Anthony Davis

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Alex Reimer
February 15, 2019 - 1:39 pm
The Celtics’ efforts to land Anthony Davis this summer may have gotten a little more complicated. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski , the Pelicans fired general manager Dell Demps Friday. The organization reportedly wants a new person to oversee the Davis situation, which is the most critical...
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Lucy Burdge
February 15, 2019 - 8:34 am
The NBA trade deadline has come and gone but the drama that resulted is still unfolding. Anthony Davis was the center of said drama, along with his agent, Rich Paul, who tried unsuccessfully to force a Davis trade from New Orleans to Los Angeles to join LeBron James, another of his clients. When...
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Kyrie Irving
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John Tomase
February 07, 2019 - 11:01 am
There has been a flurry of activity in advance of Thursday's 3 p.m. NBA trade deadline. Here are some thoughts on a handful of moves that affect the Celtics, particularly when it comes to the top two seeds. The Bucks (Nikola Mirotic) and Raptors (Marc Gasol) just improved, while the Celtics once...
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John Tomase
February 07, 2019 - 10:04 am
The Celtics' pursuit of Anthony Davis will be aided by a redistribution of ping pong balls. Changes to the draft lottery go into effect this season, and they'll weaken the position of one of Davis's strongest suitors. The New York Knicks, losers of 14 straight, currently own the worst record in the...
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LeBron James
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John Tomase
February 07, 2019 - 9:17 am
Longtime NBA insider Peter Vecsey joined Patrick Gilroy on WEEI Late Night on Wednesday to share his thoughts about Thursday's looming trade deadline and dropped this tantalizing nugget: he wouldn't be surprised if the Lakers grow frustrated enough to trade LeBron James. Even if a deal is...
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WEEI
February 07, 2019 - 8:12 am
By MATEO AYCARDI With a few hours remaining until the NBA trade deadline, contenders have let their true colors shine as teams prepare for the war that is the NBA Playoffs. Philadelphia has acquired a borderline All-Star in Tobias Harris to advance their dreams of a title, and others such as the...
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Anthony Davis
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John Tomase
February 05, 2019 - 3:46 pm
The Lakers offered the Pelicans everyone not named LeBron James to get Anthony Davis and New Orleans said no. So now it looks like we're off to the summer to decide the future of the most coveted big man in the NBA. According to a report in the Los Angeles Times , the Lakers have withdrawn their...
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Anthony Davis
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John Tomase
February 05, 2019 - 10:30 am
Among the many facets of American life ruined by social media is the ability to see the big picture. We spend our days pelted by tiny hailstones of news, opinion, and outrage that never seem to equal an actual storm. Rarely is information presented cohesively and thoroughly, because the 24-hour...
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John Tomase
February 04, 2019 - 2:01 pm
Anthony Davis is making it abundantly clear he wants no part of playing for the Celtics. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Pelicans big man has told New Orleans he'd be willing to long-term with the Lakers and Knicks, as well as a handful of other teams. The Celtics are not on his list...
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From left: Celtics Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo, Paul Pierce, Danny Ainge
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John Tomase
February 02, 2019 - 11:12 am
The name connotes swashbuckling respect, but its problematic nature was laid bare on Friday night by the father of NBA superstar Anthony Davis. I'm talking about "Trader Danny." Celtics boss Danny Ainge long ago proved he'll do whatever it takes to construct a contender. He won a title in 2008...
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