2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
36-36, 4th in Atlantic
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1d

Free agency, Olympics collide for Fournier, Batum

Basketball and business are about to mix in a way players have never experienced as the quarterfinals of the Olympic men's tournament arrives on the same day free agency opens in the NBA.

Josh Richardson's best 2020-21 highlights (1:47)
2d
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3dKevin Pelton

Who wins the Celtics-Hawks-Kings multi-player deal?

In a three-team deal, the Kings land some insurance at center with Tristan Thompson, while the Hawks and Celtics both land veteran guards. Which team comes out ahead? Kevin Pelton hands out his grades.

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3dTim Bontemps

Sources: C's acquire Richardson, trade Thompson

The Celtics reshuffled their roster on Friday by picking up Josh Richardson and Kris Dunn in two separate deals, while center Tristan Thompson was sent to the Kings.

Juhann Begarin's NBA draft profile (0:16)
3d
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11d

Russell to auction his prized NBA memorabilia

Bill Russell, the most decorated man in NBA history, will be giving the public a chance to own some of the prized memorabilia from his Hall of Fame career.

Meet the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team (1:41)
24d
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26d

Tatum honored to wear Kobe's No. 10 for USA

Jayson Tatum has been wearing the No. 10 for Team USA in honor of Kobe Bryant, but with this being the first Olympics since his idol's death, he said playing in Tokyo in that number is "not something I take lightly."

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35dTim Bontemps

Udoka vows to push Celtics stars Tatum, Brown

New Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka vowed Monday to push the team's young stars, Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart.

What was the determining factor in the Celtics hiring Ime Udoka? (1:00)
40d
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40dBrian Windhorst

Team USA roster set; Harden pulls out with injury

USA Basketball finalized its star-laden roster for the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, while Nets guard James Harden had to withdraw due to a hamstring injury, USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo told ESPN.

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42dTim Bontemps

Stevens: Kemba-Horford deal helps Celtics' stars

Brad Stevens says the decision to trade Kemba Walker for Al Horford -- and every other move he makes as the Celtics' new president -- is to help maximize the talents of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown.

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45dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Celtics high on Udoka, Ham and Billups

The Boston Celtics are seeking follow-up interviews with Brooklyn's Ime Udoka, Milwaukee's Darvin Ham and the Clippers' Chauncey Billups, sources tell ESPN.

45d

Hour 4: Kemba on the move

Alan Hahn and Keyshawn Johnson begin the last hour of the show discussing what they want to see from Game 7 and who needs to step up. Kemba Walker is traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, and we react to that news with Kendrick Perkins Mark Ridley-Thomas joins the show to discuss the change and effect that Juneteenth being a Federal Holiday means to him and the city of Los Angeles..

Why Perk loves the Kemba trade for the Celtics (1:23)
45d
What does Kemba trade mean for the Celtics? (1:08)
45d

Team Stats

Points Per Game112.616th
Rebounds Per Game44.315th
Assists Per Game23.525th
Points Allowed111.5Tied-15th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2019-204824.667
2018-194933.598
2017-185527.671