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Marcus Smart; Trey Burke Invited to Join USA Select Team

Celtics and Jazz point guards Marcus Smart and Trey Burke are among those that received invites to the USA Select team. Among USA Basketball Select Team invitees to Las Vegas, sources tell Yahoo. Marcus Smart, Doug McDermott, Victor Oladipo, Tobias Harris. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 18, 2014 The team is a compilation of some of the NBA’s biggest rising stars. They...
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Celtics finalizing deal with Evan Turner

The Boston Celtics have agreed to a deal with shooting guard Evan Turner, reports Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald. Celtics finishing deal for FA Evan Turner, sources tell Herald. He will get a portion of their mid-level exception. — Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) July 21, 2014 Celtics front-office and agent David Falk just got off the phone finalizing deal for Evan Turner. —...
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Boston Celtics: Grading the offseason pickups

The Boston Celtics have not been too active in free agency, the only notable signing being the deal to keep Avery Bradley in Boston. The only other move the Celtics made this offseason was the trade with Brooklyn and Cleveland that brought Tyler Zeller and Marcus Thornton to the C’s. Let’s take a look at these players and grade how the summer has been so far for the Celtics....
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Celtics owner: We definitely hoped to make bigger moves this offseason

Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck told Rob Bradeford of WEEI that he wanted to land a star this offseason to pair with Rajon Rondo. The Celtics want Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love. “We had definitely hoped to try to make bigger moves this offseason, to be honest,” he said. “Having said that, it takes two partners to make a trade, so we focused on longterm trying...
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Report: Celtics Rookie Marcus Smart Invited To USA Basketball Select Team

Marcus Smart will be representing his country this summer — sort of. The Boston Celtics rookie was among the invitees to the USA Basketball Select Team that will train in Las Vegas, Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reported Friday, citing sources. Smart will reportedly join fellow 2014 NBA draftee Doug McDermott and second-year players Victor Oladipo and Tobias Harris in the...
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Marcus Smart gets an invite to camp for USA Basketball

Among USA Basketball Select Team invitees to Las Vegas, sources tell Yahoo. Marcus Smart, Doug McDermott, Victor Oladipo, Tobias Harris.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 18, 2014 While no Celtic vets were put on the roster for USA Basketball, Celtics rookie Marcus Smart did receive a USA Basketball Select Team invite. Players included on the Select Team are chosen to scrimmage...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Marcus Smart, rookie of the year

The Boston Celtics have not had a rookie win the rookie of the year award since Larry Bird in the 1979-1980 season. Point guards have won the award seven out of the last ten years and three years in a row. One of those trends will not continue this season. While the majority of people within NBA circles feel the rookie of the year award will be a battle between Jabari Parker and...
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Boston Celtics: The future is bright

On Friday, the Boston Celtics signed Marcus Smart and James Young to their rookie contracts. Terms of their deals were not disclosed, per team policy, but with how the Celtics usually handle rookie contracts, we can assume the basics of the contracts. With respect to where each were drafted, we can assume each were signed for 4 years, with Smart starting at $3.28 million and Young...
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Jessica Camerato: "The important thing for Marcus Smart is he's playing defense

This week on Celtics Beat, Nick Gelso and Jared Weiss talk to Jessics Camerato of and WEEI to talk all things Boston Celtics 
Via CLNS Radio
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Drafting Marcus Smart Was A Smart Move For The Boston Celtics

  Boston Celtics top draft pick Marcus Smart — Gregory Bull/Associated Press The Boston Celtics began their offseason with the summer league on the Fourth of July weekend in Orlando, Florida, and no player drew more eyeballs than their top draft pick Marcus Smart. Selected as the 6th overall pick in the draft, Smart spent two seasons at Oklahoma State, and after just three days...
Via The Sports Journal
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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