Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Brad Stevens prepared for Antetokounmpo to deliver in Game 2
MILWAUKEE -- Head coach Brad Stevens understands the likelihood of seeing Giannis Antetokounmpo shoot 33.3 percent from the floor like he did Sunday afternoon against the Celtics, is highly improbable.
Monday, April 29, 2019
Jaylen Brown talks about former teacher, who 5 years ago, said he'd be in jail
MILWAUKEE -- Five years ago to the day of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals matchup between the Celtics and the Bucks, a high school teacher told a young Jaylen Brown that he wouldn't amount to much.
How Al Horford, Celtics held Antetokounmpo down in Game 1
MILWAUKEE -- No other member of the Celtics has more playoff experience than Al Horford. With 115 postseason games under his belt, Horford knew just how important it was going to be for the Celtics to establish their defensive intensity at the start of their best-of-7 Eastern Conference Semifinals series against the Bucks.
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Sunday, April 28, 2019
Celtics 112, Bucks 90: Irving, Horford lead Game 1 victory in Milwaukee [BOS leads series 1-0]
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Saturday, April 27, 2019
A deeper look at how Celtics matchup vs. the Bucks in this series
For the first time in three years, the Celtics will tip-off a playoff series on the road when they head to Milwaukee on Sunday for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against Giannis Antetokoumpo and the Bucks.
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Friday, April 26, 2019
Celtics morn the passing of legend John Havlicek
Boston Celtics legend and NBA Hall-of-Famer John Havlicek passed away Thursday night at the age of 79 years old. According to ESPN, he had been battling Parkinson's disease.
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Thursday, April 25, 2019
Causeway Street Podcast - Celtics vs Bucks Series Preview
Celtics prepare to take on Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks after their four-game sweep over the Indiana Pacers. We preview the series and make our predictions with guest and CausewayStreet.com writer Zach Peloquin. Tune in to Episode 168 of the Causeway Street Podcast below:
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Brad Stevens on Marcus Smart's progress: 'I don't have any timeline'
The Celtics have officially found out the start date of their second round series against the Milwaukee Bucks, which will tip-off on Sunday. Now the big question remains; when is Marcus Smart making his return?
Game 1: Celtics vs Bucks scheduled for Sunday afternoon
The NBA announced on Wednesday that Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semi-finals between the Celtics and Bucks has been scheduled for Sunday afternoon, tipping-off at 1 PM from Milwaukee.
Monday, April 22, 2019
Why Gordon Hayward is most important for Celtics in Eastern Conference Semifinals
INDIANAPOLIS -- For Gordon Hayward, Indianapolis is unlike any other city. Basketball runs deep around these parts and as a kid, Hayward immersed himself into the culture.
Sunday, April 21, 2019
Celtics 110, Pacers 106: Gordon Hayward leads Game 4 sweep in Indiana [BOS wins series, 4-0]
The Celtics will advance to the Eastern Conference semi-finals after closing out the Indiana Pacers 110-106 in Game 4 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, to complete a four-game sweep.
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Brad Stevens, Al Horford talk about Celtics 'Dream Team' lineup, what went wrong during regular season
INDIANAPOLIS --It's been a long time since we've seen Brad Stevens close out a game with his 2018-19 season opening lineup.
Brad Stevens reflects on last year's Game 4 vs Sixers ahead of matchup against Pacers
INDIANAPOLIS -- Celtics head coach Brad Stevens is preparing to do something he's never done before -- complete his first playoff sweep.
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Brad Stevens addresses Kyrie Irving's hand injury
INDIANAPOLIS -- When Kyrie Irving was seen on the bench getting his right hand checked out just before halftime in Game 2 of the Celtics' best-of-7 series against the Pacers, it didn't seem like a big deal at the time.
Kyrie Irving on Celtics original starting unit closing out Game 3: 'We've come a long way'
INDIANAPOLIS -- When the Celtics 2018-19 regular season commenced last September the excitement of seeing Brad Stevens' starting lineup at full strength outweighed the likelihood of a trying season that was eventually bestowed upon the four-year head coach.
How Kyrie Irving foiled Nate McMillan, Pacers plans in Game 3
INDIANAPOLIS -- After Kyrie Irving's 37-point performance in Game 2, Pacers head coach Nate McMillan's game plan heading into Game 3 was a blatant one -- force Irving into a playmaker.
Celtics 104, Pacers 96: Jaylen Brown shines in Game 3 [BOS lead series, 3-0]
The Celtics are one game away from sweeping the Indiana Pacers after a 104-96 win in Game 3 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
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Friday, April 19, 2019
Brad Stevens may go deep into his bench in Game 3
INDIANAPOLIS -- Brad Stevens has never been the kind of head coach to stick with one rotation throughout the course of a best-of-7 series.
Kyrie Irving gets hand checked during Celtics shootaround
It appears Kyrie Irving was getting his right hand or wrist checked during Friday morning shootaround, as the Celtics prepare for Game 3 against the Pacers.
Marcus Smart still two weeks away from physical activity
Causeway Street Podcast - Can the Celtics beat the Pacers on the road?
Celtics head to Indiana with a 2-0 series lead over the Pacers, with a chance to sweep on the road. Josue Pavón checks in from Indy to give us his take on why Kyrie Irving can still turn it up a notch and break out the brooms. We preview Game 3 & 4, plus take a trip around the NBA Playoffs with the latest headlines. Tune in to Episode 167 of the Causeway Street Podcast below:
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Kyrie Irving is having fun, grateful to be playing in postseason
Kyrie Irving always sees the big picture.
