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January 25, 2015 Updates

According to league sources, the Celts would still like to move Prince for a draft pick before the Feb. 19 NBA trade deadline. But it’s what could happen if he’s not dealt that may be up for more discussion in the coming days. Boston Herald

January 24, 2015 Updates

According to league sources, the Celts would still like to move Prince for a draft pick before the Feb. 19 NBA trade deadline. But it’s what could happen if he’s not dealt that may be up for more discussion in the coming days. There was strong word that if Prince wasn’t moved by the deadline that the Celtics would seek agreement with him on a buyout of this final year of his contract (he makes a bit more than $7.2 million). Boston Herald

January 23, 2015 Updates

Kelly Olynyk's sprained ankle will keep him sidelined for about a month or longer according to Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. The injury occurred in the fourth quarter of Boston's 90-89 win at Portland on Thursday night when Olynyk landed on the foot of Blazers forward Thomas Robinson. CSNNE.com

Stevens said Olynyk is back in Boston and will have additional tests this week to better determine the extent of his injury. "Unlikely to be available until potential right at or after the all-star break," Stevens told reporters. Stevens added, "I think it's a sprained ankle. The MRI will tell us more but he got it pretty good. It wasn't just a twist." CSNNE.com

The Boston Celtics announced today that they have signed guard Andre Dawkins to a 10-day contract. Additionally, the Celtics have assigned Dawkins to the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League. NBA.com

January 22, 2015 Updates

In his 13th season as Boston’s chief executive, Ainge says he is enjoying the job “more than ever.” “I like the challenge,” he says. “I have a great deal of respect for the other 29 teams in the league. The teams are getting better managed every year. Everybody’s getting a little smarter with their assets. The draft is a challenge. Free agency is a challenge. The competition is great.” Portland Tribune

January 21, 2015 Updates

The value of the New York Knicks shot up 79% to $2.5 billion, ranking the team second overall (the Knicks edged out the Lakers last year). Ratings for Knicks games on MSG fell 29% as the team stumbled to a 37-45 record, but the team still drew the biggest TV audience in the NBA at 163,000 viewers per game on average. The Knicks’ income fell 45% last season after missing the playoffs and incurring a $36 million luxury tax bill. Rounding out the top five are the Chicago Bulls ($2 billion), Boston Celtics ($1.7 billion) and Los Angeles Clippers ($1.6 billion). Forbes.com

Boston has been calling around the league over the last week, reminding GMs that Philly isn’t the only team with salary space to rent out as we approach the February 19 trade deadline. Grantland

After their flurry of deals over the last two weeks, the Celtics could absorb some extra salaries from teams looking to shed money or work complex trades. (Credit to Marc Stein, who rattled off Boston’s precise trade exception information when I bumped into him Thursday in Santa Cruz. Few people enjoy trade exception minutiae as much as Steiny.) Grantland

January 20, 2015 Updates

While Prince's future in Boston very much remains unclear (the Celtics could trade him or work out a buyout of this, the final year of his contract), Stevens said he would love to have Prince stay with the Celtics for the remainder of this season. "He (Prince) impacts winning," Stevens said. "He impacts you in the right way." CSNNE.com

Clippers coach Doc Rivers admitted again that a prime reason he left the same job with the Celtics is that he simply wasn’t up for the process the club is undergoing now. “I was afraid of rebuilding,” Rivers said. “I’ve done it. I’ve been through it, and it’s hard. People think rebuilding is easy, and I don’t think they understand how hard it is on a coach. You’re losing games, and any coach that I know — and I know Brad well enough — every game you go into, you convince yourself you’re going to win that night. And you don’t, and then you’re down, and then you build yourself up for the next game, and then you don’t (win). It’s hard. It’s emotionally hard. Even though the big picture is rebuilding, coaches don’t coach to lose games; they coach to win games.” Boston Herald

January 19, 2015 Updates

THE TOP 50 PLAYERS IN CELTICS HISTORY

How bright is Boston's history? Well, the first 19 players in the list won NBA titles with the team.

   

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