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Celtics Podcast: Kelly Olynyk’s Return Should Boost Playoff Push

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge has been uphappy with Jared Sullinger’s conidition issues as of late, but with Sullinger out for the season, can the addition of Kelly Olynyk help the Celtics’ playoff push? Olynyk is coming back from injury, basically giving the Celtics another late-season acquisition — along with trade-deadline pickups Isaiah Thomas...
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Video: Kelly Olynyk and Brad Stevens discuss Olynyk being almost ready to return from his ankle injury

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Celtics vs. Lakers: Isaiah in, Olynyk out; do we need more Shavlik?

The Celtics take on the Lakers in Los Angeles tonight in the 356th matchup between the two teams.  Boston leads the series 155-126 in the regular season, 43-31 in the playoffs.  The rivalry is not what it used to be:Celtics & Lakers face off with combined win pct of .311, lowest in history of rivalry (min. 50 games each)— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) February 22...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Despite not playing in All-Star Rising Stars Challenge, Kelly Olynyk really enjoys his time in NYC

Here are a few of the highlight's from Kelly Olynyk's visit to New York for All-Star Weekend:Repping @NBACanada & the @Celtics... @KellyOlynyk at #NBAAllStarNYC portraits!— 2015 NBA All-Star (@NBAAllStar) February 12, 2015Kelly Olynyk doing some shooting drills with the International team. Looks to be moving OK on ankle.
Via Celtics Life
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk Will Not Play In Rising Challenge Challenge On All-Star Weekend

This embed is invalid" /> This season’s edition of NBA All-Star weekend will be completely devoid of Boston Celtics. The Celtics announced Wednesday that center Kelly Olynyk, who has missed the last 10 games with an ankle injury, would not participate in Friday’s Rising Stars Challenge. Olynyk will make the trip to Brooklyn, however, and be a part of the...
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Celtics' Kelly Olynyk likely out against Hawks, could still dance with the stars

Boston has been without big man Kelly Olynyk since January 22nd's visit to Portland. His absence has translated into a different looking Celtics over the last 2 1/2 weeks (5-5 in the win/loss column) with line-ups stretching no higher than the 6'9 Sullinger and featuring glimpses into the future via this year's rookies. It would appear these trends will continue as they wrap up...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk’s Work Ethic Lauded After Center Shines Again For Celtics

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — You often hear of basketball players, especially those in the midst of some sort of slump, “putting in extra work” after games. They’ll shower up, drive from the arena to the practice facility and hone their craft into the wee hours of night. That the type of after-hours effort is beginning to pay off for Kelly Olynyk...
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk, Celtics Facing Crisis Of Confidence After Loss To Spurs

BOSTON — Kelly Olynyk meant to describe the San Antonio Spurs, but he might as well have been answering the question: Explain the exact opposite of the Celtics, right now. “They move the ball really well, they execute the offense, they know what they want to get,” Olynyk said. “They just kind of wait for you to fall asleep or make a mistake, and...
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk teams up with “Jr. NBA” in Vietnam

Kelly Olynyk just wrapped up a trip to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam where he teamed up with local youth for the “Junior NBA” training camp. From ESPN Boston: Kelly Olynyk of the Boston Celtics will be in Ho Chi Minh City to participate in the Jr. NBA Vietnam 2014 presented by Dutch Lady National Training Camp to help coach participants from all over the country vying to become Jr...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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