Celtics

Messy Celtics getting reprieve thanks to Patriots: Picard

If anybody should be pulling for the New England Patriots to win Sunday’s AFC Championship and extend their season to Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3, it’s Brad Stevens. The Boston Celtics coach could use a couple more weeks to fix the mess he has on his hands at the moment. Perhaps...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 6:23pm

Problems galore for the slumping Celtics

And you thought the Patriots had trouble on the road? The Celtics returned to Boston licking their wounds after an abysmal 0-3 road trip through Miami, Orlando, and Brooklyn – not quite the powerhouses of the Eastern Conference. The losses come off the heels of a four-game winning streak (...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 11:11am

Kyrie Irving NBA Trade Rumors Anthony Davis Celtics Knicks talks

The Celtics have hit rock bottom in the 2018-19 NBA season having lost three straight games, the most recent to the lowly Brooklyn Nets. Kyrie Irving, who sat on the bench with a thigh injury in the loss to the Nets, has been the most vocal about the Celtics chemistry issues. Most of the blame...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 6:14pm

No need for Celtics Gordon Hayward concern

For whatever reason, one of the main components of a typical Boston sports fan is an irrational amount of panic about what lies around every corner. Despite countless championships for all of our local teams in recent history, dread and worry still fill our airwaves and websites. Celtics fans are...

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 7:43am

What to watch as streaking Celtics meet Wizards: 12/12/18

It was the Saturday after Thanksgiving when the Boston Celtics hit their low point — a 113-104 loss in Dallas, marking four losses to inferior opponents in their last five games. The streak left the Celtics sitting at 10-10 nearly a quarter of the way into the NBA season. The “cold...

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 1:12pm

Danny Picard: Celtics recaptured their identity with Marcus Smart in starting lineup

From afar, there was a powerful tone coming out of the Boston Celtics’ locker room on Monday night after their win in New Orleans. The postgame comments had a different feel. It had kind of a “this is what our team is supposed to look like” reaction to a 124-107 win over the...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 9:09am

Danny Picard: Kyrie Irving is everything the Celtics need

Kyrie Irving is a hard guy to figure out.   He seems like an extremely intelligent individual. But then he has his moments where even one of his biggest fans, like myself, thinks, “Is he serious with that comment?”   For example, when he said the Earth is flat. Was he...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:20pm

Everything you need to know about the $100 million TD Garden renovation

The TD Garden is getting a "legendary transformation." Delaware North, the owners and operators of the arena, announced on Friday morning that a new $100 million investment will provide an expansive TD Garden renovation, featuring the addition of 50,000 square feet to the venue, as well...

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 11:51am

Basketball betting NBA odds 2019 NBA title championship futures

Only the Golden State Warriors can manage to troll LeBron James … even in the offseason. Here are Basketball betting NBA odds 2019 NBA title and more. The very next day after it was initially reported last month that King James would be leaving Cleveland to sign with the Los Angeles...

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 4:26am

Burke: Celtics looking a tad overrated so far in NBA season

It’s always dangerous to judge an NBA team before Thanksgiving, let alone less than a week after Halloween. But no doubt, the Celtics have underwhelmed so far this season. The C’s are 6-3 to start the NBA season, staring up at teams like the Raptors, Bucks and Pacers in the Eastern...

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 4:30pm

2018-19 NBA season preview, predictions, NBA Finals

A new season of NBA action is upon us. The 82-game grind towards a trip to the 2019 NBA Finals begins on Tuesday night with the Philadelphia 76ers taking on the Boston Celtics and the Oklahoma City Thunder facing off against the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors. It should be an...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 9:56am

New Lani Blair pics NSFW photos video Instagram

Tristan Thompson is well on his way to becoming the NBA’s version of Antonio Cromartie. Already with two children by two different women, Jordan Craig and Khloe Kardashian, Thompson’s part time sex friend Lani Blair now wants in on the Thompson baby action. “Lani Blair would love...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:17pm

The Celtics looking like a lock for NBA Finals

After a disappointing 1-3 preseason record, meaningful Celtics basketball is finally upon us. What an offseason it’s been, mostly consisting of waiting to finally see this roster as it was intended. So what can we expect from this healthy Celtics team as it’s assembled for the 2018-19...

Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 4:11pm

Did Karl Towns girlfriend Kawa Andrade have sex with Butler?

The biggest rumor coming out of Jimmy Butler’s request to be traded out of Minnesota is that there is significant beef between Butler and Karl Anthony Towns regarding Towns’ girlfriend Kawa Andrade. Very quickly Kawa Andrade girlfriend Karl Towns have sex was trending in basketball...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 2:19pm

When does NBA and college basketball season start for 2018-19?

It doesn’t seem too long ago that the Golden State Warriors were putting the finishing touches on winning last season’s NBA title but pro basketball is less than a month away from returning. The 2018-19 NBA season will start on Tuesday, Oct. 16 with a TNT double-header. The Philadelphia...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 12:31pm

Kyrie Irving NBA rumors: Knicks are all in

It was already a foregone conclusion that the New York Knicks would be in on the Kyrie Irving sweepstakes next summer, but now we have an idea of just how badly they want him.  A. Sherrod Blakely of NBC Sports appeared on Bulls Talk Podcast on Thursday to provide some insight of the Knicks...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 11:23am

NBA Trade Rumors Lakers Celtics Jimmy Butler DeMarcus Cousins

The NBA has become such a top-heavy league that there are only a handful of teams that have the clout to sign the top free agents available each summer. In the next few years the Warriors Lakers and Celtics are expected to be the big power brokers. Golden State will have the cache because they...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 3:05pm

Will NBA Seattle Supersonics return? Sonics coming back?

Think the Seattle SuperSonics and you might conjure up memories of Hall of Fame coach Lenny Wilkens leading them to the NBA championshipin 1979. Or maybe you think of “The Glove” Gary Payton locking down point guards defensively and finding the “Reign Man” Shawn Kemp for...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 4:42pm

Anthony Davis Celtics Warriors NBA Trade Rumors Both target 2020

The Celtics are poised to slot into the Cleveland Cavaliers role of default Eastern Conference champions for the next few years. The Warriors, of course, aren’t going anywhere out West. So what we could see in the NBA over the next three or four years is a whole lot of the same. Two...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 1:41pm

Karl-Anthony Towns NBA trade rumors: Leaving Timberwolves?

Despite a promising core of players centering around star big man Karl-Anthony Towns, a loaded Western Conference is ensuring that the Minnesota Timberwolves could never become a legitimate championship threat.  It has posted the writing on the wall for star guard Jimmy Butler, who will...

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 1:32pm