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7 notes and observations from the Celtics’ win over the Heat

7 notes and observations from the Celtics’ win over the Heat

The Celtics stayed undefeated at TD Garden Wednesday night, overcoming an early 11-point deficit to top

The Celtics suffered from another slow start and were outscored 28-20 in the first quarter.

After the game, Tatum, Jaylen Brown, and Kemba Walker all mentioned how vocal Ojeleye was on the defensive

“But if they stop, then it’ll open up guys like Kemba and JT.”

The Celtics stayed undefeated at TD Garden Wednesday night, overcoming an early 11-point deficit to top

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Jaylen Brown scores 31 points in Celtics’ 112-93 victory over Heat

Jaylen Brown scores 31 points in Celtics’ 112-93 victory over Heat

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BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored a season-high 31 points, Kemba Walker had 28 and the Boston Celtics

The Celtics led by 13 after three quarters.

Celtics: Guard Marcus Smart missed the game due to illness.

Celtics: Host Denver on Friday night.

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Kemba Walker returns with 39 points, Celtics beat Brooklyn 121-110

Kemba Walker returns with 39 points, Celtics beat Brooklyn 121-110

. - NOVEMBER 27: Kemba Walker #8 of the Boston Celtics screams out in front of Marcus Smart #36 during

. - NOVEMBER 27: Kemba Walker #8 of the Boston Celtics falls into the lap of NBA photographer Brian Babineau

. - NOVEMBER 27: Brad Wanamaker #9, Jaylen Brown #7, Kemba Walker #8 and Daniel Theis #27 of the Boston

. - NOVEMBER 27: Kemba Walker #8 of the Boston Celtics rebounds away from Nicolas Claxton #33 of the

“We are all really happy that Kemba is okay and feel very fortunate. I know he does too.

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Celtics arise in time to avoid loss to struggling Knicks

Celtics arise in time to avoid loss to struggling Knicks

NEW YORK — There were three basic reasons why the Celtics defeated the Knicks, 113-104, on Sunday afternoon

The Celtics have been slip-sliding of late, and while it was nice for them to steer out of this skid,

What the Celtics didn’t take with renewed interest in defense, the Knicks handed over with bad turnovers

“No question,” said Kemba Walker, who had 16 points on 6-for-18 shooting and 10 assists.

The Celtics overall? Not so much.

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Knicks Let Second-Half Lead Get Away, Fall To Celtics

Knicks Let Second-Half Lead Get Away, Fall To Celtics

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added 28 and the Boston Celtics

Kemba Walker had 15 points and 10 assists, Enes Kanter contributed 11 points and 11 rebounds, and Brad

The Celtics trailed by as many as nine points in the third quarter.

Walker was the first Celtics player to reach double-digit assists this season.

Celtics: Host Miami on Wednesday.

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Danny Ainge taking blame for Kyrie Irving’s Celtics mess

Danny Ainge taking blame for Kyrie Irving’s Celtics mess

But there’s at least one person in New England not blaming Irving for the Celtics’ disappointing finish

His Celtic replacement Kemba Walker, who had a scary-looking collision last week, is listed as probable

tweeting that the guard “planned this whole injury thing” to avoid facing his old team — the current Celtics

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Danny Ainge Takes Blame For Last Year's Celtics

Danny Ainge Takes Blame For Last Year's Celtics

BOSTON (CBS) — Danny Ainge refuses to blame Kyrie Irving for the demise of the 2018-19 Boston Celtics

The Celtics had an extremely deep team last season, but it was a group that never meshed.

It’s a lot different in Boston this season, with Kemba Walker now in place of Irving.

Ainge says that Kemba has brought a certain joy to the Celtics that wasn’t seen — at all — last season

Kemba was a great fit for us.”

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Marcus Smart Gets Some Redemption Against Kings

Marcus Smart Gets Some Redemption Against Kings

Just over a week after the Celtics guard missed a last-second shot in Sacramento, a miss that ended Boston

— Boston Celtics (@celtics) November 26, 2019

The Celtics needed to preserve that slim one-point advantage, which was no certainty against a Kings

Without Kemba Walker, it was the exact performance the Celtics needed.

Nets, back to doing more Marcus Smart things for the Celtics.

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Celtics rely on depth, edge Sacramento Kings

Celtics rely on depth, edge Sacramento Kings

So when the Celtics guard scored twice in the last 48 seconds last night — first with an 18-footer that

“It was a good feeling,” Smart said after the Celtics’ 103-102 win.

Playing without Kemba Walker (neck sprain), Gordon Hayward (broken hand) and Daniel Theis (illness),

the Celtics were in a stripped-down state.

encouraged in the fact that, even though Buddy did have a career game, with the circumstances with Kemba

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Celtics Team Doctor Says Kemba Walker Didn't Suffer Serious Injury

Celtics Team Doctor Says Kemba Walker Didn't Suffer Serious Injury

Kemba Walker was on the bench for Monday night's game against the Sacramento Kings, the team's first

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Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving 'planned' shoulder injury to skip Boston Celtics game, ex-NBA player says

Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving 'planned' shoulder injury to skip Boston Celtics game, ex-NBA player says

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving is set to miss his first game against the Celtics due to a shoulder injury

Irving has not played since Nov. 14 against the Denver Nuggets and the Nets and Celtics meet Wednesday

BOSTON CELTICS KEMBA WALKER CARRIED OFF COURT ON STRETCHER AFTER SCARY HEAD-ON COLLISION WITH TEAMMATE

Irving bolted Boston for the Nets in the offseason after having vowed to Celtics fans he would be coming

Irving played 67 games for the Celtics during the 2018-19 season.

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Gordon Hayward gets in some shooting

Gordon Hayward gets in some shooting

Hayward is still expected to be out until late December as he recovers from left hand surgery — but the Celtics

With Kemba Walker considered doubtful for tonight’s game against Sacramento, the Celtics have recalled

The Celtics forfeited a timeout late in last week’s loss to the Clippers when Stevens unsuccessfully

Hayward is still expected to be out until late December as he recovers from left hand surgery — but the Celtics

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Celtics get to face more adversity

Celtics get to face more adversity

On Friday morning, I was chatting with Kemba Walker about Gordon Hayward.

The Celtics had managed to go 2-2 on the trip to that point, and while the club had clearly struggled

A dozen hours later, the Celtics were staring down the prospect of being without Walker a while.

On Friday morning, I was chatting with Kemba Walker about Gordon Hayward.

The Celtics had managed to go 2-2 on the trip to that point, and while the club had clearly struggled

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Here’s the latest on Kemba Walker after he was stretchered off the court

Here’s the latest on Kemba Walker after he was stretchered off the court

Let out a sigh of relief Celtics fans, it appears Kemba Walker will be OK.

After the game, Celtics coach Brad Stevens said Walker’s scans and tests came back positive. 

#NEBHInjuryReport Following testing at a Denver hospital, Kemba Walker has been released to rejoin the

Prayers up for Kemba Walker 🙏🏾.

In his first season with the Celtics, Walker is averaging a team-high 21.1 points per game.

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Nuggets Win 96-92 After Celtics’ Walker Has Head Injury

Nuggets Win 96-92 After Celtics’ Walker Has Head Injury

96-92 on Friday night in a game overshadowed by a head injury to Boston guard Kemba Walker.

Jaylen Brown had 22 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Celtics.

The Celtics, down by 19 in the third quarter and 13 to start the fourth, went on a 10-1 run capped by

Brown connected on a 3-pointer from the corner, pulling the Celtics to 84-83 with 2:18 remaining.

Boston added a basket but Paul Millsap connected on a 3-pointer, helping fend off the Celtics in the

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Nuggets win fourth in a row, survive Celtics’ furious fourth-quarter comeback

Nuggets win fourth in a row, survive Celtics’ furious fourth-quarter comeback

It was the only quarter where the Celtics managed more than 23 points.

Overall, the Celtics shot just 40% from the field, including 7 for 27 from the 3-point line.

No one would blame the Celtics if their minds were elsewhere after Kemba Walker suffered an unsettling

Prior to the game, Malone joked how quickly Walker and his new Celtics teammates had gelled.

Kemba is a tremendous talent, and I think he knew going to Boston he wanted to have a chance to win

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Kemba Walker leaves Celtics game in Denver with concussion-like symptoms

Kemba Walker leaves Celtics game in Denver with concussion-like symptoms

DENVER — Celtics point guard Kemba Walker sustained concussion-like symptoms in a collision with teammate

According to the Celtics, he was diagnosed at the arena and taken to a hospital for further evaluation

The Celtics had trailed the Nuggets by as many as 17 points, but they had picked up their defense and

While the Celtics took off with the ball, play was soon stopped with 3:13 left.

