Category: Celtics

Exploring The Trade Market

So today as I was scrolling through my Instagram feed, something caught my eye. It wasn’t a sunset, someone’s plate of food, or a group of people with glazed over looks from a concert. It was a post from the…

Planning For Life Without Kevin Durant

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but Kevin Durant almost certainly won’t be playing his home games on the parquet next year. There may have been a chance of Danny Ainge could have pulled of his second…

Celtics Find Unlikely Fan

I still sort of hate Derek Jeter. Yeah I know he’s “The Captain”, possibly the greatest shortstop of all time and maybe even the best Yankee. Even though I still have nightmares about Jeter and harbor some deep resentment for…

The Offseason Checklist For The Celtics

The Celtic’s season has come to and end, it was a season that brought a whirlwind of emotions, at least it did for me. Anger was the emotion I felt the most. I was angry with certain players at various…

Keys to Game 4

Game 3 was one of my favorite basketball games in recent memory. Especially since a few days before I had pronounced the team dead and full of role players, I usually hate being proved wrong but I’ve never been happier.…

The Incoherent Ramblings of A Celtics Fan

Hi, my name is Noah and the Celtics are ruining my life. I couldn’t turn the game off, it was like watching a car crash, you were drawn to the destruction. I woke up in a cold sweat because of…

Did The Celtics Make A Fatal Error?

Wednesday night was a phenomenal night of the 2015-16 NBA season. Golden State beat the Grizzlies to break the 95-96 Bulls record of 72 wins. The world said goodbye to the greatest player over the last 15 years, Kobe Bryant,…

How will the Celtics fare in the playoffs?

The fact that the Celtics have impressed many in the 2015-16 season is no surprise, but I wonder how many people think they have a chance to represent the east in the NBA Finals? Be in the Eastern Conference Finals? Make…

Celtics Look-a-Likes

The Celtics beat the Kyle Lowry-less Raptors last night. During the game I had two epiphanies. One, “Marcus Smart might be the worst shooting PG I’ve ever seen.” And two, “Jonas Jerebko looks like a less douchey G-Eazy.” The latter…

I Think I Owe the Celtics An Apology

Since I started writing here around the time of the NBA Trade Deadline, my refusal to believe in this Celtic’s team has been well documented. I said they needed to change, they needed to add. I said IT wasn’t a…

Iso Joe To Boston? A Conflicted Writer Gives His Take

Five hours ago, the Worldwide Leader reported that the Brooklyn Nets were in the process of buying out Joe Johnson’s contract and that Boston was interested. My first reaction was detest, I wanted no part of it. Since the buyout…

Desperate Celtics Eyeing Veteran Free Agent

I’ll keep this short, sweet and too the point. Late last night, Mike Petralgia of WEEI wrote a story talking about the Celtics alleged interest in Reggie Evans. This comes on the heels of Karl-Anthony Towns and Gorgui Dieng dominating…

3 and 3: Things I Wanted To See At The Deadline

The trade deadline has come and gone and the Celtics are still the gritty, scrappy bunch that “The Green Teamers” love. I hate to be the bearer of bad news but, the Celtics maintaining their roster isn’t good. Every player…

Celtics will make a move by deadline

Often times I find myself looking at a Boston team through a realistic lense and it’s a long, cold train ride alone sometimes. If you think it’s acceptable for Danny Ainge to stand pat this year, then I can’t speak…

HHTF: Top 5 Worse Trades In Boston Since 2005

Hyland’s Hot Take Friday Vol 4. Inst. 2 5. Joe Thornton for Marco Sturm, Brad Stuart, and Wayne Primeau – 11/30/2005 It took six and a half years for the trade to deliver a Stanley Cup to Causeway. Though it…

2016 Expectations for Boston Sports Teams

Well, 2015 was quite a year here in New England when it came to our sports teams. There was the unbeliavable Super Bowl run by the Patriots, followed by an offseason dominated by Deflategate rumors and details. Currently, the Pats…

When games are close, the Celtics lose

The Boston Celtics are 7-6. They are 5th in team scoring and 8th in points allowed thus far. The Celtics are, dare I say, fun to watch and pretty good to boot. They are playing about as well as anyone…

Celtics; 3 rookies ‘probably won’t be contributing’ this season

Boston Celtics Co-Owner Wyc Grousbeck joined Felger and Mazz on Wednesday prior to the Celtics kicking off their season and threw in a little nugget. He said that newly drafted players Terry Rozier, Jordan Mickey and R.J. Hunter will probably…

The Celtics won’t be relevant for a while

The Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge has been regarded as one of the best in the NBA. So when he decided to resign Jae Crowder all the green teamers got all geeked up for more potential. I mean after all that’s…

Could Satnam Singh Become A 2nd Round Steal For The Celtics?

As the Boston Celtics continue with the predraft workouts, there is one particular player the could become a big surprise in the upcoming draft. He isn’t one of the biggest names in this year’s draft, but he is one of…

Best Draft Candidates For The Celtics At The 16th Overall Pick

With the NBA Draft fast approaching, the Celtics have spent a significant amount of time bringing in numerous prospects to Waltham at the team’s training facility for predraft workouts. The Celtics are heading into this draft with a 15 win…

Danny Ainge no longer interested in Kevin Love

The offseason may have just begun for Celtics GM Danny Ainge, but he reportedly has intent to acquire DeMarcus Cousins from the Sacramento Kings. This isn’t really news, considering rumors have been circulating about the interest in cousins going back…

Pressure now on Danny Ainge

The Celtics fell to the almighty Cleveland Cavaliers in a round one series that team broadcasters and media members are praising the Celtics for even taking part in. The series wasn’t close and it’s deceiving to make fans believe the Celtics…

Celtics To Extend Jae Crowder’s Contract?

The Celtics are holding onto hope that they can take the victory on Sunday and force a Game 5 back to Cleveland to continue to extend the playoff series. Speaking of extending, Danny Ainge has made it pretty clear that…

Boston Celtics: Time To Update The Passports

While the Boston Celtics are in a heated playoff series against the Cleveland Cavaliers, there’s a bright future ahead for this storied franchise. Bright future is included with multiple assets that Danny Ainge has acquired since last summer, a mastermind…

Isaiah Thomas Snubbed 6th Man Of The Year Award

The NBA has already handed out one award as the playoffs are in full swing and I have to say that I’m pretty disappointed with these results. The 6th Man of the Year award appeared to be in huge favor…

What the Celtics can win in this series

The Celtics have essentially no chance to beat the Cavs in a 7-game series. Even winning a single game seems far-fetched. But there are some things the Celtics have a good chance to win in this series: the experience, an…

Should the playoffs be closed to teams with losing records?

On Monday evening, The Brooklyn Nets lost 113-86 against the Chicago Bulls guaranteeing the Boston Celtics a spot in the 2015 NBA playoffs. The Celtics are likely to nestle into the seventh spot, putting them against the best player in…

ESPN Screws Up Celtics’ Starting Lineup

How ESPN? How does the network that calls themselves the worldwide leader in sports foul up the starting lineup of the most historic NBA franchise? On the Celtics’ lone ESPN game of the season this past Wednesday, they plugged in…