8:20 AM EST, Thu February 25, 2021
NESN.com 14 hours ago

Celtics Officially Release Schedule For Second Half Of Season

Boston Celtics fans are well-aware the second half of the season can’t get here soon enough. Marcus Smart hopefully will have returned from an extended absence by then, Kemba Walker will be coming off a week of rest and NBA All-Stars Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum (hopefully) will be able to lead the Celtics in […] The post Celtics Officially Release Schedule For Second Half Of Season appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com 17 hours ago

Kendrick Perkins Bluntly Dishes Kemba Walker Take Amid Celtics’ Skid

The Celtics started off the 2020-21 NBA season strong, and most assumed Boston only would improve upon Kemba Walker’s return. That hasn’t been the case. Not even close. The C’s owned an 8-3 record when Walker returned to game action in mid-January after missing the first month of the campaign due to a knee issue. […] The post Kendrick Perkins Bluntly Dishes Kemba Walker Take Amid Celtics’ Skid appeared first on NESN.com.
CelticsBlog 20 hours ago
Celtics’ starting five continues to show signs of life

Celtics’ starting five continues to show signs of life

Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Amid a second straight defeat, Boston’s starting unit is proving to be a source of optimism. There are a handful of notable issues that have pushed the Boston Celtics below .500, landing them in the #6 seed following a 110-107 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday evening. Injuries remain prevalent as Marcus Smart isn’t expected back until after the All-Star break. Though he finished with 21 points and was a team-high plus-9 against Dallas, Boston still isn’t exactly sure which version of Kemba Walker to expect on a night-to-night...
NESN.com Feb 23, 2021

Kemba Walker To Play For Celtics Vs. Mavericks After Extended Minutes

It looks like we’re seeing progress for Kemba Walker. After missing the beginning of the season for the Boston Celtics, the starting point guard has faced a minutes restriction since his return and hasn’t played in the second game of any back-to-backs. The precautionary measures, imposed on Walker by the team’s medical staff, are so […] The post Kemba Walker To Play For Celtics Vs. Mavericks After Extended Minutes appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Feb 22, 2021

NBA Rumors: Danny Ainge ‘Tried Like Hell’ To Trade Kemba Walker

The NBA trade deadline isn’t until March 25, but Danny Ainge apparently tried to get a deal done at the beginning of the season. The Boston Celtics president of basketball operations has shouldered some blame in his team being .500 despite boasting players like Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum and Kemba Walker. NBA analyst Ric Bucher […] The post NBA Rumors: Danny Ainge ‘Tried Like Hell’ To Trade Kemba Walker appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Feb 20, 2021

It Seems Kemba Walker Being Held Out Back-To-Backs Is Helping Celtics Guard

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens offered a pretty simple explanation Friday after Kemba Walker scored a season-high 28 points in a season-high 34 minutes against the Atlanta Hawks. “I know this sounds crazy, but that extra night off, there’s a reason he looks fresher, right?” Stevens told reporters after Walker helped the Celtics to […] The post It Seems Kemba Walker Being Held Out Back-To-Backs Is Helping Celtics Guard appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Feb 20, 2021

No Changes To Celtics’ Injury Report Ahead Of Tilt Vs. Pelicans

It seems the Boston Celtics are moving in the right direction with injuries. Marcus Smart (calf) and Romeo Langford (wrist) are the only two players who have been ruled out of Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans. Neither absence for the Celtics is surprising. It means point guard Kemba Walker recovered well from a […] The post No Changes To Celtics’ Injury Report Ahead Of Tilt Vs. Pelicans appeared first on NESN.com.
CelticsBlog Feb 20, 2021
Improvements all around: 10 Takeaways from Celtics/Hawks

