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What impact do Kemba Walker’s limited minutes have on the rest of the Celtics?

What impact do Kemba Walker’s limited minutes have on the rest of the Celtics? BOSTON — Kemba Walker still has that killer-crossover that creates space and for defenders, makes their ankles a little wobbly.  And despite his diminutive size, Walker still manages to bob and weave his way through traffic at the rim. But the 99-94 loss to the Utah

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Hassan Whiteside’s teachable moments could be key for Trail Blazers

Hassan Whiteside’s teachable moments could be key for Trail Blazers PHOENIX — Did anyone see a career night coming from Aron Baynes against Portland with him starting out the game with five straight threes? The Trail Blazers didn’t. Baynes had a career night with 37 points. He tied a Suns franchise record with a career-high nine three-points, matching Channing Frye

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Hassan Whiteside playing alongside Jusuf Nurkic: “I think we’ll be a force”

Hassan Whiteside playing alongside Jusuf Nurkic: “I think we’ll be a force” PHOENIX – Since the Trail Blazers signed Hassan Whiteside last offseason, the thought had always been that Whiteside would fill the starting role until Jusuf Nurkic returned. Now that Nurkic’s targeted return date is set for Mar. 15th against the Houston Rockets at home, the questions surrounding the

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Kemba Walker: ‘It would be terrible’ to play without fans

Kemba Walker: ‘It would be terrible’ to play without fans The NBA is certainly taking the coronavirus outbreak seriously. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the NBA has sent a memo to its franchises about the virus. The memo instructs the teams that they should be making preparations to play without fans in attendance at the games.

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Celtics-Jazz Takeaways: C’s interior defense is pretty good, but they can’t stop Utah’s 3’s

Celtics-Jazz Takeaways: C’s interior defense is pretty good, but they can’t stop Utah’s 3’s BOSTON — In the past four games, the Boston Celtics‘ interior defense has been like a 24/7, 365-day EZ-Pass lane for opposing teams, who have had at least one player drop 30 or more points against them. Boston’s defense at the rim was better against Utah. 

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