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John Tomase
June 18, 2018 - 12:48 pm
The question is simple: If you're Danny Ainge, would you send All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving to San Antonio for All-Star small forward Kawhi Leonard? Both players should be free agents following the season, and both could be seeking new homes next summer. It's no secret that Leonard wants to...
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Kawhi Leonard
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John Tomase
June 18, 2018 - 11:35 pm
If you'd like Danny Ainge to decimate the Celtics in the pursuit of Kawhi Leonard, man, does Sports Illustrated have the trade for you. Writing under the headline, " Kawhi-to-Boston and more NBA Draft day trades that should happen ," SI hits us with the following doozy, which was noted by an...
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Gordon Hayward is consoled.
Ken Blaze/USA Today Sports
June 18, 2018 - 1:32 pm
Kyrie Irving says he's still sick about it. It's the play that ended Gordon Hayward's season, and the one for which Irving shoulders some of the blame. Speaking on the Bill Simmons podcast , Irving detailed the play that seemed to torpedo the Celtics' season, only to end up galvanizing it -- the...
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John Tomase
June 18, 2018 - 10:02 am
Trading Isaiah Thomas last summer suggested there was no bridge Danny Ainge wouldn't cross -- and then reduce to rubble -- to improve his team. The King in the Fourth captivated fans, made the Celtics relevant, and led an improbable run to the conference finals. He did so while playing through the...
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WEEI
June 16, 2018 - 12:23 pm
By DANNY DRAGIN Once again the NBA offseason is completely hectic and fake news is flying around more than birds in a Hitchcock movie. Obviously the Celtics made huge news last offseason, and it would take a profound move to make as big of a splash as the Kyrie Irving deal. After so many seasons of...
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Kawhi Leonard
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John Tomase
June 15, 2018 - 1:51 pm
Kawhi Leonard wants to be traded, which means Danny Ainge will have another superstar to consider this offseason. Leonard, an All-Star and Defensive Player of the Year with the Spurs, appeared in only nine games last year because of both a quad injury, and a season-long quarrel with management...
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USA Today Sports
Josue Pavon
June 15, 2018 - 11:31 am
The 2018 NBA Draft is one week away. The top-tier is loaded with bigs, followed by a handful of wings with a flurry of guards sprinkled throughout the mid-to-late picks. With the No. 27 pick, the Celtics will look to add to their backcourt and have a number of different options waiting for them at...
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USA Today Sports
WEEI
June 14, 2018 - 11:39 am
With the 2018 NBA draft coming up on June 21, it's time to test your Celtics draft knowledge. Take the quiz below and enter for a chance to win a $50 Legal Sea Foods gift card.
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LeBron James
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John Tomase
June 13, 2018 - 1:09 pm
LeBron James should have only one thought as he enters free agency: championships. The Celtics should have only one concurrent thought: championship window. That extra word makes all the difference, and that's when it hits you: James needs the Celtics more than they need him. It's crazy, on one...
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Kyrie Irving hugs LeBron James.
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John Tomase
June 12, 2018 - 5:02 pm
LeBron James' shadow nearly engulfed Kyrie Irving once. Could it happen again? Irving stayed neutral when presented with the possibility of a reunion with his former Cavaliers teammate on Tuesday in Waltham, where he addressed the media. "In this business, I've experienced it all and seen a lot,"...
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