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Gordon Hayward Dons Celtics Jersey, While Boston Plans Retirement of Paul Pierce's No. 34

[News] First Look at Gordon Hayward in Boston Celtics Uniform | Paul Pierce's Jersey Will Be Retired during 2017-18 NBA Season | Powered by CLNS Media
Via CLNS Radio
5 hours ago

Yabusele seeks out Dancing Bear at Canobie Lake Park

Guerschon Yabusele and Abdel Nader are having some fun today at Canobie Lake Park in NH. While the Dancing Bear sign makes for a great photo (that’s his nickname for those who might not be aware), it pales in comparison to those of the flume loving and tea cup riding Kelly Olynyk. We’re told Yabusele’s ankle is completely healed and he’ll be starting informal workouts on...
Via Red's Army
11 hours ago

There are more then a few new faces in Boston

When talking about the Boston Celtics, one thing has been brought up on a regular basis; roster turnover. While it has been one of the major topics of discussion over the last couple months, it hadn't really sunk in until I saw this tweet with the corresponding picture: How many people in that picture will be playing at the TD Garden on a regular basis come fall? I can tell you...
Via Celtics Life
12 hours ago

Isaiah Thomas on protesting anthem: ‘I’m not going to do it’

Many professional athletes have chosen to make a political statement over the past year or so by not standing during the national anthem, but don’t expect Isaiah Thomas to be the next.In a brief chat with TMZ this week, Thomas said he has never considered protesting the national anthem but doesn’t fault those who have.“I guess, stand for what you feel is right,” he said....
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Celtic Justin Reed has spinal cancer

Reed pictured left with the other Celtics 2004 rookiesReally sad news to report, as former Celtic Justin Reed is battling spinal cancer: The 35-year-old Reed underwent surgery and could require another surgery in addition to rounds of chemotherapy. You can make a donation yourself to help Justin's medical expenses at https://www.gofundme.com/justin-reed-medical-funWho could ever...
Via Celtics Life
15 hours ago

Gordon Hayward shows off his new Celtics uniform

If skeptical Celtics fans needed any sort of final confirmation that Gordon Hayward is definitely coming to Boston next season, the forward gave it to them on Wednesday night. Hayward, who had quite the dramatic free agency, shared a photo of himself in the new Celtics uniform that will feature the General Electric logo. He […]
Via Boston.com
15 hours ago

4 ways the Celtics can use Gordon Hayward

For the second year in a row, the Boston Celtics and Brad Stevens have a shiny new toy to play with. Gordon Hayward will pull a green Celtics practice jersey over his head in two months and step onto the practice floor ready to start learning the coach’s newly tweaked system and the tendencies of […]
Via Boston.com
19 hours ago

The 2017-2018 NBA season will bring high expectations for the Boston Celtics

The NBA officially revealed the dates and times for all 1,230 regular-season match ups, further adding to a widely entertaining off season. The Monday afternoon announcement via NBA.com came after the marquee Opening Night and Christmas day contests were released, each featuring the Boston Celtics. Since being one season removed from earning the top spot in the Eastern Conference...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas’ health will be the Boston Celtics top concern this season

The Boston Celtics have made an abundance of moves this offseason through trades, the draft, and free agency, but the health of Isaiah Thomas‘ hip will ultimately determine the Celtics chances against the Cleveland Cavaliers when the 2018 playoffs roll around. During Game 2 of the 2017 Eastern Conference Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas aggravated...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cavs Reportedly See Potential Trade Partner With Boston Celtics | Danny Ainge Assists...

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cavaliers may be intrigued by what the Celtics have to offer in a potential trade for Kyrie Irving. Plus, Danny Ainge gets in touch with his political side, assisting his son Tanner with his political campaign in Utah.
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: CELTICS 2017-2018 Schedule DEEP DIVE + BRAD STEVENS Plays Ms. Pacman? - CELTICS ROUNDTABLE

CELTICS 2017-2018 Schedule Highlights + BRAD STEVENS Plays Ms. Pacman? - CELTICS ROUNDTABLE CLNS Media's Jared Weiss and Sam Sheehan along with Matt and Jon Ignal discuss Brad Stevens video game hobby and the Celtics Schedule being released 0:30 Brad Stevens plays Ms. Pacman reaction 3:15 Biggest Games of the Season 11:00 Is there reason to be hopeful about the Nets schedule...
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Gordon Hayward Enough for the Boston Celtics to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers?

