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Some Links to Trade Rumors for the Boston Celtics
February 19th, 2014 at 10:18 AM
***PHOTO1*** The rumors just keep on rolling in... Marc Stein still thinks the New York Knicks are on the Rajon Rondo trail: Knicks pursuing Celtics' Rondo. What it would take: Danny Ainge and Celtics would probably want unprotected first-round draft picks or a rising star on a cheap contract in exchange for Rondo. They'd...

Danny Ainge Discusses Trades in the NBA and Some of His Thoughts on the Process
February 18th, 2014 at 11:51 AM
Danny Ainge has been doing some talking recently, both to the media and to other teams about his multiple assets.  ***PHOTO1*** The Boston Globe's Baxter Holmes has a few interesting quotes from Danny Ainge in his most recent article. Baxter Holmes: Celtics in Play as Trade Deadline Looms Ainge openly discussed the chances of the...

Report: Boston Celtics Would Be Willing to Go Over Luxury Tax If They are Offered a Trade They Like
February 17th, 2014 at 2:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** CBS Boston is reporting that the Boston Celtics ownership might be willing to go over the salary cap in order to get a player that would improve the Celtics. Here is the link. This is pretty big news right now considering the Celtics seemed like they were hamstrung by the salary cap.  So...

Who is Most Likely to Be Traded by the Boston Celtics This Week
February 11th, 2014 at 7:05 AM
The Boston Celtics will be receiving a lot of calls in the next week for players on their roster. They have plenty of guys that could be fantastic pieces on teams that are more developed than this Celtics squad.  ***PHOTO1*** The top assets that Danny Ainge will be getting calls about are,...

Rajon Rondo to Sit Out Tonight’s Game Against the Sacramento Kings. What Could It Mean?
February 7th, 2014 at 6:41 PM
Rajon Rondo will be sittig out tonight's game against the Sacramento Kings. This decision has sparked some debate about why Rondo would be sitting out a game that is not part of a back-to-back. The Celtics have only played two games since Sunday. In those two games Rajon Rondo has...

Jordan Crawford and MarShon Brooks are Traded to Golden State Warriors
January 15th, 2014 at 12:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** In a three team trade between the Boston Celtics, Golden State Warriors, and Miami Heat a few players and draft picks have been swapped. Here's a quick breakdown: Boston gets: Joel Anthony Protected first round pick (from PHI via Miami) Second round pick (from Mia) Golden State gets: Jordan Crawford MarShon Brooks Miami gets: Toney Douglas   With the return of Rajon...

Chad Ford: Rajon Rondo Might Be on the Trading Block
January 14th, 2014 at 10:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** Rajon Rondo is getting ready to come back and play basketball. According to ESPN's Chad Ford on the "Tank Rank" list it seems very possible that Danny Ainge will trade Rajon Rondo for more assets. The Celtics? Rajon Rondo could be that building block. But he turns 28 in February, has posed...

MarShon Brooks Assigned to Maine Red Claws
January 1st, 2014 at 1:40 PM
MarShon Brooks' career took another hit today when it was announced by the Boston Celtics that he was being assigned to the Maine Red Claws in the D-League. The former Providence College star has been the most disappointing member of the Celtics trade with the Brooklyn Nets. One has to...

Boston Celtics Training Camp Countdown – 12 Questions: Seriously, When Will Rajon Rondo Be Healthy?
September 25th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Danny Ainge went on 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston and said he would be "shocked" if Rajon Rondo was back by opening night in Toronto on October 30th. This is not the first time Ainge has commented on Rondo's recovery from a torn ACL. In July he said having Rondo...

Danny Ainge Hints That Celtics with Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnet Would not Have “gone Very Far”
September 7th, 2013 at 11:05 AM
Danny Ainge appeared on the B.S. Report with Bill Simmons this past week to discuss the state of the Celtics and some of the decisions that had to be made regarding this year's team. The interview happened on Tuesday, but was not released until Friday.  Here is the full podcast ***PHOTO1*** The most...

Boston Celtics Still Building Roster as They Potentially Look to Unload Kris Humphries and Gerald Wallace
July 15th, 2013 at 2:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** Just as soon as the Celtics put a bow on their trade with the Brooklyn Nets, they are already trying to re-gift some of the pieces they received in return. Gerald Wallace and Kris Humphries being the two main names being thrown out.  A. Sherrod Blakely is reporting that the Celtics are trying...

Is Colton Iverson Ready to Play for the Boston Celtics?
July 10th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
It's time for another introduction to a possible brand new Boston Celtic. Today, the Celtics' second round pick, Colton Iverson, is the subject. Iverson is rumored to be considering a move to Europe if the Celtics do not offer him a roster spot. He'll have to impress at summer league...

Boston Celtics’ GM Danny Ainge Refuses to “Tank” This Upcoming Season
July 6th, 2013 at 10:35 AM
The word “tanking” is now part of Boston sports lexicon. After 13 years of Boston sports triumphs, the Celtics are the first to step into the world of rebuilding (the Red Sox kind of did it, by accident). Danny Ainge said at the introduction of his two draft picks that...

Is It Time for the Boston Celtics to Trade Paul Pierce?
February 21st, 2013 at 1:30 PM
The Boston Celtics are heading into the NBA trade deadline on a two game losing streak, have been ravaged by injuries, and are facing serious questions about whether the franchise can compete for an NBA title now and in the future. As a result, Celtic President of Basketball Operations Danny...

Rajon Rondo for Dwight Howard? Boston Celtic Fans Had Better Hope Not
February 18th, 2013 at 4:11 PM
Trade rumors are swirling around the Boston Celtics, however rarely has such an outlandish rumor reached the ears of Celtics101. The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly considering sending center Dwight Howard to the Celtics in exchange for Rajon Rondo. Both players are somewhat unknown entities, with questions about their game, health,...

Boston Celtics Sign Jarvis Varnado, Chris Wilcox Out with Thumb Issue
December 24th, 2012 at 12:35 PM
Already thin on front court depth thanks to the departure of Darko Millicic the Boston Celtics are now in desperate need of size thanks to a thumb injury to forward Chris Wilcox that will reportedly keep him out at least a month. In response the Celtics have signed Sioux Falls...

Source: Boston Celtics to Add Leandro Barbossa
October 17th, 2012 at 8:11 PM
Yahoo! Sports is reporting that the Boston Celtics have brought their training camp roster back up to 17 by signing veteran free-agent combo guard Leandro Barbosa. A former Sixth Man of the Year with the Pheonix Suns, the Brazilian Barbosa has averaged 12.5 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.4 assists in...

Boston Celtics Agree with Darko Milicic
September 20th, 2012 at 1:23 PM
Story The Boston Celtics have reportedly agreed to a contract with veteran center Darko Milicic according to CSNNE.com. Terms of the deal have yet to be released but it is believed to be a one year contract for the veteran minimum. Milicic will join Boston in camp by the end of...

Why Chris Wilcox and Jason Collins were Huge Signings for the Boston Celtics
September 12th, 2012 at 3:26 PM
Every team in the NBA that is serious about contending for a championship wants to have a deep bench. One question that gets thrown at practically every contender is "are they deep enough?" And, as a result, GMs around the league are constantly searching for players to fill a variety...

Have the Boston Celtics Done Enough to Solve Their Rebounding Issues?
September 7th, 2012 at 4:55 PM
The Boston Celtics made a lot of moves this offseason. Acquiring Jason Terry and Courtney Lee and re-signing Jeff Green and Chris Wilcox among others should greatly improve the team's offense, speed, and athleticism, and give them a vastly deeper squad going into the 2012-2013 season. The Celtics took the...