NBA Trade Deadline

Isaiah Thomas and LeBron James
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John Tomase
February 14, 2018 - 10:14 am
It's going to take Isaiah Thomas a while to get over his 15 or so games alongside LeBron James. According to Fox Sports One's Chris Broussard, Thomas does not harbor positive feelings towards his former Cavaliers teammate. "I was talking to somebody yesterday close to Isaiah, and they said he has...
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Tyreke Evans
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John Tomase
February 08, 2018 - 3:50 pm
The Celtics decided to stand pat at the trade deadline, but not before making an extended push for Memphis guard Tyreke Evans, according to a report. Per USA Today's Alex Kennedy , the C's offered Memphis two second-round picks and youngster Guerschon Yabusele for Evans, but were rebuffed. The...
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Rodney Hood
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John Tomase
February 08, 2018 - 1:37 pm
The Cleveland Cavaliers have decided to burn their roster to the ground before their hopes of competing for one final title go up in smoke. Just minutes after shipping out disgruntled guard Isaiah Thomas in a blockbuster with the Lakers that returns scorer Jordan Clarkson and versatile big man...
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Tyreke Evans
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John Tomase
February 08, 2018 - 10:26 am
If last year's NBA trade deadline proved anything, it's that standing pat has its merits. At this time last year, there were howls for the Celtics to do something. They were linked to Indiana's Paul George and many fans and commentators wanted them to trade the potential first overall pick in the...
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John Tomase
February 05, 2018 - 2:30 pm
Marcus Smart is drawing interest in advance of this week's NBA trade deadline. According to Marc Stein of the New York Times, Smart has landed on the radar of the Nuggets. Stein writes: "Denver is among the teams that has explored Marcus Smart trade scenarios with Boston, according to league...
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Greg Monroe
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John Tomase
January 31, 2018 - 11:32 pm
Suddenly, the Celtics have options, and an intriguing one came on the market Wednesday night -- Greg Monroe. The former Bucks big man was bought out by the Suns, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, and Boston is considered a favorite to land him. Because the Celtics still have the $8.4 million...
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Ty Anderson
January 31, 2018 - 9:18 pm
Eight days away from the NBA trade deadline, and in the immediate aftermath of a massive Blake Griffin trade, it appears that the NBA rumor mill is finally moving. And to the surprise of no one, the Celtics look the part of a team more than involved. Still in search of a scoring replacement for...
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Danny Ainge
John Tomase
February 23, 2017 - 11:05 am
Danny Ainge tried, but he's not in a rush to give away Brooklyn picks, and he likes his team. Those were the messages from the Celtics boss to reporters after Thursday's trade deadline passed without Ainge making a deal. "We had a lot of conversations about things that we could do to improve our...
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John Tomase
February 23, 2017 - 9:52 am
Adrian Wojnarowski says the Paul George deal is dead, so that's the end of that. The host of The Vertical podcast just tweeted the Pacers star isn't going anywhere. Indiana has passed on trade offers for Paul George and All-Star forward will remain with the Pacers, league sources tell @TheVertical...
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John Tomase
February 23, 2017 - 9:45 am
Well this should throw some water on those Paul George rumors. According to USA Today's Sam Amick, George wants to either win a title in Indiana or head home to join the Lakers when he hits free agency after next season. I repeat: Paul George - barring a title chance in Indy - is hell-bent on...
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