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If Jaylen Brown’s Twitter handle is a mystery to you, here's the answer

If Jaylen Brown’s Twitter handle is a mystery to you, here's the answer

If you’ve ever wondered what Jaylen Brown’s Twitter handle, @FCHWPO, means, you’re not alone. Celtics legend, and 11-time NBA champion Bill Russell asked the 21-year-old wing the same question. Forgot I had this pic of me & @FCHWPO I just have one question, what is FCHWPO?? Remember I’m old, lol. I agree @nba players are the coolest people! Especially @celtics players @espn @BleacherReport pic.twitter.com/dSQkWzuWrn — TheBillRussell (@RealBillRussell) August 15, 2018 Both Brown and fans who replied to Russell’s tweet gave…

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Danny Ainge jabs at Terry Rozier over latest hype video

Danny Ainge jabs at Terry Rozier over latest hype video

Danny Ainge doesn’t appear to be impressed with Terry Rozier’s latest hype video.  Rozier, fresh off taking it to John Wall in a pickup game with other NBA players, posted a series of offensive highlights on Twitter Tuesday. The 50-second video features Rozier bursting into the hole and hitting three-point shots with ease.  Scary Terry x @KyrieIrving “Scariest Back Court in the East” @T_Rozzay3 @RemyTraining23 — pic.twitter.com/hZDuDs1Ke8 — Ballislife.com (@Ballislife) August 14, 2018 That’s some serious offense. But there aren’t…

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Jayson Tatum lands on Bleacher Report's 'overhyped' list

Jayson Tatum lands on Bleacher Report's 'overhyped' list

After averaging 18.5 points per game in the playoffs and almost leading a depleted Celtics squad, Jayson Tatum proved to be one of the best young players in the NBA. Despite his proficient offensive abilities, Grant Hughes of Bleacher Report crowned the young superstar the NBA’s most overhyped player.  Hughes before has acknowledged Tatum’s fantastic potential, dubbing him a “franchise player”. While Hughes isn’t denying Tatum’s potential or ability, he points to small sample sizes, opportunistic shooting and star players returning as a…

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Watch: Gordon Hayward drives, dunks over defender while taking rehab to next level

Watch: Gordon Hayward drives, dunks over defender while taking rehab to next level

Gordon Hayward continues making impressive progress from last year’s broken ankle. In the latest video from his rehab, Hayward drives on a defender and throws down a two-handed dunk. It’s the latest encouraging sign for an All-Star whose return could seriously lift the Celtics in 2018-19. Watch for yourself below. Yeah this looks like the @gordonhayward we remember #comingsoon —-️ pic.twitter.com/gogYGBZTzp — Jason Smeathers (@smeathers5) August 13, 2018 Full article @ Watch: Gordon Hayward drives, dunks over defender…

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Paul Pierce says star-studded Celtics must sacrifice if they want to win championship this season

Paul Pierce says star-studded Celtics must sacrifice if they want to win championship this season

The 2008 Celtics rode Ubuntu all the way to a championship. Paul Pierce, the captain of that team, says this year’s star-studded squad will have to be similarly selfless.  At a public appearance in Brookline Friday, Pierce talked about how the Celtics must bypass personal achievements in order to mesh as a team. “You have to sacrifice if you are truly committed to trying to win a championship,” he said, per Boston.com. “They’re going to win a lot of games, but…

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Watch Terry Rozier take it to John Wall in offseason workout with other NBA players

Watch Terry Rozier take it to John Wall in offseason workout with other NBA players

John Wall recently questioned how the Celtics would mesh with Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving returning to the lineup while also declaring his Wizards the equals of the Eastern Conference elite, including Boston. Last week, he went toe-to-toe with one of those Celtics in a series of workouts in Miami. Check out the video of Wall and Terry Rozier going right at each other, alongside fellow NBA players like Jeff Green and Hassan Whiteside. Video of John Wall vs. Terry…

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Isaiah Thomas rips Cleveland in video: It's a 's***hole'

Isaiah Thomas rips Cleveland in video: It's a 's***hole'

Isaiah Thomas doesn’t appear to have any love lost for Cleveland.  In an Instagram story Saturday, the point guard reflected fondly on his experiences with all of his NBA teams –– except his brief time as a member of the Cavaliers. “SAC, LA and Boston was all love. Phoenix was cool,” Thomas said. “Cleveland was a s***hole. I see why LeBron left. Again.” Isaiah Thomas isn’t holding back — pic.twitter.com/NkvsGBb58u — Dante Turo (@DanteOnDeck) August 12, 2018 Thomas walked back…

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Wizards G John Wall believes Eastern Conference is wide open

Wizards G John Wall believes Eastern Conference is wide open

After Jaylen Brown guaranteed the Celtics would make the 2019 Finals, it was clear that the Celtics do not lack confidence. The team clawed their way one game from the NBA Finals without their two best players, and the young talent on the roster will only improve. The Celtics are a trendy pick to emerge from the Atlantic Division and dethrone the Warriors.  Washington guard John Wall spoke with Yahoo! Sports’ Michael Lee, and said the Eastern Conference is anyone’s game. “On paper, everybody…

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Jaylen Brown guarantees Celtics will make 2019 NBA Finals: 'No question about it'

Jaylen Brown guarantees Celtics will make 2019 NBA Finals: 'No question about it'

Jaylen Brown does not lack confidence, especially when it comes to his Boston Celtics. Appearing on C.J. McCollum’s Pull Up podcast, Brown was asked about the Celtics potentially making the NBA Finals. He did not mince words. “Oh, we’re getting to the Finals,” Brown said. “No question about it.” Brown’s confidence is understandable. The Celtics were six minutes away from reaching the Finals last season despite playing without All-Stars Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward in the postseason. Speaking to McCollum,…

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Report: Celtics to host Sixers in Christmas Day showdown

Report: Celtics to host Sixers in Christmas Day showdown

After a thrilling series in the Eastern Conference semifinals, the Celtics and Sixers will battle in the spotlight on Christmas Day, this according to Mark Stein of The New York Times. The Celtics and Sixers both feature rosters brimming with talent and young stars. Without Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward, the Celtics grinded their way to an emotional thumping of the team’s new rivals in the second round. If both team’s are healthy, they represent two of the league’s top squads…

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