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Curran: Why do Celtics want a player who quit on his team?

Source | 6 hrs ago.

It's in Danny Ainge's DNA to be in on everybody at every moment. The Celtics owe it to themselves to allow the team Ainge and Brad Stevens conjured from relative dust to play together. Especially when it comes to Kawhi Leonard.

Playoff loss to Celtics appears to be helping shape Sixers' draft plan

Source | 6 hrs ago.

It was just over a month ago that the Sixers were getting sliced apart by the Boston Celtics over the course of their five-game Eastern Conference semifinals series. Sure, the Sixers allowed 106.4 points per game in the series (only up from 105.3 during the regular season). Boston's perimeter players completely dominated the Sixers.

Blakely: Celtics may come up with a winner at No. 27

Source | 6 hrs ago.

The Celtics aren't expected to try and move up in Thursday night's NBA draft. Judging by the success teams in recent years have had at their draft position, you can understand why. Indeed, the 27th pick in recent years has been -- on many levels -- as good or better than players selected several slots higher in their respective draft.

Brad Stevens says Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward should be fully cleared by Aug. 1

Source | 17 hrs ago.

Everyone watching the Boston Celtics in the playoffs kept thinking the same thing: Add Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward back into this lineup next summer and — bang — instant contender. That leads to the question: Just where are Irving and Hayward on

Report: Celtics have interest in signing Euro League star

Source | 17 hrs ago.

The Celtics are among several NBA teams with interest in signing Euro League star Brad Wanamaker, according to international basketball reporter David Pick.I'm told the Boston Celtics are giving strong considering to bring over Euro star Brad Wanamaker

Report: Miami guard Brown to have second workout with Celtics

Source | 17 hrs ago.

University of Miami guard Bruce Brown, who's from Boston, played in the area in high school and is and possibility when the Celtics pick No. 27 on Thursday night in the NBA draft, will work out for Boston for a second time this week, Keith Smith of RealGM

Kyrie Irving Reveals What Prompted His Apology To Kehlani

Source | 17 hrs ago.

Kyrie Irving tried to clear the air for the second time on Friday (June 15) when he posted a heartfelt apology to Kehlani on Instagram. Then on Sunday (June 17), the Boston Celtics point guard explained the reason behind his post as well as his relationship status with the singer-songwriter.

Brad Stevens expects Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward to be cleared to play by August

Source | 17 hrs ago.

Brad Stevens believes that both Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving will be ready to join a loaded Celtics roster in time for the start of next season. The Boston Celtics had a remarkable season that saw them finish one win short of the NBA Finals despite losing All-Stars Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward for the season well before the playoffs started. Both Irving and Hayward suffered setbacks due to complications from surgical implants to repair broken bones.

Report: Cavs, Suns in mix for Spurs' Leonard

Source | 1 day ago.

LeBron James can return to free agency by opting out of the final year of his contract in the next two weeks. With the clock ticking for the Cleveland Cavaliers, the team reached out to the San Antonio Spurs to inquire about Kawhi Leonard's availability via trade, per A separate report from The Athletic linked the Phoenix Suns to Leonard.

Report: Celtics believe Kyrie Irving happy in Boston

Source | 1 day ago.

Chris Mannix reported Kyrie Irving, when he played for the Cavaliers, told teammates of his desire to play for the Knicks. In the same discussion, Mannix speculated on the Celtics’ fear of Irving leaving in 2019 unrestricted free agency. Asked about his future in Boston, Irving gave a cryptic answer.

Shaq doesn’t want LeBron James to chase rings to close his career

Source | 1 day ago.

Shaquille O’Neal was a dominant NBA center, playing with the Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, and Miami Heat. At the end of his career, O’Neal decided to switch between teams, including the Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Boston Celtics. It was an open and futile effort to beat his rival and former Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant in number of championships won.

It’s the 10 year anniversary of Kevin Garnett’s ‘Anything is possible’ (VIDEO)

Source | 2 days ago.

The Boston Celtics were world champions back in 2008. After a whirlwind summer in 2007 where the team traded for both Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen, things came together for the Celtics as Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo filled out an impressive roster. Boston had two consecutive seven-game series to open the postseason in 2007-08, beating the Atlanta Hawks in the first round and then LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second.

Kyrie Irving Posts Heartfelt Apology To Kehlani On Instagram: “I Know This Is Long Overdue”

Source | 3 days ago.

Kyrie Irving is publicly apologizing to Kehlani. The Boston Celtics point guard posted a heartfelt message to his ex-girlfriend on Friday (June 15), roughly two years after using social media to accuse her of cheating on him with her former boyfriend, PartyNextDoor. Airing out the relationship drama led to Kehlani being bullied online and attempting suicide in 2016.

