// Brad Stevens

Blown Double-Digit Lead Costs Celtics Double-Meaning Win Over Mavericks

Do you remember those Kevin Garnett commercials after the Boston Celtics won the NBA title in Year One of the Big Three era? “It’s all about eighteen.” The 2015-16 Celtics may not be quite ready to contend for the franchise’s 18th championship, but Wednesday’s loss was all about the number 18: the first quarter lead […]

The Celtics Are Back! 2015-16 Season Starts against the 76ers at TD Garden

Welcome to the Jungle! That’s the song that will be blasting through the speakers at tip off tonight as the Boston Celtics take on the Philadelphia 76ers in the home opener at TD Garden. The crowd will be rockin’ in anticipation of a young Celtics team that finished last season on a 24-12 run to lock […]

Celtics’ Brad Stevens and Evan Turner Join NBA Cast in Africa

With NBA summer league in the books and time before official team activities begin Coach Brad Stevens and Evan Turner crossed the ocean to promote the NBA in Africa last week. The pair spent time in Johannesburg, South Africa where they participated in the first NBA game on the continent of Africa. Stevens role was […]

The Draft Picks: Will They Be Celtics or Red Claws?

Summer league basketball has officially begun giving the opportunity for players to demonstrate why they should be playing in Boston for the Celtics at the start of the season rather than in Portland for the Maine Red Claws. Summer ball affords the Celtics coaching staff and front office the chance to evaluate what they have […]

Some Thoughts From Celtics’ First Summer League Game

Summer league for the Celtics officially started Monday night and it was a joy to watch. Despite the loss, it is exciting to watch these younger players compete and perform. While conclusions about the future success of these guys cannot be drawn from one summer game, there were a number observations I took away from Monday night’s game. James […]

Expect Changes to the Celtics Roster

The day of the NBA draft has arrived and its bound to bring nation-wide excitement. NBA fans around the league are in store for a night of surprise and elation as they watch their favorite teams draft and trade players in hope of assembling a championship caliber team. Tonight is especially exhilarating for Celtics fans. […]

Regarding Paul Pierce’s (Potentially) Impending Free Agency

While Paul Pierce can always pick up his $5.5 million player-option with the Washington Wizards, the growing consensus among league insiders suggests he’ll opt out this off season and sign elsewhere.  Whether or not this next season is Pierce’s last is anyone’s guess, and despite his still-impactful presence on the court, the 10x All-Star is now 37 years old and […]

Will Jae Crowder be on Celtics Next Season?

Upon hearing that the Celtics traded Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks for an assortment of spare parts, I was sufficiently underwhelmed, and thus disappointed in Danny Ainge, who has, to this point, masterfully navigated the post-Big Three landscape.  While Rondo’s value had already significantly depreciated since his ACL tear, we – as Celtics fans […]

Can Danny Ainge Set Off Fireworks this Offseason?

On Thursday, the Celtics Twitter account quoted Danny Ainge saying “I don’t think we’ve ever had cap space in the history of the Celtics, at least since I’ve been here. We need to spend it wisely.”  While Ainge is undoubtedly excited to test how attractive of a free agent destination Boston really is, and thus contradict the […]

Another Hard-Fought Loss: Celtics Lose 103-95, Go Down 3-0 in Series

We wanted the playoffs, and well, we got ’em.  The Celtics once again lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers in a game that – at times – felt like they could have won.  But now, it is time to accept that the Celtics are severely out-sized and inevitably outmatched in a series we should never have convinced ourselves […]

Date with Destiny: Celtics Set to Face Lebron, Cavs in Return to Playoffs

Some Celtics fans were probably hoping for the team to lose its last two games and avoid the Cleveland Cavaliers and their league best record 34-9 over the last three months in Round One. A first round matchup against the struggling and banged up Atlanta Hawks certainly seemed preferable, right? Well, destiny took the decision out […]

The Magic Number is One for the Celtics

The possibility of the Celtics making the playoffs as a potential seventh-seed was a mere pipe dream at the start of the season.  Celtics fans were looking at draft boards and comparing college prospects as the Celtics were seemingly destined to fall to the lottery for the second year in a row.  As it stands, if the […]

Who Would You Rather See the Celtics Play in the Playoffs?

After their win against the Pistons, the Celtics keep inching towards a playoff spot. The Green currently sit in seventh place in the East with four games to go, by virtue of holding the tiebreaker over Brooklyn. Their magic number to clinch a playoff spot is four (any combination of Boston wins and Indiana/Miami losses). […]

Celtics a Playoff Threat?

With seven games left on the Boston Celtics schedule, they sit with a 34-41 record, and are tied with the Miami Heat for the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference, (the C’s are placed ninth due to tiebreakers). The Celts are also only a 0.5 game behind the seventh seeded Brooklyn Nets, and are three […]

Does Brad Stevens Deserve Consideration for Coach of the Year?

For over 50 years, the Red Auerbach Trophy has been awarded each season to the NBA coach whom  sportswriters have deemed the most exceptional. The award is presented prior to the postseason, thus, its recipient’s postseason performance is not a factor. Last year was the first time in 11 seasons that its recipient, Gregg Popovich, was awarded the honor and then […]