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76ers To Sign Phil Pressey

The Philadelphia 76ers will sign Phil Pressey with their NBA-granted roster exemption. Pressey has played 125 games in the league over the past two seasons, both with the Boston Celtics. The Sixers get the extra roster spot due to the season-ending injury to Joel Embiid. Brett Brown was asked which position he'd like to bolster with the extra roster spot. “Point guard,” he said...
Via RealGM
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Roster Breakdown – Phil Pressey

Ushering in a new era of Portland Trail Blazers basketball seems to be the theme of the 2015 NBA offseason. The Rip City roster no longer resembles the crew that had back-to-back 50-win seasons over the past two years, but one thing it can hang its hat on is that youth and potential have become the beacons of hope in an otherwise confusing time. In a 15-part series, Oregon Sports...
Via Oregon Sports News
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Pressey battles for a roster spot... again

The Oregonian/OregonLive - At 24 years-old, Pressey has time to improve and grow in the Blazes system and the team isn't desperate for a finished product in their de facto third point guard behind Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum. Pressey will have a chance to prove himself in October and in what will likely be (another) close competition with Frazier. With only one day left to go...
Via Celtics Life
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

The Phil Pressey era is over

#Celtics have decided to waive G Phil Pressey, according to NBA source. — gary washburn (@GwashburnGlobe) July 15, 2015 The Celtics had to make a decision today on Phil Pressey because his $947K contract was about to become guaranteed for the season. And with the addition of Terry Rozier, there just isn’t room on the roster for Pressey. He may be undersized, but I think most...
Via Red's Army
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics Waive Guard Phil Pressey Amid Backcourt Logjam

With too many backcourt bodies and not enough places to put them, the Boston Celtics made the difficult decision Wednesday to waive third-year guard Phil Pressey, Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe reported, citing an NBA source. Pressey, 24, was due to make a little less $950,000 next season, which would have become fully guaranteed if he remained on the Celtics’ roster past Wednesday...
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Have you seen Phil Pressey's national TV commercial?

Celtics backup point guard Phil Pressey had a pretty nice year for an undrafted rookie free-agent.  But who would have thought it would lead to him being featured in a national TV spot running during the postseason?OK, so it's just a brief cameo at the beginning, but it's still pretty funny to be watching the playoffs and have Pressey be the first player you see when the commercial...
Via Celtics Life
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Phil Pressey talks off-season goals, and attending a Bruins game with Rajon Rondo

Boston Celtics back-up point guard Phil Pressey was interviewed by's Marc D'Amico to discuss how the offseason has been treating him, as well as his future plans.Pressey spoke of how he has been spending time with his family, and also how he has been having some fun in Boston, including attending a Bruins playoffs game with teammate Rajon Rondo.Pressey discussed his off...
Via Celtics Life
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Pressey 'snaps' ball to Brandon Bass for slam (Video)

Boston Celtics rookie point guard Phil Pressey delivered a between-the-legs pass to teammate Brandon Bass that looked more like a football-style snap from center during the second quarter of Wednesday night's regular season finale against Washington.Pressey dribbled into the lane and found himself double-covered, so he "snapped" the ball through his legs. Bass happened to be behind...
Via Holdout Sports
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics pick horrible time to start winning

The Boston Celtics headed into this past week on an eight-game losing streak. Let’s see if they get off the snide by looking into the three games that the Celtics played this week. On Wednesday, April 9th, the Celtics traveled to Atlanta to face the Hawks. This game would be a game of quarters. The Hawks would take the 1st quarter by an 9-point margin, the C’s would respond by...
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Pressey's dream ride, save one complaint, continues with the Celtics

Phil Pressey's dream ride continues in the NBA according to a segment on Coming out of Missouri Pressey had led the 2011–12 Big 12 Conference in assists, steals and assist to turnover ratio and was a 2011–12 All-Big 12 team selection. He was also 2012 SEC Preseason Player of the Year and earned 2012–13 All-SEC First team selection and was the conference assist champion...
Via Celtics Life
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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