Found July 10, 2013 on Red's Army:
“Fair to say you like contact?” Yeah, definitely. How do you feel after games?  Are you sore or anything? No.  I feel great.  I could go play again right now if I wanted to. That exchange between reporters and Colton Iverson after the Celtics’ win over the Pacers at the Orlando Summer Pro League pretty much sums him up.  Simple.  Funny.  Self-Aware.  If he’s going to make this team and carve out an NBA career, there’s only one way for him to do it. “I’m going to give it all I get every possession.  I don’t have the best offensive game, and obviously Kelly’s a very talented scorer and you can see that every game he’s putting up big numbers and so I just gotta do the dirty work… get rebounds, get stops…  just not let anyone score on me, play good team defense and make the hustle plays.” Iverson spent about 20 minutes on the floor against the Pacers, scoring 5 points, grabbing 4 rebounds, committing 5 fouls.  He’s committed 13 fouls in 49:25 of Summer League play, or almost

Paul Pierce on leaving Boston, "I plan on playing ten more years"

TMZ caught up with Paul Pierce coming out of the grocery store (where else would you expect TMZ to get a scoop?) and got one short but interesting quote from the Celtics legend. TMZ: 35-year-old Pierce was leaving a grocery store in L.A. with a bunch of water (it's important to hydrate) when we asked how he felt about being traded from the Celtics to the Brooklyn Nets this...

Kelly Olynyk Signs with Boston

After 2 strong summer-league performances for the Celtics, Kelly Olynyk has officially signed with the team. To be honest, these rookies almost always sign, but it's good to see that both sides came to a quick agreement and avoided a J.D. Drew or Royce White type fiasco. Taken with Boston's 13th pick, Olynyk is a 7 footer with good mobility, nice skills, and a great shooting...

Your Morning Dump… Where Jeff Green is ready to lead

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “Now it’s time for the other guys to step up. We have (Rajon) Rondo, who has won a championship. He knows what it takes to win. We have myself, who was part of a 50-win team in Oklahoma. Kevin and Paul taught...

C’s Summer League 2013: Kelly Olynyk Highlights vs DET

Celtics rookie Kelly Olynyk had his second straight impressive game in the Orlando Summer League with 13 points, 6 rebounds and 5 steals.  He even dove into the stands trying to save a loose ball and got T’d up at one point.  Check the video below for his highlights vs the Pistons.

Your Morning Dump… Where Brandon Bass isn’t paid enough to play GM

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Bass sometimes checks just to make sure he’s still a Celtic, but he leaves the rest of it to others. He doesn’t want to ponder the hoop hypotheticals. “I don’t know, man,” Bass said. “I don’t really...

Report: Melo wanted the Knicks to trade for Rajon Rondo

According to the New York Post, Carmelo Anthony wanted Rajon Rondo as a teammate (via Slam Online): Anthony told friends after the Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce trade to the Nets, he figured the Knicks would make a play for point guard for Rajon Rondo. Anthony believes Rondo would be the perfect piece and would be super motivated in New York to attempt to knock off Garnett and Pierce...

Boston Celtics News from Around the Web: Daily Links for Wednesday, 7/10

Boston Globe A to-do list for Brad Stevens - Gary Dzen examines what the Celtics new head coach should focus on at the moment. Optimistic Jeff Green ready to lead the Celtics - Baxter Holmes share's Green's quotes while watching the Orlando Summer League. Celtics rookie Kelly Olynyk continues to impress - Through 3 summer games the 13th pick in the draft looks like a steal...

Jeff Green, Jared Sullinger, Courtney Lee Reject ‘Rebuilding’ Talk With Celtics

A lot people — including their own top personnel man — seem to think the Celtics are not going to be very good next season. Three members of the Celtics’ young core are not among those people. Speaking with reports at the Orlando Summer League, Jeff Green, Courtney Lee and Jared Sullinger bristled at talk of the Celtics “tanking” or “rebuilding” in the near future....

Report: Carmelo Anthony wanted Knicks to trade for Rajon Rondo earlier this summer

In less than 48 hours, the Celtics and Nets will finalize their mega-deal, and Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett will officially be gone. It's going to be tough to see them go, but at the very least most Celtics fans understand the deal. Boston needs to rebuild, and picking up three first round picks in exchange for two guys on the wrong side of 35 is a good deal for the long term...

Olynyk impresses, Melo struggles as Celtics fall to Rockets in summer league action

Summer league day 4 action today in Orlando as the Rockets knocked off the Celtics 85-78. I've now watched 240 minutes of Celtics summer league action over the past four days, and therefore I think if anyone has the ability to judge Tim Abromaitis and Phil Pressey, it's me. Click to enlarge box score - Kelly Olynyk struggled a bit on defense but once again starred on...

Celtics Looking for 2nd Straight Win as They Take on the Pacers

at Boston Celtics (1-1) at Indiana Pacers (1-1) Tuesday, July 9, 201311:00 AM ET NBA-TV The Celtics continue their Summer League play taking on the Indiana Pacers. Both teams are 1-1 with the Celtics beating the Pistons and losing to the Magic while the Pacers beat the Sixers and lost to Thunder on opening day. Players to watch on the Celtics include Kelly Olynyk, Phil Pressey...

Sources: Celtics Hire Micah Shrewsberry As Assistant Coach, Also Considering Ron Adams

The Boston Celtics have hired Micah Shrewsberry as an assistant coach, according to a sources with knowledge of the situation. Shrewsberry spent four years under Brad Stevens at Butler, before joining the Purdue staff in 2011. Stevens is also expected to hire an experienced lead assistant, with league sources indicating Ron Adams is being considered for that position. Adams was let...

Shrewsberry leaves Purdue for the Celtics

Purdue coach Micah Shrewsberry will join Brad Stevens and the Boston Celtics, a source confirmed to Boiler Sports Report.

Report: Carmelo Anthony Expected Knicks To Pursue Trade For Rajon Rondo

In the midst of the Celtics trading Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to the Brooklyn Nets, Marc Berman of The New York Post is reporting that a certain Knicks player was hoping Rajon Rondo would be in play as well. Berman is reporting that Carmelo Anthony told friends and associates that he thought the Knicks would target Rondo after trading off their other two huge pieces. Anthony...

Painter can be creative with new hire

The news of Micah Shrewsberry's departure to the Boston Celtics surprised just about everybody in West Lafayette, but not head coach Matt Painter. Now, Purdue must move on without its ace recruiter. Painter can be creative in finding a replacement.
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