CELTICS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Glen Davis: Blake Griffin should sign with Thunder or Celtics

Retired NBA power forward Glen Davis played his final two seasons with the Los Angeles Clippers, and he thinks Lob City is a thing of the past. Chris Paul and Blake Griffin both opted out of their player options with the team, so it’s not exactly a huge leap in logic to conclude the Clippers as we know them are a thing of the past. Speaking with TMZ Sports, Davis revealed he believes...
Via Sportsnaut
33 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics could target Rudy Gay as backup plan

The Boston Celtics have big plans this offseason that have linked them to superstar players like Paul George, but they reportedly have a backup plan that could still help their team going forward.According to Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders, the Celtics could end up targeting Rudy Gay in free agency if they end up missing out on the flashier names like George, Blake Griffin and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
45 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Jaylen Brown makes All-Rookie second team

Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown has gotten his first accolade in the NBA, finding his way onto the NBA's All-Rookie second team. Brown got beaten out by Buddy Hield and Joel Embiid, plus two unanimous first-team rooks: Dario Saric and Milwaukee Bucks stud Malcolm Brogdon. Do you think Jaylen should've been on the first-team? Do you think this puts a chip on his shoulder? Let us know...
Via Celtics Life
56 minutes ago

Jaylen Brown looks like reason Celtics didn’t trade for Jimmy Butler

The Boston Celtics didn’t want a Jimmy Butler or Paul George if it meant surrendering Jaylen Brown.Despite seemingly endless assets, team president Danny Ainge bowed out of the Jimmy Butler sweepstakes before the former Chicago Bulls guard got traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves.Brown might be the biggest reason, according to the Boston Globe‘s Adam Himmelsbach: It makes some...
Via The Sports Daily
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gordon Hayward Remains an Offseason Target, While Boston Celtics Appear to Have Best...

Gordon Hayward will be a top priority come July 1, but the Boston Celtics - with their accumulation of draft assets - would seem to have the best offer for the Indiana Pacers in a trade for Paul George. Taking out the assets you would have to give up to acquire George, as opposed to using salary cap room to sign Hayward, Celtics fans, who would you rather have on the team for...
Via YouTube
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Better Fit: Gordon Hayward or Paul George for Boston Celtics?

[News] Gordon Hayward Remains an Offseason Target, While Boston Celtics Appear to Have Best Assets to Land Paul George | ESPN's Jeff Goodman Joins Celtics Beat Podcast | Powered by CLNS Media
Via CLNS Radio
19 hours ago

WATCH: LEBRON & CAVS at Crossroads + CELTICS in Free Agency

The Cleveland Cavaliers need to find a way to upgrade their team if they are to have any shot at winning the title. Unfortunately for them, they don't appear to have the assets to make the change they need. With LeBron on the final year of his contract, the Cavs could be in trouble. Meanwhile, the Boston Celtics are primed to go after Gordon Hayward or possibly trade for Paul George...
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 215: Jeff Goodman | Jayson Tatum & 2017 NBA Draft Recap

Jeff Goodman is a basketball insider for the Worldwide Leader. Follow him on Twitter @GoodmanESPN 2:07 Inside story on Boston Celtics selecting Jayson Tatum 5:30 Is Tatum the best player in NBA Draft? 9:51 Why Boston passed on Markelle Fultz 14:22 Did Josh Jackson steer himself from Boston? 20:11 Celts 2nd Round selections 22:42 Celtics NBA Draft grade ...
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How the Boston Celtics can win free agency

The Boston Celtics opted not to make any big splash moves at the draft. Teams seemed to demand too much of Ainge and he never saw a trade that suited the Celtics. Now, he and the rest of the C’s front office will set their sights on free agency. Here’s how the Celtics can make the most out of their free agency experience this offseason. Don’t offer max money to a potentially...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How the Boston Celtics roster looks following the 2017 NBA Draft

The 2017 NBA Draft opened the doors for a multitude of interesting situations to unfold in the association over the next few seasons. The Philadelphia 76ers saw the payoff of “trusting the process” in acquiring the Boston Celtics’ number-one overall pick and selecting Markelle Fultz. The Los Angeles Lakers took the chance on giving the reigns to talented point guard Lonzo Ball...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Welcoming the 2017 draft class

Draft night, a time for celebration as 60 young players start their careers in the NBA. Last night, four guys found their new home with the Boston Celtics. The draft speculation is finally over and now is the time to look at the Celtics’ 2017 draft class. With the third overall pick, the Boston Celtics selected Jayson Tatum from Duke. After trading the No. 1 overall pick to the...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics believe they can sign George to extension

The Boston Celtics were reportedly in serious discussions with the Indiana Pacers about a Paul George trade on Thursday, and those talks are not necessarily dead just because the 2017 NBA Draft has come and gone.The Celtics are still loaded with future first-round picks, and the Pacers may be looking at a total rebuild. It seems unlikely that Boston would give up much in a trade...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George trade to the Celtics falls short during NBA draft

So much for the Boston Celtics trading for Paul George during the 2017 NBA draft. At first, it looked like the Celtics would finally pull off the long-awaited deal with the Indiana Pacers. As the draft picks kept rolling in, though, the thought began to fade. The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski first reported serious talks: Later, though, things started to fall apart: It’s not...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Jackson canceled Celtics workout as they were flying out to meet him

The Boston Celtics used the third overall pick in the NBA Draft Thursday night on former Duke star Jayson Tatum, and it sounds like their decision was made simple by the refusal of another player to meet with them.Just before the draft began, Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge revealed that Kansas swingman Josh Jackson canceled his workout with the team while...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics could trade down in draft again while targeting Dennis Smith Jr.

The Boston Celtics didn’t surprise many when dealing the first pick in the 2017 NBA Draft to the Philadelphia 76ers, giving up a shot at Washington’s Markelle Fultz.After all, by now everyone knows how conservative president Danny Ainge is with his assets. A surprise trip to the Eastern Conference Finals might only reinforce his approach.No joke—Ainge might consider another...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers deal a rare even trade for No. 1 NBA Draft pick

Soon after details emerged around the Boston Celtics’ and Philadelphia 76ers’ trade involving the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the horse race was on. Who won the deal, and who got fleeced in the rare transaction involving the top selection in the draft? Boston sent Philadelphia its first overall pick, which will almost undoubtedly be Washington’s Markelle Fultz...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Celtics fan burns Markelle Fultz jersey

One Boston Celtics fan was super excited about the inevitability of his team drafting Markelle Fultz. So he did the only thing any fanatic would do in such an instance. He went out and bought a Markelle Fultz jersey. Ominous clouds threatened to rain on his parade when Fultz was spotted in Philadelphia wearing Sixers gear this weekend. pic.twitter.com/ukQGxyeCal — NBA Central ...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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