A three-team trade, agreed to the day after the NBA draft, sends Kris Dunn and Bruno Fernando to the Boston Celtics, Delon Wright to the Atlanta Hawks and Tristan Thompson to the Sacramento Kings. How does the swap help balance all three teams' rosters? Why will it create a new trade exception for Boston?
The Boston Celtics were involved in a pair of moves to reshuffle their roster Friday that saw them ship out center Tristan Thompson and bring back three players: guard Kris Dunn and center Bruno Fernando from the Atlanta Hawks and guard Josh Richardson from the Dallas Mavericks. The first deal saw Thompson wind up with the Sacramento Kings, guard Delon Wright go from Sacramento to Atlanta and Dunn and Fernando wind up in Boston, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 50 points in Game 6 of NBA Finals, Milwaukee Bucks win club's 1st NBA title since 1971
Behind a huge performance by star Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Phoenix Suns 105-98 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday to win the team's first NBA title since 1971. Antetokounmpo led all scorers with 50 points, adding 14 rebounds and five blocks.
The Miami Heat will kick off the 2021-22 NBA season with a slate of preseason games in October, including three home games at the newly christened FTX Arena. The Heat expects to have the building at full or near-full capacity and will welcome fans back to the arena Oct. 4 for its preseason home opener against the Atlanta Hawks.
The Miami Heat announced on Sunday their 2021-22 preseason home schedule with all three games being played at 601 Biscayne Blvd at the recently renamed FTX Arena. The Heat will open their preseason exhibition slate at 7:30 p.m on Oct. 4 versus the Atlanta Hawks before hosting the Charlotte Hornets at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 11.
Bam Adebayo may be one of the younger players on a veteran-laden U.S. men’s national basketball team, but that hasn’t stopped him from teaching one of his older teammates tricks of the trade. Adebayo, who turns 24 on Sunday, is the second-youngest player on Team USA’s Olympic roster, older than only Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum.
Boston Celtics two-time All-Star forward Jayson Tatum missed Team USA's Olympic exhibition game against Argentina on Tuesday in Las Vegas because of a sore right knee. ESPN reported Tatum's status as day-to-day and his absence precautionary. Team USA defeated Argentina 108-80. Tatum struggled in the Americans' 91-83 loss against Australia on Monday night, scoring only eight points on 4-for-12 shooting and missing all six of his 3-point attempts.
LAS VEGAS -- Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum sat out Team USA's game with Argentina Tuesday because of right knee soreness. He's officially being listed as day-to-day, but the injury is not considered serious. Team USA was playing on a back-to-back and Tatum was being rested as a precaution, sources said.
Tristan Thompson looks every inch the doting dad as he paints True's nails pink... days after he took a 'childish' swipe at Khloe Kardashian's ex-husband Lamar Odom
Tristan Thompson looked every inch the doting dad as he painted his three-year-old daughter True's nails bright pink from the comfort of his home. While soaking in some quality time with his three-year-old little girl, who he shares with Khloé Kardashian, the Boston Celtics player, 30, shared footage of himself giving their adorable toddler a fresh manicure.
Lamar Odom and Tristan Thompson’s feud over their mutual ex Khloé Kardashian rages on. After Thompson seemingly threatened Odom in the comments section of Kardashian’s sexy Instagram photo, Odom turned to Twitter Monday to shade the Boston Celtics center by retweeting a compilation video of NBA players smiling and laughing.
Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson are “getting along” for the sake of their three-year-old daughter True, but romantically it’s over for good after cheating claims, sources say Khloe Kardashian's fans are totally fed up of Tristan Thompson trying to worm his way back into her life, it seems.
A dozen minority-owned small businesses were just awarded Power Forward Grants. The Celtics teamed up with Vistaprint and the NAACP to gift each winner $25,000 along with marketing assistance. It’s all part of a social justice initiative. Sign up for our Newsletters The grants went to a variety of local businesses including Dorchester-based Coils to Locs, a wig business started by Dianne Austin.
Tristan Thompson is reportedly planning a 'grand gesture' to win Khloe Kardashian back in light of the cheating allegations levelled at him Tristan Thompson is "confident" he’ll win ex Khloe Kardashian after his latest cheating scandal, according to a new report. The Boston Celtics player, 30, has a string of cheating allegations levelled against him in recent months.
Phoenix's Devin Booker and Atlanta's Trae Young first forays into the postseason have placed them among the best playoff debuts in NBA history. View the original article to see embedded media. There have been plenty of impressive NBA postseason debuts in recent years, with records seemingly being broken every year as offenses continue to raise the bar.
What Portland Trail Blazers executives talked about wasn’t the only issue. How they did it mattered. Yesterday the Portland Trail Blazers introduced new Head Coach Chauncey Billups in a press conference led by President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey. The event carried the burden of answering concerns over a civil lawsuit Billups settled in 2000 regarding an accusation of sexual assault in 1997, when he was a rookie with the Boston Celtics.
Here are five potential front office candidates that could make sense for the Jazz: Danny Ainge There are few basketball executives that have ties to Utah the way that Ainge does. Ainge, 62, attended and played basketball at BYU and has family members that live and work in Utah.
Chauncey Billups was introduced as the next head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday ... but before he talked hoops, the ex-NBA star opened up on his sexual assault allegations from more than 20 years ago. Back in 1997, Billups -- a player for the Boston Celtics at the time -- was accused of sexually assaulting a woman at teammate Antoine Walker’s home.
Sometimes solutions can have drastic unintended consequences. Mike Krzyzewski, one of the greatest college basketball coaches of all time, once told the Washington Post: “During my years as a coach, the two most dominant players we’ve faced were Michael Jordan and Len Bias”.