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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…Share Tweet
Celtics sign Green, Zeller and three 2016 Draft picksnba.com 11 hours agoThe 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…Share Tweet
Rudolph 'Spider' Edwards, fixture at Boston Garden, diesnba.com 12 hours agoRudolph "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.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 27 (yesterday)ïPHILADELPHIA, PA – JANUARY 11: Amar’e Stoudemire #1 of the New York Knicks smiling during a game against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center on January 11, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and a…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 26 (yesterday)Getty Image The summer of high-profile NBA retirements continued on Tuesday afternoon. Following Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan stepping away, Amar’e Stoudemire, one of the most exciting players of the 2000s and a defining member of the Seven Seconds or Les…Share Tweet
Celtics stars at peace with soaring salaries for role playersESPN.com Jul 26 (yesterday)Celtics stars at peace with soaring salaries for role playersShare Tweetyahoo.com Jul 26 (yesterday)Heat guard Tyler Johnson looks on in the second half of Game 7 of the 2016 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Toronto Raptors. (Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images) A great many sports fans, whether die-hard NBA followers or casual observers, experienc…Share Tweet
Maybe Tyler Johnson Wasn’t Joking About Getting Sick When He Was Offered $50 Milliondimemag.com Jul 26 (yesterday)Getty Image Tyler Johnson has had a pretty good summer. A combination between him having a breakout season last year and the cap exploding to $94 million led to the lefty guard being offered a $50 million contract from the Brooklyn Nets. For some, Johns…Share Tweet
Ben Simmons Bought A Young Fan $150 Sneakers During This Chance Encounter At The Malldimemag.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)Ben Simmons is off to a great start when it comes to winning over fans. The No. 1 pick of the 2016 Draft, fresh off playing at Summer League in Las Vegas with the Sixers, was recently hanging out at a mall and decided to buy a kid a pair of sneakers wor…Share Tweet
Jeremy Lin Explains Why He Was ‘Very, Very Sad’ About Leaving The Knicks In 2012dimemag.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)Getty Image If Jeremy Lin was sick of talking about New York, he probably wouldn’t have moved back there. The new Brooklyn Nets point guard still looks back wistfully on his explosive time with Manhattan’s Knicks, speaking nostalgically of Linsanity in …Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 22 (5 days ago)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 …Share TweetDerrick Rose speaks during a news conference at Madison Square Garden in June. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) Kevin Durant’s decision to join the Golden State Warriors served as the latest shot in the ongoing battle to form the NBA’s strongest superteam. An a…Share Tweet
Should the Celtics consider free agent J.R. Smith?ESPN.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)Should the Celtics consider free agent J.R. Smith?Share Tweet
Nets coach Kenny Atkinson once wondered about PG Jeremy Lin: 'Is this kid any good?'ESPN.com Jul 21 (6 days ago)Nets coach Kenny Atkinson once wondered about PG Jeremy Lin: 'Is this kid any good?'Share Tweet
Jeremy Lin brings Linsanity to Netsnba.com Jul 20Jeremy Lin has officially returned to the New York area. He captivated the city in his Linsanity era when he averaged 24 points, nine assists and four rebounds for the Knicks during a 10-game stretch in February 2012.Share Tweet
Carmelo Anthony Claims The Knicks ‘Probably’ Would Have Signed Dwyane Wade If The Timing Was Rightdimemag.com Jul 20Getty Image As you have surely heard, Dwyane Wade left the Miami Heat to sign with the Chicago Bulls this offseason. Even though Wade isn’t the player he once was, it was still a big move. However, to hear Carmelo Anthony tell it, the three-time champio…Share Tweet
The Celtics And Sixers Are Apparently Still Talking About A Trade Involving Jahlil Okafordimemag.com Jul 20USA 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…Share Tweet
NBA Rumor Central: Will the Nets go after Waiters?ESPN.com Jul 20NBA Rumor Central: Will the Nets go after Waiters?Share Tweet
Nets sign free agent guard Joe Harrisnba.com Jul 19The Brooklyn Nets have signed free agent guard Joe Harris to a multi-year contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.Share Tweet
Is the Boston Celtics' next star already on the roster?ESPN.com Jul 19Is the Boston Celtics' next star already on the roster?Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 19Getty 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…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 19USA 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…Share Tweet
Nets Outlast BucksMar 20The Nets needed triple overtime to beat the Bucks 129-127 in Brooklyn.
Not-So-Smart EjectionMar 20Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was ejected from the game for flagrantly punching Spurs forward Matt Bonner below the belt.
Iverson The Exec?Mar 20Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss whether Allen Iverson would make a good NBA executive.
Bulls Charge Past RaptorsMar 20Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points in the Bulls' 108-92 win over the Raptors.