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.
1yDoc Rivers took the second half of Tuesday's game off, putting the decision-making in the hands of longtime assistant Armond Hill.
1yCeltics training camp invitees Micah Downs and Rob Kurz are back home in Boston with the team, but were still without lockers.
1yKris Joseph was obviously relieved to not have been cut by the C's on Monday, while two other players did, but the rookie knows his spot isn't guaranteed. He has to do more.
1yThe Celtics rotation players put the team in a position to win on Tuesday, but it was the backups to the backups that ended up blowing the lead. Boston falls to Brookly, 97-96
1yChris Wilcox is working away at his return to the court, but isn't quite there yet. He spoke to reporters about the challenges in not being out on the court while his teammates play on.
1yDarko Milicic won't be helping out the Celtics as they try to beat the Nets in a home-and-home series, as he and Doc Rivers both ruled him out. Milicic said himself that he's going to get a cortisone shot.
1yDionte Christmas turned down opportunities to play overseas for a chance to make the Boston Celtics this season. He was cut on Tuesday, but thanked the C's for a shot at making the team.