It remains to be seen whether or not the Celtics will make a huge splash at the deadline, but if they don’t it’s possible they look to improve their team with a few smaller moves.

A smaller move could be acquiring Suns wing-man P.J. Tucker.

The Celtics are reportedly interested in Suns F P.J. Tucker. ( Joe Camporeale/USA Today Sports)

The Celtics are reportedly interested in Suns F P.J. Tucker. ( Joe Camporeale/USA Today Sports)

It remains to be seen whether or not the Celtics will make a huge splash at the deadline, but if they don’t it’s possible they look to improve their team with a few smaller moves.

A smaller move could be acquiring Suns wing-man P.J. Tucker.

According to the Sporting News’ Sean Deveney, the Celtics have “expressed deep interest” in Tucker.

He’s averaging seven points and six rebounds this season with the Suns, and has an expiring contract.

Obviously, this wouldn’t be a huge move, but would still improve the roster by adding depth at a position that needs it, as well as being able to hold on to larger assets.

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Another trade deadline, another week of DeMarcus Cousins trade talks.

According to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, Sacramento has been engaging in trade talks on All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins in recent days.

The Kings could trade DeMarcus Cousins this week. (Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports)

The Kings could trade DeMarcus Cousins this week. (Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports)

Another trade deadline, another week of DeMarcus Cousins trade talks.

According to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, Sacramento has been engaging in trade talks on All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins in recent days.

Wojnarowski notes New Orleans and the Kings have had recent discussions, but the Kings are still debating Cousins’ future internally.

If they are inclined, the Celtics certainly have the assets to make a trade happen with all of their draft picks, but it’s a matter of would the Celtics actually want to swing a deal to land Cousins. Cousins does not have a good reputation across the league when it comes to his attitude.

The 26-year-old is signed through the end of next season and is averaging 27.8 points and 10.7 rebounds per game this season with the Kings.

When it comes to the Celtics, this is certainly a player that is worth monitoring as Thursdays trade deadline nears.

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The NBA trade rumor mill is beginning to swirl as the deadline approaches and Picard is ready to go! He talks about the possibility of Jimmy Butler coming to Boston, why Isaiah Thomas is not getting enough respect and the future of the Celtics.

[0:05:23] ... finish your first beverage. Like that thing is done and five minutes. Isiah Thomas. And I compete with the skills challenge. It doesn't. Really get too worked up but if you wanna critiques and things that ...
[0:08:15] ... Steve Kerr is the coach at Western Conference. And he's got four Golden State Warriors. On the team Doran. Curry Thompson and drain on grain. And Westbrook is also a Western Conference halls doesn't seem to tie ...
[0:10:10] ... they do. What locally will be focusing on his game tonight is Isiah Thomas. Represented the Celtics Eastern Conference. Brad Stevens represent the Celtics and his coaches that these go to Eastern Conference. And and you ...
[0:11:15] ... Like I've heard. And who is trying to tell me that when Isiah Thomas is doing right now is some type of fluke I I think you must believe that the guys like 3132 years old ...






Adrian Wojnarowski has been talking about the possibility of the Celtics making a trade with the Bulls to bring Jimmy Butler to Boston. He actually thinks it may be the the marquee deal to keep an eye on this week heading into the trade deadline. Pete and Jerry discuss and give their thoughts on if they would want Butler. Pete thinks it will happen, Jerry thinks Ainge will stay put. The guys get into more Celtics, present and future and if they can battle with the best of the NBA.

Will the Bulls trade Jimmy Butler? If so, could the Celtics be able to land the Bulls’ star?

The answer could be yes, and yes as the NBA trade deadline fast approaches.

Could Jimmy Butler be coming to Boston? (Dennis Wierzbicki/USA Today Sports)

Could Jimmy Butler be coming to Boston? (Dennis Wierzbicki/USA Today Sports)

Will the Bulls trade Jimmy Butler? If so, could the Celtics be able to land the Bulls’ star?

The answer could be yes, and yes as the NBA trade deadline fast approaches.

According to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the two teams have engaged in preliminary talks on a potential deal, but “have not gotten far down the road on it.”

Wojnarowski notes the Bulls organization needs to be fully in agreement that they want to rebuild and thus trade such a good player in Butler.

If the Bulls do indeed want to trade Butler, the Celtics have a number of high draft picks, which is what the Bulls would want, but then it would be a question of exactly what picks it would take to get a deal done.

Butler is 27 years old and is averaging 24.5 points per game this season. The guard is signed through the 2019-20 season.

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Anna Horford, sister of Boston Celtics Al Horford, makes her Boston radio debut. She talks about Twitter and reacting to mean tweets about her brother. She also gives us her thoughts on the city of Boston and racism.

[0:08:38] ... as the people understand in general I know that often get that bad rap for like. Suppose that you know racist comments things like that never really you know hurts him much about that a few ...
[0:11:21] ... you know grab a buddy let's go play a dealer as a basketball fan and somebody that's grown up in a basketball family. Are you a fan of the that this new super team thing. I ...
[0:12:43] ... mean I am now at this point and carry them better and Larry Allen. And really. Really nice. And kappa alpha Al you like. It's very professional he's entered Syria about its job. There aren't double ...
[0:14:00] ... I don't. That's in Al Horford sister of Al Horford of the Boston Celtics and one of my favorite putter follows. If she is. On Twitter at an Al Horford ANN a corporate you know how ...






You would think Glen ‘Big Baby’ Davis would have a certain amount of appreciation for Doc Rivers.

It was the former Celtics head coach who brought Davis into the NBA via the 2007 draft, and then brought him over to the Clippers for the 2014-15 season. Evidently, those turn of events don’t matter much to the current free agent.