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Boston Celtics 2015 Rookies Looking To Make Instant Impact

With the 2015-16 NBA regular season less than two months away, I broke down the Boston Celtics' rookie class' careers and what Celtics fans can expect from their young guns. 
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Celtics' rookie R.J. Hunter focuses on defense and 'finding my niche'

The Boston Celtics took R.J. Hunter with the 28th overall pick in this year's draft. He may turn into a steal, with one of the most accurate outside shots in this entire rookie class and the ability to score from anywhere.But for Hunter to make an impression this season he first needs to learn Brad Stevens' defensive system. Already in Boston, the rookie is doing his best to figure...
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Report: Celtics are discussing contract extensions with Tyler Zeller and Jared Sullinger

The Boston Celtics had high hopes going into the off-season, but things didn’t go exactly how they planned it. After being considered the front-runner for Kevin Love, the All-Star forward decided to re-sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Even though things didn’t go according to plan, the Celtics still have a good young core to build around for the future. As we are starting to...
Via No Guts, No Glory
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Celtics fans can watch one potential Olympian this week

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. During a FIBA Americas Olympic qualifying tournament game controlled masterfully by a prideful Luis Scola, Boston Celtics big man Kelly Olynyk returned from a recent knee injury to notch a double-double. While...
Via Red's Army
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June 4, 1976: the night I became a Boston Celtics Fan

The Greatest NBA game of all time launched a life long love of the NBA and the Boston Celtics.
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Boston Celtics News & Notes from September 1: Celtics open contract talks with Tyler Zeller and Jared Sullinger; Maine Red Claws extend contract with Celtics; Markieff Morris trade rumors?

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Last year's trades with Detroit and Dallas look better every day for Boston

The Celtics made a few trades during last season, but two of them in particular have already paid off for them, and will continue to do so in he future. Danny Ainge traded away the only "star" involved in any of the transactions in Rajon Rondo, and as more time passes, the better and better it looks. In the Dallas trade, the Celtics gave up Rondo and Dwight Powell. We all know what...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Danny Ainge has started contract talks with Zeller, Sullinger

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he has had preliminary contract talks with the agents for forwards Tyler Zeller and Jared Sullinger. Both players are eligible to be offered extensions...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Evan Turner should be Boston's odd man out

The Celtics have too many guaranteed contracts, one needs to go before the season opens up against Philadelphia. So I ask, why can’t it be Evan Turner? Sure, Turner did resurrect his career in dramatic fashion to become a vital force in the Celtics lineup as the point forward last year. While streaky at times, he did put up some gaudy box scores and his offensive versatility came...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas rips list that ranks him 88th-best in NBA

Sports Illustrated on Monday released the first half of its Top 100 NBA Players ranking, and one Boston Celtics guard wasn’t pleased with his position on the list. Isaiah Thomas, who checked in at No. 88, took to Twitter to express his displeasure with the rankings, calling them “a joke.” Sports illustrated Rankings are a JOKE lol. Feels like back in HS when those POLITICAL...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Kelly Olynyk is back in action

 Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. As expected, Celtics big man Kelly Olynyk was named to the 12-member Canadian National team that will compete this week in Mexico City in the FIBA Americas Qualifying Tournament in Mexico City. The 7-foot Olynyk...
Via Red's Army
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Isaiah Thomas blocks Trevor Ariza in exhibition

If you’ve ever seen Isaiah Thomas play, you know not to be fooled by his diminutive stature. Apparently Trevor Ariza has yet to get that memo. Thomas laced them up for the Seattle Pro-Am squad in an exhibition game against the Drew League on Friday night, and it didn’t take long for him to provide one of the highlights of the summer. Ariza drove baseline and elevated for...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jared Sullinger Enters the Final Year of His Contract with Much to Prove

Jared Sullinger #7 of the Boston Celtics shoots against the Atlanta Hawks during the game on February 11, 2015 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Mandatory Credit: Getty Images/ESPN) Coming out of Ohio State in 2012 as a two-time consensus All-American, there was little doubt that Jared Sullinger had the ability to perform. The issue for many teams boiled down to weight, health...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Boston Celtic is most likely to underachieve?

The Boston Celtics have high expectations this season, but that doesn't mean every player on the team will live up to them on an individual level. Here's a look at a few players who could fall short and disappoint in the 2015-16 season, including James Young, who had a wildly discouraging go at the Salt Lake City and Las Vegas Summer Leagues. Here's the consensus from ESPN's Celtics...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Boston Celtic is most poised to make a leap this season?

The Boston Celtics are loaded with young talent, but right now their collection is not talented enough. The Celtics need their foundational pieces to show serious growth sooner than later. Which players are likely to develop the most this season?ESPN took a look here in their "Summer Forecast" series, which features a few different options, including Marcus Smart:"Smart, who landed...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Celtics extend Zeller, Sullinger?

The Celtics have an abundance of flexibility. Draft picks, cap space you name it the Celtics have it.  What they don't have is a star player, obviously, but they are building a nice core.They have key role players in Isaiah Thomas, David Lee and Kelly Olynyk. They are developing Marcus Smart, James Young, R.J. Hunter and Terry Rozier. They also signed Amir Johnson and re-signed...
Via Celtics Life
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge considering a 'big and powerful' trade?

Stop us if you’ve heard this before: Danny Ainge is trying to pull off a big trade. Crazy, right? Joking aside, the Boston Celtics’ president of basketball operations appears to be pushing hard to shake up the team that improved its win total by 15 games and made the Eastern Conference playoffs last season, according to the Boston Herald’s Steve Bulpett. Hurricane Danny...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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