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CelticsBlog Feb 19, 2019
Marcus Smart signing saved the Celtics’ season

Marcus Smart signing saved the Celtics’ season

It’s hard to imagine the C’s fully reversing their early offensive stagnancy, lineup disjointedness, and chemistry concerns without a player that nobody was certain would return. Marcus Smart inked a four-year, $52-million deal with the Boston Celtics last summer, inciting some like Sports Illustrated’s Jeremy Woo to declare it a “coup of a contract.” Smart attracted little market leverage against Boston beyond feigned interest from the Kings, unbacked by an offer sheet. After a frustrating wait for an offer, the money he ultimately received could’ve stemmed from Smart’s...
NESN.com Feb 18, 2019

Why Danny Ainge Is ‘Motivated’ To Acquire Future Draft Pick For Celtics

Someone left quite the impression on Danny Ainge during NBA All-Star Weekend. And no, it wasn’t Anthony Davis. The Boston... Read More »
NESN.com Feb 18, 2019

Why Skip Bayless Thinks Anthony Davis’ Celtics Comment Was Significant

Anthony Davis, who requested a trade from the New Orleans Pelicans several weeks ago, clarified over the weekend the Boston... Read More »
NESN.com Feb 17, 2019

Jayson Tatum Sheds Light On Conversation With Danny Ainge Amid Trade Rumors

Jayson Tatum’s game is mature beyond his years, and it appears the same can be said about his temperament. It... Read More »
NESN.com Feb 17, 2019

Celtics’ Jayson Tatum Clears Air, Wants To Play In Boston ‘Whole Career’

Jayson Tatum currently finds himself at the center of one of the most bizarre NBA trade dramas in recent memory.... Read More »
CelticsBlog Feb 17, 2019
Boston forever: Jayson Tatum wants to play entire career with Celtics

Boston forever: Jayson Tatum wants to play entire career with Celtics

On an All Star Saturday when Anthony Davis told the NBA world that the Celtics are on his list of preferred destinations and Jayson Tatum, the potential crown jewel of a trade that could send Davis to Boston, was crowned the most skilled basketball player in the world, Tatum talked about the trade deadline, his sophomore season, and his future with the franchise with ESPN’s Sage Steele. For most teams, the passing of the trade deadline is cause for relief, but for Boston, it poses a unique limbo. Sandwiched between now and July 1st is the rest of this season and hopefully, a long playoff...
CelticsBlog Feb 16, 2019
Anthony Davis is giving the Celtics a chance

Anthony Davis is giving the Celtics a chance

The New Orleans superstar forward refuted reports claiming that he was opposed to playing Boston, giving the Celtics more confidence in their pursuit of his services this summer. The Anthony Davis clarification tour continues. After reports surfaced before the trade deadline that the Boston Celtics were definitively not on his preferred destination list, Davis changed his tune during All-Star Saturday’s media availability. It’s a far cry from what was reported leading up to the deadline but also, not a surprise. With so much information and disinformation swirling around, did anything...
The Denver Post Feb 16, 2019
Pelicans star Anthony Davis upends All-Star media day, adds Celtics to trade list

Pelicans star Anthony Davis upends All-Star media day, adds Celtics to trade list

Anthony Davis was peppered with questions about his future at All-Star media day on Saturday in Charlotte.
www.chron.com Feb 16, 2019

Pelicans' Anthony Davis says Celtics are on list of preferred destinations

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Pelicans forward Anthony Davis said he has narrowed his list of teams that he would like to join if the Pelicans agree to his request to trade him.
Los Angeles Times Feb 16, 2019

Anthony Davis says he hasn't ruled out Boston, or any team, as a trade destination

Anthony Davis answered nearly 15 minutes’ worth of questions about his future, about his trade demands, about the Knicks and the Celtics. In the seconds after a question about teaming up with LeBron James, something the six-time All-Star forward will do in Sunday’s NBA All-Star game, a staffer...
ClutchPoints Feb 16, 2019
Jayson Tatum wants to play for the Celtics his entire career

Jayson Tatum wants to play for the Celtics his entire career

In an interview with ESPN, Jayson Tatum says he loves playing for the Boston Celtics and wants to spend his entire career with the franchise. After Anthony Davis requested a trade from the New Orleans Pelicans, Tatum’s name came up in trade rumors. Boston can’t trade for Davis until the summer because of the Rose […] The post Jayson Tatum wants to play for the Celtics his entire career appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 17, 2019
Why Gordon Hayward is the key for the Celtics the rest of the season

Why Gordon Hayward is the key for the Celtics the rest of the season

When the Boston Celtics signed Gordon Hayward during the summer of 2017, this is not exactly what they envisioned. They did not imagine that Hayward would have to go through what is essentially an entire season of rehab re-adjusting to the rigors of 48-minute NBA games due to a gruesome broken leg injury that made […] The post Why Gordon Hayward is the key for the Celtics the rest of the season appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 18, 2019
Kyrie Irving has no comment on Anthony Davis adding Celtics to list

Kyrie Irving has no comment on Anthony Davis adding Celtics to list

Despite the ton of newsworthy activity that went down on All-Star Weekend, New Orleans Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis and his trade saga remained one of the hottest topics. Davis recently hinted that the Boston Celtics are actually part of his list of teams he would prefer to be traded to this summer. When asked what […] The post Kyrie Irving has no comment on Anthony Davis adding Celtics to list appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 18, 2019
Celtics rising star Jayson Tatum isn’t bothered by his name coming up in trade rumors

Celtics rising star Jayson Tatum isn’t bothered by his name coming up in trade rumors

Trades are very fun for the fan base, but they are not fun for the athletes themselves. They have to be uprooted and move mid season. For young players being involved in trade rumors can hinder the mental aspect of their game. Just ask Boston Celtics rising star Jayson Tatum. For players like Celtics’ second-year […] The post Celtics rising star Jayson Tatum isn’t bothered by his name coming up in trade rumors appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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