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Andre Dawkins Agrees To Sign 10-Day Contract With Celtics

Jan 21, 2015 11:33 AM

Andre Dawkins has reached agreement on a 10-day contract with the Boston Celtics and is expected to sign the deal on Thursday, league sources told RealGM.

Dawkins, a 6-foot-4 sharpshooter, is averaging 22.9 points, 3.2 rebounds and 3.4 assists over 11 games with the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the D-League.

After going undrafted out of Duke in 2014, Dawkins was signed by the Miami Heat for the 14-15 season and played 21 minutes over four appearences with the team. Dawkins was waived in early January before his contract became guaranteed.

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Average NBA Franchise Valuation Now More Than $1 Billion

Jan 21, 2015 11:15 AM

The average NBA franchise valuation is now a record $1.1 billion.

There are now 11 NBA teams worth at least $1 billion, compared to three a year ago.

The Los Angeles Lakers lead the way at $2.6 billion, up 93% over last year. 

The value of the New York Knicks shot up 79% to $2.5 billion, ranking the team second overall.

Rounding out the top five are the Chicago Bulls ($2 billion), Boston Celtics ($1.7 billion) and Los Angeles Clippers ($1.6 billion).

6. Brooklyn Nets: $1.5 billion
7. Golden State Warriors: $1.3 billion
8. Houston Rockets: $1.25 billion
9. Miami Heat: $1.175 billion
10. Dallas Mavericks: $1.15 billion
11. San Antonio Spurs: $1 billion
12. Portland Trail Blazers: $940 million
13. Oklahoma City Thunder: $930 million
14. Toronto Raptors: $920 million
15. Cleveland Cavaliers: $915 million
16. Phoenix Suns: $910 million
17. Washington Wizards: $900 million
18. Orlando Magic: $875 million
19. Denver Nuggets: $855 million
20. Utah Jazz: $850 million
21. Indiana Pacers: $830 million
22. Atlanta Hawks: $825 million
23. Detroit Pistons: $810 million
24. Sacramento Kings: $800 million
25. Memphis Grizzlies: $750 million
26. Charlotte Hornets: $725 million
27. Philadelphia 76ers: $700 million
28. New Orleans Pelicans: $650 million
29. Minnesota Timberwolves: $625 million
30. Milwaukee Bucks: $600 million

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RealGM Radio: Jared Weiss On Celtics' Moves, Future

Jan 20, 2015 7:12 PM

In this episode, host Daniel Leroux (@DannyLeroux) talks with Jared Weiss of CLNS Radio and CelticsBlog (@CLNS_JaredWeiss).

The two discuss the Celtics' recent flurry of moves starting with the Rajon Rondo trade, what 2015 Draft prospects would work best in Boston and Brad Stevens' hold onto the team. They also hit other NBA topics including the struggles in Los Angeles and New York and Golden State's strong season.

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Tags: Boston Celtics, NBA, Radio

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Celtics Considering Andre Dawkins For 10-Day Contract

Jan 19, 2015 4:18 PM

The Boston Celtics are considering signing Andre Dawkins to a 10-day contract.

Dawkins will meet with the Celtics this week after his strong performance in the D-League Showcase.

Dawkins is averaging 22.9 points, 3.2 rebounds and 3.4 assists over 11 games for the Sioux Falls Skyforce.

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Chris Douglas-Roberts Waived By Celtics

Jan 18, 2015 5:38 PM

The Boston Celtics have waived Chris Douglas-Roberts who was acquired from the Los Angeles Clippers on January 15. 

The Celtics roster now stands at 14.

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Clippers Interested In Signing Tayshaun Prince

Jan 18, 2015 11:34 AM

The Los Angeles Clippers have interest in signing Tayshaun Prince if he agrees to a buyout with the Boston Celtics.

Prince was acquired by the Celtics from the Memphis Grizzlies as part of the Jeff Green trade.

The Celtics will attempt to trade Prince first, but he is on a $7.7 million expiring contract that will be hard to find matching salaries.

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Nate Robinson Bought Out, Clippers, Heat, Cavs, Wizards Interested

Jan 15, 2015 5:13 PM

The Boston Celtics and Nate Robinson have formally agreed upon a buyout, sources tell RealGM.

Robinson will weigh offers from teams once he clears waivers.

Marc J. Spears reports that the Los Angeles Clippers, Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers and Washington Wizards have expressed interest.

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Clippers, Celtics, Suns Agree Upon Three-Team Trade

Jan 15, 2015 3:31 PM

The Boston Celitcs, Los Angeles Clippers and Phoenix Suns have agreed upon a three-team trade, sources tell RealGM.

