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Celtics Offseason Notes: Faverani, Pressey Signed, Iverson Heads to Turkey

The Celtics announced this week that they have signed both undrafted point guard Phil Pressey and Brazilian center Vitor Faverani to multi-year contracts. Faverani’s deal is thought to be somewhere in the three-year, $6 million range, while Pressey’s is for the rookie scale minimum. Faverani is a 6’10″ big man who spent last season playing […]

Video: Pierce Thanks Boston Via Instagram

Paul Pierce took to instagram yesterday to share his favorite moments as a member of the Boston Celtics, and to thank Celtic fans for standing by his side for the last 15 years. It was a thoughtful gesture and a graceful exit for one of the most beloved Boston athletes of recent history. Pierce didn’t […]

Photo: Pierce and Garnett Nets’ Jerseys Leaked

If this doesn’t make your blood boil a little, you might want to see a doctor. It’s really happening. Apparently the Brooklyn Nets are prepping for their Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett introductory press conference, and couldn’t keep this photo to themselves. You can’t really blame them, I mean, they are getting two future hall-of-famers […]

Surprise! Celtics Hire Brad Stevens as Next Head Coach

In the wake of Doc Rivers departure, Danny Ainge has maintained that the Celtics would take their time in choosing the next head coach of the team…until today. This afternoon, the Celtics announced that they have hired former Butler University head basketball coach, Brad Stevens, to be the new coach of the team.

Celtics Trade Up, Select Gonzaga’s Olynyk in NBA Draft

The Celtics traded the 16th pick and two future second round picks to the Dallas Mavericks for Kelly Olynyk, the 13th pick in the NBA Draft. Olynyk averaged 17 points and 7 rebounds in his junior season at Gonzaga. Olynyk is 7’0″ and has the ability to score the basketball inside and out. His most […]

Celtics Close to Trading Pierce and Garnett to Nets

Doc Rivers in now the coach the coach of the Los Angeles Clippers, and Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett are almost members of the Brooklyn Nets. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports that a blockbuster deal between the Nets and Celtics has gotten to ‘ownership level’, meaning that the deal has been agreed upon by […]

Celtics 2013 Draft Primer

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been covering prospects that may be available for the Celtics to select in tonight’s NBA draft. With the Celtics future up in the air, the team is looking to add talent that can blossom into an NBA player for the team, or develop into an asset the team can […]

2013 Celtics Draft Targets: Shabazz Muhammad

Name: Shabazz Muhammad College: UCLA Position: Small Forward Age: 20 Size: 6’6″, 222lbs Background Muhammad was right there with Nerlens Noel as the number one or number two recruit in the country in 2012, but now while Noel is being talked about as the potential number one pick, Muhammad is struggling to find a landing […]

Garnett and Rivers to Clippers Deal ‘Dead’

The Boston Globe reports that the scaled down version of the Celtics and Clippers mega deal is also off the table now. Danny Ainge himself has called the deal, ‘dead’, and still expects Doc Rivers to coach the Celtics next season. News broke Saturday that a deal that would send Rivers, Kevin Garnett and Paul […]

Doc Rivers Unsure About Future With Celtics

ESPN is reporting that sources close to Doc Rivers say that the Celtics coach thinks it “might be time for a change”, in regards to his relationship with the club. Rivers has been non-committal about his coaching future over the last several weeks following the Celtics first round playoff exit. Rivers has been around the […]

Four Buy-Low Options for Celtics

Let’s assume for a moment that Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett all walk back through the proverbial door (as Rick Pitino might say). If this indeed is the case, then Celtics GM, Danny Ainge, will be hard pressed to find ways to improve the Celtics roster given the strict rules of the NBA’s […]

Celtics Erase Fourth Quarter Deficit, Fall Short in Loss to Knicks

The Celtics season is over, and another off-season of uncertainty now faces the team. The Knicks led by as many as 26 points early in the fourth quarter, but the Celtics, led by Avery Bradley rattled off a 20-0 run and got the lead all the way down to four before the offense disappeared again […]

Celtics Refuse to Die, Force Game 6 Against Knicks

There was no funeral like the Knicks hoped. Led by Kevin Garnett’s 16 points and 18 rebounds, five Celtics contributed double figures in a 92-86 win over the New York Knicks in Madison Square Garden on Wednesday. Carmelo Anthony once again struggled on offense going against Jeff Green and Brandon Bass. Anthony finished with 22 […]

Celtics Move to the Brink of Elimination with Game 3 Loss to Knicks

The Celtics scored under 80 points for the third straight game and now trail the Knicks 0-3 in their seven game playoff series after a 90-76 loss in Boston on Friday night. Jeff Green led the Celtics with 21 points and 9 rebounds, but seemed to turn the ball over every time the Knicks double […]

Celtics Roll Over In Second Half, Lose Game 2 to Knicks

The Celtics scored just 23 points in the second half and went without a field goal in the last nine and a half minutes as they lost game 2 of their playoff series with the New York Knicks, 87-71. Carmelo Anthony was once again brilliant for the Knicks, and finished with 34 points. Recently crowned […]