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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
24 minutes ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via HoopStuff
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
2 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
3 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...
Via NESN.com
3 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics expected to formalize roster moves next week

Keeping all their options open until the 25th hour, the Boston Celtics have yet to officially use all their cap flexibility by delaying expected contracts for rookies and at least one free agent.But with the trade market all but dry, it looks like those deals should finally happen this week. That means trading Gerald Wallace for David Lee, signing Jae Crowder to his deal and locking...
Via Fox Sports
8 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...
Via Fox Sports
12 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,...
Via NESN.com
20 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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: Gerald Wallace Trade Grade

(Source: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America) By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The defending champions have had a relatively quiet offseason. After some minor drama with Draymond Green blew over and he re-upped with the Warriors, the team had only one item on their to-do list. The Warriors had David Lee and his $15 million salary pushing them way into the luxury...
Via HoopStuff
21 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry Sends David Lee to Boston with Hilarious Goodbye

The Golden State Warriors reportedly sent two-time All-Star David Lee to the Boston Celtics for Gerald Wallace on Tuesday. For the defending champs, it wasn’t your normal parting of the ways. Good feelings were abound as members of the Warriors said their goodbyes to the former team captain. One of Lee’s best friends, MVP Stephen Curry, sent a pretty hilarious troll job Lee...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: David Lee Trade Grade

Source: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images North America By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Celtics finally were able to rid themselves of Gerald Wallace’s massive contract, along with another player of Boston’s choice, in exchange for former all-star forward David Lee. After Golden State’s title run, Lee’s lack of fit and playing time in Oakland led Golden State...
Via HoopStuff
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics acquire David Lee from Golden State Warriors

Boston traded Gerald Wallace to Golden State in exchange for the veteran forward.
Via CLNS Radio
23 days ago  |  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...
Via Red's Army
23 days ago  |  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...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  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...
Via Celtics Life
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Boston is eyeing enough cap space for two max contracts next summer

The Boston Celtics didn't sign a star with their loads of cap space, and that's not ideal. But they also didn't sacrifice any of their long-term flexibility.With Gerald Wallace and Evan Turner coming off the books next summer, Boston will have enough cap space to add two max contracts to its roster, a move that would obviously put the Celtics in the driver's seat for the foreseeable...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  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...
Via The Sports Post
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...
Via Fox Sports
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...
Via NESN.com
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics expected to be 'aggressive' in free agency, willing to trade first rounder to deal Wallace?

After being swept up by Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in four games, it's time for Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge to shift his focus to the offseason and what moves need to be made to improve the team for next season and beyond.Whether or not to re-sign Brandon Bass, Jonas Jerebko and Jae Crowder are key decisions he'll have to make very soon. The Celtics have expressed...
Via Celtics Life
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Sources: Celtics to offer 1st round pick to any team willing to take Wallace

Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders has a few tidbits on the Celtics off-season plans. Let’s start with Gerald Wallace: Gerald Wallace remains the lone veteran contract Boston would like to move and sources say the Celtics would be willing to part with one of the half dozen or so first-round draft picks they have amassed to move him this off-season. Wallace will be entering the...
Via Red's Army
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

How Gerald Wallace's 'vintage' alley-oop came to be

Brad Stevens spoke last night about his decision to give Gerald Wallace significant playing time in the Celtics 116-104 win in Charlotte:Here's Brad Stevens' explanation of why he turned to Gerald Wallace tonight: pic.twitter.com/BKOtI53BDJ— Zack Cox (@ZackCoxNESN) March 31, 2015Wallace himself clearly had a feeling he could turn back the clock in his old stomping grounds, calling...
Via Celtics Life
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss
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