Bean: Bring on LeBron's next super team

Source | 3 days ago.

One already exists with the Warriors. Another's set to be built somewhere thanks to LeBron James. Unless he does something insane and either joins the Warriors or comes to the Celtics (it's hilarious how seriously that tiny possibility has been taken locally), other stars will follow him.

Kyrie Irving talks recovery from surgery, Boston's future, and more on Bill Simmons Podcast

Source | 3 days ago.

Kyrie Irving joined The Bill Simmons Podcast to discuss a variety of topics, including his recovery from surgery and how Boston looks for next season. Regarding his injury, Irving talked about dealing with an infection in his surgically repaired knee. "I was leaving the games at halftime because I had eight-hour shifts of antibiotics I had to take for my infection," Irving said.

Lakers, Celtics betting favorites to land Kawhi Leonard

Source | 3 days ago.

Where will Kawhi Leonard play next season? It’s THE question going around the NBA right now. Everybody wants in the bidding — Orlando and Sacramento have leaked they would make offers — but only a few teams have a real chance. Of course, you can bet

Sixers tied for 3rd-best odds to land Spurs' Kawhi Leonard

Source | 3 days ago.

Kawhi Leonard has reportedly made it clear he wants out of San Antonio. The Sixers, Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics reportedly inquired about Leonard even before he expressed his desire to exit the Spurs. According to Las Vegas, Leonard may get the Hollywood ending he wanted all along.

Most likely Kawhi Leonard trade destinations: L.A., Philly, Boston, and…

Source | 4 days ago.

It took a while but the Spurs know now, and San Antonio will explore the trade market. You can be sure 29 teams are lined up to try to trade for him — when healthy Leonard is a top-five NBA player, an MVP candidate who is a force on both ends of the floor, and already a Finals MVP. Leonard’s camp will let teams know if they have a shot at re-signing him, and most will not.

Report: League sources say Leonard wants out of San Antonio

Source | 4 days ago.

Not that this is a big surprise to anyone, but . . .Kawhi Leonard wants out from the San Antonio Spurs, league sources tell Yahoo.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 15, 2018 Leonard has grown uncomfortable with the Spurs and is ready for move, league

Why the Boston Celtics should not look overseas in the NBA Draft

Source | 4 days ago.

If all three are taken in the first round, it would equal the number of international first-round picks selected in last year's draft. Multiple international players taken in the first round has been the case in eight of the last 10 drafts, with the exceptions being Kevin Seraphin (French Guiana, 17th overall selection by Chicago in 2010) and Evan Fournier (France, 20th overall selection by Denver in 2012) as the lone international players in their respective draft classes.

Kawhi Leonard to Boston? There's been plenty of talk

Source | 4 days ago.

The Kawhi Leonard-to-Boston talk, which will intensify with news that Leonard wants out of San Antonio, has been going on for a while. Here's a look at some of what we've said on the subject:JUNE 13: Celtics made offer for Leonard at trade deadlineJUNE

A lot of today's discussions about Kyrie Irving are based on a lie

Source | 4 days ago.

Since Kyrie Irving held court with reporters Tuesday in Boston, Yahoo! Sports and First Take have been among those to react to Irving saying re-signing with the Celtics "just doesn't make any sense." That's not what he said. He said signing an extension

The flat truth about Kyrie Irving’s future in Boston

Source | 5 days ago.

A lot has been made, and will continue to be made, about Kyrie Irving's vague response to questions about his long-term future with the Celtics. The star point guard said, "Contractually, financially, [an extension] just doesn't make any sense," when asked about potentially signing an extension with the Celtics this summer (Irving would make approximately $80 million more if he opted out of his contract and re-signed with the Celtics next summer). A lot has also been made, and will continue to be made, about Irving's vague response to questions about his opinion on the shape of the Earth.

VIDEO: Kyrie Irving would cost himself $80 million by extending contract now

Source | 5 days ago.

Kyrie Irving can choose to sign an extension with the Celtics now, sign with a different team in 2019, or re-sign with the Celtics in 2019. MORE ON KYRIEHere's why Celtics believe Kyrie Irving will stay in BostonKyrie Irving on Celtics future: "I love

Report: Celtics made a trade offer to Spurs for Kawhi Leonard

Source | 6 days ago.

LeBron James' free-agent decision is the biggest storyline of the summer. On Wednesday morning, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski took inventory of the situation. The Boston Celtics made a trade offer to San Antonio before the February deadline, but the Spurs turned it down -- and never made a counterproposal, league sources said.