Tuesday, December 31, 2019
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.
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!
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
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
The Raptors avenged their Christmas Day loss to the Celtics in emphatic fashion Saturday night at TD Garden.
Saturday, December 28, 2019
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?
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
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
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
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.
Monday, December 23, 2019
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
Saturday, December 21, 2019
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
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
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
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
For a team that was hoping its extended rest would help its injury-plagued roster, the Celtics delivered more bad news Tuesday.
Most Celtics fans still blame Kyrie Irving for the underwhelming 2018-19 season.
Monday, December 16, 2019
Saturday, December 14, 2019
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
The Celtics center position looked pretty solid Thursday night, despite the 115-109 loss to the rival Philadelphia 76ers.
Thursday, December 12, 2019
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.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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
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
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.
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.
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
Saturday, December 7, 2019
Friday, December 6, 2019
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.
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
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.
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
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 completed simulated contact drills with Celtics coaches on Tuesday, as he continues to recover from a bone fracture in his left hand.
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
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
Friday, November 29, 2019
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
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 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
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
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.
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.