Monday, August 31, 2020
How Celtics' centers came up big in Game 1 blowout over the Raptors
The Celtics wings and guards have gotten plenty of attention during the course of the 2019-20 season. But after a 112-94 blowout win in Game 1 over the Raptors, Boston's bigs should finally get some love too.
Sunday, August 30, 2020
Celtics 112, Raptors 94: Jayson Tatum, Marcus Smart lead charge in Game 1 [BOS lead series, 1-0]
The Celtics and Raptors had not played in a week following the individual sweeps of their respective first round series, before Boston led wire-to-wire to cruise past Toronto 112-94 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Sunday afternoon.
Saturday, August 29, 2020
Why Jaylen Brown said the NBA postponing games to protest social injustice was 'necessary'
Celtics guard Jaylen Brown was reportedly one of the few players that stood up for the Milwaukee Bucks, who decided to boycott their game on Wednesday afternoon, despite not letting other teams know about their plan prior.
Friday, August 28, 2020
Jaylen Brown 'very vocal' during NBA's social justice player meetings
Jaylen Brown continues to demonstrate great leadership on and off the court, as he's using his platform in the fight for systemic change.
Causeway Street Podcast - NBA postponement of playoff games for social injustice
We discuss the NBA boycott of playoff games and what it means for players to use their platform in the fight against social injustice in hope of systemic change. Plus, we have a conversation about our experiences with racism and more. Tune in below to a special edition of Causeway Street.
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Celtics-Raptors Game 1 officially postponed; NBA Playoffs to resume
Game 1 of the Celtics-Raptors second-round series has been officially postponed, the league announced.
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Celtics, Raptors discuss possible boycott of Game 1
The Celtics and Raptors have engaged and continue to discuss the possibility of boycotting Game 1 of their second round series, which is scheduled to tip-off Thursday night.
Jaylen Brown on the shooting of Jacob Blake: 'Are we not human beings?'
Celtics guard Jaylen Brown opened up his video media availability on Tuesday with addressing the shooting of Jacob Blake by a Kenosha, Wisconsin police officer.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Javonte Green undergoes successful knee procedure, will miss 2-3 weeks
Celtics forward Javonte Green has left the NBA bubble and is expected to miss 2-3 weeks after undergoing a procedure on his right knee to repair a small meniscal tear, the team announced Tuesday.
Causeway Street Podcast - Anna Horford talks Brett Brown, 76ers fans
Anna Horford checks in to discuss her brother Al Horford and his fit with the 76ers this season, coach Brett Brown and the negativity from Philly fans. Plus, we talk about the Celtics vs. the Toronto Raptors. Tune in below to Episode 225 of the Causeway Street Podcast.
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Monday, August 24, 2020
Celtics to face Raptors in second round, Kyle Lowry's status unceratin for Game 1 after sprained ankle
The Celtics will officially face the NBA champion Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Jayson Tatum honors Kobe Bryant on NBA legend's birthday
On Sunday, what would have been the late Kobe Bryant's 42nd birthday, Jayson Tatum honored his mentor and favorite basketball player.
Sunday, August 23, 2020
Celtics 110, 76ers 106: Jayson Tatum, Kemba Walker combine for 60 in Game 4 [BOS wins series, 4-0]
All-Star guard Kemba Walker is heading to the second round of the NBA playoffs for the first time in his nine year career, as the Celtics completed a four-game sweep of the Philadelphia 76ers with a 110-106 win on Sunday.
Gordon Hayward leaves Orlando after ankle injury; plans to return
Celtics coach Brad Stevens announced early Sunday afternoon that forward Gordon Hayward has left the NBA 'bubble,' after suffering a Grade III right ankle sprain late in Game 1 of their first round series against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Saturday, August 22, 2020
Causeway Street Podcast - Can the Celtics survive without Gordon Hayward?
We discuss if the Celtics bench can hold it down following Gordon Hayward's ankle injury, which will have him sidelined four weeks. Plus, we talk NBA Playoffs, headlines and more! Tune in below to Episode 224 of the Causeway Street Podcast.
Friday, August 21, 2020
Celtics 102, 76ers 94: Kemba Walker comes up big late in Game 3 [BOS leads series 3-0]
The Celtics used a 10-0 run to hold off and beat the Philadelphia 76ers 102-94 in Game 3 on Friday night.
Why Jayson Tatum is proving his 'superstar' status
For those who had their reservations on whether Jayson Tatum was a superstar or not prior to the NBA shutdown, after what he's done to the Philadelphia 76ers so far in the playoffs should help clear any remaining doubts that this 22-year old Celtics forward has arrived.
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Brad Stevens on the Celtics bench in Game 2: 'I couldn't take them out'
When news broke that Gordon Hayward would be out approximately four weeks with a Grade III right ankle sprain, many wondered who off the Celtics bench would step up.
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Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Celtics 128, 76ers 101: Jayson Tatum tops playoff career-high in Game 2 [BOS lead series, 2-0]
It seemed like another day at the office for All-Star Jayson Tatum, who lead the Celtics to a 128-101 Game 2 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.
