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Paul Pierce on the difference in the Kemba Walker vs. Kyrie Irving Celtics

Paul Pierce on the difference in the Kemba Walker vs. Kyrie Irving Celtics

TRENDING:       Boston Calling       Record cold?       'Antiques Roadshow'       'Jeopardy!'       Rent control       French Quarter... 1954-55 Georgia beat No. 1 Kentucky for its 1st-ever road win over a ranked team. 1980-81: Old Dominion over No. 1 DePaul. 1981-82: Nebraska over No. 1 Missouri. pic.twitter.com/eFC9CuzWVl Read full article: Paul Pierce on the difference in the Kem...→

Paul Pierce on the difference in the Kemba Walker vs. Kyrie Irving Celtics

Paul Pierce on the difference in the Kemba Walker vs. Kyrie Irving Celtics

TRENDING:       Boston Calling       Record cold?       'Antiques Roadshow'       'Jeopardy!'       Rent control       French Quarter... 1954-55 Georgia beat No. 1 Kentucky for its 1st-ever road win over a ranked team. 1980-81: Old Dominion over No. 1 DePaul. 1981-82: Nebraska over No. 1 Missouri. pic.twitter.com/eFC9CuzWVl Read full article: Paul Pierce on the difference in the Kem...→

Knicks fans will get first crack at Kyrie Irving since he joined Nets

Knicks fans will get first crack at Kyrie Irving since he joined Nets

It was less than a year ago that Kyrie Irving entered Madison Square Garden wearing an opposing jersey and was showered with love from Knicks fans. “We want Kyrie,” they chanted last February as Ir… Read full article: Knicks fans will get first crack at Kyri...→

Kyrie Irving pours in 45 as Nets clip Pistons in OT

Kyrie Irving pours in 45 as Nets clip Pistons in OT

DETROIT — The Nets desperately needed to win Saturday’s game against the Pistons. And Kyrie Irving went did what a star should — he delivered the victory. The Nets saved their campaign last year wi… Read full article: Kyrie Irving pours in 45 as Nets clip Pi...→

Kemba Walker Gets First Career Win Over LeBron James

Kemba Walker Gets First Career Win Over LeBron James

Kemba Walker has done a lot during his NBA career, but in his first 28 tries, he had never beat a LeBron James-led team. That streak came to an end Monday night in Boston. Read full article: Kemba Walker Gets First Career Win Over ...→

Kyrie Irving doubles down on Nets needs with ‘stay the f–k out’ stance

Kyrie Irving doubles down on Nets needs with ‘stay the f–k out’ stance

Kyrie Irving said what he said and he meant it. Speaking to reporters for the first time since Wednesday’s loss in Philadelphia — where Irving caused a stir by saying the Nets have a “glaring… Read full article: Kyrie Irving doubles down on Nets needs ...→

To make Celtics better, Kemba Walker believes he must be better

To make Celtics better, Kemba Walker believes he must be better

Celtics point guard Kemba Walker knows he has to be better.... “I’m more upset about my individual play than anything right now,’’ Walker said Wednesday night after his team’s uninspiring 116-103 loss to the Detroit Pistons. “It starts with me. I have to be better for my teammates.’’ Read full article: To make Celtics better, Kemba Walker bel...→

The Celtics’ most deserving All-Star not named Kemba Walker is …

The Celtics’ most deserving All-Star not named Kemba Walker is …

Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum both have built solid cases to be named to the All-Star Game for the first time. But if you could only choose one of the two, which would you choose? Read full article: The Celtics’ most deserving All-Star not...→

Kemba Walker Puzzled After First Ejection Of Basketball Career

Kemba Walker Puzzled After First Ejection Of Basketball Career

Kemba Walker has played a lot of pressure-packed basketball in his life, but he had never been ejected from a game at any level. That streak ended Wednesday night at TD Garden. Read full article: Kemba Walker Puzzled After First Ejectio...→

Kemba Walker ejected, Celtics fall to Spurs 129-114

Kemba Walker ejected, Celtics fall to Spurs 129-114

Walker was ejected with back-to-back technical fouls when he argued a non-call in the third quarter. Read full article: Kemba Walker ejected, Celtics fall to Sp...→

Kemba Walker Out Sick Again Monday Night Vs. Wizards

Kemba Walker Out Sick Again Monday Night Vs. Wizards

The Celtics have already ruled out Kemba Walker for Monday night's visit to the Washington Wizards. The Boston point guard will miss his third straight game with an illness. Read full article: Kemba Walker Out Sick Again Monday Night...→

Kyrie Irving opens up about the boos and chants he received from Celtics fans

Kyrie Irving opens up about the boos and chants he received from Celtics fans

"I've got nothing but love for Boston, nothing but love for the journey I had with all those guys." Read full article: Kyrie Irving opens up about the boos and...→

Kemba Walker lauds the Gordon Hayward Effect

Kemba Walker lauds the Gordon Hayward Effect

Celtics star guard Kemba Walker says Gordon Hayward’s unselfish play is having a trickle-down effect on the rest of the team. Read full article: Kemba Walker lauds the Gordon Hayward Ef...→

Kemba Walker finishes strong as Celtics beat Dallas

Kemba Walker finishes strong as Celtics beat Dallas

Kemba Walker, in leading the Celtics to their second win of the season over Dallas, scored 32 points on 9-for-18 shooting, to go along with 26 points from Jaylen Brown and 24 from Jayson Tatum. Read full article: Kemba Walker finishes strong as Celtics ...→

Carmelo Anthony knows why Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving ran from Knicks

Carmelo Anthony knows why Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving ran from Knicks

PORTLAND — Carmelo Anthony understood why Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving spurned his former team, the Knicks. Not everyone wants the challenge and pressure of reviving one of the NBA’s most storied … Read full article: Carmelo Anthony knows why Kevin Durant, ...→

Kyrie Irving Scores 45 Points, Nets Beat Pistons In OT

Kyrie Irving Scores 45 Points, Nets Beat Pistons In OT

Irving made free throws early in the extra period to put Brooklyn ahead and end a five-game losing streak. Read full article: Kyrie Irving Scores 45 Points, Nets Beat...→

Will Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Be Joining Kemba Walker At All-Star Game?

