We discuss if the Celtics can flip that proverbial switch come playoff time, especially if the roster is healthy, in order to make a deep run. Tune in below to Episode 260 of the Causeway Street Podcast, powered by BETOnline.AG.
Friday, April 30, 2021
Causeway Street Podcast - Can Celtics make a deep playoff run?
Danny Ainge defends Marcus Smart despite suspension, recent play
Marcus Smart has had quite the season since missing significant time with a calf-strain and now you can add a one-game suspension by the NBA for "directing threatening language" towards a referee to the list of reasons for not being on the court.
Thursday, April 29, 2021
Why TV play-by-play Mike Gorman doesn't think Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown can lead Celtics
Once again TV play-by-play legend Mike Gorman didn't hold his tongue when it came to criticizing this season's Celtics roster.
Celtics 120, Hornets 111: Jaylen Brown's 20-point first quarter sets tone early to snap three-game skid
The Celtics snapped a three-game skid Wednesday night at TD Garden, beating the Charlotte Hornets 120-111 to avenge a loss from three days ago.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Marcus Smart suspended, Robert Williams (knee) to return vs. Hornets
The NBA announced Marcus Smart has been suspended for one game after "directing threatening language towards a game official" during the Celtics' 119-115 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder Tuesday night.
Thunder 119, Celtics 115: Jaylen Brown, Payton Pritchard can't lead rally in worst loss of the season
Just when it couldn't get any worse for the Celtics, they found a way to lose 119-115 at TD Garden to a Oklahoma City Thunder team that was riding a 14-game skid heading into Tuesday night.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Robert Williams (knee) out vs. OKC Thunder
After being listed as questionable on Monday's injury report, Robert Williams has officially been downgraded to out tonight against the Oklahoma City Thunder with a sore left knee.
Monday, April 26, 2021
Hornets 125, Celtics 104: Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker return not enough to beat short-handed Charlotte
The Celtics once again proved to that early Sunday afternoon start times are just not their cup of tea after falling in a blowout to the shorthanded Charlotte Hornets 125-104 at the Spectrum Center.
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Sunday, April 25, 2021
Causeway Street Podcast - Celtics' health + Play-In Tournament
We discuss the Celtics not being healthy at a crucial time of the season, especially with Jaylen Brown (shoulder) and Robert Williams' (knee) injuries that could potentially mean the Play-In Tournament. Tune in below to Episode 259 of the Causeway Street Podcast, powered by BETOnline.AG.
Weekly Recap: Kemba Walker rounding into form, Celtics finish 1-2
The Celtics six-game win streak came to an end, but Kemba Walker has shown signs of regaining his All-Star form this past week.
Saturday, April 24, 2021
Jayson Tatum remembers Terrence Clarke as a 'smiling little brother'
It has been a tough couple of days for Jayson Tatum since learning about the tragic death of Terrence Clarke on Thursday.
Evan Fournier says 'I need reps' following first game back from COVID-19 protocol
Evan Fournier made his return to the Celtics' lineup Friday night in the team's 109-104 loss against the Brooklyn Nets on the road.
Nets 109, Celtics 104: Jayson Tatum's 38 points not enough to hold off shorthanded Brooklyn
The shorthanded Celtics came into the Barclays Center winning seven of their last nine games before getting beat by the Brooklyn Nets 109-104 Friday night.
Friday, April 23, 2021
Celtics mourn the death of Boston native Terrence Clarke
The sports world is still in shock over the passing of former guard for the Wildcats Terrence Clarke, who was killed in a car accident in Los Angeles Thursday afternoon.
Celtics 99, Suns 86: Kemba Walker ties season-high in bounce back win
Despite an encouraging 99-86 victory over the Suns Thursday night at TD Garden, the Celtics and the city of Boston were delivered some devastating news after the game. Following a workout, Terrence Clarke was pronounced dead after being involved in a car crash in Los Angeles just hours prior.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Jaylen Brown listed as doubtful vs. Suns with shoulder injury
Jaylen Brown could end up on the injury report for his second stint in less than a week for the Celtics just as the team was on the verge of getting healthy.
