WALTHAM - After a successful training camp, the Boston Celtics returned to Waltham Friday to prepare for their first preseason game of the 2017-18 NBA season. Can you believe the season is here already?
Open Practice is Sunday. Preseason opener on Monday. CLNS and Celticsblog will be there for both.
Here’s a video rundown of who was available to the media:
Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward and Brad Stevens addressed the Boston media prior to practice on Friday morning. Following, the media was allowed to stick around a bit for some drills, found below. All practice footage and full drills can be found by subscribing to the CLNS Media YouTube channel.
Kyrie Irving talks the benefit of Brad Stevens' coaching.
Gordon Hayward tells the Boston Celtics media about his first experience throwing out a 1st pitch. Hayward threw out the 1st pitch at Fenway Park on Thursday. Gordon also discusses training camp and having some free time to spend with his family before practice. When asked if he's had time for any "gaming," Hayward said he's only really been focused on camp but "their will be time for that [gaming].”
Brad Stevens talks Celtics’ health, new NBA Draft rules & condensed practices.