Celtics point guard Kemba Walker sustained concussion-like symptoms in a collision with teammate Semi

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A Confident Jaylen Brown Blows Miami Heat A Kiss After Key 3-Pointer

A Confident Jaylen Brown Blows Miami Heat A Kiss After Key 3-Pointer

BOSTON (CBS) — Jaylen Brown is turning into an extremely confident shooter for the Boston Celtics.

was clear as Brown dropped a season-high 31 points on the Miami Heat on Wednesday night, leading the Celtics

Celtics on NBC Sports Boston (@NBCSCeltics) December 5, 2019

going he definitely gives us a lot more options — and he’s been playing well all year,” said guard Kemba

Jaylen Brown is turning into an extremely confident shooter for the Boston Celtics.

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Brown Scores 31 Points In Celtics' 112-93 Victory Over Heat

Brown Scores 31 Points In Celtics' 112-93 Victory Over Heat

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored a season-high 31 points, Kemba Walker had 28 and the Boston Celtics

The Celtics led by 13 after three quarters.

Celtics: Guard Marcus Smart missed the game due to illness.

Celtics: Host Denver on Friday night.

Jaylen Brown scored a season-high 31 points, Kemba Walker had 28 and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami

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Checking in on the Celtics’ rookie class (yes, that includes Tacko Fall)

Checking in on the Celtics’ rookie class (yes, that includes Tacko Fall)

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Hunter and James Young after watching them not as Celtics but as Claws.

He’s played one game for the Celtics, and doesn’t even have an official minute of playing time.

A few thoughts on the Celtics’ other rookies, another of whom was in Portland Sunday:

spectacular in his lone NBA appearance (Nov. 25 against the Kings, when we were still exhaling about Kemba

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Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Lead Celtics To 113-104 Win Over Knicks

Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Lead Celtics To 113-104 Win Over Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added 28 and the Boston Celtics rallied past

Kemba Walker had 15 points and 10 assists, Enes Kanter contributed 11 points and 11 rebounds, and Brad

The Celtics trailed by as many as nine points in the third quarter.

Walker was the first Celtics player to reach double-digit assists this season.

Celtics: Host Miami on Wednesday.

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Knicks’ ineptitude continues amid Frank Ntilikina injury exit

Knicks’ ineptitude continues amid Frank Ntilikina injury exit

ended in disappointing fashion when the Knicks blew another lead and dropped a 113-104 decision to the Celtics

Jason Tatum led the Celtics comeback with 30 points and Jaylen Brown added 28 as a “Let’s Go Celtics

Boston’s Kemba Walker followed with a 3-pointer.

a clutch late-game shotmaker, airballed a 3-pointer and Tatum drilled another 3-pointer to put the Celtics

The Celtics are 13-6.

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Tremont Waters the latest Celtics rookie to grab minutes

Tremont Waters the latest Celtics rookie to grab minutes

attempted post-ups into a reach-around-the-knees steal, and became the latest member of a talented Celtics

Now that the Celtics have declared Kemba Walker probable to return in tonight’s game against Brooklyn

Kemba Walker’s return from a sprained neck incident, possible as soon as tonight against Brooklyn, will

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The Celtics are over Kyrie Irving and playing like a true contender

The Celtics are over Kyrie Irving and playing like a true contender

The Celtics don’t need to face Kyrie Irving to be certain that they are over him.

Irving, who left the Celtics for the Brooklyn Nets as a free agent this summer, will be sidelined with

First, it set up Boston to ink Kemba Walker as a less spectacular, but steadier, replacement at point

“The Kemba pickup was huge,” said Doc Rivers, the coach who led Boston to its most recent NBA title and

This year's Celtics look re-energized and comfortable in their own skin.

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Love at peace, not worried about trade chatter

Love at peace, not worried about trade chatter

Boston guard Kemba Walker took a scary hit last week when he collided with teammate Semi Ojeleye during

the Celtics' game at Denver.

Could it be Kyrie Irving versus the Celtics?

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Tremont Waters called up for his NBA debut

Tremont Waters called up for his NBA debut

The fact that he led the Celtics with a plus-20 last night in a tight, one-point win over Sacramento

Called down as a short term replacement while Kemba Walker recovers from a sprained neck, Waters may

He’s only allowed to spend 45 days this season with the Celtics.

He just has control of the game,” said the Celtics coach.

The Celtics have been typically quiet about their former teammate, Kyrie Irving, this season.

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Kemba Walker is fine — no kidding

Kemba Walker is fine — no kidding

Things are good with Kemba Walker. Room-for-humor good.

So when Brad Stevens walked toward the podium as Celtics team physician Dr.

And Kemba tried.

Kemba, you know, he wants to play.

The Celtics are therefore feeling well, too.

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Celtics Give Promising Updates On Kemba Walker, Gordon Hayward

Celtics Give Promising Updates On Kemba Walker, Gordon Hayward

BOSTON (CBS) — It’s very unlikely that Kemba Walker will suit up for the Boston Celtics on Monday night

But the news on the injured Celtics point guard isn’t as dire as many believed when Walker collapsed

As scary as it was to see Walker wheeled off the floor on a stretcher in Denver, the Celtics offered

While the Celtics won’t have Walker in the lineup for their first game back in Boston following a five-game

The news on Kemba Walker doesn't sound as dire as many initially feared.

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Kemba Walker dodges bullet, listed as questionable for Monday

Kemba Walker dodges bullet, listed as questionable for Monday

Everything considered, from the sight of Kemba Walker being strapped in a stretcher and rolled off the

Though the Celtics guard has been listed as doubtful with a sprained neck for Monday’s game against Sacramento

with the Denver doctors and a series of things when he got back yesterday with our doctors,” said the Celtics

Stevens, who lost Jaylen Brown for two weeks last season after the Celtics forward landed on the back

Though Kemba Walker has been listed as doubtful with a sprained neck for Monday’s game against Sacramento

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“Prayers for him”: Scary Kemba Walker injury bigger than basketball for Nuggets and Celtics

“Prayers for him”: Scary Kemba Walker injury bigger than basketball for Nuggets and Celtics

boisterous crowd inside the Pepsi Center fell silent Friday night near the end of the second quarter when Celtics

point guard Kemba Walker laid motionless on the floor for several minutes.

Prayers for him, and that’s why the (Celtics) came out and played as hard as they could.”

He was transported to a local hospital with “concussion-like symptoms,” per the Celtics’ official Twitter

Walker’s Celtics teammate Jaylen Brown is no stranger to scary head injuries, either.

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Kemba Walker suffers head injury in loss to Nuggets

Kemba Walker suffers head injury in loss to Nuggets

point guard Kemba Walker, who suffered a head injury in the second quarter of Denver’s 96-92 win.

“I saw him in the ambulance at halftime,” Celtics coach Brad Stevens said.

Walker, the Celtics’ leading scorer, had three assists and a pair of steals before leaving the game.

Brown connected on a 3-pointer from the corner, pulling the Celtics to 84-83 with 2:18 remaining.

Celtics: Host Sacramento on Monday night.

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Kemba Walker leaves Celtics game in Denver with concussion-like symptoms

Kemba Walker leaves Celtics game in Denver with concussion-like symptoms

DENVER — Celtics point guard Kemba Walker exhibited concussion-like symptoms after a collision with teammate

Celtics point guard Kemba Walker sustained concussion-like symptoms in a collision with teammate Semi

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Celtics’ Kemba Walker has concussion-like symptoms

CelticsKemba Walker has concussion-like symptoms

In a tweet, the Celtics said Walker has been diagnosed with concussion-like symptoms.

Earlier this month, the Celtics lost Gordon Hayward to a fractured left hand.

Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker collided with teammate Semi Ojeleye late in the second quarter, striking

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Brown Scores 31 in Boston Celtics’ Victory over Miami Heat

Brown Scores 31 in Boston Celtics’ Victory over Miami Heat

Brown scored a season-high 31 points, Kemba Walker had 28 and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat

The Celtics led by 13 after three quarters.

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Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker and Celtics send Miami packing

Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker and Celtics send Miami packing

And when the Celtics fell behind by 11 points in the second quarter last night, the locals appeared headed

The Celtics exchanged points from there, with Brown adding another 3-pointer to his total.

And after the Celtics ran off the first four points of the third quarter, the Celtics struck again at

Theis’ conversion off a Walker feed gave the Celtics a 52-44 halftime lead.

The Celtics beat Miami, 112-93, with the wing forward scoring …

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Celtics offensive rating takes hit with Gordon Hayward sidelined

Celtics offensive rating takes hit with Gordon Hayward sidelined

Brad Stevens and others are perfectly correct when they say the Celtics need to — and can — play better

The Celtics are a plus-11.4 in offensive rating differential when he’s on the floor and a plus-4.3 when

Added Kemba Walker, “Just having that extra guy — a guy that play in pick and roll, make plays, take

The Celtics have gone 7-4 without Hayward after their 7-1 start, and no doubt much of the difference

It’s a “problem” the Celtics will welcome.

