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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Tristran Thompson out two to four weeks with sprained foot

It looks like Kevin Love is not the only key player to be out with an injury.  Thompson left in the third quarter of the team’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks after he landed on the foot of Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon.  According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski’s report, Thompson suffered a strained foot and is expected to miss 2 to 4 weeks.  Thompson doesn’t seemed too worried about the injury. “They didn’t chop my foot off so I’ll be fine,” Thompson said after the game on Monday night. “It’s a…

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