BOSTON CELTICS NEWS

Celtics' Green donates $1 million to Georgetown

WASHINGTON (AP) Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green is donating $1 million to Georgetown's new athletic center. The university announced the gift from the former Hoyas star on Thursday, Green's 28th birthday. He helped lead Georgetown to the Final Four in 2007 and was the No. 5 overall pick in the NBA draft that year. Green's donation will go toward the John R. Thompson...
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Forbes: Celtics Tickets Up 204% On Secondary Market Since Last Year

With the NBA training camps soon to begin, the Boston Celtics are currently in rebuilding mode after failing to qualify for the NBA Playoffs this past season for the first time since 2007. However, despite coming off a 27-57 season, Boston Celtic tickets are up 204% in the secondary market compared to last season. The Celtics have been one of the most successful franchises in all...
Via Celtics Life
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Boston: Will Celtics Trade Rondo?

Chris Forsberg and the crew at ESPN Boston are organizing a series of discussions involving anything Boston Celtics. CLNS writers, Jared Weiss, along with myself, have been asked to participate. Let your Celtics voice be heard.
Via CLNS Radio
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Life writers talk Rondo trade and rookie expectations on ESPN

ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg was kind enough to invite Celtics Life to contribute to it's Summer Forecast series. Here are Forsberg's and Celtics Life's columnists' predictions to some pressing questions:1) Will the Celtics trade Rajon Rondo?Chris Forsberg: My best guess? Let's pencil in a record of 29-53. November looks incredibly daunting and we're just...
Via Celtics Life
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Langford: Celtics Should Trade Rondo Before the Deadline

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Via CLNS Radio
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Celtics tickets on secondary market are up 204%?

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. While Celtics tickets aren’t the most expensive in the league this year, they are significantly more expensive than they were last season. Last year the ticket average was just $59.08, and only four games had...
Via Red's Army
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Back to school

This week, millions of students, including yours truly, went back to school. Whether it is taking the next step for a high school diploma, graduating college, gaining a professional degree, or just learning some new skills, we as a society, put a high value on continuing education. With that in mind, if the players on the Boston Celtics had the chance to return to school, or practice...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Feel Dealing Rajon Rondo Is Not Important At This Time

Boston has no plans to move Rajon Rondo – Mandatory Credit: USATSI via CBS Sports Now that Kevin Love has been officially shipped to Cleveland, all eyes are rearing to be set on Boston Celtics’ guard, Rajon Rondo. Rondo, 28, is set to become an unrestricted free agent after the 2014-15 campaign, and will in all likelihood ask for a max contract, which Boston probably won’t...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Win Celtics skins for your laptop, phone or tablet!

Thanks to our friends at SkinIt, we are able to give away Celtics merchandise to 5 lucky readers. Check out their selection of Celtics and Rajon Rondo skins for your phone, iPhone, laptop, Xbox, Nintendo, iPad, iPod or any of the thousands of supported devices. Now for the contest… Like our Facebook page AND submit a photo (on Facebook) of yourself in your best Celtics...
Via Red's Army
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Sacramento Kings: Rajon Rondo Still A Possibility?

What’s Happening With Rondo And Boston? I’ve lost track of just when all these Rajon Rondo rumors began, but it was quite a while ago now. The Boston Celtics seem to have looked into the possibility of moving Rajon Rondo for the best part of a year now, but still he remains in Beantown. One […] Sacramento Kings: Rajon Rondo Still A Possibility? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit ...
Via NBA Draft Blog
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Boston Celtics: Finding A Home For Brandon Bass

Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge did a solid job this offseason of adding quality, young players to his roster and did so without giving up any of his future assets or flexibility. The dilemma for Ainge now, is that his roster currently sits at 17 players and that does not include the soon-to-be signed […] Boston Celtics: Finding A Home For Brandon Bass - Hoops Habit...
Via NBA Draft Blog
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The 1970's Celtics: Overlooked Champions

By Cort ReynoldsIn the fabled history of the Boston Celtics, buried between the long-term dominance of the Russell/Cousy/Jones 11-title era from 1957-69, and the opulent Bird/McHale/Parish epoch of the 1980's lie the frequently forgotten great Celtic teams of 1971-76.  Partly because those Boston squads won "only" two league crowns, they have been banished to the back...
Via Celtics Life
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It's Tommy Heinsohn's 80th birthday! (video tributes and little known Tommy facts included)