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Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown lead Celtics’ rally past Knicks

Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown lead Celtics’ rally past Knicks

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Kemba Walker had 15 points and 10 assists, Enes Kanter contributed 11 points and 11 rebounds, and Brad

The Celtics trailed by as many as nine points in the third quarter.

Walker was the first Celtics player to reach double-digit assists this season.

Celtics: Host Miami on Wednesday.

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Celtics List Kemba Walker As Probable For Wednesday Night's Game Vs. Nets

Celtics List Kemba Walker As Probable For Wednesday Night's Game Vs. Nets

BOSTON (CBS) — When Kemba Walker collapsed after colliding with teammate/brick wall Semi Ojeleye on Friday

night, the Celtics feared the worst.

The Celtics are listing Walker as probable for Wednesday night’s game against the Brooklyn Nets at TD

When Kemba Walker collapsed after colliding with teammate/brick wall Semi Ojeleye on Friday night, the

Celtics feared the worst.

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Danny Ainge on Celtics’ issues last season: ‘I do think it was my fault’

Danny Ainge on Celtics’ issues last season: ‘I do think it was my fault’

The Celtics, who take on the Nets on Wednesday, seem to have moved past the frustrations and lack of

on what went wrong last year with Kyrie, how the front office pivoted to find an even better fit in Kemba

of “joy” back to the Celtics that they were lacking.

that are coming out in the Draft, point guards that are in free agency, players on our own roster and Kemba

Kemba was a great fit for us.”

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In his NBA debut, Tremont Waters once again shows he can play

In his NBA debut, Tremont Waters once again shows he can play

Celtics rookie Tremont Waters didn’t hear the cheers and applause from the TD Garden crowd upon subbing

making his NBA debut, soon settled in and finished with an individual plus-minus of plus-20 to help the Celtics

After starting point guard Kemba Walker sustained a neck sprain last Friday, the Celtics recalled Waters

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Celtics Hold Off Kings 103-102 Despite Hield's 41 Points

Celtics Hold Off Kings 103-102 Despite Hield's 41 Points

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 24 points, Jayson Tatum had 20 and the Boston Celtics held off the

Kings: In their last meeting against the Celtics, Hield had a game-high 35 points for his only other

Celtics: Head team physician Dr.

Tony Schena said Kemba Walker (neck strain) didn’t suffer a serious injury in Friday’s collision with

a teammate, but the Celtics were going to keep him out until he goes through a full practice, which

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Tremont Waters gets a call-up

Tremont Waters gets a call-up

Prior to being called down from Maine for Monday’s game against Sacramento to fill Kemba Walker’s roster

averaging 24 points, 8.1 assists and two steals in two games last week, and the very real chance that the Celtics

Waters received a text from Celtics assistant Kara Lawson on Sunday, the day after Walker sprained his

We already had Tremont here yesterday in anticipation that Kemba would be a last-minute decision.”

Prior to being called down from Maine for Monday’s game against Sacramento to fill Kemba Walker’s roster

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Brad Stevens shares updates on Kemba Walker, Gordon Hayward

Brad Stevens shares updates on Kemba Walker, Gordon Hayward

Celtics point guard Kemba Walker is doubtful for Monday’s game against the Sacramento Kings, coach Brad

The Celtics’ initial prognosis sidelined Hayward for six weeks, slating his return for the team’s Christmas

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Kemba Walker Doubtful For Monday Game After Scary Injury Versus Nuggets

Kemba Walker Doubtful For Monday Game After Scary Injury Versus Nuggets

BOSTON (CBS) – All things considered, the news seems to be promising for Celtics guard Kemba Walker after

The Celtics said after the game Walker had concussion-like symptoms.

The Celtics guard was taken off the court by stretcher after running into a teammate Friday night.

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Marcus Smart upset with fan — and security response — after Denver sideline incident

Marcus Smart upset with fan — and security response — after Denver sideline incident

DENVER — As if the Celtics didn’t have enough to digest with Kemba Walker’s injury and the 96-92 loss

DENVER — As if the Celtics didn’t have enough to digest with Kemba Walker’s injury and the 96-92 loss

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Boston Celtics Kemba Walker carried off court on stretcher after scary head-on collision with teammate

Boston Celtics Kemba Walker carried off court on stretcher after scary head-on collision with teammate

Boston Celtics point guard Kemba Walker is recovering from “concussion-like symptoms” after a scary head-on

Walker might have sustained a significant neck injury based on the way he collided with Ojeleye but the Celtics

Kemba Walker #8 of the Boston Celtics is injured against the Denver Nuggets in the first half at Pepsi

The Nuggets went on to beat the Celtics 96-92.

Boston Celtics point guard Kemba Walker is recovering from “concussion-like symptoms” after a scary head-on

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DENVER — Any thoughts about a 96-92 loss to the Nuggets were essentially meaningless to the Celtics as

Point guard Kemba Walker sustained concussion-like symptoms in a second quarter collision with teammate

As for what he told the group at halftime, the coach said, “I just gave them the update on Kemba, what

I mean, to come back in that game, on the last day of the trip, after seeing Kemba go down, in Denver

Point guard Kemba Walker sustained concussion…

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Celtics guard Kemba Walker carted off on stretcher against Nuggets with concussion symptoms

Celtics guard Kemba Walker carted off on stretcher against Nuggets with concussion symptoms

A scary moment unfolded just before halftime on Friday night between the Celtics and Nuggets when Boston

guard Kemba Walker was carted off on a stretcher after lying motionless for several minutes on the court

Walker was transferred to a local hospital with concussion symptoms, the Celtics announced.

The Nuggets home crowd with a large Boston fan contingent fell silent as Celtics players huddled around

guard Kemba Walker was carted off on a stretcher after lying motionless for several minutes …

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7 notes and observations from the Celtics’ win over the Heat

7 notes and observations from the Celtics’ win over the Heat

The Celtics stayed undefeated at TD Garden Wednesday night, overcoming an early 11-point deficit to top

The Celtics suffered from another slow start and were outscored 28-20 in the first quarter.

After the game, Tatum, Jaylen Brown, and Kemba Walker all mentioned how vocal Ojeleye was on the defensive

“But if they stop, then it’ll open up guys like Kemba and JT.”

The Celtics stayed undefeated at TD Garden Wednesday night, overcoming an early 11-point deficit to top

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Brown Scores 31 in Boston Celtics’ Victory over Miami Heat

Brown Scores 31 in Boston Celtics’ Victory over Miami Heat

Brown scored a season-high 31 points, Kemba Walker had 28 and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat

The Celtics led by 13 after three quarters.

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Brown Scores 31 Points In Celtics' 112-93 Victory Over Heat

Brown Scores 31 Points In Celtics' 112-93 Victory Over Heat

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored a season-high 31 points, Kemba Walker had 28 and the Boston Celtics

The Celtics led by 13 after three quarters.

Celtics: Guard Marcus Smart missed the game due to illness.

Celtics: Host Denver on Friday night.

Jaylen Brown scored a season-high 31 points, Kemba Walker had 28 and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami

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Kemba Walker returns with 39 points, Celtics beat Brooklyn 121-110

Kemba Walker returns with 39 points, Celtics beat Brooklyn 121-110

. - NOVEMBER 27: Kemba Walker #8 of the Boston Celtics screams out in front of Marcus Smart #36 during

. - NOVEMBER 27: Kemba Walker #8 of the Boston Celtics falls into the lap of NBA photographer Brian Babineau

. - NOVEMBER 27: Brad Wanamaker #9, Jaylen Brown #7, Kemba Walker #8 and Daniel Theis #27 of the Boston

. - NOVEMBER 27: Kemba Walker #8 of the Boston Celtics rebounds away from Nicolas Claxton #33 of the

“We are all really happy that Kemba is okay and feel very fortunate. I know he does too.

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Celtics offensive rating takes hit with Gordon Hayward sidelined

Celtics offensive rating takes hit with Gordon Hayward sidelined

Brad Stevens and others are perfectly correct when they say the Celtics need to — and can — play better

The Celtics are a plus-11.4 in offensive rating differential when he’s on the floor and a plus-4.3 when

Added Kemba Walker, “Just having that extra guy — a guy that play in pick and roll, make plays, take

The Celtics have gone 7-4 without Hayward after their 7-1 start, and no doubt much of the difference

It’s a “problem” the Celtics will welcome.

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Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Lead Celtics To 113-104 Win Over Knicks

Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Lead Celtics To 113-104 Win Over Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added 28 and the Boston Celtics rallied past

Kemba Walker had 15 points and 10 assists, Enes Kanter contributed 11 points and 11 rebounds, and Brad

The Celtics trailed by as many as nine points in the third quarter.