Will Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Be Joining Kemba Walker At All-Star Game?

Kemba Walker was named an All-Star starter on Thursday night, a pretty big honor for the Celtics point guard. But will he be the only Celtic to take the floor in Chicago? Read full article: Will Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Be Joini...→

Kemba Walker voted in as All-Star starter

Kemba Walker voted in as All-Star starter

Kemba Walker has been voted in as a starter for the Eastern Conference in the NBA All-Star Game February 16 in Chicago. Read full article: Kemba Walker voted in as All-Star starte...→

Nets prove Kyrie Irving right in ugly loss to Bucks

Nets prove Kyrie Irving right in ugly loss to Bucks

Kyrie Irving was right about one thing: The Nets are a long way from being among the NBA’s best. And Saturday the league leaders showed just how far. The Nets got battered, 117-97, by the Bucks bef… Read full article: Nets prove Kyrie Irving right in ugly lo...→

Walmart Apologizes, After Backlash, for Tweet About Deceased Actor Paul Walker

Walmart Apologizes, After Backlash, for Tweet About Deceased Actor Paul Walker

Retail giant Walmart was left apologizing to actor Paul Walker, his family, his friends, and his fans for what many called an "insensitive" joke invoking the deceased actor's driving. Read full article: Walmart Apologizes, After Backlash, for ...→

Kendrick Perkins threatens to fight Nets fan over Kyrie Irving criticism

Kendrick Perkins threatens to fight Nets fan over Kyrie Irving criticism

Kendrick Perkins was the fan favorite in his Twitter feud with Kevin Durant last week. He will have a hard time finding supporters in his latest keyboard war. Perkins, the former NBA center, has ha… Read full article: Kendrick Perkins threatens to fight Nets...→

Kemba Walker After Loss To Pistons: 'I Have To Be Better For My Teammates'

Kemba Walker After Loss To Pistons: 'I Have To Be Better For My Teammates'

Kemba Walker is a breath of fresh air for the Boston Celtics, even after an embarrassing home loss to a pretty awful team. Read full article: Kemba Walker After Loss To Pistons: 'I H...→

Healthy Kyrie Irving discusses Nets culture, future - amNewYork

Now in their eighth season in Brooklyn, the Nets still don't have their identity quite yet. That's at least what star point guard Kyrie Irving sees in a Read full article: Healthy Kyrie Irving discusses Nets cult...→

Nets’ Kyrie Irving expected to return in total about-face

Nets’ Kyrie Irving expected to return in total about-face

Kyrie Irving is expected to return to the Nets lineup this weekend, following a two-month absence in which the star point-guard seriously considered season-ending surgery for a shoulder impingement… Read full article: Nets’ Kyrie Irving expected to return in...→

Atkinson clears up Kyrie Irving injury confusion, Nets' waiting game continues - amNewYork

While Kenny Atkinson had to do some backtracking to clear up any misunderstandings with Kyrie Irving's injury, we're still just as much in the dark as Read full article: Atkinson clears up Kyrie Irving injury c...→

Kyrie Irving says he may need shoulder surgery

Kyrie Irving says he may need shoulder surgery

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving, addressing the media for the first time in two months, said on Saturday that he had taken a cortisone shot in an attempt to avoid surgery on an ailing shoulder that has kept him out of games since Nov. 14. Read full article: Kyrie Irving says he may need shoulder s...→

Kyrie Irving breaks silence: Nets injury nightmare could end season

Kyrie Irving breaks silence: Nets injury nightmare could end season

Kyrie Irving finally spoke to the press Saturday, and the Nets star painted a transparent, but far-from rosy picture of his shoulder bursitis. Irving said his shoulder impingement feels better, but… Read full article: Kyrie Irving breaks silence: Nets injury...→

Devonte’ Graham cracks the Kemba Walker-Terry Rozier duel, but Celtics triumph over all

Devonte’ Graham cracks the Kemba Walker-Terry Rozier duel, but Celtics triumph over all

The individual matchup on the marquee was Kemba Walker vs. Terry Rozier, but the storyline was lost somewhere between the hype and the hoop, between the red lights and reality. The two point guards… Read full article: Devonte’ Graham cracks the Kemba Walker-...→

Kemba Walker makes Celtics better simply by being himself

Kemba Walker makes Celtics better simply by being himself

The best point guards tend to enjoy interacting with people and are very comfortable in their own skin. They don’t waste time trapped inside their minds, and go about their business in a manner tha… Read full article: Kemba Walker makes Celtics better simply...→

Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker and Celtics send Miami packing

Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker and Celtics send Miami packing

By the time Jaylen Brown had hit his sixth 3-pointer with just under six minutes left last night, though, the threat was cleared away. The Celtics beat Miami, 112-93, with the wing forward scoring … Read full article: Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker and Celtics s...→

Kyrie Irving scores 45 points, Pistons outlast Nets in OT

Kyrie Irving scores 45 points, Pistons outlast Nets in OT

Kyrie Irving scored 17 of his 45 points in the third quarter to overcome a double-digit deficit and the Brooklyn Nets went on to beat the Detroit Pistons 121-111 in overtime Saturday night. Read full article: Kyrie Irving scores 45 points, Pistons o...→

Kemba Walker named All-Star starter

Kemba Walker named All-Star starter

MIAMI (AP) — Celtics point guard Kemba Walker was named one of the 10 starters for the 2020 NBA All-Star Game, the league announced Thursday night.... LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers and Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks will be the captains, just as they were last season. They earned the captaincies by being the top overall vote-getters from the Western and Eastern Conf Read full article: Kemba Walker named All-Star starter...→

