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With Al Horford and Aron Baynes both sidelined last night, the Boston Celtics turned to Daniel Theis as the next man up. Theis and his Celtics teammates didn’t miss a beat, as the Celtics thoroughly outclassed the Bulls, 133-77 — making history in the process. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH
Boston absolutely annihilates Chicago, 133-77, on the road for fifth straight win. It was the biggest margin of victory in Celtics history. Jaylen Brown leads way with 23 points off the bench. Daniel Theis fills in for Al Horford with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia.
With Aron Baynes already out, the Boston Celtics may face a tougher task than anticipated against the Chicago Bulls tonight, as Al Horford has been listed as questionable with left knee soreness. Plus, the Milwaukee Bucks acquired George Hill in a three-team trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Washington Wizards. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed
Kyrie Irving asked off the court at the end of Thursday’s win with an apparent shoulder injury. However, for Saturday’s game in Chicago, he isn’t listed on the Celtics’ injury report. Aron Baynes was listed and is designated doubtful with a sprained ankle. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia. Win Tickets To
Jaylen Brown accepted his bench role in a return Thursday night, scoring 21 points in a 128-100 Boston Celtics rout of the New York Knicks. Kyrie Irving totaled a team-high 22 points, but suffered a shoulder injury late. Al Horford earned his second double-double of the season. Tim Hardaway Jr matched Irving’s 22, but the
After nearly a full week off, the Celtics are back at it tonight against the New York Knicks in Boston. It’s been two weeks since the Knicks embarrassed the C’s, who are 4-1 since the loss and set to welcome Jaylen Brown back tonight. Boston is currently 13-10, 6.5 games behind the Toronto Raptors, who
Jaylen Brown expects to return to the lineup Thursday night against the New York Knicks. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCHon www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
The Chicago Bulls have decided to move on from head coach Fred Hoiberg. After posting a 5-19 record thus far, he will replaced by Jim Boylen. After winning three straight contests, the Celtics have moved up two spots to the #10 position on this week’s ESPN NBA Power Rankings. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher,
The Boston Celtics have wins against the Philadelphia 76ers, Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors this season, but last night’s 118-109 victory against the Minnesota Timberwolves may have been their most important. That’s because Gordon Hayward looked more like the NBA All-Star from 2016-17 and less like the player Celtics fans have watched so far this
Gordon Hayward looked like Utah Hayward in a 118-109 win over the Timberwolves. The Celtics forward had 30 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, and closed out the game in style offensively. Boston won it’s third straight game, improving to 13-10 overall. Derrick Rose had 26 points and was the star of the game before
Boston finally looked the part of Eastern Conference elite in running the lowly Cavs out of TD Garden, 128-95. Kyrie Irving led the way with 29 points, before he took a seat on the bench to watch the blowout finish. The Celtics improve to 12-10, but face a back-to-back with a road trip to Minnesota
Of the 10 starters in Game 1 of last year’s Eastern Conference Finals, potentially only three will play tonight when the Cleveland Cavaliers visit the Boston Celtics. Boston will be without Al Horford and Jaylen Brown tonight at TD Garden, while the Cavaliers are missing Kevin Love, JR Smith and possibly George Hill. LeBron James
Kyrie Irving said he thought a battle-hardened veteran could do the Celtics good during this slow start. Well, one reached out by the name of Kendrick Perkins. Boston’s former fan-favorite big man is interested in making a comeback and has reached out to Danny Ainge about a possible 10-day contract. Elsewhere, Mike Gorman signed a
Jaylen Brown’s status for Friday night remains up in the air as he continues to deal with a back injury. New Balance lands Kawhi Leonard as the new face of their basketball campaign. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
Former Celtics and current Clippers head coach Doc Rivers made an appearance FS1’s Undisputed, claiming the Celtics are still his favorite in the Eastern Conference. Celtics guard Jaylen Brown is still considered day-to-day after suffering a back injury in the loss to the Dallas Mavericks. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
The Celtics had an all-around great game on Monday night down in the Big Easy. They took home a 124-107 victory against the New Orleans Pelicans. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
Celtics rule Jaylen Brown out for Monday night’s matchup with New Orleans. Anthony Davis is expected to return to the lineup for the Pelicans after missing last game. ESPN releases NBA power rankings. Celtics fall six spots from last week’s rank. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
Twenty games into an 82-game season, the Boston Celtics find themselves as a .500 basketball team. The Celtics lost to the Dallas Mavericks last night, 113-104, a game in which the Celtics defense allowed the Mavs to shoot 48% from the floor and 16-of-41 from 3-point. Dallas also garnered 13 offensive boards and was clearly
Kemba Walker, Victor Oladipo, Jamal Murray and Donovan Mitchell are one thing. J.J. Barea is another. The Celtics fall to 10-10 to start the season after Barea’s Mavericks took care of Boston 113-94 in Texas Saturday night. Barea controlled the second half, as Dallas went ahead by as many as 16. He was 20 points
According to a recent report by Chris Sheridan, the Celtics are on a short list of Anthony Davis’ preferred suitors. But there are a host of caveats that may restrict Boston from acquiring the superstar big man. Boston rolled up 45 points and cruised to a win in Atlanta Friday night, snapping a three-game losing
The Celtics found a team worse than the New York Knicks to beat up on, and they did just that. Boston worked off the Thanksgiving turkey and knocked off the Atlanta Hawks 114-96. It was the 10th win of the season for Boston, a mark coming far later than most fans predicted and would have
The New York Knicks led wire-to-wire in handing the Boston Celtics an embarrassing home loss, 117-109. The Knicks led by as many as 26, and only a 40-point outburst by Kyrie Irving, Marcus Morris and the Celtics made things interesting in the end. Trey Burke was the star, with 29 points and 11 assists as
Boston looks to snap two-game skid tonight vs. New York Knicks. Al Horford is questionable. In Philadelphia, more trials and tribulations for Markelle Fultz. Fultz will see a shoulder specialist, going through his agent and behind the back of GM Elton Brand and coach Brett Brown. In Cleveland, the Cavs are looking to buy out
Gordon Hayward reacted to coming off the bench in the Celtics 117-112 to Charlotte saying: “I’m OK with whatever I can do to help us win…. Right now I have to focus on myself and getting myself better and being a better basketball player.” Brad Stevens elected to start Aron Baynes. Hayward chipped in 8
Kemba Walker continued setting the NBA ablaze, and the Celtics were the latest victims. The Hornets guard had 43 points in a 117-112 win over Boston in Charlotte. Brad Stevens made the game-time call to start Aron Baynes and bring Gordon Hayward off the bench, but neither player contributed a great deal in this one.
The Celtics will be looking for a bounce-back win against Kemba Walker and the Charlotte Hornets. Washington Wizards are signaling to teams that all players on their roster are available, including John Wall and Bradley Beal. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCHon www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
Instead of building on a positive win against the Toronto Raptors, the Boston Celtics disappointed the Saturday night home crowd with a poor showing against the Utah Jazz — one that had Brad Stevens questioning the team’s toughness. Plus, are Dave Joerger and Sacramento Kings at odds? Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher,
The second night of a back-to-back didn’t help, but the Celtics certainly can’t blame that entirely for Saturday’s 98-86 thumping at the hands of the Utah Jazz. The Celtics scored 17 points in the third quarter and hit on just 5 of 33 from beyond the arc. One night after knocking off the mighty Toronto
Less than 24 hours after beating division rival Toronto in perhaps its most important game of the season through 15 games, the Boston Celtics will look to continue its winning ways tonight at home against the Utah Jazz. Plus, Gordon Hayward will have no minutes restriction tonight after playing 39 minutes in last night’s win.
