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Three Reasons the Boston Celtics Did Not Trade for Anthony Davis

As first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Anthony Davis has officially been traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. While many Boston Celtics fans are disappointed on missing out on a big star, here are some reasons why it was a good thing for the team not signing Davis. 1. His agent repeatedly...

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59 minutes ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics

By Not Trading Jayson Tatum for Anthony Davis, Celtics Admit to Uncertain Future

Rarely do moves not made immediately say anything, let alone everything, about an NBA team's future. The Boston Celtics' decision not to trade for Anthony Davis is an overwhelming exception...

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1 hour ago, Bleacher Report, Boston Celtics

Windhorst: Lakers' Anthony Davis Trade with Pelicans Is Nets-Celtics Part 2

The Los Angeles Lakers are happy about getting Anthony Davis, but their reported trade with the New Orleans Pelicans could have serious consequences down the line...

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10 hours ago, Bleacher Report, Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers, New Orleans Pelicans

Happy Father's Day! As expected, LaVar Ball is handing the Lakers trade of his son well (video)

"I guarantee it will be the worst move the Lakers ever did in their life and they will never win another championship." LaVar's not salty AT ALL ?(via @NotoriousOHM) pic.twitter.com/XfE0klzDlC— Yahoo Sports NBA (@YahooSportsNBA) June 16, 2019Well LaVar says the Lakers will never win...

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11 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers

Losing, lottery luck, and location bring Lakers back to life

Whenever I used to debate with someone how I hate how the NBA Draft rewards losing and poorly run teams, the counterpoint was always, "Well you have to give the top picks to the worst teams; Imagine if a team like the Lakers got a top pick?" Well in the last four years the Los Angeles Lakers received...

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12 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers

Celtics Trade Rumors: Clint Capela Deal with Rockets 'Unlikely' at Current Price

The Boston Celtics are "unlikely" to trade for Houston Rockets center Clint Capela because president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and Co...

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12 hours ago, Bleacher Report, Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets

Life In Boston After The Anthony Davis Trade

Life In Boston After The Anthony Davis Trade

The Boston Celtics refused to make Jayson Tatum available in Anthony Davis talks, as we discussed in our story about the blockbuster Lakers trade, and they’ve done so for a very specific reason. Adam Himmeslbach of the Boston Globe reports that the C’s simply weren’t willing to...

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13 hours ago, SLAM Magazine, Boston Celtics

BREAKING: Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to the Lakers

Well it finally happened. After months of speculation the New Orleans Pelicans and Los Angeles Lakers agreed on an Anthony Davis trade:ESPN story on the Lakers landing All-NBA star Anthony Davis --- for a steep price to the Pelicans. https://t.co/69BV8yL37L— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 15, 2019Danny...

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14 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, New Orleans Pelicans

Celtics Rumors: Jayson Tatum Was Not Made Available in Anthony Davis Trade Talks

The Boston Celtics "refused" to include 2017 third overall pick Jayson Tatum in trade talks for New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis, according to Marc Stein of the New York Times ...

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14 hours ago, Bleacher Report, Boston Celtics

CL Pod 101: Shining a light on the rumors and bad info of silly season

The Boston Celtics are in a most unenviable position, with years of hard work potentially threatened by their star players potentially leaving in free agency, with their best bet of retaining them tied to trading for a player who may himself leave in free agency next summer.Will Kyrie Irving and Al Horford...

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16 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

The Celtics’ future is now

Unwilling to sacrifice the youth movement means the future is now for the Boston Celtics. It’s a bittersweet day. First the bad news. After three plus years of targeting Anthony Davis, the Celtics did not acquire him despite having (by all accounts) the best collection of assets. Instead, he went to...

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16 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Celtics turned down Kawhi Leonard trade?

The Boston Celtics have to be kicking themselves after a possible trade for reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard fell through last year. According to ESPN’s Zach Lowe, Boston could have landed Leonard from the San Antonio Spurs before the 2018-19 season. Unfortunately for the Celtics, general manager...

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17 hours ago, Yardbarker, Boston Celtics

Danny Ainge would not include Jayson Tatum in trade, Anthony Davis is a Laker

The Anthony Davis saga is over. After being in the Celtics subconscious for the better part of four years, the Pelicans big man was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, New Orleans will receive Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, and three first round picks, including...

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18 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics daily links 6/15/19

All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck wrestles with an uncertain summer No, if Kyrie Irving leaves, it’s not a victory for the Celtics Celtics offseason gaining traction as Aron Baynes opts to stay, Anthony Davis talks continue Is Kyrie Irving...

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19 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics

Celtics reportedly holding back on offer for Anthony Davis

The Celtics find themselves in an awkward situation heading into free agency. Kyrie Irving’s future in Boston is uncertain at best. In fact, multiple reports indicate Irving is planning to sign with the Brooklyn Nets. That has raised questions about the Celtics’ willingness to trade top-end assets for...

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19 hours ago, Yardbarker, Boston Celtics

Austin Ainge attends Bol Bol impressive workout - who drafts him, and where?

I have been trying to find out if the Celtics Austin Ainge attended the Bol Bol workout a few days ago. Adam Himmelsbach supplied the answer in his tweet below. It looks like Austin was there to see Bol's athleticism, quickness, ball handling and shooting prowess. The son is definitely going to be better...

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21 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Lakers Trade Rumors: Celtics Hesitant To ‘Overwhelm’ Pelicans With Offer For Anthony Davis

Lakers Trade Rumors: Celtics Hesitant To ‘Overwhelm’ Pelicans With Offer For Anthony Davis

Heading into the 2019 NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Lakers are attempting to trade for Anthony Davis again from the New...

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21 hours ago, Lakers Nation, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, New Orleans Pelicans

Boston Celtics: Kyrie Irving seems as good as gone

Kyrie Irving, one of the NBA’s premier talents, is slated to hit unrestricted free agency come June 30th. Though the point guard has found much success during his two year stint with the Boston Celtics, according to recent reports, it appears the 27-year-old has his sights set on signing with the...

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22 hours ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics

I believe the physical-stress limits for NBA players have been reached - and exceeded

The season-ending injuries to the Warriors Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson are vivid reminders of how many NBA players are going down. These players are competing at such a high level of athleticism, and for such a long season, that the toll is obvious. I have only been writing for CelticsLife for two...

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22 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

The highs and lows of Kawhi Leonard - from dynamic to apathetic

I have seen this before, but not in such a wide spectrum. A few NBA players are dynamic and exciting on the court - but lethargic and indifferent in their interviews. Kawhi Leonard gets the award for this one. He is a marvel to watch on the court on both offense and defense. Not so in his post-game interviews....

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1 day ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

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