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Celtics forward Al Horford and Hornets guard Kemba Walker
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Nick Friar
June 27, 2019 - 1:38 pm
So it looks like the Celtics are going to get their star player to fill the void left by Kyrie Irving. And, of course, Kemba Walker, a member of the 2019 All-NBA Third Team, will not only be the new star, he’ll also man the point. With the Celtics in deep on Walker — now being the reported...
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Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 24, 2019 - 6:48 pm
"Character" was somewhat of a theme at the introductory press conference for the four Celtics selection from the 2019 NBA Draft. Danny Ainge spoke on it regarding the foursome as a whole, and it became more apparent when each individual talked. Grant Williams stole the show by admitting he's a nerd...
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Kyrie Irving
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Alex Reimer
June 24, 2019 - 3:33 pm
Kyrie Irving is apparently showing more effort in his single-person pursuit of Kevin Durant this summer than he displayed on the defensive side of the floor all season long. The two superstars have met twice in recent weeks, according to Bleacher Report’s Ric Bucher. League sources say they got...
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Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 22, 2019 - 11:08 am
Now that Aron Baynes is gone and both Al Horford and Kyrie Irving are expected to leave town once NBA free agency kicks off on June 30, questions about where things went wrong for the Celtics have started to pop up again. Baynes being traded is fairly cut and dry. Horford’s situation at least seems...
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Amin Touri
June 21, 2019 - 1:08 pm
With the Celtics entering an uncertain offseason, Danny Ainge had himself an interesting evening calling the shots at the 2019 NBA Draft. After exploring a trade up to a pick as high as No. 5 on Thursday night, the Celtics went with Indiana’s Romeo Langford at No. 14 , a high-upside guard who was...
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Kyrie Irving
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Ryan Hannable
June 21, 2019 - 9:01 am
Kyrie Irving has been the topic of a lot of conversations with the Celtics of late, as it appears likely he will not be playing for them next season after opting out of his contract. Many have said Irving was the main reason for the chemistry issues with the team last season and there was even a...
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Andy Hart
June 20, 2019 - 1:46 pm
None of us knew it at the time, but Danny Ainge and all of Boston got themselves a bad ol’ fashioned used car lemon in the form of the 2018-19 Celtics. What looked like a low-miles, like-new sporty mid-life crisis escape that would be enjoyed for years to come was nothing but trouble. A flashy...
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Danny Ainge
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Gabby Guerard
June 19, 2019 - 2:46 pm
With Al Horford and Kyrie Irving both likely to not return to the Celtics , Stephen A. Smith believes that the team is “falling apart by the seams.” “I mean when you look at this team that’s presently constructed, they’re just going to be an average team,” Smith said Wednesday morning on First Take...
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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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