Found July 03, 2012 on Celtics Town:
The Boston Celtics’ three draft picks — Jared Sullinger, Fab Melo and Kris Joseph — have all signed with the team, according to a press release. It’s unclear as of now how much of Joseph’s contract is guaranteed, if any. Sullinger and Melo both have fully guaranteed deals as first-round draft choices.The Celtics have also added some players to their summer league team, which begins play in Orlando this weekend. (Boston Herald)The Celtics also added some familiar names to what is now an 11-man lineup, including Craig Brackins, a 6-foot-10 forward who played for Philadelphia last year and spent a lot of time on the roster of the Celtics’ NBDL affiliate, the Maine Red Claws.Stephane Lasme, the former UMass forward who was a favorite of his veteran teammates and the final cut of training camp two years ago, is also on the list. Lasme, who lives in Norton, has since played in Israel, Russia, the Red Claws, and most recently Obradoiro of the Spanish League.They will join a group that al...

Danny Ainge Dismantling Celtics' Big Three of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen Looks Less Likely Every Day

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Doc Rivers Thinks Ray Allen Will Return to Boston, Says Celtics Will Lock Up Jeff Green

Among the uncertainties surrounding whether the Celtics will re-sign Ray Allen and Jeff Green, at least one thing isn't in question -- the coach's opinion. Doc Rivers said Sunday that he wants the C's to bring back both Allen and Green, who are free agents this offseason. He seemed to think Boston would have a pretty good chance getting both players to stay. "We...

Wolves say Stiemsma is a good fit

Remember that Greg Stiemsma is a restricted free-agent. The Celtics will have the opportunity to match any offer. Despite a talented roster that includes Kevin Love, Derrick Williams and Ricky Rubio, the Wolves are a bit thin at center. FYI – Jerry Zgoda is the Wolves beat reporter for the Star Tribune.

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Unrestricted free agent guard Jason Terry and the Boston Celtics have reportedly agreed to a three-year deal for what is believed to be $15 million.

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Celtics president Danny Ainge is determined to keep the team's Big Three in Boston next season.

Living in the Past

  Did Kevin Garnett just become the highest paid coach in professional basketball? Just a couple days after the Celtics wrapped up their 2012 NBA Draft, where they selected Jared Sullinger and Feb Melo with the 21st and 22nd picks, Danny Ainge announced the team was bringing back Kevin Garnett on a three-year, $34M extension. [...]

Celtics Close to Deal with Jason Terry

Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Celtics are close to a deal with Jason Terry. In 3 separate tweets, Spears reveals this information Celtics are in final discussions on terms of a multi-year deal with Mavericks free agent guard Jason Terry, sources tells Yahoo! Sports. Keep in mind Celtics coach Doc Rivers said he wanted both Ray Allen & Jason Terry Jason...

Wolves showing interest in Allen, others

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Jason Terry deal with Boston Celtics likely for 3 years, but he might let Mavericks match

Jason Terry expected to land a three-year deal paying the mid-level exception from the Celtics, sources told Yahoo!58 minutes ago via TweetDeckReplyRetweetFavorite@SpearsNBAYahooMarc J. Spears But source stresses that Terry will go back to Mavs to give them chance to counter before finalizing three-year deal, believed to be at MLE54 minutes ago via UberSocial for BlackBerryReplyRetweetFavorite...

Report: Celtics Express Interest in Jason Terry, Nick Young

Re-signing Ray Allen likely remains the top priority for the Celtics, but they have reportedly begun searching for a replacement just in case he signs elsewhere. The C's are pursuing Jason Terry, and have also shown interest in Nick Young, according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. Terry has been with the Mavericks since 2004 but is currently a free agent. Known for...

Should the Celtics pursue Courtney Lee?

Housekeeping note: Rockets swingman Courtney Lee is now an unrestricted free agent after Rockets withdraw his qualifying offer — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 3, 2012 Unlike Jason Terry, it appears that Ray Allen might not be open to let his current team match whatever offer he receives. In fact there's a good possibility that Ray might accept even less to leave. Doc...

Jared Sullinger: “Going To The Greatest Organization In The World”

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In a wild unofficial start to free agency, former Dallas Maverick Jason Terry has agreed to a 3 year deal with the Boston Celtics, according to ESPN. This comes a surprise to many, as it seemed like the Celtics were going to put their focus on retaining shooting guard Ray Allen. This could still happen, but it looks more unlikely now due to the fact that it would create a logjam...
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