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Celtics owner: Rajon Rondo is stubborn, possibly uncoachable

Rajon Rondo is a strong-willed, hard-headed basketball player who is not easy to coach. That’s pretty common knowledge. It’s just a little different when an owner says it. Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck was a guest on WBZ-TV’s “Sports Final Overtime” Sunday and talked about Rondo as a player. He says he wants Rondo to remain […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics’ owner on Rajon Rondo: ‘I don’t know how coachable he really is’

Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck was a guest on WBZ-TV’s “Sports Final Overtime” Sunday night and made some comments on the team’s All-Star point guard. From Adam Kaufman of Boston.com: “He’s super stubborn,” revealed Grousbeck, adding Rondo is a good, generous kid who loves being in Boston. “I don’t know how coachable he really is. “I know if you ask [former...
Via Sports-Glory
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: A 3 Team Rajon Rondo Trade

Boston Celtics: A 3 Team Rajon Rondo Trade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Boston Gets: Greg Monroe, C.J. Watson and 1st round pick (Detroit) Detroit Gets: Rajon Rondo and Ian Mahinmi Indiana Gets: Brandon Jennings This is a 3 team trade for the Celtics, trading their franchise player,Rajon Rondo for a young All Star big man to give them the franchise big man they...
Via HoopStuff
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Caldwell Jones, former Celtic nemesis, dies at 64

Bird drives on Sixers' Caldwell Jones (left) and Bobby JonesIf you followed the Celtics back in the early 80s, you will undoubtedly remember the impact Caldwell Jones of the Sixers had during the hotly-contested Celtics-Sixers matchups.  In fact Jones, who was known for his defensive prowess including making two first All NBA Defensive teams was a catalyst in helping the Sixers...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Darko Milicic retires from basketball to take up kickboxing

Darko Milicic will most likely always be remembered as THE bust of the 2003 NBA Draft. After all, as the second overall pick in one of the most talented drafts in recent memory, Milicic stands out for all the wrong reasons when one considers who was drafted around him. Just look at the top five draft picks of 2003: 1. LeBron James 2. Darko Milicic 3. Carmelo Anthony 4. Chris Bosh...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge says trading Rajon Rondo "is not out of the question"

After the report surfaced late last month that Rajon Rondo "wants out" of Boston, fans and pundits alike were left scratching their heads wondering if the relationship between the All-Star point guard and the Celtic front office was as tight as they make it out to be publicly.Well this latest bit of news certainly isn't going to put out that fire.Ainge also said about...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Offseason Recap: The Marathon Approach

The 2014 offseason gave Celtic fans plenty of hope that a rebuild could be achieved in a short time-frame. Big name players visiting Boston (see Kevin Love), the thought of a legitimate 7-foot centre joining the ranks by sliding in the draft (see Joel Embiid), and an arsenal of trade chips at Danny Ainge’s disposal all created optimism that the C’s were only a couple of great...
Via In The Neutral Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where a huge hole in the middle is Zeller’s big opportunity

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump The Celtics have a sizable hole at center, with Kris Humphries gone to Washington andVitor Faverani the team’s most viable big man after a shaky rookie season. Boston coachBradStevens used various combinations...
Via Red's Army
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: What Is The Core Of The Celtics?

Boston Celtics: What is the Core of the Celtics? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Celtics are the most asset rich team in the NBA. With a ridiculously young team of talented 1st round picks, their own draft picks, picks owed to them and 1 elite trade chip in Rajon Rondo it’s incredibly difficult to say which players are franchise cornerstones and which are...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where we take an early look at the Celtics rotation

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.  I think we all agree that the Celtics’ top eight players heading into training camp will be Rondo, Bradley and Green joined by Kelly Olynyk, Jared Sullinger, Tyler Zeller, Evan Turner (whenever he signs, which...
Via Red's Army
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Boston Celtics wanted Tyler Zeller in the 2012 NBA Draft

Via CLNS Radio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Turner to wear #11 for Boston?

I’m not exactly sure where this picture was taken or when, but guessing it’s for some sort of ad/promotion. But it clearly shows Evan Turner wearing a Celtics uniform, the jersey emblazoned with #11. It appears to be taken in a high school gym somewhere. Seems odd to me that Turner could rock the C’s official uni without being signed yet, but it definitely does not appear Photoshopped...
Via Red's Army
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Green: Celtics Teammates ‘Took It Upon Themselves To Get Better’

Though some stuck around to train, a majority of the Boston Celtics spent their summer scattered across the country, taking their own approaches to offseason conditioning. Jeff Green was one of those who left New England, and he’s excited to see the improvements his teammates made when training camp opens later this month. “I think we ended the season well, on a good note,...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Gerald Wallace Ranked Fourth-Most Overpaid Player In NBA

The following will not surprise Boston Celtics fans in the slightest: Gerald Wallace, the 32-year-old veteran forward, was listed as the fourth-most overpaid player in the NBA in a ranking by the Sporting News. Wallace, came to Boston in the blockbuster deal that sent Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry to the Brooklyn Nets, has two years left on the four-year, $40 million...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: The center question

Just under a month away from the start of the preseason, the Boston Celtics are looking at a surplus of young talent at the center position. While Head Coach Brad Stevens still has time to make the call on who gets the first tip, the decision is not an easy one by any means. Here’s a look at all the options Stevens has and what they bring to the table: Brandon Bass: Though a forward...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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