According to USA Today, Rajon Rondo and Paul Pierce were fined 20,000 each for missing charity appearances during All-Star Weekend.
The league also fined Kobe Bryant 40,000 for missing a news conference and a mandatory charity event.
The Celtics continue to offer James Young or R.J. Hunter for a second-round pick, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo’s The Vertical reports.
The Celtics need to be down to 15 players by 5 p.m. Monday. Young and Hunter are on the bubble to make the roster. For CSN Celtics Insider A. Sherrod Blakely’s look at the candidates for the final roster spot, click here.
The Celtics have released former Providence College forward Ben Bentil, Yahoo’s The Vertical reports. They selected Bentil, 6 feet 9, 235 pounds, with the 51st pick overall in the second round of the NBA draft in June.
Bentil averaged 5.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in the preseason.
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Boston has released forward Ben Bentil, league sources tell The Vertical. Bentil could become waiver claim or affiliate option elsewhere.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 21, 2016
Here’s more on Bentil and the other candidates for the Celtics’ 15th and final roster spot here from CSN Celtics Insider A. Sherrod Blakely. http://www.csnne.com/boston-celtics/bubble-watch-down-wire-celtics-final-roster-spot" target="_blank">Bentil and the other candidates for the Celtics’ 15th and final roster spot here from CSN Celtics Insider A. Sherrod Blakely.