The Celtics released this "Happy Birthday" video today (if the clip in the tweet isn't working, click on the link to watch):Happy 80th Birthday to Celtics Legend, 10-time NBA Champion and Hall of Famer Tommy Heinsohn! #HappyBirthdayTommy https://t.co/SjjGRMqveU— Boston Celtics (@celtics) August 26, 2014From two years ago, CSNNE and Rich Shertenlieb of 98.5's Toucher...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo ‘Excited’ To Play With Celtics Rookies Marcus Smart, James Young

The Boston Celtics added a few new faces to their backcourt this offseason, and Rajon Rondo, for one, is looking forward to seeing them play. Rondo, who is China this week promoting Anta, a footwear company he endorses, talked about two of those newcomers — rookies Marcus Smart and James Young — during an interview with Hoop China. “Very, very young. They make me feel old,”...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: The Price Is Right For Avery Bradley

8 Classic Fusion Haute Joaillerie watches. A spiffy 700 horsepower Maybach Excelero. Michael Finley’s “22.6-6.3-5.3″ gem of a 2000 season. Kanye West’s engagement ring to Kim Kardashian. Six points and 2.8 assists nightly in 2012 from then-Atlanta Hawk Kirk Hinrich. One of these iced out iPhone 4s. One common thread binds these random, seemingly ridiculous, mismatched...
Via NBA Draft Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where The Celtics have a lot of areas to improve on

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Let’s face it, there’s no shortage of potential areas this team can take a step forward in while coming off a 25-57 season. One look at Boston’s advanced numbers from the 2013-14 campaign produces plenty of...
Via Red's Army
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo: “I want to win another championship”

Rondo’s second day in China was spent mostly speaking with the Chinese media and meeting with Anta executives. Rondo and Doug Bibby, his close friend, mentor & former coach, talked about the upcoming “Control Camp” sponsored by Anta. They held a press conference at Anta’s flagship store in Beijing. Celtics strength & conditioning coach Bryan Doo also attended today’s...
Via Red's Army
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtkicks: Rondo visits with Sole Collector China

Rajon Rondo did a photo shoot with the folks at Sole Collector China on Tuesday. Check out the pics below that include a sweet all white & all black version of his Anta RR1. On and a shirtless pic for the ladies…
Via Red's Army
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Rumors: Boston not anxious to trade Rajon Rondo

Rajon Rondo has been the subject of trade rumors for seemingly each of the last five years, but he's remained with the Boston Celtics through it all. He returned just after the New Year from a torn ACL last season and looked like he hadn't missed a beat, averaging 12 points, 10 assists and over five rebounds a game.Heading into the upcoming season, the Celtics suddenly appear...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rondo looks to test free agency next summer, Celtics interested in Bledsoe

(Chris Szagola/Associated Press) Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has made it clear that he would like to test the market next summer and become a free-agent. He will garner tons of interest from multiple teams looking for a veteran floor general. Those interested teams could include the one that originally drafted him in 2006, the Phoenix Suns. Ironically the Celtics are reportedly...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Trading Rajon Rondo 'not a high priority' for Celtics

The future of Rajon Rondo is a storyline that won’t be going away anytime soon. Trade rumors have swirled around the Boston Celtics point guard since last summer, with that speculation only intensifying after the team declined to make any franchise-shaking moves this offseason. The Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn wrote in his Sunday basketball notes column, however, that trading...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where you shouldn’t expect a Rondo trade

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. While the Celtics are trying to figure out ways to clear roster space before training camp, moving Rondo is not a high priority. First off, Rondo will be a free agent next summer and fully intends on taking the LeBron...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Healthy Avery Bradley prepared to lead by example

Avery Bradley talks glowingly of Avery Bradley III, mentioning that his son is totally attached to his father, crying for long stretches when Dad hits the gym for one of his three daily workouts. Bradley’s mind is free entering his fifth NBA season. He just agreed to a four-year, $32 million contract. He enters Celtics’ training camp next month completely healthy and a year...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Boston: Celtics MVP

Chris Forsberg and the crew at ESPN Boston are organizing a series of discussions involving anything Boston Celtics. CLNS writers, Jared Weiss, along with myself, have been asked to participate. Let your voice be heard during the dog days of summer.
Via CLNS Radio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump..Where Rondo Touches Down In China

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Rajon Rondo landed safely at Beijing International Airport at around 7pm local time on Sunday night. Celtics strength & conditioning coach Bryan Doo, who traveled with KG on one of his trips to China, accompanied...
Via Red's Army
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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