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Gigi Datome leaving options open

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — This summer’s EuroBasket may be a great one for Italy, with virtually every NBA player from that country committed to the tournament. Danilo Gallinari, Andrea Bargnani and Marco Belinelli are on...
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With injury behind him, Marcus Smart ready for next step

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — WALTHAM — Marcus Smart has never seen “Demolition Man.” He wasn’t born until the year after the Sylvester Stallone-Wesley Snipes film hit theaters. But his new ’do, a faux-hawk with lighter...
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Phil Pressey wants Celtics to notice

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — WALTHAM — The new guy on the floor with the Celtics summer-leaguers Friday wasn’t exactly new. Phil Pressey has spent two seasons with the C’s, and while many guys of similar experience won’t be...
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Celtics Notebook: Young excels with 2nd helping

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — WALTHAM — Brad Stevens likes what he’s seeing in second-year swingman James Young . The Kentucky product showed good offensive aptitude as a rookie, but missed on a chance to stick in the...
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Jae Crowder back where he wanted to be with Celtics

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — WALTHAM -- Jae Crowder did take a bit of time to see if the grass was greener elsewhere, but he didn’t take long to decide to stick with the capital “G” Green. According to league sources, Dallas...
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Celtics’ James Young eyes next step

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — WALTHAM — James Young admits that his sense of self took a beating last season, when the same cycle fed on itself. The second-year Celtics forward would take the shuttle up to Portland, Maine,...
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Celtics Notebook: As rumors swirled, Marcus Smart kept cool

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — WALTHAM — The combination of Marcus Smart ’s text app and his social media feed lit up on draft night like the Las Vegas strip he’s about to visit with the Celtics summer league team. Friends...
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Amir Johnson big catch for Celtics

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — It may be more of a ripple than a splash in relation to some of the names on the market, but the Celtics have filled a need by reaching agreement on a two-year, $24 million contract with free...
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Celtics Notebook: Free thinking for future

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — WALTHAM — The Celtics may be a season or two away from having enough cache to attract a major free agent, but Danny Ainge is resolute. “Free agents will come, but we have to create an...
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Danny Ainge couldn’t wait for Terry Rozier

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — WALTHAM — It’s Danny Ainge’s job to sell as much as manage at this time of year, and the Celtics president of basketball operations was in marketing overdrive yesterday. Ainge’s first challenge...
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R.J. Hunter finds way to Celtics

The Boston Herald (Chris Mason) — WALTHAM — First-round draft pick R.J. Hunter may be new to the Celtics, but he isn’t new to coach Brad Stevens. Stevens has had his eye on Hunter since the guard was playing at Pike High School...
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Danny Ainge readies patient approach

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — WALTHAM — These can be anxious times for the Celtics, what with the opening of the free agent negotiating period and the flock of trades that is expected to follow. Danny Ainge has salary cap...
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Celtics confident underrated draft picks will pan out goes

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — It’s Danny Ainge’s job to sell as much as manage at this time of year, and the Celtics president of basketball operations was in marketing overdrive Tuesday. Ainge’s first challenge is dealing...
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Bulpett: Patient Celtics will be ready to strike

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — WALTHAM -- These can be anxious times for the Celtics, what with the opening of the free agent negotiating period and the flock of trades that is expected to follow. Danny Ainge has cap space and...
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Courting some NBA stars

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — Here is a look at some potential Celtics targets listed by category: YEAH, RIGHT ... LeBron James, Cleveland Little or no chance he has or will ever utter the line, “I’m taking my talents...
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Celtics prioritize ‘high-character’ guys

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — The Celtics, like many teams, had interest in Robert Upshaw, most recently of the University of Washington. According to one team source, the multi-talented 7-footer had enough promise to make...
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Big free agents not likely to land here

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — If you didn’t like draft night, there’s an outstanding chance you also won’t revel in the Celtics’ foray into free agency. While you and Danny Ainge might rather this be an action film, more...
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Coach now just dad to Celtics' draftee R.J. Hunter

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — Ron Hunter already knows the Delta Airlines timetables from Atlanta to Boston — lots of direct flights, lots of easy options — and feels like a first-time dad to his 21-year-old son. That’s what...
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Onetime reluctant Celtic sees great opportunity in its growth

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — Tom “Satch” Sanders has always had a strong grip on perspective, and Thursday night at the Celtics’ draft party, he was perhaps the most well-equipped person in the Seaport Hotel ballroom to offer...
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Celtics prep offer for Crowder, add to roster

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — The Celtics, who have made the re-signing of Jae Crowder a priority once free agency starts on July 1, have completed the paperwork for a $1.1 million qualifying offer to the small forward. The...
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Blog Articles

Boston Celtics Daily Links 7/4/15

CelticsBlog (FLCeltsFan) — All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald  Celtics Notebook: Young excels with 2nd helping Phil Pressey wants Celtics to notice AP sources: Kings agree to deals...
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Early signs encouraging on James Young

