Celtics

Celtics fall to Jazz in Gordon Hayward's return to Utah

Gordon Hayward's return to Utah may have come with enough boos to power all of Salt Lake City, but not with the victory the Celtics could have used, as the Green dropped their third game in their last four outings, this time by a 123-109 final to a Jazz. The Celtics came out of the…

Report: Celtics guard Terry Rozier unhappy with playing time

Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier is unhappy with his playing time, and teams are beginning to monitor the situation in pursuit of a potential trade for the volume-scoring guard, according to Bill Simmons of The Ringer. Unexpected early-season Celts subplot: Terry Rozier (restricted FA next summer) has been unhappy w/ his PT all season, word…

Victor Oladipo's Pacers rob Celtics with late-game three

The Boston Celtics got exactly what they needed to put the Indiana Pacers away on Saturday night. Led by back-to-back dagger-esque three-pointers from Kyrie Irving, the Celtics seemed poised for their fifth straight victory. But on the back of a three dropped by the Pacers' Victor Oladipo with 3.7 seconds left in the fourth quarter,…

Kyrie Irving credits turnaround to Tommy Heinsohn calling him fat

When finishing his postgame interview with NBC Sports Boston's Abby Chin after Tuesday's 108-105 win over the Detroit Pistons, Celtics guard Kyrie Irving gave a shoutout to Celtics color commentator Tommy Heinsohn for getting him in shape. Given the unlikelihood of the 84-year-old Heinsohn leading Irving through a workout in Brighton, the comments were worth…