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  • Game thread: Boston Celtics vs. Charlotte Hornets

    Game thread: Boston Celtics vs. Charlotte Hornets

    After Kemba Walker’s 60-point night Saturday, how will the Celtics match up on the road against the Hornets? After three games at home, the Celtics are back on the road heading to Charlotte. The...

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  • Is the Hornets game a good time for Stevens to shake up the lineup? (video)

    Is the Hornets game a good time for Stevens to shake up the lineup? (video)

    The Garden Report Discusses whether Monday Night against Charlotte is a good time for Brad Stevens to make a change to the Celtics starting unit BOSTON — Last anyone saw Kemba Walker he was...

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  • Gordon Hayward is back in form

    Gordon Hayward is back in form

    The max-contract Celtics forward is free from his minutes restriction, ready to do whatever the team needs to win. What does an NBA team get when they give a player a max contract? It may be...

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  • All-time Boston Celtic teams by state/region

    All-time Boston Celtic teams by state/region

    The following is my subjective list of the all-time Celtics teams by state, or when lacking enough players, by region.  Teams were picked based on what players did while playing only for Boston,...

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  • The Celtics lack toughness and 9 other takeaways from Boston/Utah

    The Celtics lack toughness and 9 other takeaways from Boston/Utah

    Brad Stevens said his team needs a tougher mindset following another disappointing loss 1. Brad Stevens kind of said it all postgame: “The game honors toughness. And boy, is that true. You see...

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  • Summer of ‘69: How the Celtics won their 11th championship

    Summer of ‘69: How the Celtics won their 11th championship

    The story of the defending champion 1969 Celtics and the route to their 11th title with an unusual detour vs. the San Diego Rockets  In 1969 an aging Boston Celtics club was the defending NBA...

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  • Numbers game: Celtics go ice cold behind the arc in loss to Jazz

    Numbers game: Celtics go ice cold behind the arc in loss to Jazz

    Boston hit just 5-out-of-33 threes against Utah. Sometimes, the numbers just aren’t in your favor. Even considering all the post-game talk about a lack of identity and toughness, it’s hard to...

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  • Brad Stevens frustrations boil over, questions Celtics’ toughness (video)

    Brad Stevens frustrations boil over, questions Celtics’ toughness (video)

    Are the Celtics lacking toughness? Chris Grenham, Josue Pavon and Clevis Murray of The Athletic weigh in on Coach Stevens’ comments... BOSTON — Following the Boston Celtics disappointing loss to...

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  • Al Horford, Kyrie Irving express concern for Celtics’ offense and effort

    Al Horford, Kyrie Irving express concern for Celtics’ offense and effort

    The two veterans spoke about the team’s struggles after Saturday night’s loss to the Utah Jazz BOSTON - After an ugly 98-86 loss to the Utah Jazz on Saturday night at TD Garden, the Boston Celtics...

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  • Pick watch: Yahoo Sports reports growing rift between Kings and Dave Joerger

    Pick watch: Yahoo Sports reports growing rift between Kings and Dave Joerger

    Boston will get Sacramento’s pick if it lands at 2 or later Per a report from Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes, there is growing discord between the Sacramento Kings and head coach Dave Joerger. The...

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  • Out of gas Celtics beat handily by Jazz 98-86

    Out of gas Celtics beat handily by Jazz 98-86

    Celtics unable to match intensity of Jazz After a great Friday night heavyweight fight against the Raptors, the Celtics were instantly thrust into another heavyweight battle with a desperate Utah...

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  • Brad Stevens says Gordon Hayward no longer has a minute restriction

    Brad Stevens says Gordon Hayward no longer has a minute restriction

    Stevens said Saturday that the restriction was lifted last week in Portland. BOSTON - Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens said on Saturday that forward Gordon Hayward is no longer playing on a...

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  • Game thread: Boston Celtics vs. Utah Jazz

    Game thread: Boston Celtics vs. Utah Jazz

    The Celtics get a chance for quick revenge as they face the reeling Utah Jazz for the second time in five games. If nothing else, the Boston Celtics have to be feeling a lot of déjà vu after this...

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  • Despite early season struggles, Jayson Tatum shows why he’s Celtics’ number two in win over Raptors

    Despite early season struggles, Jayson Tatum shows why he’s Celtics’ number two in win over Raptors

    In Jayson Tatum, the Celtics finally have a clear-cut number two option. Kyrie Irving was incredible on Friday night. In 39 minutes, the Celtics point guard dropped 43 points while shooting an...

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  • Kyrie Irving sends the Raptors home with a new problem to consider

    Kyrie Irving sends the Raptors home with a new problem to consider

    Kyrie Irving’s performance on Friday night shines light on potential problems the Celtics can give the Raptors. It’s not every night you get a chance to witness two of the top teams in the East...

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  • Celtics Finally Free Kyrie Irving (video)

    Celtics Finally Free Kyrie Irving (video)

    Kyrie Irving had his best game as a Boston Celtic, beat Kawhi and Raptors in OT. Toscano, Gelso and Grenham break it down from TD Garden. BOSTON — How do you cure a faltering offense? Free Kyrie,...

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  • Wingz: Hayward, Morris, Tatum come up big for Celtics in OT win over Raptors

    Wingz: Hayward, Morris, Tatum come up big for Celtics in OT win over Raptors

    One of Toronto’s biggest strengths is their depth on the perimeter with players like Kawhi Leonard and OG Anunoby. On Friday night, it was Boston’s wings that helped power the team to a win in...

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  • Gordon Hayward happy to play late minutes in Celtics OT win

    Gordon Hayward happy to play late minutes in Celtics OT win

    The Boston forward was glad Brad Stevens called his name down the stretch in Friday’s win vs Toronto. BOSTON - The Boston Celtics rode star point guard Kyrie Irving to victory on Friday night as...

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  • Kyrie Irving carries Boston to OT win and 13 other takeaways from Celtics/Raptors

    Kyrie Irving carries Boston to OT win and 13 other takeaways from Celtics/Raptors

    Irving and Jayson Tatum came up big after halftime to get the Celtics a huge win When the Boston Celtics work overtime for their biggest win of the season, we do too! Here’s an extra-large batch...

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  • Celtics top Raptors in overtime: 123-116

    Celtics top Raptors in overtime: 123-116

    The Celtics pick up a big win against their division rivals in a game that may have homecourt implications. In a wildly entertaining game that required overtime and was highlighted by playoff...

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