Celtics Rumors & News

  • Olynyk could return for Celtics Sunday vs. Warriors

    CSN New England "Kelly Olynyk could return to the floor for the Celtics as early as Sunday evening against the Golden State Warriors at TD Garden. Olynyk’s impending return comes at a time when the player gobbling up a lot of those minutes Olynyk would normally have – Jonas Jerebko – is playing really good..." March 01

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    Jay King @ByJayKing

    Olynyk wouldn't say ankle is ready yet but it's getting better. Sounded like he practiced full today but they didn't do much live stuff

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    Jay King @ByJayKing

    Olynyk hopeful to practice tomorrow, per Stevens. Questionable for Sunday.

  • Jared Sullinger knows it’s time to improve conditioning

    Boston Herald "Speaking publicly for the first time since being declared out for the remainder of the season with a fractured left foot, Jared Sullinger attributed the injury to a higher power. “It’s God’s plan, honestly,” he said before the Celtics defeated the Knicks last night. “I really can’t be upset...." February 26

  • Bench leads Celtics to 115-94 blowout win over Knicks

    CSN New England "With nearly five minutes left on the game clock, the TD Garden started to empty out as fans tried to beat the traffic after watching the Celtics thoroughly beat the New York Knicks, 115-94. Boston (22-33) has won two in a row and six of their last nine games following Wednesday’s..." February 26

  • Bass 'definitely' open to returning to Celtics

    CSN New England "This season marks a milestone for Brandon Bass. It’s his 10th season in the NBA, no small feat for a former second-round pick who has never been a focal point of any team’s roster but an integral part of their success nonetheless. He will be a free agent this summer and in all likelihood..." February 25

  • Isaiah Thomas: It feels good to beat the team that traded you

    CSN New England "Isaiah Thomas really did try to say all the right things after Boston’s 115-110 victory over his old team, the Phoenix Suns. He wanted to say that it was good to get a win, regardless of the opponent. But this wasn’t just any game or opponent. This was the same team that signed him..." February 24

  • Trade talk travels fast for Thornton

    Boston Herald "Marcus Thornton was very much a man stuck in between last night. The former Celtics guard, traded to Phoenix not even a week ago for Isaiah Thomas, sat in front of his new locker in a Suns uniform. Crumpled in a pile to the side was his old Celtics uniform. “It does kind of feel weird,” he..." February 24

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    Jay King @ByJayKing

    No change on Olynyk's status. He will be reevaluated when Celtics get back to Boston.

  • It's a hunger game for Lakers as they beat archrival Celtics in OT

    Los Angeles Times "The latest change Lakers Coach Byron Scott made to his starting lineup and rotation was all about making sure his team stays "hungry" for the final 27 regular-season games. Scott started forward Carlos Boozer against the Boston Celtics on Sunday night, coincidentally for the first time since..." February 23

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    Jeffrey Sanders @JeSanders11

    I. Thomas on reportedly complaining about playing time, "The guy that complained, you seen it in the media. I didn't say anything." #Suns

  • Report: Celtics Reneged On Promise To Buy Out Tayshaun Prince

    Real GM Basketball "The Boston Celtics reneged on a promise to agree upon a buyout with Tayshaun Prince, according to a source. The Celtics instead traded Prince to the Detroit Pistons." February 23

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    Jay King @ByJayKing

    Brad Stevens chatting with newcomer Isaiah Thomas here in LA. Thomas will make his debut tonight off the bench. pic.twitter.com/8nxWN25yLL

  • Jared Sullinger out for rest of season

    ESPN Boston "Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger will miss the remainder of the season with a left metatarsal stress fracture, the team announced Sunday. Sullinger said he felt some discomfort in the foot the day after Boston closed the first half of the season with a win over the Atlanta Hawks on Feb...." February 22

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Phoenix has traded Isaiah Thomas to the Boston Celtics, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

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  • Pistons land Reggie Jackson, Tayshaun Prince at deadline

    Detroit Free Press "Stan Van Gundy has a good poker face. Moments after appearing nonchalant about the Detroit Pistons' trade deadline prospects, the Pistons acquired promising young point guard Reggie Jackson from the Oklahoma City Thunder and longtime Pistons star Tayshaun Prince from the Boston Celtics,..." February 19

