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NBA Playoffs. Game 4. 1 p.m. EST. Indianapolis, Indiana. Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Post Game begins at 3:30 p.m. following the final buzzer. Jaylen Brown played perfect basketball, Jayson Tatum thrived again and Kyrie Irving staved off defensive pressure for another comeback win. Now the Celtics stand four quarters from a sweep and a round two berth.
The Boston Celtics will look to complete a four-game sweep for the first time under Brad Stevens, as they take on the Indiana Pacers today in an elimination game. With the Milwaukee Bucks handling the Detroit Pistons last night ease, the Celtics and Bucks find themselves on course for a second-round battle. Plus, the Brooklyn Nets
The Boston Celtics matched their road win total from last year’s postseason run by beating the Indiana Pacers last night, 104-96. More importantly, Jaylen Brown, Kyrie Irving and the Celtics take a commanding 3-0 lead with a chance to end their first-round series on Sunday with Game 4 in Indiana. In route to becoming the
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Game 3. 8:30 p.m. EST. Indianapolis, Indiana. Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Post Game begins at 11 p.m. following the final buzzer. The Celtics trounched the Pacers in Game 2 behind Kyrie Irving’s 37 and a late three-pointer from Jayson Tatum. That one-two punch overcame a 12-point Indiana lead and a hot night by Bojan Bogdanovic. 93% of
The Celtics are in Indiana tonight for Game 3 against the Pacers with a 2-0 series lead. Marcus Smart made the trip, but is still a while from returning to action. Victor Oladipo should also be present on the sideline. The Pacers were 29-12 at home, and Boston is 21-20 away from TD Garden. Indiana
Ty Jerome is a national champion with Virginia and a new NBA draft prospect. 2:00 – Ty discusses the experience of winning the national championship 8:45 – Ty’s run-in with reporter Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports and the outside noise 11:15 – Nervous moments for Ty throughout the NCAA tournament 15:04 – Was it fate
Brian, Michael and Rich break down a dramatic Game 2 comeback by the Celtics, hand out awards, debate Tatum as a No. 2 scoring option and whether Kyrie Irving can be the best player on a NBA champion. They also dive into other series around the league and look ahead to Game 3 of Pacers/Celtics.
Kyrie Irving dropped 37 points in a Celtics playoff win, and is starting to sense what it means to have big postseason performances for the home crowd at TD Garden. Celtics go up 2-0 on Indiana Pacers. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia. SPONSORED MESSAGE: IT’S THE NBA POST SEASON & STANLEY
Despite being listed as questionable, Al Horford will go through warm-ups and see if he’s ready for Game 2. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia SPONSORED MESSAGE: IT’S THE NBA POST SEASON & STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS! YOUR ONLINE SOURCE IS BETONLINE.AG. THEY’RE THE GO-TO SOURCE ONLINE SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT GAMING. USE
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With the Boston Celtics off since Sunday, the players have had plenty of time to rest, prepare for Game 2 on Wednesday against the Indiana Pacers and survey the rest of the NBA Playoff landscape. Plus, what does the DeMarcus Cousins injury mean for the Golden State Warriors? Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes,
Brian, Michael and Rich break down takeaways from Game 1, talk about adjustments for Game 2 and the rest of the Pacers-Celtics series and jump around the Eastern Conference to figure out the odds on whether there will be an upset in the first round.
The Los Angeles Lakers are experiencing plenty of change in their front office this summer after the departures of head coach Luke Walton and president of basketball operations Magic Johnson. The team appears to be set on giving more power to general manager Rob Pelinka but is that the right decision to move the franchise
Jerry Stackhouse is a former NBA player and current Vanderbilt head coach. 4:00 – What is the hardest part of the new gig at Vandy? 10:32 – The challenge of recruiting players and meeting academic restrictions 14:35 – The current Vandy Roster and how he will get acquainted 17:25 – Why Stackhouse took a job
00:00 Welcom Aaron Larsuel 02:00 Game 1 breakdown 15:00 What adjustments can Clippers make? 25:00 A look around the Western Conference Playoffs
Which team in the NBA Playoffs can dethrone the Warriors this year? Also, we don’t all agree that the Celtics can reach the NBA Finals. We debate why in our NBA Playoff Preview show and talk about Magic Johnson’s abrupt departure from the Lakers and what it all means for LeBron James and the storied
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The Boston Celtics took advantage of home court in game one, grabbing an 84-74 win over the Indiana Pacers. Kyrie Irving and Marcus Morris led the way in scoring with 20 points apiece. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia SPONSORED MESSAGE: IT’S THE NBA POST SEASON & STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS! YOUR
Game 1. 1 p.m. EST, TD Garden, Boston, MA. Post Game begins at 3:30 p.m. following the final buzzer. The long-awaited series between the Indiana Pacers and Boston Celtics begins at TD Garden. Kyrie Irving returns for his first playoffs with the C’s and the Pacers try to overcome the loss of Victor Oladipo. Marcus Smart
Despite being a late addition to the injury report yesterday, Celtics center Al Horford should be good to go for game one. Marcus Smart remains sidelined until at least the Eastern Conference Finals. Multiple teams were upset on their home floor yesterday to tip off the NBA playoffs. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher,
The Celtics playoff run starts today (FINALLY). And with that Adam Kaufman decided to bring a special guest onto this week’s Celtics Beat: legendary Boston sports columnist Bob Ryan. On the agenda for this episode: What concerns are there about this matchup with the Pacers Does Boston have a chance against Milwaukee What to make
Joel Embiid is now listed as doubtful for Game 1 against the Nets. What does that mean, and can the Sixers advance if he’s not able to go? Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann of The Athletic Philadelphia discuss that, while also previewing the rest of the Sixers’ first-round series with the Nets. Read more at
All latest news on Celtics draft information, with fallout from tie-breaker Friday in the NBA draft lottery. Plus, David Griffin hired by Anthony Davis’ New Orleans Pelicans. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia. SPONSORED MESSAGE: IT’S THE NBA POST SEASON & STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS! YOUR ONLINE SOURCE IS BETONLINE.AG. THEY’RE THE GO-TO
On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: THUNDER PLAYOFF PREVIEW Brett Dawson of the Athletic and Jon Hamm of Bleacher Report How did we get here? Ranking the most important players in the series Matchup advantages Picking the series Picking the other playoff series And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe on
Without Marcus Smart, can the Celtics go far? Some of us think they’ll struggle with the Pacers. We break it down. How far can Kyrie Irving take the Celtics and what did we make of Irving’s recent comments regarding the media? We discuss. This episode is sponsored by BetOnline.ag Head to https://CLNSMedia.com/Win Enter the promo
The Celtics and Pacers will be on a Sunday, Wednesday, Friday rotation for Round 1 of the NBA postseason, opening April 14 at 1 p.m. at TD Garden. Sacramento fires coach despite 12-win improvement. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia. SPONSORED MESSAGE: IT’S THE NBA POST SEASON & STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS! YOUR
The Los Angeles Lakers were stunned by the abrupt departure of Magic Johnson from his role as the team’s President of Basketball Operations earlier this week. Now, with the season over and a critical offseason upon them, it will fall on the shoulders of Jeanie Buss to pick up the pieces and get the team
Earlier today, Danny Ainge said that the Boston Celtics could be the healthiest they’ve been all year as they enter the NBA playoffs. That may not have factored in Marcus Smart’s torn oblique injury, which will reportedly sideline him for as long as the first two rounds of the postseason, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowksi.
With home court advantage, the Celtics will take on the Pacers in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. What’s it going to take for Boston to get to the second round? Also, we debate which player had a better career; Paul Pierce or Dwyane Wade? This episode is sponsored by BetOnline.ag Head to https://CLNSMedia.com/Win
Anthony Irwin of the Locked On Lakers podcast comes on the show to discuss the “podcast” Magic Johnson recorded live in front of a host of reporters in the bowels of Staples Center last night. Irwin dissects why he’s stepping down and what we can decipher from his impromptu ramblings.
