CELTICS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kelly Olynyk says he wasn't 100%, may need surgery on his shoulder, will let C's know this week

Everyone knew when watching Kelly Olynyk try to play during the playoffs, that his shoulder was limiting him and he was never 100%. Brad Stevens put KO in almost out of desperation in trying to get a guy who could shoot open shots to spread the floor a bit to break scoring woes. Unfortunately, Olynyk's shoulder was much worse than we all thought and he proved to be pretty ineffective...
Via Celtics Life
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Need to Address Their Bigs

The Boston Celtics have stability and depth in the back court, but the front court is in complete disarray, and the playoff series amplified it. The Celtics’ only all star plays in the back court, their best perimeter defender starts alongside him. On top of that, their best defensive depth it sitting right behind them. […] Boston Celtics Need to Address Their Bigs - Hardwood...
Via Hardwood Houdini
8 hours ago

What do the Celtics do with… Amir Johnson

  The offseason is here, and there are a lot of questions with Boston’s roster as Danny Ainge dives into the next chapter of this rebuilding process. In this series, I’ll be looking at what the Celtics choices are with certain players considering their past performance and where the team is going. We continue with one of the team’s two players with non-guaranteed contracts...
Via Red's Army
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Free Agent Target: Festus Ezeli

The Boston Celtics frontcourt problems were glaring during their first round series loss to the Atlanta Hawks. The Celtics were able to get by in the regular season, however, the slower tempo in the playoffs didn’t treat the mediocre frontcourt nicely and made it obvious that an upgrade down low is needed. Al Horford and […] Boston Celtics Free Agent Target: Festus Ezeli - Hardwood...
Via Hardwood Houdini
14 hours ago

Celtics won’t sign Kevin Durant without Jimmy Butler or another superstar

The Boston Celtics don’t stand a chance at landing Kevin Durant in free agency this summer. In their current state, that is. Danny Ainge seems to know this as well as anyone. The Celtics are a young, exciting playoff team led by Isaiah Thomas and others. He also happens to sit on a gigantic stockpile of picks. The potential upside when one adds in said high draft picks is literally...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What do the Celtics do with… Jared Sullinger?

The offseason is here, and there are a lot of questions with Boston’s roster as Danny Ainge dives into the next chapter of this rebuilding process. In this series, I’ll be looking at what the Celtics choices are with certain players considering their past performance and where the team is going. We continue with one of the team’s restricted free agents, Jared Sullinger ...
Via Red's Army
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Momentum heading into the offseason

An early end of any season is disappointing. After all of the work one puts in leading up to a season, to the night-in, night-out effort that they give during the season, there is a cold bite of disappointment that lingers on a team when they do not achieve their goals. This fact may be especially true for the Boston Celtics, who were so highly touted coming in to the playoffs and...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Terry Rozier talks about playoff experience, offseason in Boston Celtics 15-16 exit interview

Terry Rozier spoke to the media about being proud of his playoff experience as a rookie and the things he is excited to work on this offseason. Filmed and produced by Jared Weiss for CLNS Radio.
Via YouTube
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Free Agents: Evan Turner In; Jared Sullinger, Tyler Zeller Out

The Boston Celtics’ season ended rather abruptly Thursday night, but there’s still plenty of reasons to be excited about the future. The Celtics are entering one of their most important offseasons in years. They’re armed to the teeth with draft picks and boast a promising young core, but still need to make a splash in free agency and via the NBA Draft if they want to escape...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Celtics lose a series, but they’re in position to win the future

Atlanta sports fans of a certain age — scarred forever by the 1988 Eastern Conference semifinals — will always love seeing the Boston Celtics lose. Atlantans, not accustomed to playoff moments which work out favorably for their teams, deserve this hour of celebration. They’ve been through far more than their fair share of postseason agonies. For the rest of the NBA, however...
Via Crossover Chronicles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The future shines bright for the Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics 2016 season has come to an end after last night’s crushing defeat at the hands of the Atlanta Hawks. The 104-92 trouncing came as a surprise, as the Celtics were flat, disorganized, and lacking the tenacity that led to their victories in games three and four. This season’s conclusion stings just a bit more as Boston consistently exceeded the initial shallow...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: What Players Should the Celtics Target Through Trades & Free Agency? - The Garden Report (3/3)

The Celtics have a ton of cap room and draft picks. Who should the team target both in free agency and through trades? Grandstand App: clnsradio.com/grandstandAPP Get the CLNS Radio App on your mobile device! Click Here: www.clnsradio.com/iosFREE www.clnsradio.com/Android Be sure to like The Garden Report on Facebook and like and comment on each episode to get in the conversation...
Via YouTube
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jared, Sam and Kevin Play Celtics Tinder - The Garden Report (2/3)

Who should stay and who should go? The Garden Report team plays a little Celtics Tinder to decide. Who should they swipe right? Grandstand App: clnsradio.com/grandstandAPP Get the CLNS Radio App on your mobile device! Click Here: www.clnsradio.com/iosFREE www.clnsradio.com/Android Be sure to like The Garden Report on Facebook and like and comment on each episode to get in the...
Via YouTube
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas ‘very likely’ to play Game 6

After being forced out of Game 5 with a sprained ankle, Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas looks like a go for Game 6 against the Atlanta Hawks. President of Basketball Operations for the Celtics Danny Ainge told reporters, via Jared Weiss of CLNS Radio, that it’s “very likely” that Thomas will play Thursday when the Celtics host the Hawks. Unfortunately, he also said...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge 'almost certain' Thomas will play in Game 6

Isaiah Thomas doesn’t believe his ankle injury will prevent him from playing Thursday night, and neither does Danny Ainge. The Boston Celtics president of basketball operations said Wednesday morning he fully expects to have his point guard on the court when the Celtics look to stave off elimination in Game 6 of their first-round playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks. “Isaiah’s...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

10 reasons to hop on the Isaiah Thomas bandwagon

Twenty years ago, saying the name Isaiah Thomas — well, Isiah Thomas — in Boston would have resulted into boos and profanity-laced tirades, but as time has evolved, things have changed. Now that it’s 2016, citing the name Isaiah Thomas brings a different feel to what was felt in Beantown many years ago. While the animosity still remains for the guy they call “Zeke,” the...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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