Friday, February 21, 2020

Kemba Walker (knee) ruled out against Timberwolves


The Celtics will return from NBA All-Star Weekend unhealthy, as Kemba Walker will sit out at least for the first of the team's four-game west coast trip that begins Friday night in Minnesota.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Danny Ainge says Ray Allen’s move to Miami ‘will have some impact’ on decision to retire his number


It's been an on-going debate since Ray Allen decided to take his talents to South Beach, Miami and the Heat back in the summer of 2012, if the former Celtics guard should get his number retired one day.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Robert Williams participates in full practice, says 'I'm ready to play,' as his return is near


Celtics center Robert Williams has been out of action with a hip edema since December 6th, but he is scheduled to be back on the court very soon.

Monday, February 17, 2020

Jayson Tatum, Team LeBron beat Kemba Walker, Team Giannis 157-155 in NBA All-Star Game


Kemba Walker and Jayson Tatum got to show off their skills and represent the Celtics during the 2020 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night. Despite Walker and Team LeBron losing 157-155 to Tatum and Team Giannis in Chicago, the game went down to the wire in a thriller down the stretch in a new format.

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Friday, February 14, 2020

Kevin Garnett to have his number retired by the Celtics


It's been a long-time coming, as future NBA Hall-of-Famer Kevin Garnett will have his No. 5 retired by the Celtics next season.

Why Jayson Tatum is becoming the go-to scorer Celtics need


Flashback to January 12, 2019 - Celtics trailing Orlando Magic, 105-103 - Gordon Hayward in-bounding the ball with less than three seconds remaining in the game - gets the ball to Jayson Tatum, who missed the 3-point attempt and Boston lost the game.

Celtics 141, Clippers 133 [2OT]: Jayson Tatum scores 39 in final game before All-Star break


All-Star Jayson Tatum made a statement against the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night, as the Celtics won 141-133 in double overtime at TD Garden.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Causeway Street Podcast - Are the Celtics championship contenders?


After staying pat at the NBA trade deadline and no buyout market signings yet, are the Celtics championship contenders as currently constructed? If not, what would be considered a successful or a failure this season? Tune in below to Episode 203 of the Causeway Street Podcast

Why there'll probably won't be a Celtics buyout acquisition


As expected, Danny Ainge bypassed the NBA trade deadline a week ago without making a move, and there is a good chance that fans won't see the Celtics president of basketball operations acquire a player from the buyout market either.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Rockets 116, Celtics 105: James Harden, Russell Westbrook snap win streak at seven


Mike D'Antoni's experiment employing his deadly duo of Russell Westbrook and James Harden to continually attack Boston's defense worked like a charm, giving the Houston Rockets the 116-105 win over the Celtics.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Monday, February 10, 2020

Jayson Tatum named Eastern Conference Player of the Week


It only took seven days for the NBA to name another Celtics player for Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors. Jayson Tatum has won the award for the first time in his career, as he get's ready to participate in the first of many All-Star Games coming up on Sunday night.

Celtics 112, Thunder 111: Kemba Walker, Jayson Tatum hold off late rally in OKC


The Celtics went toe-to-toe with the hottest team since Thanksgiving not named the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday afternoon. After a double-digit comeback, they had to hold off a late rally to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-111 at Chesapeake Energy Arena and win their seventh straight.

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Causeway Street Podcast - NBA trade deadline reactions


We have NBA trade deadline reactions, plus why the Celtics stood pat and what may be available through the buyout market. Zach Peloquin joins us to break it all down, tune in below to Episode 202 of the Causeway Street Podcast.

Friday, February 7, 2020

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Monday, February 3, 2020

Jaylen Brown wins Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors


Jaylen Brown has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week, as the NBA announced Monday afternoon.

Causeway Street Podcast - A tribute to NBA legend Kobe Bryant


We pay tribute to Kobe Bryant, as we discuss what the NBA legend meant and how he'll always be remembered. Tune in below to Episode 201 which is dedicated to the memory of Kobe, Gianna, Payton Chester, Sarah Chester, Ara Zobayan, Alyssa Altobelli, Keri Altobelli, John Altobelli and Christina Mauser

Five takeaways from Celtics blowout win over Sixers


Saturday night's Celtics 116-95 drubbing of the Philadelphia 76ers revealed a lot about both teams. Here are some takeaways from the game, with views from both sides of the fence.

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Celtics 116, Sixers 95: Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum hold off Philly to avoid season sweep


With many "NBA All-Star snubs" complaining over the past couple of days, Jaylen Brown decided to let his game do the talking, as he led the Celtics to their third straight win in a 116-95 blowout of the rival Philadelphia 76ers at TD Garden on Saturday night.

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Celtics 11-year title drought might give Danny Ainge an itchy trigger finger


Danny Ainge has learned patience as an NBA Executive, but after going through an 11-year title drought, he may break his habit of not trading at the February deadline.

Paul Pierce says there would be no 'The Truth' without Kobe Bryant


While the history of the Celtics and Lakers dates back to the 1960's, it was the modern day battles between Paul Pierce and Kobe Bryant that always seemed to make the rivalry that much more special.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Monday, January 27, 2020

Celtics react to the tragic death of Kobe Bryant: 'My heart is broken,' 'Still in shock'


The NBA and the world is still very much in shock with the news of Kobe Bryant's sudden death Sunday morning. The Celtics and Pelicans were in disbelief, as they somewhat had to figure out how to play a basketball game at the Smoothie King Center just mere hours after learning of this terrible tragedy.

Pelicans 123, Celtics 108: Kemba Walker's 35 points not enough to pull off another rally


On a sad day where basketball should have taken a backseat following the breaking news of Kobe Bryant's tragic death, the Celtics and Pelicans still had a game to play, despite their hearts being heavy.

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Celtics 109, Magic 98: Kemba Walker, Gordon Hayward lead the charge in Orlando


The hospital Celtics, winners of their last two in a row, came into the Amway Center without Jaylen Brown (ankle), Jayson Tatum (groin) and Enes Kanter (hip) in the lineup and pulled of a 16-point comeback to beat the Magic 109-98 Friday night.

Friday, January 24, 2020

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Daniel Theis making a case for his non-guaranteed contract next season to be fully guaranteed


Celtics fans sometimes forget that Daniel Theis, prior to coming to Boston, was a three-time German League champion, one-time Best Defender and four-time All-Star. He is only in his third season in the NBA and just keeps getting better.

Celtics 119, Grizzlies 95: Jayson Tatum leads team to second straight win, suffers groin injury


The Memphis Grizzlies entered the TD Garden as one of the hottest teams in the NBA and winners of seven of their last eight, before running into the Celtics -- who just handed the Lakers a 32-point loss earlier this week.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Ex-Celtic Delonte West found in bad shape, officer suspended for filming the former NBA guard in handcuffs


As a retired police lieutenant, I have seen all too often what is contained in the following videos that have now gone viral. Young lives destroyed by alcohol, drugs and mental illness. Former Celtics guard Delonte West has taken a self-destructive path since his days in the NBA, which four of those years were spent in Boston.

Celtics 139, Lakers 107: Film session, Defensive execution; the making of a blowout win


In the midst of injuries, a pair of losing streaks and poor defensive performances, the Celtics met their biggest challenge of the regular season.

Monday, January 20, 2020

Causeway Street Podcast - Celtics TV play-by-play legend Mike Gorman


Celtics play-by-play commentator for NBC Sports Boston Mike Gorman makes his debut to talk about the team's recent struggles, favorite all-time players, moments and more. Plus, we discuss if Danny Ainge should make a move and NBA headlines. Tune in below to Episode 200 of the Causeway Street Podcast