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Troubling Details Emerge From Celtics Locker Room

Troubling details have emerged from the Boston Celtics’ 2020-21 season, which ended with a disappointing first round playoff loss. The Celtics entered the 2020-21 season with high expectations, hoping to contend among the Eastern Conference’s elite. Instead, Boston was forced to play in the play-in game to lock up the No. 7 seed. The Celtics then lost to the Nets in the first round of the playoffs.
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Report: Blake Griffin Was Told by Celtics Player Not to Join BOS Due to 'Dysfunction'

All is not well in the Boston Celtics locker room. When Blake Griffin was choosing a team to join this season after his buyout from the Detroit Pistons, he reportedly "asked a Celtics player if he should join the team midseason and was told not to come to Boston because of the apparent dysfunction," per Jared Weiss of The Athletic.
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Boston Celtics: 3 Tristan Thompson trades to help replace Kemba Walker

Well, the Boston Celtics offseason is officially underway. Brad Stevens traded Kemba Walker to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Al Horford to kick-off his tenure as President of Basketball Operations. With the move, the C’s shed a bunch of salary for the future. However, they also find themselves with a...
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Brad Stevens Has Message For Kemba Walker After Trade

Brad Stevens isn’t wasting much time in his new role with the Boston Celtics. It took him under three weeks to find a trade partner for All-Star guard Kemba Walker. A Walker trade had been on the horizon ever since the Celtics’ season came to an end. He was an awkward fit on a Boston team already deep on guards. Stevens orchestrated a trade to deal him away on Friday.
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Boston Celtics: Examining 2 new potential HC replacements for Brad Stevens

The NBA off-season never seems to disappoint. From new stories of unhappy stars like Luka Doncic and Zion Williamson to surprising coaching openings and new coaching free agents, this week has led to more speculation and wild possibilities. For fans, speculating about what could possibly be next is the fun part, and at Hardwood Houdini we are here for the speculation regarding the first order of business for our Boston Celtics: a new head coach.
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Celtics dysfunction was so bad, a star player was told not to come

Things were so bad with the Boston Celtics this season that a star player was told to stay away when he became available. After a disappointing regular season and a quick playoff exit, the Boston Celtics started their offseason quickly with Danny Ainge stepping down as president of basketball operations and coach Brad Stevens moving up to replace him. On Friday the first significant player move came with Kemba Walker being traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
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Report: Celtics Saw Lack of Reaction to Kyrie Irving Stomping Logo as a 'Red Flag'

Some within the Boston Celtics organization were reportedly alarmed by the lack of reaction to Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving stomping on the team's logo this season. According to Jared Weiss of The Athletic, a source said the Celtics players' flippant response to Irving's logo stomp came across as a "red flag they did not exhibit the same sense of pride in the organization that has been the Celtics' calling card in years past."
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Are Celtics Concerned By Players’ Response To Kyrie Irving Logo Stomp?

Could Celtics Target Lonzo Ball After Trading Kemba Walker To Thunder?. Remember when Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving stomped on the Boston Celtics’ midcourt logo following a Game 4 playoff win at TD Garden last month?. If so, you probably remember a number of former Celtics like Kevin Garnett,...
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Boston Celtics: What to expect from Moses Brown in a Cs uniform

For once I feel like giving credit to fans for actually being spot on with a trade prediction. After a rough season from Kemba Walker, many people envisioned a trade in which Walker would be sent to Oklahoma City for former Boston Celtics center Al Horford. Although, people probably weren’t...
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Former Mavs Coach Carlisle Job Search: Why Not Celtics?

DALLAS - The Boston Celtics are in search of a new head coach, and a future Hall-of-Fame bench boss with Boston ties is available. But the Celtics reportedly do not have Rick Carlisle on their list of finalists for the vacancy created after Brad Stevens was elevated from head coach to president of basketball operations.
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Boston Celtics: Who should the Celtics use the rest of the TPE on?

Through all the commotion, injuries, quarantines, losses, and wins, Boston Celtics fans kept their eyes on what the TPE would birth, hoping it could salvage an already sunk ship. At the deadline, Ainge acquired Evan Fournier from the Orlando Magic for two second-round picks. Still, Fournier was only making $17 million at the time, leaving $11 million left on the TPE.
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Celtics down two of their most sought after trade assets following Horford trade

It doesn't take a genius to look at the the current Celtics roster and see it's not a finished product. There's still plenty of time to make more moves and have a more balanced roster, but in terms of making a blockbuster deal to acquire a star player, Brad Stevens might have made his job quite a bit harder due to his first trade.
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Celtics Rumors: Kemba Walker, Brad Stevens' Relationship Was 'Tension-Filled'

Several players for the Boston Celtics reportedly had issues with Brad Stevens' approach as head coach. Per Jared Weiss of The Athletic, the dynamic between Stevens and Kemba Walker was "tension-filled," and at some point they did "butt heads, though the pair were considered to have a productive working relationship and mutual respect for one another."
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3 teams who could potentially look to trade for Kemba Walker in the future

Since the Boston Celtics were eliminated from the NBA postseason by the Brooklyn Nets in the first-round, there have been a ton of trade talks about the Boston Celtics looking to move on from Kemba Walker. When Boston made the move to promote Brad Stevens to general manager, these talks began to escalate and now, news broke on June 18 about the Oklahoma City Thunder striking a deal with the Celtics.
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Celtics Player Reportedly Cautioned Blake Griffin Against Joining Boston

Could Celtics Target Lonzo Ball After Trading Kemba Walker To Thunder?. If you’re particularly pessimistic about the Boston Celtics, this story won’t make you feel any better. The Athletic’s Jared Weiss on Saturday published a lengthy piece detailing apparent dysfunction within the 2020-21 Celtics. The story was inspired by Friday’s...