2019 NBA draft

Celtics forward Grant Williams
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Nick Friar
July 11, 2019 - 10:35 pm
The Celtics announced they signed both of their 2019 first-round draft picks, Romeo Langford (No. 14) and Grant Williams (No. 22), on Thursday. Both will receive the full 120 percent of the rookie-scale, according to Tom Westerholm of MassLive , and are locked up for the next four seasons. Langford...
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Tremont Waters
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Gabby Guerard
June 24, 2019 - 4:49 pm
Thursday, Tremont Waters and Carsen Edwards became teammates in Boston. A year ago, Waters had no idea who Edwards was. Though the moment he saw Edwards play was one he would never forget. At the draft picks’ introductory press conference Monday, Waters recalled ordering chicken wings and french...
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Grant Williams
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Gabby Guerard
June 24, 2019 - 2:53 pm
As soon as they got to Boston, Celtics draft picks Romeo Langford, Carsen Edwards, and Tremont Waters quickly discovered Grant Williams the player is much different from Grant Williams the person. "I’m pretty sure we all got in about the same time and I got a text from Grant asking if he should set...
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Gabby Guerard
June 20, 2019 - 10:05 pm
The Celtics selected Grant Williams at No. 22 in the 2019 NBA Draft. The forward averaged 18.8 points and 7.5 rebounds per game last season at Tennessee. The 6-foot-7 forward uses grit and smarts on both ends of the court and has a strong understanding of his role and abilities. Known for being a...
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Gabby Guerard
June 20, 2019 - 8:20 pm
While many expected that the Celtics would try to trade up in the NBA Draft Thursday, it looks like that may not be the plan anymore. Many were anticipating possibly trying to trade up for the No. 4 pick earlier in the week, and then early Thursday night, there was word that Boston was considering...
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Bol Bol
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Ryan Hannable
June 20, 2019 - 3:52 pm
The Celtics appear to be in the market for a center this offseason, and it could come in Thursday's NBA draft. According to Jonathan Wasserman of Bleacher Report , there's some chatter that Bol Bol could be slipping, but most teams believe he would not get past the Celtics, who have picks Nos. 20...
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Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens
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Gabby Guerard
June 20, 2019 - 3:05 pm
Thursday marks a critical day for the Celtics -- the 2019 NBA Draft -- and the day is finally here, with the main event just hours away. The Celtics have three-first round picks: Nos. 14, 20, and 22, in addition to one second-round pick. Here's who the experts have Boston selecting in the first...
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Ryan Hannable
June 20, 2019 - 1:14 pm
It is a big night for the Celtics as they hold three first-round picks in the NBA draft -- Nos. 14, 20 and 22 -- as well as a selection in the second round. Jeff Goodman of The Stadium joined Mut & Callahan Thursday morning to give his thoughts on what he thinks the Celtics should do, which is...
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Tremont Waters
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Ryan Hannable
June 20, 2019 - 8:36 am
The Celtics have three first-round picks in Thursday's NBA draft and the organization is expected to be quite active. Part of it is doing all the homework it can on the players potentially drafted and that continued Wednesday, a day before the draft. According to Sports Illustrated’s Jeremy Woo and...
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Darius Garland
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Gabby Guerard
June 18, 2019 - 1:39 pm
With the 2019 NBA Draft just two days away, teams are scrambling to figure out their game plans. That continued when ESPN NBA Draft analyst Jonathan Givony put out a series of tweets midday Tuesday regarding Darius Garland. “Darius Garland will conduct a last-minute workout in Tarrytown with the...
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