For about a month, from the day of the NBA Draft Lottery until less than a week before the draft, it was assumed Markelle Fultz would be a Celtic. Then that top pick was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers, and suddenly Fultz was going to be paired with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons. Fultz liked that a lot, and he liked the city a lot.
While rumors were swirling about a possible Paul George deal on draft night, a bunch of people were tweeting at Jae Crowder, ready to send him to Indiana in a deal. Crowder, who isn't shy on social media, liked the series of tweets, perhaps saving them as motivation for later. jae_crowder_twitter_likes_062317.png Crowder had a couple noteworthy moments on Twitter this past season. The first was when he fired back at Celtics fans after the TD Garden cheered for Jazz forward Gordon Hayward. He also exchanged comments with Devin Booker after the Suns guard's 70-point game against the Celtics
The Dalai Lama will be making a surprise appearance in Boston this weekend, a city official and the president of a local Tibetan group said Friday. The Tibetan spiritual leader is scheduled to arrive Saturday and appear at an event at the Sheraton Boston on Sunday, said Sonam Shatsang, president of the Tibetan Association of Boston, who called it “a once in a [lifetime] opportunity” for people in the Boston area to see him. Bridie Quinn, director of sales and marketing at the Back Bay hotel, confirmed the appearance. She said representatives of the Tibetan Association contacted the hotel Thursday about holding a Sunday event, and her team has since been working to finalize it. “Definite for Sunday,