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Josue Pavon
January 01, 2019 - 11:09 am
The success of Brad Stevens' teams have always been predicated on great defense. It's typically the backbone of why nearly every season throughout Stevens' tenure in Boston the Celtics have exceeded expectations. However, for the first time, a Stevens-led Celtics team is actually under-performing...
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Josue Pavon
December 30, 2018 - 8:13 am
It's time for NBA head coaches to start taking a serious look at Marcus Morris before casting their vote for this year's All-Star reserves. Morris has emerged into one of the Celtics' most reliable players and has recently taken his game to new heights. While finding consistency has been an ongoing...
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Josue Pavon
December 28, 2018 - 7:34 am
Although the Celtics have been one of the best defensive teams in the league, there's a glaring weakness that has been exposed time and time again this season. Boston struggles with defending the perimeter. In three of its last five losses, opponents have averaged 16.6 treys from deep while the...
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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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Josue Pavon
December 26, 2018 - 1:44 pm
Before the Celtics topped the Sixers on Christmas Day, there was a moment throughout the overtime period where it felt like Philadelphia was going to pull ahead for good. The Sixers grabbed a quick four-point lead with just over three minutes left when Marcus Smart earned a technical foul for...
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Josue Pavon
December 26, 2018 - 4:58 am
When the Sixers traded for Jimmy Butler earlier this season, they did it to fill a crucial void. They needed a closer -- someone they could turn to in late-game situations who had the capability to put a team on his back and finish games. Philadelphia didn't have that kind of player in last year's...
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Josue Pavon
December 24, 2018 - 2:26 am
Celtics head coach Brad Stevens believes his team had a healthy discussion following Friday night's 120-107 loss against the Bucks. It gave his players an opportunity to open up with one another and reflect on the team's shortcomings. Although the timing of the meeting wasn't ideal -- Stevens would...
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Josue Pavon
December 22, 2018 - 11:23 am
In only his second season in Boston, Jayson Tatum already has his eyes set on spending his entire career as a member of the NBA's most storied franchise. He also hopes he will follow in the same footsteps as one of the most revered Celtics players in recent history. Paul Pierce spent 15 years in...
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Rob Bradford
December 20, 2018 - 10:17 am
To understand what we're dealing with when it comes to Robert Williams III we have to go back almost exactly one year. It was on Dec. 5, 2017, in the Valley of the Sun Shootout. Texas A&M vs. Arizona. More importantly to NBA general managers in attendance, Williams vs. Deandre Ayton. Google...
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Josue Pavon
December 19, 2018 - 8:02 pm
The Celtics took another blow to their roster Wednesday night at TD Garden. After Marcus Morris was scratched out of the starting lineup due to knee soreness, Celtics big man Aron Baynes suffered a broken hand. Baynes hurt his left hand while battling for a rebound in the opening minutes against...
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