Walker was the first Celtics player to reach double-digit assists this season.

Celtics: Host Miami on Wednesday.

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Knicks Let Second-Half Lead Get Away, Fall To Celtics

Knicks Let Second-Half Lead Get Away, Fall To Celtics

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added 28 and the Boston Celtics

Kemba Walker had 15 points and 10 assists, Enes Kanter contributed 11 points and 11 rebounds, and Brad

The Celtics trailed by as many as nine points in the third quarter.

Walker was the first Celtics player to reach double-digit assists this season.

Celtics: Host Miami on Wednesday.

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Celtics List Kemba Walker As Probable For Wednesday Night's Game Vs. Nets

Celtics List Kemba Walker As Probable For Wednesday Night's Game Vs. Nets

BOSTON (CBS) — When Kemba Walker collapsed after colliding with teammate/brick wall Semi Ojeleye on Friday

night, the Celtics feared the worst.

The Celtics are listing Walker as probable for Wednesday night’s game against the Brooklyn Nets at TD

When Kemba Walker collapsed after colliding with teammate/brick wall Semi Ojeleye on Friday night, the

Celtics feared the worst.

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Tremont Waters the latest Celtics rookie to grab minutes

Tremont Waters the latest Celtics rookie to grab minutes

attempted post-ups into a reach-around-the-knees steal, and became the latest member of a talented Celtics

Now that the Celtics have declared Kemba Walker probable to return in tonight’s game against Brooklyn

Kemba Walker’s return from a sprained neck incident, possible as soon as tonight against Brooklyn, will

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Danny Ainge Takes Blame For Last Year's Celtics

Danny Ainge Takes Blame For Last Year's Celtics

BOSTON (CBS) — Danny Ainge refuses to blame Kyrie Irving for the demise of the 2018-19 Boston Celtics

The Celtics had an extremely deep team last season, but it was a group that never meshed.

It’s a lot different in Boston this season, with Kemba Walker now in place of Irving.

Ainge says that Kemba has brought a certain joy to the Celtics that wasn’t seen — at all — last season

Kemba was a great fit for us.”

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In his NBA debut, Tremont Waters once again shows he can play

In his NBA debut, Tremont Waters once again shows he can play

Celtics rookie Tremont Waters didn’t hear the cheers and applause from the TD Garden crowd upon subbing

making his NBA debut, soon settled in and finished with an individual plus-minus of plus-20 to help the Celtics

After starting point guard Kemba Walker sustained a neck sprain last Friday, the Celtics recalled Waters

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Love at peace, not worried about trade chatter

Love at peace, not worried about trade chatter

Boston guard Kemba Walker took a scary hit last week when he collided with teammate Semi Ojeleye during

the Celtics' game at Denver.

Could it be Kyrie Irving versus the Celtics?

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Celtics rely on depth, edge Sacramento Kings

Celtics rely on depth, edge Sacramento Kings

So when the Celtics guard scored twice in the last 48 seconds last night — first with an 18-footer that

“It was a good feeling,” Smart said after the Celtics’ 103-102 win.

Playing without Kemba Walker (neck sprain), Gordon Hayward (broken hand) and Daniel Theis (illness),

the Celtics were in a stripped-down state.

encouraged in the fact that, even though Buddy did have a career game, with the circumstances with Kemba

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Celtics Hold Off Kings 103-102 Despite Hield's 41 Points

Celtics Hold Off Kings 103-102 Despite Hield's 41 Points

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 24 points, Jayson Tatum had 20 and the Boston Celtics held off the

Kings: In their last meeting against the Celtics, Hield had a game-high 35 points for his only other

Celtics: Head team physician Dr.

Tony Schena said Kemba Walker (neck strain) didn’t suffer a serious injury in Friday’s collision with

a teammate, but the Celtics were going to keep him out until he goes through a full practice, which

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Kemba Walker is fine — no kidding

Kemba Walker is fine — no kidding

Things are good with Kemba Walker. Room-for-humor good.

So when Brad Stevens walked toward the podium as Celtics team physician Dr.

And Kemba tried.

Kemba, you know, he wants to play.

The Celtics are therefore feeling well, too.

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Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving 'planned' shoulder injury to skip Boston Celtics game, ex-NBA player says

Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving 'planned' shoulder injury to skip Boston Celtics game, ex-NBA player says

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving is set to miss his first game against the Celtics due to a shoulder injury

Irving has not played since Nov. 14 against the Denver Nuggets and the Nets and Celtics meet Wednesday

BOSTON CELTICS KEMBA WALKER CARRIED OFF COURT ON STRETCHER AFTER SCARY HEAD-ON COLLISION WITH TEAMMATE

Irving bolted Boston for the Nets in the offseason after having vowed to Celtics fans he would be coming

Irving played 67 games for the Celtics during the 2018-19 season.

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Brad Stevens shares updates on Kemba Walker, Gordon Hayward

Brad Stevens shares updates on Kemba Walker, Gordon Hayward

Celtics point guard Kemba Walker is doubtful for Monday’s game against the Sacramento Kings, coach Brad

The Celtics’ initial prognosis sidelined Hayward for six weeks, slating his return for the team’s Christmas

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Kemba Walker dodges bullet, listed as questionable for Monday

Kemba Walker dodges bullet, listed as questionable for Monday

Everything considered, from the sight of Kemba Walker being strapped in a stretcher and rolled off the

Though the Celtics guard has been listed as doubtful with a sprained neck for Monday’s game against Sacramento

with the Denver doctors and a series of things when he got back yesterday with our doctors,” said the Celtics

Stevens, who lost Jaylen Brown for two weeks last season after the Celtics forward landed on the back

Though Kemba Walker has been listed as doubtful with a sprained neck for Monday’s game against Sacramento

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Celtics get to face more adversity

Celtics get to face more adversity

On Friday morning, I was chatting with Kemba Walker about Gordon Hayward.

The Celtics had managed to go 2-2 on the trip to that point, and while the club had clearly struggled

A dozen hours later, the Celtics were staring down the prospect of being without Walker a while.

On Friday morning, I was chatting with Kemba Walker about Gordon Hayward.

The Celtics had managed to go 2-2 on the trip to that point, and while the club had clearly struggled

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Marcus Smart upset with fan — and security response — after Denver sideline incident

Marcus Smart upset with fan — and security response — after Denver sideline incident

DENVER — As if the Celtics didn’t have enough to digest with Kemba Walker’s injury and the 96-92 loss

DENVER — As if the Celtics didn’t have enough to digest with Kemba Walker’s injury and the 96-92 loss

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“Prayers for him”: Scary Kemba Walker injury bigger than basketball for Nuggets and Celtics

“Prayers for him”: Scary Kemba Walker injury bigger than basketball for Nuggets and Celtics

boisterous crowd inside the Pepsi Center fell silent Friday night near the end of the second quarter when Celtics

point guard Kemba Walker laid motionless on the floor for several minutes.

Prayers for him, and that’s why the (Celtics) came out and played as hard as they could.”

He was transported to a local hospital with “concussion-like symptoms,” per the Celtics’ official Twitter

Walker’s Celtics teammate Jaylen Brown is no stranger to scary head injuries, either.

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Nuggets Win 96-92 After Celtics’ Walker Has Head Injury

Nuggets Win 96-92 After Celtics’ Walker Has Head Injury

96-92 on Friday night in a game overshadowed by a head injury to Boston guard Kemba Walker.

Jaylen Brown had 22 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Celtics.

The Celtics, down by 19 in the third quarter and 13 to start the fourth, went on a 10-1 run capped by

Brown connected on a 3-pointer from the corner, pulling the Celtics to 84-83 with 2:18 remaining.

Boston added a basket but Paul Millsap connected on a 3-pointer, helping fend off the Celtics in the

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DENVER — Any thoughts about a 96-92 loss to the Nuggets were essentially meaningless to the Celtics as

Point guard Kemba Walker sustained concussion-like symptoms in a second quarter collision with teammate

As for what he told the group at halftime, the coach said, “I just gave them the update on Kemba, what

I mean, to come back in that game, on the last day of the trip, after seeing Kemba go down, in Denver

Point guard Kemba Walker sustained concussion…

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Kemba Walker leaves Celtics game in Denver with concussion-like symptoms

Kemba Walker leaves Celtics game in Denver with concussion-like symptoms

DENVER — Celtics point guard Kemba Walker exhibited concussion-like symptoms after a collision with teammate

Celtics point guard Kemba Walker sustained concussion-like symptoms in a collision with teammate Semi

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Kemba Walker leaves Celtics game in Denver with concussion-like symptoms

Kemba Walker leaves Celtics game in Denver with concussion-like symptoms

DENVER — Celtics point guard Kemba Walker sustained concussion-like symptoms in a collision with teammate

According to the Celtics, he was diagnosed at the arena and taken to a hospital for further evaluation

The Celtics had trailed the Nuggets by as many as 17 points, but they had picked up their defense and

While the Celtics took off with the ball, play was soon stopped with 3:13 left.

