Boston Celtics

Kyrie in play for captaincy in 3rd ASG voting returns; Tatum as a reserve

Two Boston Celtics look poised to make the 2019 All Star Game after placing well in the third voting returns of fan voting, released yesterday.Kyrie Irving sits just 500,000-odd votes shy of first place in the East, trailing Milwaukee Bucks MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo by a superable margin that...

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22 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics daily links 1/18/19

All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald Danny Ainge: Celtics leadership is a team pursuit Globe Kyrie Irving admitting he was wrong a good first step In a season marred by upheaval and some infighting, can Celtics turn it around after beating Raptors? Celtics Green Preview:...

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1 day ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Open Mailbag: Give us your best trade ideas

We promise to make fun of them. The NBA Trade Deadline is February 7th and fans love talking about trades. In fact, lots of you are certified Armchair GMs in your spare time. You spend a little time on the trade checkers and share your ideas with the world. Here’s your chance to share them with a big...

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1 day ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Kyrie Irving: Comments about calling LeBron could hurt team chemistry

  Your browser does not support iframes. Kyrie Irving addressed the media about reaching out to former teammate LeBron James following the Boston Celtics’ impressive win against the Toronto Raptors. Last night, Kyrie Irving spoke to members of the media and perhaps the most shocking content...

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1 day ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics

CelticsLife Race-to-the-Title results - January 16, 2019

In the win over the Raptors, Jaylen Brown had seven points, five boards, zero assists and one steal for a combined 13. Kawhi Leonard scored 33 points, four rebounds, two assists and four steals for 43 - the difference being +30. Rondeezy got it perfect at 30. Afonso Moucho and Tiago Jesus placed and...

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1 day ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Links & Quotes: Terry Rozier’s not so great year

Terry Rozier had a good game against the Raptors. As Brad Stevens pointed out (via wjsy) In his post game presser, Brad Stevens gave him credit for the team’s turnaround, saying, “I thought Terry Rozier turned the game around. I thought he turned the environment around to be honest. I thought that his...

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1 day ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Marcus Morris signing in Boston 'kind of killed the rivalry' for brother Markieff

Twin brothers Markieff and Marcus Morris are famously close to one another. In addition to their identical features, they play with a similarly hard-nosed style and even share matching tattoos. Something they haven’t always shared since being in the NBA is a significant role in an NBA rotation. Until...

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1 day ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Taking stock of the Celtics’ draft picks and the potential of an Anthony Davis trade

It’s been a rough season for the Celtics. How does that affect their long term team-building outlook? The Boston Celtics continue to meander through their season, exploring new and exciting ways to question reality. Just as soon as I’ve convinced myself the Celtics just aren’t that good of a team, they’ll...

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1 day ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Daniel Theis is the Celtics' secret weapon

As the Celtics search for stability, Daniel Theis has quietly molded himself into the ideal modern NBA center. Through the ups and downs of a confusing season, Theis has been as consistent as ever.

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1 day ago, Hashtag Basketball, Boston Celtics

Following wins over Celtics and Rockets, Nets take on Magic

Ugh, can we get just one game where D’Angelo Russell and Spencer Dinwiddie both play to their potentials together? I mean it’s ridiculous they both can’t just play well together at the same ... I am absolutely kidding ... OHMIGOD!!!. I have literally nothing to complain about after that overtime win...

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1 day ago, NetsDaily, Brooklyn Nets, Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets

Watch: ESPN's Smith thinks Kyrie might leave for Lakers after LBJ call

I should have seen this coming.For the so-called "worldwide leader" to have spun Kyrie Irving's phone call to former teammate LeBron James into a sign the Boston Celtic may be planning to decamp to the Los Angeles Lakers is pretty par for the course in recent days, so I am not exactly shocked to hear...

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1 day ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers

Memphis Grizzlies Rumors: Team Prefers Their Pick To Convey To The Boston Celtics In The 2019 NBA Draft

The Memphis Grizzlies owe a first round pick to the Boston Celtics at some point in the next three years. The team would prefer for that to convey this summer in the 2019 NBA Draft. The way the Memphis Grizzlies have been playing they don’t have much of a choice in this regard. With how […] Memphis...

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1 day ago, Beale Street Bears, Memphis Grizzlies, Boston Celtics

What to watch for as the Boston Celtics take on the Memphis Grizzlies

Following their biggest win of the season, the Boston Celtics will try and continue their momentum against the struggling Grizzlies. The Boston Celtics snapped their season-high three game losing streak Wednesday with a big win over the Toronto Raptors. Led by Kyrie Irving’s 27-point, 18-assist...

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1 day ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics, Memphis Grizzlies

Best player in the Eastern Conference? Kyrie Irving shows playoff value for Boston Celtics in win over Toronto Raptors

Kyrie Irving, may not be an MVP candidate this year, but he showed off how valuable he can be in a playoff setting Wednesday. As much as we debate and obsess over the MVP conversation every year, the award is more of a narrative than anything else. If it was truly a prize for the […] Best player...

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1 day ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors

Boston Celtics: This season’s effect on Kyrie Irving’s free agency decision

With Boston Celtics superstar Kyrie Irving approaching an important decision regarding his future in Boston, we look at how likely he is to re-sign here. As we approach the midway point of what has been a far less than satisfactory season, from where the Boston Celtics are concerned, questions are starting...

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1 day ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics

Green Envy: What Raptors fans said - 1/16/19

The Boston Celtics got themselves a much-needed win last night against the team with the best record in the NBA, the Toronto Raptors. Kyrie Irving was electric closing the game out and has apparently instilled some fear in Raptors fans that are already looking at a potential playoff matchup. Speaking...

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1 day ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors

Kyrie's 18-assist night not the worst way to lead by example

Kyrie Irving was more than a little unselfish last night.So unselfish, in fact, it was historic - as in Irving was the very first player in the NBA to log at least 27 points and at least 18 assists since 2009 (Kyrie put up 27 points, 18 assists, five boards, and a block and a steal each on the evening).Kyrie...

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1 day ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Kyrie calls Lebron, apologizes for "being that young player..."

Boston Celtics superstar guard Kyrie Irving wanted out of Cleveland and the shadow of the king’s crown because he wanted his own team. He wanted to be the maestro, the ring leader.He got his wish.But, after a smooth sailing season that was only derailed due to injury, this season has been a whole new...

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1 day ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Danny Ainge downplays drama with Celtics

The Celtics have had more ups and downs this season than their primary Eastern Conference competitors, but president of basketball operations Danny Ainge reiterated over the weekend that he’s not feeling any pressure to shake up his roster by making trades in the next three weeks, as Adam Himmelsbach...

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1 day ago, Yardbarker, Boston Celtics

Al Horford brought his A-Game in win over Toronto - Janos agrees

The 24 points were a season-high for Al Horford in Boston's 117-108 win over the Raptors. He was 9-of-12 on field goals, while adding seven rebounds. Al was scoring from all over the place - finishing lobs, bulling his way in for layups, taking feeds for slams, hitting from beyond the arc. His entire...

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1 day ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors

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