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Why Paul Pierce says Gordon Hayward's injury is a 'critical blow' for Celtics
The Celtics were healthy in the NBA 'bubble' for one of the few times this season before forward Gordon Hayward went down with an ankle injury that will sideline him for approximately four weeks.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Gordon Hayward out four weeks with right ankle sprain
Celtics forward Gordon Hayward will be out four weeks with a Grade 3 right ankle sprain suffered in the team's 109-101 Game 1 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
Monday, August 17, 2020
Celtics 109, 76ers 101: Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown combine for 61 points in Game 1 [BOS leads series 1-0]
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Sunday, August 16, 2020
Kemba Walker excited to be back in the playoffs, off minutes restriction
Kemba Walker is excited to be back in the playoffs, as the Celtics are set to face the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of a best-of-7 series.
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Romeo Langford could be sidelined of Celtics, Sixers' series with wrist injury
Celtics rookie Romeo Langford suffered a wrist injury in the team's 96-90 loss to the Washington Wizards on Thursday night.
Friday, August 14, 2020
Causeway Street Podcast - Celtics/Sixers, NBA Playoffs Preview
We preview the Celtics vs Sixers series, the rest of the NBA first round matchups, possible upsets and more. Tune in below to our playoff edition of the Causeway Street Podcast, Episode 223.
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Thursday, August 13, 2020
Schedule released for Celtics, Sixers' first round series
The Celtics concluded their regular season with the third best record in the East and have a date with their rival the Philadelphia 76ers (sixth seed) in the opening round of the NBA playoffs.
Wizards 96, Celtics 90: C's fall in seeding finale, rest starters
The Celtics came in winners of four in a row before falling to the Washington Wizards 96-90 to wrap up their seeding games.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Celtics to tip-off vs Philadelphia 76ers in first round of NBA playoffs
The 2020 NBA playoff bracket is set in the Eastern Conference and the Celtics know who they'll face in the first round.
Celtics give coach Brad Stevens a contract extension
The Celtics have signed coach Brad Stevens to a contract extension, the team announced on Wednesday.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Celtics 122, Grizzlies 107: Jayson Tatum keeps Memphis from clinching play-in series spot
Jayson Tatum continued his impressive shooting on Tuesday night, as the Celtics beat the Memphis Grizzlies 122-107 for their fourth straight win in Orlando.
Monday, August 10, 2020
Jaylen Brown speaks on the term 'police brutality'
Jaylen Brown continued to focus on social justice issues, following the Celtics' 122-119 overtime win over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night.
Sunday, August 9, 2020
Celtics 122, Magic 119: Gordon Hayward scores 31 to squeak past Orlando in OT
Gordon Hayward and Jayson Tatum made sure to force overtime then both took over, as the Celtics squeaked out a 122-119 win over the Orlando on Sunday.
Jaylen Brown calls Marcus Smart 'the best defender in the NBA' following DPOY finalist snub
The NBA released their end of the year award finalists Saturday and no Celtics player or even coach Brad Stevens made the list.
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Saturday, August 8, 2020
Celtics 122, Raptors 100: Jaylen Brown leads rout of Toronto for second straight win
The Celtics made a statement against arguably the best team in the NBA 'bubble' with a 120-100 win over the defending champion Toronto Raptors Friday night.
Friday, August 7, 2020
Causeway Street Podcast - Could Robert Williams be a Celtics' x-factor?
We recap the Celtics' seeding games played so far in the Disney World 'bubble,' including the good, the bad and if Robert Williams can become a regular rotation option for Brad Stevens. Plus, we talk NBA headlines and more. Tune in below to Episode 222 of the Causeway Street Podcast.
Kemba Walker seriously considered signing with the Knicks before coming to Boston last summer
All-Star guard Kemba Walker nearly signed with the New York Knicks before ultimately choosing the Celtics last summer.
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Celtics 149, Nets 115: Robert Williams' career-night leads C's bench past Brooklyn
Brad Stevens called out his team on their lackluster defense throughout the NBA restart and the Celtics responded with a 149-115 blowout of the Brooklyn Nets Wednesday night.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Celtics coach Brad Stevens says 'defense has to improve from what it's been in the first three games'
Celtics coach Brad Stevens has been less than impressed with his team's defense through their first three seeding games in the NBA restart.
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Heat 112, Celtics 106: Six players scoring in double figures not enough to stop Miami
The Celtics once again fell into a double-digit hole for the second time in the Orlando bubble, as the Miami Heat made a statement without their star Jimmy Butler in a 112-106 loss Tuesday.
Gordon Hayward explains why he chose 'Education Reform' message
The Celtics have been pretty clear on where they stand when it comes to systemic racism and police brutality since arriving in the NBA 'bubble' nearly a month ago.
Monday, August 3, 2020
Jaylen Brown speaks on racial implications of the national anthem
Jaylen Brown continued to use his platform to keep systemic racism at the forefront, following the Celtics' 128-124 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday.
Sunday, August 2, 2020
Celtics 128, Trail Blazers 124: Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown combine for 64 points in bounce back win
It didn't take long for Jayson Tatum to snap out of a poor shooting performance, as the Celtics bounced back to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 128-124 on Sunday night.
Celtics, Bucks take a knee during the national anthem
Saturday, August 1, 2020
Marcus Smart frustrated with overturned charge call on Giannis Antetokounmpo
Marcus Smart finds himself in the middle of another controversial call that a referee made, but this time it was one that was overturned.
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