Boston Celtics News and Rumors

  • Celtics sign Green, Zeller and three 2016 Draft picks

    Celtics sign Green, Zeller and three 2016 Draft picks

    nba.com Updated Jul 27 (2 days ago)
    The Boston Celtics announced Wednesday that they have signed free-agent guard/forward Gerald Green, re-signed center Tyler Zeller and signed 2016 NBA Draft picks forward Jaylen Brown, guard Demetrius Jackson and forward Ben Bentil. Per team policy, term…
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  • Rudolph 'Spider' Edwards, fixture at Boston Garden, dies

    Rudolph 'Spider' Edwards, fixture at Boston Garden, dies

    nba.com Jul 27 (2 days ago)
    Rudolph "Spider" Edwards, who with his dust mop and jaunty fedora shared the parquet floor with Celtics stars from Bill Russell to Larry Bird in the old Boston Garden and new, has died. He was 86.
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  • Ex-NBA player hits Twitter, begs teams to give him one more cha…

    Ex-NBA player hits Twitter, begs teams to give him one more chance

    yahoo.com Jul 27 (2 days ago)
    Von Wafer of the Boston Celtics reacts after scoring against the Miami Heat on Feb. 13, 2011. (Jim Rogash/ Getty Images) It’s been four years since Von Wafer last played in the NBA, and, from the sound of it, that’s quite long enough for him, thanks. [F…
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  • Celtics stars at peace with soaring salaries for role players

    Celtics stars at peace with soaring salaries for role players

    ESPN.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)
    Celtics stars at peace with soaring salaries for role players
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  • DeMarre Carroll Fired Back At Jae Crowder For Dismissing The Ra…

    DeMarre Carroll Fired Back At Jae Crowder For Dismissing The Raptors In The Eastern Conference

    dimemag.com Jul 22
    The Boston Celtics were the feelgood team of the East last season. Like the Portland Trail Blazers out West, they overachieved despite a stripped down squad that looked poised for a rebuilding year. And then they staged a major offseason coup when they …
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  • Should the Celtics consider free agent J.R. Smith?

    Should the Celtics consider free agent J.R. Smith?

    ESPN.com Jul 22
    Should the Celtics consider free agent J.R. Smith?
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  • The Celtics And Sixers Are Apparently Still Talking About A Tra…

    The Celtics And Sixers Are Apparently Still Talking About A Trade Involving Jahlil Okafor

    dimemag.com Jul 20
    USA TODAY Sports It’s no secret that the Philadelphia 76ers have a glut of talented big men, and it’s no secret the Boston Celtics still long for a star that could put them over the top despite the offseason addition of Al Horford. Might Bryan Colangelo…
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  • Is the Boston Celtics' next star already on the roster?

    Is the Boston Celtics' next star already on the roster?

    ESPN.com Jul 19
    Is the Boston Celtics' next star already on the roster?
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  • George Hill Found Out He Was Traded By Larry Bird In The Most H…

    George Hill Found Out He Was Traded By Larry Bird In The Most Heartless Way Imaginable

    dimemag.com Jul 19
    Getty Image Larry Bird is known for many things — great passing, incredible shooting, championships, competitive fury, and the mellifluous-sounding nickname, “hick from French Lick” — but not one of them is being “nice.” The Boston Celtics Hall of Famer…
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  • Tom Brady’s Star Power Worked On Kevin Durant, But ‘I Couldn’t …

    Tom Brady’s Star Power Worked On Kevin Durant, But ‘I Couldn’t Let That Distract Me’

    dimemag.com Jul 19
    USA TODAY Sports When Kevin Durant was deciding where to play next season, he considered the Boston Celtics as a new home. As part of the recruiting pitch, noted championship sports cheater Tom Brady was employed to entice Durant and, while it ultimatel…
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  • The Reason Jaylen Brown Won’t Take Time Off After Summer League…

    The Reason Jaylen Brown Won’t Take Time Off After Summer League Will Make Celtics Fans Love Him

    dimemag.com Jul 16
    As Kristaps Porzingis can attest, being booed on draft night doesn’t always mean you’re destined for a failed NBA career. Jaylen Brown felt the ire of Celtics fans when they reached for him third overall last month, but he is putting work in to ensure t…
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  • Celtics' summer superlatives: Terry Rozier, Jaylen Brown at hea…

    Celtics' summer superlatives: Terry Rozier, Jaylen Brown at head of class

    ESPN.com Jul 15
    Celtics' summer superlatives: Terry Rozier, Jaylen Brown at head of class
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  • Amid breathless trade speculation, Celtics' best bet is patienc…

    Amid breathless trade speculation, Celtics' best bet is patience

    ESPN.com Jul 14
    Amid breathless trade speculation, Celtics' best bet is patience
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  • The Celtics Are Reportedly Eyeing Blake Griffin In A Blockbuste…

