Celtics rumors

Celtics guard Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
June 19, 2019 - 3:33 pm
Given the current situation, a team asking the Celtics about Jaylen Brown’s availability would seem like one of the more ridiculous things to happen to this point in the very young NBA offseason. But, based on the report from Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe , there may, in fact, be teams who...
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Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 19, 2019 - 10:08 am
In the course of the Celtics’ chaos, one thing that can easily be overlooked: Kyrie Irving could be flying solo when he heads to Brooklyn. Even before Kevin Durant got hurt, the idea was he favored the Knicks over the Nets. And there’s reportedly been indication D’Angelo Russell isn’t trying to...
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Celtics center Al Horford
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Nick Friar
June 19, 2019 - 6:15 am
Al Horford electing to opt-out of the final year of his contract with the Celtics on Tuesday was expected. What wasn’t was Horford deciding he didn’t want to re-sign with the Celtics . Danny Ainge seemed to think restructuring Horford’s situation was possible just a few weeks ago, though Adam...
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Celtics forward Al Horford
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Nick Friar
June 18, 2019 - 7:45 pm
Tuesday was the deadline for Al Horford pick up his option to remain with the Celtics for the 2019-20 season. Although news surfaced that Horford was opting out, Danny Ainge had previously given reason to believe the organization expected this decision from Horford. The idea was the Celtics and...
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Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley
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Nick Friar
June 18, 2019 - 4:05 pm
Add Mike Conley to the list of rumored contingency plans for the Celtics with Kyrie Irving likely leaving town. The Memphis Grizzlies point guard is under contract for two more seasons, though he does have an early termination option for 2020. But he’s probably not using that since he’ll rake in $...
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Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday
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Nick Friar
June 18, 2019 - 1:23 pm
Since it appears the Celtics will lose out on Kyrie Irving , the search for a new point guard becomes one of the team’s top priorities. And with Al Horford opting-out of the final year of his contract to either work out a more Celtics-friendly deal or move on from Boston, Danny Ainge will have a...
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Celtics forward Al Horford
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Nick Friar
June 18, 2019 - 10:51 am
Al Horford will opt-out of the final year of his contract with the Celtics, according to ESPN ’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Horford would have made $30.1 million had he opted-in for the 2019-20 season. This decision from Horford was expected by the Celtics. Just over two weeks ago, Danny Ainge expressed...
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Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 17, 2019 - 2:05 pm
While it feels like Kyrie Irving will play anywhere but Boston next season, there is still time for the Celtics to win him over. Apparently, the Celtics front office will have at least one more shot to convince Irving Boston is the place for him. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic , “top...
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Boston Celtics Terry Rozier, Al Horford, Kyrie Irving and Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
June 17, 2019 - 8:08 am
Between the reports of Kyrie Irving favoring the Nets over everyone else — or being “ prepared to sign with ” Brooklyn, however you want to phrase it — and another stating the Celtics are losing faith in his return , along with the Lakers winning the battle over Anthony Davis on Saturday, it doesn’...
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Celtics guard Kyrie Irving and forward Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
June 16, 2019 - 8:05 pm
Although it may seem fairly obvious the Celtics’ handling of the Anthony Davis trade talks with the Pelicans was impacted by what’s going on with Kyrie Irving — which Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald is reporting — multiple reports that surfaced prior to Saturday’s deal indicated the opposite. As...
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