CELTICS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Player Grades Boston Celtics vs Orlando Magic

The Boston Celtics have bounced back from a defeat against the Houston Rockets and routed the Orlando Magic by 30 points without All-star guard Isaiah Thomas, 117-87. Boston used a huge second half where they outscored the Magic by 13 in the third quarter and 18 in the last quarter. Player Grades Avery Bradley A- […] Player Grades Boston Celtics vs Orlando Magic - Hardwood Houdini...
Via Hardwood Houdini
5 hours ago

Has the Celtics 3-Point Shooting Helped Cover Up Their Free Throw Woes?

It’s once again time for the writer to put on his math hat! (And that preceding sentence should tell you all you need to know, as I think that mathematics requires a special cap.) Many people are saying* that the Celtics need to get to the line more. Boston is currently 26th in the league with 20.8 FTA per game, down from 23.5 last season, which had them ranked 12th. The biggest...
Via Celtics Hub
10 hours ago

Boston Celtics Bench is Starting to make Major Impact

Having a good bench in the NBA is an important aspect for any team trying to compete for championships. The starters cannot play the entire game. In today’s NBA, a game can get away from you in the blink of an eye, as we saw when the Boston Celtics played the Warriors a few weeks […] Boston Celtics Bench is Starting to make Major Impact - Hardwood Houdini - Hardwood Houdini ...
Via Hardwood Houdini
10 hours ago

Danny Ainge Says Isaiah Thomas likely out Friday for Boston Celtics

[News] Danny Ainge Says Isaiah Thomas likely out Friday Night | Boston Celtics Cruise in All-Star's Absence | Powered by CLNS Radio
Via CLNS Radio
10 hours ago

Players and defensive highlights from Boston Celtics big blowout win in Orlando (videos)

Avery Bradley scored 23 points and was team-high scorer for the Isaiah-less Celtics in Orlando. Bradley played as a offense-first option and he did great in this role as Boston served the Magic blowout. Jae Crowder notched his first double-double this season, scoring 17 points on 6/10 shooting and grabbing 10 rebounds. Big help on the boards from the Crowder as the Celtics won...
Via Celtics Life
11 hours ago

The Internet reacts to Jaylen Brown’s dunk

Did that dunk by Jaylen Brown just break Nikola Vucevic's nose, his ego… or both?! #Celtics https://t.co/yLMH9JPyOX — Marc D'Amico (@Marc_DAmico) December 8, 2016 JAYLEN BROWN MINHA MÃE DO CÉU!!! QUE DUNK FOI ESSE??? — Eduardo Madeira (@duhmadeira) December 8, 2016 Was that Jaylen Brown hammer the 1st legit thunder dunk for the Celtics since Jeff Green trade...
Via Red's Army
12 hours ago

Locked On Celtics: Finally!! A blowout to gush about!!

Hey! The Boston Celtics played a team they should have beaten handily AND THEY DID IT!! There is very little negative to discuss after a 30 point win. Avery Bradley did amazing things… Jaylen Brown tried to kill a guy… and the Celtics just all around had a nice game despite what some local radio trolls tried to say. So MassLive’s Jay King and I stayed mostly positive in evaluating...
Via Red's Army
13 hours ago

Terry Rozier Had A Career High Last Night For The Celtics

Former Louisville Cardinal Terry Rozier has had a solid sophomore season in the NBA with the Boston Celtics. Rozier saw his minutes increase in the playoffs of his rookie season and was expected to have an increased role this year. In less than 20-minutes per game this season, Rozier is averaging a solid 6.5 points […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
14 hours ago

Green Envy: What Magic fans said - 12/7

No Isaiah Thomas, no problem. The Celtics rolled on the Magic in Orlando, 117-87. The C's played one of their best all-around team performances of the season. Avery Bradley led the way with 23 points, and Jae Crowder had himself a game with a solid 17 and 10. What better way to celebrate Larry Bird's birthday than a Celtics blowout victory. And of course, we'll cap it off by highlighting...
Via Celtics Life
18 hours ago

Bradley, Celtics roll to 117-87 victory over Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Avery Bradley scored 23 points, Jae Crowder had 15 points and 10 rebounds and the Boston Celtics routed the Orlando Magic 117-87 on Wednesday night. The Celtics shot 51.2 percent from the field and had seven players score in double figures, bouncing back nicely from a disappointing 107-106 loss at Houston on Monday night. Terry Rozier scored 16 points, and Amir...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Wrap: Big Second-Half Run Powers Boston To 117-87 Win Vs. Magic

The Celtics’ flight home to Boston should be a bit more pleasant after their second-half surge Wednesday night against the Orlando Magic. After a slow start, the C’s pulled away from the Magic in the third quarter en route to a 117-87 win at Amway Center. Avery Bradley paced Boston with 23 points, four rebounds and three assists, while Amir Johnson, Jae Crowder, Marcus Smart...
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WATCH: Jaylen Brown posterizes Nikola Vucevic with huge dunk

