CELTICS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Marcus Morris' favorite player will endear him to Celtics fans

Even though his twin brother was involved in an intense series against the Celtics in the 2017 playoffs, new addition Marcus Morris wants fans to know he’s pleased to be in Boston. Morris, who was brought to the Celtics by way of a trade from earlier in July, described why he loves his new team […]
Via Boston.com
3 hours ago

Today in Celtics history: Ray Allen born, Courtney Lee trade

Today, July 20th is the fifth anniversary of the trade which brought Courtney Lee to the Boston Celtics.Lee joined the team in a rare three-team deal, with the Houston Rockets sending Lee to Boston, the Celtics trading JaJuan Johnson, E'Twaun Moore, Sean Williams and a second round pick to the Rockets and Sasha Pavlovic to the Portland Trailblazers. The Blazers completed the deal...
Via Celtics Life
8 hours ago

Aron Baynes introductory press conference (video)

The Boston Celtics formally welcomed one of their newest members today, Aron Baynes. Baynes, a former Detroit Piston and San Antonio Spur, gave a short press conference after signing his new deal, so give it a look if you'd like to know more about the Australian center.For more stories about the offseason on CelticsLife, click here. For more by Justin, click here. Image, video...
Via Celtics Life
13 hours ago

WATCH: Aron Baynes hangs out w/ Young CELTICS fans at Basketball Camp in Waltham

Aron Baynes hangs out w/ Young CELTICS fans at Basketball Camp in Waltham Filmed by Josue Pavon of CLNS Media Network. Follow @CLNSMedia on Twitter Subscribe to CLNS Media YouTube Channel Download the free CLNS Media Mobile APP for Android & iOS Support our sponsor: Hello Fresh! Go to www.HelloFresh.com and use promo code BEAT30 for THREE FREE meals & Free Shipping A...
Via YouTube
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Trying to predict how Isaiah Thomas’ hip will recover

With one year remaining on Isaiah Thomas‘ deal, he remains arguably the most underpaid NBA veteran. His $6M salary for 2017-18 pales in comparison to his preeminent all-NBA colleagues (Curry $34M, Westbrook $28M, Harden $28M, DeRozan $28M, Wall $18M). Not hitting the free agency market until next summer is a thin silver lining for Thomas. If […] Trying to predict how Isaiah...
Via Hardwood Houdini
16 hours ago

WATCH: ARON BAYNES Introductory Press Conference w/ CELTICS

ARON BAYNES Introductory Press Conference w/ CELTICS Filmed by Josue Pavon for CLNS Media Network. Follow @CLNSMedia on Twitter Subscribe to CLNS Media YouTube Channel Download the free CLNS Media Mobile APP for Android & iOS Support our sponsor: Hello Fresh! Go to www.HelloFresh.com and use promo code BEAT30 for THREE FREE meals & Free Shipping A Production of CLNS Media Network.
Via YouTube
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Trade Rumors Targeting Anthony Davis & Brad Stevens Major Factor for Celtics Free Agent Signings

[News] Trade Rumors Circling Celtics & Anthony Davis | Brad Stevens Major Factor for Boston Signing Gordon Hayward & Al Horford | Powered by CLNS Media Network
Via CLNS Radio
17 hours ago

Aron Baynes is a great addition who turned down a bigger paycheck to join the Celtics

Aron Baynes officially signed his 1-year contract with the Boston Celtics this afternoon. The addition of Baynes may seem minor on it's face with all the other crazy stuff going on in Boston this summer, but he's likely going to play a big role for the Celtics this season. Aside from Al Horford he's the only traditional veteran big on the Celtics roster at 6'10 and 260lbs and he...
Via Celtics Life
18 hours ago

Report: Anthony Davis trade to Celtics would require 'greatest package' in NBA history

We recently covered a report that indicated the Boston Celtics would love to make a move for New Orleans Pelicans center Anthony Davis.But according to Chris Mannix of The Vertical, it wouldn’t be a cheap deal.Duh.Appearing on CSNNE’s “Arabella Early Edition,” Mannix said it might take “the greatest package of players in NBA history — and that’s not hyperbole.”Mannix...
Via Sportsnaut
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

LOCKED ON CELTICS with Brian Scalabrine

MassLive’s Jay King is joined by guest Brian Scalabrine to discuss a list of topics, including Kevin Garnett (and his craziness), Jason Kidd, Paul Pierce, the ’08 championship, Scalabrine’s mentality as a player, and the time Scal ran a 4:45 mile. He also explains his epic post-championship podium display. Enjoy the show! Having trouble listening? Go directly to our show page...
Via Red's Army
18 hours ago

Grading the Celtics Offseason

The Boston Celtics appear to have completed the major business of their offseason. It was an active year where they controlled much of the NBA draft, free agent, and trade market. It’s possible that they’ll make further moves before the season begins but they now have 15 spots accounted for in a way where there are no clear holes so we can take this as a checkpoint and evaluate...
Via Celtics Hub
19 hours ago

Bench the Boston Celtics starters please

Okay crazy, but there are eight games on the Boston Celtics schedule where it would be awesome if they benched the starters. It’s about the future. Let me explain. There are two teams, The  Philadelphia 76ers and the Milwaukie Bucks, that are loaded with young talent. Both of these teams are building to be powerhouses. […] Bench the Boston Celtics starters please - Hardwood...
Via Hardwood Houdini
20 hours ago

