2:48 PM EST, Thu January 21, 2021
15 hours ago

Marcus Smart Calls Out Joel Embiid For Flailing After Celtics’ Loss Vs. 76ers

Marcus Smart had a lot to air out after the Celtics’ loss to the 76ers on Wednesday night. The feisty Boston guard racked up 25 points against Philadelphia, but it was no match to Joel Embiid’s game-high 42. It wasn’t so much the loss that Smart went off about, but more so how Embiid “gets […] The post Marcus Smart Calls Out Joel Embiid For Flailing After Celtics’ Loss Vs. 76ers appeared first on NESN.com.
15 hours ago

Celtics Notes: Daniel Theis Looks Comfortable With Kemba Walker Back

We all have those people in our lives. The good friends who you can go a while without seeing, but the second you’re reunited, you pick up right where you left off as if no time passed at all. That was Kemba Walker and Daniel Theis on Wednesday night. Despite the 117-109 loss to the […] The post Celtics Notes: Daniel Theis Looks Comfortable With Kemba Walker Back appeared first on NESN.com.
16 hours ago

Jaylen Brown Hilariously Trolls Ben Simmons After Crossing Up 76ers Star

The Boston Celtics may have lost Wednesday night to the Philadelphia 76ers, but Jaylen Brown provided some entertainment at Wells Fargo Center. Just not for Sixers fans. In the final minute of the third quarter, Simmons was matched up with Brown. But the Celtics swingman absolutely cooked him before scoring over Simmons to extend Boston’s […] The post Jaylen Brown Hilariously Trolls Ben Simmons After Crossing Up 76ers Star appeared first on NESN.com.
17 hours ago

Celtics Wrap: Joel Embiid’s 42 Points Pulls 76ers Over Boston 117-109

Jayson Tatum was out, and Jaylen Brown got himself in foul trouble early for the Celtics. But that’s the luxury of having Kemba Walker back in the starting lineup, because he and Marcus Smart are there to pick up the slack. That was the case Wednesday, despite a 117-109 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. Smart […] The post Celtics Wrap: Joel Embiid’s 42 Points Pulls 76ers Over Boston 117-109 appeared first on NESN.com.
19 hours ago

Celtics’ Brad Stevens Shared Touching Inauguration Story About Daughter

Brad Stevens wasn’t with his family Wednesday as the Boston Celtics headed to Philadelphia to face the 76ers. Still, they were together in some way that they all tuned into the inauguration, as president Joe Biden and vice president Kamala Harris officially were sworn into office. Stevens, who has in the past expressed his anticipation […] The post Celtics’ Brad Stevens Shared Touching Inauguration Story About Daughter appeared first on NESN.com.
19 hours ago

Celtics’ Jayson Tatum, Robert Williams On Different Timelines After COVID-19

Robert Williams is back in the lineup Wednesday, but Jayson Tatum remains out after both Boston Celtics players were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19 two weeks ago. But the timelines for their returns, as Brad Stevens mentioned in his pregame media availability ahead of their game against the Philadelphia 76ers, will be very […] The post Celtics’ Jayson Tatum, Robert Williams On Different Timelines After COVID-19 appeared first on NESN.com.
20 hours ago

Brad Stevens Admits Kemba Walker Will Get ‘Angry’ With Him Over Minutes Restriction

Kemba Walker finally returned to the Boston Celtics lineup Sunday after missing the start of the year to ease his left knee into the grind of playing games in a condensed schedule. The starting point guard opened up about his road to recovery following his nine-point performance against the New York Knicks when Walker also […] The post Brad Stevens Admits Kemba Walker Will Get ‘Angry’ With Him Over Minutes Restriction appeared first on NESN.com.
20 hours ago

Celtics’ Jayson Tatum Officially Out Of COVID-19 Protocol, ‘Feels Great’