Jaylen Brown sure can dunk. The Boston Celtics small forward already has had some big impact dunks during his rookie campaign, but his best one might have come Wednesday night in Orlando against the Magic. With just over 11 minutes remaining in the second quarter, Kelly Olynyk found Brown behind the 3-point line, and he did the rest from there. The 2016 No. 3 overall pick burst...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics podcast: Mike Petraglia, Ben Kichen talk end-of-game woes, Al Horford and DeMarcus Cousins

WEEI.com’s Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen of ‘The Dale and Holley Show’ talk about last night’s disappointing finish against the Rockets and they talk about their love for DeMarcus Cousins. WEEI is how you listen to Celtics coverage. JBL cutting-edge wireless headphones and speakers are how you feel like you’re there. As the official Sound of the Celtics, Isaiah Thomas...
Via Green Street
1 day ago

Isaiah Thomas sent back to Boston to begin treatment on pulled groin

Isaiah Thomas The injury bug continues to bite Celtics starters. Starting point guard and offensive catalyst Isaiah Thomas was ruled out for Wednesday night’s tilt against the Magic in Orlando with a pulled groin, with the team taking it a step further and sent the 27-year-old back to Boston Tuesday night to get begin treatment on the injury. According to coach Brad Stevens...
Via Green Street
1 day ago

Does Jonas Jerebko deserve to start? - what the numbers say

Jonas Jerebko is shooting .750 from deep over the last eleven games, and .485 on the year.Three of the next four best shooters on the Boston Celtics' roster with at least one three-point attempt per game (Jae Crowder [.400], Avery Bradley [.398], and Al Horford [.390]) are starters, who, along with Kelly Olynyk (.391) and Terry Rozier (.354), are all shooting above league-average...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago

Avery Bradley: The Ultimate in Adaptability for the Boston Celtics

Avery Bradley's adaptation into the Boston Celtics' leading rebounder another stage in a career of evolution
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago

Boston Celtics Need More Shooting out of Al Horford and Kelly Olynyk

The Boston Celtics have two of the most unique weapons in the league with deadly stretch fives in Al Horford and Kelly Olynyk. They have proven to be arguably the two best three point shooters on the team, and they are a matchup nightmare for any opponent. The Celtics have thrived with an aggressive mentality […] Boston Celtics Need More Shooting out of Al Horford and Kelly Olynyk...
Via Hardwood Houdini
1 day ago

Boston Celtics 2016 v Celtics 2017 - The Flawed Isaiah Thomas Defensive Line-up

The famed IT & D lineup has been a disappointment thus far.
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago

Thomas' 37 points lead Celtics past 76ers, 107-106

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Isaiah Thomas scored 12 straight Celtics points late in the fourth quarter and tied his season high with 37 points to lead Boston to a 107-106 victory over the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night. Avery Bradley added 20 points for Boston, which won its ninth straight game against the 76ers. Rookie Dario Saric tied his career high with 21 points while...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Isaiah Thomas on Al Horford’s big block on DeMarcus Cousins

Isaiah Thomas' full postgame press conference following the Boston Celtics' 97-92 victory over the Sacramento Kings. Visit http://www.blueapron.com/gardenreport and for 3 free meals + free shipping. Get the CLNS Radio App on your mobile device! Click Here: www.clnsradio.com/iosFREE www.clnsradio.com/Android
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Al Horford on game winning block on DeMarcus Cousins

Al Horford's full postgame press conference following the Boston Celtics' 97-92 victory over the Sacramento Kings. Visit http://www.blueapron.com/gardenreport and for 3 free meals + free shipping. Get the CLNS Radio App on your mobile device! Click Here: www.clnsradio.com/iosFREE www.clnsradio.com/Android
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brad Stevens on Celtics win over DeMarcus Cousins’ Kings

Brad Stevens' full postgame press conference following the Boston Celtics' 97-92 victory over the Sacramento Kings. Visit http://www.blueapron.com/gardenreport and for 3 free meals + free shipping. Get the CLNS Radio App on your mobile device! Click Here: www.clnsradio.com/iosFREE www.clnsradio.com/Android
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Al Horford scores 26 to lead Celtics over Kings 97-92

BOSTON (AP) Al Horford scored 26 points and blocked six shots, Isaiah Thomas scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half and the Boston Celtics held off the Sacramento Kings 97-92 on Friday night. Jae Crowder added 24 points and Avery Bradley had 15 points and nine assists for Boston, which needed a 10-0 run in the fourth quarter to pull away and finish off the Kings. Sacramento...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaquille O’Neal Has Message For NBA Free Agents: Trust Me, Boston Is Great

Future NBA free agents, Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal has a message for you. Shaq, who’s remembered for his time with the Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat, closed out his career playing for the Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics, respectively, in his final three seasons. And his one season with the C’s earned him an invite to The Tradition...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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