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ClutchPoints May 16, 2018
Marcus Smart calls out J.R. Smith for ‘dirty’ play

Marcus Smart calls out J.R. Smith for ‘dirty’ play

The Boston Celtics took a commanding 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers after 48 minutes of intense physical competition. Late in the fourth quarter, Celtics guard Marcus Smart went amock on the Cavs’ J.R. Smith for pushing Al Horford while in mid-air. The livid Smart was separated from Smith before […] The post Marcus Smart calls out J.R. Smith for ‘dirty’ play appeared first on ClutchPoints.
www.bostonherald.com May 16, 2018
Celtics go all emotional with win over Cavaliers to grab 2-0 series lead

Celtics go all emotional with win over Cavaliers to grab 2-0 series lead

Subtitle: Horford’s big fourthchomps down CavsMarcus Smart calls it playing free, and that’s how the Celtics emotions erupted last night.Aron Baynes, after grappling with Larry Nance Jr. for an eternity, got off the floor and flashed his tongue to the end zone crowd. Marcus Morris, taken down by Tristan Thompson during a drive, roared in the Cleveland forward’s face as they both remained sitting on the floor.Then, Al Horford finally let out a roar of his own at the end zone crowd, but only after making most of the plays necessary to lead the Celtics to a 107-94 Game 2 win over...
ClutchPoints May 15, 2018
Celtics great Bill Russell goes to bat for Marcus Smart on Twitter

Celtics great Bill Russell goes to bat for Marcus Smart on Twitter

Boston Celtics great Bill Russell took to Twitter to defend Marcus Smart after his guys defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. For context, for those uninitiated: It was the fourth quarter of Game 2, with the Celtics leading and Al Horford attempting to put in a an alley-oop attempt, then […] The post Celtics great Bill Russell goes to bat for Marcus Smart on Twitter appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints May 15, 2018
WATCH: Al Horford gets dangerous flagrant foul from J.R. Smith

WATCH: Al Horford gets dangerous flagrant foul from J.R. Smith

In Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers, J.R. Smith shoved Al Horford. It was the fourth quarter, with the Celtics leading and Horford attempting to put in a an alley-oop attempt, then it happened — J.R. Smith shoved the (then) vulnerable big in the back. Here is […] The post WATCH: Al Horford gets dangerous flagrant foul from J.R. Smith appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints May 15, 2018
Video: Marcus Smart jaws at J.R. Smith for dangerous foul on Al Horford

Video: Marcus Smart jaws at J.R. Smith for dangerous foul on Al Horford

Game 2 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics was a physical contest all throughout the 48 minutes, and the intensity appears to have peaked late in the fourth quarter. After J.R. Smith’s dangerous foul on Al Horford, Marcus Smart wasn’t letting his opponent get away with the dirty play. Watch the clip below: More […] The post Video: Marcus Smart jaws at J.R. Smith for dangerous foul on Al Horford appeared first on ClutchPoints.
NESN.com May 15, 2018
Watch Al Horford Hammer Home One-Handed Dunk In Game 2

Watch Al Horford Hammer Home One-Handed Dunk In Game 2

Al Horford is anything but average. During the Boston Celtics’ Game 2 against the Cleveland Cavaliers, he made his presence... Read More »
CelticsBlog May 15, 2018
Boston Celtics daily links 5/15/18

Boston Celtics daily links 5/15/18

All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald Lineup change possible as LeBron, Cavs look to bounce back Brad Stevens won't talk about Celtics' 8-0 home playoff start Cavaliers notebook: Kevin Love feels 3-pointers will begin to fall Celtics served well by the brashness of their young Celtics notebook: Team expects improved LeBron James Tuesday Buckley: Expect big things from LeBron James tonight The Rev. Robert Gray gives Celtics spiritual guidance all season long Bulpett: Those who doubt Al Horford’s value are missing the point Globe Charles Barkley to LeBron James:...
CelticsBlog May 15, 2018
Celtics Practice Report: Brad Stevens, Al Horford credit Celtics fans

