Monday, January 28, 2019

Celtics 112, Nets 104: Al Horford, Marcus Smart's defense dominates, holds off Brooklyn

The Celtics put together one of their best defensive performances of the season Monday night at TD Garden.

Rumor: Celtics not on Anthony Davis' list of preferred destinations

While Anthony Davis has decided to make it interesting less than two weeks away from the NBA trade deadline, making a request for the New Orleans Pelicans to move him, the Celtics apparently are not on a short list of possible destination for the All-Star center.

Anthony Davis tells the Pelicans he will not re-sign, wants to be traded

Pelicans All-Star forward Anthony Davis will reportedly not sign an extension and has asked to be traded, according to his agent Rich Paul of Klutch Sports.

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Celtics' measuring stick fared well against Warriors

The Celtics have come a long way from where they were at the start of the regular season. But there’s still plenty of work to be done.

When it comes to facing the top teams the league has to offer, the Celtics bring their A-game. They welcome all challengers, and when it came to going toe-to-toe against the champion Warriors, the Celtics turned in one of their best performance of the year.

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Warriors 115, Celtics 111: Golden State wins 10th straight to snap Boston's home streak

The Celtics entered Saturday night winners of 10 straight at TD Garden, the longest home streak of any team in the NBA this season, before coming up short in a 115-111 loss to the Golden State Warriors.

Celtics, Warriors Preview: Brad Stevens ready to challenge 'The standard for the whole NBA'

Boston's marquee matchup against the Warriors Saturday isn't just another game on the schedule for the Celtics.

Causeway Street Podcast - Celtics vs Warriors, NBA Finals Preview?

Will the Celtics see the Warriors back at the TD Garden in June for the NBA Finals? We discuss one of the season's most anticipated games, plus what it means for Boston going forward. Tune in below to Episode 156 of the Causeway Street Podcast:

Monday, January 21, 2019

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Marcus Smart ejected vs Hawks, could face suspension

Every championship-caliber team needs a Marcus Smart.

A gritty, hard-nosed defender who does the dirty work and doesn't take crap from anyone.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Celtics 113, Hawks 105: Celtics picking up steam at the right time

With 46 games under their belt and six games behind the first place Bucks, the Celtics have their work cut out for themselves between now and the end of the regular season.

Causeway Street Podcast - Why Did Kyrie Irving Apologize to LeBron James?

We discuss the week of Kyrie Irving, where he admitted to calling LeBron James after putting his Celtics teammates on blast and then apologizing for those comments. What does this say about Irving being a leader? Plus a breakdown of the bounce back win over the Raptors and what went wrong on Boston's recent road trip, tune in below to Episode 155 of the Causeway Street Podcast:

Friday, January 18, 2019

Celtics 122, Grizzlies 116: Kyrie Irving delivers another stellar performance

It's time for Kyrie Irving to let his game do all the talking.

After a tumultuous week that was jam-packed with ugly losses, blame games and stunning revelations, the Celtics have refocused themselves to winning basketball games.

Brad Stevens weighs in on Kyrie Irving's leadership

It's been quite a week for Kyrie Irving, who leads all Eastern Conference guards in this year's All-Star voting, while also making headlines for his questionable comments.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Aron Baynes, Marcus Smart listed as questionable vs the Raptors

The Celtics might have a healthy roster for the first time in a few months, as center Aron Baynes (hand) has been listed to questionable for Wednesday's nationally televised game against the Toronto Raptors.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Monday, January 14, 2019

Nets 109, Celtics 102: Brad Stevens benched key players in midst of comeback

BROOKLYN – When the news of Kyrie Irving and Marcus Smart broke Monday morning, Brad Stevens knew he was going to have a thin back court heading into the Celtics' matchup against the Nets.

Kyrie Irving promises not to ‘Question my teammates ever again’

BROOKLYN  When Kyrie Irving requested a trade from Cleveland in 2017, he was sent to Boston – a place that most people considered was an ideal situation for him.

Kyrie Irving, Marcus Smart will sit against Nets

BROOKLYN  The Celtics will be thin in their back court when they take on the Nets Monday night at the Barclays Center.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Monday, January 7, 2019

Friday, January 4, 2019

'Hoops Africa: Ubuntu Matters' documentary to be screened across Massachusetts

South Africa has been home to the first three NBA Africa exhibition games and host of the Basketball Without Borders Africa camp where 80 boys and girls come to learn life lessons while hooping it up with some of the world's best current and legendary players.

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Celtics will be without Kyrie Irving (eye) against the Mavericks

The Celtics will be without Kyrie Irving for at least one more game, after the team announced that the All-Star had been ruled out with eye inflammation for Friday night when the Dallas Mavericks visit the TD Garden.

Celtics 115, Timberwolves 102: Gordon Hayward lights up Minnesota again

Since the start of the regular season, Gordon Hayward has shown flashes of greatness for the Celtics. But finding consistency has been his biggest issue.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Spurs 120, Celtics 111: C’s continue to struggle defensively

The success of Brad Stevens' teams have always been predicated on great defense.

It's typically the backbone of why nearly every season throughout Stevens' tenure in Boston the Celtics have exceeded expectations.