• Tristan Thompson Gives Expletive-Filled Take On Keys To Regular-Season Wins

    14 days ago - By NESN

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    That the Boston Celtics are .500 at this point this season certainly does not seem to worry Tristan Thompson.
    Thompson, a first-year Celtic with an NBA Championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers, expressed that rather clearly with an expletive-filled response after Wednesday's 101-99 win over the New York Knicks at TD Garden.
    “The first thing I would say is that winning games in the regular season to me, they matter. But I really think it's a bunch of ,” Thompson said on a postgame video conference. “Because I've been on teams that, my final good year in Cleveland, we...
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  • Tristan Thompson Addresses Rumors About Not Being Liked In Celtics' Locker Room

    14 days ago - By NESN

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    Think Tristan Thompson is not liked in the Boston Celtics looker room?
    Well, think again.
    Thompson addressed the rumors about his off-court chemistry with Celtics players after Boston's 101-99 win over the New York Knicks on Wednesday at TD Garden.
    In fact, rumors of him being disliked actually made the center chuckle.
    “I laughed,” Thompson told reporters via The Boston Globe's Gary Washburn. “In my 10 years of playing basketball, I don't think there's one teammate that doesn't like me in the locker room. I know that was full of .”
    Rumors about Thompson's potential locker...
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  • Jaylen Brown Opens Up About Media Pressure As Celtics Struggle

    14 days ago - By NESN

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    It's not easy to be a professional athlete in Boston. Especially if you're losing.
    And you can bet the Boston Celtics are feeling the heat. After all, they've hovered around .500 all season with the media trying to dissect them and diagnose all their issues, as if anyone could pinpoint the one thing that has been going on.
    But nonetheless, the Celtics are hearing the noise. And Jaylen Brown took it upon himself to consult with co-star Jayson Tatum to agree to ignore it all.
    “We probably should have had those conversations just more,” Brown said on a postgame video...
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  • Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum Discussed Tuning Out 'Outside Noise' Before Win vs. Knicks

    15 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    The Boston Celtics got back on track with a 101-99 victory over the New York Knicks just one night after getting embarrassed by the Philadelphia 76ers in...
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  • Celtics' Tristan Thompson on COVID-19: 'That S-t's No Joke. That Was a Battle'

    15 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    Tristan Thompson returned to the Boston Celtics on Wednesday after spending the last month on the sidelines after testing positive for COVID-19. Now he's...
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  • Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Among Celtics Happy To Have Tristan Thompson Back

    Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Among Celtics Happy To Have Tristan Thompson Back

    15 days ago - By NESN

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    The emergence of high-flying center Robert Williams has been nothing short of incredible for the Boston Celtics, but the reality is that sometimes they really miss an enforcer like Tristan Thompson in the middle.
    Thompson was back in the lineup against the New York Knicks on Wednesday and he undoubtedly helped Boston earn a 101-99 victory. It was Thompson's first game since March 14 after landing in the league's COVID-19 protocols. He worked his way back slowly over the last week or so.
    “It was great to have him back. We missed him a lot,” Jayson Tatum said on a postgame...
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