Thursday, November 16, 2017
Thursday night, the NBA had an early season battle of the titans when the Warriors traveled to TD Garden to take on the Celtics. Golden State brought in the best offense in the league and coming off one of the most dominant championship runs in recent history look to capture a third title in four seasons.
While Celtics head coach Brad Stevens acknowledged the fact that he is impressed by his team's quick 13-2 start to the regular season, he also knows that there's still a lot of work ahead of Thursday's showdown against Golden State.
It's game No. 16 for the 2017-18 Celtics (13-2) as they look to extend their win streak to 14 when they take on Golden State (11-3) at TD Garden.
It's the first showdown between the league's two best teams, while Kyrie Irving (facial fracture), who is playing his second game with a mask, will look to snap Steph Curry and the NBA champ's seven game winning streak on Thursday's national TV broadcast (TNT).
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is either insulting his team's next opponent or trying to get them to feel over confident when he spoke about the Celtics on Tuesday.
The NBA champs will make their only trip to Boston tomorrow night to take on Kyrie Irving and company, who have the league's best record at 13-2.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Kyrie Irving made his return to the lineup on Tuesday night, after missing the last two games with a facial fracture, to lead the Celtics to a 109-102 win over the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center.
It's game No. 15 for the 2017-18 Celtics (12-2) as they look to extend their win streak to 13 when they take on Brooklyn (5-8) at the Barclays Center.
Kyrie Irving (facial fracture) makes his return to the Celtics lineup for Tuesday night's matchup, while D'Angelo Russell (knee) will sit out for the home team.
The Celtics make it 12-wins in a row without Kyrie Irving, we discuss who's the team's MVP during this run? Plus we chat with WEEI's Lou Merloni about our conversation with Anna Horford (Al Horford's sister) and why he's so angry that she refuses to join his radio show. We'll also take a trip around the league with NBA headlines, tune in to Episode 107 below.
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Celtics 95 - Raptors 94: No Kyrie Irving, no problem. Brad Stevens, Celtics stretch winning streak to 12
Very few NBA coaches can make do without their best player, never mind two of their best.
But that's exactly what Brad Stevens is doing. If there's one thing we learned throughout the Celtics' 95-94 win over the Raptors, it's the fact that Stevens is the biggest reason why his team is this successful, riding high off a 12-game winning streak.
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Kyrie Irving is listed as 'doubtful' for Sunday, when the Celtics take on the Toronto Raptors at the TD Garden.
Friday, November 10, 2017
Celtics 90 - Hornets 87: Jayson Tatum, Shane Larkin & C's rally from 18-point deficit to win 11th straight
The Celtics rallied from an 18-point deficit to beat the Charlotte Hornets 90-87 at the TD Garden on Friday night.
Boston overcame the injury to Kyrie Irving (face), the absence of Al Horford (concussion) and being down 12-points in the fourth quarter to extend their win streak to 11 straight games.
It's game No. 13 for the 2017-18 Celtics (10-2), as they look to extend their win streak to 11 when they host Kemba Walker and the Charlotte Hornets (5-6) at the TD Garden.
Al Horford's (concussion) status has been upgraded to 'questionable' by the Celtics for Friday's home game, according to NBC Sports Boston.
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Lonzo Ball's first game against the Celtics wasn't pretty.
On the court, the second-overall pick scored 9 points on 4-of-15 shots, finished with 6 assists but couldn't find his rhythm when his team need it most; towards the end of the fourth quarter. Off the court, Celtics fans let him have it -- they rained down boos every chance they could throughout the night in the Lakers' loss in Boston.
The Celtics are currently on a 10-game winning streak after beating the Los Angeles Lakers at TD Garden on Wednesday night.
Boston announced hours before tip-off that Al Horford entered the NBA's concussion protocol after the big man woke up with a headache that morning and did not play against the Lakers.
We discuss the Celtics win streak, plus the dynamic duo of Kyrie Irving and Al Horford. We welcome back Al's sister, Anna Horford to chat on how she feels about the 2017-18 C's so far, Isaiah Thomas and WEEI's Lou Merloni, among other topics. Tune in as we talk NBA headlines and Josue getting honored in Boston, click below to enjoy Episode 106 of the Causeway Street Podcast.