Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Changing a Celtics Culture: Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart ushering in a new era

The ghost of last season continues to haunt the 2019-20 Celtics.

It's difficult for it not to manifest itself every now and again, and for Boston this a good thing.

Kyrie Irving's mood swing a concern for the Nets, despite his strong season start

If you are thinking that this piece on Kyrie Irving and the Nets is a total bashing of the former Celtics point guard, read elsewhere. As I have previously written, I agree with him and that the blame for the disappointing 2018-19 season should be shared by many within the organization.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Why Robert Williams could be a Celtics starter before the end of the season

When you thought of Robert Williams III during a disappointing 2018-19 campaign, the term "savvy" was not often used in discussing the Celtics big man's basketball IQ.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Friday, October 25, 2019

Celtics 112 - Raptors 106: Celtics hold off Raptors in home opener

For the second straight game of the season, the Celtics got off to a slow start but in their home opener against the Raptors at TD Garden Friday night they sang a different tune in the second half.

Enes Kanter ruled out for at least two games

Celtics big man Enes Kanter has been ruled out of Friday's home opener against the Raptors Friday night at TD Garden and will also sit out Saturday night in New York against the Knicks.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Sixers 107, Celtics 93: Sixers defense rattles Celtics in Season Opener

PHILADELPHIA -- The Sixers made an emphatic statement in their season opener against the Celtics Wednesday night in Philadelphia.

Causeway Street Podcast - Celtics, Eastern Conference Preview with NBC Sports' Kyle Draper

NBC Sports Boston's Kyle Draper joins us to preview the 2019-20 Celtics and the rest of the Eastern Conference. Does Boston have a shot to make it to the NBA Finals past the 76ers and Bucks? We break it all down. Tune in below to Episode 191 of the Causeway Street Podcast.

Jayson Tatum eager to take down Al Horford, Sixers

PHILADELPHIA -- For Jayson Tatum, being back at the Wells Fargo Arena brings back fond memories of the past.

Kemba Walker excited for Celtics debut: 'This is what I wanted'

PHILADELPHIA -- Kemba Walker can probably count on one hand how many times he's been featured on national television as a pro during the regular season.

Laughing, Learning & Winning: How Grant Williams plans to make his presence felt with Celtics

PHILADELPHIA -- Celtics rookie Grant Williams is having the time of his life.

Celtics ready to open regular season against Al Horford, Sixers

The NBA is back, as the stage has been set for the Celtics to open up the 2019-20 season against familiar faces Al Horford and the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night at the Wells Fargo Center.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Report: Jaylen Brown, Celtics agree to 4-years, $115 million extension

Jaylen Brown and the Celtics have reportedly come to an agreement just ahead of Monday's 6 p.m. ET deadline. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Brown has agreed to a four-year, $115 million rookie-scale contract extension.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Causeway Street Podcast - NBA 2019-20 Western Conference Preview

In our Western Conference preview, we ask if the Clippers are clear cut favorites or do the Rockets, Lakers and even the Warriors have something to say about that? We also discuss LeBron James backpedaling on his comments regarding China. Plus, talk league and Celtics' headlines. Tune in below to Episode 190 of the Causeway Street Podcast

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Carsen Edwards' thrilling night leads Celtics in preseason finale

Celtics rookie Carsen Edwards tied a franchise record in the Celtics' 118-95 preseason finale victory over the Cavaliers Tuesday night.

Monday, October 14, 2019

The stage is set for Jaylen Brown to have a promising season

Jaylen Brown is taking on a new role this year with the Celtics.

Causeway Street Podcast - Celtics preseason concerns at center + rookies

We're talking Celtics preseason concerns including frontcourt issues and which rookies will have significant roles this year. Plus, we discuss the NBA and China's current relationship, plus other league headlines and more. Tune in below to Episode 189 of the Causeway Street Podcast

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Friday, October 11, 2019

Celtics dominate Magic in preseason blowout

Heading into the coming 2019-2020 Celtics season, there is two main concerns. One is interior defense and the second is 3-point shooting.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Al Horford believes Celtics wouldn't succeed 'If Kyrie Irving would have stayed' in Boston

For the first time since becoming a member of the Sixers, former Celtic Al Horford offered some perspective on what factored into his decision to head to the city of Brotherly Love.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Brad Stevens reveals injuries, ideas for the Celtics' starting center position

Brad Stevens has a 'big' question mark looming over his starting lineup. It's one that isn't going to figure itself out anytime soon but the kind of problem that weeks of preseason basketball can certainly solve as the Celtics approach their second exhibition matchup.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Causeway Street Podcast - Tom Westerholm on the 2019-20 Celtics

Tom Westerholm of joins us to chat about the 2019-20 Celtics. We talk Kemba Walker's leadership, Robert Williams III playing more minutes and even Tacko Fall making the roster. Plus, we discuss Kyrie Irving's comments regarding last season and more, tune in below to Episode 188 of the Causeway Street Podcast

Friday, October 4, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Celtics Training Camp: Enes Kanter, Tacko Fall making each other better

Enes Kanter has already found his favorite sparring buddy at Celtics training camp, and it's a player who may not be on Brad Stevens' roster by the start of the regular season.

Jim Calhoun excited for Kemba Walker's era with Celtics

Jim Calhoun visited the Auerbach Center Wednesday to watch the Celtics' second day of training camp. It was his annual check-in that he typically makes around this time of the year.