Celtics AM Rundown Tuesday 7/20/2021
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Weiss: who’s in, who’s out for the Summer Celtics

For those starving for Celtics news, former CelticsBlogger Jared Weiss has a ton of goodies in his latest dispatch at The Athletic.  Boston does not currently have a first round pick in next week’s... - Read More

2021 draft profiles: A clear top-6

While unlikely the C’s trade their way up, there are six prospects who make this a potentially elite draft class - Read More

2021 draft profiles: international first-rounders

Beneath a top tier of domestic prospects are a few overseas names with intrigue and standout skills - Read More

Celtics PRIDE podcast: CelticsBlog’s Adam Spinella previews the NBA Draft

Who will Brad Stevens target at #45? - Read More

Marcus Smart’s future is most important question of this Celtics offseason

The unrestricted free agent in 2022 is poised to lead full-time atop the Celtics’ thin point guard rotation. He’s also on a tradable contract and could help Boston consolidate its roster. - Read More

Join CelticsPod’s Adam Taylor live on GreenRoom

Today at 4 pm EST. - Read More

Join CelticsPod’s Adam Taylor live on GreenRoom

Today at 4 pm EST. - Read More

Celtics PRIDE podcast: trading Kemba and building around the Jays

After Brad’s first and big move, are the Celtics better now and in the future? - Read More

Celebrate Jayson Tatum’s 50-point games with the latest BreakingT

Taco Jay has been en fuego. - Read More

2021 draft profiles: first-round centers

While Robert Williams seems primed for the starting center role, now might be the time to draft another big - Read More

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An open apology to Jae Crowder

The road warrior will always have a home in Boston. - Read More

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What can the Olympics do for Jayson Tatum?

Many superstars have done some of their best work coming off the Olympics. Who’s to say the same can’t happen for Tatum? - Read More

Topic: What is the Boston Celtics’ biggest need?

After Stevens replaced Ainge and hiring Udoka as head coach, Boston’s focus now shifts to its players. - Read More

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Must C’s: Jaylen Brown hits $25K shot for 7uice Foundation

Clutch. - Read More

Garden Report: Where will Kemba Walker be traded?

Kemba Walker and the Celtics will reportedly part ways this offseason. What trade would make sense for both teams? - Read More

Jared Weiss: Chauncey Billups Best Bet for Celtics Head Coach

Weiss believes Chauncey Billups or Jerome Allen the are most likely choices to replace Brad Stevens as Celtics head coach. - Read More

CelticsBlog mailbag: wrong answers only

I have all the right answers but will only write the wrong ones - Read More

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Celtics Offseason Preview Series: The Two-Way Free Agents: Tacko Fall and Tremont Waters

No player has played for the same franchise for three straight seasons on a Two-Way contract. Will Fall or Waters be the first? - Read More

Phoenix Suns ball movement has created a blueprint for Udoka’s Celtics

The Celtics often found themselves stagnant on the perimeter this season. Could the Suns game plan hold the answer? - Read More

Celtics to hire Aaron Miles as player development coach

Aaron Miles has been with the Golden State Warriors for the last two seasons in a similar role. - Read More

Jayson Tatum sits out Team USA’s blowout win over Argentina with knee soreness

On the second night of a back-to-back, the Celtics All-Star is nursing a sore knee. - Read More

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What would it take to build a team around Ben Simmons?

He obviously has substantial talents, but his limitations become glaring in the playoffs.  Putting aside his head, is it possible to build a chip contending team around him?  Might be fool hardy to... - Read More

It’s panic time for Team USA after second straight exhibition loss vs. Australia

The US matched its previous loss record in exhibitions after Australia dominated the paint and held down the American offense. The USA’s deficiencies and stamina signal a legitimate time to panic. - Read More

Super team dream: Tatum, Lillard, and Beal

Could Brad Stevens put together his own Big 3 in his first year? - Read More

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The Boston connections to The Finals

Jae Crowder and Pat Connaughton have been difference-makers for their respective teams. - Read More

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Topic: give us your best Tristan Thompson trade ideas

You know you’ve hit up the trade machine a few times already. - Read More

Historic Nigeria exhibition upset, 90-87, sobers Team USA

Nigeria, 29.5 point underdogs, pulled off one of the most shocking international basketball upsets ever in another example that the world is catching up to Team USA. - Read More

Finals matchup a lesson for the Celtics in winning on the margins

Boston can learn a few things from the Suns and Bucks about surrounding their stars with the right players. - Read More

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Give me mailbag questions: I’ll give wrong answers only

Time for a new twist on an old offseason content filler - Read More

CelticsBlog exit interview: The many layers of The Tacko Fall Experience™

Tacko Fall has always been viewed as a spectacle. He’s also a human being and a basketball player. How those lines blur is what defines the experience that is watching him. - Read More

Celtics Offseason Preview Series: The Other Free Agents: Semi Ojeleye and Luke Kornet

Ojeleye and Kornet both seem to be on the outside looking in to return to Boston - Read More

SBN Reacts: Fans predicted Suns in 6

So far so good in the Valley. - Read More

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Tommy Heinsohn Montage: Celtics Legend Dies at 86

