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Watch: Bored during all-star break? Here comes midseason highlights of Kemba, Tatum and Brown!

The All-Star Weekend is over, but we're now in the midst of the all-star break. That's the perfect time to go back in time and see how the Celtics performed during the first part of the season. I've got you covered with midseason highlight videos for top Celtics players: Kemba Walker, Jayson Tatum and...

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6 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Celtics: 3 bold predictions post-All Star break

Anything can happen in the second half of the season, so it’s time to make three bold predictions for the Boston Celtics after the All-Star break. All-Star weekend is over, and it was one of the more memorable ones in recent memory. The back and forth dunk contest, the intense 4th quarter of the All-Star...

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9 hours ago, Hoops Habit, Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics: re-drafting Jayson Tatum in the 2017 NBA draft

The Boston Celtics struck gold with the third pick in the 2017 NBA draft. Knowing what we know now, how would that draft go if we performed a “re-draft”? Looking back at what could have been instead of what did is a common practice among NBA circles. For Boston Celtics fans, lottery picks–particularly...

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13 hours ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics

3 Boston Celtics that could be replaced through the buyout market

The Boston Celtics have found quite a bit of success thus far into 2019-20 but have had trouble finding consistent production off the pine. Who could they look to on the buyout market to help bolster the second unit and, more importantly, who could they replace. Danny Ainge saw holes in the makeup of...

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15 hours ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics

Daniel Theis is the modern Kendrick Perkins

Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald A role playing, low usage rate center that makes life easier for his teammates. Stop me when you’ve heard this before. The Boston Celtics have four dynamic scoring options in the starting lineup. They get all the press and glory, but there’s...

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15 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Midseason progress report: Brad Wanamaker

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images While not flashy or particularly exciting to watch, Brad Wanamaker is consistent and dependable. Brad Wanamaker has shown himself to be a dependable deputy when Kemba Walker is either sitting or unavailable. Showing the steady hand and calm composure of a...

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18 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Week 17 NBA Stock Watch

It may have been a short week of basketball, but it was a long weekend filled with All-Star festivities. In addition to the results of the regular season games, I will cover everything you might have missed from All-Star Weekend such as a game of flip-cup, a controversial dunk contest ending, and a competitive...

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1 day ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

New Kevin Garnett documentary coming to Showtime and it looks lit

Kevin Garnett could totally pull off a one man act on stage. He brings enough energy that you wouldn't need anyone else. Was super excited to see this documentary preview. His impression of Pat Riley was gold. Shame it's not coming out to the Fall, but this next year is looking like the year of KG, between...

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1 day ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Time for Celtics to really lock in, says Kemba Walker

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1 day ago, Inside Hoops, Boston Celtics

It's time to bring the NBA All-Star Game back to Boston

The NBA All-Star Game finally returned to Chicago yesterday after 32 years, but there won't be many readers who will remember the last time Boston hosted the game, since it was way back in 1964. The Boston Garden hosted the first two NAB All Star Games back in 1951 and 1952. Boston once again hosted...

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1 day ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Midseason progress report: Gordon Hayward

Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Finally entering a season healthy following a two-year struggle, Gordon Hayward came out of the gates on fire. Norse mythology tells a tale of Loki, the adopted son of Oden who grows to become the master of deception. Loki takes on many forms, unexpectedly changing...

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1 day ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Midseason progress report: Marcus Smart

Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Marcus Smart is playing the best basketball of his career. Currently in his 6th year, both with the Celtics and in the NBA, he is playing the best basketball of his career. Functionally, Smart is operating primarily as the secondary shooting guard with the assignment...

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1 day ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics: Now it’s time for the All-Stars to show out

With the 2020 NBA All-Star game now behind us, the Boston Celtics need their All-Stars to continue their high level of play for the final stretch of the season. Another year, another All-Star game is in the books. For some teams, they had no players representing them in the exhibition. For the Boston...

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1 day ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics

Kemba Walker and Jayson Tatum go head-to-head at 2020 NBA All-Star Game

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images Walker’s fourth appearance and Tatum’s first went well and both emerged healthy Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker and forward Jayson Tatum both played in the 2020 NBA All-Star game on Sunday night. Tatum’s Team LeBron defeated Walker’s Team Giannis...

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1 day ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Video: Team Tatum defeats Team Kemba 157 to 155 in NBA All-Star Game

Celtics teammates go at it during the 1st half the 2020 All-Star GameWhat a 4th quarter. Here's is the final quarter in it's entirety: Celtics-wise, Kemba actually had a shot at the MVP award, before he went cold in the 4th. He finished with 23 points, 3 assists, 3 rebounds and a steal.K3MBA pic.twitter.com/Zabn4ywXQb—...

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1 day ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

All Star Game open thread - Kemba Walker and Jayson Tatum represent

Photo by Michael J. LeBrecht II/NBAE via Getty Images Talk about the game. Jayson Tatum and Kemba Walker are representing the Celtics in the All Star game. In other words, there will be lots of dunks, fancy passes, three pointers from way down town, and absolutely, positively, no defense. Basically...

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2 days ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Celtics teammates excited to play against each other at All-Star Game

Jayson Tatum and Kemba Walker have been teammates since Walker signed with the Celtics last summer, including their time together with USA Basketball for the FIBA World Cup, but they will be on opposite sides in tonight’s All-Star Game, writes Steve Bulpett of The Boston Herald. Tatum was drafted by...

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2 days ago, Yardbarker, Boston Celtics

Video: The 2020 NBA All-Star Slam Dunk Competition

Last night's slam dunk contest actually had a bunch of fun dunks. I feel like Jones' dunks had a lot of similarity to them while Gordon's (and Connaughton for that matter) were more unique. I don't know if Gordon deserved a 50 with his dunk over Tacko, but I am pretty sure that I would never have trusted...

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2 days ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Larry Bird’s epic All-Star Game resume

Photo by Focus on Sport via Getty Images Bird’s personal ASG history is filled with epic wins, heroics, and 3-point shootout titles. With All-Star weekend upon us, let’s look at Larry Bird’s stellar play in the annual mid-season classic - back when it was still a serious competition and not a bad...

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2 days ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Midseason progress report: Jayson Tatum

Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald All ready an All-Star and on his way to becoming a bona fide two-way threat in the league, Tatum is beginning to show the world that he can do it all. Jayson Tatum is in his third NBA season. Just let that sink in a moment. Already an All-Star...

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2 days ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

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