Danny Ainge

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Alex Reimer
June 18, 2019 - 12:01 pm
The Celtics are in a lousy predicament, because Kyrie Irving decided to become a malcontent and Gordon Hayward shattered his ankle. Danny Ainge assembled a team that could’ve competed for a championship last season, but the players didn’t succeed. This is not his fault. I am not saying this as one...
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 14, 2019 - 5:42 pm
All signs continue to point pretty much anywhere but Boston when it comes to Kyrie Irving’s future, with multiple reports indicating he’ll end up in Brooklyn. Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe added to the litany of “ Kyrie is leaving ” reports on Friday, citing multiple league sources have...
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Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck
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Nick Friar
June 14, 2019 - 1:45 pm
Apparently, there’s at least one person in the Celtics organization who feels similarly to Danny Ainge when it comes to taking risks in NBA free agency and on the trade market. Ainge spoke about the matter recently , stating, “There’s always risk in making deals. We’re not afraid of risk.” Well,...
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 11, 2019 - 5:28 pm
Even if Kevin Durant is forced to sit out all of next season after the Achilles injury he suffered in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday, he should still make $31.5 million. That’s because Durant still has a player option he can exercise to stick with the Warriors for 2019-20. Now, the injury can...
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Houston Rockets center Clint Capela and Boston Celtics Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 10, 2019 - 6:45 am
Although multiple reports indicate the Celtics will pursue a trade with the New Orleans Pelicans for Anthony Davis, a rumor has surfaced that Boston is looking at another big man. Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders reports the Celtics have “engaged pretty seriously on Clint Capela.” The Rockets...
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UNC wing Nassir Little
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Nick Friar
June 08, 2019 - 9:44 am
On Wednesday, Danny Ainge said the Celtics are going to look at close to 100 players before the 2019 NBA Draft. Boston was coming off of back -to- back days in which it had hosted a total of 12 players — Nickeil Alexander-Walker, Tyler Herro and Kevin Porter Jr. most notable among them. Apparently...
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Boston Celtics Terry Rozier
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Gabby Guerard
June 05, 2019 - 3:37 pm
After the Celtics lost to the Bucks in the Eastern Conference Semifinals, Terry Rozier wasted no time in voicing his frustrations about the season. Even after the comments he made across several of ESPN’s shows back on May 14, Danny Ainge can envision a scenario where Rozier comes back to Boston. “...
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Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens
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Nick Friar
June 05, 2019 - 3:13 pm
Prior to the start of the 2018-19 season, the Celtics looked like the “can’t-miss” team. They were dripping with talent. Then that abundance of talent somehow became a problem. And it was hard to believe at first, given this was almost the same exact group that made it to Game 7 of the Eastern...
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Boston Cetlics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge
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Gabby Guerard
June 05, 2019 - 2:09 pm
After experiencing Danny Ainge second ‘mild’ heart attack in Milwaukee, the Boston Celtics president of basketball operations says he is doing well — even amidst the stressful Kyrie Irving situation. “I feel great. Yeah, I feel good. It’s an exciting time of year,” Ainge said. When the incident...
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 05, 2019 - 1:32 pm
Danny Ainge wants all the answers to the Kyrie Irving situation just like everyone else. But, like everyone else, he does not have them, which he expressed on Wednesday during his first media availability since suffering a minor heart attack in Milwaukee when the Celtics played the Bucks in the...
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