PAUL PRESSEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Will Rondo Ever Learn?

When Tommy Heinsohn,  the Celtics legend who loves Rondo, calls him out on television, and then rookie understudy Paul Pressey proceeds to show Rondo how it's done in two games where Rondo is sidelined, to Heinsohn's delight, it's probably fair to say that an important career moment has come for Rondo.  It's been said over and over again, rightly, that Rondo'...
Via Celtics Today
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pressey continues to impress C's at point guard

With the return date of Rajon Rondo still up in the air the Celtics are searching for someone to fill the void at point guard. Undrafted rookie Phil Pressey made a pretty good pitch for the job Wednesday night in a 103-102 preseason loss to the Knicks in Providence. Pressey out of Missouri and son of former Bucks All-Star and ex-Celtics assistant Paul Pressey had 13 points seven...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

What to Expect From Phil Pressey in 2013-14

In today's edition of our What to Expect series, the panel will be discussing Phil Pressey.  As we got closer and closer to the regular season, Pressey's role remains unknown. Read on to see what the CLNS writers think Pressey means to this Boston Celtics team. Sloan Piva (@sloanpiva) Pressey could emerge as one of the pleasant surprises of this bridge year, as evidenced...
Via CLNS Radio
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Phil Pressey idolized Paul Pierce, eager to learn from Rajon Rondo

Earlier this week Gethin Coolbaugh of Boston Sports Today shared a number of quotes from an interview with Phil Pressey.  Among the topics of conversation were Pressey's excitement to be a Celtic, his admiration for Paul Pierce, and his desire to improve his game with the help of Rajon Rondo. On signing with the C's: "Growing up watching them when I was younger, of...
Via Celtics Life
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul Pressey talks about his son Phil's future in the NBA

Paul Pressey played 11 NBA seasons from 1982-1993.  As a small forward with the Milwaukee Bucks he led the team in assists for five consecutive years, averaging 7.1 per game (as well as 14 points) between 1984 and 1989.  Before there was Scottie Pippen, Paul Pierce, or LeBron James, there was Paul Pressey; maybe the original "point forward."  Pressey also spend two years...
Via Celtics Life
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Celtics announce signings of Vitor Faverani, Phil Pressey

The Celtics made official two signings that have been rumored for some time — free agent center Vitor Faverani and free agent guard Phil Pressey. The Celtics did not reveal contract terms, although earlier reports had Faverani at three years, $6 million and Pressey with a multi-year deal. The 6-foot-11 Faverani, 25, played in 23 games for Valencia Basket of the Spanish ACB last...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Celtics Sign Summer League Invite Phil Pressey, Brazilian Center Vitor Faverani

The Celtics made a couple of minor moves Monday, shoring up certain positions of need with young players to provide some depth on the cheap. Vitor Faverani, a center from Brazil, and Phil Pressey, a rookie guard who showed his mettle with the Celtics’ summer league team, were signed to contracts, the team announced Monday. Terms were not disclosed. Faverani, 25, is a 6-foot-11...
Via NESN.com
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Celtics sign Phil Pressey

According to Wojo, the Celtics have signed Phil Pressey, son of former Buck's player Paul Pressey.  Paul Pressey was a hell of a player in Milwaukee and helped play Don Nelson's "point forward" role for several years.  Those Bucks teams of the 80s were very, very talented, probably the best team to not win a title in quite some time. Anyone remember those intense...
Via Celtics Life
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Mizzou's Pressey leaving school early

Missouri point guard Phil Pressey, coming off a productive but erratic junior season, will enter the NBA draft. Pressey is the Tigers' career leader with 580 assists and broke his own single-season mark with 240 assists last season. He tied the school record with 196 steals. He had career highs with an 11.9-point average and seven assists per game, tying an SEC record with 19...
Via AP on Fox
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Missouri point guard Pressey enters NBA draft

Missouri point guard Phil Pressey, coming off a productive but erratic junior season, will enter the NBA draft. Pressey is the Tigers' career leader with 580 assists and broke his own single-season mark with 240 assists last season. He tied the school record with 196 steals. He had career highs with an 11.9-point average and seven assists per game, tying an SEC record with 19...
Via AP on Fox
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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