It wasn't the home opener the Boston Celtics were hoping for, with the Toronto Raptors rolling to a 32-point win at TD Garden. Head coach Ime Udoka didn't hold back postgame, saying the Celtics were 'punked' in the disappointing loss.
The Boston Celtics are headed home and looking to earn their first win of the season against the Toronto Raptors Friday night. Both teams dropped their season openers on Wednesday, with the Raptors losing to the Wizards 98-83 and the Celtics losing to the Knicks 138-134 in double overtime.
The Boston Celtics started their season off in an unbelievably exciting fashion, as their opener against the New York Knicks was an all-out thriller, heading into double overtime and finishing with a final score of 138-134.
The realigned Boston Celtics still follow the lead of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, but nearly everything around them has changed. Brad Stevens runs the front office, and Ime Udoka handles the coaching...
Being in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 did not affect former Cal star Jaylen Brown in the Boston Celtics' season opener, as he scored 20 points in the first quarter on his way to a career-high 46 points Wednesday night.
The Boston Celtics were eliminated by the Brooklyn Nets in 5 games during the 2020-21 playoffs, and it's clear that the team made some moves to build a more competitive roster around Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown.
Celtics star Jayson Tatum has heaped much praise in his short NBA career, but he wants more from himself. The two-time all-star spoke with the media on the set of the NBA Lane commercial that was released last week.
The Boston Celtics spent much of the offseason restructuring the landscape of their organization and solidifying the pillars of the roster. Brad Stevens swapped out the sidelines for the corner office to replace the retiring Danny Ainge as president of basketball operations.
The Boston Celtics enter the 2021 NBA preseason with one of the deepest training camp rosters they have fielded in recent years. While the preseason remains as meaningless as ever for team projections, the closed training camp practices and four preliminary contests should help sift through an experienced group.