CELTICS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Better Fit: Gordon Hayward or Paul George for Boston Celtics?

[News] Gordon Hayward Remains an Offseason Target, While Boston Celtics Appear to Have Best Assets to Land Paul George | ESPN's Jeff Goodman Joins Celtics Beat Podcast | Powered by CLNS Media
Via CLNS Radio
2 hours ago

Why Kadeem Allen Could Earn a Role on the Celtics this Year

Don’t be surprised if Kadeem Allen earns himself a role on the Celtics as early as this season. The Boston Celtics selected Arizona guard Kadeem Allen with the 53rd pick in the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday. The Celtics also selected Jayson Tatum, Semi Ojeleye, and Jabari Bird with their four draft selections. Tatum and […] Why Kadeem Allen Could Earn a Role on the Celtics this...
Via Hardwood Houdini
7 hours ago

1 reason Markelle Fultz is glad the Celtics didn't draft him: Chick-fil-A

Bad news for Jayson Tatum, who also appear to be a fan of the chain.
Via Boston.com
7 hours ago

But the Celtics can get what they want

Sometimes a crazy deal makes sense. This is one of those times. It is great to have assets. They are valuable, but only if you use them. At this point the Boston Celtics have way too many draft picks. They have no roster space for them. They have way to many players. They can afford to […] But the Celtics can get what they want - Hardwood Houdini - Hardwood Houdini - A Boston...
Via Hardwood Houdini
8 hours ago

Semi Ojeleye Could Be Steal For Celtics

The Celtics were fortunate to have SMU product Semi Ojeleye fall to them in the second round. Virtually all of the focus throughout the past few weeks has been on the fate of the Boston Celtics’ first round selection obtained via the Brooklyn Nets, and rightfully so. However, the Celtics draft night did not end […] Semi Ojeleye Could Be Steal For Celtics - Hardwood Houdini -...
Via Hardwood Houdini
8 hours ago

Do the Boston Celtics See an Opening?

Via CLNS Radio
13 hours ago

WATCH: LEBRON & CAVS at Crossroads + CELTICS in Free Agency

The Cleveland Cavaliers need to find a way to upgrade their team if they are to have any shot at winning the title. Unfortunately for them, they don't appear to have the assets to make the change they need. With LeBron on the final year of his contract, the Cavs could be in trouble. Meanwhile, the Boston Celtics are primed to go after Gordon Hayward or possibly trade for Paul George...
Via YouTube
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 215: Jeff Goodman | Jayson Tatum & 2017 NBA Draft Recap

Jeff Goodman is a basketball insider for the Worldwide Leader. Follow him on Twitter @GoodmanESPN 2:07 Inside story on Boston Celtics selecting Jayson Tatum 5:30 Is Tatum the best player in NBA Draft? 9:51 Why Boston passed on Markelle Fultz 14:22 Did Josh Jackson steer himself from Boston? 20:11 Celts 2nd Round selections 22:42 Celtics NBA Draft grade ...
Via YouTube
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Markelle Fultz & Josh Jackson Were Worried About Playing Time on Boston Celtics

ESPN NBA Insider Jeff Goodman Joins Celtics Beat to Discuss Why Josh Jackson & Markelle Fultz are not in Boston
Via CLNS Radio
18 hours ago

How the Boston Celtics can win free agency

The Boston Celtics opted not to make any big splash moves at the draft. Teams seemed to demand too much of Ainge and he never saw a trade that suited the Celtics. Now, he and the rest of the C’s front office will set their sights on free agency. Here’s how the Celtics can make the most out of their free agency experience this offseason. Don’t offer max money to a potentially...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How the Boston Celtics roster looks following the 2017 NBA Draft

The 2017 NBA Draft opened the doors for a multitude of interesting situations to unfold in the association over the next few seasons. The Philadelphia 76ers saw the payoff of “trusting the process” in acquiring the Boston Celtics’ number-one overall pick and selecting Markelle Fultz. The Los Angeles Lakers took the chance on giving the reigns to talented point guard Lonzo Ball...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Welcoming the 2017 draft class

