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  • • Sixers’ Tobias Harris had five simple words in reaction to playoff matchup with Celtics
    Following the results of Wednesday’s games, the Philadelphia 76ers are now set to face off against the Boston Celtics in the first round of the playoffs. For his part, Sixers forward Tobias Harris had a very straightforward response when asked about what he thinks about this potentially fiery first-round matchup. For Tobias Harris, it’s just […] The post Sixers’ Tobias Harr...2020
  • • Celtics Wing Jaylen Brown Is living Life To Its Fullest In NBA Bubble
    Jaylen Brown is a modern-day renaissance man. Among many other things, the Boston Celtics wing takes ankles on the basketball... »...2020
  • • 76ers’ Tobias Harris Has Simple Message Ahead Of Celtics Matchup
    The stage is set, mostly, for the first round of the NBA’s Eastern Conference Playoffs, and the third-place Boston Celtics... »...2020
  • • Sixers’ Al Horford reacts to looming playoff matchup with the Celtics
    The Philadelphia 76ers will face off with the Boston Celtics in the first round and veteran big man Al Horford shared his thoughts on facing his former team. Horford admitted that they knew that there was a chance that they’ll face the Brad Stevens-coached squad. He also acknowledged that since they have faced off with […] The post Sixers’ Al Horford reacts to looming playoff mat...2020
  • • Celtics sign head coach Brad Stevens to contract extension
    The Boston Celtics have signed head coach Brad Stevens to a contract extension. Per the Boston Globe, “Stevens signed a six-year, $22 million deal with Boston in July 2013, and in 2016 signed a three-year extension that was set to expire following the 2020-21 season. Terms of the latest extension were not disclosed.” Stevens, who … Continue reading "Celtics sign head coach Brad S...2020
  • • Brad Stevens signs contract extension with Celtics
    The Boston Celtics have signed head coach Brad Stevens to a contract extension, the team announced in a press release. Stevens has been with the Celtics since 2013. Several members of Celtics management made statements: “Brad Stevens is an accomplished coach and an outstanding person,” said Celtics Lead Owner and Governor Wyc Grousbeck. “We are […] The post Brad Stevens signs contract extens...2020
  • • Donovan Mitchell, Jaylen Brown are ‘friends again’ after Celtics swingman poked fun at Jazz star
    Boston Celtics small forward Jaylen Brown recently poked fun at Utah Jazz and NBA All-Star shooting guard Donovan Mitchell while talking about the bubble and how it’s mentally draining to see the same people over and over. Everyone knew Brown was just taking a playful jab at Mitchell, but nevertheless, the two NBA stars “cleared […] The post Donovan Mitchell, Jaylen Brown are ...2020
  • • Celtics’ Brad Stevens says it is crucial Daniel Theis is a ‘threat’
    Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens was highly complimentary of center Daniel Theis as the Celtics prepare for their final seeding games. Stevens hailed Theis as the ultimate team player, saying he has assimilated well as a member of the starting lineup (via Jim Fenton of the Brockton Enterprise): “He has figured out how to get […] The post Celtics’ Brad Stevens says it is crucial D...2020
  • • Jaylen Brown pokes fun at Donovan Mitchell while discussing mental health
    Boston Celtics swingman Jaylen Brown discussed the seriousness of mental health on Sunday, but he still found a way to somehow lighten the mood by cracking jokes at the expense of Utah Jazz All-Star Donovan Mitchell. Following his double-double outing of 19 points and 12 boards in the Celtics’ 122-119 win over the Orlando Magic, Brown […] The post Jaylen Brown pokes fun at Donovan Mitc...2020
  • • Celtics’ Jaylen Brown insists police brutality should be called ‘domestic terrorism’
    Boston Celtics swingman Jaylen Brown understands the power of words, which is why he suggested a new term for police brutality. Speaking to reporters after Boston’s thrilling 122-119 win over the Orlando Magic on Sunday, Brown explained why people should start referring to such abuse of power as “domestic terrorism”. Via Gary Washburn of the […] The post Celtics’ Jayl...2020

