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  1. Ainge: Sully's shape not good enough

    Chris Forsberg

    A day after Boston Celtics third-year big man Jared Sullinger pledged to transform his body while rehabbing from a season-ending left foot fracture, president of basketball operations Danny Ainge came down hard on Sullinger for his lack of strides in...

    Blog | February 26, 2015
  2. Ainge finally gets his man in Thomas

    Chris Forsberg

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge made Isaiah Thomas one of his primary targets at the start of free agency this past summer. Seven months later, he finally got his man. The Celtics obtained Thomas...

    Blog | February 19, 2015
  3. Trader Danny's roster overhaul

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics have now executed 11 trades with 10 trade partners since the start of the 2014-15 season. A look at the roster overhaul performed by Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and his staff: TRADER DANNY AT WORK...

    Blog | February 19, 2015
  4. Ainge: 'We're looking for more certainty'

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge maintained Thursday morning that his team is "all over the map" while exploring potential deals as the trade deadline nears, but reaffirmed his team's desire to be patient and make wise de...

    Blog | February 19, 2015
  5. Celtics at deadline: Ready and opportunistic

    Chris Forsberg

    The word that Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge has often repeated when discussing his team's approach to the rebuilding process is "opportunistic." The Celtics have spent the past 20 months reshaping their roster, mass...

    Blog | February 16, 2015
  6. Tommy pointed to Hall again as coach

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics player/coach/broadcaster Tommy Heinsohn will be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame after being one of five members of the class of 2015 who were directly elected on Saturday. Heinsohn, already in the Hall as a player, was sel...

    Blog | February 14, 2015
  7. Notebook: Stevens and security

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Even as the Boston Celtics have endured their rebuilding lumps, president of basketball operations Danny Ainge has pledged unconditional support for head coach Brad Stevens, joking at times that he'd like to give him another six-year contra...

    Blog | January 31, 2015
  8. C's give glimpse of defensive potential

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The progress that Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens so desperately craves from his team requires 48 minutes of quality basketball, so getting half of that amount is supremely insufficient. After Boston made some noticeable strides on its re...

    Blog | January 30, 2015
  9. Olynyk (ankle) uncertain on return timeline

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics second-year big man Kelly Olynyk wore a protective boot over his sprained right ankle while meeting with reporters after Thursday's practice and said he's uncertain when he'll resume basketball activities while waitin...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  10. Notes: Stevens' bad memory of Prince

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- While Tayshaun Prince's role with the Boston Celtics is somewhat hazy in the aftermath of Monday's three-team swap, the veteran swingman is expected in town later this week to discuss his future with president of basketball operations Danny...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  11. Too many picks? No such thing says Ainge

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge took a break from his game of draft pick Pokemon (gotta catch 'em all!) on Monday night to assess the status of his team's roster overhaul. Leaning on the wall outside the Celtic...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  12. Ainge thinks Green will thrive in Memphis

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said that the uncertainty surrounding Jeff Green's future with the team, along with the value he commanded on the trade market, ultimately led to the three-team swap that formall...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  13. Brad Stevens on scuffling Celtics: 'It's not good basketball'

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens didn't want to talk silver linings. Given a chance to accentuate the positive after rookie James Young's potential breakout performance on Monday night, a clearly ruffled Stevens instead steered the conv...

    Blog | January 06, 2015
  14. Danny Ainge: Very difficult to move Rondo

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said lingering uncertainty about Rajon Rondo's future in Boston, along with the team's inability to immediately surround him with impact players, contributed to his decision to t...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  15. Danny Ainge of Boston Celtics says impending free agency led to R...

    Chris Forsberg

    Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said lingering uncertainty about Rajon Rondo's future in Boston, along with the team's inability to immediately surround him with impact players, contributed to the team's decision to trade him.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2014
  16. Danny Ainge acknowledges trade chatter, says he's exploring all p...

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge acknowledged Thursday that he's actively involved in trade discussions and, while he wouldn't talk specifically about rumors surrounding team captain Rajon Rondo, didn't shy away from addr...

    Blog | December 18, 2014