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Boston Celtics will finally dominate with shooting

Defense has always been the identity of the Celtics under Stevens, and that should not change. The Celtics know that defense is how they play at their highest level, and put together impressive and consistent stretches.

HARDWOODHOUDINI.COM - 2018-06-24 18:49:28

Boston Celtics daily links 6/23/18

All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place.Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY SportsHeraldTop Celtics pick Robert Williams wakes up to mediaGlobeNewest Celtic Robert Williams sounds ready to dive into the NBALeBron James, Cavaliers discuss contract optionSource: Thunder’s Carmelo Anthony to opt in,

CELTICSBLOG - 2018-06-23 19:17:23

#27 – Robert Williams III – Boston Celtics

Although there were early week rumors that the Celtics might try to trade up, they’ve ultimately elected to find a difference-maker at the end of the first round instead. For a team that nearly reached the NBA Finals despite debilitating injuries to Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving, Boston’s roster d


Report: Growing belief that Boston Celtics will stand pat at No. 27

However, it's possible that the Boston Celtics aren't going to be among the teams doing the maneuvering.According to Adams Himmelsbach of The Boston Globe, there's a "growing belief" that the Celtics will end up staying at No. 27 and making a selection from that spot in the first round of Thursday's


marcus smart boston celtics free agency update

A restricted free agent this summer,Marcus Smartis hoping that he can return to Boston and continue with the Celtics. In fact, Smart believes that everything will work out in free agency and that he will re-sign with Boston. Smart though, hasn't focused too much on his free agency because he is conc


Could the Boston Celtics make a move into the top 10?

Currently, the only first-rounder Boston controls is the 27th pick. However, Russillo is not the only source reporting the team’s interest in upgrading to the lottery. The plugged-in James Stewart of Boston’s 98.5 The Sports Hub echoed this thought on Tuesday, tweeting his belief the Celtics were tr


Robert Williams is the Missing Piece to the Boston Celtics Young Core

While theBoston Celticsown a star-studded trio ofKyrie Irving,Gordon HaywardandAl Horford, their young core consisting of third-overall selectionsJaylen BrownandJayson Tatum, along with high quality role players inTerry RozierandMarcus Smart, may be just as promising.

HARDWOODHOUDINI.COM - 2018-06-24 17:19:59

Celtics Roundtable: Is Robert Williams being over-hyped by Celts’ fans? (video)

Is the Celtics draft choice the “steal of the draft” or simply over-hyped by green teamers?Image designed by CLNS art departmentCelticsRoundtable with guest Cole Zwicker talk about how the Celtics lucked intoRobert Williams, the “steal of the draft.”Williams fell to the Celtics with the 27th pick in

CELTICSBLOG - 2018-06-24 14:37:38

Celtics found themselves a center in the NBA draft

How many times have we approached draft night hoping and praying that theCelticswould be picking a legit center prospect? Danny Ainge typically (and correctly) focuses on the best player available, regardless of what our perception of the team needs are. This time it just so happens that the best pl

CELTICSBLOG - 2018-06-23 13:00:04

Top undrafted free agents signed following 2018 NBA Draft

While this list will certainly grow in the ensuing hours, 12 top undrafted college players were signed by NBA teams following the conclusion of the draft. Several players were signed to two-way contracts, essentially assuring that they would have a place on an NBA roster for next season.


Celtics' 1st-rounder Williams oversleeps call

Robert Williams, theBoston Celtics' first-round selection in the 2018 draft, admitted he overslept the team's originally scheduled introductory conference call on Friday morning, although the team believes it was simply a miscommunication compounded by different time zones.


Robert Williams admits oversleeping introductory conference call with Celtics

Robert Williams, the Boston Celtics' first-round selection in the 2018 draft, admitted he overslept the team's originally scheduled introductory conference call on Friday morning, although the team believes it was simply a miscommunication compounded by different time zones. Williams, a projected lo


Boston Celtics: Making the Case for Semi Ojeleye

Even though offensive rating is just one metric, this statistic is a good indicator of Ojeleye’s offensive performance. Still, theBoston Celticsshould stick with him as he is a vital asset on a defensively deep team.


Danny Ainge tips Robert Williams pick on FaceTime with Terry Rozier

BOSTON -- Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge unknowingly tipped the team's first-round selection of Texas A&M big man Robert Williams when point guard Terry Rozier called him during a live webcast. Rozier was appearing on Bleacher Report's online draft show when he was asked to p


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Simmons: Could you identify with some of the stuff [Kevin Durant] was going through this year? Because he was definitely up and down, and it did seem like the season wore on him a couple times.


Rumor: Celtics interested in Mo Bamba and Jaren Jackson Jr.

The Celtics have been big fans ofBamba(they likeJaren Jackson Jr.as well) and have beenexploring ways to move into the top fiveof the draft for weeks now. Boston has two potential lottery picks next year to offer — Sacramento’s, protected for the No. 1 pick, and Memphis’, protected for the top eight


CelticsBlog Draft Big Board: Pick #28

We polledCelticsBlog staffers to give their opinions on what they think the Celtics’ personal big board might look like, asking everyone to pretend they are Danny Ainge. Everyonelogged out of their Janos burner accountsgave their best impressions and made their picks. We compiled the results into on


Open topic: What do you think the Celtics will do on draft night?

Last call to make your predictions for the Celtics on NBA Draft night.Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty ImagesThe NBA Draft is just a day away. As usual rumors abound and anything could happen. Of course rumors don’t always turn into breaking news.We’ll cover all the rumors and breaking news on CelticsBlog


Weird Celtics Twitter Has Spoken & It’s a Hard Pass On Grayson Allen (video)

Basketball Insider Sam Vecenie is a guest of Celtics Roundtable to discuss what the Celtics might do in Thursday’s NBA Draft.The heart wants what the heart wants. And scanning the WeirdCelticstwitterverse reveals that Celtics fans want nothing to do with Duke’s Grayson Allen – aka Ted Cruz Jr – when


Rumor: Celtics interested in moving into the Top 10

Can never tell if teams are really trying to move up or everyone just calls each other to see what the action is. However, two teams that I’m hearing are the most aggressive to get in the top 10, Clippers and Celtics.— Russillo (@ryenarussillo)June 20, 2018