The Los Angeles Lakers plan to be major players in free agency this summer with enough cap space for a max contract and the lure of playing alongside LeBron James. However, after a season that has to be considered disappointing after missing the playoffs for the sixth straight season, the Lakers may not be the
It’s been a devastating and rebuilding season for the Washington Wizards (32-49) who will close their season out of the playoffs again. The Celtics are headed to the playoffs, but need to get through one more game and they’ll do it with the bottom of the roster, their two-way players and newly-signed Jonathan Gibson. Only
Virginia has completed the impossible. The Cavaliers the only one-seed in NCAA history to lose to a 16-seed. They wore that badge of honor well all throughout the offseason and during this season. However, now they are only one-seed to ever lose to a 16-seed AND THEN win the NCAA Championship the following season. Good
Beyond a host of regulars resting tonight, Marcus Smart and Jayson Tatum had injury updates today, before Celtics visit Wizards in regular season finale. Boston also signed a free agent. Aron Baynes, Gordon Hayward, Al Horford, Kyrie Irving, Marcus Morris, Marcus Smart and Jayson Tatum are all out tonight. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher,
The Celtics will sit 7 players in their regular season finale against the Wizards according to Brad Stevens. ESPN released their NBA power rankings earlier today, which featured no changes made to the top five. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia Replace the current NFL one with this March
Coach Nick is joined as always by Jared Weiss of The Athletic to discuss what we do know about the matchups in the NBA Playoffs in both the East and West. It’ll be an interesting final couple of games as some teams aren’t motivated to win, others want to move up or maybe down,
The Boston Celtics regular season was exhausting. And yes, I know there’s one game to go. Still won’t change anything. This season dragged. The ups-and-downs of the play on the court, the drama off it. It was all exhausting. But the regular season is mercifully over after Tuesday. Just as long as no one gets
7:30 p.m. EST, TD Garden, Boston, MA. Post Game begins at 10:00 p.m. following the final buzzer. The Orlando Magic (40-40) find themselves in position to make the NBA Playoffs for the first time since Dwight Howard played in blue. With new center Nikola Vucevic among the NBA’s most-improved and Aaron Gordon leading the offensive attack,
As Texas Tech and Virginia advanced to the NCAA Championship last night, the Boston Celtics had an opportunity to rest as the NBA regular season winds down. With only two games remaining, including tonight vs. Orlando, and Philadelphia winning at Chicago on Saturday, how does the rest of the regular season break down for the
It took only 80 games, but Boston Celtics fans have reason to be pleased after the team’s 117-97 demolishing of the Indiana Pacers last night. Although the Celtics still have an outside shot at the No. 3 seed, Boston and Indiana will most likely meet as the No. 4 and No. 5 seeds in the
The Philadelphia 76ers finally played with some effort against the Bucks, but it wasn’t enough to stop their season-long 3-game losing streak. What’s going on? What will they do with James Ennis sidelined for at least two weeks? Should they even care about getting the 3rd seed in the East? Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#piemJ4BkyHx9dEGj.99
With a blowout 117-97 win in Indiana, the Celtics now have a stranglehold on the No. 4 seed and homecourt in Round 1 of the playoffs. Gordon Hayward had 21 points off the bench, shooting 9 of 9 from the field. Jayson Tatum added 22 points as Boston countered seven Pacers in double figures. Subscribe
Boston’s injury report underwent a few changes, but Jaylen Brown is now OUT, and Marcus Morris is a maybe for the Celtics showdown at the Pacers. Al Horford is probable, while Darren Collison is doubtful for Indiana. A win by Boston puts the No. 4 seed squarely in the Celtics’ hands, with a tie-breaker and
The Celtics have already listed Marcus Morris as out for the showdown Friday night in Indiana. Jaylen Brown is also doubtful for Pacers game. Philadelphia lost again, leaving Boston an outside shot at No. 3 seed. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia. It’s MARCH MADNESS! PLACE A BET HERE & WITH A
Down two key players, the Celtics got a strong outing off the bench from Gordon Hayward to keep Boston in front of the Miami Heat on the floor and the Indiana Pacers in the standings. Boston won in South Beach 112-102, getting 20-plus points from Hayward, Kyrie Irving and Al Horford. Subscribe to the Celtics
7:30 p.m. EST, American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL. Post Game begins at 10:00 p.m. following the final buzzer. The Miami Heat (38-39, 8th East) look to bounce back to Monday’s comeback that fell short at Boston and retain their final playoff spot in the eastern conference over the Magic. The Celtics (46-32, 4th East) broke
Jaylen Brown will miss his second game in a row due to lower back spasms on Wednesday night. Greg Monroe will not return to Boston at the conclusion of his 10-day contract. He’s expected to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia PLACE YOUR BETS TODAY ~
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This year’s Final Four does not have the bluest of the bluebloods. No Kansas, no Duke, no Kentucky, no North Carolina, no UCLA. Michigan State is a top-30 team in terms of most wins all time. The others? None of them are in the top-50. So of course the big question is: Why should the
The Celtics held serve, beating Heat to stay inches in front of Indiana for No. 4 seed. Dwyane Wade played his final game at TD Garden, and Marcus Smart was honored with the Red Auerbach Award. Wade received a piece of the parquet and an ovation from the fans. The Celtics and Pacers will meet
00:00 Welcome Mirjam! Happy April! 02:00 Clippers rolling through March 08:10 A look at the remaining schedule 11:00 Best playoff matchup 17:00 Rockets vs. Clippers series? yes please! 20:00 Markers of success You can follow Mirjam on Twitter @MirjamSwanson and read all her work at www.ocregister.com.
7:30 p.m. EST, TD Garden, Boston, MA. Post Game begins at 10:00 p.m. following the final buzzer. Kelly Olynyk and the Miami Heat storm into TD Garden for the first half of a home-and-home crucial to Miami’s chances of making the playoffs as the final seed in the east. The Celtics still stand neck-and-neck with
Jaylen Brown will sit out vs. the Miami Heat after being added to the injury report with lower back spasms. ESPN released their NBA power rankings earlier today. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia PLACE YOUR BETS TODAY ~ USE PROMO CODE CLNS50 FOR 50% CASHBACK ON YOUR FIRST DEPOSIT
The Sixers beat the Wolves, they’ve all but clinched the 3rd seed in the East and they’ve started resting Joel Embiid in preparation for the playoffs. With some of the suspense now gone, Derek Bodner and Mike O’Connor of The Athletic Philadelphia open up the listener mailbag and answer all kinds of questions, from the
On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: Oh boy…. What is going on with the Thunder? Westbrook’s leadership Billy’s involvement Can they get back on track? Best playoff matchup And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes! Support the people that support Down to Dunk, Fyzical!
The final weekend of the Big Dance is set. One of Michigan State, Auburn, Texas Tech, and Virginia is going to cut down the nets and host the NCAA Championship trophy. Each one has an incredible story. Heck, three of the coaches have never reached this point of the tournament. For instance, take Virginia. The
In Game 1 of Michigan State’s NCAA Tournament run, head coach Tom Izzo lost control while yelling at freshman Aaron Henry, sparking a huge debate across the basketball world – fueled in part by Coach Nick’s tweet of the footage. Also, the NBA Playoff race at the bottom of each bracket is heating up and
On the second end of a back-to-back against the Brooklyn Nets, the Boston Celtics fell 110-96 in a rather predictable fashion. Kyrie Irving and Al Horford rested, and the Celtics starting unit sputtered. Despite the defeat, Boston remains in fourth place in the Eastern Conference thanks to Orlando, who beat the Indiana last night. Plus, LeBron
Aron Baynes does not get enough love. It’s hard to understand the nuances of his game. Watching a player seal off his defender as his teammate strolls through the lane isn’t sexy. You aren’t paying attention to the “sealer”. You’re watching Kyrie pirouette through the lane and spin it home. But that play doesn’t happen
6:00 p.m. Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York The Celtics have won their last two games, including last night’s against the Indiana Pacers. Tonight, they’ll square off with another Eastern Conference playoff hopefull when they travel to Brooklyn to take on D’Angelo Russell and the Nets. Brooklyn, 38-38, currently sits in 7th place in the East
The Boston Celtics and Indiana Pacers, in a more than likely playoff preview, battled it out on Friday night at the TD Garden. The Celtics prevailed 114-112 thanks to a Kyrie Irving game-winning layup, but Brad Stevens recognized after the game that there are some areas of the game that the Celtics need to clean
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7:00 p.m. TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts After a multiple-game losing streak, the C’s got a win earlier this week in Cleveland. Tonight, they’ll look to keep up the winning ways against the Indiana Pacers, who sit just one game ahead of Boston in the #4 seed in the East. Jon Duke and Jack Michael will
Rob Dauster covers college basketball for NBC Sports. Twitter: @RobDauster 1:58 – Purdue vs Tennessee – Did Carson Edwards get fouled? 7:17 – Virginia vs Oregon – Virginia’s defense locks down 11:57 – Gonzaga vs. Florida St. – Gonzaga outclasses Florida State 12:14 – Texas Tech vs. Michigan – The most surprising game of
A game in front, Indiana Pacers visit fully-healthy Boston Celtics in battle for No. 4 seed. Up atop Eastern Conference, Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo suffered an ankle injury in game on Thursday. The Celtics have also banned a fan from TD Garden for two years for using a racial slur directed at DeMarcus Cousins.
The Celtics clinched a playoff spot with their win in Cleveland on Tuesday night. They won’t take the court again until Friday, where they’ll be home to take on the Pacers. Gordon Hayward told media today he doesn’t expect to miss any regular season time down the stretch. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher,
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The Celtics snapped a 4-game skid with their All-Star point guard sitting for load management. Jayson Tatum and Marcus Smart stepped up with 21 a piece in a road win over the Cavaliers. Kyrie Irving sat out, and Boston won its eighth straight without him. With some help around the league, the Celtics also clinched
Despite a four-game losing streak for the Celtics, Kyrie Irving will rest tonight in Cleveland. Jayson Tatum and Al Horford are also questionable as Boston continues to wait to lock up a playoff spot. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia. PLACE YOUR BETS TODAY ~ USE PROMO CODE CLNS50 FOR 50%
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Dating back to last week, the Celtics have lost their last four games. They’ll look to gain some ground in the standings without Kyrie Irving tomorrow night on the road in Cleveland. ESPN has the Celtics slip yet again in their most recent NBA power rankings. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
The Los Angeles Lakers’ season isn’t over but the vultures are already circling head coach Luke Walton. With most expecting that the team will part ways with the coach at the conclusion of what has been a disappointing season, names are already beginning to emerge about who might replace him at the helm. On this
If you went chalk on your bracket for your office pool you’re probably doing well as we head for the Sweet 16. All four 1-seeds, all four 2-seeds, all four 3-seeds are still in play. It wasn’t the most thrilling start to a tournament, but Jeff Goodman and Rob Dauster still took time to break
The Sixers beat the Celtics, then had a stinker against the Hawks on the road. Where does this team stand heading into the stretch run? Topics: Takeways from the Celtics game to start, then talk about the lineup pairings (15:42), the disappointing Atlanta game (24:20), the team never reaching elite status defensively (31:45), Joel Embiid
The Boston Celtics added to their season-long trend of, “was that the worst loss of the year?” type of games, losing 124-117 to the Charlotte Hornets after blowing an 18-point fourth-quarter lead. Up 112-94 with eight minutes to play, the Celtics were outscored 30-5 the rest of the way, resulting in a third straight loss.
