CELTICS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Contract Year Will be Telling for Kelly Olynyk

The Boston Celtics and Kelly Olynyk have found themselves in a great spot this season. With Olynyk entering free agency next season, his next contract could end up being the most important of his career. The Celtics are also in a position where they need an offensive presence to step up on the second unit. […] Contract Year Will be Telling for Kelly Olynyk - Hardwood Houdini -...
Via Hardwood Houdini
13 hours ago

Where Does Jonas Jerebko Fit In Celtics Rotation?

Power forward Jonas Jerebko showcased his sweet shooting stroke while receiving increased playing time in the postseason. Will he see an uptick in minutes come the regular season? Following his acquisition from the Detroit Pistons midway through the 2014-15 season, Boston Celtics power forward Jonas Jerebko found his niche almost immediately within the rotation of […] Where Does...
Via Hardwood Houdini
15 hours ago

Video: Kelly Olynyk at Canobie Lake Park talks shoulder rehab, Horford excitement, missing Evan Turner

Kelly Olynyk made his annual summer trip to Canobie Lake Park this past week: You just knew #Celtics center Kelly Olynyk wouldn't miss @CanobieLakePark w/ the kids this summer. pic.twitter.com/CTv79nRcJB — Scott Souza (@Scott_Souza) August 24, 2016 A day of fun at Canobie Lake ended with a big splash for @KellyOlynyk and youth from @mspccboston! #CelticsAssist ☘ pic.twitter.com...
Via Celtics Life
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Week in Review 8/27/16

Nearly two months in the rearview mirror since he was signed, the Al Horford acquisition remains a crucial piece for the state of the franchise.
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago

Celtics reportedly renounce rights on 2013 2nd-round pick Colten Iverson

The tumultuous Colten Iverson era appears it will end before even seeing him in green. Per The Boston Globe’s Adam Himmelsbach, the Celtics elected to renounce the rights of the 2013 second round pick and “give him a shot to make a roster elsewhere.” Taken 53rd overall out of Colorado State by the Pacers and promptly traded to the Celtics, Iverson prolonged the NBA limbo he...
Via Green Street
1 day ago

Boston Celtics: Isaiah Thomas Not Happy with 2K Rating

NBA 2K is the most popular NBA video game out there, and some players aren’t happy with their rating If you love sports and like to play video games in your free time then this is one of the best parts of the year for you – Madden, NBA2K and Fifa are all coming out […] Boston Celtics: Isaiah Thomas Not Happy with 2K Rating - Hardwood Houdini - Hardwood Houdini - A Boston Celtics...
Via Hardwood Houdini
1 day ago

Marcus Smart and Boston's point guard quest

The Boston Celtics' ability to acquire an All-Star point guard in his prime has suddenly become a near-impossible scenario. Russell Westbrook has extended his deal with the Thunder through 2018 while Stephen Curry, Chris Paul and Kyle Lowry are extreme longshots with their 2017 free agencies. While the Celtics will likely be in position to sign a point guard of the future at the...
Via RealGM - NBA
1 day ago  |  Discuss

4 candidates eager to grab Celtics’ 6th man role this season

Marcus Smart will look to fill Evan Turner’s role on the Celtics this season. (Mark L. Baer/USA Today Sports) One of the biggest questions the Celtics will have to answer at the start of the regular season is this: Who will emerge as the team’s sixth man?  In a two-year span, Evan Turner (now with the Trail Blazers) flourished as the Celtics’ first option off the bench...
Via Green Street
1 day ago

Boston Celtics News & Notes 8/24/16: The crazy off-season and a must listen Nick Gelso feature

What an off-season it’s been with the Durant saga as the centerpiece. 
Via CLNS Radio
3 days ago

QUIZ: Name every first-round draft pick of the Boston Celtics since Larry Bird

In 1979, the Boston Celtics drafted Larry Bird sixth overall out of Indiana State University which lead to a rebirth in the franchise's championship winning-ways of the past. The Celtics also used the eighth pick on Freeman Williams - but he never played with the team. Can you name every first-round draft pick made by the Boston Celtics following the selection of Larry Bird that...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas Says Celtics Guard Terry Rozier ‘Is Going To Surprise People’ Next Season

The Boston Celtics surprised many people when they selected Louisville guard Terry Rozier with the 16th pick in the 2015 NBA draft. Rozier was expected to go later in the first round, and Boston already had plenty of guards at the time. But team president of basketball operations Danny Ainge saw something in Rozier, and he steadily improved as a rookie last season with his scoring...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Avery Bradley is the 44th Best Player in Basketball

Throughout the offseason, we will rank the top 50 players in the NBA. To be clear, these are the 50 best players for the 2016-17 season, regardless of team situation, past performance or future potential. If you’re trying to win a championship in 2016-17, these are the 50 players you’d want most. Why He’s Great: You know about the defense. Avery Bradley is going to be the...
Via The Sports Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Isaiah Thomas sounds pretty excited to have Al Horford in Boston (and Gerald Green too)

Video courtesy of CSNNERELATED - Isaiah Thomas: 'The NBA's excited. Boston's almost back,' also thinks highly of Gerald GreenFollow Mark Van Deusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan Click here for more recent Celtics videos
Via Celtics Life
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics likely roster cuts

At the end of free agency Boston is left with 18 contracts on the books for the 2016-17 season, three more than the allowed amount.  A trade could occur, sending out more players than coming in, to alleviate this minor issue.  Otherwise, the Celtics must cut three players before the season starts.  Let’s go from most likely to least likely to find the players who will be cut...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Locked On Celtics mailbag: Best All-Time Celtics & can IT improve?

