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Pritchard, Kornet boosted Celtics over Kings: ‘When my number’s called, I got to be ready’

Pritchard, Kornet boosted Celtics over Kings: ‘When my number’s called, I got to be ready’

Photo by Nick Grace/ The two bench players were crucial cogs in Boston’s win over the Kings on Friday night. It was another great start for the Boston Celtics on Friday night, as they jumped out to an early lead, up 36-22 by the end of the first quarter. However, the Sacramento Kings, who claim the second-best offense in the league (behind Boston, battled back. By halftime, the score was 64-62 Boston, and with 3:12 left in the third quarter, Sacramento led 84-79. That’s when Payton Pritchard and Luke Kornet checked into the game. Boston tied the game within a minute...
CelticsBlog Nov 18, 2022
Taylor’s Tickets to Triumph: Celtics-Pelicans

Taylor’s Tickets to Triumph: Celtics-Pelicans

Photo by Sean Gardner/ The Celtics are looking for their 9th straight victory. Heading into Friday’s game, the Boston Celtics will be hoping to extend their win streak to 9 straight games, although the New Orleans Pelicans will hope to provide a stern test. Without Marcus Smart, the Celtics will once again find some additional minutes for Payton Pritchard and place some additional workload on the shoulders of Derrick White. However, Malcolm Brogdon being declared available to play is certainly a boost heading into the contest. Furthermore, Zion Williamson is listed...
CelticsBlog Nov 16, 2022
Celtics guard depth takes a hit with Marcus Smart (ankle) and Malcolm Brogdon (hamstring) out vs. Hawks

Celtics guard depth takes a hit with Marcus Smart (ankle) and Malcolm Brogdon (hamstring) out vs. Hawks

Photo By Winslow Townson/ Payton Pritchard will get another chance to step up. The Boston Celtics will be without the two top point guards on the depth chart tonight as they play against Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks tonight on ESPN. #NEBHInjuryReport update: Malcolm Brogdon (right hamstring tightness) - OUTMarcus Smart (right ankle inflammation) - OUT https://t.co/FxdZzJbwRJ— Boston Celtics (@celtics) November 16, 2022 There shouldn’t be too much to worry about. If Marcus Smart was probable going into the game, it’s unlikely that this is a serious problem...
CelticsBlog Nov 16, 2022
Boston Celtics Daily Links 11/16/22

Boston Celtics Daily Links 11/16/22

Noah Vonleh vs Pistons 11/ 12/22 | Photo by Brian Sevald/NBAE via All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald Celtics’ Payton Pritchard staying professional while continuing to seize opportunities Globe Payton Pritchard was waiting for his opportunity. When it arrived, he seized the moment. Celtics Green Preview: Boston Celtics (11-3) at Atlanta Hawks (9-5) Game #15 11/16/22 CelticsBlog Celtics’ Jayson Tatum on MVP chatter: “I mean it’s always been a dream of mine” ESPN NBA Power Rankings, Week 5 - Can anyone slow the streaking...
CelticsBlog Nov 15, 2022
‘Automatic energy’: Payton Pritchard is hustling like a madman and maximizing newfound opportunity

‘Automatic energy’: Payton Pritchard is hustling like a madman and maximizing newfound opportunity

Payton Pritchard defends Jalen Williams in the second half Monday. | Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports Even when Malcolm Brogdon returns, Pritchard should be in the rotation. For nearly three quarters Monday, the Celtics looked out of sorts and lethargic against the Thunder. They were in danger of suffering their worst loss of the season so far and needed some sort of jolt to get them out of a perplexing rut. Enter Payton Pritchard, who brought instant energy and spearheaded a pivotal 10-3 run that fueled the Celtics to a 126-122 win at TD Garden. On a night where it...
NESN.com Nov 14, 2022

Marcus Smart, Celtics ‘Love And Trust’ Payton Pritchard In New Role

If you’ve followed anyone of “Weird Celtics Twitter” over the past few seasons, you know that Green Teamers both love and trust Marcus Smart. On Monday, Smart bestowed that distinction on teammate Payton Pritchard. “It’s definitely been hard on Payton, not playing as much,” Smart said, per NBC Sports Boston Twitter video. “But he’s a […] The post Marcus Smart, Celtics ‘Love And Trust’ Payton Pritchard In New Role appeared first on NESN.com.
CelticsBlog Nov 12, 2022
Boston Celtics Daily Links 11/12/22

