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.
1yA bad back has kept Chris Wilcox out of the C's first two preseason games, and he could get an MRI on it upon his return back to the States.
1yBoston said goodbye to Europe on Sunday, but not before leaving their mark. The Celtics cruised to a 105-75 win over EA7 Emporio Armani. Rajon Rondo, Jeff Green, Jared Sullinger, and Darko Milicic were impressive in the win.
1yRajon Rondo is in Italy -- a country known for its fashion -- for a basketball game.
1yCeltics Coach Doc Rivers didn't think Rasheed Wallace should have retired when he did, and applauded the former C's skills.
1yThe Celtics know better than most how quickly things change. And when they do, so do needs. Jamar Smith hopes to capitalize on those needs.
1yThe Celtics don't believe in moral victories, but Jeff Green and Jared Sullinger emerged as players who could pay big dividends for the Celtics.
1yThe Boston Celtics start preseason play today with a game against Fenerbahce Ulker. They're certainly tired of playing each other and ready for real games . . . but there's a much bigger goal for Boston than a win today.