Celtics

Enes Kanter’s “Improved Defense” Is A Facade

When teammates jokingly called Enes Kanter “stop sign” after a 6 block performance against Charlotte on New Years Eve, it was funny and almost seemed like they were aware of his reputation on that end of the floor. However, that performance seems to have fueled a narrative that Kanter has not only improved on the defensive end …

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Four Positives to Take Away from the Celtics Loss to Washington

​The Boston Celtics suffered an inexcusable loss at the hands of an undermanned Washington Wizards squad last night, ending the team’s brief three-game winning streak. While wide-open misses played a big part in the loss as a whole, a game against a historically awful defensive team like the Wizards is a must-win if Boston wants …

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Making the Case; Jaylen Brown a 2020 NBA All-Star

By now, Celtics GM Danny Ainge has largely put the “doesn’t know how to draft” narrative to bed – for every James Young and Fab Melo, there’s a Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. And it’s not just “Fire and Ice” – just this decade, Ainge drafted Avery Bradley in 2010, Marcus Smart in 2014, Terry Rozier in 2016, and Robert Williams in 2018, all of whom ended up in …

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Like Last Year’s Kings, the Grizzlies Aren’t Doing the Celtics Any Draft Pick Favors

While Boston’s picks obtained from the Brooklyn Nets ended up netting them Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum, and later helped bolster a deal for Kyrie Irving, their luck hasn’t been nearly as good so far with Sacramento and Memphis’ picks.  If the season ended today, the Sacramento Kings would be tied for the 8th worst …

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As Bumps in the Road Continue to Appear, the Celtics Are Taking Them in Stride

After taking losses in three of their last five games, Celtics fans can no longer tease the rest of the NBA community over things like being atop the league standings, or being the lone remaining one-loss team in the league. Currently, they sit at 12-4 — tied with Miami and Toronto, and 1.5 games back …

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Time to Put an End to the “Jayson Tatum Is Overrated” Take…

Jayson Tatum has been hyped up incredibly since he has entered the league. There is no arguing that. Obviously, the majority of that hype coming via Celtics fans, but we all know plenty of the league is already sold on the idea that this kid is going to be a superstar.  So again, there is no …

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Every Celtics Fan Knows It; This Team Is Very LEGIT

Last night the Celtics lost to the LA Clippers, a team that is considered a championship caliber team.  The Celtics lost by just a sole possession in overtime.  Sure, the loss stinks. We can all admit that. We’d rather a win. However, the social media reaction was pretty amazing all things considered and the outlook …

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The End of a Streak Means Another Chance for the Celtics to Prove Themselves

For the first time in 25 days, the Celtics lost a game. Their brutal loss to the Sacramento Kings put an end to their 10-game win streak and moved them a half game behind the Lakers for the best record in the NBA. As the team boarded the plane to Phoenix last night, I’m sure …

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