NBA draft

Celtics guard Carsen Edwards
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Nick Friar
August 19, 2019 - 12:02 pm
Leading up to the 2019 NBA Draft, no one could seem to pin down exactly when Carsen Edwards and Grant Williams would be selected. Some mock drafts had Williams going sooner than No. 22, which is where the Celtics took him, some had him going later. Same for Edwards (No. 33), though he wasn’t likely...
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Celtics draft pick Romeo Langford
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Nick Friar
August 01, 2019 - 1:37 pm
When the Celtics drafted Romeo Langford No. 14 overall in the 2019 NBA Draft, the team was aware of the surgically repaired ligament in his right thumb (having torn it in the middle of his one season at Indiana). Although he did drills with the team leading up to and during NBA Summer League,...
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Celtics guard Tremont Waters
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Nick Friar
July 28, 2019 - 10:57 am
Prior to his fourth game with the Celtics at NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, Tremont Waters learned of his father’s passing . Ed Waters, 49, was found dead in a motel room in West Haven, Conn on July 11. It was later ruled a suicide . The Celtics second-round draft pick elected to play in the July...
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Celtics guard Carsen Edwards
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Nick Friar
July 12, 2019 - 11:02 pm
With the Celtics announcing they’d signed Romeo Langford and Grant Williams on Thursday and the team already reportedly agreeing to a two-way contract with Tremont Waters, Carsen Edwards was Boston’s lone selection from the 2019 Draft yet to agree to a deal. Until now. According to Adam Himmelsbach...
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Celtics draft pick Carsen Edwards
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Nick Friar
June 24, 2019 - 8:17 pm
Carsen Edwards is a scorer. That’s what he’s known for and how he helped Purdue make its Sweet 16 run in this year’s NCAA Tournament. It’s why his new Celtics teammate and fellow Big Ten alum Romeo Langford said in his impromptu scouting report of Edwards, “just don’t let him touch the ball.” Grant...
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Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 24, 2019 - 6:48 pm
"Character" was somewhat of a theme at the introductory press conference for the four Celtics selection from the 2019 NBA Draft. Danny Ainge spoke on it regarding the foursome as a whole, and it became more apparent when each individual talked. Grant Williams stole the show by admitting he's a nerd...
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Celtics draft pick Romeo Langford
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Nick Friar
June 24, 2019 - 1:37 pm
When Zion Williamson hurt his knee (and blew up his shoe) back in February, every talking head said he should stop playing for Duke. “Zion should take the rest of the year off so he doesn’t hurt his draft stock,” or something of the like. Well, Williamson came back and still went No. 1 overall...
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Celtics draft pick Grant Williams
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Nick Friar
June 22, 2019 - 3:13 pm
Even though he never made a return to Boston’s roster after Danny Ainge dealt him away, being a Celtic means something to Kendrick Perkins. It’s the reason he’s “lost all respect” for Kyrie Irving. Lost all respect for Dude this year! ----‍♂️ https://t.co/OLDj3zAWkZ — Kendrick Perkins (@...
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Amin Touri
June 21, 2019 - 1:08 pm
With the Celtics entering an uncertain offseason, Danny Ainge had himself an interesting evening calling the shots at the 2019 NBA Draft. After exploring a trade up to a pick as high as No. 5 on Thursday night, the Celtics went with Indiana’s Romeo Langford at No. 14 , a high-upside guard who was...
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Alex Reimer
June 21, 2019 - 10:04 am
The Celtics will become a much less talented team on the court if and when Kyrie Irving decides to sign elsewhere in free agency –– and right now, it looks like that is a “when.” But with the addition of first-round pick Grant Williams, at least they’ve become a lot more scientifically savvy. The C...
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