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Who's going to start in the Celtics' first preseason game? (Brad Stevens says don't worry about it)

The Celtics conclude their final practice in Milan before Tuesday's game.According to Avery Bradley, Brad Stevens has not yet informed his team who will be on the floor when the Celtics tip off the preseason tomorrow afternoon (2:30 p.m. EST) vs. Olimpia Milano: Avery Bradley says that he and his teammates have not been told who's starting tomorrow night. — Marc D'Amico (@Marc_DAmico...
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Video: Stevens and the Celtics talk building chemistry and preparing for tomorrow's opener in Milan

Hear from Brad Stevens and Celtics players as they prepare for tomorrow's preseason kickoff. Videos courtesy of CSNNE.
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Brad Stevens wants Boston's lineup set by final week of preseason

While in Europe for a pair of exhibition games against Real Madrid and Olimpia Milano, Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens will get a good look at his new roster. With so many new faces and varying skill-sets, this is Stevens' best shot at figuring out where all the pieces best fit. But take these lineups with a grain of salt. Boston figures to experiment quite a bit overseas...
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Brad Stevens: I want David Lee to bring the ball up the floor

The Boston Celtics don't have the most talented individual offensive players, but they do have versatile pieces who're unselfish.David Lee is the prime example. To utilize his skill-set, Celtics head coach Brad Stevens is allowing the two-time All-Star more freedom in transition. Here's more, courtesy of MassLive's Jay King:Said Lee, "When I get a defensive rebound, one of the things...
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Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s get to work in Italy

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The team took a red-eye flight from Boston on Friday night. For rookies such as Terry Rozier and Jordan Mickey, it was their first time traveling abroad. On the plane, the players played cards and listened to...
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Your Morning Dump… Where David Lee will bring the ball up the floor

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “I don’t care,” Stevens said before practice Friday. “If David Lee has it, I want him to bring the ball up. I don’t care who brings the ball up the floor, we need to get into our sets and play. We have...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arrivederci Boston! Boston Celtics Head for Milan, Italy Training Camp

Arrivederci Boston! With the Celtics heading for Milan and then Madrid Friday evening, coach Brad Stevens and veterans Isaiah Thomas and David Lee addressed the media. 
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Brad Stevens: Marcus Smart was 'way ahead of the curve'

BOSTON — Marcus Smart has plenty to improve upon entering his second NBA season. But he has a pretty strong handle on one aspect of the game. The Boston Celtics’ 2014 sixth overall draft pick had pretty high expectations as a rookie. The Oklahoma State product struggled at times on offense last season, finishing the campaign with a 36.7 shooting percentage while hitting just...
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New Celtics veterans connecting with Brad Stevens

New Celtics big man David Lee has wasted no time in validating Celtics fans feelings for head coach Brad Stevens. When asked what he thought of his new coach so far, Lee was quick to compare him to Steve Kerr, who in his rookie season as a coach, helped to guide the Warriors to their first title in decades. “(Stevens is) very similar to Steve Kerr last year, actually,” Lee said...
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Brad Stevens admits Celtics could be better than last year and still also be worse

OK, that's not exactly what Coach Stevens said (and the title is meant to be a little silly), but I think it sums up the point he was trying to make.  It's a topic I brought up last week when USA Today picked Boston to finish 10th in the East in 2015-16.By all accounts, the Celtics should be an improved basketball team this season.  They have more talent, the young players are...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

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