// Danny Ainge

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Celtics Start Rebuilding, Give Doc Rivers to the Clippers

After weeks of wondering what the future of the Boston Celtics would look like, and the recent on-and-off discussions with the Los Angeles Clippers, the new era of the Celtics begins. According to multiple sources, including ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan and Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Doc Rivers and the Clippers have agreed to send an unprotected 2015 […]

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 […]

Celtics 2013 Draft Targets: Shane Larkin

Name: Shane Larkin College: Miami Position: Point guard Age: 20 Stats: 6’0″, 170 lbs. Background The son of Hall of Fame shortstop Barry Larkin, Shane originally committed to DePaul but transferred to Miami just before the start of his freshman year. By the end of his freshman season, he had earned the starting point guard spot. This […]

Celtics 2013 Draft Targets: Dennis Schröder

Today we continue our look at potential Celtics Draft selections. Read the first instalment, on Louisville’s Gorgui Dieng, here. Name: Dennis Schröder Club: Phantoms Braunschweig (Germany) Position: Point guard Age: 19 Stats: 6’2″, 165 lbs. Background One of several European players projected to go in the first round, Schröder is often compared to Rajon Rondo, […]

Celtics Facing Plenty of Offseason Questions

The Celtics’ 2012-13 season came to a close on Friday, as the New York Knicks came away from TD Garden with an 88-80 win in game 6 of their first-round playoff series. It was the end of a rollercoaster season for the Celtics: they got off to a bad 14-17 start but won six straight […]

“Shut the F— Up”: Riley, Ainge Exchange Pleasantries over LeBron’s Officiating Complaints

On Wednesday, the Chicago Bulls ended the Miami Heat’s franchise-record winning streak at 27 games with a 101-97 win, a game in which LeBron James recorded 32 points, 7 rebounds and 4 blocks. James, however, was not about to graciously accept the end of the second-longest win streak in NBA history, instead choosing to go […]

Garnett to Miss Two Weeks with Ankle Injury

ESPN’s Chris Forsberg and multiple media outlets are reporting that Kevin Garnett will miss approximately two weeks with what’s being deemed an “inflamed left ankle”. Garnett had an MRI on his ankle on Monday morning, and results were negative. Garnett missed the Celtics loss on Saturday to Memphis, and Doc Rivers and Danny Ainge seem to […]

Time to Rewrite The Truth About Paul Pierce?

Ever since being drafted 10th overall by the Celtics back in 1998, Paul Pierce has been “the guy” in Boston. The closer. The Captain. The Truth. Even when he wasn’t the only All-Star on the C’s, whether in his early days of sharing the floor with Antoine Walker or with the recent reincarnation of the […]

Revisiting the Jeff Green-Kendrick Perkins Trade

Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge has been much maligned for the 2011 trade-deadline deal that sent center Kendrick Perkins to Oklahoma City, and not without reason. In a way, the trade signaled Boston’s fall from championship contention to the second tier in the Eastern Conference pecking order, behind Miami, and succeeded in upsetting […]

Ray Allen Will Be Booed in Return to Boston

A few weeks ago Ray Allen decided to take his three point shooting talents to South Beach and join The Miami Heat‘s Big Three. It was a decision that has left many Boston Celtics fans scratching their heads and has been the hot topic of discussion on Causeway Street. Allen, 36, turned down the Celtics offer […]

A Letter To Ray Allen from a Boston Fan

In light of Ray Allen’s departure from Boston, arrival in Miami, and the comments he made in his press conference, I would like to deliver a response from a devoted Boston fan. One of the comments that stood out to me the most was when Allen said, “Forever, I’ll always be a Celtic.” With all […]