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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
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Lucy Burdge
June 07, 2019 - 6:01 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: St. Louis at Chicago, 2 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: NY Yankees at Cleveland, 7 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Tampa Bay at Boston...
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Lucy Burdge
May 29, 2019 - 6:32 pm
Welcome to Thursday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: St. Louis at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Boston at...
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Kyrie Irving
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John Tomase
February 27, 2019 - 12:09 pm
Count former Celtics All-Star Antoine Walker among those who doesn't view Kyrie Irving as a leader. Appearing on FS1, Walker lambasted the Celtics guard following a 118-95 loss to the Raptors. In particular, he didn't appreciate Irving brushing off questions about comments from Marcus Smart...
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Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart
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John Tomase
February 27, 2019 - 10:14 am
When Celtics veterans talk about young players not getting it, inevitably they turn their cannons on third-year guard Jaylen Brown. In Tuesday's demoralizing loss to the Raptors, they did it for the world to see. In the first half of a 118-95 loss, Brown made an ill-advised assault on the basket in...
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Terry Rozier
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John Tomase
February 27, 2019 - 12:17 am
The Celtics had an identity once. They pounded opponents with unrelenting waves of energy for 48 minutes. They routinely erased deficits of 15 and 20 points with steely nonchalance. They "played connected" in the parlance of head coach Brad Stevens, covering for each other on defense and finding...
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John Tomase
February 07, 2019 - 2:35 pm
No one said winning the East would be easy. One day after the 76ers bolstered their lineup be acquiring Clippers forward Tobias Harris, the top-seeded Bucks and second-seeded Raptors followed suit with impact acquisitions of their own just ahead of Thursday's NBA trade deadline. Per ESPN's Adrian...
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John Tomase
December 05, 2018 - 11:12 am
The Celtics slow start, combined with Toronto racing out of the gates, has made Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors the runaway favorites in the Eastern Conference. At 20-5, Toronto owns the best record in the NBA. But one-time NBA champion Richard Jefferson doesn’t believe the Raptors will beat the...
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Josue Pavon
November 17, 2018 - 6:56 am
The Celtics are finally starting to look like a team that is destined to top the Eastern Conference. Led by Kyrie Irving, who is quickly becoming the best fourth-quarter player in the league, the Celtics are finding their identity and it's coming at a perfect time. With a relatively light schedule...
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Josue Pavon
October 19, 2018 - 11:29 pm
The Celtics had their hands full Friday night in Toronto in what was a statement game from their friends north of the border. Kawhi Leonard's return to form reminded everyone that he was an MVP candidate just two seasons ago as his dominance on both ends of the floor was contagious among his new...
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Kawhi Leonard
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John Tomase
July 18, 2018 - 10:37 am
The Toronto Raptors just got a lot better. It doesn't matter. The Celtics remain the best team in the Eastern Conference. In swapping All-Star DeMar DeRozan and some bit pieces to the Spurs for disgruntled All-Star Kawhi Leonard and three-and-D specialist Danny Green, the Toronto Raptors made a...
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