Kemba Walker takes on the new gunslinger, Ja Morant

Kemba Walker takes on the new gunslinger, Ja Morant

The All-Star point guard stands in the middle of the court. A few months away from turning just 30, he is, in NBA parlance, a veteran gunslinger awaiting the challenge of the next kid with a quick … Read full article: Kemba Walker takes on the new gunslinger...→

Paul Pierce stands up in defense of LeBron James’ mom

WALTHAM – Paul Pierce was remarkably understanding one day after having his ears scorched by Gloria James, the mother of Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James. Gloria James jumped out of her … Read full article: Paul Pierce stands up in defense of LeBr...→

Kemba Walker sits out with knee soreness

Kemba Walker sits out with knee soreness

Though Brad Stevens said he’s not under the impression that his scoring leader’s absence from last night’s lineup is a long term issue, he’s certainly not going to take chances. Read full article: Kemba Walker sits out with knee soreness...→

Kemba Walker Is Still Behind Kyrie Irving In NBA All-Star Voting

Kemba Walker Is Still Behind Kyrie Irving In NBA All-Star Voting

NBA All-Star fan voting closes next week, but the Celtics hoping to make the team aren't gaining any traction. Read full article: Kemba Walker Is Still Behind Kyrie Irvin...→

Kyrie Irving: Nets have ‘glaring’ needs — even with Kevin Durant

Kyrie Irving: Nets have ‘glaring’ needs — even with Kevin Durant

PHILADELPHIA — The Nets have steadfastly insisted they aren’t conceding this season like some gap year waiting for Kevin Durant. But Kyrie Irving addressed the elephant in the room, admitting to ge… Read full article: Kyrie Irving: Nets have ‘glaring’ needs ...→

Kyrie Irving injury: Nets PG expected to return Sunday - amNewYork

The Brooklyn Nets are finally getting one of their stars back. Point guard Kyrie Irving, who missed the last 26 games with a shoulder injury, is expected Read full article: Kyrie Irving injury: Nets PG expected to...→

Ainge: Referee 'Reacted Emotionally And Too Quickly' On Kemba Walker Ejection

Ainge: Referee 'Reacted Emotionally And Too Quickly' On Kemba Walker Ejection

Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said the referee might have just had an emotional reaction when he ejected Kemba Walker. Read full article: Ainge: Referee 'Reacted Emotionally And ...→

Beer toss at Celtics-Spurs game after Kemba Walker ejection gets fan arrested, report says

Beer toss at Celtics-Spurs game after Kemba Walker ejection gets fan arrested, report says

A fan was arrested for throwing a beer on the court during an NBA game between the Celtics and San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night -- after Boston's Kemba Walker was controversially ejected for using back-to-back profanities. Read full article: Beer toss at Celtics-Spurs game after Ke...→

Kemba Walker May Return Vs. Spurs, But Celtics May Be Without Daniel Theis

Kemba Walker May Return Vs. Spurs, But Celtics May Be Without Daniel Theis

The Boston Celtics may get starting point guard Kemba Walker back for Wednesday night's visit from the San Antonio Spurs. But that doesn't mean the "Hospital Celtics" will be whole again.  Read full article: Kemba Walker May Return Vs. Spurs, But C...→

Nets' Kyrie Irving opens up about shoulder injury, opted for cortisone shot over surgery

Nets' Kyrie Irving opens up about shoulder injury, opted for cortisone shot over surgery

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving has not appeared in a game since November because of an injured shoulder and it appears surgery could be an option for the point guard. Read full article: Nets' Kyrie Irving opens up about should...→

Kemba Walker Out For Friday's Celtics-Hawks Game With Flu

Kemba Walker Out For Friday's Celtics-Hawks Game With Flu

The Boston Celtics may want to send a biohazard team through the TD Garden and their practice facilities. Another star player is set to miss a game with an illness Friday night. Read full article: Kemba Walker Out For Friday's Celtics-Ha...→

Kemba Walker Starts Strong, Finishes Strong In Celtics Win Over Mavericks

Kemba Walker Starts Strong, Finishes Strong In Celtics Win Over Mavericks

Kemba Walker started with a bang in Dallas. Then he cooled off, only to finish with an even bigger bang to lead the Celtics to a much-needed road victory. Read full article: Kemba Walker Starts Strong, Finishes Str...→

Kemba Walker relishes his closer role

Kemba Walker relishes his closer role

In terms of late-game shot-making, Brad Stevens wants his players to look at Kemba Walker’s focus. Read full article: Kemba Walker relishes his closer role...→

Knicks fans will get first crack at Kyrie Irving since he joined Nets

Knicks fans will get first crack at Kyrie Irving since he joined Nets

It was less than a year ago that Kyrie Irving entered Madison Square Garden wearing an opposing jersey and was showered with love from Knicks fans. “We want Kyrie,” they chanted last February as Ir… Read full article: Knicks fans will get first crack at Kyri...→

Kyrie Irving scores 45 points, Pistons outlast Nets in OT

Kyrie Irving scores 45 points, Pistons outlast Nets in OT

Kyrie Irving scored 17 of his 45 points in the third quarter to overcome a double-digit deficit and the Brooklyn Nets went on to beat the Detroit Pistons 121-111 in overtime Saturday night. Read full article: Kyrie Irving scores 45 points, Pistons o...→

Will Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Be Joining Kemba Walker At All-Star Game?

Will Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Be Joining Kemba Walker At All-Star Game?

