Philadelphia 76ers: Gerald Wallace Trade Grade

(Oct. 21, 2014 – Source: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images North America) By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content at Hoopstuff… 76ers Trade: Jason Thompson 76ers Receive: Gerald Wallace, draft picks and cash When the Golden State Warriors traded David Lee to Boston for Gerald Wallace, the general assumption was that they would likely waive Wallace to cut their extra large tax bill...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: the rich get richer

As the MLB trade deadline wrapped up the defending champion Golden State Warriors made one of their own. No, they didn’t trade for a superstar or even somebody who will play 20 minutes a game, but the player they traded for makes the best and deepest team in the NBA even deeper. So who did the Warriors trade for; Jason Thompson, formerly of the Sacramento Kings. The Warriors took...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

David Lee comes to the Boston Celtics a new kind of leader for the team

Leadership: ”a process of social influence in which a person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task”, so says Wikipedia. To me, leadership has always been about showing and telling. Power Forward David Lee was officially introduced by the Boston Celtics on Monday after it was announced he was dealt to the green team weeks ago on July...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

David Lee gives Warriors staff free burritos before leaving

Some players would be bitter about being traded off a championship team, but that doesn't look like it's the case for David Lee.Lee, who is now with the Boston Celtics, spent five years of his career with Golden State. After rarely playing for the Warriors last season, the team dealt him in a salary slashing move to the Celtics. But before Lee left, he gave a gift to his friends...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

David Lee bought Warriors’ employees Chiptole lunch

If the key to the heart is through the stomach, David Lee has the Warriors’ employees hearts on lock no matter what jersey he wears. Although he will be a Boston Celtic this upcoming season, the power forward treated the Golden State staff to Chipotle. Lunch for Dubs HQ from @Dlee042! Classy move by a classy guy. #DubNation pic.twitter.com/VVGzhu7Kor — Julie Phayer (@juliephayer...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors staff treated to burrito lunch by David Lee

David Lee, no longer on the Golden State Warriors, sent a surprise goodbye gift to his former squad's office staff: He bought catered lunch from Chipotle.  Lee, 32, officially joined Boston on Monday. He didn't leave Oakland without first offering a token of his appreciation for those that helped him along the way. Julie Phayer, social media coordinator for the Golden State Warriors...
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David Lee Buys Golden State Warriors’ Front Office Lunch To Say Thank You

David Lee bought lunch for the Golden State Warriors' front office and employees to say thank you for his time there.
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Golden State Warriors Offseason- Love It/Like It/Hate It

Source: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images North America By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Golden State Warriors only made a couple of moves, but with the few moves they made, they nailed; two which were very important for the franchise. This is what I loved/liked/hated in their offseason. Basically, my favorite offseason move, my least favorite and one that I think was...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where David Lee is to blame for the Jermaine O’Neal era

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. Before joining the Golden State Warriors on a six-year, $80-million contract in 2010, Lee heard from the Celtics, who were fresh off a seven-game Finals loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. Boston could only offer...
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Golden State Warriors Officially Trade David Lee to the Boston Celtics

(Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images) The Golden State Warriors and Boston Celtics agreed to a deal back on July 7 that would send two-time All-Star David Lee to Boston in exchange for Gerald Wallace and Chris Babb. That deal was made official on Monday, with the Celtics sorting out a few other moves in free-agency before completing the trade. “We are excited to...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

David Lee Recalls ‘Infamous’ Celtics-Knicks Blowout From Big Three Era (Video)

WALTHAM, Mass. — As someone who began his career with the New York Knicks, newly acquired Boston Celtics forward David Lee has played his fair share of games at TD Garden. Lee’s most vivid memory of playing on Causeway Street, as he explained Monday, isn’t exactly a fond one. The year was 2007. The Celtics, mere months removed from the assembly of the Big Three, had just lost...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics officially acquire David Lee for Chris Babb, Gerald Wallace

The Celtics have scheduled a press conference for 3 pm on Monday, when they are expected to introduce new acquisitions Amir Johnson, Perry Jones and David Lee. Returning free agents Jae Crowder and Jonas Jerebko are also set to make an appearance. As a prelude, on Monday morning the C's officially finalized the trade that brings Lee to Boston from Golden State.The definitive deal...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors trade David Lee to Celtics for pair of players

