Tag Archives: Brad Stevens

Kyrie Irving’s Injury In 2015 Playoffs Reportedly Annoyed LeBron ‘To No End’

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State recently accomplished something that had never been done before: they met for the fourth straight year in the NBA Finals. Pretty amazing when you think about it. In the first of those four years, 2015, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving were sidelined for most of the Finals. Miraculously — on the back of a …

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Celtics Rookie Robert Williams Has Rare Artery Condition In Legs

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Boston Celtics rookie Robert Williams looked like one of the biggest steals of the 2018 draft, but we now may know why he slipped all the way to No. 28. Williams has a rare artery condition in both of his legs. The condition is titled Popliteal Artery Rntrapment Syndrome (PAES). It’s a vascular disease in which the muscles and tendons …

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Marcus Morris Is Furious, Celtics ‘Embarrassed’ After Game 3

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The Boston Celtics had all the momentum after Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Cleveland Cavaliers, however, asserted their will in Game 3, cruising to a 116-86 win at Quicken Loans Arena. Game 3 left a salty taste in the Celtics’ mouths. They aren’t ascribing blame to external forces, though — they’re mad at themselves. Marcus Morris, who …

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Celtics Lose Key Bench Forward Daniel Theis For Remainder Of Season

Daniel Theis, who played eight years of international basketball, has been a pleasant surprise in his first NBA season. The 25-year-old Celtics big man has been a regular rotation guy for Brad Stevens. Theis, who went undrafted in 2013, is playing 14.9 minutes per night and averaging 5.3 points and 4.3 rebounds per game. The Celtics, however, will not have …

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LeBron, Cavs Try to Bounce Back from Stunning Game 3 Loss

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NBA Preview: The Cavs look to regain control of this series after a stunning defeat while LeBron James will look to bounce back from a subpar performance in Game 3. #1 Boston Celtics (62-36) at #2 Cleveland Cavaliers (61-32), Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. EST Line: Cavaliers -14.5. Total 215.5. Series: Cavaliers lead 2-1. The Celtics shocked the basketball world Sunday night …

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Celtics Hope that Home Cooking is Still in Play for Game 5

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NBA Preview: The home team has won all eight meetings between the Wizards and Celtics this season. #4 Washington Wizards (55-37) at #1 Boston Celtics (59-33), Wednesday 8 p.m. EST. Line: Celtics -4.5. Total 216. Series: Series tied 2-2. The Wizards looked close to unbeatable against Boston at the Verizon Center. Washington thrashed the Celtics two consecutive games at home …

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Celtics Will Not Have an Easy Time Running With the Bulls

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NBA Preview: The disparity in team wins that separate the Celtics and Bulls is wider than the talent level on the court. Chicago Bulls (41-41) at Boston Celtics (53-39), Sunday, 6:30 p.m. EST Line: Celtics -6. Total 204.5. This is not your typical #1 vs #8 playoff series. The Bulls outnumber Boston with marquee players 3-1. Chicago has Jimmy Butler …

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