Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Celtics 109, Hornets 92: Tatum, Walker, Hayward trio help wrap up 2019 with a win in Charlotte
The Celtics put a bow on their 2019 and the decade with a 109-92 win on the road against the Charlotte Hornets Tuesday afternoon.
Causeway Street Podcast - Jaylen Brown + Celtics Moments of 2010's
We discuss our favorite Celtics player and moment of the 2010's. We also talk about the current roster's upcoming games and Jaylen Brown's chances of becoming an All-Star this season. Plus, NBA headlines and more, tune in below to the last episode of 2019 and the decade!
Why rookie Grant Williams should be a regular in Celtics' rotation
Celtics rookie Grant Williams has been carving out a role these days for Brad Stevens, while others like Semi Ojeleye have had their minutes cut. As coach Stevens continues to build his bench, this may have implications for the remainder of the season, despite current injuries in the frontcourt.
Monday, December 30, 2019
Jaylen Brown named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week
For the first time in his career, Jaylen Brown received NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors, the league announced Monday.
Sunday, December 29, 2019
Raptors 113, Celtics 97: How Celtics learned a valuable lesson against Raptors
The Raptors avenged their Christmas Day loss to the Celtics in emphatic fashion Saturday night at TD Garden.
Saturday, December 28, 2019
Gordon Hayward's player option decision next season: Money, Security or best shot at an NBA title?
Barring a trade prior to the February, 2020 deadline, what will Gordon Hayward choose to do with his player option for next season? Will he opt in for the $34.2 million or will he opt out and look for the best deal he can get, either with the Celtics or another team?
Celtics 129, Cavs 117: Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum dominate with historic dual performances
The Celtics did what they were supposed to do Friday night at TD Garden when they stretched their winning streak to five at the expense of the Cavaliers in a 127-117 win.
Friday, December 27, 2019
Marcus Smart details eye ailment, ruled out against Cavaliers
It seems the viral conjunctivitis that has affected both eyes of Marcus Smart and held him out of the last seven straight games has cleared up. But the Celtics guard will have to wait just a little bit longer to make his return after being ruled out for Friday's matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers at TD Garden.
Thursday, December 26, 2019
Celtics 118, Raptors 102: Jaylen Brown's All-Star performance leads Boston on Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Five takeaways before Celtics approach the New Year
The Celtics (20-7) have the third best record in the NBA, following a home win over the Charlotte Hornets 119-93 Sunday. Their .741 win percentage stands only behind the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers.
Why Romeo Langford is quickly earning Brad Stevens' trust
Monday, December 23, 2019
Celtics 119, Hornets 93: Jayson Tatum closes out Charlotte behind epic performance
When Terry Rozier's reverse layup at the end of the third quarter trimmed the Celtics' lead down to seven points Sunday night at TD Garden, it triggered a sense of urgency from one of Brad Stevens' best players.
Sunday, December 22, 2019
Isaiah Thomas ejected for entering stands to confront Philly fan, could receive further punishment
Saturday, December 21, 2019
Celtics 114, Pistons 93: Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown shine, thrill TD Garden
With a dash of home cooking, coupled alongside two electrifying performances, the Celtics had a blast Friday night at TD Garden.
Friday, December 20, 2019
Gordon Hayward (sore foot) day-to-day, no timetable on Marcus Smart (eye infection)
The Celtics are banged up and things are not getting any better, despite their five day layoff earlier this week. Gordon Hayward, who's been suffering from a sore left foot for the past month, has been ruled out for Friday night's match-up against the Detroit Pistons.
Thursday, December 19, 2019
Celtics 109, Mavs 103: Boston's All-Star Trio pleads its case in Dallas
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Brad Stevens admits he doesn't 'have a lot of guys with that old school center strength'
When Brad Stevens admitted that he "doesn't have a lot of guys with that old-school center strength" after the Celtics got bullied by Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers, what he might have been alluding to is the fact his roster may actually not have any of those to begin with.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Vincent Poirier out for six weeks with fractured finger
For a team that was hoping its extended rest would help its injury-plagued roster, the Celtics delivered more bad news Tuesday.
Jaylen Brown blames Celtics front office for 2018-19 disappointing season
Most Celtics fans still blame Kyrie Irving for the underwhelming 2018-19 season.
Monday, December 16, 2019
Robert Williams (hip) to remain out for at least 3 weeks
Causeway Street Podcast - Missing Marcus Smart + Jayson Tatum making adjustments
Saturday, December 14, 2019
Celtics fans applaud Al Horford in TD Garden return
Al Horford got a warm reception in his first return to TD Garden as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers Thursday night.
Friday, December 13, 2019
Celtics bigs solid against the Sixers, needed one slight adjustment
The Celtics center position looked pretty solid Thursday night, despite the 115-109 loss to the rival Philadelphia 76ers.
Sixers 115, Celtics 109: Why 76ers will go as far as Joel Embiid will take them
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Jaylen Brown says Al Horford 'Should be celebrated' Thursday Night at TD Garden
It's time for the Celtics to strengthen their bench
It became obvious during the Celtics 122-113 loss to the Pacers on Wednesday, Boston's bench was simply a non-factor after being outscored by the opponent's second unit 47-19.
