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Video: Sunday's Celtics practice update

Here from Marcus Smart and Jay Larranaga on the eve of the Celtics Summer League debut in Salt Lake City.Video courtesy of the Boston Celtics.
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Brandon Bass to sign with Lakers

Yahoo's Marc J. Spears was first to report: Celtics free agent forward Brandon Bass to sign with the Lakers, a source told Yahoo Sports — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 5, 2015 Confirm Brandon Bass agreement w/Lakers (@SpearsNBAYahoo first). Contract terms pending other LA moves. Lakers do have room exception. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 5, 2015Follow Mark Vandeusen...
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Phil Pressey to play summer league, future with Celtics unknown

The Celtics begin play in the Utah Jazz summer league tomorrow, with Phil Pressey as a late edition to the roster: #Celtics guard Phil Pressey said he will play in summer league, wants to showcase some things he's worked on since end of season. — Scott Souza (@scott_souza) July 3, 2015 Phil Pressey will take part in summer league in a limited role, said he told Ainge he wanted...
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James Young has Brad Stevens excited about his upcoming year

Celtic fans and Celtic media have been pumping the tires on the James Young bandwagon plenty the last few weeks, with constant references to his bulked up physique and his dedication to hard work in the offseason. While all signs do indicate Young is coming into this season with focus and dedication, when you continue to see and hear about it in all Celtics coverage, you may start...
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Video: Evan Turner auditions to fill in for Tom Brady

From Evan Turner's Instagram page: Patriots, I'm free in the fall.... @bubbybattle A video posted by evan turner (@slumdog_mi11ionaire) on Jun 29, 2015 at 4:56pm PDT Probably the only thing holding Turner back are his Ohio State roots, which clearly wouldn't go over well with Michigan man Brady.Follow Mark Vandeusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan
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What is Jae Crowder's ceiling?

Originally sent to Boston as an unknown in the Rajon Rondo trade, Jae Crowder quickly became a favorite of the TD Garden faithful, as he helped the team make an unexpected run to the playoffs last spring. His most memorable moment came when he drained the game-winning three-pointer against Toronto, which secured the Celtics the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference:After being swept...
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Isaiah Thomas feels Darren Collison's pain after Kings sign Rajon Rondo

It ain't easy being a Sacramento Kings point guard these days. Hard work and solid production seems to get dismissed and tossed to the wayside while the Kings move on to search for the next replacement. It's a feeling Isaiah Thomas knows all too well.. @aaronbruski lol u right about that— Isaiah Thomas (@Isaiah_Thomas) July 3, 2015After three seasons with the Kings in which he...
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Sacramento Kings sign Rajon Rondo

Another season, another uniform for Rajon Rondo.Rajon Rondo has agreed to a one-year, $10 million contract with the Sacramento Kings, league sources told Yahoo Sports.Rondo's options were limited after his tumultuous half-season stay with the Dallas Mavericks ended when the team declared a back injury would sideline him for the remainder of its first-round playoff series. He has...
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Mavs sign DeAndre Jordan; Clips get worse, as does Mavs pick Celtics owned

Bad news for Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce and the Clippers as DeAndre Jordan has agreed to sign with the Dallas Mavericks. Free agent center DeAndre Jordan will be signing a four-year, $80 million contract with the Mavericks, sources tell Yahoo Sports.— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 3, 2015Jordan leaves money on the table to get a fresh start in Dallas. This move hurts the Celtics...
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Kelly Olynyk's day at Canobie Lake Park

Yesterday, Kelly Olynyk took some kids from the MSPCC on a field trip to Canobie Lake Park, something he's done every year since joining the Celtics.  Here are a few highlights: If only Kelly Olynyk's hair could stay like this for games. pic.twitter.com/ldC8dvfVE7 — Chris Forsberg (@ESPNForsberg) July 2, 2015 Kelly Olynyk loses his cap on the flume ride splashdown during his annual...
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Video: Celtics draft picks visit local middle school for gymnasium opening

Man the NBA gets the rookies right to work with community service. Just 1 more day tip Summer League!Video courtesy of the Boston Celtics.And if you've been following Marcus Smart on Twitter recently, you should of seen a lot of tweets about his basketball camp. Here's a video:Related: Video: Marcus Smart leads rookies in summer league practice
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Celtics Odds for the 15/16 Season

With the 15/16 basketball season about to begin, there’s no doubt that fans of all teams are getting anxious and ready to go out there and win. However at the end of the season, there can only be one winner taking home the Championship. Who will be triumphant? Well, we don’t have our crystal ball with us, but we do know how the odds are shaping up so far. How is your team faring...
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Video: Marcus Smart leads rookies in summer league practice

