Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports Right now, Robert Williams needs to keep impressing in his limited role. Robert Williams continued to impress in limited minutes for the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night. Having missed considerable time this year due to a hip edema, Williams came into the NBA restart with doubt and uncertainty surrounding his viability as a rotation piece for the … [Read more...] about Timelord’s growth on full display against the Grizzlies
Gordon Hayward vs Grizzlies 8/11/20 | Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald This time, the Celtics have the right mix of weapons Celtics push bubble streak to four straight with win over Memphis Globe The Celtics are entering their final week of the regular season. Here’s what’s ahead for the playoffs Celtics … [Read more...] about Boston Celtics daily links 8/12/20
Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images The Celtics will be without their core players in the finale to what’s been a successful slate of seeding games. The Boston Celtics are locked into the #3 seed, so they’re not taking any risks with the start of the playoffs. With tomorrow’s final seeding game matchup against the Washington Wizards, the Celtics are protecting their … [Read more...] about Predictably, Boston’s regulars to sit out the Bubble Finale against Washington
Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images Boston’s head coach is here to stay with an extension that will take him well into the 2020s. While Brad Stevens might not get the “if you had to choose between Karl-Anthony Towns and Brad Stevens to start a franchise who would you choose and why is it Brad?” treatment on Twitter anymore, the fact remains that he’s still an elite … [Read more...] about Brad Stevens, Celtics agree to contract extension
Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images 76ers, Pacers, or Heat? The Boston Celtics are locked into the 3rd seed in the Eastern Conference with 2 games left to play. Now the only question left is who they will face in the first round. There are three teams bunched up together in the standings that could land in the 6th seed. Miami Heat: (43-27) This team relies on a lot of young … [Read more...] about Discussion topic: What team do you want to face in the first round?
Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images With nine assists against Orlando on Sunday, Marcus Smart’s showcased playmaking chops that could prove useful amid the uncertainty of Kemba Walker’s right knee. Across nearly six full seasons in the NBA, Marcus Smart has played roughly a fourth of his minutes at the point guard position. He’s never been a primary facilitator with … [Read more...] about Marcus Smart showed off his playmaking skills against the Magic
Open mic night! Time for some questions and answers. As usual, you have a lot of questions and I have a lot of answers. Results may vary. Leave your questions, comments, long-winded diatribes in the comments below and I’ll answer them as thoughtfully as I can. Which probably means wild guesses and dad-humor but I am what I am at this point. Note that it will take me a few days … [Read more...] about Mailbag: Ask me questions about the Celtics, the bubble, the playoffs, and more
Photo by Kim Klement-Pool/Getty Images The Celtics have had a full healthy roster for the first time in modern history, but it hasn’t looked as advantageous as we expected. The Boston Celtics have had a fully healthy roster for five consecutive games for the first time in the history of basketball. It’s a refreshing feeling coming out of a four-month off-season fugue with … [Read more...] about Why have the Bubble Celtics been so inconsistent?
Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images The Celtics look to win their 4th straight game as they take on the Memphis Grizzlies. The Celtics, who are set with the 3rd seed, take on the Memphis Grizzlies, whose playoff fate is still very much up in the air. They are in the 8th spot, but they are just 1/2 a game ahead of a very tough Trail Blazers team and 1 … [Read more...] about Preview: Boston Celtics at Memphis Grizzlies Seeding Game #7 8/11/20