Brown Determined to Lead, Bring New C's Together

September 20, 2017

BOSTON – From their offseason homes in Atlanta, Jaylen Brown and Al Horford watched as the contents of the 2016-17 Celtics roster separated piece by piece. Eleven of their teammates from the previous season parted ways with the organization in one way or another. By the end of the chaotic summer, the two of them made up half of Boston’s returnees for the upcoming 2017-18 season. It’s a lot of…

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Red Claws to Hold Open Tryouts

September 15, 2017

PORTLAND, Maine – The Maine Red Claws, presented by Unum, announced today that the team will be holding open tryouts again this year for the upcoming 2017-18 season. The Red Claws’ NBA G League open tryouts will be Saturday, September 23 from 1-4 p.m. at the Boston Celtics training facility – The Training Center at HealthPoint in Waltham, MA. The Red Claws open tryouts offer athletes from the region a…

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Five Facts: Baynes, Hayward, Irving, Larkin, Morris

September 13, 2017

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics have had one of their busiest summers in recent memory, as they have added nearly a dozen new faces to the roster. A few weeks ago, you met Boston’s rookies. Now, it’s time to meet the veteran additions. We’ve dug up five fun facts on our newest acquisitions, and so, with the season right around the corner, it’s time to brush up on your team trivia….

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A Reshaped Smart Looks to Lead the Reshaped C’s

September 7, 2017

BOSTON – While president of basketball operations Danny Ainge was hard at work this summer reshaping the Boston Celtics’ roster, Marcus Smart was hard at work reshaping his body. The tenacious 23-year-old developed a healthy meal plan with his personal chef. He worked out in the gym for several hours per day, every day. And in two month’s time he dropped from a burly, 240 pounds to a fit, 219…

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Kyrie Irving's Top Career Performances

September 6, 2017

Now that Kyrie Irving is officially a member of the Boston Celtics, it’s time for you fans to get a taste of what the four-time All-Star is capable of bringing to the table. We’ve compiled a list of the 25-year-old point guard’s top performances from his previous six seasons in Cleveland. 5. May 23, 2017 vs. Boston MIN FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A +/- OREB DREB REB AST PF ST TO BS…

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Boston Celtics Sign Jabari Bird

September 5, 2017

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Celtics announced today that they have signed rookie guard Jabari Bird to a two-way contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. A four-year graduate out of the University of California, Berkeley, Bird (6-6, 198) earned All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention honors in 2016-17 after leading the Golden Bears in scoring with 14.3 points on 43.9% shooting (36.3% 3-PT, 76.4% FT). The Walnut Creek,…

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Irving, Hayward Aim to Maximize Potential in Boston

September 1, 2017

BOSTON – Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward engaged in genial banter Friday morning when they gathered with Boston media for an introductory press conference at TD Garden. The dapper duo exchanged playful jokes and nudges as they yielded questions from reporters and soaked in their first collective experience as members of the Boston Celtics. The pair of All-Stars have been teammates for just one day, but judging by their jubilant…

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Celtics Crossovers: Who Could Play Where?

August 31, 2017

BOSTON – Conor McGregor successfully crossed over from mixed martial arts to boxing Saturday night in what was the fight of the century (thus far) in terms of intrigue and attention. That got us thinking here at Celtics.com: Which Celtics are best suited to cross over to another major pro sport in the US? We’ve thought about it and compiled a list of some of the best options, accompanied by…

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Celtics, Cavaliers Complete Trade

August 31, 2017

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers this evening jointly announced the following: In conjunction with finalizing the trade involving Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, and a 2018 1st round pick the Celtics acquired via Brooklyn, the Celtics and Cavaliers have agreed to modify the terms of the trade such that Boston will also send Miami’s 2020 2nd round pick to Cleveland.  The trade is now complete.

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Irving is a Superstar, and Superstars Win Titles

August 23, 2017

BOSTON – Superstars win championships, and the Boston Celtics just added one who already has a title notch on his belt. Kyrie Irving, a 25-year-old, four-time All-Star with a championship pedigree, is now a Celtic. He did not come at a cheap price, but young superstars never do. It takes a lot to get a lot, and the Celtics were willing to pay the price. Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante…

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