CELTICS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jeff Green 'Eminently Available' In Trade If Contending Team Views Him As Fit

Jeff Green has two more seasons at $9.2 million per year left on his contract with the Boston Celtics, the second of which non-guaranteed. Green is "eminently available" if a contending team believes in the veteran forward as a fit, according to a report. Green could provide a third or fourth scorer on a contender. Green averaged 16.9 points and 4.6 rebounds this season.
Via RealGM
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley Calls Out Celtics’ Jared Sullinger For Playoffs Tweet (Video)

Jared Sullinger isn’t taking part in the playoffs, but he’s still tweeting. And that drew the ire of a Hall of Famer. The Boston Celtics big man sent out a playful tweet Tuesday night about Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal’s tendency to get into it on the TNT set. The two all-time greats never seem to see eye-to-eye, as Sullinger humorously noted. Does Shaq and chuck...
Via NESN.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley calls out Jared Sullinger after Sullinger got to tweeting about the NBA on TNT

Remember the time you said something casual on Twitter about a person and then that person had a national TV show and responded? The same thing happened to Jared Sullinger last night. Does Shaq and chuck get paid on TNT just to argue with one another. Doesn't matter what Shaq says. Chuck disagreeing lol— Jared Sullinger (@Jared_Sully0) April 23, 2014 In Sullinger’s defense...
Via Celtics Life
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Shabazz Napier envisioned himself as a Celtic

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. UCONN star Shabazz Napier got the chance to throw out the first pitch at the Red Sox game on Saturday. Could Boston sports fans get to see a whole lot more of Napier after the NBA draft? The Roxbury native was asked...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Health is the one thing in Avery Bradley's way

Avery Bradley will turn 24 as the 2014-15 season gets underway in November. He's up for a contract this summer, and the Celtics will have the chance to counter offer any deal that's offered to AB this summer. The biggest hurdle when offering Avery Bradley a contract this summer is his past health issues. He's still a young guy, and when he does return from injuries he...
Via Celtics Today
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Noodles and Notes; Back to the Crazy

Well, it didn't take long for the usual craziness of the Celtics Fandom to set in.  First there is the ongoing phenomenon of the near total lack of respect for number 18, the centerpiece of the seventies era in the Celtics dynasy - you know, the era that brought us two of our eighteen championships, which is one more than the Big Three era, and one less than the Bird era? -...
Via Celtics Today
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge's Top 5 draft picks of all-time

Danny Ainge has been the Celtics' boss for 11 seasons, and that means that he has presided over the team for 11 NBA drafts. In that time, he has had both remarkable hits that helped lead the franchise to their 17th NBA title, and spectacular misses that helped prevent a potential 18th. But what were his five best and five worst picks? I went back and looked at every pick the...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Julius Randle falls to Boston in latest mock draft

Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix has the Celtics selecting Kentucky’s Julius Randle with the 5th pick in the draft. 5. Boston Celtics — Julius Randle, PF, Kentucky Boston has two young power forward prospects in Jared Sullinger and Kelly Olynyk, but Randle’s potential could be too much to pass up. Randle possesses a diverse offensive repertoire. He can score inside and...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo’s Fate, Jared Sullinger’s Conditioning In Focus For Celtics’ Offseason

Danny Ainge, the Boston Celtics’ president of basketball operations, set up the team and first-year NBA coach Brad Stevens to fail. But it was done with an eye to the future. A 25-57 record is expected to garner a decent pick in the 2014 NBA draft and parting ways with franchise icons Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Doc Rivers last summer provided flexibility the Celtics have...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers and Jermaine O'Neal get into it during game 2

Doc Rivers once called Jermaine O'Neal training camp MVP when he was with Boston. Time has passed, and Doc Rivers is out west, and so is O'Neal. Doc Rivers seemed to be upset that O'Neal was playing some hard defense on his precious Blake Griffin. Who went off for 35 in the Clippers 138-98 win over Golden State. Some point to Doc being upset with Jermaine about being...
Via Celtics Today
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Bass Blossomed Into Veteran Leader For Rebuilding Celtics

Brandon Bass is the type of person you’d like to believe your favorite player is. He shows up to the gym before anyone else. He drills every item in his skill set into the ground. He attends community events with kids willingly, without so much as a groan. Once the ball goes up, nobody outworks him. Teammates admire him. Coaches appreciate him. Opponents respect him. Then, when...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Boston Celtics missed the playoffs

Boston Celtics (Photo credit: blogspot.com) The Boston Celtics finished with a record of 25-57 in this 2013-14 NBA season. That record put Boston at 12th in the Eastern Conference. Needless to say, the Celtics had an extremely disappointing and frustrating year. Obviously, the Celtics missed the playoffs and there are several reasons for that. The Boston Celtics missed the 2013-14...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Afternoon Dump..Where the Celtics Get Final Grades

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. As Danny Ainge said, this was about seeing what they have and deciding who will fit as he continues to rework the roster. We’ll be doing some of the same here, which will necessitate some hopefully educated guesswork...
Via Red's Army
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Grande: Boston Is a Place Where Guys Want to Play

Sean Grande: City of Boston and Celtics fanbase respected throughout league   Your browser doesn't support audio. Please download the file: audio/mpeg How long will the Boston Celtics rebuilding project last? As Celtics play-by-play announcer for 98.5 The Sports Hub stated on the latest edition of Celtics Beat -- it’s…
Via CLNS Radio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics open to signing Paul Pierce this offseason

The Boston Celtics made an incredibly difficult decision by trading both Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce last offseason, and it tore the hearts out of most Boston fans. According to a report from Ben Rohrbach, the Celtics could very well bring back Pierce this offseason at the right price and situation. If the Celtics were able to bring Pierce back to Boston, it would certainly be...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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