Archive for the ‘Boston Celtics’ Category

Watch: Celtics’ Tacko Fall gets ‘MVP’ chants at first Patriots game

Monday, September 9th, 2019

There's only one Boston Celtics player who could draw "MVP" chants in the same building as Tom Brady. And he stands at 7-foot-6. Boston Celtics rookie big man Tacko Fall visited Gillette Stadium on Sunday night to take in the New England Patriots' season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Tacko Fall among Celtics rookies taking in Patriots-Steelers pre-game atmosphere

Sunday, September 8th, 2019

The Boston Celtics are well-represented at Sunday night's NFL season-opening game between the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers. Celtics center Tacko Fall, guard Carsen Edwards and forward Grant Williams, all rookies, are in the house prior to the 8:20 p.m. ET kickoff.

Doc Rivers makes fitting Tom Brady-Kevin Garnett analogy about Celtics star

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

That's why the 2007-08 Celtics were so thrilled to acquire Kevin Garnett, a perennial All-Star who also set the tone as Boston's emotional leader. The winning culture Garnett established alongside Paul Pierce and Ray Allen immediately paid dividends in a 2008 NBA title -- not unlike a New England Patriots team that won three Super Bowls in four years behind a similarly fiery young quarterback. Back in Boston for the annual Hoop Dreams charity event for the ABCD (Action for Boston Community Development) anti-poverty agency, former Celtics head coach Doc Rivers invoked Tom Brady's name when describing Garnett's impact on the Celtics.

Jaylen Brown, other NBAers roast Jayson Tatum over Abercrombie shoot

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

The NBA is in full offseason mode, so all the power to Jayson Tatum for making a few extra bucks. But that doesn't mean he's above some good-natured ribbing. The Celtics forward announced Wednesday on Instagram he'd be at Boston's Fanueil Hall on Thursday night to promote the re-launch of Abercrombie's iconic cologne, Fierce.

Celtics must improve leadership, maybe more than talent and chemistry

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

On ESPN's The Jump recently, Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart delivered one of those straight-no-chaser sermons on the state of the team during the Kyrie Irving era and why he was so adamant about defending him. The incessant dumping on Irving for what ailed the Celtics, the new sport of choice in New England this summer, was not part of Smart's monologue as he portrayed the ex-Celtic in a very different light than the stories you keep hearing about now that Irving is in Brooklyn. In listening to Smart talk about the past, you can't help but think about its impact on this team's future.

Brad Stevens, Jayson Tatum in attendance at Patriots training camp

Sunday, July 28th, 2019

Yesterday, the New England Patriots had quite a few Patriots alumni on hand for Day 3 of training camp. On Day 4, they have a couple of notable members of the Boston Celtics. According to multiple reports including our own Phil Perry, Celtics coach Brad Stevens and forward Jayson Tatum are on hand for Sunday's practice.

Here’s where Boston teams rank on Forbes’ 2019 most valuable franchise list

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Forbes released its annual ranking of the 50 most valuable franchises in sports this week, and three Boston teams -- the New England Patriots, Boston Celtics and Boston Red Sox -- made the list. The Boston Bruins did not make the list, but neither did any other NHL franchise. The Celtics came in at No. 22 (tied with the NFL's Houston Texans) with a value of $2.8 billion.

Celtics’ Enes Kanter is ‘very big fan’ of Patriots QB Tom Brady, wants to meet him

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

New Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter, like many NFL fans around the world, is in awe of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Kanter officially signed his contract with the Celtics on Wednesday, shortly before he and point guard Kemba Walker had their introductory press conference at the Auerbach Center. In a separate scrum with reporters, Kanter admitted he's a huge fan of the six-time Super Bowl champion.

Boston sports teams congratulate USWNT on World Cup win

Sunday, July 7th, 2019

Boston sports teams congratulate USWNT on World Cup win originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The USWNT won their second consecutive and fourth overall World Cup Sunday with a 2-0 win over the Netherlands, and Boston sports teams and players took time to recognize the most successful soccer team the United States has had in recent memory. RED SOX CELTICS PATRIOTS BRUINS REVS Boston is the city of champions, winning 11 championships across the four major sports since 2001, so if any city can appreciate a winner, it's Boston. The Celtics and Bruins are the teams with the longest championshi[ droughts, with the C's last winning and 2008 and the B's last title coming in 2011.

Julian Edelman welcomes Kemba Walker to Boston (with interesting jersey choice)

Monday, July 1st, 2019

Julian Edelman welcomes Kemba Walker to Boston (with interesting jersey choice) originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Julian Edelman has a new Boston Celtics point guard to get behind. The New England Patriots wide receiver, who showed love for Kyrie Irving last fall by rocking a customized No. Celtics jersey, welcomed Irving's replacement, Kemba Walker, to Boston on Monday morning by way of an Instagram shout-out.