Danny Ainge says 'a few' Celtics players, staff declined to get COVID-19 vaccine
Danny Ainge gave an update on the Celtics' COVID-19 vaccination status during his weekly radio appearance on 98.5 The Sports Hub.
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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Where Celtics stand in tight East playoff picture
The playoff picture in the Eastern Conference is as tight as it has ever been with 13 games remaining for the Celtics in the regular season.
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Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Jabari Parker on joining the Celtics: 'They just do things the right way'
To say Jabari Parker is excited to be a Celtic is an understatement, after playing a total of 27 minutes for the Sacramento Kings this season in three total games.
Bulls 102, Celtics 96: Jaylen Brown's efficient shooting, Tatum's triple-double not enough to overtake Chicago
Riding a season-high six-game win streak, the Celtics welcomed Daniel Theis back to Boston in a disappointing 102-96 loss to the Chicago Bulls at TD Garden Monday night.
Monday, April 19, 2021
Causeway Street Weekly Recap: Jayson Tatum continues his tear, Celtics win six straight
Jayson Tatum and the Celtics are on a roll sweeping the week at 4-0 and beating the Golden State Warriors at TD Garden for their sixth straight win and grab sole possession of the fourth seed.
Sunday, April 18, 2021
Celtics 119, Warriors 114: Jayson Tatum beats Steph Curry, Golden State in shootout at TD Garden
It was a shootout between All-Star Jayson Tatum and superstar Steph Curry in a primetime matchup of the two hottest teams in the NBA, but it was the Celtics that held on to a 119-114 win over the Golden State Warriors Saturday night at TD Garden.
Saturday, April 17, 2021
Jaylen Brown (non-COVID illness), Robert Williams (left knee soreness) out vs. Golden State
Jaylen Brown may have to sit out tonight when the Celtics host the Golden State Warriors at TD Garden due to a non-COVID related illness.
Celtics sign Jabari Parker, waive Moritz Wagner
The Celtics have signed free agent veteran forward Jabari Parker, per Shams Charania of The Athletic that first reported the move Friday night.
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Friday, April 16, 2021
Celtics' bench learn valuable lesson vs. Lakers
The Celtics barely escaped the Staples Center with a 121-113 win over the Los Angeles Lakers Thursday night after blowing most of their 27-point lead.
Celtics 121, Lakers 113: Jaylen Brown uses historic 40-point performance to beat L.A.
It wasn't the prettiest of fourth quarters, as the Celtics blew most of their 27-point lead before some of the starters had to come back in the final 1:50 to hold off the Los Angeles Lakers, 121-113 at Staples Center Thursday night.
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Causeway Street Podcast - Has Jayson Tatum + Celtics finally hit their stride?
Are the Celtics finally hitting their stride at the right time? We discuss Jayson Tatum's recent stretch, the vibe of the starting five and how the roster's new attitude is rubbing off on Brad Stevens. Tune in below to Episode 258 of the Causeway Street Podcast, powered by BETOnline.AG.
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Danny Ainge loves that Jayson Tatum called former Celtic Kendrick Perkins
Jayson Tatum and the Celtics may have turned a corner on the season after former champion Kendrick Perkins called out the All-Star forward following a disappointing loss to the Philadelphia 76ers last week.
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Wednesday, April 14, 2021
All-Star Jayson Tatum hitting stride, still dealing with COVID-19 effects
Jayson Tatum continues to deal with the after effects of testing positive for COVID-19 over three months ago and according to the Celtics All-Star, he's been using an inhaler prior to games.
Celtics 116, Trail Blazers 115: Jayson Tatum's second half scoring holds off Portland for fourth straight win
Combining for 81 points over his last two games, Jayson Tatum once again caught fire in the second half to push the Celtics to a much-needed 116-115 win over the Portland Trail Blazers Tuesday night.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Why Enes Kanter calls Celtics 'most scary team' come playoff time
Enes Kanter spent only one season with the Celtics, but he still keeps an eye on his former teammates whenever possible.
Monday, April 12, 2021
Jayson Tatum earns Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors
The Celtics are enjoying a three-game winning streak and they have Jayson Tatum to thank after pulling off a few comeback victories over the last seven days.
