6:40 AM EST, Mon February 27, 2017
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Celtics win in Detroit shows Celtics need their young guns now more than ever

Ugly is as ugly does.  In one of the choppiest and most disconcerting games of the season, the Celtics blew a 15-point third-quarter lead and allowed the ice-cold Pistons to take a late lead.  Jaylen Brown drilled a baseline three with 37.6 seconds left to give the Celtics the lead for good and Marcus Smart […]
Feb 23, 2017

NBA trade deadline passes, Celtics decide to stand pat

Another NBA trade deadline, another quiet day for the Celtics. Thursday’s deadline came and went at 3 p.m. and the Celtics did nothing. Though they were linked to Pacers star Paul George early in the day — and were even reportedly willing to surrender the potential No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft to […]
Feb 23, 2017

Celtics rumors: P.J. Tucker traded to Toronto Raptors for old friend Jared Sullinger

The Celtics didn’t just miss out on a big fish like Paul George. They apparently didn’t even land a perch like P.J. Tucker. According to (who else) Adrian Wojnarowski of the Vertical, the Raptors acquired Tucker from the Suns for former Celtics forward Jared Sullinger, as well as pair of second-round picks. Tucker, 31, is […]
Feb 23, 2017

Celtics rumors: Woj says Pacers won’t trade Paul George, so looks like that deal is dead

Adrian Wojnarowski says the Paul George deal is dead, so that’s the end of that. The host of The Vertical podcast just tweeted the Pacers star isn’t going anywhere. Indiana has passed on trade offers for Paul George and All-Star forward will remain with the Pacers, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) February […]
Feb 23, 2017

Not so fast on Paul George — Pacers star reportedly ‘hell-bent’ on joining Lakers

Well this should throw some water on those Paul George rumors. According to USA Today’s Sam Amick, George wants to either win a title in Indiana or head home to join the Lakers when he hits free agency after next season. I repeat: Paul George – barring a title chance in Indy – is hell-bent […]
Feb 23, 2017

Celtics Rumors: Are Pacers attempting to clear roster spots so they can send Paul George to Boston?

OK, now the rumor mill is getting good. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the Pacers are calling around trying to clear roster spots. Why, you ask? Pacers involved in talks with teams potentially to clear roster spots, sources say. Teams suspect might be related to Celtics talks — Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) February 23, 2017 Note […]
Feb 23, 2017

Isaiah Thomas on emoji madness: ‘I didn’t mean to do that to y’all’

Speaking to reporters at Celtics practice Thursday, guard Isaiah Thomas laughed off the controversy surrounding his eyeball and hourglass emojis, which had Celtics fans trying to discern meaning with the trade deadline rapidly approaching. Thomas explained to reporters (including the ProJo’s Scott Souza) that he wasn’t tweeting about the trade deadline, and only realized the […]
Feb 23, 2017

Celtics rumors: Sixers acquire Andrew Bogut from Mavericks for Nerlens Noel, look to flip him

According to multiple reports, the Dallas Mavericks have traded center Andrew Bogut to the Philadelphia 76ers for Nerlens Noel, but this by no means closes the door on Bogut coming to Boston. According to ESPN, the Sixers are looking to find “a landing spot” for Bogut in another trade before Thursday’s 3 p.m. deadline. Bogut […]
Feb 23, 2017

Celtics reportedly talking with Pacers on Paul George, Nets pick in play

With just under three hours left until the NBA trade deadline, the Celtics appear to be pushing for Paul George. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, the Celtics and Pacers have had preliminary talks on George. The report says the Celtics hasn’t met Indiana’s asking price, but the Nets pick has entered the conversation. […]
Feb 23, 2017

Celtics rumors: Add Memphis forward JaMychal Green to list of possible targets

Tucked within this Steven Bulpett story on potential Celtics trade targets with Thursday’s 3 p.m. deadline rapidly approaching is a new name — Memphis forward JaMychal Green. The 6-foot-9 Alabama product would fill a number of rotational needs for the Celtics. He’s considered an above-average defender who is averaging nine points and 7.3 rebounds a […]
Feb 22, 2017

Celtics rumors: Isaiah Thomas tweets an hourglass emoji, someone notes it looks like Paul George’s shoe logo, world ends

Today’s installment of “Emoji’s with I.T.” is an hourglass. Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas set Twitter atwitter earlier this week when he posted an eyeball emoji, which some took to mean a Celtics trade was imminent. Thomas was up to more mischief on Wednesday, posting an hourglass and then leaving us to our own devices.   […]
Feb 22, 2017

Celtics rumors: C’s reportedly not closing door on acquiring Carmelo Anthony from Knicks

The Celtics haven’t ruled out bringing Melo to Boston. According to ESPN’s Ian Begley, the C’s remain in contact with the Knicks over superstar small forward Carmelo Anthony. The 32-year-old 10-time All-Star is on the block as the Knicks contemplate rebuilding around Kristaps Porzingis. Anthony has a no-trade clause, and there are reports he’d exercise […]
Feb 22, 2017

Celtics rumors: Andre Drummond of Pistons addresses Celtics trade speculation, eye emoji tweets

Could the Celtics use the second-leading rebounded in the NBA? Definitely. Does the fact that he tweeted eyeball emojis in the style of Isaiah Thomas mean he’s coming here? Absolutely not. Pistons big man Andre Drummond, a former UConn star, addressed reports that he could be dealt after Pistons practice on Tuesday. Specifically, reporters wanted […]
Feb 21, 2017

Celtics trade rumors: C’s reportedly interested in Mavericks center Andrew Bogut as part of big trade deadline strike

With the Celtics in need of size and rebounding, they’re reportedly mulling an offer to the Mavericks for center Andrew Bogut — but only if they can pull off a bigger deal prior to the trade deadline. According to Mavericks insider Mike Fisher, the Celtics are considering trading one of their non-Brooklyn first-round picks to […]
Feb 21, 2017

Report: Celtics could go after Andrew Bogut if bigger moves don’t happen

If the Celtics can’t make a huge move at the deadline, it appears they have a fallback option. According to DallasBasketball.com’s Mike Fisher, the Celtics and Mavericks will discuss a potential Andrew Bogut trade depending on what other moves the Celtics are able to make. It is also worth noting the Boston Herald’s Steve Bulpett […]