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Revisiting the Gordon Hayward to Boston Celtics Conversation
May 15th, 2014 at 9:59 AM
"Gordon Hayward to Boston"  was a hot topic during the season, which makes sense considering the Brad Stevens connection. The Boston Celtics need a scorer badly, and Gordon Hayward could potentially be that guy. ***PHOTO1*** Bleacher Report broke down the top five free agents the Celtics should pursue this summer. Hayward was...

Revisiting the Second Half of the Last Ten NBA Drafts. Danny Ainge Will Have Some Talent to Choose from, He Just Needs to Find It
May 13th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The Boston Celtics will have a choice to make with the 17th pick in the NBA Draft this June. A lot has been made of the lottery pick that will be announced on May 20, but that 17th pick is already set in stone.  We took a quick look back at...

Where Does Boston Celtic Avery Bradley Stand Among His Shooting Guard Peers as He Seeks a New Contract
May 7th, 2014 at 1:07 PM
After a 25-57 year, anything can happen to the Boston Celtics roster. Trades, free agency, and the draft promise to alter the look of the fourth worst team in the NBA last year.  ***PHOTO1*** Avery Bradley is one of those players that could be on the way out, he is a restricted...

Could the Boston Celtics and Oklahoma City Thunder Swap Russell Westbrook and Rajon Rondo This Summer?
May 1st, 2014 at 7:42 AM
***PHOTO1*** It's been a slow hard few weeks without any Boston Celtics basketball to watch. The playoffs have been highly entertaining, but without the Celtics playing it just is not the same.  The challenge is finding things to continue to write about, so we'll continue to write about possible players Danny Ainge could...

Boston Celtics Could Be Waiting to Pounce on Wounded Playoff Teams This Summer, Making Houston Rockets’ Center Omer Asik a Target Again.
April 24th, 2014 at 7:58 AM
The Boston Celtics need a lot of pieces in order to climb out of the NBA's basement over the next season or two. They have put themselves into a position to do a lot of really great climbing with a slew of draft picks and some young talent that might...

Boston Celtics’ Bright Spots from the 2013-14 Season: Avery Bradley’s Offense
April 19th, 2014 at 12:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** Avery Bradley's offense was always the question mark. The All-NBA defensive talent needed to close the gap between his defensive prowess and his offensive ability. The 2013-14 season, while still hampered with injury for Bradley, was a step in the correct offensive direction. Some people have said that Bradley's shooting returned...

Boston Celtics’ Bright Spots from the 2013-14 Season: Rajon Rondo’s Health
April 17th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The season started with continuous questions regarding Rajon Rondo's health and his return to the court. The summer of 2013 was full of promise. Danny Ainge said it was "possible" that Rondo would be back by opening night. He was off by a few months. He returned on January 17, 2014. ***PHOTO1*** However,...

Boston Celtics’ Bright Spots from the 2013-14 Season: Kelly Olynyk
April 15th, 2014 at 9:39 AM
It's been a rough season for the Boston Celtics. They lost a lot of games. They lost a lot of close games. They showed some signs of regression throughout the season, and we here at Celtics101 tended to focus on the negative rather than the positive this season. ***PHOTO1*** So we decided...

Playing Around with the NBA Draft Lottery Outcomes for the Boston Celtics
April 13th, 2014 at 12:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** ESPN has a draft lottery machine and we decided to play around with it. You should too, here's the link. We played the game 10 times and wrote down the picks the Celtics won. They have a 8.8% chance at winning the lottery currently. In our 10 clicks on the lottery game...

Rajon Rondo Will Be in Boston This Summer and Would Like to “be Involved” in the Team Building Process
April 12th, 2014 at 12:43 PM
Rajon Rondo is excited for the summer. Then again, who isn't excited for the summer? The Boston Celtics will wrap up this long hard season on Wednesday night. A season that has showed fans some promise and some disappointment, while still keeping that flickering light, hope, lit.  ***PHOTO1*** The Celtics head into...

