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Chowder and Champions Aug 8, 2017

Boston Celtics: What will the starting 5 look like 3 years from now?

The Boston Celtics are a top team in the NBA’s Eastern Conference, but in three seasons their starting 5 could look drastically different. Gordon Hayward was the prized free agent for the Boston Celtics this offseason, and he’ll pair nicely with Isaiah Thomas and Al Horford. In three years though, heading into the 2020-2021 season, […] Boston Celtics: What will the starting 5 look like 3 years from now? - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
CelticsBlog Aug 2, 2017
Film study: a glimpse of what the Celtics could run with the new roster

Film study: a glimpse of what the Celtics could run with the new roster

Isaiah Thomas-Al Horford pick-and-roll with a kick out to Gordon Hayward. Sounds boring, but that could be a killer combo for the Celtics next season. The myth about positionless basketball is that you don't have to be great at anything. While a well rounded skill set certainly helps, elite talent will always find its way to the floor. Let’s start with arguably Boston’s best trigger: the Isaiah Thomas-Al Horford PnR (or pop). Thomas was second in the league as a ball handler, scoring 1.04 points per possession and finishing in the 94.1th percentile. Horford isn’t exactly the...
Hoops Hype Jul 26, 2017
Shane Larkin on his free agency experience, joining the Boston Celtics and his stint overseas

Shane Larkin on his free agency experience, joining the Boston Celtics and his stint overseas

In the latest episode of The HoopsHype Podcast, Alex Kennedy is joined by Boston Celtics point guard Shane Larkin. They discussed a number of topics including… 0:40: His free agency experience and having to decide between overseas offers and a return to the NBA. 2:00: Leaving significant money on the table to return to the NBA on a minimum contract. 3:20: Why he decided to sign with the Boston Celtics. 5:00: How nice it is being part of a first-class organization that has a lot of stability. 6:30: How excited he is to play with stars like Isaiah Thomas, Gordon Hayward and Al Horford. 8:20:...
Boston Herald Jul 19, 2017
Aron Baynes ready to add some heft to Celtics

Aron Baynes ready to add some heft to Celtics

WALTHAM – Coming off a season in which they were outrebounded by 2.5 boards a game, it was clear the Celtics needed to add a bit of muscle under the rim.Aron Baynes is here to be just that muscle. The Celtics introduced the 6-10 Australian and showed off how he’ll look in green on Wednesday.“He adds rebounding and toughness to our team that we really need,” Celtics assistant general manager Mike Zarren said. “Red Auerbach said get the instigators and not the retaliators and Aron is definitely an instigator.”His presence fills a much-needed hole off the bench behind Al Horford...

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