Predicting the Boston Celtics' Player Rotation In 2014-15
The Boston Celtics' offseason was everything but busy as the team declined to make any blockbuster moves. That did not calm down any of the trade buzz though as Celtics' management is focusing down the road rather than today.
Saturday Sep 13
Faverani Ready to Beach the Competition
Vitor Faverani wowed the C's faithful with some stellar performances in November last year, but November's hero became January's zero as he went from Celtics starter, to the Celtics bench, to the Maine Red Claws, to the medical disabled with a left knee issue. He had arthroscopic surgery for his left knee in March '14 to address a torn lateral meniscus, and since then has been rehabbing and enjoying all that Valencia, Spain has to offer this summer.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Will the Celtics' defense improve next season?
On Avery Bradley Day at CelticsBlog, let's talk defense. Even though the Celtics finished a dismal 25-57 last season, Boston ranked 13th in points allowed.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Marcus Thornton trade possibilities have increased for Boston Celtics
Marcus Thornton #10 of the Brooklyn Nets breaks for a basket against the Toronto Raptors in Game Five of the NBA Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at the Air Canada Centre on April 30, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. With training camp just around the corner, the Boston Celtics will have a few questions to answer concerning its current roster.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
4 Players the Boston Celtics Need to Step Up Next Season
After shedding a few more veteran contracts and largely standing pat in free agency, the Boston Celtics have clearly moved into the second phase of their post-Big Three rebuild. However, it isn't enough for the C's to just keep acquiring young pieces and letting older players go.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Taking the pulse of the Boston Celtics: For what it's worth, something's happening here
T here's something happening here, but what it is ain't exactly clear . I'm not a conspiracy theorist, but for what it's worth, the Boston Celtics have been lining up their dominoes for months, and I sense that they're about to make them fall.
Watchability: Rebuilding Celtics' Rondo quandary
Boston Celtics: No. 29 in NBA Watchability Rankings To trade or not to trade? Rajon Rondo's looming free agency is the key for the Celtics.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
New NBA television contract could raise salary cap $16M in 2016
This is what makes Danny Ainge a great GM: the new TV deal money could come into play as early as next summer, right when the Celtics will be freeing up cap space and rebuilding hard core. Talks have progressed so rapidly that details are emerging on a massive agreement that would see the league's annual rights fee more than double, with ESPN and Turner combining to pay more than $2 billion per year on average.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Was the Boston Celtics' rim protection acquisition promise fulfilled with Tyler Zeller?
Remember back in May when Jared Sullinger's father, Satch, said that the Boston Celtics "kind of promised" they were going to acquire a center this summer? Fans salivated about the possibility of acquiring a player like Omer Asik or Larry Sanders, but instead the Celtics served up Tyler Zeller. Sullinger has started losing weight , so he is keeping his end of the bargain, but have the Celtics? Even though Sanders is still available, it's likely that Boston's apparent "rim protection acquisition promise" begins and ends with Zeller.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Jared Sullinger excited for new season and eager to team up with Evan Turner
Jared Sullinger #7 of the Boston Celtics is defended by Jeremy Tyler #4 of the New York Knicks in the second half during the game at TD Garden on March 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. Training camp is just around the corner for the Boston Celtics.
Celtics president Rich Gotham preaches optimism
Here's ESPN Boston reporting on the Celtics, who continue in their transitional period. They're rebuilding.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Still a chance for Celtics trades or transactions
The days creep by and the possibility of a big trade to bring in help for Rondo seems pretty far fetched at this point. Unless Ainge steps in to make an unexpected play for Eric Bledsoe or Greg Monroe , or goes in the other direction and deals Rondo himself it seems like we've mostly got the team we'll start the season with.
6 Things That Must Happen for Boston Celtics to Complete Their Rebuild
There are so many factors, a large number outside of Boston's control, that will determine just how long the rebuild takes. A lot of things have to go the Celtics' way to expedite the process.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
What Should the Celtics Do With Keith Bogans?
In the dog days of the NBA calendar, Danny Ainge isn't quite done with his offseason checklist yet, despite what was a relatively quiet offseason for his Boston Celtics on the transaction front.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Diagnosing Boston Celtics' Remaining Roster Flaws
General manager Danny Ainge has spent much of this summer doctoring the Boston Celtics roster.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The Celtics have a lot of work to do to imrpove
Chris Forsberg's Summer Forecast series has chugged along and a couple of posts in a row have highlighted the fact that the Celtics have a lot of work to do.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
What to Expect from Every Boston Celtics Player in 2014-15
If you're going to watch more than a few minutes of the 2014-15 Boston Celtics , it won't be to see the team lose game after game but to see the young players develop.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Inside The Celtics: With LeBron and Love in Cleveland, what next for the C's?
With Kevin Love finally making his exodus from Minnesota to join King James in Cleveland, LeBron has effectively positioned himself to stay atop the Eastern Conference for the foreseeable future, and nearly single-handedly turning the Cavaliers from a lottery team to a championship contender overnight - and at the expense of pretty much the rest of ... (more)
Fri Aug 22, 2014
What to Expect from the NBA's 2nd-Year Coaches
Last season, the NBA received an influx of new coaching talent. Nine first-year head coaches entered the league, and now with one season under their belts, it's time to see what year two holds.
CelticsBlog Readers' Roundtable: in the second year of the rebuild, what's the plan?
With Kevin Love getting traded to the Cavaliers tomorrow, Celtics fans might have to wait until next summer for fireworks.