Sunday, April 11, 2021
Celtics 105, Nuggets 87: Jayson Tatum leads another comeback rally to snap Denver's win streak
The Celtics hadn't won a Sunday matinee this season and it didn't look like that was going to change at Ball Arena before a 14-point rally turned into a 105-87 blowout win over the Denver Nuggets.
Saturday, April 10, 2021
Evan Fournier won't travel with Celtics on west trip
The Celtics will be without Evan Fournier on their three-game mini road-trip out west that tips off Sunday against the Denver Nuggets.
Celtics 145, Timberwolves 136 [OT]: Jayson Tatum's historic performance tops Minnesota at home
It took an extra five minutes and an historic performance from Jayson Tatum for the Celtics to hold on to a 145-136 overtime win over the Minnesota Timberwolves Friday night at TD Garden.
Causeway Street Podcast - Paul Pierce + Celtics vs. media
Dan Morse and Sopee Preap from the Morse Code Podcast joins us to discuss how one of them may have played a part in Paul Pierce no longer being employed at ESPN after his Instagram live. Plus, if this new "us against the media" attitude for the Celtics is either a good or a bad thing. Tune in below to Episode 257 of the Causeway Street Podcast, powered by BETOnline.AG.
Friday, April 9, 2021
Danny Ainge says Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown won't let media tear them apart
Danny Ainge spoke about Jaylen Brown's comments made after the Celtics' 101-99 win over the New York Knicks Wednesday night at TD Garden.
Thursday, April 8, 2021
Why Jaylen Brown says home win over Knicks is what Celtics 'needed as a team'
Jaylen Brown was not pleased with the Celtics' loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, which led to a rebound performance against another division rival in the New York Knicks Wednesday.
Tristan Thompson on report that Celtics teammates don't like him: 'I've got a pretty good rapport in this league'
Tristan Thompson made his return to the Celtics' lineup in a bounce back 101-99 win over the New York Knicks Wednesday night at TD Garden.
Celtics 101, Knicks 99: Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum lead in bounce back win
The Celtics for a second night in a row committed 20 turnovers, but were able to hold on Wednesday and beat the New York Knicks at TD Garden 101-99.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Evan Fournier is out vs 76ers due to health, safety protocol
The Celtics will be without Evan Fournier Tuesday night against the Philadelphia 76ers due to the being placed into the league's health and safety protocol, per the team's updated injury report.
Monday, April 5, 2021
Celtics 116, Hornets 86: Jayson Tatum, balanced scoring knock off Charlotte for second straight win
For a second straight game the Celtics had at least five players score in double-digits, as they cruised past the Charlotte Hornets 116-86 at TD Garden Sunday night.
Sunday, April 4, 2021
Causeway Street Weekly Recap: Robert Williams takes advantage of starter minutes, Celtics go 1-2 at home
It was not the greatest week for the Celtics, who finished 1-2 in their first three outings of their seven-game homestand at TD Garden.
Saturday, April 3, 2021
Robert Williams 'getting way more comfortable' after near triple-double vs. Rockets
Robert Williams III made his return to the Celtics lineup with a vengeance on Friday night in a much needed 118-102 win over the Rockets at TD Garden.
Celtics 118, Rockets 102: Evan Fournier catches fire, Robert Williams' near triple-double snaps skid
Combining for only six points in his first two games with the Celtics, Evan Fournier caught fire late to pull away from the Houston Rockets in a 118-102 win at TD Garden Friday night.
Friday, April 2, 2021
Causeway Street Podcast - Has coach Brad Stevens lost this Celtics team?
John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal joins us to figure out if the Celtics have reached the point of no return and has coach Brad Stevens lost this roster? Plus, what factors have played a role into this NBA season? Tune in below to Episode 256 of the Causeway Street Podcast, powered by BETOnline.AG.
Danny Ainge is 'putting it on my players' shoulders right now' for Celtics to overcome woes
The Celtics once again failed to pull off a comeback rally Wednesday night, falling to the Dallas Mavericks 113-108 at TD Garden.
Thursday, April 1, 2021
Mavericks 113, Celtics 108: Luka Doncic's late game heroics hold off Boston
The Celtics had very little answers for Luka Doncic, as their fourth quarter rally fell short once again in a 113-108 loss to the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday night at TD Garden.
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