Found July 12, 2012 on
This is only summer league
This is only summer league
This is only summer league
I’m trying to remind myself of something that I know all too well. This is only summer league, and every summer league has a “breakout” player that never makes it in the league. But I can’t help but enjoy what I’m seeing out of Kris Joseph.
Joseph stood out again today. Despite early struggles in the Celtics’ first loss of the summer league season, Joseph finished strong in the second half, finishing with 17 points and 11 rebounds. He continues to shoot confidently, beat guys off the dribble and display flashes of defense that lead to easy opportunities. He is tenacious on the boards, grabbing four offensive rebounds today, many of them tipping his own missed shot back in.
It’s an impressive debut for Joseph, who has shown he’s at least on a par with all the other guys who have a chance to contribute to this team. And considering the Celtics lack depth at the wing, Joseph might have a chance, de...
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It's only 3 days into the 2012 NBA Summer League, and thus far we have seen some promising moments from the Boston Celtics rookies, Jared Sullinger, Fab Melo, and Kris Joseph.
The above video is a highlight mix welcoming the draftees to Boston, featuring their best plays in their Celtics summer league jerseys against OKC, the Nets, and the Pacers, as well as some college footage...
I’ve been able to learn a lot about the new salary cap structure recently. I’ve picked up a few of the nuances, but not all of them. Sometimes in the pursuit of being creative within the system, I overlook a simple solution to a problem that can dramatically change the Celtics’ offseason. This is one such solution: A sign-and-trade for Jason Terry.
In regard to outgoing...
The Summer League Boston Celtics are undefeated, people! As in, no losses!They have won while controlling a game for four quarters, and they have won with a desperate comeback led by a 6-foot-1 point guard (Jonathan Gibson) who played for a Turkish team called “Trabzonspor” last season. They have won with Jared Sullinger tossing bricks at the rim and they have won with him...
Via the Boston Herald:
The Celtics have solved at least part of their frontcourt problem by turning to a familiar player.
A team source confirmed today that Chris Wilcox, who had surgery to correct an enlarged aorta last February, has agreed to what is believed to be a veteran’s minimum contract.
Wilcox, who was cleared for full contact and basketball activity just over a week...
For Celtics fans wondering what the holdup is in the formal signing of Jason Terry to the contract agreed upon, some light has been shed on the matter. According to the Dallas Morning News, the Celtics and Mavs are discussing sign and trade options.
In regard to outgoing players, Jason Terry still hasn’t signed with Boston, but that deal has been agreed upon. Apparently, the...
Sales of Powerade are about to go waaaay down in Boston. The company seems to have decided to put up a billboard celebrating LeBron James’ first title win almost three miles from the TD Garden.
To read this feature and view photos of the billboard, please click the link below.
The Block Party is back after a week off to cover the NBA Draft with Celtics Hub’s Brian Robb. Robb will be coming on right away so be sure to tune in at 8 sharp. We’ll cover all the big moves across the league over the past week and especially break down the Celtics’ moves. [...]
Irrevocable Differences with Rondo was Ray Allen’s number one reason why he left Ray Allen has taken less money to join the Miami Heat after departing Boston. Many have said that there are many reasons for this, and one of the main reasons was Allen’s deteriorating relationship with the Celtics’ starting point guard Rajon Rondo. [...]
Darren's 6'11 so the other two are...
It was a long time coming. I hadn't written a What The Hell Happened To in quite some time. I had writer's block. A lack of up-to-date information on former Celtics. So I've decided to make a special exception for a guy that was ready to "rock and roll in Boston." That's what he said draft night himself...
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.
What we don’t know yet is how those free agent contracts are structured and how much actual room they will have to finish the roster renovation. The Celtics have to stay under the luxury tax — $70.3 million...
Throughout this whole ordeal with Ray Allen turning his back on the Boston Celtics and choosing to sign with the team's biggest current rival in Miami, I have been strangely content. I have seen and fully understand the outrage spewing from fans of all ages, but I haven't been feeling that way.
Am I still checked out?
Admittedly, I went pretty much off the grid following...
It’s the greatest internet fantasy geek tournament ever created, and it starts now. Plus it’s a hell of a way to pass the off season rumor mill and FA period by.
That’s right we have brought to The Sports Headquarters for the first time the All Time NBA Mock Draft.
The basis of the competition is simple, we took every NBA player that has ever laced them up and made them...
Every once in a while, Twitter reveals some interesting things. Usually, the social media network only reveals what Chad Johnson had for lunch, how many tummy crunches Brooke Burke Charvet did this morning or that Ashton Kutcher is still a dope. Occasionally -- such as when Mike Wallace's death prompted dismay from Pittsburgh Steelers fans mistaking the television journalist...
Herald Celtics beat Nets for 2nd straight summer win
Celtics’ Fab Melo lands on feet
JaJuan Johnson gets summer crash course
Younger Dream Team players need to check egos at the door
Ray Allen leaves Boston as a class act
Globe Blame to go around for Ray Allen and Celtics
Johnson still trying to find his niche for Celtics
Departing thoughts on Ray Allen
Detroit Pistons (2-1) vs Boston Celtics (3-0)
Thursday, July 12
11:00 AM ET (replay: 7:00 PM ET)
Amway Center Practice Court
The Celtics remain the only undefeated team in the Orlando Summer League and they put their undefeated record on the line when they take on the 2-1 Pistons today. The Pistons feature the 6'11" Andre Drummond, who...