7:30 p.m. TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts After an embarrassing collapse against the Charlotte Hornets Saturday night, Kyrie Irving and the Celtics look to get back on track as they take on the San Antonio Spurs in Boston. Taylor McCloud and Joe Choquette will be breaking down the action and taking calls for a full hour
It’s hard to imagine what the Celtics would look like if it weren’t for Isaiah Thomas. Danny Ainge acquired him essentially for peanuts. Thomas turbo-charged the C’s offense and catapulted them to a playoff appearance. By the end of the run IT became a Boston sports legend. It’s hard list to crack. Moreover it’s a
6:00 p.m., Spectrum Center, Charlotte, NC. Al Horford takes a seat tonight as the Celtics go into coast mode. No Aron Baynes and Gordon Hayward again but they’re expected back soon. That opens the door to Robert Williams to start and Kyrie Irving to pick up an extra road on the front-end of a back-to-back. C’s
According to the Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Boston Celtics and Greg Monroe have agreed to a 10-day contract. Monroe signed with the Celtics last February, averaging 10.2 points and 6.3 rebounds on 53% shooting in 26 games last season. The 28-year-old Monroe, however, was mostly a non-factor in the playoffs, averaging 4.8 points in
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In light of its recent win against the Celtics, can the Sixers beat Boston in a best-of-7 series despite their 1-3 regular season record against the Celtics? Also, should Celtics fans be concerned with Boston’s performances against the Nuggets and 76ers this late into the season? We discuss. This episode is sponsored by BetOnline.ag Head
Marcus Smart was fined for the third time this season, as the NBA penalized him $50,000 for shoving Joel Embiid during the Celtics loss to the 76ers. Aron Baynes will miss time with a bad ankle sprain. Gordon Hayward is looking toward a return this weekend in one of Boston’s two games. Celtics drop four
The Celtics lost Aron Baynes to an ankle and Marcus Smart to an ejection, before the Sixers capped a 15-point comeback to win 118-115, beating Boston for the first time this season. Philadelphia shot 43 free throws in the game. Joel Embiid was 20 of 21 from the line himself. He put together 37 points
7:00 p.m., Wells Fargo Arena, Philadelphia, PA. Celtics have won 21 of 24 vs. the 76ers and go for the season sweep on Wednesday night against Joel Embiid and company. Philly has risen to the three seed behind the deadline addition of Tobias Harris, the Celts enter confident that they can flip the switch for
In this episode, I hop on with Chris Stone from Sporting News, and we preview every matchup in the NCAA Tournament from an NBA Draft perspective. What games and prospects do you need to watch? What should you be watching for? What are the fun games to look out for? When should you be glued
Gordon Hayward will miss the Celtics final game in Philadelphia tonight. Meanwhile, the 76ers expect to have Joel Embiid back in their lineup. Kyrie Irving told media that he plans on sitting out a few games down the stretch as the team gears up for the post-season. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher and
The Athletic’s Jared Weiss is back in the saddle with his weekly appearance on the pod, and he and Coach Nick discuss the Denver Nuggets in detail. Is Jamal Murray the X-Factor? Does Mike Malone give them an edge during the playoffs? They also wander over to San Antonio to discuss what makes them so
Kobe Bryant finally speaks about the Lakers trade rumors and future! Hosted by: Devon Lloyd (@DLloydTV)
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Isaiah Thomas spoke at length with Boston media this week. The Celtics fell to his Nuggets on Monday, and Gordon Hayward will likely remain out with a concussion. The Milwaukee Bucks signed a guard to help fill in for Malcom Brogdon, who is out indefinitely. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia.
As the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference, can the Celtics still make a push for a deep playoff run? Will seeding ultimately decide their fate? Causeway Street’s Zach Peloquin joins us to help answer these questions. We also reflect back on the Celtics’ four-game west coast road trip and the flight that changed everything.
March. It’s your typical sports junkie’s favorite time of year: The NCAA Tournament. The underdog is ALWAYS a threat (thanks to UMBC). No names immediately become household ones. Cinderella stories are written. Legends are born. And that’s sometimes just the first weekend. The First Four kicks off Tuesday with a pair of games. Wednesdays follows
7:30pm EDT, TD Garden, Boston, MA Isaiah Thomas returns to TD Garden nearly two whole seasons following his departure from Boston in the Isaiah Thomas trade. Boston comes off a high-scoring win over the Hawks, their fourth in the past six games. Nuggets continue to be amongs the best teams in the Western Conference behind
Isaiah Thomas may finally get the return showing in Boston he wants, as his Denver Nuggets come to town to meet the Celtics. Gordon Hayward is likely out in concussion protocol. Thomas has taken DNPs in the Nuggets last three games. The Celtics are looking for a third straight win. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed
The 2018-2019 NBA season hasn’t played out the way the Los Angeles Lakers had hoped it would. Despite the arrival of LeBron James they will miss the playoffs for their sixth straight season after suffering under the weight of a never-ending string of injuries. However, there were more problems with the Lakers than just an
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Celtics Legend Cedric Maxwell has some advice for the C’s as they make their playoff push: Don’t worry about seeding. In theory Boston matches up well everyone. They have star power, great swings and wings, solid size, veteran depth, a great bench, and a phenomenal coach. Despite how far ahead in the standings the beasts
Despite winning five of their last seven, the Celtics remain two games back of Philadelphia and Indiana for the No. 3 seed in the East. Boston hosts Atlanta Saturday afternoon as a 10.5-point favorite. Terry Rozier, Daniel Theis and Guerschon Yabusele are questionable with an illness. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia.
Is the constant criticism of Brett Brown fair? Is he the right coach for the Philadelphia 76ers? Is he holding the team back? Can they win an NBA championship with him as their head coach? Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann of The Athletic Philadelphia discuss the constant Brett Brown debate. Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#VDlb3kyhAldtPTeW.99
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A rare behind the scenes look at the preparation that goes into calling the premiere games of the week in the NBA, Coach Nick goes in depth with Mike Breen on what it’s like to be courtside at all the best games. Plus, they discuss interacting with some of his more eccentric partners like Bill
The Los Angeles Lakers have reportedly contemplated trading away LeBron James after just one season with team! Hosted by: Devon Lloyd (@DLloydTV)
The Celtics came from down 17 early to take a lead, and then from 12 behind in the second half to pick up a 126-120 win over Sacramento. Kyrie Irving posted a monster triple-double and dominated the fourth quarter. Boston returned home for the first time in 11 days to knock off the Kings, who
7:30 p.m., Boston, MA, TD Garden. Celtics return from the west with the Kings rejuvenated by a road trip that began with Gordon Hayward’s closing performance over Sacramento on the road. Now, Marvin Bagley returns for the Kings as they seek revenge and better odds at the playoffs. Boston tries to bounce back from Lou
The Celtics are back in Boston after a long road trip, and should have Jayson Tatum in the lineup to counter the Sacramento Kings, who are getting rookie Marvin Bagley III back as well. Boston sits two games behind Philadelphia and Indiana for the No. 3 seed. The Celtics recalled Robert Williams from the Maine
On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: Thunder sweep season series with Jazz Thoughts on the great team win Westbrook and the Utah fan Heckling Real or No Real And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes! Support the people that support Down to Dunk, The Athletic and Price Edwards and
Despite getting crushed last night by the Los Angeles Clippers, 140-115, the Boston Celtics had a more than positive West Coast road trip. With quality wins in Golden State, Sacramento and at the Lakers, along with displaying a renewed sense of team chemistry, the Celtics seem to be headed back on the right track following
Boston wasn’t able to sweep a four-game road trip out west, letting things get out of hand in a 140-115 loss at the Clippers. Danilo Gallinari and Lou Williams combined for 59 points, as Boston’s defense had nothing left. Jaylen Brown started in place of an injured Jayson Tatum and scored 22 points. Subscribe to
10:30 p.m. Staples Center, Los Angeles, California After a rocky couple of weeks, the Celtics are riding a three-game win streak as they finish up their West Coast trip tonight against Doc Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers. Taylor McCloud and Sam Sheehan will be breaking down all of the action and taking your calls
The Sixers pulled out a much-needed win over the Indiana Pacers with a dominant second-half performance, catapulting them to the 3rd seed in the Eastern Conference and providing them with the tiebreaker over the Pacers. Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann of The Athletic Philadelphia discuss the big win, and the Sixers’ recent play. Read more
It’s not really “going out on a limb” to declare that you think that the top-rated Gonzaga Bulldogs are going to cut down the nets at the end of the Big Dance. It’s the furthest opinion from a hot take. You are not going to “break the internet”. Stephen A, Skip Bayless, Shannon Sharpe, and
In this episode, I chat with Dieter Kurtenbach, where we break down the people across the NBA that will shape the league most in the calendar 2019 year. Obviously it includes both on and off the floor personalities that will play a critical part in creating the future of the league, including Kevin Durant, Rich
Jayson Tatum is a game-time decision for tonight’s Celtics-Clippers game. Clippers Beat host Nikki Kay of Spectrum L.A. joins the Boston Celtics Newsfeed to chat about the game and a potentially-explosive upcoming offseason for both teams. Kay and Celtics Newsfeed host Mike Walsh talk Patrick Beverly vs. Kyrie Irving tonight, and the potential of Shai
Coming off of its third-straight win overall, a 120-107 victory against the Los Angeles Lakers Saturday night, the Boston Celtics may find themselves without their starting small forward for Monday’s West Coast finale. Team officials have listed Jayson Tatum as questionable for Monday’s action against the Clippers with right shoulder soreness. Plus, the Lakers are
I know it’s a lame joke, but will the REAL Boston Celtics please stand up? The conversations surrounding the team were exhausting. How many articles, podcasts, show segments were built around the struggling C’s? And they were accurate. Boston wasn’t playing well. The drama engulfing this team was sickening, and un-Celtic like. The last two
LeBron had a triple-double, but the road-bonding Celtics picked up their third straight win regardless. Kyrie Irving had 30 points, but Boston spread it out with 33 assists and six players scoring in double figures. The Celtics improve to 41-26. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia.
