Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated and CSNNE.com Celtics insider A. Sherrod Blakely each say the rumored deal to bring center Omer Asik to Boston from Houston is likely a go.
Jeff Green's driving shot as time expires doesn't go and the Celtics falter in the second half and lose 107-106 to the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night at TD Garden.
The Hawks have apparently pulled themselves out of the Omer Asik sweepstakes, paving the way for Houston to engineer a trade with their Plan B: the Celtics.
1yYou don't have to like him, but you better respect him
1yPerkins had just two points in his third NBA Finals appearance in five seasons.
1yESPN's Chad Ford posts on Twitter that the Celtics have promised the Iowa State power forward that they'll pick him if he falls to the 21st overall spot.
1yWith JaJuan Johnson and E'Twaun Moore already on the roster, it's unlikely the Celtics would be deep enough to compete next year if they added two rookies to the roster.
1yCeltics Insider A. Sherrod Blakely looks at some of the top shooting guards in this year's draft, as well as some who might be on the board when Boston gets a chance to make its selections.
1yBut is playing center part of the problem?
1yOf course we love Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo here in Boston, but if jersey sales are any indication, that love is shared by people all over the world.
|12/21||vs. Was||10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 MST1:00 EST22:00 UAE19:0013:00 ET12:00 CT16:00|
|12/22||@ Ind||3:00 PT4:00 MT5:00 CT6:00 ET23:00 GMT7:00 4:00 MST6:00 EST3:00 UAE (+1)00:0018:00 ET5:00 CT21:00|
|12/28||vs. Cle||10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 MST1:00 EST22:00 UAE19:0013:00 ET12:00 CT16:00|
|12/31||vs. Atl||10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 MST1:00 EST22:00 UAE19:0013:00 ET12:00 CT16:00|
|1/2||@ Chi||5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET1:00 GMT9:00 6:00 MST8:00 EST5:00 UAE (+1)02:0020:00 ET7:00 CT23:00|
|12/18||vs. Det||L 106-107|
|12/16||vs. Min||W 101-97|
|12/13||vs. NY||W 90-86|
|12/11||vs. LAC||L 88-96|
|12/10||@ Bkn||L 96-104|
|12/8||@ NY||W 114-73|
|12/6||vs. Den||W 106-98|
|12/3||vs. Mil||W 108-100|
|11/30||@ Mil||L 85-92|
|11/29||vs. Cle||W 103-86|
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In the latest installment of his exculsive diary for CSNNE.com, Celtics top pick Kelly Olynyk is ready to start his NBA career for real before plenty of family and friends in Toronto.