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It was reported Thursday that both te Boston Celtics and the L.A. Lakers are interested in the services of O.J. Mayo and CSNNE.com is reporting that Brandon Bass could be moved to acquire Mayo. A league source said the C’s continue to be enamored with the 6-foot-5 shooting guard, and are considering making another run [...]
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Boston will select Kris Joseph with the 51st pick, league source tells Y! Sports.7 minutes ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite@WojYahooNBAAdrian WojnarowskiLong, productive, good in transition, solid spot-up shooter. Don’t expect him to become an NBA All-Star any time soon, but the Celtics could have done a lot worse than Kris Joseph with the No. 51 pick.Plenty more to come in the morning.
I absolutely love Jared Sullinger at the 21st pick, back problems be damned — almost as much as I loathe Fab “El Busto” Melo. I emailed a group of friends earlier this morning to say that if Melo becomes a productive pro, I’ll tattoo a profile of Kobe Bryant’s face on my chest and write a love letter to Rick Pitino.But Sullinger? He would have been a top 5 selection last...
Danny Ainge owns a reputation as a crass-maneuvering son of a ***** who’s more difficult to deal with than a double-breaking putt at Augusta. But he also has a more sensitive side, which could help Jeff Green sign with the Boston Celtics for a slight hometown discount.Green’s agent, David Falk, called Boston “a great environment” for Green and said he has a great relationship...
Possibly the biggest news for the Boston Celtics came this morning in the Boston Herald. According to the Herald, Kevin Garnett has informed the Boston Celtics this morning that he would be returning for the 2012-13 season! More News To Follow
Celtics Under Contract:
Paul Pierce: 15,333,334
Rajon Rondo: 10,045,454
Avery Bradley: 1,524,480
JaJuan Johnson: 1,042,320
Jared Sullinger: ~1,300,000
Fab Melo: ~1,200,000
E’Twaun Moore: 473,604
General Manager Danny Ainge has roughly $30,919,192 in
salary currently committed to the 7 players under contract for the 2012-2013
season. With the cap projected somewhere...
If Ray Allen is taking his talents to South Beach, the Heat would prefer an RSVP sooner rather than later. The Heat have made the Celtics veteran "their prime offseason target and will pursue him strongly" when free agency begins Sunday morning just after midnight, Brian Windhorst of ESPN reports. Miami has risen on the list of landing spots for Allen in recent days. Although...
There is a chance that Josh Smith and Kevin Garnett could be Celtics teammates come next season
What made the Boston Celtics great in 2012 is that when they entered the post-season they knew exactly what they were as a basketball team. They were a primarily jump-shooting team that played their asses off on the defensive side of the court and were at their best when Rajon Rondo was...
Multiple sources are reporting.
Update: It's official. Celtics draft Sullinger at #21.
Boston is aggressively working to move up into the late lottery, if not higher, league sources tell Y!. Celtics own No. 21 and 22 picks.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 28, 2012
I wonder who Danny is after. He has one more trade chip to play with after being given the Bobcats 2013 2nd round pick due to the OKC Thunder not disclosing Green's heart issues. "Late...
Danny Ainge says Jared Sullinger has a “disk” issue in his back that may or may not require surgery #celtics
— gary washburn (@GwashNBAGlobe) June 29, 2012
Literally didn’t take sixty minutes from the time I posted Jared Sullinger’s grade of a “B” for the Celtics to announce that Sullinger might require surgery.
I want a trade-back Oklahoma City and I want it now.
The NBA free agency period is under way, with Deron Williams, Kevin Garnett and Steve Nash among the most prominent names. Get all the latest news and rumors right here.
Sunday, July 1 Report: Garnett to remain with Celtics
The Big Ticket has bought a return fare to Boston. Kevin Garnett has told the Celtics he will return for at least two more seasons, the Boston Herald reports...
Herald Danny Ainge mulls making a move
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Danny Ainge revealed that Jared Sullinger has a herniated disk.
Sam Amick, Sports IllustratedSources say Boston's push to move into the lottery is partly driven by a desire to land Duke's Austin Rivers, son of Cs coach Doc Rivers. Celtics have the No. 21 and No. 22 picks.Rivers will be a star. Worst case scenario is Monta Ellis, and he's no slouch.