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You can thank Shawn Marion for KG and the 2008 championship

Kevin Garnett spent 6 glorious seasons of his storied career in Boston. He had such a tremendous impact on the team and this city, that it’s hard to imagine life without KG. But if you flashback to the summer of 2007, you’ll remember the odds were stacked against us in the KG sweepstakes. Fortunately for Celtics fans, the moon and stars aligned perfectly. And one of those stars...
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Your Morning Dump… Where some see fireworks, others see duds

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. After Boston Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck’s promise of “fireworks” last summer resulted in Marcus Smart, James Young and Tyler Zeller, it’s difficult to project exactly what the Celtics can expect from...
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Breaking News: Kevin Love makes up with Kelly Olynyk

Kevin Love says he sent Kelly Olynyk a text, saying it’s all good. He has moved on. — Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) May 31, 2015 Phew. I was wondering if those crazy kids would ever patch things up. Love spoke to the media for the first time since Olynyk ripped his shoulder apart suffering his season ending shoulder injury against the Celtics. A few days ago, Adrian Wojnarowski...
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Your Morning Dump… Where the ’08 team gets serious video game love

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. After two consecutive seasons in which the Boston Celtics finished below .500, fans would be excused for the missing the 2007-08 squad that rolled through the Los Angeles Lakers to the 2008 NBA championship...
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Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are totally trying to trade up

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 Celtics have the 16th overall pick but has made it known to fellow executives that they would like to get into the lottery area (top 14). Still, there are challenges on multiple fronts in making that happen...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Marcus Smart wanted to quit and wished his rookie season was over

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. Smart said his workouts have been productive because, for the first time in months, his left ankle is not a hindrance. He suffered the sprain and a bone bruise while attacking the rim on a fast break during a...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Kevin Love is going to look closely at Boston

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. Kevin Love is expected to seriously study the free-agent market this summer and consider leaving the Cavaliers after one year with the franchise, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. “He’s...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where you’ll probably hate what LeBron did last night

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. James dominated this series. He had 23 points, nine rebounds and seven assists in Game 4, and for the lopsided series, he averaged 30.3 points, 11 rebounds and 9.3 assists, becoming the first player in NBA history...
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Your Morning Dump… Where Steph Curry falling on his head nearly ruined my summer

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. NBA MVP Stephen Curry missed the equivalent of a quarter after taking a hard fall on his head, neck and back area near the basket in the second quarter of Monday night’s 128-115 loss to the Rockets. The...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Isaiah Thomas has Danny’s ear in free agency

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. Isaiah Thomas has played for three NBA teams in just over one year, so he understands the fickle nature of his industry. Even though the point guard was the catalyst behind the Celtics’ improbable resurgence...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Current & former Celts in WA for Thomas’ event

Avery Bradley, Kelly Olynyk & Phil Pressey are in Tacoma, Washington this weekend for Isaiah Thomas’ “Memorial Day ZekeEnd” event. They join former C’s Nate Robinson, Gerald Green & Terrence Williams at the annual tournament/fundraiser. Jamal Crawford & Damian Lillard are also participating. Gerald Green shared the pic below on his Instagram account, and here...
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Your Morning Dump… Where Jared Sullinger is eating and saying the right things (for now)

RT @BindnerDylan: 2 years in a row of meeting @Jared_Sully0 pic.twitter.com/lc7IV81z4R — Jared Sullinger (@Jared_Sully0) May 23, 2015 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. “I think it’s just, they want me to go one step further,” he said...
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Video: Marcus Smart and the art of drawing a charge

The title of this post is just begging to be read in a Boston accent, I know. Anyhow,our friend TK has put together video of some of Marcus Smart’s best defensive plays of the 2014-15 season. Specifically, his skill of drawing offensive fouls from opposing players. According to NBA Miner, Smart drew 9 charges last season, and a total of 52 offensive fouls.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where this is your last chance to boo Kobe

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. Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers great and longtime nemesis of the Celtics, has apparently indicated the 2015-16 season will be his last with the Lakers. “He has indicated to me that this is it,” Lakers GM...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics slighted in FiveThirtyEight rankings of greatest teams

Nate Silver and his team of brainiacs at FiveThirtyEight have released new rankings of the best NBA teams of all-time. And here’s the top 10…   One Celtics team in the top 10? 17 championship teams and one makes the top 10??? Before I start spouting off, let’s look at the criteria: The ratings depend only on the final score of each game and where it was played (home-court...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics will target DeMarre Carroll in free agency

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 are on “a long list of teams already prepared to pursue” impending free agent DeMarre Carroll this summer, according to Sean Deveney of the Sporting News. Deveney reported Thursday that...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens in spotlight during ESPN Radio appearance

Continuing his rise in the ranks of respected NBA coaches, Brad Stevens joined Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio this morning to discuss a wide array of basketball topics. The Celtics’ young mentor weighed in on the use of analytics in the NBA, the best strategy for defending Stephen Curry and the Warriors, how teams approach the draft, and the potential effects of the college...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Javale McGee better not be an option this off-season

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 were close to signing JaVale McGee back in March when the Philadelphia 76ers released him and thus made him a free agent.  Could a second go-around be the charm? Despite the failed efforts...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Boogie is untradeable

“DeMarcus is untradeable & a guy who we want to build around” Divac on DeMarcus Cousins — SiriusXM NBA Radio (@SiriusXMNBA) May 19, 2015   Just talked to Vlade Divac on @SiriusXMNBA He said George Karl “might have overstepped his bounds” saying no player is untradeable #Kings — Justin Termine (@TermineRadio) May 19, 2015 Every morning, we compile the links of...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Doc & the Clippers: Great coach, suspect GM, cloudy future

Doc Rivers is persona non grata for some Celtics faithful for how he forced his way out of Boston once it was clear the team was headed for a rebuild. Despite the fact that it worked out quite well for the Celtics, and it ultimately getting a draft pick and the job opening to lure Brad Stevens out of college, there are more than a few around town that are enjoying spoonfuls of Schadenfreude...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where the New Big 3 could have happened in Minnesota?

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. Danny Ainge, Celtics GM: Because Kevin and I were such close friends, we had numerous conversations over the years [about Garnett]. We realized that Paul [Pierce] and KG would be a great combination. We thought...
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Report: Celtics made trade proposals for Kosta Koufos

ESPN’s Marc Stein references the Celtics interest in Grizzlies center Kosta Kouos within this article on Memphis’ future: The Grizzlies’ nightmare scenario, of course, is the prospect of Koufos attracting a lucrative offer early in free agency while Gasol is still deliberating. Keeping Koufos to play behind a re-signed Gasol would presumably be too pricey for the Grizz ...
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Marcus Smart named to All-Rookie second team

Congratulations to Marcus Smart, who  today was named to the NBA’s All-Rookie second team. Here’s the NBA’s press release on it: The Minnesota Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins, the 2014-15 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, headlines the 2014-15 NBA All-Rookie First Team, the NBA announced today. Wiggins was the lone unanimous choice, receiving 130 First Team votes from a panel of...
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The oral history of Kevin Garnett is the most glorious thing you’ll read

Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck has compiled an oral history of Kevin Garnett as told by former teammates and coaches, as well as his agent and some writers. These first-hand accounts have been woven into some of the most spectacular stories you’re ever going to read about KG, and they provide a lot more insight than many of us have ever had into perhaps the most intense athlete...
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Your Morning Dump… Where the Globe entertains whether or not the Cs would trade Brad Stevens

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. Stevens is a great coach. Already. He is great, and that Cleveland series was confirmation of what we’ve suspected since he got here and instantly began getting the most out of flawed players. (Remember Jordan...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss
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