There was a time when Boston Celtics second-year forward Grant Williams could not find a fellow Celtic to play “Settlers of Catan” with — but with a little seniority behind his belt, it seems the Tennessee product has found a pair of prospects from the 2020 NBA draft to join him. Williams is a fan of the cerebral role playing board game popular among the author’s nerdier grad … [Read more...] about Grant Williams gets rookies Aaron Nesmith, Payton Pritchard to play Catan
“I still have mixed feelings about [the bubble],” shared Boston Celtics star forward Jaylen Brown in a recent interview with GQ’s Michael Pina. A sojourn to the Lake Buena Vista NBA restart in central Florida was good for bargaining with his grandpa Willie to get cancer treatment if he went, the two men making a pact to fight when the will of both wavered. But as to the goal of … [Read more...] about Brown still unsure if NBA restart hurt players' fight for racial equity
The Boston Celtics and Indiana Pacers were reportedly offering veteran forward Gordon Hayward contracts above $100 million, according to ESPN’s Zach Lowe on a recent episode of the podcast “The Lowe Post”. Before Michael Jordan and the Charlotte Hornets swooped in with a $120 million contract over four years, the ESPN analyst shared that both the Pacers and Celtics had fairly … [Read more...] about Lowe: Celtics, Pacers offered Hayward $100m+ deals; not into Turner
It might not have been the biggest signing of the Boston Celtics’ 2020-21 NBA offseason, but it was without a doubt their tallest — per The Athletic’s Shams Charania, two way center Tacko Fall has signed another two way contract with the team. The former University of Central Florida Knight big man made big improvements to his game in his rookie season, going from a 7-foot-5 … [Read more...] about Report: center Tacko Fall signs 2-way contract with Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics two way guard Tremont Waters inked a second two way deal with the team that drafted him with the 51st pick of the 2019 NBA draft out of Louisiana State University. The New Haven, Connecticut native had a breakout year for the Celtics at the G League level, with Waters spending the bulk of the 2019-20 season with the (Portland) Maine Red Claws, Boston’s G League … [Read more...] about Report: Waters follows Fall in signing 2nd 2-way deal with Boston Celtics
Former Boston Celtic big man Aron Baynes is heading back to the Eastern Conference, but Celtics fans may be saddened to learn that it will be to join their Atlantic Division Rival Toronto Raptors, per The Athletic’s Shams Charania. The fan favorite center signed a two-year, $14.3 million deal with the Raptors, who will play the coming season in Tampa, Florida due to COVID-19 … [Read more...] about Ex-Celtic Aron Baynes signs 2-year, $14.3 million deal with Raptors
Boston Celtics fans may be so (justifiably) enamored with the shooting of 14th overall pick Aaron Nesmith they may have missed that their favorite team’s other first round pick is a deadeye shot as well. And the prospect is the aggressive, high-motor guard from Oregon named Payton Pritchard, who ESPN draft analyst Mike Schmitz sees a semblance of recently-paid undrafted Toronto … [Read more...] about Could Payton Pritchard's ceiling be a Fred Van Vleet-like player?
Boston Celtics All-NBA small forward Jayson Tatum has agreed to sign a five-year, $195 million extension with the team that drafted him third overall in the 2017 NBA draft with a player option on the fifth year, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Duke product’s anticipated extension offer was the team’s most important offseason order of business to attend to, even if … [Read more...] about Woj: Jayson Tatum agrees to 5-year, $195 million extension with Celtics