He knows that if the Celtics are going to make a deep playoff run, it's not going to come down to winning at TD Garden, it's going to come down to winning on the road.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Celtics 99, Pacers 91: Kyrie Irving, Jayson Tatum lead Game 2 comeback [BOS leads series, 2-0]
The Celtics now have a 2-0 lead in their best-of-7 series after topping the Pacers, 99-91, Wednesday night at TD Garden.
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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Causeway Street Podcast - Who can beat the Warriors?
Are the Golden Warriors vulnerable this year? We discuss possible teams that could knock off the defending champions and the Lakers situation out in Los Angeles on this NBA Playoff edition of the Causeway Street Podcast. Tune in to Episode 166 below:
Marcus Smart discusses his injury, no timetable set for his return
For the first time since suffering from last week's left torn oblique, Marcus Smart gave reporters an update following Tuesday afternoon's practice at The Auerbach Center.
Monday, April 15, 2019
What Kyrie Irving told Jaylen Brown after technical foul
Kyrie Irving impressive on both ends of the floor in Celtics playoff debut
Kyrie Irving had plenty of reasons to smile after Game 1 of the Celtics' best-of-7 series against the Pacers.
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Celtics 84, Pacers 74: Marcus Morris, Kyrie Irving game changers in Game 1 [BOS leads series, 1-0]
The Celtics topped the Pacers in their playoff opener Sunday afternoon with an 84-74 win, and grabbed a 1-0 lead in its best-of-7 series.
Friday, April 12, 2019
Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens & Celtics teammates weigh in on Marcus Smart injury
The Celtics will be without Marcus Smart, at the very least throughout the first round of the playoff against the Indiana Pacers.
Causeway Street Podcast - No Marcus Smart + Playoff Kyrie Irving
Without Marcus Smart (torn oblique), how deep can the Celtics go this postseason? Plus, we discuss how playoff Kyrie Irving is determined to go the distance after his comments about distractions during the regular season. Tune in to Episode 165 of the Causeway Street Podcast below:
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Kyrie Irving blames himself for regular season distractions
Celtics playoff schedule vs Pacers released, Game 1 on Sunday
The NBA Playoffs will begin for the Celtics on Sunday afternoon at TD Garden in their first round match-up against the Indiana Pacers.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Report: Marcus Smart out 4-6 weeks with torn oblique
The Celtics for the second straight postseason will begin their playoff run with Marcus Smart on the disabled list. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojanarowski, the veteran guard has suffered a torn left oblique and could miss the first two rounds of the NBA playoffs
4 things Celtics need to succeed in 2019 Playoff run
The Celtics (49-33) concluded the 2018-19 season Tuesday night in Washington D.C. with a 116-110 win over the Wizards.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Celtics 116, Wizards 110: Terry Rozier leads short-handed roster in season finale win
The Celtics were short seven rotation players on Tuesday night, as they wrapped up their regular season with a 116-110 win over the Washington Wizards at Capital One Arena.
Monday, April 8, 2019
Causeway Street Podcast - Celtics vs Pacers Playoff Preview
Celtics have clinched the fourth seed and home-court advantage in the first round of the Playoffs, as they'll face the Pacers beginning next weekend. We discuss how important Gordon Hayward and Al Horford will be throughout the postseason, alongside Kyrie Irving. Plus, we chime in on the Paul Pierce and Dwayne Wade debate. Tune in below to Episode 164 of the Causeway Street Podcast:
Sunday, April 7, 2019
Magic 116, Celtics 108: Jayson Tatum, Marcus Smart injured in loss vs Orlando
The Celtics dropped their final home game of the regular season Sunday night against the Magic at TD Garden.
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Celtics clinch fourth seed, home-court with Pacers loss
The Celtics have officially clinched home court advantage throughout the first round of the playoffs.
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Gordon Hayward turning it up for Celtics at just the right time
Friday, April 5, 2019
Celtics 117, Pacers 97: Jayson Tatum, Gordon Hayward look playoff ready in Indy
If there was any doubt that the Celtics couldn't win in Indiana to take control of the fourth seed, then Friday night clearly changed all of that, with a 117-97 beating of the Pacers on their home floor.
Update: Marcus Morris (knee) questionable, Jaylen Brown (back) out vs Pacers
The Celtics will head into Indiana with playoff implications on the line in arguably the most important game of the season and a short-handed bench.
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Kyrie Irving opens up about his relationship with Brad Stevens
Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving opened up about his relationship with Brad Stevens Wednesday night.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Celtics 112, Heat 102: Gordon Hayward, Al Horford hold off Miami for second straight win
Gordon Hayward is looking more like his old All-Star, pre-ankle-injury self these days and it couldn't have come at a better time for the Celtics, as they beat the Miami Heat 112-102 on Wednesday night.
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Al Horford wants Celtics to find consistency
When Al Horford managed to achieve success at such a young age, it set a precedent for his NBA career.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Kyrie Irving opens up about the death, impact of rapper Nipsey Hussle
The hip-hop community, along with various professional athletes, mourned the loss of rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was shot to death Sunday in Los Angeles.
Al Horford's triple-double pushes Celtics past Heat
For a team battling for home court in the opening round of the postseason, Monday's 110-105 win over the Heat was an important one.
Monday, April 1, 2019
Celtics 110, Heat 105: Boston holds off Miami in Dwyane Wade's last game at TD Garden
Dwyane Wade played his final game at TD Garden this season as the future hall-of-fame shooting guard plans to call it a career at the end of this season.
Jaylen Brown (lower back) will sit out vs Heat
As the Celtics prepare to host the Heat at TD Garden one final time this season and Dwayne Wade for the last time ever, there are playoff implications for all parties involved.
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