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November 28, 2014 Updates
November 27, 2014 Updates

The Celtics ruled out rookie guard Marcus Smart from playing in Friday’s game against the Chicago Bulls on early Thursday. The 21-year-old returned to practice on Wednesday after missing two-plus weeks of action with a sprained left ankle and bone bruise. Smart was only able to take part in a portion of the session however, as he continues to work his way back from the injury. The Celtics have gone just 2-5 in games he has missed. Smart was expected to miss just 2-3 weeks after suffering the ankle injury back on Nov. 7 against the Indiana Pacers, but Celtics head coach Brad Stevens insisted at Wednesday’s practice the team would not rush the no. 6 overall pick back into game action. Boston Globe

Dear Gerald Wallace, Thank you for sitting and talking with my son, Davis. Although, for you, this was just a moment in time before heading off to your work as a basketball player on the Boston Celtics, for us it was a glimpse of our boy living his dream. I don’t know if Davis mentioned it or not, but he wants to be a professional basketball player too. Although the slim odds for making it into the NBA would discourage most, Davis will not be deterred. His optimism is one of his best qualities. The Mighty

I know our society doesn’t value individuals like Davis, slow in mind and body, but Davis doesn’t know that. He knows our society values professional athletes, and so he plans to join your ranks, not only for love of the game, but for its reward as well. Did he tell you about the mansion he’s planning to build with his NBA salary? So as we navigate the terrain of guiding this child as he grows, we thank you for giving us a story to sustain his dreams and bridge the gap. We’ll talk of the time when he sat with Gerald Wallace, and shot a hoop or two, and hope that gets him – and us – close enough. The Mighty

November 26, 2014 Updates
November 25, 2014 Updates
November 24, 2014 Updates

The Boston Celtics announced today that they have recalled guard/forward James Young from the Maine Red Claws. In the Red Claws 120-102 win over the Delaware 87ers on Sunday, Young scored a team-high tying 22 points, grabbed eight rebounds, had two assists and blocked two shots in 34 minutes. In two appearances with the Red Claws this season, he is averaging 21.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.0 block in 34.9 minutes per game. NBA.com

Green said he received a text directing him to an undisclosed article that suggested he desired to be traded from Boston. Unprompted, Green addressed the story -- one that most of the assembled media was unaware of -- after Sunday's game. "Before you start, I just want to clear the air about some B.S. rumor that came out," Green said. "I don’t know if the person who made this article is in this [group of reporters], but the rumor about me wanting to get traded is definitely false. I said that I was frustrated with losing, not frustrated with the team. So if the words didn’t come from my mouth, I'd appreciate if you do not write a dumb--- article like that." ESPN.com

Green was asked how he feels about Boston and whether he wants to be here long term to see through this rebuilding process. "I want to stay here," Green said. "I love this team. I love being here." Later he added, "If I didn’t [want to be here], I wouldn’t have signed [his most recent] contract to come back here. I’m happy where I’m at, happy with the coach, management, front office, everybody. I haven’t been happy like this in years. It’s a good place for me." ESPN.com

November 23, 2014 Updates

Scott Souza: #Celtics Brad Stevens: James Young sent to D-League for today's game, but will be back tomorrow. Kept Dwight Powell b/c might play tonight. Twitter @scott_souza

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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