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Celtics trade Joel Anthony to Pistons for Will Bynum

The Boston Celtics have traded center Joel Anthony to the Detroit Pistons for guard Will Bynum. The Celtics made the move to reduce their books.  Anthony is set to make $3.8 million this season, while Bynum will earn $2.9 million, saving the team $900,000. Anthony, 32, was acquired by the Celtics from the Miami Heat in January. “We’re getting a physical, experienced player...
Via Sports-Glory
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Joel Anthony Will Opt In For Final Year Of Celtics Contract

Joel Anthony will be back for another season in green. The 31-year-old big man, who is set to make $3.8 million in 2014-15, will opt in for the final year of his contract with the Boston Celtics, a source told Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders. Anthony played sparingly after being acquired from the Miami Heat in a three-team deal this past January, averaging 7.1 minutes per game...
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The next big three? How the Celtics could acquire both Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Love

The NBA is all about stars. And usually, it takes three such stars to win. LeBron-Wade-Bosh, Pierce-Garnett-Allen, Duncan-Parker-Ginobili, Bird-McHale-Parrish, Magic-Kareem-Worthy. Sometimes, two great players can make it happen if one of them is transcendent (Jordan/Pippen being the best example), but usually it takes three Hall of Fame talents coming together for a team to win...
Via Celtics Life
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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 chooses...
Via Celtics Life
April 08, 2014  |  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...
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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 haven’t...
Via RealGM
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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 of Anthony. If you are out there...
Via Celtics Life
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Joel Anthony-Jordan Crawford Trade Translates Into Good News for Celtics' Future, Present

The Boston Celtics did more than just relieve Jordan Crawford and MarShon Brooks off the roster, they added Joel Anthony for the short-term plan, as well as possible long-term opportunities. In result of the three-team deal, not only did they add a 2012, 2013 NBA champion but Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge harvest a few draft picks for the near future. By...
Via CLNS Radio
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Heat add Toney Douglas, lose Joel Anthony in three-team deal

The Miami Heat traded center/forward Joel Anthony and a potential future first-round pick to the Boston Celtics as part of a three-team trade, it was reported Wednesday. The Heat will receive guard Tony Douglas from Golden State, Yahoo Sports first reported. The Heat will send a first-round pick acquired from the Philadelphia 76ers to the Celtics. However, Yahoo Sports reports that...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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