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Afternoon Delight: NBA releases promo video for resumption of season at Disney World in July

First look at NBA promo for the resumption of the season at Disney World coming this July pic.twitter.com/bTphYFUk5U— CelticsLife.com (@celticslife) May 24, 2020Looks like someone in the NBA offices jumped the gun and leaked this promo vid. It's looking like the NBA season will be resuming in July...

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10 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

It's looking like the NBA season will be resuming in July at Disney World

The NBA’s plans to resume the 2019-2020 season are taking shape. https://t.co/yJefSvfG6e— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) May 23, 2020Ramona Shelbourne has a lot more in the article, but here's the logistics.ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Friday that the NBA has a board of governors call set for next...

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12 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics daily links 5/24/20

Jayson Tatum vs Jazz 2/26/20 | Russell Isabella-USA TODAY Sports All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald And the next Boston MVP will be? Globe On top of pandemic restrictions, Tacko Fall observes Ramadan, too As we consider a future without fans in the stands, what does...

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16 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

So, how did you go from working for Disney to covering the NBA?

Walt Disney World Keith Smith answers a question that is coming up a lot lately “So, I gotta ask…how does someone go from working for Disney for a long time to covering the NBA?” That’s a really common question I get these days. This week there has been a lot of news that the NBA and Disney are in...

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19 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics: 2 veteran replacements for Semi Ojeleye

The Boston Celtics–like the rest of the league–will likely have to navigate a world with a new and possibly lowered salary cap. Instead of retaining restricted free agent Semi Ojeleye, they can look to sign veterans on the cheap. As the return of the NBA season nears, we are all getting a...

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21 hours ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics

Remembering Gerald Henderson’s overlooked contributions to the Celtics’ epic 1984 championship

Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Wedman, Ainge, Maxwell and Carr also played key, unheralded roles in thrilling 1984 7-game triumph over LA The 1984 NBA Finals is the best championship series I have ever seen. It had everything: high drama, controversies, two overtime classics,...

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22 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics: What should the Celtics’ 2020 draft strategy be?

The Boston Celtics are one of the deepest squads in the NBA which should add focus to their approach for the upcoming 2020 draft. For a team like the Boston Celtics with a unique set of needs, the 2020 NBA Draft will be both a blessing and a challenge. They will enter the offseason (whenever […] Boston...

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1 day ago, Hoops Habit, Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics daily links 5/23/20

Vincent Poirier vs Jazz 2/26/20 | Russell Isabella-USA TODAY Sports All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald Grant Williams has an All-Star landlord during COVID-19 crisis Globe NBA says it is talking with Disney about resuming season NBA looks on track to restart season...

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1 day ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics: 2 C’s that can be traded to clear up roster spots

With several upcoming first round picks and two valuable players on two-way contracts, the Boston Celtics may need to make trades to clear up roster space for the 2020-21 season. Roster construction has been a strong suit for Danny Ainge during his tenure as general manager of the Boston Celtics. Want...

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1 day ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics

Must C’s: Kemba carries Celtics to win over Brooklyn

Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports After returning from a nasty fall five days prior, Kemba put the team on his back to secure the win. The 12-4 Boston Celtics hosted the 9-8 Brooklyn Nets on November 27th, 2019 in front of nineteen thousand strong at TD Garden for the nationally televised clash. As anticipated,...

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1 day ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets

This Date in Celtic Lore: May 23, 1982

As was inevitable, I guess, ESPN’s airing of “The Last Dance” dredged up a “hard feeling” or two.One such “bone of contention” involved the proprieties of winning or losing a hard-fought playoff series, the Bad Boy Pistons’ notorious walk-off after being swept by the Bulls in 1991 particularly standing...

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2 days ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics: Chris Paul would have made C’s best team in the league

Recent rumors suggest that Chris Paul was a realistic option for the Boston Celtics during the Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett & Ray Allen era. With him in tow, there’s no doubt they would have been the league’s best squad. Though it’s been rumored for quite some time now that the Boston...

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2 days ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics

Grant Williams making the most of living with Kemba Walker during pandemic

Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images Did Kemba and Grant just become best friends? I think so. All I can picture is the scene from Step Brothers where Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly rearrange their bedroom to make adequate space for more activities to do together. It hasn’t exactly been...

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2 days ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Afternoon Delight: The Last Slice

The big reveal from episode 9 of Jordan's "The Last Dance" ( SPOILER ALERT ) was that his famous 1997 Finals "flu game" was actually a bout with food poisoning.  To be specific, Jordan and his crew accused a late-night, pre-Game 5 pizza order of being spiked.  Jordan and the...

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2 days ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Mike Gorman joins CelticsPod

Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images As the voice of the Celtics, Mike Gorman has a worldwide reach to fans everywhere. Basketball discussions over the past two plus months have looked back in history rather than the now. As the play-by-play man of the Celtics for the last 39 years,...

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2 days ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics and the rest of the NBA are closer than ever to a return

Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images Details are coming out every day that are bringing a return to play clearer into focus. A host of details have been released over recent days and weeks that point to the NBA’s return from hiatus as an imminent event. Instead of an “if” question, getting back to the...

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2 days ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics: 2 C’s who need extra playing time in Disneyland exhibition games

With the potential of a handful of exhibition games being played prior to the start of the NBA postseason, who on the Boston Celtics should receive some extra playing time? It’s been 74 days since we last saw live Boston Celtics basketball, but to us here at the Houdini it’s felt like an...

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2 days ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics

The underdawg and the underappreciated value of Kendrick Perkins

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images Kendrick Perkins may not have been much individually, but his team impact on the Boston Celtics remains greater than his numbers. With every controversial opinion as a prominent member of ESPN, Kendrick Perkins has found his NBA career placed under...

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2 days ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

What if Rajon Rondo didn’t get injured?

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports Peak Rondo was one of the best guards in the league, but why isn’t his injury on the level of Derrick Rose or Brandon Roy? Was Rajon Rondo’s ACL injury in 2013 not marketable enough to impact his legacy? Why does he get left out of the “what if he never got hurt” narrative? I’m...

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2 days ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Kendrick Perkins: Ray Allen Wanted Celtics to Trade Rajon Rondo for Chris Paul

Trade rumors can tear teams apart if players aren't careful. A particularly explosive rumor nearly did that to the 2008 Boston Celtics , almost breaking a team that only a few months ago had won the NBA Finals...

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3 days ago, Bleacher Report, Boston Celtics

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