Found June 27, 2013 on Celtics Life:
German. Rondo. T-7 hours until the NBA draft begins in Brooklyn, and seemingly no one knows anything for sure. The Cleveland Cavaliers, who hold the #1 pick, have been linked to Nerlens Noel, Otto Porter, Alex Len and Victor Oladipo. Did I mention that they've known they'd draft first for a month, and that there are only seven freaking hours before they select? However the Cavs indecision is understandable in this years draft, where there are a number of quality players, but no sure fire "can't miss" star. For the Celtics, who will pick 16th tonight (barring a trade), the rumors and possibilities are literally endless. They've worked out over twenty players, and seemingly every mock draft that you see they are selecting someone different. However, there are a few rumors floating around this afternoon about who could end up in green, starting with these tweets from ESPN draft expert Chad Ford, who's hearing the Celtics are going big. Celtics li...

Report: Rondo might be next to want out

According to Sekou Smith on, Rajon Rondo might not want to stick around with the new Celtics. Ray Allen was the first to leave, bolting for Miami and another title in free agency last summer. Rivers opted for a chance to take the Clippers to the same plateau he reached with the Celtics in the final six of his nine seasons with the team. Ainge is clearly trying to make the...

Kelly Olynyk Traded to Celtics in Draft-Night Deal With Mavericks (Video)

The Boston Celtics have reportedly made a trade with the Dallas Mavericks to acquire former Gonzaga power forward Kelly Olynyk. Olynyk, whom the Mavericks took with the No. 13 pick in the draft, will be heading to Boston in exchange for No. 16 pick Lucas Nogueira, whom Dallas promptly traded to Atlanta, according to reports, and two future second-round picks. After redshirting in...

Why the Pistons should trade for Rondo

It’s been awhile since we had some meaningful basketball at the Palace and it’s also been awhile since the Pistons have had a player other teams feared. Simply put it’s time to remedy both those problems and Rajon Rondo could be the guy to do that for Detroit. And since Rondo could in a sense help revive basketball in the Motor City here’s why the Pistons need to explore...

Boston Celtics Draft Kelly Olynyk

Kelly Olynyk - 7'0", 234 pound Center - Gonzaga The Boston Celtics traded up three spots in the 2013 NBA Draft to grab center Kelly Olynyk from Gonzaga. Boston gave the Dallas Mavericks their 16th pick in this year's draft and two future second round draft picks for the No. 13 spot to take a player who may very well be the most polished offensive big-man in the entire...

Celtics draft Gonzaga’s Kelly Olynyk at #13

The Boston Celtics have drafted Gonzaga big man Kelly Olynyk with the 13th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. The C’s acquired the rights to the 13th pick from the Dallas Mavericks, who received the Celtics’ 16th overall pick and two 2014 second-rounders in exchange. Olynyk, 22, is a seven-footer from Toronto, Canada who declared for the draft following his junior season at...

Draft Pick Kelly Olynyk Will Fit in Well With New-Look Celtics (Video)

It may be buried underneath the news of a massive, multi-player deal that is reportedly set to go down between the Celtics and Nets, but Boston added one of the top big men in college basketball Thursday night. That man is Kelly Olynyk, a 7-foot center out of Gonzaga drafted No. 13 overall by Dallas and acquired by the Celtics in a draft-night deal. Celtics general manager Danny...

Celtics Trade Up to Draft Gonzaga Center Kelly Olynyk

BOSTON – The Celtics traded the 16th pick in the 2013 draft with two second-rounders to the Dallas Mavericks to draft Gonzaga center Kelly Olynyk. A proficient low-post scorer, Olynyk brings the Celtics some desperately needed interior presence on offense and some even more urgent flowing hair. Olynyk is not athletic like Sullinger, but he has a well-polished offensive post game...

2013 NBA Draft: Boston Celtics trade for 13th pick, select Kelly Olynyk from Gonzaga

The Celtics traded up to select center Kelly Olynyk from Gonzaga.The Boston Celtics have traded up, securing Dallas’ 13th pick to select Kelly Olynyk, a 7-foot center from Gonzaga, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.The Celtics send Dallas the 16th overall pick and two future second-rounders, league sources tell Y! Sports.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June...

Rivers discusses leaving Boston

Prior to boarding a flight to Los Angeles, new Clippers coach Doc Rivers said the following about leaving the Celtics organization: "It was just time."

Celtics trade Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce to Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have reached an agreement with the Boston Celtics to acquire Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce after Garnett agreed to waive his no-trade clause, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. The Nets 

Get to know the newest Boston Celtics rookies

Kelly Olynyk, Gonzaga Drafted 13th overall by Mavericks, traded to Celtics Forward/center, 7’0, 234 lbs., 6’9.75″ wingspan What the scouts say: “Olynyk’s 2013 offensive-post dominance was special. Easily the best among prospects in the past three seasons (the time period I have shot-location data for). He scored 16.8 points at the rim per 40. The next best was Cody Zeller...

Celtics Not looking to Trade Rajon Rondo

  With Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce headed out of town and Doc Rivers chilling on the beach in LA, there seems to be a bit of a fire sale going on right now in Boston. With nearly all of the original core of 2008 championship team gone, it’s only natural to ponder whether or not point guard Rajon Rondo is next. Celtics GM Danny Ainge actually addressed it last night during the...

Kelly Olynyk Nice Piece to Help Celtics’ Rebuilding Process, But Far From Franchise Cornerstone

BOSTON — Give Danny Ainge credit for framing the conversation. The agreement to send Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to the Brooklyn Nets was not even finalized Thursday night when the Celtics president of basketball operations did his best to set expectations extremely low for the coming season, and possibly beyond. Draft night is often the time for NBA team executives to act like...
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