BOSTON CELTICS NEWS

Was the Celtics offer to the Hornets really a "Godfather" offer?

It's been 4 days since the Celtics 2015 draft. After Danny Ainge said he was confident in moving up in the draft and then was not able to Celtics fans were disappointed. When Ainge then surprised draft watchers by picking another guard, Terry Rozier, at #16 (considerably above is predicted spot), fans were livid. Single ticket holders booed at the team's draft party.Quickly Ainge...
Via Celtics Life
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics select Rozier, Hunter in first round

Despite numerous reports during the week leading up to the draft that Boston Celtics would be moving up into the top 10, Danny Ainge chose rather to stand his ground and use his original selections at 16 and 28. With the 16th pick of the first round, Ainge and the Boston Celtics shocked the world by selecting Louisville point guard Terry Rozier. This was a baffling pick to many...
Via isportsweb.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Poll: Whose Draft Was Most Surprising — Celtics Or Bruins?

Both the Boston Celtics and Boston Bruins had surprising and controversial draft days. On the basketball side, Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge was unable to make any draft day deals after the team was rumored in a plethora of potential trades involving both quality players and higher draft choices. Ainge had previously stated that the last thing he wanted to...
Via NESN.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Free Agent Forward Al-Farouq Aminu to Meet With Boston Celtics

Aminu would provide depth on the wing, as well as the ability to guard multiple positions on the court.
Via CLNS Radio
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

The analytics world says Tobias Harris is this summer's most underrated free agent

Pic by EKThe Celtics are reportedly going to go hard at stealing Tobias Harris from the Orlando Magic. He doesn't have the sexy name that a Kevin Love, DeMarcus Cousins or LaMarcus Aldridge has, but he is one of the more realistic options for Danny Ainge this Summer. The big hurdle is his restricted free agency. The Celtics will have to either offer up a contract that the Magic are...
Via Celtics Life
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Marcus Smart Wasn’t Offered In Celtics’ Draft Night Trade Proposals

The Boston Celtics made a furious push to move up in last week’s NBA draft, even shopping their top pick in last year’s draft, point guard Marcus Smart. That was the story at the time, at least. But while nobody in the Celtics’ front office will deny trying to trade up — president of basketball operations Danny Ainge admitted as much immediately after the draft — “several...
Via NESN.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Summer League Roster: Marcus Smart, Terry Rozier Headline Squad

The Boston Celtics begin summer league practice Wednesday, and we now have a good idea of the roster they’ll be sending to Las Vegas and Utah. While several summer league participants have been known for weeks now, Mark Murphy of the Boston Herald over the weekend shared a list of 12 players who will be attending: Marcus Smart James Young Chris Babb Terry Rozier R.J. Hunter Jordan...
Via NESN.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Rookie Jersey Numbers: Terry Rozier Looks To Reverse No. 12 Curse

One day before introducing their four 2015 draftees to the media, the Boston Celtics announced Monday which uniform number each will be wearing this season. Here they are, per Marc D’Amico of Celtics.com: — Boston’s top pick, point guard Terry Rozier, will sport No. 12, as the No. 0 he wore at Louisville already belongs to Celtics guard Avery Bradley. That number hasn’t...
Via NESN.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Celtics Dancers pick new team

This season will mark the 10th year that the Celtics have had a dance squad.
Via Celtics Life
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bill Russell Game-Worn Celtics Jersey Fetches $98,000 At Auction

It’s been 46 years since Bill Russell last suited up for the Boston Celtics, but his jersey still (understandably) is in high demand. One of the NBA legend’s game-worn Celtics jerseys recently sold at an auction for $98,525. In addition, a Johnny Unitas Baltimore Colts jersey fetched the same amount, and a Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Warriors jersey sold for $108,378. Russell...
Via NESN.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jordan Mickey on draft night, plus profile interview with his LSU coach

Jordan Mickey speaks with Celtics.com's Marc D'Amico shortly after being taken by Boston:Before the draft, Amanda Pflugrad talks to LSU head coach Johnny Jones about Mickey:Follow Mark Vandeusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan
Via Celtics Life
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Greg Monroe to Meet With Five Teams, Boston Celtics Included

Playing out of place last season next to center Andre Drummond, Monroe averaged 15.9 points, and 10.2 rebounds per game.
Via CLNS Radio
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aldridge proposes Smart, Young for Noel, Covington deal

