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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: Rudy Gobert

For the first isntalment of our Draft preview, on Louisville’s Gorgui Dieng, click here. For part 2, on German PG Dennis Schröder, click here. Name: Rudy Gobert Club: Cholet Basket (France) Position: Center Age: 20 Stats: 7’2″, 240 lbs. Background Gobert will enter the NBA largely on the strength of his physique, much more than […]

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 2013 Draft Targets: Gorgui Dieng

The 2013 NBA Draft is a month away and while three teams still remain in the hunt for the Championship, the Celtics are already looking at prospects they could target on June 27th. Boston has only one pick in this year’s Draft, the 16th of the first round, and two clear positions of need: a true point guard […]

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 Take Jared Sullinger at 21, Fab Melo at 22 at NBA Draft

The Celtics drafted Big Ten star Jared Sullinger from Ohio State University with the 21st pick in the NBA draft. Sullinger averaged 17 points and 9 rebounds and led the Buckeyes to the Final Four in the NCAA tournament this March. With the following pick the Celtics took Fab Melo who played center last season […]

Boston Celtics 2012 Draft Targets: Royce White

Royce White: 21 years old, 6’8, 261 Position: Forward School: Iowa State Overview: White would be a top-10 pick if it weren’t for his well documented anxiety disorder. White is a strong, energetic forward who can get to the rim at will. White led the Iowa State Cyclones in an upset over the reigning champs […]

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, […]