The Celtics came from 10 down in the second half to force overtime at home against the first-place Raptors. Kyrie Irving continued to take over in the extra period and drove Boston to a 123-116 win. Irving had 43 points and 11 assists, including four and four in OT. Gordon Hayward played 39 minutes and
While the Celtics are keeping Marcus Morris’ status to themselves ahead of tonight’s showdown with the Raptors, Toronto will have Serge Ibaka and Danny Green active. Boston recalled Guerschon Yabusele, Brad Wanamaker and Robert Williams III from the Maine Red Claws after last night’s D-League loss. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH
The Celtics are using their day off to prepare for a showdown with the Toronto Raptors at home Friday night. Meanwhile, Marcus Morris was upgraded to questionable, and two more youngsters were sent get some time with the Maine Red Claws. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia. Win Tickets To Your
Two turnovers to start the game and down 12-4 just minutes in, the Boston Celtics looked like they had brought some of their recent lackluster play to the TD Garden Wednesday night against the Chicago Bulls. Fortunately, the Celtics were able to put their struggles from a difficult five-game road trip behind them, cruising to
Full injury report ahead of tonight’s Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls matchup. Gordon Hayward told media members today that he’s willing to accept a bench role. The NBA’s reigning champions are reportedly feuding. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
Kyrie Irving and Marcus Smart voiced their frustrations after a poor start to the Celtics season. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher and WATCHon www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
Boston scored 16 second-quarter points and got down by 21 before waking up and trying to come back in Portland. Instead, the Trail Blazers held on and sent the Celtics back east with a loss and a 1-4 road trip. Damian Lilliard and Jusuf Nurkic had double-doubles, while the Celtics shot under 40 percent, despite
After being ruled out indefinitely two weeks ago, Daniel Theis has been upgraded to probable for tonight’s Boston Celtics matchup against the Portland Trail Blazers. Plus, Carmelo Anthony’s future with the Rockets may be on less than firm ground. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia. Win Tickets To Your
The wait is over in Minnesota, as the Timberwolves and Jimmy Butler have finally parted ways. According to both Jon Krawczynski and Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Minnesota Timberwolves and Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to a trade centered on Butler. In the deal, Butler along with Justin Patton will head to Philadelphia. Minnesota acquires
After playing for the Jazz for the first seven seasons of his career, Gordon Hayward returned to Utah for the first time as a member of the Boston Celtics. Without Kyrie Irving in the lineup, the Celtics fell to the Jazz 123-115. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia. Win
Gordon Hayward will spend tonight in the visitors locker room in Utah for the first time. Hayward returns to face the Jazz for the first time as a member of the Boston Celtics. He’ll do so without Kyrie Irving, who is listed as out for personal reasons. Plus, new City Edition jerseys have been released.
Kyrie Irving went for 39 points and dominated the overtime period to help the Celtics finish off a 22-point comeback on the road in Phoenix. The Celtics got their first win of the road trip and took the first night of a back-to-back, after Marcus Morris hit a three with a second left to send
Both Danny Ainge and Terry Rozier claim that rumors of playing-time complaints and trade talks are unfounded. The Celtics reserve guard says he not made any such fuss about his minutes, and Ainge verified on the radio that he has not fielded any trade calls about Rozier since the start of the season. Boston continues
Former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning watched film with the Celtics on Monday before they traveled to Phoenix this week. Terry Rozier is reportedly frustrated with his decrease in minutes after filling in for Kyrie Irving last post-season. The NBA will air the All-Star draft on National Television in January. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes,
Kyrie Irving was fined $25,000 after throwing a basketball into the crowd following the Celtics 107-115 loss to the Denver Nuggets. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
The Celtics fell apart in the second half of a 115-107 loss in Denver. Jamal Murray erupted for 48 points to lead the 9-1 Nuggets. Boston got 31 points from Kyrie Irving, but for the second consecutive game, Irving alone wasn’t enough against another burgeoning star guard. The Celtics shot just 12 foul shots, to
Celtics center Daniel Theis takes off walking boot 10 days early. A timetable for his return is still up in the air. No Isaiah Thomas tonight for the Nuggets, as he continues to recover from off-season hip surgery. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
The Boston Celtics had their four-game win streak snapped last night in a heartbreaking 102-101 defeat to the Indiana Pacers. Pacers star Victor Oladipo took hero honors last night from Kyrie Irving after Irving nailed what had seemed to be the final nail in the coffin; a nifty 3-point make from Irving with 38 seconds
In as evenly-matched a game as you’ll see, Victor Oladipo hit a late three-pointer to deliver the Indiana Pacers a one-point win over the visiting Boston Celtics. Oladipo out-did Kyrie Irving in the fourth quarter, as both players took over offensively in the closing minutes. Gordon Hayward had a rough go of it in his
After missing Wednesday’s 117-113 win against Milwaukee, Jaylen Brown said that he expects to play tonight against the Indiana Pacers. Despite being listed as questionable for tonight’s 7 p.m. tipoff against the Pacers, the third-year swingman expects to be back in the lineup. Brown missed the previous game with what’s being called a right plantar
The Celtics broke a franchise record tonight for most made three-pointers in a game, lifting them to a victory over the previously undefeated Milwaukee Bucks. They now prepare for a season-long five-game road trip that tips off in Indiana on Saturday night. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on https://www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
The Celtics are 2.5-point favorites against the Bucks, who are the lone unbeaten team in the NBA. Giannis Antetokounmpo will return for Milwaukee, while Jaylen Brown is questionable for Boston. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia. Win Tickets To Your Favorite Events at One in 100 The only raffle website where
It was a busy off-day for the Boston Celtics. The team picked up 2019-20 options on youngsters Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum and Guerschon Yabusele, while also releasing an injury report that lists Brown as questionable. Tomorrow’s game against the 7-0 Milwaukee Bucks got a lot tougher, as Giannis Antetokounmpo passed concussion protocol and will play
Kyrie Irving snapped out of a mini-slump and went for 31 points to help the Celtics survive a late scare from the Pistons. Boston moves to 5-2 while handing Detroit its only two losses of the season. Aron Baynes returned to action with 12 productive minutes off the bench. Boston has another big one on
The Celtics will host the Detroit Pistons for a 7:30 tip-off. Aron Baynes will return to the lineup after missing three games due to a hamstring injury. He will not have a minutes restriction and will come off the bench. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
Brad Stevens thinks that the foot injury suffered by Daniel Theis won’t derail his season. Aron Baynes upgraded to probable for tomorrow night’s matchup with the Detroit Pistons. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
According to the Boston Celtics, reserve big Daniel Theis is ruled out indefinitely with a plantar fascia tear in his right foot. More to come on this story, as it develops. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia. Win Tickets To Your Favorite Events at One in 100 The only raffle website
According to multiple reports from the Athletic and ESPN, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Ty Lue is out after an 0-6 start to the season. Assistant coach Larry Drew will reportedly serve as the team’s interim coach. The Cavaliers won an NBA Championship in 2016 and made NBA Finals appearances in 2017 and 2018 under Lue.
After battling Thunder center Steven Adams in the paint Thursday, Al Horford will have his hands full tonight against Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond, as Aron Baynes has been ruled out for tonight’s game at Detroit. Daniel Theis (foot sprain) is questionable. Plus, the Houston Rockets reportedly offered four first-round picks to the Minnesota Timberwolves
Fall out from Boston Celtics 101-95 win over Oklahoma City Thunder, including health of Marcus Smart and Aron Baynes. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on <a href=”https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/boston-celtics-newsfeed-breaking-news-pre-game-reports/id1141666365?mt=2″>iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia. Win Tickets To Your Favorite Events at One in 100 The only raffle website where you can win tickets to sporting events, concerts, and festivals. Sign
The Celtics trailed by 16 at halftime and couldn’t hit the broadside of a barn. They shot 11 of 20 from three in the second half, though, and came back to beat Oklahoma City, 101-95. Jayson Tatum led the way with 24 points, while Marcus Morris had 21 off the bench and was a key
A pair of contenders off to slow starts meet tonight in Oklahoma City when the Thunder and Boston Celtics return from a few days off. Russell Westbrook will play his second game of the year, while Andre Roberson and Aron Baynes are out. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia. Win Tickets
The Celtics have ruled out Aron Baynes for Thursday night’s matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder. C’s legend Bob Cousy made a surprise visit to the team’s practice facility yesterday. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher and WATCHon www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
Center Aron Baynes is listed as questionable (Hamstring) for Thursday night’s bout against against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Look for Marcus Morris and Daniel Theis to have their roles enhanced. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
The Orlando Magic had four players earn double-doubles in a 93-90 victory over the Boston Celtics at TD Garden. The Celtics were lackluster for the second straight game, looking far from a title contender while struggling with Eastern Conference dregs. Boston falls to 2-2, despite 22 points from Kyrie Irving and two chances to tie
It wasn’t easy nor pretty, but the Boston Celtics got a win on the second night of a road back-to-back, taking down the New York Knicks 103-101. Jayson Tatum had 24 points to match Tim Hardaway Jr., and hit a beautiful turnaround fadeaway jumper to put the C’s up with seconds remaining. He nearly blew
Gordon Hayward showed flashes of his former self during the Boston Celtics 113-101 loss to Toronto Friday night, and will rest tonight against the New York Knicks. One night after a potential Eastern Conference Finals matchup went the Toronto Raptors’ way, the Celtics will rest one of their top players tonight against another Atlantic Division foe in
Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green have started their Toronto Raptors tenure off on the right foot. Toronto sports a 2-0 record and now owns a big home win over Atlantic Division rival Boston Celtics, 113-101, in a Friday night marquee matchup. The Celtics drop to 1-1, despite 21 points from Kyrie Irving and a near
The 1-0 Boston Celtics play the front end of a road back-to-back tonight at the 1-0 Toronto Raptors in an early-season Eastern Conference showdown. Kawhi Leonard looked good in his season-opener with the new-look Raptors. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia. Win Tickets To Your Favorite Events at One in 100
The Boston Celtics will travel to Toronto for an 8:00pm tip-off. This will be Boston’s first time seeing Kawhi Leonard in a Raptors uniform. The Celtics are 2 ½ point underdogs. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
In the NBA’s 73rd season-opener, the Boston Celtics asserted their Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference dominance over the Philadelphia 76ers with a 105-87 win. Jayson Tatum was the high man at TD Garden, scoring 23 points, while 2017 No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz didn’t look up to the moment in his first NBA start.