The last time the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers met on Feb. 7, the Lakers erased an 18-point deficit and won on a game-winning shot by Rajon Rondo. Since that date, the Lakers have nosedived with a 2-8 record and now LeBron James will be on a minutes restriction the rest of the season,
Keith and the crew are back for another episode to discuss the latest that’s happening in the NBA. The Spurs waived Pau and the Bucks picked him up. Kaan and Pete give their thoughts on that signing as well as the Bledsoe extension. Then the team goes into the Suns GM situation and what goes
Gordon Hayward’s game-winner sent the Celtics to yet another win sans Kyrie Irving. More importantly, Boston moved within 1.5 games of Philadelphia and the No. 4 seed. Irving missed the win in Sacramento with a bruised thigh. LeBron James’ Lakers keep losing, but he moves past Michael Jordan for fourth on the NBA’s all-time scoring
A late shot from Gordon Hayward helped the Celtics grab their second win in a row on this West Coast road trip. Tonight’s victory was huge for the standings, as the 76ers dropped a game in Chicago. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia PLACE YOUR BETS TODAY ~ USE
The Celtics have credited a long flight with hashing things out, and the team appears to be having fun again. That will be put to the test tonight on the second night of a back-to-back at the feisty Kings. No. 2 overall pick Marvin Bagley III will not play against Boston. PLACE YOUR BETS
On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: Thunder loss to the Twolves Thunder Blame Game Top 10 most disappointing NBA teams Who is the 3rd best Thunder player? And so much more! Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes! Support the people that support Down to Dunk, The Athletic and The Mule!
In this episode, I chat with Dieter Kurtenbach about the Celtics-Warriors game last night, the ultimate narrative game of this NBA season thus far. We chat about Kyrie Irving’s weird media stuff, the effect that the off-court stuff has had on the Celtics, and where there’s still time for the season to turn around. Then,
Gordon Hayward flashed again with 30 points off the bench, as the Celtics led wire-to-wire in a Bay Area blowout over the Warriors, 128-95. Kyrie Irving credited the team with coming back together over a long plane ride, before going for 19 points and 11 assists in a laugher over the defending champions. It’s a
Chris Beard’s Texas Tech squad lost a lot of talent last year. Keenan Evans, Zhaire Smith, Niem Stevenson, Zach Smith were four of the team’s top five scorers last year. None of them are on the team this year. Yet the Red Raiders are a top-ten team in the country and have a great shot
Celtics start 4-game road trip at defending champion Warriors tonight. Golden State will be without Klay Thompson, but with Jaylen Brown calling Boston’s situation toxic, it’s unclear how the C’s will handle this West Coast swing. The Bucks clinched a playoff spot, while the Lakers continue to tumble out of the Western Conference postseason picture.
In this episode, I chat with friend of the program Rob Dauster about college basketball. At the Game Theory Podcast, we understand that conference tournament season starts this week, presenting ample opportunity for you guys to gamble on college hoops. So to help you figure out exactly what you want to put your hard-earned dollars
he Los Angeles Lakers have had more than their share of struggles this season, and as the losses to bad teams continue to pile up, the playoffs are looking less and less likely. With LeBron James in town, the Lakers were expected to be part of the postseason but, short of a historic run, it
After the latest loss to the Phoenix Suns we discuss if LeBron James should still be considered the best player in the NBA or not. Hosted by: Devon Lloyd (@DLloydTV)
On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: The dumbest win in Thunder history Of course…. Russell…. How can OKC get back on track The importance of PG And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes! Support the people that support Down to Dunk, Fyzical!
Coming off of a 58-point outing against Miami on Thursday, James Harden and the Houston Rockets look to go 2-0 against the Boston Celtics this season. The Rockets won 127-113 on Dec. 27 in Houston, a game in which Harden scored 45 and connected on nine 3-pointers, a record by a Celtic opponent. Can Marcus
Ben Rohrbach covers the NBA for Yahoo! Sports. Rohrbach joins Adam Kaufman today on Celtics Beat to discuss the state of the Boston Celtics. TIME STAMPS: 2:03 Raptors loss is ROCK BOTTOM 9:51 What’s going on behind the scenes with Boston? 18:22 Is Brad in over his head? 22:00 Should the C’s go back to
A victory against a 25-win team that is looking to better its draft position for June? All that matters for now is that the Boston Celtics took care of the Washington Wizards Friday night at the TD Garden, winning by a final of 107-96. Considering the Celtics had lost four straight games coming out of
As the modern game has taken hold of the NBA, the traditional dominant shooting guard that started with Michael Jordan, then Kobe Bryant, and on to Dwyane Wade might never lead a team to a title again. Find out why.
The Celtics will get a shot at ending a 4-game skid tonight at home against the equally-frustrating Wizards. On Thursday, Philadelphia and Indiana pulled further in front of Boston for home-court advantage in Round 1 of the playoffs. Daniel Theis is fully available for Boston tonight, while Terry Rozier remains a game-time decision. PLACE
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The Celtics lost their 4th straight game on Thursday, and will have an uphill battle to even get home-court advantage for one round of the playoffs. But, Kyrie Irving is still confident in his team once the postseason starts. Irving spoke following another frustrating loss to Portland at home. Also, Aaron Baynes remains out, but
Marcus Smart claimed that “Nobody is together,” Smart told reporters Tuesday night following their loss to the Raptors. “We’ve got to have everybody on the same page doing the same things at the same time.” The Celtics are currently in 5th place. Brad Wanamaker is available tonight, however Terry Rozier will sit after aggravating a
8:00 p.m. TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts After a demoralizing loss in Toronto last night and weeks of turmoil, the Celtics will look to turn things around tonight at home as they host Damian Lillard and the explosive Portland Trailblazers, a team that spent fifteen minutes stuck in an elevator at Emerson College yesterday. Taylor McCloud
Boston made the wrong kind of statement Tuesday night in Toronto. The Celtics were embarrassed by the Atlantic Division rival Raptors, 118-95, dropping their third-straight game. Boston tumbles to 37-24, after letting Toronto run all over it defensively, and getting zeroes across the board offensively. PLACE YOUR BETS TODAY ~ USE PROMO CODE CLNS50
Brad Wanamaker will not suit up in Toronto tonight due to illness. Aron Baynes also remains out for the Celtics due to a foot injury. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
We dissect Kyrie Irving’s newest comments about his confidence in himself and the Celtics playoff push to the NBA Finals. Also, what can Brad Stevens do to help this team? WEEI’s Chris Villani checks in to Talk Irving, Stevens and the Celtics’ playoff run. This episode is sponsored by BetOnline.ag Head to https://CLNSMedia.com/Win Enter the
For some reason Alex Barth (@RealAlexBarth) decided to accept another invitation to come on GTLO. If you have been living under a rock for the past 19 years, you may not know that Boston has captured 12 championships. Names like Brady, Ortiz, Pierce, and Chara come to mind right away. But what about Curtis Leskanic,
Zion Williamson is the most fun college basketball player since when? Some of my favorites recently: Buddy Hield, Oklahoma (How can you say no to that smile) Ben Simmons, LSU (He didn’t need a jump shot then) Karl-Anthony Towns, Kentucky Marcus Smart, Oklahoma state (Yeah, I’m a homer but look at the box scores) Joel
What the heck happened in the Sixers blowout loss to Portland? Should Boban Marjanovic or Jonah Bolden be the primary backup center when Joel Embiid returns? And is the Sixers bench still their Achilles heel? Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#vitbsBf2R8aECm1R.99
Jayson Tatum sat down for an exclusive interview with The Athletic’s Shams Charania that was released earlier today. Celtics come into this week ranked 10th in ESPN’s NBA Power Rankings. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia PLACE YOUR BETS TODAY ~ USE PROMO CODE CLNS50 FOR 50% CASHBACK
On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: A look at OKC’s overall numbers Russell’s efficiency MVPG Finding another wing The crazy win in Utah And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes! Support the people that support Down to Dunk, The Athletic and BetOnline.AG!
