Al Horford

Studs and duds so far in NBA season

After two months of the 2017-18 NBA season, nobody can hide behind a small sample. The basketball world can pick out the best players and teams at …

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Celtic's early-season Unsung Hero candidates

Despite a win against the struggling Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday, this has still undoubtedly been the toughest stretch of 2017 for this young …

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Celtics notebook: Rookie Jayson Tatum earns praise for his short-term memory

INDIANAPOLIS — Among other things, Jayson Tatum is learning to find motivation in everything.Consider an interview the Celtics rookie had with NBC …

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Celtics-Pacers preview: Benefiting from emergence of Oladipo

When word came down that Paul George was on the move and it wasn’t to Boston, there were many who believed that Danny Ainge blew his shot at trading …

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Sir Charles In Thought: 5 teams dealing with injuries

CHARLOTTE, NC – OCTOBER 11: Gordon Hayward #20 of the Boston Celtics watches on against the Charlotte Hornets during their game at Spectrum Center on …

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Al Horford Continues to Play Like a Star

MEMPHIS, OH - DECEMBER 16: Al Horford #42 of the Boston Celtics dunks against the Memphis Grizzlies on December 16, 2017 at FedEx Forum in Memphis, …

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Celtics 102, Grizzlies 93: Thank goodness for Jayson Tatum

Right now, Jayson Tatum wouldn't win Rookie of the Year. Ben Simmons or Donovan Mitchell are currently sitting as the favorites, with Kyle Kuzma and …

Basketball

Buck and Reimer - Racism in Boston, ESPN Sexual Harassment 12-17-17.mp3

• This Just In<br>• Audio<br>• Trending<p>WR Chris Hogan reportedly not expected to play vs. Steelers<br>• Sunday 7: What’s the latest with Malcolm Mitchell?<br>• Celtics 102, …

Marvin Lewis

Brad Stevens continues to experiment with diverse lineups

<b>Celtics Coach Brad Steven</b>s is not afraid to go with a variety of <b>lineups-of-the-moment</b> as game situations change. He went for a time in the</b> …

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Irving helps Celtics pull away to beat Grizzlies

Kyrie Irving scored 20 points, Jayson Tatum had 19 points and nine rebounds and the Celtics pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Memphis …

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Bruno, baseball and some Jonas all in the weekend mail

Here we go with another instalment of the weekend mail.<p>I think I got ‘em all, if I missed one, my apologies.<p>Have fun with this before the afternoon …

David Fizdale

Pregame Post-Ups: C's Grinding Through Busiest Stretch of Season

Saturday, Dec. 16 - Celtics at Grizzlies<p>Pregame – C's Grinding Through Busiest Stretch of Season<p>Memphis, TENN – The Boston Celtics will wrap up their …

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Joel Embiid won't be disrespected in his house

BOX SCORE<p>Joel Embiid’s Tour de Trash Talking continued Friday night in the Sixers’ triple-overtime loss to the Thunder.<p>Two days after an Instagram …

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Knicks shut out Carmelo Anthony in 2nd half in victory over Thunder

Carmelo Anthony got some early cheers in his return to New York, but the Knicks got the win, shutting out their former All-Star in the second half and beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-96 on Saturday night for their fourth straight victory.<p>Michael Beasley, starting in place of the injured …

Carmelo Anthony

Cleveland Cavaliers: Now is the time to take the Eastern Conference lead

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images<p>If the Cleveland Cavaliers want to overtake the Boston Celtics in the East, the next couple weeks …

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Hayward wishes he was playing Jazz, a game he circled on his calendar

BOSTON – On the road, Utah’s Joel Ingles had dinner last night before with Gordon Hayward, an all-too-familiar routine.<p>But nothing has been normal or …

Gordon Hayward

Rubio Scores 22, Jazz Beat Celtics 107-95

BOSTON (AP) — Ricky Rubio had 22 points, Donovan Mitchell added 17 points, nine assists and six rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the Boston Celtics …

Basketball

DeMarre Carroll deal worked out for both Raptors, Nets

The thing is, DeMarre Carroll had a point when the former Raptors put the way his old team used to play on blast on his way out the door last …

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Examining Top Candidates For Defensive Player Of The Year

With the NBA season roughly a third of the way done, the sample is finally large enough to examine award races. The two Jameses, LeBron and Harden, …

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The Read & React: young Celtics lose to experienced Jazz

<b>Keith Smith:</b> After an incredible start to the season, including a 16-game win streak, the Celtics were bound to see some regression. Making that …

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Boston Celtics: Brad Stevens’ Cheeky Four Guard Lineups

Head coach Brad Stevens of the Boston Celtics and coaching staff look on during the game against the Utah Jazz at TD Garden on December 15, 2017 in …

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Celtics poor rebounding contributing heavily to losses

In the Celtics loss last night to the Utah Jazz, 107-95, they pulled down a <b>paltry total of 31 rebounds to Utah's 55</b>. <b>Al Horford</b> and <b>Jaylen Brown</b> each …

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Utah Jazz beat cold-shooting Celtics at Garden, 107-95

There was a fall to earth both collectively and individually last night.The fall from grace included seven points on 1-for-6 shooting by rookie …

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Boston Celtics Begin Grueling Stretch Against Utah Jazz

BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 13: The Boston Celtics huddle up before the game against the Denver Nuggets on December 13, 2017 at the TD Garden in Boston, …

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Boston Celtics Fans Overlooked in FanSided Fandom 250

BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 16: Al Horford #42 of the Boston Celtics high fives fans after the game against the Golden State Warriors on November 16, 2017 …

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Boston Celtics parquet City Edition Nike jerseys leaked via NBA 2K18

A sly gamer caught a sneak peek at the unreleased NBA Nike City Edition jerseys Thursday, which of course included a previously unseen Celtics jersey.<p>The good news is it pays homage to the parquet floor. The bad news is the return of the widely loathed grey jersey. The craziest part? The leaked …

Gordon Hayward

NBA Draft Mailbag: Will Miles Bridges Be the First Spartan Selected?

Keeping track of draft trends and storylines throughout the season can be a perplexing task from the outside looking in. Prospects’ movement up and …

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The evolution of Celtics' Kyrie Irving

<b>COMMENTARY</b><p>In late July, Kyrie Irving stunned us all by asking for a trade out of Cleveland.<p>I, like most people, grabbed my popcorn and happily sat …

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The Philadelphia 76ers’ wings have been clipped

SACRAMENTO, CA – NOVEMBER 9: Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot #7 of the Philadelphia 76ers looks on during the game against the Sacramento Kings on November …

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Horford, Irving Helping To Mold C's Emerging Stars

BOSTON – How have Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum, two 21-and-under wings, proven this season that age is just a number? The answer lies in the …

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