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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 […]

Celtics’ News Roundup, 6/18-6/23: 2013 Title Odds, Garnett’s Future, Royce White

Rondo and Garnett among NBA’s most popular jerseys internationally The NBA released it’s top-10 internationally sold jerseys on Thursday. Kevin Garnett was the fourth most popular jersey, while Rajon Rondo’s #9 sold the seventh most. Both Celtics’ players ranked above the likes of Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin and Kevin Durant.  Arch-rival, Kobe Bryant, was the […]

Celtics Acquire Purdue’s JaJuan Johnson From Nets, Draft E’Twaun Moore

The Celtics acquired forward/center JaJuan Johnson (the 27th pick) along with a 2014 second round pick from the New Jersey Nets for Marshon Brooks, the No. 25 pick out of Providence. In the second round, the C’s grabbed another Boilmaker, selecting 6-foot-4 guard E’Twaun Moore. Experts suspected Danny Ainge was interested in acquiring Boston College guard […]

What If? A Look At Celtics’ Recent Draft History

A day after the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA Draft Lottery and will pick first in the 2011 NBA Draft, it’s time to look back on how the Celtics have done/not done this past decade in the draft. Of course, it’s natural for the Boston Celtics to flop on the draft lottery night. Historically, the […]

2011 NBA Mock Draft: Picks 6-10

After breaking the five best players in this years draft, we now turn our attention to the next group of players who should be drafted in the lottery. Here we see a few more international players, a diaper dandy, a conference player of the year and maybe the best player in college basketball.

2011 NBA Mock Draft: Top 5 Picks

With the NBA’s regular season drawing to a close, it’s time for the playoffs for the eight best teams in each conference. For the 14 other teams, it means full-scale preparation for the NBA Draft begins now. While the NBA Draft Lottery will most likely shake up the order at the top of the draft, […]

2010 NBA Draft Review

If you weren’t one of the 12 people who actually watched the entire NBA draft, I took the time to break down the first round pick-by-pick, player-by-player. If you were brave enough to watch the entire thing, I did my best to avoid the repetitive Jay Bilas player breakdowns. This is more of a speculative […]

Celtics 2010 Draft: Who Are Avery Bradley and Luke Harangody?

One week after the Boston Celtics saw Banner No. 18 slip away, Danny Ainge and co. geared for the 2010 NBA Draft on Thursday. Unlike in years past, the Celtics were in fair position, holding the 19th pick in the first round. It was the highest draft position the Green held since the 2007 draft, […]

Celtics Draft Preview: 2010 NBA Mock Draft

With a possible lockout on the horizon, the 2010 NBA Draft is being considered one of the deepest in ages. Intuitive underclassmen (or more likely, their advisers) declared eligibility in droves this year, fearing a change in the NBA’s financial landscape. While John Wall is widely considered the only “sure thing” in this year’s draft, […]

If the Ping Pong Balls Fell Right…Or Did They?

The Celtics just finished their second run to the finals in three seasons, coming up just short of Banner 18, what would have been the second title over that short span. The Celtics recent playoff success of course comes on the heels of the worst period of C’s basketball in their history. The previous 14 […]

NCAA Final Four: Star Watch

Sports fans across the nation will have their eyes glued to their television sets watching the Men’s NCAA Final Four this weekend, and I will certainly be among them. Thousands of others will descend upon Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis to watch four teams compete for a national championship and eternal glory. Michigan State, Butler, […]

Introducing Lester Hudson

The NBA draft came and went. We saw the Minnesota Timberwolves draft three point guards, two brothers going in the same draft, and a trade involving Vince Carter. What we did not see was a trade of any sort for the Boston Celtics. Rajon Rondo still remains the starting PG and Ray Allen still occupies […]

2009 NBA Draft: Round 2 Pick Analysis

Let’s go pick-by-pick through the second round (picks 31-60), including the Celtics only pick of the draft at No. 58. Round 2 — 31. Sacramento Kings: Jeff Pendergraph – F – Arizona State Solid overall player who has a ton of experience. Good offensive player, could develop into a Carlos Boozer-type player. (Trade to Portland) […]

2009 NBA Draft: Round 1 Pick Analysis

Here we go, pick by pick, through the first round of the 2009 NBA Draft: Round 1 1. Los Angeles Clippers: Blake Griffin – F – Oklahoma No surprise here. Griffin was easily the best player in the college ranks this past season. There’s also no surprise that the Clippers need all the help they […]

NBA Draft Lacks Local Flair

This year’s NBA Draft seems to be about as ho-hum as you can get in terms of Boston storylines. That is, unless the Celtics pull the trigger on one of the many rumors floating around surrounding Rajon Rondo and Ray Allen. The C’s first round pick is gone, a part of the Kevin Garnett trade, […]