Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics aren't naive. They certainly will try until the end, but know that getting Kevin Love probably isn't in the cards.
The Celtics may not have enough to get Kevin Love, but they're still interested in making the deal work for another team while improving themselves.
Evan Turner isn't the answer to the Celtics' problems, but there doesn't appear to be an answer right now. So Danny Ainge is looking ahead.
1yJason Collins isn't expected to play a ton of minutes for the Celtics this season, but when he's called upon, he'll be ready.
1yThey've been in the market for the last five years.
1yAccording to the online betting website www.bovada.lv, the odds of Rondo finishing as the league's top assist man are set at 5-to-2.
1ySome coaches use the pre-season to work out essential aspects of NBA life. Doc Rivers uses it to leave no stone unturned, as he showed with his self-ejection last night.MORE: Rivers puts assistants in charge
1yCourtney Lee talks to CSNNE's Kyle Draper after the Celtics loss to talk about the fans and how the Celtics wanted to come out stronger than in their last game.
1yTommy Heinsohn is impressed by what he saw out of Paul Pierce and Jared Sullinger Tuesday night.
1yThere has been a lot to like thus far from the Boston Celtics, but Kevin Garnett says they are still working on things and will improve in time.