Saturday, March 31, 2018
The streak continues.
Celtics have now won six straight without All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving and their most impressive win came against the Eastern Conference-leading Raptors Saturday night at TD Garden.
With the final weeks of the regular season approaching, Celtics head coach Brad Stevens isn't keeping a close eye on the league's Coach of the Year race.
Two-time NBA champion Ray Allen is heading to Springfield, Massachusetts this fall.
The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame announced on Saturday that the 10-time All-Star will join Jason Kidd, Steve Nash, Grant Hill, Mo Cheeks and former Celtics players Dino Radja and Charlie Scott, along with seven others as part of the class of 2018.
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Surprisingly, the wins continue to stack up for the Celtics and Wednesday night's victory over the Jazz was arguably their most impressive.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
It's game No. 75 for the 2017-18 Celtics (51-23) as they wrap up their four-game western swing with the Utah Jazz (42-32) at the Vivint Smart Home Arena at 9:30 on ESPN.
The Celtics, despite being depleted, will look to end their road trip finale with a victory and make it five-wins in a row, while the Jazz, who are currently in seventh out West, look to climb up the standings after winning 12 of their last 13 games.
The Celtics have signed Xavier Silas of the NBA G-League to a 10-day contract using their hardship exception. The 6-foot-5 guard last played for the Northern Arizona Suns this season, while averaging 18.8 points and shooting 38.1 percent from behind the arc.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Marcus Morris left after the third quarter of the Celtics win over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night, when he sprained his right ankle and did not return.
X-rays of Morris' injury came back negative, while it was the same ankle that forced him to sit out against the Sacramento Kings this past Sunday.
Led by rookie Jayson Tatum, who reached a franchise milestone, the Celtics kept their winning streak alive in Phoenix Monday night, topping the Suns, 102-94.
Monday, March 26, 2018
While Terry Rozier fell one three-pointer shy of tying the Celtics franchise record (9) for most treys made in a single game, he did manage to reach a rare feat against the Kings Sunday night etching his name in NBA history.
Sunday, March 25, 2018
The Celtics took the floor at Golden 1 Center down another player but with a familiar face back in the starting lineup.
Jaylen Brown (concussion) was cleared to play on a minute-restriction and Boston's offense erupted in the second half of a 104-93 win over the Kings. But it wasn't Brown's play that led the show, it was Terry Rozier's career-night that propelled the Celtics to win their third straight, as the third-year guard flirted with franchise history.
The Celtics will gain a starter while losing another, as the team has announced that Jaylen Brown (concussion) will return against the Sacramento Kings and Marcus Morris will sit out with a sprained right ankle.
Saturday, March 24, 2018
The Celtics have announced that Kyrie Irving underwent a 'minimally invasive' procedure to remove a tension wire in his left knee on Saturday and is expected to return in 3-6 weeks.
It was a another opportunity for the injury-ravaged Celtics to stop yet again a red-hot Western Conferance team, as Marcus Morris led the charge in a 105-100 comeback win against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda Center late Friday night.
Friday, March 23, 2018
The Celtics announced Friday that All-Star Kyrie Irving will undergo a ''minimally invasive procedure'' Saturday on his left knee to help alleviate the soreness that has kept him sidelined throughout the last four games.
Thursday, March 22, 2018
The short-handed Celtics are out in Portland getting ready to take on the Trail Blazers and it looks like they might catch a break, as one of their starters Jaylen Brown (concussion) could make his return at some point this weekend.
The Evansville Purple Aces have hired Celtics assistant and former Kentucky Wildcat Walter McCarty as their new head coach.
McCarty, who's 44 and a Evansville native, has been on Brad Stevens' coaching staff since 2013 after being an assistant to his former college coach Rick Pitino at Louisville from 2007 to 2011 and briefly with the Indiana Pacers staff.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
According to the Boston Herald, Celtics All-Star Kyrie Irving (sore left knee) will get a second opinion on Thursday.
Steve Bulpett reports that Irving, who has missed the last four games, will decide on either having a small procedure done on his knee to alleviate soreness, or continue to rest throughout the remainder of the regular season.
If you didn't watch the Celtics shocking 100-99 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night, you missed arguably one of the best games of the season. But according to the NBA, the win should have never happened.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
For a depleted Celtics squad facing off against the white-hot Oklahoma City Thunder -- a team that entered TD Garden on a six-game winning streak -- Boston was going to need a dramatic flare from its group Tuesday night and that's exactly what they got.
While the injuries reports continue to pile up for the Celtics throughout the past week, the biggest bombshell broke Tuesday afternoon in regards to Kyrie Irving's right knee.
Monday, March 19, 2018
While conducting a random Q&A session on Twitter, Isaiah Thomas flirted with the idea of donning a Celtics uniform again.
