Kelly Olynyk

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Alex Reimer
August 24, 2017 - 3:26 pm
Isaiah Thomas’ ex-Celtics teammates continue to stand up for him. After the Celtics traded Thomas Tuesday, videos of fans burning the point guard’s jersey began popping up across social media. This makes no sense whatsoever, because it wasn’t Thomas’ choice to leave. Second-year forward Jaylen...
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Sam Alberti
July 07, 2017 - 2:40 pm
Signing Gordon Hayward meant that the Celtics would need to clear cap space. A casualty of this need was Kelly Olynyk. Shortly after Hayward announced his decision, the Celtics renounced their rights to Olynyk, making him an unrestricted free agent. It wasn't long until Pat Riley and the Miami Heat...
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Rob Bradford
July 06, 2017 - 8:28 pm
Kelly Olynyk has his payday. After the Celtics agreed to make the forward an unrestricted free agent earlier this week, Olynyk took advantage. The 26-year-old's agent, Greg Lawrence has told ESPN that his client has agreed to a four-year deal with the Miami Heat worth more than $50 million. The...
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WEEI
July 04, 2017 - 10:18 pm
After Gordon Hayward announced he's joining the Celtics , it looks like one member of the team last year will not be returning. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , the Celtics have renounced restricted free agent Kelly Olynyk, allowing him to become an unrestricted free agent. He later added...
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Alex Reimer
June 30, 2017 - 10:21 am
The Celtics may still say goodbye to Kelly Olynyk this offseason, but they're not going to do it yet. According to the Boston Herald's Steve Bulpett , the Celtics will present the 7-footer with a qualifying offer by midnight's deadline, making him a restricted free agent. That means Boston will...
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Ty Anderson
June 27, 2017 - 8:07 pm
In order for the Celtics’ all-in summer plans -- signing one of Gordon Hayward or Blake Griffin to a max deal and trading for Paul George with a contract extension in place -- to truly work, significant cuts to the cap in order to maximize their savings and ability to make those aforementioned...
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Kyrie Irving dominated the Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals. (David Richard/USA Today Sports)
May 26, 2017 - 12:18 pm
Despite all the talk about the dominance of LeBron James, who heads to his seventh consecutive NBA Finals next week, in many ways it was the play of Kyrie Irving that proved to be the undoing of the Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals. The sixth-year point guard was outstanding throughout the...
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May 23, 2017; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) drives to the basket in the first quarter against the Boston Celtics in game four of the Eastern conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
Mike Petraglia
May 23, 2017 - 10:54 pm
Kyrie Irving saved LeBron James, Ty Lue and the city of Cleveland from a total state of panic Tuesday night. With James saddled with four first-half fouls for the first time in his career and the Cavaliers staring a second straight shocking home loss to the Celtics in the face, Irving took over...
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76ers guard TJ McConnell (1) shots against Celtics center Kelly Olynyk (41) in the second quarter at TD Garden. (David Butler II/USA Today Sports)
February 15, 2017 - 5:20 pm
Kelly Olynyk is quietly becoming one of the Celtics' most reliable players off the bench. For the fifth straight game, Olynyk led the reserves in scoring. He finished with 16 points on 6-of-8 shots and 7 rebounds in the Celtics' 116-108 win over the 76ers.  His contributions on both ends of the...
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Kelly Olynyk helped the Celtics knock off the Hawks on Friday in Atlanta. (Jason Getz/USA Today Sports)
January 13, 2017 - 5:59 pm
Take that, Kelly Olynyk haters. The Celtics forward -- a lightning rod for criticism in Boston this season -- stole some of the spotlight in Al Horford's return to Atlanta on Friday night, helping the Celtics to a 103-101 win over the Hawks ( click here for the game recap ). Olynyk, who often seems...
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