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Celtics Playoff Preview: Can Irving lead this team to glory?

Celtics Playoff Preview: Can Irving lead this team to glory?

Irving will look to lead this Boston squad to their first NBA Finals appearance since 2010 (Photo courtesy of NBA.com) Marcos Aguilar Connector Editor At the time of this article’s release, the Boston Celtics will have played 81 of their 82 regular season games and most likely been slotted into fourth place of the eastern

Op-Ed: Too many numbers

Rick Middleton had his number 16 retired by the Boston Bruins on Thursday night (Photo courtesy of Associated Press) Aaron Robinson Connector Editor Rick Middleton’s “iconic” number 16 was raised into the rafters of the TD Garden Thursday night as the Boston Bruins beat the New York Islanders 2-1 in a shootout. Middleton had a

Op-Ed: Melo could help the Celtics

Anthony can still contribute to a contending team only if he can accept a lesser role (Photo courtesy of Mary Altaffer/Associated Press) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Editor It pains me to say this as a Boston Celtics fan, but they should sign Carmelo Anthony once he becomes available. I think he has just enough left in

Op-Ed: Jayson Tatum will make or break the season for the Celtics

Tatum has continued to show his superstar potential through the start of the season (Photo courtesy of Associated Press) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Editor Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum has become one of the most exciting young players in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He also has the potential to be the best player on the

Paul Pierce’s jersey retired with the Boston Celtics

Pierce was a seminal piece of the 2008 Boston Celtics’ Championship-winning team. (Courtesy of Getty Images) Matt Kaiser Connector Staff On Sunday, Feb. 11, Boston legend forward Paul Pierce, known as “The Truth,” had his jersey retired and raised to the rafters of the TD Garden. One of the instrumental members of the “Big Three”

Boston Celtics’ future looking brighter every day

Greg Monroe previously played for the Phoenix Suns. (Courtesy of the Boston Celtics) Matt Kaiser Connector Staff With the National Basketball Association (NBA) trade deadline closed as of Thursday, Feb. 8, and lots of teams making deals and signing contracts, the Boston Celtics are in a great position. Last week, the Celtics used some of

Balanced Celtics team looks to start 2015 season strong

Celtics guard Isiah Thomas is slated to have a breakout season. (Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty Images) Henry St. Pierre Connector Staff The Boston Celtics finished the 2014-2015 season with 40 wins, enough to make it into the playoffs as the seventh-seed only to get ousted by Cleveland in the first round. During the second half of

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