The Los Angeles Lakers are riding a bit of a roller coaster as they push for the playoffs, with uplifting wins followed by deflating losses. They will have to find consistency if they hope to make it to the postseason, and time is running out. However, even with the struggles that the team has endured
Tim Cato of The Athletic joins Nikki Kay to discuss the Clippers’ fourth and final date with the Mavericks and the landscape of the Western Conference. 0:00 Welcome Tim Cato! 3:00 Clippers and Mavs meet again 13:30 Western Conference Forecast Tim Cato covers the Dallas Mavericks for The Athletic, you can follow him @Tim_Cato. Send
One of these days maybe Kyrie Irving will say something to the media that won’t be controversial. Every time it seems he has a chance to clear the waters on something he just compounds the problem. It has now gotten to the point where Kyrie can’t even talk to anyone without it becoming a national
In a season that has been filled with “that was the worst loss of the season” type of games for the Boston Celtics, last night’s 126-116 defeat certainly deserves a nomination. Marcus Smart called the team’s effort “embarrassing,” while Brad Stevens said that he has to “do a lot better.” Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed
Nick clears up his thoughts on Kyrie Irving, followed by another batch of debate regarding the all-star’s current state in Boston and whether or not his hallway discussion with Kevin Durant should be a story. The Kyrie conversation never stops! RELATED CONTENT: KYRIE IRVING NEEDS TO TALK LESS & LEAD MORE The guys recap Boston’s one-point loss to
For the first time since its 133-77 demolishing of the Chicago Bulls on Dec. 8, the Boston Celtics visit the United Center tonight. Unlike Thursday’s marquee matchup against the Bucks, tonight’s Celtics-Bulls game pits two franchises headed in diverging directions. Plus, Memphis Grizzlies rookie Jaren Jackson Jr. is out indefinitely. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed
After an a week long All Star break, Keith Smith is back with Pete Toal and Kaan Erel to discuss the news and notes around the league. As always, Keith runs through every transaction that has taken place from major buyout guys like Markieff Morris and Jeremy Lin to two way movement. After that, the
Now that the NBA is back from All Star vacation, Coach Nick and The Athletic’s Jared Weiss break down the marquee game from last night, discussing what the future holds for two of the top teams in the East.
On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: Markieff’s Debut Tonight Predicting OKC’s record Adding to the roster this summer Lots of random TQ’s And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes! Support the people that support Down to Dunk, Anthem Brewing and Oklahoma Shirt Company!
In this episode, I get with Doug Gottlieb from Fox Sports, where we chat about a lot of different topics centering around one all-encompassing force of takes, basketball, and fun: Zion Williamson. We talk about the should he sit the rest of the year take, the amateurism takes inherent to his situation, and whether the
The Celtics failed to get off to a good start heading into the final stretch of the regular season. They fell in Milwaukee tonight to the Bucks, 98-97. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
The Los Angeles Lakers hoped to pull off a trade for Anthony Davis at the trade deadline but were unable to reach a deal with a New Orleans Pelicans front office that some, including Magic Johnson, feel didn’t negotiate in good faith. The Pelicans clearly weren’t thrilled with the timing of Davis’ trade demand and
As we unveil our Top 10 NBA players of our Top 25 list, where we debate whether or not LeBron James deserves the No. 1 spot and where does Giannis Antetokunmpo belong? This episode is sponsored by BetOnline.ag Head to: https://CLNSMedia.com/Win Enter the promo code: CLNS50 for a 50% cash back on your deposit when
While health should be better after the All-Star Break, the Celtics return to action tonight likely without Gordon Hayward, who suffered an ankle sprain during a workout. They’ll take on the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks on the road at 8 p.m. Aron Baynes is also out for Boston, but Kyrie Irving should return after a two-game
Gordon Hayward is questionable for Thursday’s game in Milwaukee. Kyrie Irving sat down with Rachel Nichols to discuss what has been a “trying” season for the Celtics. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia.
The Los Angeles Lakers find themselves in a tough spot heading into the final stretch of the NBA season, sitting three games back of the 8th and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. The next few weeks will determine their ultimate fate, making it do or die time in Los Angeles. On this episode
On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: Markieff’s Arrival The Most Shocking Moments in Thunder History PG trade! KD Leaving Melo Trade And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes! Support the people that support Down to Dunk, The Mule, BetOnline.AG, and The Athletic!
0:55 How to do 7 hours of live television without going to the bathroom 2:15 Funny story with Roger Goodell 3:44 Bringing it every single Sunday 5:37 How Redzone is changing how people watch football 7:36 Mission statement for NFL Redzone 9:22 Interesting feedback from Jim Nantz, Peter King, and Tom Brady 12:15 Jobs before
Nebraska University is not the easiest coaching gig. The Big Ten has traditional powerhouses that scoop up all the big-time recruits. Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, are blue blood programs. Matt Painter’s Purdue squad is always respectable. Maryland is back in the Top-25 picture. Wisconsin is still ranked and doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere,
Jayson Tatum made a bold claim to ESPN’s Rachel Nichols this weekend. Celtics guard Jaylen Brown elected as a VP of the NBPA. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: Hami Dunk Contest Winner! PG step backing Harden Westbrook ASG Markieff’s fit with the Thunder Rotations Your questions And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes!
Joined by Celtics Wire’s Nick Friar, we caught up with Boston Celtics rookie Robert Williams for a brief discussion on what his focus is like during his stints in the G-League, his early season matchup with Anthony Davis and his thoughts on the Time Lord nickname. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and
The Celtics are playing their best, most complete basketball of the season right now. They have won 13 of their past 15 games, highlighted with a win in Philadelphia without Kyrie Irving or Aron Baynes. The two losses to the two Los Angeles teams sting, no question. But to paraphrase Brad Stevens: Good teams lose
The NBA trade deadline has passed, but the circus surrounding Anthony Davis certainly hasn’t. Speaking at the NBA All-Star weekend festivities today in Charlotte, Davis commented that the Boston Celtics are indeed on his list of teams he’d be interested in joining. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia. Win
In this episode, Sam and Cole chat about Dell Demps being fired by the New Orleans Pelicans, and why the time was right. The Demps era will be known for its missed opportunities as much as anything else. Then, they talk about what they’re most looking forward to on All-Star weekend. Next, we discuss this
Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann of The Athletic Philadelphia check in on where the 37-21 Philadelphia 76ers stand at the All-Star break. How are the new pieces fitting, how much concern do you have over the Celtics, and more. Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#s1HfbxmSA0MLmb2s.99 WAGER ON THE SUPER BOWL WITH A 50% CASH BACK
After Anthony Davis hijacked the New Orleans Pelicans and the NBA season for a couple weeks, his franchise has booted the GM in charge. Dell Demps was fired by the Pelicans after nine years and three postseasons. A replacement will be the one to deal with this summer’s trade market for Davis. Tonight marks the
On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: Thunder lose to the Pelicans Meaningful loss? Markieff Morris joins OKC How will it affect the rotations? OKC’s ceiling And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes! Support the people that support Down to Dunk, Anthem Brewing and Oklahoma Shirt Company!
Celtics enter the All-Star Break having won two straight in two days, both without All-Star Kyrie Irving. However, coach Brad Stevens says Boston needs Irving to reach its full potential. Elsewhere, James Harden continued his impressive streak and Isaiah Thomas made his season debut for the Denver Nuggets. WAGER ON THE SUPER BOWL WITH
The Celtics grabbed their second victory in a row tonight. They took down the Detroit Pistons at home 118-110. Jayson Tatum led the way for the C”s with 19 points. This win extends their record to 37-21 heading into All-Star Weekend. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
7:30 p.m. TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts After fending off the Philadelphia 76ers late comeback attempt last night in Philadelphia, the Celtics are back home to take on the Detroit Pistons. Without Kyrie Irving and Terry Rozier, the point guard situation will be interesting, but the C’s will have to pull together in preparation for another
It’s a quick celebration for Boston after beating Philadelphia last night. The Pistons come to TD Garden tonight, and the Celtics are again without Kyrie Irving, who will be out until after the All-Star Break now. Terry Rozier is also sick and a game-time decision. Elsewhere, the Celtics slide in front of the Sixers for
In this episode, I talk to Dieter Kurtenbach about some NBA topics heading into the All-Star break. First, we talk about the Thunder, which leads into a conversation about the rest of the Western Conference. Do we believe in the Thunder? What are the other teams in the West we have faith in? Has Russell
On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: THUNDER BEAT BLAZERS MVPG! Russell’s Historic Night A look at the Western Conference Deborah Buckets Basketball Hour And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes! Support the people that support Down to Dunk, The Mule and BetOnline.AG Promo Code CLNS50 for 50% sign on
With no Kyrie Irving, the Celtics needed other stars to step up on the road against the freshly-vaunted 76ers. Gordon Hayward, Al Horford and Jayson Tatum all obliged with more than 20 points a piece in a 112-109 win. Hayward was electric from the field, Horford got the better of his matchup with Joel Embiid
Heading into the season the Los Angeles Lakers were considered to be a near-lock to make the playoffs, but as of this writing, they currently sit two spots out of the 8th and final spot. The injury big has been the primary culprit, with essentially every key Laker having missed large chunks of time, including
8:00 pm Wells Fargo Arena, Philadelphia, PA. Kyrie Irving sits out again with his injury as the Celtics run into the revamped 76ers at home now featuring Tobias Harris, Boban Marjanovic and Jonathan Simmons that walloped the Lakers. C’s look to bounce back to a pair of massive blown leads against LAL and the Clippers.
