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Is Rondo really worth the max? (a rebuttal)

Next summer, if Rajon Rondo hits unrestricted free agency and is willing to re-sign with the Celtics, but only for a 5 year maximum deal (30% of the salary cap annually), should he be re-signed?

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The Financial Case for Keeping Rondo

To begin: If you think Rajon Rondo just isn't that good, think there is no way he'll stay here even for a max contract if we don't have a second star in place, or hate math you're probably better...

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The New Nature of "Journalism" Lebron/Twitter & how we got sucked in.

The first report I heard of the Lebron Cleveland signing was on the intertubes....that's not unusual. It's how I get most of my news now a days. Between blogs and the twitter feed I have updating...

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Everything is Awesome

Everything is cool when you're part of the team. Wait, what? Ok, so maybe not awesome but everything is going just fine so far. For those who feel things are far from fine, maybe this will...

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Sullinger vs Olynyk

With another summer league super star performance, people are quick to jump on the Olynyk bandwagon. This article isn't to say Olynyk is bad or won't be good, however I think people are quick to...

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What if The Celtics Already Have a Young Center?

The Celtics have needed a presence at center pretty much since Kendrick Perkins was traded. A prevailing thought this summer has been that Danny Ainge needs to go out and get a big guy for the...

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NBA Mock Draft with Explanations for Each Pick

Preface: After watching an absurd amount of college basketball this year to scout for my beloved Celtics, I decided to try writing a mock draft for the first time. I’m not only a huge Celtics fan...

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Off-Season Guide: Boston Celtics

via cdn0.vox-cdn.com The off-season is a time for teams to improve their roster by adding young prospects and free agents. This process involves the asking questions such as who should be...

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not two, not three, not four...

It's draft season, when anything is possible... Indulge me. The obvious dream is Love and Melo, but let's be creative here. This is a dream for a dynasty that would emerge over time, beginning as...

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Sully or Olynyk? (...or picks?)

We've seen many iterations of the possible offers the Celtics are making (allegedly) for Kevin Love and most of them include cap filler, one of our young guys and some picks.

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Building from the draft might be the best option

With all the rumors surrounding Kevin Love, it seems more and more unlikely that the Celtics will meet what the Wolves are looking for. As trade heats up between Golden State and Minnesota, I am...

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Dispelling the Rumor: GSW and Love

We all know that if the Timberwolves want to trade Kevin Love for future potential, then the Celtics have the upper hand in any trade, but much has been made of Flip Saunders wanting to trade Kevin...

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A Completely different set of Spins on the 2014 NBA draft

Counting the Baskets - Andrew Johnson @CountingBaskets via i1110.photobucket.com Whaaaa????!??!!?!? I've been following Andrew Johnson's work for awhile and first noted it in our dear...

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The Spurs... An NBA (and Celtic) Blueprint

I can't help but feel a sense of satisfaction by watching the Spurs dismantle the dream team. As good as the Heat have been, they really should only have one title. The spurs were the better team...

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It’s always about the money… just not the salary.

A 2013 article by Business Insider drops the stat that LeBron James receives 70% of his earnings from endorsements. This same article puts Derrick Rose’s endorsements at 56% of his earnings. The...

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Looking Ahead: Carmelo and a complete offseason mock

Let me preface this. When Carmelo went to NY, I gleefully told every Knicks fan I could find that they would never win anything with Carmelo and Amare as their two best players. And time has...

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Realistic Best Case Scenario Team?

Rondo - Presley Bradley - Bayless Green - Pierce Love - Sullinger Asik - Olynyk I'm of the opinion that Sullinger and/or Olynyk will be any deal to get Love, but it isn't out the realm of...

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The Road Less Traveled

I am one of the few guys on this blog who is fully not on board with the Kevin Love trade. The number of assets we would have to give up to give him (4 first rounders, Sullinger,...

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Comparing the Celtics and Timberwolves

Over most of the time of the talk of Kevin Love trades, I have been astounded by the Celtics' ability to control the narrative

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Gauging Bradley's Value

As much as I would like to see Avery Bradley back in a Celtics uniform, I am not sure I am willing to pay him the money he may command in the Free Agency. As it stands the market for a shooting...

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Thinking outside of the box (Drafting, Trading, Tanking) - An Australian Perspective

Firstly disclaimers, I would just like to point out that, I'm only a relatively new convert to the NBA and that everything in my first fan post be taken with a grain of salt. I haven't ever had the...

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Defensive center market

In this post I set out to see what is available via free agency for defensive centers and what kind of cap space the team has to go about signing players.

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What would you do with 9 first round picks?

The Celits 9 first rounds picks in the next 9 draft. NBA rules state you must have a first round draft pick every other year. So they would need to keep one in 2015 & 2017 as follows: 2014 - 2,...

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An Idea to Spice Up Our Draft Conversations

Hello fellow Celtics fans, Over the past months we have been talking a lot about this coming NBA draft wherein we will be picking at the 6th & 17th spot. We have tackled a lot of points from...

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It is not an option to sit idle

I know recently management have stated that they'd be completely okay with winding it back and going through another *ahem* down season and letting the kids grow. This is not a real option,...

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Ainge gives us options

Although I was a little bit upset that the Celtics fell to the number 6th pick in the NBA draft lottery, I do not think it is as big of a deal as others seem to. It stinks that we can't get Embiid...

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