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Boston Celtics: 5 Biggest Needs Heading Into 2016 NBA Offseason

Brad Stevens, Boston Celtics Coach

Brad Stevens and the Boston Celtics are without question one of the most intriguing teams to watch heading into the 2016 NBA offseason. They are very close to being a serious contender in the Eastern Conference again, but it will take a couple big moves to fill the needs that the team has. Boston finished the 2015-16 season with a ...

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Kevin Durant on Boston: ‘I like the city a lot’

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder are hoping to make a run in the 2015-16 NBA season and the playoffs are approaching quickly. They remain on the same side at this point, but Durant could end up leaving in free agency. He is going to be the most sought after free agent and there are a lot of teams ...

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Celtics lose Marcus Smart, but still advance

Marcus Smart

The Boston Celtics lost Marcus Smart Thursday night, but they beat the Trail Blazers 91-85. Smart went down with 6:34 left in the second quarter, screaming in pain.  He suffered dislocations to his right index and middle fingers. “They just said dislocation,” reported Celtic assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry. “They’re just going to send [the X-rays] back to Boston and let our doctors take a look ...

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The new Celtics: Lee, Johnson, Rozier, Hunter, Mickey, Thornton

David Lee

The Boston Celtics entered free agency with high hopes of landing a top free agent, but after eight days, they only have David Lee and Amir Johnson to show for their work. The day before free agency was set to begin, Celtics president Danny Ainge declared free agents would come to Boston. “Free agents will come,” Ainge said, via ESPN.com. ...

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Warriors trade David Lee to Celtics

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Golden State Warriors have agreed to trade David Lee to the Boston Celtics for veteran swingman Gerald Wallace, reports ESPN. The deal can’t be officially consummated until July 9, when a leaguewide moratorium on roster business is lifted. Lee, 32, is scheduled to earn $15.4 million next season.  He averaged 7.9 points and 5.2 rebounds in 49 games for the Warriors this past ...

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Amir Johnson agrees to two-year deal with Celtics

Amir Johnson

Toronto Raptors free agent forward Amir Johnson agreed to a two-year deal with the Boston Celtics on Wednesday. Free agent forward Amir Johnson has agreed to a deal with the Boston Celtics, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2015 Amir Johnson’s agreement with Boston will pay him $24 million over two years, league sources tell ...

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NBA free agency: Potential landing spots for All-Star big men

LaMarcus Aldridge

NBA free agency began Wednesday at midnight, and already tons of deals have gone down. But there are a plethora of big name, big men still waiting for the first domino to fall. LaMarcus Aldridge, Kevin Love, Greg Monroe, and others are all taking several meetings to find the perfect spot. Some guys want money, some guys want a chance at ...

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Hornets turned down 6 picks from Celtics to draft Frank Kaminsky

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-West Regional-Wisconsin vs Arizona

The Boston Celtics badly wanted to be in the top 10 in the NBA Draft Thursday, offering the Hornets six picks, including four potential first-rounders, for Charlotte’s No. 9 pick, reports ESPN. The Celtics wanted to move up from No. 16 in order to draft Duke forward Justise Winslow, who was ultimately selected by the Miami Heat at No. 10. The Hornets took Wisconsin center Frank Kaminsky ...

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Celtics expected to continue shopping Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart was rumored to be available for trade during the 2015 NBA Draft last night, but nothing ended up happening. Despite that fact, the Boston Celtics drafted Louisville guard Terry Rozier with the No. 16 overall pick and there are rumors flying around that Smart is still on the block. According to a report from Alex Kennedy of Basketball ...

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Danny Ainge is disappointed Celtics didn’t move up in draft

Terry Rozier

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said earlier this week that he wanted to move up in the 2015 NBA draft. So when the Celtics failed to move up and snag a lottery pick on Thursday night, Ainge admitted he was disappointed. The Celtics selected Louisville guard Terry Rozier at No. 16, Georgia State guard R.J. Hunter at No. ...

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