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — So far, so good. Weeks ago Danny Ainge said that this would be a big few weeks for James Young .  He's had since the end of the Celtics ' season to work on his body and his game and he's...
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Boston Celtics Daily Links 7/3/15

CelticsBlog (FLCeltsFan) — All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald  Jae Crowder’s heart kept him with Celtics Globe  James Young ready to claim his space with Celtics Celtics...
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Amir Johnson will be a hustling two-way presence for the Boston Celtics

CelticsBlog (Kevin O'Connor) — The signing of Amir Johnson made fans of the Boston Celtics feel the same way they do when they receive underwear and socks for their birthday. But those articles of clothing are a necessity,...
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Boston Celtics Daily Links 7/2/15

CelticsBlog (FLCeltsFan) — All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald  Bulpett: Celtics reel in Amir Johnson on first day of NBA free agency Celtics reach deal to keep Jonas Jerebko Doc Rivers...
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Danny Ainge has a plan for Boston Celtics

CelticsBlog (Sean Penney) — No fireworks yet, but C's are still on track Rome wasn't built in a day and the rebuilding effort for the Boston Celtics won't happen overnight either. While fans are clamoring for the team to...
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Celtics must now turn their attention to trades

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — Draft, done. Free agency, done. Next. Well, that's it folks.  Our cap room is pretty well used up at this point.  They could get really creative to make some more moves, but it seems...
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UPDATE: Bulpett: Celtics pull out of Tobias Harris sweepstakes

CelticsBlog (wjsy) — Barring any trades, the Celtics' off-season could be done after three signings and just one day of free agency. Several Twitter capologists thought it was still possible for Ainge to offer...
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Boston Celtics re-sign Jae Crowder 5-year, $35 million contract

CelticsBlog (CelticsBlog Staff) — The Beast is back! Jae Crowder has returned to the Boston Celtics , agreeing to a five-year, $35 million deal. With an average annual value of $7 million, Crowder presents great value going...
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What's next for the Celtics after signing Amir Johnson and Jonas Jerebko?

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — Ok, now what? So this has been an interesting first day of free agency hasn't it? The Celtics added a defensive big man though it wasn't a name that we had kicked around yet.   Amir...
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Paul Pierce signs with Clippers, reunites with Doc Rivers

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — Getting the gang back together again. Paul Pierce could have gotten the most money from the Wizards and there were some rumblings today that he might consider a return to Boston, but in the...
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Danny Ainge is happy with his class of rookies, but they have work to do to carve out a role

CelticsBlog (Kevin O'Connor) — The Celtics had a solid draft class, but don't expect them to contribute very much this season. It was apparent during Tuesday's rookie introductory press conference that Boston Celtics ...
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Boston Celtics sign forward Amir Johnson and re-sign forward Jonas Jerebko

CelticsBlog (CelticsBlog Staff) — The Celtics are on the board! Things are moving fast in NBA free agency . After the Boston Celtics missed out on many of the top players, they made their first splash of the summer by signing...
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Celtics announce summer league roster

CelticsBlog (TimMacLean) — The Celtics announced their roster for both the Utah and Las Vegas summer leagues on Wednesday afternoon. Here's a look at the participants: Name Position Height/Weight College Eric...
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Boston Celtics Daily Links 7/1/15

CelticsBlog (FLCeltsFan) — All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald  Danny Ainge couldn’t wait for Terry Rozier R.J. Hunter finds way to Celtics Celtics Notebook: Free thinking for future ...
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A lesson before signing

CelticsBlog (wjsy) — I kind of wish the Celtics had drafted a player named "Patience." A week ago, the draft was a letdown. After a flurry of trade rumors raised expectations that the Celtics could actually trade...
  • 4 days ago

Free agent rumors: Early morning updates on the Celtics

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — Free agency kicked off at midnight. Here's what we've heard so far. A few free agents have already come to terms with new teams, including a few no-brainers signing with their current teams...
  • 4 days ago
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Questioning Danny Ainge: Is he making the right moves?

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — I'm just asking. "In Danny We Trust!" This has become a thing.  In fact, this has been a thing since the summer of 2007.  A master-stroke summer that leads directly to an NBA...
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Jordan Mickey can be what Brandan Wright was to the Mavericks

CelticsBlog (Justin Danziger) — I see a lot of potential in the Celtics' second round pick. Can he be a valuable piece to the Celtics? The Boston Celtics waited until the second round to pick a front court player, but even...
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Boston Celtics Daily Links 6/30/15

CelticsBlog (FLCeltsFan) — All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald  Danny Ainge welcomes Celtics' draft picks Danny Ainge welcomes Celtics' draft picks Celtics prioritize ‘high-character’...
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