Kyrie Irving

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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Wyc Grousbeck
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Nick Friar
August 20, 2019 - 6:19 pm
The players from last year’s Celtics roster that are still with Boston continue to receive questions about their disappointing 2018-19. Whether it’s the season-long drama, both Kyrie Irving and Al Horford leaving or Kemba Walker coming to town, comparing the 2019-20 team to the 2018-19 team seems...
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Jayson Tatum, Kemba Walker and Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
August 19, 2019 - 6:16 pm
Talk of leadership has become one of the more annoying points of debate in sports. I don’t know why, but some seem to think great players have to be leaders, too. Furthermore, leaders have to be vocal, they can’t just lead by example. It’s a ridiculous, tangled web and, for some reason, tends to be...
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Brad Stevens, Celtics
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Gabby Guerard
August 16, 2019 - 11:15 am
ESPN published its projected win/loss records and standings for every team heading into the 2019-20 NBA season. Although it’s just a projection, the Celtics ’ next season looks optimistic. According to ESPN’s RPM (real plus-minus) projections, Boston landed second among teams in the Eastern...
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Kyrie Irving and Terry Rozier
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Nick Friar
August 14, 2019 - 5:48 pm
Terry Rozier’s ending in Boston wasn’t exactly one you’d pull out of a movie. Unless, of course, his time with the Celtics serves as a stepping stone for something greater in Charlotte, or wherever else he continues his career once his contract with the Hornets runs out. Either way, Rozier had a...
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Jaylen Brown and Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
August 14, 2019 - 2:59 pm
As much as Kyrie Irving appeared to be the primary problem throughout the Celtics’ disappointing 2018-19, there were instances where it seemed other players weren’t helping the situation. For example, there was the time where Jaylen Brown and Marcus Morris had an issue on the sideline in January:...
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Marcus Smart and Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
August 12, 2019 - 3:41 pm
The Celtics won’t have to wait long to see what Al Horford looks like with his new team. The former Celtics big man and the 76ers will host Boston to start the 2019-20 season on October 23. In their home opener, the Celtics will host the 2019 NBA Finals champion Toronto Raptors on October 25. The...
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Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum and Kemba Walker
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Nick Friar
August 09, 2019 - 2:57 pm
As much as Kyrie Irving often received the brunt of the blame in the public eye for the Celtics’ disappointing 2018-19 season, Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens and Marcus Smart have all expressed on separate occasions he alone did not ruin 2018-19. The matter of how the team handled Gordon Hayward has...
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