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CELTICS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Could Brandon Bass be on his way out?

Photo/ Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports It’s no secret that Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass has been the subject of trade rumors over the past year. And it comes as no surprise: Bass is a work horse power forward who gels with any unit he plays on and rebounds, defends, and shoots well. Plus, his cap-friendly $6.9 million expiring contract is a valuable asset for a team looking...
Via Mill City Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Throw Back Thursday: Travis Knight drops 21 vs Vin Baker

Come on, there’s no way you can resist watching this classic Celtics game.  What, you don’t recall the immortal Travis Knight dropping a career high 21 points against future Celtic Vin Baker?  Knight also pulled down 10 rebounds, the only game of his career where he accomplished a 20, 10 game. Ok if that’s not enough, you have a rare game with Chauncey Billups in a Celtics...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Roster Breakdown

The Boston Celtics will need to make some important roster moves before the season starts.
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics have the longest 4-in-5 trip of the season

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. After analyzing the travel distances of every game this season, I discovered that the Boston Celtics effectively pulled the short straw and will have the longest 4-in-5 trip, covering more than 3,000 miles from...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Gerald Wallace Ranked Fourth-Most Overpaid Player In NBA

The following will not surprise Boston Celtics fans in the slightest: Gerald Wallace, the 32-year-old veteran forward, was listed as the fourth-most overpaid player in the NBA in a ranking by the Sporting News. Wallace, came to Boston in the blockbuster deal that sent Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry to the Brooklyn Nets, has two years left on the four-year, $40 million...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sports Illustrated ranks Rajon Rondo 40th best NBA player; 13th best point guard?

This week Sports Illustrated is ranking the top 100 players in the NBA, with Rajon Rondo checking in at No. 40.  And unless Avery Bradley, Jeff Green or Jared Sullinger magically cracks the top 20 (which haven't been released yet), Rondo will be the only Celtics player on the list.  Here's some of SI's less than glowing critique of Rondo's game:We know how good...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roundtable: When will the Celtics get back to the playoffs?

Roundtable #4 is here, and today we're tackling a very important question for Celtics fans:When will the Cs get back to the playoffs?Take a look at five CelticsLife writers' answers. Mike Dyer2015-16. My reasoning is pretty simple: I think the Celtics are holding on to Rajon Rondo, and I think they're bringing in a big man next summer. The combination of Rondo, Big Man...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Tyler Zeller is excited about everything

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. With two months to process the change of address, Zeller expressed excitement to be with the Celtics. In fact, he used the word “excited” nine times during a nine-minute Q&A with reporters, particularly...
Via Red's Army
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stevens backs Rondo: He's big part of rebuilding effort

If Brad Stevens gets things his way, Rajon Rondo will be around for a while. Despite all the trade rumors, the Boston Celtics head coach sees his star point guard as a centerpiece in the team’s rebuilding efforts. “I love him. I really think he’s a big part of what we’re doing,” Stevens told The Berkshire Eagle. “Hopefully, he can have a great year right from the get...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Tyler Zeller talks playing center for the Celtics and working out with Rajon Rondo

Tyler Zeller has a strong shot of starting for the Celtics this season. There will be some strong competition for Zeller though as I'm sure Sully, Olynyk and Bass are all looking to start as well. And then of course there's Vitor. Right now I'd say Zeller has the edge due to being a 7 footer, but we haven't even started camp yet, so lots of things can change. Working...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Zeller eager to earn starting center role

Four days before his July wedding, Tyler Zeller learned that he had been traded to the Boston Celtics. He phoned his wife-to-be, Caitlyn, who was too busy preparing for the big day to answer her phone. "She was getting her hair done -- a practice 'do or whatever -- and her mom picked up. I was like, ‘I need to talk to my fiancé,’" explained Zeller. "[His...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: The center question

Just under a month away from the start of the preseason, the Boston Celtics are looking at a surplus of young talent at the center position. While Head Coach Brad Stevens still has time to make the call on who gets the first tip, the decision is not an easy one by any means. Here’s a look at all the options Stevens has and what they bring to the table: Brandon Bass: Though a forward...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Bass Meets WWE’s ‘Big Show,’ Looks Tiny In Comparison (Photo)

Unless we’re talking about Nate Robinson or Muggsy Bogues, dwarfing an NBA player is no easy task. Well, Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass checks in at 6-foot-8, 250 pounds, but one man made him look practically pint-sized Sunday night. That’s professional wrestler Big Show, who was in town for WWE Live at the TD Garden. And yes, at 7-foot-1, 441 pounds, he is a very, very...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Brandon Bass On His Way Out?

After selling his house, is Brandon Bass set to leave the Boston Celtics this year? 
Via CLNS Radio
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Zeller More Likely To Start For Celtics Than Be Traded

Tyler Zeller is now eligible to be traded by the Boston Celtics, but he is more likely to become their starting center. Zeller's agent Sam Goldfeder said his client should also benefit from having a familiarity with Brad Stevens who recruited both of his brothers."Coach Stevens is someone the Zeller family thought a great deal about as a man," Goldfeder told CSNNE.com...
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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