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Boston Celtics rally to beat Philadelphia 76ers in lively NBA London showcase

Boston Celtics rally to beat Philadelphia 76ers in lively NBA London showcase

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The Boston Celtics rallied from 22 phases down to beat the Philadelphia 76 ers 114 -1 03 and boost their NBA title credentials at the O2 Arena in LondonThe Boston Celtics rallied from 22 phases down to beat the Philadelphia 76 ers 114 -1 03 and boost their NBA title credentials at the O2 Arena in London. Jaylen Brown scored 21 phases with Kyrie Irving adding 20 and Marcus Morris 19 for the Celtics, helping Boston become a 49 -2 7 deficit midway through the second largest period into a 69 -6 8 make by the middle-of-the-road of the third and sending them to a seventh straight win. JJ Redick led Philadelphia with 22 while Ben Simmons added 16 and Joel Embiid 15. The eighth regular-season NBA game to be played in London was one of the most hotly-anticipated- with the cheapest tickets goin...
Jaylen Brown: ‘Sport is a mechanism of control in America’

Jaylen Brown: ‘Sport is a mechanism of control in America’

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As the Boston Celtics star prepares to play in London, "hes talking to" Donald McRae about race, the NBA and the deaths among his best friendJaylen Brown is one the most intelligent and interesting young contestants I've met in years and it seems accessory that, midway through our interview in Boston, he should retell a parable that brings together Martin Luther King and the great American columnist David Foster Wallace. " We've got two young fish swimming one style and an older fish swimming the other path ," the 21 -year-old star of the Boston Celtics says as he considers the enduring backdrop of race in the United States." They cross routes and the older fish says:' What's up people, how's the ocean ?' The two younger fish turned back and looked at at the wiser fish and request:' What's...
As the Cleveland Cavaliers struggle, the Boston Celtics can’t stop winning

As the Cleveland Cavaliers struggle, the Boston Celtics can’t stop winning

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The Celtics are on a 12 -game winning streak and thats without some of their best players. How their Eastern Conference competitives must jealousy themA few weeks ago, it felt like the Boston Celtics' season had ended before it had begun. Gordon Hayward, the team's prime free-agent acquisition during the summer, suffered 12 straight games, something the team hadn't fulfilled since the 2008 -0 9 season, back during the peak era of the New Big Three era. At 12 -2, the Celtics have the best account of the young NBA season. More impressively, they have managed to taken together this streak despite the fact that both Kyrie Irving and Al Horford have had to miss plays due to on-the-court injuries. The Celtics' early success will be still more amaze because one would expect a young team to be wo...
Celtics’ Hayward describes horror injury: ‘My foot was in the wrong direction’

Celtics’ Hayward describes horror injury: ‘My foot was in the wrong direction’

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Gordon Hayward has detailed the moments after the horrible hurt that he suffered on his Boston Celtics debutGordon Hayward has detailed the moments is expected to miss the entire season. " My leg got caught underneath me ... Immediately, I knew something was off, but when I property, it wasn't a huge amount of suffering. I rolled over and understand my foot, and it was pointed in wholly the incorrect guidance ," Hayward moved from Utah Jazz in the summer to join the Celtics, where he and his crew was planned to challenge the Cavaliers for the Eastern Conference title. Instead, he said his first imagines were whether he would ever play again. " I recollect LeBron[ James] coming over. I know I talked to Kyrie[ Irving] and a cluster of my team-mates and coaches. All of them were wishing me ...
Cavaliers send Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas in blockbuster trade

Cavaliers send Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas in blockbuster trade

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Cleveland agreed to Kyrie Irvings trade demand, sending the All-Star guard the Boston for Isaiah Thomas, two more musicians and a first-round draft pickKyrie Irving was tired of being teammates with LeBron James. Now he has to figure out how to beat him. Cleveland's All-Star guard, who requested proprietor Dan Gilbert to trade him earlier the summer months, was dealt Tuesday night to the Boston Celtics in return for superstar picket Isaiah Thomas, forward Jae Crowder, center Ante Zizic and a 2018 first-round draft pick. Irving, whose late three-pointer