Less than one hour from now, the TD Garden will be rocking yet again. For the first time since a Game 7 loss to Cleveland in the Eastern Conference Finals, basketball is back in Boston. Brad Stevens announced the starters, and there are no surprises. Kyrie Irving, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Gordon Hayward and Al
Gordon Hayward shared his emotions as he heads into his first regular season game since injuring his ankle in last year’s opener. The Celtics and guard Terry Rozier did not reach an agreement on a new contract extension before Monday’s deadline. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
Kyrie Irving discussed the state of the Celtics at today’s practice as the regular season nears. Plus, Brad Stevens used Boston Red Sox Brock Holt as an example of what it takes to win. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia. Win Tickets To Your Favorite Events at One in
According to a report by the Boston Globe, point guard Terry Rozier will not be coming to an agreement on a contract extension before Monday’s deadline. Rozier can still sign a qualifying offer next summer, and the Celtics will likely have the chance to match any free-agent offer he receives. EVAN VALENTI ON TERRY ROZIER:
At today’s practice, Brad Stevens said he plans to play both Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward in back-to-backs, which dot the early-season schedule for the Boston Celtics. Also, according to sources in Las Vegas, the Celtics at 5-to-1 are the second-most bet team to win the NBA title behind only the rival Los Angeles Lakers.
Kyrie Irving’s announcement that he intends to resign with the Boston Celtics reportedly surprised Danny Ainge. Although Ainge and Brad Stevens were well aware of Irving’s desire to remain in Boston long-term, Ainge was surprised at how Irving made the announcement. Plus, Brad Stevens discusses a possible extension for Terry Rozier as well as the
Gordon Hayward has been nursing a back injury but expects to be a full go for the Celtics’ season opener. Jimmy Butler reported to practice for the Minnesota Timberwolves today and it did not go well. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia.
Celtics guard Marcus Smart and Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith were both fined after their altercation in Saturday night’s game. The Phoenix Suns have fired Ryan McDonough after serving five seasons as the team’s GM. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
Marcus Smart was ejected for going after J.R. Smith during the Celtics’ 113-102 loss to Cleveland last night. “I told him to come back to the back,” Smart said after the game. “All that on the court? We can handle that off of the court. I ain’t with that.” Plus, trade talks surrounding Jimmy Butler
Playing without Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving, the Boston Celtics dropped their preseason finale on the road at the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-102. In the process, Marcus Smart was ejected for engaging in an altercation with JR Smith, who received a technical foul for shoving Aaron Baynes in the first quarter. Boston was led by 17
The Boston Celtics — minus Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward — look to leave preseason on a positive note tonight in Cleveland. Plus, Kyrie Irving is reportedly recruiting Anthony Davis to Boston. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia Win Tickets To Your Favorite Events at One in 100 The only raffle website where you can
Kyrie Irving again stated his intentions to re-sign with the Boston Celtics on July 1, telling the media he doesn’t need the season-long sales pitch. He realizes how good his current situation is. Irving and Gordon Hayward, however, will not be traveling with the team to Cleveland for the final preseason game tomorrow night.
Kyrie Irving has confirmed he will be re-signing with the Celtics. “If you guys will have me, I plan on re-signing here,” Irving told the crowd at a fan fest event hosted at TD Garden Thursday evening. There were reports he was looking elsewhere.
In the NBA’s annual GM survey, Brad Stevens was voted as the league’s best coach, unseating Gregg Popovich. Elsewhere, the Celtics received 90 percent of the Eastern Conference votes as best team and are the second-most likely champion, in a tie with the Houston Rockets. Boston players dotting a variety of lists as well. Jimmy
Head coach Brad Stevens shared his displeasure with the Celtics performance this pre-season. Multiple Celtics were mentioned in the latest NBA GM survey earlier this afternoon. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia.
Following the Celtics pre-season victory over the Hornets, Kyrie Irving told reporters that he will be sitting out the team’s next matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Earlier this afternoon, the Celtics announced that they have signed Marcus Georges-Hunt to their training camp roster.
In Gordon Hayward’s much anticipated return from injury, the Boston Celtics fell to the Charlotte Hornets Friday night at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, NC. The Celtics are making an effort to sign Marcus Georges-Hunt to a contract. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia
The Boston Celtics open their 2018-19 campaign with a preseason game tonight at the Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill against the Charlotte Hornets. Boston will be without Marcus Smart, who remained in Boston due to personal reasons. Smart’s mother passed away a little over a week ago. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes,
Kyrie Irving recently had some encouraging words on staying in Boston after this season. The Celtics will open up pre-season play against the Hornets tomorrow for a 7:30pm tip-off in Charlotte. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
Gordon Hayward agreed to a four-year endorsement deal with Anta Sportswear earlier today. Nike has a 10 business-day window to match. Klay Thompson had high praise for the Boston Celtics when speaking with ESPN during Warriors Media Day earlier this week. Just before pre-season tips off Friday night in Charlotte, the Boston Celtics and 98.5
NBA teams league-wide held media day earlier this afternoon. For the Celtics, players such as Al Horford, Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward, and many others spoke with media members about the team’s expectations heading into a new season along with other fun and interesting topics.
ESPN released it’s latest installment in the top 100 players today. No. 50-31 were revealed and three new Celtics made the list. It was also a sad day in Celtics Nation, as Marcus Smart’s mother, Camellia Smart, has lost her battle with cancer and passed away late Monday.
The Boston Celtics and guard Jamal Crawford reportedly have mutual interest. Crawford last played for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Terry Rozier and Marcus Smart both made appearances on ESPN’s top 100 player list. The Boston Celtics are set to kick off their pre-season schedule on September 28th against the Charlotte Hornets.
Kyrie Irving, along with James Harden and Kevin Durant, worked out in Miami with some of the Heat players and their trainer. Kyrie participated in his first 5-on-5, full-court action since March 11, when the Celtics shut him down for the year. If that wasn’t enough, word is he looks “Amazing” on the court. Start
According to Boston Police, Celtics Guard Jabari Bird was arrested Friday night after allegedly assaulting, strangling and kidnapping an unidentified person in a domestic incident. He is expected to appear in court on Monday where he is facing charges of assault and battery, strangulation, and kidnapping. Bird just signed a 2 year $3 million contract
Former Celtics head coach Doc Rivers was in Boston yesterday co-hosting the ABCD Hoop Dreams Fundraiser at TD Garden. Rivers spoke on the current Celtics roster and how they compare to his ’08 championship team. He also talked about the current disconnect between those players and former Boston Celtic Ray Allen.
Terry Rozier is once again the subject of trade talks around the league following his breakout campaign that nearly saw the Celtics make their first NBA Finals appearance since 2010. The Phoenix Suns guard depth took another hit recently as backup point guard Brandon Knight was traded to the Houston Rockets earlier this week. Leaving
Celtics President Danny Ainge finally delivered the news everyone wanted to hear. In an interview with ESPN’s Chris Forsberg Danny declared that if training camp started today, Irving and Gordon would be going full speed with no restrictions. Stephen A. Smith thinks that this season could be something special for the Celtics, saying he likes
Kyrie Irving and his sister were honored today at the Prairie Knights Pavilion on the banks of the Missouri River in North Dakota by the Sioux Tribe, of whom Irving’s late mother had roots to. The NBA conducted its 10th Rookie Survey ahead of the season and rankings, favorite players, and most athletic are up
The Boston Celtics have used their last two-way contract on guard P.J. Dozier. Dozier is 6-foot-7 and a nice fit for Brad Stevens’ system. ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan is doing a five-article series looking at the mental health issues in the NBA, some we have heard of and some we have not. During her second piece
The NBA officially released their nationally televised schedule for the first week of this upcoming season. They also announced their Christmas Day and Martin Luther King Day slate of games. The NCAA announced today that they will be implementing new rules regarding College Basketball incoming freshman and players who leave school early for the NBA.
The Celtics will have home and home series with the Charlotte Hornets and Cleveland Cavaliers this preseason. Both of the Celtics’ home games will be played at TD Garden. Boston waives guard Rodney Purvis. Terry Rozier has announced that he is signing a sneaker deal with Puma. Puma seems to be an up and coming
The Celtics filled their final roster spot by locking up former two-way guard Jabari Bird. Shane Larkin announced yesterday that he will be leaving the NBA to sign an offer sheet in the Turkish Basketball League. Kyrie Irving has officially been cleared for basketball activities.