With news still far too silent, Jay & I hit the mailbag (again) to discuss a slew of topics, including the Mt. Rushmore of best Celtics ever; a prediction of which current Celtics player is most likely to have his number retired; a debate of the greatest players in franchise history; and a discussion about whether Isaiah Thomas will improve this season. Enjoy the show! Having...
Via Red's Army
9 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Celtics have fared against good and bad teams in the Brad Stevens era

We all know that the Celtics have improved every year since Brad Stevens has taken the reigns as Head Coach. CSNNE's Celtics Twitter account put out a great look at how they've improved record wise against good and bad teams with each progressing season. The splits are pretty impressive, and hopefully the trend continues, and the C's can manifest it into winning Brad's first playoff...
Via Celtics Life
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Locked On Celtics: Olympics & a game of “real tweet, fake tweet”

After Jay King appears on the Locked on Thunder podcast to chat about the Celtics’ future and Olympics hoops, he and Fred Katz make fun of sports writers with a new segment called “Real Tweet/Fake Tweet.”  Check it out. Having trouble listening? Go directly to our show page on Audio Boom. From there you can download the audio (lower right side of the page) to save for later...
Via Red's Army
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomasz Reveals Why Al Horford’s Celtics Arrival Is So Exciting To Him

Isaiah Thomas understandably can’t wait to play with Al Horford. Thomas told CSNNE on Saturday that he expects Horford to help him, and the Boston Celtics meet heightened expectations for the 2016-17 season and beyond. Horford joined the Celtics from the Atalanta Hawks in July as a high-profile, free-agent signing on a four-year, $113 million contract, and many see the acquisition...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas: ‘The NBA knows we’re going to be pretty good’

The Boston Celtics are going to have a great season next year—just ask star guard Isaiah Thomas. Thomas is quite confident in his team, which makes sense. The front office went out and landed big fish Al Horford in free agency and did well with one of three first-round picks in this year’s draft, grabbing Jaylen Brown out of California. Moves such as this, plus the Celtics making...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel Twitter activity sparks Celtics rumors

The Twitter activity of Philadelphia 76ers forward Nerlens Noel has sparked some rumors about him possibly heading to the Boston Celtics. It all started when Noel tweeted for the first time in months, mentioning his hometown of Boston: I'm blessed to be from Boston. Love my city. — Nerlens Noel (@NerlensNoel3) August 11, 2016 He then changed his Twitter profile to say “...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel angling for a trade to Celtics?

Is Nerlens Noel angling for a trade to the Boston Celtics? The Philadelphia 76ers big man sent a rather random tweet Wednesday night that has the internet buzzing about whether he’s trying to escape Philly for greener pastures. Noel, who’s been a subject of trade rumors this offseason, was born in Malden, Mass., and attended high school in Everett, Mass. I'm blessed to be...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Boston Celtics win the Olympics?

“Can the best NCAA team beat the worst NBA team?” has become a common question every March in the Talking Head era of sports coverage.  The answer is a resounding no; they could not, and, probably, would not even come close. But, with a historically weak Olympic field lacking a truly great team, could the Boston Celtics win gold if they were chosen as the representative for...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Allen still eyeing comeback, spoke with Celtics and Bucks

Ray Allen is still interested in playing in the NBA next season, and the 41-year-old says the perception that he would only want to join the Golden State Warriors or Cleveland Cavaliers is wrong. In an interview with Dom Amore the Hartford Courant, Allen reiterated that he would not return to the NBA after two seasons off to play for a team that is in rebuilding mode. “My decision...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Who is the Best Bet for a Boston Celtics Trade?

Countless trade rumors involving Blake Griffin and Russell Westbrook have been floating around the NBA for the past week. Who would be the best fit for the Celtics? The Celtics have been in the middle of a lot of trade rumors. Brown and Rozier shine in Summer League Playoff. Report by CLNS Radio's, Tyler Trudeau . North Station Media Productions | CLNS Radio Subscribe to youtube...
Via YouTube
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Boston Celtics Add Six More Wins to 2016-17 Season

A panel conducted by ESPN predicts that the Celtics will have a record 54-28 in the 2016-17 season. The C's are also predicted to breakout of the 1st round of the playoffs. ***Video Credit NBA VIDEO*** Report by CLNS Radio's, Tyler Trudeau . North Station Media Productions | CLNS Radio Follow on Twitter @CLNSRadio Subscribe to youtube.com/CLNSRadio Like on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CLNSFans
Via YouTube
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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