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The very odd relationship between Kevin Durant and Steve Nash

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via The news that Kevin Durant wants Steve Nash to be fired along with Sean Marks is on its face, odd. While KD did not push for the Nets to hire Nash — that was Marks decision — he did reportedly endorse it. But more to the point, Durant praised Nash effusively in April, defending him even after the Nets were swept by the Celtics in the first round of the playoffs. Back on April 8, Durant said this of his head coach. “I think he’s done a great job. The last two years, he’s been dealt a wild hand: injuries, trades,...

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Full 2022 NBA offseason grades for Milwaukee Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks wrapped up their 2021-22 campaign by losing to the Boston Celtics in the 2nd round of the NBA Playoffs. Not having Khris Middleton due to an MCL injury caused the Bucks that series because they had a realistic chance of advancing if Middleton was 100% healthy. Giannis Antetokounmpo will be back with […] The post Full 2022 NBA offseason grades for Milwaukee Bucks appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Bucks’ best move of 2022 NBA offseason

The Milwaukee Bucks enter the 2022-23 season seeking revenge after losing in six games to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals. Milwaukee was without their second-best player Khris Middleton after he suffered an injury in the first round. This hampered them in the series against Boston, as they didn’t have a reliable scoring […] The post Bucks’ best move of 2022 NBA offseason appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Robert Williams injury update will have Celtics fans hyped for next season

It’s hard to deny that the Boston Celtics would not have reached the same heights they did last season had it not been for Robert Williams. In particular, the 24-year-old’s surprising return to action during the playoffs just weeks after tearing his meniscus provided a major boost for the Celtics and their NBA Finals run. […] The post Robert Williams injury update will have Celtics fans hyped for next season appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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2 biggest needs Heat must still address to win 2023 NBA Finals

Despite an injury-riddled 2021-22 season, the Miami Heat claimed the top seed in the East and looked primed to make another NBA Finals run. Unfortunately, the team fell short of its championship ambitions when it lost to the Boston Celtics in the Conference Finals. In that series, Miami’s glaring disadvantages were put on display. Whether […] The post 2 biggest needs Heat must still address to win 2023 NBA Finals appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Matt Ryan’s heroics lift Celtics over Bucks, 111-109, marking first Summer League win

Photo by Jeff Bottari/NBAE via An ankle injury didn’t stop Ryan from winning the game for the Celtics in the closing moments After a tough loss in their first contest, the Boston Celtics battled on Monday night, squeaking out a win over the Milwaukee Bucks, 111-109. The Celtics relied heavily on their three-point shooters, as Matt Ryan (6-of-11 3PT), Brodric Thomas (4-of-8 3PT), and Sam Hauser (3-of-7 3PT) led the way from behind the three-point line. The trio finished with 23, 14, and 12, respectively. Meanwhile, Mfiondu Kabengele got things done on the...

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3 bold predictions for MarJon Beauchamp in his rookie season with Bucks

Fresh off of a rather disappointing 2021-22 season, the Milwaukee Bucks are looking to regroup for next year. They failed to defend their title after bowing to the Boston Celtics in the second round of the playoffs. They were THIS close to weathering the major injuries they suffered during the playoffs. Their first major addition […] The post 3 bold predictions for MarJon Beauchamp in his rookie season with Bucks appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Full Game Recap: Nets vs Celtics | Kyrie Returns From Injury

The Celtics defeated the Nets tonight in Boston, 116-95. In his return from injury, Kyrie Irving led the Celtics with 17 points (8-16 FG), 2 rebounds and 6 assists, while Jayson Tatum contributed 16 points (5-12 FG), 4 rebounds and 4 assists. Rodions Kuru

Brad Stevens Celtics vs. Timberwolves Postgame Press Conference 1/2

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens provides injury updates on Marcus Smart and Marcus Morris as well as reacts to Gordon Hayward 35 points vs. the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday at TD Garden. For more: https://nesn.com/boston-celtics/

Marcus Smart On Returning After Shoulder Injury vs. Timberwolves

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart left Wednesday's game vs. the Minnesota Timberwolves with obvious pain in his shoulder. He missed less than 9 minutes of game action before returning to the floor. For more: https://nesn.com/boston-celtics/