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Celtics' David Lee organizes a players-only dinner in Milan

David Lee understands how important good chemistry can be for a basketball team. Last season, he and Andre Iguodala sacrificed their spot in the starting lineup so that the Golden State Warriors could find their best self. It worked. The Warriors won the title, and Lee showed off some good nature by delivering a large batch of burritos to Golden State's entire staff.Now with the...
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David Lee's Celtics Ceiling

Do you remember the David Lee of the 2009-10 New York Knicks? The 20 and 12 All-Star center playing more minutes than any other team member?How about the more recent 2012-13 Golden State rendition of Lee? Another All-Star appearance as a 19 and 11 power forward who played a strong second fiddle to Stephen Curry in a two-round playoff journey cut short only by the eventual...
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New Celtics veterans connecting with Brad Stevens

New Celtics big man David Lee has wasted no time in validating Celtics fans feelings for head coach Brad Stevens. When asked what he thought of his new coach so far, Lee was quick to compare him to Steve Kerr, who in his rookie season as a coach, helped to guide the Warriors to their first title in decades. “(Stevens is) very similar to Steve Kerr last year, actually,” Lee said...
Via Celtics Life
7 days ago  |  Discuss

David Lee compares Brad Stevens’ attention to detail to Steve Kerr

After coming off a championship season with the Golden State Warriors, everyone knew that Boston Celtics forward David Lee would not return to the team. Lee’s role had diminished tremendously and he wasn’t too thrilled about it. Now with the Celtics, Lee has already started to notice somethings that remind him or the Warriors. Lee says that head coach Brad Stevens’ attention...
Via No Guts, No Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Lee says Stevens is like Steve

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. For newcomer David Lee, it was the first time to see Stevens lead a real practice. “I was amazed,” Lee said. “The amount of details was the biggest thing. He’s a numbers guy, a technical guy as you probably...
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David Lee ‘Amazed’ By Brad Stevens, Compares C’s Coach To Steve Kerr

WALTHAM, Mass. — One just became the first rookie head coach to lead his team to a title since Pat Riley won with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1982. The other still is searching for his first playoff win. But Steve Kerr and Brad Stevens have more in common than you might imagine. The Boston Celtics held their first practice of training camp Saturday, thus officially beginning Stevens’...
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SI's Chris Mannix grades Celtics offseason a B-

The arrival of David Lee headlined Boston's offseason transactions.Sports Illustrated is compiling a list of offseason grades for each NBA team, one division at a time.  Chris Mannix's assessment of the Atlantic Division was released today.  One might think Mannix, a part-time Celtics studio analyst for CSNNE, would give the C's some hometown love, but instead his evaluation strayed...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Keeping David Lee could cost Warriors $50M next season

No real rest for the defending champs. Fresh off winning the franchise’s first NBA title in 40 years, the Golden State Warriors have one pretty big decision to make in the coming days. They have to find a way to shed David Lee’s $15.5 million salary for the 2015-16 season from their salary cap. Immediately after Golden State defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Finals last...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors, David Lee agree to part ways

Just two years ago, power forward David Lee was an integral part of the Golden State Warriors. He earned an All-Star nod in 2013, averaging 18.5 points and 11.2 rebounds. But now, hours after Golden State’s NBA championship, ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that Lee and the team have agreed to find him a new basketball home. Story going online now: ESPN sources say Warriors and...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr: 'You'll see more of David Lee'

During Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Golden State Warriors put together a very uninspiring effort through three quarters. However, when power forward David Lee entered the game in the fourth quarter, things started to change. Cleveland had built a 17-point advantage with just 12 minutes remaining, largely due to Stephen Curry being a non-factor...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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