2020-2021 Boston Celtics Season Preview

It feels like the Celtics were playing competitive games just yesterday… well, maybe not YESTERDAY, but their last game of last season was Sunday, September 27.

For perspective, that was Week 3 of the NFL season. The NFL season is about to enter Week 15.

Yeah, not too long ago… yet some things have changed.

Who’s on the team? Can they expect to get back to the Eastern Conference Finals (or further)? What does a full season during a pandemic look like?

Lots of questions, but I’ll address those – and my expectations as a fan – below.

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A Superstar is Born

Jayson Tatum’s first game in Orlando was not pretty.

He went 2-for-18, scoring only 5 points against Milwaukee on July 31.

He didn’t even actually make one of those shots, as one was actually a missed defensive rebound opportunity by the Bucks which they accidentally knocked back into the basket.

Since that game, Tatum has been on fire.

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Playing Without Gordon Hayward

The injury woes continue for Gordon Hayward in Boston.

Hayward sprained his ankle in the 4th quarter of the Celtics win against the 76ers on Monday, which was revealed to be a Grade 3 sprain. This type of sprain means ligament tears in some capacity. The initial recovery time is reported to be 4 weeks, but that could be optimistic. Continue reading “Playing Without Gordon Hayward”

Boston Celtics Extend Brad Stevens

Sorry to disappoint Boston sports radio, but Brad Stevens is sticking in Boston for the foreseeable future.

The Boston Celtics gave Brad Stevens the ultimate vote of confidence yesterday, announcing they will be giving him a contract extension. Continue reading “Boston Celtics Extend Brad Stevens”