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Boston Celtics summer league observations 2014: Analyzing Marcus...

Marcus Smart spun away from Elfrid Payton, split two defenders outside the 3-point arc, drove straight at the Orlando Magic big man near the paint, planted to execute another spin move, and then got a little creative with his finish.


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6 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Curry looking to make a name for himself

He has the basketball bloodlines. He has a sweet jump shot that's ingrained in the family DNA.


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8 hrs ago | Celtics Hub

Grinding: Celtics beat Magic 76-67 in Summer League

Smart struggled to find his range, but he knocked down a pair of big 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and made a spinning/screen-splitting/scooping play with his left hand that made a gym full of tired, crabby execs, coaches, scouts and media ooh and aah.


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13 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Cavs' 3-way trade official, waiting on James

Lebron James plays basketball with high school students during the Lebron James Skills Academy Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, LeBron James, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers, Philadelphia 76ers

17 hrs ago | Hardwood Houdini

Taking a Look at the Boston Celtics Payroll

Feb 7, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics small forward Gerald Wallace lies on the court after colliding with Sacramento Kings small forward Travis Outlaw during the second half at TD Garden.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Gerald Wallace, Phil Pressey, Jeff Green, Chris Johnson, Rajon Rondo

18 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Boston Celtics executive talks about Anosike

Boston Celtics director of player personnel Austin Ainge took a few minutes yesterday to offer his evaluation of former Siena forward O.D. Anosike, who is playing for Boston's summer-league entry in Orlando this week.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Siena Saints NCAA Basketball, Siena College NCAA, O.D Anosike

22 hrs ago | Boston Celtics

What are the Celtics getting with Tyler Zeller?

The Celtics produced a center out of thin air yesterday. Well, not really, but it amounts to that.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Jared Sullinger, Kelly Olynyk, NBA Players, Tyler Zeller, Anderson Varejao

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Hardwood Houdini

Celtics Trade for Zeller, Thornton, Pick

Feb 18, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers center Tyler Zeller passes the ball to guard Dion Waiters during the second quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Rajon Rondo, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers, Tyler Zeller, Dion Waiters

Open thread: Detroit Pistons vs. Boston Celtics (chat)

Who: Detroit Pistons vs. Boston Celtics When: 7 p.m. Where: Amway Center practice facility, Orlando TV: NBA TV Radio: None Twitter: Follow David Mayo The Pistons could clinch a spot in Friday's noon championship game at Orlando Pro Summer League with a victory but the status of guards Peyton Siva and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope are in doubt.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Kelly Olynyk, NBA Players, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Peyton Siva

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Boston Celtics: Trade Creates Great Positioning for 2015 NBA Free Agency

Many fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers perked up when they reached an agreement to move point guard Jarett Jack to the Brooklyn Nets today.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Rajon Rondo, NBA Players, Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers, Tyler Zeller


Best Bargain-Bin NBA 2014 Free-Agency Options for Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics are a young, rebuilding team with a full non-taxpayer midlevel exception and a bi-annual exception at their disposal.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Jared Sullinger, Kelly Olynyk, Brandon Bass, Jeff Green, NBA Players, Gerald Wallace

Brooklyn Nets agree to three-way trade deal with Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics

The Nets got some-much needed backcourt help Wednesday, in a deal that has cleared the way for LeBron James to, potentially, return to Cleveland.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Jarrett Jack, NBA Players, Sergey Karasev, Miami Heat, LeBron James

Hardwood Houdini

Boston Celtics Daily Dish: It's About To Get Stupid In Here

Mar 8, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Utah Jazz guard Gordon Hayward is defended by Philadelphia 76ers guard Elliot Williams during the third quarter at Wells Fargo Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Rajon Rondo, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Gordon Hayward, Utah Jazz


NBA Rumors: Latest Rumblings Surrounding Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Love and More

Waiting truly is the hardest part, and NBA front offices and fans alike are finding that out the hard way during the 2014 offseason.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Minnesota Timberwolves, Utah Jazz, Miami Heat, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players

Boston Celtics summer league 2014: Marcus Smart, Elfrid Payton and...

The picture shows Marcus Smart standing in the middle of a world-champion basketball team, hoisting a big trophy over his head and beaming the smile of a 19-year-old with a well-earned gold medal around his neck.


Related Topix: Sports, University of Louisiana NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Louisiana Lafayette Ragin Cajuns NCAA Basketball, NBA Basketball, Orlando Magic

Tue Jul 08, 2014

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5 Early Standouts NBA Summer League for the Boston Celtics

It is early into the NBA Summer League, but already a few Boston Celtics are proving their worth.


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Raptors Republic

Re: Morning Coffee - Tue, Jul 8

He scored more than Deron Williams. He shot as accurately as Damian Lillard. He averaged more assists and fewer turnovers than Kyrie Irving.


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Boston Councilor wants inquiry into Avicii concert

A city councilor wants a public inquiry into TD Garden's drug abuse measures after dozens of young concertgoers were hospitalized last month during an electronic dance music show.


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Boston Celtics rumors 2014: Maybe Celtics haven't contacted...

The big surprise from Monday: an ESPN report that the Boston Celtics have targeted Lance Stephenson.


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76ers' trialists must prove worth

That is what former Oakland University player Travis Bader had on his mind when he suited up for the Sixers in the Orlando Pro Summer League.


Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Basketball, Nerlens Noel, Casper Ware, NBA Players, Travis Bader, Orlando Magic