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Paul Pierce said goodbye to the city of Boston and the Celtics with 44 photos on Instagram of himself and the team throughout the years of his career. “I cannot say it enough. Boston, you’ll always be a part of who I am.#THANKYOUBOSTON,”
BEST OF MAXIM
So in the midst of losing our head coach, two future Hall-of-famers, constant rumors that our uber-talented point guard is soon out the door, repeated talks of tanking and now a former Kardashian on the roster, you would think that the natural reaction of a Celtics fan would be to: bury their heads in the sand, obsess over the Sox/Bruins/Pats, sob hysterically after their fourth...
MAKE IT WORK
The Pistons reportedly are interested in making an offer to the Celtics for Rajon Rondo but apparently are not willing to part with the player needed to make the deal.
The Brooklyn Nets are set to introduce Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce at a press conference on Thursday at the Barclays Center. For the first time, Garnett and Pierce will hold up their new Nets jerseys and talk about their opportunity to compete for an NBA title in Brooklyn. On Monday, Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge explained
Brandon Jennings has entered the Pistons’ rumor mill, proving the team has another quality option at point guard other than Rajon Rondo. (mbk2842, Flickr)
The Detroit Pistons have been burning up the phone lines this offseason, desperate to make more moves in order to shake up their roster, which was listless the better part of 2012.
Considering the lack of activity that has plagued...
Kevin Garnett said last year that Jeff Green has a chance to be one of the greatest players in NBA history. The Celtics are about to test Garnett’s theory, big time.
Green, who spent much of last season as the fourth offensive option behind Paul Pierce, Garnett and Rajon Rondo, respectively, will start next season without at least two and perhaps all three of those players. Pierce...
The hot rumor over the weekend was the Detroit Pistons offering up G Brandon Knight and some expiring contracts for Boston point guard Rajon Rondo.
Here’s a excerpt from Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe who was one of the first to break the story:
The Pistons are quite interested in Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, but they don’t have a package to offer that would attract...
WALTHAM, Mass. — Kris Humphries doesn’t get it, but he gets it. He knows his relationship with Rajon Rondo is a source of amusement after their physical altercation spilled into the stands during a game in November. At the same time, he knows better than to call their run-in a “fight.”
Humphries is from Minnesota, after all, a region that shares some of New England’s passion...
Back on draft day when it was announced that Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett were going to be traded, the immediate thing that crossed my mind was how emotional it will be to attend their first game back at the Garden next season. I get goosebumps just thinking about. To no surprise, Pierce has been thinking about it a lot too. From Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix:
Kevin Garnett weighed all of his options during the offseason, including retiring from the game he loves.
In recent years, contemplating his future has been a regular part of his summer routine. This year, there was the added factor of trade rumors that initially had him going to the Clippers and eventually landed him in Brooklyn, along with Paul Pierce and Jason Terry.
The Detroit Pistons offered Brandon Knight and an expiring contract to the Boston Celtics for Rajon Rondo.
The Celtics would seek Andre Drummond, who the Pistons will not give up in a trade for Rondo.
The Pistons want to evaluate the frontcourt of Drummond, Greg Monroe and Josh Smith before making any major decisions about their future.
MarShon Brooks talks about playing behind Joe Johnson and preparing to play with Rajon Rondo and Avery Bradley. Brooks should get more minutes with the Celtics, which should be great for him. He averaged 12.6 points per game and 2.3 assists per game in his rookie season at 29.4 minutes per game. That number dipped the next season when the Nets acquired Johnson and Brooks saw only...
Adding a star point guard like Rajon Rondo would certainly put an exclamation point on Joe Dumars' rebuilding of the Pistons.
But the price is currently much too high.
The Boston Globe reported this weekend that the Pistons have talked to Boston about Rondo, trying to tempt the Celtics with some combination of Brandon Knight, the expiring contracts of Charlie Villanueva and...
Boston Celtics: Who needs to step up in order for Celtics to succeed?
By: Deion Hulse: HoopStuff Contributor
With the departure of two of Boston’s most iconic players, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, the Boston Celtics will need many players to step up and produce more than in previous years. The Celtics have many young, talented players and can succeed if they approach the season...