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Could Brandon Bass be on his way out?

Photo/ Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports It’s no secret that Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass has been the subject of trade rumors over the past year. And it comes as no surprise: Bass is a work horse power forward who gels with any unit he plays on and rebounds, defends, and shoots well. Plus, his cap-friendly $6.9 million expiring contract is a valuable asset for a team looking...
Via Mill City Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Throw Back Thursday: Travis Knight drops 21 vs Vin Baker

Come on, there’s no way you can resist watching this classic Celtics game.  What, you don’t recall the immortal Travis Knight dropping a career high 21 points against future Celtic Vin Baker?  Knight also pulled down 10 rebounds, the only game of his career where he accomplished a 20, 10 game. Ok if that’s not enough, you have a rare game with Chauncey Billups in a Celtics...
Via Red's Army
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Roster Breakdown

The Boston Celtics will need to make some important roster moves before the season starts.
Via CLNS Radio
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics have the longest 4-in-5 trip of the season

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. After analyzing the travel distances of every game this season, I discovered that the Boston Celtics effectively pulled the short straw and will have the longest 4-in-5 trip, covering more than 3,000 miles from...
Via Red's Army
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Behind the scenes of Rajon Rondo's visit to China

Rajon Rondo recently returned from a trip to China, where he ran a basketball camp for his sponsor, Anta.The official Boston Celtics YouTube page just released a behind-the-scenes video of Rondo's trip, which includes his visit to Anta's flagship store in Beijing, a trip to the Great Wall of China, and more.It looks like the C's strength and conditioning coach, Bryan...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Gerald Wallace Ranked Fourth-Most Overpaid Player In NBA

The following will not surprise Boston Celtics fans in the slightest: Gerald Wallace, the 32-year-old veteran forward, was listed as the fourth-most overpaid player in the NBA in a ranking by the Sporting News. Wallace, came to Boston in the blockbuster deal that sent Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry to the Brooklyn Nets, has two years left on the four-year, $40 million...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sports Illustrated ranks Rajon Rondo 40th best NBA player; 13th best point guard?

This week Sports Illustrated is ranking the top 100 players in the NBA, with Rajon Rondo checking in at No. 40.  And unless Avery Bradley, Jeff Green or Jared Sullinger magically cracks the top 20 (which haven't been released yet), Rondo will be the only Celtics player on the list.  Here's some of SI's less than glowing critique of Rondo's game:We know how good...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Roundtable: When will the Celtics get back to the playoffs?

Roundtable #4 is here, and today we're tackling a very important question for Celtics fans:When will the Cs get back to the playoffs?Take a look at five CelticsLife writers' answers. Mike Dyer2015-16. My reasoning is pretty simple: I think the Celtics are holding on to Rajon Rondo, and I think they're bringing in a big man next summer. The combination of Rondo, Big Man...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Tyler Zeller is excited about everything

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. With two months to process the change of address, Zeller expressed excitement to be with the Celtics. In fact, he used the word “excited” nine times during a nine-minute Q&A with reporters, particularly...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What the Hell Happened to...Benny Clyde?

"I knew I had to change.  Like, this wasn't gettin it.  How do you change?  You've just got to stop and think man, that's the only way.  I decided I was gonna have to be cooler.  Now I'm real cool." - Benny ClydeIn October of 1974, Bob Ryan called him "the most physically gifted forward the Celtics drafted since John Havlicek."  He followed...
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Stevens backs Rondo: He's big part of rebuilding effort

If Brad Stevens gets things his way, Rajon Rondo will be around for a while. Despite all the trade rumors, the Boston Celtics head coach sees his star point guard as a centerpiece in the team’s rebuilding efforts. “I love him. I really think he’s a big part of what we’re doing,” Stevens told The Berkshire Eagle. “Hopefully, he can have a great year right from the get...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Tyler Zeller talks playing center for the Celtics and working out with Rajon Rondo

Tyler Zeller has a strong shot of starting for the Celtics this season. There will be some strong competition for Zeller though as I'm sure Sully, Olynyk and Bass are all looking to start as well. And then of course there's Vitor. Right now I'd say Zeller has the edge due to being a 7 footer, but we haven't even started camp yet, so lots of things can change. Working...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Zeller eager to earn starting center role

