Celtics forward Jayson Tatum will replace Kevin Durant as a starter in next week's All-Star Game, the NBA announced Friday prior to the team's 118-112 win over the Pacers.
Saturday, February 27, 2021
Jayson Tatum to replace Kevin Durant (hamstring) as All-Star starter
Celtics 118, Pacers 112: Kemba Walker's 32 points, bench outlast Indiana to end three-game skid
After shooting a combined 13-40 from the field over his last two games, Kemba Walker bounced back in a big way on Friday night, scoring a team-high 32 points (10-19 shooting) in a 118-112 victory over the Indiana Pacers at TD Garden.
Friday, February 26, 2021
Causeway Street Podcast - Are Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum to blame for current Celtics' woes?
We discuss Danny Ainge and Wyc Grousbeck's comments on the current state of the Celtics, plus are All-Stars Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum to blame for team's recent woes? Tune in below to Episode 251 of the Causeway Street Podcast, powered by BETOnline.AG.
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Danny Ainge doesn't blame All-Stars Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum for Celtics' 'major funk'
The Celtics are one of the few teams with multiple All-Stars when it comes to Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum, but following their 127-112 blowout loss to the Atlanta Hawks Wednesday, they now find themselves at the bottom of the Atlantic Division and currently out of the playoff picture.
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Jaylen Brown says Celtics still listening to Brad Stevens despite losing games
The term 'rock-bottom' took on a new meaning for the Celtics Wednesday night, in route of a 127-112 road loss to the Atlanta Hawks.
Hawks 127, Celtics 112: Danilo Gallinari makes history, hands Boston third straight loss
The Celtics scored first on a layup to open up the game Wednesday night, that was their first and only lead for the rest of the way, as they got blown out at State Farm Arena 127-112 to the Atlanta Hawks.
Wyc Grousbeck says he's happy with Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens despite Celtics' struggles
Celtics Governor and CEO Wyc Grousbeck spoke about the current state of the Celtics Wednesday afternoon on Boston's 98.5 The Sports Hub's "Felger and Mazz" show.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Celtics TV play-by-play announcer Mike Gorman rips team: 'It's really sad to watch these guys right now'
It's not common to see a local TV play-by-play announcer get angry at the team they work for, but then again there aren't many like Mike Gorman, who's been the voice of the Celtics for 40-plus years.
Mavericks 110, Celtics 107: Luka Doncic's late-game heroics gives Boston another disappointing loss
The Celtics nearly pulled off a double-digit comeback Tuesday night at the American Airlines Center, but it was too much Luka Doncic to overcome down the stretch, as he hit the game-winner from behind the arc in a 110-107 loss to the Dallas Mavericks.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Jaylen Brown named to first All-Star team, Jayson Tatum makes second straight appearance
Celtics forward Jayson Tatum and guard Jaylen Brown are heading to this year's All-Star Game in Atlanta on March 7 as reserves, the NBA announced Tuesday night.
Monday, February 22, 2021
Why it's time for 'Operation Save Brad Stevens'
Let me start this off by saying, I am firmly in the camp of the Celtics looking into new coaching options as soon as possible. That said, while the pressure mounts on Boston's head coach in his eighth season at the helm of the floundering Celtics team, I pose a second option.
Sunday, February 21, 2021
Pelicans 120, Celtics 115 [OT]: Jayson Tatum can't save the day after a blown 24-point lead
The Celtics continue to come up with interesting ways to lose games, especially ones that tip-off early on Sunday afternoons. Such was the case in New Orleans, as they blew a 24-point lead in their 120-115 overtime loss at the Smoothie King Center.
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Report: NBA player says Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown 'Don't make teammates better'
The Celtics at 15-14 are treading water these days following a 121-109 win over the Atlanta Hawks Friday night at TD Garden.
Gordon Hayward opens up about Celtics career, injuries on the 'Woj Pod'
It was the summer of 2017. July 4th to be exact. Only one year after signing Al Horford to a max-contract, the Celtics reached an agreement with Gordon Hayward to reunite him with his college coach Brad Stevens.
