Marcus Smart is with the Celtics and available to play tonight in Utah.
NBA fantasy alert: Shavlik Randolph, Boston's modern-day Brian Scalabrine, will not play because of a strained left hamstring.
Golden State Of Mind "I always try to gauge around halftime whether to start writing a recap from a myopic or grand scheme point of view. Since the game was a bit of a wreck and I actually fell asleep in the second quarter on the rewatch and had to triple re-watch the game, I'm going to bombard you all with more words..." January 26
Brad Stevens says that an MRI confirmed that Kelly Olynyk sprained his right ankle. "He's out a couple of weeks, at least," Stevens says.
Olynyk sprains rt ankle. Stevens: "It doesn’t sound like he'll be available the rest of the weekend and maybe beyond."
Pro Basketball Talk "When a team no longer wants to pay a player, Sam Hinkie is on speed dial. The Philadelphia 76ers have made trades for Jared Cunningham, Andrei Kirilenko, Ronny Turiaf, Travis Outlaw, Marquis Teague, Keith Bogans Hasheem Thabeet – not a single one of whom has played for the 76ers this..." January 23
MassLive.com "The Boston Celtics have agreed to a 10-day contract with rookie Andre Dawkins, according to Real GM's Shams Charania. Charania reported Wednesday morning that the Celtics are expected to officially sign Dawkins on Thursday. Previously, CSNNE's A. Sherrod Blakely suggested Dawkins could spend..." January 21
Forbes.com "What do you get when you combine a massive new $24 billion television contract, a nearly six-year bull market in equities creating tremendous wealth, and cheap credit? You get a massive rise in sports franchise values, with the NBA serving as ground zero for the current boom. The average NBA team..." January 21
Clips Nation "I'm anticipating that there is going to be much hand-wringing in the citizenry concerning the fact that the Los Angeles Clippers allowed the Boston Celtics to trim a 23 point lead all the way down to three points with under four minutes to play. But let's make something clear -- the Celtics made..." January 20
Boston Herald "With one whole practice under his belt, Tayshaun Prince punched in for 19:28 of yesterday’s 102-93 Celtics loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. The 12-year NBA veteran went for two points, two rebounds and one assist in his C’s debut. “I didn’t expect to play him near that much,” coach Brad..." January 20
Stevens on Tayshaun Prince: "didn't expect to play him nearly that much." Said Prince always in right spot, a good addition for any team.
Celtics Blog "The Celtics plan to meet with sharpshooter Andre Dawkins about potentially bringing him in on a 10-day contract. After waiving the recently acquired Chris Douglas-Roberts, the Celtics have an open roster spot that they may be looking to fill with rookie sharpshooter Andre Dawkins. ESPN's Marc..." January 19
Brad Stevens says Tayshaun Prince and Shavlik Randolph should be active for Monday's game against the Clippers.
Tayshaun Prince and Shavlik Randolph are both practicing with the Celtics right now. James Young (illness) is not.
According to Ainge, Celts have waived Chris Douglas-Roberts.
As Tayshaun Prince prepares to meet with Celtics to discuss future, the Clippers have registered interest in acquiring him, source says.
The Celtics are getting a lot of interest in guard Marcus Thornton, but teams are concerned about his $8.6 million salary, a source said.
CSN New England "Shavlik Randolph will have to update his winter wardrobe now that he's back playing for the Boston Celtics. "Even though I'm leaving like 75-degree weather and going into just terrible, cold weather, I couldn't be more excited," he told CSNNE.com. Randolph was part of Boston's three-team..." January 16
Three-way trade between LAC, BOS, PHX near, w/Austin Rivers to Clips, Reggie Bullock to Suns, Shavlik Randolph to Cs, per source.
Boston has informed Austin Rivers that trade sending him to father Doc Rivers' Clippers will formalize today, league source tells RealGM.
Peachtree Hoops "The Atlanta Hawks continue to impress as they extend their winning streak to 10 straight games with a 105-91 victory over the Boston Celtics. The Atlanta Hawks extend their winning streak to a season-best 10 straight games with a 105-91 win over the Boston Celtics. Atlanta earns the win despite..." January 15
NBA.com "The Boston Celtics announced today that they have completed a three-team trade with the Los Angeles Clippers and the Phoenix Suns. The Celtics have acquired guard Chris Douglas-Roberts and a 2017 second round draft pick from the Clippers, and forward Shavlik Randolph from Phoenix in addition to a..." January 15
Pro Basketball Talk "The Celtics traded for Nate Robinson, but they didn’t really want him. They just wanted to unload Jameer Nelson, who had a player option for next season, for Robinson’s expiring contract. Boston has no use for those aging players during its rebuilding. That’s why Robinson won’t suit up for..." January 14
The Celtics are negotiating a buyout with forward Tayshaun Prince, NBA sources tell http://t.co/6QLNjU0mqR. Nothing finalized yet.
Yahoo! Sports "The Boston Celtics have agreed to a trade to send point guard Jameer Nelson to the Denver Nuggets for Nate Robinson, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Celtics are expected to negotiate a buyout of Robinson's $2.1 million contract and waive him, sources said. If Robinson clears waivers, the..." January 14
Boston is sending Jameer Nelson to Denver for Nate Robinson, source tells Yahoo.
