USA’s most reliable player on the offensive end at the 2019 FIBA World Cup. In Monday’s second-round game against Brazil, it felt like Walker could do anything he wanted from start to finish. He got to the basket easily, scoring 16 points on 6 of 9 shooting. He...
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Marcus Smart
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Nick Friar
September 07, 2019 - 10:51 am
Seven inches. Twenty-two pounds. That’s the size advantage Giannis Antetokounmpo is working with against Marcus Smart. Yet when the Celtics guard was tasked with covering the Greek Freak on Saturday, he bodied him up as well as anyone ever has. As much as Smart had to stay in Antetokounmpo’s hip...
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Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
September 05, 2019 - 10:25 am
In place of Team USA’s game against Japan on Thursday, there was a one-man dunk contest in Shanghai featuring Jaylen Brown. After barely playing in the win over Turkey, the Celtics wing finished with 20 points on 9 of 15 shooting in Team USA's 98-45 win. He also had seven rebounds and two steals in...
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Kemba Walker
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Nick Friar
September 01, 2019 - 10:28 am
For a short while, it looked like the Czech Republic was going to give Team USA some trouble. But after a bit of a slow start, the U.S. cruised to an 88-67 win. Jayson Tatum took control in the first half, scoring 10 on 4 of 7 shooting (2-for-4 from three). He also had three rebounds, a block and...
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Daniel Theis
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Nick Friar
August 31, 2019 - 11:33 pm
Team USA is littered with Celtics — Kemba Walker, Marcus Smart, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown — but there are a couple others participating in the 2019 FIBA World Cup. Daniel Theis is playing for Germany with the Thunder’s Dennis Schroder. Newly acquired Vincent Poirier is featured on France’s...
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Gordon Hayward and Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
August 31, 2019 - 11:52 am
An already lackluster 2020 NBA free agency class continues to shrink. And it’s not necessarily a good thing for the Celtics. On Friday, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reported the Houston Rockets and Eric Gordon agreed to a four-year, $75.6 million extension. According to ESPN ’s Adrian...
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