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.
Thursday, November 29, 2018
How Marcus Smart, Marcus Morris turned into Brad Stevens' go-to guys
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
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
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.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Celtics 111 - Bulls 82: Jaylen Brown shines, Gordon Hayward thrives with second unit
Two struggling members of Brad Stevens' starting five found reasons for optimism on Wednesday night.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Celtics need Kyrie Irving to lead, not another veteran
The Celtics are struggling to find momentum in the early season and the losses are piling up through the first 13 games.
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?
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Philly lands Jimmy Butler, what it means for the Celtics
The Sixers just got significantly better and put the Eastern Conference on notice Saturday by landing four-time All-Star Jimmy Butler.
Jazz 123 - Celtics 115: Jayson Tatum, Kyrie Irving-less C's come up short in Utah
Friday, November 9, 2018
Celtics 116 - Suns 109 (OT): Kyrie Irving, C's complete 22-point comeback
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
Kyrie Irving fined $25,000, doubles down on criticism toward Nuggets guard Jamal Murray
Kyrie Irving isn't upset about the $25,000 fine that was handed to him for throwing a basketball into the stands at the end of Monday night's 115-107 loss against the Nuggets.
Why Giannis Antetokounmpo is on pace to be the league's next 'LeBron'
For over a decade, the NBA watched LeBron James rule the Eastern Conference as its clear-cut best player.
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
Nuggets 115 - Celtics 107: Jamal Murray's career night (48 points), Nuggets top Celtics
The Nuggets defense is notorious for not being able to stop a nosebleed. Luckily for them, neither could the Celtics Monday night.
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Pacers 102 - Celtics 101: Victor Oladipo spoils Kyrie Irving's special fourth quarter
The Celtics turned to their closer in Kyrie Irving in the fourth quarter against the Pacers and he converted one of the toughest shots of the night.
Friday, November 2, 2018
Celtics assign first-round pick Robert Williams to G-League
Prior to Boston's first five-game road trip of the season, the Celtics have sent first-round pick Robert Williams to the Maine Red Claws.
Brad Stevens, Kyrie Irving embraced Celtics taking a record-breaking 55 3-pointers
Since the beginning of Brad Stevens' tenure with the Celtics, 3-point shooting has always been a staple of his offensive approach.
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Celtics 117 - Bucks 113: Celtics survive Giannis Antetokounmpo at home
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.
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