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Boston Celtics injury and suspension

  • • Report: The severity of Heat star Jimmy Butler’s foot injury, revealed
    The Miami Heat beat the Boston Celtics without All-Star Jimmy Butler in the picture due to a foot injury. The 6-foot-7 forward will also miss Thursday’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks with this injury.  Butler has undergone tests, and the good news is it appears the injury isn’t too serious. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra briefly […] The post Report: The severity of Heat star Jimmy ...2020
  • • Enes Kanter delivers stern Kemba Walker warning in NBA restart
    Boston Celtics big man Enes Kanter believes the NBA is going to be in trouble once Kemba Walker is back in “game shape.” Walker has been dealing with a nagging left knee injury pretty much all season. The All-Star point guard is still getting his basketball rhythm back down in Orlando, and Kanter said Walker […] The post Enes Kanter delivers stern Kemba Walker warning in NBA rest...2020
  • • Doc Rivers gets water bath treatment after passing Red Auerbach’s coaching record
    Long-time Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers just moved up the history books. His assistant coach Ty Lue made sure to let everybody know that the one-time champion coach just passed Boston Celtics legendary mentor Red Auerbach on the all-time wins list. Clippers guard Patrick Beverley immediately stood up and went to grab a couple […] The post Doc Rivers gets water bath treatment after pa...2020
  • • Jaylen Brown takes shot at Giannis Antetokounmpo, NBA over controversial calls
    Boston Celtics swingman Jaylen Brown did not hide his frustrations towards the supposed preferential treatment that Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo received from officials on Friday. The usually soft-spoken 23-year-old posted a now-deleted IG story showing a photoshopped image of the reigning NBA MVP holding hands with referee Ken Mauer. Brown also retweeted the screenshot […...2020
  • • Celtics’ Kemba Walker frustrated by setback with knee injury
    Amid all the time he has put in rehab, Kemba Walker’s knee is still not in tiptop form. And this has immensely frustrated the Boston Celtics star guard. In a Zoom call with reporters on Thursday, Walker gave an update on the status of his knee. Walker shared that he has put it all the […] The post Celtics’ Kemba Walker frustrated by setback with knee injury appeared first on Clut...2020
  • • Rockets' Gordon exits scrimmage with ankle injury
    Houston Rockets forward Eric Gordon left Tuesday night's scrimmage against the Boston Celtics after suffering a left ankle injury. A source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that X-rays on the ankle were negative....2020
  • • Rockets’ Eric Gordon helped off court with ankle injury
    Houston Rockets shooting guard Eric Gordon suffered a left ankle injury on Tuesday against the Boston Celtics and was forced to leave the game. Gordon needed help leaving the court. Rockets guard Eric Gordon was helped off the court after suffering what appeared to be an ankle injury.pic.twitter.com/mv2H6tf7Ua — ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) July 29, 2020 Hopefully, […] The post Rock...2020
  • • Report: Rockets’ Eric Gordon expected to miss 2 weeks with ankle injury
    The 2019-20 NBA campaign has not even restarted yet, and the Houston Rockets have already been dealt a significant blow. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, Rockets guard Eric Gordon is expected to miss two weeks as a result of spraining his left ankle during his team’s scrimmage against the Boston Celtics […] The post Report: Rockets’ Eric Gordon expected to...2020
  • • Kemba Walker reacts to making NBA bubble debut
    Boston Celtics star Kemba Walker is feeling good after making his bubble debut on Sunday against the Phoenix Suns. Since arriving in Orlando, Walker has been limited in practice due to a nagging left knee injury he suffered in February. However, in a video conference with media members on Sunday, he said he felt good […] The post Kemba Walker reacts to making NBA bubble debut appeared first ...2020
  • • Kemba Walker gives update on his knee injury, potential surgery
    Boston Celtics star Kemba Walker has provided us with a rather optimistic update on the condition of his knee. Walker has had trouble with his left knee throughout this season, forcing him to miss a handful of games in his debut campaign with the C’s. Nevertheless, Walker is adamant that his knee is okay, and […] The post Kemba Walker gives update on his knee injury, potential surgery ...2020

