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Boston Celtics Daily Links 7/29/14

Boston Celtics Daily Links 7/29/14

All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald  Lakers finally confirm Byron Scott is new coach NBA, Clippers eager for Sterling out, Ballmer in Globe  Slam Dunk for Sterling’s Wife: She Can Sell the Clippers Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck doesn’t regret fireworks comment CelticsGreen  SQ14 #3 Buyouts? CelticsBlog  Mailbag: Loose ends and unanswerable questions ESPN  'Toine talks 'Gone in an Instant' Lex Nihil Novi  Pierce Buzzer Beater Takes Down Theo Ratliff and the BlazersRed's Army  Your Morning Dump… Where an impatient Wyc Grousbeck defends his "fireworks"...
Celtics Today 14 hours ago

Danny Ainge not focused on Celtic fan's, but on the bigger picture of staying patient

Staying patient can be hard. It's even hard in everyday life at times. As a fan you want to win every year, and winning in 2008 was a much needed win, but of course we want that high again. Danny Ainge will stay patient. Will he stay patient with Rondo as the Celtics franchise player? That's one of the...
Celtics Today 3 hours ago
What's Next For The Boston Celtics?

What's Next For The Boston Celtics?

The Boston Celtics are still looking to find ways to improve their team for the upcoming season. The C’s just recently acquired Evan Turner and they are still looking to add more quality pieces to their mix. Let’s examine the most significant news and the latest rumors about the Boston Celtics.No.1: Evan Turner’s signingTurner barely bade his presence felt in Indiana, after he was acquired through a trade midway through the 2013 – 2014 season. However, during the first half of the season, he was the leading scorer of the Philadelphia 76ers. Now, the Boston Celtics are hoping he can...

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Boston Globe 17 mins ago

Three Reasons the Celtics May Not Regret Missing Out on Kevin Love

The Celtics tried and (likely) failed in their quest to land Kevin Love this summer. Will the team have long-term regrets about missing out on the prized power forward? Well, maybe not as much as you think.
Boston Herald 19 mins ago

Boston's Young says he's recovered from concussion

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Former Kentucky guard James Young says he is "good to go" after a concussion that kept the Boston Celtics' first-round draft pick from playing in the NBA's summer league.Young sustained the concussion and whiplash in a car accident before last month's NBA draft. The Celtics chose the 6-foot-6 swingman 17th overall with its second first-round pick — Boston selected Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart sixth overall with the first — but held Young out of practices and the competition for rookies and free agents in Orlando.

USA Basketball still loves Smart

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart is one of only two rookies on USA Basketball's select team that opens a four-day training with the national team on Monday in Las Vegas. Smart has cemented his place in the USA Basketball pipeline in recent years, especially after helping the under-19 squad win gold at the World Championships in Prague last summer (where he averaged 9.6 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.4 steals and 2.2 assists in nine games). Smart also attended the national team's mini camp last July in Las Vegas.
Boston Herald Jul 27, 2014
Danny Ainge, Celtics remain patient, disciplined

Danny Ainge, Celtics remain patient, disciplined

No amount of chips — and there have been some impressive stacks in play across the league — have been able to pry Kevin Love loose from Minnesota.That could change once the 30-day moratorium on the new contracts of Cleveland’s Andrew Wiggins or Chicago’s Doug McDermott passes, but for now the Timberwolves power forward is in the place he least wants to be.And the Celtics, through no fault or lack of effort of their own, are strictly a secondary player at the table — Paul Pierce at the World Series of Poker, if you will.

Roundup: Fav's rehab; Olynyk leads Canada

A handful of Boston Celtics-related links while enduring the summer doldrums: Faverani • El Rehab Indestructible: Second-year center Vitor Faverani has been offering glimpses into his rehab from knee surgery. In Spain and rehabbing with a trainer from his previous pro team in Valencia, Faverani told SuperDeporte that he hopes to be back at 90-percent health when he returns to Boston in early September. Referencing his meniscus tear, Faverani, in a translated version of the article, said: "I got injured because I trained there too [much] and, as I have no limits, I [got] hurt.
Boston Globe Jul 25, 2014

Lakers Offer Coaching Job to Byron Scott

The Los Angeles Lakers have offered their head coaching job to Byron Scott.
Boston Globe Jul 25, 2014

Chris Paul: Clippers May Boycott if Donald Sterling Still Owns Team

Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul said there's a real possibility he and other players would sit out if Donald Sterling still owns the team at the start of the season
Boston Herald Jul 25, 2014
Brett Brown: Evan Turner’s best days ahead

Brett Brown: Evan Turner’s best days ahead

It’s natural for readers to filter quotes through each speaker’s perceived agenda, never taking into account that a given source might be telling the absolute truth.The highly cynical, as is their right, simply figure David Falk has to say nice things about Evan Turner because he represents him. And when the Celtics do speak about Turner, they will say nice things about him because they gave him a free agent contract.But Brett Brown falls into a different category. Brett Brown likes Evan Turner and his potential because he just does.

More summer hoops for Olynyk

Boston Celtics second-year forward Kelly Olynyk is expected to get additional offseason game reps as a member of Canada's senior men's basketball team. Olynyk reported for camp earlier this week in Toronto before the team, which did not qualify for this year's World Cup in Spain, instead traveled to Slovenia to open an 11-game European exhibition schedule on Thursday. Olynyk, a Toronto native who grew up in Kamloops, British Columbia, did not play for the national team last summer while sidelined by a case of plantar fasciitis.
Boston Herald Jul 23, 2014

David Falk: Jeff Green fits in puzzle

The Celtics will be making some alterations between now and October as they seek to slim a numerically bloated roster, and they also still are looking to pull off some moves, both minor and major.That makes it a fool’s errand to try to decipher what the rotation will be when the season begins, but one has to wonder how the eventual signing of free agent swingman Evan Turner will impact Jeff Green.
Boston Globe Jul 23, 2014

Five Truths and a Lie About Evan Turner

So basically six things you need to know about new Celtic Evan Turner.
Boston Globe Jul 23, 2014

Video: Uh Oh, Celtics Fans, Bulls Making Big Play for Kevin Love

Chris Sheridan breaks down his exclusive report that the Bulls offered three players to the Timberwolves for Kevin Love, whom the Celtics have been aggressively targeting.
Boston Globe Jul 23, 2014

LeBron James Apologizes to His Neighbors With Cupcakes

Worried about the inconvenience he may have caused after announcing his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James sent his neighbors cupcakes and an apology.

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