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The Celtics, according to Marc Stein of ESPN, are interested in persuing J.J. Redick who currently plays for the Orlando Magic.Hearing Celts, even before season-worst 7-for-32 shooting from 15+ feet in NYK loss, have ramped up their interest in Magic's J.J. Redickabout 3 hours ago via UberSocial for BlackBerryReplyRetweetFavorite@ESPNSteinLineMarc Stein Size obviously Celts' priority if they do deal before Feb. 21 trade deadline but word is they hope to work way into Redick mix if they canabout 3 hours ago via UberSocial for BlackBerryReplyRetweetFavorite@ESPNSteinLineMarc SteinReasons this makes sense:Boston has been longing for the floor spacing Allen provided since he left for Miami (I just went out there and said his name, I think it is time to start the healing process).He is under a reasonable salary and has been playing well.Reasons this doesn’t make sense:He is one of the only good things the Magic have going for them, why would they trade him when they are trying to rebuild?The Celtics already have shoot guards, their real need is in the front court.J.J. Redick is averaging a career high in points per game (14.9) and assists per game (4.4) and could be a huge addition to the Celtics. That being said, the Magic know that and it might be difficult to pry him loose.Here was my first attempt using the 3-team implications Stein alluded to, but speaking frankly I don’t know if the Magic or Nuggets say yes to that. Happy trade machining.
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The Celtics couldn’t buy a bucket from outside during their loss to the Knicks on Thursday, and outside shooting is something the C’s could stand to improve. Danny Ainge just might have a solution in mind. ESPN’s Marc Stein tweeted on Friday morning that he’s hearing the Celtics are “ramping up their interest” in Magic guard J.J. Redick. Stein reports that he heard this...
While everyone has been talking about the Lakers downfall, the Celtics haven’t been that much better. They are looking old and shooting horribly lately, so they are looking to bring in some help before trading deadline.
Hearing Celts, even before season-worst 7-for-32 shooting from 15+ feet in NYK loss, have ramped up their interest in Magic’s J.J. Redick
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine...
The Celtics have recently suffered from a lack of hustle, but that wasn’t what was plaguing them Thursday night.
After the 89-86 loss to the Knicks, Doc Rivers took to the podium and actually praised his team’s overall effort, noting that if he see the same going forward the team should be alright. The comments were in stark contrast to the coach’s statements after Boston lost...
The Boston Celtics reportedly instructed security guards not to allow Honey Nut Cheerios boxes or signs into the TD Bank Garden for the team’s game against the New York Knicks on Thursday.
The last time the teams played, Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony and Celtics forward Kevin Garnett got into a fight that resulted in double-technical fouls. Melo was so upset with KG he confronted...
BOSTON — The last time Paul Pierce stayed home for NBA All-Star Weekend, the Celtics’ record made it difficult to whine about the snub. The Celtics went 24-58 in the last year of the pre-”New Big Three” era while Pierce, for the first time in his career, spent more than a month watching with major injury as his team give away game after game.
There is no serious injury this...
Melo isn’t taking any chances with Celtics fans in Beantown who might think about crossing the line. Anthony is taking a bodyguard with him for tonight’s nationally-televised rematch. Per the NY Daily News: “Carmelo Anthony has become public enemy No. 1 in Celtics Nation, which would explain the Knicks All-Star forward being accompanied by his own personal...
8:00: The Celtics, coming off their tough loss to the Cavs, will host the Knicks tonight at the Garden. The C's currently sit at just 20-21 with a lack of hope in the fan base. If they win tonight, then I'll feel confident again. But I doubt that that will happen. As always, updates will be available here after every quarter. Enjoy the game.
Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck commented on possible trades on NECN’s This Week in Business.
“There’s a likelihood of moves,” said Grousbeck. “[Coach] Doc [Rivers] hinted at thinking about it. [President of basketball operations Danny Ainge's] phone rings all day long. I think February will be a busy month, but can’t predict yet.” (Video)
Keep that image in your mind'sCeltics fans
Wondering what not to do when leading by 27 points in a basketball? Play like your the Boston Celtics because the results can be deadly. Only the Celtics would be able to revive a fanbase's hopes in a single half only to destroy it with a thud ending like the one tonight in Atlanta. Besides Garnett no one on the Celtics wanted to...
There are a couple of points I would like to hit on before I dive into this glorious trade you see above. Over the past few days many Celtics’ bloggers have written various articles saying that Jeff Green needs to be inserted into the starting lineup over Paul Pierce. That it would allow Green to run with Rajon Rondo and Avery Bradley while allowing Pierce to a primary scorer...
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While they made some strides defensively in their last game, the Orlando Magic couldn't put a dent in their lengthy slump.
The free-falling Magic will try to snap a four-game skid and win for only the third time in 18 games Sunday night when they host the Detroit Pistons.
Wins have been awfully tough to come by for Orlando, regardless of the venue or strength of its opponent...
(15-27) vs. (14-27)
Time/TV: 7 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Magic by 4
Tickets: $3-$814 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: Lost 97-86 in Toronto on Nov. 18; Lost 93-90 in Toronto on Dec. 21; Lost 123-88 in Orlando on Dec. 29; Tonight in Orlando;