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Boston Celtics trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Celtics sign head coach Brad Stevens to contract extension
    The Boston Celtics have signed head coach Brad Stevens to a contract extension. Per the Boston Globe, “Stevens signed a six-year, $22 million deal with Boston in July 2013, and in 2016 signed a three-year extension that was set to expire following the 2020-21 season. Terms of the latest extension were not disclosed.” Stevens, who … Continue reading "Celtics sign head coach Brad S...2020
  • • Brad Stevens signs contract extension with Celtics
    The Boston Celtics have signed head coach Brad Stevens to a contract extension, the team announced in a press release. Stevens has been with the Celtics since 2013. Several members of Celtics management made statements: “Brad Stevens is an accomplished coach and an outstanding person,” said Celtics Lead Owner and Governor Wyc Grousbeck. “We are […] The post Brad Stevens signs contract extens...2020
  • • Kemba Walker reveals how close he came to signing with Knicks instead of Celtics
    Kemba Walker’s first stint as a free agent is probably one of the most notable turning points in his NBA career. After playing in Charlotte for his first eight years in the league, the 6-foot-1 guard joined the Boston Celtics last summer. It’s no doubt that his new franchise is a stronger and fiercer contender […] The post Kemba Walker reveals how close he came to signing with Knicks i...2020
  • • Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic confirms his grandmother is now out of coma after contracting COVID-19
    Portland Trail Blazers big man Jusuf Nurkic had a big game on Sunday against the Boston Celtics, and he also shared some good personal news. Nurkic confirmed his grandmother, Hannah, is out of a coma after a bout with COVID-19. Jusuf Nurkic says that his grandmother has awoken from the coma she was in due […] The post Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic confirms his grandmother is now out of coma af...2020
  • • 5 best trades in Boston Celtics history, ranked
    Having won no less than a record 16 NBA titles in their decorated history, the Boston Celtics are the most successful team in the history of the sport. This was thanks in large part to some very impressive dealings courtesy of a renowned Celtics front office. Below we take a look at the Top 5 […] The post 5 best trades in Boston Celtics history, ranked appeared first on ClutchPoints....2020
  • • Video: Kemba Walker shows trademark burst in bubble scrimmage debut
    If Boston Celtics fans are feeling a bit anxious about the status of Kemba Walker’s knee, this should help ease some concerns. The All-Star point guard showed some signature burst in his first scrimmage with his teammates in the Orlando bubble on Sunday. After receiving a pass from Jaysom Tatum, Walker sizes us Phoenix Suns […] The post Video: Kemba Walker shows trademark burst in bubb...2020
  • • Marcus Smart advises younger players to take coronavirus more ‘seriously’
    After contracting the coronavirus in March, Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart reminisced on his experience and formulated some helpful advice for everyone, especially the younger players. Smart spoke to several reporters via video call on Tuesday, during which he advised younger players to take the coronavirus “seriously.” He pointed out that the asymptomatic cases are […] The po...2020
  • • Marcus Smart will continue donating plasma, reacts to coronavirus case with brutal honesty
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was one of the notable NBA players who contracted the coronavirus. The rugged defender has fully recovered from COVID-19 and will continue to donate his blood plasma. During a conference call with Celtics reporters on Tuesday, Smart also talked about how scared he was when he first tested positive for […] The post Marcus Smart will continue donating plasma, ...2020
  • • Bill Russell’s net worth in 2020
    One of the greatest players in NBA history, Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell has a net worth around $10 million in 2020, per celebrity net worth. Russell was born on February 12, 1934 in Monroe, Louisiana. He played for the University of San Francisco basketball team, leading the school to two consecutive NCAA Championships. In […] The post Bill Russell’s net worth in 2020 appeared f...2020
  • • 6 craziest NBA trades that nearly happened
    Trades in the NBA have always been significant happenings, going back to the Boston Celtics landing Kevin Garnett, the Los Angeles Lakers shipping Shaquille O’Neal to the Miami Heat, or the L.A. landing Pau Gasol. But, some of the biggest trades in history never happened. Let’s take a look at the 6 craziest NBA trades […] The post 6 craziest NBA trades that nearly happened appear...2020

