2:42 AM EDT, Fri July 21, 2017
4 hours ago
The Celtics depth chart is a Venn diagram

The Celtics depth chart is a Venn diagram

Feel free to tell me what I got wrong Brad Stevens doesn’t like the traditional position labels of point guard, shooting guard, etc. He prefers to lump players into Ball Handlers, Wings, and Bigs. However, I was thinking that our team is so positionally flexible, that you could turn the depth chart into a Venn diagram. Forgive my poor handwriting. Our depth chart is a Venn diagram pic.twitter.com/iTyYJvDnxS— CelticsBlog (@celticsblog) July 21, 2017 I thought I’d explain it a little more on Facebook Live, as you can see embedded here. Note: This video got cut off at the end....
9 hours ago
Celtics announce signing of Guerschon Yabusele

Celtics announce signing of Guerschon Yabusele

The Boston Celtics officially announced the signing of 2016 draft pick Guerschon Yabusele. The Boston Celtics announced the signing of 2016 draft pick Guerschon Yabusele today. The team used the 16th overall selection a year ago to secure Yabusele’s draft rights, but opted to have him play overseas, in China, before adding him to the team. The exact terms of the deal were not released, but Yabusele’s first-round selection means his contract will be tied to the rookie scale, and ensures at least two years of fully guaranteed money, which bodes well for his future. Celtics officially...
11 hours ago
Boston Celtics daily links 7/20/17

Boston Celtics daily links 7/20/17

All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald Celtics add PG Shane Larkin out of European leagueAron Baynes ready to add some heft to CelticsUnexpected trade from Detroit leaves Marcus Morris excited to join favorite player Paul Pierce’s CelticsGlobe New Celtic Aron Baynes got a late introduction to basketballMarcus Morris, Aron Baynes plan to add toughness to Celtics frontcourtMarcus Morris' favorite player will endear him to Celtics Brian Scalabrine expertly trolled himself on InstagramMarcus Morris, Aron Baynes plan to add toughness to Celtics frontcourtCeltics...
15 hours ago
Celtics officially sign Daniel Theis

Celtics officially sign Daniel Theis

Boston signs Euroleague big man Theis to two-year deal Daniel Theis announced on Twitter that he has officially signed with the Boston Celtics. Theis was the first reported signing of the summer for Boston, but he is officially signing now that the Celtics are out of salary cap space and are using a minimum exception to bring him on. Today is the day! I'm so excited to join the @celtics family and to live in this great city! I will work my heart out for #Boston ☘️ pic.twitter.com/vtCMm3b5h0— Daniel Theis (@dtheis10) July 20, 2017 Theis is a 6’9” big man who played five...
17 hours ago
Source: Celtics agree to deal with Shane Larkin

Source: Celtics agree to deal with Shane Larkin

Boston Celtics have agreed to a deal with top Euroleague point guard Shane Larkin, sources tell CelticsBlog’s Jared Weiss. The Boston Celtics have agreed to sign point guard Shane Larkin to a one-year, guaranteed deal, sources tell CelticsBlog’s Jared Weiss. David Pick was the first to report the Celtics were signing Larkin. Shane Larkin has agreed to a one-year, guaranteed deal with the Celtics, per sources. @IAmDPick reported first.— Jared Weiss (@JaredWeissNBA) July 20, 2017 Despite having a two-year offer worth around $6 million in Europe, Larkin elected to take a one-year,...
17 hours ago
Rumor: Celtics sign Shane Larkin

Rumor: Celtics sign Shane Larkin

Boston Celtics rumored to have signed top Euroleague point guard Larkin David Pick tweeted Thursday that the Boston Celtics have signed Euroleague point guard Shane Larkin. Larkin was the 18th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, and played for three different teams in three seasons before playing last season overseas for Baskonia of Liga ACB. He averaged 13.6 points, 5.3 assists, and 3.0 rebounds in 63 games. Source: Boston Celtics, Shane Larkin agree on NBA comeback deal. Widely considered best Euroleague free-agent PG with Milos Teodosic gone.— David Pick (@IAmDPick) July 20,...
17 hours ago
What to do about the Isaiah Thomas and Marcus Smart contracts?

What to do about the Isaiah Thomas and Marcus Smart contracts?

