1. 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 over 1 year ago 12,143 reads 40 comments

  2. 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 over 1 year ago 23,583 reads 90 comments

  3. 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 over 1 year ago 6,137 reads 53 comments

  4. 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” ...

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  5. 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 over 1 year ago 13,699 reads 57 comments

  6. 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 over 1 year ago 31,630 reads 71 comments

  7. 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 over 1 year ago 17,164 reads 19 comments

  8. 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 over 1 year ago 13,456 reads 73 comments

  9. 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 over 1 year ago 8,511 reads 36 comments

  10. 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 over 1 year ago 19,566 reads 118 comments

  11. 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 over 1 year ago 1,542 reads 6 comments

  12. 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 over 1 year ago 14,835 reads 54 comments

  13. 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 over 1 year ago 8,761 reads 53 comments

  14. 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 over 1 year ago 3,437 reads 51 comments

  15. 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 over 1 year ago 7,584 reads 82 comments

  16. 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 over 1 year ago 20,440 reads 72 comments

  17. Most Intriguing Free Agents Boston Celtics Could Sign with Mid-Level Exception

    For a team that Danny Ainge claims is "more than one player away" from title contention, the Boston Celtics ' salary cap situation is pretty unenviable...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about over 1 year ago 14,700 reads 62 comments

  18. Pieces Boston Celtics Must Acquire to Become a True Contender

    It may be a difficult reality for diehard Boston Celtics fans to accept but as currently constructed, the C's are simply not a championship contender...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about over 1 year ago 24,251 reads 128 comments

  19. Current Boston Celtics That Must Take a Bigger Role in 2013-14

    In years past, the Boston Celtics were able to win thanks largely to the play of Rajon Rondo, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen, with any contributions from other players serving as a welcome bonus...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about over 1 year ago 3,335 reads 60 comments

  20. Biggest Questions and Answers for the Boston Celtics This Offseason

    Every NBA team heads into the offseason with questions, but perhaps no team is facing more significant questions than the Boston Celtics ...

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  21. Boston Celtics Shouldn't Bring Al Jefferson Back to Beantown

    There are not many knocks that can be made against the Boston Celtics as a franchise, but the one criticism that holds true over history is that the team has rarely, if ever, been a major player in free agency...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about over 1 year ago 11,342 reads 68 comments

  22. Ranking the Biggest Offseason Needs for Boston Celtics

    For what seems like the third straight year, the Boston Celtics are entering the offseason with more questions than answers about their identity and how to build going forward...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about over 1 year ago 7,857 reads 59 comments

  23. How Boston Celtics Can Advance Further in Next Year's Playoffs

    Right now, the Boston Celtics are at the same difficult crossroads that every veteran ball club eventually faces—whether it's better to keep trying to contend for a title or simply bite the bullet and enter rebuilding mode...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about over 1 year ago 2,563 reads 12 comments

  24. Grading Doc Rivers' Job as Boston Celtics Coach This Season

    Since Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen joined the Boston Celtics franchise in 2007, coach Doc Rivers has been dealing with the weight of championship-or-bust expectations for the ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about over 1 year ago 2,610 reads 27 comments

  25. Creating the Perfect Offseason Plan for the Boston Celtics

    With Rajon Rondo and Jared Sullinger sidelined with injuries and Kevin Garnett banged up himself, it would be easy for the Boston Celtics and their faithful to chalk up ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about over 1 year ago 14,865 reads 135 comments