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  1. TrueHoop: Inner working of C's

    Henry Abbott

    Danny Ainge does things unconventionally -- and they often work out. That's always fun. But how does the Celtics' front office really work? It's hard to say, because it's a small team, and generally a tight-lipped one. (It's tough to find mor...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  2. The innner workings of the Celtics

    Henry Abbott

    Danny Ainge does things unconventionally -- and they often work out. That's always fun. But how does the Celtics' front office really work? It's hard to say, because it's a small team, and generally a tight-lipped one. (It's tough to find more ...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  3. Danny Ainge: No Rajon Rondo trade

    Henry Abbott

    From news services: Danny Ainge didn't leave himself any wiggle room Monday night when the topic of persistent trade rumors involving Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo arose. "Rondo's not being traded," Ainge, Boston's president of bask...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  4. Danny Ainge's 72-hour cure

    Henry Abbott

    The Celtics have a roster with a couple of holes. They could use a big man (who couldn't?) and a wing stopper (ditto). But more or less they have a team, which is a minor miracle. Boston entered free agency with a grand total of six players under ...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  5. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jim Souhan of the Star Tribune: "Before the Timberwolves traded Kevin Garnett to the Celtics for Al Jefferson and fodder, Wolves fans were tired of losing in the first round of the playoffs, Danny Ainge was considered a general manager flop on par wi...

    Blog | November 04, 2009
  6. Not a Good Night to Recover Gently from Heart Trouble

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN Boston bureau reporter Wendi Nix writes: After a second straight playoff game that came down to the final possession, Celtics coach Doc Rivers opened his post-game comments Monday night with this: "I just pray that Danny Ainge didn'...

    Blog | April 21, 2009
  7. In Good Spirits: Danny Ainge

    Henry Abbott

    Great to hear that, on a Thursday that has to some kind of record for bad Boston news, the man in charge emerged with health, and spirits, intact. Nothing like a major health scare to deliver massive dose of perspective. Frank Dell'Apa of the Bos...

    Blog | April 17, 2009
  8. Math With Darius

    Henry Abbott

    Things are quiet on the Darius Miles front, despite Danny Ainge's testimonial on Miles behalf that he can still play. It's been pretty well-documented that the Portland Trail Blazers stand to lose a lot of money and cap flexibility if Darius Miles su...

    Blog | November 06, 2008
  9. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald: "Danny Ainge is the reigning NBA Executive of the Year. And if the Celtics are to win another championship this season, the director of basketball operations will have to come up with a performance worthy of a repe...

    Blog | July 17, 2008
  10. Freakonomics on Celtics Stat Whiz Mike Zarren

    Henry Abbott

    When I met the Celtics' Mike Zarren at that MIT conference a few months ago (he's the part of Boston's front office that is neither Danny Ainge nor a scout -- they run a lean operation), it was clear the dude had not only uncommon insight into basket...

    Blog | May 02, 2008
  11. Active Seniors

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kelly Dwyer Fun week, eh? Danny Ainge lost out on Brevin Knight, still hasn't reined in PJ Brown, but the C's have gone public with their courtship of TV's Reggie Miller. Miller hasn't played since May of 2005, he hasn't played defense si...

    Blog | August 10, 2007
  12. Danny Ainge Has a Sense of Humor

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop reader Mohamed just sent me a link to this YouTube video, which does a pretty thorough job making fun of Celtic honcho Danny Ainge. The actor playing Ainge, for instance, is not old enough to be toilet trained. As it happened, while I was wa...

    Blog | July 12, 2007
  13. When Stars Play GM

    Henry Abbott

    Paul Pierce reportedly said he wanted a veteran. Danny Ainge actually got him a good one Anyone see him play last year? Ray Allen was great. But the early results indicate that, well, they probably should not have listened to Paul Pierce quite so muc...

    Blog | June 29, 2007
  14. Celtics Whistling by the Graveyard?

    Henry Abbott

    Shira Springer of the Boston Globe has reaction from Danny Ainge and Doc Rivers to the news reports that Paul Pierce wants to be traded if the Celtics can't get him a veteran teammate: Ainge and Rivers insist several reports of Pierce's dissatisfact...

    Blog | June 28, 2007
  15. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Memo to Greg Oden and Kevin Durant: the Blazers are giving a pretty good outline of what they want to hear when they meet you this week.Danny Ainge acknowledges that he has talked to the Timberwolves about Kevin Garnett.The new GQ is hitting newsstan...

    Blog | June 19, 2007
  16. Danny Ainge, Talent Evaluator

    Henry Abbott

    Jeff from CelticsBlog takes a thorough look at Danny Ainge's draft picks through the years. Several trends emerge: Danny Ainge, like everyone, hits and misses, but all in all has made good picks.Ainge falls in love with certain players early in the p...

    Blog | June 08, 2007