TNT’s David Aldridge offers up a dozen off-season moves, one of which is a deal between the Celtics and Sixers: 9. The 76ers should trade Nerlens Noel and Robert Covington to Boston for Marcus Smart and James Young An easy, need-based deal for both teams, who doubled up on what they’d done in last year’s Draft with this year’s Draft picks. The Sixers went for Jahlil Okafor...
Via Red's Army
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston unveils $4.6 billion proposal for 2024 Olympics

The group trying to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston released the most detailed look yet at its bid for the Summer Games on Monday, unveiling a $4.6 billion plan it says would create jobs and housing, expand the tax base and leave behind an improved city with a $210 million surplus. The announcement was designed to answer critics who say the privately funded Boston 2024 has withheld...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

$4.6B 'Bid 2.0' unveiled by Boston 2024 Olympics organizers

The group trying to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston released the most detailed look yet at its bid for the Summer Games on Monday, unveiling a $4.6 billion plan it says would create jobs and housing, expand the tax base and leave behind an improved city with a $210 million surplus. The announcement was designed to answer critics who say the privately funded Boston 2024 has withheld...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics to meet with Al-Farouq Aminu

David Aldridge tweeted yesterday that free agent Al-Farouq Aminu is scheduled to visit with the Boston Celtics, among other teams. An under the radar free agent will be Dallas' Al-Faroqu Aminu. Sked to visit NYK, BOS, POR, TOR & NOP, w/Mavs still in mix.— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) June 28, 2015In a reply to that tweet Sean Grande, the radio voice of the Celtics, said...
Via Celtics Life
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics News & Notes From June 29: Greg Monroe and Al-Faroug Aminu to Visit Boston, Celtics Sign Qualifying Offer to Jae Crowder, Undrafted Free-Agents Commit to Roster and More

Via CLNS Radio
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Unfinished Business: June 29, 1990- McHale: It's not too late for Shaw

  Complete index of 1990-91 Boston Celtics Articles
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics are unlikely to keep all draftees

With their first pick (no. 16 overall), the Celtics selected hard-nosed point guard Terry Rozier.Though the Celtics added four draftees to the team (and even considered buying a fifth late in the draft), at least one is unlikely to be kept on the roster. Via Jay King of MassLive.com:"We don't have room on the roster for all four guys, most likely," Ainge said close to the team's...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What does Jordan Mickey bring to the Celtics?

While the Celtics didn't make the splash they were hoping to in the draft, they did pick up some interesting and talented young prospects. The team's top priority in the offseason was getting help with rim protection, and they took their first step towards that by selecting LSU's Jordan Mickey with the 33rd pick. Mickey made SEC All Conference first team last year at LSU, as well...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Speculating on Celtics summer league roster, including 'one of most in-demand undrafted free agents'

Here's what we know about the Celtics summer league roster so far, which will begin play in Utah on July 6: Celtics snag one of most in demand un-drafted FA's for summer league team - Texas swing forward Jonathan Holmes. — Mark Murphy (@Murf56) June 27, 2015DraftExpress slotted Holmes at No. 33 in their final mock draft, and has him at No. 23 on their list of top 100 prospects...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Don’t expect a top-tier big man this 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. After concluding the NBA Draft this week, the Boston Celtics still plan to chase top free-agent big men but are not optimistic about their chances of landing an established frontcourt star, according to sources...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics not hopeful they can sign a top free agent big man

After using three of their four first-round picks on guards, the Boston Celtics badly need to add depth to their frontcourt. The only ways to do this is are through free agency and scouring the trade market. Unfortunately, MassLive's Jay King is reporting that Boston doesn't think it has a chance to sign one of the top-tier options in this year's class: "After concluding the NBA...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics officially make Jae Crowder a restricted free agent

The deadline for submitting the qualifying offer on a pending free agent's contract was Sunday, and the Boston Celtics did so in time with forward Jae Crowder. He was a big reason they made a run to the playoffs, and competed like the best overall player involved in the Rajon Rondo trade.Here's more on the likelihood Boston keeps the restricted free agent, and what Crowder has to...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard Likes Terry Rozier’s Game, Supports Celtics Draft Pick

Many Boston Celtics fans booed when the team selected Louisville guard Terry Rozier with the 16th pick in the NBA draft Thursday, but the green and white made a good decision according to one of the league’s brightest stars. Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard took to Twitter Sunday and showed some love for Rozier. I like terry Rozier's game a lot.— Damian...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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