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Celtics draft pick Grant Williams
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Nick Friar
June 22, 2019 - 3:13 pm
Even though he never made a return to Boston’s roster after Danny Ainge dealt him away, being a Celtic means something to Kendrick Perkins. It’s the reason he’s “lost all respect” for Kyrie Irving. Lost all respect for Dude this year! ----‍♂️ https://t.co/OLDj3zAWkZ — Kendrick Perkins (@...
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Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 22, 2019 - 11:08 am
Now that Aron Baynes is gone and both Al Horford and Kyrie Irving are expected to leave town once NBA free agency kicks off on June 30, questions about where things went wrong for the Celtics have started to pop up again. Baynes being traded is fairly cut and dry. Horford’s situation at least seems...
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Celtics forward Al Horford
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Nick Friar
June 21, 2019 - 7:32 pm
In addition to Kyrie Irving, it appears the Celtics will lose Al Horford after the big man’s contract negotiations with the Celtics ended, following his decision to opt-out of the final year of his contract — the latter of which was anticipated. The rumor was Horford is expecting fairly significant...
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Alex Reimer
June 21, 2019 - 10:04 am
The Celtics will become a much less talented team on the court if and when Kyrie Irving decides to sign elsewhere in free agency –– and right now, it looks like that is a “when.” But with the addition of first-round pick Grant Williams, at least they’ve become a lot more scientifically savvy. The C...
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Kyrie Irving
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Ryan Hannable
June 21, 2019 - 9:01 am
Kyrie Irving has been the topic of a lot of conversations with the Celtics of late, as it appears likely he will not be playing for them next season after opting out of his contract. Many have said Irving was the main reason for the chemistry issues with the team last season and there was even a...
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Celtics center Aron Baynes
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Nick Friar
June 20, 2019 - 9:19 am
When Aron Baynes picked up his option to stay with the Celtics for 2019-20, it was reported he did so under the impression he wasn’t going to be dealt this summer . Well, as Baynes must now know better than ever, no one is getting what they expected when it comes to the Celtics this offseason...
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Danny Ainge
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Gabby Guerard
June 19, 2019 - 2:46 pm
With Al Horford and Kyrie Irving both likely to not return to the Celtics , Stephen A. Smith believes that the team is “falling apart by the seams.” “I mean when you look at this team that’s presently constructed, they’re just going to be an average team,” Smith said Wednesday morning on First Take...
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Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 19, 2019 - 10:08 am
In the course of the Celtics’ chaos, one thing that can easily be overlooked: Kyrie Irving could be flying solo when he heads to Brooklyn. Even before Kevin Durant got hurt, the idea was he favored the Knicks over the Nets. And there’s reportedly been indication D’Angelo Russell isn’t trying to...
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Celtics center Al Horford
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Nick Friar
June 19, 2019 - 6:15 am
Al Horford electing to opt-out of the final year of his contract with the Celtics on Tuesday was expected. What wasn’t was Horford deciding he didn’t want to re-sign with the Celtics . Danny Ainge seemed to think restructuring Horford’s situation was possible just a few weeks ago, though Adam...
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Celtics forward Al Horford
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Nick Friar
June 18, 2019 - 7:45 pm
Tuesday was the deadline for Al Horford pick up his option to remain with the Celtics for the 2019-20 season. Although news surfaced that Horford was opting out, Danny Ainge had previously given reason to believe the organization expected this decision from Horford. The idea was the Celtics and...
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