NBA trade alert: Memphis sends Hernangomez to Celtics

With NBA training camps just about three weeks away, teams are still hard at work improving their rosters. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Memphis Grizzlies and the Boston Celtics have engaged in a deal that will send send big man Juancho Hernangomez to the C’s in exchange for Kris Dunn, Carsen Edwards and second-round pick swap in 2026. Hernangomez a talented big man has shown flashes of his abilities. He had his best statistical campaign in 2019-20, in which he only appeared in 14 contests( all of which…

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Celtics send Kemba Walker and picks to Oklahoma City for Al Horford, Moses Brown

Well we didn’t even have to wait until the start of free agency for NBA teams to start shaking up and trying to improve their roster for the 2021-22 season. The Boston Celtics I sending Kimbra Walker the number 16 overall pick in this year‘s dress and a second round pick inIn 2025 is here no to the Oklahoma City Thunder that in exchange for Al Horford Moses Brown and a 2023 second round pick. When he was a quiet before the 20 1920 season in a sign in trade…

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Glen Davis is still happy Kyrie was injured

When former NBA player made a comment which reveled in the injury suffered by Kyrie Irving Sunday , he rightfully drew rancor from many both on and offline. No matter how intense a series or rivalry is wishing for, much less celebrating an opponent’s injury is a line that is typically something that is eschewed and even frowned upon. Despite deleting the comment , the man who is perfectly fine with being call “Big Baby” decided to hop back on social media and go full heel, digging in his heels…

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Sunday’s Heat v Celtics game postponed

If you were planning to watch Sunday’s Miami Heat and Boston Celtics game, you will now have to make alternate arrangements, that’s because the game is now postponed due to COVID-19. from Jenna Ciccotelli of B/R: Sunday night’s game between the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat has been postponed as a result of COVID-19 contact tracing within the Heat organization, leaving the team without the league-mandated eight players to continue with the game. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic andStadium, the schedule change was made after a Heat player had an inconclusive test result.…

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Marcus Smart out against Raptors

From Scott Pollack of B/R: Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been ruled outfor Monday’s contest against the Toronto Raptorsbecause of a right thumb sprain. Coach Brad Stevens noted, per Celtics announcer Sean Grande, that Smart underwent a scan on his thumb. Although the thumb “didn’t look too bad,” the team has opted to take the safe route. Smart is just one of several Boston players who will miss Monday’s game. As a result, the Celtics’ depth will be put to the test on Monday, as Tim Bontemps of ESPN pointed out: Smart averaged 12.9 points, 4.9…

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Boston Celtics championship player and coach K.C. Jones transitions at 88

The rat bastard that is the year 2020 could not even take Christmas Day off to cease in the calamity it has wrought. It claimed another sports luminary, this time highly decorated Boston Celtics player and then coach, KC Jones. The Celtics released this statement surrounding this sad news: Where K.C. Jones went, winning was sure to follow. K.C. – his given name – was a twelve-time NBA champion as player and coach, a two-time NCAA champion, and a Gold medal-winning Olympian and Hall of Famer. In NBA history, only…

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Kemba Walker says stem cells helped ailing knee

from Jimmy Golen of the AP: BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics point guard Kemba Walker said Wednesday that his left knee has responded well to a stem cell injection that is expected to keep him out until at least January. “It’s definitely calmed my knee down a lot,” Walker told reporters in a teleconference from the team’s training camp. “Feeling really good right now. Just taking my time, trying to continue to feel good, get stronger.” Walker missed a handful of games in February and then nearly had his first playoff…

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Kemba Walker to miss the start of season with knee issue

From nba.com: The Boston Celtics will start the 2020-21 season without one of their top players in the mix. Guard Kemba Walker, an All-Star last season, will be out until at least early January as he works to strengthen his troublesome left knee. Per the team, Walker consulted with multiple specialists in early October and received a stem cell injection in his left knee. Afterward, he was put on a 12-week strengthening program. He is expected to return to on-court activities in early December, but his status for game availability…

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Tatum gets $195 million maximum extension

From Adam Wells of B/R: After emerging as one of the best players in the NBA last season, Jayson Tatum has reportedly been rewarded with a contract extension from the Boston Celtics.  Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Tatum’s deal will be worth $195 million over five years. Wojnarowski provided more details: Tatum established himself as a go-to superstar for the Celtics in 2019-20. The Duke alum set career highs in scoring (23.4 points per game), rebounds (7.0 per game), assists (3.0 per game) and shot 40.3 percent from three-point range.  The Celtics originally owned the No. 1 pick in the…

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Tristan Thompson agrees to 2-year, $19 million deal with the Boston Celtics

from The Boston Celtics suffered a big blow on Saturday when Gordon Hayward left to sign a massive four-year, $120 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets. Replacing a player of his caliber simply won’t be possible with the options left on the free agent market, but the Celtics have bounced back to some extent with a nice signing to boost their frontcourt depth.  Veteran big man Tristan Thompson will be joining the Celtics on a two-year, $19 million deal, according to Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes. Thompson had spent the first nine seasons of his career with the Cleveland Cavaliers,…

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