Jaylen Brown

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Alex Reimer
March 09, 2018 - 4:32 pm
It might be a few days before Celtics forward Jaylen Brown returns to the court. The Celtics announced Friday Brown has been placed in the NBA’s concussion protocol following his brutal fall in Thursday’s victory over the Timberwolves. The 2016 first-round pick fell on his head and neck after...
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Marcus Smart prays after Jaylen Brown's fall.
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John Tomase
March 08, 2018 - 11:51 pm
Celtics guard Jaylen Brown left the floor under his own power and waved to the fans after suffering a brutal fall onto his head and neck following a breakaway dunk in Thursday's victory over the Timberwolves. Brown remained on the floor as a hush fell over the arena after throwing down a dunk with...
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Jaylen Brown
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John Tomase
February 17, 2018 - 10:06 am
Celtics second-year guard Jaylen Brown is a high flyer, and he put those skills on display at the NBA Rising Stars game for Team USA, scoring 35 points in a loss to the World team. Brown scored most of his baskets on an assortment of drives and dunks, but his most impressive points came in the...
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Celtics celebrate Al Horford's buzzer beater.
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John Tomase
February 14, 2018 - 12:18 pm
With all due respect to Philly's Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, the Celtics are the NBA's real unicorns. They play in one of America's toughest sports towns, a place where fans and media renounce Bill Belichick over one questionable Super Bowl decision in eight tries, where the Red Sox win back-to-...
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Ty Anderson
January 31, 2018 - 4:23 am
Draymond Green may have thought Jaylen Brown was deserving of an NBA All-Star selection , but Pistons center Andre Drummond had a different take. With Team LeBron needing a replacement for the injured John Wall, it was Drummond, not Brown or the Sixers' Ben Simmons, that was named to the team by...
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Jaylen Brown
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John Tomase
January 30, 2018 - 2:42 pm
Second-year Celtics guard Jaylen Brown has a fan in Warriors jack-of-all-trades Draymond Green. With Wizards guard John Wall undergoing knee surgery that will knock him out of the All-Star Game and sideline him for six to eight weeks, NBA commissioner Adam Silver must name a replacement on the...
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Kyrie Irving
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John Tomase
January 30, 2018 - 12:10 am
The quote-unquote "best loss of the season" needed to be followed by a win, and after some anxious moments, the Celtics delivered. Two nights after losing a slugfest to the Warriors in a battle of conference leaders, the Celtics took the floor in Denver on Monday, where they promptly built and then...
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Kyrie Irving and Jaylen Brown of the Celtics.
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John Tomase
January 12, 2018 - 11:50 am
Jaylen Brown earned a lot of attention for a thoughtful interview with The Guardian before the Celtics played the 76ers in London. But after Thursday's win, Brown also showed his sense of humor by audibly sighing during Kyrie Irving's postgame interview and then whispering, "I'm sick of you,"...
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Ty Anderson
January 11, 2018 - 6:12 pm
The first half box score would have led you to believe that Joel Embiid and the Sixers were processing all over the Celtics in London. But it was never as bad as it looked when the Celtics at one point trailed the Sixers by 22 points, and nine after 24 minutes. So perhaps a second half domination...
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Alex Reimer
January 09, 2018 - 1:28 pm
Jaylen Brown’s commentary on race in America contradicts the shallow mindset that athletes should stick to sports. The 21-year-old forward’s analysis of today’s racial climate, and the role sports play in maintaining it, is complex and free of platitudes. It is worth listening to. In a recent...
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