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Keith Bogans
Keith Bogans
Position: -
Born: 05/12/80
Height: 6-5 / 1.96
Weight:214 lbs. / 97.5 kg.
Earnings: $18,765,545 ($23,587,112*)
Keith Bogans on his fallout with the Celtics: A radio guy in Boston, he travels with the team, he said I got into an altercation on the bus. That’s a total lie. I never got into an altercation on the bus. I just wanted to clear up that (…) I was made to look like the bad guy, and that’s not how I wanted my career to end.
Bogans spent 2014-15 out of basketball and was unsatisfied with the circumstances of his departure. Now that he’s back, he offered his explanation of his unceremonious exit from Boston. Rumors surfaced that Bogans got into an argument with coach Brad Stevens on a Celtics team bus. He and the organization said that never occurred. “That was totally made up. I read that story and that was a lie,” said Bogans, who has played 11 NBA seasons with eight teams. “Everything I read in the paper was a lie. I never talked to you guys. So for you all to speculate and say I blew up on the bus, I felt bad about that because that was all lies and that made me look bad with the rest of the NBA community.”
Bogans said he was called to the office of president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and told to leave the team. Team insiders said the decision was mutual, that Bogans wasn’t a positive influence, and the team wanted a more positive environment for the younger players. “To be honest with you, I don’t know what happened,” he said. “I was there and then I was gone. I don’t want to get into all that. He gave me a leave of absence and I never returned to Boston and that’s the first time something like that has ever happened in my career.”