CELTICS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Banners Are Priority for New Boston Celtics Players

The Boston Celtics have struggled for real success in the Brad Stevens era, but that has not changed one of the most important aspects of theit long history, winning is always the number one priority. The Celtics added their most established veteran in Al Horford, and could see their 19 year old rookie Jaylen Brown […] Banners Are Priority for New Boston Celtics Players - Hardwood...
Via Hardwood Houdini
3 hours ago

Video: Isaiah Thomas says C's can compete w/ NBA's best, calls Gerald Green 'professional bucket getter'

During Monday's media day, Isaiah Thomas sat down with Marc D'Amico and Amanda Pflugrad of Celtics.com to discuss his outlook on the upcoming season:Follow Mark Van Deusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan Click here for more recent Celtics videos
Via Celtics Life
3 hours ago

Isaiah Thomas Dietary Changes Could Lead to Massive Extension from Boston Celtics

Isaiah Thomas spent this summer making many changes to his lifestyle. But while smaller guards have never had long careers in the NBA, could that mean that these changes could lead to possibly the largest contract extension ever given out by the Boston Celtics in 2018?
Via CLNS Radio
10 hours ago

Isaiah Thomas focused on extending his career

WALTHAM, Mass. — Like any professional athlete, Isaiah Thomas is motivated by success. Unlike some professional athletes, he appears willing to try pretty much anything to attain it. Thomas had plenty of reasons to be motivated this offseason. His Boston Celtics lost to the Atlanta Hawks in the first round of last season’s NBA playoffs, then lost out on the Kevin Durant free...
Via NESN.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown showed up hours early to his first practice

Jaylen Brown will begin his rookie season with plenty of expectations on his shoulders after being selected No. 3 overall by the Celtics in the 2016 NBA Draft. With training camp getting under way on Tuesday for the Celtics at their practice facility in Waltham, the 19-year-old swingman couldn’t contain his enthusiasm for getting his NBA […]
Via Boston.com
19 hours ago

Video: Celtics training camp day 1

First practice for the team and eyes were on the the two big new additions, #3 pick Jaylen Brown and free agent signing Al Horford. Both seem to be fitting in well and building a chemistry with their new teammates. Click here for more recent Celtics videos
Via Celtics Life
20 hours ago

Boston's top 5 scorers ranked: All-time, and this season's roster

Mark D’Amico has been helping us through the offseason with a series of articles dedicated to reviewing the Celtics all-time greats across several categories: rebounding, passing, offense, defense, and now scoring. Previously, we looked at his analysis of the best defensive players in Boston’s history, and then applied a similar approach to current players. As with his article...
Via Celtics Life
22 hours ago

Gerald Green coming back to Boston changed player, man

Gerald Green (David Butler II/USA Today Sports) When Gerald Green took part in his first professional Media Day, he was fresh out of high school in Houston, 19-years-old and a member of the Celtics. He was once again a member of the Celtics when he took the podium Monday, much different than the kid who took the podium 11 years ago. “I was fresh out of high school so I didn...
Via Green Street
1 day ago

Brad Stevens Will not be Fazed by Expectations

The Boston Celtics had their best offseason in a long time by acquiring Al Hoford, but that is putting them into unchartered territories. The Celtics are not far off from season expectations that did not even include the playoffs, and all of a sudden the standard appears to be a top three team in the […] Brad Stevens Will not be Fazed by Expectations - Hardwood Houdini - Hardwood...
Via Hardwood Houdini
1 day ago

Locked On Celtics: Sleeping, eating right, and love letters

Media day has arrived, and there’s a lot to talk about after the hours long grind of every single player giving interviews at the same time. MassLive’s Jay King and RedsArmy’s John Karalis get into Isaiah Thomas’ nutrition, Al Horford’s embrace of Boston’s future, Brad Stevens loosening up (maybe), Avery Bradley’s love of KG, and, finally, Paul Pierce officially retiring...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago

