Kendrick Perkins on Jayson Tatum’s struggles: ‘Run plays for other players like Jrue Holiday and Derrick White’

Ex-Boston Celtics champion Kendrick Perkins discussed Jayson Tatum’s crunch-time struggles during a one-on-one interview with Sam Yip of HoopsHype, and the former 6-foot-10 center may have the perfect solution. “I think sometimes you gotta run misdirection and other times, you might have to run plays for other players. You do have Jrue Holiday on the […]

James Foglio  •  30 Mar 2024
Jayson Tatum Has Shot 36.1% FG, 19.7% From 3-Point Range in the Clutch Last 3 Seasons

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum has shot 36.1% from the field and 19.7% from 3-point range in the clutch the last three seasons, according to the Basketball-Reference database. In Boston’s 123-122 overtime loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night, the five-time All-Star recorded 31 points, 13 rebounds, and six assists in 45 minutes of […]

James Foglio  •  29 Mar 2024
Celtics’ Derrick White Reaches 65-Game Criteria, Eligible for All-NBA

Boston Celtics guard Derrick White reached the 65-game criteria to make himself eligible for All-NBA honors in Friday night’s 129-102 win over the Detroit Pistons. White was named All-NBA Defensive Second Team last season. During the 2023 NBA Playoffs, he became the first player to score 200 or more points on 50-45-95% shooting splits in […]

James Foglio  •  23 Mar 2024
2024 Celtics Have the 3rd-Best Net Rating in NBA History

The 2023-24 Boston Celtics now have a net rating of 11.8, the third best in NBA history. The Celtics rank just below the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls (13.4) and 1996-97 Bulls (12.0). Both Bulls teams won the championship those seasons. The 2016-17 Golden State Warriors (11.6) sit fourth overall, followed by the 2015-16 San Antonio Spurs […]

James Foglio  •  19 Mar 2024
Paul Pierce’s Los Angeles Home Robbed of Over $100K, Luxury Watches

NBA Hall of Famer Paul Pierce’s Los Angeles home was robbed on Friday night, according to the official report from TMZ Sports. Over $100,000 in cash and luxury watches were stolen. The Boston Celtics legend reportedly wasn’t home at the time of the burglary. Law enforcement officers informed the news organization that the thieves got […]

James Foglio  •  19 Mar 2024
Celtics’ Sam Hauser becomes 1st NBA player to make 10 3-pointers in under 23 minutes

Boston Celtics forward Sam Hauser became the first player in NBA history to make at least 10 3-pointers in less than 23 minutes, in Sunday night’s 130-104 win over the Washington Wizards. It was only his 16th career start. The third-year wing recorded a career-high 30 points, six rebounds, one assist, and one steal in […]

James Foglio  •  18 Mar 2024
Celtics clinch playoff spot for 10th straight NBA season

The Boston Celtics clinched a playoff spot for the 10th straight NBA season and became the first team this season to secure a playoff berth, as their 127-112 win over the Phoenix Suns improved their overall record to a league-best 52-14. With the Philadelphia 76ers losing 114-105 to the Milwaukee Bucks, the Celtics are now ahead […]

James Foglio  •  15 Mar 2024
Suns vs. Celtics Odds, Picks, & Predictions (March 14)

Tonight, the Boston Celtics (51-14, 33-29-3 ATS) host the Phoenix Suns (38-27, 25-38-2 ATS) in the second meeting of the 2023-24 NBA season; preview, odds, picks, predictions, and injuries for the Suns vs Celtics matchup are here. Sportsbooks show Boston as a 5.5-point favorite at home. BetOnline odds are below. Suns vs. Celtics Game Preview […]

James Foglio  •  14 Mar 2024
Is Kristaps Porzingis (hamstring) playing against Suns?

Boston Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis (hamstring strain) remains out for Thursday night’s home game against the Phoenix Suns. This will be his fourth straight game missed and 20th overall for the season. Porzingis, 28, suffered the injury during Boston’s 115-109 loss to the Denver Nuggets last Thursday. MVP favorite Nikola Jokic recorded his 20th triple-double […]

James Foglio  •  13 Mar 2024