CELTICS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Yabusele to have bone spurs removed, likely to miss Summer League

Turns out, Isaiah Thomas isn't the only Boston Celtic who may go under the knife for leg issues this summer. Chris Forsberg of ESPN reports Guerschon Yabusele will be getting minor surgery to remove bone spurs over the summer. He will more than likely miss Summer League while he recovers, but should be fine by the time training camp rolls around. No need for alarm, bone spur removal...
Via Celtics Life
32 minutes ago

Celtics conduct FaceTime call with injured star Isaiah Thomas after miraculous comeback against Cavaliers

Isaiah Thomas CLEVELAND — Isaiah Thomas may be gone, but he’s not forgotten. In the moments after the Celtics completed a remarkable comeback victory over the Cavaliers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday night, forward Kelly Olynyk decided to get Thomas on a FaceTime connection to celebrate. Thomas is out for the playoffs with a hip injury and did not accompany...
Via Green Street
1 hour ago

Celtics celebrated Game 3 win by Facetiming with Isaiah Thomas

While injured Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas couldn’t be in Cleveland on Sunday, he was with his team following its thrilling Game 3 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.“After Avery Bradley’s 3-pointer with 0.1 seconds left rattled home to lift Boston to a 111-108 triumph, Thomas texted all of his teammates with words of praise and support,” Chris Forsberg of ESPN wrote....
Via Sportsnaut
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics’ Guerschon Yabusele out for summer league following foot surgery

Forward Guerschon Yabusele, who the Celtics selected No. 16 overall in the 2016 draft, will not play summer league ball this offseason following foot surgery to remove bone spurs from the top of both his feet, according to ESPN’s Chris Forsberg. Following last year’s draft, the 6-foot-8, 265-pound power forward spent his first professional season stashed away in China,...
Via Green Street
3 hours ago

Tyronn Lue seems to think Marcus Smart’s big game was fluke

Marcus Smart put together a monster game for the Boston Celtics in their upset win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday night.Smart led the Celtics with 27 points on 8-for-14 shooting. He was 7 of 10 on 3-pointers, which represents a huge improvement over his career 29.1 percent mark from deep.Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue seems to be...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Amir Johnson Injures Shoulder, Will Be Questionable for Game 4 of Eastern Conference Finals

[News] Amir Johnson Suffers Sprained AC Joint, Questionable for Game 4 | Boston Celtics 2016 First-Rounder Guerschon Yabusele to Miss NBA Summer League | Powered by CLNS
Via CLNS Radio
3 hours ago

Kyrie Irving: Cavs were served ‘slice of humble pie’

There’s been a common theme among some of the Cleveland Cavaliers following their Game 3 loss to the Boston Celtics on Sunday night.The Cavs were up by 21 points in the third quarter and allowed the Celtics to get back in the game and eventually win it by three points. Cleveland was up 2-0 in the series after cruising to victories in the first two games and appeared poised to go...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Videos of the Day: Smart, Bradley & company shock Cavs

If you decided not to tune in to last night’s Celtics game boy did you miss out. In what was one of the all-time upsets in NBA playoff history, Boston shocked the Cavs (and the world) with a 111-108 win. Oh yeah-and they did it without Isaiah Thomas, on the road in a hostile environment. Let’s get to the highlights.. Avery Bradley didn’t have the best shooting night, but boy...
Via Red's Army
5 hours ago

Boston Celtics: Gordon Hayward and Brad Stevens reconnection?

It looks like the Boston Celtics have no chance to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals, after falling down two games to zero and being blown out but they were able to get game three and make it two to one. Even though they are still most likely to lose, this season has been a positive to win two playoff series after losing in the first round the last two...
Via isportsweb.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics were upset with talk focusing on Isaiah Thomas

The Boston Celtics rallied back from a 21-point deficit in the third quarter on Sunday to beat Cleveland Cavaliers, and they did it without Isaiah Thomas. In fact, not having Thomas may have been the primary source of motivation that fueled the comeback.After the Celtics came away with a 111-108 win on Avery Bradley’s 3-pointer with 0.1 seconds left, Jae Crowder said the team was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jonas Jerebko on Avery Bradley game winner as Celtics beat Cavs in Game 3

Filmed on location by CLNS media Network: Jonas Jerebko on the Boston Celtics beating the Cavs in Game 3 on an Avery Bradley game winning three.
Via YouTube
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brad Stevens on Avery Bradley's game winning 3 as Celtics beat Cavs in Game 3

