Walter McCarty, who played forward for the Celtics and worked as an assistant coach here, yesterday sued the University of Evansville, a former student and her lawyer for libel over allegations he raped the student while he was head coach of the men's basketball team there. Read more.
Former Celtics player Walter McCarty sues university in Indiana, student and her lawyer for libel over sexual-assault charges
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Boston Police have released photos of a man wanted for aggravated assault during a Celtics watch party in Copley Square Park around 11:30 p.m. on June 10. Read more.
Emulsion Mike rode home on the Red Line with some Celtics fans tonight.
And has to duck: Read more.
John Carroll dissects a New York Magazine screed on why New Yorkers should root for the Warriors that basically comes down to:
But they still play in a city that has won way too much over the last 20 years, trading in its underdog status for cocky villainy in the process. Plus, there are just too many Boston fans with a “let’s avoid this guy at Thanksgiving” feel about them.
"Little guy had everyone hyped up after the game!" Kory Gladysz reports after the Celtics game-7 win against Milwaukee.
Another of our sports moguls seeks to expand overseas - by taking over British footy club now owned by Russian oligarch
The Guardian reports Celtics owner Steve Pagliuca is looking at buying the Chelsea soccer team owned by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, who has sanctions and all. Pagliuca would, of course, join the Sox team that owns Liverpool and John Berylson, who doesn't own any local sportsball franchises but who does own the Millwall soccer team in the UK.
The Athletic reports that Enes Kanter will change his name to Enes Kanter Freedom when he becomes a US citizen on Monday. Kanter has long been an active human-rights proponent, which has made him persona non grata in the dictatorship his native Turkey has become.
Former Celtics player admits he beat and choked his girlfriend for hours, but if he can stay out of trouble for two years, he won't have a conviction on his record
Jabari Bird today admitted he repeatedly attacked his girlfriend in his Brighton apartment over a four-hour period one night in 2018, after which a judge continued his case without a finding for two years, which means the criminal charges will be dismissed if he stays out of trouble during that period. Read more.
Ronald Glen "Big Baby" Davis, who played on the last Celtics championship team, in 2008, was among 18 former NBA players indicted on charges they defrauded the league's health benefits plan, which covers both current players and retirees like him. Read more.
WCVB reports. The guy faces a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, which is a felony. A second man was also arrested on charges of attacking a cop.
WCVB reports the death of K.C. Jones, the Hall of Fame Celtics player and coach. He was 88.
The Celtics say farewell.
WBZ reports on Marcus Smart's decision.
I propose a new City Jersey for Boston.
If you know, you know. pic.twitter.com/okBqqT44US
— Celtics Junkies (@Celtics_Junkies) November 20, 2019
NECN reports on an incident outside the the Islamic Society of Boston in Cambridge and Enes Kanter, who is Turkish and who has been critical of his country's strongman president.
Celtics great John Havlicek has died, 79.
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