From the Celtics' official YouTube channel:Follow Mark Vandeusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan
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There's a lot to like about this year's Celtics

This season will be fun, and Brad Stevens will be leading the chargeWhile the Celtics didn’t land any stars through the draft or free agency, there is plenty to like about this upcoming season. The roster has been upgraded from last season, future flexibility has not been sacrificed, and we have a chance to find out a lot about some of the players currently on this team. Lets...
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Throwback Thursday: Larry Bird playing basketball for Hancock Construction Company

This picture is from a sad time in Larry Bird's life. It's from after he quit Indiana University and his father committed suicide. According to this great column, Bird as you'd expect simply dominated this AAU tournament. While Bird had considered becoming a construction worker himself, he wisely instead returned to basketball at Indiana State.Pic courtesy of Dan Moore (Bird's AAU...
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Video: Rookies undergo first practice with Celtics, prepare for summer league

From the Celtics' official YouTube channel:Follow Mark Vandeusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan
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Last chance to enter today's DraftKings PGA $250K DRIVE THE GREEN contest

Basketball season is over, but DraftKings' daily fantasy contests are still going strong. Here's a chance to try out a golf contest, as $250,000 is up for grabs in Thursday's DraftKings PGA DRIVE THE GREEN contest.- $250,000 prize pool- $100,000 first place prize- $3 to enter or FREE with first deposit- Top 18,230 positions are paid out- ...
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Bulpett: "Pursuits have ended" in efforts to bring Tobias Harris and Corey Brewer to Boston

Sorry Celtics fans, this won't be happening. If you were holding your breath waiting for news of free agent Tobias Harris to sign with the Boston Celtics, you are out of luck. According to Boston Herald reporter Steve Bulpett, the Celtics are no longer in the running for Harris' services, and their "pursuits have ended." The same goes for their efforts to acquire Corey Brewer...
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Celtics re-sign Jae Crowder to a 5-year, 35 million dollar deal

If you went to bed thinking the Celtics might have overpaid Amir Johnson (12 mil/year) and Jonas Jerebko (5 mil/year), I have great news for you! We have signed Jae Crowder to a relatively cheaper contract, according to Shams Charania of RealGM: RFA Jae Crowder has reached agreement on a five-year, $35 million deal with the Boston Celtics, league sources tell RealGM. — Shams Charania...
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Paul Pierce to reunite with Doc Rivers in LA

 The hopes of those Celtics fans that wanted to see The Truth return to Boston have been crushed by Adrian Wojnarowski's latest news: Paul Pierce has agreed to a 3 year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers: Free agent Paul Pierce has agreed to a three-year deal with the Clippers, league sources tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2015 Pierce's three...
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$250,000 is up for grabs in Thursday's DraftKings PGA DRIVE THE GREEN contest

Basketball season is over, but DraftKings' daily fantasy contests are still going strong. Here's a chance to try out a golf contest, as $250,000 is up for grabs in Thursday's DraftKings PGA DRIVE THE GREEN contest.- $250,000 prize pool- $100,000 first place prize- $3 to enter or FREE with first deposit- Top 18,230 positions are paid out- ...
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Jonas Jerebko returning to Boston

Jonas Jerebko is back: Jonas Jerebko to Boston on a two-year, $10 million deal, I'm told. — Sam Amick (@sam_amick) July 1, 2015Not sure what this means regarding the future of Jae Crowder.Stay tuned to CeltisLife!Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
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Forward Amir Johnson agrees to deal with Boston Celtics

As we learned last night, the Boston Celtics were targeting forward free agent Amir Johnson.The talks have come to fruition, and the price is $24 million over 2 years, according to Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski: Free agent forward Amir Johnson has agreed to a deal with the Boston Celtics, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2015 Amir Johnson...
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BREAKING: Kevin Love agrees to re-sign with the Cavs

So much for that sit-down. Kevin Love is re-signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers, he announced Wednesday. Love has agreed to a five-year, $110 million contract with the team, sources said. "I'm going back to Cleveland," Love said in a first-person essay on The Players' Tribune website.Via ESPN.
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Magic will not offer the max to rumored Celtics' target Tobias Harris

The Celtics' free agency hasn't gotten off to the best start. But, things may be looking up: Have been told the #Magic will not match a max offer to Tobias Harris, so the market value has been set. #Celtics — gary washburn (@GwashburnGlobe) July 1, 2015Harris is still only 22 and would be a pretty nice addition to a Celtics team in need of players who can put it in the basket....
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