Kemba Walker was named an All-Star starter on Thursday night, a pretty big honor for the Celtics point guard. But will he be the only Celtic to take the floor in Chicago? Read full article: Will Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Be Joini...→

Kemba Walker takes on the new gunslinger, Ja Morant

Kemba Walker takes on the new gunslinger, Ja Morant

The All-Star point guard stands in the middle of the court. A few months away from turning just 30, he is, in NBA parlance, a veteran gunslinger awaiting the challenge of the next kid with a quick … Read full article: Kemba Walker takes on the new gunslinger...→

Kemba Walker sits out with knee soreness

Kemba Walker sits out with knee soreness

Though Brad Stevens said he’s not under the impression that his scoring leader’s absence from last night’s lineup is a long term issue, he’s certainly not going to take chances. Read full article: Kemba Walker sits out with knee soreness...→

Walmart Apologizes, After Backlash, for Tweet About Deceased Actor Paul Walker

Walmart Apologizes, After Backlash, for Tweet About Deceased Actor Paul Walker

Retail giant Walmart was left apologizing to actor Paul Walker, his family, his friends, and his fans for what many called an "insensitive" joke invoking the deceased actor's driving. Read full article: Walmart Apologizes, After Backlash, for ...→

Kyrie Irving doubles down on Nets needs with ‘stay the f–k out’ stance

Kyrie Irving doubles down on Nets needs with ‘stay the f–k out’ stance

Kyrie Irving said what he said and he meant it. Speaking to reporters for the first time since Wednesday’s loss in Philadelphia — where Irving caused a stir by saying the Nets have a “glaring… Read full article: Kyrie Irving doubles down on Nets needs ...→

Kemba Walker Is Still Behind Kyrie Irving In NBA All-Star Voting

Kemba Walker Is Still Behind Kyrie Irving In NBA All-Star Voting

NBA All-Star fan voting closes next week, but the Celtics hoping to make the team aren't gaining any traction. Read full article: Kemba Walker Is Still Behind Kyrie Irvin...→

Kemba Walker After Loss To Pistons: 'I Have To Be Better For My Teammates'

Kemba Walker After Loss To Pistons: 'I Have To Be Better For My Teammates'

Kemba Walker is a breath of fresh air for the Boston Celtics, even after an embarrassing home loss to a pretty awful team. Read full article: Kemba Walker After Loss To Pistons: 'I H...→

To make Celtics better, Kemba Walker believes he must be better

To make Celtics better, Kemba Walker believes he must be better

Celtics point guard Kemba Walker knows he has to be better.... “I’m more upset about my individual play than anything right now,’’ Walker said Wednesday night after his team’s uninspiring 116-103 loss to the Detroit Pistons. “It starts with me. I have to be better for my teammates.’’ Read full article: To make Celtics better, Kemba Walker bel...→

Kyrie Irving injury: Nets PG expected to return Sunday - amNewYork

The Brooklyn Nets are finally getting one of their stars back. Point guard Kyrie Irving, who missed the last 26 games with a shoulder injury, is expected Read full article: Kyrie Irving injury: Nets PG expected to...→

Nets’ Kyrie Irving expected to return in total about-face

Nets’ Kyrie Irving expected to return in total about-face

Kyrie Irving is expected to return to the Nets lineup this weekend, following a two-month absence in which the star point-guard seriously considered season-ending surgery for a shoulder impingement… Read full article: Nets’ Kyrie Irving expected to return in...→

Kemba Walker Puzzled After First Ejection Of Basketball Career

Kemba Walker Puzzled After First Ejection Of Basketball Career

Kemba Walker has played a lot of pressure-packed basketball in his life, but he had never been ejected from a game at any level. That streak ended Wednesday night at TD Garden. Read full article: Kemba Walker Puzzled After First Ejectio...→

Beer toss at Celtics-Spurs game after Kemba Walker ejection gets fan arrested, report says

Beer toss at Celtics-Spurs game after Kemba Walker ejection gets fan arrested, report says

A fan was arrested for throwing a beer on the court during an NBA game between the Celtics and San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night -- after Boston's Kemba Walker was controversially ejected for using back-to-back profanities. Read full article: Beer toss at Celtics-Spurs game after Ke...→

Atkinson clears up Kyrie Irving injury confusion, Nets' waiting game continues - amNewYork

While Kenny Atkinson had to do some backtracking to clear up any misunderstandings with Kyrie Irving's injury, we're still just as much in the dark as Read full article: Atkinson clears up Kyrie Irving injury c...→

Kemba Walker Out Sick Again Monday Night Vs. Wizards

Kemba Walker Out Sick Again Monday Night Vs. Wizards

The Celtics have already ruled out Kemba Walker for Monday night's visit to the Washington Wizards. The Boston point guard will miss his third straight game with an illness. Read full article: Kemba Walker Out Sick Again Monday Night...→

Nets' Kyrie Irving opens up about shoulder injury, opted for cortisone shot over surgery

Nets' Kyrie Irving opens up about shoulder injury, opted for cortisone shot over surgery

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving has not appeared in a game since November because of an injured shoulder and it appears surgery could be an option for the point guard. Read full article: Nets' Kyrie Irving opens up about should...→

Kyrie Irving breaks silence: Nets injury nightmare could end season

Kyrie Irving breaks silence: Nets injury nightmare could end season

Kyrie Irving finally spoke to the press Saturday, and the Nets star painted a transparent, but far-from rosy picture of his shoulder bursitis. Irving said his shoulder impingement feels better, but… Read full article: Kyrie Irving breaks silence: Nets injury...→

Kemba Walker lauds the Gordon Hayward Effect

Kemba Walker lauds the Gordon Hayward Effect

Celtics star guard Kemba Walker says Gordon Hayward’s unselfish play is having a trickle-down effect on the rest of the team. Read full article: Kemba Walker lauds the Gordon Hayward Ef...→

