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Last year's trades with Detroit and Dallas look better every day for Boston

The Celtics made a few trades during last season, but two of them in particular have already paid off for them, and will continue to do so in he future. Danny Ainge traded away the only "star" involved in any of the transactions in Rajon Rondo, and as more time passes, the better and better it looks. In the Dallas trade, the Celtics gave up Rondo and Dwight Powell. We all know what...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Danny Ainge has started contract talks with Zeller, Sullinger

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. Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he has had preliminary contract talks with the agents for forwards Tyler Zeller and Jared Sullinger. Both players are eligible to be offered extensions...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Did you know Perry Jones averaged 22.7 points for a three-game stretch before getting hurt last year?

Over his three seasons in the NBA, Perry Jones has averaged just 3.4 points in 11.7 minutes per game.  It's generally assumed that unless Danny Ainge puts together another trade, Jones won't even make the Celtics 15-man roster this year.But before writing him off completely, it's worth remembering he once did this:October 30, 2014: Jones poured in 32 points on 10-for-17 shooting...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics News & Notes from August 25: Kelly Olynyk reportedly fine after knee injury; Celtics tried to acquire Kelly Oubre in 2015 draft; Danny Ainge looking to make a big move?

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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Six Potential ‘Big And Powerful’ Celtics Targets Amid Trade Speculation (Photos)

Danny Ainge could be up to his old tricks once again. The Boston Celtics’ president of basketball operations reportedly is looking to make a “big and powerful” trade, according to The Boston Herald’s Steve Bulpett. He also reportedly wants to maintain flexibility in the deal and could look to a third team to help complete a trade. Other than that snippet, we know absolutely...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge considering a 'big and powerful' trade?

Stop us if you’ve heard this before: Danny Ainge is trying to pull off a big trade. Crazy, right? Joking aside, the Boston Celtics’ president of basketball operations appears to be pushing hard to shake up the team that improved its win total by 15 games and made the Eastern Conference playoffs last season, according to the Boston Herald’s Steve Bulpett. Hurricane Danny...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Danny Ainge reminds us he was first to spot Brad Stevens’ greatness

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 wouldn’t have brought him in and given him a six-year contract if I didn’t think he was really good and special,” Ainge said during an on-camera interview with Comcast SportsNet. “By the way, I...
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August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge wants Celtics to move up in draft

WALTHAM, Mass. — With the 2015 NBA Draft just two days away, the Boston Celtics currently own the Nos. 16, 28, 33 and 45 picks. Will they actually use all four of those selections? Not if Danny Ainge has his way. The Celtics’ president of basketball operations said Tuesday in a pre-draft meeting with reporters that the team is actively seeking out ways of moving up in the draft...
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge says Steph Curry is the best shooter of all time

Danny Ainge sent out this tweet earlier today: .@StephenCurry30 has to be the best shooter of all time. The percentages along with the variety and the degree of difficulty separate him. — Danny Ainge (@danielrainge) May 31, 2015There are a couple things worth noting here: One, Ainge's account just became verified last week, and it appears he's really starting to enjoy the old twitter...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Ainge: Rumors 'just talk,' Brad Stevens 'not considering college'

Brad Stevens on Wednesday shot down the prospect that he’d leave the Boston Celtics for another coaching job in the college ranks. On Thursday, Stevens’ boss took the opportunity to do the same. “Brad’s not considering college,” Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said in his weekly interview with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s “Toucher & Rich.” “Brad...
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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