6:18 AM EDT, Tue September 17, 2019
ClutchPoints 7 hours ago
Celtics news: Nicolas Batum, Evan Fournier heap praise on Vincent Poirier

Celtics news: Nicolas Batum, Evan Fournier heap praise on Vincent Poirier

The Boston Celtics may have unearthed a gem in French big man Vincent Poirier. Poirier was quite a revelation for France in the FIBA World Cup in China. While he played in limited minutes — largely as a backup for star big man Rudy Gobert — Poirier took advantage of the opportunities given to him […] The post Celtics news: Nicolas Batum, Evan Fournier heap praise on Vincent Poirier appeared first on ClutchPoints.
CelticsBlog 20 hours ago
Debate: The future of the Celtics on Team USA

Debate: The future of the Celtics on Team USA

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Do Jerry Colangelo’s comments give the Celtics who played leeway, or were they a wakeup call to the American elite? SI released its top-100 NBA rankings, featuring Marcus Smart, Gordon Hayward, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum and Kemba Walker. We debated the criteria, before a forthcoming interview with Coach Nick to assess the four players who represented Boston with Team USA, coming up later this week on Havlicek. The Celtics Blog Podcast — Havlicek Stole the Pod — is back featuring myself, Alex Kungu and occasional roundtable appearances by...
ClutchPoints 20 hours ago
Celtics’ Marcus Smart reacts to Derrick Rose’s shoutout in autobiography

Celtics’ Marcus Smart reacts to Derrick Rose’s shoutout in autobiography

Despite what others say, NBA players still get flattered whenever a notable individual praises them over their game. For Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, that moment came when Derrick Rose was complimenting his game in his new autobiography. The guard out of Oklahoma State was on his way to Los Angeles on personal business when […] The post Celtics’ Marcus Smart reacts to Derrick Rose’s shoutout in autobiography appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 21 hours ago
Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens’ wives played large part in hiring of women to Celtics staff

Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens’ wives played large part in hiring of women to Celtics staff

The NBA has been among the most progressive leagues in terms of hiring women, each year populating their benches and front offices with more diverse talent. The Boston Celtics have added former WNBA star Kara Lawson as an assistant coach and Allison Feaster as their director of player personnel. President of basketball operations Danny Ainge […] The post Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens’ wives played large part in hiring of women to Celtics staff appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Inquisitr Sep 14, 2019
NBA Rumors: Celtics, Pacers Could Explore Trade Centered On Myles Turner, Per ‘Hardwood Houdini’

NBA Rumors: Celtics, Pacers Could Explore Trade Centered On Myles Turner, Per ‘Hardwood Houdini’

Despite losing Kyrie Irving and Al Horford this summer, the Boston Celtics still decided to remain a competitive team in the Eastern Conference. Instead of getting younger, the Celtics surrounded Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown with quality players whom they believe could help them contend for the NBA championship title in the 2019-20 NBA season. In the 2019 NBA free agency, the Celtics immediately found replacements for Irving and Horford by signing Kemba Walker and Enes Kanter. With the core of Kemba Walker, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Gordon Hayward, and Enes Kanter, most people are...