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Video: Rookies undergo first practice with Celtics, prepare for summer league

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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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Will the Celtics re-sign any of their own free agents? What's the price to keep Jae Crowder?

The Celtics have four free agents of their own--Jae Crowder, Brandon Bass, Luigi Datome and Jonas Jerebko.  Danny Ainge has said all along he wants to keep Crowder, and on Monday the C's made him a qualifying offer.  Crowder is now officially a restricted free agent, but the cost to retain him may be higher than anticipated considering what we've just seen: Free agent Aminu Al...
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Smart, Young, recent draftees headline Celtics Summer League roster

  Day one of the NBA's free agency period is in full swing, but the only official announcement the Celtics have made as of this writing is the roster for the team's upcoming summer league appearances. Boston will send the same 13-player squad to the Utah Jazz Summer League, which will take place July 6-9, and the main NBA Summer League in Las Vegas July 10-20.   Second-year...
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Report: Celtics targeting Amir Johnson, Robin Lopez, Corey Brewer, and Gerald Green

Hmm not exactly LaMarcus Aldridge, DeAndre Jordan, Marc Gasol and Kevin Love huh? The Celtics appear to have been shut out from even getting a chance to meet with the top tier of free agents. Love is supposedly still considering meeting with the Celtics, but that's about it (He's agreed to meet with the Lakers this week).Out of the three guys mentioned by Mannix, Amir Johnson would...
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Video: 1st rounders Terry Rozier and R.J. Hunter talk joining the Celtics

Amanda Pflugrad and Mark D'Amico interview Celtics 1st rounders Terry Rozier and R.J. Hunter today at the rookie introductory press conference.
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Video: 2nd rounders Jordan Mickey and Marcus Thronton talk joining the Celtics

Amanda Pflugrad and Mark D'Amico interview Celtics 2nd rounders Jordan Mickey and Marcus Thornton today at the rookie introductory press conference.
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Brad Stevens talks draft and free agency on Zolak and Bertrand

Following today's rookie introduction press conference Brad Stevens talked draft, free agency, and summer league on Zolak and Bertrand. Audio via Celtics Lowdown.
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On the eve of free agency, a look at exactly how much cap space the Celtics have

Haven't blogged in awhile, but what better way to get back into the fold than with a detailed look at the Celtics current salary cap outlook? What could go wrong?As we all know, free agency starts tomorrow. Or to be more precise, at midnight tonight. Already the Celtics are off to a smooth start, as both Greg Monroe and Jimmy Butler have cancelled their free agency meetings with...
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Afternoon Delight: First Free Agent Call at Midnight

Free agency officially begins at midnight and CelticsLife's insider gave us exclusive info about Danny's proposed recruit and his pitch: Rondo era 2.0.  After all, C's only have like 27 guards on the roster.  What's one more? :-DAbout Afternoon Delight: From time to time, Celticslife.com posts an original (most of the time), humorous creation for your delight. View past Afternoon...
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Celtics already 'out of the running' for Greg Monroe? Boston not on LaMarcus Aldridge's list of visits

From the New York Post's Marc Berman:[Greg] Monroe doesn’t have the defensive zeal of [DeAndre] Jordan, but the low-post talent is still only 25 years old. He will speak with the Knicks on Thursday. Monroe said he would also meet with the Lakers, Blazers, Bucks and Celtics, but a league source said Boston is already out of the running.Hmm, that's not encouraging.  Neither is...
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Celtics make qualifying offer to Jae Crowder

Yesterday the Celtics made a $1.2 million qualifying offer to Jae Crowder, making him a restricted free agent. According to Mark Murphy of the Boston Herald, Crowder wants to return to Boston but intends to explore his worth on the open market.Crowder is young, he's about to turn 25 on July 6th, and in my opinion a crucial signing for the Celtics this offseason. We last saw him being...
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Was the Celtics offer to the Hornets really a "Godfather" offer?

It's been 4 days since the Celtics 2015 draft. After Danny Ainge said he was confident in moving up in the draft and then was not able to Celtics fans were disappointed. When Ainge then surprised draft watchers by picking another guard, Terry Rozier, at #16 (considerably above is predicted spot), fans were livid. Single ticket holders booed at the team's draft party.Quickly Ainge...
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The analytics world says Tobias Harris is this summer's most underrated free agent

Pic by EKThe Celtics are reportedly going to go hard at stealing Tobias Harris from the Orlando Magic. He doesn't have the sexy name that a Kevin Love, DeMarcus Cousins or LaMarcus Aldridge has, but he is one of the more realistic options for Danny Ainge this Summer. The big hurdle is his restricted free agency. The Celtics will have to either offer up a contract that the Magic are...
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Video: Celtics Dancers pick new team

This season will mark the 10th year that the Celtics have had a dance squad.
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Numbers for thought: Is Greg Monroe an underrated defender?

Numbers for thought is a series that selects certain pieces of statistics before each game (or let's say every now and then to make this a more attainable goal) that may or may not be meaningful (you know, small sample size, outliers or whatever) but nonetheless provide entertainment value (or so I hope).It's official: Greg Monroe is going to meet with the Celtics. Would Monroe spark...
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Video: Jordan Mickey on draft night, plus profile interview with his LSU coach

Jordan Mickey speaks with Celtics.com's Marc D'Amico shortly after being taken by Boston:Before the draft, Amanda Pflugrad talks to LSU head coach Johnny Jones about Mickey:Follow Mark Vandeusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan
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