Pacers 122, Celtics 117: 4 Things we learned from Indy's signature win
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Why Wizards forward Davis Bertans should be on Celtics radar
Washington Wizards power forward Davis Bertans is getting a lot of attention around the league, and that won't diminish after his performance in the team's 114-107 loss to the Hornets Tuesday night.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Why only a trade bargain could get Danny Ainge to make changes to this Celtics roster
Danny Ainge is not known to make many mid-season trades, he's usually a busy many in the summer. But as of Monday night, his Celtics have the third-best record in the NBA at 17-5, behind only the Lakers and Bucks. It's safe to say that most shouldn't expect any major moves prior to the February 7 deadline.
Monday, December 9, 2019
Celtics 110, Cavs 88: Gordon Hayward shines in his comeback game
Gordon Hayward returned to the parquet Monday night at TD Garden and didn't miss a step from the player he was prior to last month's injury.
No minute restriction for Gordon Hayward, Marcus Smart ruled out vs Cavaliers
For those that thought the Celtics would finally be at full strength when they hosted the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night at TD Garden, think again.
Causeway Street Podcast - How will Gordon Hayward's return impact the Celtics?
How will Gordon Hayward's quick return from a left hand fracture impact the Celtics? We discuss, look ahead and talk NBA headlines. Tune in below to Episode 196 of the Causeway Street Podcast
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Gordon Hayward fully healed, could return Monday vs Cavs
After missing the last 13 games with a broken left hand, Gordon Hayward is eyeing an early return.
Saturday, December 7, 2019
Celtics 108, Nuggets 95: Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown duo lead in a blowout win
Friday, December 6, 2019
Marcus Smart (illness) to play against the Denver Nuggets
Marcus Smart, who sat out of the Celtics 112-93 win over the Heat on Wednesday with an illness, will return to the lineup tonight against the Denver Nuggets at TD Garden.
Do the Celtics need a 'clear hierarchy' when healthy?
In an interview last week with ESPN's Rachel Nichols, Danny Ainge may have given us a glimpse of his vision of a championship-caliber Celtics team.
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Danny Ainge on Gordon Hayward injury: 'Will probably practice with the team this weekend'
The Celtics are 15-5 after 20 games into the 2019-20 season and without Gordon Hayward, who has missed the last 12 with a fracture in his left hand.
Celtics 112, Heat 93: Jaylen Brown, C's putting the conference on notice following win over Miami
With 20 games under their belt, the Celtics continue to prove why they're the deepest team in the Eastern Conference.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Could Marcus Smart's ferocious play shorten his career?
Marcus Smart plays only one way - all out, and his Celtics teammates and fans love him for it, but it may have a price down the road.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Gordon Hayward gives update on hand injury, no return date set
Gordon Hayward completed simulated contact drills with Celtics coaches on Tuesday, as he continues to recover from a bone fracture in his left hand.
Marcus Smart (abdomen contusion) listed as 'doubtful' vs. Miami Heat
While the Celtics beat the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Sunday afternoon, it's unknown if Boston will be without Marcus Smart for any significant amount of time.
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Celtics 113, Knicks 104: Grant Williams, Brad Wanamaker anchor defense, hold off New York
NEW YORK -- Facing off against a driven Knicks team thirsty for a win that would snap their five-game losing streak, the Celtics found themselves on the verge of falling into a double-digit hole late in the third quarter.
Saturday, November 30, 2019
Celtics frustrated with Kyrie Irving talk, ready for fans to move on
Friday, November 29, 2019
Nets 112, Celtics 107: Spencer Dinwiddie, Brooklyn top Boston at Barclays Center
BROOKLYN — The Nets avenged their loss from Wednesday night at TD Garden with an impressive performance against the Celtics that was led by Spencer Dinwiddie’s offense and Brooklyn’s collective team effort on the defensive end of the floor.
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Kyrie Irving responds to Celtics fans' chants at TD Garden
Celtics fans at TD Garden didn't get the chance to see the showdown they had been waiting for since the summer but that didn't stop the much anticipated drama between them and Kyrie Irving Wednesday night.
Celtics 121, Nets 110: Kemba Walker returns, dominates Brooklyn in season-high performance
Celtics fans had plenty to cheer for Wednesday night at TD Garden as Kemba Walker made his return from his neck injury by turning in his best scoring performance of the season.
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Danny Ainge on last season's Celtics: 'We should have cleaned out the roster a little bit'
Why Marcus Smart saves the glass doctors removed from his hand back in 2018
Marcus Smart got some redemption against the Sacramento Kings on Monday night at TD Garden, as just another example of how far the guard has come in the last two years.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Buyer's Remorse: Should Danny Ainge have drafted Buddy Hield instead of Jaylen Brown?
Entering the 2016 NBA Draft, Buddy Hield and Jaylen Brown were both projected to be top-5 picks and were also two viable options for the Celtics.
Celtics 103, Kings 102: Marcus Smart redeems himself with go-ahead floater against Kings
Before Monday evening's matchup at TD Garden, Celtics assistant coach Kara Lawson ran scoring drills with Marcus Smart less than one hour before tip-off.
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