  • Celtics acquire Isaiah Thomas from Suns

    CSN New England "Danny Ainge has always fancied the undersized, high-impact scorer off the bench. Eddie House and Nate Robinson come to mind. You can add Isaiah Thomas to that list after the Celtics acquired him from Phoenix prior to Thursday’s trade deadline. The trade was first reported by Yahoo! Sports'..." February 19

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    gary washburn @GwashburnGlobe

    Jared Sullinger (stress reaction foot) "will be out a while" according to coach Brad Stevens #Celtics

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Hearing Pistons swung trade before the buzzer to reacquire Tayshaun Prince from Boston

  • Cousins, Lawson, Kanter not likely to become Celtics

    CSN New England "The Celtics are rumored to be involved with several players as the NBA trade deadline approaches, like Sacramento’s DeMarcus Cousins, Denver’s Ty Lawson and Utah’s Enes Kanter. But none of those three are expected to wind up in a Celtics uniform. The Kings are not planning to do anything with..." February 18

  • Danny Ainge dangling bait, but holding to asking price

    Boston Herald "There isn’t too much fishing going on along the local coast these days, but, several miles inland, Danny Ainge is chumming the trade waters from the Celtics offices. As of last night, there have been, according to several league sources, no bites, or even much of a nibble. The rest of the..." February 18

  • Clippers, Blazers eye Tayshaun Prince as potential buyout candidate

    Yahoo! Sports "As the Boston Celtics continue working to include forward Tayshaun Prince in a trade package, the organization plans to be accommodating with him on a contract buyout after the trade deadline should no deal emerge, league sources told Yahoo Sports. As a free agent, Prince could become the most..." February 18

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Teams that would gamble on Dragic deal now (Celtics/Rockets/Kings) are banking on idea fifth year would make big difference in free agency

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Hearing it's less likely that Tayshaun Prince is included in a deal before trade deadline, but buyout talks on hold until then just in case.

  • DeMarcus Cousins Trade Target For Boston Celtics?

    Lakers Nation "The Sacramento Kings are turning over a new leaf by bringing in a proven head coach in George Karl. Although the Kings are seemingly taking a step in the right direction, the consensus seems to be Karl and DeMarcus Cousins eventually won’t see eye-to-eye. With Cousins potentially not being a..." February 17

  • Boston and Denver have discussed Ty Lawson trade

    Celtics Blog "In his Trade Deadline Primer, Grantland's Zach Lowe highlights the Denver Nuggets as potential big sellers over the next couple of days, with Wilson Chandler, Arron Afflalo, Kenneth Faried, and most notably to the Celtics, Ty Lawson: The sense around the league is that you could land Lawson or..." February 17

  • Celtics at deadline: Ready and opportunistic

    ESPN Boston "The word that Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge has often repeated when discussing his team's approach to the rebuilding process is "opportunistic." The Celtics have spent the past 20 months reshaping their roster, massaging their future salary commitments and..." February 17

  • Danny Ainge keeps an open mind

    Boston Herald "You’re going to hear a lot of talk this week about the Celtics potentially being a facilitator. The club’s name will come up in connection with a contending team trying to acquire a key player and fit him through the eye of the NBA’s trade regulations. There are a number of reasons why this..." February 17

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

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    A. Sherrod Blakely @SherrodbCSN

    #Celtics monitoring Enes Kanter situation w/Utah, but aren't expected to make a run at the disgruntled center now, source says. #Celticstalk

  • A reason to believe for these Celtics

    Boston Herald "A reason to believe for these Celtics 021115celtsms20.jpg Photo by: Matt Stone SMALL TALK: Guards Evan Turner and Marcus Smart confer during the Celts’ win over the Hawks Wednesday night at the Garden. 1 Friday, February 13, 2015 PrintEmail0 Comments By: Mark Murphy One saving grace in..." February 13

  • Turner hits buzzer-beater to beat Hawks, 89-88

    CSN New England "There were a number of Celtics fans late getting to the TD Garden on Wednesday because of traffic, with some not arriving until halftime. Not sure what the Boston Celtics’ excuse was as they too didn’t seem to show up until the third quarter. That was when the Celtics began to play Atlanta,..." February 12

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    Boston Celtics @celtics

    Brad Stevens says Kelly Olynyk will not play in the Rising Stars Challenge but that he will participate in the event's non-game festivities.

