News and links about the Boston Celtics.

Bradley: Celtics could be "top-10 defensive team"

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Back in the Boston area for his basketball camp, Avery Bradley talks about his confidence in what could be a very good defensive team this year with he and Rajon Rondo healthy and the addition of...

Will James Young get playing time this year?

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Do you think he'll be playing in Maine or sitting in Boston? Or do you think he''ll exceed our expectations and find a regular place in the rotation?

How good will Marcus Smart be this year?

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Today's Summer Forecast topic is Marcus Smart. Specifically what we can expect from him this year.

Which Celtic will underachieve this year?

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Hey, here's some bloggers talking about underachieving players! What haters huh?

C's sign Tim Frazier to camp contract

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Just in case the Celtics didn't have enough point guards in training camp, they're set up to have another now.

Who will exceed expectations?

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Who do you think will outperform the general consensus expectations?

Character witnesses

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It starts at the top and the Celtics couldn't have two better guys in Rajon Rondo and Brad Stevens leading this team into Year 2 of the rebuild.

Danny Ainge still has all his options open

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One key thing I think he got right is questioning the rationale behind the "you have to pick a direction" narrative.

Celtics' 2014-2015 schedule

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It's only early August, but it's not too early to start making plans for the fall and winter.

ESPN projects the Celtics to finish 12th

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ESPN did a projection of each Eastern Conference NBA team.

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Celtics complete ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Coach Brad Stevens joined Rajon Rondo and Evan Turner in completing the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS.

Olynyk avoids career-ending wrist injury ;)

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ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg caught up with the well-traveled Kelly Olynyk and got an update on the big man's wrist injury that forced him to miss the rest of Team Canada's summer tour.

Colton Iverson signs with Spanish team

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Colton Iverson's dreams of playing in the NBA will have to wait at least one more year. He has agreed signed on with a team in Spain.

Smart, Scalabrine at Seeds of Peace camp

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Want a break from trade speculation and the same old same old posts on CelticsBlog?

Predict the Celtics record

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Forsberg continues his Summer Forecast series with this basic question. What do you think the Celtics record will be next year?

Fan report: Kelly Olynyk wrist injury

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A Celtics fan watching Team Canada play is reporting that Kelly Olynyk suffered a wrist injury and is headed back to Boston.

How would you grade the Celtics offseason?

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Chris Forsberg is starting up his annual Summer Forecast series and he started off by looking back at the offseason thus far.

Unrequited Love

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The Boston Celtics lost out on Kevin Love, as he will be traded from Minnesota to Cleveland, but there are some silver linings. Boston still has plenty of assets and a young, fun roster that could...

Smart voted best rookie defender by his peers

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In case you haven't heard, Marcus Smart is a good defender. In fact, he is respected enough by his peers to be voted the best rookie defender.

Pre-season schedule announced; what about Bass?

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Finally, something to look forward to!

Faverani arrested for drunk driving

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Ugh.

Scalabrine won the internet

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Any summary I can put together won't do justice for Scalabrine's announcement. Head over to CSNNE for the exclusive.

Young & Smart in green

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As the Celtics usher in fresh new talent in James Young and Marcus Smart to invigorate the franchise, Ainge looks to clear cap room and roster space for the influx of youngsters.

No Love, no fireworks, no problem?

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Not a ton of news right now, so let us take a moment to reflect on how we got to this point (while linking to and quoting several articles posted in the last couple of days). Blogging!

James Young is cleared to play

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Young has a lot of guys to beat out if he wants to earn playing time this year, but it seems like he can play the 2 and the 3, so at least he's versatile. Should be interesting to watch him in...

MarcUSA! MarcUSA! MarcUSA!

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Marcus Smart is in Las Vegas this week with the USA Select Team and had a chance to scrimmage against some of the league's best during Team USA's mini-camp.

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