The Boston Celtics are looking to clear some cap space. They intended to waive Abdel Nader, but the Oklahoma City Thunder called with an offer just in time. The Thunder sent over guard Rodney Purvis for Nader and cash considerations. Gordon Hayward joins former Celtic Isaiah Thomas in a class of sneaker free agents.
Marcus Smart held a conference call earlier this afternoon. He shared his excitement to be returning to Boston. Gordon Hayward held a brief media session last night during a public appearance in Boston. He shared with reporters his latest rehab progress as well as his thoughts on the Kawhi Leonard trade.
Today, Marcus Smart agreed to a 4-year, $52 million contract extension to remain with the Boston Celtics.
The San Antonio Spurs have traded star forward Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for Demar Derozan, Jakob Poeltl, and a 2019 protected first round pick. Sean Devaney of the Sporting News reported that Kawhi has no interest in playing for the Raptors. Marcus Smart and the Celtics are close
The Boston Celtics have added another guard to their team with a two way contract signing for Walt Lemon Jr. Lemon will be eligible for up to 45 days with the Celtics and the rest of the time will be spent in the G-League with the Maine Red Claws. NBA 2K just put out another
The Celtics were without Semi Ojeleye, Jabari Bird, Kadeem Allen, and once again Robert Williams, as they had to lean on even younger and more inexperienced players for what turned out to be their final game in the 2018 Las Vegas Summer League. The injury bug hit the team hard following a short stretch of
The Celtics picked up an 82-75 victory yesterday over the New York Knicks. They will now move on to the next round of the NBA’s Summer League Tournament. Jaylen Brown spoke to reporters yesterday about the departure of LeBron James from the Eastern Conference. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, former Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas
Second year forward Semi Ojeleye had 21 points to help pace the Celtics as they advanced past Kevin Knox and the Knicks in the first round of the Las Vegas NBA Summer League Playoff Tournament. Jabari Bird added a double-double, and Boston moves on to play the Miami Heat on Saturday in Round 2. The
President Danny Ainge appears to be ready to match nearly any qualifying offer for Marcus Smart as the Celtics begin to move their focus from Free Agency, to the 2018-19 marathon of a season. Boston will take on New York on Thursday afternoon in the first round the of NBA Summer League Vegas Tournament. Our
Celtics legend and NBA Hall of Famer Frank Ramsey died yesterday at the age of 86.Ramsey played for the Boston Celtics from 1954 to 1964, winning seven championship titles in the process. After an illustrious career at Kentucky playing under famed coach Adolph Rupp, Ramsey was drafted by the Celtics with the fifth overall pick
Celtics rookie Robert Williams was absent for the team’s first Summer League practice on Monday after missing his flight to Boston. Williams spoke with the media today about being held accountable for his actions. The Celtics introduced their latest free-agent signing Brad Wanamaker to the media today. Wanamaker will get a shot in the NBA
One man’s actions usually can’t control too much in the realms of sports, culture, and media. However, this is LeBron James’ world, and we’re lucky members to be in it. Taking his talents west, very well opens the east and the Celtics are more than happy to oblige for the time being. Free agency begins
After nearly a full year of anticipation, wondering whether or not LeBron would remain in Cleveland or choose to finish his career elsewhere, the King has signed a 4 year, $154 Million deal to become a Los Angeles Laker for the upcoming NBA season. This news is not entirely shocking following the Golden State Warriors
Boston Celtics first-round selection Robert Williams was officially introduced to the media this morning. He mentioned Al Horford as someone he is excited to learn from this upcoming season. Danny Ainge commented on if he believes the Celtics are going to pull off a blockbuster trade this Summer. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James has officially
The Boston Celtics continue their hunt for talent across the Atlantic, as EuroLeague stud, Brad Wanamaker, intends to sign with the team to add guard depth to an already deep team. Free Agency is also right around the corner as teams are preparing to spend for mid-to-top tier talent. Use our promo code “CLNS” for
The Boston Celtics held the 27th pick in last night’s NBA Draft. They used that pick to take center Robert Williams out of Texas A&M. Williams, who was a projected lottery pick, slipped to the Celtics due to raising concerns with both his character and medical reports. All around, it was a successful night at the
Speaking at a summer camp that he hosts at Boston-area Brandeis University, Marcus Smart reflected on the up and down summer he’s had, his standing as a restricted free agent and whether he sees himself wearing a Celtics uniform come training camp. ESPN’s Zach Lowe writes about the Celtics including Jaylen Brown in a potential
The countdown to Thursday’s NBA Draft hits 72 hours and counting as the Celtics sit with selection #27 or a potential blockbuster trade to move up and secure another high-upside talent. PUMA is back in the NBA with the help of a Brooklyn native manning their emerging basketball operations for the first time in 20
The Celtics are scheduled to work out Villanova guard Jalen Brunson according to multiple reports. Brunson averaged 18.9 points and 4.6 assists during his junior year at Villanova. Kyrie Irving officially released the soundtrack for his upcoming Uncle Drew film. The soundtrack features a variety of guest artists, including a track recorded by Irving himself.
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Celtics attempted to acquire Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard. However the Spurs rejected the deal in February. The NBA Summer Leagues schedule was released today. The Celtics schedule is as follows: July 6th at 7:30pm vs. 76ers July 7th at 11:00pm vs. Nuggets July 9th at 7:00pm vs. Hornets And
Kyrie Irving did an interview with the Boston Sports Journal and had a few interesting points he touched on. The injured guard spoke on how he felt about the Celtics next season, but would not comment on where he would be after that year. The possibility of a LeBron James reunion in Boston was also
The offseason is here and actual basketball is out of our hands and lives for the time being. However, for the time being, the Celtics are in full draft mode having brought in dozens of potential players and weighing the pros and cons or moving up in this year’s draft or staying reserved and limiting the
Game 3 of the NBA Finals is slated for a 9:00pm tipoff. The Cleveland Cavaliers will look to get into the win column as they find themselves down 0-2. According to Stephen A. Smith, Lebron James will have a “conversation with Boston” this offseason. James will certainly have a number of suitors, but would he
Too much talent is a good thing…right? Mike Gorman joined our CLNS Celtics Beat to talk Celtics and the infinite possibilities behind a young a loaded roster. The Cleveland Cavaliers took a punch from the reigning champs following a Game 2 rout in Golden State. Head over to MackWeldon.com and use our promo code “CLNS”
Members of the Celtics have opened up about what they learned from this year and hope for next year. JR Smith hands the Warriors Game 1.
The Philadelphia 76ers have started an in house investigation into the alleged Twitter habits of president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo today after a report came out detailing what may be his use of multiple anonymous accounts to support his own work as well as to take shots at players. The Celtics have reportedly shown
We did not see Kyrie Irving at Game 7 with his teammates because he was not yet cleared to fly. Irving had a clean up surgery from his facial fracture earlier in the season that required him to wear a mask. Gordon Hayward is back on the court doing one on one stuff as Danny
The Boston Celtics can punch their ticket to the NBA Finals with a road win tonight against the Cleveland Cavaliers. CLNS will have live updates from Cleveland for tonight’s game on our website at www.clnsmedia.com The Houston Rockets will be without star point guard Chris Paul in Game 6 tomorrow night against the Golden State Warriors.
The Celtics are home tonight for an 8:30 tipoff against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The series is tied 2-2. Celtics forward Al Horford was named to the NBA All-Defensive 2nd team today for the first time in his career. It is also the first time a Celtic has been selected since Avery Bradley in 2016. “You
A week after being named a finalist for the NBA’s Rookie of the Year award, Boston Celtics wing Jayson Tatum was voted to the league’s All-Rookie First Team. Boston’s 20-year-old No. 3 overall pick averaged 13.9 points per game on 47.5/43.4/82.6 shooting splits. Tatum added five rebounds, 1.6 assists and a steal in 30.5 minutes
The Cleveland Cavaliers got 44 points from LeBron James and evened things up with the Boston Celtics 2-2 in the Eastern Conference Finals with a 111-102 victory at Quicken Loans Monday night. Boston didn’t quite no-show like in Game 3, but the Cavaliers led largely throughout and dropped the Celtics to 1-6 on the road
The Celtics look to take a stunning 3-1 series lead back to Boston as adjustments take shape after viewing Game 3 blowout loss. Celtics Guard Shane Larkin eyes return to this series some time after tonight’s Game 4. 20% OFF YOUR FIRST ORDER ON MACK WELDON
The Celtics lost Game 3 to the Cavaliers in a big way. The Cavs won 116-86 and it’s now a 2-1 series.
