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New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis
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Nick Friar
June 11, 2019 - 9:48 am
When rumors about Anthony Davis wanting out of New Orleans first started to circulate in February, he supposedly had a set list of four teams he would consider signing with long-term: the Lakers, Knicks, Clippers, and Bucks. Then Davis said at NBA All-Star Weekend, “I never said Boston wasn’t on my...
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Gabby Guerard
June 10, 2019 - 6:29 pm
USA Basketball released the 2019 USA Basketball Men’s National Team training camp roster Monday, and earning a spot is Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum. The 21-year-old is the youngest player to be selected this year. -- 20 players selected to attend USA Basketball Men’s National Team training...
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Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum and Gordon Hayward
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Nick Friar
June 10, 2019 - 1:18 pm
Even before David Griffin was running the show in New Orleans, everyone knew it was going to take a lot for the Celtics, or anyone else, to land Anthony Davis. He’s one of the best players in the NBA, that’s how it works. However, the Pelicans’ asking price had been up in the air throughout the...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis
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Nick Friar
June 07, 2019 - 8:52 pm
If you just can’t take the Kyrie Irving nonsense anymore, you’re in luck: Anthony Davis rumors are back in style. On the latest episode of Sports Illustrated’s podcast “ The Crossover ,” Chris Mannix said he’s under the impression the Celtics are “not going to take their foot off the gas when it...
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Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo
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Nick Friar
May 26, 2019 - 7:15 am
Kyrie Irving continues to draw most of the attention of any Celtics player with his big decision pending — and Terry Rozier’s mini-media tour at an end. All eyes were on Irving throughout the regular season, as well, whether it was for the right reasons or the wrong ones. After him, Gordon Hayward’...
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Lucy Burdge
May 22, 2019 - 8:39 pm
Welcome to Thursday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: NY Yankees at Baltimore, 12:30 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Boston at Toronto, 12:37 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) MLB:...
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Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart
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Nick Friar
May 22, 2019 - 4:06 pm
It took longer than Celtics fans probably would’ve liked, but Marcus Smart has finally earned recognition from the rest of the NBA for his defensive prowess, being named to the NBA All-Defensive First Team for the first time in his five-year career. Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, guard Eric...
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Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier
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Nick Friar
May 16, 2019 - 12:53 pm
So I read the column by WEEI.com’s own Alex Reimer in defense of Terry Rozier yesterday. Of course, the headline, “Terry Rozier’s delusion is perfectly natural” caught my attention first. If this was written satirically I’d understand, but I don’t think that was the case. When I actually read the...
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Alex Reimer
May 09, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Those who played basketball at the highest level blame Kyrie Irving for the Celtics’ pathetic season and think the team would be better off without him. We should listen to their wisdom. Throughout the entire season, and especially over the last week, multiple ex-NBA greats have ripped Irving for...
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
May 07, 2019 - 11:36 am
There have been plenty of moments this season where it felt like the 2018-19 season was Kyrie Irving’s last in Boston. Yet, there were stretches that made seem like he’d stick around. Irving’s “who cares?” comment may have been the final nail in the coffin. I truthfully think his response to the...
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