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It’s official. Marcus Thornton and Tyler Zeller are now Boston Celtics, although fans might want to hold off getting either player’s jersey for the time being.
The Celtics on Thursday announced their trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets, finalizing the terms of the three-team swap. The Celtics add Thornton from Brooklyn and Zeller and a future first-round draft pick from Cleveland, as expected, with the Celtics sending a conditional future second-round pick to the Cavs.
The draft pick acquired by the Celtics has been widely reported to be a top-10 protected first-rounder in 2016, 2017 or 2018. If the Cavs have not relayed the pick by 2019, it would be unprotected.
The Nets received supersub combo guard Jarrett Jack and Sergey Karasev from Cleveland, while the Cavs received the draft rights to Ilkan Karaman and Edin Bavcic from Brooklyn, along with the Celtics’ second-rounder. More importantly for the Cavs, they opened up salary cap space to offer a maximum contract t...
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Boston is third team in deal will acquire Tyler Zeller from Cleveland as well as future first-rounder and Marcus Thornton from Nets
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 9, 2014
Three-team trade will see Nets acquire Jarrett Jack and Sergey Karasev from Cleveland. Boston gets Thornton, Zeller and a first — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 9, 2014
Danny Ainge is a slick dude. The...
Boston Celtics: Tyler Zeller And Marcus Thornton Trade Grade
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Celtics Receive: Marcus Thornton, Tyler Zeller and a 1st Rounder
Nets Receive: Jarrett Jack and Sergey Karasev
Cavaliers Receive: Cap Space, 2 Prospects
I love this trade for the Boston Celtics. With Cleveland in pursuit of LeBron James, they decided to shed nearly 10 million...
One firework has been set off as the Celtics tak on Marcus Thornton ($8.6 million), while also adding Zeller ($1.7 million) with the $10.3 million trade exception generated during last summer's blockbuster swap with the Nets. Boston will also receive a future first-round pick from the Cavaliers (top-10 protected from 2016-18; unprotected in 2019). This move also helps the Cavs...
The Celtics have just made some major moves, as they've joined with Cleveland and Brooklyn to acquire Tyler Zeller and Marcus Thornton. More coming...ESPN sources say Brooklyn Nets on verge of acquiring Jarrett Jack from Cleveland in three-team deal— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 9, 2014Boston is third team in deal will acquire Tyler Zeller from Cleveland as well as future...
According to several reports, the Celtics are using the Traded Player Exception (TPE), acquired in the deal that sent Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to the Nets, to make the move. The Celtics will also give up a second-round pick.
Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge appears to have timed this deal in conjunction with Cleveland's desire to clear salary cap space...
The Cleveland Cavaliers, Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics have agreed to a trade that will be completed Thursday. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Cavaliers will trade point guard Jarrett Jack and shooting guard Sergey Karasev to the Brooklyn Nets. The Celtics will acquire Brooklyn’s Marcus Thorton, Cleveland’s Tyler Zeller and a future first-round pick from the Cavaliers...
Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics appear to be getting some much-needed help, while the Cleveland Cavaliers could be clearing space for the return of LeBron James. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Brooklyn Nets, Cavaliers and Celtics are on the verge of completing a 3-team deal that will send shooting guard Marcus Thornton and center Tyler Zeller to Boston:
ESPN sources say...
Even if you are not a huge fan of Marcus Thornton or Tyler Zeller, Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics came out as winners for their supporting role in Wednesday’s three-team trade.
By taking on Thornton’s $8.6 million expiring salary, the Celtics acquired another first-round draft pick to add to their stable, plus a 24-year-old 7-footer who could still have room to grow. And...
The Cleveland Cavaliers found the third team that they needed to move Jarrett Jack’s contract.
Marc Stein reports on Wednesday morning that the Cavaliers have traded Jarrett Jack to the Brooklyn Nets. The Boston Celtics will get Marcus Thornton from the Nets, plus Tyler Zeller and Sergey Karasev from the Cavaliers.
ESPN sources say Brooklyn Nets on verge of acquiring Jarrett Jack...
With the shot clock down to three (days) to use the $10.3 million trade exception from the Pierce/KG deal last summer, Danny Ainge finally utilized one of his most underrated assets this morning, dealing the exception and a future second round pick to Cleveland, and acquiring Tyler Zeller and a future first from the Cavs, and Marcus Thornton from the Nets.Overall, the deal breaks...
Which team benefits the most from the three-way deal? The least?
This Wednesday morning, a three-team trade between Cleveland, Brooklyn and Boston was announced a day after it was reported by Chris Sheridan that LeBron has a 90 percent chance of landing in Cleveland. With the trade, Cleveland has agreed to sent Jarrett Jack and Sergey Karasev to Brooklyn, as well as Tyler Zeller...
It's seems to be that the Cavaliers are starting to think that they can really get Lebron James. Today according to many sources, the Cavs will send Jarret Jack and Sergey Karasev to the Nets. They will also send Tyler Zeller and a future first round pick to the Celtics and the Nets will send Marcus Thornton to the Celtics. The Cavs will get a second round pick in return for...
Danny Ainge has netted another valuable asset in his offseason efforts to turn around the Boston Celtics, and it cost him virtually nothing.
By helping the facilitate a trade between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets, Ainge and the Celtics will acquire Cavs center Tyler Zeller, Nets guard Marcus Thornton and a future Cavs first-round draft pick, ESPN’s Marc Stein reported...
The Cleveland Cavaliers are making doing a bit of free agency cleaning in order to make room for LeBron James or “Plan B”. The Cavs just agree to a trade that will send Tyler Zeller and a 2016 protected pick to the Celtics along with Jarrett Jack and Sergey Karasev to the Nets.
In return the Cavs will get the draft rights to Nets prospects İlkan Karaman, Christian Drejer, and...
The Cleveland Cavaliers will now be able to offer LeBron James a max contract after sending Jarret Jack and Sergey Karasev to the Brooklyn Nets and Tyler Zeller to the Celtics. The C’s will also receive a future first-round pick from Cleveland, and Marcus Thornton from Brooklyn. Boston has not...
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