Boston Celtics stats

  • Jayson Tatum scores 34, Boston holds of Damian Lillard, Portland for win
    • Jayson Tatum scores 34, Boston holds of Damian Lillard, Portland for win
    The Boston Celtics built a big lead early before holding on for a 128-124 victory....2020
  • Mike Conley scores 25 points, Jazz beat Celtics 99-94
    • Mike Conley scores 25 points, Jazz beat Celtics 99-94
    Mike Conley made six 3-pointers and scored 25 points, Jordan Clarkson added 17and the Utah Jazz beat the Boston Celtics 99-94 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory....2020
  • • Watch: Aaron Gordon dunked over Tacko Fall and got completely robbed
    Aaron Gordon delivered one of the coolest dunks in the dunk contest that we have seen, but he got robbed and lost to Derrick Jones Jr. in the finals on Saturday night at United Center in Chicago. Gordon needed more than a 48 to win the competition and decided to bring out 7-foot-5 Boston Celtics big man Tacko Fall for an assist. The Orlando Magic star jumped over Tacko for the huge dunk, bringing ...2020

Boston Celtics kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic confirms his grandmother is now out of coma after contracting COVID-19
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  • • Ex-Celtic Aron Baynes Says COVID-19 ‘Put Me On My Butt’ For Full Week
    COVID-19 has hit Aron Baynes and his family, and it wasn’t kind to them either. The former Boston Celtics center... »...2020
  • • Enes Kanter calls out Turkish NBA players for ignoring him
    Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, revealed that his political stances have made him a pariah amongst fellow Turkish NBA players. During an appearance on The Bill Simmons Podcast on Friday, Kanter spoke at length about the often dangerous and life-threatening persecution he and his family in Turkey have […] The post Enes Kanter calls out Turkish...2020
  • • Jaylen Brown vows to play, ‘disappointed’ in limited jersey statements
    Jaylen Brown will join the Boston Celtics later this week when they travel to Orlando for the resumption of the 2019-20 NBA season, but he’s not fully content with how the league is handling the restart. Brown cited concerns about the second wave of the novel coronavirus, the current social atmosphere and some family issues […] The post Jaylen Brown vows to play, ‘disappointed...2020
  • • Celtics’ Jayson Tatum pens emotional letter for son on Father’s Day
    Boston Celtics All-Star swingman Jayson Tatum became a father just two months after he started his NBA career. On this Father’s Day, the 22-year-old is eternally grateful to have his son, Deuce, in his life. Tatum wrote a letter to Deuce, saying: “You have changed my life for the better and have shaped me into […] The post Celtics’ Jayson Tatum pens emotional letter for son...2020
  • • Celtics’ Enes Kanter reacts to father getting acquitted of terrorist charges
    Boston Celtics big man Enes Kanter was the recipient of some very good news when his father, Mehmet Kanter, was recently acquitted of charges filed by the Turkish goverment that he was a member of a terrorist group. This is something that understandably brought a lot of joy to Enes Kanter himself, who could not […] The post Celtics’ Enes Kanter reacts to father getting acquitted of ter...2020
  • • Celtics legend Bill Russell delivers poignant statement after attending protest with his wife
    One of the major faces of NBA history, Boston Celtics legendary center Bill Russell commented on the state of the U.S. after attending one of the widespread protests ongoing across the nation in response to the unjust death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody. Russell, 86, became one of the first black stars […] The post Celtics legend Bill Russell delivers poignant statement...2020
  • • Celtics star Jaylen Brown’s 78-year-old grandfather acting as trainer during quarantine
    Boston Celtics stud Jaylen Brown has found a unique way to keep in shape while stuck in quarantine like the rest of us. Brown has employed the services of his 78-year-old grandfather to serve as his trainer for the past couple of months. Brown’s grandfather, Willie Brown, is no ordinary trainer. He was sort of […] The post Celtics star Jaylen Brown’s 78-year-old grandfather actin...2020
  • • Video: Enes Kanter posts special message for his mom, whom he hasn’t seen in 6 years
    Boston Celtics big man Enes Kanter took time out on Sunday to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to his own mother, whom he has not seen in six years. The Celtics center posted a video on his Instagram account on Sunday detailing the love he has for his family. The Turkish native said while he […] The post Video: Enes Kanter posts special message for his mom, whom he hasn’t seen in 6 year...2020
  • • Former NBA big Kendrick Perkins' children spent $16K on 'Fortnite'
    We all know NBA players are well-paid for their services. This news from a retired NBA big man drives that point home. Former NBA big man Kendrick Perkins, who won a title with the Boston Celtics, didn't seem too phased by his children spending $16,000 on "Fortnite" amid the coronavirus outbreak. “I hate video games,” said Perkins on ESPN. “My kids drive me crazy with it. I do not indulge — they d...2020