With his team up 2-0, Brad Stevens is still not looking past LeBron James and this Cleveland Cavaliers squad. The NBA announced their regular season award finalists earlier this week. Among these finalists include Boston Celtics Coach of the Year candidate Brad Stevens and Rookie of the Year Candidate Jayson Tatum. These awards will be
Boston looks to go (9-0) at home this Playoffs with a win tonight. Tristan Thompson may be injected into starting lineup to offer energy and hard defense against Al Horford. All the while, the Boston Celtics will be represented by Team President Rich Gotham at tonight’s 2018 NBA Draft Lottery. Get 20% of your first
The Boston Celtics routed the Cavaliers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, holding LeBron to just 15 points. One of the potential adjustments for the Cavs is reportedly an insertion of Tristan Thompson to the starting lineup, which could trigger a change in the C’s lineup as well. Boston is listed as 1
Gordon Hayward shared a blog today in which he marveled at the C’s efforts thus far in the playoffs. The Toronto Raptors fired Head Coach Dwayne Casey today according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. It’s almost time for the NBA Draft lottery, which will take place in Chicago, Illinois on May 15th. 20 PERCENT OFF YOUR
There could be an awkward situation at the NBA awards show towards the end of June. Not long after he was voted coach of the year by his peers in the league, Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey has reportedly been fired. Toronto has fired coach Dwane Casey, league source tells ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski
The Boston Celtics have done it again. Despite not having Gordon Hayward or Kyrie Irving, Brad Stevens has managed to end “The Process” of the Philadelphia 76ers and reach the Eastern Conference finals for the second year in a row.
The Celtics will need to look elsewhere for guard depth for the foreseeable future, as Brad Stevens stated that backup point guard Shane Larkin will not play in Game 5 tonight, and his return for the playoffs is unlikely, after suffering a shoulder injury in Game 4. After NBA coaches selected Raptors HC Dwane Casey
Celtics fail to sweep 76ers as Game 5 in Boston approaches. Brett Brown continues to play chess with Brad Stevens as each is looking for a leg up on their competition. Boston struggles to hold onto the ball and in front of TJ McConnell as Shane Larkin could miss time with Game 4 shoulder injury.
The Boston Celtics are coming in to tonight’s game up 3-0 over the Philadelphia 76ers. The game will tip-off at 6:00pm. Jaylen Brown is handling his hamstring injury just fine, but a sweep would mean even more rest. The 2nd year forward missed game one and has been limited to 25 minutes a game in
No matter what is thrown in their way, this young, yet decisive Boston Celtics team is in a desirable situation leading the rival Philadelphia 76ers, three game to none. Jaylen Brown continues to nurse his hamstring injury as rotations are finalized before the potential deciding game is played on Monday night. Use promo code “CLNS”
Whether you’re shocked, mildly surprised or knew all along that the Boston Celtics would be up 2-0 in their series against the favored Philadelphia 76ers, Celtics fans have to be feeling good going into Game 3. Not only because the Celtics are 36-0 all-time when taking a 2-0 lead, but also because the team will
The Celtics are now up 2-0 on the Philadelphia 76ers after storming back from a 22 point deficit to pick up a 108-103 victory last night at the TD Garden. Jaylen Brown went against doctors orders to play in this game. He finished with 13 points and 4 rebounds on 5-12 shooting. Rookie of the
As Game 1 between the Boston Celtics and Phildalphia 76ers awaits tip-off, there is one question on Celtics fans minds – Will Jaylen Brown play or not. The ultra-talented second-year swingman out of Cal strained his right hamstring during Saturday nights Game 7 triumph over Milwaukee. Although the already shorthanded Celtics handled the Bucks with
Jaylen Brown played just 16 minutes, but the Boston Celtics managed to get by the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 7. Now, the Celtics will have to contend with the Philadelphia 76ers, likely without their second-year stud. Brad Stevens announced Brown was doubtful for Monday’s Game 1 of the NBA Eastern Conference semifinal with a hamstring
The Boston Celtics face a win-or-go-home Game 7 against the Milwaukee Bucks tonight. Veteran guard Marcus Smart told CLNS Media at morning shootaround that Boston’s young guys need to trust their teammates, and that it will take a full team effort to beat Milwaukee. Elsewhere in the NBA, Victor Oladipo’s triple-double helped the Indiana Pacers
The Celtics could not get it done in Milwaukee last night as they fell to the Bucks 97-86. Now, they’ll be looking to close out this series in a do or die game seven at the TD Garden on Saturday night. Jaylen Brown spoke with the media about his guys being up for the task in
Controlling momentum, Boston rides high into Wisconsin looking to knock off the Giannis led-Bucks tomorrow night at the Bradley Center. The NBA Releases the highly contentious two minute report as the Garden readies itself for a potential Game 1 or 7. Head on over to forhims.com/clns and get a trial month for just $5 while supplies
With the return of Marcus Smart, the Celtics will look to grab a 3-2 lead in their best-of-7 series against the Bucks. Mike Petraglia breaks down what Smart’s return means to Boston, why Milwaukee was so successful in Game 3 & 4, and what it’s going to take from the Celtics in order for them
The Celtics are back in action tonight for game three in Milwaukee against the Bucks. John Henson is currently listed as doubtful with a back injury and is expected to miss tonight’s game. Prior to tonight’s game, former Bucks and current Celtics center Greg Monroe was asked if playing against his former team has given
Scary Terry earns his nickname. The Celtics have taken a hold of this series with a 2-0 lead. One player who has really been a bright spot is Terry Rozier, who earned the nickname ‘Scary Terry’ this season. Scoring 23 points in both games, he has really stepped up. He has taken space in Eric
The Celtics couldn’t stop Giannis and Khris Middleton, but another well rounded effort gave the C’s a relatively easy victory over the Bucks in game 2. Jaylen Brown dropped a career playoff-high 30 points to lead the team, becoming the youngest Celtic in franchise history to score 30 or more in a playoff game. The
After a dramatic Game One Victory, the Celtics looks to keep the pressure up on a Milwaukee Bucks team that will begin to throw the kitchen sink at Boston as the series progresses. The Celtics could find guard depth later in the Playoffs, and Marcus Smart’s return timetable could place him in the Garden sooner
The Celtics look to take a commanding 2-0 lead in their best-of-7 series against the Bucks. Jared Weiss of The Athletic breaks down what it’s going to take from Boston and the adjustments we should anticipate from Milwaukee.
Terry Rozier dazzled in the Celtics overtime thriller against the Milwaukee Bucks. Rozier finished with 23 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists. They will need him to pick up the slack with Smart and Irving out. Brad Stevens discussed Kyrie Irving’s progress from knee surgery, saying it is “exciting, encouraging.” Head to forhims.com, a one-stop shop
The Boston Celtics, without Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward, Marcus Smart and Daniel Theis, take on the perfectly healthy Milwaukee Bucks today at 1 p.m. in Game 1 of a first round NBA playoffs series. The New Orleans Pelicans witnessed Playoff Rondo at his finest last night in a 97-95 upset of the Portland Trail Blazers.
The Celtics go into playoffs The NBA season is over and the playoffs will begin soon. The Celtics have staked their claim as the 2 seed, which means they will go up against the 7 seed Milwaukee Bucks. On Saturday, Boston will welcome the Greek Freak and his crew to the TD Garden. Terry Rozier
The Celtics capped off their 2017-2018 season with a 110-97 win over the Brooklyn Nets but more importantly the Celtics now know who they will face in round one of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. The Celtics will welcome the Milwaukee Bucks to the Garden this weekend to kick off a best of 7 series. Milwaukee
The Boston Celtics are ensured the two seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. They are one of four teams in the NBA that absolutely know their fate. The NBA playoff race has been crazy and will come down to the final day. So much could happen in both conference’s it will be interesting to see
Ben Rohrbach of Yahoo! Sports recaps the Celtics’ 2017-18 season, talks about how important Marcus Smart will be in the playoffs and which team he believes Boston will be facing in the first round of the NBA Playoffs.
The Wizards should show little fear of the Celtics if the two squads meet in the postseason, which is now far more likely given Washington’s 113-101 win in the second-to-last game of the regular season. Boston got 27 points from Jaylen Brown, but next to nothing from anybody else. On the flip-side, John Wall appears
Tonight could be the first of eight games for the Celtics against the Wizards in the next couple weeks. The regular season ends in two days and there are multiple scenarios that could play out, 16 to be exact. The Wizards are looking to get out from the No. 8 seed and to the seventh
In a potential playoff preview, the Celtics take on John Wall, Bradley Beal and the Wizards. Tom Westerholm of Masslive.com explains why Washington will be a tough matchup for the C’s and what it’s going to take to knock off Washington.
The Celtics receiving some relatively good news on the status of injured guard Marcus Smart. According to the Vertical’s Shams Charania, Smart could be set to return to action at the six week mark of his recovery from thumb surgery (April 27th.) Sources: Celtics guard Marcus Smart had reevaluation on torn right UCL Monday in
The Celtics will look to end their two-game skid tonight as they’ll be taking on the Chicago Bulls at the TD Garden. They’ll have to do it without Al Horford and Jayson Tatum, who both have the night off for rest. The Celtics officially announced the signing of former Dallas Maverick guard Jonathan Gibson today.
