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Celtics Have No Choice But To Lean On Al Horford

by Andrew Perna

Apr 15, 2018 9:22 PM

Al Horford has been the glue that holds the Celtics together since he arrived and is the reason why injuries haven't completely derailed them. Read more »

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Finding The Perfect Role Guys For The Playoffs

by Brett Koremenos

Apr 13, 2018 1:01 PM

On how the integration of Luc Mbah a Moute, Quinn Cook, Greg Monroe, Jeff Green and Jonas Jerebko will be key for their team's playoff chances. Read more »

Tags: Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Utah Jazz, NBA

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Ten-Year Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by Christopher Reina

Apr 12, 2018 7:51 PM

We look at the trajectory of every team in the NBA in terms of how they rank in the category. Read more »

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Kawhi, Isaiah, Kyrie, And The New Superstar Body Plan

by John Wilmes

Industries of their own, superstars have begun to more fully appraise where their money is coming from, and they are increasingly disabusing themselves of older definitions of success and glory. Read more »
Projected 2018 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

Approximately 80 percent of the league will be over the cap. The cap spike that caused multiple teams to have copious amounts of cap space each summer from 2015 through 2017 has now flattened out Read more »
Kawhi And Pop, Kyrie And LeBron, And The Challenging Of NBA Patriarchs

by John Wilmes

Two young men talented enough, and bold enough in their vision, have exercise their indifference to the traditions that each of these legends have wrought. Read more »
Eastern Conference Buyers & Sellers At The Trade Deadline

by Keith P Smith

With the Trade Deadline just a few days away, it is time to look at which teams are Buyers, Sellers, Either or Neither. Read more »
The Brad Stevens' Impact In Numbers

by Andrew Perna

The Celtics have made a habit of acquiring flawed players and turning them into valuable pieces under Brad Stevens. Read more »
2017 Year-End NBA Team Portfolio Rankings

by Christopher Reina

The Warriors, Rockets, Cavaliers, Celtics and 76ers enter 2018 as the top-5 teams in terms of players and assets. Read more »
Observations & Overreactions: Celtics Vs. Cavaliers

by Brett Koremenos

Here are five of our best (worst?) observations and overreactions from the Cavaliers' narrow win on opening night over the Celtics. Read more »
Season Questions: Which Unheralded Young Players Could Be Key For Contenders?

by Brett Koremenos

DeJounte Murray, Daniel Theis, Wade Baldwin IV and Luke Kennard could play critical roles for contending teams this season. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Boston Celtics

by Colin McGowan

This is the beginning of Kyrie Irving as his own thing, walking around with the giant trademark attached to his name. Read more »
Atlantic Division Offseason Review

by Keith P Smith

Breaking down the short-term and long-term grades for the offseason moves of the Celtics, Knicks, Nets, 76ers and Raptors. Read more »
The Alternate Universes The Celtics Are Competing With

by Jonny Auping

There's a difference between shuffling talent and building a core. The luxury of Boston's previous core was that it was so easy to build around. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Celtics Trade Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Nets FRP To Cavs For Kyrie Irving

by Christopher Reina

The Cavaliers and Celtics are Eastern Conference rivals and agreed upon a blockbuster trade involving their All-Star point guards. Read more »
2017 Summer League Notes On All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

Notes and observations on all 30 NBA teams from how they evaluated their offseason moves and what they saw from their Summer League prospects. Read more »
Celtics Set Course For More Decisions After Landing Gordon Hayward

by Andrew Perna

There is a good chance the Celtics will be the only team in the East capable of claiming they've improved this offseason. But there are roster balance issues and a decision on Isaiah Thomas still to make. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Gordon Hayward Finally Joins Celtics On Four-Year, $128M Deal

by Christopher Reina

With an easier path in the East and a number of ways they can shape their roster, Gordon Hayward made the difficult decision to leave the Jazz for Boston. Read more »
2017 Offseason Preview: Boston Celtics

by Keith P Smith

The Celtics hope to sign one, if not two, superstars this offseason. If they don't, they still have all those assets. Read more »
Danny Ainge Is High On His Own Supply But He Still Knows What He's Doing

by Colin McGowan

If there's been a legitimate recent critique of Danny Ainge, it's that he's trigger-shy and seems to fetishize his own value-multiplying trade wizardry in lieu of assembling an actual team. Read more »