The Celtics have a winning problem. Vegas pegged this team for 50-plus wins. Some national pundits scoffed at that win total number. 60 wins is more like it! Hell, even I fell into that trap. But as the calendar turns towards the All Star Break it is looking more likely that the one-seed is out
The Celtics have ruled out Kyrie Irving for a pivotal road matchup with the 76ers on Tuesday night. ESPN has Celtics slide two spots in their NBA power rankings. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
In light of Marcus Morris’ comments following the Celtics’ loss against the Clippers, we ask a handful of Celtics journalists, including Celtics Blog’s Chris Grenham, 985 The Sports Hub’s Christian Arcand and CLNS Media’s Mike Petraglia; how can Brad Stevens fix his team? What led to Morris’ outburst and how can the Celtics turn things
The Celtics are the first team to not accomplish what its peers could: Beat LA. Back-to-back soul-crushing losses to the Lakers and Clippers put this season at a tense crossroads. Marcus Morris called out the team after blowing a 20+-point lead to the Clips Sunday night: “It hasn’t been fun for a long time. I watch
With one of the NBA’s best records since the New Year and winners of 10 of its last 12 games heading into last night’s matchup against the Los Angeles Clippers, the Boston Celtics appeared to be turning a corner. But after perhaps its worst loss of the season after being up by as many as
After Thursday’s last second loss to Rajon Rondo, LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, the Boston Celtics get back to work tonight against another Los Angeles team: the Los Angeles Clippers. Plus, some potential buyout candidates emerge for the Celtics. Celtics Nation, who would you like to see the team sign for the stretch run?
On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: Thunder beat Grizzlies TRADE DEADLINE TRADE GRADES Buyout candidates Who makes sense for the Thunder? KD…. And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes! Support the people that support Down to Dunk, Anthem Brewing and Oklahoma Shirt Company!
The Celtics and Lakers officially kicked off the LeBron James era of their rivalry tonight. LA came into TD Garden and stole a win from Boston behind a buzzer beater from former Celtic Rajon Rondo. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
n this podcast, Cole Zwicker and I break down a variety of trades. We chat about all of the deals in the order below. Then, we chat about Anthony Davis not getting dealt, and about Kevin Durant vs. the Media: TOR: Marc Gasol for MEM: Jonas, Wright, Miles, 2024 2nd LAC: Temple, Green for MEM:
8:00 p.m. TD Garden, Boston, MA. LeBron and the Lakers storm into TD Garden empty-handed after their pursuit of Anthony Davis up until the NBA’s Trade Deadline. Lakers and Celtics both stood pat beside LA’s pickup of Reggie Bullock. Boston played a role in that with their chase of Davis this summer. Boston enters winners of 10 of 11.
The Los Angeles Lakers were unable to complete a deal with the Pelicans for superstar Anthony Davis. It is rumored that New Orleans had no intentions of trading Davis, and that they purposely leaked trade details to disrupt the Lakers chemistry. Philadelphia parted ways with former 1st overall pick Markelle Fultz today sending him to
Keith Smith, Pete Toal, and Kaan Erel are back a 2nd day in a row to recap every single trade that went down on deadline day. Catch our previous episode where we discuss all the trades that happened before Thursday. Hope you all enjoy! Follow us on Twitter @FrontOfficeShow | @KeithSmithNBA | @PeteToal | @iKaanic
If the Celtics have to part ways with Jayson Tatum, should they move on from trying to acquire Anthony Davis this summer? Also, should Boston be worried about Kyrie Irving’s future with the Celtics in light of his recent comments? Subscribe to us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/causeway-street-podcast/id1101566051?mt=2 Follow us on Twitter: @CausewayStreet, @Joe_Sway, @SeanDutra, @Joel_CSP
he Sixers acquired Tobias Harris from the Los Angeles Clippers, forming quite possibly the best starting 5 in the Eastern Conference. Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann of The Athletic Philadelphia break down every angle of the Harris trade, from how he fits with the Sixers stars, to where that leaves their cap situation in the
In this episode, Dave DuFour joins and we chat about all the trades that have gone done 24 hours out from NBA Trade Deadline. First, we break down the Tobias Harris trade to Philadelphia. Why is that a deal that makes sense for them? Is there a reason that this deal might not work? Is
Keith Smith, Pete Toal, and Kaan Erel talk about all the moves that went down the days leading up to the deadline. Including Tobias to the 76ers, Stanley Johnson for Thon Maker, Tyler Johnson and Wayne Ellingto for Ryan Anderson, the Svi for Bullock deal, and right as they were closing out, Otto Porter got
On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: Thunder beat the Magic Stats over the last 9 games Westbrook’s performance 3 point shooting TRADE SZN The Tobias Harris trade Thunder Trade predictions And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes! Support the people that support Down to Dunk, The Mule!
On the night the Celtics forced Philadelphia to fifth in the conference, the 76ers traded with the Clippers to bring in Tobias Harris. Meanwhile, Jayson Tatum will compete in the Skills Challenge NBA All-Star Weekend. The trade sends a bevy of future picks to LA, along with Wilson Chandler and Landry Shamet, while also giving
There are few NBA writers with the breadth and depth of Sam Amick, and as a Friend Of The Breakdown sits down with his insider’s knowledge of the inner workings of the Lakers and Celtics as they jockey for position in the Anthony Davis sweepstakes, as well as the Grizzlies intentions to move either Mike
For the 10th time in the last 11 games, the Celtics took home a win. A 103-96 victory in Cleveland on Tuesday makes Boston 35-19 and puts the C’s in third in the Eastern Conference. Boston was without Kyrie Irving and Marcus Morris, along with Aron Baynes and Robert Williams, but got 25 points from
With the trade deadline drawing near it appears that the Los Angeles Lakers have pulled the trigger on a trade, just not the big Anthony Davis trade that people have been expecting. Instead, the Lakers are shipping out rookie Svi Mykhailiuk and a second round pick to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for Reggie Bullock.
7:00p.m. Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland Despite the growing cacophony of rumors as the trade deadline approaches, Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics (34-19) are one of the NBA’s hottest teams, winning 9 of their last 10 games heading to take on the lowly Cleveland Cavaliers (11-42) who are tanking in hopes of drafting Zion Williams. The legendary
It not a typical year for the Kansas Jayhawks. Even former Jayhawk, All-Pro cornerback Chris Harris Jr can agree with that. The ‘Hawks are in danger of losing the Big-12 Conference for the first time in forever. Texas Tech, Iowa State are both ranked in the top-25. Iowa State currently is in first place in
The trade deadline is quickly approaching and the Los Angeles Lakers are attempting to pull off a trade for New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis, though they face an uphill battle. They are rumored to have already presented the Pelicans with a massive offer of Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma, Rajon Rondo, Michael Beasley,
Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann of The Athletic Philadelphia discuss the Sixers’ recent play, the Porzingis trade and AD trade rumors and how they impact the Sixers, and look at what could happen at Thursday’s trade deadline. Read more at https://sixersbeat.libsyn.com/#WsoUTDMxu4kvYSCm.99
In this episode, Sam Vecenie is joined by Tony Jones, where they discuss the latest in As The Anthony Davis Rumors Turn, with Rich Paul leaks and information galore. Also, we play some game theory and play out some scenarios on why the Pelicans should wait to deal Anthony Davis. Also, we break down what
Kyrie Irving has been ruled out for tomorrow night’s game vs. Cleveland with a hip injury. Anthony Davis has four teams on his list of preferred destinations, the Boston Celtics are not one of them. ESPN has the Celtics climbing two spots in their NBA power rankings. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and
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This week we take a break from the divisions and take a look ahead to the most exciting day on the NBA calendar, the Trade Deadline. Keith Smith (@KeithSmithNBA) is joined, as always, by co-host PeteToal(@PeteToalNBA) and producer Kaan Erel (@iKaanic) to talk about all the moves that are being discussed around the NBA. We
2:00 p.m. TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts Despite the growing cacophony of rumors as the trade deadline approaches, Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics (33-19) are one of the NBA’s hottest teams, winning 8 of their last 10 games. With Russell Westbrook averaging a triple double for his third straight season, the Oklahoma City Thunder (33-18)
The Los Angeles Lakers are still hoping to work out a deal for New Orleans Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis before the trade deadline on Thursday but it’s going to cost them quite a bit to get it done. According to a recent report from Tania Ganguli and Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times, the
Kyrie is officially adding fuel to the media frenzy. The buzz around him and Anthony Davis for the past week has leap-frogged the Super Bowl. When will it all stop? Actually, it will probably stop after the trade deadline. But until then be ready to hear more about how flighty Irving is and how Davis
On the court last night there was a ho-hum basketball game between the Boston Celtics and New York Knicks. Off the court, Kyrie Irving addressed some of the NBA drama surrounding him and his future decision to go play where he wants to play on July 1, 2019. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes,
The Los Angeles Lakers are hoping to acquire a second star to play alongside LeBron James and have their sights set on New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis. However, conflicting reports have been released about just what the Lakers are willing to part with in a trade, causing some to claim that Los Angeles
Kyrie Irving put on a show for the thirsty fans of Madison Square Garden, as the Celtics beat the Knicks 113-99 amid rumors and concerns of Irving’s impending free-agency decision. The Knicks fans made their case after Kristaps Porzingis was traded away to help create space for top-level free agents, but Irving went about his
7:30 p.m. Madison Square Garden New York, NY. What’s left of the Knicks after the Kristaps Porzingis trade hit the court to play the Celtics, embroiled in their own trade deadline drama following Anthony Davis’ trade demand and Kyrie Irving’s seemingly decommitment from saying he’d stay in Boston. Irving joins the team after several nights off
In the midst of an insane NBA week, Kyrie Irving, who will return tonight in New York, responded to questions of his impending free agency plans. Anthony Davis is also reportedly not a fan of Boston as a long-term landing spot, and the Knicks are gearing up to run at both Kevin Durant and Irving.
