Found July 10, 2012 on Celtics Life:
This came out of left field when I was reading Kelly Dwyer's column this morning, which pretty much rips Danny Ainge for spending $36 million on Jeff Green. And Jeff Green, fully vetted as a wing apparently, will be relied upon due to the potential half-year absence of Avery Bradley, who will be out until midseason while he recovers from significant shoulder woes. Bradley is having his second shoulder operation today, but the reports that I've heard are that he'll be back by mid December. Now I know that the Celtics aren't always "accurate" with their estimated injury timetables (That was me being kind), but I'm hoping that Dwyer simply made a mistake here with the midseason talk. If Bradley's injury will keep him out longer, then we can understand why Danny has been working so hard to pick up another shooting guard even after the Terry signing. It's important not to rush Bradley back, as we don't want these shoulder injuries to become a ch...

Avery Bradley shoulder surgery set for this week: Guard could miss season’s beginning

#celtics asst gm austin ainge admits there's chance Avery Bradley could miss part of season because of rt shoulder surgery set for this week12 minutes ago via Twitter for AndroidReplyRetweetFavorite@GwashNBAGlobegary washburnHe STILL hasn’t had surgery on his other shoulder? Ugh.The worst part isn’t that Bradley will miss the beginning of the season. The Celtics will be...

Bradley to miss half of season

After watching Hall Of Famer Ray Allen bolt to the rival Miami Heat, Celtics fans are finding out that Avery Bradley will miss the first half of next season due to another shoulder surgery.

Avery Bradley to Have Surgery on Right Shoulder, Could Miss Start of Next Season for Celtics

One offseason shoulder surgery for Celtics guard Avery Bradley appears to not be enough. It's going to take two to get him in shape for next year. Surgery on Bradley's right shoulder, scheduled for Tuesday, may keep him sidelined into the beginning of next season, Celtics director of player personnel Austin Ainge said Sunday, as reported by ESPN. Bradley has already had surgery...

Report: Jeff Green Will Sign New Deal With Celtics on Wednesday

A few pieces of paperwork remain, but just about everything else is in place for Jeff Green to return to Boston next year. Green agreed to a multiyear deal with the Celtics on Saturday, according to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe. Green's agent, David Falk, said the contract will be official Wednesday, when teams are allowed to start officially signing players. "We'...

Your Morning Dump… Where basketball is back to day!

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. 1. The rookies: Summer league offers our first glimpse of the league’s freshest batch of players going against other NBA-caliber talent. While we always caution against reading too much into summer league play...

O.J. Mayo still interests Boston Celtics, according to report

Despite evidence that O.J. Mayo’s development has stagnated or even begun working in the wrong direction, Danny Ainge seems to have set his sights on the free agent and will explore any avenue to acquire him.The Celtics are reportedly still interested in Mayo, even without much in the way of assets to deal for him or any cap space whatsoever with which to sign him outright. ...

Grading the Deal: Boston re-signs Jeff Green & Brandon Bass

<img $ca="true" border="0" src="" /> Boston is foregoing the chance to rebuild and bringing the gang back together. However, I believe they are actually doing a little bit of both by signing two guys under 26 years old to 3-4 year deals as decent money to build...

Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 7/9

Herald   Moore time to prove it Avery Bradley shoulders long wait Doc Rivers has talk with free agent guard Courtney Lee Ryan Anderson will go to the Hornets in a sign-and-trade deal Bashing and praising Ray Allen, all in 140 characters Ubuntu a 2-way street Globe   Avery Bradley could be out until December Don't expect sign-and-trade between Celtics and Miami Celtics’...

Ray Allen Makes His Decision; Green Stays in Green

This just doesn't look right. Whether he left because of a deteriorating relationship with Rajon Rondo, losing his starting spot to Avery Bradley and/or being used as trade-bait by the Celtics, Ray Allen chose the Heat over the Celtics. Allen has been really quiet about his decision so far so Celtics fans don't really know his reasons for leaving.  One reason that probably...

“Let Me Clear My Throat…”

So…it’s official. Danny Ainge and the boys started it. Kupchak, Kobe and the clan carried it for a couple years, and now we can thank “Riley’s kids” and the frantic, big-splash, free agent frenzy that’s taken place so far. It really looks like the tides are turning to what most basketball purists(a.k.a. old school) are dreading, a “pay for your championship” league...

Free Agent Reset: Lee, Mayo, Green, Pietrus?

Now that Ray Allen is out of the picture for the Celtics, they have turned their attention elsewhere. The Herald reports that Doc has met with Rockets' free agent Courtney Lee. Originally, Lee was a restricted free agent with a $3.2 million qualifying offer, which Houston recently took back, making him an unrestricted free agent. Lee is a good defender, averaging over...

Nenad Krstic is staying in Russia

For those secretly hoping Nenad Krstic would return to the Celtics, or that Danny Ainge would be able to move him for another asset – forget about it. Nads enjoys playing hoops in Brooklyn South Beach Moscow. He just signed a three year contract with CSKA Moscow. Krstic was recently named to the All-Euroleague 1st team. Due to the Keith Van Horn rule, Nads wasn’t eligible for...

Crunchtime with Macattack LIVE NOW Talking #Celtics & #RedSox

Crunchtime with Macattack returns for another Sunday morning of Boston sports talk. Following up last week’s return to the airwaves, Crunchtime with Macattack will break down the Celtics signing of Jason Terry, re-signing of Brandon Bass and Jeff Green and the Ray Allen situation. The Red Sox will be heading into game four of their [...]
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