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Darko Milicic’s kickboxing debut cut short due to shin injury

Detroit Pistons fans will always remember Darko Miicic, aka the “Human Victory Cigar,” as the man who former President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars drafted ahead of Dwayne Wade, Carmelo Anthony, and Chris Bosh in 2003. Trust me – we’ll never forget. After deciding to end tens years of failure on the hardwood last summer, Milicic began training for the next chapter...
Via Fight Booth
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo: ‘My time in Boston has meant so much’

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports The Boston Celtics have traded Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, which the All-Star point guard confirmed on Twitter Thursday night. Rondo said he has enjoyed his time in Boston over the last eight-plus years, but looks forward to joining the Mavericks talented starting five. “My time in Boston has meant so much,” Rondo said on Twitter...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics fans are not a happy bunch following news of the Rondo trade

Some immediate reaction from Twitter: @CelticsLife @celtics wow danny ainge u are officially a *******....worst trade I've seen might as well trade jeff green now too— Kreag Wilson (@kreag11) December 18, 2014 Time to unfollow @celtics @CelticsLife and every other page related to them.— Kaici Gordon❤️ (@wasabi_org) December 18, 2014 @CelticsLife ******* idiots you trade our...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics Trade Rajon Rondo to the Mavericks

The highly anticipated deal to send All-Star guard Rajon Rondo from the Boston Celtics to the Dallas Mavericks has reportedly been agreed to. ESPN’s Marc Stein was the first to break down the specifics of the deal.  Rondo, a four-time All-Star who is set to become a free agent this upcoming offseason, goes to a Mavericks team that is now firmly in contention for a conference title...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo traded to Mavs for three players, picks

Rajon Rondo is headed to Dallas. After a 24-hour span of heavy negotiations and rumors, the Boston Celtics have finally agreed to a trade involving their franchise point guard. ESPN SportsCenter says the Mavs are sending Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright, Jameer Nelson and two draft picks to Boston in return for Rondo and Dwight Powell....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics co-owner: 2024 Olympics would be 'boon for Beantown'

Bringing the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston would be “transformative” and would “set the course for what we want our city and the commonwealth to look like for decades to come,” the co-chair of Boston’s 2024 finance committee writes.   Stephen Pagliuca, better known around Boston as co-owner and managing partner of the Celtics, wrote an article posted on BankerandTradesman...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge: Celtics 'having a lot of discussions' about trades

If you expected Danny Ainge to address the Rajon Rondo trade rumors directly in his Thursday radio appearance, well, you should have known better. The Boston Celtics president of basketball operations did not comment on recent reports that the Dallas Mavericks are making a hard push for his star point guard, but he did note that the Celtics — like most NBA teams around this...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics in serious trade talks involving Rondo

  This embed is invalid   " /> It appears that the Boston Celtics’ trade machine has kicked into high gear. The Celtics are “exhibiting a renewed willingness” to trade point guard Rajon Rondo, sources told Yahoo! Sports on Wednesday. “As much as ever in his nine seasons in Boston, the Celtics have left strong impressions with rival organizations that...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics ‘engaged in discussions’ to trade Rajon Rondo

            Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The Boston Celtics are willing to pursue trade packages that include point guard Rajon Rondo, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. According to Wojnarowski, the Celtics have been engaged in discussions described as “serious” in recent days with teams interested in acquiring...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Making an attempt to understand Celtics' priorities

Just about exactly a year and a half ago, the Boston Celtics announced that they were rebuilding a new team, and they did so in grand style. A seismic draft-night trade sent franchise icons Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to the Brooklyn Nets, in exchange for three to four first-round picks. (The Celtics have Brooklyn’s first-round picks for 2014, 2016, and 2018, plus the option...
Via The Sports Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Boston Celtics Among Most Active Teams in Trade Talks

Via CLNS Radio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Turner on being booed by 76ers fans: ‘Jesus was hated too’

Evan Turner visited his former team for the first time as a member of the Boston Celtics on Monday, and he did not receive a warm reception. Turner was booed by Philadelphia 76ers fans at the Wells Fargo Center every time he touched the ball. That didn’t stop the point guard from feeling like royalty....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk and Jared Sullinger need to prove that they can be part of the Celtics' future

With the NBA trade deadline drawing closer, the Boston Celtics need to take a long look at their personnel. Boston is poised to be one of the most active teams at the deadline this year, and they have plenty of pieces to deal. But before they can do that, the…
Via CLNS Radio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk scores a career-high 30, incurs memories of Ricky Davis; Tommy Heinsohn goes bananas

Olynyk's patented "I'm 7 feet tall but I shoot the ball from 3 feet below the basket" finger role.Last night in the Celtics' 105-87 win over the Sixers in Philly, Kelly Olynyk shot 12-for-17 from the field, 3-for-5 from three-point land and 3-for-3 at the free-throw line.  The grand total was a new career-high, 30 points (oddly enough Olynyk's previous career-best was also recorded...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Turner on being booed by 76ers fans: 'Jesus was hated too'

Evan Turner returned to Philadelphia last night for the third time since being traded by the 76ers to the Indiana Pacers last season. The former No. 2 overall pick in the 2010 draft now comes off the bench for the Boston Celtics, a team that, by virtue of the fact they are in the same Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Injury Update: Smart out Monday versus 76ers

The Boston Celtics head into Monday's game against the Philadelphia 76ers with a record of 7-14, third in the Atlantic Division. The Celtics look to rebound from a 101-85 loss to the New York Knicks on Friday. They will be shorthanded on Monday, as Marcus Smart will miss the game due to an Achilles tendon injury.  Eric Kilby via Wikimedia CommonsJay King, who covers the Celtics...
Via NBA Injury News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Should The Celtics Consider Bringing Avery Bradley Off The Bench?

While the focus of Boston’s struggles has centered on Rajon Rondo, the lack of a rim protector, or the absence of a go-to-guy, other issues have been able to fly under the radar. Even with the many issues the Celtics have, they head into Friday night’s game against the Knicks just one game out of the 8th spot in the East. Celtics fans would certainly love to see their team sneak...
Via Red's Army
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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