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NBA Draft Lottery Consolation Prizes: Part One

If the Boston Celtics don't end up with a top four pick and can't make a trade, which prospects could they look to draft? Kevin O'Connor looks at four possibilities in part one, including Arizona's Aaron Gordon and Creighton's Doug McDermott.

What would you give up to get Kevin Love?

There's no certainty that the Wolves will listen to offers, but if they ever do, expect the Celtics to be in the bidding.

CelticsBlog High Five with Jay King of MassLive

I've known Jay for several years and I've admired his work ethic and skill as a writer. This year he made the leap from blogging to covering the Celtics full time so I thought he'd have some interesting insights (and he didn't disappoint).

What was your biggest frustration this year?

Not all memories are fond ones. Especially not this year. Our staff shares some of our frustrations from the year.

Sweat equity and the Boston Celtics

Doug Collins talks a lot about the value of teams sticking together through thick and thin. With Ainge on the precipice of what could be an active summer, he could stand pat and that's not all bad.

CelticsBlog High Five with Mike Gorman

Celtics play-by-play legend Mike Gorman joins us for our latest High Five.


What was your favorite moment of the season?

The past season was long and hard to endure sometimes, but there were moments that made it all worth it. Here are a few that the staff picked out.

Who are you rooting for in the NBA playoffs?

I mean, other than Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett.

Easy buckets

It's the playoffs and the Celtics aren't in them, but you can bet Danny Ainge and Brad Stevens are already hard at work figuring out how to get back to the postseason.

What is plan C?

There are many forks left in the road ahead and the best route to the destination has yet to be fully mapped out. It is going to be a very interesting summer, no matter what happens.


Who was the Celtics 6th man?

Best bench player (less than 40 starts)

KO's 2014 NBA Mock Draft 1.0

CelticsBlog's Kevin O'Connor reveals his first 2014 NBA Mock Draft. With the fifth pick, he has the Boston Celtics selecting Arizona forward Aaron Gordon. With the 17th pick, they select Syracuse point guard Tyler Ennis.

Who was the Celtics' defensive player of the year?

Here's a look at who our panel thought was the best defender this year.

Translating Danny Ainge's GM-speak

Reading between the lies, ...I mean lines.

Who is the Celtics' Rookie of the Year?

Kelly Olynyk, Phil Pressey, Vitor Faverani, Chris Johnson and Chris Babb. That's a lot of rookies on one team but that comes with the territory on a rebuilding team.

A Season Finale Guide for Progressive Celtics Fans

The pain and misery of this exhausting Boston Celtics season is almost over. It's the last day of the regular season and game 82 is finally here. In a way, it's been a lot of fun, but losing this...

Who is the Celtics' Most Improved Player?

Who showed the Celtics and the rest of the league the most development this year?

Who is the Celtics' Least Valuable Player?

This is inherently mean but when you lose 3 games to a tanking 76ers team, I think it is warranted.

Offseason key dates

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Who's the Celtics' MVP?

The season is winding down and we figured that now was as good a time as any to start handing out season awards.

Danny Ainge defends Jeff Green

In his weekly visit to 98.5's The Sports Hub, Danny Ainge told Toucher & Rich that he likes Jeff Green's progression this season, but reiterated that he isn't The Man for the Celtics.

Drive and kick

The Celtics have been plagued this season by stretches of ice cold shooting and an anemic offense. Not even the return of Rajon Rondo could jump start the team. With the draft in June, should Boston consider adding another playmaker?

Tommy Heinsohn accurately criticizes Rajon Rondo

It's time to be critical of a bad Boston Celtics team that keeps getting worse. Rajon Rondo has been throwing up stinkers late in the fourth quarter, and Celtics legend Tommy Heinsohn was not kind to him after they blew it versus Atlanta. But why?

Celts lose, but are now tied for 3rd worst record

Roses really smell like...

KO's 2014 NBA Draft Big Board 3.0

Don't be fooled by the latest national media narrative that suggests the 2014 NBA draft will be "ordinary." CelticsBlog's Kevin O'Connor says the draft is stacked and deep, as he outlines his top 30 prospects in his post-March Madness big board.

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