CELTICS RUMORS & GOSSIP

'The beauty of both:' How the Celtics' future backcourt might work

Lorenzo Romar coached both guards at the University of Washington.
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1 hour ago

Boston Celtics: Top Five Free Agent Targets

The Boston Celtics are once again expected to be big players in free agency this summer, and there are multiple targets that they need to take seriously. Both Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry are impending free agents, but it did not feel necessary to include them. Not only are they pretty much a guarantee to […] Boston Celtics: Top Five Free Agent Targets - Hardwood Houdini - Hardwood...
Via Hardwood Houdini
2 hours ago

WATCH: Celtics Free Agency 2017 Preview | Who to Trade? | Powered by CLNS Media

In this Roundtable Podcast, Sam Sheehan joins Matt Ignal, Lucky's Pipe, Evan Valenti, and Jonathan Levy to break down the Celtics Free Agency options this summer. Follow us on Twitter: @CLNSRoundtable and subscribe to the Boston Celtics Newsfeed!
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Options with the number one pick

The Boston Celtics had a very successful season that recently came to an end after losing in the Eastern Conference Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers. When the series ended it was clear how big of a gap there was between the two teams and this should be the Celtics main goal this offseason. The Celtics have plenty of cap space, young assets they can trade for known players but most...
Via isportsweb.com
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WATCH: Frontcourt Revamp Expected to Take Place for Boston Celtics This Offseason | Powered by...

Given the Boston Celtics' struggles on the glass this season - coupled with the anticipated departures of much of their frontcourt - expect Danny Ainge to overhaul Boston's class of big men for next season. Although CSNNE has indicated from multiple league sources that the Celtics are focused on landing an All-Star caliber talent in the frontcourt, the free agent pickings are...
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How the Boston Celtics can close the “super-team” gap

With the Boston Celtics ending their season after falling in five games to the Cleveland Cavaliers, there is a reality that NBA fans have to accept. We are living in the era of the “super team” and we need to accept that reality, whether we want to or not. It is fully possible that we could have three more consecutive seasons of Cavaliers vs. Warriors in the Finals. It is just...
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Five things we have learned about the Boston Celtics this postseason

The Boston Celtics had a good postseason run, but it unfortunately came to an end in a 135-102 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers Thursday night. Boston’s playoff run was certainly eventful, having been challenged by a Chicago Bulls team with a seemingly resurgent Rajon Rondo, going to a Game 7 against a pesky Washington Wizards team, and stealing a game on the road despite being...
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Celtics reportedly intent on adding All-Star caliber frontcourt player

The Boston Celtics surprised NBA fans last season when they signed Al Horford to a four-year, $113 million contract, and they are reportedly looking to make a similar splash this offseason.A. Sherrod Blakely of CSNNE.com reports that the Celtics are making it a priority to land an “All-Star caliber talent in the frontcourt” this summer. Boston has the No. 1 overall pick in the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Isaiah Thomas indicates rest, not surgery, is No. 1 option

While Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas missed the final three games of his team’s Eastern Conference Finals loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, surgery is not in the plans. At least, not right now.Jay King of Masslive.com quoted Thomas who said that who said that while surgery may be needed eventually, the current plan is to rest. This goes in line with an earlier report (which...
Via Sportsnaut
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LeBron James passes Jordan to become greatest playoff scorer of all-time

In the history of the NBA playoffs, nobody has ever scored more points than LeBron James. In his game on Thursday against the Boston Celtics, James surpassed Michael Jordan, who held the previous record with 5,987. It is worth noting that while LeBron passed Jordan’s point total, it took him significantly more games to do so. James passed Jordan in his 212th career postseason...
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Internet reacts to Shaq showing off disgusting foot, toes

Shaq gave TV viewers a glimpse of something they probably wish they never would have seen.During halftime of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers, Shaq left his right foot bare and held it out for TNT’s cameras to show on TV: Shaq infamously had foot and toe problems during his playing career, so the status of his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Kyrie Irving splits Celtics defenders, finishes with acrobatic layup

Kyrie Irving’s strong play in Game 4 carried over into Game 5 on Thursday night, as the Cavs looked to close out the Eastern Conference Finals at TD Garden.Irving, who has the best handles in the NBA, put on a dribbling clinic midway through the first quarter and finished at the rim like he usually does.One big play happened when he set up on the perimeter, and split both defenders...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dick’s Sporting Goods slipped again and sold Cavs NBA Finals merchandise early

On Tuesday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 112-99 in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals, clinching a trip to the NBA Finals.Well, some of that is true – Cleveland did win the game by that score, but since they lost Game 3, they won’t be able to advance to the Finals until Thursday night.No one told that to Dick’s Sporting Goods, however. After Cleveland’s...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lonzo Ball informed Celtics he will not work out for them

Lonzo Ball is so committed to forcing his way to Los Angeles that he won’t even allow the team with the first overall pick in the upcoming NBA Draft to get a closer look at him.As expected, Ball has informed the Boston Celtics that he will not be visiting with the team for a private workout. Celtics general manager Danny Ainge confirmed that during a radio appearance Thursday morning...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge’s son Tanner is running for Congress in Utah

Danny Ainge’s son Tanner is 33-years-old and looking for a new job. The thing is, Tanner doesn’t want to work for his dad and the Boston Celtics. Instead, Tanner wants to work for the people of Utah. Tanner doesn’t want to work for the Utah Jazz either. Instead, he wants to be the Congressional representative for Utah’s third district in Congress. That seat is currently...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Doctors unsure whether Isaiah Thomas needs hip surgery

The Boston Celtics remain alive in their futile attempt to unseat the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals. This attempt was made more difficult when star guard Isaiah Thomas left Game 2 with a hip injury.Now out for the remainder of the playoffs, there’s some concern that Thomas will have to undergo surgery to fix that injured hip.At this point, doctors are unsure...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving embarrassed Jae Crowder with sick behind-the-back fake and score

LeBron James turned in another poor performance in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Tuesday night, but luckily for him, Kyrie Irving was unstoppable in the second half and carried the team on his back to victory.The Cavs trailed by 10 points at halftime — and by 16 in the second quarter — but that lead just seemed to fire Irving up, as he started to get hot after putting...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving ate the Celtics’ heart during the second half of Game 4

For a while on Tuesday night, it really looked like the Celtics were going to even up this series. They led by 16 points at one point, and LeBron James was struggling in foul trouble. (He also missed a wide-open dunk to the glee of his haters.)Then Kyrie Irving became unstoppable, James found his groove, and the Cavs left Quicken Loans Arena with a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Awards Keeps Brad Stevens Out Of Coach Of The Year Debate

Golden State remains undefeated in the NBA Playoffs and now they await the winner in the Eastern Conference to battle once again for the NBA Championship for a third straight season. By the way things are going, the Cavs are likely to make it again by defeating the Celtics. But right now, the Warriors are favorite to win the title at -420, especially with the team they have now.”...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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