Kemba Walker Starts Strong, Finishes Strong In Celtics Win Over Mavericks

Kemba Walker Starts Strong, Finishes Strong In Celtics Win Over Mavericks

Kemba Walker started with a bang in Dallas. Then he cooled off, only to finish with an even bigger bang to lead the Celtics to a much-needed road victory. Read full article: Kemba Walker Starts Strong, Finishes Str...→

Kemba Walker makes Celtics better simply by being himself

Kemba Walker makes Celtics better simply by being himself

The best point guards tend to enjoy interacting with people and are very comfortable in their own skin. They don’t waste time trapped inside their minds, and go about their business in a manner tha… Read full article: Kemba Walker makes Celtics better simply...→

Carmelo Anthony knows why Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving ran from Knicks

Carmelo Anthony knows why Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving ran from Knicks

PORTLAND — Carmelo Anthony understood why Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving spurned his former team, the Knicks. Not everyone wants the challenge and pressure of reviving one of the NBA’s most storied … Read full article: Carmelo Anthony knows why Kevin Durant, ...→

Kyrie Irving Scores 45 Points, Nets Beat Pistons In OT

Kyrie Irving Scores 45 Points, Nets Beat Pistons In OT

Irving made free throws early in the extra period to put Brooklyn ahead and end a five-game losing streak. Read full article: Kyrie Irving Scores 45 Points, Nets Beat...→

Kyrie Irving pours in 45 as Nets clip Pistons in OT

Kyrie Irving pours in 45 as Nets clip Pistons in OT

DETROIT — The Nets desperately needed to win Saturday’s game against the Pistons. And Kyrie Irving went did what a star should — he delivered the victory. The Nets saved their campaign last year wi… Read full article: Kyrie Irving pours in 45 as Nets clip Pi...→

Kemba Walker named All-Star starter

Kemba Walker named All-Star starter

MIAMI (AP) — Celtics point guard Kemba Walker was named one of the 10 starters for the 2020 NBA All-Star Game, the league announced Thursday night.... LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers and Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks will be the captains, just as they were last season. They earned the captaincies by being the top overall vote-getters from the Western and Eastern Conf Read full article: Kemba Walker named All-Star starter...→

Kemba Walker voted in as All-Star starter

Kemba Walker voted in as All-Star starter

Kemba Walker has been voted in as a starter for the Eastern Conference in the NBA All-Star Game February 16 in Chicago. Read full article: Kemba Walker voted in as All-Star starte...→

Kemba Walker Gets First Career Win Over LeBron James

Kemba Walker Gets First Career Win Over LeBron James

Kemba Walker has done a lot during his NBA career, but in his first 28 tries, he had never beat a LeBron James-led team. That streak came to an end Monday night in Boston. Read full article: Kemba Walker Gets First Career Win Over ...→

Paul Pierce stands up in defense of LeBron James’ mom

WALTHAM – Paul Pierce was remarkably understanding one day after having his ears scorched by Gloria James, the mother of Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James. Gloria James jumped out of her … Read full article: Paul Pierce stands up in defense of LeBr...→

Nets prove Kyrie Irving right in ugly loss to Bucks

Nets prove Kyrie Irving right in ugly loss to Bucks

Kyrie Irving was right about one thing: The Nets are a long way from being among the NBA’s best. And Saturday the league leaders showed just how far. The Nets got battered, 117-97, by the Bucks bef… Read full article: Nets prove Kyrie Irving right in ugly lo...→

Kendrick Perkins threatens to fight Nets fan over Kyrie Irving criticism

Kendrick Perkins threatens to fight Nets fan over Kyrie Irving criticism

Kendrick Perkins was the fan favorite in his Twitter feud with Kevin Durant last week. He will have a hard time finding supporters in his latest keyboard war. Perkins, the former NBA center, has ha… Read full article: Kendrick Perkins threatens to fight Nets...→

Kyrie Irving: Nets have ‘glaring’ needs — even with Kevin Durant

Kyrie Irving: Nets have ‘glaring’ needs — even with Kevin Durant

PHILADELPHIA — The Nets have steadfastly insisted they aren’t conceding this season like some gap year waiting for Kevin Durant. But Kyrie Irving addressed the elephant in the room, admitting to ge… Read full article: Kyrie Irving: Nets have ‘glaring’ needs ...→

Healthy Kyrie Irving discusses Nets culture, future - amNewYork

Now in their eighth season in Brooklyn, the Nets still don't have their identity quite yet. That's at least what star point guard Kyrie Irving sees in a Read full article: Healthy Kyrie Irving discusses Nets cult...→

The Celtics’ most deserving All-Star not named Kemba Walker is …

The Celtics’ most deserving All-Star not named Kemba Walker is …

Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum both have built solid cases to be named to the All-Star Game for the first time. But if you could only choose one of the two, which would you choose? Read full article: The Celtics’ most deserving All-Star not...→

Ainge: Referee 'Reacted Emotionally And Too Quickly' On Kemba Walker Ejection

Ainge: Referee 'Reacted Emotionally And Too Quickly' On Kemba Walker Ejection

Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said the referee might have just had an emotional reaction when he ejected Kemba Walker. Read full article: Ainge: Referee 'Reacted Emotionally And ...→

Kemba Walker ejected, Celtics fall to Spurs 129-114

Kemba Walker ejected, Celtics fall to Spurs 129-114

Walker was ejected with back-to-back technical fouls when he argued a non-call in the third quarter. Read full article: Kemba Walker ejected, Celtics fall to Sp...→

Kemba Walker May Return Vs. Spurs, But Celtics May Be Without Daniel Theis

Kemba Walker May Return Vs. Spurs, But Celtics May Be Without Daniel Theis

The Boston Celtics may get starting point guard Kemba Walker back for Wednesday night's visit from the San Antonio Spurs. But that doesn't mean the "Hospital Celtics" will be whole again.  Read full article: Kemba Walker May Return Vs. Spurs, But C...→