Celtics point guard Kemba Walker sustained concussion-like symptoms in a collision with teammate Semi

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A Confident Jaylen Brown Blows Miami Heat A Kiss After Key 3-Pointer

A Confident Jaylen Brown Blows Miami Heat A Kiss After Key 3-Pointer

BOSTON (CBS) — Jaylen Brown is turning into an extremely confident shooter for the Boston Celtics.

was clear as Brown dropped a season-high 31 points on the Miami Heat on Wednesday night, leading the Celtics

Celtics on NBC Sports Boston (@NBCSCeltics) December 5, 2019

going he definitely gives us a lot more options — and he’s been playing well all year,” said guard Kemba

Jaylen Brown is turning into an extremely confident shooter for the Boston Celtics.

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Jaylen Brown scores 31 points in Celtics’ 112-93 victory over Heat

Jaylen Brown scores 31 points in Celtics’ 112-93 victory over Heat

Celtics

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored a season-high 31 points, Kemba Walker had 28 and the Boston Celtics

The Celtics led by 13 after three quarters.

Celtics: Guard Marcus Smart missed the game due to illness.

Celtics: Host Denver on Friday night.

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Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker and Celtics send Miami packing

Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker and Celtics send Miami packing

And when the Celtics fell behind by 11 points in the second quarter last night, the locals appeared headed

The Celtics exchanged points from there, with Brown adding another 3-pointer to his total.

And after the Celtics ran off the first four points of the third quarter, the Celtics struck again at

Theis’ conversion off a Walker feed gave the Celtics a 52-44 halftime lead.

The Celtics beat Miami, 112-93, with the wing forward scoring …

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Checking in on the Celtics’ rookie class (yes, that includes Tacko Fall)

Checking in on the Celtics’ rookie class (yes, that includes Tacko Fall)

Celtics

Hunter and James Young after watching them not as Celtics but as Claws.

He’s played one game for the Celtics, and doesn’t even have an official minute of playing time.

A few thoughts on the Celtics’ other rookies, another of whom was in Portland Sunday:

spectacular in his lone NBA appearance (Nov. 25 against the Kings, when we were still exhaling about Kemba

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Celtics arise in time to avoid loss to struggling Knicks

Celtics arise in time to avoid loss to struggling Knicks

NEW YORK — There were three basic reasons why the Celtics defeated the Knicks, 113-104, on Sunday afternoon

The Celtics have been slip-sliding of late, and while it was nice for them to steer out of this skid,

What the Celtics didn’t take with renewed interest in defense, the Knicks handed over with bad turnovers

“No question,” said Kemba Walker, who had 16 points on 6-for-18 shooting and 10 assists.

The Celtics overall? Not so much.

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Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown lead Celtics’ rally past Knicks

Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown lead Celtics’ rally past Knicks

Celtics

Kemba Walker had 15 points and 10 assists, Enes Kanter contributed 11 points and 11 rebounds, and Brad

The Celtics trailed by as many as nine points in the third quarter.

Walker was the first Celtics player to reach double-digit assists this season.

Celtics: Host Miami on Wednesday.

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Knicks’ ineptitude continues amid Frank Ntilikina injury exit

Knicks’ ineptitude continues amid Frank Ntilikina injury exit

ended in disappointing fashion when the Knicks blew another lead and dropped a 113-104 decision to the Celtics

Jason Tatum led the Celtics comeback with 30 points and Jaylen Brown added 28 as a “Let’s Go Celtics

Boston’s Kemba Walker followed with a 3-pointer.

a clutch late-game shotmaker, airballed a 3-pointer and Tatum drilled another 3-pointer to put the Celtics

The Celtics are 13-6.

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Danny Ainge taking blame for Kyrie Irving’s Celtics mess

Danny Ainge taking blame for Kyrie Irving’s Celtics mess

But there’s at least one person in New England not blaming Irving for the Celtics’ disappointing finish

His Celtic replacement Kemba Walker, who had a scary-looking collision last week, is listed as probable

tweeting that the guard “planned this whole injury thing” to avoid facing his old team — the current Celtics

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Danny Ainge on Celtics’ issues last season: ‘I do think it was my fault’

Danny Ainge on Celtics’ issues last season: ‘I do think it was my fault’

The Celtics, who take on the Nets on Wednesday, seem to have moved past the frustrations and lack of

on what went wrong last year with Kyrie, how the front office pivoted to find an even better fit in Kemba

of “joy” back to the Celtics that they were lacking.

that are coming out in the Draft, point guards that are in free agency, players on our own roster and Kemba

Kemba was a great fit for us.”

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The Celtics are over Kyrie Irving and playing like a true contender

The Celtics are over Kyrie Irving and playing like a true contender

The Celtics don’t need to face Kyrie Irving to be certain that they are over him.

Irving, who left the Celtics for the Brooklyn Nets as a free agent this summer, will be sidelined with

First, it set up Boston to ink Kemba Walker as a less spectacular, but steadier, replacement at point

“The Kemba pickup was huge,” said Doc Rivers, the coach who led Boston to its most recent NBA title and

This year's Celtics look re-energized and comfortable in their own skin.

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Marcus Smart Gets Some Redemption Against Kings

Marcus Smart Gets Some Redemption Against Kings

Just over a week after the Celtics guard missed a last-second shot in Sacramento, a miss that ended Boston

— Boston Celtics (@celtics) November 26, 2019

The Celtics needed to preserve that slim one-point advantage, which was no certainty against a Kings

Without Kemba Walker, it was the exact performance the Celtics needed.

Nets, back to doing more Marcus Smart things for the Celtics.

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Tremont Waters called up for his NBA debut

Tremont Waters called up for his NBA debut

The fact that he led the Celtics with a plus-20 last night in a tight, one-point win over Sacramento

Called down as a short term replacement while Kemba Walker recovers from a sprained neck, Waters may

He’s only allowed to spend 45 days this season with the Celtics.

He just has control of the game,” said the Celtics coach.

The Celtics have been typically quiet about their former teammate, Kyrie Irving, this season.

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Celtics Team Doctor Says Kemba Walker Didn't Suffer Serious Injury

Celtics Team Doctor Says Kemba Walker Didn't Suffer Serious Injury

Kemba Walker was on the bench for Monday night's game against the Sacramento Kings, the team's first

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Tremont Waters gets a call-up

Tremont Waters gets a call-up

Prior to being called down from Maine for Monday’s game against Sacramento to fill Kemba Walker’s roster

averaging 24 points, 8.1 assists and two steals in two games last week, and the very real chance that the Celtics

Waters received a text from Celtics assistant Kara Lawson on Sunday, the day after Walker sprained his

We already had Tremont here yesterday in anticipation that Kemba would be a last-minute decision.”

Prior to being called down from Maine for Monday’s game against Sacramento to fill Kemba Walker’s roster

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Celtics Give Promising Updates On Kemba Walker, Gordon Hayward

Celtics Give Promising Updates On Kemba Walker, Gordon Hayward

BOSTON (CBS) — It’s very unlikely that Kemba Walker will suit up for the Boston Celtics on Monday night

But the news on the injured Celtics point guard isn’t as dire as many believed when Walker collapsed

As scary as it was to see Walker wheeled off the floor on a stretcher in Denver, the Celtics offered

While the Celtics won’t have Walker in the lineup for their first game back in Boston following a five-game

The news on Kemba Walker doesn't sound as dire as many initially feared.

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Gordon Hayward gets in some shooting

Gordon Hayward gets in some shooting

Hayward is still expected to be out until late December as he recovers from left hand surgery — but the Celtics

With Kemba Walker considered doubtful for tonight’s game against Sacramento, the Celtics have recalled

The Celtics forfeited a timeout late in last week’s loss to the Clippers when Stevens unsuccessfully

Hayward is still expected to be out until late December as he recovers from left hand surgery — but the Celtics

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Kemba Walker Doubtful For Monday Game After Scary Injury Versus Nuggets

Kemba Walker Doubtful For Monday Game After Scary Injury Versus Nuggets

BOSTON (CBS) – All things considered, the news seems to be promising for Celtics guard Kemba Walker after

The Celtics said after the game Walker had concussion-like symptoms.

The Celtics guard was taken off the court by stretcher after running into a teammate Friday night.

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Here’s the latest on Kemba Walker after he was stretchered off the court

Here’s the latest on Kemba Walker after he was stretchered off the court

Let out a sigh of relief Celtics fans, it appears Kemba Walker will be OK.

After the game, Celtics coach Brad Stevens said Walker’s scans and tests came back positive. 

