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Boston Celtics Still Trying to Get Meeting with Kevin Love

Brad Stevens led the Boston Celtics to an impressive 2014-15 campaign, and shocked the NBA world by getting his team in the NBA Playoffs. They have a very young team, and are looking to be very aggressive in free agency in order to take a leap forward in their rebuilding process. One player that they are trying to get a meeting with when free agency opens up is Cleveland Cavaliers...
Via Hoops-Nation
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Boston Celtics Responsibility With the Salary Cap May Go to Waste

The Celtics, who have never been at the forefront in acquiring free agents, may be in a difficult spot heading into free agency.
Via CLNS Radio
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Boston Celtics Interested in Bringing Back Brandon Bass

In spite of a number of power forwards on the active roster, the Celtics are reportedly interested in bringing Bass back to the mix.
Via CLNS Radio
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Boston Celtics News & Notes from June 30: Celtics introduce their draft picks; Jared Sullinger may be on the move; NBA free agency begins tomorrow

Via CLNS Radio
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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
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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
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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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Celtics pre-draft profile of Terry Rozier's Amanda Pflugrad discusses Terry Rozier's NBA future with Jeff Greer of The Courier-Journal in Louisville: Follow Mark Vandeusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan
Via Celtics Life
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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
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Report: Paul Pierce to opt out, possibly return to Celtics?

Paul Pierce wore a Boston Celtics jacket to Derek Jeter’s final game. Now Pierce is using Jeter’s website to announce he’ll opt out of his Washington Wizards contract and becoming a free agent — opening the possibility of him wearing a Celtics jersey in a real game again. .@paulpierce34 has informed The Players' Tribune that he is opting out of his contract to be a free...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics shopped Sullinger, but not Smart

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. Sources say that the Celtics were discussing a package that included multiple picks and big man Jared Sullinger with New York and that Phoenix talked to members of the organization about a trade involving Eric...
Via Red's Army
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Report: Knicks and Celtics were discussing draft day trade for Jared Sullinger

The Boston Celtics were very active during the NBA Draft on Thursday. The Celtics made it known before the draft that they planned to move up but couldn’t make it happen. There were reports that the Celtics offered the Charlotte Hornets six draft picks to move up to the ninth pick but it didn’t work. But it looks like the Hornets wasn’t the only team the Celtics was having...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hornets turned down huge trade offer from Celtics so they could draft Frank Kaminsky

The Boston Celtics were loaded with draft picks on Thursday night and desperately wanted to make some big moves, but they were unsuccessful. One move was trying to trade with the Charlotte Hornets for the No. 9, which the North Carolina team used to take Frank Kaminsky. In an interview Friday with The Sports Hub...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Video: Brad Stevens Discusses Rozier Fitting With The Celtics Backcourt

Via The Cardinal Connect
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Source: Cavaliers and Celtics Talking Avery Bradley Trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics are preparing a trade centering around Avery Bradley. The 6’2’’ guard is known for his defensive tenacity who would be an upgrade over Matthew Dellavedova. Bradley averaged 13.9 points and 1.8 assists this past season. He also accounted for 20% of the Celtics’ steals. According to Legion Report […]
Via Legion Report
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How much influence does Brad Stevens have on the draft?

Danny Ainge holds final say whenever the Boston Celtics have a big decision to make. He's their general manager, and he's very good at what he does. But how much influence does he let in from the rest of Boston's front office?And leading up to the draft, how much does he take from head coach Brad Stevens, someone who obviously has an eye for talent and understands how certain players...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

LIVE: Boston Celtics draft selections in 2015 NBA Draft

Boston Celtics make a number of picks this year. (Photo/Reuters)The 2015 National Basketball Association Draft will get underway on Thursday, June 25 at 7:00 p.m. eastern at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. It will be televised nationally by ESPN. The Boston Celtics have four picks throughout the two-round draft, but don’t make their first selection until the 16th...
Via Mill City Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron James won't re-recruit Kevin Love

If Kevin Love returns to Cleveland next season, it won’t be LeBron James’ doing. James “won’t be re-recruiting” Love this summer as the 6-foot-10 forward tests free agency, Chris Haynes of Northeast Ohio Media Group reported Wednesday. LeBron James won't be re-recruiting Kevin Love, I'm told. He believes Love understands he can be a part of something special. It's his...
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Isaiah Thomas drops hint to DeMarcus Cousins that Celtics want him

Isaiah Thomas and DeMarcus Cousins were teammates with the Sacramento Kings before Thomas was traded to the Boston Celtics. And if the Kings are looking to unload Cousins, Thomas seems to think the two could be teammates again. With speculation continuing to build that George Karl wants to trade Cousins, Thomas hinted that the Celtics...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Have Been Hit or Miss in Previous Drafts

Danny Ainge introduces Brad Stevens as Celtics head coach back in 2013. (Mandatory Credit: Getty Images) With less than 48 hours until Adam Silver walks up to the podium at the Barclays Center to start the 2015 NBA Draft, Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge is anticipating a great deal of action on Thursday. “Right now we don’t even know where we are drafting or the...
Via The Sports Journal
7 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...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Boston Celtics offered Marcus Smart, two first-round picks to Sixers

It is officially NBA Draft week and the rumor mill is heating up as teams are trying to maneuver their way into the lottery or out of the top 10. One of those teams trying to get into the lottery is the Boston Celtics. According to Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times, league executives said that the Celtics were looking to package their two first round picks (Nos. 16 and 28) and...
Via Total Sports Live
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Have Potential for Huge Turnaround Next Season

Marcus Smart #36 of the Boston Celtics dribbles against the Miami Heat on March 25, 2015 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Mandatory Credit: Getty Images) The Boston Celtics have stockpiled draft picks for the last two years in hopes that they would be able to either select a premier talent from the NBA Draft or to trade in exchange for a proven and refined star. With four...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers, Celtics looking to trade first-round picks

As part of their rebuilding process, the Boston Celtics have stockpiled a great deal of picks over the next several years. They have three of the first 33 picks and four total selections in the upcoming 2015 NBA draft. If general manager Danny Ainge and company have their way, they won’t be picking four players when Thursday comes calling. According to Steve Kyler of Basketball...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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