Celtics coach Brad Stevens discussed Avery Bradley's game winning three, Marcus Smart's career night and Jonas Jerebko's clutch second half.
Via YouTube
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Avery Bradley hits last-second buzzer-beater off every part of rim to best Cavs

Not all game-winning shots are pretty. That’s certainly the case with the three-pointer the Boston Celtics’ Avery Bradley hit Sunday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers, which hit the rim four separate times before going in to give Boston a 111-108 victory. Here’s the shot: In the end, it doesn’t particularly matter that Bradley’s shot (which came off a pass from Marcus...
Via The Comeback
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics' Avery Bradley gets shooter’s roll, daggers Cavs in Game 3

The Celtics showed a lot of heart fighting back from a 21-point deficit to steal Game 3 on the road at Quicken Loans Arena on Sunday night.It was quite the turnaround for Boston, who had lost by 44 in the game that preceded it. Marcus Smart led the way with 27 points, and the Celtics — even playing without Isaiah Thomas — made some major adjustments in the second half, and bounced...
Via The Sports Daily
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA’s Twitter blasted for saying Amy Schumer sat with “a fan” (it was Dave Chappelle)

It appears that the NBA’s social media account has forgotten about Dave Chappelle. Chappelle was sitting with fellow comedian Amy Schumer at Game Three of the Cleveland Cavaliers-Boston Celtics series in Cleveland Wednesday, and the @NBA Twitter account sent this photo as a result: That led to plenty of criticism for not mentioning Chappelle: It should be noted that most others...
Via The Comeback
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

What Isaiah Thomas’ hip injury means for the Boston Celtics

As the Boston Celtics face going down 3-0 to the Cleveland Cavaliers, their worst news yet could be the health status of point guard Isaiah Thomas. On May 20, it was announced that Thomas would miss the remainder of the playoffs with a right hip injury. While he has mostly been rendered ineffective during the Celtics’ two blowout losses, his injury could have long-term implications...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thomas to see specialists, could need hip surgery

As the Boston Celtics head into Game 3 against the Cleveland Cavaliers without team leader Isaiah Thomas, the point guard is bracing for possible hip surgery.On Sunday, Celtics head coach Brad Stevens told reporters Thomas will be meeting with more specialists about his hip injury and that he could require surgery, per Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe.Thomas injured his hip on...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What do the Boston Celtics do with the first pick?

The Boston Celtics may have gotten annihilated by the Cleveland Cavaliers in both games one and two of the Eastern Conference Finals but there is still cause to celebrate.  On Tuesday night the Boston Celtics scored the number one overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft lottery giving them a surefire opportunity to reload this offseason.  What many people fail to realize is that the...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brad Stevens on Isaiah Thomas' Hip Injury, Game 3 Status

Brad Stevens on Isaiah Thomas' Hip Injury, Game 3 Status Brad Stevens' full postgame press conference following Boston Celtics 130-86 loss to Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of Eastern Conference Finals. Win an autographed basketball signed by Celtics legend Bill Russell from CLNS Media. Enter at CLNSContest.com Share with friends and family and get bonus entries. Contest ends June...
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith hits ridiculous circus shot, sticks dagger in Celtics

J.R. Smith attempted the most J.R. Smith-esque shot ever in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday night, but the surprising thing is that he actually drained it.It happened when Smith grabbed the knife and twisted it in the Celtics’ open wound. And by that, we mean, this crazy off-balance jumper he drained with no time remaining and gave the Cavs a 72-31 lead going...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James still can’t sleep despite winning it all for Cleveland in 2016

When LeBron James first played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, he wanted nothing more than to win a title for his hometown team. Then King James left Cleveland and went to Miami and won two rings. Well LeBron went back to the Cavaliers in 2014 and won it all in 2016, but he still can’t sleep at night as he wants to win even more than the three rings currently on his fingers.In game...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith hints Celtics could play dirty in Game 2

Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith expects the Boston Celtics to do whatever it takes in Game 2 to avoid falling in an 0-2 whole.This apparently includes dirty play.The Cavaliers smacked around the Celtics in Boston, taking a 117-104 victory with ease. After, Smith said he expects Boston to get scrappy next time out, in large part because of how they’ve played in the past. Sporting...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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