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Boston Celtics: Brad Stevens Was The Coach Of The Year

(Source: Al Bello/Getty Images North America)   By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. At Hoopstuff, we have a lot of different writers and we have had an article saying that Mike Budenholzer deserved to win the Coach of the Year, and one that said Jason Kidd should have won and although Steve Kerr should probably get an article too, to me the Boston Celtics’ Brad...
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Celtics expected to be 'aggressive' in free agency, willing to trade first rounder to deal Wallace?

After being swept up by Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in four games, it's time for Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge to shift his focus to the offseason and what moves need to be made to improve the team for next season and beyond.Whether or not to re-sign Brandon Bass, Jonas Jerebko and Jae Crowder are key decisions he'll have to make very soon. The Celtics have expressed...
Via Celtics Life
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Maybe The Kevin Love Shoulder Injury Was Fulfilling A Prophecy

Awkward… CSNNE cameras caught Love signing a Olynyk shirt before Game 4 #Celtics #Cavs http://t.co/kIlmsP4NgK pic.twitter.com/s6rPlhS2rV — CSNNE.com (@CSNNE) April 27, 2015 A camera caught this sight of Kevin Love signing a Celtics fan’s Kelly Olynyk shirt (which I now know is a piece of apparel that is actually manufactured and sold) before Game 4 Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Boston Celtics: Future bright after playoff exit

The Boston Celtics surprising trip to the playoffs is over as quickly as it could have been.  LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers made short work of Brad Stevens’ young crew, defeating the Celtics in four straight games.  It’s a disappointing end to an otherwise successful year for Boston.  The team rebounded from a dismal 2013-14 campaign, even as general manager Danny...
Via isportsweb.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs guard J.R. Smith, Celtics center Kelly Olynyk draw suspensions

  The NBA has suspended Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith two games without pay and Celtics center Kelly Olynyk one game for their roles in separate incidents during a playoff game. The NBA announced the suspensions Monday night following Cleveland's win to sweep Boston in the first round Sunday. Smith swung backward and smacked Boston's Jae Crowder in the face. Smith was ejected and Crowder...
Via AP on Fox
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J.R. Smith suspended two games for hitting Jae Crowder

As if the day following the Cavaliers finishing the sweep over the Boston Celtics could not get any worse, the NBA has announced that JR Smith has been suspended two games. This coming after the news that Kevin Love will miss the entire upcoming Eastern Conference Semifinal series with a dislocated shoulder. During Sunday’s game and after an already very physical couple of quarters...
Via Waiting For Next Year
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

The NBA’s suspension of Olynyk is flat out preposterous

Celtics Kelly Olynyk was suspended for the 1st game next season for his physical play that dislocated Cavs’ Kevin Love’s shoulder on Sunday. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) April 27, 2015 Cavaliers center Kendrick Perkins’s second quarter Flagrant Foul 1 vs Boston was upgraded to a Flagrant Foul 2 and he has been fined $15,000 — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo...
Via Red's Army
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Cavs guard J.R. Smith, Celtics center Kelly Olynyk suspended

CLEVELAND (AP) The NBA has suspended Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith two games without pay and Celtics center Kelly Olynyk one game for their roles in separate incidents during a playoff game. The NBA announced the suspensions Monday night following Cleveland's win to sweep Boston in the first round Sunday. Smith swung backward and smacked Boston's Jae Crowder in the face. Smith was...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk suspended one game for "yanking" Kevin Love's arm, J.R. Smith suspended two games, Kendrick Perkins fined

Kelly Olynyk will be suspended for one game, to start the 2015-2016 season, for "yanking" Kevin Love's arm in the C's season-ending loss to the Cavs, Sunday in Boston:Olynyk will miss the first game of the 2015-16 regular season. League said he “yanked [Love’s] arm down” after being entangled.— Chris Forsberg (@ESPNForsberg) April 27, 2015Cleveland fans are giving it to...
Via Celtics Life
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The NBA Suspends JR Smith 2 Games, Kelly Olynyk 1 Game For Sunday’s Cavs-Celtics Extracurriculars

JR Smith, Kelly Olynyk and Kendrick Perkins felt the gentle wrath of the NBA league office for their actions during Sunday’s Celtics-Cavs playoff game. Cavs’ JR Smith suspended & Kendrick Perkins fined, and Celtics’ Kelly Olynyk suspended as well. pic.twitter.com/INbx6qFljY — Matt Pepin (@mattpep15) April 27, 2015 JR Smith was ejected from the game for Article found on...
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Shooting woes doomed Celtics in first-round sweep

While the Celtics' first-round sweep at the hands of the Cavaliers was not exactly shocking, it's fair to say that they could have put up more of a fight and maybe stolen one of their two home games. A look at the series stats shows that poor shooting was a big reason why Boston lost every game.The Celtics shot 42 percent from the floor, currently fifth-worst in the postseason. Of...
Via Celtics Life
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Best Free Agent Options For Celtics

(July 4, 2013 – Source: Darren McCollester/Getty Images North America) Boston Celtics: Best Free Agent Options For Celtics By Tashan Reed: Lead Writer/Hoopstuff… For most teams, being swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-0 in the first round of the 2014-15 NBA Playoffs wouldn’t be a positive. They would be ashamed, feel defeated, and have a pessimistic deposition about their...
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Celtics have reason for optimism despite sweep by Cavs

