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Eye on the Draft: Bobby Portis

The Boston Celtics have been trying to fill the leadership role on their team ever since trading Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett in 2013. In the case of Garnett, a lot of that leadership came from his attitude, work ethic, and his voice on the court. Some of the same qualities can be seen in 20 year old Arkansas power forward Bobby Portis as he enters this year's NBA Draft. Should...
Via Celtics Life
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stars hard to come by with 16th pick

Nikola Vucevic, middle, and Nick Young, right,are two of the best 16th overall picks in recentmemory.Now that the ping-pong balls have settled and the draft order is official, speculation on the 2015 NBA Draft will begin to heat up. The Boston Celtics will have four picks in the 2015 NBA Draft on June 25, with their first pick being the 16th overall. The late season playoff run pushed...
Via Celtics Life
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Avery Bradley not just getting better on the court

Avery Bradley had one of the best years of his career this past season, but his numbers and performance on the court weren't his only concentration. As one of the best players on an improbable playoff team, Bradley had to help carry his Celtics during games and in the locker room.Now, it appears he's getting better at it. And even after failing to make an All-Defense team, he's holding...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics interested in Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll

Only a couple of years ago, DeMarre Carroll was an afterthought. Anyone could've had him. Few teams wanted him. Then, he went to Atlanta, where he starting hitting threes and defending the perimeter at elite levels.Now, as he prepares to hit free agency this summer, the Mizzou alum must be salivating. He's going to have his pick of teams once his contract runs out July 1. The only...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics News & Notes From May 22: Celtics Interested in DeMarre Carroll; Kosta Koufos Is A Possibility; Justin Anderson A Fan Of Brad Stevens

Via CLNS Radio
16 hours 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...
Via Red's Army
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kosta Koufos a potential offseason target for Celtics

There has been a lot of excitement among Celtic Nation as the summer approaches. The rebuilding process has quickly accelerated and the Celtics have a ton of financial flexibility and tradable assets. While the hope is for Boston to land an established big in LaMarcus Aldridge or Kevin Love, if they are unable, it is entirely possible that they go for what's worked for them. I'm...
Via Celtics Life
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

US delegation to visit IOC next week for talks on Boston bid

LONDON (AP) Boston and U.S. Olympic leaders will travel to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games amid a leadership shake-up at the top of the bid. The high-level American delegation will be at IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, next Wednesday and Thursday as part of the new ''invitation phase'' for Olympic bid...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Team President Rich Gotham speaks on Celtics' future, 'we're further ahead than we though'

Celtics.com's Marc D'Amico recently sat down with Rich Gotham.  The topics of conversation included Gotham's faith in Danny Ainge, executing the rebuilding plan, pleasing the fans and luring free agents. Follow Mark Vandeusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan
Via Celtics Life
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics owner Steve Pagliuca becomes chairman of Boston Olympic bid

Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca officially took over as chairman of the board of the Boston bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics on Thursday. Pagliuca has replaced construction tycoon John Fish, who has been one of the most vocal leaders of the controversial campaign to bring the Olympics to the city.The shakeup is part of an effort to revitalize public support for the bid, which was...
Via Celtics Life
23 hours 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...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What the Draft Lottery Results Mean for the Celtics

Boston’s late-season surge may have cost them a spot in this year’s NBA Draft lottery but that doesn’t mean the Celtics weren’t paying attention to the developments on Tuesday night. And in case you haven’t heard it yet, the Minnesota Timberwolves ended up as the big winners, grabbing the no. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft. Minnesota fans may be rejoicing with that...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Draft History: Nights to Remember

Part 1 of a 6 part series looking back at some memorable NBA draft nights for this Celtic fan.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics prioritizing re-signing SF Jae Crowder

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The Boston Celtics surprised the NBA this past season and were able to make it to the NBA Playoffs. Unfortunately, they ran into the Cleveland Cavaliers and were swept out of the playoffs immediately. According to a report from Adam Himmelsbach, the Celtics have prioritized re-signing small forward Jae Crowder this coming offseason. Celtics pres...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics owner Pagliuca takes over Boston's 2024 Olympic bid

BOSTON (AP) The group leading the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston is shaking up its management. Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca is taking over the bid committee, replacing construction magnate John Fish. The group is trying to revive its chances of bringing the Summer Games to the city after early stumbles left the USOC second-guessing its decision to pick Boston...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

All-NBA teams revealed, Celtics only playoff squad with no players receiving votes

To the surprise of nobody, no Celtics players got any votes for All-NBA.  It's hard to make a case that Isaiah Thomas, Evan Turner or ______ (I can't even think of who a third name in this sentence should be--Jae Crowder?) deserved to be on anyone's ballot.Boston went 20-11 with its current roster after the trade deadline.  The fact that Brad Stevens was able to obtain those kind...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who should the Celtics look at with the 16th pick?

The Celtics were hoping to get a high draft pick coming into this season, but plans and dreams change. Boston played much better than expected and, by the end of the year, wasn't even in the lottery.40 wins and a playoff appearance later, the Celtics approach draft day knowing they'll select 16th overall. So, who are the best possibilities at that spot? Justin Danziger has some suggestions...
Via Fox Sports
1 day 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...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics may trade up for Willie Cauley-Stein, per report

First, Pacers President Larry Bird called Willie Trill Cauley-Stein “a $100 million player.” Now, the former Boston Celtics great may have competition for Cauley-Stein. A. Sherrod Blakely of CSN New England reports the C’s are interested in moving up to gett Cauley-Stein in the 2015 NBA Draft in hopes of finally landing the franchise center […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Beat w/ Bob Ryan 5/24/15

106: Bob Ryan | Boston Celtics | LeBron James | Kevin Love | 2015 NBA Playoffs| Boston Celtics NBA Off-Season
Via CLNS Radio
1 day 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...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Post-Lottery Mock Draft: Who Should the Celtics Select?

Now that the lottery has concluded, analysts and NBA executives have a better idea of which prospect will be selected where.  With that in mind, TopSportsReport decided to run an NBA Mock Draft today. Find out who Gavin Felix projects will join Isaiah Thomas, Marcus Smart, and Jared Sulinger as the newest member of the Boston Celtics . NBA Mock Draft Link: http://topsportsreport...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Who on the Celtics roster should be in their long-term plans?

When your nickname is "Trader" as is the case with Celtics' GM Danny Ainge, there can't be many untouchables on the C's roster. Although Ainge wouldn't hesitate at trading anyone, who should be in consideration for the long-term plans of the team? Isaiah Thomas first comes to mind, but his contract is a gift and a curse. Going into next season, the Celtics spark plug has three years...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: The Perfect Offseason

(Source: Harry How/Getty Images North America) By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The process of rebuilding an NBA team is long and arduous, with many thrills and spills along the way. This philosophy doesn’t seem to exist in Boston though, as they made playoff this year with Brad Stevens earning himself first places votes in the Coach of the Year stakes. They’re...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Celtics pursue DeAndre Jordan

One of the biggest weaknesses for the Celtics this past season was their protection at the rim.Boston had an above-average league defense because of guys like Avery Bradley, Jae Crowder and Marcus Smart. Still, get into the paint, and the Celtics defense had some holes.So, how should Boston fill that void? Edward Grennon at ISports Web says the answer might come from Los Angeles...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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