Boston Celtics Rumors
Jay King: Pressey admitted he’s concerned about his nonguaranteed deal. Stevens said he loves Pressey. Still, numbers are tight right now.
Jae Crowder did take a bit of time to see if the grass was greener elsewhere, but he didn’t take long to decide to stick with the capital “G” Green. According to league sources, Dallas and New York were the other main suitors for the 6-foot-7 winger, but after finally finding a team that was willing to play to his strengths, he wasn’t about to leave the Celtics. The restricted free agent’s return was secured with a five-year, $35 million deal.: 4 more rumors
Steve Bulpett: Crowder’s deal is a straight $35 million for five years. Fully guaranteed, no opt-outs for either side.: 4 more rumors
Shams Charania: RFA Jae Crowder has reached agreement on a five-year, $35 million deal with the Boston Celtics, league sources tell RealGM.: 4 more rumors
Alex Kennedy: Amir Johnson’s deal with BOS will officially be two years worth $24,028,750 (and I love the signing). He’s the highest-paid Celtics player.: 2 more rumors
Mark Medina: I’m told Carlos Boozer got interest from Clippers, Spurs, Blazers, Mavs, Rockets, Celtics, Wizards, Heat & Lakers bit.ly/1gbRdaL: 2 more rumors
Sources from other teams and within the player rep community say the C’s are also in play for Tobias Harris and Corey Brewer, but in those cases the club is said to have its limits. There are salary and length-of-contract parameters for each that Boston will not exceed.
Gary Washburn: Can confirm from Amir Johnson camp that he’s headed to Boston. Overshadowed because he played so long in Toronto. Solid rebounder, defender
Chris Mannix: While Wizards wait on Pierce, familiar dark horse lurks: Boston. Pierce wants to work for C’s someday. Would he want to finish career there?: 15 more rumors
Brian Robb: Amir Johnson will be the highest-paid player on the Celtics at $12 million, just edging out Gerald Wallace at $10.1 million.
Jeff Goodman: Boston Celtics have agreed to a 2-year, $24 million deal with free agent forward Amir Johnson, sources confirmed to ESPN.
Chris Forsberg: Move over Gerald Wallace, new highest paid Celtics. Source confirms Amir Johnson to Celtics for 2 years, $24 million.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Free agent forward Amir Johnson has agreed to a deal with the Boston Celtics, league source tells Yahoo Sports.: 2 more rumors
Adrian Wojnarowski: Amir Johnson’s agreement with Boston will pay him $24 million over two years, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Shams Charania: RFA Jae Crowder is progressing in discussions to re-sign with the Boston Celtics, league sources tell RealGM. Could still prolong some.
Jeff Goodman: Amir Johnson has received interest from New York, Boston, Dallas, Toronto, Indiana, Lakers and San Antonio, source told ESPN.
Sean Deveney: Source said the @celtics are making a “big push” to keep SF @JonasJerebko, though it might wait until after the first wave of FAs signs.
A. Sherrod Blakely: #Celtics RFA Jae Crowder says free agency going well. One of the first teams he spoke with today was the #Celtics .: 4 more rumors
Shams Charania: Boston and Dallas are leaders so far in pursuit of free agent forward Jae Crowder, league sources tell RealGM. Mavs dealt him last season.: 4 more rumors