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Trade Complete: Celtics Acquire Jerryd Bayless in Three-Team Deal

Confirming earlier reports, the Celtics finalized a three-team trade on Tuesday with the Memphis Grizzlies and Oklahoma City Thunder by which they acquired point guard Jerryd Bayless from the Grizzlies in exchange for shooting guard Courtney Lee and a 2016 second-round draft pick. Boston also received small forward Ryan Gomes from the Thunder, but he […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Get Out the 2001 Playoff Playbook, Run and Brady Manage

1. Patriots: Tom Brady * Not one completion of Brady’s was thrown more than ten yards * Yet another bad QB with a better QB rating than Brady – 95.0 to 68.4 * Last two games COMBINED (yes, they won both): 28-50 – 56% / 294 yards / 2 TD to 1 INT * Passes […]

Knicks Still Looking to Trade for Rehabbing Rondo

At 9-19 and currently out of the Eastern Conference playoff picture, ESPN is reporting that the New York Knicks are looking to boost their postseason prospects by landing rehabbing Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo. It’s hard to take such rumors seriously coming out of New York because the Knicks labeled this year’s team championship […]

Video: Celtics’ Sullinger Completes Amazing Tip-In Play vs. Pistons

Boston Celtics color commentator (and gigantic homer) Tommy Heinsohn: “Well there’s 0.2 on the shot clock, so nothing’s gonna happen here unless it’s the best tip-in play of the century.” 0.2 seconds later… (Video courtesy of the Boston Globe)

Trade Rumors: Omer Asik to the Celtics?

Houston Rockets center Omer Asik, a legitimate 7-footer that can protect the rim, could be traded by Houston’s self-imposed deadline of Dec. 19. The Celtics, as usual, aren’t quiet in the trade market, and view Asik as an opportunity to improve now and possibly in the future. The rumored trade would have the Celtics send […]

Should the Celtics be Tanking?

The Boston Celtics started a deep rebuilding process this past summer. They traded away Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce and they even sent Doc Rivers to the LA Clippers. In exchange, they received a bunch of draft picks for the next few seasons. So normally, they were expected to be tanking by now, a month […]

Rajon Rondo Returns to Full Practice for Celtics

Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo was cleared by doctors to return to full practice over the weekend, nearly 11 months after a torn ACL knocked him out of the 2012-13 season. While this is clearly terrific news for Boston, team president Danny Ainge was cautious when asked about a timetable for Rondo’s return to game […]

Celtics Rookie Profile: Kelly Olynyk

Despite being in the early stages of his NBA career as a rookie, Kelly Olynyk has already shown signs of great potential in professional basketball. Like any other Canadian who chooses a career in the sport, the giant twenty-two year old has already diminished the usual American-Canadian mockery of opting to play basketball over ice […]

Celtics, Knicks Talking Amar’e Stoudemire Trade?

Reportedly, the Knicks would like to trade Amar’e Stoudemire. The Celtics, in return, would send Kris Humphries and Gerald Wallace to New York. Humphries has not played much this season, while Stoudemire shows there is little difference between how he stands on and off the court. This trade is a spade for a spade. Spades […]

Knicks, Rockets Reportedly Interested in Rajon Rondo

The New York Knicks and Houston Rockets are both considering trade offers to acquire Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, according to reports that have surfaced over the weekend. Frank Isola of the Daily News mentioned the Knicks’ interest in an article published Sunday, saying that Rondo is their primary target as they look to trade […]

NBA Season Preview and Predictions: 2013-14

With the Miami Heat coming off their second consecutive NBA Championship, and LeBron James looking nearly unstoppable, the same question we asked prior to last season is still valid today: Who can beat the Heat? The San Antonio Spurs were: one rebound/made free-throw/missed-Ray Allen-game-tying three pointer-in-the-final-seconds from doing so in Game 6 of the Finals last year. […]

98.5 The Sports Hub to Air Celtics Games

The Celtics and 98.5 The Sports Hub have reached a multi-year deal for the sports radio station to carry all Celtics games. WEEI announced in late August that they would no longer carry Celtics games on their air, allowing Sports Hub to swoop in. The move gives 98.5 The Sports Hub exclusive radio rights with […]

Jared Sullinger Arrested, Charged, Released on Bail After Domestic Dispute

Celtics power forward Jared Sullinger was charged with assault and battery, intimidation of a witness and destruction of personal property on Tuesday, following an argument with longtime girlfriend Deann Smith in their Waltham townhouse last weekend. Sullinger’s lawyer, Charles Rankin, said that his client traveled to his hometown of Columbus, Ohio, after the incident for a […]

Celtics Acquire Donté Greene from Grizzlies, Trade Fab Melo

The Celtics have acquired power forward Donté Greene from the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for center Fab Melo and cash considerations. Greene was a late first-round pick by the Grizzlies in the 2008 Draft, coming out of Syracuse. He was traded twice that summer, ending up in Sacramento, where he spent four seasons. His sophomore season […]

State of the Celtics Roster: Backcourt

The schedule for the upcoming NBA season has been released, most of the top free agents are off the market, and the Celtics haven’t done much at all since the blockbuster trade that sent Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to Brooklyn. The lack of activity further suggests that Danny Ainge is looking to […]