Jayson Tatum is back. Well, sort of. Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens confirmed Wednesday that Tatum indeed was out of the NBA’s health and safety protocols. He first was ruled out Jan. 9. Now, the team is building up his workload for Tatum’s eventual return to game action. “Like I said on the radio […] The post Celtics’ Jayson Tatum Officially Out Of COVID-19 Protocol, ‘Feels Great’ appeared first on NESN.com.
21 hours ago

Celtics Vs. 76ers Live Stream: Watch NBA Game Online, On TV

Two of the Eastern Conference’s best teams will square off Wednesday night in the City of Brotherly Love. The Celtics and 76ers are set to play the first of their back-to-back at Wells Fargo Center. Boston currently sits atop the East standings with an 8-4 record, while Philadelphia isn’t far behind at 9-5. This marks […] The post Celtics Vs. 76ers Live Stream: Watch NBA Game Online, On TV appeared first on NESN.com.
22 hours ago

Here’s NHL Writer’s Advice To Bruins On Fixing Biggest Opening-Week Surprise

Although the Boston Bruins started the 2020-21 NHL season without their top goal scorer, no one expected them to fire mostly blanks at the outset. ESPN’s Emily Kaplan identified the Bruins’ failure to score in 5-on-5 situations as the biggest surprise of the team’s opening week. The Bruins have scored two power-play goals and one […] The post Here’s NHL Writer’s Advice To Bruins On Fixing Biggest Opening-Week Surprise appeared first on NESN.com.
23 hours ago

Bruins Injuries: Updates On David Pastrnak, Ondrej Kase

The news is good on Bruins winger David Pastrnak, but it is more uncertain with Ondrej Kase. In Boston’s loss to the New Jersey Devils on Saturday, Kase left with an upper-body injury after a collision with Miles Wood. The injury happened in the second period, and Kase actually was questionable to return to the […] The post Bruins Injuries: Updates On David Pastrnak, Ondrej Kase appeared first on NESN.com.
Jan 20, 2021

How Philip Rivers’ Retirement Affects Patriots’ Search For Quarterback

Add the Indianapolis Colts to the list of teams that will be searching for a new quarterback this offseason. Colts QB Philip Rivers announced his retirement Wednesday after 17 NFL seasons, leaving Indianapolis without a clear option at the position. Rivers was an impending free agent, but general manager Chris Ballard had expressed interest in […] The post How Philip Rivers’ Retirement Affects Patriots’ Search For Quarterback appeared first on NESN.com.
Jan 20, 2021

Matt Grzelcyk Injury: Bruins Defenseman Close To 100 Percent

Matt Grzelcyk dodged a bullet Monday night. Those are his words, too. The Boston Bruins lost their top left-shot defenseman during Monday’s 1-0 loss to the New York Islanders. Just under six minutes into the third period, Grzelcyk fell awkwardly on his left arm after getting tangled up with Jordan Eberle. Grzelcyk left the game […] The post Matt Grzelcyk Injury: Bruins Defenseman Close To 100 Percent appeared first on NESN.com.
Jan 20, 2021

Writer Names Patriots’ Biggest Looming Decision In NFL Free Agency

Will the rebuilding New England Patriots use or jettison one of their most important pieces? That question is central to what ESPN’s Mike Reiss named Tuesday as the Patriots’ biggest looming decision in NFL free agency: what to do with David Andrews. With the Patriots center set to enter free agency in March, Reiss notes […] The post Writer Names Patriots’ Biggest Looming Decision In NFL Free Agency appeared first on NESN.com.
Jan 20, 2021

Linda Holliday Calls Out ‘Trolls’ After Tom Brady Comment

An eyebrow-raising comment from Linda Holliday has resulted in quite a bit of attention for Bill Belichick’s girlfriend. Holliday responded to an Instagram comment that laid blame on Belichick for letting longtime New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady walk away last offseason. In her response, Holliday, though she did say she was happy for Brady, […] The post Linda Holliday Calls Out ‘Trolls’ After Tom Brady Comment appeared first on NESN.com.