NBA Draft

Celtics draft Jayson Tatum at No. 3

The move fills a need in the frontcourt as the Celtics begin to reload for the 2017-18 season.

Danny Ainge aims to outwork others in NBA Draft

The Celtics GM, who has hits and misses on his draft record, has two first round picks on Thursday.

gary washbrun | on basketball

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The No. 3 pick gives the team another shooter on the floor.

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Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge offered some insight as to why the organization chose Jayson Tatum over fellow freshman prospect Josh Jackson.

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Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge spoke with the Globe after Thursday night’s draft.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

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It felt like the Celtics were bracing fans for disappointment.

GARY WASHBURN | INSTANT ANALYSIS

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Duke players are fundamentally sound and well-coached.

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Boston used the No. 3 pick in Thursday’s draft to bolster its frontcourt with the forward from Duke.

celtics notebook

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Ojeleye earned American Athletic Conference player of the year in 2016-17.

Washington Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt (88) skates with the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Washington. The Capitals won 2-0. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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FLUTO SHINZAWA | ON HOCKEY

Left-shot defenseman remains the Bruins’ priority

If it costs picks and prospects, such is the price Don Sweeney must be willing to pay.

CHAD FINN I SPORTS MEDIA

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Bruins games have been carried by CBS Radio-owned stations since 1995-96.

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The third baseman was the MVP of the Carolina League All-Star Game this week.

PETER ABRAHAM

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The facts and figures speak for themselves as the Red Sox prepare to retire his number.

Boston, MA - 6/22/2017 - Former Red Sox player David Ortiz speaks during a ceremony renaming Yawkey Extension to David Ortiz Drive in his honor in Boston, MA, June 22, 2017. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

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RED SOX NOTEBOOK

On Friday, Red Sox will do the honors for David Ortiz

The slugger will become the 10th player in team history to have his number retired.

Alex Speier

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They should be able to address both third base and pitching issues and stay under the luxury tax.

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The puck drops on the new season Oct. 5 at TD Garden vs. the Nashville Predators.

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Defenseman Cal Foote, the son of former NHLer Adam Foote, could be a target at No. 18.

Foxborough-07/30/2016-The New England Patriots held their 3rd day of training camp at the practice fields of Gillette Stadium. Fans go crazy to get Tom Brady's autograph. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(sports)

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Patriots to open training camp July 27

Veterans will report to training camp July 26, with the first four public practices running July 27 through July 30.

Sports Log

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Carr’s five-year, $125 million deal ($25m per year) surpassed Andrew Luck’s deal ($24.8m per year).

Keith Petruzzelli and Reilly Walsh lead New England prospects

Wilbraham goalie and North Falmouth defenseman top the rankings.

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, left, poses for a photo with Jaylen Brown after Brown was selected third overall by the Boston Celtics during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 23, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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When it comes to the NBA draft, it’s all in the suit

Nationally renowned designers make sure the players are suited for the occasion.

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The Revolution won the previous meeting, 3-0.

Steve Stricker makes a birdie putt on the fifth hole during the fourth round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Steve Stricker, Dave Eichelberger out of Senior Open

Both players withdrew Thursday from next week’s competition at Salem CC.