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Al Horford and Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics contest a shot by the Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
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April 29, 2019 - 10:07 am
BOSTON ( WEEI ) -- As we sit here basking in the glow of the hottest team in basketball -- a classification I believe is fair considering the Boston Celtics' sweep of the Indiana Pacers and Sunday's blowout over the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks on their home court -- it seems like a productive...
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Boston Celtics great John Havlicek participates in a ceremony during a game in 2016.
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April 26, 2019 - 10:22 am
BOSTON ( WEEI ) -- Boston Celtics Hall of Famer John Havlicek has passed away at the age of 79, the team announced Thursday night. Havlicek played for 16 seasons with the Celtics, winning eight NBA championships. His teams were 8-0 in NBA Finals. It is with great sadness we have learned that...
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April 25, 2019 - 9:02 pm
The Celtics said the Hall of Famer -- nicknamed "Hondo" for his resemblance to John Wayne -- died Thursday in Jupiter, Florida. He was 79.
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Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics shoots over the Indiana Pacers' Bojan Bogdanovich in the first round of the NBA playoffs.
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April 23, 2019 - 3:02 pm
BOSTON ( WEEI ) -- In the doldrums of winter, we took scores of reactionary callers -- pardon the redundancy -- who proclaimed they would rather see Terry Rozier or Marcus Smart start at point guard for the Boston Celtics instead of Kyrie Irving. It's safe to say most of those folks probably feel...
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Jimmy Butler posts up during the Philadelphia 76ers-Brooklyn Nets first-round playoff series.
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April 23, 2019 - 2:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA ( 94WIP ) -- It's taken almost a full decade in the league, but Jimmy Butler's best opportunity to succeed is now clear. He's an elite role player, and both the Philadelphia 76ers and Butler would be wise to recognize that during this summer's negotiations. Butler is pretty good at...
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Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors is guarded by the Los Angles Clippers' Patrick Beverley during Game 3 of their first-round NBA playoff series.
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April 19, 2019 - 8:36 am
SAN FRANCISCO ( 95.7 The Game ) -- On Thursday night, the Golden State Warriors reminded the world who they are. After a 31-point meltdown in Game 2 on Monday night, the Warriors bounced back with a 132-105 win over the Los Angeles Clippers to take a 2-1 series lead. Kevin Durant. You know who he...
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April 18, 2019 - 2:45 pm
( CBS Sports Radio ) Since Kevin Durant left the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors, the Thunder are 3-10 in the playoffs. They trail the Portland Trail Blazer, 2-0, in their first-round series, and Russell Westbrook is shooting just 13-of-37 (35.1 percent) in the postseason. Why...
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Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers tries to pump up the crowd while the Brooklyn Nets' Caris LeVert looks away during Game 2 of the first round of the NBA playoffs.
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April 16, 2019 - 11:46 am
PHILADELPHIA ( 94WIP ) -- Despite leading and controlling the entire first half, the Philadelphia 76ers went into halftime leading the Brooklyn Nets by just one point in Game 2 of the first-round series, a series Philly already trailed 0-1. Pressure was mounting. Sixers head coach Brett Brown...
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Duke star Zion Williamson points on the court during the 2019 NCAA Tournament.
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April 16, 2019 - 9:59 am
CHARLOTTE ( WFNZ ) -- Duke freshman Zion Williamson, arguably the most hyped prospect since LeBron James in 2003, has officially declared for the 2019 NBA Draft. He made the announcement Monday on his Instagram page. --Thank you Duke--#thebrotherhood A post shared by Zion Williamson (@zionlw10) on...
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