Celtics are exorcising the ghosts of playoffs past

Celtics are exorcising the ghosts of playoffs past

It started with the first round against the Brooklyn Nets, who they matched up with just a year earlier. In that series, the Celtics were handled pretty easily, losing to the superstar trio of Kevin Durant, James Harden, and Kyrie Irving in 5 games. There weren’t many...
Celtics-Nets Now a Real Rivalry

Celtics-Nets Now a Real Rivalry

When’s the last time the Celtics have had a legit rival in the Eastern conference? A lot of people immediately think about the “Trust the process” 76ers, but it was never really a rivalry. Whenever those teams met in the playoffs, it was all Celtics. Boston was a 9-1...
Celtics are now serious contenders

Celtics are now serious contenders

  I was wrong about the Celtics. Back in January, I wrote that this team was hard to watch, and deservedly so. It looked like a Celtics team that was not playing up to their potential, the offense was stagnant, and the defense was terrible at times. Many Celtics...
Dollars and Sense: Stevens takes care of business at deadline

Dollars and Sense: Stevens takes care of business at deadline

All signs pointed to Brad Stevens to staying silent during the trade deadline. After months of talk from fans about how the Celtics should blow up the roster, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown have been playing like the star duo they have been since the start of 2022....
Four moves the Celtics should consider before the deadline

Four moves the Celtics should consider before the deadline

This season of Celtics basketball has been hard to watch. The Celtics are currently 17-19, good for ninth in the Eastern Conference. That record is frustrating in its own right, but when you look into the ways that the Celtics have lost makes it even more...