    The Celtics Are Reportedly Eyeing Blake Griffin In A Blockbuster Trade

    dimemag.com Jul 14
    USA TODAY Sports With free agency all but complete, you might think the NBA is set to chill out and let you turn off your Twitter notifications until October. But, well, hey: Don’t do that. As Sean Deveney of Sporting News reveals in a recent report, mu…
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  • League Executives Reportedly Believe Russell Westbrook Could Be…

    League Executives Reportedly Believe Russell Westbrook Could Be Traded To The Celtics This Summer

    dimemag.com Jul 13
    Getty Image Years of hopes and expectations gleaned from Kevin Durant’s first foray into unrestricted free agency have finally passed. With his defection from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Golden State Warriors, though, comes a new possibility that c…
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  • Isaiah Thomas Isn’t A Free Agent Until 2018, But By Then Teams …

    Isaiah Thomas Isn’t A Free Agent Until 2018, But By Then Teams ‘Better Bring Out The Brinks Truck’

    dimemag.com Jul 12
    Getty Image Isaiah Thomas had a stellar season last year in his first full season with the Celtics, making the All-Star team and helping lead them to the playoffs. Even though Thomas was unsuccessful in recruiting Kevin Durant to join him in Boston next…
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  • Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens: 'It's been a hectic couple o…

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens: 'It's been a hectic couple of weeks'

    ESPN.com Jul 11
    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens: 'It's been a hectic couple of weeks'
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  • Isaiah Thomas: Celtics 'need more' offseason moves

    Isaiah Thomas: Celtics 'need more' offseason moves

    ESPN.com Jul 9
    Isaiah Thomas: Celtics 'need more' offseason moves
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  • Danny Ainge: Celtics aren't done making noise this summer

    Danny Ainge: Celtics aren't done making noise this summer

    ESPN.com Jul 7
    Danny Ainge: Celtics aren't done making noise this summer
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  • Celtics face conundrum with restricted free agent Jared Sulling…

    Celtics face conundrum with restricted free agent Jared Sullinger

    ESPN.com Jul 6
    Celtics face conundrum with restricted free agent Jared Sullinger
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  • 'On yo head!': Celtics' Jaylen Brown proving to be a driving fo…

    'On yo head!': Celtics' Jaylen Brown proving to be a driving force

    ESPN.com Jul 5
    'On yo head!': Celtics' Jaylen Brown proving to be a driving force
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  • CBS Reports Kevin Durant Signs With Celtics, Is Probably Full O…

    CBS Reports Kevin Durant Signs With Celtics, Is Probably Full Of Shit

    deadspin.com Jul 4
    Kevin Durant has agreed to a max deal with the Boston Celtics, according to a CBS Sports report this morning that either features people broadcasting from the future or reporting a story before it actually happened.Read more...
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  • Rajon Rondo Said The Bulls Had The Most Obnoxious Crowd In A 20…

    Rajon Rondo Said The Bulls Had The Most Obnoxious Crowd In A 2011 Interview

    dimemag.com Jul 4
    USA TODAY Sports Rajon Rondo has never been someone who is afraid to speak his mind, but he may now be regretting a comment he made five years ago while he was still with the Celtics. Rondo has been tapped to be the replacement to Derrick Rose in Chitow…
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  • Tom Brady Allegedly ‘Did A Very Good Job’ Recruiting Kevin Dura…

    Tom Brady Allegedly ‘Did A Very Good Job’ Recruiting Kevin Durant

    dimemag.com Jul 3
    USA TODAY Sports A new character has arisen in the race for Kevin Durant’s talents, and he is not a man we know for a role in the basketball world. New England Patriots quarterback and Boston demigod Tom Brady reportedly took part in the Celtics’ surpri…
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  • Video - Not-So-Smart Ejection 01:29

    Not-So-Smart Ejection

    Mar 20
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was ejected from the game for flagrantly punching Spurs forward Matt Bonner below the belt.
  • Video - Spurs Rout Celtics 00:49

    Spurs Rout Celtics

    Mar 20
    Five Spurs scored in double figures in San Antonio's 101-89 win over Boston.
  • Video - Westbrook, Thunder Snap Celtics' Streak 01:10

    Westbrook, Thunder Snap Celtics' Streak

    Mar 18
    Russell Westbrook scored 36 points and collected 10 assists as the Thunder snapped the Celtics' five-game win streak with a 122-118 victory.
  • Video - Celtics Win Fifth Straight 00:58

    Celtics Win Fifth Straight

    Mar 16
    Tyler Zeller and Avery Bradley combined for 46 points in the Celtics' 108-89 win over the 76ers.