Category: Danny Ainge

Danny Ainge on Personnel Decisions: “Replacing Sullinger, Barbosa and Rondo is Nearly Impossible.”

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

The Boston Celtics are 8-2 in their last 10 games and were 28-24 overall heading into the All-Star break. It's been a major surprise to see the Celtics play so well after losing Rajon Rondo, Jared Sullinger and Leandro Barbosa for the season. The recent hot streak doesn't have Celtics GM Danny ...

Danny Ainge: “When people say we’re going to be better without Rondo, it’s silly”

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

The Boston Celtics got off to another slow start this season and when it was announced that Rajon Rondo tore his ACL, it looked like the Celtics season was lost. Rondo was leading the NBA in assists, he was tabbed as the starting point guard for the Eastern Conference All-Star ...

Danny Ainge Says He Has Tried to Reach Out to Ray Allen But Allen Changed His Number

Monday, November 5th, 2012

Every time the Celtics and Heat play it's must-see TV. First of all both teams have championship aspirations and are usually found at the top of the standings in the Eastern Conference. Second, they don't like each other at all. There have been numerous scuffles and incidents in the games ...

Boston Celtics President Danny Ainge: “The Team Overachieved”

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge has declared that his team overachieved this season. The team went 39-27 in the lockout shortened year, finished fourth in the Eastern Conference and advanced to Game 7 of the Conference Finals. It's not that Ainge didn't believe his initial roster could do that, but ...

Celtics Hope to Stave Off Philadelphia, Advance to Eastern Conference Finals

Friday, May 25th, 2012

I didn't expect the NBA Playoffs series with the Boston Celtics against the Philadelphia 76ers to get to a Game 7, but I suppose nobody should be really surprised that the Celtics couldn't close the series out in Philly in Game 6. Boston is now 2-11 in playoff road games ...

Danny Ainge claims Doc Rivers told him privately that Celtics would turn it around, fears Joe Johnson in first round matchup

Friday, April 27th, 2012

The Boston Celtics were 15-17 after 32 games. Boston then bounced back to win the Atlantic Division clinching the 4th seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs where they will take on the 5th seeded Atlanta Hawks. There was some talk halfway through the season and into the NBA trade deadline that ...

Danny Ainge: “Some nights we’re very, very good and there are some nights where we look like we are Jurassic Park”

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Right when it looked like the Boston Celtics had turned the corner and their inconsistencies were a thing of the past, something happens to change that opinion. Inconsistency continues to hamper this team. Maybe it’s just who the Celtics are and will be this season. Boston is a team that ...

Danny Ainge Mum About Whether Celtics will be Active Before NBA Trading Deadline:

Monday, February 27th, 2012

To blow it up or to hold the course and hope for lightning in a bottle during one last potential run come early summer? That is the question facing Danny Ainge, the embattled general manager of the Boston Celtics. No need to rehash the perceived mess Ainge has gotten himself ...

Danny Ainge Says Entire Celtics Organization Still Believes

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Danny Ainge was in Boston when the Celtics had a huge decision to make on Boston’s original Big Three. Ultimately, the Celtics decided to stand pat and keep Larry Bird, Kevin McHale, and Robert Parrish together even though they were aging. That decision to keep them together showed to be ...

Danny Ainge Believes The Big Three Still Has Championship Potential For Another Year, Feels Challenge Is Trying To Not Jeopardize Cap Space

Monday, June 27th, 2011

The Boston Celtics find themselves in a conundrum as they look at the outlook of their organization in the next five years. Boston still has championship potential for another year and possibly two if you really stretch it. The core of this Celtics team is centered around the Big Three ...