Help… I’m getting sucked into the Anthony Davis speculation

I’ve done my best to avoid all of the Boston-based talk about the Celtics acquiring Anthony Davis. But… This latest speculation isn’t coming from Gary Tanguay or other talking heads in the Boston media. This is coming from genuine NBA reporters (Chris Mannix and Howard Beck) who actually watch basketball (courtesy CSN): “Boston’s sort of lurking out there,” Mannix said...
Via Red's Army
20 hours ago

Boston Celtics Roster Breakdown

The current Boston Celtics roster is incredibly deep and contains a lot of flexibility. Several players on this roster are capable of playing multiple positions. It’s not really about the conventional one through five positioning anymore, at least not for Boston. All of the players below are either a ball handler, a wing, or a […] Boston Celtics Roster Breakdown - Hardwood Houdini...
Via Hardwood Houdini
22 hours ago

WATCH: Examining ISAIAH THOMAS new ROLE w/ CELTICS

Examining ISAIAH THOMAS new ROLE w/ CELTICS Jared Weiss (@JaredWeissNBA) of CLNS Media and CelticsBlog joins @SamSheehan and @EvanValenti to discuss the Celtics cap situation and whether Isaiah Thomas will command a max deal and for how long. 0:45 How many years will Isaiah Thomas get and will it be a max? 8:30 How much tax will Celtics be willing to pay? 13:30 Should Celtics...
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Sign Rookie Second-Rounder Semi Ojeleye, Keeping Tabs on Anthony Davis

[News] Rookie Semi Ojeleye Signs NBA Contract with Boston Celtics | Rival Executives Expect Celtics to Make Run at Anthony Davis | Powered by CLNS Media
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago

Report: Celtics expected to make a run at Anthony Davis

New Orleans Pelicans franchise cornerstone Anthony Davis is under contract through the 2020-21 season at nearly $26 million annually. He’s the face of a franchise that’s attempting to turn the corner following the acquisition of DeMarcus Cousins. In reality, New Orleans is looking to dominate inside with both Davis and Cousins on the court for a full season this upcoming fall...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce signs contract to retire with Celtics

Paul Pierce is officially going to end his NBA career in the same place it began.On Monday, the Boston Celtics announced that they have signed Pierce to a contract so he can retire with the team. “It’s an honor to have this opportunity to once again call myself a Boston Celtic,” Pierce said. “The organization and city took me in and made me one of their own, and I couldn’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What to expect from the 2017 Boston Celtics Rookie Class

The Boston Celtics will be entering the 2017 season with plenty of future talent that can make an impact. Although these rookies lack experience playing in the NBA, they offer the Celtics some aspects of their game that can help in improving their weaknesses. This season will be one to look closely at as the Celtics will see how well their young talent will translate to a faster...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon Hayward says he was ‘blown away’ by Celtics’ sales pitch

Gordon Hayward shed a little bit of light on his decision to join the Boston Celtics as a free agent.Hayward talked about how there is “something different” about being a Celtic — and that he was extremely impressed by their sales pitch to him as they courted him in free agency. Hayward also made it sound like the presence of coach Brad Stevens — Hayward’s coach at Butler...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Trevor Booker: Gordon Hayward ‘doesn’t really want to be the man’

A former teammate of Gordon Hayward wasn’t surprised that he decided against remaining the face of the Utah Jazz franchise.Trevor Booker, who played with Hayward in Utah from 2014 to 2016, said Hayward’s decision to join the Boston Celtics did not come as a surprise to him because Hayward didn’t want to be the guy at a franchise.“Gordon’s a guy who doesn’t really want...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Boston Celtics have enough fire power to make the Finals?

The Boston Celtics have been very active since the end of last season. They traded to No. 1 overall pick in the draft to the Philadelphia 76er’s, traded away their best perimeter defender in Avery Bradley to the Detroit Pistons for forward Marcus Morris, and signed all-star Gordon Hayward to a four-year, $128 million contract. While the first two moves were done to make room for...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaylen Brown puts two Blazers on a poster with ridiculous dunk

Jaylen Brown is ready to take the next step in his second NBA season, after being selected by the Boston Celtics with the third overall pick of the 2016 NBA Draft.  The highly talented 6’7″ swingman is best-known for his athleticism and ability to throw down absurd dunks, and he did just that in the Celtics’ Summer League game on Sunday night.Watch Brown throw down a vicious...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lonzo Ball explains why he's not happy about triple-double

Lonzo Ball bounced back in a big way Saturday in his second NBA Summer League game, posting an impressive triple-double.Showing off the passing skills that impressed Magic Johnson enough to draft him No. 2 overall this year, he put up 11 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists. It was a vast improvement over the awful debut Ball had on Friday night in which he went 2-of-15 from the floor...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Danny Ainge deserve criticism?

June 27, 2013: The Boston Celtics traded away two Hall-of- Fame players in Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for an assortment of picks and expiring contracts. This blockbuster deal signaled a rebuild in Boston; something fans weren’t too fond of. However, Danny Ainge pulled off one of the most lopsided trades in NBA history and helped create a team...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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