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Evan Turner signs contract with Boston Celtics

Free-agent guard Evan Turner reached a deal with the Boston Celtics, his agent David Falk told USA TODAY Sports on Monday. Falk said his client is happy to sign with Boston and looks forward to a fresh start with the Celtics. Turner spent the first three-plus seasons of his career with the Philadelphia 76ers and was traded to the Indiana Pacers at the February trade deadline. It...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Evan Turner Signing Grade

Boston Celtics: Evan Turner Signing Grade Nekias Duncan: Lead Writer At Hoopstuff… Terms: currently undisclosed, estimated between $2M-4M per season… I’ll preface this by saying I’m a huge Evan Turner fan, and have been since he was balling out at Ohio State. Last year was a bit of a lost season for Turner. Oh sure, he was averaging a respectable 17.4 ppg, 6 rpg, and 3.7...
Via HoopStuff
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics finalizing deal with Evan Turner

The Boston Celtics have agreed to a deal with shooting guard Evan Turner, reports Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald. Celtics finishing deal for FA Evan Turner, sources tell Herald. He will get a portion of their mid-level exception. — Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) July 21, 2014 Celtics front-office and agent David Falk just got off the phone finalizing deal for Evan Turner. —...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics To Sign Evan Turner

Boston is finalizing a deal to bring the number 2 pick in the 2010 NBA draft, Evan Turner, to their squad, as first reported by the Boston Herald's Steve Bulpett.
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics take flyer on former #2 overall pick Evan Turner

Celtics finishing deal for FA Evan Turner, sources tell Herald. He will get a portion of their mid-level exception. — Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) July 21, 2014 Well, I’ll be damned. A week ago when Jeff Goodman first reported the Celtics interest in Turner, I didn’t think there was room on the roster for another wing. While we await specifics on Turner’s salary, we know the...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics unveil new alternate logo

The Boston Celtics unveiled a new alternate logo on Monday. The goal in creating the logo was to extend the Celtics brand with a symbol reflecting the rich tradition of the organization throughout its history, yet versatile enough to work across various formats and products. The new mark was inspired by the team’s past logos and pays homage to the Leprechaun logo from the 1960’s...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Grading the offseason pickups

The Boston Celtics have not been too active in free agency, the only notable signing being the deal to keep Avery Bradley in Boston. The only other move the Celtics made this offseason was the trade with Brooklyn and Cleveland that brought Tyler Zeller and Marcus Thornton to the C’s. Let’s take a look at these players and grade how the summer has been so far for the Celtics....
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Trading Rajon Rondo And Jeff Green

Boston Celtics: Trading Rajon Rondo And Jeff Green By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The 2nd that Marcus Smart was drafted 6th in the draft by Boston, who I believe is the best point guard in this draft and the 4th best prospect, I assumed that Rajon Rondo was going to be traded. He is still in Boston, but with Marcus Smart ready to be a starter and an All Star...
Via HoopStuff
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics owner: We definitely hoped to make bigger moves this offseason

Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck told Rob Bradeford of WEEI that he wanted to land a star this offseason to pair with Rajon Rondo. The Celtics want Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love. “We had definitely hoped to try to make bigger moves this offseason, to be honest,” he said. “Having said that, it takes two partners to make a trade, so we focused on longterm trying...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics owner on offseason: 'We hoped to make bigger moves'

The NBA’s offseason has featured many star players switching teams, confirming that basketball has the most exciting free agency period in sports. One team that has been surprisingly quiet in the trade and free agent markets this summer has been the Boston Celtics, and majority owner Wyc Grousbeck admitted to WEEI’s Rob Bradford that he hoped his team could have made more progress...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blame It On Rondo

One of the most ridiculous 'factals' that has been propagated into near truth is the claim that Rajon Rondo was awful in 2013-2014.   I suppose that one of the reasons this notion has taken on such legs is that the Celtics organization - as is their wont - badly misled people about what to expect.  We were led to believe that Rondo was expected back by opening day, and...
Via Celtics Today
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Waiting for the Love trade, that won't include Boston

As Crowded House once said "Don't dream it's over", but I think it is over for Boston in the Love sweepstakes. It was a nice "dream" for the past month or so. But now back to reality. Maybe it was a way to sale more tickets? Maybe it was a genuine attempt by Ainge and Wyc to put the Celtics in contention again. The fireworks backfired, and Ainge is missing...
Via Celtics Today
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Marcus Smart, rookie of the year

The Boston Celtics have not had a rookie win the rookie of the year award since Larry Bird in the 1979-1980 season. Point guards have won the award seven out of the last ten years and three years in a row. One of those trends will not continue this season. While the majority of people within NBA circles feel the rookie of the year award will be a battle between Jabari Parker and...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tanguay and Jeff Goodman attack Rondo, and blame him for Celtics woes in free agency

The other bloggers are right. Red's Army and Jeff Clark from Celtics blog called this guy out, and they should have. He's not very good at his job, so he stirs the pot. Tanguay is another animal. This guy has no redeeming qualities. He's always on Rondo, and he calls for a trade every other day. Jeff Goodman has no idea, and Tanguay as well. In the past Kobe said he wanted...
Via Celtics Today
4 days ago  |  1 Comment

Report: Rondo makes it hard for Celtics to attract free agents

Rajon Rondo will never be known as the easiest player to coach. Doc Rivers alluded to that on several occasions during his tenure with the Boston Celtics. But what about as a teammate? Rondo certainly does a great job of sharing the ball and getting everyone involved, but ESPN’s Jeff Goodman says the presence of […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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