Joel Anthony will exercise player option, returning to Celtics

Boston Celtics forward/center Joel Anthony will exercise his player option for the 2014-15 season and return to the C’s, a league source informed Although Anthony isn’t too thrilled with the current rebuilding phase of the organization, passing up a sizable guaranteed salary is not something he’s willing to do, the source explained. Anthony, 31, will earn $3.8...
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Joel Anthony To Exercise 14-15 Player Option With Celtics

Joel Anthony will exercise his player option with the Boston Celtics for the 14-15 NBA season. Anthony will earn $3.8 million and become an unrestricted free agent in 2015. Anthony was traded to the Celtics by the Miami Heat in January.
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Joel Anthony unsure whether he'll use his player option and return to the Celtics in 2014-15

If you're like me, you sometimes forget that Joel Anthony is on the Celtics. He rarely plays (81 total minutes despite being on the roster for 36 games), and flies well under the radar when he does enter the game.But Anthony is very much a part of the Celtics, especially when you stop and consider his salary. The 31-year-old Anthony made $3.8 million this season, and if he so...
Via Celtics Life
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Anthony Giving His All To Celtics While Former Heat Squad Preps For Playoffs

BOSTON — For some people in Joel Anthony’s position, these last three months might have been the longest in their lives. Almost literally overnight — in reality, over the course of an afternoon — Anthony went from chasing a championship with the Miami Heat to playing out the string with the draft lottery-bound Boston Celtics. Instead of gearing up for a potential third-straight...
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Joel Anthony Unsure On $3.8M Player Option With Celtics For 14-15

Joel Anthony has a $3.8 million player option on his contract with the Boston Celtics that he's expected to exercise even if he said publicly he is unsure of his decision. “When the season’s over, I’ll talk with my agent and look to see what we’re going to do,” he said. Anthony has played sparingly since being traded to the Boston Celtics. “The team, obviously we...
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Canada Basketball & NBA Q&A w/ Boston Celtics’ Kelly Olynyk & Joel Anthony

Boston Celtics’ Joel Anthony & Kelly Olynyk The Toronto Raptors clinched a playoff berth for the sixth time in franchise history on Friday night,  earning a 105-103 win over the visiting Boston Celtics. It’s been a long 6 years since the Raptors last playoff appearance, so to say that the Air Canada Centre was rocking would be an understatement! The Boston Celtics are a...
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Video: Joel Anthony talks trading in his Heat jersey for a Celtics one

This was filmed prior to last night's game, but gives you an extended interview with Joel Anthony, who comes to Boston with few expectations. For his part Anthony says the trade was "a little tough at first," but he views Boston as a good situation for him moving forward. I haven't heard many (by "many" I mean any) Celtics fans excited for the arrival...
Via Celtics Life
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Joel Anthony Trade Grade

Boston Celtics: Joel Anthony Trade Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Boston Celtics Receive: Joel Anthony, a 2nd round pick and a protected 1st round pick that may turn into a 2nd rounder. Golden State Warriors Receive: Jordan Crawford and MarShon Brooks Miami Heat Receive: Toney Douglas - Well the Heat have nothing to do with the Celtics’ side of the trade...
Via HoopStuff
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Heat Looking To Trade Anthony

The Miami Heat are currently looking to trade a big man for some backcourt help, according to Brian Windhorst of ESPN. Joel Anthony is one of the Miami players the team has made available for trade. Anthony has played just 30 minutes all season long, scoring just two points and four rebounds. It would make sense for the Heat to gauge the market for a backcourt player...
Via Heat Rising
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Picture: Miami Heat’s Joel Anthony “Grinding” in Barbados

  Just because it’s the off-season doesn’t mean NBA players can just party every night, nap all day, and freak with their ladies in between all of that. They work HELLA HARD in the off-season. Take Joel Anthony of the Miami Heat for instance while he is in Barbados: Hey, it requires an immense amount [...]
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August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

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