Celtics coach Brad Stevens is ready for the challenge of next season. BOSTON – From his spacious office inside the Auerbach Center, the Celtics’ glistening 70,000-square-foot practice facility that officially opened in June, Brad Stevens is getting antsy. It’s been a little over two months since Boston’s season ended, since LeBron James sent Stevens’ team packing for the second straight season.
The over/under for each NBA team next season has been posted in Las Vegas. Here are the lines (my prediction in parentheses): Eastern Conference 1. Boston Celtics 57.5 (under) 2. Philadelphia 76ers 54.5 (under) 2. Toronto Raptors 54.5 (over) 4.
As Kyrie Irving sets to begin his second season with the Boston Celtics, a lot has been made out of the rumors relating him with signing with the New York Knicks. Las Vegas seems to think the noise is legitimate, because they released odds for what team
Monroe is signing a one-year, $2.2M deal with Toronto, league sources said. The veteran center is joining a contender in the Eastern Conference. Monroe joined the Celtics during the regular season after reaching a buyout agreement with the Phoenix Suns.
Greg Monroe played 26 games with the Celtics last season. Free-agent center Greg Monroe has agreed to a one-year, $2.2 million deal with the Toronto Raptors, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Monroe, an eight-year NBA veteran, will provide additional frontcourt depth, scoring and rebounding to a Raptors team aiming to contend in the Eastern Conference.
As the 2018 NBA offseason crawls to a close, oddsmakers have began their build up to the regular season. Las Vegas Superbook released their projected win totals for the upcoming 2018-19 regular season, and Celtics fans will be pleased to see their team
The Celtics and 76ers look positioned to battle for Eastern Conference supremacy over the next decade. Why not jump right into the rivalry next season? Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe: Hearing there's a good chance TNT season-opening
Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Joel Embiid has set his sights on winning the NBA's MVP in 2018-19. Embiid averaged 22.9 points and 11 rebounds for a Philadelphia team that registered a 52-30 record last season and reached the playoffs for the first time since 2011-12. The 76ers were eventually eliminated by the Boston Celtics in the second round.
No team whose season ended before the conference finals entered this summer with more promise than the Philadelphia 76ers, a franchise that had finally reached the fun side of the process and was suddenly focused on domination. Bryan Colangelo became the first NBA general manager to ever lose his job over burner Twitter accounts. Coach and interim general manager Brett Brown’s “star hunting” quest came up empty, although the 76ers had the potential superstar foundation in Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, and the money and the trade chips to make a dynamic move.
OK, so it wasn't exactly the dunk on LeBron in the Eastern Conference finals, but at a camp on Long Island, the Celtics' Jayson Tatum took a young man to school who tries to guard him.Let's hope the poor kid's ankles are going be okay.The C's forward,