Top Boston Celtics news

  • • Celtics' Smart says he's cleared of coronavirus
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, who tested positive for COVID-19 two weeks ago, has been cleared by the Massachusetts Department of Health, he announced on social media Sunday night....2020
  • • Running Diary: Lakers 114 | Celtics 112
    Below is a running diary of the Lakers’ game against the Boston Celtics, taking you through game day from start to finish....2020
  • • James’ Late Fadeway Key In Thrilling Rivalry Win
    LeBron James sank a clutch turnaround jumper in the waning seconds of the Lakers’ 104-102 victory over the Boston Celtics Sunday afternoon....2020
  • • Metta World Peace credits Kobe Bryant for his clutch Game 7 shot vs. Celtics
    The 2010 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics came down to the final minutes in Game 7. Normally, this kind of situation dictated the ball being in Kobe Bryant’s hands. Of course, things did not play out that way. The Lakers led by three with just over a minute to play […] The post Metta World Peace credits Kobe Bryant for his clutch Game 7 shot vs. Celtics appe...2020
  • • Lakers vs. Celtics: 3 Things to Know (2/23/20)
    Here is what you need to know before the Lakers continue their rivalry with the Boston Celtics....2020
  • • Lakers clinch No. 1 seed in Western Conference with win over Jazz
    The Lakers are the first team to go from the lottery to the No. 1 seed since the 2007-08 Boston Celtics...2020
  • • Rivers wants Allen at KG's jersey retirement
    When the Boston Celtics retire and raise Kevin Garnett's jersey to the rafters next season, Doc Rivers wants Ray Allen to be in attendance....2020
  • • Top NBA stars who never won a title thanks to Michael Jordan
    Michael Jordan had a long and grueling road to get to the mountaintop of an NBA championship. It took him seven years to get there as the Chicago Bulls had to face many obstacles along the way that blocked his path to achieving the ultimate prize. There were the Milwaukee Bucks, the Boston Celtics, the […] The post Top NBA stars who never won a title thanks to Michael Jordan appeared first o...2020
  • • How Kobe Bryant used Paul Pierce as motivation after losing in 2008 NBA Finals
    In 2008, Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals in heartbreaking fashion. Unsurprisingly, this became a significant turning point Bryant’s career — to the extent that he used a Paul Pierce photograph as motivation moving forward. Kobe is not one to forget, but as it turns […] The post How Kobe Bryant used Paul Pierce as motivation afte...2020
  • • The best Lakers in the history of the franchise
    The Los Angeles Lakers are the most popular and recognized franchise in NBA history. No, they don’t own the most championships (that title belongs to the Boston Celtics), but if you went around the world, chances are, you would find more Lakers fans than anything else. It’s why there’s often an argument over all time […] The post The best Lakers in the history of the franch...2020