Causeway Street Podcast - Celtics Traded Player Exception options
We discuss Danny Ainge's comments about his roster not being a championship contender, the Celtics traded player exception and more! Tune in below to Episode 250 of the Causeway Street Podcast, powered by BETOnline.AG
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Celtics 121, Hawks 109: Kemba Walker wins battles vs. Trae Young at home
It was Trae Young who put on a shooting clinic at TD Garden two nights ago, on Friday Kemba Walker led the Celtics to a 121-109 win over the Atlanta Hawks at home.
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Danny Ainge defends Brad Stevens, says 'My coach is more prepared and humble than anybody'
The Celtics have dropped 11 of their last 17 games, including a 122-114 loss to the Atlanta Hawks at home Wednesday night.
Hawks 122, Celtics 114: Trae Young puts on shooting clinic at TD Garden
The Celtics down three starters were looking to win a back-to-back for only the second time this season, but Trae Young had other plans, as they fell to the Atlanta Hawks 122-114 at TD Garden Wednesday night.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Celtics rookie Aaron Nesmith takes advantage of opportunity against Nuggets
Aaron Nesmith had his best game of the season, as Boston beat the Denver Nuggets 112-99 Tuesday night TD Garden.
Celtics 112, Nuggets 99: Intensity, ball movement spark much needed win for Boston
Coming off back-to-back disappointing efforts, and entering the game with a 3-7 record over their last 10 contests, the Celtics rebounded Wednesday night defeating the Denver Nuggets, 112-99, at home.
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Jayson Tatum still experiences fatigue, lingering effects from COVID-19
Jayson Tatum revealed Tuesday afternoon that his breathing is "a little out of whack" stemming from a bout with COVID-19 over a month ago.
Why Danny Ainge says he's responsible for mediocre Celtics, not Brad Stevens
The Celtics are 13-13 and floundering while trying to find consistency on both ends of the floor. But if you ask Danny Ainge who should get criticized for the recent mediocrity of this roster, and he'll point the finger to himself.
Monday, February 15, 2021
Kemba Walker on Celtics current state: 'We just are not good right now'
The Celtics dropped another matinee matchup in a 104-91 loss to the Washington Wizards Sunday afternoon at Capital One Arena.
Wizards 104, Celtics 91: Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker combine for 50 points in D.C. road loss
Sunday, February 14, 2021
Marcus Smart describes calf injury, says 'Thank God it wasn't my Achilles'
Celtics guard Marcus Smart spoke to the media on Friday for the first time since his calf injury in a loss to the Los Angeles Lakers last month.
Saturday, February 13, 2021
Pistons 108, Celtics 102: Saddiq Bey's 30 points, seven 3's prove to much for Boston
The Celtics couldn't pull off a late rally, as they fell 108-102 to the Detroit Pistons Friday night at TD Garden.
Friday, February 12, 2021
Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum display playmaking in win over Raptors
The Toronto Raptors' game-plan was simple Thursday night against the Celtics at TD Garden, contain the two leading scorers in Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown.
Celtics 120, Raptors 106: Semi Ojeleye scores career-high 24 in TD Garden return
The Celtics bounced back from a 2-3 west coast road trip to beat the Toronto Raptors 120-106 at TD Garden Thursday night.
Thursday, February 11, 2021
Causeway Street Podcast - What's next for the Celtics, Kemba Walker?
What can the Celtics do to help Kemba Walker get out of his shooting slump and how bad is Jaylen Brown's left knee going forward? We discuss, tune in below to Episode 249 of the Causeway Street Podcast, powered by BETOnline.AG.
Danny Ainge says Celtics 'concerned' with Jaylen Brown's tendinitis in left knee
Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge gave an update on Jaylen Brown's left knee soreness during his weekly appearance on Boston's 98.5 Sports Hub Thursday morning.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Jaylen Brown says Celtics should take loss to Jazz personally, calls fourth quarter 'embarrassing'
Jaylen Brown didn't mince words following the Celtics 122-108 loss to the Utah Jazz Tuesday night, as a comeback rally fell well short in the final three minutes.
