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THE Boston Celtics have signed All-Star forward Jayson Tatum to a contract extension.Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the team but reports say it is a five-year $195 million contract."I am incredibly grateful to the Celtics ...
5 days ago
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TRISTAN Thompson agreed on a two-year, $19 million contract to join the Celtics - ending his nine-year stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers, a person with knowledge of the deal told the AP.Thompson averaged 9.4 points and 8.7 rebounds ...
Nov 22, 2020
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THE Charlotte Hornets have wanted Hayward for years.On Saturday (Sunday, Manila time), they finally landed him, according to Priority Sports, the agency that represents the veteran forward.A person with knowledge of the terms, speaking on condition of anonymity because the ...
Nov 22, 2020
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BOSTON - Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward opted out of the final year of a contract that would have paid him $34.1 million, making him a free agent, a person familiar with the situation said Thursday (Friday, Manila time).The person spoke ...
Nov 20, 2020
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BOSTON - Tommy Heinsohn, who as a Boston Celtics player, coach and broadcaster over more than 60 years was with the team for all 17 of its NBA championships, died Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time). He was 86."This is a devastating loss," the ...
Nov 11, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - They were rivals once, Rajon Rondo and LeBron James. Rondo was in Boston. James was in Cleveland and Miami. Their paths would cross most every year in the playoffs, an annual placing of a thorn in one another&# ...
Oct 10, 2020
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Last time the Los Angeles Lakers ruled the NBA, Rajon Rondo and Dwight Howard were trying to beat them.Howard fell short with Orlando in the 2009 NBA Finals. Rondo lost with Boston in Game 7 in 2010.They finally have another ...
Sep 30, 2020
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BOSTON - Jayson Tatum emerged as a bona fide star, Jaylen Brown showed he can be a consistent presence in the lineup and Kemba Walker helped the Celtics put the failed Kyrie Irving experiment behind them.But following their Eastern Conference finals loss ...
Sep 29, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - It was exactly one year ago Sunday when Jimmy Butler walked into the Miami Heat practice gym, took a seat on a makeshift stage and said he wanted to be part of the team's next title ...
Sep 28, 2020
JAYSON Tatum's son held up a very encouraging sign right before the start of a crucial Game 6 for Boston. It was a cute moment. But by the fourth quarter, he couldn't care less - he was already busy tapping at ...
Sep 28, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - It was exactly one year ago Sunday when Jimmy Butler walked into the Miami Heat practice gym, took a seat on a makeshift stage and said he wanted to be part of the team's next title ...
Sep 28, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - There have been two undeniable truths about the Miami Heat this season.They must make 3's to win.They aren't invincible with sizable leads.The Boston Celtics have scouting and analytics teams that undoubtedly ...
Sep 27, 2020
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CHICAGO - Down 3-1 in the East Finals and trailing 58-51 at halftime of Game 5, the Boston Celtics looked broken and seemed resigned to the fate of another season of unmet expectations."I felt like earlier in the game we ...
Sep 27, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Bam Adebayo has not wanted much credit for anything this season, always deferring to others in the Miami Heat locker room when things are going well.Things didn't go well Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).And ...
Sep 26, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Their season saved for at least two more days, Boston coach Brad Stevens offered the most succinct assessment of his Celtics."We're prideful," Stevens said.Celtic Pride. It was on display on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time) - ...
Sep 26, 2020
THE Heat had a hot first quarter, but cooled off considerably as the second half rolled in.And by cooled off, we mean getting outscored 41 to 25 in the third quarter, and going 7-out-of-36 from beyond the arc. ...
Sep 26, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics clearly are not ready to see the world that exists outside the NBA's restart bubble.And a big second half extended their stay at Walt Disney World.Tatum had 31 ...
Sep 26, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Tyler Herro should still be in college. He's not, but is still a student.He carries a red spiral-bound notebook with him at all times, jotting down notes when things pop into his head. What ...
Sep 24, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - The youngest player on the floor helped the Miami Heat move a game away from the NBA Finals.Tyler Herro - still just 20 years old - scored a Heat rookie-record 37 points, Jimmy Butler had 24 and Miami ...
Sep 24, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - The formula that the Miami Heat had backed themselves into using throughout this postseason wasn't exactly ideal.They were losing almost every first quarter, and winning almost every game anyway.It's not a sustainable ...
Sep 23, 2020
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