Celtics Notebook: New Year, New Uniform

Celtics Notebook: New Year, New Uniform

by December 28, 2017 0 comments

A Thursday matchup in New York saw the Knicks take one from the Celtics, 102-93. The New York win was led by Michael Beasley, who had 32 points. Kyrie Irving also had 32 points for Boston.

A trip home proved beneficial for the Celtics, as they beat the Bulls 117-92 on Saturday. Irving had 25 points in the win and Bobby Portis led the way for Chicago with 17 points.

The Wizards got the better of the Celtics on Christmas day, 111-103, thanks to 25 points from Bradley Beal and 21 points and 14 assists from John Wall. Jayson Tatum and Irving each contributed 20 points for Boston.

A Wednesday night game against the Charlotte Hornets pitted Kyrie Irving against Kemba Walker in a matchup of star point guards. Walker’s 24 points got the better of Irving’s 21, but the Celtics came away with the win, 102-91.

Nike releases “City” uniforms

The Celtics will be wearing a new uniform for a few games this season. As part of the Nike’s new “City” collection, the Celtics now have a gray uniform with green numbers and letters. The uniform also features a “parquet pattern” similar to their court and the 2008 Championship banner on the waistband.

Here’s a look at the new uniform:

Photo Courtesy of Nike

Tatum lights it up on Christmas

Jayson Tatum shined on the national stage of a Christmas Day game, scoring 20 points on 7-9 shooting. The rookie wing went 2-2 from beyond the arc and contributed three rebounds in the loss.

Nine of his 20 points came in the fourth quarter as Boston’s comeback fell just short.

Next 7 days at a glance

Thursday, Dec. 28 at 8 p.m. vs Houston Rockets

Sunday, Dec. 31 at 5:30 p.m. vs Brooklyn Nets

Wednesday, Jan. 3 at 8 p.m. vs Cleveland Cavaliers

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