Danny Ainge

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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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Alex Reimer
May 11, 2018 - 12:28 pm
The Celtics are gearing up for the futile task of trying to stop LeBron James. They have themselves to blame for this misfortune, and would almost certainly do it again. It’s hard to remember now, but just four years ago, the Celtics were at the bottom of the Eastern Conference. Coming off a 25-win...
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Al Horford and Jayson Tatum
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John Tomase
May 07, 2018 - 10:44 am
Danny Ainge has conditioned Celtics fans never to settle for the team in front of them when the one that's going to hang Banner 18 could be just around the corner. Maybe Kawhi Leonard is the missing piece. Maybe it's Anthony Davis, though that now feels particularly like fantasy. Maybe it's...
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Alex Reimer
April 02, 2018 - 8:23 am
It took Marcus Morris a while to mesh with the Celtics. For starters, he missed roughly the first two weeks of the regular season, because he was on trial for assault. Then he struggled to mesh with Brad Stevens’ ball movement-heavy offense, further stagnating a slow bench unit. It looked like the...
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Celtics celebrate Al Horford's buzzer beater.
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John Tomase
February 14, 2018 - 12:18 pm
With all due respect to Philly's Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, the Celtics are the NBA's real unicorns. They play in one of America's toughest sports towns, a place where fans and media renounce Bill Belichick over one questionable Super Bowl decision in eight tries, where the Red Sox win back-to-...
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Tyreke Evans
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John Tomase
February 08, 2018 - 10:26 am
If last year's NBA trade deadline proved anything, it's that standing pat has its merits. At this time last year, there were howls for the Celtics to do something. They were linked to Indiana's Paul George and many fans and commentators wanted them to trade the potential first overall pick in the...
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Ty Anderson
January 29, 2018 - 4:40 pm
As always, it appears that yet another trade made by Celtics president Danny Ainge is working out in his favor, as the Pistons have made guard Avery Bradley available to any and all teams via trade, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski . Part of the summertime salary dump that allowed the Celtics...
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