Coach Nick is joined by New York Knicks beat writer for The Athletic Mike Vorkunov, who gives his perspective on the bombshell trade that just happened between the Knicks and the Dallas Mavericks. Jared Weiss also weighs in on how the trade works for Dallas as well, and the prospects for a Doncic Porzingis pick
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First reported by ESPN, the New York Knicks and Dallas Mavericks are agreeing to terms on a trade that will send Kristaps Porzingis and Tim Hardaway Jr. to the Mavs and Dennis Smith Jr. and DeAndre Jordan to New York. Still no movement on Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans stalemate. Troubled Celtics’ youngster
In this episode of the Game Theory Podcast, Cole Zwicker joins and we break down what the hell just happened. Why did the Knicks dump Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks essentially in a salary move? Do they feel this confident on Kevin Durant? What is Kristaps actual trade value? Why is this a good
Keith and Kaan hop on for an emergency podcast to talk about the craziness that is the NBA. Keith breaks down all the cap minutia of the deal and Kaan provides his usual color commentary on a fun episode. We discuss the trade from the Mavs side and the Knicks side as well as touch
Keith and Kaan hop on for an emergency podcast to talk about the craziness that is the NBA. Keith breaks down all the cap minutia of the deal and Kaan provides his usual color commentary on a fun episode. We discuss the trade from the Mavs side and the Knicks side as well as touch
Kyrie Irving will miss his second straight game Wednesday night due to a left hip strain. Anthony Davis was fined $50,000 yesterday following his trade request. NBA names Kyrie Irving and Dirk Nowitzki as honorary coaches for Rising Stars Challenge. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
There are currently a lot of speculation about just who the Lakers can get to help LeBron James this summer but will it actually happen? Hosted by: Devon Lloyd – @DLloydTV
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According to Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report, Kyrie is “genuinely interested” in playing with LeBron James on the Lakers. Celtics rookie Robert Williams III was reassigned to the Maine Red Claws today. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia.
Even though it’s Super Bowl week Anthony Davis rumors have taken over the internet. The story has percolated for 24 hours now. Every team in the NBA has rumored interest in the Pelicans big man. First it was only the Celtics and Lakers. Now every single big market team, every single contending team is at
In this podcast, Dieter Kurtenbach joins to discuss everything Anthony Davis. First, we chat about the Pelicans in general, and their direction. Then, we talk about Boston, the Knicks, the Lakers, and all of the other potential deals. What is the best asset in a potential deal? Then, we continue to discuss why the Pelicans
7:30 p.m. TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts As the Celtics continue to recover from their early season struggles and try to bounce back from a close loss to the Warriors, the Nets quietly creep right behind them in the standings. Brooklyn beat Boston badly in their last meeting in New York, and D’Angelo Russell and Spencer Dinwiddie
Kyrie Irving will sit out Monday with a left hip strain. Anthony Davis has requested a trade according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Boston is not on his list of preferred destinations due to belief Kyrie Irving will not re-sign this Summer. ESPN releases their NBA power rankings. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski broke the internet Monday morning with an Anthony Davis trade request. It’s official: the Brow wants out of New Orleans. And that is good news for Celtics fans. Because of the big news, and the big game between Golden State and Boston on Saturday, Adam Kaufman brought in a big guest, The
Pelicans Beat Writer for The Athletic Will Guillory joins Coach Nick to give his insider’s analysis on why Anthony Davis suddenly wants out of New Orleans after 6 1/2 years. And as a bonus, Jared Weiss of The Athletic fills in more of the blanks about potential destinations that both fit Davis’s playing style and
With Anthony Davis officially requesting a trade from the New Orleans Pelicans should the Los Angeles Lakers go all out in trying to trade for him? Hosted by: Devon Lloyd – @DLloydTV
2 episodes in 2 days for you guys. This episode is strictly about the Northwest division. Keith Smith (@KeithSmithNBA) is joined, as always, by Pete Toal (@PeteToalNBA) and Kaan Erel (@iKaanic) to discuss the Denver Nuggets, OKC Thunder, Portland Trailblazers, Utah Jazz, and Minnesota Timberwolves. Hope you guys enjoy! You can follow the show @FrontOfficeShow.
Although the Boston Celtics ultimately fell to the Golden State Warriors, 115-111, the Celtics seemed fortunate to be in the mix late in the game to have an opportunity for the win. The Celtics defense broke down too many times against a Warriors squad that features two of the greatest individual shooters of all time
Back again this week with host Keith Smith (@KeithSmithNBA) who is joined as always by co-host Pete Toal (@PeteToalNBA) and producer Kaan Erel (@iKaanic) to talk NBA. This week we are giving you 2 episodes. First we’ll hit you with this one going around the league to talk about the major story lines, injuries, and
8:30 p.m. TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts The Celtics prepare for their biggest test of the season as the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors travel to Boston for a Saturday night national television matchup. Taylor McCloud and Joe Choquette will be breaking down all of the action and taking calls for a full hour beginning
In what can be described as the most anticipated matchup of the regular season at the TD Garden, the Boston Celtics square off with the Golden State Warriors tonight. Winners of three of the last four NBA Finals, the Warriors represent where the Celtics eventually want to be: as the favorites to win it all,
Coach Nick welcomes Friend of the Breakdown Jovan Buha, Clippers beat writer for The Athletic, to discuss what has happened to the hot start of the Clippers. Jovan explains why Avery Bradley has become a four letter word on #NBATwitter, and what potential trades they might explore to upgrade the roster for a strong playoff
The Philadelphia 76ers have started their 12 game stretch against the best the NBA has to offer with impressive wins over the Indiana Pacers, Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs. That, plus initial impressions of Corey Brewer and what could be in store at the trade deadline in this week’s Sixers Beat. Read more at
Kyrie Irving was named a starter for the Eastern Conference at NBA All-Star Weekend. It is his sixth All-Star nod. The 76ers, a game and a half in front of Boston in the standings, are down Jimmy Butler, who is seeking a specialist for a wrist injury. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH
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On a night Scary Terry arose and the Celtics won their fifth-straight game, a chief Eastern Conference rival lost its best player for the season. Victor Oladipo suffered a severe leg injury and will miss the remainder of the Pacers’ season. The Celtics also assigned rookie Robert Williams to Maine. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed
In this episode, Cole Zwicker joins the podcast and we preview the NBA’s trade deadline. Who should be on the move? What teams could act as sellers, as a large portion of the NBA gears up to be buyers? What teams could realistically act as buyers? What names should be on the market? What are
Kyrie Irving has the flu and Al Horford is getting a rest day as Boston welcomes the league-worst Cleveland Cavaliers to TD Garden tonight. Irving has been playing insane basketball, but the Cavs provide an opportunity for the Celtics to get some rest and keep rolling before Golden State comes to town this weekend. Also,
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Welcoming Dave DuFour back, he and Coach Nick show you how to do a pod: They examine how DeMarcus Cousins looks on the floor for the Warriors, whether CP3 can come back and help the Rockets with Super Saiyan Harden, and we answer a ton of questions from the live Periscope Broadcast.
Kyrie Irving went for 26 points, 10 assists and eight steals, and Boston’s starting five pushed the Celtics by the Heat 107-99 for the fourth-straight win. Al Horford had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and Boston lit up the third quarter and built an insurmountable lead. The Celtics move to 29-18 and start the five-game
We actually recorded this time! The Front Office Show is back with the Pacific Division. As always, Keith Smith (@KeithSmithNBA) runs down the transaction and injury report with co-hosts Pete Toal (@PeteToalNBA) and Kaan Erel (@iKaanic) chiming in. We’re making up for our lost week last week by giving you guys a Division and a
Former Phoenix Suns General Manager Ryan McDonough admits he loves Luka Doncic just like the rest of us. Luka’s offensive game has translated to the NBA seamlessly. He is hitting step-back three’s like James Harden. His vision from the wing reminds people of Larry Bird. The Dallas Mavericks are a completely different team this year
The NBA fined Marcus Smart a good chunk of cash for escalating an altercation Saturday at the Atlanta Hawks. The Celtics are back home to start a five-game homestand against Miami tonight. Boston is on a three-game win streak. The Heat ended their last win streak, but if the Celtics have turned a corner, they
The injury bug has mercilessly targeted the Los Angeles Lakers, currently robbing them of LeBron James, Rajon Rondo, and now starting point guard Lonzo Ball. They have already seen games lost to JaVale McGee and Kyle Kuzma as well, and as of this moment have only had a full roster available for 11 games this
The Celtics were resilient on the second night of a back-to-back, beating the Hawks in Atlanta, 113-105, behind 32 points from Kyrie Irving. It was their third-straight win. One night after holding off Memphis at TD Garden, Boston came back from 16 down to take care of business against the Hawks and improve to 28-18.