Kyrie Irving says he may need shoulder surgery

Kyrie Irving says he may need shoulder surgery

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving, addressing the media for the first time in two months, said on Saturday that he had taken a cortisone shot in an attempt to avoid surgery on an ailing shoulder that has kept him out of games since Nov. 14. Read full article: Kyrie Irving says he may need shoulder s...→

Kyrie Irving opens up about the boos and chants he received from Celtics fans

Kyrie Irving opens up about the boos and chants he received from Celtics fans

"I've got nothing but love for Boston, nothing but love for the journey I had with all those guys." Read full article: Kyrie Irving opens up about the boos and...→

Kemba Walker Out For Friday's Celtics-Hawks Game With Flu

Kemba Walker Out For Friday's Celtics-Hawks Game With Flu

The Boston Celtics may want to send a biohazard team through the TD Garden and their practice facilities. Another star player is set to miss a game with an illness Friday night. Read full article: Kemba Walker Out For Friday's Celtics-Ha...→

Devonte’ Graham cracks the Kemba Walker-Terry Rozier duel, but Celtics triumph over all

Devonte’ Graham cracks the Kemba Walker-Terry Rozier duel, but Celtics triumph over all

The individual matchup on the marquee was Kemba Walker vs. Terry Rozier, but the storyline was lost somewhere between the hype and the hoop, between the red lights and reality. The two point guards… Read full article: Devonte’ Graham cracks the Kemba Walker-...→

Kemba Walker finishes strong as Celtics beat Dallas

Kemba Walker finishes strong as Celtics beat Dallas

Kemba Walker, in leading the Celtics to their second win of the season over Dallas, scored 32 points on 9-for-18 shooting, to go along with 26 points from Jaylen Brown and 24 from Jayson Tatum. Read full article: Kemba Walker finishes strong as Celtics ...→

Kemba Walker relishes his closer role

Kemba Walker relishes his closer role

In terms of late-game shot-making, Brad Stevens wants his players to look at Kemba Walker’s focus. Read full article: Kemba Walker relishes his closer role...→

Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker and Celtics send Miami packing

Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker and Celtics send Miami packing

By the time Jaylen Brown had hit his sixth 3-pointer with just under six minutes left last night, though, the threat was cleared away. The Celtics beat Miami, 112-93, with the wing forward scoring … Read full article: Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker and Celtics s...→

Knicks fans will get first crack at Kyrie Irving since he joined Nets

Knicks fans will get first crack at Kyrie Irving since he joined Nets

It was less than a year ago that Kyrie Irving entered Madison Square Garden wearing an opposing jersey and was showered with love from Knicks fans. “We want Kyrie,” they chanted last February as Ir… Read full article: Knicks fans will get first crack at Kyri...→

Kyrie Irving Scores 45 Points, Nets Beat Pistons In OT

Kyrie Irving Scores 45 Points, Nets Beat Pistons In OT

Irving made free throws early in the extra period to put Brooklyn ahead and end a five-game losing streak. Read full article: Kyrie Irving Scores 45 Points, Nets Beat...→

Kyrie Irving scores 45 points, Pistons outlast Nets in OT

Kyrie Irving scores 45 points, Pistons outlast Nets in OT

Kyrie Irving scored 17 of his 45 points in the third quarter to overcome a double-digit deficit and the Brooklyn Nets went on to beat the Detroit Pistons 121-111 in overtime Saturday night. Read full article: Kyrie Irving scores 45 points, Pistons o...→

Kyrie Irving pours in 45 as Nets clip Pistons in OT

Kyrie Irving pours in 45 as Nets clip Pistons in OT

DETROIT — The Nets desperately needed to win Saturday’s game against the Pistons. And Kyrie Irving went did what a star should — he delivered the victory. The Nets saved their campaign last year wi… Read full article: Kyrie Irving pours in 45 as Nets clip Pi...→

Will Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Be Joining Kemba Walker At All-Star Game?

Will Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Be Joining Kemba Walker At All-Star Game?

Kemba Walker was named an All-Star starter on Thursday night, a pretty big honor for the Celtics point guard. But will he be the only Celtic to take the floor in Chicago? Read full article: Will Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Be Joini...→

Kemba Walker named All-Star starter

Kemba Walker named All-Star starter

MIAMI (AP) — Celtics point guard Kemba Walker was named one of the 10 starters for the 2020 NBA All-Star Game, the league announced Thursday night.... LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers and Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks will be the captains, just as they were last season. They earned the captaincies by being the top overall vote-getters from the Western and Eastern Conf Read full article: Kemba Walker named All-Star starter...→

Kemba Walker voted in as All-Star starter

Kemba Walker voted in as All-Star starter

Kemba Walker has been voted in as a starter for the Eastern Conference in the NBA All-Star Game February 16 in Chicago. Read full article: Kemba Walker voted in as All-Star starte...→

Kemba Walker takes on the new gunslinger, Ja Morant

Kemba Walker takes on the new gunslinger, Ja Morant

The All-Star point guard stands in the middle of the court. A few months away from turning just 30, he is, in NBA parlance, a veteran gunslinger awaiting the challenge of the next kid with a quick … Read full article: Kemba Walker takes on the new gunslinger...→

Kemba Walker Gets First Career Win Over LeBron James

Kemba Walker Gets First Career Win Over LeBron James

Kemba Walker has done a lot during his NBA career, but in his first 28 tries, he had never beat a LeBron James-led team. That streak came to an end Monday night in Boston. Read full article: Kemba Walker Gets First Career Win Over ...→

Paul Pierce stands up in defense of LeBron James’ mom

WALTHAM – Paul Pierce was remarkably understanding one day after having his ears scorched by Gloria James, the mother of Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James. Gloria James jumped out of her … Read full article: Paul Pierce stands up in defense of LeBr...→