IT and the Cobra are both due for new deals within the next year With the Celtics’ summer moves complete or on the way, it is natural to look towards what is next. Well…after you finish dreaming up lineup combinations for days, watching Jayson Tatum highlights, and thinking of how the Celtics can take down the Cavaliers and ultimately the Warriors to bring home banner 18. But when you have to have a short- and long-term view, as Danny Ainge does, what is next on the roster-building path is never far from your mind. And Boston has two big items looming: new deals for Marcus Smart and...
18 hours ago
Marcus Morris introductory conference call with Boston Celtics

Marcus Morris introductory conference call with Boston Celtics

Courtesy of CLNS Media Marcus Morris was introduced to the media by the Boston Celtics yesterday. Here is the full press conference, courtesy of our friends at CLNS Media. Here’s a transcript of the audio if you are interested: Q: How do you see role in bringing toughness to Celtics frontcourt? Marcus Morris: I don’t think that’s a thing that you work on, you just have to have that type of attribute, and I think it’s instilled in me to bring that toughness, that’s something we won’t have to worry about. Q: How do you see yourself as versatile player working in Celtics...
Jul 19, 2017
Aron Baynes introductory press conference with Boston Celtics

Aron Baynes introductory press conference with Boston Celtics

Courtesy of CLNS Media Aron Baynes was introduced to the media by the Boston Celtics today. Here is the full press conference, courtesy of our friends at CLNS Media. Also see this bonus video of Baynes addressing young Celtics fans at a basketball camp. Read more about his comments here.
Jul 19, 2017
Celtics sign rookie Kadeem Allen to two-way contract

Celtics sign rookie Kadeem Allen to two-way contract

The Celtics will test out their first two-way contract with rookie guard Kadeem Allen. The Boston Celtics utilized their first ever two-way contract to sign rookie guard Kadeem Allen. The team selected Allen with the 53rd overall pick in this year’s draft, and have seen enough promise across practices and Summer League to make him a part of its future, at least in the near term. The Celtics have signed rookie guard @AllenKadeem to a two-way contract. : https://t.co/E3qfPV4fli pic.twitter.com/Yp8oD0CqmH— Boston Celtics (@celtics) July 19, 2017 The two-way contract is a new roster...
Jul 19, 2017
Boston Celtics officially introduce Marcus Morris and Aron Baynes

Boston Celtics officially introduce Marcus Morris and Aron Baynes

The Celtics officially announced the addition of two former Pistons, Marcus Morris and Aron Baynes. The Boston Celtics officially introduced Marcus Morris and Aron Baynes this afternoon, two more of the team’s very busy off-season acquisitions. The former was traded for long-time Celtic Avery Bradley and the latter signed in free agency for the RME. Both played together in Detroit last year, and profile as immediate, and meaningful contributors. Baynes is a bruising, traditional center. Morris a barrel-chested combo forward. Each half of the duo expressed an enthusiasm for being able to...
Jul 19, 2017
Boston Celtics daily links 7/19/17

Boston Celtics daily links 7/19/17

All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald NBA uniform changes hit homeGlobe Here's what we know about the Marcus Morris assault casePaul Pierce couldn't come back to Boston without visiting this famous eateryCelticsBlog Paul Pierce: The best pure scorer in Celtics history (video series by CLNS Media)Marcus Morris trial date set for AugustJayson Tatum receives praise from Paul Pierce and VegasESPN NBA -- Paul Pierce reflects on retiring as CelticNBA -- Brad Stevens' re-recruitment of Gordon Hayward to the Boston CelticsLex Nihil Novi C's Suit Up Bare MinimumThe...
Jul 19, 2017
Marcus Morris trial date set for August

Marcus Morris trial date set for August

The Morris twins’ legal issues off the court have yet to be resolved. New Celtic Marcus Morris and his twin brother Markieff have a trial date set for August 21, 2017. Boston.com’s Nik DeCosta-Klipa issued a solid overview of the pending case. The piece reaches back to the events in question, which allegedly took place in January of 2015 in Phoenix, while both players were still members of the Phoenix Suns. Reports of the details have worked their way into the public sphere over the last two years and the full picture is not available. The Morris twins’ deny of any wrongdoing which...
Jul 19, 2017
Paul Pierce: The best pure scorer in Celtics history (video series by CLNS Media)

Paul Pierce: The best pure scorer in Celtics history (video series by CLNS Media)

A 3 part look back at Paul Pierce as a Boston Celtic With Paul Pierce signing and retiring as a Boston Celtic, I thought it would be appropriate to post this video series done by CLNS Media looking back on his career with the Celtics. Director: Larry H. RussellProducer: Kyle George Narrator: Coach NickWritten By: Larry H. Russell Asst. Production: Jared Weiss, Jeremy Karpf, Cory Prescott, Nick Gelso
Jul 18, 2017
Jayson Tatum receives praise from Paul Pierce and Vegas

Jayson Tatum receives praise from Paul Pierce and Vegas

Paul Pierce thinks Tatum will be “real” as Vegas gives him fourth best odds at Rookie of the Year. Boston Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum has received plenty of praise over the past two days. ESPN’s Chris Forsberg tweeted out a quote from an Instagram video Paul Pierce recorded about the Celtics’ first round pick. Paul Pierce during his Instagram live session on the common today: “That Tatum kid, he’s going to be real. … I like that kid.” pic.twitter.com/fWUKkeELPo— Chris Forsberg (@ESPNForsberg) July 18, 2017 Tatum played in six summer games combined in the Utah and Las...