Draft night, a time for celebration as 60 young players start their careers in the NBA. Last night, four guys found their new home with the Boston Celtics. The draft speculation is finally over and now is the time to look at the Celtics’ 2017 draft class. With the third overall pick, the Boston Celtics selected Jayson Tatum from Duke. After trading the No. 1 overall pick to the...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: CELTICS View #3 Pick Jayson Tatum as a FUTURE NBA STAR

In this Roundtable podcast, Evan Valenti, Matt Ignal, Sam Sheehan, amd Lucky's pipe review the draft and the Jayson Tatum selection. 1:00 Instant reactions to Jayson Tatum pick 3:15 Can Jayson Tatum become an efficient scorer? 5:45 Will Tatum overcome his weaknesses? 8:45 Did Celtics try to trade back? 12:45 How is Tatum's defense? 15:40 Celtics 2nd round picks 17:30 Celtics...
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics believe they can sign George to extension

The Boston Celtics were reportedly in serious discussions with the Indiana Pacers about a Paul George trade on Thursday, and those talks are not necessarily dead just because the 2017 NBA Draft has come and gone.The Celtics are still loaded with future first-round picks, and the Pacers may be looking at a total rebuild. It seems unlikely that Boston would give up much in a trade...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George trade to the Celtics falls short during NBA draft

So much for the Boston Celtics trading for Paul George during the 2017 NBA draft. At first, it looked like the Celtics would finally pull off the long-awaited deal with the Indiana Pacers. As the draft picks kept rolling in, though, the thought began to fade. The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski first reported serious talks: Later, though, things started to fall apart: It’s not...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Jackson canceled Celtics workout as they were flying out to meet him

The Boston Celtics used the third overall pick in the NBA Draft Thursday night on former Duke star Jayson Tatum, and it sounds like their decision was made simple by the refusal of another player to meet with them.Just before the draft began, Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge revealed that Kansas swingman Josh Jackson canceled his workout with the team while...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics could trade down in draft again while targeting Dennis Smith Jr.

The Boston Celtics didn’t surprise many when dealing the first pick in the 2017 NBA Draft to the Philadelphia 76ers, giving up a shot at Washington’s Markelle Fultz.After all, by now everyone knows how conservative president Danny Ainge is with his assets. A surprise trip to the Eastern Conference Finals might only reinforce his approach.No joke—Ainge might consider another...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics leaning toward drafting Jayson Tatum

The Boston Celtics appear to be looking at two players with the third overall pick in Thursday night’s NBA Draft, and the refusal of one of those players to meet with the team could make Danny Ainge’s decision an easy one.Former Kansas star Josh Jackson has not granted the Celtics a workout, though the team was able to obtain his medical records this week. Still, ESPN’s Chad...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers deal a rare even trade for No. 1 NBA Draft pick

Soon after details emerged around the Boston Celtics’ and Philadelphia 76ers’ trade involving the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the horse race was on. Who won the deal, and who got fleeced in the rare transaction involving the top selection in the draft? Boston sent Philadelphia its first overall pick, which will almost undoubtedly be Washington’s Markelle Fultz...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics might hunt for blockbuster Anthony Davis trade soon

What, think the Boston Celtics were going to magically leave the NBA rumors market? Danny Ainge and the Celtics trading the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA draft to the Philadelphia 76ers, surrendering the rights to top pick Markelle Fultz, isn’t some random move. In fact, it might be part of a much bigger plan. According to Chris Mannix of The Vertical, the Celtics might have eyes...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Celtics fan burns Markelle Fultz jersey

One Boston Celtics fan was super excited about the inevitability of his team drafting Markelle Fultz. So he did the only thing any fanatic would do in such an instance. He went out and bought a Markelle Fultz jersey. Ominous clouds threatened to rain on his parade when Fultz was spotted in Philadelphia wearing Sixers gear this weekend. pic.twitter.com/ukQGxyeCal — NBA Central ...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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