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Your Morning Dump… Where Sullinger’s ass remains an asset

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.  When fans see him now, it’s obvious he has lost weight since the end of last season. However, Sullinger’s weight loss hasn’t been enough to where he looks radically different body-wise than he has in the...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo A Role Model For Celtics Draft Pick James Young

Marcus Smart won’t be the only rookie looking to make his mark in the Boston Celtics’ backcourt this season. James Young, the Celtics’ other first-round draft pick (17th overall), also is set to begin his first NBA campaign. The 19-year-old showed flashes of brilliance in his one season at Kentucky, and he said this week that he’s eager to develop his game while playing alongside...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rajon Rondo to the OKC Thunder Is Possible

Rajon Rondo to the Oklahoma City Thunder seems like a pipe dream, but according to The Sporting News’ Sean Deveney, there’s a slight chance of the Boston Celtic heading west. Deveney discussed the scenario in on SB Nation’s CelticsBlog, via NESN: “The Thunder could be one to watch,” Deveney told Jeff Clark. “They have pieces to shed in a sign-and-trade, and a Russell...
Via Basketball Bicker
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roundtable: Which All-Star caliber player (if any) is joining the Celtics in 2015?

The third edition of our roundtable series is here, and today's question is:Which All-Star caliber player (if any) will be joining the Celtics in 2015?Check out the answers from five CelticsLife writers below. Mike DyerGreg Monroe. To be honest, Monroe is more of a guess than anything. But here's what I'm comfortable saying: If the Celtics retain Rajon Rondo, he will...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: if Chauncey Billups had stayed

After 17 years in the league, Chauncey Billups is saying goodbye to the NBA. It’s been 17 years since the five-time All-Star was drafted 3rd overall by the Boston Celtics, and after all this time, we are left with the questions of what could have been. When Billups was drafted back in 1997, Rick Pitino was at the helm of the Boston Green. It became clear in just 51 games that the...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Brandon Bass On His Way Out?

After selling his house, is Brandon Bass set to leave the Boston Celtics this year? 
Via CLNS Radio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Zeller More Likely To Start For Celtics Than Be Traded

Tyler Zeller is now eligible to be traded by the Boston Celtics, but he is more likely to become their starting center. Zeller's agent Sam Goldfeder said his client should also benefit from having a familiarity with Brad Stevens who recruited both of his brothers."Coach Stevens is someone the Zeller family thought a great deal about as a man," Goldfeder told CSNNE.com...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Zeller, Thornton now eligible to be traded by C's

Danny Ainge isn't all that different than most GMs when it comes to wanting to have lots of options in pulling off deals. That's why today is significant for the Celtics' president of basketball operations in his quest to get Boston's roster in order. Tyler Zeller and Marcus Thornton, both acquired via trade on July 10, are now eligible to be included in trades...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where the boys are back in town (kinda)

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Several #Celtics are back in town working out in preparation for training camp, including new guy Marcus Thornton. #CelticsTalk — A. Sherrod Blakely (@SherrodbCSN) September 10, 2014 I don’t think Marcus Thornton...
Via Red's Army
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Roundtable: Besides Rondo, are there any other future All-Stars on the Celtics roster?

We're continuing our roundtable discussion today with a simple question:Besides Rajon Rondo, are there any other future All-Stars on the Celtics roster?Six CelticsLife writers take their best guess below.Mike DyerI know Marcus Smart is going to be a popular choice, and for good reason. He was the #6 pick in a loaded draft, and already appears to be a fantastic defender, giving...
Via Celtics Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brandon Bass Selling Home In Needham, Could Be On The Move

Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass could be on his way out of town. The 30-year-old has placed his Needham, Mass., home on the market, CLNS Radio reports, citing a source. Bass, who has been solid and dependable during his three years in Boston, played in all 82 games last season and averaged 11.1 points and 5.7 rebounds. But he likely doesn’t fit into Boston’s long-term plans...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Trading Marcus Thornton Just Got Somewhat Easier For Celtics

Trading Marcus Thornton, with his $8.6 million contract promised for the coming season, will not be easy for the Boston Celtics. But it got a little less difficult Wednesday. Thornton is now eligible to be included in aggregated trades, with the arrival of the two-month anniversary of the Celtics officially acquiring him in a three-team trade. A player who was acquired using a...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Insiders don’t think the Celtics future is very bright

Our friends at ESPN Insider have analyzed the immediate future (2014-2017) of all 30 teams. The projections take into account the current roster, player potential, management, ownership, coaching, spending habits, cap situation, reputation and future draft picks. Our Boston Celtics rank… drum roll please… 24th. The summer of 2014 appeared to be a pivotal one for the Celtics...
Via Red's Army
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics President questions Rajon Rondo rumors, stresses team's commitment to patience

Celtics president Rich Gotham spoke to the press while volunteering with City Year at a Jamaica Plain elementary school on Friday.  Via ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg, Gotham said the following about the Rajon Rondo situation:The stuff that gets reported in the media, it's out of our control. Sometimes you laugh a little bit, sometimes you shake your head a little bit, sometimes...
Via Celtics Life
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: 5 Free Agents To Target in 2015

Boston Celtics fans are already sick and tired of the “Rondo wants to stay” and Rondo wants to go” game. With the 2014 offseason winding to a close, outside of a surprise major move, Boston appears to be more or less set to open the upcoming year. With a franchise-altering rebuild in full swing, not […] Boston Celtics: 5 Free Agents To Target in 2015 - Hoops Habit - Hoops...
Via NBA Draft Blog
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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