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Sep 19, 2017

Boston Celtics: Creating a team from 2000’s role players

The Boston Celtics won an NBA title in 2008 and competed in the early part of the millennium, but what if they had an all-2000’s team made up of non-stars? Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, and Kevin Garnett were all superstars for the Boston Celtics in the 2000’s. So was Antoine Walker in the earlier part […] Boston Celtics: Creating a team from 2000’s role players - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 19, 2017

Boston Celtics: Kyrie Irving does not need LeBron James to win a title

Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving was a guest on ESPN’s ‘First Take’ this morning, and essentially said he doesn’t need LeBron to win another title. He’s right. All I’ve been hearing ever since Kyrie Irving got traded to the Boston Celtics was that he wouldn’t be able to win another title without the self-proclaimed King. […] Boston Celtics: Kyrie Irving does not need LeBron James to win a title - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 19, 2017

Boston Celtics: Kyrie Irving is the perfect fit and here’s why

Kyrie Irving proved Monday why he is a perfect fit for the Boston Celtics, and it has nothing to do with his play on the court. I think it goes without saying that Boston is going to miss Isaiah Thomas dearly. He is a feisty competitor and poured his heart and soul into the Boston […] Boston Celtics: Kyrie Irving is the perfect fit and here’s why - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 15, 2017

Paul Pierce: Jayson Tatum has ‘the mentality’ and ‘competitive nature’ to be great

Boston Celtics legend Paul Pierce likes what he sees in rookie Jayson Tatum because he reminds him a lot of himself. If Boston Celtics fans couldn’t get more excited about rookie Jayson Tatum, Paul Pierce has now added some fuel to the hype train. In an exclusive interview with CSN, the 10-time All-Star and Celtics […] Paul Pierce: Jayson Tatum has ‘the mentality’ and ‘competitive nature’ to be great - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 14, 2017

Boston Celtics: Comparing the 2016-17 and 2017-18 teams

The Boston Celtics have completely rehauled the roster that took them to the Eastern Conference Finals last season, and it has some fans questioning whether this team will actually be better. The Boston Celtics were the #1 seed in the NBA’s Eastern Conference last season, and they made it to the Conference Finals before falling […] Boston Celtics: Comparing the 2016-17 and 2017-18 teams - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 13, 2017

Celtics’ Gordon Hayward No. 16 on SI’s Top 100 NBA players of 2018 list

SI’s “The Crossover” has revealed its list of the Top 100 NBA Players of 2018 and new Boston Celtics scorer Gordon Hayward ranks at No. 16. Gordon Hayward, the Boston Celtics prize free-agent this offseason, ranks No. 16 on The Crossover’s Top 100 NBA players of 2018 list. The new Celtics star will reunite with […] Celtics’ Gordon Hayward No. 16 on SI’s Top 100 NBA players of 2018 list - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 13, 2017

Celtics’ Kyrie Irving No. 21 on SI’s Top 100 NBA players of 2018 list

Sport’s Illustrated’s “The Crossover” has revealed its list of the Top 100 NBA Players of 2018 and new Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving ranks at No. 21. New Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving comes in at No. 21The Crossover’s Top 100 NBA players of 2018 list. One of the most explosive point guards in the […] Celtics’ Kyrie Irving No. 21 on SI’s Top 100 NBA players of 2018 list - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 13, 2017

Celtics’ Al Horford No. 30 on SI’s Top 100 NBA players of 2018 list

Sport’s Illustrated’s “The Crossover” has revealed its list of the Top 100 NBA Players of 2018 and Boston Celtics big man Al Horford ranks at No. 30. Boston Celtics big man Al Horford has become the forgotten star in Boston, but The Crossover’s Top 100 NBA players of 2018 list hasn’t forgotten him and ranks […] Celtics’ Al Horford No. 30 on SI’s Top 100 NBA players of 2018 list - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 12, 2017

Celtics’ Marcus Smart snubbed from SI’s Top 100 NBA players of 2018 list

Sports Illustrated’s “The Crossover” has revealed its list of the Top 100 NBA Players of 2018 and one of the biggest snubs is Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart. While there is certain to be a trio of players included in the Crossover’s Top 100 NBA players of 2018 list, one Boston Celtics player made the […] Celtics’ Marcus Smart snubbed from SI’s Top 100 NBA players of 2018 list - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 9, 2017

Boston Celtics 2017 player preview and predictions: Kyrie Irving

The newest member of the Boston Celtics, Kyrie Irving, has finally been traded out of Cleveland. Now it is time to predict what he can do as a member of the storied franchise Now that I am done celebrating Uncle Drew making it to Mass, I should probably get back to business. As arguably one […] Boston Celtics 2017 player preview and predictions: Kyrie Irving - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 7, 2017

Jae Crowder respects Boston Celtics for trade to Cavaliers

Former Boston Celtics swing forward Jae Crowder saw the writing on the wall prior to his trade to the Cleveland Cavaliers. When all is said and done, Jae Crowder gets to play for a championship contender and with LeBron James.  On Thursday, the former Boston Celtics swingman was officially introduced to the Cleveland Cavaliers in […] Jae Crowder respects Boston Celtics for trade to Cavaliers - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 6, 2017

Isaiah Thomas addresses trade through motivational Instagram video

Former Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas took to social media Tuesday night to finally acknowledge his trade to Cleveland. Actions speak louder than words.  For former Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas, silence has become his reaction to the blockbuster trade that rocked the NBA world just a week ago. Betrayed? Discouraged? Upset? All of […] Isaiah Thomas addresses trade through motivational Instagram video - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 5, 2017

Doc Rivers love for the Boston Celtics hasn’t changed, praises turnaround

Former Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers has nothing but praise for the quick rebuild for the team he says he still loves. In 2013, current Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers departed the Boston Celtics because he did not want to endure the team’s inevitable rebuilding process.  Just four years later, he finds himself […] Doc Rivers love for the Boston Celtics hasn’t changed, praises turnaround - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 4, 2017

Danny Ainge recalls difficult post-trade conversation with Isaiah Thomas

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge created fireworks last week in dealing for Kyrie Irving, but it came at a cost. There was more than enough drama surrounding the blockbuster trade between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers last week. The deal that sent 4-time All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving to the Celtics […] Danny Ainge recalls difficult post-trade conversation with Isaiah Thomas - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Sep 1, 2017

Gordon Hayward credits Brad Stevens with fueling NBA career

New Boston Celtics star Gordon Hayward says Brad Stevens is the first person who made him realize his NBA dreams. The relationship between Gordon Hayward and Brad Stevens is something special.  Not only did the new Boston Celtics All-Star forward play under Stevens at Butler University, he credits the coach as the first person to […] Gordon Hayward credits Brad Stevens with fueling NBA career - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!