Improvements all around: 10 Takeaways from Celtics/Hawks

Photo by Maddie Meyer/ After a series of adjustments, the Celtics split the two-game series with the Hawks. Kemba Walker’s knee struggles are slowly seeping into the back of our minds, becoming a distant memory. Naturally, it’s still tough for the Celtics on back-to-backs when their third star sits out, but when the results mean a performance like the one against the Atlanta Hawks, you can live with it. Walker put together an impressive game, pushing the pace early, picking his spots, and offering smart off-ball movement to free up space for his teammates. Most...
NESN.com Feb 20, 2021

Don’t Expect Kemba Walker To Get More Minutes Anytime Soon

Kemba Walker is looking better and better by the day. Don’t expect to see him playing more, however. Walker and the Boston Celtics have been taking the cautious approach as he works through some lingering knee issues. He’s been feeling healthy, but that hasn’t prompted the Celtics to start sharply elevating his minutes. In Friday’s […] The post Don’t Expect Kemba Walker To Get More Minutes Anytime Soon appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Feb 19, 2021

Celtics Notes: Jayson Tatum, Brad Stevens See Kemba Walker Coming Along

Kemba Walker scored nine points in a matter of 40 seconds Friday night, helping the Boston Celtics take a 25-point advantage at the half before pulling out a 121-109 victory over the Atlanta Hawks at TD Garden. And while Walker scored 20 of his team-high 28 points before the intermission, the All-Star point guard was […] The post Celtics Notes: Jayson Tatum, Brad Stevens See Kemba Walker Coming Along appeared first on NESN.com.

Kemba Walker scores 28 in return, Celtics down Hawks 121-109

Following back-to-back losses to two of the Eastern Conference's worst teams last week, Kemba Walker offered a simple prescription for what the Celtics needed to do: Play better.
NESN.com Feb 19, 2021

Celtics Wrap: Kemba Walker Helps Boston Bounce Back Vs. Hawks In 121-109 Win

Kemba Walker and Daniel Theis returned to the starting lineup for the Boston Celtics on Friday, and it paid dividends in a 121-109 victory over the Atlanta Hawks at TD Garden. Walker scored 20 of his team-high 28 points in the first half. He finished an efficient 10-for-16 from the field including five 3-pointers, five […] The post Celtics Wrap: Kemba Walker Helps Boston Bounce Back Vs. Hawks In 121-109 Win appeared first on NESN.com.
CelticsBlog Feb 19, 2021
Boston Celtics fend off late surge, beat Atlanta Hawks 121-109

Boston Celtics fend off late surge, beat Atlanta Hawks 121-109

David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports The Hawks looked unstoppable in the fourth, but it wasn’t enough to surmount the Celtics’ lead. Two days after suffering a shorthanded loss to the Atlanta Hawks on the second night of a back-to-back, the Boston Celtics scored some revenge. Led by a season-best performance from Kemba Walker (28 points, 6 assists, 3 steals) and strong outings from Jayson Tatum (25 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists) and Tristan Thompson (17 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists), the Celtics fended off a late charge from Trae Young (31 points, 11 assists) and Clint...
NESN.com Feb 19, 2021

Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker Available As Celtics Host Hawks

Jaylen Brown has been dealing with a sore knee, but that won’t stop the Boston Celtics guard from playing Friday night. Brown is available for Boston’s rematch against the Atlanta Hawks at TD Garden as the C’s look to bounce back from a tough 122-114 loss Wednesday. Daniel Theis and Kemba Walker also will be […] The post Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker Available As Celtics Host Hawks appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Feb 17, 2021

Celtics Injuries: Kemba Walker, Daniel Theis Both Out Against Hawks

The Boston Celtics again will be shorthanded when they take the TD Garden floor Wednesday night. Boston will play against the Atlanta Hawks without center Daniel Theis, who continues to deal with a right index finger sprain. Kemba Walker also will miss the game in keeping with the Celtics’ plan of not using the star […] The post Celtics Injuries: Kemba Walker, Daniel Theis Both Out Against Hawks appeared first on NESN.com.

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