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WATCH: 198: Steve Bulpett | Jimmy Butler & Paul George Pursuits | Boston Celtics NBA Trade Deadline Recap

Steve Bulpett serves as the Boston Celtics beat reporter for the Boston Herald. Twitter @SteveBHoop 0:25 Danny Ainge’s lucky non-moves 3:58 Why trading for Paul George makes no sense 8:24 Sources: Ainge hell-bent on preserving max salary slot to pursue certain player 13:00 Could Celtics trade Isaiah Thomas? 21:45 Why Boston did not pursue DeMarcus Cousins ...
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Trade Deadline Recap: Ainge Still Waiting, Patiently, To Use Picks

Another NBA Trade Deadline came and went, and once again, the Celtics were unable to supply the fanbase the “fireworks” they promised so long ago. Many fans have deemed the team’s inability to package valuable picks with valuable players for a “superstar” to be a failure. But that isn’t to say that the Celtics actually failed. Without being in the actual war room, we...
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2 days ago

Danny Ainge's patience is a virtue for Celtics

COMMENTARY Imagine Danny Ainge on the 18th green at some swanky New England country club, staring down a 20-foot putt to set a new course record. Wearing khakis, a green polo and a Celtics visor, he’s studying this double break with every ounce of brain power–on all fours with his chin scraping the ground. Finally, […]
2 days ago

Danny Ainge Explains Why Celtics Didn’t Fill Rebounding Need At Trade Deadline

Danny Ainge had some questions to answer after the NBA trade deadline. The Boston Celtics’ president of basketball operations held his cards Thursday, declining to deal for a star player like Jimmy Butler or Paul George or add a rebounding big man like Andrew Bogut or Nerlens Noel. That Ainge didn’t make a single move is puzzling, given the Celtics’ weakness on the boards and...
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NBA Rumors: Danny Ainge’s Offseason Confidence ‘Scares The (Expletive)’ Out Of Exec

The Boston Celtics didn’t do anything to get better at Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, but they might have their eyes on bigger and potentially better things this summer. The Celtics stood pat at the deadline, making exactly zero deals despite being tied in rumors to Indiana star Paul George and Chicago’s Jimmy Butler. Neither players moved, and Boston didn’t make any other...
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Danny Ainge on Celtics' quiet trade deadline: 'I'm not disappointed'

Boston stood pat for the second straight year at the trade deadline.
3 days ago

Danny Ainge explains why the Celtics did nothing at the NBA trade deadline

The Boston Celtics were reportedly interested in nearly every player on the NBA trade market headed into Thursday's deadline, yet when 3 p.m. ET rolled around, the Celtics stood pat.There was no DeMarcus Cousins, no Paul George, no Jimmy Butler — heck, Boston didn't even make a move for Jahlil Okafor or Nerlens Noel. Instead, general manager Danny Ainge decided to sit on the Celtics...
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3 days ago

Danny Ainge opens up about why Celtics didn’t make a trade before deadline

After weeks of speculation that the Boston Celtics would acquire a superstar at the trade deadline, Thursday came and went with the Celtics doing absolutely nothing, not even a small trade for depth.Boston’s roster remains as is, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. After all, the Celtics are in second place in the Eastern Conference, so they must be doing something right.But...
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Top 10 storylines for the second half of the NBA season

Now that the All-Star Game is a thing of the past, NBA teams are looking forward to the unofficial start of the second half. It will begin with the trade deadline this week, which will surely impact how the playoff race plays out moving forward.But there’s a whole heck of a lot more to look at when checking in on the top storylines for the second half of the NBA season.Will the...
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Danny Ainge won't rule out Paul Pierce having his job some day

The Truth can pretty much write his own ticket.Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge was asked this week about Paul Pierce possibly assuming a role with the organization upon retiring after this season. Ainge couldn’t say for sure what the future holds for the Celtics legend, but it’s clear Pierce will have no shortage of options once his playing days...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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