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Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
September 28, 2019 - 9:54 am
Whether or not you’re satisfied with what Kyrie Irving had to say about his ending in Boston and why he had to leave , there’s one other detail from his introductory press conference with the nets worth noting. Then we might be able to put the topic of the ex-Celtics point guard on hold until...
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Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
September 27, 2019 - 12:11 pm
Kyrie Irving finally did it. He finally explained what happened with the Celtics and why he left Boston. He addressed the matter twice at his introductory press conference with the Nets at the start of the team’s media day on Friday. Now, when Irving is ready to talk about something, he spares no...
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LeBron James
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Nick Friar
September 27, 2019 - 11:01 am
Comparing basketball players from different eras is fun, but it’s tough. The game has changed so much in this young century, never mind looking back to when Red Auerbach coached. Big men don’t hang in the low post as much now. Three-pointers continue to become more and more important. The list goes...
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John Bohannon
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Nick Friar
September 26, 2019 - 8:58 pm
After spending two seasons playing professionally in Lebanon, John Bohannon was with the Celtics G League affiliate, the Maine Red Claws, in 2018-19. The former UTEP center averaged 7.7 points, 8.7 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per game last season, earning 20.8 minutes a night over the 43 games he...
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Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
September 26, 2019 - 11:11 am
When it became clear the Kyrie Irving era in Boston was over, the logical move seemed to be: build around Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. Danny Ainge has held onto them when opportunities to do otherwise have reportedly presented themselves. Adding Kemba Walker shows the C’s still believe they need...
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Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
September 25, 2019 - 4:20 pm
Just before Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks had his press conference on Tuesday, former Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving took an elbow to the face during a pickup game. Nets head coach Kenny Atkinson was supposed to be at the press conference, as well, but he went to the doctor with Irving...
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Kemba Walker and Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
September 25, 2019 - 1:08 pm
Kemba Walker isn’t his predecessor. There are pros and cons to that. The pro that’s been discussed most has been Walker’s approach with the young guys and his general ability as a leader. Makes sense given the chaos that ensued under Kyrie Irving’s watch last year. With Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown...
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Brett Brown
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Nick Friar
September 24, 2019 - 9:54 pm
A week ago, the Celtics were reportedly working toward signing Yante Maten . The former All-SEC forward played two games for the Miami Heat last season, though he spent most of 2018-19 with their G League team, the Sioux Falls Skyforce. According to Keith Smith of RealGM , that deal fell through...
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Gordon Hayward
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Nick Friar
September 24, 2019 - 6:45 pm
With Gordon Hayward cleared to play at the start of last season, the expectation was he’d look like the player the team signed to a max deal back in 2017. If he had a clean bill of health, that must’ve meant he was back to normal. Right? Well, there was one person who entered 2018-19 with a lot of...
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Leon Powe
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Nick Friar
September 24, 2019 - 1:51 pm
For all the praise Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo receive for bringing Boston its first NBA title in over two decades, the role players had a huge hand in the team’s success, too. Kendrick Perkins at the five, then Eddie House, James Posey and Leon Powe coming off the bench...
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