Jaylen Brown

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Ty Anderson
October 24, 2017 - 10:29 pm
Even though he’s stuck in a terrible situation as the centerpiece of a truly nightmarish organization, Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis remains an incredible talent. The Celtics were interested in acquiring the youthful Porzingis, too, with names like Jaylen Brown and the 2017 No. 1 overall pick (...
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Jaylen Brown
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John Tomase
October 20, 2017 - 12:25 pm
Paul George is the first name that springs to mind when we discuss Gordon Hayward, and for obvious reasons. The Thunder forward represents the best-case scenario when it comes to gruesome ankle injuries. He made two All-Star teams before shattering his leg in 2014 with Team USA, and he has made two...
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Ty Anderson
October 18, 2017 - 10:56 pm
The Celtics, as expected, do not have a set replacement for Gordon Hayward, and Wednesday’s 108-100 home-opening loss to the visiting Bucks confirmed that. But what the Celtics do have is a roster-wide commitment to shouldering the minutes and production vacated by Hayward, who despite his...
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Kyrie Irving hugs LeBron James.
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John Tomase
October 18, 2017 - 11:38 am
Gordon Hayward lasted just over five minutes. Eighty-one games remain on the schedule. So the obvious question is -- where do the Celtics go from here? NBA All-Star Paul George and NFL Pro Bowler Connor Barwin, to name two, returned from similar injuries without missing a step. So on that front, we...
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Alex Reimer
September 25, 2017 - 4:34 pm
CANTON --- The “stick to sports” contingent may want to tune out this NBA season. Donald Trump’s vulgar condemnation of athletes who protest during the national anthem was the preeminent topic at league press availabilities across the country Monday, with several stars and coaches weighing in...
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Nick Neville
August 23, 2017 - 1:20 pm
Kyrie Irving is the new face of the Celtics, and The Vertical’s Chris Mannix joined Ordway, Merloni and Fauria on Wednesday to discuss what he called a “home run” deal for Boston. Though the Celtics parted ways with Isaiah Thomas, who elevated the team to the top of the Eastern Conference and had...
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Sam Alberti
July 28, 2017 - 12:55 pm
As the Celtics roster begins to finalize heading into the upcoming season, Danny Ainge has officially taken a step forward towards establishing Boston as legitimate title contenders. However, in today’s NBA contending requires more than just two All-Stars and solid depth. While undoubtedly heading...
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Alex Reimer
July 24, 2017 - 9:47 am
Celtics forward Jaylen Brown threw down one of the most memorable slam dunks during this year's Summer League, when he posterized Blazers free agent Josh Scott. Jaylen Brown -- #NBASummer pic.twitter.com/9LdXrydfZm — NBA.com (@NBAcom) July 10, 2017 The 2016 first-round pick also showed off his ups...
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John Hand
July 12, 2017 - 10:02 am
It appears Jaylen Brown could be shut down for the remainder of summer league. Brown injured his thigh in the second quarter of the Celtics’ game Tuesday after taking a knee to his thigh while contesting a layup. The Celtics start the summer league playoffs on Thursday, but Brown may not be...
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Alex Reimer
July 10, 2017 - 1:11 pm
It's easy to forget that the vast majority of NBA rookies are younger than 21. As a result, while their teammates who are of legal drinking age can spend their Summer League downtime exploring the Las Vegas strip, they're left twiddling their thumbs. But that won't be the case Monday night, thanks...
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