Sunday, March 18, 2018
Anthony Davis reminded the Celtics why he's the most dominant big man in the league Sunday night, while Boston's shortcomings on both ends of the floor proved to be a recipe for a blowout loss at New Orleans.
In case you haven't heard; former Celtics sharp-shooter Ray Allen has a new book coming out this month and excerpts have surfaced especially detailing his up and down relationship with Rajon Rondo.
Stories from Allen's book, "From The Outside: My Journey Through Life and the Game I Love," have made headlines this past week surrounding Rondo, Kevin Garnett and even Doc Rivers.
Friday, March 16, 2018
After visiting a hand specialist in New York, Marcus Smart will reportedly undergo surgery Friday afternoon to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb. However, the Celtics are not ruling out the possibility of seeing him return to the floor before the end of the season.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
In a double-overtime thriller, the short-handed Celtics had golden opportunities to put away the Wizards but came up empty down the stretch.
Boston should have won the game in regulation but instead the Wizards crawled back by capitalizing on the Celtics' late-game errors en route to a 124-125 win at TD Garden.
Former Celtic Ray Allen is set to release his tell-all book, "From the Outside: My Journey through Life and the Game I Love", where he reveals details of what transpired between him, Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo (of course), and the Celtics organization.
Celtics guard Marcus Smart may need season-ending surgery, but is hoping that won't be the case and is seeking a second opinion.
Monday, March 12, 2018
Daniel Theis suffered a torn meniscus against the Pacers Sunday night, and will undergo season-ending surgery.
After missing the second half of Sunday night's 99-97 loss against the Pacers, Kyrie Irving says rest is the best medicine at this point of the regular season.
Sunday, March 11, 2018
For the second straight game, the Celtics entered the fourth quarter without a member of their starting lineup, only this time it may have ultimately cost them the game and could be a legitimate concern moving forward.
We discuss the Celtics offense since the All-Star break and why the bench is finally coming into shape down the stretch of the regular season and into the playoffs. We also talk who start's in Jaylen Brown's (concussion) place, plus debate, who would Danny Ainge keep if he had to choose between Marcus Smart or Terry Rozier. Tune in to Episode 120 of the Causeway Street Podcast below!
Saturday, March 10, 2018
In an interview with CLNS Media's Adam Kaufmann, Celtics radio analyst Cedric Maxwell was asked to give his all-time Celtics starting-5.
Celtics guard Jaylen Brown has entered the NBA's concussion protocol after a hard fall Thursday night against the Timberwolves.
For the second straight year, we on the Causeway Street Podcast have debated on the Top-25 NBA players. This time around we have excluded players who have played less than 30 games (i.e. Kawhi Leonard, Gordon Hayward and Isaiah Thomas) in order to form our individual lists.
Friday, March 9, 2018
While the Celtics finished off topping the Timberwolves with ease towards the end of their 117-109 victory, there was an unsettling feeling lingering throughout the Celtics bench.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Celtics 117 - Timberwolves 109: Kyrie Irving, Al Hoford lead C's to a playoff berth win, Jaylen Brown exits the game after hard fall
The Celtics topped the Timberwolves, 117-109 Thursday night at Minnesota -- their sixth win in seven tries -- and became the second team to clinch a playoff berth, however, there was a unsettling feeling lingering towards the end of game. The well-being of Jaylen Brown hung in the balance in the second half as a frightening moment left players and fans in the Minnesota speechless.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
In an exclusive interview with his sister Anna Horford, host of CLNS Media's Horford Happy Hour, Celtics fans had the opportunity to ask All-Star big man Al Horford anything they wanted to via Twitter using the hashtag #AskAl.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Marcus Smart has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for publicly criticizing the referees following the Celtics loss to the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.
Monday, March 5, 2018
Coming off a loss that slipped through the Celtics' fingers last Saturday, the Celtics entered the United Center Monday night with an increased level of focus.
The Celtics and Rockets put on a show Saturday night, giving the NBA one of its best nationally televised games of the season.
Saturday, March 3, 2018
It was another down to the wire ending between two of the NBA's best on ABC Saturday night primetime. While neither team ever grabbed a double-digit lead, it was the Rockets who took advantage of the Celtics' late turnovers in a 123-120 victory, extending their win streak to 15-games.
Friday, March 2, 2018
Jaylen Brown is fighting for equality.
He wants to see changes in the educational system, and progress in how black athletes are perceived by the media, and shared his views at one of the most prestigious universities in the country.
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Brad Stevens says his team's high level of focus has made all the difference throughout four-game winning streak
Before the All-Star break, Brad Stevens said he planned on looking over film to identify the issues that were plaguing his team and vowed to make changes to his rotation that he would deem as necessary to turn things around.