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Stevens on free agency: 'It's hilarious'

ESPN - ORLANDO, Fla. -- Hired in early July last year, this is -- for all intents and purposes -- Brad Stevens' first real trip through NBA free agency. Given all the drama surrounding LeBron James and some of the league's top available names, Stevens was asked his impressions of the process."As far as watching free agency, it’s hilarious," said Stevens. "...
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Team USA 2014 selected, and to no surprise there aren't any Celtics

The FIBA World Cup of Basketball (FIBA jumped on FIFA's soccer bandwagon and started calling its world championships that in 2010) will be held in Spain from August 30-September 14.  Today the U.S. announced it's roster for training camp in Las Vegas beginning July 28:PG: Derrick Rose, Stephen Curry, Damian Lillard, Kyrie IrvingSG: James Harden, DeMar DeRozan, Klay Thompson...
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Delonte West goes after LeBron on twitter

We all know the Delonte West/Gloria James (LeBron's Mom) rumors. We have no idea what actually happened, but there's certainly been enough smoke to wonder if there was a fire.But whether or not Delonte and LeBron's mom, got um, close, during their time together in Cleveland, it looks like Delonte and LBJ have some kind of beef. Yesterday Delonte tweeted "LeBron is...
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Carmelo Anthony actually took less to stay with the Knicks?

"FINE! Take your 6 mil!"Since Carmelo Anthony announced his official resigning with the Knicks, the twittersphere and fans everywhere pointed out the obvious: He wants the money. Tough to blame him, anyways. Carmelo reportedly boiled his options down to the Knicks and the Bulls. Of course, if Carmelo signed in Chicago the Bulls may have immediately skyrocketed to serious...
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Rajon Rondo and the myths of 'picking a direction'

If you're listening to sports radio these days you've likely heard that the Boston Celtics NEED to pick a direction. They can either go after the championship, or they need to trade Rondo. And that makes sense. Good sports radio generally is argumentative, and encourages people to pick one sider or the other. 'The Boston Celtics need to be opportunistic and find value...
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Report: Rockets likely to attempt a trade for Rajon Rondo

As long as Rajon Rondo is in green and not under a new deal, the trade rumors will continue to pop up. Here's the latest one.So look for Rockets to re-enter trade game for longtime Houston target Rajon Rondo as well as try to work their way into mix for Kevin Love— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 14, 2014No. Don't see this one happening. Unless a third team is brought...
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Chris Forsberg: The acquisition of Tyler Zeller could really help Boston

ESPNBoston.com's Chris Forsberg feels that Tyler Zeller coming over to the Celtics could be a big help for Boston in the middle: For the size-deprived Celtics, landing a skilled 7-footer might have been the coup of a risk-free trade that also brought veteran guard Marcus Thornton and Cleveland's 2016 first-round pick. The 24-year-old Zeller, a former first-round selection...
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Report: Boston is interested in signing Evan Turner

You wanted fireworks? Well here you go.Evan Turner has received interest from Boston and Minnesota, a source told ESPN.— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) July 14, 2014All kidding aside, Evan Turner could be a nice piece to pick up. The only way a deal for him makes sense, however, is if Jeff Green is dealt this summer, so Turner can take over the starting small forward spot. It'...
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Poll: If the Celtics are done for the summer, are you satisfied?

As of July 13th, here's what we know about the Celtics summer thus far:- They kept both of their draft picks, selecting Marcus Smart and James Young. - They traded their Paul Pierce trade exception for Tyler Zeller, Marcus Thornton and a 2016 1st round pick. - They are considered long-shots for Kevin Love because the Timberwolves want to either keep him, or get an established...
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Paul Pierce signs with Washington Wizards. Seriously.

This is not a joke.ESPN has learned that Pierce will sign a two-year deal with the Wizards at the mid-level exception with a player option entering Year 2— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 13, 2014THIS JUST IN: Paul Pierce heading to Wizards. He agrees to 2-yr deal worth $11 million, with player option for Year 2. (via @ESPNSteinLine)— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 13, 2014Mr...
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With Trevor Ariza signing with Houston, could Washington come calling on Jeff Green?

