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Report: Shavlik Randolph Claimed By Nuggets After Being Waived By Celtics

It did not take Shavlik Randolph long to find a new home. The veteran forward, whom the Boston Celtics waived Monday, was claimed off waivers Wednesday by the Denver Nuggets, sources told RealGM’s Shams Charania. Shortly after waiving Randolph, the Celtics signed D-League guard Chris Babb to a multiyear contract. Head coach Brad Stevens explained the moves and praised both...
Via NESN.com
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Shavlik Randolph Claimed By Nuggets Off Waivers

The Denver Nuggets have claimed Shavlik Randolph off waivers, a league source tells RealGM. Randolph was waived this week by the Boston Celtics to create a roster spot for Chris Babb.
Via RealGM
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Danny Ainge is still tinkering with the roster

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. The Boston Celtics made a minor end-of-the-roster transaction Monday, signing Chris Babb to a multi-year deal and releasing Shavlik Randolph. The guess here is that the Celtics were comfortable with their big...
Via Red's Army
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics waive Shavlik Randolph, sign Chris Babb

 Danny Ainge is still making some adjustments to the Celtics' roster, even as the season is winding down.On Monday afternoon, Ainge waived Shavlik Randolph (much to the dismay of those who hoped to wear a "More Shavlik" t-shirt) and signed a familiar face -- Chris Babb, who played 14 games for the Celtics last season and has been playing for the Maine Red Claws this year.However...
Via Celtics Life
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics Notebook: Chris Babb Signs Contract; Shavlik Randolph Waived

Apparently you don’t mess with Kelly Olynyk. The Boston Celtics waived forward Shavlik Randolph on Monday, five days after he accidently threw a stray elbow at Olynyk during a shootaround, and signed 6-foot-5 guard/forward Chris Babb to a multiyear contract. Babb played in 14 games for the Celtics last season, averaging 1.6 points and 1.2 rebounds in...
Via NESN.com
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics Sign Chris Babb To Multi-Year Contract, Waive Shavlik Randolph

The Boston Celtics have signed guard/forward Chris Babb to a multi-year contact. The Celtics also have waived forward Shavlik Randolph and assigned Babb to the Maine Red Claws. Babb, a 6’5” guard/forward, has appeared in 45 matchups for the Red Claws this season and averaged 15.4 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists, while shooting .375 from beyond the arc, in 34.7 minutes per game.
Via RealGM
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Playoffs or not, this season is a success

The Boston Celtics will play the Milwaukee Bucks tonight for a chance to claim, at least for one night, the 7th seed (if Brooklyn loses) and move within two games of 6th. They hold tie breakers on some teams. They don’t with others. In seven remaining games, they face only one team that’s not concerned with playoff seeding (Detroit, on Wednesday). I have a feeling about how...
Via Red's Army
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk reveals Dougie Hamilton's injury in postgame comments

Wednesday was quite a day for Celtics center Kelly Olynyk. After taking an elbow from Shavlik Randolph during the pregame shootaround, he showed up at TD Garden with a massively swollen left eyelid and was doubtful to play until the last minute. But play he did, scoring 19 points in Boston's win over the Pacers.After the game Olynyk, who as the Celtics' resident Canadian is friendly...
Via Celtics Life
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Cup of Joe. Man, Sloth from 'The Goonies' can ball

So in case you missed it, the Celtics signed Sloth from 'The Goonies.' And it turns out my man can really ball; netting 19 points on 7-10 (3 out of 4 from deep) in just 22 minutes. Straight off of being the black sheep in the Fratelli gang to making an impact in the National Basketball Association. Started from the bottom now he's here, you guys. OK gang, I have a confession to make...
Via Celtics Life
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The one-eyed man is king: Celtics notch a big win over the Pacers

The Celtics nearly had to face the Pacers without Kelly Olynyk on Wednesday, as the big man's status was in doubt right until tipoff after he took an elbow from Shavlik Randolph during the pregame shootaround. He ended up playing with his left eye swollen and forced almost shut, but that didn't stop him from knocking down a three within moments of taking the floor late in the first...
Via Celtics Life
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk gets huge black eye from Shavlik Randolph elbow, still plays

Much like a proper fighter, Kelly Olynyk wasn’t about to let a little shiner keep him from playing in a game. Olynyk took an inadvertent elbow while playing teammate Shavlik Randolph in 1-on-1 at the Celtics’ pregame shootaround Wednesday ahead of their game against the Indiana Pacers. As you can see from the photos, his...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Shavlik Randolph: Kelly Olynyk ‘Looked Like Rocky’ After Taking Shot To Eye

BOSTON — This is what Kelly Olynyk looked like when he walked onto the court for Wednesday night’s game: So yeah, in case you thought anyone was exaggerating. Bottom line, don't cross Shav. http://t.co/yIG6WUOwKI— Sean Grande (@SeanGrandePBP) April 01, 2015 The Celtics big man’s egg-sized lump — the aftereffects of a laceration that required four stitches to close —...
Via NESN.com
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk out for Boston Celtics vs. Indiana Pacers after taking elbow to his left eye

