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CelticsBlog May 1, 2020
Can Brad Stevens handle a superstar?

Can Brad Stevens handle a superstar?

Photo by Maddie Meyer/ Jayson Tatum is on the doorstep of stardom. Brad Stevens has had mixed results with superstars. How will their relationship shape the future of the Celtics? Brad Stevens has developed a reputation for being one of the brightest young coaches in the NBA, continually coaching his team to overachievement. The only blemish on the reputation Brad Stevens has developed is his perceived inability to handle the egos of his star-studded Boston Celtics roster of 2018-19, a roster that included superstar Kyrie Irving, returning All-Star Gordon Hayward, and aging stalwart Al...
CelticsBlog Apr 30, 2020
Brad Stevens part of committee on how NBA will restart season

Brad Stevens part of committee on how NBA will restart season

Photo by Kathryn Riley/ The Celtics head coach will have some input on how the NBA will return. Celtics coach Brad Stevens is drawing up plays of a different kind these days as part of the competition committee. The committee, which consists of owners, general managers and coaches, has become part of an “advisory panel on return-to-play planning” for NBA commissioner Adam Silver, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Wojnarowski detailed how Stevens could assist Silver in the gargantuan effort that will be needed to restart this NBA season. “For instance, when member Brad Stevens...
CelticsBlog Apr 30, 2020
Boston Celtics daily links 4/30/20

Boston Celtics daily links 4/30/20

Tacko Fall vs Mavericks 12/18/19 | Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Globe A Boston sportswriter’s death, and a lasting impact on Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle Reopening training facilities is just the beginning of the NBA’s risky road back Are sports on the comeback? All signs point to ‘yes’ after a bleak month CelticsBlog Gorman on Last Dance: Why Pistons, Celtics walk offs differ Celtics rookies summer study: Tremont Waters Lex Nihil Novi Jesus, Celtics (15-2) Throttle Sixers CLNS Media Podcast with Darrell...
ClutchPoints Apr 30, 2020
One signing the Boston Celtics need to make in free agency

One signing the Boston Celtics need to make in free agency

Before the 2019-20 season was suspended due to COVID-19, the Boston Celtics were in third place in the Eastern Conference standings. Behind the stellar play of Kemba Walker, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Marcus Smart, and Gordon Hayward, Boston had a record of 43-21 and looked primed to go on a deep playoff run. In his […] The post One signing the Boston Celtics need to make in free agency appeared first on ClutchPoints.
CelticsBlog Apr 30, 2020
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Lakers 1985 NBA Finals win “made my career”

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Lakers 1985 NBA Finals win “made my career”

The Lakers legend reveled in “whooping” the Celtics in ‘85 for LA’s first title over Boston. “They got to live with that,” he told Michael Cooper on Showtime. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar holds two pieces of satisfaction from his basketball career into his new life as a writer and activist. While he can’t touch the rim anymore, people still approach him with pure glee about feats he performed decades ago. He also beat the Boston Celtics that time. “1985,” Kareem said with a flashing-white smile. “That was our year. We finally beat the Celtics.” Abdul-Jabbar reminisced on all...