Danny Ainge

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Rob Bradford
October 30, 2017 - 11:23 pm
Nobody in Boston sports history has earned more of the benefit of the doubt more than Bill Belichick. That's why, on nights like Monday when the Patriots coach trades away Jimmy Garoppolo for a fraction of the return most were anticipating, social media is remarkably unwavering in its understanding...
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Ty Anderson
October 17, 2017 - 2:45 pm
Cavaliers guard Isaiah Thomas took to the Road Trippin’ podcast and clarified his comments on Celtics president Danny Ainge, a man he said that he would never talk to again because of the way he treated him on his way out of Boston, in his own way. “People took it the wrong way,” Thomas, expected...
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Ty Anderson
October 12, 2017 - 7:20 pm
His personality alone told you that ex-Celtics leader Isaiah Thomas was probably never going to forgive Danny Ainge for trading him away from the Celtics and to the Cavaliers. In fact, it’s the exact stance Thomas is going take to begin his post-Celtics days. “I might not ever talk to Danny again...
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Alex Reimer
October 12, 2017 - 10:57 am
Isaiah Thomas says he may never speak with Danny Ainge again. Ainge says he understands. In an interview with Sports Illustrated this week, Thomas lashed out at Ainge for trading him to the Cavaliers this summer. “I might not ever talk to Danny [Ainge] again. That might not happen. I’ll talk to...
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Alex Reimer
September 11, 2017 - 8:20 am
Celtics general manager Danny Ainge’s decision to trade Isaiah Thomas to the Cavaliers last month in a package for Kyrie Irving was a cold-blooded maneuver. Thomas ingratiated himself with Boston during his two-and-a-half years here, catapulting himself into the pantheon of Boston sports stars. But...
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Ty Anderson
September 05, 2017 - 10:55 pm
Celtic-turned-Cavalier Isaiah Thomas has broken his relative social media silence and finally directly addressed his departure from the Celtics, focusing on the drama that was his trade from Boston to Cleveland in a teaser for The Book of Isaiah 2. The video features a whole mess of happenings,...
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Alex Reimer
September 01, 2017 - 1:43 pm
Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge isn’t commenting on the particulars of the week-long holdup behind the Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas blockbuster. When asked Friday about whether he was surprised Cleveland wanted more compensation, Ainge tersely said the matter was “private.” The...
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Ty Anderson
August 31, 2017 - 2:13 am
Give them credit for a valiant effort, but the Cavaliers most definitely made a mistake when they tried to hustle the ultimate hustler in Celtics president Danny Ainge. Under the guise of concerns over a lingering hip injury to Isaiah Thomas, the Cavs clearly tried to extort more out of the Celtics...
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Ty Anderson
August 29, 2017 - 6:30 am
Despite seemingly agreeing on a massive blockbuster trade exactly one week ago, the gamesmanship and bad blood between the fierce Eastern Conference rival Celtics and Cavaliers has found a way to extend into the front offices, one NBA reporter believes. Speaking with CSNNE’s Early Edition on Monday...
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Ty Anderson
August 23, 2017 - 11:53 am
There’s a laundry list of reasons why it made sense for the Celtics to trade for Kyrie Irving on Tuesday night. Even at the expense of Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, and the unprotected 2018 Brooklyn first-round pick. “His age is a great fit,” Celtics president Danny Ainge said of Irving...
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