Found May 15, 2013 on Celtics Town:
.gjo6{position:absolute;clip:rect(418px,auto,auto,420px);}Apply here payday loans Danny Ainge may be giving the players some time away from basketball, but we are calling every player on the roster into our Celtics Town offices for their exit interviews for the rest of this week. Here’s the fourteenth in the series: Terrence Williams.Terrence,I’m usually supportive of whatever “unknown” is currently languishing at the end of the Celtics’ bench. You came to the Celtics with a bit of a reputation (including the simultaneous compliment/insult of having been dubbed the D-League Oscar Robinson) but like many of those “unknowns” I had irrationally campaigned for before you, we had no idea what you could do on the floor for this team. Then after your nine point, four rebound, four assist breakout game against Phoenix you were no longer an unknown, and if I wasn’t building the Terrence Williams bandwagon I was certainly sitting shotgun. I was completely sold.Your passing is probably your greatest attribute, especially for a Celtics team that was struggling without anything remotely resembling a true point guard, and in that Phoenix game you showed the ability to consistently make the right play in transition. You’re like a locomotive heading to the hoop with your size and strength, and those same physical gifts help you hold your own on the boards. While you’re obviously not perfect, your all around game shows room for growth and that makes me excited. Your defense has been up and down and your jumpshot could be better, but thats nothing a little hard work can’t fix.And it’s been your willingness to put in hard work that has me most excited about your future. When Doc Rivers told you you were a point guard, a position you had never really played before, you committed to it. You put in late nights at the gym and your work ethic earned the respect and admiration of the team’s veterans. It’s that attitude that allowed you to grind your way into the Celtics playoff rotation, becoming the team’s seventh man ahead of Jordan Crawford and Courtney Lee.It’s rare to find a player with both the talent and drive you’ve shown during your short time in Boston. The Celtics have acquired troubled talent in free agency before (including my previous favorite former Nets draft pick, Sean Williams) but that work ethic sets you apart. I’ll admit I may be overselling you a bit, but what we’ve seen from you so far has me optimistic about your future (though perhaps its just the prospect of having a real backup point guard for once) and I’d be shocked if you weren’t back in Boston next year.Follow Jordan on Twitter: @HiggsOnHoops

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First Domino: Doc to Return for 10th Season as Celtics Coach

Danny Ainge confirms that Doc Rivers is returning next season as #celtics coach. "We've got a coach everybody would love to have." — gary washburn (@GwashNBAGlobe) May 16, 2013 According to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe, Doc Rivers will return for his 10th season as the Boston Celtics coach for the 2013-14 season. Doc has 3 years remaining on a 5 year contract...

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Danny Ainge cleared up one aspect of a Celtics offseason that features many moving parts, confirming to reporters on Thursday that coach Doc Rivers will be back for the 2013-14 season. The future of another key member of the team is still up in the air. Ainge told The Boston Globe that he has not spoken with Kevin Garnett, admitting that he does not have the necessary information...

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Doc’s coming back

Danny Ainge confirms that Doc Rivers is returning next season as #celtics coach. “We’ve got a coach everybody would love to have.” — gary washburn (@GwashNBAGlobe) May 16, 2013 I’m absolutely not surprised by this news.  In fact, there was never any hint of the possibility of Doc NOT coming back until he was asked about it after the Celtics were eliminated. Now… of course...

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Boston Herald C's Danny Ainge not afraid to take injury risks - Mark Murphy discusses one of the GM's draft strategies. CSNNE Bass ready to go to work on his game this summer - A. Sherrod Blakely examines Brandon Bass' future in Boston. Sullinger aproaching recovery with patience - Jessica Camerato shares the rookie's thoughts on how his rehab from back surgery has...

Greg Dickerson: Paul Pierce Thinks He Will Not Return To Celtics

  Celtics’ boss Danny Ainge still hasn’t made (or at least executed) any decision regarding the future of Paul Pierce. But on Sunday, CSNNE’s Greg Dickerson said he believes Pierce will not be a Celtic next season, and said Pierce likely feels the same way. "I don't think they will (bring Pierce back)," Dickerson said Sunday on CSNNE. "And I know that the...

Your Morning Dump… Where Danny expects Doc back

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. Doc Rivers is off on a golf course somewhere, pondering his future with the Celtics and asking for time to think. But that hasn’t stopped the Celtics coach from taking regular part in the team’s plans for...

Boston Celtics News from Around the Web: Daily Links for 5/17/13

ESPN Boston Report Card: Rajon Rondo - Chris Forsbery grades Rajon Rondo's season. Boston Globe Doc Rivers will be back with Celtics next year - Danny Ainge confirms that Doc Rivers will be back with the Cetics next season. MetroWest Daily News Rivers returning to Celtics bench - Danny Ainge confirms that Doc Rivers will be back with the Cetics next season. Boston Herald Danny...

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