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Boston Celtics, Bryce Harper, Donald Trump, Jerry Jones, Kyrie Irving, LaMelo Ball, LaVar Ball, Le'Veon Bell, LeBron James, The Week That Was -

Monday 11.05.18 Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones, in no way creating a coaching controversy by being the only owner in the league to take questions after a game, responded, “No” when asked if the team would make an in-season coaching change following a 3-5 start to the season. The U.S. Olympic Committee, […]

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Boston Celtics, Commentary, Denver Nuggets, Jamal Murray, Kyrie Irving, NBA -

Man up, Kyrie. If you don’t like Jamal Murray going for 50 points after the outcome of the game is decided, play some defense. Kyrie Irving’s decision to fling the ball into the stands after his Boston Celtics lost to the Denver Nuggets on Monday night is the latest example of a hilarious NBA trend. […]

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Boston Celtics, Brad Stevens, Gordon Hayward, Kyrie Irving, Pots And Pans -

Brad Stevens, the 41-year-old head coach of the Boston Celtics, puts his players in position to excel. He gives them the confidence to do what needs to be done to win in any game, in any circumstance. He devises strategies that keep his opponents off balance and ill at ease. If you are going to […]

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Boston Celtics, Business, Entertainment, Harvard Business School, Kyrie Irving, NBA, Sports -

Kyrie Irving is heading to Harvard…sort of. The Boston Celtics guard has enrolled in Harvard Business School’s “Crossover Into Business” course this semester. The program is intended to help professional athletes for life during and after their athletic careers. The class is taught by Harvard Business School professor, Anita Elberse and is “built to help […]

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Boston Celtics, Chris Webber, Hollywood, Kyrie Irving, Lisa Leslie, Movies, Nate Robinson, NBA, Reggie Miller, Uncle Drew -

Kyrie Irving is not a one-and-done. Not in Hollywood, anyway. His first take at a starring role in a movie comes soon with Uncle Drew, a full-length feature film based on the insanely viral internet shorts that he’s been doing since 2012 as part of a Pepsi campaign. The Celtics All-Star point guard filmed the […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, Brad Stevens, Chris Paul, Cleveland Cavaliers, Culture, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, NBA, Stephen Curry -

But the allure of the game, keeps calling your name … — Jay-Z, “Allure” (2003) There’s a scene in 1992’s Juice that aces the test of time. Not the one where Bishop (played by the late Tupac Shakur) and Q (played by Omar Epps) are by their lockers in the iconic “I am crazy … […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, J.R. Smith, Jayson Tatum, LeBron James, NBA Live 18 -

Whether you are a LeBron James hater or supporter, all eyes will be locked on Game 6 as the pressure is on the Cleveland Cavaliers and King James. Will James’ supporting cast show up at home? Will The Chosen One have enough in the tank to force Game 7 against the Boston Celtics? Is this […]

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2016 NBA Playoffs, 2018 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA -

CLEVELAND — Jaylen Brown appeared shook as he fielded questions in the Boston Celtics’ locker room after Monday’s Game 4 loss to Cleveland — which would probably be the reaction of anyone who got three shots rejected by Kyle Korver, of all people, in a crucial Eastern Conference finals game. “It’s the best two of […]

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Al Horford, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Jordan Clarkson, Kevin Love, LeBron James, NBA Live 18 -

The Cavaliers’ Game 3 blowout win not only told us that Cleveland isn’t quite dead yet but also gave us hope that we might get a seven-game series to see who reps the East in the NBA Finals. The Cavaliers handled biz in Game 3, but will King James be able to hold court in […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, Brad Stevens, Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James, Locker Room Talk, Tyronn Lue -

What makes a great NBA coach? A question with a multitude of answers has intensified throughout the NBA playoffs, but especially in the East. The centers of attention are Brad Stevens and Tyronn Lue. Stevens is described as the Celtics’ “bright young coach” who wins with strategy and guile. Lue is the Cleveland head coach […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Jaylen Brown, LeBron James, NBA, Terry Rozier -

BOSTON — As Terry Rozier grabbed the long defensive rebound and raced toward the rim, he noticed, out of the corner of his left eye, LeBron James in hot pursuit. Instead of having his legs turn to rubber in anticipation of being a victim of another James dramatic chase-down, the Boston Celtics guard exploded to […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, NBA, Philadelphia, Philadelphia 76ers -