If the Boston Celtics are to make a run in this year’s playoffs, it will be without both of Danny Ainge’s major offseason acquisitions. UPDATE: According to an official release by the team, Kyrie Irving will have ssrgery again on Saturday to remove screws from his knee. “Following a mid-March procedure to remove a tension
The Celtics failed to gain any sort of leverage on the Toronto Raptors tonight for first place in the Eastern Conference, as they fell to the Raptors 96-78.
The Boston Celtics take on the Toronto Raptors tonight for 8:00pm tip-off. Terry Rozier is listed as questionable tonight for the Celtics tonight. Rozier missed last night 102-106 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. It is also expected that Shane Larkin will miss his second straight game with an illness. Last night Marcus Morris issued an
The tests keep getting more difficult. Riding a streak of six straight wins into tonight’s game, four of which came against upper-echelon playoff teams, the shorthanded Boston Celtics take another injury hit. Boston will be without both Terry Rozier and Shane Larkin tonight, according to the team’s official Twitter feed. With Kyrie Irving and Marcus
With just six games remaining in the regular season, Gordon Hayward took another step forward towards his return to the Boston Celtics. That step wasn’t just any old step, though. This step was a bit quicker. It was a jog. A light jog, but a jog all the same. The Player’s Tribune, through which Hayward
The Class of 2018 being inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame has a bit of a green tint to it. In total, three players who suited up for the Boston Celtics during their playing careers will be heading to Springfield; Ray Allen, Dino Radja and Charlie Scott. Three former #Celtics headed to the Hall
The Boston Celtics face the Toronto Raptors tomorrow night with major playoff implications on the line. With two more match-ups between these squads over the last week of the season, the Celtics could wind up just one game behind Toronto if they manage to win both games. Ty Lue makes his return as Cleveland Cavaliers
The Celtics move to within three games of Toronto with two Raptors games still to play. Ray Allen defends his golfing photo during Paul Pierce’s jersey retirement ceremony. Allen claims he didn’t know the timing of the event and had a previously scheduled appearance to make in Los Angeles. His photo post was to celebrate
The Boston Celtics look to defeat a streaking Utah Jazz team with a next-man-up attitude through injury after injury. Boston took matters into their own hands my signing G-League player, Xavier Silas to a 10 day contract today. Elsewhere in the NBA, former Celtic, Isaiah Thomas will be undergoing another hip surgery that is still
Celtics look sweep their four-game road trip at Utah against Rudy Gobert, Donovan Mitchell and the Jazz. Andy Larsen of KSL.com breaks down why Utah has been so successful this season and how the C’s can keep the winning streak alive.
The Celtics will sign G-Leaguer Xavier Silas to a 10 day contract. Silas is a guard who is known to shoot it from deep. The power rankings are out and the Celtics are on the rise, but still just outside the top 5. The surging Cavaliers jumped three spots to move from eighth into the
Despite blowing a 20 point lead entirely early in the second half, the Celtics held steady and downed the Phoenix Suns 102-94 Monday. Boston has won four straight and is 3-0 on its current road trip, which head to Utah on Wednesday. Jayson Tatum scored 23 points, while Al Horford added 19 points, nine rebounds
The Celtics look to go 3-for-3 of their four-game road trip as they head to Phoenix to take on the Suns and how will the C’s fare in the first round of the playoffs without Kyrie Irving? Trags and Josue of CLNS Media break it down.
Boston came out shooting the ball great early in Sacramento, but just couldn’t stop the Kings. In the second half things changed, and Terry Rozier put out another impressive effort. The Celtics were missing Marcus Morris with an ankle injury, but got a boost from Jaylen Brown’s return, though he was on a 25-minute restriction.
The Celtics lineup remains a revolving door right now. Jaylen Brown is due back in action tonight in Sacramento. He will start immediately. However, Marcus Morris is ruled out tonight for the Celtics against the Kings. Jaylen missed the last six games following a concussion he suffered in Minnesota a few weeks ago. Worries
After bits and pieces of hope from the Boston Celtics, Danny Ainge and Gordon Hayward himself during Hayward’s recovery from a fractured ankle, Ainge indicated recently that Hayward had suffered a setback. Although Ainge subsequently backtracked on using “setback” as his choice word, an impediment in recovery is far from out of the ordinary when dealing
Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving underwent a minimally-invasive procedure today to remove a tension wire in his left knee, according to the team. With the Celtics roster a walking infirmary at this point, Irving is expected to return to basketball activities in 3-to-6 weeks. The NBA playoffs begin April 14, which would put Irving in
Playing again without Kyrie Irving, Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart, the Celtics managed to knock of a Western Conference power. Boston got 30 points and a key three late from Marcus Morris to comeback from down 12 in the fourth quarter and beat the Portland Trail Blazers 105-100. Portland had lost just once in its
After missing four consecutive games with a nagging knee injury, the Celtics decided it was best for Kyrie Irving to undergo a minor procedure to help alleviate some of the soreness he has been experiencing. His timetable will be determined once the procedure is complete. This news coming on Kyrie’s 26th birthday, which he shares
Celtics kick-off their four-game west coast road trip at Portland against Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum and the Trail Blazers. Dave Deckard of SB Nation breaks down the matchup and what it’s going to take for the C’s to grab another win.
Kyrie Irving decided that the best idea for him would be talk to another doctor about his lingering knee issue. This could sideline him for a while if it’s not good news. Danny Ainge talks about how others can step up. Other NBA news is mentioned.
Last night’s miraculous win against the Oklahoma City Thunder wasn’t the biggest win of the season for the now 48-23 Boston Celtics, but it certainly was a much needed one. With injuries piling up to star players and key role players by the minute, last night’s 100-99 final over the Thunder was a morale booster
The Celtics look to bounce back from their loss against the Pelicans with a win at home against the Thunder — a team that’s looking for its seventh consecutive win. CLNS Media’s Jimmy Toscano checks in to break down Tuesday night’s matchup at TD Garden.
Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue has taken a leave of absence to deal with his health issues. Larry Drew, the team’s Associate Head Coach will lead the team for the time being. “I need to step back from coaching for the time being and focus on trying to establish a stronger and healthier foundation from which
Jayson Tatum and Boston looked good for a half in New Orleans. Anthony Davis’ Pelicans then realized the Celtics were severely shorthanded and went about dismantling Boston’s JV squad. New Orleans got 34 points from Davis and 11 assists from Rajon Rondo in a blowout victory to strengthen its grip on the No. 8 seed
The Celtics will be without Kyrie Irving, Jaylen Brown, and Marcus Smart once again, as they face a struggling Pelicans team in New Orleans Sunday night. Kyrie is feeling much better, but Brad Stevens stated that he will remain out until he is 100% healthy. Losers of 4 of their last 5, the Pelicans will
Amidst the Celtics current plague of injuries, the team will get Al Horford back from illness tonight against the Orlando Magic. In addition, both Kyrie Irving and Jaylen Brown are making strides toward returns. Daniel Theis underwent successful surgery, and it seems Marcus Smart may be right behind him in the O.R. Get a
The short-handed Celtics take their show on the road against the Magic. Dan Greenberg of Bar Stool Sports checks in to talk about the slew of injuries, including Kyrie Irving’s knee and Marcus Smart’s hand. We also talk about Ray Allen’s new tell-all book.
The progress gets slowed down Danny Ainge revealed on 98.5 The Sports Hub that Gordon Hayward had a set back in his rehab about a month and a half ago. Ainge also explained how he doesn’t expect Hayward to be back this season. Other NBA news is discussed.
How will the Celtics bounce back without Jaylen Brown, Kyrie Irving, Marcus Smart and Daniel Theis? Is Boston destined for the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference and where will the Wizards fall in the playoff picture? Sam Packard of Locked on Celtics breaks it all down.
The Boston Celtics have certainly been trending today, albeit for some unfortunate news. Daniel Theis is likely out for the season after tearing his meniscus late in last night’s loss to Indiana. Marcus Smart, who had just returned after the all-star break from injury, is out indefinitely with an injury to his right thumb. And
After playing just 16 minutes in the first half of a game against the Indiana Pacers, Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving did not return for the third quarter. Irving was later ruled out with knee soreness and the Celtics fell to Indiana 99-97. No sign of Kyrie on the Cs bench either. Didn’t appear to
The Boston Celtics face off against the Indiana Pacers at the TD Garden. Celtics guard/forward Jaylen Brown is still recovering from his scary fall against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Al Horford will not be available tonight due to an illness. Right now our listeners can get a free month with eHarmony when they sign up
Gordon Hayward gave Celtics media members a rehab update today. Hayward also touched on the possibility of a return by the end of this season. The Celtics picked up a win against the Minnesota Timberwolves last night 117-109. Jaylen Brown suffered a nasty fall in the second half but appears to be OK.
