NBA draft

Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge
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Nick Friar
June 20, 2019 - 7:13 pm
The 2019 NBA Draft hasn’t even begun yet and moves are already being made. While the Celtics won’t be able to get the No. 4 pick with the Hawks acquiring it in a trade with the Pelicans, Boston still has a shot at the Cavaliers pick at No. 5. Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com is reporting the Celtics...
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Andy Hart
June 20, 2019 - 1:46 pm
None of us knew it at the time, but Danny Ainge and all of Boston got themselves a bad ol’ fashioned used car lemon in the form of the 2018-19 Celtics. What looked like a low-miles, like-new sporty mid-life crisis escape that would be enjoyed for years to come was nothing but trouble. A flashy...
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Celtics guard Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
June 19, 2019 - 3:33 pm
Given the current situation, a team asking the Celtics about Jaylen Brown’s availability would seem like one of the more ridiculous things to happen to this point in the very young NBA offseason. But, based on the report from Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe , there may, in fact, be teams who...
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Terry Rozier
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Sam Cohn
June 19, 2019 - 9:53 am
The Boston Celtics head into Thursday’s NBA Draft with three first-round picks. They have selections at Nos. 14, 20, and 22 with hopes of adding depth to their roster, adding assets to package into a future trade, or creating trade leverage for a draft-night move. Whichever they choose to do,...
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Gabby Guerard
June 18, 2019 - 12:33 pm
The aftermath of the Anthony Davis trade on Saturday will immediately impact the 2019 NBA Draft Thursday. With Davis headed to the Lakers, the Pelicans received three first-round picks, Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, and Josh Hart. Because of this, New Orleans now has the No. 4 pick in this week’s...
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Ryan Hannable
June 18, 2019 - 8:22 am
There's a lot happening with the Celtics, not only with free agents likely coming and going, but also the NBA draft on Thursday. The Celtics have three first-round picks -- Nos. 14, 20 and 22 -- so a lot can happen. Appearing on ESPN Monday night, Adrian Wojnarowski had an update on what the...
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Boston Celtics
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Nick Friar
June 13, 2019 - 8:37 pm
Goga Bitadze, former center for Buducnost VOLI Podgorica in the EuroLeague, is now among the potential first-round picks on the Celtics’ radar heading into the 2019 NBA Draft, according to Chris Kirschner of The Athletic. Bitadze worked out for the Hawks on Thursday, having already showcased...
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UNC wing Nassir Little
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Nick Friar
June 08, 2019 - 9:44 am
On Wednesday, Danny Ainge said the Celtics are going to look at close to 100 players before the 2019 NBA Draft. Boston was coming off of back -to- back days in which it had hosted a total of 12 players — Nickeil Alexander-Walker, Tyler Herro and Kevin Porter Jr. most notable among them. Apparently...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis
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Nick Friar
June 07, 2019 - 8:52 pm
If you just can’t take the Kyrie Irving nonsense anymore, you’re in luck: Anthony Davis rumors are back in style. On the latest episode of Sports Illustrated’s podcast “ The Crossover ,” Chris Mannix said he’s under the impression the Celtics are “not going to take their foot off the gas when it...
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NBA Draft prospect Nickeil Alexander-Walker
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Nick Friar
June 04, 2019 - 10:18 am
The Celtics hosted a pair of potential first-round picks and multiple projected second-rounders in their workout on Monday. The group participating in Tuesday’s workout at the Auerbach Center has a few more noteworthy prospects: Nickeil Alexander-Walker, Virginia Tech Tyler Herro, Kentucky Kevin...
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