13 hrs ago
Lionel Hollins ends any doubts about Kevin Garnett's plans, says ...
Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett shoots over Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger as Boston Celtics guard Jeff Green looks on from the floor in the first half of their their NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, in New York. Kevin Garnett will stop playing basketball someday.
17 hrs ago
Breaking Down Boston Celtics' Small Forward Position for 2014-15 Season
When the Boston Celtics dealt Paul Pierce in 2013 they knew they were opening up some questions about their small forward position, but they likely A late-season surge in 2012-13 seemed to cement Jeff Green as the starter of the future, but a lackluster season as a first option has created some problems for Boston's wing situation. The Celtics will inevitably have issues this season , but right now the small forward spot could go either way.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Predicting the Boston Celtics' Player Rotation In 2014-15
The Boston Celtics' offseason was everything but busy as the team declined to make any blockbuster moves. That did not calm down any of the trade buzz though as Celtics' management is focusing down the road rather than today.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
The Sixer Sense
Highlights From 76ers MCW's Twitter Q+A
Jan 29, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams drives to the hoop against Boston Celtics small forward Jeff Green during the first half at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams has been more active on Twitter recently.
Will the Celtics' defense improve next season?
On Avery Bradley Day at CelticsBlog, let's talk defense. Even though the Celtics finished a dismal 25-57 last season, Boston ranked 13th in points allowed.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
ESPN Ranks Celtics 24th In Future Power Rankings
As part of an annual feature over at ESPN, analysts Chad Ford, Amin Elhassan, Tom Haberstroh and Kevin Pelton ranked every team in the league based on five criteria to get a gauge on which direction each team was headed over the next three seasons. Based on those criteria, and considering that the "player" category was worth 50 percent of the score where as "draft" was worth just 8.3 percent, you can probably see why the Celtics finished 24th.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
With NBA reportedly nearing huge TV deal, salary cap increases could...
Danny Ainge, president of basketball operations for the Boston Celtics, could have some money to play with next summer. During a Monday column, Grantland's Zach Lowe reported some interesting details about potential NBA salary cap creativity for when the new national TV deal kicks in 2016-17.
Predicting the X-Factor for Every NBA Team Entering 2014-15 Season
With a busy summer of roster construction behind us, it's time to preview how every team can maximize its potential next season. In this case, it will be defined as a player, tactical adjustment or stylistic trait that is presumed to have a considerable impact on how successful a team ultimately is.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
...What if they're good?
I saw somewhere a writer say that Rondo was secretly hoping that this team could be the Phoenix Suns of this year and be sneakily good. This got me to thinking.
Was the Boston Celtics' rim protection acquisition promise fulfilled with Tyler Zeller?
Remember back in May when Jared Sullinger's father, Satch, said that the Boston Celtics "kind of promised" they were going to acquire a center this summer? Fans salivated about the possibility of acquiring a player like Omer Asik or Larry Sanders, but instead the Celtics served up Tyler Zeller. Sullinger has started losing weight , so he is keeping his end of the bargain, but have the Celtics? Even though Sanders is still available, it's likely that Boston's apparent "rim protection acquisition promise" begins and ends with Zeller.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Predicting Boston Celtics' Biggest Surprises and Breakout Players in 2014-15
There isn't much room for surprises with a Boston Celtics team that appears destined for another trip to the NBA lottery However, with such a young squad, there is a lot of opportunity for players to get enough minutes for a breakout season. Boston has a host of promising recent draft picks.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Celtics Elect Not To Use Stretch Provision On Gerald Wallace
Through all the trade rumors this summer, with names like Brandon Bass, Jeff Green, and more recently Rajon Rondo popping up, we have not heard of any potential deals surfacing which involve the 32-year-old swingman. That's probably not for a lack of trying on Danny Ainge's part.
What Constitues a Successful Season for the Boston Celtics?
Jul 5, 2013; Waltham, MA, USA; Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge, left, and owner Wyc Grousbeck, right, listen as new Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens answers a question during a news conference announcing Stevens new position. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports Boston is entering year two of its rebuild and features a roster that quite frankly puts the team between a rock and a hard place.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Three Rondo Trades
The Celtics drafted Marcus Smart and immediately put the word out that Smart could coexist with Rajon Rondo.
Two NBA stars each pledge $1 million for new Georgetown practice facility
Georgetown will soon break ground on a brand-new, four-story practice facility named after legendary former head coach John Thompson, and two more former Hoyas that are now in the NBA have each pledged $1 million to support the building.
Deveney: Rondo and Celtics on the same page
Another report has surfaced from Sean Deveney of The Sporting News confirming Rondo's intention to stay in Boston to start the season and the Celtics' plan to wait until next summer to make a decision on their prized point guard.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Report: Rajon Rondo wants to start season with Celtics, see how things unfold
The reports that came out last week that Rajon Rondo told the Boston Celtics he wanted out and to trade him was oddly timed - you demand trades near the deadline or at the start of the summer when teams have money to spend.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Rondo + Green = Paul George???
Paul George is a huge question mark. Even though no ligaments were torn it's still a serious injury with no guarantee he will come back to 100% With that information in mind and Indiana wanting to keep the momentum they've had from recent success a trade for Rondo and Jeff Green might be something they could be interested in.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Big East Coast Bias
Former Georgetown Forward Jeff Green Donates $1 million to Thompson Center
Jeff Green helped lead Georgetown to its last Final Four appearance. The current Boston Celtic is giving back to his alma mater, sending a $1 million check towards the athletic department to help build the John R. Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletics Center.
Celtics' hidden talents
Marc D'Amico at Celtics.com put together a handy list of things that might have gone unnoticed last season, but should be at the forefront of training camp and the 2014-2015 season.