NBA draft

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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Amin Touri
June 21, 2019 - 1:08 pm
With the Celtics entering an uncertain offseason, Danny Ainge had himself an interesting evening calling the shots at the 2019 NBA Draft. After exploring a trade up to a pick as high as No. 5 on Thursday night, the Celtics went with Indiana’s Romeo Langford at No. 14 , a high-upside guard who was...
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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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Celtics draft picks Carsen Edwards and Romeo Langford
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Nick Friar
June 21, 2019 - 3:43 am
The Celtics certainly kept themselves busy throughout the 2019 NBA Draft. Boston selected four players after trading the 20th pick to the Sixers for No. 24 and No. 33. They then moved No. 24 with Aron Baynes to the Suns . Although the Baynes move was a bit of a surprise, rumors about his...
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Celtics draft pick Tremont Waters
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Nick Friar
June 21, 2019 - 12:46 am
Tremont Waters was the Celtics’ fourth and final pick of the 2019 NBA Draft. Boston selected Waters in the second round at No. 51 overall. He was the second player the C’s took from the SEC, with Grant Williams from Tennessee going to Boston at No. 22. The New Haven native played the point in his...
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Celtics draft pick Carsen Edwards
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Nick Friar
June 20, 2019 - 11:28 pm
When the Celtics traded Matisse Thybulle, the 20th pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, to the 76ers, Boston acquired both the 24th pick and the 33rd pick in this year’s draft. The Celtics then traded the 24th pick, Ty Jerome, and Aron Baynes to the Phoenix Suns. But the Celtics elected to keep the 33rd...
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Former Celtics center Aron Baynes
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Nick Friar
June 20, 2019 - 10:25 pm
After acquiring the 24th pick in the 2019 NBA Draft from the Philadelphia 76ers for the 20th overall pick, Matisse Thybulle, the Celtics traded Aron Baynes and the pick, Ty Jerome, to the Phoenix Suns. In exchange for Baynes and Jerome, Boston acquired the Milwaukee Bucks' first-round pick in the...
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Celtics draft pick Matisse Thybulle
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Nick Friar
June 20, 2019 - 9:45 pm
Following their selection of Indiana guard Romeo Langford, the Celtics selected Washington wing Matisse Thybulle and traded the pick to the Philadelphia 76ers for the 24th and 33rd picks in the 2019 NBA Draft. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski was the first with the news.
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Celtics draft pick Romeo Langford
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Nick Friar
June 20, 2019 - 9:12 pm
After the Celtics were rumored to be interested in the No. 5 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, Boston stuck with their first pick at No. 14, taking guard Romeo Langford out of Indiana. Though the 6-foot-6 guard made strides defensively throughout the year, Langford wasn't very efficient...
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New Orleans Pelicans draft pick Zion Williamson
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Nick Friar
June 20, 2019 - 8:04 pm
To no one’s surprise, Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and RJ Barrett went first, second and third in the 2019 NBA Draft, respectfully. Williamson has long been anticipated as the No. 1 overall pick, as have Morant and Barrett at No. 2 and 3. Despite knowing this entering Thursday, Williamson was very...
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