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Celtics Notes: Kelly Olynyk Keeps Rolling As C’s Start New Era Off Right

BOSTON — For their first game after losing a franchise cornerstone, Friday night could not have gone much better for the Celtics. Roughly 24 hours after Rajon Rondo was dealt to the Dallas Mavericks, the Celtics took to the TD Garden parquet and raced away from the Minnesota Timberwolves in a 114-98 win. – Kelly Olynyk was awesome once again, scoring a team-high 21 points...
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Recap: Celtics beat T-Wolves to Move to 1-0 in Post-Rondo Era

Six Celtics scored in double figures Friday night as the Celtics were able to beat the Timberwolves to pick up their third straight win and move to 10-14 on the season. The team shot 57% from the field and totaled 29 assists, exhibiting some excellent ball movement throughout the night. Kelly Olynyk registered another strong performance, leading the way with 21 points and 8 rebounds...
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Rajon Rondo: ‘My time in Boston has meant so much’

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports The Boston Celtics have traded Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, which the All-Star point guard confirmed on Twitter Thursday night. Rondo said he has enjoyed his time in Boston over the last eight-plus years, but looks forward to joining the Mavericks talented starting five. “My time in Boston has meant so much,” Rondo said on Twitter...
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Celtics prove magic doesn't exist, beat the Orlando Magic, 109-92

A return to form for Jared Sullinger and big games from Kelly Olynyk, Jeff Green & Rajon Rondo helped lead the Celtics to a win over the Orlando Magic.After a seesaw 1st quarter the Celtics fell behind by as many as 10 to the Magic in the second. Late in the 2nd quarter, Kelly Olynyk scored five quick points off the bench to spark a 19-6 run to end the half putting the C's up...
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Kelly Olynyk stays hot as Boston Celtics trounce Orlando Magic 109-92

Kelly Olynyk continued to bust his slump, as his 15 points helped key a fourth quarter blowout that gave the Celtics their second striaght win.
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Kelly Olynyk and Jared Sullinger need to prove that they can be part of the Celtics' future

With the NBA trade deadline drawing closer, the Boston Celtics need to take a long look at their personnel. Boston is poised to be one of the most active teams at the deadline this year, and they have plenty of pieces to deal. But before they can do that, the…
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Kelly Olynyk scores a career-high 30, incurs memories of Ricky Davis; Tommy Heinsohn goes bananas

Olynyk's patented "I'm 7 feet tall but I shoot the ball from 3 feet below the basket" finger role.Last night in the Celtics' 105-87 win over the Sixers in Philly, Kelly Olynyk shot 12-for-17 from the field, 3-for-5 from three-point land and 3-for-3 at the free-throw line.  The grand total was a new career-high, 30 points (oddly enough Olynyk's previous career-best was also recorded...
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Kelly Olynyk’s Career Night Helps Celtics Take Care Of Business In Philly

This embed is invalid" /> Tyler Zeller’s loss was Kelly Olynyk’s gain. Zeller, the Boston Celtics’ most effective big man of late, found himself on the bench with foul trouble less than three minutes into Monday’s 105-87 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Enter Olynyk. The second-year center, the only Celtics player to have lost his spot in the starting...
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Recap: Celtics roll as Kelly Olynyk drops 30 on Philly

Minus a sluggish 5-minute stretch to start the game, the Celtics dominated the 76ers 105-87 tonight. The 18 point win is the largest margin of victory this season. Kelly Olynyk (30 points, 12-17 FG, 9 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 blocks) had a career night. He nearly burst into flames in the 1st quarter (14 points, 5-7 FG). This offensive performance is the reason why Danny Ainge drafted...
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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...
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