Green Street

Al Horford
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John Tomase
April 17, 2018 - 10:31 pm
Giannis Antetokounmpo wasn't the only freak on the court Tuesday. Celtics swingman Jaylen Brown is an athletic marvel in his own right, a 6-foot-7 leaper who is becoming a matchup nightmare at all three levels. Put a small defender on him, he'll shoot over the top. Sag off him and he'll drill a 3-...
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John Tomase
April 17, 2018 - 12:22 pm
Celtics fans wouldn't trade Brad Stevens for anyone. But according to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz, the view in NBA coaching circles is less fawning. Appearing on Zach Lowe's podcast , Arnovitz relayed a conversation he had with a member of a coaching staff wondering what all the fuss is about. Arnovitz...
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Terry Rozier
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Josue Pavon
April 16, 2018 - 3:31 pm
Before making his first career playoff start against the Bucks on Sunday, Terry Rozier spent some time with All-Star guard Kyrie Irving. The two hung out at Irving's home, where they relaxed, laughed and enjoyed each other's company. Rozier left with Irving's sneakers, since the veteran won't need...
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Alex Reimer
April 16, 2018 - 12:40 pm
Charles Barkley has trolled the Celtics all season long. Earlier this year, the TNT analyst declared the C’s weren’t in the upper-echelon of the Eastern Conference . They went on to win 55 games and capture the No. 2 seed in the East without Gordon Hayward, who broke his ankle on Opening Night...
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Terry Rozier
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John Tomase
April 15, 2018 - 4:12 pm
The Celtics have already survived season-ending injuries to their best two starters and best two reserves. So what's a buzzer-beating 36-footer? The Celtics opened the playoffs against the Bucks on Sunday in a 2 vs. 7 battle that couldn't be judged by the seedings. Playing without Kyrie Irving,...
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Jayson Tatum
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John Tomase
April 13, 2018 - 11:22 am
By Danny Dragin The NBA season is over and the matchups are set. WEEI.com's Danny Dragin has moved on to the next phase of his weekly power rankings -- capsule previews and predictions for the first round of the playoffs. Eastern Conference 1. Toronto Raptors (59-23) vs. 8. Washington Wizards (43-...
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Kawhi Leonard
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John Tomase
April 12, 2018 - 11:36 am
The Celtics need one more superstar to make a run at the Golden State Warriors. Could Kawhi Leonard be the answer? Dwyane Wade thinks so. The future Hall of Famer told Yahoo's Jordan Schultz he believes Leonard will be traded to the Celtics because of friction with his current team, the San Antonio...
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Semi Ojeleye
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John Tomase
April 11, 2018 - 11:40 pm
Bring on the Greek Freak. It took until overtime of the final game of the season for the Celtics to discover their opponent in the first round of the playoffs, but when the Heat beat the Raptors on Wednesday, their foe finally became official: the Milwaukee Bucks. With the Wizards and Bucks losing...
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Alex Reimer
April 11, 2018 - 1:52 pm
Jayson Tatum wants to join the NBA Rookie of the Year debate. Currently, 76ers guard Ben Simmons and Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell are sniping over who should win the award. But in an interview with the Globe , Tatum says he’s one of the top rookies in his class. “Talent level, I feel like if I’m not...
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Brad Stevens
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John Tomase
April 10, 2018 - 11:58 pm
The Celtics controlled their own destiny in one key sense -- if they beat the host Wizards on Tuesday night, they could avoid John Wall and Co. in the first round of the playoffs. No such luck. The Wizards turned a tense game at halftime into a laugher, rolling to a 113-101 victory that leaves all...
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