Tommy Heinsohn Montage: Celtics Legend Dies at 86 - Read More

Power Ranking Every NBA Team's 3-Year Window

Life in the  NBA  moves quickly, as teams are often a season away from losing their key players to free agency. Teams who few believe in now could also be on the verge of becoming contenders... - Read More

Ray Allen Posts Photos of Injuries from Bike Crash: 'Thank God for My Helmet'

Basketball Hall of Famer Ray Allen was involved in a bike accident that left him with multiple injuries, he said Sunday on Instagram. Allen said he was riding... - Read More

Ranking the Top 15 Guards in 2021 NBA Free Agency

Just a couple of weeks shy of the official start of the  NBA 's 2021 free-agency period on August 2, there's still time to dive into this offseason's class of potential difference-makers... - Read More

Every NBA Team's Player Most Likely to Be Traded This Summer

From the blindingly obvious trade candidacy of the Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons to the by-default status enjoyed by the Golden State Warriors' Andrew Wiggins, every NBA team has a player it's more likely to trade than anyone else on its roster... - Read More

Celtics Sleeper Prospects to Target in 2021 NBA Draft

No one needs to tell the  Boston Celtics  they should be tracking sleepers ahead of the 2021  NBA  draft.   Since they traded away their first-round selection in the trade that sent ... - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Buzz: Sources Say Scottie Barnes Could Go Top 5

Love for  Scottie Barnes  has snowballed to the point scouts and executives expect he's going in the top five of the  NBA  draft.   Sources tell Bleacher Report the Orlando Magic are a good possibility for Barnes at No... - Read More

ESPN's NBA Basketball Power Index

ESPN's NBA Basketball Power Index (BPI) is a measure of team strength developed by the ESPN Analytics team. - Read More

ESPN's NBA BPI Playoff Odds

ESPN's NBA BPI Playoff Odds estimate the likelihood for each team to make the playoffs, win the NBA title and finish in the top three of the NBA lottery. - Read More

Basketball Hall of Fame: Everything you need to know about the Class of 2021

The Basketball Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2021. We have all the news and names you need, including Paul Pierce, Chris Bosh, Chris Webber and Ben Wallace. - Read More

NBA trade deadline: Aldridge joins loaded Nets squad

Miami added an All-Star while Toronto and New Orleans held on to their point guards. What's next? Get all the latest buzz from the NBA trade deadline. - Read More

Lakers legend Kobe Bryant: Remembrances and reaction

The NBA world remembers the life and legacy of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, who died Jan. 26, 2020. - Read More

NBA Finals 2021: Complete coverage of Suns vs. Bucks

Keep it here for all the news, intel, analysis and matchup info all postseason long. - Read More

The time LeBron took his talents to South Beach and the best one-liners in sports

Before LeBron took his talents to South Beach, Deion Sanders taught us that if you want to play good (and get paid good) you must first look and feel good. In honor of the 11th anniversary of "The Decision," here are 10 of the best one-liners in sports. - Read More

Udoka vows to push Celtics stars Tatum, Brown

New Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka vowed Monday to push the team's young stars, Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart. - Read More

The challenges for the Celtics' new head coach and their revamped roster

The Celtics hired a new coach in Ime Udoka and have already swung a deal. How does Boston keep building around its two stars? - Read More

Sources: Celtics set to hire Nets' Udoka as coach

The Celtics are finalizing an agreement to hire Nets assistant Ime Udoka as their new coach, sources told ESPN. - Read More

Stevens: Kemba-Horford deal helps Celtics' stars

Brad Stevens says the decision to trade Kemba Walker for Al Horford -- and every other move he makes as the Celtics' new president -- is to help maximize the talents of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. - Read More

CP3, Kawhi, Kemba, oh my: NBA (news) never sleeps

The NBA news cycle takes no days off and Chris Paul can catch no breaks. Here's what went down during a wild week in the association. - Read More

Celts deal Kemba, 1st-rounder for OKC's Horford

The Celtics have traded Kemba Walker and their 2021 first-round pick to the Thunder for a package that includes Al Horford. - Read More

Celtics-Thunder trade grades: How Al Horford fits in Boston

Which team wins the deal that sends Kemba Walker to OKC and reunites Al Horford with Boston? - Read More

Sources: Celtics high on Udoka, Ham and Billups

The Boston Celtics are seeking follow-up interviews with Brooklyn's Ime Udoka, Milwaukee's Darvin Ham and the Clippers' Chauncey Billups, sources tell ESPN. - Read More

Celtics offseason guide: Are more moves coming after the Kemba Walker trade?

After a disappointing first-round exit, there will be calls to break up the Tatum-Brown duo and rebuild. As he moves to the front office, Brad Stevens should ignore those calls. - Read More

Six NBA head-coaching jobs are available -- which one is the most attractive?

Add the Pelicans and Wizards to the list of franchises searching for a new head coach. - Read More

Sources: Clippers' Billups on Celtics interview list

Brad Stevens has received team permissions to interview several assistant coaches for his franchise's head coaching job, including the Los Angeles Clippers' Chauncey Billups, sources told ESPN on Wednesday. - Read More