Jaylen Brown

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Ryan Hannable
July 13, 2018 - 8:49 am
With LeBron James signing with the Lakers, the Celtics obviously have an easier road to the NBA finals in the Eastern Conference. While most have liked the move when it comes to the Celtics' new place in the East, forward Jaylen Brown actually wishes James stayed in the East. “To be honest, I...
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Ryan Hannable
July 09, 2018 - 6:36 pm
Typically the NBA summer league is for players who don't have much experience and are looking to make good impressions on their organizations. Jaylen Brown probably has already done enough to earn the trust of the Celtics, but that may not stop him from playing. Brown told Marc Spears of The...
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Jaylen Brown
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John Tomase
July 05, 2018 - 12:39 pm
Jaylen Brown is spending his summer honing his craft with a smattering of NBA players in an Atlanta pro-am league, and let's just say he's more than holding his own. During a recent game, Brown matched up with fellow NBAer Lou Williams, sixth man extraordinaire of the Clippers. Brown went off for...
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LeBron James
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John Tomase
June 13, 2018 - 1:09 pm
LeBron James should have only one thought as he enters free agency: championships. The Celtics should have only one concurrent thought: championship window. That extra word makes all the difference, and that's when it hits you: James needs the Celtics more than they need him. It's crazy, on one...
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John Tomase
June 12, 2018 - 11:07 am
Kyrie Irving sounds genuinely excited to play with Gordon Hayward this fall, but we still have little idea for his plans once he hits free agency next summer. Those were the two main takeaways from Irving's interview with Boston Sports Journal (subscription required). "I'm just excited to see what...
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Vincent Gallo
June 07, 2018 - 7:32 pm
Between the summers of 2013 and 2017, the agenda for Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge was to restructure a team both young and skilled enough to beat an opponent led by LeBron James. Now, after taking the Cavaliers to seven games in the Eastern Conference Finals before...
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LeBron James and Jayson Tatum
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John Tomase
May 28, 2018 - 1:36 am
The last echoes of the final buzzer dissipated to silence and fans decked in green exited with barely a murmur. LeBron James had just clinched his eighth straight trip to the NBA Finals, but before celebrating in the quiet TD Garden, he scanned the parquet floor. He was looking for Jayson Tatum...
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LeBron James Jayson Tatum
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John Tomase
May 27, 2018 - 12:59 pm
The Celtics and Cavaliers play Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday night, and I've got a mess of thoughts about this one, so let's just dive right in. ESPN's Mark Jackson let loose this whopper late in Cleveland's Game 6 victory at home: "If LeBron gets this Cavaliers team to the...
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Jaylen Brown
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John Tomase
May 23, 2018 - 11:11 pm
There will be at least one more basketball game in Boston this season. It might even come in the Finals. The Celtics guaranteed that much on Wednesday night with another dominating effort at home in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals to take a 3-2 series lead with a 96-83 victory. The Celtics...
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LeBron James
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John Tomase
May 21, 2018 - 11:19 pm
Turns out it's not so easy to overthrow a King. The Celtics arrived in Cleveland on Friday believing they could sweep LeBron James right out of the Eastern Conference Finals. They returned to Boston on Monday night with a more humbling and daunting mission: winning a best-of-three. There will be no...
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