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So while Roy Hibbert is technically available, and it sure would be nice for the Celts to acquire a young big man who can defend the paint and is improving steadily with his offense, the chances of the Pacers parting with such an asset are nil.
The Hornets might be more willing to listen to offers for restricted free agent Eric Gordon, but the shooting guard probably showed enough after his return from knee surgery to make his asking price high.
There are others in the restricted category who could be of interest to the Celtics, people like Portland’s Nicolas Batum and Chicago’s Omer Asik, but it’s important to remember the locals must still deal with their own crew of free agents.
It is highly unlikely the Celtics [team stats] will be able to find any free agent elixirs this summer. That leaves their immediate fate t...
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The Boston Celtics are entering an offseason maze.They have four players currently under contract for 2012-13. Kevin Garnett is pondering retirement and his decision figures to be the first domino to fall. But even Garnett’s choice will only begin to define an offseason which will require Danny Ainge to fill 11 roster spots while deciding whether to continue with the Big Three...
It was announced on Monday that Ray Allen would be getting his arthroscopic surgery done on Wednesday for the bone spurs in his ankle. Wednesday, the Boston Celtics announced that Allen's surgery was completed. They also announced that Mickael Pietrus had arthroscopic surgery done on his knee on Wednesday as well.
The Boston Celtics announced today that guard Ray Allen...
The Boston Celtics are scheduled to play 10 summer league games this offseason between stops in Orlando and Las Vegas. While we wait to see which players will be making these treks (a couple of which we probably won't know until after the draft later this month), here's a look at Boston's summer schedule:
CELTICS AT ORLANDO SUMMER LEAGUE
If you didn’t trust Sam Cassell, who shared the exact same news earlier this week, maybe you can believe Kendrick Perkins: Kevin Garnett is conflicted about retirement, but won’t play for anyone except Doc Rivers if he returns for an 18th NBA season. (CBS Sports)Despite the comfort zone Perkins has found in the heartland, you get the sense a piece of him died when the Celtics...
You can now officially add Brandon Bass to the list of free agent targets for the Celtics.
While there has been considerable speculation as to what Bass will do this summer, his agent tells CSNNE.com that the 6-foot-8 forward plans to opt-out of the final year of his contract, and thus test the free agent waters.
However, all indications are that Bass is hoping...
The Big Three's window in Boston may finally be closing. It's safe to say that the Celtics got much more than they bargained for out of the combination of Paul Pierce, Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett, what with the C's taking the Heat to Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals. What was expected to be a three-year run at the title has turned into a five-year era in the storied...
It’s been over a week since I came to the conclusion that Kevin Garnett would retire after this season. I was convinced of it immediately after watching KG answer a question from ESPN’s Doris Burke after the Celtics beat the Miami Heat in game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals.
Burke asked KG what fuels him after 17 years in the league. KG said “competition”, then...
It is with much pleasure that I announce the new partnership of Celtkicks and Redsarmy. I have been an avid reader of Redsarmy for years and when John approached me to join forces, I could say yes fast enough. With the unification of the sites, I will have the pleasure of working with fellow Celtics sneaker fanatic KWAPT. Redsarmy.com/celtkicks will be Boston’s...
Today, Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass and Brooklyn Nets forward Gerald Wallace opted to be free agents this upcoming summer.
Bass has said he would like to return to Boston, where he started, after being traded from Orlando for Big Baby Davis before the season started. Wallace’s stay was brief, as he was acquired from Portland in an attempt to persuade point guard Deron Williams...
Kevin Garnett will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.
Although he previously stated that he wanted to be a Celtic for life, Brandon Bass has opted out of his contract and will enter free agency this offseason. His option was worth $4.25 million, which he showed during the playoffs is a little low for his production. The Celtics will probably resign him, and one [...]
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Is Moe Harkless in the Celtics future?
The crazy part about the end of the NBA season is how fast the off-season comes. This year, due to the shorter regular season and later start to the play-offs, those dates come even faster.
Believe it or not, the NBA draft is only two weeks away.
It’s all so weird considering that the Celtics season only ended last weekend and the dominating...
The question of who is a better NBA point guard out of Rajon Rondo or Chris Paul is a tricky one because their styles of play are not exactly the same. The biggest difference people say between them is Paul can create his own shot at any point of a game where they might not have as much confidence in Rondo in an isolation situation. Are these notions fact or fiction? This article...
Boston Herald“Obviously, I have to do what’s best financially for me and my family. But at the same time, to come back to this system where I think I fit in pretty well, that will play a factor, too,” Stiemsma said. “The fans in Boston have been unbelievable. To come back to play for Doc (Rivers), hopefully we can make that work out. Boston is definitely my No. 1 choice.”...