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May 24, 2015 Updates
May 22, 2015 Updates

Gotham reiterated what other members of management have made clear — impending restricted free agent Jae Crowder is a priority. “He added a lot to our team. He added toughness, energy and confidence,” he said. “He gave our guys a little swagger. His attitude and the way he plays the game rubbed off on our team. We hit that cycle where our team is feeding off of it and our fans are feeding off of it. It’s a nice dynamic and he brought that to us.” Boston Herald

May 21, 2015 Updates

One of the most impressive performers at the Chicago pre-draft combine earlier this month was LSU’s Jordan Mickey, who will be among the players to work out for the Celtics. Mickey, a 6-foot-8 forward, had a chance to speak with the Celtics at pre-draft interviews in Chicago earlier this month. “It was a great conversation,” Mickey told CSNNE.com. “The guys that interviewed me, I felt like they enjoyed having me in there. I felt it was a good interview.” Prior to the combine, Mickey was considered a solid second-round pick after electing to leave LSU after his sophomore season. CSNNE.com

The group leading the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston is shaking up its management. Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca is taking over the bid committee, replacing construction magnate John Fish. The group is trying to revive its chances of bringing the Summer Games to the city after early stumbles left the USOC second-guessing its decision to pick Boston as the American bid city. The USOC would have to submit a formal bid to the IOC in September. The host nation will be picked in 2017. Boston is expected to compete against Rome; Paris; Hamburg, Germany; and Budapest, Hungary. USA Today Sports

There’s a long list of teams already prepared to pursue Carroll this summer, including the Celtics, Lakers and Pistons. He boosted his scoring average from 12.6 points to 16.2 before the injury, and was shooting 51.3 percent from the field and 41.6 percent from the 3-point line. The Hawks want to keep Carroll, but his price has been driven up. With his defense and versatility, one league exec estimated his next deal at more than $15 million per year. Sporting News

May 20, 2015 Updates

The Boston Celtics were close to signing JaVale McGee back in March when the Philadelphia 76ers released him and thus made him a free agent. Could a second go-around be the charm? Despite the failed efforts by both sides to hammer out a deal earlier, the door hasn’t been totally slammed shut on the two coming together once again and seal a deal this time. The sticking point previously was the Celtics’ desire to have a team option following the 2015-2016 season while McGee’s camp instead wanted a player option. CSNNE.com

May 19, 2015 Updates

Pierce, 37, was reinvigorated in these NBA playoffs, helping the Wizards to the Eastern Conference semifinals. He has a player option with the Wizards next season, but could opt out and become a free agent. “Paul’s an amazing guy and an even more amazing player,” Bradley said. “I would love for him to be a part of the Celtics again. I mean, I don’t really know what’s going to happen. I’m pretty sure every team in the NBA would love to have Paul Pierce on their team. I just wish the best for him.” Boston Globe

May 18, 2015 Updates

Pierce, 37, was reinvigorated in these NBA playoffs, helping the Wizards to the Eastern Conference semifinals. He has a player option with the Wizards next season, but could opt out and become a free agent. “Paul’s an amazing guy and an even more amazing player,” Bradley said. “I would love for him to be a part of the Celtics again. I mean, I don’t really know what’s going to happen. I’m pretty sure every team in the NBA would love to have Paul Pierce on their team. I just wish the best for him.” Boston Globe

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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