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WATCH: Danny Ainge - Boston Celtics Media Day Press Conference

Danny Ainge discusses the Boston Celtics' upcoming 2016-17 season campaign at Media Day. Filmed and produced by Jeremy Karpf for CLNS Radio.
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Danny Ainge pays tribute to Paul Pierce: ‘I think Paul could play for a few more years’

Danny Ainge on Paul Pierce's last season "I'll believe it when I see it" — Mike Petraglia (@Trags) September 26, 2016 WALTHAM — Danny Ainge had the chance to pay tribute to a pair of all-time greats that combined to bring home one title to Boston and nearly another.  Hours before Monday’s media day in Waltham, 38-year-old Paul Pierce announced...
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2 days ago

Why Danny Ainge Doesn’t Buy That Paul Pierce Is Retiring Next Season

WALTHAM, Mass. — Paul Pierce pulled a Kobe Bryant on Monday, announcing this upcoming season will be his last. But his former boss believes it could be more of a Michael Jordan situation. Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge was asked Monday at the team’s media day what he thought of Pierce stepping away after the 2016-17 campaign, but he didn’t sound too...
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Boston Celtics: Danny Ainge Not Buying the Hype

The Boston Celtics had their best offseason in the Brad Stevens era and should be one of the most improved teams in the league. The Celtics have not only propelled themselves to contenders for the two seed in the East, but they are considered the favourites by many. The Celtics have set a new standard […] Boston Celtics: Danny Ainge Not Buying the Hype - Hardwood Houdini - Hardwood...
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6 days ago

Danny Ainge knows there's more work to do

With the addition of Al Horford, the Boston Celtics have officially arrived as contenders in the Eastern Conference. Are they still a few miles behind Cleveland? Sure, but I've still got them pegged as the second best team in the East. Don't take my word for it, Vegas has them there too. A long season awaits, and whether they are as good as projected remains to be seen. But one thing...
Via Celtics Life
7 days ago

Danny Ainge: Celtics offseason is ‘not done’

Though the top free agents are off the market, Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics are still lurking in the shadows seeking trade opportunities. “We’re not done,” Ainge said Thursday, via Brian Robb of “We have the same plans. If you don’t get what you want you have to keep fighting and make the best of it. Everybody wants Kevin Durant on your team and not everyone...
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July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Al Horford, Danny Ainge Agree Celtics Aren’t Title Contenders Just Yet

Al Horford was a huge addition for the Boston Celtics. It’s no exaggeration to say he’s the most significant free-agent signing in the franchise’s storied history. But while the 30-year-old four-time All-Star immediately will make the Celtics a better team, he alone will not push them into the NBA’s upper stratosphere, where the likes of the Golden State Warriors, Cleveland...
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge says Celtics were close to trading No. 3 pick

Once again, the Boston Celtics are holding out hope for the future. Despite rumors and speculation they would trade their No. 3 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft in a deal for an established veteran, the Celtics held onto their selection Thursday night, taking California forward Jaylen Brown as the third player off the draft board. Brown has plenty of upside in Boston, but the Celtics...
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Celtics’ Danny Ainge Met With Kevin Love’s, Harrison Barnes’ Agent

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge wants to improve his roster this summer, preferably by acquiring a superstar player or two to pair with All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas. Two players who Ainge might target this offseason are Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love and Golden State Warriors swingman Harrison Barnes. Ainge recently met with their agent. ...
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge: Celtics won’t mortgage future for short-term success

Following their second consecutive early-round playoff exit, the Boston Celtics seem to be on the verge of breaking through in the Eastern Conference. With a ton of young talent and assets available to them in the upcoming NBA Draft, the expectation has to be that Boston wants to make a huge move to reach contending status. Always thinking as much about the long term as he is about...
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May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

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