It seems fate is not in favor of Garrison Mathews being a Boston Celtics two way player — and Mathews quite certainly isn’t per reporting by The Athletic’s Jared Weiss. Per Weiss, the former Washington Wizards sharpshooter turned down the two way slot to try and find a full roster slot elsewhere, particularly given the Celtics’ tax burden makes converting his deal into a … [Read more...] about Garrison Mathews reportedly turned down two way deal with Boston; Theo Pinson still may sign one with Celtics
Stashed Boston Celtics guard Juhann Begarin is flashing signs of why the Celtics chose to draft him 45th overall in the 2021 NBA draft, having recently led the team he will play for overseas in France — Paris Basketball — to their first ever win in the highest level of competition in French basketball, LNB Pro A. That win, an 85 – 83 squeaker over Cholet, needed every make … [Read more...] about WATCH: Stashed Celtics guard Juhann Begarin gets 14 points, 4 rebounds in win for Paris Basket (10/17)
Should the Boston Celtics (and their fans) be concerned about veteran point guard Marcus Smart missing the team flight and presumably getting himself suspended? Has the Flower mound native already started falling out of head coach Ime Udoka’s graces? No matter how minor the incident ended up being behind closed doors, it is far from the note you would want to see a player … [Read more...] about WATCH: Should we be concerned about Marcus Smart missing flights, getting suspended?
On this day in Boston Celtics history, center Robert Williams III was born in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1997, growing up in the area and attending North Caddo High School in nearby Vivian, Louisiana. A consensus four-star prospect coming out of high school, Timelord — as Williams is often called — played his college basketball with the Texas A&M Aggies, and twice won the … [Read more...] about On this day: Tatum, Ojeleye debut; Poirier, Timelord born; Scolari passes; Walter Brown honored
The Boston Celtics are nearing what their 2021-22 NBA regular season roster will look like after The Athletic’s Jared Weiss reports that the Celtics are waiving guards Theo Pinson, Garrison Mathews, and Chris Clemons. Per Weiss, Mathews — whose cutting is something of a surprise given the team’s need for shooting and his two way eligibility — will become a free agent, while … [Read more...] about Report: Celtics waive Theo Pinson, Garrison Mathews, and Chris Clemons: two way slot remains unfilled
The Boston Celtics wrapped up their slate of 2020-21 NBA preseason games with a 121 – 100 blowout loss to the Miami Heat that might not mean very much in terms of regular season record or even what we can expect from the team when games do count, but there are some things to be gleaned from the player’s play on a more granular level of analysis. With the team’s season opener … [Read more...] about Celtics player grades: Boston blown out by Miami Heat in preseason finale – 10/17
In one of his best games yet as a Boston Celtic, third-year wing Romeo Langford managed to put up the kind of numbers against the Miami Heat on Friday’s preseason finale that gives you hope that the Indiana product might just make the leap forward this season both he and the Celtics need. His defense was as solid as ever, Langford shot with confidence, putting up 18 points, 3 … [Read more...] about WATCH: Boston's Romeo Langford gets 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting vs. Heat
Fans of the Boston Celtics who have been following Robert Williams III‘s career are very aware of the incentives in his new contract extension designed to mitigate the potential absence of the Texas A&M product due to injury, with Timelord having had a tough time staying on the floor until last season, itself cut short by the pandemic. So when they hear that Williams will … [Read more...] about Timelord just 'a little sore,' Celtics 'took the safe approach' with Williams, per coach Ime Udoka
On this day in Boston Celtics history, point guard Jerome McKinley “Gerald” Henderson Sr. — better known to Celtics fans as Gerald Henderson — was traded to the Seattle Supersonics for the draft pick that would be used to select forward Len Bias in 1986. Henderson was a product of Virginia Commonwealth University who was selected 64th overall in the 1978 NBA draft (there were … [Read more...] about On this day: Gerald Henderson traded; Mel Counts born: Bob Cousy, Ed Macauley jersey 'retirement'