Who will have a breakout year for the Celtics?

With the free agency period losing it's luster. Along with the NBA waiting for the Love trade to happen. Things have slowed down, and the latest big news should come soon when the NBA releases the 2014-15 schedule. Until then, I will do my best to write some articles that spark your interest. A question going into the coming season that I have? Who will be the Celtics breakout...
Via Celtics Today
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: What Should Be Their Starting 5?

Boston Celtics: What Should Be Their Starting 5? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Boston Celtics have a lot of young talent and some veterans, like Rajon Rondo and Jeff Green who they should be trying to trade, despite being their 2 best players (statistically). They have to embrace their young players, especially Marcus Smart, Jared Sullinger and Avery Bradley...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: End of free agency and beginning of an era

With the Evan Turner signing and the Boston Celtics lacking cap space, the Celtics are most likely done constructing their roster. Barring any trades, and we can forget about Kevin Love, the roster the C’s have now is the one they will have when the season opens. With that said, let’s take a look and the best and worst case scenarios this roster can produce for the upcoming season...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Evan Turner turn things around with Boston?

The Boston Celtics are in the middle of a major rebuilding process, and they decided to take a chance on signing former No. 2 overall pick Evan Turner. Turner had a very productive first half of last season with the Philadelphia 76ers, but then completely disappointed in the second half of the year with the Indiana Pacers. Celtics coach Brad Stevens has had success in the past helping...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics finalizing deal with Evan Turner

The Boston Celtics have agreed to a deal with shooting guard Evan Turner, reports Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald. Celtics finishing deal for FA Evan Turner, sources tell Herald. He will get a portion of their mid-level exception. — Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) July 21, 2014 Celtics front-office and agent David Falk just got off the phone finalizing deal for Evan Turner. —...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics unveil new alternate logo

The Boston Celtics unveiled a new alternate logo on Monday. The goal in creating the logo was to extend the Celtics brand with a symbol reflecting the rich tradition of the organization throughout its history, yet versatile enough to work across various formats and products. The new mark was inspired by the team’s past logos and pays homage to the Leprechaun logo from the 1960’s...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics owner: We definitely hoped to make bigger moves this offseason

Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck told Rob Bradeford of WEEI that he wanted to land a star this offseason to pair with Rajon Rondo. The Celtics want Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love. “We had definitely hoped to try to make bigger moves this offseason, to be honest,” he said. “Having said that, it takes two partners to make a trade, so we focused on longterm trying...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics will have a new alternate logo

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. Created in-house, the logo, which is known as the “Lucky Alternate,” pays homage to the early 1960s illustration created by Celtics patriarch Red Auerbach’s brother, Zang, a former editorial and sports artist...
Via Red's Army
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Russell hospitalized after collapsing while giving a speech

NBA legend Bill Russell collapsed while giving a speech in Lake Tahoe, Nev., on Thursday, according to The Boston Globe. Russell, 80, left the event on a stretcher and was taken to a hospital after feeling faint.  The Hall of Fame center is reportedly feeling better and is expected to fly back to his Seattle-area home as early Thursday night. Russell won 11 titles with the Boston...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge is 'ecstatic' to have Avery Bradley back. Should he be?

After passing a physical, the Boston Celtics officially announced that they had officially resigned Avery Bradley to a 4 year deal worth 32 million dollars.Danny Ainge commented on the signing yesterday. via Celtics.com “We see Avery as a key part of our chase of Banner 18,” Danny Ainge, Celtics President of Basketball Operations, said in a statement. “He keeps getting better...
Via Celtics Life
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtkicks: Marcus Smart signs with adidas

Marcus Smart joins teammates Avery Bradley, Tyler Zeller & Jerryd Bayless as a member of Team Adidas. Adidas has already locked up fellow rookies Dante Exum, Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embid. I first noticed Smart was rocking the stripes during Orlando Summer League: Is @smart_MS3 joining @22Wiggins & @daanteee in stripes? First spotted by @KWAPT. pic.twitter.com/ktodRoclbC...
Via Red's Army
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Trade Rumors: Chances Rajon Rondo Stays with Celtics ‘Nonexistent’

It’s beginning to look like a matter of when, not if the Boston Celtics decide to trade All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo. The former Kentucky Wildcats slasher has grown tired of Boston’s rebuilding project, and the Celtics are also preparing for life without him. They signed combo guard Avery Bradley to a 4-year, $32 million deal, and also spent the 6th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Officially Re-Sign Avery Bradley To Multi-Year Deal

It’s official. The Boston Celtics announced that they have re-signed Avery Bradley to a multi-year deal. Though there were reports earlier in July that the deal was of the four-year, $32 million variety, the team has not disclosed the financial terms. “We see Avery as a key part of our chase of Banner 18,” said Danny Ainge, Celtics president of basketball operations, in a press...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Avery Bradley to undergo physical and sign contract on Tuesday

