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Brad Stevens off to Africa

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — Brad Stevens considers his first trip to Africa to be such a rare opportunity, the Celtics coach has brought his entire family. Stevens is on the coaching staff of Team World, which will play...
  • 3 days ago
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Celtics Beat: Big Red big fan of Amir

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — WALTHAM — When Amir Johnson walked into the gym at the Celtics practice facility, he was more than a little stunned to see NBA legend and former Pistons assistant coach Dave Cowens. “I wasn’t...
  • 8 days ago
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Celtics Notebook: Crowder believes in plan for better future

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — WALTHAM — No one enjoyed himself more than Jae Crowder yesterday. The forward, whose five-year, $35 million contract was made official at the Celtics practice facility, called out from the...
  • 8 days ago
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Veteran Lee sees Warriors 
in these Celts

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — WALTHAM — David Lee finally saw the best the NBA has to offer during the past three seasons, culminating in an NBA championship with Golden State last month. But he knows the other side, too. As...
  • 8 days ago
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Sixers’ misstep with Joel Embiid might have been Celtics’

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — Visionary or delusionary, smarter than everyone else or lost in his own theories, Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie’s reign has hit a crossroads with the recent revelation that Joel...
  • 10 days ago
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Celtics ink Mickey to 4-year deal

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — LAS VEGAS — After an interesting week of negotiations, the Celtics yesterday announced the signing of second-round draft pick Jordan Mickey. The team did not release terms of the agreement, but...
  • 15 days ago
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Summer’s no bummer

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — LAS VEGAS — Offering up a few notes to lighten the luggage for the trip home after two and a half weeks at summer leagues: •   Our annual check on scouts’ opinions of Celtics drafts has generally...
  • 15 days ago
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Celtics like tenacity of new draftees

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — The Celtics began summer league season courted by some outside confusion. Three of their four draft picks were guards, including two point guards. As even Marcus Smart wondered, what was Danny...
  • 16 days ago
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Terry Rozier looks to quiet the noise

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — LAS VEGAS — Terry Rozier was miles away from the vocal disappointment in Boston, when his name was announced as the 16th overall pick on draft night. While the people at the Celtics’ draft party...
  • 16 days ago
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Celtics Notebook: Vegas pays off big for Celts

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — LAS VEGAS — Terry Rozier has learned a lot about the sweet and sour of NBA life during the past two days, though it’s not all that different from the college game. The Celtics’ top draft pick...
  • 17 days ago
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NBA Notebook: Paul Pierce likes what he C’s

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — Paul Pierce is now three teams removed from the Celtics, having been traded to Brooklyn in 2013, signing as a free agent with Washington last summer and taking the same route to the Clippers this...
  • 17 days ago
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Smart pain subsides

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — LAS VEGAS — Marcus Smart is a little smarter than his summer league teammates. He knew better when it came to displaying photos of his dislocated right middle and index fingers after he suffered...
  • 17 days ago
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Don't bet against Vegas

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — LAS VEGAS — The 2007 NBA All-Star Game in Las Vegas had just concluded, and outside elements made the weekend somewhat infamous. There were incidents inside and outside the casinos, with rowdy,...
  • 17 days ago
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Celtics Notebook: Relieved Smart stays put

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — LAS VEGAS — For all of the initial pain from jamming and dislocating two fingers on his left hand Thursday night, Marcus Smart was relieved yesterday. Tests reaffirmed the Celtics point guard,...
  • 18 days ago
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Schooling the Stevens way

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — LAS VEGAS — The rookies, second-year players and free agents on the Celtics summer league roster aren’t the only ones developing their basketball chops this week. Micah Shrewsberry, who is...
  • 18 days ago
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Three Celtics off to Africa

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — LAS VEGAS — The summer road trip will contain a few more miles for a few Celtics. Marcus Smart and Evan Turner will play and Brad Stevens will be one of the coaches as the NBA and Players...
  • 18 days ago
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Celtics Notebook: Sticking point in Jordan Mickey negotiations

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — LAS VEGAS — Jordan Mickey will be on the Celtics roster this season (of course, barring an as-of-now unforeseen trade), but the contract that gets him there was very much in question yesterday. ...
  • 19 days ago
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More cash for NBA than players worth it

The Boston Herald (Steve Bulpett) — LAS VEGAS — It’s getting crazy out here. All up and down The Strip — aka The Road to Excess — people are making crazy bets. They come with pockets full of dough with the apparent goal of spending...
  • 19 days ago
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Jordan Mickey’s new kid on blocks

The Boston Herald (Mark Murphy) — LAS VEGAS — A big part of Jordan Mickey’s game at LSU involved security, letting his teammates know that he had their backs in the defensive end. The Celtics’ 6-foot-8 rookie is spreading that...
  • 19 days ago
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Celtics Notebook: Skipping ESPYs no upset for R.J. Hunter

The Boston Herald (Mark Muprhy) — LAS VEGAS — Perhaps it’s the lot of a basketball coach’s son to make the decision that makes the most sense for the team. That’s why, when Ron Hunter took his seat in the Staples Center in Los...
  • 20 days ago
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Blog Articles

Should the Celtics extend Tyler Zeller's contract?

