Nia Long Speaks Out After Fiancé Ime Udoka’s NBA Suspension, And Twitter Has Her Back

It’s been a difficult 24 hours for Nia Long. After the actor learned her fiancé, Ime Udoka, was being suspended as head coach of the Boston Celtics for the 2022-2023 season, she also reportedly learned why: Udoka carried on an affair with a staffer. On Friday, Long was ready to speak out. “The outpouring of … Read more

The Five Biggest Games On The Boston Celtics 2022-23 Schedule

The 2022-23 schedule for all 30 NBA teams has finally been released, and it allows fans the opportunity to start marking their calendars and planning around the can’t miss games on the schedule. While not every team shares the same goals for the 2022-23 season, they all have games where fans will be circling dates … Read more

Hawks’ Dejounte Murray is making heel turn on the Pro-Am circuit

Welcome to Layup Lines, our daily NBA newsletter where we’ll prep you for a tip-off of tonight’s action, from what to watch to bets to make. Subscribe here to get it delivered to your inbox every afternoon. One of the fun things about the NBA offseason every year is seeing clips of players participating in … Read more

Bill Russell, NBA Trailblazer, Dies At 88

Bill Russell, an 11-time NBA champion known for breaking down racial barriers and his defensive prowess on the basketball court, died on Sunday. He was 88. An announcement posted on Twitter did not include details of his death but said Russell “passed away peacefully … with his wife, Jeannine, by his side.” Throughout his 13-season … Read more

Winners And Losers From The First Weekend Of NBA Free Agency

The first weekend of the NBA league year has not been lacking for drama and excitement, as we have seen multiple major trades, big extensions signed, a trade request from one of the NBA’s all-time greats, and plenty of free agent signings. While this year’s free agency class lacked top stars, there have been plenty … Read more

Malcolm Brogdon May Be Exactly What The Celtics Were Missing

During the 2022 NBA Finals, the Boston Celtics’ recipe for offensive success was largely contingent on a strength-based, drive-and-kick ethos to collapse the Golden State Warriors’ defense and either finish inside or spray deliveries to outside shooters. Ultimately, their drive-and-kick personnel didn’t have the requisite legs to propel them to a title; The Warriors’ rangy … Read more

Celtics’ free-agent targets: Otto Porter Jr., Danilo Gallinari and others for right price

Brad Stevens will be hoping to solidify a strong Celtics rotation when the free-agency period starts this week. With several potentially useful trade exceptions, free agency won’t be Stevens’ only avenue toward roster improvement. He will still give him a chance to surround Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown with more help. Projected to be over … Read more

The Day – Celtics look to future with selection of Alabama freshman at No. 53

The Celtics’ off-season plans have far greater scope than Thursday night’s NBA draft, especially after deciding the price was too high to move up from the 53rd pick. But after a professed need for more playmaking, even in the form of a project, the Celtics opted for JD Davison, a 6-foot-3 freshman point guard from … Read more

Klay Thompson takes aim at Jaren Jackson Jr over a tweet, Golden State Warriors vs Boston Celtics, Memphis Grizzlies, video, highlights, latest

Klay Thompson shaded Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson Jr. without a single mention of his name on Thursday. Thompson called Jackson a “bum” and a “clown” following the Warriors’ 103-90 victory against the Celtics to win their fourth title in eight years, recalling a March tweet by Jackson. Stream Over 50 Sports Live & On-Demand with … Read more

“When are you gonna get sick and tired of sitting at home in April?”

NBA analyst Stephen A. Smith reckons Bradley Beal should move to a new team. The three-time All-Star hasn’t found much success with the Washington Wizards, with whom he debuted in the league. Beal is one of the best scorers, but Washington hasn’t surrounded him with the required talent to compete for the title. Beal’s situation … Read more