Celtics Lack of Post Defense Could Haunt Them

The Celtics have shown an inability to handle imposing post players over the course of the season, something that could come back to bite them in the postseason. In his second season with the Milwaukee Bucks, center Greg Monroe has seen his value tumble. His minutes per game figure has decreased from nearly 30 each […] Celtics Lack of Post Defense Could Haunt Them - Hardwood Houdini...
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13 minutes ago

Videos of the Day: Celtics fall short against the Bucks

Wednesday night’s late comeback against the Bucks came up short as the Celts dropped their first home game since February. Milwaukee’s Malcolm Brogdon took over in the final 3 minutes and the C’s simply had no answer for him. Boston is off tonight and plays next on Friday when the Magic are in town. Tip-off is set for 7:30pm EST. Scroll down for last night’s highlights from...
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31 minutes ago

Boston Celtics Cannot be Looking Down at the Standings

The Boston Celtics will be in a tight battle for the top seed with the Cleveland Cavaliers for the remainder of the season. They are currently tied, and have one meeting left. The Celtics have the easier schedule, but that is no guarantee with a Cleveland team that all of a sudden has a lot […] Boston Celtics Cannot be Looking Down at the Standings - Hardwood Houdini - Hardwood...
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1 hour ago

Isaiah Thomas breaks Celtics 3-pointer record; crosses single season 2k points milestone

Although the Celtics weren't able to take care of business yesterday against the Milwaukee Bucks, there were a couple of big achievements made by Isaiah Thomas in last night's game. After hitting 5 threes against the Bucks Isaiah took the spot atop the Celtics all-time three pointers made in a single season from none other than the shimmy-shaker himself, Antoine Walker:Grande's tweet...
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2 hours ago

Antoine Walker congratulates Isaiah on breaking his team 3-pt record

Until last night, Antoine Walker held the Celtics team record for most 3-pointers made in a season (222 in 2002). That record now belongs to Isaiah Thomas. ‘Toine still holds the record for most 3-pointers attempted in a season (645) but it’s possible IT (584 with 7 games remaining) breaks that record, too. Happy to see ‘Toine working in the media. I just wish he wasn’t physically...
Via Red's Army
2 hours ago

Inconsistent Offense Becoming a Concern for Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics have looked like a different team with their much improved defense since the All Star break. There is no doubting that they are the most balanced they have been all season long, as that defense has turned from a liability into one of the best in the league. The problem, however, is […] Inconsistent Offense Becoming a Concern for Boston Celtics - Hardwood Houdini...
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4 hours ago

Isaiah Thomas Claims Celtics 3-Point Record

In this roundtable segment, Zaire, Evan Valenti, and Matt Ignal break down the Celtics loss to the Bucks and reflect on Isaiah Thomas' historic season. Follow us on Twitter: @CLNSRoundtable
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7 hours ago

Isaiah Thomas goes for 32, Bradley & Smart both with double-doubles but the Bucks prevail (videos)

Isaiah Thomas scored game-high 32 points but it wasn't enough as the Celtics couldn't beat the Bucks in TD Garden. Thomas finished the game with 32 points, five rebounds, four dimes and three steals as he hit five threes on the night and broke the Boston Celtics franchise record in 3-pointers made in a regular season that was previously hold by Antoine Walker. Isaiah also became...
Via Celtics Life
7 hours ago

WATCH: Al Horford on Malcolm Brogdon's Maturity After He Hits Game Winner

Al Horford's postgame press conference following the Boston Celtics 103-100 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. Get a free trial set from Harry’s for free. That includes a razor handle of your choice, five-blade cartridge, and shaving gel. To redeem your free trial offer, go to Harrys.com/gardenreport right now. Get a $20 rebate off your first SeatGeek ticket purchase. Download the...
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WATCH: Brad Stevens on the Broken Play to End the Game & How Milwaukee's Length Effected the Game

Brad Stevens' full postgame press conference following the Boston Celtics 103-100 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. Get a free trial set from Harry’s for free. That includes a razor handle of your choice, five-blade cartridge, and shaving gel. To redeem your free trial offer, go to Harrys.com/gardenreport right now. Get a $20 rebate off your first SeatGeek ticket purchase. Download...
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Isaiah Thomas becomes sixth Celtic to break 2,000-point mark in season

Isaiah Thomas has had a fantastic season.The All-Star point guard has piloted the Boston Celtics to the No.1 spot in the Eastern Conference while leading the league in fourth-quarter scoring.And during the Celtics’ game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, Thomas added another accolade to his incredible season.Thomas scored 20 points during the first half and with the final...
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How Kelly Olynyk helped Gonzaga reach first ever Final Four

Gonzaga advanced to the school’s first-ever Final Four when it defeated Xavier last week during the Elite Eight.The trip to college basketball’s promised land has been years in the making for Mark Few and Co.And this team’s success has a lot to do with a recruiting pitch few programs can utilize, and it all started with Boston Celtics big man Kelly Olynyk, according to Yahoo...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd believes Isaiah Thomas is in NBA MVP race

The NBA MVP race seemingly has come down to Russell Westbrook and James Harden.And while those two certainly should be considered the front-runners, Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd believes that Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas deserves to be in the running as well.“He’s one of the best in the league,” Kidd said. “He’ll be in the MVP race and that’s well...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving takes blame for Cavs’ recent skid: ‘I need to demand more out of myself’

Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving think it’s his fault that the team has been playing rather flat lately.Addressing the media after practice on Wednesday, Irving took responsibility for the recent stretch that has seen the Cavs drop four of their last six games.“I had to face it, had to face the music,” said the former No. 1 overall pick, per Ramona Shelburne...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: First place in the Eastern Conference

After yesterday’s loss by the Cleveland Cavaliers against the San Antonio Spurs, the Boston Celtics now sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, with a half game lead. It is the latest in a season that the Celtics are in first place since the 2007-2008 season when the last won the title. FiveThirtyEight gives the Celtics a 66 percent chance to have the number one seed entering...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Celtics have a chance against the Cavs in the playoffs

The Boston Celtics are currently a half-game behind the Cleveland Cavaliers for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. They also have a far easier schedule than the Cavs and get to play Cleveland at home in their last matchup of the season. Currently, FiveThirtyEight gives them a 59 percent chance of stealing the No. 1 seed from the defending champs.It’d be easy to brush the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Homecourt a must if C’s are going to dethrone Cavs

The postseason is a time when causal fans are sucked into their television sets after being on auto-pilot mode for most of the regular season. The action is faster and drama obviously more heightened with the stakes at their highest. Minutes are no longer limited  and players are no longer benched, as superstars prove to the world why they are in a class of their own. Careers are...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics upset Suns tried to pad Devin Booker’s stats

Devin Booker made some history on Friday night by scoring 70 points in a loss to the Boston Celtics. But he upset some people on the way to the astronomical point total.Celtics reporter Marc D’Amico says the Celtics’ coaching staff was left shaking their heads at the way the Suns tried to pad Booker’s stats in the game, which Phoenix lost 130-120. Isaiah Thomas, who had 34...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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