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Rob Bradford
December 27, 2017 - 10:13 pm
This wasn't really a test. And the Celtics couldn't have left Charlotte feeling like all their uneasiness is in the rearview mirror. But the Celts' 102-91 win over the lowly Hornets was better than nothing, and at least returned some confidence back to Brad Stevens' club before it gets a real...
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October 03, 2017 - 10:48 am
By JASON ROSSI Last night the Celtics kicked off their preseason at the TD Garden vs the Charlotte Hornets. Both Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward made their highly anticipated Celtics debut. Here was the good and the bad ... UPS 1. Marcus Smart The slimmer Marcus Smart started the game looking like...
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Rob Bradford
August 07, 2017 - 12:35 pm
The Celtics preseason schedule is out, and this time around it might be something you want to pay attention to. Who's ready for preseason? #IsItOctoberYet pic.twitter.com/SojgGgIV90 — Boston Celtics (@celtics) August 7, 2017 If the slate of games seem a bit different it's because the NBA has...
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Al Horford salutes teammates during a win over the Hornets on Monday. (Bob De Chiara/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
January 16, 2017 - 5:00 pm
Isaiah Thomas once again reminded us what time it is, but after watching the Celtics beat the Hornets on Monday night, I'm fascinated by Jaylen Brown. The rookie didn't do much down the stretch of the 108-98 victory -- he was at least on the floor for much of the fourth quarter when Thomas...
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July 19, 2013 - 4:52 am
The Hornets will play in Charlotte again. That is because the NBA unanimously approved Charlotte'€™s nickname change from Bobcats to Hornets Tuesday at the league'€™s Board of Governors meeting. The change will take place after the 2013-14 season. The original Hornets, who started playing in...
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July 26, 2010 - 12:20 pm
Hornets general manager Dell Demps said Chris Paul did not ask for a trade during his meeting with New Orleans executives Monday, according to SportsIllustrated.com. Following the meeting with new Hornets coach Monty Williams and team president Hugh Weber , Demps said he is confident Paul will stay...
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June 04, 2010 - 3:20 am
According to an ESPN report, the New Orleans Hornets decided to give Celtics assistant coach Tom Thibodeau at least one more day to accept their offer to be their head coach. The report says the Hornets offered Thibodeau the position last week, but Thibodeau did not accept by Thursday's deadline,...
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May 31, 2010 - 4:55 am
Reports last week indicated that the Hornets were ready to offer their head coaching job to Celtics assistant Tom Thibodeau , and a story by Adrian Wojnarowski at Yahoo!Sports late Sunday night says the team has begun contract discussions with Thibodeau's representatives at Creative Artists Agency...
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May 27, 2010 - 2:08 pm
Doc Rivers said on a conference call Thursday that the New Orleans Hornets have not made assistant coach Tom Thibodeau an offer to become their next head coach. "No, not yet," Rivers said. "I'm hoping they do soon. He deserves it. I haven't heard much. Thibs and I do talk about it. So we're just...
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