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Marcus Smart Picked Up A One-Game Suspension For ‘Threatening Language’ Toward A Referee

The Boston Celtics picked up one of the more surprising losses of the 2020-21 season on Tuesday night. With Jayson Tatum and Kemba Walker both sidelined, the Celtics fell to the lowly Oklahoma City Thunder, 119-115, despite a 39-point, 11-rebound outing from Jaylen Brown. In the aftermath, some frustrations boiled over, and one of the […]

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5 Players Who Are As Good As Gone Before the NBA Trade Deadline

Photo: Andy Lyons (Getty Images) Do you know what today is? Yes, I know it’s Thursday and your child support is due, but more importantly, today is the NBA trade deadline—the magical day in which teams throughout Adam Silver’s lucrative kingdom make a last-ditch effort to either acquire assets or strengthen their rosters before Kyrie […]

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Joel Embiid Had The Perfect Response To Marcus Smart’s Accusation That He Flails A Lot

A pair of Eastern Conference powerhouses squared off on Wednesday night in Philadelphia, as the No. 1 Sixers and the No. 3 Celtics each looked to assert their dominance here in the first third of the regular season in what could be a preview of a postseason showdown later this spring. In the end, it […]

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Report: Jaylen Brown And Marcus Smart Had A ‘Heated Confrontation’ In The Locker Room After Game 2

The Boston Celtics find themselves in an unenviable situation during their Eastern Conference Finals matchup with the Miami Heat. Despite leading in the second half of both games, the Celtics are down 0-2, and following Thursday night’s 106-101 loss, reports indicated that tensions boiled over in the locker room, with mercurial guard Marcus Smart screaming […]

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What The Hell Happened Inside the Celtics Locker Room Last Night?

Marcus Smart #36 of the Boston Celtics reacts to a call during the fourth quarter against the Toronto Raptors in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Second Round during the 2020 NBA Playoffs at The Field House at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on September 01, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Photo: Mike […]

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Marcus Smart Yelled ‘Y’all On That Bullsh*t’ Leaving The Celtics Locker Room After The Game 2 Loss

The Boston Celtics, for the second straight game, blew a double-digit lead to the Miami Heat and now find themselves trailing 2-0 in the Eastern Conference Finals. On Thursday night, Boston held a 17-point first half lead, but saw that evaporate in the third quarter as Miami went on a 32-10 run at one point […]

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Anthony Davis And Giannis Antetokounmpo Headline The NBA’s All-Defensive Teams

With no NBA Awards show this year, the league has steadily been rolling out this year’s award winners during the playoffs. Montrezl Harrell won Sixth Man of the Year, Nick Nurse earned Coach of the Year, and Giannis Antetokounmpo took home Defensive Player of the Year. On Tuesday, the league announced this year’s All-Defensive teams, […]

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Marcus Smart Showcased His Immense Value In The Celtics’ Game 2 Win Over The Raptors

The Boston Celtics were a highly effective team during the 2019-20 regular season, finishing in the top five in both offensive and defensive efficiency and cruising to a top-three seed in the Eastern Conference. While Jayson Tatum, Kemba Walker, and Jaylen Brown receive the lion’s share of attention, Marcus Smart remains a key cog for […]

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I Ain’t One to Gossip, but Word on the Street Is That the Celtics and Raptors Might Boycott Their Game on Thursday

Photo: Kim Klement-Pool (Getty Images) Since the NBA resumed play in July, we’ve seen protests, demonstrations and players have been extremely vocal about a multitude of issues that impact our communities. Advertisement But one thing we haven’t seen is players outright refuse to play games in the name of social justice. And with tensions boiling […]

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The Raptors And Celtics Are Considering An NBA Playoffs Boycott After The Police Shooting Of Jacob Blake

Since George Floyd’s death earlier this summer, the Black Lives Matter movement has sparked nationwide protests demanding social justice and police reform. Many NBA players have taken up the torch and used their voices and their influence to facilitate meaningful change. Before the restart in Orlando, a vocal segment of the players expressed their apprehensions […]

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Bill Russell Tweets From the Afterlife to Remind Everyone That Yes, He Is Still Very Much Alive

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) Bill Russell is an 11-time NBA champion, a civil rights icon and one of the most gregarious men you will ever meet—or would’ve met, rather, considering people keep mistaking the 86-year-old ageless wonder for dead. Advertisement On Sunday, the Boston Celtics extinguished the Portland Trail Blazers 128-124 in a game […]

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