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The Point Guard Position is Loaded Right Now in the NBA, Who Would Be Willing to Try Something New?
February 26th, 2014 at 11:15 AM
Earlier today we broke down the teams that are set at the point guard position. Now we look at some more teams that might be more willing to trade their point guard.  This topic came from Danny Ainge who claimed that 20 NBA teams have point guards they are comfortable with.  ***PHOTO1*** Group 2:...

What Teams are Set at the Point Guard Position in the NBA
February 26th, 2014 at 6:29 AM
The word value is going to be on the tips of the tongues of all Boston Celtics fan and the media in the next 6-18 months. What is the value of their draft picks? What's the value of an expiring contract? What's Jeff Green's value? ***PHOTO1*** The most important person, when it...

The Month of March Could Put Celtics in Prime Lottery Position
February 24th, 2014 at 1:26 PM
The Boston Celtics made no moves to get better or worse before the trade deadline. Danny Ainge stayed pat, keeping expiring contracts and All-Star point guards on his roster, waiting for a better time to pounce on weak teams desperate for that final piece. ***PHOTO1*** However, looking ahead at the March schedule...

Taking a Look at Rajon Rondo’s Three-point Shooting Since His Return
February 23rd, 2014 at 3:59 PM
Rajon Rondo spent a lot of time watching basketball during his injury. He also got to listen to numerous people discuss his poor shooting and how it can hinder his team's offensive ability when he is on the floor. ***PHOTO1*** As everyone knows, Rondo does not do much speaking. He'd rather let...

Jeff Green More Comfortable on the Road than at Home This Season
February 22nd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Jeff Green has been under the microscope this season. He was expected to make a leap. The shadow of Hall of Fame teammates was gone. Rajon Rondo was injured. He had the potential. He has always had the potential, but now could he put it together? ***PHOTO1*** It seems the answer is...

Boston Celtics Allow 38 Points to Los Angeles Lakers Bench in Fourth Quarter in Lose
February 22nd, 2014 at 1:31 PM
The Boston Celtics looked good for three quarters against the Los Angeles on Friday night. Then, the vaunted Lakers bench took over and won the game for the lesser L.A. team.  ***PHOTO1*** The Los Angeles Lakers starters played a total of zero minutes in the fourth quarter. Players like Jordan Farmar, Kent Bazemore,...

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...

Catching up with Some Boston Celtics Trade Thoughts.
February 17th, 2014 at 12:20 PM
The trade rumors will not stop until we pass the trade deadline. Ian Thomsen offered some new thoughts about what teams might be players in this week's trade extravaganza.  ***PHOTO1*** Ian Thomsen - Biggest Questions heading into the Trade Deadline. Boston (Celtics)president Danny Ainge is in the most interesting position: When he told...

Can Jared Sullinger Accept a Different Role as the Boston Celtics Improve Roster in the Future?
February 15th, 2014 at 11:49 AM
Last night Jared Sullinger and Kelly Olynyk started in the Rising Star Challenge. They held their own, combining for 22 points and they each filled up the box score. Olynyk had nine points, one rebound, two assists, three steals, a block. Sullinger tallied 13 points, two rebounds, and four assists. ***PHOTO1*** These...

Jared Sullinger and Trey Burke, Childhood Friends, Will Team up Again in Rising Star Challenge
February 14th, 2014 at 6:31 AM
Jared Sullinger and Trey Burke go way back. In fact, they go back generations. Basketball is in their blood and that blood is tied together. Both boys grew up in Columbus, Ohio with fathers who taught them the game.  ***PHOTO1*** Jonathan Abrams put together a wonderful in depth piece on Grantland about the...

Boston Celtics Have Their Eye on Summer of 2015 as Trade Deadline Looms
February 12th, 2014 at 10:05 PM
There has been a lot of talk about the 2014 draft class and what the Boston Celtics will be able to do in the trade market to get better next season. In some ways, we have all become extremely shortsighted in this rebuilding process. The Celtics have a ton of...

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,...

Catching up on Some Boston Celtics News
February 8th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
The Boston Celtics have been pretty busy recently, winning three straight games, signing a player to a new contract this week (no, it wasn't Rajon Rondo), and dealing with some nagging soreness. Let's quickly hit on these topics and more. ***PHOTO1*** Chris Johnson earned a new contract that will potentially make him an...

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...

Could Rajon Rondo’s Interest in Free Agency Hurt His Trade Value
February 5th, 2014 at 4:08 PM
Rajon Rondo spoke last week about his interest in the free agency dance. While he said he "hadn't thought about it at all" he had a lot to say. That makes sense, usually people have a lot to say about things they haven't thought about at all. Clearly, Rondo has thought...

Catching up with Some Old Boston Celtics Friends: Courtney Lee, Jordan Crawford, and MarShon Brooks
February 4th, 2014 at 7:45 AM
It's been a month since Courtney Lee was traded by the Boston Celtics to the Memphis Grizzlies. It's been about three weeks since Jordan Crawford and MarShone Brooks were shipped to the Golden State Warriors. We thought we'd take a quick moment and catch-up with the former Celtics and see how...

Boston Celtics Get Best Rajon Rondo Performance in Victory Over Orlando Magic
February 2nd, 2014 at 4:52 PM
Jared Sullinger brushed off his bad January and kicked off February in style. Rajon Rondo recorded his first double-double since his return. Avery Bradley played like he had never really been gone. Sunday afternoon was a good day for the Boston Celtics. They recorded their 16th win of the season through...

Rajon Rondo Finds Free Agency and Late Night Phone Calls Enticing
February 1st, 2014 at 11:20 AM
Players and teams crave security. Players want to feel desired, they want to feel like they are being taken care of. Teams want to know that a player won't just wander off during free agency (hence the all valuable expiring contracts).  ***PHOTO1*** Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics right now are in...