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Aron Baynes reportedly did not talk to other teams during free agency

Aron Baynes reportedly did not talk to other teams during free agency

The Celtics locked down center Aron Baynes early in the free agency process, signing the big man to a two year, $11 million contract. According to Brian Robb of Boston Sports Journal, Baynes didn’t even talk to other teams. “I didn’t talk to anyone else because I knew that this was where I wanted to be,” Baynes told Robb. “Like I said, this felt unfinished last year. The goal coming back is we know exactly where we want to be…

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Ice Cube joins OMF to talk BIG3, Celtics legends, Magic vs. Bird

Ice Cube joins OMF to talk BIG3, Celtics legends, Magic vs. Bird

Ice Cube’s 3-on-3 basketball league featuring mostly retired NBA players, BIG3, is coming to Boston Friday. Before that, Cube joined OMF to talk Celtics legends, Magic vs. Bird, and the future of the Lakers. Bringing BIG3 to Boston was a given to him. “I love it, Boston’s got a lot of energy. It’s a great sports town, when we put Boston on the map we knew it’d be lit,” he said. “It’s a town of winners, so to me, it’s…

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Celtics release 4-game preseason schedule

Celtics release 4-game preseason schedule

The Celtics will take on two Eastern Conference foes in home-and-homes before tipping off the regular season. The C’s released their preseason schedule Tuesday afternoon, a four-game slate that features the Charlotte Hornets and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Who’s ready for preseason? #CUsRise You can catch all four games on @NBCSBoston & @985TheSportsHub pic.twitter.com/WCsgyZNEPt — Boston Celtics (@celtics) July 31, 2018 The action will get started September 28th when the Celtics travel down to the Dean Smith Center to play Charlotte….

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Self-proclaimed Fortnite King Gordon Hayward challenges any athlete to dethrone him

Self-proclaimed Fortnite King Gordon Hayward challenges any athlete to dethrone him

Add Gordon Hayward to the long list of Fortnite-obsessed athletes, but don’t get it twisted. According to his newest blog post, Hayward doesn’t just dabble in the video game — he’s the Fortnite King. And he challenges any athlete from any sport to dethrone him. New blog: Started off a @FortniteGame hater. Now I’m confident that I could beat any athlete in the world. Who’s up for the challenge? https://t.co/tD54pOgDkL — Gordon Hayward (@gordonhayward) July 31, 2018 “It would be actually really…

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Two teams reportedly interested in pursuing Kyrie Irving next offseason

Two teams reportedly interested in pursuing Kyrie Irving next offseason

A newsletter by The New York Times’ Marc Stein on Tuesday caused some of the speculation surrounding Kyrie Irving’s future with the Celtics to resurface, with two teams reportedly interested in pursuing Irving next offseason. The Knicks (29-53 last year, 92-154 over the last three years) and Nets (28-54 last year, 69-177 over the last three years) will reportedly attempt to land the star guard. “Kyrie Irving’s intentions are not at all clear at this point. There have been no firm indications…

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LeBron James opens up about joining Lakers for first time since decision

LeBron James opens up about joining Lakers for first time since decision

It’s been almost a month since LeBron James made his decision to join the Lakers. In that time James has made several appearances at NBA Summer League and various AAU games for his sons. But he never talked about his decision. That changed Monday when James released a video on Twitter through his digital video company, Uninterrupted, and talked his move to Los Angeles and the grand opening of his ‘I PROMISE’ school in his hometown of Akron, Ohio.  …

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Jayson Tatum worked out with childhood idol Kobe Bryant

Jayson Tatum worked out with childhood idol Kobe Bryant

Remember when Kobe Bryant broke down Jayson Tatum’s game in his ESPN+ show, “The Detail,” and Tatum watched it 25 times? “That was really cool for me. Growing up, (Bryant) was my favorite player. That was really a special moment for me,” Tatum said at the time. “I’ve probably watched like 25 times already. It’s very helpful information that I can take with me.” Getting a workout in with Bryant is even cooler. Tatum and the Mamba took their budding bromance…

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Kyrie Irving says he will be 100 percent for training camp

Kyrie Irving says he will be 100 percent for training camp

When it comes to offseason injury reports, so far it’s been good news for the Celtics. After Gordon Hayward’s recent update, showing the forward putting his injured ankle to the test, Kyrie Irving has weighed in with some positive news. The guard, who is coming off of knee surgery, passed on the good news to basketball insider Jeff Goodman: “Kyrie Irving just told me he hasn’t played 5-on-5 full contact yet, but worked out this morning with his trainer and…

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Reports: Celtics, Jabari Bird finalizing two-year deal

Reports: Celtics, Jabari Bird finalizing two-year deal

 The Celtics have signed restricted free agent Jabari Bird to a two-year deal worth a combined $3 million, according to multiple reports.  Bird, a 2017 second-round pick, had been on a two-way deal with the team during a rookie campaign where he played in 13 total games. He averaged 3.0 points, 1.5 rebounds, and 0.6 assists. The 24-year-old is coming off a Summer League performance where he shot 57 percent from the floor and averaged 16.8 points, six rebounds, three assists and…

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Ex-Celtics guard Shane Larkin is going back to the EuroLeague

Ex-Celtics guard Shane Larkin is going back to the EuroLeague

While it’s been an uneventful offseason for the Celtics, the back of their bench will look different next season. Reserve guard Shane Larkin signed a one-year offer sheet with Turkish basketball club Anadolu Efes, the team announced Thursday. The deal is worth $1.8 million. Larkin, 25, has been open about his willingness to return to Europe. He played basketball in Spain prior to linking up with the Mavericks for the 2013-14 campaign. “A lot of NBA guys are afraid to go…

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