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Kyrie Irving hugs LeBron James.
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John Tomase
March 16, 2018 - 11:01 am
Let's just cut to the punchline: Yo mama. LeBron James did not take kindly to a fan heckling him during Thursday night's loss in Portland. The Blazers were shooting a free throw when a fan could be heard asking, "Yo Bron, where's Kyrie?" As he assumed inside box-out position, James fired back with...
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Isaiah Thomas
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John Tomase
March 15, 2018 - 10:45 am
Isaiah Thomas is making friends in Los Angeles almost as quickly as he did in Cleveland. The former Celtics guard, playing for his third team in less than a year, needed to be separated from teammate Julius Randle during a sideline argument caught on camera by ESPN on Wednesday night. The 5-foot-9...
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Isaiah Thomas
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John Tomase
March 13, 2018 - 11:43 am
Remember when Isaiah Thomas dropped 20 points with nine assists on the Cavaliers in a Lakers victory on Sunday night and then insisted it was no big deal and we all thought he was lying? He was lying. Per Slam Online , teammate Kyle Kuzma told reporters in Los Angeles on Monday that Thomas was "...
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Alex Reimer
March 07, 2018 - 11:02 am
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was accused in 2011 of sexually assaulting a woman while posing for a photo. Cuban denies the allegations and was never charged. The Willamette Week in Oregon has the 2011 police report in which the woman describes the alleged incident. She says the encounter took place...
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Marcus Smart
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John Tomase
March 05, 2018 - 11:30 pm
Marcus Smart doesn't need to be helped up. In Monday night's demolition of the Chicago Bulls, the Celtics guard showed off the athleticism that has made him one of the best defenders in the NBA by executing an overhead hand-spring in the style of action stars like Jackie Chan or The Rock to regain...
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Lucy Burdge
March 01, 2018 - 7:06 am
Welcome to Thursday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Philadelphia at Cleveland, 8 p.m. (TNT) NBA: Minnesota at Portland, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) NHL: Pittsburgh at Boston, 7 p...
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Kyrie Irving
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John Tomase
February 23, 2018 - 5:04 pm
Kyrie Irving so quickly and completely made the Celtics his team, it feels like he's been here forever. But in reality, it's only been half a year. Thursday marked the six-month anniversary of the stunning deal that brought Irving to Boston and sent Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, and the last precious...
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Lucy Burdge
February 23, 2018 - 6:23 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Boston at Detroit, 7 p.m. (NBCSB) NBA: Minnesota at Houston, 8 p.m. (ESPN) NBA: Dallas at LA Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN)...
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John Tomase
January 31, 2018 - 2:14 pm
The Celtics have struggled to score without Kyrie Irving all season. On Wednesday night against the Knicks, they'll try to win without him at all. The team announced that Irving will miss the game due to a bruised quad that he suffered in Monday's victory over the Nuggets after colliding with guard...
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WEEI
January 12, 2018 - 7:59 am
By DANNY DRAGIN (*Denotes previous week's ranking) 1. Boston Celtics (1*) The Celtics traveled to London, which provided them with a solid four days of rest. They beat Ben Simmons and the 76ers to improve to 34-10. 2. Golden State Warriors (2*) The Warriors did not look like themselves with a big...
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