Boston Celtics

Celtics earn “pay-back” with box-to-wire victory over stout Nuggets

For the second consecutive game, the NBA’s schedule-maker served up a meal of “second helpings” to our heroes in Green – another of those “Schedule Wins” at home versus a team wrapping up a back-to-back (although the Knicks put up minimal resistance in Denver’s 37-point shellacking Thursday).Uncharacteristically...

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7 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets

Which Celtics rookie has the highest long term potential?

Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images They’re just getting started. I’m a big believer in not judging a rookie too harshly on his first 20 games in the NBA. Chauncey Billups is a prime example and I’m sure there are countless others. So I’m not going to worry too much about the production...

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12 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Celtics' Enes Kanter Says He's in Talks for WWE Career After NBA Retirement

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter said he's held discussions with Triple H and Paul Heyman about a potential WWE career after his retirement from the NBA ...

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12 hours ago, Bleacher Report, Boston Celtics

Assessing the Boston Celtics 2019 rookie class at the quarter-season mark

How are the 2019 draftees of the Boston Celtics producing so far this season? What came as a surprise to most people was the Boston Celtics using all four of their draft picks in the 2019 NBA Draft by selecting Romeo Langford, Grant Williams, Carsen Edwards, and Tremont Waters. Along the way the Boston...

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14 hours ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics

Trouble-0-7 shows up as Brown and Tatum dominate: 10 Takeaways from Celtics/Nuggets

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports Tatum and Brown combined for 47 points in the wire-to-wire win 1. Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum are the Celtics present and future. That usually means sacrificing some wins now for experience to lead to wins down the line. For Brown and Tatum, they’ve done nothing...

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14 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets

Jaylen Brown on his partnership with Jayson Tatum: “it’s like fire and ice”

Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images We might have a new nickname for the Celtics’ dynamic duo. With the Celtics up 16 and looking for more to close the third quarter against the Nuggets, Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum tried to shut the door on the West’s #2 team. Off a steal, Tatum dished...

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17 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Recap: Celtics stack highlight reel in home rout of Nuggets

JT, JB, and company make light of Nuggets in battle of conference second places; Celtics win 105-98 at home and move to 16-5 on the season.Just two weeks after the Celtics visited the Mile High City to lose the game and looked like they might be losing Kemba for a while, Kemba was back, this time to...

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21 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets

Tatum (26 pts), Brown (21) help Celtics beat Denver 108-95

Tatum (26 pts), Brown (21) help Celtics beat Denver 108-95

Jayson Tatum scored 26 points and Jaylen Brown added 21 to help the Boston Celtics beat the Denver Nuggets and remain perfect at home for the season

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21 hours ago, FOX Sports, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets

Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Star for Celtics in 108-95 Rout over Nuggets

The Boston Celtics avoided a season sweep at the hands of the Denver Nuggets. Boston prevailed 108-95 at TD Garden in Friday's showdown between two of the best teams in the league in the early going...

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21 hours ago, Bleacher Report, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets

Celtics beats Nuggets to improve to 9-0 at home

Celtics beats Nuggets to improve to 9-0 at home

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22 hours ago, FOX Sports, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets

Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum lead run in third to top Nuggets 108-95

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports Brown and Tatum combine for 47 points to continue their recent scoring surge and a barrage of Celtics blocks nullified Denver’s size advantage in a 32-19 3Q victory. The Nuggets had to know the game slipped from their hands when Nikola Jokic needed to awkwardly flip...

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1 day ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets

Must C’s: the Jays have TD Garden rocking heading into the 4th quarter vs. Nuggets

Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images A Brown slam dunk and Tatum three give the Celtics a 21-point lead at the end of the third quarter. This is how you close a quarter: JAYS pic.twitter.com/BOuDo9WFK9— Max Carlin (@maxacarlin) December 7, 2019 Slow mo pic.twitter.com/WItfRAvi1j— Max Carlin...

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1 day ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets

B/R Breakdown: The Boston Celtics Are Better off with Kemba Than Kyrie

The Boston Celtics are better off with Kemba Walker than Kyrie Irving . Kemba's clutch play and leadership skills are leading the Celtics to victory. Watch the video above for the full breakdown...

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1 day ago, Bleacher Report, Boston Celtics

Recap: Nuggets lose to Celtics

Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Not much to say about a game where the Nuggets never lead and were demolished on national television. The Nuggets were soundly defeated on the road against the Celtics, losing 108-95 in the second game of their Eastern Conference road trip. Nikola Jokic lead the...

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1 day ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics

Abacus’ Chalk-dust NBA Ratings (6-weeks)

Just askin', but ...... is the NBA’s balance of power beginning to make a shirt Eastward?Criteria: (all data reflects play through Tuesday Dec. 3)(1) Flow: An estimate of a team’s per-game performance (measured in “stops” of the opponent) in converting its possessions.(2) Striping: An exact count (represented...

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1 day ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Denver Nuggets, Budweiser to host Watch Party for Celtics game on Dec. 6

The Denver Nuggets will host their first official watch party of the 2019-20 season, presented by Budweiser, Friday at Brooklyn’s. 

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1 day ago, Denver Nuggets, Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics

Celtics expect Gordon Hayward back by Christmas

The Celtics believe Gordon Hayward will back on the court before their Christmas matchup with Toronto, tweets Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe. Coach Brad Stevens offered the updated prognosis for Hayward, who has been sidelined since November 9 with a fractured bone in his left hand. President of basketball...

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1 day ago, Yardbarker, Boston Celtics

Preview: Denver Nuggets at Boston Celtics Game #21 12/6/19

Photo by Jamie Schwaberow/Getty Images The Celtics welcome the Denver Nuggets to the TD Garden for their second and final meeting this season. The Denver Nuggets make their only visit to the TD Garden for the second and final game between the Nuggets and Celtics this season. The Nuggets won 96-92...

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1 day ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets

Report Card: Grading the Boston Celtics through the 1st quarter of the season

The Boston Celtics have completed about a quarter of their games on the 2019-20 season. I can’t believe the first unofficial checkpoint has already arrived. It is a perfect time to take a step back and assess how the team is doing after their impressive 15-5 start.I have listed the Celtics in alphabetical...

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1 day ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Nuggets return to Boston for first time since 2019 playoff-clinching victory – Daily Nugget

The Nuggets return to the scene of their 2019 playoff-clinching victory.

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1 day ago, Denver Nuggets, Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics

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