Jaylen Brown

The Celtics selected Cal forward Jaylen Brown with the third pick in the draft. (John Hefti/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
June 23, 2016 - 3:52 pm
After months of speculation, the Celtics finally have an answer: Jaylen Brown. The C's selected the Cal forward with the third pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night after being unable to move the pick for a satisfactory return of veteran players. Though the C's were rumored to be in talks with...
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The Celtics could choose between Jaylen Brown (left) and Kris Dunn at No. 3. (USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
June 23, 2016 - 7:56 am
And down the stretch they come . . . With the NBA draft set for Thursday night and the Celtics still unable to move the No. 3 pick, focus has narrowed on whom they might select at that spot, with draft insiders focusing on two names -- Providence College point guard Kris Dunn and Cal forward Jaylen...
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Providence Friars guard Kris Dunn (3) says he'd be fine playing in Boston. (Geoff Burke/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
June 22, 2016 - 2:21 pm
As it becomes more and more likely the Celtics will wind up making their pick at No. 3, one of the likely candidates for selection is renewing his public affection for Boston. "I'd be fine if they selected me," Kris Dunn said Wednesday in the final media availability before Thursday's draft at...
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June 22, 2016 - 7:41 am
As part of WEEI.com's coverage of the 2016 NBA draft, here is one in a series of profiles of prospective picks. The Celtics have amassed eight picks: 3, 16, 23, 31, 35, 45, 51, 58. The draft will be held June 23 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. JAYLEN BROWN Position: Small forward School: California...
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Jeff Goodman
June 20, 2016 - 8:05 am
ESPN basketball insider Jeff Goodman joined Rob Bradford and Mike Giardi Sunday morning to discuss the NBA draft and who he thinks the Celtics will take with the third overall pick in this week's draft. To hear the full interview, go to the WEEI audio on demand page. With the NBA draft only a few...
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California Golden Bears forward Jaylen Brown (0) moves to the basket against Hawaii Rainbow Warriors guard Aaron Valdes (32) during the first half of the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament. (Kyle Terada/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
June 01, 2016 - 7:45 pm
WALTHAM - Count Danny Ainge among those impressed with Cal prospect Jaylen Brown. The Celtics executive responsible for pulling the trigger on the No. 3 draft pick (assuming the Celtics keep it) saw the 6-foot-6 swingman in a workout Wednesday before the press conference to announce the contract...
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John Tomase
May 20, 2016 - 10:10 am
As the days pass leading up to June's NBA draft, we want to encourage the debate regarding what the Celtics should do with the No. 3 overall pick. In that spirit, we present, "Celtics choice." Today: Using the No. 3 pick on Oklahoma scorer Buddy Hield or Cal forward Jaylen Brown The case for Hield...
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May 18, 2016 - 1:57 pm
On Tuesday night, the Celtics were slotted into the third overall pick in the NBA draft, meaning Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge will have a tough decision to make should he hold onto the pick. With the draft about a month away and many experts predicting Ben Simmons and...
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January 07, 2016 - 6:28 am
The Celtics own as many as eight draft picks in June 2016 -- only one of which is their own -- and the unprotected selection from the Nets is legitimately one of the most fascinating storylines in the entire NBA this season. We'll regularly update the status of those selections, speculating when...
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