Friday, July 31, 2020
Bucks 119, Celtics 112: Marcus Smart's led rally falls short in seeding opener
After more than four months (140 days, to be exact) of no NBA basketball, the Celtics resumed play with a 119-112 loss to the league leading Milwaukee Bucks to reopen the season in Orlando Friday night.
Causeway Street Podcast - Boston sportswriter Bob Ryan talks Celtics in NBA restart
Legendary Boston sportswriter Bob Ryan makes his Causeway Street debut to talk Celtics ahead of the NBA restart, stories he's covered over his 40-year career and more! Plus we discuss excused absences and racial equality messages, tune in below to Episode 221.
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Kemba Walker expected to play only 15-20 minutes in Celtics' seeding opener vs Bucks
While Kemba Walker has only played nine minutes of basketball in the 'NBA bubble' so far, the Celtics All-Star is committed to following the team's medical staff plan.
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Celtics reveal social justice messages players will wear on their jerseys
The Celtics have chosen to make a statement on social justice via their jerseys in the NBA bubble when the season resumes.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Carsen Edwards (19 points) leads short-handed Celtics in 137-112 loss against Rockets
Monday, July 27, 2020
Jayson Tatum bounces back from 'weird' first game
Jayson Tatum needed some time to get used to what NBA players will soon be calling the new normal in Orlando.
Kemba Walker 'looked good' in his first game back
When Kemba Walker drove past one Suns defender, charged towards two others before absorbing contact from DeAndre Ayton and converting a layup for a three-point-play opportunity, you could almost hear the massive sigh of relief from Celtics fans across the city.
Sunday, July 26, 2020
Celtics top Suns, 117-103 in exhibition matchup
For Brad Stevens, Jaylen Brown's stellar exhibition performance in the Celtics' first win since the NBA restart didn't come as a surprise.
Causeway Street Podcast - Dan Greenberg of Barstool Sports talks Celtics fans off ledge
Dan "Greenie" Greenberg of Barstool Sports checks in to talk Celtics fans off the ledge after a loss in their first scrimmage. We discuss what to expect going forward and how worrisome is Kemba Walker's left knee. Tune in for
Saturday, July 25, 2020
Why Stevens says Chris Paul taught Celtics a valuable lesson
Brad Stevens and the Celtics learned one of the many new advantages of their new format in Orlando.
Friday, July 24, 2020
Celtics fall to OKC Thunder in first scrimmage, 98-84
After four months without basketball, the Celtics scrimmaged with another team other than themselves on Friday, as they fell 98-84 to the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Visa Athletic Center in Orlando.
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Kemba Walker out for scrimmage vs Thunder, says he's 'trending upwards'
While the Celtics have been preparing to resume their season for the past two weeks in Orlando, Kemba Walker was using individual workouts to strengthening his left knee.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Kemba Walker unlikely to play in Celtics' first scrimmage
According to Celtics coach Brad Stevens, All-Star guard Kemba Walker participated in the first 60 minutes of practice Tuesday.
Marcus Smart calls for justice for Breonna Taylor
Celtics guard Marcus Smart used his media video session Tuesday to call for justice for Breonna Taylor.
Report: Minnesota Timberwolves up for sale, Kevin Garnett is interested in buying team
The owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves is reportedly open to selling the team, as a firm has been hired to help sell the franchise.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Celtics rookie Tremont Waters is in concussion protocol
Celtics coach Brad Stevens announced on Monday that rookie Tremont Waters suffered a concussion last week and has not cleared concussion protocol yet.
Brad Stevens says 'worrying' about Kemba Walker isn't necessary
Celtics coach Brad Stevens said All-Star point guard Kemba Walker went through nearly an hour of Sunday's workout, as the team prepares for their inter-squad scrimmage this week.
Monday, July 20, 2020
Jaylen Brown speaks on Breonna Taylor, systemic change
Jaylen Brown was just about done with his video conference call with the media before he sat back down to speak about Breonna Taylor and systemic change.
Sunday, July 19, 2020
Jayson Tatum: 'I know what I'm capable of, what I think I'm capable of, what I'm striving for'
Jayson Tatum was in the middle of his best stretch of basketball as a pro prior to the NBA suspending the season back in March.
Saturday, July 18, 2020
Enes Kanter on Celtics' chemistry: 'We have enough talent in that locker room to beat anybody'
Enes Kanter has enjoyed his first season as a member of the Celtics so far, despite the four month lay-off due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Friday, July 17, 2020
Kemba Walker on his sore left knee: 'I'll be back better than ever, I think'
Causeway Street Podcast - Kyle Draper of NBC Sports Boston talks Celtics concerns
Kyle Draper of NBC Sports Boston stops by to discuss Celtics concerns, such as Kemba Walker's knee, Gordon Hayward's focus and playoff matchups. Plus, we got NBA headlines and a huge announcement for all our listeners. Tune in below to Episode 219 of Causeway Street!
