Friday, November 29, 2019

Nets 112, Celtics 107: Spencer Dinwiddie, Brooklyn top Boston at Barclays Center

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

Kyrie Irving responds to Celtics fans' chants at TD Garden

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 121, Nets 110: Kemba Walker returns, dominates Brooklyn in season-high performance

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

Danny Ainge on last season's Celtics: 'We should have cleaned out the roster a little bit'

Danny Ainge is not winning many popularity contests in Boston as of late, especially after admitting he believed Kyrie Irving should have a tribute video this past week. Now you can also add the regret of not making any roster moves during the infamous 2018-19 Celtics season to the list.

Why Marcus Smart saves the glass doctors removed from his hand back in 2018

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

Monday, November 25, 2019

Causeway Street Podcast - Who will step up if Kemba Walker is out?

We recap the Celtics 2-3 west road trip and discuss Kemba Walker's neck injury. Who would step up if Walker were to miss any significant amount of time? Plus, we look ahead and talk NBA news. Tune in below to Episode 195 and our Thanksgiving edition of the Causeway Street Podcast

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Report: Kemba Walker 'doubtful' against the Kings

Kemba Walker went through cardio and weight work at the Auerbach Center on Sunday, less than 48 hours following his collision with Semi-Ojeleye against the Denver Nuggets.

Marcus Smart confronts courtside fan in Denver who said 'Get on your knees'

Marcus Smart is upset, but not only with the Celtics 96-92 loss to the the Nuggets on Friday night, but also with a courtside fan that he exchanged words with in the fourth quarter.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

How the Celtics fill a void following Kemba Walker's neck injury

The Celtics will be looking to fill a void following following Kemba Walker's neck injury during the team's 96-92 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Friday night.

Kemba Walker collides with Semi Ojeleye, suffers concussion-like symptoms

Celtics point guard Kemba Walker collided with teammate Semi Ojeleye in the second quarter of Friday night's 96-92 loss against the Nuggets and was transported on a stretcher to a nearby hospital.

Nuggets 96, Celtics 92: Jamal Murray holds off C's comeback, Kemba Walker injuried

The Celtics looked to end their five-game west coast road trip on a high-note when they entered the Pepsi Center on Friday night, as they rallied back from a 19-point deficit after watching Kemba Walker get carted off on a stretcher.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Marcus Smart says 'Everything is OK,' following ankle injury

In the final frame of the Celtics' 99-85 win over the Suns Monday night, Marcus Smart limped off the floor with members of the team's medical staff and made his way back to the locker room.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Celtics 99, Suns 85: Jayson Tatum leads C’s to victory in Phoenix

When the Celtics topped the Mavericks for their eighth straight win last Monday, Jayson Tatum made a trip to the Auerbach Center -- the team's practice facility -- just before midnight for a postgame shooting session.

Celtics get brought back down to Earth following loss, on to Phoenix

Marcus Smart's last-second floater hung on the rim, seemingly forever and then dropped out, as the Celtics got their 10-game win streak snapped at the hands of the Kings on Sunday.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Kings 100, Celtics 99: Buddy Hield, Kings snap Boston's 10-game winning streak

When Marcus Smart saw his potential game-winning floater bounce four times towards the front of the rim just before it slid off, Buddy Hield punched the ball with enthusiasm as the game clock expired, ran down the floor, and with the ball still bouncing alongside his foot, punted it into the stands for good measure.

Brad Stevens: 'I don't really care about the record or how many games we've won in a row'

The Celtics are currently on a 10-game win streak, while also owning the NBA's best record at 10-1.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Celtics 105, Warriors 100: Jayson Tatum holds off Golden State for 10th straight win

In the last five-plus years, whenever Boston faced the Warriors on the road it was must-see TV. Friday night at the new Chase Center was no different, despite Golden State being undermanned, the Celtics had to work for their tenth straight victory beating the 2018 champs, 105-100.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Causeway Street Podcast - Gordon Hayward, Celtics West Coast Trip

Celtics keep cruising even without Gordon Hayward in the lineup, we discuss what lies ahead on the team's first long road trip of the young season. Plus, talk NBA headlines and more. Tune in below to Episode 194 of the Causeway Street Podcast

Celtics legend Bill Russell accepts Hall-of-Fame ring 44-years after his induction

Celtics legend and NBA icon Bill Russell has finally accepted his Basketball Hall-of-Fame ring.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Celtics 140, Wizards 133: Walker, Tatum, Brown trio extend win streak to nine

Isaiah Thomas came into TD Garden looking to snap his former team's eight game win streak and hand them their first home loss of the season, instead he only got a deserving standing ovation in defeat, as the Celtics beat the Washington Wizards 140-133 on Wednesday night.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Monday, November 11, 2019

Is Robert Williams already an elite shot blocker?

