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Josue Pavon
January 10, 2019 - 11:37 pm
MIAMI – Before the Heat pulled ahead by 26 points in the second half of their 115-99 win over Boston, tempers flared on the Celtics bench during the first timeout of the second quarter. Miami was in the beginning stages of reaching its largest lead of the night when Celtics forward Marcus Morris...
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Josue Pavon
January 08, 2019 - 2:40 am
When Brad Stevens concludes each and every practice session, not every member of the Celtics immediately hits the showers. Some players speak to the media, others get into individual workouts with assistant coaches, while guys like Kyrie Irving, Marcus Smart, Terry Rozier and Jayson Tatum compete...
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Josue Pavon
January 05, 2019 - 11:55 am
Future Hall-of-Famer Dirk Nowitzki may had played his final game at TD Garden Friday night. The iconic 7-foot shooter received a standing ovation when he checked into the game in the first half, something you almost never see for an opposing player in Boston and every time Nowitzki pulled up for...
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Josue Pavon
January 03, 2019 - 3:23 am
Since the start of the regular season, Gordon Hayward has shown flashes of greatness for the Celtics. But finding consistency has been his biggest issue. We've seen Hayward reach scoring highs that most of his teammates haven't come close to reaching and we've also seen him hit rock bottom. There...
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Josue Pavon
December 30, 2018 - 8:13 am
It's time for NBA head coaches to start taking a serious look at Marcus Morris before casting their vote for this year's All-Star reserves. Morris has emerged into one of the Celtics' most reliable players and has recently taken his game to new heights. While finding consistency has been an ongoing...
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Josue Pavon
December 22, 2018 - 6:12 am
When Kyrie Irving was shipped from Cleveland to the Celtics for Isaiah Thomas in one of the most unpredictable trades in recent history, Irving's leadership was almost immediately called into question. The perennial All-Star with a championship pedigree was finally out of the shadows of LeBron...
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Josue Pavon
November 27, 2018 - 7:08 am
Brad Stevens may have just discovered his most efficient starting lineup. Finding the right balance of offense and defense out of the starting unit has been a struggle for the Celtics this season. Stevens has had to tweak his starting five a lot throughout the first 21 games for a number of...
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Al Horford and Jayson Tatum
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John Tomase
October 16, 2018 - 4:26 pm
The Washington Post just released its list of top 100 NBA players , and no team was better represented than the Boston Celtics. In a testament to the 1-through-12 depth that should be their hallmark this season, the Celtics placed a staggering eight players on the list, two more each than the two-...
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The sneakers of Memphis Grizzlies center Deonta Davis (21) are pictured during a game against the Philadelphia 76ers at Thomas & Mack Center.
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Kyle McCann
August 29, 2018 - 11:45 am
The NBA is reportedly making a big change that should make sneakerheads happy.
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Sara Civian
August 21, 2018 - 1:42 pm
When NBA stars Kevin Love and DeMar DeRozan opened up about their mental health struggles last season, it was bigger than them. Now it seems they've helped pioneer a league-wide movement to destigmatize mental illness. The most recent effort is a five-part series from ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan, in...
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