The Boston Celtics have gotten off to a less-than-ideal start to their 2021-22 season. After a potential game of the year loss to the New York Knicks, the Cs laid an egg in their home opener to a rebuilding Raptors team, causing the boo-birds to reveal themselves early on.
Man, what a difference a month makes. It wasn’t long ago that the Boston Celtics seemingly had a potential starting power forward in Juan Hernangomez in their ranks from the Kris Dunn-Carsen Edwards deal with Memphis.
Since he broke onto the scene during his rookie year back in 2017-18, Jayson Tatum has established himself as one of the most promising young players in the league and has worked his way towards receiving the moniker of “face of the franchise” for the storied Boston Celtics.
Though it may have taken quite some time — 150 days to be exact — for the Boston Celtics to secure another actually meaningful victory, Sunday night they attained one against the Houston Rockets, as they downed the rebuilding franchise by a final score of 107-97.
The Boston Celtics earned their first win of the 2021-22 season with a 107-97 road win against the Houston Rockets. The Cs started slow but managed to turn it around during the second half as they cruised to a double-digit victory.
Even though he doesn't get the same attention as other young players like Devin Booker, Ben Simmons, and even teammate Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown is one of the best talents in the NBA right now. The Boston Celtics young star has improved his game season after season, becoming one of the most exciting players for the future.
The Boston Celtics were straight-up outclassed by the Toronto Raptors last night, in a 115- 83 loss. They had turnover after turnover, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown only combined for 27 points, Marcus Smart went 0-6, the Raptors took 18 more shots than the Celtics… essentially, everything that could go wrong did.
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.
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.