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Phil Pressey has made the transformation from tiny 8th grade gym rat to NBA Point Guard

According to Jay King at Mass Live, Phil Pressey looked far from the physical type in middle school that would someday be wearing an NBA uniform: A former senior director of basketball operations for the Celtics, Leo Papile has known Pressey since he stood about 5-feet tall and couldn’t have weighed more than 100 or 120 pounds. Just a middle schooler, Pressey would walk into practices...
Via Celtics Life
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Pressey is now guaranteed

The #celtics have guaranteed the 2014-15 contract of guard Phil Pressey, according to an NBA source— gary washburn (@GwashburnGlobe) July 16, 2014 Congratulations, Phil Pressey. With the drafting of Marcus Smart, re-signing of Avery Bradley, Rajon Rondo entering a contract year, and a trade sending Marcus Thornton to the Celtics, the backcourt is a little crowded. The fact that...
Via Celtics Life
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics Guarantee Phil Pressey’s Contract For 2014-15 Season

Phil Pressey will be wearing green for another year. The Boston Celtics have guaranteed the second-year point guard’s contract for the upcoming season, an NBA source told The Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn. The team has not yet confirmed the report, but Pressey’s deal was set to become guaranteed if he was not waived or traded by midnight Tuesday. Pressey was a surprise contributor...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump…Where Pressey’s contract is guaranteed for another year

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 appears Phil Pressey will be part of the Boston Celtics for the 2014-2015 season. According to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe, the Celtics have guaranteed the contract of the point guard. The 23-year-old averaged...
Via Red's Army
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Pressey's contract likely to be guaranteed tonight

The Boston Celtics have until midnight tonight to waive Phil Pressey's unguaranteed contract. According to the Boston Herald's Steve Bulpett, Pressey currently has nothing to worry about, and should have a spot on Boston's roster (as the Celtics currently don't seem to have any trades in the works):Barring late trade offer that forces Celts to use Pressey - and nothing...
Via Celtics Life
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Summer League: Celtics 76, Magic 67 highlights and box score

How about that 1-15 from Phil Pressey?  This was easily Marcus Smart's best game yet, as he led the Celtics in both points (19) and assists (5).  But he still didn't shoot that well, going 5-14 overall and 2-9 from behind the arc.  Check out his sweet spin move and scoop shot at the end of the highlight video:Boston finished 3-1 overall, and will play Indiana Friday at...
Via Celtics Life
18 days ago  |  Discuss

5’11″ Phil Pressey Wins Jump Ball Against 6’10″ Opponent

The NBA season may be over, but hey, at least we have summer league. While it may not matter much in the grand scheme of things, summer league can be fun. It can provide some pretty nice plays, and it’s a good opportunity to look at some players that we otherwise wouldn’t see much of. In his team’s first game, Celtics guard Phil Pressey provided us with a pretty fun play. Pressey...
Via Pass The Pill
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phil Pressey crosses up Shabazz Napier

The Orlando Summer League is underway and one of the earlier matchups with intrigued pitted the Boston Celtics vs the Miami Heat.  Many in NBA circles were interested to see Shabazz Napier matchup against Marcus Smart. Former Missouri point guard Phil Pressey is trying to keep his spot on the Celtics and gave Napier the busy early on with this lightening quick crossover that left...
Via BlackSportsOnline
23 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

North Carolina Basketball: Could Marshall land in Boston?

It seems that there is a bit of interest in the former North Carolina point guard Kendall Marshall. The team that people have brought up over and over are the Boston Celtics, who have begun the 2013-14 season 0 and 4 and are still without the services of their starting floor general Rajon Rando. The Boston Globe wrote the following about the former Tar Heel… The Wizards wasted...
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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