Rajon Rondo Has not Changed His Game Enough According to Tommy Heinsohn
April 10th, 2014 at 12:42 PM
The Boston Celtics have wiggled their way to the third worst record in the Eastern Conference, and also the entire NBA. They've done it through a 1-14 record March 9. The Celtics have found ways to lose close games and big leads over the last month of basketball.  ***PHOTO1*** Last night was...

The Boston Celtics Await the NBA Draft Lottery and Other Important Dates This Off-season
April 8th, 2014 at 9:53 AM
The Boston Celtics season is at the point where dates, countdowns, and college players are more important than the games themselves.  ***PHOTO1*** May 20 is the first big date for the future of the Celtics. The ping pong balls will fall where they may, and the Celtics will know exactly where they...

The Boston Celtics Need to Finish the Season with Six More Losses: Fans Don’t Remember Bad Finishes to Regular Seasons
April 5th, 2014 at 5:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Boston Celtics have six games remaining in their 2013-14 campaign. They should lose them all, they have nothing to gain from any victories at this point. The season is over, their chance at improving is pretty much gone, there are no true moral victories on the schedule either. They...

Brad Stevens Praised Washington Wizards Backcourt Tandem of John Wall and Bradley Beal
April 2nd, 2014 at 1:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Avery Bradley and Rajon Rondo: are they the building blocks of a championship backcourt? The question has popped up numerous times this year. Injuries have made it nearly impossible to see the two coalesce in any meaningful way. They have shared the floor for 257 minutes and have a -32....

A Look Ahead at the Boston Celtics Schedule This Week Along with Some Thoughts on Avery Bradley and Rajon Rondo
April 1st, 2014 at 10:00 AM
This week we turn the calendar one final time during the 2013-14 Boston Celtics regular season schedule.  Let's take a quick look at what the first week in April has in store for the Celtics. ***PHOTO1*** Who are the Celtics playing this week? Wednesday @ Washington Wizards Season series: 1-1 Friday vs. Philadelphia 76ers Season series: 1-1 Saturday...

Jared Sullinger Needs to Be Careful He Does not Start Attempting Three Pointers Like Antoine Walker
March 28th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
Jared Sullinger received a lot of attention for his fantastic 19 point fourth quarter on Wednesday night. He went 4 for 6 on three pointers, got the team back into the game and unfortunately (or fortunately) the Toronto Raptors hit a few big three pointers of their own to hold...

Danny Ainge Believes Boston Celtics are in Better Postion than They were in 2007
March 26th, 2014 at 1:45 PM
Let's take a trip back to March 2007. The Boston Celtics were in the midst of one of the worst seasons in franchise history. The ping pong balls were looking like they were going to fall in their favor. Down in the college ranks two kids names Greg Oden and...

Boston Celtics Rest up Before a Heavy Stretch of Games
March 24th, 2014 at 8:04 PM
The Boston Celtics have an interesting stretch of games this week. They have not played since losing Friday night to the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center. They will return to action on Wednesday night against the Toronto Raptors at the TD Garden.  Let's take a look at the entire week...

Jeff Green’s Rollercoaster Season with the Boston Celtics Cannot Be the Norm
March 23rd, 2014 at 5:10 AM
Jeff Green had it all in front of him this season. The superstars were gone. Rajon Rondo was injured. The coach was new. The stage was his. Unfortunately, it wasn't all neat and tidy like so many in Boston had hoped. The smooth and silky forward continued his strange relationship...

Boston Celtics’ Field Goal Percentage is Dropping Fast All Over the Floor
March 19th, 2014 at 10:49 AM
On December 8, 2013 we broke some shooting stats for the Boston Celtics after 21 games of their season in an article called Boston Celtics Shooting Very Successfully on Mid-Range Shots, a Lost Art in the NBA. ***PHOTO1*** They were 9-12 and leading the Atlantic Division and playing some decent basketball. They...