Friday, October 21, 2016

Celtics release Ben Bentil, looking to trade R.J. Hunter or James Young for 2nd-Round Pick, According to report

The Celtics are one move away from reaching the 15-man regular season roster limit.

After waiving Jalen Jones, Damion Lee and Marcus Gerorges-Hunt on Thursday, the C's released Providence standout Ben Bentil on Friday -- trimming their roster down to 16. If the Celtics hope to sign Bentil to a spot with their D-League affiliate, Maine Red Claws, he's going to have to clear waivers.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

CWS Podcast - Best of 2016

As the Celtics wrap up their training camp, we debate on who will make the final roster. Plus re-live some of the best moments from the 2015-16 season. We're finally bringing you the best of Causeway Street: highlights of our guests, predictions and overall craziness from the past year, the most random clips we could dig up, with a special 'in case you missed it' which includes a tribute to a Boston icon. Enjoy Episode 55 below and as always don't forget to follow us on Twitter: @CausewayStreet, @Joe_Sway10, @SeanDutra

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

James Young, R.J. Hunter Battle for Final Roster Spot

With one final exhibition game left on the schedule, the battle for the last roster spot has intensified. James Young and R.J. Hunter figure to be battling it out to the end.

The Celtics have until the end of the week to determine who will fill out the back end of their 15-man roster and Young and Hunter have both made strong cases for themselves in their last two games.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Isaiah Thomas (19 points in 15 minutes), Celtics Blow Past Nets at TD Garden

The Celtics looked like they're more than ready for their season opener against the Nets.

Isaiah Thomas only needed 15 first-half minutes to score a game-high 19 points as the Celtics plummeted the Nets, 120-99 in their second-to-last tune up before the start of the regular season.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

R.J. Hunter's (17 points), Celtics impressive Shooting Tops Knicks at Madison Square Garden

In what didn't feel like a preseason matchup, the Celtics' offense erupted by scoring 119 points in their final road game before the regular season.

The Celtics shot nearly 60 percent (58.9) from the floor en route to a 119-107 win over the Knicks. After holding onto a double-digit lead for most of the game, the Knicks cut their deficit to six points before R.J. Hunter went off in the fourth quarter -- where he scored most of his game-high 17 points on 6-of-8 shots, including 2-of-4 from deep.

Friday, October 14, 2016

CWS Podcast - Celtics Preseason

The Celtics are halfway through their preseason schedule, we discuss Marcus Smart's progress as a potential 'sixth man' and our thoughts on Al Horford so far. We also debate who we think the odd man out is between James Young and RJ Hunter by the end of training camp. Plus we take a trip around the NBA as we talk Paul Pierce and Draymond Green regarding Kevin Durant's decision and much more. Enjoy this episode of the Causeway Street Podcast by clicking on the link below:

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Celtics Preseason: Celtics 100 - Nets 97

The Celtics reserves capped a 7-2 run in the final three minutes to push the C's to a 100-97 win at the Barclay Center on Thursday.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Paul Pierce Plans to Retire a Member of the Celtics

Paul Pierce plans to retire as a member of the Boston Celtics next summer.

In an interview with SiriusXM, the 19-year veteran said that retiring with the team that drafted him in the 1998 NBA Draft is important to him and to all Celtics fans.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Celtics Preseason: Celtics 104 - Hornets 86

In a game where Brad Stevens rested four of his five starters and had to do without backup guard Terry Rozier in the second half, the Celtics defeated the Hornets in their second consecutive preseason matchup, 104-86.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Celtics Preseason: Celtics 107 - Hornets 92

In their second preseason contest, the Celtics defeated the Hornets, 107-92, but will shift their focus on Isaiah Thomas -- who suffered a sprained left wrist in the third quarter and never returned.

Thomas got caught behind a screen by Hornets center Roy Hibbert and immediately left the game. Team officials are saying it's a "slight sprain."

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Celtics Preseason: 76ers 92 - Celtics 89

In a game where none of the Celtics starters played more than 20 minutes, the reserves came up short in the final seconds as the 76ers topped the C's in their preseason debut at the Mullins Center in Amherst.

Celtics link arms, hold hands during National Anthem

The Celtics chose to embrace the term 'unity' when they locked arms during the national anthem before their preseason game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night, in response to the police brutality witnessed across the nation.

Jae Crowder excited to start the season

As the Celtics begin their preseason schedule against the 76ers at the Mullins Center in Amherst, there's no one more excited to get the 2016-17 season underway than C's swingman Jae Crowder.

Friday, September 30, 2016

CWS Podcast - The End of an Era

The day has come to see a couple of former Celtics and future Hall-of-Fame inductees call it a career as Kevin Garnett has decided to officially retire from the NBA after 21 seasons, while Paul Pierce, 'The Truth' will also hang them up after the 2016-17 season, his 19th and final year. We discuss when both players numbers should be retired at the TD Garden and also express our thoughts on KG possibly being the best power forward of all time. Plus some Celtics Media Day highlights from this past week. What's next for Marcus Smart and what is Isaiah Thomas finally avoiding now a days? We'll also talk news around the league and much more, take a listen to the Causeway Street Podcast below:

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Jaylen Brown, New Teammates Excited for Upcoming Season

Making the transition from college to the pros is never an easy one.

For Jaylen Brown -- the No. 3 overall pick -- it's especially difficult. Unlike rookies Ben Simmons and Brandom Ingram, Brown was drafted by a team that's destined to make the playoffs and is considered to be one of the better teams in the Eastern Conference.