WATCH: The Boston Celtics Kick-Off the 2016-17 NBA Season at Media Day 2016

Boston Celtics players and staff met the media for the first time this season today. Expectations for the season as well as the impact of Al Horford joining the Celtics. Get the CLNS Radio App on your mobile device! Click Here: www.clnsradio.com/iosFREE www.clnsradio.com/Android Be sure to like The Garden Report on Facebook and like and comment on each episode to get in the conversation...
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Celtics Players and Staff on Social Justice and Recent Protests by Athletes and Nationwide

Brad Stevens, Marcus Smart and Jae Crowder share their thoughts on social justice issues and recent protests such as Colin Kaepernick and others kneeling for the National Anthem. Filmed and produced by Jeremy Karpf for CLNS Radio.
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tyler Zeller - Boston Celtics Media Day Press Conference

Tyler Zeller discusses the Boston Celtics' upcoming 2016-17 season campaign at Media Day. Filmed and produced by Jeremy Karpf for CLNS Radio.
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Horford addition brings optimism for Celtics entering camp

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) Boston's Isaiah Thomas is feeling like a new man. A taller man. ''I'm now listed at 6-1,'' the 5-foot-9 point guard joked when he sat down at Celtics media day on Monday. ''I grew a couple of inches this summer.'' While Thomas was speaking in jest, there's nothing at all fake about his excitement entering this season. The Celtics went into this past offseason...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Should Isaiah Thomas be upset with his SI ranking

Each year Sports Illustrated releases the top 100 players in the National Basketball Association before the season begins. Isaiah Thomas, the point guard of the Boston Celtics, was ranked as the 45th best player in the league this year. After the season he had last season, Thomas should be upset with the lack of respect Sports Illustrated gave him. Thomas, however, moved up 43 spots...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Atlantic Division Preview: Boston Celtics

Projected Conference Finish: 2nd Best Offseason Move: They signed Al Horford—the first major free agent to choose Boston since Paul Revere. Worst Offseason Move: They couldn’t convince one team to take the No. 3 pick off of their hands? This team just won 48 games. They ended up signing a major free agent. That they couldn’t find some useful veteran for that pick is damning...
Via The Sports Post
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas latest to bash his place in SI Top 100 rankings

Sports Illustrated’s ranking of the top 100 NBA players continues to annoy some of the players themselves. Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas is the latest to slam the rankings, as he came in at No. 45 despite being the key cog in the Boston Celtics team that reached the playoffs and made his first All-Star team. Apparently, however, his postseason performance hurt his stock....
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas At No. 45? Celtics Guard Once Again Rips SI’s Top 100 Rankings

Isaiah Thomas is a small dude playing in a big man’s world, which gives him plenty of motivation. Yet he’s not one to shy away from added motivation, and the good folks at Sports Illustrated helped him with that one this week. The Boston Celtics point guard landed at No. 45 on SI’s ranking of the top 100 players in the NBA right now. Sports Illustrated’s Ben Golliver lauded...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas shoots hoops with 14-year-old, gives him Celtics tickets

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas has provided the feel-good story of the week. Thomas was walking around with his wife when he saw a kid shooting hoops on his own. Rather than respect it and keep walking, Thomas decided to join in and make the kid’s day. The Boston Globe‘s Adam Himmelsbach captured the story: “He was the only kid there,” Thomas said. “So I’m like, ‘I’m...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas surprises this kid with a game to remember

On Tuesday night, 14-year-old Robbie McNulty was shooting hoops alone in a park in Cambridge when Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas happened to walk by with his wife. Via the Boston Globe, which has the adorable full story, here’s what happened next: “He was the only kid there,” Thomas said. “So I’m like, ‘I’m just going to go get some shots up with him.’ When...
Via The Comeback
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas Crashes Teenage Celtics Fan’s Solo Shootaround; Friendship Blossoms

A chance encounter with Isaiah Thomas has ensured that Robbie McNulty enters high school beaming with Celtic pride. McNulty, 14, had the pleasure of shooting baskets with Thomas on Tuesday night at a basketball court in Cambridge, Mass., according to The Boston Globe’s Adam Himmelsbach. And this was no pre-arranged pickup game. Thomas was walking near the court with his wife...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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