Kelly Olynyk was elbowed in the eye by teammate Shavlik Randolph while playing one-on-one during pregame warmups. He is unlikely to play Wednesday night according to his coach.
Via CLNS Radio
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk Suffers Eye Laceration During Shootaround, Likely Out Vs. Pacers

BOSTON — Celtics center Kelly Olynyk is expected to miss Wednesday’s matchup with the Indiana Pacers after going down with an injury during pregame shootaround. Olynyk suffered a laceration above his left eye after taking an elbow from teammate Shavlik Randolph. “Kelly was playing his typical 1-on-1 pregame with Shavlik and got elbowed in the eye,” head coach Brad Stevens...
Via NESN.com
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics interested in Eric Griffin

RealGMThe Los Angeles Clippers, Boston Celtics and Utah Jazz are showing interest in the possible call up of Eric Griffin of Texas in the NBA D-League, league sources told RealGM.Griffin — one of the D-League’s best wing prospects — has averaged 17.9 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per night in 39 games for the Texas Legends.If the Celtics decide to give Griffin a look...
Via Celtics Life
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: JaVale McGee Was In Boston, Ready To Play Before Deal Fell Apart

JaVale McGee and the Boston Celtics were clearly close to agreeing on a deal last week — so close, team president of basketball operations Danny Ainge essentially confirmed it during his weekly radio appearance — and the big man was just as convinced he’d be wearing green. McGee was actually at the Celtics’ practice facility in Waltham, Mass....
Via NESN.com
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where the Magic ripped victory out of the Celtics’ hands

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. “They really had their way with us,” Celtics coach Brad Stevens told reporters in Orlando after his team endured a 103-98 loss. “They ripped the ball out of our hands on a couple occasions. They made the...
Via Red's Army
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Blowout loss a rarity for 2014-15 Celtics

Boston's 31-point defeat last night tied for the club's worst loss in the Brad Stevens era (with a 129-98 drubbing in Denver last season).  A Kendrick Perkins (of all people!) bucket early in the fourth quarter yesterday put the Cavs up by 44 points, 100-56.  It was the largest deficit the Celtics had faced since 2002:That was the first time in ten years the Celtics trailed by...
Via Celtics Life
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Final game before trade deadline a showcase for Celtics who could be on the move

On Wednesday night, the Celtics will host the team with the NBA's best record, the Atlanta Hawks, in their final game before the All-Star break. Due to the expansion of the break this season, every team will have at least eight days off, so this will also be the last game prior to the February 19 trading deadline.When Boston next plays in Sacramento on February 20, it could be a...
Via Celtics Life
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Cup of Joe. SHAVLIK WATCH

Good morning! Welcome to CelticsLife's morning column, Cup of Joe. Each morning we feature a few quick-hitters from the previous night; the important stuff, the not so important stuff. The weird, the wild, the in between. A nice, mindless morning column to start your day off with. So pull up a chair, grab your Morning Joe, and find out what happened last night while you were sleeping...
Via Celtics Life
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics Waive Newly Acquired Guard Chris Douglas-Roberts

This embed is invalid" /> In a move that surprised nobody, the Boston Celtics announced Sunday that they have waived recently acquired guard Chris Douglas-Roberts. Douglas-Roberts came to the Celtics from the Los Angeles Clippers as part of the trade for Austin Rivers. It was widely speculated that he would never play a game for Boston. The Memphis product rarely...
Via NESN.com
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Tayshaun Prince may not seek buy-out?

According to a variety of sources, it seems Tayshaun Prince may actually play for the Celts. He says he is focusing on contributing to the team, but remained vague when asked about his future (trade, buy-out, etc.): Tayshaun Prince meets with the Boston media for the first time as a member of the Celtics. pic.twitter.com/gsHeFQWIWk— Boston Celtics (@celtics) January 18, 2015Tayshaun...
Via Celtics Life
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Shavlik Randolph, Tayshaun Prince Expected To Join Celtics In Los Angeles

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Celtics will welcome two new players into the fold when they arrive on the West Coast this weekend. Shavlik Randolph and Tayshaun Prince, who were acquired in the trades for Austin Rivers and Jeff Green, respectively, are expected to join the Celtics in Los Angeles, head coach Brad Stevens announced before Friday’s matchup...
Via NESN.com
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Shavlik Randolph always wanted to come back to Boston

In a show of respect to Shavlik, the Celtics made sure to keep his old No. 42 unclaimed, just in case his return to Boston was in the cards.Newly acquired #Celtics big man Shavlik Randolph will meet up with the team in Los Angeles. Also, his jersey number will be 42. #CelticsTalk— A. Sherrod Blakely (@SherrodbCSN) January 16, 2015OK, I guess there's a possibility it's a coincidence...
Via Celtics Life
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Reggie Bullock Trade Grade

(November 12, 2013 -Source: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images North America) Phoenix Suns: Reggie Bullock Trade Grade By Tashan Reed: Lead Writer At Hoopstuff… Trading: Shavlik Randolph Receiving: Reggie Bullock In a three team trade with the Los Angeles Clippers and Boston Celtics, the Phoenix Suns swapped Shavlik Randolph for Reggie Bullock. Randolph was just an end of the bench player...
Via HoopStuff
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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