Now that LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony have made their decisions, free agency has picked up and teams are signing players left and right.The latest signing has swingman Trevor Ariza leaving Washington and heading to the Rockets.The Houston Rockets have agreed to a four-year, $32 million deal with Trevor Ariza, @USATODAYsports has learned.— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) July 12, 2014This...
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It's official: The Suns are trying to hoard all the league's point guards

As was reported last night by ESPN.com Sacramento Kings point guard Isaiah Thomas is on his way to Phoenix: Kings will send Isaiah Thomas to Suns in sign-and-trade deal after reaching new 4-year, $28 million contract. » http://t.co/p38ZqJS0Bv— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 11, 2014This is a somewhat befuddling move considering The Suns already have two great point guards in...
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Summer League: Pacers 95, Celtics 86 highlights and box score

Highlights and box score of the Celtics loss to the Pacers yesterday morning in the Orlando Summer League finale.
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Celtics invite Mike Moser to training camp

After a very solid showing in the Orlando Pro Summer League, the Celtics have decided to extend a training camp invitation to former Oregon Duck Mike Moser.Mike Moser had a breakout week w/the #Celtics summer league team, good enough to get an invite to the team's training camp this fall.— A. Sherrod Blakely (@SherrodbCSN) July 11, 2014In five games Moser averaged 13.6 points...
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Top 2 picks Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker square off in Las Vegas

In their NBA debuts, the top two 2014 NBA Draft picks Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker squared off in summer league in Las Vegas yesterday. Neither disappointed as both players provided their share of highlights with the Cavs outlasting Milwaukee by a score of 70-68.Wiggins finished the game with 18 points on 7-18 shooting (1-8 from deep). Jabari let the game more come to him on...
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What does the future hold for Phil Pressey, Chris Johnson, and Chris Babb? Brad Stevens isn't sure

After the Boston Celtics acquired Marcus Thornton and Tyler Zeller yesterday in a trade that allowed Cleveland to clear cap space for LeBron James, the C's roster has become considerably more crowded. Add in that they officially signed draftees James Young and Marcus Smart last night, and Avery Bradley's deal will become official shortly, which means the Celtics will have...
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Afternoon Delight Part 3: Dwyane Wade is lonely after LeBron James' departure to the Cavs

With the announcement today that LeBron James will be leaving Miami to head home to Cleveland, it will inevitably lead to Chris Bosh going to Houston, leaving Dwyane Wade all by his lonesome. Wade might go the route of Carlton from Fresh Prince of Bel Air and start moping about, singing "Mr. Lonely."About Afternoon Delight: From time to time, Celticslife.com posts an original...
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Rajon Rondo passionately involved in camp

Amidst a wild free agency focused on the future of LeBron James and others, basketball fans have been scrambling to refresh twitter pages and filter out fake accounts. Meanwhile, Rajon Rondo's attention remains on his campers, as Baxter Holmes writes in the Boston Globe:The campers file onto the main court, where a large banner of Rondo dribbling a ball in a white Celtics jersey...
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Celtics sign first round and 17th overall pick James Young

Hoops Rumors has confirmed the Boston Celtics have signed James Young, the 17th overall pick in the draft out of Kentucky: The Celtics have announced the signing of James Young via a team release. They confirmed the signing of fellow first round pick Marcus Smart in the same communication. Boston nabbed Young out of Kentucky with the No. 17 pick in June’s draft after securing Smart...
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Afternoon Delight: Miami Responds to LeBron's "Decision 2"

Immediately after LeBron made his decision to move back to Cleveland, the Heat responded with this ad::-)About Afternoon Delight: From time to time, Celticslife.com posts an original (most of the time), humorous creation for your delight. View past Afternoon Delight postings. follow E K on twitter @wilkeduhn
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Afternoon Delight: Optimistic rendering of Miami Heat attendance this season

Got to feel sorry for Wade right?Not even a little?You're right. I don't feel bad for Mr. Pink Pants at all either.About Afternoon Delight: From time to time, Celticslife.com posts an original (most of the time), humorous creation for your delight. View past Afternoon Delight postings. 
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LeBron James makes his decision, chooses Cleveland over Miami this time

The "Chosen One" is coming back home. LeBron James is taking his talents to northern Ohio.LeBron: "I'm coming home." @SINow exclusive in the words of @KingJames: http://t.co/KEdJv3blqe— Lee Jenkins (@SI_LeeJenkins) July 11, 2014
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Summer League: Celtics 76, Magic 67 highlights and box score

How about that 1-15 from Phil Pressey?  This was easily Marcus Smart's best game yet, as he led the Celtics in both points (19) and assists (5).  But he still didn't shoot that well, going 5-14 overall and 2-9 from behind the arc.  Check out his sweet spin move and scoop shot at the end of the highlight video:Boston finished 3-1 overall, and will play Indiana Friday at...
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Predict which team LeBron James will sign with?

What team will LeBron James play for next season?Show us how smart you are. Vote who you think LeBron signs with and leave a comment with your pick (so you can say "I told you so"). And why is this Lebron decision Celtics relevant? Oh it only will determine who our biggest rival will be for the rest of the decade. That's all.
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Gerald Wallace takes it upon himself to point out the flaws in LeBron James' game

Gerald Wallace has been known to say some things.  In a recent conversation with a local news reporter during his youth summer camp at Childersburg High School in Alabama, Wallace was asked how LeBron compares to Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan.  Here's his response:I think what separates LeBron from Kobe and Michael Jordan right now is that he doesn’t have the attitude or...
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