2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
36-36, 4th in Atlantic
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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)
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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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26dTim 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)
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31dBrian 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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33dTim 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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36dAdrian 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.


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)
What does Kemba trade mean for the Celtics? (1:08)
Perk disappointed at the amount of All-NBA snubs (1:06)
Quavo, Perk settle their Twitter beef on First Take (3:10)
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44dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Clippers' Billups on Celtics interview list

Brad Stevens has received team permissions to interview several assistant coaches for his franchise's head coaching job, including the Los Angeles Clippers' Chauncey Billups, sources told ESPN on Wednesday.

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52dTim Bontemps

Stevens 'invigorated' by new Celtics opportunity

Brad Stevens said he chose to leave coaching after eight seasons to accept the new challenge of replacing Danny Ainge as president of basketball operations because he wants "to do what's best for the Celtics."

Team Stats

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

Team History