QUIZ: Sacramento Kings 2001-02 roster

In the 2001-02 season, the Sacramento Kings won the Pacific Division for the first time and famously took the two-time defending champion Los Angeles Lakers to seven games in the 2002 Western Conference Finals. Can you name all 12 members of Sacramento's roster that season?
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David Lee Impresses Again With Sweet Passing, Nice Dunk In Celtics Win (Videos)

For a guy who essentially rode the bench for the world champion Golden State Warriors, new Boston Celtic David Lee looks pretty impressive. The former All-Star big man was the return this summer in a trade that dumped Gerald Wallace’s salary on the Warriors, but Lee has been one of Boston’s best players in two preseason starts. He showed off his sweet passing skills with this...
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Jared Dudley: Teammates had to make Adam Morrison shower

Former NBA player Adam Morrison will go down as one of the biggest busts in the history of the Association. The No. 3 overall pick of the then Charlotte Bobcats back in 2006, Morrison played a grand total of four seasons, averaging 7.5 points per game.Though, this really isn't the story here. That whole personal hygiene thing that most of us spend our lives following. Well, Morrison...
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September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Boston Celtic, Gerald Wallace, Released by the Philadelphia 76ers

Wallace was a throw-in in the Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett trade from 2013.
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September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

76ers paying McGee, Wallace $22.1 million not to play for them this season

The 76ers waived Gerald Wallace on Saturday, who was acquired as part of the deal that sent them Jason Thompson to the Warriors. But the team never had any intention of keeping him. Philadelphia also received cash and draft considerations in the deal, because as a rebuilding team with the majority of players on the roster on rookie scale contracts, they have plenty of salary cap...
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September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

76ers Waive Gerald Wallace

Gerald Wallace has been waived by the Philadelphia 76ers. Wallace was acquired by Philadelphia in late July from the Golden State Warriors in exchange for forward Jason Thompson. Wallace was on the Warriors' roster for just a few days following their trade of David Lee. If Wallace clears waivers, he will become an unrestricted free agent.
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September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 6: Billy King is not My Lover, Part 2

Not every trade has one winner and one loser, but boy oh boy some of them sure do. Throughout the month we’ll count down the ten most one-sided trades of the last ten years. The rankings are totally subjective, but this much is for sure: with each of these deals, one team really screwed themselves over, and one team gave themselves a gigantic vault towards glory. March 15, 2012...
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September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Follow the Beat: The Boston Globe's Adam Himmelsbach

One of the most reliable sources for information on the Boston Celtics-- or any basketball franchise-- is the beat writer assigned to the team. They’re in the trenches with the everyday from practice to post-game press conference.Boston Globe Celtics Beat Writer Adam Himmelsbach -- a name to get familiar with-- connected with the team at HoopsRumors to discuss some of the topics...
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Remember how good Gerald Wallace was in Charlotte?

Gerald Wallace is still in the NBA. It's true. He's getting paid eight figures by the Philadelphia 76ers. But remember when he was really great? Like, "one of the best two-way wings in basketball" influential? The 2009-10 season was Wallace's masterpiece, an All-Star campaign (his only one) packed with tireless floor burns, skinned knees and unparalleled energy. In taking a look...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Gerald Wallace deserves a better fate than this

Just four days after the Celtics official acquired David Lee from the world-champion Warriors in exchange for Chris Babb and Gerald Wallace, Golden State turned around and dealt Wallace to the lowly 76ers: OFFICIAL: #Warriors acquire F Jason Thompson (@jtthekid) from @Sixers in exchange for Gerald Wallace, cash & draft considerations. — Golden St. Warriors (@warriors) July...
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August 03, 2015  |  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...
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Warriors acquire Jason Thompson from 76ers for Gerald Wallace

  The Golden State Warriors have acquired forward/center Jason Thompson from the Philadelphia 76ers for forward Gerald Wallace, the player they had just received from Boston in the David Lee deal. NBA champion Golden State announced the trade Friday, a deal that also gives Philadelphia cash and draft considerations. Warriors general manager Bob Myers says Thompson ''adds considerably...
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July 31, 2015  |  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...
July 27, 2015  |  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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July 18, 2015  |  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,...
July 09, 2015  |  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...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics continue to be active on the trade market

After making a decent-sized trade on Tuesday, acquiring David Lee for Gerald Wallace, the Boston Celtics are reportedly still active, trying to get more deals done.Lee is a solid piece who can help grease the wheels in Boston's offense (watching him work a pick-and-roll with Isaiah Thomas should be tons of fun), but there's clearly more work to be done. Here's more on how the Celtics...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics acquire David Lee from Golden State Warriors

Boston traded Gerald Wallace to Golden State in exchange for the veteran forward.
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics Trade For David Lee, Send Gerald Wallace To Warriors

The Boston Celtics did the NBA champions a favor. The C’s reportedly acquired David Lee from the Golden State Warriors and shipped Gerald Wallace out to the Bay Area, ESPN’s Tommy Dee and Marc Stein reported Tuesday. Lee is in the final year of his contract and is set to make $15.4 million. The move helps the Warriors, as Wallace will make $10.1 million next season, and they...
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking News: Celtics trade Wallace to GSW for David Lee

ESPN sources say that the Celtics have agreed to send Gerald Wallace to the Warriors for David Lee — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 7, 2015 Credit to Danny Ainge for getting a player with some value in exchange for Gerald Wallace. As we saw a bit in the Finals vs Cleveland, Lee can still score and rebound. His defense is another story.  Lee is due to make $15 million in the...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors trade David Lee to Celtics for Gerald Wallace

The Golden State Warriors have reportedly found a landing spot for David Lee after promising to trade him following the team’s championship season. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the defending champs have sent Lee and his $15.5 million contract for this upcoming season to the Boston Celtics for Gerald Wallace. ESPN sources say that the Celtics have agreed to send Gerald...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics trade Gerald Wallace to Warriors for David Lee

ESPN sources say that the Boston Celtics have agreed to trade for David Lee— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 7, 2015 No other components involved in David Lee-Gerald Wallace trade between Golden State and Boston, source says. Straight-up deal.— Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) July 7, 2015 Can confirm Lee-to-Boston deal. Wallace will get an honest chance at a ring. Will be productive...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Five NBA stars making more a minute than LeBron James

​ For as much competition as there is for every NBA roster spot, sometimes it sure does feel like a few choices slip through the decision-making cracks. In the words of Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose, there are plenty of NBA veterans who manage to stay in the league perhaps a year or two after their effectiveness left them—resting on the end of the bench and pulling down the...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Which Celtics might be traded this summer?

Most rumors associated with the Boston Celtics surround the team acquiring talent; bringing in players who can help make them even better than they were last season, whether via the draft or free agency. But there's also the chance Boston makes a trade this summer, and ships a familiar face out to another team. CBS Boston's Brian Robb took a look at a few players on last year's Celtics...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics Would Part With First-Round Pick To Trade Gerald Wallace

Gerald Wallace’s veteran leadership is a great thing for the Boston Celtics to have. His contract, however, is not. Wallace is set to make $10.1 million next season in the final year of his deal — far more than the 32-year-old forward is worth at this point in his career. Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders reported Monday, citing sources, that the Celtics would be willing to...
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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