BOSTON (AP) The reconstruction of the Boston Celtics is ahead of schedule. Being swept in the first round can't brush away that reality. The Celtics were a long shot to even reach the playoffs in a season with numerous personnel changes. Once they got there, they weren't expected to be as competitive as they were against the mighty Cleveland Cavaliers. But they got to the postseason...
Via AP on Fox
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Woj: Kelly Olynyk incident may have cost Boston its shot at Kevin Love

It's no secret that the Celtics would, pardon the pun, love to have Kevin Love in green. But after Game 4 against the Cleveland Cavaliers, where Love left early with a separated shoulder after getting tangled up with Kelly Olynyk, that ship may have sailed.At least that's the opinion of Adrian Wojnarowski over at Yahoo! Sports.Boston has been no sure thing to lure Love, but it had...
Via Celtics Life
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Evan Turner Defends Kelly Olynyk’s Play On Kevin Love

No official word is out on the severity of Kevin Love’s shoulder injury, but initial reports are that he’ll miss two weeks after getting tangled up with the Celtics’ Kelly Olynyk during Sunday’s Game 4. The Celtics’ Evan Turner came to the defense of his teammate, saying that he usually struggles with boxing-out guys in […] The post Evan Turner Defends Kelly Olynyk...
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Celtics have the best situation for NBA Free Agents

After a four-game sweep at the hands of rival LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers, the Boston Celtics will call it quits for a season that surprised many. The Celtics, who many expected to be a bottom feeder, lottery pick team, were able to shock the world and finish with a 40-42 record, which in the NBA’s Eastern Conference was enough to capture a seventh seed. As mentioned...
Via Total Sports Live
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Celtics Would Be Wise To Bring Back Jae Crowder Next Season

BOSTON — Jae Crowder likely played himself into a nice payday this postseason. The Boston Celtics should be the ones signing the check. After the performance he put on during the Celtics’ playoff push and ensuing first-round sweep at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers, it’s clear Crowder, who is set to become a restricted free agent this summer, deserves to be in Boston for...
Via NESN.com
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VOD: Celtics reach end of the road, Truth leads Wiz to sweep of Raps

Here are your Red’sArmy.com videos of the day for April 27th, 2015. Another Boston Celtics season has come to an end. The Celts lost to the Cavs yesterday, ending their first-round series and 2014-15 campaign. There’s a condensed version of the game below, along with lots of analysis, individual highlights (Sully’s) and post game pressers. Then, you can check out Paul Pierce’s...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch WFNY and WKYC talk Cavs-Celtics Game 4

WKYC’s “All In with the Cavs” web series continued on Monday morning wherein John Anderson and a member of WFNY dissected the fallout from the Cleveland Cavaliers’ sweep of the Boston Celtics. In the event you missed the live airing, we got you covered. Check out the video above where John and I talk about the following: • Did Kelly Olynyk intentionally injure Kevin Love...
Via Waiting For Next Year
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sources: Celtics to offer 1st round pick to any team willing to take Wallace

Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders has a few tidbits on the Celtics off-season plans. Let’s start with Gerald Wallace: Gerald Wallace remains the lone veteran contract Boston would like to move and sources say the Celtics would be willing to part with one of the half dozen or so first-round draft picks they have amassed to move him this off-season. Wallace will be entering the...
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Celtics Turn Eyes Toward Future With Playoff Run Now Behind Them

BOSTON — The Celtics were left with an unfamiliar feeling following Sunday’s loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. For the first time in six months, there was no “next game.” There was only next season. The 101-93 defeat in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series served as the final act for the 2014-15 Celtics — a team that blew its admittedly low expectations out of the...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynkyk: I'd probably get killed if I went to Cleveland

Kelly Olynyk reiterated Monday what he said after Sunday’s loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers: He did not intentionally injure Cavs forward Kevin Love. “Obviously, I would never intentionally hurt him or any player on the floor,” the Boston Celtics center told The Boston Globe. “I don’t think anybody in our league would intentionally try and hurt someone, especially at this...
Via NESN.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love's Injury may Have Long-Term Effects on Boston Celtics Future

Kevin Love is out a reported 2-3 weeks after dislocating his shoulder during the Cavs win Sunday.
Via CLNS Radio
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Crowder has ACL sprain, no surgery; Cedric Maxwell says Cavs players told him they planned to retaliate

Here's the diagnosis on Jae Crowder:Jae Crowder has been diagnosed with a sprained left ACL according to the #Celtics following an MRI— gary washburn (@GwashburnGlobe) April 27, 2015Crowder, and thus Celtics, have dodged a bullet. Diagnosis on his knee is sprain and bone bruise. Won't need surgery, just rest & rehab.— Mark Murphy (@Murf56) April 27, 2015Last night on WBZ...
Via Celtics Life
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: 2014-15 season awards by isportsweb

The Boston Celtics season finally came to a conclusion, falling to LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 101-93 on Sunday to complete the sweep. It was a disappointing end to the season, but fans must feel optimistic about the direction this team is heading in. Seemingly destined for a lottery pick, the Celtics played some of the best basketball in the Eastern Conference during...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss
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