Jazz 122, Celtics 108: Jaylen Brown return not enough in west trip finale
The Celtics were looking to close out their west coast road trip on a positive note Tuesday night, but the league leading Utah Jazz had other plans, as they beat Boston 122-108 for their 20th win of the season.
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
NBA executives reportedly believe the Celtics are 'up to something'
At 12-10, the Celtics have the fourth best record in the Eastern Conference and ninth overall, as it has been a rollercoaster start to the 2020-21 season.
Monday, February 8, 2021
Celtics list Jaylen Brown as questionable vs Jazz
Jaylen Brown has missed back-to-back Celtics games with a sore left knee and has been listed as 'questionable' for Tuesday night's match-up against the Utah Jazz.
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Sunday, February 7, 2021
Suns 100, Celtics 91: Jayson Tatum, Kemba Walker struggle in Phoenix on Super Sunday
The Celtics played their traditional Super Bowl matinee game, but fell short to the Phoenix Suns in a 100-91 loss Sunday afternoon.
Saturday, February 6, 2021
Kemba Walker agrees with LeBron James that All-Star Game shouldn't be played
Kemba Walker just had what most would perceive as an All-Star performance Friday night when the Celtics guard hit some clutch shots and free throws down the stretch in the team's 119-115 win over the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center.
Celtics 119, Clippers 115: Jayson Tatum, Kemba Walker come up big at Staples Center
The Celtics took full advantage of the Los Angeles Clippers playing without superstar Paul George, as they held on to a 119-115 victory at the Staples Center Friday night.
Causeway Street Podcast - Why NBC Sports' Kyle Draper remains optimistic about the Celtics
Old friend Kyle Draper of NBC Sports, makes his return to talk about where the Celtics could end up if healthy, the depth at center and realistically what assets Danny Ainge has in a potential trade to use the TPE. Tune in below to Episode 248 of the Causeway Street, powered by BETOnline.AG.
Friday, February 5, 2021
Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum fourth in All-Star voting
The NBA released the first returns of All-Star fan voting Thursday, with both Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown currently in fourth as far as individual positions.
Thursday, February 4, 2021
Danny Ainge looking to use Celtics trade exception on 'shooting with size'
Danny Ainge made his weekly appearance on 98.5 The Sports Hub's "Toucher and Rich" program Thursday morning to discuss the Celtics' 11-9 record and of course, the team's $28.5 million trade exception.
Kings 116, Celtics 111: Tristan Thompson steps up in disappointing loss
Resting Kemba Walker on the second night of a back-to-back, coach Brad Stevens was forced to go deep into the rotation. Despite Jayson Tatum's near triple-double, the short-handed Celtics couldn't overcome De'Aaron Fox's 26 point, 11 assist-performance on the road in a 116-111 loss to the Sacramento Kings.
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Celtics rule out Kemba Walker, Payton Pritchard vs Kings
The Celtics backcourt just got thinner, as the team announced that Kemba Walker will be out Wednesday against the Sacramento Kings, on the second night of a back-to-back for what they are calling management of his left knee.
Grant Williams plays key role in Celtics' win over Warriors
The Celtics kicked-off their five-game west coast trip on a high note, beating the Golden State Warriors 111-107 at the Chase Center Tuesday night.
Celtics 111, Warriors 107: Jayson Tatum holds off Steph Curry, Golden State to snap two-game skid
The Celtics came into the Chase Center in San Francisco having dropped five of their last seven games. Jayson Tatum went toe-to-toe with former league MVP Stephen Curry to hold off the Golden State Warriors 111-107 on Tuesday night.
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
NBA Trade Rumors: Celtics emerge as possible landing spot for JJ Redick
After losing Marcus Smart to a Grade 1 calf strain during Saturday night's loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, the Celtics may seem to be prepared to upgrade their depleted backcourt.
Monday, February 1, 2021
Kemba Walker calls poor shooting performance vs Lakers 'more mental than anything'
The Celtics found themselves with a golden opportunity Saturday night, when Kemba Walker deflected Anthony Davis' midrange jumper in the final seconds of the team's 96-95 loss to the Lakers.
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