Green Street

Al Horford
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John Tomase
April 24, 2018 - 9:40 pm
Marcus Smart removed his warmups and jogged to the scorer's table. A crackle of electricity surged through the sellout TD Garden crowd. Moments later, Smart checked into his first game since March 11 and received a standing ovation. Within 30 seconds, Smart did what Smart does best, diving to...
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Celtics guard Marcus Smart isn't much of a shooter.
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John Tomase
April 24, 2018 - 6:47 pm
Marcus Smart has been cleared to play and will rejoin the Celtics for Tuesday night's pivotal Game 5 against the Bucks. Smart has been sidelined since tearing a thumb ligament in March 11. He told reporters before Tuesday's game that he needed to be sure he could withstand contact in 1-on-1 and 2-...
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Alex Reimer
April 24, 2018 - 3:59 pm
Kevin Garnett’s spirit may be harming the Celtics in their first-round series against the Bucks. Milwaukee big man Thon Maker was a virtual non-factor during the regular season, averaging just 4.8 points, three rebounds, and 0.7 blocks a game. He also barely played during the first two games of the...
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John Tomase
April 24, 2018 - 10:14 am
Marcus Smart might be back sooner than we think. The Celtics guard, who had hoped to return for Thursday's Game 6 vs. the Bucks, was instead upgraded to questionable for Tuesday's Game 5 after receiving a clean bill of health from his surgeon on Monday, according to the Boston Herald . Smart has...
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Alex Reimer
April 24, 2018 - 8:40 am
The Celtics drew higher television ratings than the Bruins this season as both teams finished towards the top of their conferences and looked like legitimate contenders for extended periods of time. Well, at least the Celtics did until Kyrie Irving’s knee started acting up. The Celtics saw their...
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Jaylen Brown
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John Tomase
April 23, 2018 - 5:42 pm
By Danny Dragin The playoffs are in full swing, and WEEI.com's Danny Dragin is here to update his thoughts on each series as the second round nears. Eastern Conference Toronto Raptors: 2-2 vs. Washington Wizards: 2-2 The Raptors took the first two games with ease, but the Wizards managed to show...
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John Tomase
April 23, 2018 - 12:52 pm
Help could be on the way for the injury-ravaged Celtics later this week -- guard Marcus Smart hopes to be cleared to rejoin the team to play in Game 6 against the Bucks on Thursday. Smart is scheduled to visit a doctor in New York on Tuesday for an examination, and if he receives clearance, will...
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Kawhi Leonard
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John Tomase
April 23, 2018 - 10:50 am
If the Spurs intend to move disgruntled superstar Kawhi Leonard this offseason, the Lakers are considered an attractive destination for the Los Angeles native. One problem -- coach Gregg Popovich has a rule when it comes to trading elite talent that could play right into the hands of the Celtics...
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Marcus Morris
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Josue Pavon
April 23, 2018 - 10:09 am
MILWAUKEE -- Celtics forward Marcus Morris is convinced NBA officials have it out for him. Less than 24 hours after the NBA announced Morris' $15,000 fine for criticizing the officials following Game 3's loss against the Bucks Friday night, Morris again expressed his frustration moments after...
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Jayson Tatum
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John Tomase
April 22, 2018 - 4:06 pm
There are two ways to look at Sunday's 104-102 loss to the Bucks in Game 4 of the first round of the playoffs, and we won't know which is valid until the series ends. The first is that the Celtics let a golden opportunity evaporate when Marcus Morris back-rimmed a baseline jumper at the buzzer that...
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