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Boston Celtics exercise options on Olynyk, Sullinger, Zeller reports that the Boston Celtics have exercised the options on the contracts of Kelly Olynyk, Jared Sullinger and Tyler Zeller. The team announced the deals late Wednesday night. In a clear rebuilding mode, Boston hopes to get big seasons out of all three young power forwards. Olynyk had a strong performance in the Celtics dominating 121-105 victory over the Brooklyn Nets...
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NBA Weekly Column: Start the show

The show that NBA fans have been anxiously waiting on will finally be here this week. It’s the NBA regular season! Off-season moves and superstars joining forces has made this season into a much anticipated spectacle. The contributors at have decided to bring the fans a weekly column that will highlight hot topics around the league. Enough small talk. Let’s get...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens, Jared Sullinger, Kelly Olynyk discuss Celtics' brutal November schedule (Video)

Take a quick at Boston's November games (after the home opener Oct. 29 vs Brooklyn):@ Houston@ DallasTorontoIndiana@ ChicagoOklahoma CityClevelandPhoenix@ Philadelphia@ MemphisPortlandChicagoSan AntonioOuch.  Other than Indy and Philly, do you see any Ws on the list?  I think going 4-9 in that stretch would have to be considered a fairly impressive achievement.  Luckily Brad...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jared Sullinger: Boston Celtics no longer out to 'get theirs'

“I just thought we played as individuals (last year)," he told last week after a practice in Brooklyn. "Everybody was out there trying to get theirs.” But why? “I don’t know. But I know it changed," he said that day. "That’s all that matters." As the Celtics improved to 5-3 during the preseason and prep for the season opener on October...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are learning to fight

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. A day after the Boston Celtics overcame a 17-point deficit to defeat the Brooklyn Nets in a preseason game, Jared Sullinger offered an eyebrow-raising reaction to the rally. “Last year, this team would have laid...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Trial 44 Minute Game Tested, Boston Celtics @ Brooklyn Nets

After much speculation on how the shortened game time would effect the game it was finally put to a test yesterday. In Boston, they wanted to see how much the 44 Minute game time would effect not only the playing time of each player but the amount of points scored in games. Players who benefit the most out of the 11 minute quarters are your run of the mill big power forwards, such...
Via Basketball Bicker
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump..Where Sully Played Hard

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “He was good,” said Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. “I want him to play as many minutes as he can right now. It’s good for him. He’s playing well. Hopefully he can continue.” In an interview with Comcast...
Via Red's Army
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Rumors: Jared Sullinger has likely cemented his spot in the starting rotation

Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger had another great game on Saturday in a 96-80 loss to the New York Knicks. He scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds, adding to his already impressive form in preseason. Because of his stellar form, he has likely cemented his spot in the Celtics' starting rotation.Image by hangdynasty, via Wikimedia CommonsDuring the summer, Sullinger...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Notes: Jared Sullinger Dominates In Celtics’ 106-86 Win Over Knicks

The cards were against the Boston Celtics to start, but they flexed their offensive muscles and blew out the New York Knicks 106-86 in their second preseason game Wednesday. The matchup was the Knicks’ first game of the preseason, so they had the advantage of fresh legs on a roster full of veterans. Boston once again started slow, and they trailed the Knicks at the end of the first...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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