Celtics

Celtics suspend Head Coach Ime Udoka for 2022-23 season

By Mari Salazar, James Paleologopoulos – (AP) — The Boston Celtics have suspended Ime Udoka for a full year, banning the coach who led them to the NBA Finals last spring for the entire 2022-23 season over what two people with knowledge of the matter said was an improper relationship with a member of the organization….

NBA To Retire No. 6 League-Wide To Honor The Late Bill Russell

By Tiffany Williams – The NBA announced on Thursday it will retire No. 6 league-wide to honor the late Bill Russell. In a statement, the NBA also said during the 2022-23 season “All NBA players will wear a commemorative patch on the right shoulder of their jerseys, and every NBA court will display a logo…

Sports Minute – Passing of the Torch?

By Nick Adamopoulos – The Boston Celtics play Game 1 of the NBA Finals tonight. The Celtics travel to California to take on the Golden State Warriors in the Celtics’ first Finals appearance since 2010. The series will match up the first- and second-best defenses in the league and has star power on both sides….

Short Handed Celtics Fall in Game 1

By Nick Adamopoulos – The Boston Celtics lost Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals to the Chicago Bulls 118-107 on Tuesday night. The Celtics announced prior to the start of the game that they would be without both Marcus Smart (mid-foot sprain) and Al Horford (health protocols). The absence of two of the team’s…

Above Average Effort Evens Playoff Series

By Nick Adamopoulos – Al Horford, known by many around these parts as “Average Al”, was anything but average last evening, as Horford was one of the key sparks that propelled the Boston Celtics to a 116-108 Game 4 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. The series will resume Wednesday evening tied at two games apiece. …

Friday Night Sports Update – 5/6/22

By Scott Denham – Friday was a rollercoaster sports day for New England starting with the Boston Red Sox losing 4-2 against the White Sox at Fenway, the Worcester Red Sox losing 6-2 in Toledo against the Mud Hens and the Portland Sea Dogs losing 5-3 against the Reading Fightin Phils.  The winning for New…

Sports Minute – Giannis and the Bucks Take Game One

By Nick Adamopoulos – Giannis Anteokounmpo and the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks walked off the TD Garden parquet with a 101-89 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of their seven-game series. Anteotokoumpo registered his second career playoff triple double with 24 points, 12, assists, and 13 rebounds over 28 minutes. Jaysom Tatum put…

Sports Minute – Celtics Making a Statement

By: Nick Adamopoulos – Three games into their best of seven series against the Brooklyn Nets, and the Boston Celtics have put the rest of the NBA on notice. The Boston Celtics are legit contenders to make the NBA Finals this season. The Celtics are up three games to zero against the Nets and have…

Sports Minute – Celtics Make Statement With Game 1 Win

Nick Adamopoulos – The Celtics entered the fourth quarter of their game one matchup with the Brooklyn Nets up 96-85. Jayson Tatum, Jalen Brown, Marcus Smart, and Al Horford had all put together three quarters of dominance, backing up the team’s astonishing record since January 2022 started. However, the Nets, anchored by Kyrie Irving and…

Sports Minute – No Luck of the Irish for the Boston Celtics

By Nick Adamopoulos – The Boston Celtics are intertwined with the City of Boston. The team, the logo, and the mascot all connect to the city’s deep and historic Irish roots. Lucky the Leprechaun and the team jerseys include a three-leaf shamrock alluding to the “Luck of the Irish.” However, since winning the NBA Championship…

Sports Minute – Celtics Mid-Season Turnaround Road To Playoffs

By Nick Adamopoulos – The Boston Celtics came out victorious on Sunday evening with a 134-112 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Jayson Tatum scored 34 points to go along with 5 rebounds and 6 assists. He was supported by a strong performance from Jaylen Brown (35/10/2) and Robert Williams (13/10). With the Phoenix Suns victory…

Sports Minute – The Definition of a Boston Star

By Nick Adamopoulos – It is inevitable, that over the next week the legacy of former Celtics star Kevin Garnett will be repeatedly discussed. On March 13th the Celtics organization will retire Garnett’s number 5 jersey to the rafters of TD Garden. He will join his former teammate Paul Pierce as the two most recent…

Celtics Beat Nicks 99-75

By Tiffany Williams – At TD Garden in Boston on Saturday night, the Celtics hosted the Nicks for the second meeting of these two teams this week. In Thursday night’s meeting the Nicks claimed a 108-105 win. On Saturday night the Celtics claimed a 99-75 win. For the Celtics, Jaylen Brown had 22 points, 11…

Nicks Beat Celtics 108-105

By Tiffany Williams – Thursday night the New York Nicks hosted the Boston Celtics to claim their second win this week. On Tuesday the Nicks beat the Pacers 104-94 and Thursday night beat the Celtics 108-105. Thursday night was the second loss this week for the Celtics. For the Celtics, Tatum was the the key…

Celtics And Bruins Both Come Out On Top Thursday Night

By Tiffany Williams – Thursday night was a great night for New England sports fans as the Boston Celtics claimed a 95-78 win in Miami against the Heat and the Bruins, they claimed a 5-1 win against the Red Wings.  In the first period at TD Garden, Patrice Bergeron had the first goal of the…

A Winning Sunday For Patriots, Celtics and Bruins

By Tiffany Williams –  For New England sports fans, there were a lot of reasons to be happy Sunday with the Bruins beating the Sharks, the Celtics beating the Rockets and then the Patriots beating the Jets.  At the TD Garden Sunday, the Bruins hosted the Sharks and they claimed a 3-4 win. In the…

Celtics Felt The Heat In Final Preseason Game

By Tiffany Williams –  Friday night in Miami the Heat hosted the Celtics for the final preseason game. Brown and Horford were both out for health and safety protocols. Pitchard was out with a nasal fracture and Smart was out Friday night for a team suspension. Earlier this week allegedly Smart missed the team flight…

Celtics Lose By 1 To Orlando

By Tiffany Williams – Wednesday night the Boston Celtics lost to Orlando 102-103, by a point. For the Celtics, Williams had 4 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists. Nesmith had the big night with 23 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists. Williams III had 8 points, 7 rebounds and 1 assist. Robert Langford had 12…

Boston To Host Orlando Monday Night

By Tiffany Williams – Monday night the Celtics will kick-off their preseason action hosting the Orlando Magic at the TD Garden. Monday nights probable starters for the Celtics are Jayson Tatum, Al Horford, Robert Williams, Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart. The Celtics all-time record vs. Orlando: is 69-51 and at home the Celtics vs. Orlando…

Hayward Out 6 Weeks As Celtics Beat Mavericks 116-106 Monday

By Kenton Mayfield – After three winning games on the road, Monday night the Celtics returned home for a matchup with the Dallas Mavericks at the TD Garden. Talk about a fire tonight, the Celtics were lit and to start it off Rob Williams came in and immediately scored an alley-oop. In the first half…

Celtics Beat The Hornets As Walker Returns To Charlotte

By Kenton Mayfield – Down in Charlotte tonight the Celtics rolled over the Hornets 108-87 and are now 6-1, winning the last six straight to start this season. Thursday night was the first time Kemba Walker played his former Charlotte teammates at the Spectrum Center since joining the Celtics. I was expecting to see a…