Five Training Camp Questions For The Boston Celtics

NBA training camps are set to open Tuesday, meaning the Boston Celtics will be back at the Auerbach Center as a team for the first time in four months. Media day, training camp, and preseason games bring uncertainty and lingering questions, so let’s get into those facing the Celtics ahead of the 2021-22 season.
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Spears confident 'special' Kuminga has All-Star potential

When Jonathan Kuminga was still on the board on draft night when the Warriors went on the clock at No. 7, Golden State knew it couldn't pass him up. Kuminga once was considered to be a top-three pick, and though his stock dropped after the G League bubble, the upside still was there. If anything, his upside is higher than ever before following a strong showing in Summer League.
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Represent: Jaylen Brown is on the forefront of change

Basketball, a game, is second nature to men like Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. They are superhuman talents who have failed more than any of us have in the thing they’ve mastered, yet have succeeded to a level so rare, it’s practically untouchable. Thus, the failures, while parsed at the moment, are rendered moot after 82 games plus the playoffs. But on the internet? Failure is front and center — failure to respond, failure to adhere to expectations, failure to please everyone. It’s a subjective monster, and yet Tatum and Brown seem to have conquered it all.

Sneakerheads, How Did Superstar Singer J Balvin Land His Signature Jordan Line? He Explains It All On SportsCenter Today

As part of its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, ESPN shines a light on the impact Latinx have had in the Sneaker Culture. Today, one of the Sneaker Culture stories debuting in English and Spanish on SportsCenter features a conversation with Colombian superstar singer J Balvin. He shares his love for sneakers and the significance of landing his signature Air Jordan 1 kicks.

Jaylen Brown Makes Request Of Celtics Teammates Before Start Of Season

Tom Brady's Dad Claims Bill Belichick Wanted QB 'Out The Door'. Jaylen Brown wants the Boston Celtics to limit the distractions in the upcoming season. The Celtics have been no strangers to headlines in recent seasons, and it hasn’t always been about their play on the court. Reports of locker room turmoil and certain soundbites from noteworthy players have served as unnecessary hindrances.
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Jaylen opens up about knee issue, changing Celtics' 'culture'

Jaylen Brown means business entering his sixth NBA season. The Boston Celtics guard averaged career highs in nearly every category in 2020-21 while earning his first All-Star nod. He also endured individual and collective frustration, though, dealing with a nagging knee ailment and suffering a late-season wrist injury that forced him to watch the Celtics' first-round playoff exit from the sideline.
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Report: Dubs working out two notable guards along with Thomas

The Warriors continue to close their eyes and hope their dart lands on a viable backup point guard. Along the way, they're taking a look at some big names. After already working out retired veteran Darren Collison, the Warriors are bringing in two-time All-Star Isaiah Thomas this week. And he isn't the only notable name who will stop through San Francisco.

NBA Rumors: Trades, Simmons, Warriors, Cavaliers, Wade, Cousins

Ben Simmons rumors continue to swirl, though it appears that he’ll remain with the franchise through the start of the season. The Sixers are expecting the All-Star to suit up for them to begin the year, though if that doesn’t happen, Philadelphia’s rotation would surely look different. Rich Hofmann of...

Miami Heat Slams the Door on Ex-Guard’s Possible Return: Report

Miami Heat‘s roster for the 2021-22 NBA season is looking drastically different from last season following a flurry of free agency moves, but the franchise truly started restructuring their team back at the trade deadline. On March 25, the Heat completed a trade with the Houston Rockets to receive two-time...

Isaiah Thomas feeling Bay Area love amid reported Warriors workout

Thomas feeling Bay Area love amid reported Warriors workout originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea. In search of a player to fill the 15th roster spot, the Warriors reportedly are bringing in several veterans free agents this week for workouts in San Francisco. Among the group is former two-time NBA...
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Celtics’ Jaylen Brown: Black coaching candidates ‘deserve’ opportunities

"There’s plenty of qualified African Americans and Black people that can do their job. And they deserve to have a seat at the table.”. From leading protests in Atlanta following the murder of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis to being a prominent voice on activism and racial justice in last year’s NBA playoff bubble, Celtics forward Jaylen Brown has repeatedly gone against the “stick to sports” grain during his still-young career.

Warriors to work out Isaiah Thomas, Quinn Cook, Avery Bradley and others, per report news -The Black Chronicle

The Golden State Warriors take training camp invites seriously. In 2016, they signed JaVale McGee to a training camp deal that eventually led to him contributing to their next two championship teams. Now they’re giving a similar opportunity to several big-name guards as they attempt to build their team for next season. According to The Undefeated’s Marc Spears, the Warriors are working out Isaiah Thomas, Avery Bradley and one of their own former backups, Quinn Cook, this week.

OSU-Cascades Hosts Talks On Civil Rights

A civil rights activist and a leader on race, religion and contemporary culture will each be featured at virtual presentations hosted by the Oregon State University – Cascades Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Laboratory this fall. Tamika D. Mallory, who gave what has been called “the speech of a generation” in...