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  1. Ainge: We 'Would Have' Drafted Embiid at 6

    There were mixed messages coming out of Boston Celtics camp in the run-up to Thursday's 2014 NBA draft regarding how the team felt about Joel Embiid's medical status...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 14 days ago 1,778 reads 1 comments

  2. How Did the NBA Draft Impact the Celtics' Plans for Rajon Rondo and Kevin Love?

    After drafting Marcus Smart and James Young in the 2014 NBA draft, the Boston Celtics will have some key personnel decisions to make this offseason...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 14 days ago 10,355 reads 23 comments

  3. Boston Celtics Direction Crystal Clear After 2014 NBA Draft

    Going into Thursday night's NBA draft, the direction of the Boston Celtics was still up in the air. Would they trade for Kevin Love and immediately vault themselves back into contention ...

    Matthew Schmidt Written by Matthew Schmidt about 14 days ago 3,585 reads 4 comments

  4. Brad Stevens Praises Smart's Leadership

    Back in late May, a league source familiar with the Celtics ' line of thinking brought up Marcus Smart, the bullish guard out of Oklahoma State and a top prospect for this year's NBA Draft...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Adam Nofflett about 14 days ago 795 reads 0 comments

  5. Initial Post-Draft Depth Chart for Boston Celtics

    By drafting Marcus Smart at No. 6 and James Young at No. 17, the Boston Celtics have officially opened up a world of speculation about their next move...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 14 days ago 1,454 reads 1 comments

  6. Required Reading: Smart's Journey to Boston

    After the Boston Celtics selected Marcus Smart with the sixth overall pick in the 2014 draft, he opened his blue suit jacket to reveal a series of logos on the lining that detail his NBA journey...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 14 days ago 418 reads 0 comments

  7. Ainge: Celtics Would Have Taken Embiid at No. 6

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 14 days ago 271 reads 0 comments

  8. Are the Celtics Now Committed to Another Year of Rebuilding After Quiet Draft?

    BOSTON — The Boston Celtics entered the 2014 NBA draft as a team in a seemingly great position to make a draft-night deal...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 14 days ago 5,404 reads 33 comments

  9. Can Rajon Rondo and Marcus Smart Coexist on Boston Celtics?

    When the Boston Celtics selected Marcus Smart with the sixth pick in the 2014 draft, it was easy to start sounding the alarms. Smart played point guard in his two years at Oklahoma State...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 15 days ago 35,722 reads 193 comments

  10. Celtics NBA Draft 2014: Grading James Young to Boston

    James Young is a 6’7’’, 213-pound guard/forward who enters the NBA after playing one season at the University of Kentucky. Watch Bleacher Report's NBA draft analysts as they break down what Young will bring to the NBA...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 15 days ago 7,885 reads 10 comments

  11. Celtics NBA Draft 2014: Grading Marcus Smart to Boston

    Marcus Smart is a 6'4" guard who played two seasons with Oklahoma State. Smart averaged over 15 points in both seasons with the Cowboys, who were bounced from the NCAA tournament in their first game in each of Smart's seasons at Oklahoma State..

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 15 days ago 10,950 reads 34 comments

  12. Marcus Smart Drafted by Boston Celtics: Latest News, Reaction and Analysis

    The Boston Celtics   added the point guard they so desperately needed in the first round of the 2014 NBA draft after selecting Marcus Smart with the sixth overall pick...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 15 days ago 1,580 reads 0 comments

  13. Debate: What Do You Think of the Marcus Smart Pick?

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Debate Desk about 15 days ago 6,121 reads 226 comments

  14. Source on Rajon Rondo Trade Rumors: 'I Think It Is the Usual BS'

    If it is trading season, then it's time for Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo to have his name run through the trade wringer...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 15 days ago 3,331 reads 2 comments

  15. Celtics Beat: NBA Draft Field for No. 6 Down to Handful

    There still are a number of factors, mostly external, that could affect what the Celtics do in tonight's NBA draft, but things are coming into better focus regarding their top pick, No...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 15 days ago 514 reads 0 comments

  16. Celtics Rumors: Boston Cannot Pass Up on Joel Embiid with Sixth Overall Pick

    Joel Embiid is falling down draft boards after the prized big man broke his foot more than a week before the draft, and the Boston Celtics will be lucky to have him fall in their laps at No...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 15 days ago 5,050 reads 30 comments

  17. Boston Celtics Rumors: Buying or Selling Gossip Ahead of the 2014 NBA Draft

    Now is the toughest time of the year to keep up with all these media outlets, beat writers and blogs that spew out hourly NBA draft rumors...

    Michael Walsh Written by Michael Walsh about 16 days ago 12,313 reads 25 comments

  18. Not a Whole Lotta Love for Celtics

    With the NBA draft bearing down on the process, the Celtics are knocking on a door that may be locked to not only them but the rest of the league, as well...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 16 days ago 2,543 reads 0 comments

  19. Report: Celtics Interested in Cavs' No. 1 Pick

    BOSTON — The Boston Celtics continue to look at all options leading up to the NBA draft which includes landing the No. 1 overall pick...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Adam Nofflett about 17 days ago 6,119 reads 2 comments

  20. Last Decade of No. 6 NBA Draft Picks Doesn't Bode Too Well for Boston Celtics

    Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge has a reputation for being a stellar drafter of young NBA talent...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 17 days ago 7,234 reads 9 comments

  21. Joel Anthony Will Return to Celtics

    Boston Celtics forward/center Joel Anthony will exercise his player option for the 2014-15 season and return to the C's, a league source informed

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 18 days ago 1,998 reads 1 comments

  22. Celtics Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Boston's Draft Plans and Kevin Love

    The Boston Celtics simply aren ’t supposed to finish a season with a 25-57 record, even if they are rebuilding...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 18 days ago 7,062 reads 6 comments

  23. Joel Anthony Ops in for Next Year

    Source: Joel Anthony, as expected, will opt in to the final year of his contract with the Boston Celtics . He'll make $3,800,000 next season...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 18 days ago 263 reads 0 comments

  24. Three Second Round NBA Draft Prospects Worth the Celtics Acquiring a Pick For

    Earlier this year, Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck told Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe , “…This June there could be some fireworks,” for the Celtics...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 18 days ago 1,419 reads 0 comments

  25. Ron Adams' Departure Suggests Celtics in Good Hands with Brad Stevens

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 18 days ago 1,253 reads 0 comments