LAS VEGAS — Right now, everybody is waiting. At Summer League, the buzz is that the Sacramento Kings are ready to make an offer to Marcus Smart. Which leads to two questions: At what number? And, will the Celtics match? Enter Danny Ainge, via Brian Robb
A sign-and-trade deal with the Celtics for Marcus Smart?Several teams have inquired about it – including the Memphis Grizzlies and Brooklyn Nets – according to Yahoo Sports' Jordan Schultz. Source: Several teams – inc the #Grizzlies and #Nets – have inquired
So, with LeBron James gone to the Lakers, the Celtics path to the top of the NBA's Eastern Conference is clear, right, Danny Ainge?He's looking beyond the East.Ainge, the Celtics president of basketball operations, talked about James again leaving the
The family of an “avid gamer” who was murdered in New Orleans, displayed his body sitting upright in a chair with a Playstation controller in his hands, snacks at his side and wearing his favourite basketball jersey and flip-flops, in a unique memorial service. Renard Matthews, 18, was shot dead while he was out walking his dog two weeks ago. Mr Matthews, who a neighbour described as "a nice young man," was a fan of basketball team Boston Celtics.
Although Daniel Theis' season was cut short by a left knee injury, he did more than enough to solidify his value in the eyes of the Boston Celtics. When Boston signed him last July, it was a two-year deal with his contract for this season becoming fully guaranteed unless he was waived by July 10. Not only did he become a solid contributor for Boston as a rookie, but he was also one of the team's biggest bargains when you factor in his play relative to his $815,615 rookie salary, which will increase to $1.378 million for next season.
Celtics restricted free agent guard Marcus Smart is scheduled to meet with two NBA teams Tuesday after talking to two others on Monday and is seeking a multi-year deal worth less than $15 million per season, according to a Boston Globe report. New: According to a league source, Marcus Smart is seeking less than $15 million per season. One of those teams could be the Brooklyn Nets.
The Sacramento Kings tried to use their cap space to poach Zach LaVine from Chicago, but the Bulls matched the offer and kept the athletic wing. Source: After striking out on Zach Levine, the Sacramento Kings are preparing to put together an offer #Celtics Marcus Smart. Smart was considering signing the qualifying offer to play in Boston for a season, then become an unrestricted free agent in 2019 (when more teams had money).
The NBA’s free agency period, which began at midnight on July 1st, is now a week old. With teams officially able to sign players on Friday, many of the top-tier free agents have already inked their new deals. Listed below are the 25 best free agents still up for grabs.
Boston Celtics first round pick Robert Williams' NBA career has had a rocky start and a new report has not done much to clear the air. The condition, known as popliteal artery entrapment syndrome, or PAES, is most commonly found in athletes and can lead to "cramping and calf pain during exercise," says Johns Hopkins Medicine. According to the report, NBA teams, as well as Texas A&M, where Williams went to college, were all aware of the condition, which means the Celtics were comfortable enough with the diagnosis to select the center.
The knock on Robert Williams coming into the draft was his motor — he might play hard for the first couple minutes of a game, but he would not keep it up. It’s the reason a lottery-level talent fell to the Celtics at No. 27. Now comes word that Williams has a condition that causes numbness and fatigue in his legs when exercising.