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 have made a number of offseason moves so far, but Jared Sullinger's growth and development will still be a major key to future success.
2wThe Celtics would love to add a big man with the skills of Greg Monroe. But all indications are that the Pistons are going to do whatever they have to do in order to re-sign him.
2wMarcus Smart and Elfrid Payton struck up a friendship when they played in the FIBA under-19 World Championships which ended with Team USA winning a gold medal.
2wPhil Pressey has a year in the NBA under his belt. He returns to Orlando Summer League improved with more of a leadership role and the same hard work ethic.
2wMarcus Smart knows that there's a target on his back that reads "high temper". But anybody trying to get under his skin is wasting their time.
2wHere's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- Tuesday, July 8.
2wThe Boston Celtics confirm that James Young will not play in any of the team's summer league games this week.
2wWill the Celtics use their expiring trade exception on Indiana's Lance Stephenson? It's not likely . . . but it's possible.