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KELLY OLYNYK RUMORS & GOSSIP

The NBA clearly forgot the All-Star Game is in Canada (Kelly Olynyk left out of 3PT contest)

In September of 2013, the NBA decided to award the 2016 All-Star Game to the city of Toronto.  At the time, the Toronto Raptors were coming off a 34-48 campaign and had posted a total of just four winning seasons in franchise history.  I can't imagine it ever occurred to the powers that be that by 2016 the Raptors would be in contention for the best record in the Eastern Conference...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk one of the best three-point shooters in the NBA?

In the Celtics' 118-113 OT loss to the Mavericks Monday, Kelly Olynyk drained a career-best five three-point field goals.  Olynyk scored 17 points while shooting 5-of-6 from beyond the arc.  Three days earlier, Olynyk drained 4-of-6 treys in the C's home defeat of the Suns.Over Boston's last five games, Olynyk is a combined 13-for-21 from deep, a 61.9-percent clip.  For the season...
Via Celtics Life
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The growth of Kelly Olynyk

When Kelly Olynyk was drafted by the Celtics in 2013, there was a lot of anticipation and speculation regarding how well his style of play would fit in the NBA.Thanks to a seven inch growth spurt in high school that turned him from a 6'3" point guard to a seven foot big man over the course of two years, he was best described as a guard trapped in a power forward/center's body.  Whether...
Via Celtics Life
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics Notes: Kelly Olynyk Puts On Show In Mexico City — Again

Kelly Olynyk’s game went south Thursday night, and apparently that’s a very good thing for the Boston Celtics forward. Olynyk had his best game of the young season, going off for 21 points on 9 of 12 shooting while adding four rebounds, four assists and this vicious slam in an easy win over the Sacramento Kings in Mexico City. If you think Olynyk enjoys playing on foreign soil...
Via NESN.com
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk Tries To Finish Entire Burrito In Four Bites, Succeeds? (Video)

Kelly Olynyk had a lot to chew on during the Boston Celtics’ flight to Milwaukee on Monday. Literally. Apparently this whole thing started when Olynyk, who had just started a healthy-sized burrito, claimed he could finish the rest in just four bites. Naturally, his Celtics teammates asked him to prove it. Fortunately for the rest of America, forward Amir Johnson documented Olynyk’s...
Via NESN.com
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Kelly Olynyk Embraces Inner Kid, Takes Trip To Legoland (Photos)

Kelly Olynyk got his day with the Larry O’Brien Trophy this week. Well, sort of. The Boston Celtics center on Thursday took a trip to Legoland in Somerville, Mass., as part of a Celtics community event. While there, Olynyk and the local kids in attendance scoped out the Lego-fied versions of Fenway Park and, yes, the NBA’s championship trophy. Kelly Olynyk and his friends...
Via NESN.com
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Love reaches out to Kelly Olynyk

Kevin Love out of the sling & rehab continuing says he reached out to Kelly Olynyk via text & things are good between them "tough play" — Daryl Ruiter (@RuiterWrongFAN) May 31, 2015Well it's nice to see Love finally realize that Kelly Olynyk would be just about the last player to do something dirty on the court. Time seems to have healed all wounds here as just a few weeks...
Via Celtics Life
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Potential draft day trade-up targets

As the NBA Draft nears, the Boston Celtics are diligently examining the players on their big board and finalizing the short list of prospects they will be looking to select when their name is called on draft day. While this should be a strong draft class, the talent pool is a little top heavy, as there are only 7 or 8 truly elite prospects. The Celtics, who have two picks in the...
Via isportsweb.com
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Love rips Kelly Olynyk for 'bush league' play

After the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a sweep of the Boston Celtics on Sunday, Kevin Love revealed that he suffered a dislocated shoulder during the game. He felt it could have been avoided without dirty play from Celtics center Kelly Olynyk. Love told reporters he felt Olynyk grabbed his arm intentionally and that the league should...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk helps Celtics to win despite eye injury

By Zack Cox BOSTON — Two de facto playoff games, two wins for the Celtics. Two days after earning a road victory over the Charlotte Hornets, Boston dispatched the Indiana Pacers 100-87 Wednesday at TD Garden. The Pacers cut the Celtics’ 18-point advantage to six entering the fourth quarter, but that’s as close as the visitors would get. THE ONE-EYED BIG MAN Despite...
Via NESN.com
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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