Kawhi Leonard

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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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Alex Reimer
May 07, 2018 - 12:12 pm
Kyrie Irving’s absence was supposed to sink the Celtics in the playoffs. While they excelled without Gordon Hayward, losing Irving was portrayed as one step too far. It was thought there was no way the Celtics could make a run with eighth-man Terry Rozier and Marcus Smart with a bad thumb handling...
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Kawhi Leonard
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John Tomase
April 23, 2018 - 10:50 am
If the Spurs intend to move disgruntled superstar Kawhi Leonard this offseason, the Lakers are considered an attractive destination for the Los Angeles native. One problem -- coach Gregg Popovich has a rule when it comes to trading elite talent that could play right into the hands of the Celtics...
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Kawhi Leonard
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John Tomase
April 12, 2018 - 11:36 am
The Celtics need one more superstar to make a run at the Golden State Warriors. Could Kawhi Leonard be the answer? Dwyane Wade thinks so. The future Hall of Famer told Yahoo's Jordan Schultz he believes Leonard will be traded to the Celtics because of friction with his current team, the San Antonio...
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Alex Reimer
April 09, 2018 - 11:53 am
Though the Celtics can still win a playoff round with their depleted roster, it’s unfathomable they can make any sort of run in the Eastern Conference with Kyrie Irving sitting on the sidelines. That means it’s time to start peeking ahead to the summer, where the Celtics will likely once again be...
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Isaiah Thomas (4) drives to the basket againstSpurs guard Manu Ginobili (20) during the first half Friday at TD Garden. (Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports)
November 25, 2016 - 10:37 am
For the first time this season, a Celtics team that was at full-strength faced one of the best teams in the league. Although the C's have already played against teams like the Cavaliers and the Warriors, both games were played without Al Horford and Jae Crowder. After sweeping their three-game...
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Avery Bradley
Mike Petraglia
May 25, 2016 - 1:22 pm
The Celtics had a very good season and a good part of it was based on their improved defensive effort. Avery Bradley led that effort as a starter and, on Wednesday, was named to the NBA's all-defensive first team by pro basketball media members. Behind Bradley, the Celtics finished tied with the...
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July 07, 2015 - 5:43 am
[caption id="attachment_36649" align="alignright" width="150"] David West[/caption] On Monday, the Spurs struck a deal with former Pacers forward David West for a veteran minimum contract for next season, according to NBA.com's David Aldridge. Â The deal cannot officially be announced until the...
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November 05, 2014 - 5:13 am
In the NBA, the worst place to be is the middle of the pack. If you are not contending for a championship or tanking, in my mind, you are not relevant. Because of this, each week I will rank the top five and bottom five teams in the league. The rankings are based entirely on my own observations...
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