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Your Morning Dump..Where Thornton Could Give C’s Offense A Jolt

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.  For his career, Thornton has averaged 13.4 points and 26.1 minutes per game while shooting 43.1 percent from the field and 36.1 percent beyond the arc. Acquired by the Nets at last year’s trade deadline to provide...
Via Red's Army
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Complete Three-Team Trade, Add Marcus Thornton, Tyler Zeller, Draft Pick

It’s official. Marcus Thornton and Tyler Zeller are now Boston Celtics, although fans might want to hold off getting either player’s jersey for the time being. The Celtics on Thursday announced their trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets, finalizing the terms of the three-team swap. The Celtics add Thornton from Brooklyn and Zeller and a future first-round draft...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Tyler Zeller And Marcus Thornton Trade Grade

Boston Celtics: Tyler Zeller And Marcus Thornton Trade Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Celtics Receive: Marcus Thornton, Tyler Zeller and a 1st Rounder Nets Receive: Jarrett Jack and Sergey Karasev Cavaliers Receive: Cap Space, 2 Prospects I love this trade for the Boston Celtics. With Cleveland in pursuit of LeBron James, they decided to shed nearly 10 million...
Via HoopStuff
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics workout 3-way deal to bring in Marcus Thornton, Zeller, and a 1st round pick

One firework has been set off as the Celtics tak on Marcus Thornton ($8.6 million), while also adding Zeller ($1.7 million) with the $10.3 million trade exception generated during last summer's blockbuster swap with the Nets. Boston will also receive a future first-round pick from the Cavaliers (top-10 protected from 2016-18; unprotected in 2019). This move also helps the Cavs...
Via Celtics Today
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge Scores Major Victory For Celtics In Three-Team Trade

Even if you are not a huge fan of Marcus Thornton or Tyler Zeller, Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics came out as winners for their supporting role in Wednesday’s three-team trade. By taking on Thornton’s $8.6 million expiring salary, the Celtics acquired another first-round draft pick to add to their stable, plus a 24-year-old 7-footer who could still have room to grow. And...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics acquiring Tyler Zeller, Marcus Thornton, pick

Boston is third team in deal will acquire Tyler Zeller from Cleveland as well as future first-rounder and Marcus Thornton from Nets — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 9, 2014 Three-team trade will see Nets acquire Jarrett Jack and Sergey Karasev from Cleveland. Boston gets Thornton, Zeller and a first — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 9, 2014 Danny Ainge is a slick dude. The...
Via Red's Army
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics acquire Tyler Zeller and Marcus Thornton in three team trade

The Celtics have just made some major moves, as they've joined with Cleveland and Brooklyn to acquire Tyler Zeller and Marcus Thornton. More coming...ESPN sources say Brooklyn Nets on verge of acquiring Jarrett Jack from Cleveland in three-team deal— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 9, 2014Boston is third team in deal will acquire Tyler Zeller from Cleveland as well as future...
Via Celtics Life
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers, Nets Rumors: Jarrett Jack for Marcus Thornton in the works?

The Brooklyn Nets recently lost backup point guard Shaun Livingston to the Golden State Warriors. They are now in the market for a replacement, and they are exploring a possible swap between Marcus Thornton and the Cleveland Cavaliers' Jarrett Jack.Image by Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsAccording to Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN-NY:"Nets are revisiting earlier trade talks...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
22 days ago  |  Discuss

What Does Marcus Thornton Bring to the Table?

The Brooklyn Nets failed to address their rebounding and interior defensive woes at the trade deadline, but they did fill another need: guard depth. On Wednesday, Nets general manager dumped the two players at the end of the bench for a player who figures to make an immediate impact in Marcus Thornton.Thornton, 26, adds some much-needed youth and vitality to Brooklyn's backcourt...
Via Nets Take Over
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

New Brooklyn Net Marcus Thornton excited for a new start

This current season has not been kind for ex-Kings' Marcus Thornton. He's averaging career-lows across the board. In points (8.3), assists (1.0), steals (0.7) and field goal percentage (38.1%).But despite his recent shortcomings, Thornton is excited for a fresh start with the Brooklyn Nets, as reported by Tim Bontemps of the New York Post.“Yeah, I am,” Thornton said...
Via Nets Take Over
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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