NBA Live 19: Boston Celtics Player Ratings and Roster

After making the Eastern Conference Finals in 2017/18, Boston will be looking to go a step further this season. Check out their full roster and playbooks from NBA Live 19

The Celtics will head into the 2018/19 season as the favorites to make it out of the Eastern Conference. We’ve listed all the details of the Celtics’ star-studded starting lineup and the rest of their roster, plus their playbooks on both offense and defense.

Kyrie Irving, PG, 93

Age: 26

Position: PG

Height: 6’3’’

Playstyle: Backcourt Shooter

Best stats: 99 Contested Shots, 99 Driving Layup, 98 Dribbling

Irving had an injury-riddled first year in Boston, but when he was on the floor, he was every bit the star of the competition that we’ve come to know and love. His averages of 24.8 points and 5.1 assists were marginally lower than his final year in Cleveland, but he was typically efficient from the floor, going at 49.1% from the field and 40.8% from downtown, and slid seamlessly into Brad Stevens’ movement-oriented offense.

Jaylen Brown, SG, 84

Age: 21

Position: SF

Height: 6’7’’

Playstyle: Backcourt Defender

Best stats: 94 Stamina, 91 Speed, 90 Driving Layup

Brown enjoyed an impressive second season in the NBA, making a quantum leap in terms of both his minutes and his output. Benefitting significantly from the injury to teammate Gordon Hayward, Brown played 30.7 minutes a game, nearly double that of what he enjoyed in his rookie season. In those minutes he accumulated 14.9 points, 4.9 boards, 1.6 assists and 1.0 steals while shooting 39.5% from beyond the arc.

Gordon Hayward, SF, 86

Age: 28

Position: SF

Height: 6’8’’

Playstyle: Wing Shooter

Best stats: 95 Stamina, 90 Driving Layup, 89 Shot off Dribble, 89 Contested Shots

Hayward only managed five minutes of playing time in his first season for the Celtics before he gruesomely broke his leg. Prior to that, he was an all-star caliber player for the Utah Jazz, putting up 21.9 points, 5.4 rebounds and 3.5 assists a game in 2016/17 while also being a valuable presence on defense. The success of his return this season will have a major impact on Boston’s ability to compete against the best sides.

Jayson Tatum, PF, 85

Age: 19

Position: SF

Height: 6’8’’

Playstyle: Stretch Big

Best stats: 92 Stamina, 91 Dunk, 89 Vertical

Tatum’s rookie year was one to remember. After Hayward went down on opening night, a spot in the starting five opened up, and Tatum grabbed it with both hands. The number three pick in the 2017 draft showed why Celtics GM Danny Ainge traded down to get him, demonstrating a well-rounded game at both ends of the floor to average 13.9 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.0 steals while shooting an elite 43.4% from beyond the arc.

Al Horford, C, 87

Age: 32

Position: C

Height: 6’10’’

Playstyle: Stretch Big

Best stats: 93 Injury, 93 Post Moves, 92 Stamina

In another excellent season for the veteran, Horford once again showed he doesn’t need high stats to be a hugely effective player. He made the All-Star team in a season in which he would average 11.5 points, 7.2 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.7 blocks per game, numbers which sell short the impact he is able to have on a game largely through his incredibly high basketball IQ.

NBA Live 19 Boston Celtics Roster

NameOVRPositionHeightPlaystyleBest stats
Kyrie Irving93PG6’3’’Backcourt Shooter99 Contested Shots, 99 Driving Layup, 98 Dribbling
Jaylen Brown84SG6’7’’Backcourt Defender94 Stamina, 91 Speed, 90 Driving Layup
Gordon Hayward86SF6’8’’Wing Shooter95 Stamina, 90 Driving Layup, 89 Shot off Dribble, 89 Contested Shots
Jayson Tatum85PF6’8’’Stretch Big92 Stamina, 91 Dunk, 89 Vertical
Al Horford87C6’10’’Stretch Big93 Injury, 93 Post Moves, 92 Stamina
Terry Rozier82PG6’2″Backcourt Shooter93 Speed, 90 Stamina
Marcus Smart81PG6’4″Backcourt Defender92 On Ball Defense, 90 Stamina
Marcus Morris80PF6’9″Stretch Big92 Stamina, 88 Strength
Aron Baynes78C6’10”Rim Protector87 Post Defense, 80 Strength
Daniel Theis76PF6’9″Stretch Big79 Mid-Range Shot, 78 Rebounding
Semi Ojeleye75SF6’6″Wing Defender85 On Ball Defense, 84 Speed
Robert Williams73PF6’9″Rim Protector85 Strength, 79 Draw Shooting Foul
Brad Wanamaker71PG6’4″Slasher84 Free Throw, 84 Speed
Jabari Bird70SG6’6″Wing Shooter83 Speed, 81 Stamina
Guerschon Yabusele68PF6’8″Post Anchor80 Stamina, 77 Post Moves
PJ Dozier68PG6’6″Slasher83 Speed, 79 Dribbling


The below is a list of the extensive choice of playbooks you have when playing with the Boston Celtics.

Play NamePlay Type
PG Stack ExitPick and Roll
PG Flip StepPick and Roll
PG UCLA AnglePick and Roll
PG Stack LoopPick and Roll
PG Cross DoublePick and Roll
PG Horns TwistPick and Roll
PG DragPick and Roll
PG 14 Low HighPick and Roll
PG 41 Weak AnglePick and Roll
PG 41 High AnglePick and Roll
PG 41 Quick HighPick and Roll
PG 41 Weak UpPick and Roll
PG 41 LiftedPick and Roll
SG Horns Pin MixPick and Roll
SG Zipper ChasePick and Roll
SF Point 2 KeepPick and Roll
SF 41 Pin AnglePick and Roll
SF 41 Strong Reverse GetPick and Roll
SF 41 Strong Reverse AnglePick and Roll
PF 41 Pitch SpreadPick and Roll
PF 41 Weak HighPick and Roll
PG Horns FlareScreen
PG Delay FlareScreen
PG Punch SplitScreen
PG Indy RipScreen
PG Zip Al HammerScreen
PG 41 Weak Reverse Back PinScreen
PG 41 Strong Reverse PinScreen
SG Rice LoopScreen
SG Rice Loop TripleScreen
SG 4 StaggerScreen
SG 4 CrossScreen
SG Mix Shuffle Stagger AlScreen
SG FistScreen
SG Flex Thunder Punch StaggerScreen
SG Point 2Screen
SG 41 Weak Reverse PinScreen
SG Elbow QuickScreen
SG 41 High StaggerScreen
SG 41 Weak StaggerScreen
SG 41 Strong Reverse Back DownScreen
SG/SF Rice Loop Pin DownsScreen
SG/SF Horns Over Under Double PinScreen
SG/SF 5 Out Reverse Double PinsScreen
SF Elbow Stagger SplitScreen
SF Point Elbow FlareScreen
SF Point 2 PinScreen
SF 41 PinScreen
SF 41 High AwayScreen
PF 41 High DownScreen
C 41 Strong Reverse DownScreen
C 41 DownScreen
PG 41 Strong Reverse SlicePostup
SG 41 Duck InPostup
SG 41 Strong Reverse FlexPostup
SF 41 Low Quick PostPostup
PF Double PostPostup
PF 41 Strong UpPostup
C 54 BrushPostup
C 41 Quick PostPostup
C 41 Walk Quick Wing EntryPostup
C 41 Quick EntryPostup
C 41 Strong Reverse Wing EntryPostup

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