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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 […]

World Peace to Join New York Knicks

According to ESPN.COM, Metta World Peace is heading to New York to play for the Knicks. World Peace cleared waivers late Sunday afternoon after being amnestied by the Los Angeles Lakers. Artest said he wanted to join the Knicks because he wanted to win ” I don’t care if I’m starting or sweeping the floors. […]

Kelly Olynyk Impresses Celtics at Orlando Summer League

The Orlando Summer League came to a close on Friday, with the Oklahoma City Thunder winning the first-place game on “championship day.” The Celtics finished in seventh place with a 3-2 record after defeating the host Magic, 102-83. The best takeaway from Summer League was the play of first-round draft pick Kelly Olynyk, who finished second […]

A Look at the Celtics Summer League Roster As Play Began Today

The Celtics dropped their first game of the Orlando summer league game today to the Magic, 95-88. The Celtics recent first round pick, Kelly Olynyk, led all scorers in the game with 25 points on a stellar, 9-for-12 shooting performance. The Celtics will play at least three more games this week in Orlando. The Celtics’ […]

Celtics Introduce New Head Coach Brad Stevens

On Friday morning, at the team’s practice facility in Waltham, the Boston Celtics formally introduced new head coach Brad Stevens, who will take over for Doc Rivers after six years at the helm of Butler University’s successful program. Stevens, at 36 the youngest coach in the NBA, has signed a six-year, $22 million contract with the Celtics. […]

Pistons and Mavericks Interested in Acquiring Rajon Rondo

According to CBS Sports, the Mavericks and Pistons are two teams that have expressed interest in acquiring Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo.  With the Celtics rebuilding process well under way, teams are beginning to think Rondo can be had for the right price. Danny Ainge has repeatedly told teams that he does not intend to trade […]

Recapping the Draft: Meet the Celtics Rookies

The Celtics made headlines this week as general manager Danny Ainge finally decided to blow the roster up, sending head coach Doc Rivers to the L. A. Clippers and reportedly finalizing a blockbuster deal with the Brooklyn Nets. Meanwhile, Thursday night’s draft has taken a backseat as far as the Celtics are concerned. With the rebuilding process well underway, it’s […]

Breaking: Garnett, Pierce Will be Traded to Nets

It was only a matter of time before the Boston Celtics decided to completely move forward from the “big three era”. After sending Doc Rivers to the Clippers on Sunday, Adrian Wojnarowski reports  the Celtics have agreed to a trade with the Brooklyn Nets that would send future Hall of Famers, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, along with Jason […]

2013 Celtics Draft Targets: Mason Plumlee

Name: Mason Plumlee College: Duke Position: Power forward/center Age: 23 Size: 6’11″, 240 lbs. Background The brother of current Pacers power forward Miles Plumlee, Mason is, along with Lehigh guard C. J. McCollum and Kansas center Jeff Withey, one of the few seniors projected to go in the first round in this year’s draft. Plumlee averaged a […]

Celtics 2013 Draft Targets: Ricky Ledo

Name: Ricky Ledo College: Providence Position: Shooting guard Age: 20 Stats: 6’6″, 195 lbs. Background Ledo is one of the biggest question marks in this year’s draft because he didn’t play a single collegiate game in 2012-13. After bouncing around New England high schools, the Rhode Island native graduated from South Kent School in Connecticut, […]

Celtics 2013 Draft Targets: Giannis Antetokounmpo

Name: Giannis Antetokounmpo Club: Filathlitikos B.C. (Greece) Position: Small forward Age: 18 Stats: 6’9″, 195 lbs. Background Antetokounmpo, the son of Nigerian immigrants, played his first season of pro ball last year with Filathlitikos B.C. in Greece’s second-tier A2 Basketball League, where he averaged 9.5 points and 5 rebounds per game, shot 46.4% from the […]