Nenad Krstic has signed a two-year contract with CSKA Moscow, according to a press release from his agents. While Krstic technically is under contract with the Celtics until the end of the month, this deal has been rumored for the last month.
Team president Danny Ainge had indicated a willingness to try to re-sign the center, and his departure leaves them with an uncertian frontcourt behind Kevin Garnett and Jermaine O'Neal. Glen Davis is an unrestricted free agent, and Ainge will need to fill multliple spots up front.
For more Celtics news, visit the team page at weei.com/celtics.
With left-hander Clayton Richard on the mound for the Padres, the Red Sox will start Darnell McDonald in left field and Mike Cameron in right in the series finale at Fenway Park Wednesday afternoon. Left-handed hitters have only been slightly less successful against the San Diego southpaw this season, hitting .270 compared to the .276 clip compiled by right-handed batters.
Here is the lineup the Sox will be sending out against Richard and the Padres:
Jacoby Ellsbury CF
Dustin Pedroia 2B
Adrian Gonzalez 1B
Kevin Youkilis 3B
David Ortiz DH
Darnell McDonald LF
Marco Scutaro SS
Jason Varitek C
Mike Cameron RF
John Lackey P
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Padres coach and former Red Sox outfielder Dave Roberts joined the Dennis & Callahan show Wednesday morning, prior to the third game of San Diego's interleague series with the Red Sox at Fenway Park.
Roberts was a part of the Red Sox' 2004 World Series championship team, and he said he never had a similar experience during his major league career. "No, I haven't," he said. "And I played on some very good teams, a lot of fun teams with some good guys and some nice ballplayers. But as far as the atmosphere here every single night and the group that we had and what we accomplished, it doesn't compare."
Roberts continues to maintain an optimistic approach despite the Padres' slow start this season.
"Obviously, everyone knows that it's a different market, San Diego and Boston," he said. "But we're going to go out there and keep playing and try to play the game the right way and see what happens after 162...
Sports Illustrated NBA writer Chris Mannix checked in with the Dennis & Callahan show Wednesday morning to talk about the Celtics and Thursday's NBA draft.
Mannix said Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge will not shy away from dealing any player in order to avoid a slow descent into mediocrity, and he noted that even the team's young star, Rajon Rondo, has been the subject of trade talks in the recent past.
"I think he's talking about moving everybody. I really do," Mannix said of Ainge. "I've had conversations with different people around the league; I would throw Rajon Rondo on that list as well. … He has explored dealing Rajon Rondo in the past. He has talked to other GMs about him in the past. I'm not saying he's been willing to pull the trigger in the past, but Rajon Rondo has been on the table in the past year or so.
"This is just something that Danny does. He's not afraid to make the...
The NFL might be in a work stoppage, but the Eagles and Giants haven't toned down their feud. Days after Eagles receiver LeSean McCoy called Giants running back Osi Umenyiora "overrated" and "soft" (and was threatened by Umenyiora in return), Giants receiver Steve Smith posted photos on his yfrog account showing his team celebrating the Super Bowl XLII title around a picture of an empty Eagles trophy case.
In a video Smith posted on Facebook, he discussed reaction to such actions. "People aren't going to like everything you say, you're going to have a lot of guys that hate, and there's going to be a lot of people that like what you say," Smith said in the video.
Read more about that story and others, plus check out videos, trivia and more, at Wednesday's Morning Mashup.
Head Coach Bill Belichick with Dale and Holley
Dale, Michael and Jerry sit down with DE Chandler Jones on a Patriots Monday for a candid interview about this season, his new teammates, and the Dallas game this weekend.
We talk all things Patriots and the NFL with Tedy Bruschi.
Sam Packard is joined by his brother Nick, as he breaks down his favorite moments from Celtics Media Day. Sam then tries to compare each member of the Celtics roster to a character on The Wire, with varied results.
Sam Packard is joined by Jared Weiss of CLNSRadio.Com to talk about trading Bradley and the upcoming Celtics Media Day.
Jay King of Masslive.com joins the show to break down the performance of the Celtics during the NBA Summer League. Then Ben and Sam discuss the exciting possibility of a Space Jam sequel.
Dave O'Brien has called Red Sox baseball games with Joe Castiglione since 2007. Dave is going to the NESN booth next season to take over for Don Orsillo as the Red Sox TV play-by-play man. Dave talks about his time with Joe and the Red Sox Radio broadcast and closes out a very meaningful chapter of a tremendous career. Joe Castiglione offers his thoughts and well-wishes to Dave and closes out, as is tradition, with the Bart Giamatti poem.
We check in for a final time this season with Red Sox interim manager Torey Luvollo as look ahead to 2016 with him.
Joe and Rob Bradford talk with Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart who had his first career multi home run game as the Red Sox beat the Yankees 10-4 and extend their winning streak to a season high 5 games.
DJ Bean joins Butch Stearns and Rob Bradford in studio with the pre-season ending to discuss the upcoming season's line combinations and the changes made in the offseason.
Don Sweeney, who was hired as the Bruins general manager yesterday speaks with Dale and Holley about his new position and where the Bruins go from here.
The awesomely knowledgeable Fluto Shinzawa calls DJ, Naoko and Pete to talk about his thoughts on the future of the B's. He discusses his column from earlier this week on Cam Neely wanting to give Claude the ax earlier in the season but not getting the ok. Fluto shares his thoughts on Chiarelli's firing, the future for Claude and where the Bruins should go from here. He also gives his opinion on potential moves the team can make, who would fit in here, his thoughts on the NHL playoffs so far and more.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane.
Stephen A. confronted Kevin Durant on ESPN yesterday.
Another blown call in Seattle on Monday Night Football.
Ray Lewis was on the MNF pregame show attacking Jimmy Graham's blocking abilities.
The Lions lost in a controversial ending last night on MNF. Lions Head Coach, Jim Caldwell, barely registers a pulse in his post game presser, and clearly doesn't know the rules.
Glenn, Lou and Christian dive into the DraftKings/FanDuel scandal, and talk about how competitive advantages can be gained, and what the two businesses can do to prevent it.
We look at the call in the Detroit game that may have cost them the game, and how Bill Belichick was again ahead of the curve about making ALL plays reviewable. We also focus on how Bill Belichick coached teams prepare for plays like that.
We wrap up the program with some of the best in soundbites that you may have missed throughout the day.
Dale, Michael and Jerry talk Bruins, specifically Claude Julien as we are less than 24 hours from the puck-drop for the 2015-2016 Bruins season.
Mikey, Lenny and Danny Picard are talking about how rules seemingly fall through the cracks during live games
Mikey and Lenny are talking aboutt he batted ball controversy from the Seahawks vs Lions game on Monday Night Football.
Chris Villani and John Tomase discuss Tom Brady's suspension getting overturned by Judge Richard Berman and discuss in hindsight how obvious this should have been.
Chris Price and Mike Petraglia discuss who they think are the most media friendly players in the Patriots locker room and if the Dallas Cowboys will present a challenge this Sunday.
Dino, Gerry and Kirk discuss Sausage's pudding story, Don Orsillo and Curtis just shows up for some reason.
Ken Laird and Ryan Hannable take a look back at the 2015 season for the Boston Red Sox and their affiliates, including who the guys think should be classified as the team's Top 10 prospects. Also, a check in with play-by-play voices this year in Pawtucket, Portland, Salem, and Greenville as well as Ken's one-on-one interview with Offensive Player of the Year Sam Travis.
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