5:35 AM EDT, Fri September 20, 2019
ClutchPoints 8 hours ago
Celtics’ Semi Ojeleye reacts to improvement as a player without getting more minutes

Celtics’ Semi Ojeleye reacts to improvement as a player without getting more minutes

Semi Ojeleye may not be the highest-profile member of the Boston Celtics, but his gritty nature of work on the defensive end has made him a fan favorite in Beantown. Ojeleye actually saw a decrease in minutes in his sophomore season, but he was more assertive in his time on the floor and was not […] The post Celtics’ Semi Ojeleye reacts to improvement as a player without getting more minutes appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 13 hours ago
Celtics’ Enes Kanter admits he was rooting for Team USA over Turkey

Celtics’ Enes Kanter admits he was rooting for Team USA over Turkey

Boston Celtics big man Enes Kanter says he was rooting for Team USA to beat Turkey in the FIBA World Cup. USA won by a final score of 93-92 in overtime. Kanter was rooting for the Americans because four of his new Celtics teammates — Kemba Walker, Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart — […] The post Celtics’ Enes Kanter admits he was rooting for Team USA over Turkey appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 19 hours ago
Why the Celtics’ ‘Eight-Peat’ is not as impressive as the Bulls’ two Three-Peats

Why the Celtics’ ‘Eight-Peat’ is not as impressive as the Bulls’ two Three-Peats

For the longest time, the Boston Celtics’ eight straight championships have stood as the standard of excellence for professional basketball teams. And why not? Their “eight-peat” arguably remains the single-most impossible team record to break. The 1990s Chicago Bulls came the closest to accomplishing the feat, with six championships (1991-93, 1996-98) in eight years. Those […] The post Why the Celtics’ ‘Eight-Peat’ is not as impressive as the Bulls’ two Three-Peats appeared first on ClutchPoints.
CelticsBlog 21 hours ago
Third year’s the charm: Semi Ojeleye and Daniel Theis look to solidify roles in rotation

Third year’s the charm: Semi Ojeleye and Daniel Theis look to solidify roles in rotation

Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via After riding the bench for much of last year, two Celtics are primed to be contributors this season. Which third year player is a Celtic after the trade deadline: Semi Ojeleye or Daniel Theis? Jeremy Stevens: This is tough because both are towards the end of the rotation, but not completely out of it. They also both play log-jammed positions without a clear hierarchy. I think Ojeleye stays since he’s on a cheaper deal and he’s one of our own draft picks. Theis is good trade bait on a 2-year, $10 million deal with a team option for the second...
ClutchPoints Sep 18, 2019
4 burning questions for the Boston Celtics ahead of NBA training camp

4 burning questions for the Boston Celtics ahead of NBA training camp

The Boston Celtics finished the 2018-2019 season with a 49-33 record and lost in the Eastern Conference Semifinals the year after losing in the Eastern Conference Finals. It was a rather disappointing year that was filled with issues on the court and inside the locker room. With a new-look roster and a new star point […] The post 4 burning questions for the Boston Celtics ahead of NBA training camp appeared first on ClutchPoints.