Friday, February 21, 2020
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
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
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.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Jayson Tatum enjoyed his first NBA All-Star Game experience this past weekend, especially when it came to talking with his fellow All-Star teammate, Chris Paul.
Monday, February 17, 2020
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.
Sunday, February 16, 2020
Jayson Tatum was unsuccessful on defending his Skills Challenge title during NBA All-Star Saturday night at the United Center in Chicago.
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Less than 24-hours after the Celtics announced they would be retiring No. 5 into the TD Garden rafters, Kevin Garnett is now one step away from officially being inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall-of-Fame.
Friday, February 14, 2020
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.
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
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
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
With the Houston Rockets' version of Gulliver, in center Clint Capela being sent to Atlanta via trade, Mike D'Antoni's seems bent on running his band of Lilliputians down the throats of all opponents.
While the Celtics 112-111 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder Sunday afternoon came right down to the wire, Boston clearly displayed many strengths, but also a few weaknesses that still may be a concern.
Monday, February 10, 2020
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.
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
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.
Saturday, February 8, 2020
If you have been asking, "Wherefore art thou, Romeo," we got an answer Friday night in the Celtics 112-107 victory over the Atlanta Hawks.
Friday, February 7, 2020
The NBA trade deadline came and went, while Danny Ainge stood pat without making any moves and apparently is happy with the Celtics current roster going forward.
Celtics guard Kemba Walker and forward Jayson Tatum will playing against each other at the 2020 NBA All-Star Game.
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
The Houston Rockets are looking to trade big man Clint Capela and the Celtics are one of the several teams interested.
When Trae Young's 23 first-half points propelled the Hawks to take a 62-60 lead into halftime against the Celtics, it forced Brad Stevens to get creative with his defense.
Monday, February 3, 2020
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
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
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
Kemba Walker will not play Saturday when the Celtics host Eastern Conference rivals the Philadelphia 76ers at TD Garden.
Friday, January 31, 2020
Jayson Tatum will join his teammate Kemba Walker in Chicago next month, as the Celtics forward was voted by league coaches as a 2020 NBA All-Star reserve.
Thursday, January 30, 2020
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.
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
The Celtics bounced back after a difficult loss to the Pelicans on Sunday and beat the Miami Heat 109-101 at the AmericanAirlines Arena, where only two other opponents have won all season.
On Tuesday in Miami, Jayson Tatum spoke about Kobe Bryant for the first time since the tragedy that took his life, his daughter and seven other souls in a helicopter crash 48-hours prior.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
In the wake of Kobe Bryant's tragic death, Celtics forward Gordon Hayward wanted to make sure to set the record straight regarding Bryant's final NBA game.
Monday, January 27, 2020
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.
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.
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Saturday, January 25, 2020
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
The NBA announced that Kemba Walker will be in the starting backcourt for next month's 2020 All-Star game. It's the point guard's second straight year being voted in as a starter and fourth overall selection.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
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.
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.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
It didn't take long for Jaylen Brown to make his way back to the disabled list following the Celtics blowout 139-107 win over the Los Angeles Lakers Monday night.
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.
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
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