Semi Ojeleye

Robert Williams
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Nick Friar
October 01, 2019 - 5:13 pm
The Celtics took a huge hit defensively when they lost Al Horford in the offseason. Not to mention Aron Baynes, who they shipped to Phoneix. Enes Kanter should provide a significant lift on the defensive glass, but he isn’t as reliable when it comes to the other responsibilities on that end of the...
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Nick Friar
September 30, 2019 - 6:42 pm
“Fresh start.” Jayson Tatum said it. So did Semi Ojeleye. Marcus Smart and Gordon Hayward brought the phrase up, as well. It seems that’s how they all view the 2019-20 season. In a way, focusing so much on a new beginning can be counterproductive. Thinking about starting over means you’re aware of...
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Enes Kanter
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Nick Friar
September 30, 2019 - 3:36 pm
It’s hard to decide which Celtic had the best Media Day entrance. The door frame leading into the press conference room had to be at least a foot and a half too short for Tacko Fall. Jaylen Brown revealed his new haircut in person for the first time. But the unofficial award probably goes to Enes...
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Semi Ojeleye
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Nick Friar
September 18, 2019 - 7:00 am
Semi Ojeleye may have received more mixed messages than any Celtic in 2018-19. From his rookie to his sophomore season, he saw a drop in playing time. Yet Brad Stevens expressed the forward may have been the team’s most improved player in 2018-19. When it came to the team’s drama, Ojeleye didn’t...
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Semi Ojeleye
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Nick Friar
June 27, 2019 - 11:49 am
Semi Ojeleye has been in a category all his own throughout discussions of shuffling of the Celtics ’ cap space. While some players have Bird Rights and others are restricted free agents, Ojeleye had himself a non-guaranteed contract. That’s not the case anymore, according to Adam Himmelsbach of The...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis
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Nick Friar
June 07, 2019 - 8:52 pm
If you just can’t take the Kyrie Irving nonsense anymore, you’re in luck: Anthony Davis rumors are back in style. On the latest episode of Sports Illustrated’s podcast “ The Crossover ,” Chris Mannix said he’s under the impression the Celtics are “not going to take their foot off the gas when it...
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving and Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo
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Nick Friar
April 28, 2019 - 11:20 am
The Celtics-Bucks Eastern Conference Semifinals matchup is set to start, with top-seeded Milwaukee still the favorite to win the series. Having arguably the best player in the NBA from the 2018-19 season certainly helps the Bucks’ chances. But this series won’t be anything like either team’s first-...
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Semi Ojeleye
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Connor Donahue
July 12, 2018 - 7:20 pm
Behind second-year player Semi Ojeleye’s team-high 21 points the Celtics held off the New York Knicks Thursday afternoon, 82-75 in summer league play. The C’s built a lead as large as 21 points, but the Knicks battled back to get within four before the Celtics put the game away. New York did not...
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Jayson Tatum
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John Tomase
July 11, 2018 - 9:55 am
The Celtics-76ers rivalry doesn't even take a break for summer, as Jayson Tatum and Joel Embiid proved during a spirited one-on-one game that gave the former the opportunity to remind the latter how his season ended. The two were filmed -- along with Celtics teammate Semi Ojeyele and a host of...
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Alex Reimer
May 24, 2018 - 9:56 am
Brad Stevens has been several steps ahead of Ty Lue for the entirety of the Eastern Conference Finals. The coaching mismatch was never more obvious than Wednesday, when Lue said he didn’t play his best shooter because the Celtics’ eighth-man wasn’t part of the rotation. Kyle Korver curiously only...
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