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CELTICS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jeff Green Happy With Celtics, Denies Rumors Of Wanting Trade

Jeff Green cleared up his comments to Comcast SportsNet when he said that his frustration was at an "all-time high" due to losing. Green received word that there have been articles written about trade possibilities with the Boston Celtics. “Before you start, I just wanted to clear the air about some BS rumor that came out,” Green said. “I don’t know if the person who made...
Via RealGM
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Cs Struggle again in 4th, Fall to Trail Blazers

The Celtics held one of the NBA’s top offenses under 100 points Sunday night, but struggled on the offensive end and lost 94-88. As to be expected, LaMarcus Aldridge led the way for the Trail Blazers with 20 points and 14 rebounds, while Chris Kaman had 16 off the bench and Steve Blake chipped in 11. The Trail Blazers have now won 7 in a row. Jeff Green and Jared Sullinger led...
Via Red's Army
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens: Vitor Faverani may be out until 2015

Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens announced that Vitor Faverani will be out at least into December and possibly even after the new year during his pregame press conference Sunday
Via CLNS Radio
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Jeff Green, Brandon Bass Drawing Trade Interest For Celtics

BOSTON — Trade talk concerning the Celtics isn’t a new development this season. For a change, however, it doesn’t center on point guard Rajon Rondo. While Rondo continues to be the Celtics’ most intriguing trade piece — largely because he’s simply their best player — he’s not the only guy attracting attention. Opposing teams have begun...
Via NESN.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Injury Update: Vitor Faverani may be out for the entire season

The Boston Celtics fell to the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday by the score of 117-100. The loss dropped the Celtics to 4-7 on the season, third in the Atlantic Division. Things will not get any easier for the Celtics as they play the Trail Blazers on Sunday. The Celtics will continue to be without Vitor Faverani due to a knee injury and there is no timetable for his return.Halley from...
Via NBA Injury News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What should the Celtics do to better close out games?

Much has been made out of the Celtics inability to close out tight games, and with good reason. Four of their seven losses have come by five points or less. Boston’s most frustrating loss of the season came at home against the Cleveland Cavaliers, where they blew a 17 point lead in the 4th quarter. While this is to be expected from a young team, the Celtics ability to close out...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Rumors: Tyler Zeller to replace Kelly Olynyk at center?

The Boston Celtics have many issues with their team this season. Inconsistency has led to a 4-6 record on the season, good for 9th in the Eastern Conference. Scoring has not been a problem for the Celtics, as they ranked 3rd in the NBA at 106.8 points per game. However, the reason they are only 4-6, is the struggles defensively. Currently they rank 27th in the NBA, allowing 107.5...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: What we know so far

The Boston Celtics have gotten off to an exciting start to the season, taking many people by surprise. Although they still sit under the .500 mark with a 4-6 record, the Celtics have played competitive basketball. Predicted to finish in the Eastern Conference cellar, Boston is a couple of possessions away from 6-4 or 7-3. The Celtics have had no trouble putting the ball in the basket...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Injury Update: Marcus Smart could be back next week

The Boston Celtics head into tonight's game against the Memphis Grizzlies coming off a 101-90 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday. At 4-6, the Celtics sit in second place in the Atlantic Division. The Celtics continue to play without rookie guard Marcus Smart, who is out with an ankle injury. The good news is that Smart could be back in action sometime next week.Eric Kilby...
Via NBA Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dividing Minutes between the Celtics Frontcourt

Brad Stevens is going to have some difficult decisions to make regarding his frontcourt rotations this season. The Celtics have four players (five if you include Jeff Green) who currently deserve significant minutes and Vitor Faverani is on his way back from injury, and rookie Dwight Powell who will most likely spend the majority of the season in the D-league. Jared Sullinger and...
Via Red's Army
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics radio announcer photobombs TV broadcast

The boss-est of boss moves out of @SeanGrandePBP pic.twitter.com/K9C2x0RwTP — Connor (@CMIslesBlog) November 20, 2014 Boston Celtics radio voice Sean Grande played an awesome prank on his television cohorts last night, photobombing this picture of television announcers Mike Gorman and Brian Scalabrine with a sign that read, “Support artists listen to the game on radio.”...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

You’re Either Missing the Boat or Are Late to the Party in Your Rajon Rondo Criticism

Rajon Rondo is not the guy for the Boston Celtics moving forward. But not everyone still understands the reasons why.
Via CLNS Radio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Game #10 Recap: Boston Celtics Pull Away from Sixers in Second Half

On the strength of 45 combined points from Brandon Bass and Jared Sullinger, the Boston Celtics kept the Philadelphia 76ers winless on the season with a 101-90 victory Wednesday night.
Via CLNS Radio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics get much needed win versus 76ers.

Other than a vicious Jeff Green block early in the first quarter Boston got over a lackluster first half to defeat the 76ers 101-90 in Philadelphia.After falling behind 54-52 Boston went on a 9-0 run punctuated by a Rajon Rondo alley-oop to Green to give Boston a 61-54 lead in the third from which they never looked back.The Celtics were led by Sully who had 22 on 10-15 shooting and...
Via Celtics Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics ‘Bravely’ Saying Rajon Rondo Won’t Be Traded

The Boston Celtics apparently aren’t ready to part with Rajon Rondo just yet. Celtics president Danny Ainge is denying that any Rondo deal will take place, according to a story from Bleacher Report. “They’re definitely bravely saying they won’t trade him at this point,” one general manager said, according to NBA writer Howard Beck. “I definitely think it’s the right...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sorry NBA, Rajon Rondo is not for sale ... yet

Death, taxes and Rajon Rondo's name being linked in trades. You just can't avoid it.Rival executives have told Howard Beck of Bleacher Report that the Celtics will not trade their captain before the February 19th trade deadline. "They're definitely bravely saying they won't trade him at this point," said one general manager, who nevertheless added, "I definitely think it's the...
Via Celtics Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Giving Up Ton Of Shots Near Rim, According To Chart (Photo)

The Boston Celtics need to work on their defense down low, according to a fancy stats chart. The Celtics have obvious defensive deficiencies, but an analysis by Ed Kupfer shows the team’s most glaring problem. Boston appears to be allowing 5 percent more shots in the paint than the rest of the league. NBA team offensive and defensive shot distance distribution...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Olynyk benched for ineffective play

Stevens confirmed what we suspected: Kelly Olynyk was benched because of ineffectiveness.— Jay King (@ByJayKing) November 18, 2014 Brad Stevens’ plan since arriving in Boston has been toying with the lineups, trying different combinations of players at specific times, and trying to ride chemistry and momentum to victory. Prior to the Marcus Smart injury, we were seeing more...
Via Celtics Life
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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