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Kemba Walker sits out of practice again as part of Celtics rotation plan
The Kemba Walker watch at the Disney World "bubble" was in full swing on Wednesday, as he was expected to practice with the team after missing back-to-back sessions on Sunday and Monday.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Marcus Smart feels no side effects of COVID-19, says 'everything is as normal as it's going to get'
It was back in March when Marcus Smart tested positive for COVID-19, as he was the only member of the Celtics to catch the virus.
Monday, July 13, 2020
Kemba Walker misses back-to-back Celtics practices
The Celtics "get Kemba Walker healthy" plan has continued, as the All-Star point guard was held out of practice on Monday for the second straight day.
Kara Lawson to be replaced by Brandon Bailey as Celtics assistant coach
Celtics assistant coach Kara Lawson is leaving the Disney World "bubble" after accepting the Duke woman's basketball head coaching job offer this past weekend.
Sunday, July 12, 2020
Celtics held Kemba Walker out of team's first 'hard practice'
The Celtics continued their plan to move slowly when it comes to Kemba Walker and his left knee, as the All-Star guard was held out of practice on Sunday.
Saturday, July 11, 2020
Brad Stevens says Kemba Walker will 'most likely' be on a minutes restriction
Kemba Walker reminded the media last week how much he took advantage of the NBA being on hiatus for nearly four months.
Friday, July 10, 2020
Causeway Street Podcast - Gordon Hayward already distracted ahead of NBA restart?
Celtics are officially in the NBA bubble, we discuss Gordon Hayward's plans to leave Orlando at some point, his surgically repaired ankle still hurting and his player option for next season looming. Plus, we talk league headlines, tune in below to Episode 218 of the Causeway Street Podcast!
Thursday, July 9, 2020
Marcus Smart praises Jayson Tatum, gives message to young NBA players about COVID-19
Marcus Smart has had a front row seat to the Jayson Tatum show now for nearly three-years and is very optimistic about how far the Celtics All-Star can go.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Why Jayson Tatum was 'Unsure' about Orlando, says Celtics 'Might as well try to win a championship'
Celtics All-Star Jayson Tatum is not excited about the league's restart; nevertheless he's all in on heading to Orlando to chase an NBA title.
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Scottie Pippen says Jayson Tatum is capable of being best player on NBA championship team
It's been quite the year of high praise for Celtics forward Jayson Tatum during the 2019-20 season, even NBA legends predict that the future is bright for the young All-Star.
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Monday, July 6, 2020
Why Jaylen Brown says: '[Celtics] initially didn't want to go (to Orlando)'
Believe it or not, the Celtics weren't eager to head down to Orlando for the NBA's restart of the 2019-20 season.
Sunday, July 5, 2020
Celtics three-game scrimmage schedule revealed prior to NBA restart in Orlando
The NBA released their inter-squad scrimmage schedule Saturday, as each team will play three-games in preparation for the 2019-20 season to resume on July 30.
Saturday, July 4, 2020
Causeway Street Podcast - Celtics ready to join the NBA "bubble"
Zach Peloquin joins us to talk about the Celtics gearing up for the season and their trip to Disney World next week, plus we discuss the NBA's second "bubble" idea for the remaining eight teams and more. Tune in below to Episode 217 of the Causeway Street Podcast!
Friday, July 3, 2020
Gordon Hayward plans to leave Orlando for birth of his child
For Gordon Hayward, deciding to head back home to witness the birth of his child instead of potentially playing in deep playoff games in Orlando was an easy one.
Thursday, July 2, 2020
Kemba Walker excited over Cam Newton
Celtics All-Star guard Kemba Walker has a lot in common with Patriots' newly-acquired quarterback Cam Newton.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Brad Stevens is confident heading into the 'new season': 'Who ever wins it is going to really earn it'
Brad Stevens and the Celtics are gearing up for a new season. They will make their trip to Orlando next week to begin training for the restart of the NBA campaign that will kick off on July 31.
Kemba Walker gives an update on left knee injury
When the NBA suspended its season back in March, Kemba Walker's health was one of the Celtics' biggest concern prior to finishing out the regular season.
Adam Silver says spread of COVID-19 could stop NBA season
With the recent rise of coronavirus cases in the United States, especially in Florida, the NBA plans to resume the 2019-20 season on July 30.
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