NBA free agency

Vincent Poirier
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Nick Friar
July 15, 2019 - 1:50 pm
In the course of the Celtics' attempt to bounce back from Al Horford’s departure from the roster, one of the post players Boston reportedly acquired was Vincent Poirier. The 6-foot-11 25-year-old played in the NBA Summer League in 2017 for the Magic and again last summer for the Nets, but did not...
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Marcus Morris
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Nick Friar
July 14, 2019 - 4:01 pm
This year’s NBA offseason has been one of the craziest in the league’s history. There’s a good chance it stands alone as the single craziest. Kevin Durant partnered up with Kyrie Irving, Utah is a contender in a loaded Western Conference and Oklahoma City’s two best players requested trades to play...
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Joel Embiid and Al Horford
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Nick Friar
July 12, 2019 - 12:49 pm
Former Celtics center Al Horford was officially introduced as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday. Horford’s run in Boston ended after he didn’t pick up his option for 2019-20, then proceeded to look at opportunities elsewhere. The Celtics’ rival came knocking and signed Horford to a four-...
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Cheick Diallo
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Nick Friar
July 12, 2019 - 8:00 am
With Guerschon Yabusele gone, it seemed like the 15th spot on the Celtics roster was a simple decision. Slide Tacko Fall in. But as much as there’s promise there, he still needs to get some work in the G League, and Boston already used both of its two-way contracts on Max Strus and Tremont Waters...
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Amin Touri
July 11, 2019 - 9:09 pm
The wild NBA summer rolls on. Less than a week after dealing Paul George to the Clippers for an unprecedented haul of draft picks, Thunder GM Sam Presti stockpiled even more draft picks with another blockbuster on Thursday, sending Russell Westbrook to the Rockets in exchange for Chris Paul, two...
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Amin Touri
July 11, 2019 - 7:53 pm
After initially committing to sign a deal with the Spurs, former Celtics forward Marcus Morris re-opened his free agency and is now heading to New York on a one-year, $15 million deal, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania. Forward Marcus Morris plans to sign a one-year, $15M deal with the New...
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver
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Nick Friar
July 10, 2019 - 12:19 pm
During his annual NBA Summer League press conference on Tuesday, NBA commissioner Adam Silver he expressed he was disheartened by the recent trade requests (i.e. Paul George to the Clippers) and said the problem “needs to be addressed” and so on. That’s great, Mr. Commissioner, but I don’t see how...
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Marcus Morris
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Nick Friar
July 09, 2019 - 5:03 pm
On Saturday, Marcus Morris had reportedly agreed to a deal with the Spurs. He was set to make $20 million over the course of two years. Well, it looks like he’s reconsidering his commitment to San Antonio. According to ESPN ’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Marc J. Spears, Morris is interested in signing...
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Kemba Walker
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Gabby Guerard
July 08, 2019 - 12:22 pm
There’s been a lot of talk about how Kemba Walker will fit in with the Celtics next season, after he signed a four-year, $141 million deal with Boston Saturday. But after Ronald Nored played for Brad Stevens at Butler, competed against Walker in the 2011 NCAA Tournament Championship, and coached...
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Kemba Walker
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Nick Friar
July 06, 2019 - 9:33 pm
The Boston Celtics officially made star guard Kemba Walker a member of the organization on Saturday with the NBA’s Free Agency Moratorium coming to a close at noon. Walker came to the Celtics via a sign-and-trade with the Hornets, which sent Terry Rozier to Charlotte. Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston...
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