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Kyrie Irving playing through injuries, and tough gets tougher f…

Kyrie Irving playing through injuries, and tough gets tougher for Cleveland

yahoo.com Updated May 11
Perhaps no team's title hopes have been hindered by injury more than the Cavaliers, who lost Kevin Love in their first-round sweep of the Boston Celtics, so the news that Kyrie Irving is playing through yet another lower-body injury has to have Clevelan…
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  • Celtics owner takes over Boston's 2024 Olympic bid

    Celtics owner takes over Boston's 2024 Olympic bid

    nba.com May 21 (3 days ago)
    The group leading the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston is shaking up its management.
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  • Report: Celtics Plan on Targeting DeMarcus Cousins Via Trade

    Report: Celtics Plan on Targeting DeMarcus Cousins Via Trade

    boston.com May 1
    The Celtics will reportedly look to target Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins in a trade this offseason.
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  • Celtics' GM Ainge defends Olynyk on Love's injury

    Celtics' GM Ainge defends Olynyk on Love's injury

    Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge came to the defense of forward Kelly Olynyk for the play that injured Kevin Love.
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  • Kevin Love has shoulder surgery, out 4 to 6 months, officially …

    Kevin Love has shoulder surgery, out 4 to 6 months, officially done for season

    yahoo.com Apr 29
    The Cleveland Cavaliers announced late Wednesday that power forward Kevin Love has undergone surgery to repair the dislocated left shoulder he suffered in a controversial tangle with the Boston Celtics' Kelly Olynyk during Game 4 of the two teams' openi…
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  • The Boston Celtics? Gone till November.

    The Boston Celtics? Gone till November.

    yahoo.com Apr 28
    Things are so cutthroat, so cynical in the modern NBA that we’re left to worry even over what should be the most warming and potential-laden of situations. The Boston Celtics manage to be both, currently, surprising many with its all-out team play down …
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  • Cavs GM: Kevin Love 'highly unlikely' to return during playoffs

    Cavs GM: Kevin Love 'highly unlikely' to return during playoffs

    On Monday, we learned that Kevin Love would "be unavailable for" the entire Eastern Conference semifinals after suffering a dislocated left shoulder midway through the first quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers' series-clinching Game 4 win over …
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  • Love to miss Round 2, J.R. and Olynyk suspended in Cavs-Celtics…

    Love to miss Round 2, J.R. and Olynyk suspended in Cavs-Celtics aftermath

    Now that the dust's settled, we can start picking through the fallout from Sunday's wild Game 4 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics, which sent the C's home for the summer and will send the Cavs into the second round without two-fifth…
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  • Taking a Look at the Future of the Celtics Roster, Piece by Pie…

    Taking a Look at the Future of the Celtics Roster, Piece by Piece

    boston.com Apr 27
    Despite the Celtics playoff run, get ready for plenty of changes this summer ahead of next season.
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  • NBA Weighs In On Celtics-Cavs, J.R. Smith Suspended Two Games

    NBA Weighs In On Celtics-Cavs, J.R. Smith Suspended Two Games

    deadspin.com Apr 27
    The Cavaliers beat the Celtics yesterday to advance to the second round of the playoffs, but their victory came at a heavy cost. The NBA has weighed in on various incidents that occurred during the game, and today meted out punishment.Read more...
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  • Kevin Love Is Out For The Conference Semifinals

    Kevin Love Is Out For The Conference Semifinals

    deadspin.com Apr 27
    Well, shit. The Cleveland Cavaliers have just announced that Kevin Love will miss all of the upcoming Eastern Conference semifinals because of the separated shoulder that he suffered during the team’s Game 4 victory over the Boston Celtics this weekend.…
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  • Garden Crowd Chants 'Let's Go Celtics' After Sweep By Cavs

    Garden Crowd Chants 'Let's Go Celtics' After Sweep By Cavs

    boston.com Apr 27
    The Celtics were swept out of the playoffs by the Cavs on Sunday, but you never would have known it by the reaction of the TD Garden crowd.
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  • Video - Not-So-Smart Ejection 01:29

    Not-So-Smart Ejection

    Mar 20
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was ejected from the game for flagrantly punching Spurs forward Matt Bonner below the belt.
  • Video - Spurs Rout Celtics 00:49

    Spurs Rout Celtics

    Mar 20
    Five Spurs scored in double figures in San Antonio's 101-89 win over Boston.
  • Video - Westbrook, Thunder Snap Celtics' Streak 01:10

    Westbrook, Thunder Snap Celtics' Streak

    Mar 18
    Russell Westbrook scored 36 points and collected 10 assists as the Thunder snapped the Celtics' five-game win streak with a 122-118 victory.
  • Video - Celtics Win Fifth Straight 00:58

    Celtics Win Fifth Straight

    Mar 16
    Tyler Zeller and Avery Bradley combined for 46 points in the Celtics' 108-89 win over the 76ers.

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  • Kent Bazemore says Atlanta Hawks are still 'the better team'

    May 22
    Kent Bazemore made an attempt to give the Atlanta Hawks some badly needed confidence with some brash statements Friday, after his team's Game 2 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • Kyrie Irving misses Cleveland Cavaliers shootaround, questionable for Game…

    May 22
    Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving skipped the morning shootaround Friday before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals to get further evaluation on his ailing left knee.
  • ESPN Now

    May 22
    Brian Windhorst said the Hawks forward shouldn't risk further injury in Game 2 while on the verge of a big contract: "Now he's in a situation where hi...
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    May 21
    Steve Kerr is trying to impress upon his inexperienced Warriors just how hard the playoffs can be, without them actually proving it by adding to the degree of difficulty.