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Rajon Rondo’s torn ACL was pretty much a season-ender for the entire Boston Celtics team. With the window closing on their veterans Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, and Rondo recovering from his injury, the C’s are entering a pivotal off-season.
Boston Celtics (41-40 last year)
2012-13 Season Summary:
For the past couple of seasons, the goal for the Boston Celtics was to just get to the playoffs with everybody healthy and hope to make a postseason run. However, Rajon Rondo’s season-ending torn ACL midway through the year quickly ended any real hope the C’s had of making any noise past the regular season.
With Rondo out of the lineup, that put a ton of pressure on Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett who still played at a high level but definitely were a step slower in their older age. Retirement rumors have even surfaced surround the 37-year old Garnett.
Boston made moves in the off-season to improve their bench play and supporting cast but those acquisitions fell short for the most part....
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Earlier on Saturday, I wrote about my disdain of this entire Doc Rivers, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce to the LA Clippers gossip mill. CLNS columnist, Rich Conte, added his 2 cents shortly after. We both stated our hesitance to believe any such rumors regarding Doc, Danny and the crew. I'm not that easily swayed but now the ever reliable, Adrian Wojnarowski is in the mix and had...
Jimmy Kimmel has been doing some great things recently with the NBA and different segments on his show. The latest piece of goodness involves ‘Cousin Sal’ messing with one unlucky fan who wanted to have a simple meet and greet with Rajon Rondo.
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It seems as though every statement and every article these days begin with "Sources say" or "Sources close to the situation" or even better, the ever present "League Sources". You have to wonder who all these sources are. Sometimes I think it's the infamous all seeing Magic Eight Ball. I woke this morning to "sources" saying all kinds...
I’m just about as sick of this as everyone else, but it’s getting serious now. Adrian Wojnarowski reports:
The Boston Celtics are deep in discussions with the Los Angeles Clippers on a blockbuster deal to send coach Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett to Los Angeles, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
The final hurdle of a deal centers on the Clippers’ willingness to include...
If the rumors about Kevin Garnett leaving Boston become reality, the Celtics would feature a weak front court consisting of Brandon Bass, Jared Sullinger, and Fab Melo. This would create a need for another center. Enter Steven Adams. Adams, 19, had an up and down rookie season with Pittsburgh. While he averaged only 7.2 points...
The Los Angeles Clippers are engaged in discussions with the Boston Celtics on a deal that would involve Kevin Garnett and Doc Rivers.
The Clippers would send DeAndre Jordan and two first round picks to the Celtics for Garnett and the right to hire Rivers as their head coach.
Garnett is willing to waive his no-trade clause.
Donald Sterling is prepared to pay Rivers an annual salary...
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Celtics are in ‘deep in discussions’ on a blockbuster trade that would send Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett to the Clippers in exchange for center DeAndre Jordan, two first round draft picks, and possibly point guard Eric Bledsoe.
The Boston Celtics are deep in discussions with the Los Angeles Clippers on a blockbuster deal...
Join hosts Rich Conte and Jon Lemons today at 6pm for a special Father's Day episode of Celtics Beat. We'll be discussing the ongoing Doc Rivers saga and the latest developments in a potential deal with the LA Clippers that would send both Doc and Kevin Garnett to LA. We'll also talk NBA Draft and the NBA Finals and take calls from listeners that want to chime in...
The Los Angeles Clippers and Boston Celtics discussed trade scenarios in February that would have sent centered around both Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce.
The Celtics would have acquired Eric Bledsoe and DeAndre Jordan in what would have been a wider package.
The Clippers plan to be "very aggressive" and "shake every tree" to upgrade the roster this offseason...
Forget Ray Allen. This is treason of a much higher kind.
When reports first arose last week that Doc Rivers hadn’t decided whether he wanted to coach another season in Boston, most saw the news as a formality. Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge had said Rivers would be back, and Rivers, who takes time each offseason to decide whether to return, seemed likely...
A proposed blockbuster deal between the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers, that would include Kevin Garnett, DeAndre Jordan, coach Doc Rivers, Eric Bledsoe and multiple draft picks, has stalled.
The most recent and most glaring roadblock has stemmed from the Celtics insistence that young guard Eric Bledsoe be included in any trade scenario, sources said. However, the Clippers...
Get your calculators out. If a mega-deal to send Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to the Clippers is going to happen, it is going to take a lot of different players.
The Clippers and Celtics are discussing a potential deal involving
Boston Coach Doc Rivers and power forward Kevin Garnett both coming
to Los Angeles, but the Clippers feel as if the current asking
price is too high, said NBA executives who asked not to be
identified because they were not authorized to speak publicly on
A major transformation could take action soon with the Boston Celtics.
ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith, who is a commentative journalist in the sporting world, reported in May that the Celtics could look at a mega deal regarding head coach Doc Rivers, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce moving to the Los Angeles Clippers for Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan,Eric Bledsoe and Caron Butler’s expiring...