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Ainge: Draft lottery reform would be 'better for the game'

Danny Ainge says he support for NBA draft lottery reform was simple: He wants a league in which every team is trying to win. Making his regular appearance on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s “Toucher and Rich” on Thursday, the Boston Celtics’ president of basketball operations acknowledged he was definitely in the pro-reform camp. A proposal that would have lowered the worst team...
Via NESN.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Celtics 100, Nets 86 highlights and box score

Extended highlights and Celtics box score from their victory Wednesday night at the Garden.Video courtesy of Celtics Lowdown and highlights via Yahoo Sports.
Via Celtics Life
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are learning to fight

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. A day after the Boston Celtics overcame a 17-point deficit to defeat the Brooklyn Nets in a preseason game, Jared Sullinger offered an eyebrow-raising reaction to the rally. “Last year, this team would have laid...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Rumors: Will Bynum could be the odd man out in Boston

Newly acquired point guard Will Bynum was not at the Boston Celtics practice facility on Monday. The Celtics must drop from 16 guaranteed contracts to meet the maximum of 15 for the regular season, and it seems very likely that Bynum will be the odd man out.Image by Erik Drost, via Wikimedia CommonsThe Celtics acquired Bynum last week from the Detroit Pistons in exchange for Joel...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rodney McGruder, Erik Murphy And Christian Watford Cut From Boston Celtics

In order to shave down the roster to 15 players, the Boston Celtics have cut camp invitees Rodney McGruder, Christian Watford and Erik Murphy from the squad. 
Via CLNS Radio
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Celtics cut Rodney McGruder, Christian Watford, Erik Murphy; more coming

Boston began trimming it's roster today from the 20 available bodies for training camp down to the 15 allowed during the regular season:Brad Stevens says Celtics will keep Tim Frazier through tomorrow night but will waive Rodney McGruder, Christian Watford, Erik Murphy today.— Marc D'Amico (@Marc_DAmico) October 21, 2014There are no surprises here, although there was a...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo: Celtics ‘Going To Surprise A Lot Of People’ Under Brad Stevens

Last season was a trial run of sorts for Brad Stevens. Mediocrity was expected from the 2013-14 Boston Celtics, no matter who held the position of head coach. Now, in his second year on an NBA bench, Stevens knows what to expect. And, perhaps more importantly, he has the full trust of the players he’s leading. “Even though it’s a different level, he’s had success at the college...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens says it's possible Rajon Rondo could play opening night, Rondo isn't so sure

Reports from the Celtics practice today in Waltham:Brad Stevens says Rajon Rondo is progressing well and could begin contact drills as early as next week.— Boston Celtics (@celtics) October 20, 2014#Celtics coach Brad Stevens: a chance Rajon Rondo could be cleared for contact by end of week, opening night still possible.— Scott Souza (@scott_souza) October 20, 2014Rondo had a...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo could be back for opening night

Brad Stevens says Rajon Rondo is progressing well and could begin contact drills as early as next week. — Boston Celtics (@celtics) October 20, 2014 #celtics Head Coach Brad Stevens says it’s possible @RajonRondo could play opening night. pic.twitter.com/VL3oRjmqVB — Scott Sullivan (@SullyBunz) October 20, 2014 Nice bit of news coming out of Celtics practice today.  The...
Via Red's Army
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Joel Anthony-Will Bynum Trade Grade

Boston Celtics: Joel Anthony-Will Bynum Trade Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Celtics Get: Will Bynum Pistons Get: Joel Anthony In a small move, the Celtics have traded Joel Anthony to the Pistons for Will Bynum. However, this trade could have big implications, as it is telling. I will get to that in a second, but 1st let me analyze the trade. I am...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Evan Turner has quite a story

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. Evan Turner was 5 years old when he bolted away from his mother on a Chicago sidewalk, straight into traffic. Iris James didn’t have time to react, beyond blurting a quick, horrified prayer as her son was hit...
Via Red's Army
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics trade Joel Anthony to Pistons for Will Bynum

The Boston Celtics have traded center Joel Anthony to the Detroit Pistons for guard Will Bynum. The Celtics made the move to reduce their books.  Anthony is set to make $3.8 million this season, while Bynum will earn $2.9 million, saving the team $900,000. Anthony, 32, was acquired by the Celtics from the Miami Heat in January. “We’re getting a physical, experienced player...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: What to do with Rajon Rondo?

The Boston Celtics are again left with the question of what to do about their once star point guard. Notice the once. Rajon Rondo hasn’t played a full season since 2009-2010, where he started 81 games for Doc Rivers and company. Since then, the 28-year-old PG’s games per season has been on steady a decrease as injuries have become an issue. After playing in only 53 games in the...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics asking price for Rondo is 'sky high'

Teams looking to acquire the services of Rajon Rondo will have to be willing to pony up one heck of a trade package. That’s according to Grantland’s Zach Lowe, who wrote Tuesday that the Boston Celtics aren’t looking to deal their star point guard for anything short of top dollar. “Boston has gauged the market for both over the last year or so, and its expected price for...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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