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Ben Simmons and Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
October 23, 2019 - 10:31 pm
Ben Simmons had his way with the Celtics in the paint. Boston had a rough shooting performance from the floor. But there was one driving force that led to the Celtics’ 107-93 loss in Philadelphia: missed free throws. The Celtics only made 20 of their 34 free-throw attempts (58.8%). That’s 14 free...
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Al Horford
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Nick Friar
October 13, 2019 - 7:46 am
It seems there's more to Al Horford's departure from Boston.
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Sixers center Joel Embiid and Celtics forward Al Horford
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Nick Friar
June 25, 2019 - 7:30 am
It’s still unclear who the mystery team is that’s reportedly pulling Al Horford away from the Celtics. The Mavericks were thought to be the favorite at one point. But when the report of a four-year, $112 million deal surfaced, Dallas made it clear they wouldn’t be the one to make that type of an...
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Evan Marinofsky
December 26, 2018 - 4:50 pm
Kyrie Irving's 40-point outburst against the Philadelphia 76ers on Christmas day was just enough to give the Boston Celtics a 121-114 overtime win. For the Celtics, it was the biggest gift they could ask for. An extra Christmas gift for C's fans was Skip Bayless' assessment of the performance on...
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Alex Reimer
November 13, 2018 - 11:19 am
It’s been a rough start to the season for the Celtics. They dropped four of five games on the West Coast and look rudderless through the early portion of their schedule. The situation is so dire, NBA champion and Olympic gold medalist Kyrie Irving is calling for the team to acquire a “14-year...
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Alex Reimer
October 17, 2018 - 9:20 am
Joel Embiid is one of the most intimidating forces in the NBA. The 7-foot center is dominant in the paint and often pulverizes the competition. But in the Celtics’ win over the Sixers Tuesday, the roles were reversed. Embiid was the one who got bullied. Boston won its season-opener against the...
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Al Horford
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Cameron Kerry
August 08, 2018 - 10:28 am
After a thrilling series in the Eastern Conference semifinals, the Celtics and Sixers will battle in the spotlight on Christmas Day, this according to Mark Stein of The New York Times . The Celtics and Sixers both feature rosters brimming with talent and young stars. Without Kyrie Irving and Gordon...
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Alex Reimer
May 30, 2018 - 10:29 am
It was surprising last year when the Celtics announced they traded the No. 1 overall pick to the Sixers in exchange for the No. 3 selection. That is, unless you were following one of Philly general manager Bryan Colangelo’s alleged secret Twitter accounts. The Ringer , through superb Internet...
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Alex Reimer
May 24, 2018 - 11:01 am
Joel Embiid wasn’t impressed with the Garden crowd when the Sixers played the Celtics last round. But J.J. Redick’s mother was. In an interview on Bill Simmons’ podcast , Redick says his mom told him she thought the T.D. Garden was the loudest building she’s ever been inside –– including Cameron...
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