Jayson Tatum had 41 points with eight assists and seven rebounds, while fellow All-Star teammate Jaylen Brown added 30 on 20 shots as the Boston Celtics rallied from a nine-point deficit with 4:30 left to eventually outgun the Charlotte Hornets in overtime – ending their perfect 3-0 start to the new campaign during a frenetic duel packed with multiple lead changes. Continue reading
Having become a first-time All-Star this season, Jaylen Brown again elevated his game while reinforcing his standing as Boston’s second most important player alongside fellow cornerstone Jayson Tatum. Now that his 2020-21 campaign has been cut short just before the postseason begins, head coach Brad Stevens and co must do without one of their blossoming youngsters.
Two more NBA match previews as the Philadelphia 76ers (9-5) attempt to bounce back from their narrow defeat in Memphis against Eastern Conference rivals Boston (8-4), while the Indiana Pacers continue life without Victor Oladipo, hosting Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks, who have been unpredictable to start the regular season. Which sides will prevail? Continue reading
Read on for two NBA previews as the action continues after an unpredictable start to 2020-21. The defending champion Los Angeles Lakers (4-2) next face a weakened Memphis Grizzlies (2-3) side, while the Detroit Pistons (1-4) look to prove their first win of the campaign Friday night helped turn a corner – not a fluke – when hosting the Boston Celtics (3-3) once again tonight.
Jaylen Brown had 26 points, Jayson Tatum added 25 with 14 rebounds and eight assists as the Boston Celtics finally retained their lead to halve the series deficit against the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. Now, the onus is on Miami to respond accordingly – so how will Erik Spoelstra’s defiant players respond in an important Game 4? Struggle again or come out firing? Continue reading
Bam Adebayo’s record-shattering block to deny Jayson Tatum proved decisive in overtime, as the Miami Heat drew first blood in an exciting series against the Boston Celtics. Boston need to respond in Game 2, trailing against a determined Heat side continuing to silence their critics, like Denver out West. Will they double their series lead, or will things be tied up at one apiece? Continue reading
Jaylen Brown led the game in scoring with 27 points as the Boston Celtics edged closer to clinching their third Eastern Conference Final in the last four years. They’re just 48 minutes from an intriguing showdown with the Miami Heat, who stunned Milwaukee in a five-game series to seal their progression overnight. Will they join them, or can the defending champions take this to a Game 7? Continue reading
After an impressive 112-94 victory in Game 1, the Boston Celtics hope to double their series lead against a slow-starting Raptors tonight. It wasn’t the start to the Eastern Conference semi-finals that Nick Nurse hoped for, but he’ll be optimistic for a much more efficient shooting outing as they look to improve in Game 2. Will they level the scores here? Continue reading
Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown is urging people from his hometown of Georgia to stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic, despite Governor Brian Kemp announcing that certain businesses will begin to reopen starting today.
Jaylen Brown scored 30 points on 10/13 shooting with five three-pointers, to break multiple records as the Boston Celtics were victorious in Toronto for the first time since 2015, with a 118-102 win over the weakened Raptors on Christmas Day.
Jaylen Brown has made clear his intentions to sign a max contract with today’s extension deadline looming large: but the Boston Celtics seem unwilling to oblige. What’s next? Continue reading