Friday, November 30, 2018

Celtics 128, Cavaliers 95: Brad Stevens' starting unit was blazing

Brad Stevens' change to the starting lineup was once again a success.

Sure, they were without Al Horford (Aron Baynes got the nod) and of course, it was against the Cavaliers -- a team that sits at the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings -- but Boston's offense is sizzling right now.

Al Horford, Jaylen Brown ruled out vs Cavs

The Celtics will be without two of their key players Friday night when they take on the Cavaliers at TD Garden.

Kyrie Irving wants to see Gordon Hayward take more shots

The 2018-19 season has been a trying time for Celtics guard Gordon Hayward.

Recovering from his gruesome season-ending injury hasn't been easy for the veteran as he's continued to make progress in returning to form.

Causeway Street Podcast - Celtics Need a Trade? + Anthony Davis Rumors

Do the Celtics need to make a trade in order to address their struggling start to the regular season? Joel Pavon returns and explains why it's still too early to panic.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Kyrie Irving is a big fan of Marcus Smart in the starting lineup

When the Celtics dropped their fourth loss in fives tries last Saturday against the Mavericks, Marcus Smart had a tough time putting into words the troubles that have been plaguing his team.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Celtics 124, Pelicans 107: Marcus Smart, Marcus Morris are the answers for Brad Stevens

Brad Stevens may have just discovered his most efficient starting lineup.

Jaylen Brown (sore back) will not play against the Pelicans

The Celtics have been through some trials and tribulations after the first 20 games of the regular season, as they find themselves with a 10-10 record. Their 113-104 loss to the Mavericks on Saturday night not only regulated them back to .500 again, but they might also be without a starter going forward.

Who gets a slice of the Celtics 'Blame Pie'?

In the spirit of the holiday season, I wanted take the time to dish out some 'Blame Pie' for the Celtics ice cold start to the 2018-19 season.

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Mavericks 113, Celtics 104: Mavs hand Boston their fourth loss in five games

The Celtics are now officially a .500 team again after losing to the Dallas Mavericks on the road, 113-104. It's the C's fourth loss in five games and they are now 10-10 to start the 2018-19 regular season.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Celtics 114, Hawks 96: C's did what they're supposed to do, took care of business in Atlanta

When the Celtics blew out the Sixers on Opening Night at TD Garden, it gave them a false sense of identity.

Report: Anthony Davis open to trade to Celtics

Pelicans All-Star big man Anthony Davis is reportedly open to a trade to the Celtics.

Why it's time for Brad Stevens to turn to Jaylen Brown more often

It isn't hyperbole to anticipate things will get worse from here on out. This is a test of how well Brad Stevens can balance out egos after years of coaching overachieving lunch-pale guys.

Kyrie Irving plans to retire in his early to mid 30s

Celtics All-Star Kyrie Irving doesn't plan on having a long NBA career. By his estimation, he's about halfway to retirement.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Knicks 117, Celtics 109: Time for Brad Stevens to show what he's made of

For the first time in two years, Brad Stevens is coaching a .500 team.

The Celtics head coach has never led a roster with such high expectations throughout his NBA tenure, thus, no one could have predicted his team to fall this low 18 games in.

Causeway Street Podcast - Is Brad Stevens Favoring Hayward?

Although Gordon Hayward is now coming off the bench, Brad Stevens still played him at the end of the fourth quarter while giving him 30-plus minutes. Did Hayward deserve that? We discuss.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Did Terry Rozier just request a trade?

Well, that didn't take long.

The Celtics are only 17 games into the regular season and we may have just seen our first disgruntled player remark come from backup point guard Terry Rozier.

Why starting Aron Baynes is a step in the right direction

As Celtics Nation cohesively panics in light of Monday night's loss to the Hornets, here's an optimistic outlook. Even in defeat, the Celtics appear to be on the right track towards righting the ship.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Hornets 117, Celtics 112: Kyrie Irving comes up short against Kemba Walker

The Celtics continue to lean on Kyrie Irving at the end of games. But it's a formula that isn't always going to translate into wins, as was evident in Boston's 117-112 loss to the Hornets Monday night.

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Al Horford expresses frustration with Brad Stevens, Celtics teammates

As the Celtics' elder statesman, Al Horford is typically the one who shows little to no concern when things aren't going well for his team.

Angry Brad Stevens rips into Celtics following loss against Jazz

Celtics head coach Brad Stevens has never been a short-term kind of guy, most of the decisions he makes this early in the regular season has the big picture in mind that will have a long-term effects on his team.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Jazz 98 - Celtics 86: Brad Stevens unexpectedly pulls starters (minus Kyrie Irving) early

For the first 16 games of the regular season, the Celtics have relied heavily on Kyrie Irving.

It seemed easy for Jazz coach Quinn Snyder to order the double-team and strangle the life out of the Celtics' offense en route to a 98-96 victory, completing a two-game season sweep.

LeBron James reacts to Kyrie Irving's night vs Raptors

LeBron James took in the Celtics-Raptors game Friday night and had kind words for his former All-Star point guard.

Celtics 123 - Raptors 116 (OT): Kyrie Irving, Celtics are finding their identity

The Celtics are finally starting to look like a team that is destined to top the Eastern Conference.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Monday, November 12, 2018

Why Brad Stevens should bench Gordon Hayward

It's time for Brad Stevens to start making changes.

After a mediocre start to the season, the Celtics (7-6) haven't been able to find consistency and are suddenly on the verge of becoming a .500 team.

Trailblazers 100 - Celtics 94: C's can't always rely on Kyrie Irving, Jayson Tatum to bail them out

For the first time this season, Kyrie Irving and Jayson Tatum each delivered exceptional offensive performances for the Celtics.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Causeway Street Podcast - How Jimmy Butler to Sixers Effects Celtics

Jimmy Butler makes the Sixers a much better team and it can't be understated, we break it down. Also, is it time for Brad Stevens to make a dramatic change to the starting lineup?

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Danny Ainge denies Terry Rozier trade rumors

Terry Rozier's slow start to the regular season has led to rumors surrounding the Celtics that Kyrie Irving's backup could be on the move.

Causeway Street Podcast - Angry Kyrie Irving, Celtics Road Trip + Terry Rozier Trade Rumors

Kyrie Irving sounds off on Jamal Murray instead of the Celtics' underlying issue that's led to an 0-2 start to their five-game road trip. Also, trade rumors surrounding Terry Rozier, who reportedly isn't happy with his playing time.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Celtics revert to bad habits in second consecutive loss

The Celtics are making a conscious effort to tweak their offensive approach.

Now they have to see if they can keep it up for an entire game.

An annoyed Kyrie Irving calls Jamal Murray's final shot a 'Bull**** move'

When the opportunity to top off a 50-point performance presented itself in the winding seconds of Monday night's 115-107 win over the Celtics, Nuggets guard Jamal Murray seized the moment.

Monday, November 5, 2018

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Celtics 117 - Bucks 113: Celtics survive Giannis Antetokounmpo at home

The Bucks sent a message to the Celtics Thursday night at TD Garden.

Jaylen Brown (sore foot) out vs Bucks, considered day-to-day

Celtics guard Jaylen Brown was ruled out of Thursday's game against the Bucks and is considered day-to-day.

Causeway Street Podcast - Kyrie Irving Goes Off + Are the Bucks Legit?

Kyrie Irving turns in his first 30-plus point performance of the season, we discuss his approach and if the Bucks (7-0) will remain atop of the Eastern Conference throughout the regular season. We preview Thursday's showdown between the Celtics and Milwaukee.