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Is Carmelo Anthony to the Celtics a Good Idea?

Let’s start with this: the Carmelo Anthony to Boston rumor is just that – a rumor. Bert Ramirez of Rappler.com is not a particularly reliable source as far as I can tell. That being said, we have heard rumors in the past of Carmelo wanting to play with Rajon Rondo and the NBA is a league, […]

Celtics 2014 Draft Targets: Aaron Gordon

We continue our look at the top candidates to be selected by the Celtics with the sixth pick in this month’s NBA Draft. See also our profiles of Kentucky’s Julius Randle and Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart. Name: Aaron Gordon College: Arizona Position: Power forward Age: 18 Stats: 6’9″, 225 lbs. Background Gordon is one of […]

Celtics Should Target Julius Randle in Draft

Click here for our prospect profile of Randle. With the 2014 NBA Draft approaching, the Boston Celtics are in a spot they have not been in since 2007, drafting inside the lottery with the sixth overall pick. In 2007 the Celtics traded the number 5 pick, Jeff Green, to the Seattle SuperSonics in the Ray Allen […]

Celtics 2014 Draft Targets: T. J. Warren

We continue our look at players the Celtics could target next month with their second Draft pick, number 17 overall. Click here for our profile of UCLA point guard Kyle Anderson. Name: T. J. Warren College: North Carolina State Position: Small forward Age: 20 Stats: 6’8″, 215 lbs. Background Warren, a graduate of Brewster Academy […]

Celtics 2014 Draft Targets: Marcus Smart

Today we continue our yearly look at players the Celtics should have an eye on ahead of the NBA Draft. Check out our profile of another candidate for the sixth overall pick, Kentucky PF Julius Randle, right here. For another PG Boston could take later in the first round, read about UCLA’s Kyle Anderson here. Name: […]

Celtics 2014 Draft Targets: Kyle Anderson

Earlier this week, we began our rundown of players the Celtics could target with the sixth overall pick in next month’s NBA Draft with our profile of Kentucky power forward Julius Randle. Today we turn to Boston’s other first-round selection, number 17, which they acquired through the trade that sent Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce […]

Celtics 2014 Draft Targets: Julius Randle

The NBA Draft lottery wasn’t kind to the Celtics, who entered it with the fifth-best odds of getting the top pick but wound up with the sixth selection. Boston will also have the 17th overall pick as a result of the blockbuster that sent the remaining members of the Big Three to Brooklyn, and which will […]

Celtics Land 6th Pick at NBA Draft Lottery

The ping pong balls have failed the Celtics once again. Heading into Tuesday night’s lottery, the Celtics held the fifth-best shot at the the No. 1 pick (better than 10%), and had a realistic shot at landing in the top three (33%), where franchise-altering players Joel Embiid, Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker can be had. Instead […]

Kevin Love to the Celtics? It Could Happen…

The Celtics may be in “love” with another Kevin from the Minnesota Timberwolves, and according to Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski, they could have the pieces to get it done. The report states that the Celtics lottery draft pick could be enough to jump-start a Love trade package, which would likely include Jared Sullinger, Kieth Bogans and […]

Surprise, Surprise! Allen and Garnett Still Do Not Get Along

In a constantly changing world, it is good to see that some things in life never change. Boston.com reports that Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen have not spoken since Allen left the Boston Celtics for the Miami Heat before the 2012-13 season. Allen told the Sun-Sentinel that he hasn’t reached out to Garnett in the […]

Celtics Offseason Roster Outlook

The Celtics’ 2013-14 season unsurprisingly came to an end after 82 regular season games, as Boston missed the playoffs for the first time since the pre-Big Three era in 2006-07, bringing a close to a period that saw the C’s win their record 18th NBA title and an additional Eastern Conference Championship. General manager Danny […]

Celtics, Others React to Donald Sterling’s Racist Comments

One of the most exciting NBA Playoff first rounds in recent memory has been partly overshadowed by a recording of Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist comments in a conversation with apparent girlfriend V. Stiviano. The reactions from around the league, from players to media to other owners, have made the national news over the […]

Celtics 2013-14 Season Recap and Assessment

It has been just over a week since the NBA regular season came to an end for the Boston Celtics. The Celtics finished the season with a 25-57 record, which was tied for fourth worst in the entire league. Everyone affiliated with the Celtics knew this was not only going to be a rebuilding year, […]

Celtics Go 1-1 in Draft Order Tiebreakers

On Friday morning the NBA conducted tiebreakers to determine the order or lottery odds for the upcoming Draft in four cases in which teams had identical regular season records, two of which involved the Celtics. Boston lost its random drawing for lottery odds, but won one affecting its other first-round pick. Having both finished at […]

Joel Embiid: Future Celtic?

The Boston Celtics have had a season to forget in 2013-14. With four games remaining, the Celts own a 24-55 record, which is good for fourth worst in the NBA. The Celts did receive the potentially good news on Wednesday, April 9 that Kansas Jayhawks freshman star Joel Embiid officially declared for the NBA draft. It […]