Jaylen Brown

Ben Simmons and Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
October 23, 2019 - 10:31 pm
Ben Simmons had his way with the Celtics in the paint. Boston had a rough shooting performance from the floor. But there was one driving force that led to the Celtics’ 107-93 loss in Philadelphia: missed free throws. The Celtics only made 20 of their 34 free-throw attempts (58.8%). That’s 14 free...
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Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
October 23, 2019 - 7:00 am
The NBA season is underway and it’s time for a “fresh start” in Boston. Here’s the season preview for the 2019-20 Celtics: Driving force... Signing Kemba Walker in the offseason was huge. Gordon Hayward being back to full-strength is important. But Boston’s success this year is reliant on one...
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Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
October 22, 2019 - 6:05 pm
On one hand, Monday was “just a normal day” for Jaylen Brown. At the same time, he had to work a little harder to maintain focus while his agent, Jason Glushon, was in town negotiating a rookie extension with Danny Ainge — which they ultimately came to terms on . “I was just trying to not get my...
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Lucy Burdge
October 22, 2019 - 7:59 am
Julian Edelman posted a celebratory Instagram after Patriots' win over Jets. Jayson Tatum and Isaiah Thomas congratulate Jaylen Brown on Celtics extension.
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Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
October 21, 2019 - 4:00 pm
With little time left before the rookie extension deadline, the Celtics and Jaylen Brown were able to come to terms on an extension. According to ESPN ’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Brown has been extended for four years, to the tune of $115 million. Reports of the deal came hours after Buddy Hield and the...
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Pascal Siakam and Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
October 20, 2019 - 8:30 am
Pascal Siakam absolutely had a better 2018-19 than Jaylen Brown did. The Raptors forward shot for a higher percentage (from two and three), averaged more points, rebounds and assists. Not only did Siakam’s team have far more success — and much less drama surrounding it — the 27th pick in the 2016...
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Al Horford, Gordon Hayward and Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
October 19, 2019 - 2:38 pm
Jaylen Brown made two things very clear at Saturday’s practice. One, nothing that happens in the NBA surprises him anymore. Two, he was not led to believe Al Horford was leaving Boston until the ex-Celtic actually did. The reason Brown stressed both points: the response he gave when asked if he was...
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Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
October 16, 2019 - 2:55 pm
The Celtics made the right decision, but it looks like Jaylen Brown is going to bet on himself. Boston has offered Brown a contract extension, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports — after there’d been speculation the C’s wouldn’t offer such a deal. The offer is good for four years to the tune...
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Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
October 11, 2019 - 9:34 pm
If not for Terrence Ross, this game would’ve been a lot uglier. The Magic also didn’t have Nikola Vucevic, who would normally make a big difference. But the way the Celtics looked in Friday’s 100-75 win, his presence might’ve had a limited impact on the outcome. Romeo Langford finally made his...
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Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
October 10, 2019 - 9:18 am
Kyle Lowry was the latest of the 2020 NBA free agency class to get an extension, tacking on one more year to stay with the Raptors, to the tune of $31 million. As more moves are made well ahead of next summer, there’s still no sign of the Celtics working out an extension with Jaylen Brown. Which...
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