Danny Ainge

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John Tomase
July 09, 2018 - 10:30 pm
Perhaps Marcus Smart's hurt and disgust with the Celtics is abating. Smart and Celtics boss Danny Ainge crossed paths multiple times at the team's NBA Summer League game in Las Vegas on Monday night, and according to reporters shared a pair of light-hearted encounters. Danny Ainge just walked by...
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John Tomase
July 06, 2018 - 12:41 pm
Danny Ainge altered the course of the Celtics during the winter of 2015 by acquiring Isaiah Thomas, but he made another deal that January that could pay even bigger dividends. For all the attention paid to the Kings pick that could be as high as No. 2 overall next year, there's another draft pick...
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John Tomase
June 29, 2018 - 12:39 pm
Danny Ainge once again possesses the ammo to chase any trade target in the NBA. But that doesn't mean he will, because he believes the Celtics, as currently constituted, can compete for a title. Speaking to reporters at the Auerbach Center ( including ESPN's Chris Forsberg ) after introducing first...
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Jayson Tatum
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Jim Hackett
June 27, 2018 - 11:52 pm
Danny Ainge has conditioned Celtics fans to eagerly anticipate the run-up to the draft and free agency over the last few years. It all started in 2008, when the news of the Kevin Garnett trade dropped on a perfect summer evening and changed the destiny of the franchise instantly. The summers...
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Lucy Burdge
June 22, 2018 - 6:33 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: LA Dodgers at NY Mets, 7 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Seattle at Boston, 7:10 p.m. (NESN) WNBA: New York at Las Vegas, 10 p...
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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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Vincent Gallo
June 07, 2018 - 7:32 pm
Between the summers of 2013 and 2017, the agenda for Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge was to restructure a team both young and skilled enough to beat an opponent led by LeBron James. Now, after taking the Cavaliers to seven games in the Eastern Conference Finals before...
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Alex Reimer
June 01, 2018 - 3:33 pm
During the playoffs, as Jayson Tatum lit up the scoreboard and Terry Rozier took over the fourth quarter of games, some folks started to dismiss injured stars Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward. Celtics general manager Danny Ainge was not one of those people. In an interview Friday with "Dale &...
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Alex Reimer
May 30, 2018 - 1:20 pm
Celtics general manager Danny Ainge said this week he only intends to make “ small tweaks ” to the roster over the summer. Don’t take him at his word. Boston is looking to move up in the draft in pursuit of Texas center Mo Bamba, according to Sean Deveney of the Sporting News . Bamba, who stands at...
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Alex Reimer
May 17, 2018 - 10:50 am
The Cavaliers still miss Kyrie Irving, and one player has reportedly taken out his frustration on Celtics general manager Danny Ainge. According to the Athletic’s Jason Lloyd , an unnamed player on the Cavs referred to Ainge as a “f— king thief” at one point this winter, presumably when Irving was...
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