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Latest News / Jan 9, 2015 / 7:30 pm

Report: Celtics To Deal Jeff Green To Grizzlies For Prince & First-Round Pick

Jeff Green, Tayshaun Prince

It’s not even February and it’s already feeling like deadline season. Or maybe it’s just because Danny Ainge is determined to hold every first-round draft pick the next four years after dealing Brandan Wright to the Suns. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reports the Grizzlies have been in discussion for weeks — something we noted two night’s ago — to acquire Jeff Green from the Celtics. Right now they’re in the process of a deal that would send Green to Memphis in exchange for a future first-round pick and Tayshaun Prince‘s expiring $7.7 million contract, but they’re awaiting a third team’s finalization to make it official. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 28, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Paul Pierce “Shocked” By Rajon Rondo Trade To Mavs

Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo

The Wizards were in Boston last night, which meant Paul Pierce was facing his former team. Except, this was the first time he’d played them without Rajon Rondo on the sideline or donning the green and white. Rondo was traded to Dallas last week, and Pierce had conflicting feelings on the move. Read More »

2015 Free Agency, Latest News / Dec 18, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Report: Rajon Rondo “Open” To Re-Signing With Mavs Or Rockets If Traded

Rajon Rondo

Last night Yahoo reported the Boston Celtics were engaged in “serious” discussions about point guard Rajon Rondo. Trade season officially opened on Dec. 15 with teams now able to move contracts signed this past summer, and Rondo is one of the biggest names to watch. CBS Sports’ Ken Berger is now reporting that Rondo would be “open” to re-signing with the Mavs or Rockets if he were traded to those Texas contenders. Read More »

NBA / Oct 10, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Danny Ainge Thinks Ray Allen Could Wait Until Mid-Season To Join A Team

Ray Allen

Everyone wants Ray Allen; the question now is who he wants and when. With training camps and preseason play well underway and the start of the 2014-2015 season 18 days away, the league’s all-time leader in made three-pointers is still sitting at home. And according to his former GM Danny Ainge, Allen could wait several more months before deciding on his playing future. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 2, 2014 / 10:30 am

Rajon Rondo Says He Deserves Max Contract; Danny Ainge Agrees

Rajon Rondo

Despite undergoing surgery on his hand after a freak fall in the shower, Rajon Rondo was pretty quick to answer when asked if he felt he was a max contract player, but his performance this season will go a long way towards the answer. Read More »

Latest News, Twitter / Sep 22, 2014 / 10:00 am

Danny Ainge Says, “I’m Not Trying To Trade Rondo,” But “Nobody Is Untradeable”

Rajon Rondo

The future of Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo is in flux. He claims he never asked to be traded out of Boston, but plugged-in Boston scribe Jackie MacMullen believes otherwise. When Bill Doyle of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette asked Celtics GM Danny Ainge about it on Sunday, Ainge talked in circles, claiming he didn’t want to trade Rondo, but “the possibility of a trade is not out of the question.” Read More »

Latest News / Aug 31, 2014 / 10:45 am

Report: Rajon Rondo Tells Celtics He Wants Out

Rajon Rondo

Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo will be a free agent next summer, but the Celtics wanted to see how much better he’s gotten since ACL surgery, and trading him before he possibly leaves in free agency isn’t a priority. Except, new revelations from the estimable Jackie MacMullan indicate Rondo wants out, as he’s told GM Danny Ainge and the C’s brass despite the public facade. 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 »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 21, 2014 / 8:50 pm

5 Prospects Boston Should Take In NBA Draft

Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens

Leading up to the 2014 NBA Draft – in the stretch run now — we are going to preview each team in the lottery for their needs. Taking a look at each team’s individual strengths, weaknesses, roster, and what prospects would fit in with their current and future plans. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Feb 27, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Rajon Rondo Says Birthday Off-Day Story “My business…Not Yours.”

Rajon Rondo

Perhaps you’ve missed the recent Rajon Rondo non-story. According to Rondo’s most recent words on the subject, following Boston’s 115-104 win in Atlanta on Wednesday, that’s intentional. When asked by reporters after the game what the story was, Rondo replied in a typically annoyed fashion, “It’s my business. It’s not yours.” Which, well, he’s right. Read More »