Russell, the Boston Celtics star, recalls in a Q. and A. how he and his peers transformed basketball and perceptions of blacks in professional sports.
It's not so much who Boston took, but who it didn't take
Josh Jackson skipped out on a pre-draft workout with Boston at the last second and the move didn't sit too well with the Celtics
Ainge traded the No. 1 pick to take Tatum at No. 3. It’s a move that could define his tenure as Boston’s GM. Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge says he would have drafted Jayson Tatum No. 1 overall had he retained...Show More Summary
The Boston Celtics took Duke small forward Jayson Tatum with the No. 3 pick in the NBA draft, according to the Boston Globe. Whether or not Tatum remains with the Celtics is uncertain. There are some rumblings that the Celtics couldShow More Summary
NBA draft time has finally arrived for the league. The 2017 NBA Draft begins on Thursday evening (June 22) with the Philadelphia 76ers already on the clock for the first overall selection. The Boston Celtics were the team that actually won the NBA Draft Lottery, but the Celtics worked out a deal to trade the No. Show More Summary
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A look at what could be next for Boston.
Well, for one, the Browns would probably get screwed. The 2017 NBA Draft is Thursday night, with the Philadelphia 76ers set to pick first after trading with the Boston Celtics. The Celtics got that pick via a 2013 trade with the Brooklyn...Show More Summary
The Knicks are asking for multiple first-round picks and an established young player. The Celtics could make that deal. The Boston Celtics are continuing to engage in talks with the New York Knicks for a potential Kristaps Porzingis trade, according the ESPN’s Marc Stein. Show More Summary
While NBA trade rumors involving Paul George have mostly focused on a few teams, a newer possible destination is now being mentioned. For the most part, speculation has been that the Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics, or Los Angeles Lakers were the frontrunners to land George somehow. Show More Summary
Josh Jackson's decision not to work out for the Boston Celtics could alter the top selections in Thursday's NBA Draft.
The forward from Kansas could make Boston even more versatile if selected No. 3 in Thursday's 2017 NBA Draft
Teams that include the Los Angeles Lakers, the Philadelphia 76ers and even the Boston Celtics are looking to Thursday's 2017 NBA Draft to bolster their rosters with top college prospects.
For the Boston Celtics, the NBA Draft 2017 rumors are still swirling. The team has already made a deal with the Philadelphia Sixers to swap the No. 1 pick for the No. 3 pick and a future pick. That gives Boston a top level draft pick still. Show More Summary
Jackson initially didn’t work out for Boston because it was widely expected they’d select Markelle Fultz at No. 1 before the trade.
Boston Celtics trade rumors now mention Kristaps Porzingis as a highly-sought player by Danny Ainge. These Celtics rumors make sense for the team, as Porzingis is a young center who could give the team an immense boost in the low post. Show More Summary
The Philadelphia 76ers will start the NBA Draft off this Thursday with the No. 1 overall pick, and the sportsbooks have released betting lines for all aspects of the event. The Philadelphia 76ers made a trade with the Boston Celtics to move up to the No. Show More Summary
We run through Boston’s decision to trade the No. 1 pick and preview the rest of the 2017 NBA Draft. Why did the Celtics trade away the No. 1 pick? Good question. They’re up to something, but what, exactly? In our NBA Draft preview, SB Nation draft guru Ricky O’Donnell joins us to dissect one of the most interesting trades in NBA history. Show More Summary
The Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Cleveland Cavaliers are just a few of the teams who will be sporting advertisement patches on their jerseys this upcoming NBA season.