The Sixers almost pulled off the impossible. After Philadelphia forced a Game 5 against the Boston Celtics, many Sixers fans who gathered to watch at South Philadelphia’s Xfinity Live! Philadelphia entertainment complex Wednesday were hopeful that their young team could push the series to two more games for a shot at the Finals. After a […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Ben Simmons, Boston Celtics, Joel Embiid, Marcus Smart, NBA, NBA Live 18, Philadelphia 76ers -

First the Philadelphia 76ers fought off the sweep from the Boston Celtics. Can they avoid the gentleman’s sweep in Game 5? Well, history certainly isn’t on Philly’s side. No team has ever rallied from down 0-3 to win an NBA playoff series. You’d be insane to continue to “Trust the Process,” but how about we […]

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Al Horford, Boston Celtics, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Marcus Smart, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Live 18 -

The only game worth watching Thursday night is the elimination game: Celtics at Bucks. So far each team in this series has been able to protect home court, so fans of the Bucks should feel confident, right? Well, the Milwaukee faithful should have some legit fears and had better hope that Giannis Antetokounmpo finds his […]

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#RememberWhensdays, Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, Larry Bird, Michael Jordan, NBA -

Boston Celtics forward Larry Bird could have sworn the individual who dropped a historic 63 points in a playoff game was actually God dolled up as Chicago Bulls guard Michael Jordan. But quite frankly, if God was going to lace up a pair of sneakers, play a double-overtime contest and break Elgin Baylor’s 24-year-old record, […]

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Boston Celtics, Commentary, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Locker Room Talk, NBA -

At halftime of Sunday’s playoff game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Boston head coach Brad Stevens spoke to the team, with some of his comments aimed at the Celtics young players —especially those who were having their first taste of playoff basketball. The Celtics had played well, all things considered, even though they were trailing 47-44 […]

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Boston Celtics, Kyrie Irving, NBA, Philadelphia 76ers -

The Kyrie Irving injury has suddenly opened a door for the Philadelphia 76ers to potentially have an easier road to the 2018 NBA Eastern Conference finals. Now it’s up to rookie sensation Ben Simmons to lead the Sixers there sans Joel Embiid. The Boston Celtics announced Thursday that Irving will have season-ending surgery on Saturday […]

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Boston Celtics, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jaylen Brown, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA -

Milwaukee Bucks “point forward” Giannis Antetokounmpo is the wild card among the candidates to win the NBA’s MVP award (James Harden is the favorite). Antetokounmpo, a native of Greece who turned 23 in December, is a mixture of the size, speed, lankiness, raw power and finesse that’s only seen in the so-called “unicorns” of the […]

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Boston Celtics, Celtics King PSA, National, NBA, News, News Video, PSA for Stephon Clark, Sacramento Kings, Sports, Stephon Clark Shooting, Video, We are one PSA -

Accountability. We Are One. #StephonClark pic.twitter.com/123y5etYdE — Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) March 25, 2018 The Sacramento […]

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Andre Dawkins, Boston Celtics, Brad Stevens, David Griffin, Derrick Williams, Draymond Green, Duke Blue Devils, Dwight Buycks, Frank Martin, Jay Williams, Kyrie Irving, Mason Plumlee, Men's NCAA Tournament, Mike Krzyzewski, Miles Plumlee, NCB, Quinten Rollins, Rodney McGruder, Shelvin Mack, Tom Izzo -

Mike Krzyzewski looked the kid in his eyes. The legendary head coach of the Duke University men’s basketball program was in West Orange, New Jersey, to watch a point guard named Kyrie Irving. Krzyzewski sized up the 16-year-old. Both of them can recount the moment, almost verbatim. “He told me I was going to be […]

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Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, E:60, Isaiah Thomas, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA -

Most people didn’t start hearing about Isaiah Thomas, picked dead last in the 2011 NBA draft, until the 2015–16 season. Despite his lack of size, the 5-foot-9 guard earned a starting role with the Celtics and then a spot on the Eastern Conference All-Star team. The next season he averaged 28.9 points a game, just […]

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2018 NBA All-Star Game, Boston Celtics, Jaylen Brown, NBA -

Amid a breakout sophomore season with the Boston Celtics, Jaylen Brown created a memorable first NBA All-Star Weekend appearance for himself in Los Angeles and documented it along the way. From his arrival at the airport on Feb. 15 to relaxing in Malibu, California, post-weekend on Feb. 20, Brown provided The Undefeated with an exclusive […]

