Per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, prized forward and one-time All-Star Gordon Hayward has agreed to a four-year, $120 million contract with the Charlotte Hornets.
With free agency beginning on Friday, Gordon Hayward turned down a $34 million player option with the Boston Celtics. Hayward will become a free agent.
The Boston Celtics' impressive postseason in the 'Bubble' warranted praise, nevertheless it brought to light some glaring issues in the squad that need to be addressed going into the 2020 off season. The need for offensive depth on the bench past Brad Wanamaker is an obvious predicament, but that is another issue for another time.
Heading into a bizarre offseason, the Boston Celtics are in a familiar position.
The Celtics are in their offseason, and many would argue it was a premature departure based on their squad calibre and quality of opposition faced.
Their core of Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, and Marcus Smart have been through the conference finals twice in the last three years, and there's no reason to doubt that they will come back stronger next season.
The Boston Celtics have made it to the Eastern Conference Finals twice in the last three years. Despite fielding in a relatively young group of uber-talented players, the Celtics banked on their growing chemistry and the brilliance of head coach Brad Stevens.
If the Miami Heat fails to escape the Celtics, they lose every bit of momentum they worked hard to earn during the first two games. Unless this series extends to a Game 7, there's no doubt that the next match-up will be the most pivotal one during this year's Eastern Conference Finals face-off.
A mouth-watering match-up between the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat awaits us in the Eastern Conference Finals. The Celtics secured their place by besting the 2019 champs the Toronto Raptors in a tough fought seven-game series. The Heat reached the Eastern Finals two games earlier than Boston, upsetting the number one seed Milwaukee Bucks four games to one.
The 21st century has been pretty generous to Beantown sports. Pick any year in the last two decades, and there is more than a 50-50 chance the city of Boston has held an open-top bus parade for its NFL, MLB, NBA or NHL champions.
Which players have impressed most since the All-Star break?
Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum has ascended to NBA superstardom. The Celtics' NBA title chances depend on Tatum being the player he's been over the last month.
The NBA’s biggest stars will take their talents to Chicago for the 69th NBA All-Star game. It is looking like LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo will captain the two teams just like last year, but who will make the All-Star draft?
It is no secret that the Boston Celtics are vulnerable in the paint. Al Horford and Aron Baynes' respective departures in the offseason have left Daniel Theis and Enes Kanter as the first choice centres on the Celtics' roster.
The NBA's Christmas Day schedule is a great tradition. For over a decade, the league have been showing five consecutive games on 25th December, and 2019 is no different.