Boston Celtics look to keep the winning going After beating the Bulls, the Celtics look to make sure they can take another win against the Timberwolves tonight. It was just announced that the Timberwolves will sign Derrick Rose for the rest of the season. Other NBA news is discussed.
Celtics close out their 3-game road trip at Minnesota where they take on the Timberwolves — a team battling for playoff position in the Western Conference. Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune previews Thursday’s matchup, including a breakdown of the Timberwolves’ regular season.
It turns out the Boston Celtics may not be without star guard Kyrie Irving for much longer. The 24-year old all-star – who missed Monday’s drubbing of the Chicago Bulls – is expected to return to the court tomorrow against the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to various reports. Plus, how have the T-Wolves fared in the
Given the talent and success of the Boston Celtics this season, it’s no wonder rookie Kadeem Allen has flown under the radar. Allen has quietly impressed during his time with the G League Maine Red Claws, showing elite-level defense, a smooth ability to get to the rim and the ability to defend multiple positions. I
The Boston Celtics bounced back Monday night against the Chicago Bulls. Jaylen Brown lead the way with a very efficient 21 points, while the rest of the team followed suit in a balanced attack. The Celtics looked great, even with Kyrie Irving sitting out due to left knee soreness. Brad Stevens has said it doesn’t
While Kyrie Irving sat out to rest a sore knee, Brad Stevens gave the start to Shane Larkin in his place, stating that he wanted to keep their red hot second unit- Terry Rozier and Marcus Smart- playing together. The move obviously worked, as they rocked the Bulls early and often, jumping out to a
The Boston Celtics announced that they will be without Kyrie Irving in their game tonight at the Chicago Bulls. The All-Star has a some soreness in his left knee. The Oscars had a bit of an NBA tilt to them last night, as in addition to Kobe Bryant winning for Best Animated Short, Celtics fans
WEEI’s Chris Villani recaps Saturday’s loss against the Rockets, Al Horford’s recent struggles and previews Monday’s matchup between the Celtics and Bulls.
If you happened to miss last night’s stellar Saturday night showing between the Boston Celtics and the Houston Rockets because you had plans outside of watching basketball, you sure did miss an amazing game. In a possible Finals matchup, the Celtics and Rockets went after it for a full 48 minutes in a game that
Gordon Hayward shared a trailer for a comeback video through the Players Tribune earlier today. Based on the video, it’s still hard to tell how far along his ankle really is. Jaylen Brown spoke at Harvard University yesterday, sharing his intelligence on a variety of social issues around the country. JR Smith served a one-game
Brown on social issues Today Jaylen Brown joins a Harvard discussion where he will talk about race, education, and sports. Brown is seen a very bright man who also enjoys playing chess, learning new languages, and he took graduate performances as a freshman at UCLA. Other NBA news is also mentioned.
The Boston Celtics extended their win streak to four games tonight as they grabbed a home victory against the Charlotte Hornets by a score of 134-106.
The Boston Celtics face off against the Charlotte Hornets at the TD Garden. The Celtics find themselves a 1/2 game back of the Toronto Raptors for first place in the East. They were also ranked 4th in the latest ESPN Power Rankings. Right now our listeners can get a free month with eHarmony when they
SB Nation’s Nick Denning breaks down the Hornets’ five-game winning streak, if fans in Charlotte trust Michael Jordan’s guidance and the Celtics chances of topping the Eastern Conference.
The All-star break is over and the Boston Celtics are playing some great basketball. Its no coincidence that Marcus Smart is back in the lineup. The Celtics are now only a half game back to Toronto. Jayson Tatum is in an ideal situation as a rookie. Tatum also has 2 great players to talk to
The Boston Celtics remain red hot coming out of the All-Star break, as they picked up their third straight win in a blow-out at home against the Memphis Grizzlies by a final score of 109-98. Kyrie Irving led all scorers with 25 points.
Marcus Smart’s comeback, Daniel Theis could be Brad Stevens’ best option at center and should the Grizzlies trade Marc Gasol over the summer? Mike Petraglia breaks it all down as we preview Monday’s Celtics-Grizzlies matchup.
The Celtics had over a week to contemplate how to come back from their 3 game losing streak following the All-Star break. An unlikely hero in Daniel Theis emerged, as he led the Celtics with 19 points and 7 rebounds in 21 minutes off the bench in the 100-98 victory. He stepped in for Aron
Marcus Smart will return to the lineup tonight after missing nearly a month with a lacerated hand. However, the Celtics will still be without Shane Larkin as he continues to battle a bad knee. The Pistons will continue to be without Reggie Jackson, as he deals with an ankle sprain. ESPN report claims the Cavaliers
SB Nation’s Lazarus Jackson gives us an update on Blake Griffin’s impact in Detroit, what Marcus Smart’s comeback means to the Celtics and previews tonight’s game against the Pistons.
Expect a familiar face to be back in the Boston Celtics lineup after being absent the previous 11 games, as Brad Stevens indicated Thursday that Marcus Smart appears “good to go” against the Detroit Pistons Friday. Smart lacerated his hand in a self-induced injury about a month ago, and despite bruising his left quad during
Boston Celtics getting ready Now that the All-Star Break is over, the Boston Celtics look back on what it was like and begin to finish out the final stretch of the season. Other NBA news is discussed as well.
Team LeBron against Team Steph was a hit. A new format led to a more competitive game that culminated in a double-team and a defensive stop for the win. The latest ESPN Power Rankings came out and the Celtics are on a skid. LeBron and the Cavaliers are moving up the rankings quick. Nate “Tiny”
NBA All-Star Weekend officially tips off tonight. Some current/former Celtics to look out for this weekend include Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Kyrie Irving, Al Horford, and Paul Pierce. Kyrie Irving made an appearance on the Jimmy Kimmel Live show late last night. Former Boston Celtic point guards Rajon Rondo and Isaiah Thomas are still feuding
Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving’s trailer for his movie “Uncle Drew” was recently released. It is set hit theaters June 29th, 2018. Al Horford and Irving could win big at the NBA All-Star game Sunday. The prize was bumped up to $100,000 for the winners. The Boston Celtics are off until February 23rd when they
The NBA’s top defense surrenders 129 points to the under-manned LA Clippers. The Boston Celtics drop 4 of their last 5 games heading into All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles. For $20 off your first SeatGeek purchase use CLNS’ offer code GARDENREPORT at checkout.
Following his own jersey retirement ceremony, Paul Pierce had an opinion on what number would be raised next to his by the Boston Celtics. Do you think Kevin Garnett is deserving of the honor? Ray Allen also chimed in on Pierce’s ceremony and the past few years of drama between he and much of the
Why did LeBron James not address Paul Pierce’s retirement ceremony? What’s the reason for the Celtics’ recent struggles and with anticipation building on how Los Angeles will fare out in a make-or-break off-season coming, could this be the last season we see Doc Rivers coach the Clippers? Tom Westerholm of Masslive.com breaks it all down.
This weeks ESPN power rankings are out and the Celtics fell to the 4 spot in a wild week. Tomorrow night Join Dick Vitale who will call the Celtics game on ESPN tomorrow night at 8PM as they play The Clippers. Marcus Smart was seen at practice Tuesday doing some light shooting drills. The Celtics
An ugly night for the Boston Celtics The Celtics were hoping to retire Paul Pierce’s jersey after a win against the Cavaliers, pushing them further behind. Unfortunately, LeBron James and the new look Cavaliers had other plans and dismantled the Celtics in a blow out victory.
From falling into the Boston Celtics’ laps as the 10th pick in the 98’ draft to Finals MVP in ’08 to this momentous day nearly 10 years later, Paul Pierce’s No. 34 jersey will be raised to the TD Garden rafters today alongside the true greats in franchise history. The fact that Pierce’s honor comes
The Boston Celtics couldn’t come back from over 25 down tonight against the Indiana Pacers. In what seems like a norm somehow the Celtics had numerous chances in the fourth quarter to take or build on a lead. They could not take advantage and Victor Oladipo did a good job of shutting the door on
The NBA trade deadline has officially passed. The Cavaliers made a flurry of moves, two of which included shipping out Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder. The Celtics chose to stand pat, as they couldn’t seem to find any good bargain deals. The team is expected to be pretty active on the buyout market, with Joe
On the same day the Cleveland Cavaliers tried remaking their team into an NBA title contender on the fly, the Boston Celtics unveiled their newest addition during a 110-104 overtime win at the Washington Wizards. This nationally televised Celtics-Wizards matchup – Boston’s first visit to the Nation’s Capital since last spring’s Eastern Conference semifinals series
The Celtics look to avenge their Christmas Day loss against the Wizards at the nation’s capital. Jake Whitacre of SB Nation updates us on what’s going on in Washington D.C. surrounding John Wall and what Bradley Beal and Marcin Gortat believe they’re a better team without their All-Star point guard.
