Suns Consider Keeping Earl Barron For Season

The Phoenix Suns have 15 guaranteed contracts and a non-guaranteed deal in Earl Barron remains on the roster. Barron is still a candidate to stay with the Suns into the regular season. Barron could be competing with Shavlik Randolph for the 15th spot; Randolph has guaranteed salary for $1.23 million. "The one guy that sticks out and is really fighting for the team is Earl Barron...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Need Alex Len To Have a Big Year

Although this off-season will likely be remembered as "The Summer of the Guards", The Phoenix Suns have also made a statement by who they chose to sign at the center position. Nobody. The only "moves" the Suns made to address the post this off-season are bringing back Shavlik Randolph (his contract for the season was guaranteed after the Suns chose to keep him...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns To Keep Shavlik Randolph Beyond Contract Guarantee Date For 14-15

The Phoenix Suns will keep forward Shavlik Randolph past his contract guarantee date Thursday, his agent Joel Bell told RealGM. The Suns faced a decision on whether to fully guarantee Randolph's deal or release him on Thursday. Randolph played in the Chinese Basketball Association last season and signed with the Suns in March.
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns Guarantee Shavlik Randolph's Contract For 14-15

The Phoenix Suns will keep forward Shavlik Randolph past his contract guarantee date Thursday, his agent Joel Bell told RealGM. The Suns faced a decision on whether to fully guarantee Randolph's deal or release him on Thursday.
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns Sign Shavlik Randolph

The Phoenix Suns have signed big man Shavlik Randolph through the end of the season.  This move was made to strengthen Phoenix’ depth at the power forward position as the team nears the playoffs.  Center Slava Kravtsov was waived in order to make a spot for Randolph, who has played for Philadelphia, Portland, Miami, and Boston during his six-year NBA career.  This year, he played...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns sign veteran forward Randolph, release Kravtsov

The Suns signed forward Shavlik Randolph for the remainder of the season Saturday and waived center Slava Kravtsov. The 6-10, 240-pound Randolph is a six-year NBA veteran who has appeared in 111 career games (seven starts) with Philadelphia, Portland, Miami and Boston. Randolph played with the 76ers for three seasons from 2005-08, with the Trail Blazers in the 2008-09 and 2009-10...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns sign Shavlik Randolph, waive Slava Kravtsov

The Suns signed veteran power forward Shavlk Randolph in a move to bolster their frontcourt for the playoff race and possible postseason. To make room for Randolph, the Suns waived seldom-used center Slava Kravtsov. Randolph, 30, is a 6-foot-10 power forward who last played in the NBA for Boston last season, when Suns General Manager Ryan McDonough was an assistant GM there. Randolph...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Shavlik Randolph Signs With Suns For Remainder Of Season

Free agent center Shavlik Randolph has signed with the Phoenix Suns for the rest of the season, with a team option for 2014-15, his agent, Joel Bell, told RealGM. Randolph had been with Guangdong of the Chinese Basketball Association this season, averaging 22.3 points and 12.3 rebounds on one of the league’s elite clubs. To create roster space, the Suns released Slava Kravtsov...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Celtic big headed to China

After a cup of coffee with the Boston Celtics and a summer vacation in the U.S., Shavlik Randolph is headed back to China. According to, Randolph will sign a contract with the Foshan Long Lions worth $1.5M - $2M. Good for him. Randolph provided an unexpected punch off the bench at the end of the Celtics season in the 2012-13 season. While returning to play in the...
Via Celtics Life
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

SQ#57—Shav Victim of Closed Window

Shavlik Randolph is an adequate fourth or fifth big for a contending team.  He is also the kind of blue collar hustle guy that Celtics’ fans love.  Shav will be 30 in November and lacked elite athleticism even before his career-threatening ankle injury. The Celtics finally pulled the trigger on closing the Big Three window.  They are gathering and grooming assets to reenter...
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August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Your Celtics Life Week in Review...8/3/13

Can you hear the dust balls rolling? Not here at CelticsLife! Not when there's plenty of time to talk about the issues we all want to really address. Like, why was Bonzi Wells at the son of Bill Dinwiddie's (I mean Rashid Shabazz!) house trying to kill him? Or was he even there? Will the Celtics bring back Shavlik Randolph? Should they? Also, what's your favorite Game...
Via Celtics Life
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Shavlik Randolph thanks Celtics fans, open to a return; Knicks may be interested in his services

Randolph's play in Boston should keep him in the NBA CSNNE's Jessica Camerato spoke with Shavlik Randolph yesterday evening, and here's what he had to say about his future and time with Boston: "I don't know if there's enough room on the paper for what to say to the fans. I'm just extremely, to the highest level, thankful for their support. I don'...
Via Celtics Life
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Celtics cut ties with Shav Randolph

