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March 29, 2015 Updates

Kawhi Leonard said he is 100 percent healthy again, giving the Spurs their most versatile player back for the stretch run. Leonard will be a restricted free agent this summer and will receive his share of offer sheets, likely including one from the Celtics. Boston coach Brad Stevens gushed about Leonard's defensive prowess Boston Globe

While Celtics assistant coach Jay Larranaga has sparked interest from college programs, such as George Mason, where his father, Jim, led the Patriots to the Final Four in 2006, fellow assistant Walter McCarty is also an intriguing college prospect. McCarty was intrigued by the Holy Cross opening that was recently filled by Bill Carmody and would be interested in the right position. McCarty was an assistant at Louisville under former Celtics coach Rick Pitino. Boston Globe

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Upon being asked about his impressions of the play two weeks after the fact, Iasiah Thomas did not take issue with Wade’s aggressive defense. He attempted to make a play on the ball and caught Thomas at a bad angle. Wade’s actions after the play did catch the ire of Thomas. "It is what it is,” Thomas said of the foul. The only thing I didn't like was how he looked at me after. You can't control that. He tried to block the shot, but the only thing I thought about when I watched the film was how he looked at me after." Boston Globe

Asked about the on-court dynamic between the two during their 46 games as a backcourt tandem, Thomas said, “It was nice. When we did play together, it worked. He’s a hell of a player.” “I talked with Isaiah. He’s happy here. He was a great teammate. We had a good relationship,” added Dragic, who then offered a glowing scouting report on Thomas, who returned from injury on Wednesday. “He can score in bunches. He’s an offensive-minded player. If he’s hot, he can score 30 points easy. He has that quality to put his team on his shoulders, especially on offense.” WEEI.com

March 25, 2015 Updates

Sean Grande: Isaiah Thomas will return for the Celtics tonight. No guarantee on how many minutes Thomas will play in his return. All based on feel. But he will enter the game in his regular spot. His 214 points are the most ever scored by a Celtic in his first ten games. Twitter @SeanGrandePBP

March 24, 2015 Updates

The Boston Celtics announced today that they have assigned rookie James Young to the Maine Red Claws. Young has appeared in 11 games for the Red Claws this season and is averaging 22.4 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.5 steals in 33.2 minutes per game, while shooting 47.4 percent from long range. He recorded a season-high 13 points for the Celtics against the Hornets on January 5 on 5-7 (.714) shooting from the field in 18 minutes, and is averaging 3.2 points and 1.4 rebounds in 10.2 minutes per game in 30 contests with the team this season. NBA.com

The Celtics already picked up their team option on Sullinger for next season, but he will become a restricted free agent in 2016. Boston wants to see results before it commits to a long-term deal. Ainge said he has "great interest" in re-signing Sullinger, but he will likely be subjected to a weight clause in his contract, much like Glen Davis had during his tenure in Boston. "I'm perfectly fine with that,'' said Sullinger, in an interview with ESPNBoston.com on Sunday night. "It's not that I need it. It's the simple fact that I know what kind of person I am, and I would never get back to the weight I was [this season].'' Ainge said he wants to believe Sullinger has gotten the message and will lose the weight. "I think he understands,'' Ainge said. "The question is, Can he do it?'' ESPN.com

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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