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — Sooner or later the big man is going to get paid. The draft class of 2012 has one year remaining on their guaranteed contracts before they become restricted free agents.  As of now, they are...
  • New: 2 hr 38 min ago

The Evan Turner Domino Effect: How Turner's presence could affect the Boston Celtics

CelticsBlog (Kevin O'Connor) — Evan Turner made a positive impact last season with his reliable point guard play, knack for hitting clutch shots, and his versatility on defense. However, his presence could create some...
  • New: 3 hr 51 min ago

The Boston Celtics could use nonguaranteed contracts as trade chips next summer

CelticsBlog (Kevin O'Connor) — The contortionist Celtics will be super flexible in 2016. It was surprising when both Amir Johnson and Jonas Jerebko agreed to two-year contracts with the second-year nonguaranteed with the ...
  • New: 11 hr 53 min ago
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Eastern Conference stock watch: which teams are rising and falling?

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — Are you bullish or bearish on this year's Celtics? Most of the offseason moves have been completed by now.  It is still far too early to make real, legit predictions about next year, but it...
  • 18 hr ago
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Ray Allen won't officially retire

CelticsBlog (Sean Penney) — Ray Allen isn't quite ready to close the door on his NBA career... yet. Despite attempts to recruit him coming from a number of contenders last year, Ray Allen ended up sitting out the entire...
  • 1 day 7 hr ago
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Boston Celtics Daily Links 8/3/15

CelticsBlog (FLCeltsFan) — All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald  NBA in Africa: Visiting Mandela's house and planning safaris NBA's current, former stars put on show in Africa exhibition ...
  • 1 day 9 hr ago
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Would you be okay with the Celtics un-retiring player numbers?

CelticsBlog (Chris Faulkner) — Yesterday,  Gary Washburn at the Boston Globe posed the question of possibly un-retiring a few retired Boston Celtics jersey numbers because a lot of the most typical basketball numbers are...
  • 1 day 12 hr ago
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Evan Turner stuffs the stat sheet in NBA Africa game

CelticsBlog (Wes Howard) — The Celtics small forward showed off his well-rounded game on Saturday in the NBA's first exhibition game in Africa This Saturday, team NBA World took on team NBA Africa in an exhibition game in...
  • 1 day 16 hr ago
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Jared Sullinger vs. Kelly Olynyk: Who's the better fit for the Celtics?

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — Who should get more minutes? Should one of them be traded? David Lee and Amir Johnson have been added to the Celtics roster, which raises an obvious follow-on question. What does that mean...
  • 1 day 18 hr ago
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Boston Celtics Daily Links 8/1/15

CelticsBlog (FLCeltsFan) — All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald  NBA in Africa: Visiting Mandela's house and planning safaris Brad Stevens off to Africa Globe Appeals court grants stay in...
  • 3 days ago
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Boston Celtics Daily Links 7/31/15

CelticsBlog (FLCeltsFan) — All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place Herald  Stevens, Turner help carry NBA gospel to Africa Bulpett: Dave Cowens a big fan of new Celtic Amir Johnson Celtics...
  • 4 days ago
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ESPN stat values Amir Johnson and Jae Crowder very highly

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — Math rules The Celtics front office is known for valuing metrics, so it should be no surprise to learn that two of the big moves they made this offseason were lauded by those in the analytics...
  • 4 days ago
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On Jae Crowder, Amir Johnson, Perry Jones and a revamped Celtics defense

CelticsBlog (evansclinchy) — The Celtics retooled this summer by adding a handful of active, versatile defensive players. How will it help them this coming season? There's an annual ritual that occurs every summer in the...
  • 5 days ago
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What will the Boston Celtics starting lineup look like?

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — Put me in coach! Here's a fun open-ended question to give you folks something to argue about ...debate with friendly banter. Who should start for this team? Boston Globe - Gary Washburn ...
  • 5 days ago
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Could a "fresh start" lead to a breakout season for Perry Jones III?

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — Is he Jeff Green 2.0? That would actually be a huge compliment. The Celtics are getting a free look at Perry Jones III.  He didn't work out in Oklahoma City for a variety of reasons but...
  • 6 days ago
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Taking inventory of the Celtics' future draft pick stash

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — Scrooge McDuck goes for a swim. The Celtics added two more 2nd round draft picks to their pile of future picks this week so I figured this was a good enough time to take inventory of what we...
  • 6 days ago
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Boston's draft day offer to Hornets revealed

CelticsBlog (Sean Penney) — This is even more outrageous than we thought! By now you've probably heard that the Boston Celtics tried desperately to move up in last month's NBA Draft to select a potential franchise...
  • 7 days ago
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High Five with Boston Celtics Owner Wyc Grousbeck

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — Wyc Grousbeck on "fireworks," the plan going forward, Brad Stevens, and more. We are back to the "quiet" days of summer so I thought I'd re-start my High Five with CelticsBlog series of...
  • 7 days ago
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Celtics building a cast of high character guys

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — Maybe good guys can finish first. One recurring theme I'm noticing about the Celtics current roster is the emphasis on high character guys. The team already featured the well liked Avery...
  • 8 days ago
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Boston Celtics finalize several summer transactions

CelticsBlog (Jeff Clark) — David Lee, Jae Crowder deals completed, Jonas Jerebko, Amir Johnson, and Perry Jones III all introduced. The Celtics front office was very busy today.  They made several roster moves, but...
  • 8 days ago
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