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Kemba Walker
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Nick Friar
October 17, 2019 - 2:34 pm
At the end of his media availability on Thursday, Kemba Walker was asked about the transition of joining a new team, something he’s hit on in some capacity once or twice before. But he’s at a different stage in the process with the season right around the corner. There have been some challenges...
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Al Horford
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Nick Friar
October 10, 2019 - 7:56 am
Although it was made clear he wanted to make some significant money while he still could, there was still a chance Al Horford could’ve been a Celtic had he been informed about one detail. And it’s got nothing to do with the idea of Kyrie Irving coming back to Boston. He expressed to Steve Bullpett...
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Terry Rozier and Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
October 06, 2019 - 5:42 pm
Before his first game at the Garden in a non-Celtics uniform, Terry Rozier talked with Daniel Theis and Marcus Smart for about 20 minutes. He kept in touch with some of his old teammates over the summer, even throughout free agency — which was a much more bizarre experience than he expected. “I had...
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Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
September 28, 2019 - 9:54 am
Whether or not you’re satisfied with what Kyrie Irving had to say about his ending in Boston and why he had to leave , there’s one other detail from his introductory press conference with the nets worth noting. Then we might be able to put the topic of the ex-Celtics point guard on hold until...
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Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
September 27, 2019 - 12:11 pm
Kyrie Irving finally did it. He finally explained what happened with the Celtics and why he left Boston. He addressed the matter twice at his introductory press conference with the Nets at the start of the team’s media day on Friday. Now, when Irving is ready to talk about something, he spares no...
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Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
September 25, 2019 - 4:20 pm
Just before Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks had his press conference on Tuesday, former Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving took an elbow to the face during a pickup game. Nets head coach Kenny Atkinson was supposed to be at the press conference, as well, but he went to the doctor with Irving...
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Kemba Walker and Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
September 25, 2019 - 1:08 pm
Kemba Walker isn’t his predecessor. There are pros and cons to that. The pro that’s been discussed most has been Walker’s approach with the young guys and his general ability as a leader. Makes sense given the chaos that ensued under Kyrie Irving’s watch last year. With Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown...
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Kemba Walker and Danny Ainge
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Nick Friar
September 12, 2019 - 2:29 pm
In the course of moving on from Kyrie Irving’s time in Boston, one thing that’s popped up is exactly when the Celtics — specifically Danny Ainge — had an idea the point guard was planning to leave. Spencer Dinwiddie knew Irving was coming to Brooklyn in December. Bobby Portis knew in February, and...
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Enes Kanter
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Nick Friar
September 10, 2019 - 10:13 am
Teachers and students may be back in school, but “The Summer of Enes” isn’t quite over yet. When he’s not posting workout videos or winning WWE titles, Enes Kanter has been talking about his career and the chapter he’s about to start in Boston. Throughout his media tour, Kanter discovered an easy...
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Kemba Walker and Enes Kanter
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Nick Friar
August 28, 2019 - 2:09 pm
On more than one occasion, Enes Kanter has expressed the Celtics could shock the basketball world in 2019-20. Of course, he’s not going to speak negatively about his new team. But he also doesn’t have to describe the organization as a family, which is exactly what he did on Wednesday during his...
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