The Boston Celtics have released Shavlik Randolph before his contract was set to become guaranteed the power forward told ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Randolph's $1.1 million salary would have been guaranteed if the Celtics did not waive him by the end of the day Thursday. The Celtics' roster now stands at the regular-season limit of 15 players all of whom have guaranteed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Boston Celtics Waive Shavlik Randolph After One Season

It was decision day for Shavlik Randolph and the Boston Celtics. Randolph, 29, was released by the Celtics after Celtics president of basketball operation elected not to pick up his option, according to Jeff Goodman of ESPN. Shavlik Randolph told ESPN the Boston Celtics have informed him they are not picking up his option. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) August 1, 2013 The 29-year...
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August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Celtics Waive Shavlik Randolph

The Boston Celtics have waived Shavlik Randolph. Randolph appeared in 16 games last season with the Celtics.
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August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Goodbye to Shavlik Randolph, won't return to Celtics

The Celtics have told Shavlik Randolph that they are not picking up his option, Randolph's agent tells the @BostonGlobe.— Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) August 1, 2013 The Celtics made a move to save roster space, not picking up Shavlik Randolph's option. Randolph quickly became a fan favorite after a few good games towards the end of the regular season. That said, keeping...
Via Celtics Life
August 01, 2013  |  1 Comment

See ya, Shav. C’s waive Randolph

As expected, Shavlik Randolph has become a victim of the numbers game. Shavlik Randolph told ESPN the Boston Celtics have informed him they are not picking up his option. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) August 1, 2013 This is the ****** business side of things, folks.  Shavlik Randolph played well in his role and is a very hard worker that could prove to be a solid, cheap contributor...
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August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics Decline Shavlik Randolph’s Option, Bring Roster to Maximum 15 Players

Hustling fan favorite Shavlik Randolph will not return to the Boston Celtics next season. Representatives for Randolph, a six-year veteran center, were informed Thursday that the Celtics would not be picking up the $1.1 million option on his contract for the 2013-14 season, reports Baxter Holmes of The Boston Globe. Randolph’s departure brings the Celtics’ roster size down to...
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics Inform Randolph They Won't Pick Up Option

The deed is done.  According to ESPN Insider, Jeff Goodman, the Celtics have informed Shavlik Randolph that they will not be picking up his team option for the 2013-14 season.  Although I'm surprised it took until nearly 6:00 this evening, Boston's waiving of Randolph shouldn't come as a shock. Had the Celtics picked up the big man's $1.1 million option they would...
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August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

It's August 1st, do you know where your Shavlik is?

Boston must decide today whether or not to cut Shavlik Randolph, or his $1.1 million contract becomes fully guaranteed for next season.  No word yet on any decision from the C's.  Keeping Randoplh would give the Celtics 16 players, 4 power forwards, and a payroll that continues to rise above the salary cap and luxury tax threshold.  I want him anyway, they can figure out that...
Via Celtics Life
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Pressey's deal guaranteed this year, Celtics must make decision on Shavlik Randolph by Wednesday

Interesting note by ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg in his column from yesterday, where he notes that undrafted point guard Phil Pressey's $490,180 salary is fully guaranteed for 2013-14. As Forsberg notes it is a bit unusual for an undrafted free agent to pick up a fully guaranteed contract, but the Celtics must have felt strongly enough about Pressey's game that they...
Via Celtics Life
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Welcome to the Keep Shav Crusade

At the end of last season when Doc finally gave into the Free Shav movement for the final 10 games, Shavlik Randolph grabbed every rebound in sight. The late season acquisition showed significant ability to rebound the basketball, grabbing 26.3% of all available defensive rebounds and 22.4% of all caroms overall. Those were the best numbers on the team, but mind you it was in small...
Via Celtics Life
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Former 1st round pick Nolan Smith expected to join Celtics for training camp

The Celtics roster may be overcrowded as is, but that isn't stopping them from inviting former Duke Blue Devil and Portland Trailblazer Nolan Smith to training camp. From Alex Kennedy. Nolan Smith's summer league was cut short after he sprained his calf, but he's still expected to be on Boston Celtics' training camp roster. — Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) July...
Via Celtics Life
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Vitor Faverani signs 3 year, $6 million deal with Celtics; Boston now over luxury tax

From Marc Spears. Vitor Feverani's three-year deal with the Celtics is worth $6 million, a source told Y! Sports. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 20, 2013 Faverani signing with Boston is not news, as it had been reported as early as Monday that the Celtics and the Brazilian big man had agreed to terms. However, the terms of the agreement were not known until now...
Via Celtics Life
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

More on Faverani and a Look at the Celtics Bigs

Vitor Feverani's three-year deal with the Celtics is worth $6 million, a source told Y! Sports. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 20, 2013 With Feverani set to be signed for 3 years, the Celtics are going to have to make a decision on which other centers they want to keep around for the rebuild. The first decision will likely be Shavlik Randolph, who is on a non-guaranteed...
Via Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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