#NEBHInjuryReport Following testing at a Denver hospital, Kemba Walker has been released to rejoin the

Prayers up for Kemba Walker 🙏🏾.

In his first season with the Celtics, Walker is averaging a team-high 21.1 points per game.

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Boston Celtics Kemba Walker carried off court on stretcher after scary head-on collision with teammate

Boston Celtics Kemba Walker carried off court on stretcher after scary head-on collision with teammate

Boston Celtics point guard Kemba Walker is recovering from “concussion-like symptoms” after a scary head-on

Walker might have sustained a significant neck injury based on the way he collided with Ojeleye but the Celtics

Kemba Walker #8 of the Boston Celtics is injured against the Denver Nuggets in the first half at Pepsi

The Nuggets went on to beat the Celtics 96-92.

Boston Celtics point guard Kemba Walker is recovering from “concussion-like symptoms” after a scary head-on

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Kemba Walker suffers head injury in loss to Nuggets

Kemba Walker suffers head injury in loss to Nuggets

point guard Kemba Walker, who suffered a head injury in the second quarter of Denver’s 96-92 win.

“I saw him in the ambulance at halftime,” Celtics coach Brad Stevens said.

Walker, the Celtics’ leading scorer, had three assists and a pair of steals before leaving the game.

Brown connected on a 3-pointer from the corner, pulling the Celtics to 84-83 with 2:18 remaining.

Celtics: Host Sacramento on Monday night.

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Nuggets win fourth in a row, survive Celtics’ furious fourth-quarter comeback

Nuggets win fourth in a row, survive Celtics’ furious fourth-quarter comeback

It was the only quarter where the Celtics managed more than 23 points.

Overall, the Celtics shot just 40% from the field, including 7 for 27 from the 3-point line.

No one would blame the Celtics if their minds were elsewhere after Kemba Walker suffered an unsettling

Prior to the game, Malone joked how quickly Walker and his new Celtics teammates had gelled.

Kemba is a tremendous talent, and I think he knew going to Boston he wanted to have a chance to win

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Celtics guard Kemba Walker carted off on stretcher against Nuggets with concussion symptoms

Celtics guard Kemba Walker carted off on stretcher against Nuggets with concussion symptoms

A scary moment unfolded just before halftime on Friday night between the Celtics and Nuggets when Boston

guard Kemba Walker was carted off on a stretcher after lying motionless for several minutes on the court

Walker was transferred to a local hospital with concussion symptoms, the Celtics announced.

The Nuggets home crowd with a large Boston fan contingent fell silent as Celtics players huddled around

guard Kemba Walker was carted off on a stretcher after lying motionless for several minutes …

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Celtics’ Kemba Walker has concussion-like symptoms

CelticsKemba Walker has concussion-like symptoms

In a tweet, the Celtics said Walker has been diagnosed with concussion-like symptoms.

Earlier this month, the Celtics lost Gordon Hayward to a fractured left hand.

Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker collided with teammate Semi Ojeleye late in the second quarter, striking

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7 notes and observations from the Celtics’ win over the Heat

7 notes and observations from the Celtics’ win over the Heat

The Celtics stayed undefeated at TD Garden Wednesday night, overcoming an early 11-point deficit to top

The Celtics suffered from another slow start and were outscored 28-20 in the first quarter.

After the game, Tatum, Jaylen Brown, and Kemba Walker all mentioned how vocal Ojeleye was on the defensive

“But if they stop, then it’ll open up guys like Kemba and JT.”

The Celtics stayed undefeated at TD Garden Wednesday night, overcoming an early 11-point deficit to top

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A Confident Jaylen Brown Blows Miami Heat A Kiss After Key 3-Pointer

A Confident Jaylen Brown Blows Miami Heat A Kiss After Key 3-Pointer

BOSTON (CBS) — Jaylen Brown is turning into an extremely confident shooter for the Boston Celtics.

was clear as Brown dropped a season-high 31 points on the Miami Heat on Wednesday night, leading the Celtics

Celtics on NBC Sports Boston (@NBCSCeltics) December 5, 2019

going he definitely gives us a lot more options — and he’s been playing well all year,” said guard Kemba

Jaylen Brown is turning into an extremely confident shooter for the Boston Celtics.

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Brown Scores 31 in Boston Celtics’ Victory over Miami Heat

Brown Scores 31 in Boston Celtics’ Victory over Miami Heat

Brown scored a season-high 31 points, Kemba Walker had 28 and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat

The Celtics led by 13 after three quarters.

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Jaylen Brown scores 31 points in Celtics’ 112-93 victory over Heat

Jaylen Brown scores 31 points in Celtics’ 112-93 victory over Heat

Celtics

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored a season-high 31 points, Kemba Walker had 28 and the Boston Celtics

The Celtics led by 13 after three quarters.

Celtics: Guard Marcus Smart missed the game due to illness.

Celtics: Host Denver on Friday night.

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Brown Scores 31 Points In Celtics' 112-93 Victory Over Heat

Brown Scores 31 Points In Celtics' 112-93 Victory Over Heat

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored a season-high 31 points, Kemba Walker had 28 and the Boston Celtics

The Celtics led by 13 after three quarters.

Celtics: Guard Marcus Smart missed the game due to illness.

Celtics: Host Denver on Friday night.

Jaylen Brown scored a season-high 31 points, Kemba Walker had 28 and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami

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Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker and Celtics send Miami packing

Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker and Celtics send Miami packing

And when the Celtics fell behind by 11 points in the second quarter last night, the locals appeared headed

The Celtics exchanged points from there, with Brown adding another 3-pointer to his total.

And after the Celtics ran off the first four points of the third quarter, the Celtics struck again at

Theis’ conversion off a Walker feed gave the Celtics a 52-44 halftime lead.

The Celtics beat Miami, 112-93, with the wing forward scoring …

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Kemba Walker returns with 39 points, Celtics beat Brooklyn 121-110

Kemba Walker returns with 39 points, Celtics beat Brooklyn 121-110

. - NOVEMBER 27: Kemba Walker #8 of the Boston Celtics screams out in front of Marcus Smart #36 during

. - NOVEMBER 27: Kemba Walker #8 of the Boston Celtics falls into the lap of NBA photographer Brian Babineau

. - NOVEMBER 27: Brad Wanamaker #9, Jaylen Brown #7, Kemba Walker #8 and Daniel Theis #27 of the Boston

. - NOVEMBER 27: Kemba Walker #8 of the Boston Celtics rebounds away from Nicolas Claxton #33 of the

“We are all really happy that Kemba is okay and feel very fortunate. I know he does too.

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Checking in on the Celtics’ rookie class (yes, that includes Tacko Fall)

Checking in on the Celtics’ rookie class (yes, that includes Tacko Fall)

Celtics

Hunter and James Young after watching them not as Celtics but as Claws.

He’s played one game for the Celtics, and doesn’t even have an official minute of playing time.

A few thoughts on the Celtics’ other rookies, another of whom was in Portland Sunday:

spectacular in his lone NBA appearance (Nov. 25 against the Kings, when we were still exhaling about Kemba

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Celtics offensive rating takes hit with Gordon Hayward sidelined

Celtics offensive rating takes hit with Gordon Hayward sidelined

Brad Stevens and others are perfectly correct when they say the Celtics need to — and can — play better

The Celtics are a plus-11.4 in offensive rating differential when he’s on the floor and a plus-4.3 when

Added Kemba Walker, “Just having that extra guy — a guy that play in pick and roll, make plays, take

The Celtics have gone 7-4 without Hayward after their 7-1 start, and no doubt much of the difference

It’s a “problem” the Celtics will welcome.

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Celtics arise in time to avoid loss to struggling Knicks

Celtics arise in time to avoid loss to struggling Knicks

NEW YORK — There were three basic reasons why the Celtics defeated the Knicks, 113-104, on Sunday afternoon

The Celtics have been slip-sliding of late, and while it was nice for them to steer out of this skid,

What the Celtics didn’t take with renewed interest in defense, the Knicks handed over with bad turnovers

“No question,” said Kemba Walker, who had 16 points on 6-for-18 shooting and 10 assists.

The Celtics overall? Not so much.

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Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Lead Celtics To 113-104 Win Over Knicks

Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Lead Celtics To 113-104 Win Over Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added 28 and the Boston Celtics rallied past

Kemba Walker had 15 points and 10 assists, Enes Kanter contributed 11 points and 11 rebounds, and Brad

The Celtics trailed by as many as nine points in the third quarter.

Walker was the first Celtics player to reach double-digit assists this season.

Celtics: Host Miami on Wednesday.

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Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown lead Celtics’ rally past Knicks

Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown lead Celtics’ rally past Knicks

Celtics

Kemba Walker had 15 points and 10 assists, Enes Kanter contributed 11 points and 11 rebounds, and Brad

The Celtics trailed by as many as nine points in the third quarter.