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors have completed the trade sending two-time All-Star forward David Lee to the Boston Celtics for Gerald Wallace and Chris Babb. The teams announced the deal Monday. They agreed to the trade July 7, but Boston needed time to sort out other moves in free agency before acquiring Lee. Lee was an All-Star in 2010 with New York and 2013 with Golden...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Officially Acquire David Lee From Warriors For Gerald Wallace, Chris Babb

A trade that had been reported for close to a month finally was made official Monday. The Boston Celtics announced the acquisition of big man David Lee from the Golden State Warriors in exchange for veteran forward Gerald Wallace and guard Chris Babb. “We are excited to welcome David as a member of the Celtics family,” Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors trade David Lee to Boston for Wallace, Babb

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Golden State Warriors have completed the trade sending two-time All-Star forward David Lee to the Boston Celtics for Gerald Wallace and Chris Babb. The teams announced the deal Monday. They agreed to the trade July 7, but Boston needed time to sort out other moves in free agency before acquiring Lee. Lee was an All-Star in 2010 with New York and 2013 with...
Via AP on Fox
6 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...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

David Lee compared Boston's rebuild with what he saw in Golden State

David Lee is the only Boston Celtic who's ever made an All-Star team. He's also the only Celtic with Finals experience and a championship. He knows what it takes to make it through four grueling rounds of playoff basketball, and had an up-close-and-personal view of one of the league's all-time teams last year while on the Golden State Warriors.Before he grabbed his ring, Lee sat...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Summer League wrap-up

Next stop, NBA Regular Season. The Golden State Warriors finished up their portion of the NBA’s Summer Classic on Saturday losing to the New Orleans Pelicans 90-81. Even though the Warriors came up short in their Championship quest, some questions were answered as far as who might make the Warriors. The players who impressed were James Michael McAdoo, Kevon Looney and Dominique...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerald Wallace's role on last year's Celtics is finally revealed

Gerald Wallace made a lot of money to sit on the bench last season. Before he was traded to the Golden State Warriors for David Lee, the 32-year-old, 14-year veteran rarely influenced games for the Boston Celtics by making shots or grabbing rebounds.Instead, he acted as a leader in the locker room, and essentially served as an extra coach on the sideline. At least that was Evan Turner...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Title Puts Former Gators In Select Group

With an NBA ring from the Golden State Warriors, former Gators Marreese Speights and David Lee extended Florida championship dominance.
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

2015-16 Fantasy Basketball: Offseason Winners

To say that it’s been an extremely exciting NBA off-season would be the biggest understatement of the summer. From the NBA Draft loaded with talent, to the electric right out of the gate free agent signings, to a Twitter emoji war, to the DeAndre Jordan/Mavs/Clippers saga, it has just been a phenomenal summer for the NBA and it’s fans. There is no question that there’s a lot...
Via The Fantasy Fix
18 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Utah Jazz stay ahead of the curve

​ How often do you see a premier free agent thanking an assistant coach for their help in improving the player’s skills? It’s hard to think of the last time it happened before new Toronto Raptor DeMarre Carroll wrote a thank-you note to Atlanta and the Hawks for The Players’ Tribune. Among the many people that Carroll thanks for helping facilitate the massive improvements...
Via The Sports Post
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics officially sign Johnson, re-sign Jerebko

The Boston Celtics made their first two free-agency moved officially Thursday, announcing the signing of former Toronto Raptors forward Amir Johnson and the re-signing of forward Jonas Jerebko. The team did not announce the terms of either contract, but earlier reports pegged Johnson’s at two years, $24 million and Jerebko’s at two years, $10 million. Welcome to Boston,...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors Trade David Lee to the Boston Celtics for Gerald Wallace

CLEVELAND, OH – JUNE 16: David Lee #10 of the Golden State Warriors drives against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Six of the 2015 NBA Finals at The Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2015 in Cleveland, OH. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License...
Via The Sports Journal
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge Does it Again: David Lee To Boston

This has been a solid-but-unspectacular moratorium period for the Boston Celtics. They managed to resign their valuable ‘young veterans’, Jae Crowder and Jonas Jerebko, to fair market contracts. They also brought in Amir Johnson on what some may view as a slight overpay, but considering the fact that he is going to bring Boston precisely what they need, I’m not going to argue...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss
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