Posted February 20, 2013 on byu.scout.com
PLAYERS: Danny Ainge
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
On Tuesday, BYU basketball head coach Dave Rose received a commitment from a young man with a last name that’s familiar to BYU fans. Jake Toolson from Highland High School in Arizona gave his word that he would sign at BYU and follow in the footsteps of family members Danny Ainge and Andy Toolson.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

In defense of Danny Ainge

I have been away from the internet since the trade deadline passed, but I'm sure there's an outrage somewhere because "Danny Ainge hasn't blown this team up" or that "Danny Ainge didn't make any big moves." (Reportedly, Felger was ripping Ainge apart yesterday, and I'm not shocked to hear that from someone who doesn't know anything about...

Danny Ainge: Roster moves “look unlikely” as trade deadline approaches

As the trade deadline approaches, Steve Bulpett has some fairly telling quotes from Danny Ainge on the Boston Herald.“It looks unlikely that anything will be done, other than possibly some players we will add to our roster,” Ainge said. “Not sure yet of what that will be.“There’s been a lot of conversation around the league, and we’ve been very busy. Trades are very challenging...

Ainge says he's not shopping Rajon Rondo, Broussard says he is

Some he said/she said stuff with less than two days to go before the trade deadline. Here's Danny Ainge: I’m not trading Rajon Rondo away for discounted dollars because he’s hurt. We collectively as an organization have decided not to do that. And now Chris Broussard: Sources say Boston willing to trade injured PG Rajon Rondo in right deal. For one reason or another a lot...

Report: Danny Ainge Says It’s ‘Unlikely’ Celtics Swing Deal Before NBA Trade Deadline

For the Celtics fans nervously counting down the minutes until the NBA trade deadline, holding out hope that Paul Pierce and friends remain in Boston for the rest of this season, there’s hope. With time running out, Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge says the chances of a deal are small, Baxter Holmes of The Boston Globe reports. Ainge said its unlikely that...

Talking Heads Blast Ainge After #WastedDay

Michael Felger and Glenn Ordway may not have much in common these days – one is a well paid, top-rated afternoon drive radio host, and the other is unemployed – but they were united in one thought yesterday. Danny Ainge’s deadline day was a dud. Felger, doing his best to irritate the “green-teamers,” said that we need to face the fact that “Ainge isn’t the badass GM...

Ainge Admits Increased Trade Activity But Doesn't Expect Celtics To Find Trade

Danny Ainge admitted that there have been more conversations involving the Celtics than in previous seasons.

Celtics active, but don’t have a lot to trade

If you’re like me you’re hoping, praying and wishing for Danny Ainge to pull off a move that will add some much needed help but keep KG and Pierce for one last title run. As Thursdays trade deadline looms closer and closer it appears that Josh Smith won’t be walking through that door, Dwight Howard won’t be walking through that door and neither will any other big names. Steve...

Celtics very active, but Ainge says deal unlikely

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said Tuesday before the Celtics' 97-90 loss to the Denver Nuggets that a trade before Thursday's deadline would be unlikely, which may stun a few personnel people around the league.

Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s might have tried too many things at the deadline

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. One of the obstacles in the way of the Celtics getting more things done is the fact they were looking at so many different types of deals, for now and for the future. Where, for example, Atlanta was mainly focused...

RedsArmy presents Celebrity Fan Friday #2: “Busty Heart”

Folks, we have a true legend in our midst in this installment of “Celebrity Fan Friday”. Her name is Susan Sykes, but most know her as “Busty Heart”. Susan busted-out onto the scene during an appearance on CBS during the 1986 NBA Playoffs. This video is pure gold. You get to watch Danny Ainge tackle Tree Rollins, a young Doc Rivers shoot free-throws and listen as Brent Musburger...

Enemy (trade) Chatter: The Celtics gave up nothing for a cheap, capable scorer

We often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics. Here’s a look at some enemy chatter from Washington related to the deal for Jordan Crawford. BNIE: A. Leandro Barbosa wasn’t giving their second unit real punch when on the court, is out anyway and is expiring at the end of the year. Jordan Crawford gives Danny Ainge another rookie...

Report: Celtics offered Pierce to Nets at deadline in exchange for 3 players & 2 Picks - Nets declined

When the Celtics take the floor tonight in Phoenix, Paul Pierce will be announced as their starting small forward, much like he has nearly every game for the past 15 seasons. However, if Fred Kerber of the New York Post is to be believed, Danny Ainge called the Nets yesterday and made them an offer for Pierce, only to be rebuffed. Source sed #Celtics called #BrooklynNets re PPierce...

Josh Smith For Paul Pierce?

Tough tough decisions for Danny Ainge up in Boston. There were offers on the table for KG, more specifically: DeAndre Jordan and Eric Bledsoe from the Clippers. But the thing is with Garnett, he’s got a No Trade clause in his contract. No unless he’s willing to go, he can’t be traded. And we already have KG on record saying he “bleeds green.” Well now Josh Smith is on the...

Fab Melo made available to trade

The very same Fab Melo that lit up the D-League and gloriously watched from the Celtics bench, is being dangled by Danny Ainge as possible trade bait. In pursuit of guard help, the Celtics have made rookie center Fab Melo available in trade offers, league sources tell Y! Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 20, 2013 A couple months ago, Fab Melo was all the rage...

Afternoon Delight: Immediate Opening

The trade deadline netted Jordan Crawford for the C's - who should add depth to the 1 and 2 voids created by the injuries to Rajon Rondo and Leandro Barbosa (now with the Wiz).  But many feel the Celts came up short at the deadline in trying to plug their hole(s) at the 5 - and most certainly adding a "big" would now be Boston's primary goal. The expected route...
Celtics News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.