Celtics second-year center Robert Williams III, has already established himself as an elite shot blocker. At 6-foot-8, with a 7-foot-6 wingspan and seemingly unlimited athleticism, his primary value on the court is to be a rim protector.

Report: Gordon Hayward will undergo surgery on fractured left hand

In less than two days following Gordon Hayward's left hand fracture, it appears the Celtics forward has immediately begun the process to recovery.

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Celtics 135, Spurs 115: Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker dominate in San Antonio

It was bittersweet for the Celtics who beat the San Antonio Spurs 135-115 on Saturday night, in the team's most dominating win of the young season for their seventh straight victory.

Gordon Hayward suffers left hand fracture against the Spurs

Gordon Hayward was having the best start since signing with the Celtics in the summer prior to the 2017-18 season, only to have another setback, as he suffered a left hand fracture late in the second quarter of Boston's matchup against the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Causeway Street Podcast - Marcus Smart vs Brad Stevens

While the Celtics are off to a great start to the 2019-20 season, is Gordon Hayward officially back? Plus, are Marcus Smart's emotions getting the best of him again and is Jayson Tatum on his way to becoming an All-Star this year? Tune in below to Episode 193 of the Causeway Street Podcast

Friday, November 8, 2019

Miles Bridges trolls Celtics fans via Marcus Smart spat

The tension between Miles Bridges and Marcus Smart reached its way to sports fans' favorite social media site -- Twitter -- during Thursday night's Celtics win and eventually triggered responses from the Hornets forward.

Marcus Smart, Brad Stevens reveal heated exchange in Charlotte

Marcus Smart spoke out about the officiating in Thursday night's game against the Hornets, and shared a conversation he had with head coach Brad Stevens following the Celtics' 108-87 win in Charlotte.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Celtics 108, Hornets 87: C’s blowout Hornets in Kemba Walker's return to Charlotte

The showdown between Kemba Walker and Terry Rozier didn't quite live up to the hype some hoped for, but the Celtics' winning streak lived on nonetheless.

Why Marcus Smart should remain in the starting lineup upon Jaylen Brown's return

It was less than a year ago when Marcus Smart was inserted into the Celtics starting lineup. The team had gotten off to a rough 10-10 record to start the 2018-19 season, and it didn't take Brad Stevens long to make an adjustment.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Could Daniel Theis, Robert Williams be the solution at center for Celtics?

After six games into the 2019-20 season, the Celtics are 5-1 and currently on a five game winning streak, while Daniel Theis and Robert Williams III have held it down for Brad Stevens at center so far.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Celtics 119, Cavaliers 113: Gordon Hayward ties career-high in Cleveland

Whenever Gordon Hayward has an extraordinary scoring performance it's always relevant for the Celtics and their fans but Tuesday night was historic.

Robert Williams set to return, Enes Kanter doubtful vs Cavs

When the Celtics kick off their three-game road trip in Cleveland Tuesday night, there will definitely be a familiar face back in action for Boston.

Slow Starts, Clutch Scoring & Depth: Celtics' early-season warning signs

Before Friday night's win against the Knicks, Brad Stevens entered the Celtics' brand new press conference room at TD Garden and was asked to assess his team's performance under its four-game microscope, prior to tip-off.

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Kemba Walker off to a good start with Celtics

After a tough season opener against the Philadelphia 76ers, Celtics guard Kemba Walker has been on a tear with his new team.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Celtics 104, Knicks 102: Jayson Tatum hits game-winner for fourth straight victory

For Jayson Tatum, Friday at TD Garden is a night he will never forget.

After his former teammate, Marcus Morris, drained a game-tying 3-pointer with 4.7 seconds left, Tatum found the bottom of the net off a fade-away jump shot to cement his first career game-winning shot that sealed a 104-102 Celtics win over the Knicks. It was a fitting ending for the two.

Friday, November 1, 2019

Causeway Street Podcast - Are the Celtics better than advertised?

After an impressive comeback win over the Bucks, we discuss the first week of the 2019-20 Celtics season. Is this roster better than we thought they were or is it just fool's gold? Plus, we look ahead on their schedule and talk NBA headlines. Tune in below to Episode 192 of the Causeway Street Podcast

Why the contract of Marcus Smart continues to look like a bargain

When Danny Ainge signed Marcus Smart last summer to a four-year, $52 million contract, it was criticized by a few as a mistake - meaning too much money, and too many years for a player with limited offensive skills. That thinking may be changing right now.