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We Reminisce / Jul 31, 2014 / 2:45 pm

We Reminisce: On This Day In 2007, The Celtics Traded For Kevin Garnett

Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo

Seven years ago today, the Minnesota Timberwolves agreed to trade Kevin Garnett to the Boston Celtics. It ended a disappointing era in Minnesota, and reignited Garnett’s career and revived the Celtics franchise. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 23, 2014 / 7:30 pm

Report: Celtics “Moving On” From Love Sweepstakes

Kevin Love

Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck recently said that he’d hoped the team would make a bigger splash this offseason, seemingly suggesting Boston was out of the running for Kevin Love. Just two days later, the Celtics’ quest to acquire the Minnesota Timberwolves’ stranded superstar seems all but officially over. A source told CSN New England that Boston is finally ready to move on from the Love sweepstakes. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jul 21, 2014 / 5:45 pm

Report: Celtics Will Sign Free Agent Evan Turner

Evan Turner, Kris Humphries

After an abysmal 27 games to finish the 2013-14 regular season with the Pacers, Indiana decided not to extend Evan Turner a qualifying offer this summer, making him an unrestricted free agent. According to the Boston Herald, Turner is expected to sign with the Celtics for part of their mid-level exception. Read More »

Smack / Jul 20, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Celtics Owner Says Team Hoped To Make Bigger Moves This Summer

Wyc Grousbeck

The Boston Celtics seem like they’re still in the running for Kevin Love, but owner Wyc Grousbeck appears to have already moved on from the dream of acquiring him. According to WEEI 93.7 in Boston, Grousbeck says the Celtics “definitely hoped to try to make bigger moves this offseason.” Read More »

Smack / Jul 17, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Players Don’t Want Rajon Rondo As A Teammate?

Rajon Rondo

Lost in the shuffle of the offseason’s superstar movement and the potential of it has been Rajon Rondo. Though his place with the Boston Celtics has been tenuous since before last season and his contract expires at the end of 2014-2015, Rondo has mostly been on the rumor sidelines this summer. Yesterday in a Twitter exchange with SBNation’s CelticsBlog, ESPN’s Jeff Goodman offered revelatory insight as to why Boston’s mercurial point guard is stuck in limbo with the Celtics. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 9, 2014 / 11:30 am

Report: Cavs Deal Jack In Three-Team Trade To Open Up Space For LeBron

Jarrett Jack, Deron Williams

The Cavs haven’t had enough cap space to offer presumptive free agent signee LeBron James the max contract he desires, but they opened up enough room in a three-team trade involving the Nets and Celtics, ESPN’s Marc Stein reports. Cleveland now has the cap space to offer LeBron the maximum allowable contract he’s said he wants, opening up the door for his much ballyhooed return to Ohio. Read More »

NBA / Jul 8, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Most Disappointing Performers From Day 3 Of Orlando Summer League

Marcus Smart

While we already gave you the best performers from Day 2 and Day 3 of the Orlando Summer League, not every player and team can compete exceptionally well during every game. They miss shots, make errant passes and sometimes just struggle. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 2, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Report: Bradley Agrees To Re-Sign With Celtics

Avery Bradley

Avery Bradley is off the board before the market had a chance to dictate his value. Whether or not the Boston Celtics overpaid to retain the restricted free agent is another story. According to Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald, Bradley has agreed to a four-year, $32 million contract to stay with the Celtics. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jul 1, 2014 / 8:00 pm

Reports: Cavs Could Give Hayward “Big Offer Sheet”; Celtics Interested, Too

Gordon Hayward

The Utah Jazz have made it clear they plan on matching any contract offers for restricted free agent Gordon Hayward. From a competitor’s perspective, though, it’s certainly better to make the Jazz back up that big talk than to take them at their word. The Cleveland Cavaliers are just such a team. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 1, 2014 / 10:30 am

Report: Celtics Were Isaiah Thomas’ First Contact

Isaiah Thomas

In a bit of a surprise, the Boston Celtics were the first team to contact restricted free agent point guard Isaiah Thomas last night. In an offseason where they’ve been linked to the Kevin Love trade rumors and have also considered trading Rajon Rondo, we still have no idea which way general manager Danny Ainge is leaning towards as far as his rebuilding plan goes. Read More »