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The Second Chances Of Perry Jones, Jeremy Lamb

by Jonathan Tjarks

Jul 15, 2015 2:18 PM

Perry Jones III and Jeremy Lamb were supposed to be part of a second wave of young players who would augment the Thunder core as they started making real money. That's how fast the worm can turn in the NBA - from a key part of the future to yesterday's news in a snap of the finger. Read more »

Tags: Perry Jones, Jeremy Lamb, Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA

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Ranking Boston's Draft Pick Arsenal

by Daniel Leroux

Jul 7, 2015 8:10 PM

The Celtics have a nice collection of players and picks but coalescing them into a smaller number of strong assets gets more unlikely each year. Here's a rundown of Danny Ainge's hand. Read more »

Tags: Boston Celtics, NBA

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Analyzing The Exum vs. Smart Summer League Duel

by Cameron Schott

Jul 7, 2015 3:09 PM

While Marcus Smart and Dante Exum can still improve as jump shooters, both showed why they were such high draft picks on Monday. The sophomores already showed improvement from their rookie seasons and - if they can continue their development - can become valuable NBA point guards with rare size and talent. Read more »

Tags: Dante Exum, Marcus Smart, Boston Celtics, Utah Jazz, NBA

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Grading The Deal: Celtics Sign Amir Johnson To Two-Year, $24M Deal

by Andrew Perna

Amir Johnson on a two-year, $24 million deal is an underwhelming first signing for the Celtics as Danny Ainge continues to accumulate role players without a franchise defining player. Read more »
Leroux's 2015 NBA Draft Review

by Daniel Leroux

Great drafts for the Nuggets, Wolves, Heat, 76ers and Raptors; good drafts for the Bulls, Magic, Pacers, Thunder, Warriors, Rockets and Celtics, along with teams having enh and bad drafts. Read more »
Strengths, Weaknesses Of All 30 NBA Teams Entering Draft, Free Agency

by Christopher Reina

These infographics show the percentile rankings for all 30 teams in the critical categories of offensive efficiency, defensive efficiency, rebound percentage, assist percentage, three-point percentage and foul rate during the 14-15 regular season. Read more »
Putting Avery Bradley and Jae Crowder In Better Perspective

by Andrew Perna

This will be a huge summer for Danny Ainge. If he can land enough talent in the draft, via trades and through free agency, players like Jae Crowder and Avery Bradley will fall into place in more acceptable roles. Read more »
Cavs Prepare For Title Run As Celtics Prepare For Future

by Andrew Perna

The Celtics failed to win a game, but were competitive throughout and the Cavaliers didn't advance unscathed. Read more »
Cavaliers Use Talent To Outlast Celtics, Take 3-0 Lead

by Andrew Perna

For more than 45 minutes, the Celtics stood toe-to-toe with the Cavaliers. It was the final product of David Griffin's masterpiece against the byproduct of Danny Ainge's rebuild. Read more »
A Playoff Preview In Team Infographics

by Christopher Reina

Looking at the percentile rankings for every team in the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs in the critical categories of offensive efficiency, defensive efficiency, rebound percentage, assist percentage, three-point percentage and foul rate. Read more »
Isaiah Thomas Returns For Celtics, Admits He Isn't 100 Percent

by Andrew Perna

The concern for a player like Isaiah Thomas, who attacks the basket regularly and absorbs a lot of contact to his 5-foot-9 frame, is that he'll aggravate the injury. Read more »
Coach's Corner: The Simplicity, Complexity Of Brad Stevens

by Brett Koremenos

Not only does Brad Stevens have the Celtics overachieving this year, he's shown a knack for clever schemes and majestic out-of-bounds plays that have served as conduits for big baskets in key comments. Read more »
Jared Sullinger Enters Crossroads

by Andrew Perna

If we see a very different Jared Sullinger next season, hell have finally heeded the advice of those that have hounded him to get in better shape not only for the Celtics, but his own longevity. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Celtics Trade For Isaiah Thomas

by Andrew Perna

The Isaiah Thomas trade is significant as it makes good basketball sense and signals that Danny Ainge is finally ready to begin flipping some of his assets. Read more »
Coach's Corner: A Twist On Hero Ball, Trey Burke, Mozgov

by Brett Koremenos

End of game situations become easier for superstar shotmakers who play 'Hero Ball' when the offense cuts help defenders out of a driving gap. Read more »
Scouting Report: Andre Dawkins

by Cameron Schott

Andre Dawkins will try to follow the paths of elite D-League shooters like Danny Green or Troy Daniels at the next level, carving a niche as an NBA sharpshooter. Read more »
Celtics Continue Dealing, Begin To Improve Roster Composition

by Andrew Perna

In moving Brandan Wright and Jeff Green in separate deals, Danny Ainge continued to accumulate future draft picks in rebuilding the Celtics. Read more »
Coach's Corner: Threats To The Best Of The East

by Brett Koremenos

The Bucks, Pacers, Pistons and Celtics have the potential to be dangerous first round opponents for several of the best teams in the East depending on the matchup. Read more »
The Long Rajon Rondo Goodbye

by Andrew Perna

Now that Danny Ainge has finally let go of the past, the Celtics can begin an uninhibited rebuilding process. Rajon Rondo may have been part of the present for too long in Boston, but at least now we know hes no longer the future. Read more »
Danny Goes To Market: Is Rondo In Tow?

by Elrod Enchilada

The Celtics are being rebuilt, so marshalling assets, managing the salary cap, and accruing young talent and future no. 1 picks is the name of the game. Danny Ainge's decision on Rajon Rondo remains the defining issue. Read more »
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