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Face of the franchise: Isaiah Thomas or Marcus Smart?

The Boston Celtics are a team deeply rooted in history, with some of the games most iconic names. Bob Cousy, Bill Russell, Sam Jones, John Havlicek, Larry Bird, Paul Pierce along with countless others have all, at one point, been the cornerstone of the organization. With this current core of the C's, there isn't one player that sticks out as the "guy". Maybe the real alpha dog for...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Isaiah Thomas' offensive game evolving?

Isaiah Thomas was without a doubt the Celtics best offensive player last year. And it wasn't close.ESPN's Chris Forsberg provides proof of Thomas' offensive impact for the Celtics:That Thomas is spearheading Boston's offensive attack should come as no surprise. The Celtics owned an offensive rating of 109.2 points per 100 possessions -- the best mark on the team -- when Thomas was...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Arrivederci Boston! Boston Celtics Head for Milan, Italy Training Camp

Arrivederci Boston! With the Celtics heading for Milan and then Madrid Friday evening, coach Brad Stevens and veterans Isaiah Thomas and David Lee addressed the media. 
Via CLNS Radio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Isaiah Thomas has been ‘unbelievable’

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens has always been measured with his praise of players, especially in the early stages of training camp, when it would be easy to overhype his charges. Which is why it was notable...
Via Red's Army
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas feels he is underrated, has a lot to prove

You could make a pretty strong case that Isaiah Thomas is the best player on the Boston Celtics. But for a guy who didn’t start a single game for the Green and White last season, it doesn’t feel like that at times. Thomas was one of Boston’s biggest bright spots last campaign, averaging 19 points while playing just 26 minutes per game after joining the C’s in February...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where advanced stats say Isaiah is already an all-star

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. When Thomas was on the court, Boston had a remarkable 109.2 offensive rating. When he was off the court? Their offensive rating dropped to 98.8. A player’s offensive rating is the number of points their team...
Via Red's Army
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas will show off 'one-foot three-pointer' this season

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas is the best scorer on his team. He runs the pick-and-roll as effectively as just about any ball-handler in basketball, and can unload on an opponent from anywhere at anytime.But when you're only 5'9" in a league filled with monsters, no plan of attack is off limits. Thomas revealed to Basketball Insider's Alex Kennedy that he plans to show off a...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas signs shoe deal with Nike

It's official... Isaiah Thomas has signed his first shoe deal: Just do I.T. @nikebasketball — Isaiah Thomas (@Isaiah_Thomas) September 18, 2015 Nike has signed Thomas to the brand after at least nine months of contract talks according to Marc Stein. The Celtics' sixth man joins the ranks of NBA stars and legends like Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Chris Paul as...
Via Celtics Life
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas' goals for 2015-16: Build on last year's playoffs, make the All-Star team

Last week, Isaiah Thomas appeared on SiriusXM's boxing program Going the Distance to discuss his buddy Floyd Mayweather.  The Celtics guard also shared some insight regarding his thoughts on the C's upcoming season.  Via ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg, Thomas said: First off, team goals, we just want to build from what we did last year. We made the playoffs, but we definitely weren’t...
Via Celtics Life
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas rips list that ranks him 88th-best in NBA

Sports Illustrated on Monday released the first half of its Top 100 NBA Players ranking, and one Boston Celtics guard wasn’t pleased with his position on the list. Isaiah Thomas, who checked in at No. 88, took to Twitter to express his displeasure with the rankings, calling them “a joke.” Sports illustrated Rankings are a JOKE lol. Feels like back in HS when those POLITICAL...
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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