The Boston Celtics finished 1st in the Eastern Conference with a record of 53-29, finishing 7th in the NBA in points scored and made it the Conference finals for the first time since the 2011-2012 season against Lebron James’ Miami Heat. They were led by veteran all-star point guard Isaiah Thomas, who put up career numbers for the Celtics averaging, 28.9 points, 5.9 assists and...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What makes Gordon Hayward the 20th best player in the NBA?

Throughout the offseason, we’ll be counting down the Top 50 players in the NBA from 50 to 1. Who will just miss the cut? Which names do you expect to see? Regardless, you’ll be able to find them all right here.Why He’s Great: That’s kind of a trick question. There is no specific skill in which Gordon Hayward is great. He was not one of the NBA’s 25 leading scorers per...
Via The Sports Post
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Shane Larkin's Contract Guaranteed for Next Season | Boston Celtics to Battle...

Keith Smith confirms that point guard Shane Larkin’s contract is fully guaranteed with the Boston Celtics for the 2017-18 season. The NBA's London Game 2018 will feature the Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers. And CLNS Media's CEO and Co-founder Nick Gelso joins Larry H. Russell for Sunday's latest episode of the Celtics Beat Podcast.
Via YouTube
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens is addicted to a classic video game

Brad Stevens is one of the youngest head coaches in the NBA, and it definitely shows in at least some regards.In a feature by Andy Brown of the Indianapolis Star that was published over the weekend, the Boston Celtics head coach revealed that part of his daily routine is playing the classic arcade game “Ms. Pac-Man.”“I play ‘Ms. Pac-Man’ for 10 to 15 games as a break between...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What makes Isaiah Thomas the NBA's 24th best player?

Throughout the offseason, we’ll be counting down the Top 50 players in the NBA from 50 to 1. Who will just miss the cut? Which names do you expect to see? Regardless, you’ll be able to find them all right here.Why He’s Great: I don’t like the way we talk about Isaiah Thomas. Every conversation is based around how he compares to other short players … but he’s better than...
Via The Sports Post
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas on Boston: 'I would love to be here for years to come'

Isaiah Thomas has enjoyed great success as a member of the Boston Celtics. He’s entering the final year of his contract, and speaking on Tuesday he made it clear Boston is where he wants to stay for the long haul. Of course, the cynical part of us knows that Thomas has to say something like this. Few athletes would publicly say that they want to leave their current team with a...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas: Gordon Hayward makes Celtics championship contenders

Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas is feeling very optimistic about the Boston Celtics’ chances with Gordon Hayward in the fold.Thomas said that Hayward will help the Celtics get to the next level — which, for them, is contending for and winning an NBA championship. Thomas clearly thinks a lot of Hayward, as he was involved in Boston’s recruitment of the forward. The...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Al Horford is the 28th best player in the NBA

Throughout the offseason, we’ll be counting down the Top 50 players in the NBA from 50 to 1. Who will just miss the cut? Which names do you expect to see? Regardless, you’ll be able to find them all right here.*Full disclosure, when writing this list, my editors and I both flat out forgot to include Al Horford. By the time we realized it, the list was done, so we figured the...
Via The Sports Post
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Danny Ainge’s son juked his father and dunked all over him

Celtics general manager Danny Ainge got destroyed by his own son, Crew, outside of his own house on Sunday.The two went one-on-one, since they have a hoop outside the house, and let’s just say the senior Ainge did not win the round.Crew drove on him, took a bump from his dad, and then absolutely posterized him. He had this to say about it afterward. Gotta love the #DriveByDunkChallenge...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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