Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum powering Celtics amidst injuries

Since 2009-10, only eight players have averaged at least 13 points per game, registered a PER of 13 or better and connected on 90 threes or more in their rookie season. Boston Celtics first-year forward Jayson Tatum is one of them. Tatum’s offensive game flashes a spicy level of bravado for a rookie and the

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2017-2018 Season Preview: Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics went into the 2016-2017 season looking to take another step forward in their rebuild and did just that. They drafted Jaylen Brown and signed Al Horford, a big name free agent name the Celtics aren’t known for signing. From the start, Horford fit in perfectly. He gave the Celtics a veteran presence

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The Kyrie Irving Trade Will Continue To Hinge On Isaiah Thomas’ Health, Future

The Kyrie Irving-to-Boston Celtics trade last week rocked the NBA world. The former Finals champion and heir to LeBron James’ throne in Cleveland had his intentions to leave Cleveland via trade leaked in the weeks prior to the deal, making it more of a “when, not if” type trade. Of course, moving a player of

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Fisch’s Friday Rant: Burning Jerseys Makes No Sense

By now, we all know that Isaiah Thomas has been dealt to the Cleveland Cavaliers along with a package of players and a pick for Kyrie Irving. Isaiah Thomas never asked for this trade and he never went to the Celtics front office saying that he was unhappy with the team. However, a select few

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Society Sitdown Ep. 2: Kyrie Irving trade madness and best/worst newcomers

In this week’s episode of Society Sitdown, B.J. and Alec are joined by Basketball Society running mate Justin Kirkland to discuss the blockbuster Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas trade, and what the ramifications will be for both teams.  Are the Cavs better suited for a matchup with the defending champion Golden State Warriors? Is Boston

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LeBron James, Isaiah Thomas

LeBron James goes on Twitter rant about Celtics fans burning Isaiah Thomas’ jersey

LeBron James took to Twitter on Thursday afternoon to scold Boston Celtics fans that were seen burning the jersey of former point guard Isaiah Thomas, who was traded away to the Cleveland Cavaliers along with Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Brooklyn Nets’ 2018 first-round draft pick for Kyrie Irving. The burning of the jersey thing

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Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas, Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics

The Celtics are built for success with Kyrie Irving

Just when news got quiet in the NBA, Danny “Trade Master” Ainge shocked the sports world by trading Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and a 2018 Brooklyn Nets first-round pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Kyrie Irving. The Cavaliers granted Irving’s trade request and sent him to the next best team in the Eastern

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VIDEO: Getting the Nets’ draft pick was vital for the Cavaliers in the Kyrie Irving trade

In what may turn out to be the biggest shock of this wild offseason, the Cleveland Cavaliers catered to Kyrie Irving’s mid-summer trade whims, shipping him out of The Land to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Brooklyn Nets’ 2018 first round pick.  While Cleveland may now

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Kyrie Irving

Society Roundtable: Dissecting the Kyrie Irving to Boston trade

The NBA offseason has become a yearly reality show and this year has lived up to that reputation. The first act was strong, with free agency including Gordon Hayward’s “should I or shouldn’t I” affair with Utah and Boston and the NBA Draft being as fascinating as any in recent memory. The second act was

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Isaiah Thomas

The Isaiah Thomas trade proves NBA has zero loyalty

Often as fans, we slander players for wanting something different in their career. Whether they’re leaving our favorite team or going to join another juggernaut. Despite the situation, often we critique players heavily for wanting change.  Kevin Durant was killed in the media for joining Golden State. Reporters, fans, NBA legends, you name it and

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