Nets prove Kyrie Irving right in ugly loss to Bucks

Nets prove Kyrie Irving right in ugly loss to Bucks

Kyrie Irving was right about one thing: The Nets are a long way from being among the NBA’s best. And Saturday the league leaders showed just how far. The Nets got battered, 117-97, by the Bucks bef… Read full article: Nets prove Kyrie Irving right in ugly lo...→

Kemba Walker sits out with knee soreness

Kemba Walker sits out with knee soreness

Though Brad Stevens said he’s not under the impression that his scoring leader’s absence from last night’s lineup is a long term issue, he’s certainly not going to take chances. Read full article: Kemba Walker sits out with knee soreness...→

Walmart Apologizes, After Backlash, for Tweet About Deceased Actor Paul Walker

Walmart Apologizes, After Backlash, for Tweet About Deceased Actor Paul Walker

Retail giant Walmart was left apologizing to actor Paul Walker, his family, his friends, and his fans for what many called an "insensitive" joke invoking the deceased actor's driving. Read full article: Walmart Apologizes, After Backlash, for ...→

Kyrie Irving doubles down on Nets needs with ‘stay the f–k out’ stance

Kyrie Irving doubles down on Nets needs with ‘stay the f–k out’ stance

Kyrie Irving said what he said and he meant it. Speaking to reporters for the first time since Wednesday’s loss in Philadelphia — where Irving caused a stir by saying the Nets have a “glaring… Read full article: Kyrie Irving doubles down on Nets needs ...→

Kendrick Perkins threatens to fight Nets fan over Kyrie Irving criticism

Kendrick Perkins threatens to fight Nets fan over Kyrie Irving criticism

Kendrick Perkins was the fan favorite in his Twitter feud with Kevin Durant last week. He will have a hard time finding supporters in his latest keyboard war. Perkins, the former NBA center, has ha… Read full article: Kendrick Perkins threatens to fight Nets...→

Kemba Walker Is Still Behind Kyrie Irving In NBA All-Star Voting

Kemba Walker Is Still Behind Kyrie Irving In NBA All-Star Voting

NBA All-Star fan voting closes next week, but the Celtics hoping to make the team aren't gaining any traction. Read full article: Kemba Walker Is Still Behind Kyrie Irvin...→

Kemba Walker After Loss To Pistons: 'I Have To Be Better For My Teammates'

Kemba Walker After Loss To Pistons: 'I Have To Be Better For My Teammates'

Kemba Walker is a breath of fresh air for the Boston Celtics, even after an embarrassing home loss to a pretty awful team. Read full article: Kemba Walker After Loss To Pistons: 'I H...→

Kyrie Irving: Nets have ‘glaring’ needs — even with Kevin Durant

Kyrie Irving: Nets have ‘glaring’ needs — even with Kevin Durant

PHILADELPHIA — The Nets have steadfastly insisted they aren’t conceding this season like some gap year waiting for Kevin Durant. But Kyrie Irving addressed the elephant in the room, admitting to ge… Read full article: Kyrie Irving: Nets have ‘glaring’ needs ...→

To make Celtics better, Kemba Walker believes he must be better

To make Celtics better, Kemba Walker believes he must be better

Celtics point guard Kemba Walker knows he has to be better.... “I’m more upset about my individual play than anything right now,’’ Walker said Wednesday night after his team’s uninspiring 116-103 loss to the Detroit Pistons. “It starts with me. I have to be better for my teammates.’’ Read full article: To make Celtics better, Kemba Walker bel...→

Healthy Kyrie Irving discusses Nets culture, future - amNewYork

Now in their eighth season in Brooklyn, the Nets still don't have their identity quite yet. That's at least what star point guard Kyrie Irving sees in a Read full article: Healthy Kyrie Irving discusses Nets cult...→

Kyrie Irving injury: Nets PG expected to return Sunday - amNewYork

The Brooklyn Nets are finally getting one of their stars back. Point guard Kyrie Irving, who missed the last 26 games with a shoulder injury, is expected Read full article: Kyrie Irving injury: Nets PG expected to...→

The Celtics’ most deserving All-Star not named Kemba Walker is …

The Celtics’ most deserving All-Star not named Kemba Walker is …

Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum both have built solid cases to be named to the All-Star Game for the first time. But if you could only choose one of the two, which would you choose? Read full article: The Celtics’ most deserving All-Star not...→

Nets’ Kyrie Irving expected to return in total about-face

Nets’ Kyrie Irving expected to return in total about-face

Kyrie Irving is expected to return to the Nets lineup this weekend, following a two-month absence in which the star point-guard seriously considered season-ending surgery for a shoulder impingement… Read full article: Nets’ Kyrie Irving expected to return in...→

Ainge: Referee 'Reacted Emotionally And Too Quickly' On Kemba Walker Ejection

Ainge: Referee 'Reacted Emotionally And Too Quickly' On Kemba Walker Ejection

Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said the referee might have just had an emotional reaction when he ejected Kemba Walker. Read full article: Ainge: Referee 'Reacted Emotionally And ...→

Kemba Walker Puzzled After First Ejection Of Basketball Career

Kemba Walker Puzzled After First Ejection Of Basketball Career

Kemba Walker has played a lot of pressure-packed basketball in his life, but he had never been ejected from a game at any level. That streak ended Wednesday night at TD Garden. Read full article: Kemba Walker Puzzled After First Ejectio...→

Beer toss at Celtics-Spurs game after Kemba Walker ejection gets fan arrested, report says

Beer toss at Celtics-Spurs game after Kemba Walker ejection gets fan arrested, report says

A fan was arrested for throwing a beer on the court during an NBA game between the Celtics and San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night -- after Boston's Kemba Walker was controversially ejected for using back-to-back profanities. Read full article: Beer toss at Celtics-Spurs game after Ke...→

