Tag: BOSTON CELTICS

The Celtics Blew An 18-Point Fourth Quarter Lead In A Loss To The Hornets

Getty Image The Boston Celtics have been an incredibly weird team this season. There’s been an overarching feeling that they’re never performing up to their collective ability, and while their highs are extremely high, their lows are just as low. The latest example of the latter came on Saturday night during their 124-117 loss to […]

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Celtics Roster & Starting Lineup vs. Hornets; Al Horford Status Update

Getty Al Horford #42 of the Boston Celtics celebrates during the second half against the Detroit Pistons at TD Garden on October 30, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston Celtics will have a depleted roster when they visit the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday, as Aron Baynes (ankle), Gordon Hayward (concussion) and Al Horford (left knee […]

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Celtics’ Kyrie Irving says he’ll rest before playoffs: ‘Makes no sense’ to emphasize regular-season games

Remember when Kyrie Irving asked whether a November 2014 Cavaliers-Bulls game felt like a playoff game? He has come a long way since. Before LeBron James returned to Cleveland, Irving hadn’t made the playoffs. Three NBA Finals and a trade to the Celtics later, Irving is focused on the postseason. Irving, via Chris Forsberg of […]

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Celtics’ Terry Rozier burns 76ers after loss: ‘I thought the confetti was going to drop tonight’

Celtics‘ Terry Rozier burns 76ers after loss: ‘I thought the confetti was going to drop tonight’ originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Terry Rozier continues to burn the 76ers. The Celtics lost in Philadelphia on Wednesday night for the first time since Game 2 of last year’s Eastern Conference Semifinals. That’s the game in which the 76ers dropped […]

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Joel Embiid Proclaimed Himself ‘The Most Unstoppable Player’ In The NBA After Beating Boston

Getty Image   Joel Embiid is never shy, and that’s especially the case after a big win. On Wednesday night in Philadelphia, the Sixers finally got their first win of the year against the Celtics in a 118-115 thriller that, hopefully, offers a preview of what a playoff series between the two could look like. […]

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Marcus Smart Was Ejected For Shoving Joel Embiid To The Ground

Getty Image Joel Embiid and the Boston Celtics don’t exactly get along very well. Embiid got into a kerfuffle with Terry Rozier during the playoffs last year, and when the two teams met in Philadelphia on Wednesday, fireworks flew once again. Early in the third quarter, Embiid sent Smart to the floor with an elbow […]

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Celtics vs. Sixers Prediction: Betting Odds, Line & Pick

Getty Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers shoots the ball against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on January 17, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Philadelphia Sixers host their divisional rival Boston Celtics Wednesday, looking to extend their winning streak with another statement victory. The Sixers have won their last five and they […]

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Isaiah Thomas describes funny exchange with former Celtics teammate Jaylen Brown

Isaiah Thomas describes funny exchange with former Celtics teammate Jaylen Brown originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com When Isaiah Thomas isn’t jabbing Jaylen Brown about cutting his hair, it appears one of the topics discussed between the former Boston Celtics teammates is if the young forward is capable of defending the veteran guard. Thomas, who returned to TD […]

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Terry Rozier takes shot at “lame” Joel Embiid before Celtics-Sixers

Terry Rozier takes shot at “lame” Joel Embiid before Celtics-Sixers originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Terry Rozier has the Philadelphia 76ers in his crosshairs — with Joel Embiid as his primary target. The Boston Celtics guard already stirred the pot ahead of Wednesday’s Celtics-76ers game in Philly by shushing a Sixers fan Monday night on Twitter. On […]

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Isaiah Thomas’ Green And Gold Shoes Were Originally Made For The 2017 NBA Finals

Getty Image Isaiah Thomas returned to the place that, briefly, made him an All-Star on Monday night when the Nuggets visited Boston and beat the Celtics. Thomas has fallen out of the Nuggets rotation as he continues to try and find his rhythm after returning from his hip injury earlier in 2019, but Mike Malone […]

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Celtics’ Terry Rozier shuts down trash-talking 76ers fan with perfect comeback

Celtics‘ Terry Rozier shuts down trash-talking 76ers fan with perfect comeback originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Terry Rozier isn’t sweating the Celtics’ matchup vs. the 76ers on Wednesday. A Sixers fan took the C’s loss to the Nuggets on Monday night as a prime opportunity to troll Rozier with a tweet that read, “drive ur boat all the […]

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The Celtics Finally Gave Isaiah Thomas His Long-Awaited Tribute Video

Getty Image Things didn’t end in perfect fashion for Isaiah Thomas in Boston and, in many ways, that is unfortunate. However, the former All-Star guard returned to the TD Garden on Monday evening as a member of the Denver Nuggets and, after a long and winding road, Thomas (finally) received his tribute video from the […]

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