Boston Celtics schedule, game

  • • Sixers’ Tobias Harris had five simple words in reaction to playoff matchup with Celtics
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  • • Sixers’ Al Horford reacts to looming playoff matchup with the Celtics
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  • • Celtics’ Brad Stevens says it is crucial Daniel Theis is a ‘threat’
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  • • Xfinity Report: The Boston Celtics Lock Up the 3rd Seed for the NBA Playoffs
    It’s playoff time. The Boston Celtics are officially the three seed after the Toronto Raptors beat the Memphis Grizzlies on... »...2020
  • • Celtics Playoff Picture: Where Boston, Rest Of NBA Stands At Midpoint Of Seeding Games
    With Wednesday’s thumping of the Brooklyn Nets now behind them, the Boston Celtics are halfway through their seeding round schedule.... »...2020
  • • VIDEO: Celtics’ Kemba Walker drills the ridiculous halfcourt shot to end the 3rd quarter vs. Heat
    “Cardiac Kemba” made a surprise appearance in the Orlando “bubble” on Tuesday evening as Boston Celtics point guard Kemba Walker drained an absolutely ridiculous halfcourt shot to end the third quarter of the team’s ongoing matchup against the Miami Heat. Despite the fact that the Celtics have been trailing the Heat for the majority of […] The post VIDEO: Celtic...2020
  • • Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic makes costly mistake in loss to Celtics
    The Boston Celtics and Portland Trail Blazers dueled back and forth in a thrilling matchup on Sunday afternoon, with Portland erasing a a 24-point deficit to tie the game down the stretch. Unfortunately, the game ended in rather anticlimactic fashion. Boston led 127-124 after Gordon Hayward sunk a pair of free throws with just three […] The post Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic makes costly mista...2020
  • • What really happened during Giannis Antetokounmpo ‘hostile act’ review, per NBA referee
    One of the most controversial moments of the season restart thus far involved league MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, as the Milwaukee Bucks superstar was at the center of what was deemed as a potentially hostile act during his team’s matchup against the Boston Celtics on Friday. Things got a bit feisty in the close encounter between […] The post What really happened during Giannis Antetokou...2020
  • • Celtics’ Jayson Tatum shares heartwarming moment with son Deuce while in NBA bubble
    Boston Celtics All-Star Jayson Tatum could be away from his young son, Jayson Tatum Jr.—better known as Deuce—for multiple months, depending how far his team goes in the Eastern Conference playoffs. But, that hasn’t stopped the new dad from spending quality time with his son. Tatum posted a video onto his Instagram story showing him […] The post Celtics’ Jayson Tatum shares heart...2020
  • • Celtics using unique training approach to keep Kemba Walker healthy for NBA restart
    To win the 2020 championship in Orlando, the Boston Celtics are going to need point guard Kemba Walker to play like a superstar. With that said, the Celtics are using a unique training approach to keep Walker healthy for the “bubble” games, which start on July 30. This plan involves not having Kemba participate in […] The post Celtics using unique training approach to keep Kemba ...2020

Boston Celtics rumors, scandals

  • • Celtics star Kemba Walker reacts to Cam Newton signing with Patriots
    The New England Patriots landed a veteran quarterback earlier this week, signing former Carolina Panthers star Cam Newton. While there is no guarantee that Newton will start over young signal-caller Jarrett Stidham, there is understandably considerable buzz around the addition of Newton in Beantown. Take Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker, for example. Walker spent the […] The post Celtics st...2020
  • • Celtics’ Kemba Walker looks back on iconic NCAA stepback jumper that put him on map
    In 2011, then-UConn superstar point guard Kemba Walker put himself on the map courtesy of an unforgettable stepback jumper at the buzzer to defeat Pittsburgh in the Big East tournament. The Boston Celtics All-Star point guard recently took a quick stroll down memory lane as he relived the shot that pretty much made him a […] The post Celtics’ Kemba Walker looks back on iconic NCAA step...2020
  • • 2020 NBA Trade Deadline Primer: Boston Celtics
    With the new year now finally upon us, speculation ahead of the 2020 NBA Trade Deadline is in full swing. Whether Boston Celtics fans are in consensus about what the team ought to do before the Feb. 6, 2020 cut off or not, anticipation mounts across all fanbases that there will be fireworks. In this […] The post 2020 NBA Trade Deadline Primer: Boston Celtics appeared first on SLAM....2020

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