It was nearly two weeks ago on July 2nd that the Boston Celtics came to an agreement with Avery Bradley on a new 4 year/$32 million contract. However, that agreement has yet to be inked.Bradley will be travelling to Boston on Tuesday 7/15 to undergo a physical exam and to finally officially sign his contract. From the Boston Herald's Mark Murphy:Avery Bradley expected in Boston...
Via Celtics Life
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Kevin Love makes Boston Celtics a contender

My least favorite part of having a job is performance reviews. Not that I mind being evaluated or told what I could be better at, that part I’m fine with, it’s the part about setting goals in regard to subjective matters. The questions are usually, “How can you be better?” “What are the areas you can improve upon?” And, “what goals do you have to improve your performance...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Quiet summer expected for Sixers

Check out the original article from Philly.com here.--Since free agency began over a week ago, the Sixers have been associated with several scenarios. First, the team was reported as interested in Avery Bradley, who has since re-signed with the Celtics. More recently, the team is reportedly involved in trade talks centered on Jeremy Lin, and Amare Stoudemire, separately. I guess...
Via Around the Arc
22 days ago  |  Discuss

10 potential Free Agent fits for the Boston Celtics

While we have seen a handful of free agents sign, the majority of the NBA is on standby until LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony make their decisions. Major free agents are waiting to see where those guys end up before making their own decisions, and small to medium impact guys are waiting (or in some cases are forced) to see what the NBA landscape looks like before signing on somewhere...
Via Celtics Life
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Avery Bradley Could Have Gotten Larger Contract From Another Team

Avery Bradley signed a four-year, $32 million contract to remain with the Boston Celtics this past Wednesday, but he could have gotten more, sources told the Boston Herald’s Steve Bulpett on Thursday. Bulpett writes that “at least one other team” was prepared to offer a larger contract to the 23-year-old guard. The Philadelphia 76ers were reportedly among the teams interested...
Via NESN.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where at least one team was going to offer Bradley more money

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. At first glance, the numbers on Avery Bradley’s new contract with the Celtics may seem a bit high. But the decision to lock him up may not have been simply about pure numbers — even though their validity is...
Via Red's Army
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Contract May Be Just the Beginning for Ainge

(Photo/Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) Pat Bradley offers his instant reaction to the Avery Bradley deal and what it means for the Celtics going forward. The Celtics have reportedly offered Avery Bradley a new contract, and while it’s nice to hear that the 2010 first round pick will be staying in Boston, it doesn’t really feel like all of the loose ends have been tied just yet. First...
Via Mill City Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley, Celtics Agree to New Contract

Photo/Michael Dwyer/AP According to multiple reports, the Boston Celtics and restricted free agent  combo guard Avery Bradley have come to terms on a new 4-year contract that will pay the defensive stalwart $32 million dollars over the next four seasons. The Boston Herald’s Steve Bulpett was the first to report the news. Celtics have agreed to terms with restricted free agent...
Via Mill City Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Re-Sign Avery Bradley 4-Years $32 Million

According to Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald, the Celtics have agreed to re-sign Avery Bradley. Celtics have agreed to terms with restricted free agent Avery Bradley, according to source. — Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) July 2, 2014 Bradley is currently a restricted free agent. Find out more information about him in our Free Agent Profile. One of Danny Ainge’s major goals this...
Via The Lottery Mafia
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Avery Bradley overpaid? An analysis of his new contract

The biggest Celtics news of free agency broke this morning, with the team and restricted free agent Avery Bradley agreeing to a 4-year, $32 million deal. Of course, the debate began immediately: Was this a smart signing by the Celtics? Or did they overpay their talented, yet oft-injured shooting guard?Obviously we don't know the answers to that question, but I think we can at...
Via Celtics Life
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Smart: Celtics Guard Avery Bradley ‘Reminds Me A Little Bit Of Me’

WALTHAM, Mass. — Though the Celtics did their best to avoid the topic Wednesday, all accounts point to free-agent point guard Avery Bradley returning to Boston on a four-year, $32 million contract. Celtics assistant coach Jay Larranaga wouldn’t touch the Bradley situation, citing a “moratorium” on discussions about the 23-year-old. Forward Jared Sullinger claimed to have...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Avery Bradley Contract Grade

Boston Celtics: Avery Bradley Contract Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. Contract: 4 seasons, 32 million dollars The Boston Celtics have resigned their starting shooting guard Avery Bradley to a long term extension. This was a very smart move by Danny Ainge and although the contract may look big, it’s a very fair deal. Bradley was known as an elite defender...
Via HoopStuff
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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