Celtics

Celtics Guard Jabari Bird Arrested For Domestic Violence Incident Friday Night

Celtics second-year pro Jabari Bird was arrested Friday night for a domestic violence incident in which the Celtic guard is accused of assaulting, strangling, and kidnapping a person, according to the Boston Police Department. Statement from Boston PD on Jabari Bird: pic.twitter.com/kgi0ZBwqd3 — Nicole Yang (@nicolecyang) September 8, 2018 According to the police, the 24-year-old…

Maybe Don't Worry About Kyrie Irving Leaving Celtics Just Yet

Everybody knows that the New York Knicks are going all in on Boston Celtics superstar and 2019 free agent Kyrie Irving. And there are some within the NBA's inner circles that believe Irving, who grew up in New Jersey and clearly loves the appeal of New York City, is already bolting to play in a…

Ben Simmons Says 76ers Next Goal Is Beating Celtics

By Ty Anderson, 985TheSportsHub.com Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons has laid out his team's 2018-19 plans. At the top of the list? Beating the Boston Celtics. "We've got to get past Boston," Simmons, whose Sixers were beaten by the undermanned Celtics in a five-game second-round series last year, admitted. "Those are the guys at the…

Jaylen Brown Guarantees Celtics Will Make 2019 NBA Finals

With Cleveland Cavaliers franchise piece LeBron James officially out of the Eastern Conference by way of a new deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, the Boston Celtics have become the odds-on favorite to represent the East in the 2019 NBA Finals. The Celtics should face some sort of challenge along the way, of course, as…

Celtics To Open 2018-19 At Home Against 76ers, Play on Christmas Day

The National Basketball Association has confirmed that the Boston Celtics will indeed open their 2018-19 regular season at home against the Philadelphia 76ers in primetime on Oct. 16. First reported by the Boston Globe's Gary Washburn last week, the confirmation came with a release detailing all of the NBA's 2018-19 key dates, and features more…

Celtics Sign P.J. Dozier To Two-Way Deal

The Boston Celtics filled their lone open roster spot on Friday with the signing of P.J. Dozier to a two-way contract, league sources told the Boston Globe. A 21-year-old undrafted talent out of South Carolina, Dozier played in two games for the Oklahoma City Thunder last season, where he totaled two points and a rebound…

Celtics' Kyrie Irving Will 'Easily' Be Ready For Training Camp

The Celtics may have finished last season without Kyrie Irving, but they'll 'easily' start 2018 with Irving at 100 percent. That's according to the 26-year-old Irving himself, who was off the court but in Las Vegas for Team USA practice, on Thursday. And while the break was something Irving didn't necessarily want -- he's previously…

Report: New Balance Targeting Gordon Hayward

Boston Celtics star and soon-to-be sneaker free agent Gordon Hayward is gaining interest from a number of companies looking for a new star to build their brand around. But when Hayward, currently signed to Nike, hits the market in August, expect Boston-based shoe company New Balance to be the first to contact Hayward's camp about some…