Celtics Practice Report: Brad Stevens, Al Horford credit Celtics fans

Brad Stevens and Al Horford spoke to the media on Tuesday morning before the team’s shootaround in Waltham. WALTHAM - Brad Stevens and Al Horford spoke to the media on Tuesday morning before the Boston Celtics held their shootaround ahead of Game 2 vs the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Celtics have an 8-0 record at TD Garden this postseason, and according to Stevens and Horford, the crowd has made a tremendous difference. “TD Garden is a special place and we have special fans,” said Stevens when asked about the team defending their home floor. Hear everything Stevens and Horford had to say...
ClutchPoints May 15, 2018
The Boston Celtics Are The Future, Today

The Boston Celtics Are The Future, Today

After Al Horford won the opening tip opening tip of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Jaylen Brown corralled the ball while fending off Cleveland Cavaliers sharpshooter Kyle Korver. Brown controlled the orange with his left hand — his right was occupied with Korver — and immediately beamed into attack mode with George Hill […] The post The Boston Celtics Are The Future, Today appeared first on ClutchPoints.
www.bostonherald.com May 14, 2018
Bulpett: Those who doubt Al Horford’s value know little about the sport

Bulpett: Those who doubt Al Horford’s value know little about the sport

Subtitle: Horford’s postseason further shows immense valueWALTHAM — I have come to see Al Horford as the shibboleth.In the religion of basketball, he is the test that determines entry into the Hall of People Who Know What The Hell’s Going On.I have listened to and read the running commentary on the Celtic forward/center/guy-who-guards-just-about-anyone. I have heard the believers and the detractors, and I’ve spoken to countless people who make their living in this game.And after all of it, I just don’t understand why this is an issue. With all due respect, those who believe Al...
NESN.com May 14, 2018
Cavs Might Start Tristan Thompson In Game 2 To Shut Down Celtics’ Al Horford

Cavs Might Start Tristan Thompson In Game 2 To Shut Down Celtics’ Al Horford

The Cleveland Cavaliers might need to switch things up for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Enter … Tristan... Read More »
The Republican May 14, 2018
Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Jayson Tatum, Al Horford pick Cavs apart on offense

Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Jayson Tatum, Al Horford pick Cavs apart on offense

The Boston Celtics' defense was excellent in Game 1, but the offense showed as much promise.
CelticsBlog May 14, 2018
Al Horford is worth every dollar (t-shirt)

Al Horford is worth every dollar (t-shirt)

Spread the word. Own the T-shirt today. You know it. I know it. But it still doesn’t seem like everyone knows it yet. So spread the word. Al Horford is worth every dollar. Get your T-Shirt at BreakingT here. Paul Flannery points out that Horford was quietly awesome again in Game 1’s blowout win. Let the record show that Horford was once again phenomenal. He had 20 points on only 10 shots, and he also had six assists. When things bogged down, the C’s dumped it to him in the post where he backed his man down like a dad working his kid in the backyard....
Hoops Habit May 14, 2018

Cleveland Cavaliers: 3 takeaways from Game 1 vs. Celtics

A drumming in Game 1 left the Cleveland Cavaliers questioning whether or not they are a match for the Boston Celtics. Here are a few things to think about. LeBron James and Al Horford, long-time friendly rivals, embraced before the tipoff for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston […] Cleveland Cavaliers: 3 takeaways from Game 1 vs. Celtics - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
CelticsBlog May 13, 2018
Inside the Celtics Locker Room: Boston takes Game 1 (video)

Inside the Celtics Locker Room: Boston takes Game 1 (video)

Hear what Brad Stevens and his team had to say following their Game 1 victory over LeBron and the Cavs. BOSTON - The Boston Celtics began the 2018 Eastern Conference Finals with a bang, defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers by a score of 108-83. Brad Stevens downplayed the Game 1 win, focusing on what his team did well and how they can improve moving forward. We heard from numerous players after the win, including Marcus Morris, Al Horford, Jaylen Brown, Terry Rozier, and Jayson Tatum. Most of them followed their head coach’s lead, remaining focused on Game 2 and not letting their big...

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