Kemba Walker ejected, Celtics fall to Spurs 129-114

Kemba Walker ejected, Celtics fall to Spurs 129-114

Walker was ejected with back-to-back technical fouls when he argued a non-call in the third quarter. Read full article: Kemba Walker ejected, Celtics fall to Sp...→

Atkinson clears up Kyrie Irving injury confusion, Nets' waiting game continues - amNewYork

While Kenny Atkinson had to do some backtracking to clear up any misunderstandings with Kyrie Irving's injury, we're still just as much in the dark as Read full article: Atkinson clears up Kyrie Irving injury c...→

Kemba Walker May Return Vs. Spurs, But Celtics May Be Without Daniel Theis

Kemba Walker May Return Vs. Spurs, But Celtics May Be Without Daniel Theis

The Boston Celtics may get starting point guard Kemba Walker back for Wednesday night's visit from the San Antonio Spurs. But that doesn't mean the "Hospital Celtics" will be whole again.  Read full article: Kemba Walker May Return Vs. Spurs, But C...→

Kemba Walker Out Sick Again Monday Night Vs. Wizards

Kemba Walker Out Sick Again Monday Night Vs. Wizards

The Celtics have already ruled out Kemba Walker for Monday night's visit to the Washington Wizards. The Boston point guard will miss his third straight game with an illness. Read full article: Kemba Walker Out Sick Again Monday Night...→

Kyrie Irving says he may need shoulder surgery

Kyrie Irving says he may need shoulder surgery

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving, addressing the media for the first time in two months, said on Saturday that he had taken a cortisone shot in an attempt to avoid surgery on an ailing shoulder that has kept him out of games since Nov. 14. Read full article: Kyrie Irving says he may need shoulder s...→

Nets' Kyrie Irving opens up about shoulder injury, opted for cortisone shot over surgery

Nets' Kyrie Irving opens up about shoulder injury, opted for cortisone shot over surgery

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving has not appeared in a game since November because of an injured shoulder and it appears surgery could be an option for the point guard. Read full article: Nets' Kyrie Irving opens up about should...→

Kyrie Irving opens up about the boos and chants he received from Celtics fans

Kyrie Irving opens up about the boos and chants he received from Celtics fans

"I've got nothing but love for Boston, nothing but love for the journey I had with all those guys." Read full article: Kyrie Irving opens up about the boos and...→

Kyrie Irving breaks silence: Nets injury nightmare could end season

Kyrie Irving breaks silence: Nets injury nightmare could end season

Kyrie Irving finally spoke to the press Saturday, and the Nets star painted a transparent, but far-from rosy picture of his shoulder bursitis. Irving said his shoulder impingement feels better, but… Read full article: Kyrie Irving breaks silence: Nets injury...→

Kemba Walker Out For Friday's Celtics-Hawks Game With Flu

Kemba Walker Out For Friday's Celtics-Hawks Game With Flu

The Boston Celtics may want to send a biohazard team through the TD Garden and their practice facilities. Another star player is set to miss a game with an illness Friday night. Read full article: Kemba Walker Out For Friday's Celtics-Ha...→

Kemba Walker lauds the Gordon Hayward Effect

Kemba Walker lauds the Gordon Hayward Effect

Celtics star guard Kemba Walker says Gordon Hayward’s unselfish play is having a trickle-down effect on the rest of the team. Read full article: Kemba Walker lauds the Gordon Hayward Ef...→

Devonte’ Graham cracks the Kemba Walker-Terry Rozier duel, but Celtics triumph over all

Devonte’ Graham cracks the Kemba Walker-Terry Rozier duel, but Celtics triumph over all

The individual matchup on the marquee was Kemba Walker vs. Terry Rozier, but the storyline was lost somewhere between the hype and the hoop, between the red lights and reality. The two point guards… Read full article: Devonte’ Graham cracks the Kemba Walker-...→

Kemba Walker Starts Strong, Finishes Strong In Celtics Win Over Mavericks

Kemba Walker Starts Strong, Finishes Strong In Celtics Win Over Mavericks

Kemba Walker started with a bang in Dallas. Then he cooled off, only to finish with an even bigger bang to lead the Celtics to a much-needed road victory. Read full article: Kemba Walker Starts Strong, Finishes Str...→

Kemba Walker finishes strong as Celtics beat Dallas

Kemba Walker finishes strong as Celtics beat Dallas

Kemba Walker, in leading the Celtics to their second win of the season over Dallas, scored 32 points on 9-for-18 shooting, to go along with 26 points from Jaylen Brown and 24 from Jayson Tatum. Read full article: Kemba Walker finishes strong as Celtics ...→

Kemba Walker makes Celtics better simply by being himself

Kemba Walker makes Celtics better simply by being himself

The best point guards tend to enjoy interacting with people and are very comfortable in their own skin. They don’t waste time trapped inside their minds, and go about their business in a manner tha… Read full article: Kemba Walker makes Celtics better simply...→

Kemba Walker relishes his closer role

Kemba Walker relishes his closer role

In terms of late-game shot-making, Brad Stevens wants his players to look at Kemba Walker’s focus. Read full article: Kemba Walker relishes his closer role...→

Carmelo Anthony knows why Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving ran from Knicks

Carmelo Anthony knows why Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving ran from Knicks

PORTLAND — Carmelo Anthony understood why Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving spurned his former team, the Knicks. Not everyone wants the challenge and pressure of reviving one of the NBA’s most storied … Read full article: Carmelo Anthony knows why Kevin Durant, ...→

Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker and Celtics send Miami packing

Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker and Celtics send Miami packing

By the time Jaylen Brown had hit his sixth 3-pointer with just under six minutes left last night, though, the threat was cleared away. The Celtics beat Miami, 112-93, with the wing forward scoring … Read full article: Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker and Celtics s...→