  • Prince, Bass among Celtics' potential trade bait

    Boston Herald "Getting the general drift of Celtic thoughts as the snow flies. And, sure, it may seem all cold and wintery outside, but there are just 98 days until the NBA Draft Lottery . . . L   Yes, the Celts would like to have a ticket — or, more precisely, a number of ping-pong ball combinations — for..." February 10

  • Dominique Wilkins tells brilliant Larry Bird trash talk story

    Boston Herald "The Hawks will be in town Wednesday, and that means another visit with Dominique Wilkins and another round of stories from the old days. The Human Highlight Reel has always been fun to engage in conversation, and he’s become a fabulous repository of NBA war tales. His greatest battles seemed..." February 10

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    Boston Celtics @celtics

    Phil Pressey has been recalled from the @maineredclaws. More details here: http://t.co/EM3wc9sfbA

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    Kyle Draper @KyleDraperTV

    Told Sullinger was late because he was pulled over by police and issued a traffic ticket. #Celtics #CelticsTalk #NBA

  • Celtics withstand rally to beat Nuggets, 104-100

    CSN New England "The Boston Celtics have found different ways to win in the closing seconds of games recently … but with their defense? A pair of forced turnovers by Boston in the final 22.8 seconds would prove to be just what the Celtics needed in order to escape with a 104-100 win against Denver..." February 05

  • Celtics rebuild better, beat Knicks 108 - 97

    Celtics Blog "The Celtics came out strong and established a quick early lead and held the Knicks at arms length for the rest of the game. Marcus Smart got the start but his night was almost over soon after it began as he turned his ankle when he got tangled up with Jose Calderon. Thankfully he was able to..." February 04

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    Boston Celtics @celtics

    Tyler Zeller will replace Jared Sullinger in tonight's starting lineup.

  • Adam Silver says he's not pro sports gambling, views himself as 'realist'

    The Score "Given the Tim Donaghy scandal of 2007, it is perhaps surprising that the NBA is the professional sports league at the forefront of the push to legalize sports gambling in the United States. NBA commissioner Adam Silver - thought to be the most influential person in the business of sports - has..." February 04

  • Hassan Whiteside leads Heat to 83-75 victory against Celtics

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Hassan Whiteside first awed us with his shot-blocking. Later, it was his rebounding. It was only fitting for him to bring scoring back into the mix. Whiteside scored 20 points in the Miami Heat's 83-75 victory against the Boston Celtics Sunday at TD Garden. Whiteside, who shot 10 of 17..." February 02

  • Adam Silver likes idea of increasing size of All-Star rosters

    Yahoo! Sports "Every year, NBA fans and coaches select the players who will represent the Eastern and Western Conferences in the midseason All-Star Game, and every year, some deserving player finds himself on the outside looking in. This time around, after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver chose Sacramento Kings..." February 02

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    Boston Celtics @celtics

    The Boston Celtics have recalled guard/forward James Young and guard Andre Dawkins from the Maine Red Claws.

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    Jay King @ByJayKing

    Stevens on James Young: "Offense is never going to be an issue." Thinks we could see "a lot more" of him soon.

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    A. Sherrod Blakely @SherrodbCSN

    #Celtics HC Brad Stevens said he doesn't expect Kelly Olynyk back until after all-star break. #CelticsTalk

  • Rockets overcome offensive struggles in road win over Celtics

    Houston Chronicle "As often as the Rockets have had to make up for the absence of Dwight Howard, at 15 games and counting, they tried something different on Friday. They tried to make up for missing Howard and James Harden. Harden was on the floor, trying to find his offense through the night. But after a..." January 31

  • If C's keep improving, Ainge "would love" to make playoffs

    CSN New England "All season long the Boston Celtics have been about developing their young players while cultivating a style of basketball that can win games in the near future. But they play in the Eastern Conference which once again is the weaker of two in the NBA; so weak that the Celtics (16-28) are 12..." January 31