Today in Celtics history: Cassell traded, Pressey born

Today, February 17th, is the eighth anniversary of the trade which sent former Boston Celtics guard Sam Cassell to the Sacramento Kings.Cassell, who was traded for a conditional second-round draft pick halfway through the 2008-09 season after winning a championship with Boston, never actually played for the Kings, having served as something of a coach for Doc Rivers before the trade...
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Milwaukee Bucks: Could Current Bucks Rewrite Milwaukee’s Stat Leaderboards?

The young Milwaukee Bucks have a long way to go, but it’s possible that they rewrite Milwaukee’s career leaders in several statistics. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Paul Pressey. Ray Allen. Alton Lister. All players who accomplished amazing statistical feats in their time with the Milwaukee Bucks. And all players who might see themselves fall from their current […] Milwaukee Bucks:...
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September 19, 2016

76ers get hardship waiver, sign PG Phil Pressey

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Philadelphia 76ers have signed point guard Phil Pressey after being granted an additional roster spot from the NBA for hardship relief. Pressey has appeared in 125 games with the Boston Celtics, averaging 3.1 points, and 2.9 assists in 14 minutes per game. Pressey was on the active list for Wednesday night's game in Milwaukee against the Bucks. The undermanned...
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November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Sixers add point guard Phil Pressey after NBA grants 16th roster spot

Initially it was believed that if the Sixers were granted a hardship exception by the league and were able to add a player to the roster, Furkan Aldemir would be brought back into the fold, after the team waived him (and his guaranteed $3 million contract) just before the season began.But as it turns out, point guard is the position where the team needed the most help, and Keith...
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November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Pressey, Eyen, Madsen on Lakers' coaching staff

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) Paul Pressey, Jim Eyen and Mark Madsen will be Byron Scott's assistant coaches with the Los Angeles Lakers. Scott announced his coaching staff for the upcoming season Tuesday. Pressey was on Scott's staffs in Cleveland and New Orleans. He played 11 NBA seasons with three clubs. Eyen returns to the Lakers after three seasons as an assistant coach under Pat...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Pressey Aims To Build On Rookie Season With Celtics

WATERTOWN, Mass. — The season ended barely two weeks ago, and Phil Pressey is already eager to get back on the court. Fresh off his rookie campaign with the Boston Celtics, Pressey was back in the area Friday for a community event at the Boys and Girls Club. The 23-year-old point guard took a brief break following the end of the Celtics’ season on April 15, visiting family and...
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Getting Phil Pressey more minutes was part Ainge's plan with the Crawford trade

The recent trade of Jordan Crawford and MarShon Brooks to the Golden State Warriors did exactly what it was supposed to do- it helped Danny Ainge and the Celtics front office to accumulate more assets that will help the franchise speed through the rebuilding process. With the return of Rajon Rondo and acquisition of Jerryd Bayless, the Celtics backcourt- for the first time this...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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