Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Isaiah Thomas recruits Kevin Durant moments after Game 7


The Kevin Durant recruiting campaign officially commended moments after the Oklahoma City Thunder lost in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals and historically blew a 3-1 lead against the Golden State Warriors.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Why Celtics should trade for 76ers C Nerlens Noel


As Danny Ainge and co. head toward next month's NBA draft, there's a potential move available that the Celtics may want to explore.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Avery Bradley named NBA All-Defensive First Team


The Celtics finished the 2015-16 season ranked as one of the top defensive teams in the NBA -- Avery Bradley served as a catalyst to the team's success and was recognized as one of the league's best defenders on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Danny Ainge on Celtics offseason: 'We're trying to become a better team as fast as we can without selling out'



Heading into a potentially crucial summer, Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge admitted that he will explore possible trades on Draft Night but will be careful in making sure he isn't the one overspending in any proposed deal.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Draft Lottery Recap - Where Do the Celtics Go From Here?



Winning the third pick in the 2016 NBA Draft was poetic justice for a Boston franchise who has rarely (if ever) been rewarded its rightful pick in the Draft Lottery age. The Celtics came into the night with a shot at landing anywhere from picks one through six and found themselves rewarded by the Brooklyn Nets hard work in landing exactly on the slot they should have. Now that they know the 'where' the question shifts to 'who?'

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

CWS Podcast - Celtics Draft Lottery


We recap the NBA Draft Lottery as the Celtics will select third in next month's draft along with seven other picks. What is Danny Ainge going to do to make his team better? We breakdown potential top draft picks  that could land in Boston, plus NBA Playoff talk and much more in this episode of the Causeway Street Podcast. Click the player below, enjoy.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Celtics get Third Pick in NBA Draft Lottery



Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge & co. can begin the NBA Draft process, they now know where they will make their pick on June 23.

Kelly Olynyk undergoes surgery


Kelly Olynyk underwent a successful right shoulder surgery on Monday, the Celtics announced Tuesday.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Celtics Final Grades


It's been a little over two weeks since the Celtics were eliminated from the postseason by the Atlanta Hawks (now also sitting at home after being swept by the Cavs) in six games. The C's finished their 2015-16 campaign on a sour note after concluding the regular season with a 48-34 record (despite a four-way tie with Miami, Atlanta and Charlotte), which was only good enough for the fifth seed in the East.

Friday, May 13, 2016

Is Jae Crowder Untouchable In A Deal For Jimmy Butler?


If the Bulls make Jimmy Butler available in a trade, theoretically the Celtics would be able to put together the best package and have the most assets to offer Chicago for the 2-time all-star shooting guard.

A while back rumors were leaked regarding Danny Ainge's first attempt to pry Butler from the Bulls around the trade deadline. Apparently the deal stalled out because Ainge just wouldn't part with Jae Crowder.

Fast Forward a couple months and the Jimmy Butler trade winds are blowing again. Now, the question is in a deal for Butler should the Celtics make Jae Crowder available?

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Durant to Boston - Why The Thunder Beating the Spurs Will Have Zero Effect On Him Leaving



Dreams of Kevin Durant in a Celtics uniform have turned Celtics fans into Gollum from Lord Of The Rings.  We now think that everything is a threat against our precious and every little thing that is happening with Durant is obstructing his potential off season decision.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Brad Stevens says the Celtics tradition is the best selling point for Free Agents


While most believe only championship contending teams can attract an NBA superstar, Celtics coach Brad Stevens believes for Boston -- it's tradition that will play the biggest part in the recruitment process.

Celtics Offseason Preview


Since the dust has settled for the beloved green team’s 2015-16 season, I found it an appropriate time to wrap up a season that started with so much potential and promise and ended with heartbreak and (minor) disappointment.

Friday, May 6, 2016

Dragan Bender: Will He Be The 3rd Overall Draft Pick?



It's not exactly a secret who the projected top two picks are in the upcoming NBA Draft. It's Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram who will be the first players off the board come June 23rd.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Ainge has a lot of 'hope' heading into the offseason, 'Expectations are high'


Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge is ready to embark on one of the most important offseasons of his tenure.

CWS Podcast - What's next for the Celtics?


Celtics drop Games 5 & 6 to get eliminated from the postseason by the Atlanta Hawks 4-2. We discuss what went wrong in their first round series for the second consecutive year. Plus what's next for Danny Ainge this offseason as Lottery and Draft Night are just around the corner. We take a trip around the NBA with the latest news and playoff talk as we celebrate our second Birthday on this episode of the Causeway Street Podcast. Click to listen below:

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Evan Turner on returning to Boston next season: 'I don't know'



Evan Turner isn't afraid to admit that he's willing to test the free agent waters this summer, but hopes the process -- that starts on July 1 -- won't be a long one.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Celtics Playoff Failure Puts Ainge's Rebuild Effort On Notice


The Boston Celtics losing to the Atlanta Hawks in six games in the opening round of the playoffs is a sobering reality for the fan base and a disappointing sign in Danny Ainge's quest to rebuild the franchise.