NBA draft

NBA draft prospect Ty Jerome
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Nick Friar
June 03, 2019 - 12:01 pm
As the 2019 NBA draft draws near, the Celtics are getting a closer look at a few prospects. The C’s are hosting two draft workouts at the Auerbach Center this week, one on Monday and another on Tuesday. Monday’s workout features six players: Admiral Schofield, Tennessee Jordan Bone, Tennessee Ty...
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Penn State guard Josh Reaves
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Nick Friar
May 20, 2019 - 11:36 am
As much as the Celtics’ three first-round draft picks have and will continue to garner most of the attention leading up to the 2019 NBA Draft, the Celtics also have a second-round pick. Ryan Gomes had been Boston’s closest thing to a second-round success story since the turn of the century until...
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
May 14, 2019 - 9:47 am
With all the focus on Kyrie Irving heading to the Knicks (or pretty much anywhere that isn’t Boston), it appears New York is taking some precautionary measures in case things don’t go exactly as planned. According to NBC Sports Boston’s A. Sherrod Blakely, the Knicks have shown interest in Marcus...
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John Tomase
July 06, 2018 - 12:41 pm
Danny Ainge altered the course of the Celtics during the winter of 2015 by acquiring Isaiah Thomas, but he made another deal that January that could pay even bigger dividends. For all the attention paid to the Kings pick that could be as high as No. 2 overall next year, there's another draft pick...
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Clint Capela
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John Tomase
June 22, 2018 - 10:18 am
If you're wondering what Robert Williams might look like in the best-case scenario, load up some video of the 2018 Rockets. Houston's offense was largely about James Harden, Chris Paul, and a bevy of shooters who led the NBA in 3-pointers attempted and made. But all that spacing created lanes to...
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Josue Pavon
June 21, 2018 - 10:36 pm
With the 27th pick in the 2018 NBA draft, the Celtics selected big man Robert Williams Thursday night. The Texas A&M product that was projected to be off the board well before Boston's first-round pick fell into the Celtics' lap -- a pick that was essentially a no-brainer for the C's. At 6-foot...
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John Tomase
June 21, 2018 - 10:39 am
The NBA draft is Thurdsay night, which means Celtics rumors are kicking into overdrive. The latest: multiple outlets are reporting the C's would like to trade up into the top four. According to ESPN , the Celtics are among a handful of teams engaged with the Grizzlies about acquiring the fourth...
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Connor Donahue
June 20, 2018 - 1:03 pm
With the NBA draft just over 24 hours away, it’s rumored the Danny Ainge and company might be trying to make a splash. Ryen Russillo tweeted Wednesday morning the C’s, along with the Clippers, are two of the most aggressive teams trying to break into the top 10 of Thursday's draft. While this news...
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Alex Reimer
June 20, 2018 - 12:31 pm
There will be no Woj Bombs during the NBA Draft Thursday. ESPN will prohibit its reporters from releasing draft picks before they’re announced, according to Awful Announcing . Previously, the WorldWide Leader has allowed its NBA Insiders to circumvent Adam Silver and tweet the selections in real...
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WEEI
June 16, 2018 - 12:23 pm
By DANNY DRAGIN Once again the NBA offseason is completely hectic and fake news is flying around more than birds in a Hitchcock movie. Obviously the Celtics made huge news last offseason, and it would take a profound move to make as big of a splash as the Kyrie Irving deal. After so many seasons of...
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