Found March 13, 2012 on Celtics Life:
PLAYERS: Danny Ainge
TEAMS: Boston Celtics

NBA trade rumors: Ainge says ’50-50′ whether Celtics make a deal by NBA trade deadline

Danny Ainge said it’s ’50-50′ whether the Celtics make a deal by the trade deadline. But if they do make a deal, it might not be a blockbuster. (ESPN via WEEI)“I think it’s 50-50, but it may be a small deal,” he said in an interview Thursday morning on Boston sports radio station WEEI. “It may be not as exciting as people may expect. But we’re working hard, we...

NBA trade deadline goes, Boston Celtics Core Four still intact

Danny Ainge did just what he should have at the trade deadline. He called opposing GMs, looked for steals that would help the Celtics in the future, and ultimately decided the Celtics are in a good place regardless.I don’t know about you, but I’m hyped that the Big Three are returning at least for the rest of the season. Even if the Celtics aren’t contenders.P.S. – If Jermaine...

Danny Ainge says the possibility of a trade is "50-50"

With the trade deadline just hours away and numerous rumors hanging over the heads of the Celtics, Danny Ainge said that the possibility of a deal of any kind going down is pretty much up in the air. (ESPN Boston) “I think it’s 50-50, but it may be a small deal,” he said in an interview Thursday morning on Boston sports radio station WEEI. "It may be not as exciting...

NBA GM on Danny Ainge: '**** him'

Damn, what did Danny Ainge do this time?

Paul Pierce trade rumors: Danny Ainge offered Pierce to Portland Trail Blazers

When reporters spoke to the Boston Celtics before yesterday’s game against the Golden St. Warriors, Paul Pierce joked with them about still being in Boston as the trade deadline approached. Reporters thought he was kidding, and he probably was, but the comments might have had serious undertones.According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard (Insider), the Celtics offered Paul Pierce to...

Ray Allen still desired by several teams at NBA trade deadline

As Woj reports, the Celtics are listening to offers. And if they get one Danny Ainge feels comfortable signing off on, they’re going to take it. Nobody is safe from Ainge’s maneuvers, but the key is whether he finds a suitable trade. He knows that standing pat is good for the future too.Here’s what Doc Rivers had to say about the Celtics’ objectives as the NBA trade deadline...

Ainge offered Paul Pierce to Portland

Doesn't appear like Danny Ainge is following in the footsteps of Red Auerbach when it comes to loyalty. According to ESPN, the Celtics offered Paul Pierce to the Blazers, but Portland passed due to Pierce's contract. Pierce is aware of the situation and had the following to say:"I've heard it put out there that if Danny Ainge gets the opportunity, [a trade] can happen...

Report: Celtics offered Pierce to Portland

Color me skeptical... but's out there. While Boston Celtics boss Danny Ainge has said Rajon Rondo will not be traded, he is still actively seeking offers for members of the Big Three. The Celtics offered Paul Pierce to Portland -- I'm not sure what they asked for in return -- but the Blazers were not interested because of the two years and $32 million remaining...

Schwan: Danny only has one option at the trade deadline

Danny Ainge has one option as the trade deadline is only three days away. He must hold onto the Big 4, and it’s not because these guys will lead the Celtics to an NBA championship. Ainge has made several mistakes that leave him no choice but to finish out the season with the Big 3 plus Rondo. Signing Paul Pierce to a four year, $61 million dollar contract in the Summer of 2010...

Rondo's staying, but is anyone coming?

CSNNE A number of Boston Celtics players will continue to be the subject of trade rumors up until the 3 p.m. deadline on Thurday. But there's one player that isn't going anywhere - Rajon Rondo. "Rondo's not being traded," Danny Ainge, Boston's president of basketball operations, told prior to the Celtics facing the Los Angeles Clippers. "...

Your Morning Dump... The Celtics love no-fun wins

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. That difference is what it came down to Monday night at Staples Center — the Celtics stayed close by turning it into their kind of game. Meaning chippy and slow. Then when the game was close in the final four...

Dwight Howard opting in for 2012-2013 season, according to report

Just admit it: a small part of you, perhaps even a sliver deep inside your subconscious, held out hope that Danny Ainge could somehow convince Dwight Howard to join the Boston Celtics this summer. Perhaps you even envisioned a starting lineup of Howard and the current core four, with Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce rejuvenated alongside the game’s best center and Rajon...
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