Found July 01, 2012 on Celtics Town:
Ray Allen is 37 years old, Kevin Garnett is 36 and Paul Pierce will turn 35 before the 2012-13 regular season begins. Danny Ainge swore he would not be like Red Auerbach, that he would not keep the Big Three Celtics together past their expiration date. But still, the hope is to retain the same core next season and enter year six of a three-year plan. (Yahoo!)“We want to get the band back together and add to it,” Rivers told Yahoo! Sports by phone. “We have a great locker room with no issues. Guys want to be back and want to be a part of this.”Part of Ainge’s hesitancy to blow up the nucleus, as evidenced by Boston getting within 10 minutes of the NBA Finals, is that the geezers still have some game. Another aspect is the weak free agent class, which once promised to have Dwight Howard but now is down to one superstar, Deron Williams, who happens to play the same position as Rondo. There are several talented role players available, several of whom the Celtics are after, but few fre...
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