Four days before his July wedding, Tyler Zeller learned that he had been traded to the Boston Celtics. He phoned his wife-to-be, Caitlyn, who was too busy preparing for the big day to answer her phone. "She was getting her hair done -- a practice 'do or whatever -- and her mom picked up. I was like, ‘I need to talk to my fiancé,’" explained Zeller. "[His...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: The center question

Just under a month away from the start of the preseason, the Boston Celtics are looking at a surplus of young talent at the center position. While Head Coach Brad Stevens still has time to make the call on who gets the first tip, the decision is not an easy one by any means. Here’s a look at all the options Stevens has and what they bring to the table: Brandon Bass: Though a forward...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo is a big part of what Brad Stevens is doing

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. “I love him. I really think he’s a big part of what we’re doing,” Stevens said. “Hopefully, he can have a great year right from the get-go. I thought last year was tough from the standpoint that he never...
Via Red's Army
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Truth looking svelte as always as camp approaches

During his time with the Boston Celtics, *sniff..sniff* Paul Pierce would always show up for training camp in great shape. Well at 36 years old and heading into his 17th NBA season, Pierce shows no signs of letting up. At a photo shoot for Spalding today at WKU, Pierce looked every bit the picture of health. Pierce & the Wizards will open training camp in two weeks.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics and Maine Red Claws Continue Affiliation

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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Celtics are still going to make at least one more trade this offseason, right?

The start of training camp is now only two weeks away, and Boston has it's first preseason game in three weeks (October 6).  As of this moment, the are 21 names listed on the Celtics training camp roster (from RealGM.com):League rules dictate that they must get this number down to 20 for camp, and 15 by the start of the season.  Technically Boston can do all this just by cutting...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Bass Meets WWE’s ‘Big Show,’ Looks Tiny In Comparison (Photo)

Unless we’re talking about Nate Robinson or Muggsy Bogues, dwarfing an NBA player is no easy task. Well, Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass checks in at 6-foot-8, 250 pounds, but one man made him look practically pint-sized Sunday night. That’s professional wrestler Big Show, who was in town for WWE Live at the TD Garden. And yes, at 7-foot-1, 441 pounds, he is a very, very...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump..Where Everybody Loves Brad

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. “It was great being able to work with some of the talented players and coaches on the team,”Hayward said on his website. “Coach Krzyzewski and Coach Thibodeau are very detail oriented — very similar to Brad...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Professional wrestler makes Brandon Bass look tiny

Brandon Bass is 6'8" 250 pounds, but he looks like a skinny kid next to the WWE's Big Show:Does @WWETheBigShow have a new tag team partner? He met Brandon Bass before WWE Live at @tdgarden tonight! #WWEBoston pic.twitter.com/8amqzg0Hy1— Boston Celtics (@celtics) September 14, 2014Big Show's WWE profile lists him at 7 feet tall and weighing 425 pounds.Follow Mark...
Via Celtics Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where fans should be grateful for the C’s ownership and management group

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.  Roberts, who was named to her post in July, has been preparing for her tenure and will be greeted with two racial issues before training camps even begin. Atlanta has never been a highly desirable destination...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Sullinger’s ass remains an asset

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.  When fans see him now, it’s obvious he has lost weight since the end of last season. However, Sullinger’s weight loss hasn’t been enough to where he looks radically different body-wise than he has in the...
Via Red's Army
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo A Role Model For Celtics Draft Pick James Young

Marcus Smart won’t be the only rookie looking to make his mark in the Boston Celtics’ backcourt this season. James Young, the Celtics’ other first-round draft pick (17th overall), also is set to begin his first NBA campaign. The 19-year-old showed flashes of brilliance in his one season at Kentucky, and he said this week that he’s eager to develop his game while playing alongside...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rajon Rondo to the OKC Thunder Is Possible

Rajon Rondo to the Oklahoma City Thunder seems like a pipe dream, but according to The Sporting News’ Sean Deveney, there’s a slight chance of the Boston Celtic heading west. Deveney discussed the scenario in on SB Nation’s CelticsBlog, via NESN: “The Thunder could be one to watch,” Deveney told Jeff Clark. “They have pieces to shed in a sign-and-trade, and a Russell...
Via Basketball Bicker
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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