Walker was the first Celtics player to reach double-digit assists this season.

Celtics: Host Miami on Wednesday.

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Knicks Let Second-Half Lead Get Away, Fall To Celtics

Knicks Let Second-Half Lead Get Away, Fall To Celtics

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added 28 and the Boston Celtics

Kemba Walker had 15 points and 10 assists, Enes Kanter contributed 11 points and 11 rebounds, and Brad

The Celtics trailed by as many as nine points in the third quarter.

Walker was the first Celtics player to reach double-digit assists this season.

Celtics: Host Miami on Wednesday.

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Knicks’ ineptitude continues amid Frank Ntilikina injury exit

Knicks’ ineptitude continues amid Frank Ntilikina injury exit

ended in disappointing fashion when the Knicks blew another lead and dropped a 113-104 decision to the Celtics

Jason Tatum led the Celtics comeback with 30 points and Jaylen Brown added 28 as a “Let’s Go Celtics

Boston’s Kemba Walker followed with a 3-pointer.

a clutch late-game shotmaker, airballed a 3-pointer and Tatum drilled another 3-pointer to put the Celtics

The Celtics are 13-6.

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Celtics List Kemba Walker As Probable For Wednesday Night's Game Vs. Nets

Celtics List Kemba Walker As Probable For Wednesday Night's Game Vs. Nets

BOSTON (CBS) — When Kemba Walker collapsed after colliding with teammate/brick wall Semi Ojeleye on Friday

night, the Celtics feared the worst.

The Celtics are listing Walker as probable for Wednesday night’s game against the Brooklyn Nets at TD

When Kemba Walker collapsed after colliding with teammate/brick wall Semi Ojeleye on Friday night, the

Celtics feared the worst.

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Danny Ainge taking blame for Kyrie Irving’s Celtics mess

Danny Ainge taking blame for Kyrie Irving’s Celtics mess

But there’s at least one person in New England not blaming Irving for the Celtics’ disappointing finish

His Celtic replacement Kemba Walker, who had a scary-looking collision last week, is listed as probable

tweeting that the guard “planned this whole injury thing” to avoid facing his old team — the current Celtics

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Tremont Waters the latest Celtics rookie to grab minutes

Tremont Waters the latest Celtics rookie to grab minutes

attempted post-ups into a reach-around-the-knees steal, and became the latest member of a talented Celtics

Now that the Celtics have declared Kemba Walker probable to return in tonight’s game against Brooklyn

Kemba Walker’s return from a sprained neck incident, possible as soon as tonight against Brooklyn, will

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Danny Ainge on Celtics’ issues last season: ‘I do think it was my fault’

Danny Ainge on Celtics’ issues last season: ‘I do think it was my fault’

The Celtics, who take on the Nets on Wednesday, seem to have moved past the frustrations and lack of

on what went wrong last year with Kyrie, how the front office pivoted to find an even better fit in Kemba

of “joy” back to the Celtics that they were lacking.

that are coming out in the Draft, point guards that are in free agency, players on our own roster and Kemba

Kemba was a great fit for us.”

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Danny Ainge Takes Blame For Last Year's Celtics

Danny Ainge Takes Blame For Last Year's Celtics

BOSTON (CBS) — Danny Ainge refuses to blame Kyrie Irving for the demise of the 2018-19 Boston Celtics

The Celtics had an extremely deep team last season, but it was a group that never meshed.

It’s a lot different in Boston this season, with Kemba Walker now in place of Irving.

Ainge says that Kemba has brought a certain joy to the Celtics that wasn’t seen — at all — last season

Kemba was a great fit for us.”

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The Celtics are over Kyrie Irving and playing like a true contender

The Celtics are over Kyrie Irving and playing like a true contender

The Celtics don’t need to face Kyrie Irving to be certain that they are over him.

Irving, who left the Celtics for the Brooklyn Nets as a free agent this summer, will be sidelined with

First, it set up Boston to ink Kemba Walker as a less spectacular, but steadier, replacement at point

“The Kemba pickup was huge,” said Doc Rivers, the coach who led Boston to its most recent NBA title and

This year's Celtics look re-energized and comfortable in their own skin.

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In his NBA debut, Tremont Waters once again shows he can play

In his NBA debut, Tremont Waters once again shows he can play

Celtics rookie Tremont Waters didn’t hear the cheers and applause from the TD Garden crowd upon subbing

making his NBA debut, soon settled in and finished with an individual plus-minus of plus-20 to help the Celtics

After starting point guard Kemba Walker sustained a neck sprain last Friday, the Celtics recalled Waters

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Marcus Smart Gets Some Redemption Against Kings

Marcus Smart Gets Some Redemption Against Kings

Just over a week after the Celtics guard missed a last-second shot in Sacramento, a miss that ended Boston

— Boston Celtics (@celtics) November 26, 2019

The Celtics needed to preserve that slim one-point advantage, which was no certainty against a Kings

Without Kemba Walker, it was the exact performance the Celtics needed.

Nets, back to doing more Marcus Smart things for the Celtics.

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Love at peace, not worried about trade chatter

Love at peace, not worried about trade chatter

Boston guard Kemba Walker took a scary hit last week when he collided with teammate Semi Ojeleye during

the Celtics' game at Denver.

Could it be Kyrie Irving versus the Celtics?

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Celtics rely on depth, edge Sacramento Kings

Celtics rely on depth, edge Sacramento Kings

So when the Celtics guard scored twice in the last 48 seconds last night — first with an 18-footer that

“It was a good feeling,” Smart said after the Celtics’ 103-102 win.

Playing without Kemba Walker (neck sprain), Gordon Hayward (broken hand) and Daniel Theis (illness),

the Celtics were in a stripped-down state.

encouraged in the fact that, even though Buddy did have a career game, with the circumstances with Kemba

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Tremont Waters called up for his NBA debut

Tremont Waters called up for his NBA debut

The fact that he led the Celtics with a plus-20 last night in a tight, one-point win over Sacramento

Called down as a short term replacement while Kemba Walker recovers from a sprained neck, Waters may

He’s only allowed to spend 45 days this season with the Celtics.

He just has control of the game,” said the Celtics coach.

The Celtics have been typically quiet about their former teammate, Kyrie Irving, this season.

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Celtics Hold Off Kings 103-102 Despite Hield's 41 Points

Celtics Hold Off Kings 103-102 Despite Hield's 41 Points

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 24 points, Jayson Tatum had 20 and the Boston Celtics held off the

Kings: In their last meeting against the Celtics, Hield had a game-high 35 points for his only other

Celtics: Head team physician Dr.

Tony Schena said Kemba Walker (neck strain) didn’t suffer a serious injury in Friday’s collision with

a teammate, but the Celtics were going to keep him out until he goes through a full practice, which

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Celtics Team Doctor Says Kemba Walker Didn't Suffer Serious Injury

Celtics Team Doctor Says Kemba Walker Didn't Suffer Serious Injury

Kemba Walker was on the bench for Monday night's game against the Sacramento Kings, the team's first

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Kemba Walker is fine — no kidding

Kemba Walker is fine — no kidding

Things are good with Kemba Walker. Room-for-humor good.

So when Brad Stevens walked toward the podium as Celtics team physician Dr.

And Kemba tried.

Kemba, you know, he wants to play.

The Celtics are therefore feeling well, too.

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Tremont Waters gets a call-up

Tremont Waters gets a call-up

Prior to being called down from Maine for Monday’s game against Sacramento to fill Kemba Walker’s roster

averaging 24 points, 8.1 assists and two steals in two games last week, and the very real chance that the Celtics

Waters received a text from Celtics assistant Kara Lawson on Sunday, the day after Walker sprained his

We already had Tremont here yesterday in anticipation that Kemba would be a last-minute decision.”

Prior to being called down from Maine for Monday’s game against Sacramento to fill Kemba Walker’s roster

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Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving 'planned' shoulder injury to skip Boston Celtics game, ex-NBA player says

Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving 'planned' shoulder injury to skip Boston Celtics game, ex-NBA player says

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving is set to miss his first game against the Celtics due to a shoulder injury

Irving has not played since Nov. 14 against the Denver Nuggets and the Nets and Celtics meet Wednesday

BOSTON CELTICS KEMBA WALKER CARRIED OFF COURT ON STRETCHER AFTER SCARY HEAD-ON COLLISION WITH TEAMMATE

Irving bolted Boston for the Nets in the offseason after having vowed to Celtics fans he would be coming

Irving played 67 games for the Celtics during the 2018-19 season.

