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JaVale McGee passes on signing with Celtics

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports The Boston Celtics were set to sign 7-footer JaVale McGee on Thursday, but talks between the two have ended, reports According to the report, Celtics general manager Danny Ainge acknowledged earlier Thursday that the two sides were close to a deal, but things ended when McGee wanted a player option for next season while the Celtics...
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JaVale McGee, Celtics Unable To Reach Deal On Contract

JaVale McGee and the Boston Celtics have broken off talks on a deal. The Celtics wanted to have a team option for the 15-16 season, while McGee wanted it as a player option. McGee will return to the open market.
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Report: Celtics close to signing JaVale McGee

The Boston Celtics are close to signing JaVale McGee to a deal through next season, according to McGee, 27, was waived by the Philadelphia 76ers after the franchise acquired him from the Denver Nuggets. The 7-footer averaged 4.6 points and 2.7 rebounds this season in 23 games. McGee, who had roughly $3 million left from his $11.25 million salary this season...
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Kelly Olynyk’s Return for the Boston Celtics was a Rough One

Kelly Olynyk finally made his return to the Boston Celtics on Wednesday. But can he return to his old form? (Mandatory Credit: Layne Murdoch/Getty Images) It’s been a long time since Kelly Olynyk suited up for the Boston Celtics. When fans last saw Olynyk on the floor, the date was January 22, the team was in full-on rebuild mode, Jared Sullinger was the team’s best scorer,...
Via The Sports Journal
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Celtics Tyler Zeller Hits Buzzer-Beater To Beat Jazz (Video)

Smart threw one hell of a pass, but the Celtics big man beat the Jazz with an amazing layup at the buzzer.
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Tyler Zeller Buzzer-Beater gives Boston Celtics Shocking Win

Zeller's game winner turned a snoozer into a thriller.
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Marcus Smart named Eastern Rookie of the Month

The NBA announced Wednesday afternoon that Marcus Smart has been named the Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for his work during February. Smart averaged 9.8 points, 4.3 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 1.6 steals in February, all career highs for a one-month period. Andrew Wiggins of the Minnesota Timberwolves won the award for the West. The @Celtics' @smart_MS3 & @MNTimberwolves...
Via Celtics Life
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Report: Celtics to go after Kevin Love, Greg Monroe

The Boston Celtics were supposed to be one of those teams that tanks it during the 2014-2015 season, but it does not appear that is the plan. Instead, Brad Stevens has found ways to win enough games to remain in the playoff hunt very little talent and experience. Will that mean a lot to someone...Read More
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Cavs Coach Tyronn Lue Has No Clue Who This Celtics Player Is

Like the rest of us, Cavs assistant coach Tyronn Lue has no idea who this No.70 guy on the Boston Celtics is. Watch as Lue words ‘who’s this’ on the Cavs bench during last night’s big Cleveland win. [Josh Poloha] The post Cavs Coach Tyronn Lue Has No Clue Who This Celtics Player Is appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Boston Celtics roster projected through a contender’s lens

How do the current members of the Boston Celtics roster measure up from the perspective of an NBA contender?
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Report: Celtics top free agent target is Kevin Love

The Cleveland Cavaliers acquired Kevin Love in a trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves knowing the six-year pro could opt out in 2015 and sign elsewhere. Love could decide to opt out of the final year of his current deal and just re-sign with Cleveland this summer. Or he could opt out and listen to other teams offers. If he does the latter, expect the Boston Celtics to be one...
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Celtics Interested In Re-Signing Jonas Jerebko

Jonas Jerebko will be a free agent after the season, but clear the Boston Celtics have interest in keeping him around. “Jerebko’s somebody that we’ve tried to get before,” Danny Ainge said. “We like shooting bigs. I love guys that know how to play and can shoot 3’s and have length. “As a spacer at the 4 position, I’ve always liked him. And that’s what he does well...
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Report: Boston Celtics to Pursue Kevin Love, Greg Monroe, and Others this Summer

The Celtics will have the flexibility to maneuver for a number of marquee free agents this summer.
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Rumor: Love, Monroe top Celtics summer wish list

Via Basketball Insiders: The Celtics have a ton of cash and are geared up to use it. Target number one is Kevin Love. Target number two is Greg Monroe. Sources close to the process say the Celtics plan to swing for the proverbial fences this summer including runs at Gasol, Leonard and Butler too. With a roster jammed with young guys, there is also a sense that Boston would be open...
Via Red's Army
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The New Look Boston Celtics are Surging

Isaiah Thomas #4 of the Boston Celtics handles the ball against the Golden State Warriors during the game on March 1, 2015 at the TD Garden. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) It wasn’t long ago that the Boston Celtics stumbled out of the gates to a 4-11 start in 2014. It appeared the team was trending toward another bid at the NBA Draft Lottery, showing no signs of life or...
Via The Sports Journal
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You will not believe this Celtics fan's stories. You just won't.

The Boston Celtics boast a rich history that began in 1946 and has continued with seventeen championships and millions of memories.CelticsLife's "I Am Boston" offers a closer look at the individuals that make up the most loyal and supportive professional sports fans in the world.Profile: Mike Dynon, 64 year old born and raised in Brooklyn (like Red Auerbach), now residing in North...
Via Celtics Life
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Time for Jae Crowder to lay off the three-pointers

Jae Crowder came to Boston in December as the least recognizable part of the three-player package the Celtics got in the Rajon Rondo trade. Since then, Jameer Nelson and Brandan Wright have both moved on and Crowder has become a fan favorite thanks to his relentless effort on the floor.Since he joined the Celtics, Crowder has averaged 8.3 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1 steal...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where “the f*%&$#’ jungle was rockin’ last night”

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Isaiah Thomas stood near midcourt pumping his fist and imploring the crowd to get louder. The Boston Celtics had just unleashed a 3-point barrage to open an improbable 26-point, first-half lead against the Golden...
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Your Morning Dump…Where we get a glimpse into Isaiah’s youth

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. It all began in James Thomas’ Tacoma garage. This longtime inspector in Boeing’s commercial jet division had a chin-up bar, and often found his young but-not-growing son hanging and swinging by the strength...
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Brad Stevens comments on Rondo benching

BOSTON — Rajon Rondo caused quite the stir down in Dallas on Tuesday, earning a benching and a one-game suspension after an on-court argument with Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle. Celtics coach Brad Stevens never had any public disputes with Rondo during the opinionated point guard’s time in Boston, but based on his knowledge of Rondo’s personality, he had a pretty clear idea...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas apologized to teammates for ejection

Isaiah Thomas’ impressive Boston Celtics debut didn’t have the ending the newly acquired point guard was hoping for. Thomas scored 21 points in 25 minutes in Sunday’s 118-111 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Lakers but was ejected with five minutes to play in regulation after arguing a call with referee Tony Brothers.   This embed is invalid   " /> Thomas...
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Jared Sullinger out for season with stress fracture

  The Boston Celtics are just one and a half games out of a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, but they’ll have to go for it without their leading scorer.   The team announced Sunday that forward Jared Sullinger will be out for the rest of the season after further medical evaluation showed he sustained a left metatarsal stress fracture. Sullinger suffered the...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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