Russell Westbrook

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Alex Reimer
March 14, 2019 - 11:46 am
Jayson Tatum says he understands why Russell Westbrook fired back at the Jazz fan who was allegedly hurling vulgar insults at him. On Wednesday, the young Celtics star said he thinks players should be allowed to defend themselves against vehement verbal attacks. "People always expect us to turn the...
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Lucy Burdge
March 13, 2019 - 6:12 am
Welcome to Wednesday’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 . WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB Exhibition: Minnesota at Boston, 1:05 p.m. (WEEI-AM 850) NBA: Brooklyn at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. (ESPN) NBA: Golden...
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Alex Reimer
February 25, 2018 - 12:11 pm
Kyrie Irving took over Madison Square Garden Saturday and led the Celtics with 31 points in their win over the Knicks. But his postgame social media antics were nearly as noteworthy. Warriors forward Zaza Pachulia fell on Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook’s legs Saturday, prompting many to once...
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Kyrie Irving
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John Tomase
November 03, 2017 - 12:46 pm
Both stand 6-foot-3, but one is built like a free safety and the other a third-down back. Both dominate the ball, but one is about overwhelming athleticism -- he can race past defenders, run through them, or soar over them -- while the other prefers operating in tight spaces with the precision of a...
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Alex Reimer
August 04, 2017 - 2:01 pm
Tom Brady has appeared in more Super Bowls than any quarterback who’s ever played the game. He’s been seven times in 16 years, which means the Patriots have reached the Super Bowl in 44 percent of the seasons he’s played. That’s an incredible stat, especially considering he’s played in the big game...
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Isaiah Thomas has earned superstar status. (Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
January 19, 2017 - 4:57 pm
Isaiah Thomas feeds off doubters, which means he won't be going hungry this All-Star season. Starters were announced for the NBA All-Star Game on Thursday, and Thomas wasn't among them. The Celtics guard, who currently ranks fourth in the NBA in scoring, lost a tiebreaker to Raptors guard DeMar...
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August 04, 2016 - 4:12 am
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: Red Sox at Mariners, 10:10 p.m. (NESN; WEEI-FM) MLB: Twins at Indians, noon (MLB Network) MLB: Giants at Phillies,...
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Jae Crowder
July 21, 2016 - 2:19 pm
Jae Crowder isn't happy with Kevin Durant. And he's not pulling any punches talking about it. Speaking to Tom Westerholm of MassLive  prior to his 60 Days of Summer appearance at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts the forward was remarkably candid in discussing how he feels...
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Will Russell Westbrook land in Boston this summer? (Kelley L Cox/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
July 16, 2016 - 12:00 pm
Is the time finally right for Danny Ainge to cash in? The Celtics president of basketball operations has been stacking his place at the NBA poker table with lots of blue chips. The question is whether now is the time to head to the to the casino office and get the final pieces that will help Brad...
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Blake Griffin
John Tomase
July 14, 2016 - 7:10 am
Another day, another turn of the NBA rumor mill linking a superstar to the Celtics. This time it's not Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook, but Clippers forward Blake Griffin. According to Sporting News NBA insider Sean Deveney, the Celtics are working with the Clippers and Kings on a three-way...
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