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Blazers Sign Phil Pressey

The Portland Trail Blazers have signed Phil Pressey. Pressey holds NBA averages of 3.1 points (33.3% FG, 35.7% 3-PT, 66.0% FT), 1.5 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 125 games (11 starts) over the past two seasons with the Boston Celtics. Undrafted out of Missouri, Pressey (5-11, 175) averaged career highs in scoring (11.9 ppg) and assists (7.0 apg) his junior 2012-13 season, finishing...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ainge says Pressey was 'maybe my favorite player I've ever been around'

With their backcourt overflowing with young players who need minutes to shine, the Boston Celtics officially waived Phil Pressey on Wednesday.But the decision wasn't as easy as it sounds. Celtics general manager Danny Ainge had nothing but positive things to say about the 24-year-old point guard, who's one of the shiftiest players in basketball. Pressey averaged 10.6 points and...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics waive Phil Pressey amid roster crunch

We knew this was coming. #Celtics have decided to waive G Phil Pressey, according to NBA source. — gary washburn (@GwashburnGlobe) July 15, 2015Here's the official press release on Pressey's contract would've become fully guaranteed after today.  With the edition of Perry Jones, Boston already has 15 guaranteed contracts for next year (the league maximum), not to...
Via Celtics Life
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Phil Pressey era is over

#Celtics have decided to waive G Phil Pressey, according to NBA source. — gary washburn (@GwashburnGlobe) July 15, 2015 The Celtics had to make a decision today on Phil Pressey because his $947K contract was about to become guaranteed for the season. And with the addition of Terry Rozier, there just isn’t room on the roster for Pressey. He may be undersized, but I think most...
Via Red's Army
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics Waive Guard Phil Pressey Amid Backcourt Logjam

With too many backcourt bodies and not enough places to put them, the Boston Celtics made the difficult decision Wednesday to waive third-year guard Phil Pressey, Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe reported, citing an NBA source. Pressey, 24, was due to make a little less $950,000 next season, which would have become fully guaranteed if he remained on the Celtics’ roster past Wednesday...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Pressey no longer with Celtics' summer league team, time in Boston could be coming to a close

Last week, Phil Pressey was a late addition to the Celtics summer league roster, calling it "a good opportunity to showcase" what he could do.Pressey did not see any action in three games in Utah, and on Saturday the news broke that he was not with the club in Las Vegas.  Via Mass Live's Jay King, here's what Boston's head coach in Vegas, Micah Shrewsberry, had to say on Pressey...
Via Celtics Life
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Pressey to play summer league, future with Celtics unknown

The Celtics begin play in the Utah Jazz summer league tomorrow, with Phil Pressey as a late edition to the roster: #Celtics guard Phil Pressey said he will play in summer league, wants to showcase some things he's worked on since end of season. — Scott Souza (@scott_souza) July 3, 2015 Phil Pressey will take part in summer league in a limited role, said he told Ainge he wanted...
Via Celtics Life
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Pressey must prove his worth after surprise addition to Summer League roster

Phil Pressey is a tiny point guard who can zoom up and down the floor and make tremendous decisions in the open court. For the Boston Celtics, he's especially valuable because of how his contract is constructed. But the Celtics may not need Pressey on their roster next year, being that they already have Isaiah Thomas, Terry Rozier, Marcus Smart and Avery Bradley in the backcourt...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics pick horrible time to start winning

The Boston Celtics headed into this past week on an eight-game losing streak. Let’s see if they get off the snide by looking into the three games that the Celtics played this week. On Wednesday, April 9th, the Celtics traveled to Atlanta to face the Hawks. This game would be a game of quarters. The Hawks would take the 1st quarter by an 9-point margin, the C’s would respond by...
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Pressey's dream ride, save one complaint, continues with the Celtics

Phil Pressey's dream ride continues in the NBA according to a segment on Coming out of Missouri Pressey had led the 2011–12 Big 12 Conference in assists, steals and assist to turnover ratio and was a 2011–12 All-Big 12 team selection. He was also 2012 SEC Preseason Player of the Year and earned 2012–13 All-SEC First team selection and was the conference assist champion...
Via Celtics Life
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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