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A Golden Parachute Of Epic Proportions

by Christopher Reina

Dec 19, 2014 7:40 PM

Danny Ainge and the Celtics have received more value in dismantling the Big 3 era than they sent out in putting the roster together. Read more »

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What To Expect For The Mavs With Rajon Rondo

by Jonathan Tjarks

Dec 19, 2014 11:45 AM

The Mavericks have been looking to replace all the different things Jason Kidd brought to the table since the day he left. Rajon Rondo is about the closest thing you are going to find to that in the modern NBA. Read more »

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Brad Stevens Appears To Reach Breaking Point, All But Calls Celtics Soft

by Andrew Perna

Dec 4, 2014 12:16 AM

Brad Stevens does nice guy about as well as anyone in the NBA, but his patience is wearing thin. Physicality has been one of Stevens’ favorite words as of late, a diplomatic way for the coach to harp on his team for being soft without creating a salacious headline. Read more »

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Coach's Corner: Celtics' Open Offensive System, LeBron's Lab, Malik Rose

by Brett Koremenos

Why Brad Stevens' system will maximize the skill sets of Boston's ecletic group of players, how LeBron experiments in preseason and fallout from Philadelphia's tanking. Read more »
Internal Improvement Candidates: Atlantic Division

by Jonathan Tjarks

The Raptors were the poster boys for the benefits of internal improvement last season. Terrence Ross, Iman Shumpert, Mason Plumlee, Michael Carter-Williams and Tyler Zeller can offer their teams improvement from within. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Celtics Capitalize In Three-Team Deal With Cavs, Nets

by Andrew Perna

It’s hard to assume what else the Celtics could have done with the $10.3 million trade exception, but receiving what they did is a very nice haul. Adding a seven-footer to your rotation and a first-round pick is an obvious win, but Thornton’s expiring deal brings other options as well. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Celtics Keep Avery Bradley

by Andrew Perna

The Celtics seem confident Avery Bradley will be healthy and that he’s not done developing. Read more »
As Long Season Ends, Danny Ainge Provides Insight Into Celtics' Offseason

by Andrew Perna

After trading Pierce, Garnett and Jason Terry to the Nets, Ainge was left with a disorganized roster and future flexibility. Read more »
The Eastern Conference At The Deadline

by Haven Kaplan-Miner

The East deals included the only two All-Stars dealt (Antawn Jamison and Danny Granger), the two best players (Evan Turner and Spencer Hawes), and the smartest player (Professor Andre Miller, PhD). Read more »
A Year After Back Surgery, Jared Sullinger Isn’t Yet Satisfied

by Andrew Perna

A little more than a year since going under the knife, Jared Sullinger is headed to All-Star weekend for the Rising Stars Challenge in New Orleans. He talks to RealGM about how he remained strong during rehab and where he sees his career going. Read more »
Fix It: Boston Celtics

by Haven Kaplan-Miner

The Celtics traded away two of their three best players, hired a rookie head coach without previous NBA experience, and their best player has sat out the first two months of the season recovering from a torn ACL. Where has that left them? Second place in the Atlantic Division and a shot at homecourt advantage in the playoffs. Read more »
30 Rapid-Fire Questions For Each Team's Front Office

by Benjamin Cantor

The following 30 questions are the biggest issues facing each NBA front office as the 13-14 regular season begins. Read more »
Gerald Wallace Still Learning To Accept New Role With Celtics

by Andrew Perna

Rajon Rondo is the unquestioned leader of the Celtics, but Gerald Wallace will have to take on somewhat of a mentoring role as well. Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce helped keep the mercurial point guard in check when necessary and Brad Stevens will turn just 37 in late October. Read more »
30-Team Offseason Rundown

by Daniel Leroux

Great drafts for the Rockets, 76ers, Nets, Warriors, Hawks and Grizzlies headline this complete rundown of the 2013 offseason. Read more »
Summer League Player Evaluation: Kelly Olynyk

by Peter Chalach

It isn’t by chance that Kelly Olynyk is so refined offensively. As a kid, he was taught the game of basketball by having it broken down for him completely, making him a very fundamentally-sound player. In the same way, he must break the game down on the defensive end of the floor in order to elevate his IQ and develop his skills as a defender. Read more »
2013 NBA Offseason Primer

by Daniel Leroux

With the 2013 NBA offseason underway, here is a primer on what all 30 teams are facing. Read more »
Leroux's 2013 NBA Draft Review

by Daniel Leroux

Breaking down all 30 teams by category of how they fared in the often surprising, never disappointing 2013 NBA Draft. Read more »
The End Of A Celtics' Era Regardless

by Andrew Perna

A page needs to be turned and the Clippers are doing Danny Ainge and the Celtics a favor by making it impossible not to flip it and jumpstart the rebuilding process. Read more »
Ray Allen's Choice

by Jarrod Rudolph

Only Ray Allen can tell you what he really felt about the way he was treated after deciding to leave the Celtics, but none of that really matters. He’s four wins away from his second NBA title and his decision to join the Heat has been validated. That, however, wasn’t what this was all about. Read more »
2013 NBA Amnesty Primer

by Daniel Leroux

One fun component of the Amnesty rule is that we know exactly which players are eligible for it and that number can only decrease over time since the players had to have been under contract with the same team before the new CBA. Read more »