Sunday, September 29, 2019

NBA cracks down on listed height of its players

The NBA has decided to clamp down on the listed height of its players this season. The little guys have often been listed as taller than reality, while bigs over seven-feet have have sometimes insisted that they are shorter than what the numbers indicate.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Causeway Street Podcast - All-Star Gordon Hayward, Jaylen Brown Extension?

Will Gordon Hayward be back to All-Star form this season and does Jaylen Brown get a contract extension before next month's deadline? We discuss, plus talk ESPN's 100 Best Players List to get you ready for Celtics Media Day. Tune in to Episode 187 of the Causeway Street Podcast below:

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Why Danny Ainge won't give Jaylen Brown a max contract extension

While the future looks bright for the Celtics with potential young stars Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum in the mix, there is no guarantee they'll remain in the fold.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Gordon Hayward tells Celtics fans: 'I'm ready to be the player I came here to be'

If you've been following this NBA offseason, you know it's been unlike any other in recent memory when it comes to all the league's player movement and changes. But in Gordon Hayward's case it was a chance to have a full summer to workout for the first time in two years.

Jayson Tatum, Kemba Walker make ESPN's 50-11 'Best Players'

The Celtics can now say they have five players ranked on's 100 Best NBA Players list, after parts two and three were released on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively .

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Could the Celtics acquire veteran Andre Iguodala?

The Celtics 15th-and-final roster spot remains open, and the addition of a battle-tested veteran to be added to that slot must be somewhere in Danny Ainge's mind.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Causeway Street Podcast - Is it the end for Isaiah Thomas or a setback?

We discuss Isaiah Thomas' thumb injury and if this is the end for the former Celtics point guard or just another setback? Plus, we discuss Kobe Bryant and more NBA headlines on Episode 186 of the Causeway Street Podcast, tune in below.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Enes Kanter says Gordon Hayward should 'start eyeing the All-Star Game'

Enes Kanter has had quite the eventful offseason and while training camp is just around the corner, the Celtics big man continues to talk about his new teammates every chance he gets.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Report: Celtics sign forward Yante Maten to Exhibit 10 deal

The Celtics have reportedly signed forward Yante Maten to an Exhibit 10 contract, as the start of training camp is quickly approaching.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Causeway Street Podcast - Team USA Men's Basketball in Trouble + SI's Top 100 NBA Players

Is Team USA Men's Basketball in trouble after the worst finish in the program's history at the year's FIBA World Cup? We discuss, plus talk about Sports Illustrated's Top-100 NBA Players list, league headlines and more. Tune in below to Episode 185 of the Causeway Street Podcast

Team USA close out FIBA World Cup with 87-74 win over Poland

In Team USA's final game of the 2019 FIBA World Cup, they wrapped up seventh place with an 87-74 win over Poland at Wukesong Sport Arena in Beijing, China.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Team USA falls to France 89-79 in FIBA World Cup Quarterfinals

Team USA came up short during their quest to win FIBA World Cup gold, as they fell to France 89-79 in the quarterfinals on Wednesday at the Dongguan Basketball Center in Dongguan, China.

Monday, September 9, 2019

Celtics trio of Kemba Walker, Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown lift Team USA over Brazil 89-73

It was a close game for the first three quarters, but Kemba Walker, Marcus Smart and Jaylen Brown all made key contributions, as Team USA extended the lead in the final frame and it ended with an 89-73 victory for the USA over Brazil and a trip to the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup.

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Causeway Street Podcast - Should Celtics be concerned about Jayson Tatum's ankle injury?

We discuss if the Celtics are concerned with Jayson Tatum's ankle injury and should he even return to Team USA. Plus, we talk NBA headlines and more, tune in below to Episode 184 of the Causeway Street Podcast

Friday, September 6, 2019

Celtics to bring in former Xavier forward Kaiser Gates to training camp

Celtics will reportedly sign former Xavier forward, Kaiser Gates, to a training camp contract. The 6'8" wing left Xavier after his junior year but went un-drafted in 2018.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Jaylen Brown leads Team USA past Japan 98-45, wins Group E

With a berth into the medal round of the FIBA World Cup already secured, Team USA cruised past Japan 98-45 at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China Thursday.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Should the NBA adopt FIBA rule on goaltending, basket interference?

Brazil's 79-78 win on Tuesday over Greece in World Cup competition brings up an important question for Adam Silver and the rest of the NBA. Should the league adopt the FIBA rule on goaltending and basket interference?

Monday, September 2, 2019

Could former Celtic Joe Johnson make an NBA return?

Joe Johnson only played 48 games for the Celtics before being shipped out in a trade to the Phoenix Suns in 2002. The 38-year old Johnson, a seven-time NBA All-Star, last played in the NBA for the Houston Rockets in the 2017-18 season. This summer, he earned MVP honors with the Triplets of the BIG3 League and came away a champion as his team defeated the Killer 3's in post-season play on Sunday.