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Report: Celtics' Marcus Smart to Donate Blood Plasma for COVID-19 Research

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart is donating his blood plasma to National COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Project to aid ongoing research about the coronavirus, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium...

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8 hours ago, Bleacher Report, Boston Celtics

Marcus Smart to donate his blood plasma to National COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Project

Well we warned the coronavirus back when Smart tested positive:The coronavirus has done fucked with the wrong person now. https://t.co/hMuPY2bvw5 https://t.co/RH0Pp88KRs— CelticsLife.com (@celticslife) March 20, 2020Now that Smart is coronavirus free, he's going on the offensive:Smart has been one of...

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8 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Celtics' Marcus Smart to donate blood plasma for COVID-19 research

Boston Celtics star Marcus Smart recently was cleared after testing positive for COVID-19, and now he’s going to do his part in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Shams Charania of The Athletic shared Tuesday night that Smart plans to donate his blood plasma to the National COVID-19 Convalescent...

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8 hours ago, Yardbarker, Boston Celtics

Quarantine Question of the Day: Who are your favorite non-Celtics players in today's NBA?

Unfortunately we will have no recaps or Green Envy's for a while, so figured it might be fun and give people a distraction to debate in the comment section on a different question every day while we are stuck in this new normal.Today's question:Who are your favorite non-Celtics players in the NBA?Pretty...

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8 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Marcus Smart will donate blood plasma to COVID-19 research

Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images Smart was cleared of coronavirus and now his antibodies could lead to a possible treatment of the virus currently ravaging the world. The best defense against coronavirus could soon be Marcus Smart antibodies. Smart will donate blood plasma to the National...

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11 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

How will the Toronto banning of all public events through June affect the NBA resuming it's season

BREAKING: City of Toronto bans all public events until June 30.— Tom Harrington (@cbctom) March 31, 2020Not a great sign for the NBA coming back before the summer, but a couple things to keep in mind: 1) The NBA is most likely to resume first by playing in smaller, fan-less neutral courts (so this...

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12 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors

Boston Celtics: C’s center rotation moving forward to the playoffs

If and when the Boston Celtics have a clean injury report, what would the big-man rotation look like for the Celtics moving forward this season? The Boston Celtics have four centers on the active roster that have never all been healthy at the same time. Daniel Theis has been the team’s most reliable...

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14 hours ago, Hoops Habit, Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics daily links 3/31/20

Semi Ojeleye vs Trail Blazers 2/25/20 | Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald Boston’s top 10 athletes, No. 5: No. 33, Larry Bird Celtic scouting plans changing on the no-fly Globe Marcus Smart says he has been cleared of...

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16 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics: 3 options for Gordon Hayward this off-season

Whenever the off-season begins, the Boston Celtics will have a $34 million question answered. What are the options for their oft-injured former All-Star? Gordon Hayward is going to be a wealthy man no matter what happens this off-season. The Boston Celtics are on the hook for his $34 million player option...

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18 hours ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics

Tales from CelticsBlog Slack: first two rounds of our Celtics fantasy draft

Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Build your best Boston fantasy team. Bill Sy: The rules of our Celtics fantasy draft are pretty simple. We’ll do this snake draft style and go eight deep, five starters and four off the bench. You can pick any Celtic, current or from the past, but they had...

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22 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics, Fantasy

Boston Celtics: 3 C’s that over performed during the 2019-20 season

The 2019-20 regular season was without a doubt a major success for the Boston Celtics. As a whole, when fully healthy the team over performed based on preseason projections, and so too did these 3 players. It’s no secret that the fate of the 2019-20 NBA season hangs in the balance due to the global...

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23 hours ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics

10 Takeaways: Roster decisions Boston must make before next season

Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images The Celtics don’t have a lot of roster flexibility, but still have decisions to make At the end of last week, CelticsBlog covered what a lower salary cap/luxury tax could mean for Boston. With that in mind, the Celtics do have some work to do before the start of...

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23 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Loving the NBA in the time of coronavirus

Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images Before quarantine and social distancing, the Celtics were playing some of their most competitive basketball of the season. Two weeks later, Boston and the rest of the world has a common foe. Celtics fans know their enemies. Some we’ve kept close. The Knicks are...

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1 day ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Jayson Tatum checks in from Boston quarantine on Jeff Goodman's podcast

Jeff Goodman was able to get Jayson Tatum on his podcast yesterday. Tatum like the rest of us has been cooped up in his home doing his part. Of course he initially was in isolation due to waiting on his coronavirus test results, but can be with his mother and his son. Have a listen to the full interview...

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1 day ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Jayson Tatum discusses missing basketball in quarantine

Jayson Tatum caught up with Jeff Goodman from his quarantine in Boston discussing what it’ll take for him and the NBA to get back into shape if a restart is possible. Three weeks ago, in the flow of the NBA season, many players didn’t realize the extent of the growing coronavirus threat. Both LeBron...

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1 day ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics: 3 draft prospects C’s should not consider with their 2020 first-round picks

The Boston Celtics have three first-round draft picks in the upcoming 2020 NBA Draft. Here are three prospects the Houdini hopes they don’t select with them. As we continue to trudge through this seemingly never-ending quarantine, thoughts of Boston Celtics basketball are still fresh on our minds...

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1 day ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics

Until the NBA returns let’s do what we can to help the world heal

Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images Happy birthday to both CelticsBlog and myself. To show both (or one) of us love, please consider donating to The Boston Foundation or any charity today. We’re living in the strangest and most consequential of times — one we won’t be able to believe looking...

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1 day ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

CelticsBlog COVID-19 fundraiser in partnership with The Boston Foundation

Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images Help us help those in need. The clock is ticking. You’re weary but determined. The opposition is fierce and formidable, but you’ve got this. We’ve got this. Coach calls out the play, the ball whips from one teammate to another. You curl around a screen, catch the...

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2 days ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

New York Knicks owner James Dolan tests positive for coronavirus

The Knicks just announced that owner James Dolan has tested positive for the coronavirus and is in self-isolation with "little to no symptoms"— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) March 29, 2020James Dolan has become the first owner of any of the four major American sports to test positive for the coronavirus...

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2 days ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, New York Knicks

Marcus Smart now coronavirus free

Corona Free as of two days ago. Cleared by Mass Dept of Health. Thanks for everyone’s thoughts and prayers and I’m doing the same for everyone that’s been effected by this. Stay safe and stay together- apart! Much love!— marcus smart (@smart_MS3) March 30, 2020Marcus Smart received the news he...

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2 days ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

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