Lakers Announce Assistant Coaches

Today, Lakers’ General Manager, Mitch Kupchak announced the list of coaching that will assist Byron Scott this season.  Here are the names that make up that list and their respective titles: Paul Pressey (Assistant) Jim Eyen (Assistant) Mark Madsen (Assistant) Clay Moster (Head Advance NBA Scout) Larry Lewis (Director of Player Development) Thomas Scott (Player Development) Tom...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pressey, Eyen, Madsen on Lakers' coaching staff

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) Paul Pressey, Jim Eyen and Mark Madsen will be Byron Scott's assistant coaches with the Los Angeles Lakers. Scott announced his coaching staff for the upcoming season Tuesday. Pressey was on Scott's staffs in Cleveland and New Orleans. He played 11 NBA seasons with three clubs. Eyen returns to the Lakers after three seasons as an assistant coach under...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers announce coaching staff for 2014-2015 NBA season

The Los Angeles Lakers filled out their coaching staff today, as General Manager Mitch Kupchak announced in a press release that Paul Pressey, Jim Eyen, and Mark Madsen will serve as assistant coaches on head coach Byron Scott’s staff.Additionally, it was announced that Clay Moser (assistant coach/head advance NBA scout), Larry Lewis (assistant coach/director of player development...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Byron Scott reveals Lakers coaching staff additions

The Los Angeles Lakers haven't made an official announcement, but head coach Byron Scott has detailed the coaching staff he will be bringing to the sidelines this season with the Lakers. His coaching staff will include his son Thomas Scott, Larry Lewis, Paul Pressey, Mark Madsen and Jim Eyen, reports the Los Angeles Daily News' Mark Medina. Medina also notes that there is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Robert Horry, Paul Pressey, Mark Madsen among Byron Scott’s assistant coach candidates

Now that Byron Scott is officially the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, the 53-year-old can begin to hire his new coaching staff which could “take shape quickly,” according to Mike Bresnahan from the L.A. Times. The most surprising name that Bresnahan mentions is Robert Horry, who played for the Lakers in the 2000s and worked alongside Scott last season as a studio analyst...
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Pressey Aims To Build On Rookie Season With Celtics

WATERTOWN, Mass. — The season ended barely two weeks ago, and Phil Pressey is already eager to get back on the court. Fresh off his rookie campaign with the Boston Celtics, Pressey was back in the area Friday for a community event at the Boys and Girls Club. The 23-year-old point guard took a brief break following the end of the Celtics’ season on April 15, visiting family and...
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Rondo Ever Learn?

When Tommy Heinsohn,  the Celtics legend who loves Rondo, calls him out on television, and then rookie understudy Paul Pressey proceeds to show Rondo how it's done in two games where Rondo is sidelined, to Heinsohn's delight, it's probably fair to say that an important career moment has come for Rondo.  It's been said over and over again, rightly, that Rondo'...
Via Celtics Today
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Austin Rivers, Phil Pressey Used To Be ‘Scared Of’ Paul Pierce

If you had to pick the one former member of the Boston Celtics who struck fear into the hearts of children, you’d probably guess Kevin Garnett. But you’d be wrong. It turns out Paul Pierce was the one who used to scare kids, at least the teenage children of former Celtics coaches Doc Rivers and Paul Pressey. Their respective offspring, Austin Rivers and Phil Pressey, are now...
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics rookie Paul Pressey, reflects on his days as a Antoine Walker and Paul Pierce fan

Pressey hasn't had great stats his rookie year, but he's shown that he's able to play in the NBA after going undrafted in last years draft. Pressey has shown an ability to pass the ball well, and he has a nice looking jumper. Sometimes Pressey's speed causes him to make some mistakes, but it's hard to knock him for trying so hard. After his 7th start this season...
Via Celtics Today
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Getting Phil Pressey more minutes was part Ainge's plan with the Crawford trade

The recent trade of Jordan Crawford and MarShon Brooks to the Golden State Warriors did exactly what it was supposed to do- it helped Danny Ainge and the Celtics front office to accumulate more assets that will help the franchise speed through the rebuilding process. With the return of Rajon Rondo and acquisition of Jerryd Bayless, the Celtics backcourt- for the first time this...
Via Celtics Life
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Pressey, Gerald Wallace Spearheading Celtics’ Unselfish Ball Movement

For the last half-decade, the Celtics were held up as a paragon of unselfish virtue. Under Doc Rivers, with Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett leading the way alongside Ray Allen — yes, he had a hand in all that success, too, no matter what you might say — the Celtics did not care who scored the points or got the glory, so long as the job got done. Their selflessness delivered a championship...
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Pressey continues to impress C's at point guard

With the return date of Rajon Rondo still up in the air the Celtics are searching for someone to fill the void at point guard. Undrafted rookie Phil Pressey made a pretty good pitch for the job Wednesday night in a 103-102 preseason loss to the Knicks in Providence. Pressey out of Missouri and son of former Bucks All-Star and ex-Celtics assistant Paul Pressey had 13 points seven...
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October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Fiddlin' and Diddlin' Celtics Daily Links 10/9

 Herald   Phil Pressey gets a shotRajon Rondo still fashions slow return to CelticsGlobe  Celtics coach Brad Stevens will get Paul Pressey more minutes CelticsGreen   Celtics Minute with Emily Austen for 10/8Practice Update for October 8Celtics Preview: Preseason Game 2 Knicks (0-0) at Celtics (0-1)Celtics Minute with Emily Austen for October 9CelticsBlog  The Celtics and...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