CSN New England "With the shot clock winding down and no one seemingly having a good look at the basket, the ball wound up in Jae Crowders' hands behind the 3-point line. He launched a 3-pointer that rattled the backboard before falling through the net, a rocket of a bank-shot that symbolized the kind of night..." January 13
Boston Herald "What we’re seeing with the Celtics now is Plan B. If the speed and frequency of the transactions makes you feel as if you’re standing in the middle of I-95 at noon, it’s because the club shifted into overdrive with the Dec. 18 trading of Rajon Rondo. This madness was inevitable once the Celts..." January 13
CSN New England "Some of the same concerns Danny Ainge had about re-signing Rajon Rondo this summer, played a role in his decision to trade Jeff Green to Memphis. "I just felt like a timeline thing, the players that we had, the uncertainty of the future and free agency and felt like we were getting good value..." January 13
Boston Globe "The Celtics, Memphis Grizzlies, and New Orleans Pelicans are just waiting for the NBA offices to open on Monday to consummate the three-team deal that will bring Tayshaun Prince, Austin Rivers, and Memphis’s first-round pick in 2015 to the Celtics for Jeff Green, who will go to the..." January 12
Yahoo! Sports "The Boston Celtics, Memphis Grizzlies and New Orleans Pelicans have agreed on a three-team, five-player trade that sends Jeff Green to the Grizzlies, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The trade will send the Grizzlies' Tayshaun Prince, New Orleans' Austin Rivers and a future Memphis first-round..." January 12
CBSSports.com "The three-team trade that will send Jeff Green to Boston is almost finished, finally, according to Yahoo Sports. In the proposed deal that's set to be confirmed by the league office Monday, Green will go to the Grizzlies, Tayshaun Prince will go to Boston (and most likely be waived), along with a..." January 11
Los Angeles Times "Doc Rivers was asked a hypothetical question Saturday afternoon about coaching his son Austin. Funny thing: The scenario might not just exist in theory. The Clippers are trying to acquire the combo guard if a proposed three-team trade that would send Austin Rivers to the Boston Celtics is..." January 11
Yahoo Sources: LAC working to find third team to help deliver Boston expiring deal to go w/ second rounder that C's want for Austin Rivers.
As it stands: Grizzlies would get Jeff Green, Celts would get Tayshaun Prince and Austin Rivers and Pelicans would get Quincy Pondexter
Brad Stevens will stick w/ Jae Crowder at SF: "He gives us a physical presence at the 3. This is a tough, hard-nosed team to play against."
Pro Basketball Talk "Celtics GM Danny Ainge has decided it’s fire sale time in Boston, and is essentially trading away any players that he doesn’t see as a long-term solution, while kickstarting an ongoing rebuilding process into high gear at the very same time. Rajon Rondo was sent to Dallas, and Brandan Wright,..." January 10
ESPN Boston "The Boston Celtics continue to stay busy on the trade front, shipping newly acquired center Brandan Wright to the Phoenix Suns on Friday and, according to league sources, agreeing to terms on a trade that will send forward Jeff Green to the Memphis Grizzlies. The Celtics, in full rebuild mode..." January 10
Yahoo! Sports "The Phoenix Suns have reached agreement on a trade to acquire Boston Celtics forward Brandan Wright, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Suns will send the Celtics the 2015 first-round draft pick they own from the Minnesota Timberwolves, sources told Yahoo. The pick is protected from Nos...." January 10
ESPN.com "The Grizzlies, looking to bolster their scoring options on the wing in the ever-competitive Western Conference, are actively trying to obtain Miami's Luol Deng or Boston's Jeff Green ahead of the Feb. 19 trade deadline, according to league sources. No deal is imminent, sources said, but it has..." January 10
Boston is nearing an agreement to send Jeff Green to Memphis for Tayshaun Prince and a first-round pick, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Boston is finalizing a trade to send forward Brandan Wright to the Phoenix Suns, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
CSN Washington "Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge has informed the 6-10 center that he's on the block and should expect to be on another team. That's why Wright had a head-scratching DNP this week on a team that could use his skill set. The Wizards would have to execute a trade to bring him on board and he has..." January 09
ESPN Boston "Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez took a couple of steps toward midcourt as Joe Johnson's errant pass skipped away but quickly pulled up, seemingly convinced that it would simply roll harmlessly out of bounds on the opposite end. Boston Celtics backup swingman Jae Crowder wasn't nearly as..." January 08
CSN New England "An unexpectedly physical practice for the Boston Celtics prior to Wednesday's game at Brooklyn put them in just the right frame of mind to snap their losing skid with an 89-81 win over Brooklyn. The Celtics (12-21) came into Wednesday's game having lost three straight and seven of their..." January 08
Boston Globe "It’s been 24 years since the Celtics drafted Dee Brown, and there isn’t a day in which someone doesn’t approach him with a forearm covering their eyes or flipping out the tongues of their shoes and pumping them. It’s one of the fondest NBA memories for Brown, who as a rookie with the Celtics..." January 04
NBA.com "The Boston Celtics announced today that they have assigned rookie James Young to the Maine Red Claws. Young, a 6’6” guard/forward, has appeared in seven games for the Red Claws this season and is averaging 21.7 points, 5.7 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.7 steals in 32.6 minutes per game, while..." January 03
Marcus Thornton (left calf) did not practice Thursday and is unlikely to return this weekend, according to coach Brad. Stevens #celtics.