Austin Rivers will be dealt to the Clippers with Reggie Bullock going to the Suns and Shavlik Randolph being sent to the Celtics.

Rivers was dealt from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Celtics as part of the three-team Jeff Green trade.

Rivers will be an unrestricted free agent in the offseason as the Pelicans declined their 15-16 option on his contract in October.

Dan Woike of the Orange County register reports that Chris Douglas-Roberts will be included the deal for the Celtics. Mark Murphy of the Boston Herald adds that Douglas-Roberts will be waived by Boston.

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Austin Rivers' Trade To Be Finalized Thursday

Jan 15, 2015 2:16 PM

The Boston Celtics have informed Austin Rivers that his trade to the Los Angeles Clippers will be finalized on Thursday, a source tells RealGM.

The Clippers and Celtics have been working on finding a third team to help facilitate the trade of Rivers.

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Suns Interested In Reggie Bullock

Jan 15, 2015 1:34 PM

The Phoenix Suns are interested in Reggie Bullock.

The Los Angeles Clippers are working on an Austin Rivers trade with the Boston Celtics and are trying to not surrender Bullock.

The Suns have been increasingly mentioned as a likely third-team participant to help the Clippers acquire Rivers.

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Celtics To Acquire Two Expiring Contracts, 2nd Round Pick For Austin Rivers
The Celtics must wait to complete the Austin Rivers trade until they clear roster space for two expiring contracts.

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Nate Robinson Agrees To Buyout With Celtics
Nate Robinson could sign with the Clippers for the remainder of the season.

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Nate Robinson Traded To Celtics By Nuggets For Jameer Nelson
Nate Robinson has been with the Nuggets since the 2013 offseason.

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Ainge Rebuilding Celtics With Mind On Similar Strategy As 2007
Danny Ainge doesn't believe it's possible for the Celtics to have too many draft picks.

Brian Robb/Boston Globe

Austin Rivers To Clippers Trade Could Take Few More Days
The Celtics are being patient in attempting to find the best possible deal to send Austin Rivers to the clippers

Mark Murphy/Boston Herald

Kevin Garnett Could Become Wolves' Minority Owner, Consultant
Kevin Garnett has made over $300 million in salary during his playing career.

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Grizzlies Pursued Jeff Green Trade For At Least One Year
The Grizzlies thought they might acquire Jeff Green as part of last season's trade with the Celtics for Courtney Lee.

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Jeff Green To Grizzlies Trade Finalized
A three-team trade involving the Celtics, Grizzlies and Pelicans involving Jeff Green has finally been fully agreed upon.

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Clippers Trying To Find Third Team To Help With Austin Rivers' Trade
The Clippers are searching for a third team to help facilitate their trade for Austin Rivers to give the Celtics an expiring deal along with a second round pick.

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Details Of Celtics, Grizzlies, Pelicans, Clippers Deal Involving Jeff Green
The long awaited Jeff Green trade is close to being finalized with Austin Rivers likely being routed to the Clippers.

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Austin Rivers Could Be Flipped To Clippers In Jeff Green Trade
The Pelicans will send Austin Rivers to the Celtics as part of the Jeff Green trade, according to sources.

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Grizzlies Agree To Trade With Celtics For Jeff Green
The Celtics would acquire TayShaun Prince and a first round pick from the Grizzlies for Jeff Green.

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Suns Acquire Brandan Wright From Celtics
The first round pick the Suns sent to Celtics is protected 1-12 in 2015 and 2016, and then turns to two seconds.

Gerald Wallace: Nets' Get-Rich-Quick Scheme Backfired
Gerald Wallace himself was acquired from the Blazers in 2012 for a lottery pick despite hitting free agency that offseason.

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Grizzlies Seek Trade For Luol Deng Or Jeff Green
No deal is imminent, but the Grizzlies are committed to improving the wing.

Marc Stein/ESPN

DeAndre Kane Drawing Interest From Celtics, Kings, Jazz
The Celtics, Kings and Jazz are keeping tabs on undrafted Iowa State guard DeAndre Kane, league sources told RealGM.

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Celtics Assign James Young To D-League
James Young has appeared in five games for the Red Claws this season and is averaging 22.4 points, 6.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.8 steals in 32.0 minutes per game.

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Cavs, Celtics Have Been In Talks On Three-Team Trade Scenarios
The Cavaliers are seeking frontcourt depth and have specifically targeted Timofey Mozgov and Kosta Koufos.

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Celtics Were Interested In Julius Randle From Lakers For Rondo
Julius Randle is out for the season with a broken leg.

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Brad Stevens Committed To Celtics Amid Speculation Of Interest From Indiana University
Brad Stevens is in his second season as the Celtics' coach and has gained respect in the league.

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