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Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
September 14, 2019 - 9:58 am
On the whole, the trip to China was a disappointment for everyone on Team USA. That’s not to say the chemistry was bad between certain guys or anything of the sort. Players made sure to squash that on social media. The fact of the matter is they lost. Team USA isn’t supposed to lose, as much as the...
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Tacko Fall
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Nick Friar
September 13, 2019 - 4:13 pm
Despite all the excitement surrounding Tacko Fall, he is in a position where he needs to prove himself to the Celtics, perhaps more than anyone affiliated with the team. After going undrafted, he wasted no time surprising everyone, including the team, with his mobility on the floor. And he’s...
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Kemba Walker and Danny Ainge
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Nick Friar
September 12, 2019 - 2:29 pm
In the course of moving on from Kyrie Irving’s time in Boston, one thing that’s popped up is exactly when the Celtics — specifically Danny Ainge — had an idea the point guard was planning to leave. Spencer Dinwiddie knew Irving was coming to Brooklyn in December. Bobby Portis knew in February, and...
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Marcus Smart
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Nick Friar
September 11, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Although Team USA was eliminated from medal contention following the loss to France on Wednesday , they still have a game on Thursday against Serbia. And it looks like they’ll have to play without Marcus Smart. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Smart wanted to play, but Team USA made the...
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Donovan Mitchell and Kemba Walker
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Nick Friar
September 11, 2019 - 9:18 am
Missed free throws. They’ll always come back to bite you. Celtics fans know this all too well, and the problem permeated into Team USA’s 89-79 loss to France on Wednesday. Marcus Smart — for all of his heroics in the game — missed four free throws. Kemba Walker is typically a strong free-throw...
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Carsen Edwards, Grant Williams and Mookie Betts
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Nick Friar
September 10, 2019 - 2:08 pm
Mookie Betts joined WEEI.com’s 5 Out to talk about the sport he’s loved since he was a kid. Basketball. While he didn’t have a specific NBA team he followed growing up, Betts does get to his share of Celtics games now. After a disappointing 2018-19, the 2018 AL MVP likes where Boston’s basketball...
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Enes Kanter
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Nick Friar
September 10, 2019 - 10:13 am
Teachers and students may be back in school, but “The Summer of Enes” isn’t quite over yet. When he’s not posting workout videos or winning WWE titles, Enes Kanter has been talking about his career and the chapter he’s about to start in Boston. Throughout his media tour, Kanter discovered an easy...
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Gregg Popovich and Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
September 10, 2019 - 8:58 am
The one thing that’s been most consistent about the numbers Jaylen Brown has produced throughout the 2019 FIBA World Cup: they’ve been inconsistent. He did a bit of everything against Greece. He barely played against Turkey and Brown’s line against the Czech Republic might lead one to think he was...
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Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
September 09, 2019 - 5:32 pm
Jayson Tatum has now missed three FIBA World Cup games since he sprained his ankle in Team USA’s overtime win over Turkey in pool play. But, it looks like the Celtics wing is close to making his return, and could do so as early as Wednesday’s quarterfinals matchup against France. Shams Charania of...
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Kemba Walker
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Nick Friar
September 09, 2019 - 10:37 am
Kemba Walker continues to be Team USA’s most reliable player on the offensive end at the 2019 FIBA World Cup. In Monday’s second-round game against Brazil, it felt like Walker could do anything he wanted from start to finish. He got to the basket easily, scoring 16 points on 6 of 9 shooting. He...
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