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Brooklyn Nets v Boston Celtics - Game One
Jayson Tatum vs Nets 4/17/22
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Herald Kyrie Irving goes birding

Marcus Smart first guard since 1996 to win DPOY

Globe Jayson Tatum described the dramatic final play in Celtics-Nets Game 1

Draymond Green calls Marcus Smart ‘the difference’ in Celtics’ run

These Celtics are not the same early-season team, and the final sequence against the Nets proves it

Celtics’ Marcus Smart is NBA defensive player of the year


Kyrie Irving may have led the Nets with 39 points, but he didn’t rise above his hostile reception at TD Garden

The final sequence to beat the Nets is a microcosm of why the Celtics became worthy of admiration and trust

Dramatic Game 1 of Celtics-Nets seems to have set the stage for a thrilling series

In Game 1, Al Horford provided exactly the kind of veteran leadership the Celtics needed

Celtics’ Marcus Smart wins NBA Defensive Player of the Year; first guard honored since 1996

Celtics Green Comments from the Other Side - Nets Game 1 4/17/22

CelticsBlog The ageless Al Horford

Celtics PRIDE podcast: Marcus Smart wins DPOY and Celtics vs Nets Game 1 Review

Boston Celtics The metamorphosis of Marcus Smart


Must C’s: Gary Payton hands DPoY award to Marcus Smart

Celtics defense adapts for Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving in Game 1

Bruised and battered, Celtics looking to maintain physicality heading into Game 2

Kyrie Irving fined $50,000 for interactions with Boston fans in Game 1

ESPN Boston Celtics’ Marcus Smart wins NBA Defensive Player of the Year award for first time

Kyrie Irving fined $50,000 for flipping off Celtics fans during Game 1

CLNS Media Why Did Kyrie Irving Give Celtics Fans the Finger?

Whole New Celtics: Iconic Win Over Nets Initially Resembled Vintage Collapse

Celtics .com Smart Earns DPOY, Ends 26-Year Drought for Guards

NBC Sports Boston Can Jayson Tatum’s buzzer-beater fuel Celtics throughout NBA playoffs?

Why Celtics’ Marcus Smart was the right choice for DPOY

Jaylen Brown: “It’s war out there. It’s survival of the fittest”

Jaylen Brown & Ime Udoka on Marcus Smart Defensive Player of the Year

Grant Williams on Marcus Smart winning DPOY

Jaylen Brown on his speech in Game 1 after a big Brooklyn run

NESN Kendrick Perkins Takes Aim At Kevin Durant After Celtics-Nets Game 1

NBA DPOY Runner-Up Tweets After Celtics’ Marcus Smart Wins Award

VA Hero Of The Week | Marcus Smart Wins Defensive Player Of The Year

How Ime Udoka, Jaylen Brown Reacted To Kyrie Irving’s Feud With Fans


CBS Boston Keys For Game 2: Celtics Can’t Have A Letdown Game Wednesday Night

Kyrie Irving Fined $50,000 By NBA For Interactions With Celtics Fans

The Athletic Celtics’ Marcus Smart earns NBA Defensive Player of the Year honor: ‘Guards can get even more recognition’

Celtics Wire Watch Gary Payton tell Marcus Smart that he is the 2022 DPOY

NBA Twitter reacts to Celtics’ Smart winning the 2022 NBA DPOY award

Celtics history: Olynyk, Pruitt, Foley born; ‘Celtic Pride’ debuts

Should the feud between Celtics fans and Kyrie Irving be forgotten?

Did the Boston Celtics already take the Brooklyn Nets’ best punch?

Celtics’ Smart credits trust, IQ for defense that won him 2022 DPOY

Where is Nets star Kyrie Irving on the list of Boston sports villains?

Mass Live Al Horford was unsung hero for Boston Celtics in Game 1 win over the Brooklyn Nets

Celtics’ Marcus Smart to haters after winning Defensive Player of the Year: ‘Thank you, keep it up’

Draymond Green, Mikal Bridges praise Marcus Smart pick for Defensive Player of the Year: ‘I got no complaints’

Ime Udoka not concerned with Kyrie Irving exchanges with Boston fans: ‘(He) had a similar thing with Cleveland’

Boston Sports Journal Buckle Up: Game 1 provides the full Kyrie Irving experience for Celtics, Nets

Final 30 seconds of Game 1 Celtics win tells a long story about this team

Game 1 video breakdown: Tightening Theis’ defense

Marcus Smart wins Defensive Player of the Year award

Hardwood Houdini Boston Celtics: Player grades from C’s dramatic Game One win

B/R says Boston Celtics wish they could make this trade for Nerlens Noel

“Agree or Disagree” on 3 first-round predictions for the Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics: Marcus Smart redefines history with NBA DPOY win

Chowder and Champions Boston Celtics: Jayson Tatum’s buzzer beater all about team basketball

Boston Celtics: Daniel Theis & Grant Williams are going to have to step up

CLNS Media/YouTube Ime Udoka on Decision to NOT Call Timeout on Final Play | Celtics vs Nets G1

Marcus Smart Credits Ime Udoka’s TRUST on Final Play | Celtics vs Nets G1

Marcus Smart REACTS to Winning Defensive Player of the Year

Draymond Green on DPOY: “I’m Extremely Happy for Marcus Smart.”

Sportskeeda Marcus Smart gets shoutout from former NBA champ

Clutch Points 2 adjustments Nets must make after devastating Game 1 loss to Celtics

Celtics news: Jayson Tatum showers Boston fans with ultimate praise

3 key reasons Celtics pulled out insane Game 1 victory over Nets

SB Nation Kyrie Irving’s beef with Boston Celtics fans, explained

The Sports Hub Kyrie Irving embraces ‘dark side’ as series villain in Boston

Fansided Nets vs. Celtics Updated Series and Game 2 Odds (Jayson Tatum’s Heroics Moving Series Towards Boston)

Sir Charles in Charge Kyrie Irving is the villain that the NBA Playoffs needed

Sports Central Boston Celtics: Beasts of the East?

The Sports Rush “We really got Jayson Tatum game winner and Marcus Smart DPOY within 24 hrs”: NBA Twitter believes it is the best time to be a Boston Celtics fan in a long while

Heavy Dream Trade Scenario Sees Celtics Land Former No. 6 Overall Pick

Lakers Prefer Former Celtics Star in Return for Russell Westbrook Trade: Report

Kyrie Irving Defends Middle-Finger Gestures: ‘All Is Fair in Competition’

SI .com NBA Settles Four Tiebreakers, Including One Involving the Celtics, to Help Determine Draft Order

[Film Room] How the Celtics Held Kevin Durant to 23 Points, an Approach that Can’t Change as the ROI Lessens

Sporting News Shaquille O’Neal criticizes Nets’ Kyrie Irving for reaction to Celtics home crowd, tells him to ‘man up’

AZ Central Smart, Bridges give each other props, finished 1-2 in NBA DPOY voting

Hoops Habit 3 keys for the Boston Celtics to win Game 2 vs. the Brooklyn Nets

Fadeaway World NBA Fan Roasts Laker Fans For Saying Jayson Tatum Is A Future Laker: “Y’all Literally Could Have Drafted Him.”

The Sports Rush Jayson Tatum held the Slim Reaper to just 4 points on 38 possessions in Game 1 of 2022 NBA Playoffs

NY Post Nets’ Kevin Durant vows adjustments after rare off game

Hoops Rumors NBA Team Option Decisions For 2022/23