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Video: Brad Stevens, Isaiah Thomas and Avery Bradley talk about Real Madrid win and "next man up"

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Boston Celtics 111 - Real Madrid 96 highlights and box score

The Celtics continued their winning ways overseas by picking up their second preseason victory over Real Madrid by a 111-96 margin.Avery Bradley was the Celtics' leading scorer with 17 points, and David Lee notched a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds.Isaiah Thomas and Terry Rozier provided sparks off the bench, scoring 15 and 14 points respectively. Highlights in the video...
Via Celtics Life
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA expansion to Europe, and a classic case of sports fatigue

On the second Thursday of October, the Boston Celtics play Real Madrid as part of the NBA’s Global Games Tour. This has naturally, inevitably, raised the topic of NBA expansion to Europe. It’s natural and inevitable, yes… and also quite tiring. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver had to shoot down notions of expansion to Europe on Wednesday, as he spoke to reporters before the...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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Lee: Celtics will turn heads, have similarities to Warriors

The Golden State Warriors shipped David Lee to the Boston Celtics in a courteous move to give the power forward more playing time, yet the two-time All-Star thinks his new team has a little bit of the old. According to Tales Azzoni of the Associated Press, Lee conceded the Celtics don’t have a superstar but have the makings of a squad that can surprise the NBA. “It...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can the 2015-16 Celtics exceed NBA league scouts expectations?

My NBA League Pass renewal just hit my credit card, so you know what that means…It’s basketball season.After a fun contest in Milan, Italy on Tuesday and another Global Game this afternoon against Real Madrid, the Celtics are shaking off the rust and putting their chemistry to the test before returning to the states to do preseason battle against NBA opponents.This is the time...
Via Celtics Life
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Celtics Beat w/ Kevin O'Connor 10/11/15

126: Kevin O’Connor | NBA Global Games | Boston Celtics Pre-Season
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Highlights from Celtics preseason win over Olimpia Milano

Enjoy some highlights from yesterday’s 124-91 preseason win over Olimpia Milano via my friends over at Hoop China. They put together some GIFs featuring Marcus Smart & Tyler Zeller p&r, KO with the alley and Amir with the oop plus David Lee impressing in his C’s debut. Check them all out in the gallery below…  
Via Red's Army
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Your Morning Dump… Where there’s no more doubt, it’s time to win

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The caveat here is that the Celts could still wind up making a high lottery run if one or more trades become available that would weaken them in the short term for greater gain down the line. But, with the deal...
Via Red's Army
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Preseason Game #1 Recap: Boston Celtics Throttle Olimpia Milano 124-91 In Italy

The Boston Celtics (1-0 preseason) kicked off the NBA's Global Games with a 124-91 bashing of Olimpia Milano in Italy on Tuesday. 
Via CLNS Radio
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Recap: Celtics win preseason opener as Lee impresses

Celtics basketball is back! After enjoying Italy for the past few days, the Cs won their preseason opener, 124-91, over their generous hosts, Olimpia Milano. Isaiah Thomas led the way with 18 points, but newcomer David Lee was the most productive overall, looking extremely active while posting 13 points on 5-8 shooting, along with 7 rebounds and 3 assists. Avery Bradley added 14...
Via Red's Army
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ainge isn't sure how Sullinger, Zeller contract extensions will work out

The Boston Celtics have until Oct. 31 to reach agreements with Jared Sullinger and Tyler Zeller on a contract extension.So far, the dialogue between both sides has been whisper quiet. But October is typically the month when talks heat up. Here's what Celtics President Danny Ainge had to say when recently asked for an update, per The Boston Globe:Celtics president of basketball operations...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Perry Jones III Absent From Second Practice With Boston Celtics

Jones will need to showcase his skills quickly to avoid being let go from the roster.
Via CLNS Radio
6 days ago  |  Discuss

CSNNE Announces 2015-16 Season Coverage of the Boston Celtics

tldr: The biggest takeaway from this announcement is that Brian Scalabrine will be in a full-time role. He will do all road games as color analysts alongside Mike Gorman, and all home games as a studio analyst. BOSTON CELTICS BASKETBALL ON COMCAST SPORTSNET RETURNS NEXT WEEK WITH PRE-SEASON OPENER OCTOBER 6TH FROM MILAN, ITALY AND OCTOBER 8TH FROM MADRID, SPAIN  Broadcast Duo Mike...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens: Marcus Smart was 'way ahead of the curve'

BOSTON — Marcus Smart has plenty to improve upon entering his second NBA season. But he has a pretty strong handle on one aspect of the game. The Boston Celtics’ 2014 sixth overall draft pick had pretty high expectations as a rookie. The Oklahoma State product struggled at times on offense last season, finishing the campaign with a 36.7 shooting percentage while hitting just...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jared Sullinger's family, agent staged weight-loss intervention

Jared Sullinger needed some tough love. Thanks to a literal intervention, he got plenty of it from a unique source. The Boston Celtics forward has shown some positive signs since the team took him in the first round of the 2012 NBA draft. Yet he’s also been held back by injuries and conditioning issues, the latter of which came to a head when Celtics president of basketball...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge ‘Very Excited’ About James Young: He Has ‘Terrific Upside’

WALTHAM, Mass. — The bad news: James Young didn’t exactly distinguish himself in his rookie season. The good news: He’s still — as his last name suggests — very young. The Boston Celtics wing played in just 31 games last season after the C’s drafted him with the 17th overall pick out of Kentucky. He bounced back and forth several times between Boston and the Maine Red...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jared Sullinger's offseason included an intervention

Jared Sullinger, who promised in the spring that he would report to training camp in better shape ahead of his fourth season with the Boston Celtics, says he may not be where he wants to be physically but improvement has been made "You can't really say," responded Sullinger when asked if he met his physical goals this summer. "I haven't played five-on-five in like three weeks, so...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

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