// Danny Ainge

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 […]

Video: Danny Ainge Introduces Celtics’ Rookies to Boston Media

The Boston Celtics introduced rookies, Jared Sullinger, Fab Melo and Kris Joseph to the Boston media on Monday at the Jackson/Mann School in Allston. The Celtics will look to develop the young big men behind Kevin Garnett in the coming season. Garnett will be entering his 18th NBA season. Sullinger’s Ohio State Buckeyes stormed through […]

Boston Celtics 2012 Draft Targets: Jared Sullinger

Jared Sullinger: 20 years old; 6’9″; 268 lbs School: Ohio State Position: Power Forward Background:  Sullinger led Ohio State to the NCAA Final Four this past winter as a Sophmore. In his freshman season Sullinger turned heads by branding himself as a hard nosed forward capable of rebounding against anyone. Sullinger energetic post-game is aided by his […]

Video: CSNNE Shows Stark Difference Between Heat, Celtics Big 3′s

Nothing sums up the differences between the Heat and the Celtics than this video posted on CSNNE.com. This Miami Heat team has always been about flash and arrogance, as opposed to being able to get your hands dirty when you needed to in order to win the big game. The latter is exactly what the […]

Celtics Almost Traded Ray Allen to Grizzlies, Paul Pierce to Nets

On March 15th, Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics came ever so close to finally moving on from the Big 3. In the final hours of this season’s trade deadline, the Celtics had a trade in place to send the aging, injured Ray Allen to the Memphis Grizzlies for O.J. Mayo and a draft pick. […]

The Atlantic, Week 9: Evan Turner and Celtics Roster Continuity Trending Up

We’re in the home stretch of the NBA season, and Sports of Boston is on top of all the recent news and notes in “The Atlantic”. Will continuity help the Celtics? Is Evan Turner a budding star? Who will be on the Nets’ billboards this summer in Brooklyn? The playoffs are just weeks away for […]

What We Learned This Week: Professor Paps, Peyton’s Place?

What We Learned This Week Week of March 3 – March 10   Peyton Manning Got Cut From a 2-14 Team What a scrub! I hope the poor guy can somehow catch on with another team. It will be strange to see Peyton Manning in another uniform (or another helmet) but Johnny Unitas with the […]

Like in 2007-08, Championship Celtics can be Built Around Rondo

Michael Felger said on Felger and Mazz Tuesday that “teams can not be built around a point guard. It does not work” I disagree: with the proper players around Rajon Rondo, he can lead a team and win championships. He might not average 20 points per game, but he can absolutely be the foundation of something […]

The Atlantic, Week 4: Celtics’ Confidence and Andrea Bargnani Trending Up

Welcome to “The Atlantic,” a weekly column where we ‘trend up’ and ‘trend down’ news and notes from the NBA’s Atlantic Division. The Boston Celtics are no longer the most disappointing team in the Atlantic Division – the Knicks are. Is Andrea Bargnani a top-10 power forward? Can the New Jersey Nets still make the […]

Boston Celtics’ Offseason Grades, Part 1

Chris Paul is headed to the Los Angeles Clippers. David West signed a two-year deal with the Indiana Pacers. Celtics’ GM Danny Ainge didn’t make the league shaking moves it looked like he might. I’m kind of glad he didn’t. I want to watch Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, Paul Pierce, and Rajon Rondo chase one […]

Celtics Sign Sasha Pavlovic to Apparently Second Season

In a move sure to please anyone named Sasha Pavlovic, the Celtics re-signed Sasha Pavlovic to a one-year deal Monday. The move is undoubtedly a thing come true for Celtics fans, who best remember Pavlovic as the guy Ray Allen made cry during the 2008 NBA Finals. Wait, that was Sasha Vujacic? Then who the […]

Sorting Through the Rumors: Is Rajon Rondo Being Shopped?

It’s become an annual NBA offseason gala event, the Rajon Rondo trade rumors. In a way it makes a lot of sense: Rondo has a ton of potential, but at the close of every season he leaves fans and management wondering if he is truly a piece you can build a championship team around. There have been […]

Celtics Extend Qualifying Offer to Jeff Green and Pick Up Option On Bradley

The Celtics have been active as they’ve made a one-year qualifying offer to forward Jeff Green. The $5.9 million offer now makes Green a restricted free agent. The fourth-year forward was the premier piece that came to Boston in the highly criticized mid-season trade that sent fan-favorite Kendrick Perkins to Oklahoma City. Boston also picked […]