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Boston Celtics Need More Jayson Tatum

MEMPHIS, OH - DECEMBER 16: Jayson Tatum #0 of the Boston Celtics dunks against the Memphis Grizzlies on December 16, 2017 at FedEx Forum in Memphis, …

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Knicks Holdovers Proved Something to Carmelo Anthony and the NBA

Located in the heart of Southern California, Bakersfield sits just on the cusp of Los Angeles’ shadow.<p>In terms of size, it’s not easy to overlook …

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Celtics Wrap: Jayson Tatum Scores 19, Boston Staves Off Grizzlies 102-93

1,109<p>Photo via Nelson Chenault/USA TODAY Sports Images.<p>For the second night in a row the Boston Celtics put up a less than a stellar performance, but …

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Theis plays through broken nose with fitted mask

<b>Kyrie Irving</b> and <b>Jaylen Brown</b> have both spent multiple games this year wearing forms of <b>facial protection</b> on the court, and the Celtics added another …

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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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Stars, studs and duds: Tatum is not your average rookie

Win or lose, strong play or a night full of struggles, Jayson Tatum’s demeanor seldom changes for the Boston Celtics.<p>That alone makes him a rather …

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No more excuses, Sixers need to start showing more than potential on the biggest stages

It’s time to stop with all the moral victories and youth excuses when it comes to the 76ers.<p>Several phone conversations and Facebook comments …

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Finally healthy, Mike Scott continues to be the surprise of the Wizards' 2017-18 season

Nothing about the 2017-18 season for the Washington Wizards so far has been more surprsing than the emergence of Mike Scott, a six-year NBA veteran …

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Both Utah Jazz starting big men go down to injury

BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 15: Derrick Favors #15 of the Utah Jazz goes down after a drive to the basket by Jaylen Brown #7 of the Boston Celtics during …

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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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<b>Cleveland •</b> Tony Bradley almost started packing on the spot. He knew the phone call was coming.<p>Utah’s rookie center was watching the Jazz play the …

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Time for Celtics to shake off the blues in Memphis

As the Celtics’ players gathered their belongings and headed out for tonight’s game in Memphis, Gordon Hayward took a seat at his locker stall, the …

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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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Los Angeles Lakers: Brandon Ingram quietly entering Most Improved Player race

Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images<p>Based on his immense growth so far this season, Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram deserves a spot …

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Celtics lose third in last five to Utah Jazz, 107-95

The <b>Boston Celtics</b> lost to the <b>Utah Jazz</b>, 107-95 behind <b>Ricky Rubio's 22 points</b> on <b>10-15 shooting</b>. The Celtics started the game strong, but after falling …

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Marcus Smart's least-heralded skill & his future

Marcus Smart made <b>Zach Lowe's</b> <b>10-things-I-like-and-don't-like</b> list this week. His like about <b>Marcus Smart's</b> play was his <b>passing ability</b>, and we agree. …

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Grizzlies: Marc Gasol's frustration has been the signature image in a wayward season

Pick-and-Pop is a weekly (or so) column on the Memphis Grizzlies and the NBA.<p>What is the signature on-court image of this Memphis Grizzlies …

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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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Warriors Tonight: No Draymond, Steph, Zaza or Swaggy P

THE BASICS<p><b>Tipoff:</b> 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Oracle Arena. <b>TV:</b> TNT and NBC Sports Bay Area. <b>Radio:</b> KGMZ 95.7 “The Game” in Oakland and San Francisco, KRTY …

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The Best Basketball Sneakers to Wear (and Ball In) Right Now

Whether you're a seasoned vet of the hardwood or just don't want to roll you ankle playing pick-up, GQ's Best Stuff has you covered.<p>Photographs by<p>Forty years ago, basketball sneakers and the kicks you'd wear to do anything else were one in the same. But today, basketball sneakers are iPhone-level …

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Brad Stevens Made A Terrible Dad Joke About Jaylen Brown’s New Contacts

The Boston Celtics got a solid 124-118 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night at home. Kyrie Irving led the way with 33 points and seven assists on 12-of-19 from the field, and sophomore forward Jaylen Brown had another stellar performance as he added 26 points, five rebounds, and two …

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Ten things I like and don't like, including good news for Chicago

It's Friday; let's do it.<p>1. Oof, the Hornets<p>Injuries to Nicolas Batum and others have derailed a solid playoff team. Injuries hit every team, every …

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Green Envy: What Nuggets fans said - 12/13/17

<i>Defense was hard to come by in a 124-118 Celtics win over the Denver Nuggets Wednesday night. The C's shot a season high 59% from the field and</i> …

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NBA: Kyrie Irving scores 33 points to take Celtics past Nuggets; Thunder defeat Pacers

Kyrie Irving returned from a one-game injury absence and scored 33 points as the Boston Celtics shot a season-high 59.5 percent from the floor en …

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Irving, Brown lead the way against the Nuggets

Loading...<p>BOSTON -- Kyrie Irving had 33 points and the Boston Celtics held on for a 124-118 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night.<p>Irving …

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Celtics score holiday cheer at Children’s Hospital

The Boston Celtics have had a busy week off the court and in the community, shooting over to Chelsea and Boston Children’s Hospital for a little …

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Brad Stevens’ Brutal Dad Joke Will Make Celtics Fans Cringe In Horror

1,739<p>Brad Stevens is pretty good at this basketball coaching thing.<p>But his comedy routine? Well…<p>Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown, playing without …

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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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NBA Sophomore Check-in: How Five 2016 Draftees Are Faring in Year 2

Last season’s rookies have a lot of work to do. The 2016 NBA draft is widely regarded as one of the weakest in recent memory. With no. 1 overall pick …

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Gobert, Favors hurt in Jazz's 107-95 win over Celtics

BOSTON — The Utah Jazz broke out of a slump that has been plaguing them during their current road trip.But it came at the cost of two of their …

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