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August 13, 2014 Updates

“It’ll be alright,” Olynyk said of his wrist. Told how even minor injuries tend to become big stories in these parts, he playfully added, “It’s not career-ending.” ESPN.com

League sources tell NetsDaily that the Nets will open the 2014-15 season vs. the Celtics in Boston on October 29, then after a second road game, reportedly vs. the Wizards, will return to Brooklyn to face the Oklahoma City Thunder on November 3. NetsDaily

August 12, 2014 Updates

Gary Washburn: NBA will announce season schedule tomorrow. League source says #celtics will open at home this season. Twitter @GwashburnGlobe

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens did the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Tuesday and wants all of the team's fans to do the same. In the short video posted above, Stevens said, "I'm here today to do the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS research in honor of my friend, Matt White, and a person that I never met, Dick Kelley, who clearly touched and inspired many in our area. I challenge all Celtics fans to join me in doing the Ice Bucket Challenge." Booth Newspapers

August 9, 2014 Updates

Ainge has orchestrated the salary cap so the Celtics could potentially have more than $30 million coming off the books next summer, including the contract of Rajon Rondo. “Well, I think that when we have Danny and [coach] Brad [Stevens] on the basketball side, thinking every day, literally 24/7 about how to improve this team,” Grousbeck said. “Whether it’s during the season, next summer or the season after, I’m very confident we’ll get better and I believe that. Those guys are fantastic basketball people. We’ve got a lot of assets. We’ve got a committed, a very committed ownership group, great team partners and it really starts with the fans coming back every year and renewing tickets. “Everybody’s involved in building this thing and we’ll get there.” Boston Globe

August 7, 2014 Updates
August 5, 2014 Updates

Which brings us to Chris Johnson, one of few Celtics working with a non-guaranteed contract. Johnson's contract status certainly has him on the outside looking-in, there are plenty of reasons the 6-foot-6 swingman's camp is "cautiously optimistic" about his chances of sticking with the Green team. "So far, everything has been positive," his agent Marc Cornstein, told CSNNE.com in a phone interview on Tuesday. "We're well aware of the roster additions. He has a great relationship with the Celtics organization and the coaching staff and as I said, everything we have heard thus far as been positive so we're cautiously optimistic about his future with the Celtics." CSNNE.com

The Boston Celtics will open an eight-game 2014 preseason schedule on Monday, October 6, 2014 at TD Garden against the Philadelphia 76ers and close out preseason play against the Brooklyn Nets at TD Garden on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Tickets for preseason games played at TD Garden will go on sale later this month. In between preseason games at TD Garden, the Celtics will match up against Atlantic Division rivals in locations around the Northeast. The Celtics take on the New York Knicks at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn. on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 (tickets available now at XLCenter.com) and Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, October 11, 2014 (tickets available now at Ticketmaster.com). The team will also travel to Portland, Maine for the first time in twenty years to take on the Toronto Raptors at Cross Insurance Arena on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. NBA.com

After Paul George recently got his foot caught under a basket stanchion during a scrimmage in Las Vegas last week, the case for creating additional open space on the baseline in basketball has been gaining support. Celtics forward Kelly Olynyk, who is playing for Team Canada this summer, had his own baseline issue in an international friendly against Serbia on Monday. Thankfully for Olynyk, the situation wasn’t nearly as serious as George’s injury, but after chasing a loose ball out of bounds, the seven-footer did find his right foot stuck in a courtside billboard. Boston Globe

August 4, 2014 Updates

According to reports, he tested positive for three times over the legal blood alcohol limit in Valencia, Spain after he ran a red light and collided with a bus Sunday morning. The team has not released an official statement, but from what I've gathered from a few Google Translated articles (and I apologize if I'm getting anything lost in translation), no passenger in Vitor's car or the bus was injured. Faverani had been rehabbing a meniscus tear that had him sidelined since January. Celtics Blog

The Celtics would love to use Bogans’s contract in a trade that would perhaps net a draft pick and create salary-cap space and have been holding onto that option. It is uncertain if the Celtics would waive Bogans before the season or offer a camp invitation since he has been away from the team since February. Boston Globe

August 3, 2014 Updates

An NBA source said the Celtics are working to clear roster space over the next few weeks in order to make room for Evan Turner in the rotation. The Celtics aren’t expected to announce the signing until those moves are made, although the sides have reached an agreement. The Celtics have 18 players on their roster, including the nonguaranteed deals of Keith Bogans, Chris Babb, and Chris Johnson. The Celtics really like Johnson’s work ethic, but he averaged just 6.6 points in the five summer league games and shot 30.6 percent from the field and 18.8 percent from the 3-point line. The fact Johnson and Babb each played in all five games was a testament that team officials were taking a long look as to whether they would make a contribution next season. Boston Globe

The Celtics would love to use Bogans’s contract in a trade that would perhaps net a draft pick and create salary-cap space and have been holding onto that option. It is uncertain if the Celtics would waive Bogans before the season or offer a camp invitation since he has been away from the team since February. Boston Globe

August 2, 2014 Updates
July 31, 2014 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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