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Celtics Give Promising Updates On Kemba Walker, Gordon Hayward

Celtics Give Promising Updates On Kemba Walker, Gordon Hayward

BOSTON (CBS) — It’s very unlikely that Kemba Walker will suit up for the Boston Celtics on Monday night

But the news on the injured Celtics point guard isn’t as dire as many believed when Walker collapsed

As scary as it was to see Walker wheeled off the floor on a stretcher in Denver, the Celtics offered

While the Celtics won’t have Walker in the lineup for their first game back in Boston following a five-game

The news on Kemba Walker doesn't sound as dire as many initially feared.

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Brad Stevens shares updates on Kemba Walker, Gordon Hayward

Brad Stevens shares updates on Kemba Walker, Gordon Hayward

Celtics point guard Kemba Walker is doubtful for Monday’s game against the Sacramento Kings, coach Brad

The Celtics’ initial prognosis sidelined Hayward for six weeks, slating his return for the team’s Christmas

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Gordon Hayward gets in some shooting

Gordon Hayward gets in some shooting

Hayward is still expected to be out until late December as he recovers from left hand surgery — but the Celtics

With Kemba Walker considered doubtful for tonight’s game against Sacramento, the Celtics have recalled

The Celtics forfeited a timeout late in last week’s loss to the Clippers when Stevens unsuccessfully

Hayward is still expected to be out until late December as he recovers from left hand surgery — but the Celtics

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Kemba Walker dodges bullet, listed as questionable for Monday

Kemba Walker dodges bullet, listed as questionable for Monday

Everything considered, from the sight of Kemba Walker being strapped in a stretcher and rolled off the

Though the Celtics guard has been listed as doubtful with a sprained neck for Monday’s game against Sacramento

with the Denver doctors and a series of things when he got back yesterday with our doctors,” said the Celtics

Stevens, who lost Jaylen Brown for two weeks last season after the Celtics forward landed on the back

Though Kemba Walker has been listed as doubtful with a sprained neck for Monday’s game against Sacramento

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Kemba Walker Doubtful For Monday Game After Scary Injury Versus Nuggets

Kemba Walker Doubtful For Monday Game After Scary Injury Versus Nuggets

BOSTON (CBS) – All things considered, the news seems to be promising for Celtics guard Kemba Walker after

The Celtics said after the game Walker had concussion-like symptoms.

The Celtics guard was taken off the court by stretcher after running into a teammate Friday night.

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Celtics get to face more adversity

Celtics get to face more adversity

On Friday morning, I was chatting with Kemba Walker about Gordon Hayward.

The Celtics had managed to go 2-2 on the trip to that point, and while the club had clearly struggled

A dozen hours later, the Celtics were staring down the prospect of being without Walker a while.

On Friday morning, I was chatting with Kemba Walker about Gordon Hayward.

The Celtics had managed to go 2-2 on the trip to that point, and while the club had clearly struggled

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Marcus Smart upset with fan — and security response — after Denver sideline incident

Marcus Smart upset with fan — and security response — after Denver sideline incident

DENVER — As if the Celtics didn’t have enough to digest with Kemba Walker’s injury and the 96-92 loss

DENVER — As if the Celtics didn’t have enough to digest with Kemba Walker’s injury and the 96-92 loss

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Here’s the latest on Kemba Walker after he was stretchered off the court

Here’s the latest on Kemba Walker after he was stretchered off the court

Let out a sigh of relief Celtics fans, it appears Kemba Walker will be OK.

After the game, Celtics coach Brad Stevens said Walker’s scans and tests came back positive. 

#NEBHInjuryReport Following testing at a Denver hospital, Kemba Walker has been released to rejoin the

Prayers up for Kemba Walker 🙏🏾.

In his first season with the Celtics, Walker is averaging a team-high 21.1 points per game.

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“Prayers for him”: Scary Kemba Walker injury bigger than basketball for Nuggets and Celtics

“Prayers for him”: Scary Kemba Walker injury bigger than basketball for Nuggets and Celtics

boisterous crowd inside the Pepsi Center fell silent Friday night near the end of the second quarter when Celtics

point guard Kemba Walker laid motionless on the floor for several minutes.

Prayers for him, and that’s why the (Celtics) came out and played as hard as they could.”

He was transported to a local hospital with “concussion-like symptoms,” per the Celtics’ official Twitter

Walker’s Celtics teammate Jaylen Brown is no stranger to scary head injuries, either.

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Boston Celtics Kemba Walker carried off court on stretcher after scary head-on collision with teammate

Boston Celtics Kemba Walker carried off court on stretcher after scary head-on collision with teammate

Boston Celtics point guard Kemba Walker is recovering from “concussion-like symptoms” after a scary head-on

Walker might have sustained a significant neck injury based on the way he collided with Ojeleye but the Celtics

Kemba Walker #8 of the Boston Celtics is injured against the Denver Nuggets in the first half at Pepsi

The Nuggets went on to beat the Celtics 96-92.

Boston Celtics point guard Kemba Walker is recovering from “concussion-like symptoms” after a scary head-on

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Nuggets Win 96-92 After Celtics’ Walker Has Head Injury

Nuggets Win 96-92 After Celtics’ Walker Has Head Injury

96-92 on Friday night in a game overshadowed by a head injury to Boston guard Kemba Walker.

Jaylen Brown had 22 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Celtics.

The Celtics, down by 19 in the third quarter and 13 to start the fourth, went on a 10-1 run capped by

Brown connected on a 3-pointer from the corner, pulling the Celtics to 84-83 with 2:18 remaining.

Boston added a basket but Paul Millsap connected on a 3-pointer, helping fend off the Celtics in the

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Kemba Walker suffers head injury in loss to Nuggets

Kemba Walker suffers head injury in loss to Nuggets

point guard Kemba Walker, who suffered a head injury in the second quarter of Denver’s 96-92 win.

“I saw him in the ambulance at halftime,” Celtics coach Brad Stevens said.

Walker, the Celtics’ leading scorer, had three assists and a pair of steals before leaving the game.

Brown connected on a 3-pointer from the corner, pulling the Celtics to 84-83 with 2:18 remaining.

Celtics: Host Sacramento on Monday night.

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DENVER — Any thoughts about a 96-92 loss to the Nuggets were essentially meaningless to the Celtics as

Point guard Kemba Walker sustained concussion-like symptoms in a second quarter collision with teammate

As for what he told the group at halftime, the coach said, “I just gave them the update on Kemba, what

I mean, to come back in that game, on the last day of the trip, after seeing Kemba go down, in Denver

Point guard Kemba Walker sustained concussion…

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Nuggets win fourth in a row, survive Celtics’ furious fourth-quarter comeback

Nuggets win fourth in a row, survive Celtics’ furious fourth-quarter comeback

It was the only quarter where the Celtics managed more than 23 points.

Overall, the Celtics shot just 40% from the field, including 7 for 27 from the 3-point line.

No one would blame the Celtics if their minds were elsewhere after Kemba Walker suffered an unsettling

Prior to the game, Malone joked how quickly Walker and his new Celtics teammates had gelled.

Kemba is a tremendous talent, and I think he knew going to Boston he wanted to have a chance to win

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Kemba Walker leaves Celtics game in Denver with concussion-like symptoms

Kemba Walker leaves Celtics game in Denver with concussion-like symptoms

DENVER — Celtics point guard Kemba Walker exhibited concussion-like symptoms after a collision with teammate

Celtics point guard Kemba Walker sustained concussion-like symptoms in a collision with teammate Semi

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Celtics guard Kemba Walker carted off on stretcher against Nuggets with concussion symptoms

Celtics guard Kemba Walker carted off on stretcher against Nuggets with concussion symptoms

A scary moment unfolded just before halftime on Friday night between the Celtics and Nuggets when Boston

guard Kemba Walker was carted off on a stretcher after lying motionless for several minutes on the court

Walker was transferred to a local hospital with concussion symptoms, the Celtics announced.

The Nuggets home crowd with a large Boston fan contingent fell silent as Celtics players huddled around

guard Kemba Walker was carted off on a stretcher after lying motionless for several minutes …

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Kemba Walker leaves Celtics game in Denver with concussion-like symptoms

Kemba Walker leaves Celtics game in Denver with concussion-like symptoms

DENVER — Celtics point guard Kemba Walker sustained concussion-like symptoms in a collision with teammate

According to the Celtics, he was diagnosed at the arena and taken to a hospital for further evaluation

The Celtics had trailed the Nuggets by as many as 17 points, but they had picked up their defense and

While the Celtics took off with the ball, play was soon stopped with 3:13 left.

Celtics point guard Kemba Walker sustained concussion-like symptoms in a collision with teammate Semi

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Celtics’ Kemba Walker has concussion-like symptoms

CelticsKemba Walker has concussion-like symptoms

In a tweet, the Celtics said Walker has been diagnosed with concussion-like symptoms.

Earlier this month, the Celtics lost Gordon Hayward to a fractured left hand.

Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker collided with teammate Semi Ojeleye late in the second quarter, striking

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