CELTICS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Watch 5 clips from Kevin McHale's interview with Larry Bird

Celtics fans were treated to a legendary stroll down memory lane by NBA TV on Monday night. Kevin McHale welcomed his longtime Celtics teammate Larry Bird onto the “Players Only” segment for a lengthy discussion about their playing days. The subjects covered offer an interesting watch for both Celtics fans and general NBA fans. Here’s […]
Via Boston.com
35 minutes ago

Key objectives for Celtics Jaylen Brown going forward

The Celtics 2017-18 regular season is now 72% complete, and we have been able to get a good look at all of the players except Greg Monroe. This is about Jaylen Brown - where he's been - and where we hope he is going. Here is DraftExpress' Matt Kamalsky with pre-draft analysis on Jaylen:Looking far more comfortable on the offensive end some nights than others, Brown clearly has untapped...
Via Celtics Life
4 hours ago

Why are there doubts surrounding the Boston Celtics?

It’s been a weird couple of weeks, as the Boston Celtics haven’t been performing up to their true potential. Entering the All-Star break, the Celtics are currently on a three-game losing streak, in fact, they have actually lost four...
Via Hardwood Houdini
19 hours ago

Are some changes needed for the Boston Celtics?

It’s been a rough stretch for the Boston Celtics of late, and multiple players on the team are beginning to underperform. The Celtics are currently in second place in the conference, but the Toronto Raptors have claimed the top spot, and the Cavaliers aren’t too far behind. While it is still early to panic about the team’s outlook as there is still plenty of basketball to be played...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What the Boston Celtics can do to get back on track for the second half of the season

We have officially reached NBA All-Star Weekend which also signifies that the second half of the NBA season is upon us. The Boston Celtics, after starting off the season with a 16 game win streak, have been sliding as of late. The Celtics have lost four out of their last five games and nine out of the last 15. On top of the recent losses, the Toronto Raptors have overtaken Boston...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atlantic notes: Horford having his best year with Celtics

It’s been established that once regular season games resume, the Knicks plan on using recently acquired Emmanuel Mudiay, rookie Frank Ntilikina, and Trey Burke. Former NBA point and guard and TNT analyst Kenny Smith believes the Knicks can play both Ntilikina and Mudiay at the same time and let them compete for playing time, Marc Berman of the New York Post writes.“I think they feel...
Via Hoops Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics searching for their identity during the All-Star break

For the first 55 games of the 2017-18 regular season, the Boston Celtics knew who they were. They won basketball games with defense and grit. They fought tooth and nail to get back into games and never game up. But over the last five games, during which the Celtics are just one and four, Boston has lost their identity. They have allowed at least 104 points in four of the five, more...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atlantic notes: Dinwiddie, Marks, Irving, Ntilikina

Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie added to his breakout season Saturday by winning the Skills Challenge, but it’s going to be a while before he can cash in on his success. Dinwiddie is making the league minimum of $1,524,305 this season with a team option for next season at the minimum of $1,656,092.As detailed recently by Danny Leroux of Real GM, the three-year contract Dinwiddie signed...
Via Hoops Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers notes: LeBron, Irving, Love, Wade

Today’s All-Star Game will reunite LeBron James and Kyrie Irving as teammates for the first time since the trade that sent Irving to Boston for three players and two draft picks. They were on the court together at Saturday’s practice and neither made a big deal out of the reunion, relays Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com.Irving told reporters it was “pretty awesome” to be back with James...
Via Hoops Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Jackson pokes fun at Kyrie Irving by spinning globe during presser

Celtics star Kyrie Irving may never be free from fans and analysts alike trolling him over his past comments about the Earth being flat.Even though he revealed that he wishes he could take that statement back during a recent appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” former NBA player Stephen Jackson didn’t seem to care at All-Star Media Day on Saturday.Jackson began spinning a globe that...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving leaves open possibility of playing with LeBron James again

Despite all of the perceived bad blood between former teammates Kyrie Irving and LeBron James, their bridge apparently has not been burned just yet.In an appearance Thursday on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Irving, who was picked by James for his All-Star team, was asked about the possibility of playing with the four-time MVP for real again some time in the future.“In professional sports...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Trailer for "Uncle Drew" Released | Celtics Head into All-Star Break | Powered by CLNS Media

Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving's trailer for his movie "Uncle Drew" was recently released. It is set hit theaters June 29th, 2018. Al Horford and Irving could win big at the All-Star game as the prize was bumped up to $100,000 for the winners. Save $20 on your first ticket purchase through our friends at SeatGeek. Just use promocode GARDENREPORT.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stevens: Celtics will ‘look at everything’ to break losing skid

The All-Star break is coming at just the right time for the Boston Celtics. They have lost three straight games and four of their last five.Speaking on Wednesday, coach Brad Stevens hinted at the idea that some changes to the rotation could be in order.“We’ll look at everything,” Stevens said, per Sam Amico of Amicohoops.net. “Obviously, you’re always looking for small tweaks defensively...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pacers expected to target Smart this summer

The Indiana Pacers head into this weekend’s All-Star Break rejuvenated and ready to make a run as the remainder of the season unfolds. At 33-26, the team will enter the unofficial second half of the season as a top-six seed back east. Victor Oladipo will take part in the All-Star Game for the first time in his career after being acquired in the Paul George trade last summer.Things...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce: Celtics will retire Kevin Garnett’s number next

Paul Pierce thinks he knows who the next retired number of the Boston Celtics will belong to.Pierce said that Kevin Garnett will “without a doubt” see his No. 5 raised to the rafters now that Pierce has had the honor.“Without a doubt, KG’s number will be [the next one] retired in Boston,” Pierce said, via Chris Forsberg of ESPN. “It’s going to happen.”Celtics president Danny Ainge...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: (full) AL HORFORD on how CELTICS can improve after blow-out loss by LEBRON & CAVS

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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon Hayward will start traveling with Celtics in March

Gordon Hayward isn’t expected to return to the court this season, but the Boston Celtics will have their All-Star forward on the sideline soon.A. Sherrod Blakely of NBC Sports Boston reported Hayward said he anticipated joining the team for its travels beginning in March.Celtics fans, whether they're joking or not at this point, continue posting “3/23” about a hoped return for Hayward...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Parish: Pierce better offensively than Bird

Sunday afternoon, the Boston Celtics would retire Paul Pierce’s jersey. And even though the Celtics would get blown out, that moment lasts forever. When you ask a modern-day fan what they think of when they think of the Celtics, they’re going to say Paul Pierce.But Robert Parish, who would spend 14 of his 20 NBA seasons in Boston, thinks Pierce is better offensively than Larry Bird...
Via The Sports Post
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Garnett, Allen not expected to attend Pierce jersey retirement

Paul Pierce’s jersey retirement ceremony does not look like it will serve as a reunion for the Boston Celtics’ Big 3.ESPN’s Marc J. Spears reported on Saturday that Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen are not expected to attend Pierce’s jersey retirement ceremony on Sunday. Rajon Rondo, who was the other star player on the Celtics’ championship team in 2008, will not be there either as his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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