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Your Morning Dump…Where Sean Deveney chimes in on Rondo

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. It seems like the league has a lot of good-to-great point guards and the number of teams that actually need help at the position is kind of small. The usual suspects get mentioned a lot (Sacramento, Detroit, New...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Smart: The Next Great Perimeter Defender

Ethan Miller/Getty ImagesThis week, Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix tweeted that the next great perimeter defender was none other than Boston’s Marcus Smart.Next great perimeter defender, per a couple scouts I talked to this week: Marcus Smart. All the tools. Scouts love how he embraces contact.— Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixSI) September 3, 2014 Due to some digging in Synergy...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Smart called the “next great perimeter defender”

Next great perimeter defender, per a couple scouts I talked to this week: Marcus Smart. All the tools. Scouts love how he embraces contact. — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixSI) September 3, 2014 Smart’s rep coming in was that of a tenacious defender, and he’s only adding to that as time moves on this offseason.  He’s made some great strides and opened up some eyes as part of...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: 2014-2015 schedule and story lines, part one

The 2014-2015 schedule for the Boston Celtics was just recently released. With minimal knowledge of what the final roster will even look like, let’s take a preliminary look at how the Celtics will fare for the season. This will be my first attempt to predict the record for the Celtics for the upcoming season. I will also highlight some interesting story lines and anything else...
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where C’s fans can expect to see Marcus Smart’s “Will to win”

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Marcus Smart recently took part in the Seeds for Peace camp in Maine.  During that time he took a few minutes to chat with CSNNE’s A. Sherrod Blakely about a number of things, the video is below with some bulleted...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtkicks: Smart in Vegas for adidas “Boost” reveal

At an event in Las Vegas this afternoon, adidas hoops officially introduced it’s “Boost” cushioning system. NBA stars and adidas endorsers D.Rose, Joakim Noah, Damian Lillard and others were on hand to help promote and introduce both Rose’s new DRose 5 shoe and the adidas “Crazylight Boost” which will be worn by many adidas athletes this coming season. From Sole Collector...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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....
July 21, 2014  |  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...
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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 
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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