Boston Celtics Daily Links 11/12/22

Jayson Tatum vs Nuggets 11/11/22 | Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place Herald Celtics expect Malcolm Brogdon back ‘sooner than later’ as he deals with hamstring tightness Jayson Tatum scores 34, Celtics’ depth comes through in win over Nuggets Celtics’ Payton Pritchard stays prepared, makes most of opportunity in win over Nuggets: ‘I live this’ Globe Marcus Smart explained why ‘it means a lot’ to have Isaiah Thomas show up at his charity event 7 takeaways from Celtics vs. Nuggets: Tatum, Brown...
NESN.com Nov 11, 2022

Celtics’ Payton Pritchard Stayed Ready, Made Difference Vs. Nuggets

Payton Pritchard had rarely seen the floor this season for the Celtics, a casualty of a deep bench Boston possesses. Pritchard registered seven DNPs through the first 11 games, but with Malcolm Brogdon sidelined Friday night against the Denver Nuggets, it opened up an opportunity for playing time for the third-year guard. And with his […] The post Celtics’ Payton Pritchard Stayed Ready, Made Difference Vs. Nuggets appeared first on NESN.com.
CelticsBlog Nov 11, 2022
Must C’s: Payton Pritchard caps highlight play against Nuggets

Must C’s: Payton Pritchard caps highlight play against Nuggets

Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Multiple hustle plays ends with Fast PP steal and score. Any of these would have blown the roof off TD Garden. The Luke Kornet one-handed floater in the lane. The Payton Pritchard offensive rebound to a cutting Derrick White. The Kornet transition put back. The Sam Hauser top-of-the-key open 3. CELTICS HUSTLE IS UNMATCHED ‼️ #BleedGreen pic.twitter.com/y4XevqzcFR— Celtics on NBC Sports Boston (@NBCSCeltics) November 12, 2022 No, no. It was Pritchard’s sneaky steal and layup that got the hometown faithful and starters off...
CelticsBlog Oct 30, 2022
Boston Celtics Daily Links 10/30/22

Boston Celtics Daily Links 10/30/22

Marcus Smart vs Cavaliers 10/28/ | Photo by Maddie Meyer/ All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. CelticsBlog Malcolm Brogdon (back) listed as questionable against the Wizards Report: Celtics pick up Payton Pritchard’s fourth-year option Celtics Green Preview: Wizards (3-2) at Celtics (3-2) Game #6 10/30/22 Celtics .com C’s Recognize ‘It’s a Process’ Rebuilding Championship Habits NBC Sports Boston Why does Celtics’ Luke Kornet contest 3-point shots from the paint? NESN Malcolm Brogdon Makes Surprise Appearance On Celtics...
CelticsBlog Oct 29, 2022
Report: Celtics pick up Payton Pritchard’s fourth-year option

Report: Celtics pick up Payton Pritchard’s fourth-year option

Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/ Although he’s not in the rotation right now, Pritchard adds a lot of value to the roster. Payton Pritchard will not be a free agent at the end of his third season after the Boston Celtics picked up his 2023-24 team option for the Celtics to retain his rights for his fourth year next season, according to Adam Himmelsbach of The Boston Globe. According to a league source, the Celtics have picked up Payton Pritchard's 2023-24 team option.— Adam Himmelsbach (@AdamHimmelsbach) October 29, 2022 No surprises here. It would have been...
NESN.com Oct 29, 2022

Celtics Reportedly Exercise Payton Pritchard’s 2023-24 Option

After dropping their second consecutive game and having their defensive voids continuously exploited, the Boston Celtics reportedly exercised their team option on guard Payton Pritchard for the 2023-24 season. “According to a league source, the Celtics have picked up Payton Pritchard’s 2023-24 team option,” The Boston Globe’s Adam Himmelsbach reported on Saturday. Pritchard, amid his […] The post Celtics Reportedly Exercise Payton Pritchard’s 2023-24 Option appeared first on NESN.com.

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