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Ranking Boston's Draft Pick Arsenal

Over the last year or so, many in the media have fawned over Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics' war chest of assets. Boston certainly has a large number of picks, but face a problem because their quantity largely outpaces their quality. Leaving the second round picks aside for the moment (as of now, they have six in the next three drafts), here are the draft picks Boston has from...
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Report: Celtics Eyeing Salary Cap Space To Sign Two Max Free Agents In 2016

Danny Ainge continues to take the long view in rebuilding the Boston Celtics, and his new target might be the summer of 2016. That’s when Kevin Durant becomes an unrestricted free agent and the NBA salary cap is expected to explode, thanks to the league’s lucrative TV deal going into effect. Ainge, the Celtics’ president of basketball operations, could find himself with a...
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Video: Draft recap with Brad Stevens and Danny Ainge

From the Celtics' official YouTube channel:Ainge: "It's like Red used to say, 'sometimes the best trades you make are the ones you don't make.'"  OK, Danny, let's see what you got in free agency this summer...Follow Mark Vandeusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan
Via Celtics Life
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge may be too good at his job

When it comes to trades, no one is better at getting amazing returns than Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge, aka "Trader Danny." At least that's been the case the past few years.Everyone knows the trade that sent Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to the Brooklyn Nets was straight-up highway robbery. The Nets will be feeling that sting all the way to 2018,...
Via Celtics Life
11 days ago  |  Discuss

What exactly did Danny Ainge offer Michael Jordan for the 9th pick?

I’m still pretty steamed with the Celtics inability to move up in the draft. What’s the point of having all these assets if you aren’t going to use them? It appears Danny Ainge tried to use the assets but Michael Jordan and the Hornets simply wouldn’t bite: “They [the future picks] are worth a lot, [but] I think the draft is probably the time where they’re least valuable...
Via Red's Army
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics could make 'Godfather offer' for Okafor

Danny Ainge sounds like he’s gearing up to  make a big, big run at a big man on draft night.   The Boston Celtics president of basketball operations isn’t afraid to deal anything or anyone, and he’s entering the 2015 NBA Draft loaded with assets. The man Ainge might have in his sights is Duke center Jahlil Okafor. For Ainge’s reported master plan — or at least one...
12 days ago  |  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...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ainge confirms attempts to move up, Smart rumored in deal

The rumors have been flying that the Celtics are trying to move up. Today, Danny Ainge confirmed the Celtics are, in fact, trying to get something done to change their draft position. Danny Ainge says, “We’re having discussions to move up w/ both of our picks in the 1st round. We’re hoping to move up w/ at least one.” — Boston Celtics (@celtics) June 23, 2015 Ainge...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Mannix says Willie Cauley-Stein is Celtics "dream scenario"

We've heard Danny Ainge and the Celtics like Willie Cauley-Stein, and there have been talks of them trading up for the Hornet's 9th pick to have a chance at getting him. Now, according to Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated, drafting Cauley-Stein is the Celtics "dream scenario" with that potential 9th pick. We knew Ainge liked the kid, but we didn't know he like liked him. Ainge isn...
Via Celtics Life
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics not all that interested in Kevin Love?

Are we in for the Summer of Love, Part II? Not exactly, according to a new report from the Boston Herald’s Steve Bulpett. Bulpett wrote Monday that the Boston Celtics’ interest in the Cleveland Cavaliers forward is far lower than it was at this time last year. “According to all sources,” Bulpett wrote, “Danny Ainge still has affection for Love, but it’s not nearly...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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