1. Brad Stevens' Biggest Challenges in Year 1 as Boston Celtics' Head Coach

    In an offseason that featured 13 teams changing head coaches, the Boston Celtics managed to shock the entire league by inking Brad Stevens , the wunderkind coach of Butler University, to a six-year, $22 million deal...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 12 months ago 7,343 reads 22 comments

  2. Predicting Boston Celtics' Final 15-Man Roster

    The 2013-14 season is going to be one of major change for the Boston Celtics , as they say goodbye to Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett while welcoming in a slew of new players and a rookie head coach in Brad Stevens...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 12 months ago 19,448 reads 77 comments

  3. Trades That Boston Celtics Can Use to Ditch Kris Humphries and Gerald Wallace

    If the Boston Celtics organization has its way, no fans will be reminiscing about the vital roles that Gerald Wallace and Kris Humphries played with the franchise during its post-Big Three era...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 12 months ago 23,376 reads 186 comments

  4. How Each New Acquisition Will Fit into Boston Celtics' 2013-14 Rotation

    For the past six seasons, the Boston Celtics have largely been the same team: a defense-first outfit that has thrived behind Paul Pierce , Kevin Garnett and Doc Rivers...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 12 months ago 10,244 reads 38 comments

  5. Ranking the Top 25 Players in Boston Celtics History

    Founded in 1946, the Boston Celtics have been the NBA 's most successful franchise throughout their existence. They have won 17 NBA titles and have seen a number of great players don green jerseys over the past six decades...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 44,050 reads 136 comments

  6. 10 Young NBA Players with Chance for Stardom During 2013-14 Season

    For the past few years, "potential" has been the buzzword that has dominated conversations about young NBA players...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 40,988 reads 330 comments

  7. 5 Boston Celtics Players Who Shouldn't Be Part of Rebuilding Process

    The Boston Celtics roster may feel incomplete now that Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett are Brooklyn Nets , but the reality is that Boston already has a full 15 players slated to ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 11,947 reads 67 comments

  8. Predicting NBA's Top 2013-14 Sixth Man of the Year Candidates

    The focus of the NBA offseason is largely devoted to teams upgrading their starting lineups, but the reality is that it is often bench players who swing playoff games and even championships...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 96,911 reads 304 comments

  9. Winners and Losers from Boston Celtics' Summer League Team

    For the first time in six seasons, the Boston Celtics ’ summer league team actually mattered. In years past, with Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen all on the roster, ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 18,212 reads 42 comments

  10. Boston Celtics Can Bank on Summer League Star Kelly Olynyk as the Real Deal

    Kelly Olynyk was only a Boston Celtic for a few hours before he became an afterthought. Instead, the Boston faithful were struggling on draft day to process the blockbuster trade ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 12,025 reads 40 comments

  11. 6 Potential Trades for Boston Celtics to Ramp Up Rebuilding Process

    Now that Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Doc Rivers are all officially no longer Boston Celtics , it is impossible to look at the team's current roster without acknowledging that they are in a rebuilding mode...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 23,493 reads 90 comments

  12. Grading the Chicago Bulls' Offseason Moves So Far

    Plenty of NBA teams have had noisy 2013 offseasons, but the Chicago Bulls are certainly not one of them...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 5,997 reads 53 comments

  13. Forget Homegrown Talent, Rockets, Nets Make 'Can't-Beat-Em, Join-Em' Superteams

    When the Miami Heat reeled in LeBron James and Chris Bosh during the 2010 offseason, they sent a message that the NBA was moving in the direction of an era of “superteams” ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 510 reads 0 comments

  14. Key Storylines for Boston Celtics' Summer League Team

    During the Big Three era in Boston, summer league play had little bearing on the Celtics ' season. The team was competing for titles thanks to the veteran core of Paul Pierce, ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 13,699 reads 57 comments

  15. Predicting Boston Celtics Starting Lineup for 2013-14 Season

    There no longer is any doubt as to what direction the Boston Celtics are headed following the departures of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 31,186 reads 71 comments

  16. Low-Cost Veterans for Boston Celtics' Rebuilding Project

    Danny Ainge's decision to let Doc Rivers out of his contract and ship Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to Brooklyn was a clear signal that the Boston Celtics are beginning a rebuilding period...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 17,105 reads 19 comments

  17. Initial 2013 Boston Celtics Post-NBA Draft Depth Chart Projections

    Though the Boston Celtics ' 2013-14 starting lineup should look largely similar to its 2012-13 group, there will be two glaring differences; the absences of Paul Pierce and Kevin ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 13,260 reads 74 comments

  18. Checklist for Kelly Olynyk to Thrive with Boston Celtics

    Lost in the shuffle of the Kevin Garnett -Paul Pierce-to-Brooklyn trade that was agreed to during the draft is the fact that the Boston Celtics were able to move up into the late lottery and select Gonzaga big man Kelly Olynyk 13th overall...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 8,409 reads 36 comments

  19. How Will Boston Celtics Remember Departed Doc, Pierce and KG?

    No matter if Kelly Olynyk goes on to win multiple MVP awards, June 27, 2013, will always be remembered by Boston Celtics fans as the day that Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett were shipped out of town...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 19,442 reads 118 comments

  20. Doc Rivers' Exit From Boston Was Messy, But His Celtics Legacy Can't Be Ignored

    After a nine-year tenure that resulted in seven playoff runs, six Atlantic Division crowns, two finals appearances and one NBA championship, the Doc Rivers era in Boston is officially over...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 1,468 reads 6 comments

  21. Latest 2013 NBA Draft Expert Predictions on Whom Boston Celtics Will Select

    With the eyes and ears of the Boston Celtics faithful tuned to the latest news in the Doc Rivers- Clippers saga, the fact that the NBA draft happens on June 27 has been understandably forgotten...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 14,803 reads 54 comments

  22. Should Boston Celtics Trade into 2013 NBA Draft Lottery Using Paul Pierce?

    With news of the potential Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett deal with the Los Angeles Clippers falling through, according to ESPN Los Angeles' Ramona Shelburne , the collective ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 8,691 reads 53 comments

  23. Making the Call on Boston Celtics' 5 Toughest Offseason Decisions

    With uncertainty looming around every corner, no NBA team is facing as many tough decisions as the Boston Celtics ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 3,350 reads 51 comments

  24. Debating Whether NY Knicks' Tyson Chandler Is Still an Elite Big Man

    In his two seasons with the New York Knicks Tyson Chandler has completely revitalized the team's defensive culture, earned himself a Defensive Player of the Year award and averaged double-digit points...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 7,489 reads 82 comments

  25. Free-Agent Big Men Who Would Be Ideal Fits Alongside Kevin Garnett

    While Kevin Garnett remains one of the game's best two-way big men, it became abundantly clear during the 2012-13 season that the 37-year-old needs some help up front...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 1 year ago 20,402 reads 72 comments