Found May 13, 2013 on Celtics Life:
In a recent column, Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe had this to say about the Hawks handling of impending free agent Josh Smith this summer. Atlanta coach Larry Drew is awaiting his fate, but with the Hawks having eight free agents, expect GM Danny Ferry to make wholesale changes. And the Hawks likely won’t allow Josh Smith to walk without compensation. To attract more suitors, the club likely will offer Smith on sign-and-trade deals. However, Smith is seeking the maximum.. Washburn isn't reporting that the Hawks will sign-and-trade Smith, but raises the possibility, and it makes sense. After all, a sign-and-trade is the only way Smith can join a team over the cap (something many contenders have in common), and the Hawks would have the ability to receive compensation in the deal, something they wouldn't get if Smith simply signs with another team. Of course, Smith has long been the object of Celtics fans eyes. His athleticism, defensive ability, and long standing inte...

Pierce doesn't expect to be back?

A report says Paul Pierce does not expect the Boston Celtics to bring him back next season. See what he supposedly is thinking.

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...

Video: Boston Celtics 2012-2013 Bloopers and Funny Moments

I was hard pressed to find a lot of funny moments for the Boston Celtics' blooper reel this season without our past team clowns like Big Baby, Nate Robinson, Shaq, and Mickael Pietrus. But there were a fair share of silly moments that included both Celtics newcomers and vets. This year's video includes appearances from NBA vets like Paul Pierce nearly losing his shorts while...

Avery Bradley makes NBA All-Defensive 2nd team, had a strong argument for 1st team

From ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg. Celtics guard Avery Bradley lands on All-Defensive second team. — Chris Forsberg (@ESPNForsberg) May 13, 2013 Bradley got 10 first-team votes and 25 points overall (a point more than two first-teamers). First team guards = TA (53 pts) + CP3 (37) — Chris Forsberg (@ESPNForsberg) May 13, 2013 Obviously well earned by Bradley, who in...

Video: Celtics honor Avery Bradley on making NBA All-Defensive 2nd Team

Pretty impressive to miss 40% of the season, but still make NBA All-Defensive 2nd Team. This video courtesy of the Boston Celtics is the first one sans Molly McGrath, so it was rather bittersweet. Related: Avery Bradley makes NBA All-Defensive 2nd team, had a strong argument for 1st team We need Rajon Rondo back in order to get the good Avery Bradley back Karl on the Kayak- My...

Exit Interviews: Avery Bradley

.plx4{position:absolute;clip:rect(441px,auto,auto,463px);}easy payday loans and secure ! 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 ninth in the series: Avery Bradley.Avery,Your mid-season return from surgery left...

Celtics Analyst Does Not Think Paul Pierce Will Return to Team for 2013-14 Season

Paul Pierce‘s future is the No. 1 discussion topic among Celtics fans this offseason. The all-time great is only guaranteed to receive $5 million of his $15.3 million salary next season, and the team could get some salary cap relief by buying him out or an infusion of new talent by trading him. Going off a hunch, a longtime Celtics observer does not think Pierce will be back. “I...

Report: Chris Wilcox Thinks He May Have Come Back Too Soon After Heart Surgery

While Jeff Green‘s comeback from heart surgery was more highly publicized, another Celtics player was dealing with the aftereffects of a life-altering heart procedure as well this year. Chris Wilcox, whose 2011-12 season was cut short to have surgery on an enlarged aorta, was back on the court for training camp last fall and played in 61 games for the Celtics this season. But as...

Celtics rumors: Paul Pierce not expected to return

The Boston Celtics are faced with several questions this offseason, specifically pertaining to veteran All-Stars Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. Garnett has indicated that his future is likely tied to Boston's handling of Pierce, and those around the long-time Celtic don't expect him to be back, according to CSN New England.Here are quotes from CSNNE's Greg Dickerson...

Exit Interviews: D.J. White

.plx4{position:absolute;clip:rect(441px,auto,auto,463px);}easy payday loans and secure ! 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 eighth in the series: D.J. White.D.J.,Usually I invite people to sit down for these...

Celtics GM Danny Ainge: We’re Not at a Championship Level

The Boston Celtics find themselves in a turning point in the franchise’s future. They have a solid, yet aging core built around the likes of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. They have a star point guard in Rajon Rondo, but questions about his future remain after he suffered a torn ACL earlier this season. Their [...]

Despite delay, Drew remains candidate to retain Hawks job

The Atlanta Hawks are now in their second week of their coaching search and little in terms of official communication has come from the team. Larry Drew, the Hawks coach for the past three seasons, has an expiring contract and general manager Danny Ferry is in the process of identifying other candidates. Over the weekend, the Hawks did release a statement to several media outlets...

Report: Paul Pierce’s Days as a Boston Celtic Could Be Numbered

Photo via Flickr/Absolute_Madness73 Paul Pierce may have played his final game as a Boston Celtic. Pierce, who has been a 14-year Celtic throughout his NBA career, could be on his way out of Boston, according to Comcast New England’s Greg Dickerson. The Truth has an $15 million option for the 2013-14 season. Dickerson went on to say in the show that he thinks and hear from sources...

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Celtics to offer paperless ticket solution for ’13-14

Beginning next season, being a Celtics season ticket holder becomes a little bit easier.  The C's are going paperless for the 2013-2014 NBA season. Season ticket holders will receive their tickets on a pre-loaded Celtics Parquet Pass, which will be mailed to ticket holders prior to the beginning of the season.  Instead of using a paper ticket, your Parquet Pass will be swiped...
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