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Danny Ainge: Take the Best Player Available

BOSTON - JUNE 17:  (FILE) Executive Director of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge of the Boston Celtics celebrates after defeating the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Five of the 2008 NBA Finals on June 17, 2008 at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. According to reports on April 16, 2009, Ainge, 50-years-old, suffered a heart attack early this morning.NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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Marcus ShockleyCorrespondent IJune 26, 2016

Danny Ainge is not resting on his laurels during the "biggest" summer free agent season in memory. While most of the attention has been focused on Lebron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh teaming up in Miami, Ainge has been making moves to keep the Boston Celtics at the top of the NBA.

Danny's moves during the off season started in the draft, just a few days after the Celtics fell to the Lakers in the NBA Final, and moved into the summer, bringing in veterans Shaquille O'Neal and Jermaine O'Neal.

In this exclusive interview with Ainge, he talks about his thoughts on where the Celtics are and his philosophy in drafting players regardless of their age.

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