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2018 NBA All-Star Game, Boston Celtics, Jaylen Brown, NBA -

When Jaylen Brown came out of college, an unnamed NBA executive shared with our Marc J. Spears that the former Cal student might be “too smart” for the league. When LeBron James and Kevin Durant spoke out against President Donald Trump, a conservative talk show host this week called their remarks “barely intelligible.” Brown, a […]

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Boston Celtics, Damian Lillard, DeAndre Jordan, Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA, NBA Live 18, Portland Trail Blazers, Stephen Curry, Valentine's Day -

Welcome to the Valentine’s Day edition of Sim Life. First we have the Boston Celtics trying to avoid their second three-game losing streak in a month. The Los Angeles Clippers should be the cure for Boston’s ills in Wednesday night’s game (8 p.m. EST) but let’s see how it plays out on NBA LIVE 18. […]

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Bill Russell, Boston Celtics, Boston Police Department, News, Red Auerbach, Sports -

On Sunday, the Boston Police Department stirred up controversy when it decided to praise a white basketball coach for Black History Month.

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2018 NBA All-Star Game, Boston Celtics, Jaylen Brown -

Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown wants to help his fellow NBA players off the court during NBA All-Star Weekend. Brown told The Undefeated that he is hosting “Tech Hustle,” a technology and networking lunch, with the Base Ventures and the National Basketball Players Association on Saturday in Los Angeles. The private event during All-Star Weekend […]

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Boston Celtics, Gordon Hayward, NBA -

SAN FRANCISCO — Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown gazed up at Bill Russell’s retired jersey in the War Memorial Gymnasium rafters in San Francisco Jan. 26 after practice. The University of San Francisco legend, of course, went on to become a Celtics legend. Brown showed his respect in millennial fashion by putting a picture of […]

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Boston Celtics, Commentary, Jo Jo White, Pots And Pans -

When Jo Jo White died last week at 71, he was hailed for standing tall, on and off the basketball court. But I’ll always remember White, a Hall of Fame guard for the Boston Celtics, for sitting down. It was 1976, and White and his Boston Celtics were battling the Phoenix Suns in a triple-overtime […]

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Auntie Anne's, Boston Celtics, Mark Blount, NBA, The Next Chapter -

After spending 10 years in the NBA as one of the league’s most dependable centers, Mark Blount retired in 2010 and knew it was time to start making moves. With Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, as his backdrop, Blount opted to spread his wings in two different endeavors: food franchises and real estate. Blount found a […]

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An Appreciation, Boston Celtics, Cedric Maxwell, Jo Jo White, NBA, Paul Pierce, Rest In Peace -

Cedric Maxwell got word that his old Boston Celtics teammate Jo Jo White died on Tuesday just before Maxwell was about to go on radio to give his usual analysis of the Celtics game. Sadness engulfed Maxwell during the broadcast. Not able to say much more, Maxwell left the TD Garden in Boston in the […]

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Boston Celtics, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Kyrie Irving, NBA -

BOSTON — Jaylen Brown’s heart nervously skipped a beat while vacationing in Spain when he received an unexpected offseason call from Boston general manager Danny Ainge in the wee hours of a late June morning. The talented young Celtics swingman knew it wasn’t a call from his boss offering tips on where to get great […]

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Andrew Wiggins, Bill Russell, Boston Celtics, Charles Barkley, Chicago Bulls, Chris Bosh, Christmas, Gary Payton, Grant Hill, Hakeem Olajuwon, Karl-Anthony Towns, Kobe Bryant, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, NBA, San Antonio Spurs, Scottie Pippen, Seattle SuperSonics, Shawn Kemp, Stephen Curry -

As it is with the NFL and Thanksgiving, the NBA is synonymous with Christmas Day. “It’s about what the fans wanna see,” says Tom Carelli, NBA senior vice president of broadcasting, “and our great storylines.” For the past decade, the NBA has rolled out a five-game palette packed with the biggest, brightest and most talked-about […]

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Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors, Isaiah Thomas, Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, NBA Live 18, Stephen Curry, Tristan Thompson -

LeBron James says he’s already visualized how Isaiah Thomas will fit in with the Cleveland Cavaliers when he returns from injury by playing video games. Since we’re all about that Sim Life, let’s do King James one better and see how Cleveland does against Golden State and Boston with all rosters injury-free (except for Gordon […]

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