Marcus Morris is fed up with the Celtics' attitude

Marcus Morris is fed up with the Celtics' attitude

Marcus Morris believes what happened Saturday night between the Celtics and Clippers was unacceptable. He’s willing to do whatever it takes for his team to be where it needs to be in order to compete for a championship but has had a lot weighing on his mind. Following the Celtics’ 123-112 loss, Morris let it all out. There’s a problem embedded within the fabric of the Celtics culture, according to Morris, something he says he doesn’t see when he faces…

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Celtics booed off TD Garden floor, following worst loss of the season

Celtics booed off TD Garden floor, following worst loss of the season

The Celtics have reached the lowest point of the season.  After blowing an 18-point lead against the Lakers Thursday night, the Celtics turned in the worst loss of the year against the Clippers Saturday — where Los Angeles erased a 28-point lead in a 123-112 win over the Celtics at TD Garden. As the Clippers began chipping away at their deficit, it didn’t take long for Celtics fans to turn on their team.  Boos came raining down when the Clippers…

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Boston Celtics expected to make push for Turkish big man Enes Kanter after release by New York Knicks

Boston Celtics expected to make push for Turkish big man Enes Kanter after release by New York Knicks

The NBA buyout market should kick into gear after Thursday’s trade deadline, and reported player of interest for the Celtics is Knicks big man Enes Kanter. According to rival executives cited by ESPN, the Celtics are expected to make a play for the Turkish center, who is averaging 14 points and 10.5 rebounds per game in only 25 minutes a night. While he’d help address a deficiency in the rebounding department and bring an inside presence to the second unit,…

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Rajon Rondo drains game-winner with Kevin Garnett in attendance at TD Garden

Rajon Rondo drains game-winner with Kevin Garnett in attendance at TD Garden

Rajon Rondo couldn’t have asked for a better ending Thursday night.  The 13-year pro who spent nine seasons in Boston, drained a game-winning jumper that topped the Celtics, 129-128, not only in front of thousands of Celtics fans at TD Garden but with his former teammate Kevin Garnett sitting in the front row. For Rondo and Garnett, coming back to the place where they helped raise a championship banner is always special but it was especially sweet for Rondo, who…

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Jayson Tatum, Celtics survive trade deadline but lose to Lakers

Jayson Tatum, Celtics survive trade deadline but lose to Lakers

For Celtics forward Jayson Tatum, the NBA trade deadline was a stressful day.  Unsure if whether the Celtics were going to trade him or not, Tatum waited patiently until the deadline came and went before he was able to relax knowing he wasn’t going to be leaving Boston anytime soon (for now, at least). It was something Tatum admits, he wasn’t used to.  “It’s new for me, especially when you hear your name and all the rumors,” Tatum explained. “But…

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Sixers trade former No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz to Magic

Sixers trade former No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz to Magic

The Celtics were able to turn Markelle Fultz into Jayson Tatum. The Sixers just gave away Fultz for next to nothing. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Sixers have reached an agreement with the Magic to send Fultz to Orlando for forward Jonathan Simmons, a first-round pick (top-20 protected from Oklahoma City) and a second-round pick. Thus ends one of the most disappointing tenures for a No. 1 overall pick with the team that drafted him in NBA history. Fultz…

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Boston Celtics trade guard Jabari Bird to Atlanta Hawks before NBA trade deadline

Boston Celtics trade guard Jabari Bird to Atlanta Hawks before NBA trade deadline

The Celtics cleared a roster spot at Thursday’s NBA trade deadline by sending guard Jabari Bird, sidelined all season after a domestic violence arrest in September, to the Atlanta Hawks, who plan to waive him, per multiple reports. The deal, reported by the Boston Globe, will likely be for nothing — perhaps a top-55 protected draft pick, per NBA insider Keith Smith — but it frees up a roster spot for the Celtics to pursue a player on the buyout…

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NBA trade deadline: Toronto Raptors reportedly nearing deal for Grizzlies center Marc Gasol, while Milwaukee Bucks will acquire Nikola Mirotic from Pelicans

NBA trade deadline: Toronto Raptors reportedly nearing deal for Grizzlies center Marc Gasol, while Milwaukee Bucks will acquire Nikola Mirotic from Pelicans

No one said winning the East would be easy. One day after the 76ers bolstered their lineup be acquiring Clippers forward Tobias Harris, the top-seeded Bucks and second-seeded Raptors followed suit with impact acquisitions of their own just ahead of Thursday’s NBA trade deadline. Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Bucks acquired 6-foot-10 sharpshooter Nikola Mirotic from the Pelicans for Jason Smith and Stanley Johnson, whom they had acquired on Wednesday from the Pistons. Mirotic is averaging 16.7 points and 8.3…

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Celtics trade deadline: Taking stock of other deals and rumors around NBA, including Tobias Harris, Harrison Barnes, Marc Gasol, Anthony Davis and how they impact Boston Celtics

Celtics trade deadline: Taking stock of other deals and rumors around NBA, including Tobias Harris, Harrison Barnes, Marc Gasol, Anthony Davis and how they impact Boston Celtics

There has been a flurry of activity in advance of Thursday’s 3 p.m. NBA trade deadline. Here are some thoughts on a handful of moves that affect the Celtics, particularly when it comes to the top two seeds. The Bucks (Nikola Mirotic) and Raptors (Marc Gasol) just improved, while the Celtics once again appear content to stand pat. Let’s break it all down. 1. Raptors acquire Marc Gasol If the Raptors want to build San Antonio East around Kawhi Leonard,…

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Anthony Davis rumors: How changes to NBA draft lottery odds help Boston Celtics in pursuit of New Orleans Hornets big man, hurt New York Knicks

Anthony Davis rumors: How changes to NBA draft lottery odds help Boston Celtics in pursuit of New Orleans Hornets big man, hurt New York Knicks

The Celtics’ pursuit of Anthony Davis will be aided by a redistribution of ping pong balls. Changes to the draft lottery go into effect this season, and they’ll weaken the position of one of Davis’s strongest suitors. The New York Knicks, losers of 14 straight, currently own the worst record in the league. A year ago, that would’ve given them a 25 percent chance of picking first and acquiring the rights to Duke forward Zion Williamson, the most exciting prospect…

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