In this episode, MGrads comes on the podcast and chats about James Harden’s insane scoring run, on the media coverage surrounding rookies and Luka Doncic, on the new AAU and recruiting calendar changes, on the NBA’s best fighters, and on Tre Jones and Duke. Yeah, MGrads and I really jumped around a lot.
The Boston Celtics didn’t let one of its biggest wins of the season on Wednesday against the Raptors get spoiled, beating the Memphis Grizzlies, 122-116, Friday night. Kyrie Irving continued his dominant play with 38 points and 11 assists, while Marcus Smart added 20 points on six made 3-point field goals. Plus, the rest of
7:00 p.m. TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts Kyrie and the Celtics (26-18) produced one of their best performances of the season against the top-seeded Raptors, got Aron Baynes back and out-worked a 30-point effort by Kawhi Leonard. Now Mike Conley, Marc Gasol and Memphis (19-25) who have dropped to the bottom of the west despite their insistence to
The NBA released its third look at All-Star voting, and Kyrie Irving still leads East guards, while Jayson Tatum is fourth among frontcourt players. The Celtics return to action at home against the Memphis Grizzlies Friday night at TD Garden. Brad Stevens says they are looking for some consistency. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher,
Let’s face it: Kyrie Irving is a weird cat. He’s mesmerizing on the court. I often call him “Basketball Houdini” with how he gets in-and-out of jams. He probably has some of the best handles of all time. He’s a top scorer in the NBA. He’s making a serious effort on the defensive side of
We discuss why Kyrie Irving called LeBron James and what it says about him as a leader to his Celtics teammates. We also break down why Boston was able to bounce back against the Raptors and what went wrong throughout its three-game road trip. Follow us on Twitter: @CausewayStreet, @Joe_Sway, @SeanDutra, @Joel_CSP Subscribe and rate
After landing LeBron James this past summer the Lakers filled out their roster around him by adding an eccentric mix of players, including Rajon Rondo, JaVale McGee, Lance Stephenson, and Michael Beasley. Now, they could be on the verge of bringing in yet another character in forward Carmelo Anthony. On this episode of the Lakers
Coach Nick is joined as always by The Athletic’s Jared Weiss to discuss Kyrie’s comments that he called LeBron James to commiserate, are the Mavericks seriously thinking about trading Dennis Smith Jr, and should the Rockets cut down on their three point attempts?
Just like that, all appears to be right in Celtics Nation. Boston got a virtuosic performance form Kyrie Irving and pulled by the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, 117-108. Irving exhibited a master class on point guarding and, yes, leadership in the fourth quarter to drive Boston over the NBA’s top team. He had 27 points
8:00 p.m. TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts Kyrie Irving and the Celtics (25-18) return to Boston looking to right the ship after a 3 game road trip turned into a disastrous 3 game losing streak. They have their work cut out for them as Kawhi Leonard & the first place Toronto Raptors (33-12) visit TD Garden
Kyrie Irving is back tonight against the Raptors. Aron Baynes could also make his return to the floor tonight against Toronto. Today marks one year since the passing of Boston Celtics legend Jo Jo White. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
In this episode, Cole Zwicker joins and we do a split podcast. The first half is on the NBA, with us discussing the Clint Capela injury to start. Can James Harden possibly keep up this pace? Then we move to Robin Lopez. Should the Bulls hang on to him for a trade, or buy him
Longtime Celtics play-by-play announcer Mike Gorman was named the Massachusetts Sportscaster of the Year. He has been with the organization since 1981. Aron Baynes (left fourth metacarpal fracture) and Marcus Smart (illness) are both listed as questionable for Wednesday’s home matchup against the Toronto Raptors. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia.
Fresh off a loss last night Jeff Goodman and Sam Vecenie discuss the merits of Duke’s top players. Zion Williamson is unlike any prospect we’ve ever seen in college basketball in some time. Charles Barkley is the new, sexy comparison, but is that even really accurate? Syracuse Head Coach Jim Boeheim said in his press
Celtics Beat made waves last week when Cedric Maxwell said even Jayson Tatum and his father would trade Tatum for Anthony Davis. This week, C’s tv play-by-play man Mike Gorman joins Adam Kaufman to reiterate that same idea. Anthony Davis is the type of player you sell out on. And if other teams throw out
Four impressive wins at home, followed by three embarrassing losses on the road. The Celtics struggles continued, as they fell behind by 27 in a 109-102 loss in Brooklyn. Kyrie Irving and Marcus Smart did not play, but the Celtics won’t find much sympathy in Boston. The team is seemingly flailing and at a complete
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Kyrie Irving and Marcus Smart are both out for the Celtics matchup against the Brooklyn Nets. The NBA cleared the Cavaliers of any wrongdoing in their sign and release of Patrick McCaw. The Raptors reclaimed the top spot in ESPN’s NBA power rankings. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on www.youtube.com/CLNSMedia
Kobe Bryant has now officially been passed by LeBron James in the most all star votes received in NBA History! Hosted by: @DLloydTV
The Boston Celtics 2018-19 season has been summed up by its recent stretch of play — four straight wins at home followed by two lackluster losses on the road. Following last night’s 105-103 defeat at the hands of the Orlando Magic, Kyrie Irving had a lot to say about Boston’s disappointing loss. Win Tickets To
Before the Boston Celtics get back to work tonight against the Orlando Magic, Jaylen Brown, Marcus Morris and Brad Stevens were able to comment on Thursday’s in-game altercation between Brown and Morris. Plus, Steph Curry makes NBA history last night. Win Tickets To Your Favorite Events at One in 100 The only raffle website where
The Celtics had a four-game win streak snapped by the Heat on Thursday, and there was an altercation between Marcus Morris and Jaylen Brown. Kyrie Irving provides some positive news out of Miami. Irving holds steady as top vote-getter among Eastern Conference guards for NBA All-Star consideration. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH
Fresh off a podcast about the volatility of this year’s Big-12 Conference, Jeff Goodman welcomes Mike DeCourcy to touch on the Big-Ten. The conference has nine teams with four losses or less. Matt Painter’s Purdue squad is tough again this year. Nebraska is tough at home this year. Even Northwestern has ten wins and almost
In this episode, Sam is joined by Dieter Kurtenbach, where the two of them break down their midseason picks for MVP, All-NBA, DPOY, 6MOY, ROY, Most Improved and COY.
The second end of a back-to-back proved to be troublesome for the Boston Celtics, as they got walloped by the Miami Heat, 115-99. The Celtics drop to 25-16, while the Heat get back to .500 with a 20-20 record. Dwyane Wade turned back the clocks, scoring a team-high 19 points and displaying the uncanny footwork
After a 4-0 homestand, the Celtics head out to South Beach for the second night of a back-to-back at the Miami Heat. ESPN has Kyrie Irving crediting Boston’s recent play to a team meeting back in December after three consecutive losses. Subscribe to the Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH on youtube.com/CLNSMedia. Win Tickets To Your Favorite
7:00 p.m. TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts The Celtics are looking to continue their winning ways as they host Victor Oladipo and the Indiana Pacers tonight at the TD Garden. Snottie Drippen and Colin Leddy will be breaking down all of the action and taking calls for a full hour beginning at 9:30 p.m. Join us
Aron Baynes remains out for the Celtics as they look to grab their fourth straight win against the Indiana Pacers. The Celtics signed RJ Hunter to a two-way contract today. DeMarcus Cousins looks to make his return to the court after suffering a torn Achilles last January. Subscribe to Celtics Newsfeed on iTunes, Stitcher, and WATCH
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Jayson Tatum when asked about being possibly involved in Anthony Davis trade, “Yeah, I’d trade me, too, for Anthony Davis,” According to draft expert Jonathan Givony, two Kentucky products could be heading to Boston in this year’s draft. The Celtics, who own 3 first round picks, are projected to take Keldon Johnson and PJ Washington. Subscribe
ESPN’s Fran Fraschilla joined Jeff Goodman to talk about Kansas’ “rough” season. I put rough in quotation marks because 12-2 is usually an incredible season for most programs. But sports is all about “What have you done for me lately?” And lately the Jayhawks have lost not only to Iowa State, but also their junior
In this episode, I chat with Cole Zwicker about the Tom Thibodeau era ending in Minnesota, the Fred Hoiberg/Ryan Saunders of it all, and what we think of the Timberbulls being no more. Next, we chat about Ben Simmons, and whether or not Ben needs to shoot to be a success in Philadelphia. Then, we
The Celtics got back near full strength and picked up their third straight win, 116-95 over the Brooklyn Nets, at home Monday night. Kyrie Irving and Marcus Morris returned to the starting lineup. Irving led the way with 17 points and six assists, while Morris had 12 points as one of eight Celtics in double