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CELTICS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Who's the best player on the Boston Celtics right now?

Who's the best player on the Boston Celtics? Ask 10 NBA fans and you might get five different answers. Some would call that a good problem. But others, like CBS Sports' Matt Moore, view it as a rebuild-crippling dilemma:"First, riddle me this: Who is the Celtics' best player? Who are the Celtics' best three players? Isaiah Thomas? Marcus Smart? Avery Bradley? Amir Johnson? Jae Crowder...
Via Fox Sports
32 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Should Boston Celtics keep Jared Sullinger or Kelly Olynyk?

Boston Celtics forwards Jared Sullinger and Kelly Olynyk play the same position but are viewed as two of the team's most valuable assets—both are young and skilled. But given how crowded Boston's frontcourt currently is, one of them may be traded or spend the bulk of his 2015-16 season out of Brad Stevens' rotation. Here's a closer look, courtesy of SB Nation's Celticsblog, on...
Via Fox Sports
33 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Joe Alexander Rejects Celtics' Camp Offer, Signs With Sassari

Joe Alexander turned down a camp deal with the Boston Celtics and has signed with Sassari of the Italian league. Alexander played for Maccabi Tel Aviv last season. Alexander most recently played in the United States in the D-League with the Santa Cruz Warriors.
Via RealGM
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics 8th most likely destination to land Kevin Durant?

We're exactly a month removed from the chaos that was the first day of NBA free agency 2015 and it's for the most part finished up. While the Celtics didn't reel in any huge name free agents, as Boston fans we turn our eye to who the Celtics can catch in July 2016. Probably the biggest free agent next season will be Kevin Durant and good news, C's fans, Boston is kinda sorta an...
Via Celtics Life
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: A day with Marcus Smart at Vegas Summer League (and Brad Stevens jogging across a highway)

From the Celtics' official YouTube channel:"Don't hit coach!"Follow Mark Vandeusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A picture a day to keep the summer doldrums away- 8/2/15

Scot Pollard hasn't had his WTHHT written just yet.  But that doesn't mean he can't flip you off with his 2008 championship ring on said finger.  Who is the guy next to him?  Is that an alternate-road Pollard jersey he is wearing?  Do those exist?Each day in August, Celticslife will post a Celtics-related picture, one you may possibly have never even seen before.
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Evan Turner throws up “O” sign at NBA Africa game

Boston Celtics swingman Evan Turner has not forgotten his roots, as he showed during today’s NBA Africa Game in Johannesburg, South Africa. Before a game that featured a number of NBA stars on “Team World” against an equally stacked “Team Africa” — which featured legends Hakeem Olajuwon and Dikembe Mutombo as well as current players Serge Ibaka and Giannis Antetokounmpo...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Evan Turner does behind-the-back pass to Bradley Beal at 2015 NBA Africa game

Earlier today, the first exhibition basketball game ever played in Africa by the NBA occurred as many notable players faced off in a Team World against Team Africa format. One of the players for Team World was Boston Celtics guard Evan Turner and in the fourth quarter of the contest, he was able to show off his passing ability to find teammate Bradley Beal on a fastbreak: Team World...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Danny Ainge reminds us he was first to spot Brad Stevens’ greatness

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. “I wouldn’t have brought him in and given him a six-year contract if I didn’t think he was really good and special,” Ainge said during an on-camera interview with Comcast SportsNet. “By the way, I...
Via Red's Army
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics News & Notes From July 31: KG Anniversary; Celtics In Africa; Danny Ainge More Praise For Stevens

Via CLNS Radio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Roster Battle

17 guaranteed contracts. There are 17 players currently on the Celtics roster after the conclusion of the NBA Summer League. They have an overload at the guard position, and two critical newcomers to bolster the front court. For a team trying to build an identity, one thing all these pieces point to is effort. All 17 of these players pride themselves on the hustle plays and grind...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Celtics were free agency winners

A few weeks ago, everybody was freaking out about a supposedly stalled rebuild and the lack of firew…. ah, nevermind… While some people are still not happy with how things have gone, the doom and gloom is far from universal. In fact, ESPN just lumped Boston in with its free agency winners. On the basis of two sneaky-good moves by Danny Ainge and company, the Celtics have laid...
Via Red's Army
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics have more flexibility next summer thanks to Jae Crowder's contract

Next summer will be a feeding frenzy in free agency, thanks to the rising salary cap and boat load of talented options to choose from—not as many as originally thought, but there are still more than a few nice players on the market.The Boston Celtics will be in on the fun, and have a bunch of cap space to fill. But you can never have enough when so many other teams are playing...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Roster Projection: The 2nd Unit

With all the contracts signed and trades done, how the rotations shake out are back in the news today. Last week we made our predictions and projections for the Celtics starters, so now we’ll dive into the second unit. Last season, Boston used a high energy bench mob led by Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder to propel themselves to a 24-12 record during the second half of the season...
Via Red's Army
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan Rejected Massive Trade Offer From Boston Celtics

The Charlotte Hornets owner reportedly turned down a trade consisting of four first round picks on draft night.
Via CLNS Radio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Terry Rozier Gets Huge Pay Day With The Celtics

Phtoo: NBA.comFormer Louisville Cardinal Terry Rozier and the Boston Celtics made it official on Monday afternoon. The Boston Globe was the first to report that Rozier signed a contract for the maximum amount, 120 percent of the rookie scale. The Celtics announced that the two sides had reached an agreement, but they didn’t disclose the amount. The Rookie pay scales are slotted...
Via The Cardinal Connect
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas Drops 50 Points In Seattle Pro-Am Showcase (Video)

Isaiah Thomas’ wrist looks like it’s holding up just fine. The Boston Celtics point guard, who earlier this summer underwent a minor surgical procedure to remove a cyst from his wrist, went off over the weekend at the Seattle Pro-Am in his home state of Washington. Thomas racked up 50 points in the showcase to go along with 11 rebounds and seven assists as his team won 119-117...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Boston Celtics trade for Zoran Dragic

Via CLNS Radio
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Did the Boston Celtics do enough this offseason?

The Boston Celtics were able to squeeze into the playoffs with a 40-42 record last year and land a 7th place spot in the Eastern Conference. Their season came to an abrupt end however, when they were swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The Irish had a lot of heart and fight during the series, but it was clear they simply lacked offense against...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Antoine Walker explains how he blew $108 million

If someone handed you $108 million, you’d probably think you were set for life. But it’s not that simple for some people. Antoine Walker is perhaps better known for blowing through his $108 million earnings over his 12-year NBA career, most of which was spent with the Boston Celtics, than for his accomplishments on the basketball court. And Walker explained to CNN Money just...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

State Of The Union: Boston Celtics

It has been roughly two-and-a-half months since the Cleveland Cavaliers swept the Boston Celtics in the first round of the playoffs. Since then, Boston has been committed to bringing in a franchise player, but came in second place to reel in Kevin Love, according to Boston Herald's Steve Bulpett. With a boatload of draft picks, numerous players under the age of 25, and quality...
Via The Sports Quotient
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Amir Johnson’s Stint In Boston Won’t Be His First Time As Celtic (Photos)

Amir Johnson apparently has been a Celtic since 1996. The former Toronto Raptors forward joined the Boston Celtics earlier this month on a two-year, $24 million contract, but it won’t be the first time he’s played in green. Johnson shared a couple of Throwback Thursday photos on Instagram, showing off his time with the California Celtics as an adorable 5-foot-4, 100-pound...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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