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Three leftover observations from the Celtics opening night win

Dunk that Kelly!Here are three things I noticed while at the game on Wednesday night:1. Kelly Olynyk can not jump.  Like at all.  It's weird.  He led the team with 19 points, but if he ever went hard to the basket he might have put up 30.  He was constantly falling away from the rim while taking layups and short jumpers.At one point in the third quarter he had a finger role...
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Highlight videos: Smart, Olynyk vs Nets

Enjoy some video from last night’s win over the Brooklyn Nets. Included are complete highlights from Kelly Olynyk, who had 19 points and 6 boards, AB & Thornton,(combined 25 pts) Marcus Smart, who notched 10 points and 4 steals, and as an added bonus, Celtics aficionado Dart Adams brings you last night’s player intros.
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Celtics Exercise 15-16 Options On Olynyk, Sullinger, Zeller

The Boston Celtics have exercised its third-year option on forward Kelly Olynyk, and its fourth-year options on forward Jared Sullinger and center/forward Tyler Zeller. Olynyk appeared in seven games for the Celtics this preseason and averaged 8.6 points, 5.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.3 blocks in 25.2 minutes per game. He is averaging 8.7 points and 5.2 rebounds in 20.0 minutes...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Enemy Chatter: Where Kelly Olynyk looked like Dirk Nowitzki

We often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics. Here’s a look at some enemy chatter from Brooklyn. That was… An ice-cold shower on an already lukewarm season. The Nets, already armed with average expectations, were confounded by Boston’s unorthodox spread-and-screen offense, giving up eight three-pointers and a whopping...
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Evan Turner, Kelly Olynyk Bring Halloween To Children’s Hospital (Photos)

The Bruins weren’t the only Boston sports team to do a little trick-or-treating this week at Boston Children’s Hospital. Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk and swingman Evan Turner also the time to stop by the hospital in their Halloween best. Turner sported a Ninja Turtles costume while a mustachioed Olynyk came dressed as the world’s tallest Mario. Members of the New...
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Kelly Olynyk season opener highlights

Kelly Olynyk was the C's leading scorer last night notching 19 points while also filling up the rest of his stat sheet nicely (6 rebounds, 2 assists & 1 steal).Full highlights:Follow Cedric on Twitter: @junor39Read more of my work at CelticsLife here
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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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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...
Via Celtics Life
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk and Evan Turner get jump on Halloween with Children's Hospital visit

From Kelly Olynyk's twitter account:Great visit to boston children's hospital this afternoon, it was all smiles!— Kelly Olynyk (@KellyOlynyk) October 25, 2014Obviously Mario is the star, but Olynyk is clearly a lot more suited to Luigi's body type.  And Turner's ninja turtle costume seems a little bland, almost...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk Confirms He Tweaked His Wrist Playing For Team Canada

Kelly Olynyk has had quite the overseas tour. Playing for Team Canada as part of a trip across Europe, the Boston Celtics forward landed on the blooper reel a week ago when he got his foot stuck in a billboard while chasing down a loose ball. A few days later, Olynyk sat out an exhibition game against Turkey, sparking a few rumors that he might be injured. The 23-year-old confirmed...
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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