Boston Celtics look to bounce back After taking a tough loss to the Toronto Raptors, the Celtics look to bounce back against the Washington Wizards. Greg Monroe traveled to D.C today to officially sign his contract with the team and is looking to help them win tonight. NBA trade deadline rumors are also looked at.
The Celtics lost one potential trade target as Lou Williams signed an extension with the Clippers. Meanwhile, the staring match between Boston, Memphis and others continues on the subject of Tyreke Evans. Boston is shopping Marcus Smart for a first-rounder, which would be used on Evans. Greg Monroe flies to Washington, will officially sign with
Join Barstool Sports’ Dan Greenberg and Evan Valenti on this week’s Celtics Beat to get ready for the NBA Trade Deadline. Terry Rozier played extremely well filling in for Kyrie Irving. Do the C’s have to make a decision between Rozier and Marcus Smart before the year is over. What does Marcus give you that
Celtics lose an important game The Boston Celtics lost an important game to the Toronto Raptors tonight. The Celtics defense didn’t show up and that allowed the Raptors to take advantage of moments like scoring droughts for the Celtics as well. Kyrie Irving and Marcus Morris both played but it wasn’t enough for the Raptors
The Boston Celtics, with Kyrie Irving and Marcus Morris back in the fold, are looking to extend their lead in the Eastern Conference. They start a four-game stretch against the top 4 teams in the East tonight against Toronto. They’ll then meet Washington, Indiana and Cleveland The Celtics have an agreement set with Greg Monroe,
In a showdown between the two best teams in the Eastern Conference, the Celtics will look to top All-Star DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry and the Raptors in Toronto. CLNS Media’s Evan Valenti joins Josue Pavon to preview this exciting matchup while addressing a recent report surrounding Marcus Smart and the Denver Nuggets.
The Boston Celtics moved up two spots in this week’s NBA Power Ranking. Now the team sits at the 4 spot behind the Rockets, Warriors, and Raptors. In addition, the Celtics are rumored to be interested in Lou Williams and Tyreke Evans as the trade deadline is just three days away. The Celtics resume play
With the Celtics continuing to play extremely shorthanded, they leaned on All-Star big man Al Horford and the young core to edge the Trail Blazers at home on Super Bowl Sunday for their 4th straight victory. After trailing by 16 at the half, the C’s came all the way back to tie the game late
The Boston Celtics will reportedly sign big man Greg Monroe to a one-year contract worth $5M. This will be his 3rd team this season after stints with both the Milwaukee Bucks and the Phoenix Suns. His signing came at a good time, as the C’s have been hit with a ton of injuries recently. Kyrie
The Celtics agreed to terms with big man Greg Monroe after being bought out by the Phoenix Suns earlier this week. Monroe has averaged 10.4 points and 7.4 rebounds per game this year with the Suns and Milwaukee Bucks. Save $20 on your first ticket purchase through our friends at SeatGeek. Just use promocode GARDENREPORT.
CLNS Media’s Nick Gelso chimes in on the thought of seeing LeBron James in a Warriors uniform, Marcus Smart’s future in Boston and how the Hawks are currently leading the NBA Draft Lottery and what that means for the Celtics.
Terry Rozier goes off Terry Rozier got his first NBA start as Kyrie Irving sat out with an injury and recorded a triple double. The Celtics beat the New York Knicks 103-73. High praise all around from his teammates. NBA trade deadline approaches and LeBron James says he would meet with the Golden State Warriors.
The Celtics will be without Kyrie Irving tonight against the Knicks, as the All-Star point guard will sit with a right quad contusion. The Celtics are 1-2 without Irving this season. Cleveland took a worse blow last night, as Kevin Love broke his hand and may miss up to two months, including his second straight
Steve Popper of USA Today’s Northjersey.com chimes in on what Blake Griffin becoming a member of the Detroit Pistons means to the rest of the Eastern Conference and preview’s tonight’s Celtics and Knicks matchup at TD Garden.
The news around the NBA today is the trade between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Detroit Pistons. Blake Griffin, Willie Reed and Brice Johnson are traded to Detroit and Los Angeles gets former Celtic Avery Bradley, Tobias Harris, Boban Marjonovic, Detroit’s first round pick this year and second round pick next year. This trade
It’s finally trade season! The Detroit Pistons made the first move, acquiring Blake Griffin from the Los Angeles Clippers. In that trade, former Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley changes uniforms for the second time this year. Why Boston won’t bring Bradley back any time soon and what other trades make sense? How can the C’s
The Celtics got off to an early lead in Denver, leading by as much as 20 points in the second quarter, before the Nuggets came back to take the lead late in the third. They needed all 27 points they got from Kyrie Irving, as he led Celtics scorers with 10 points in the
It was reported earlier today by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowksi that Detroit Pistons guard and former Boston Celtic Avery Bradley was available in trade talks. Well, the Pistons didn’t waste any time. Losers of eight straight games and looking to make a move, Detroit found a match with the Los Angeles Clippers and four-time NBA All-Star
The Celtics finish their roadtrip with a game at Denver tonight, where Terry Rozier is a gametime decision with a tweaked ankle. The Detroit Pistons are slumping and look like they may be making Avery Bradley the scapegoat. Detroit has made it known they are shopping the former Celtics stopper. Pick up great Celtics tickets
Nuggets beat writer of Mile High Sports and co-host of the Nuggets Daily Podcast Brendan Vogt chimes in on the Marcus Smart story, the NBA All-Star Game selections and previews tonight’s game as the Celtics look to end their four-game road trip on a high note at the Mile-High City against the up-and-coming Nuggets.
Terry Rozier suffered a sprained ankle in Saturday’s loss to the Golden State Warriors. Fanthropic – the first-ever digital philanthropic community – launched an incredible experience, allowing one lucky fan and a guest to join Paul Pierce and friends at his exclusive retirement dinner on February 10. Just visit Fanthropic.com and donate to the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation! Also, Kyrie
The Boston Celtics were defeated by the Golden State Warriors Saturday night in front of a national TV audience 109-105. The game was a thrilling back and forth headlined by 37 points from Kyrie Irving and 49 points from Steph Curry. CLNS Media’s Samuel Lias reports. Check out SeatGeek.com or the SeatGeek app and get
Celtics guard Marcus Smart will be out for two weeks after lacerating his hand. Smart shared on Twitter that he injured himself after hitting a picture frame at the team’s hotel on Wednesday night. In more positive injury news, Celtics center Al Horford announced that he will be back in the lineup against the Golden
In a new report, Kyrie Irving threatened to sit out the season with the Cleveland Cavaliers and have surgery on his knee — this prior to his trade from Cleveland to Boston. According to Cleveland.com’s Joe Vardon’s report, Irving needs minor surgery on his knee as a follow up to the surgery he underwent after
It was a busy night for the Boston Celtics. Just before tip-off against the Los Angeles Clippers, it was reported that Marcus Smart and Al Horford were out. Smart cut his hand at the hotel, while Horford was being held out as a precaution after a head hit the night before. On top of that, youngsters
The Celtics lost their 4th straight game Tuesday night, despite 33 points from All-Star guard Kyrie Irving. Newly fellow All-Star Al Horford recorded a double double with 13 points and 12 boards as the C’s fell to the Lakers 108-107. Gordon Hayward continues to make strides with his rehab and could begin traveling with
Al Horford was named an All-Star reserve, but the Celtics have now lost four straight games after the losing bug followed them to LA. Things weren’t looking good for the Celtics and the third quarter really brought them down with scoring droughts. Then, in the fourth quarter, Kyle Kuzma played like an All-Star. The Celtics
Coach Nick of Basketball Breakdown (bballbreakdown.com) discusses the Celtics’ recent struggles, the likelihood of the Cavs and Clippers making a deal, how the Celtics can bounce back from their four-game skid and his thoughts on the All-Star Game’s new draft format.
Tonight the Boston Celtics will take on the Los Angeles Lakers and look to end their three game losing streak. The Celtics will have their full complement of players tonight minus Gordon Hayward. A win not only ends the skid but also improves their odds of getting the Lakers draft pick next year. The Milwaukee
Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn believes the Celtics need to make a move to improve their roster. While previewing Boston’s matchup against the Lakers, Washburn explains why he’s concerned with the Celtics’ depth, mentions players he’d like to see Boston target within the next few weeks.
Mired in a three-game slump, Celtics fans got a glimpse of hope from Robyn Hayward. Gordon Hayward’s wife shared a video of him shooting stand-still shots from the top of the key, and the Celtics star sunk all four of the filmed jumpers. Elsewhere, the Celtics dropped to No. 3 in ESPN’s Monday Power Rankings
Kyrie Irving dropped 40 points in his return after missing a game with a shoulder issue. Still, the Boston Celtics lost their third consecutive game, with all three coming at home. The Orlando Magic defeated Boston 103-95 and outscored them on the bench by around 30 points. Irving was named an All-Star starter, but will