What to Expect From Phil Pressey in 2013-14

In today's edition of our What to Expect series, the panel will be discussing Phil Pressey.  As we got closer and closer to the regular season, Pressey's role remains unknown. Read on to see what the CLNS writers think Pressey means to this Boston Celtics team. Sloan Piva (@sloanpiva) Pressey could emerge as one of the pleasant surprises of this bridge year, as evidenced...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Phil Pressey idolized Paul Pierce, eager to learn from Rajon Rondo

Earlier this week Gethin Coolbaugh of Boston Sports Today shared a number of quotes from an interview with Phil Pressey.  Among the topics of conversation were Pressey's excitement to be a Celtic, his admiration for Paul Pierce, and his desire to improve his game with the help of Rajon Rondo. On signing with the C's: "Growing up watching them when I was younger, of...
Via Celtics Life
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul Pressey talks about his son Phil's future in the NBA

Paul Pressey played 11 NBA seasons from 1982-1993.  As a small forward with the Milwaukee Bucks he led the team in assists for five consecutive years, averaging 7.1 per game (as well as 14 points) between 1984 and 1989.  Before there was Scottie Pippen, Paul Pierce, or LeBron James, there was Paul Pressey; maybe the original "point forward."  Pressey also spend two years...
Via Celtics Life
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Celtics announce signings of Vitor Faverani, Phil Pressey

The Celtics made official two signings that have been rumored for some time — free agent center Vitor Faverani and free agent guard Phil Pressey. The Celtics did not reveal contract terms, although earlier reports had Faverani at three years, $6 million and Pressey with a multi-year deal. The 6-foot-11 Faverani, 25, played in 23 games for Valencia Basket of the Spanish ACB last...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Celtics Sign Summer League Invite Phil Pressey, Brazilian Center Vitor Faverani

The Celtics made a couple of minor moves Monday, shoring up certain positions of need with young players to provide some depth on the cheap. Vitor Faverani, a center from Brazil, and Phil Pressey, a rookie guard who showed his mettle with the Celtics’ summer league team, were signed to contracts, the team announced Monday. Terms were not disclosed. Faverani, 25, is a 6-foot-11...
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Phil Pressey Secures Training Camp Spot

According to A. Sherrod Blakely of, Phil Pressey has secured a training camp spot with the Boston Celtics, becoming the only non-first round pick on the Celtics' Summer League roster to receive an invite.  Among the non-first round pick players on the #Celtics summer league team, only Phil Pressey has a training camp spot secured as of now.— A. Sherrod Blakely...
Via Celtics Spot
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Celtics kick off Orlando summer league action today

Boston begins play in the Orlando Pro Summer League this morning at 11 am, taking on the Magic.  The C's  are scheduled for 5 games in 6 days, and will be led by 2012 first round draft pick Fab Melo.  This year's draftees Kelly Olynyk and Colton Iverson will suit up as well, in addition to a variety of D-Leaguers, undrafted free agents, and players from overseas.  Here...
Via Celtics Life
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Celtics Begin Summer League Play Against the Host Magic

  vs  Boston Celtics (0-0) at Orlando Magic (0-0) Orlando Summer League Game 1 Sunday, July 7, 201311:00 AM ET The Celtics begin their Summer League play today at 11:00 vs the hometown Magic.   Players to watch for the Celtics will be several big men:   draft picks Kelly Olynyk and Colton Iverson along with last year's draft pick, Fab Melo and Shavlik Randolph.  ...
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July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Get to know the newest Boston Celtics rookies

Kelly Olynyk, Gonzaga Drafted 13th overall by Mavericks, traded to Celtics Forward/center, 7’0, 234 lbs., 6’9.75″ wingspan What the scouts say: “Olynyk’s 2013 offensive-post dominance was special. Easily the best among prospects in the past three seasons (the time period I have shot-location data for). He scored 16.8 points at the rim per 40. The next best was Cody Zeller...
Via The Nosebleeds
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Boston Celtics Sign Undrafted Free Agents Phil Pressey and Lamont Jones

 After a whirlwind night for the Boston Celtics, continuing a whirlwind week that included the departure of their head coach in Doc Rivers and two of their star players in Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, the team announced the signing of two undrafted free agents after the NBA Draft.   Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports is reporting that the Celtics have signed University of Missouri...
Via CLNS Radio
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Celtics sign Phil Pressey

According to Wojo, the Celtics have signed Phil Pressey, son of former Buck's player Paul Pressey.  Paul Pressey was a hell of a player in Milwaukee and helped play Don Nelson's "point forward" role for several years.  Those Bucks teams of the 80s were very, very talented, probably the best team to not win a title in quite some time. Anyone remember those intense...
Via Celtics Life
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Draft day update: Ainge looking for late 1st rounder, mock draft wrap up

Let’s get you up to speed on the draft day trade rumors, workouts and mock drafts: ESPN’s Chad Ford: Later in the first round, the Celtics are trying to pick up a late-first or early-second-round pick. Sources say their target is Missouri’s Phil Pressey if they decide to go big with their first pick in the draft. Phil Pressey is a 5-11 point guard out of Missouri. Here’s...
Via Red's Army
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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