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  1. Grantland: 2015 NBA trade values

    There are no Boston Celtics players on's top 60 contracts for 2015, but the Celtics do get a couple of honorable mentions. First, here's Bill Simmons on Kelly Olynyk and Jared Sullinger: The good news for Boston fans: We have 55 first-...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  2. Bill and Jalen Preview: Rondo must go

    The Boston Celtics land at No. 27 in Grantland's 2014-15 NBA preview. And even Bill Simmons knows this is going to be a rough season in Boston. There are some things Bill and Jalen like about this year's team, like the potential of rookie Marcus Smar...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  3. Simmons on Love, No. 6 pick

    In this week's NBA Self-Mailbag, Grantland's Bill Simmons ranks the teams with the best chances to win the Kevin Love pursuit and places the Boston Celtics second behind only the lottery-winning Cleveland Cavaliers. Boston Celtics: They have a war c...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  4. Grantland: Draft lottery karma rankings

    Grantland's Bill Simmons ranks the 14 lottery teams in terms of karma before Tuesday's pingpong drawing and the Boston Celtics land at No. 2: You gotta admit, they sold as high as possible on Pierce and Garnett (three unprotected no. 1s from Brookly...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  5. Grantland: Feeling the Love in Boston?

    Grantland's Bill Simmons rips open the NBA Mailbag and wonders if the Boston Celtics might have the assets to attract Kevin Love: Like Love in Minnesota, [Rajon] Rondo can leave Boston in July 2015. And like Love, you can't trade him unless it's a t...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  6. Grantland: Wallace among worst contracts

    Grantland's Bill Simmons did his annual list of the 30 worst contracts in basketball and the Boston Celtics have only one inclusion, albeit a lofty one with Gerald Wallace at No. 2. From Simmons: I received the following Wallace-related e-mails just...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  7. Grantland: Bill and Jalen's Celtics preview

    Grantland's Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose are back with a breakdown of the Celtics' upcoming season that includes a potential trade sending Rajon Rondo out of Boston and a revelation that Jalen used to routinely deface the Celtics' home floor as a trib...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  8. Simmons podcast: 60 minutes with Ainge

    Grantland's Bill Simmons had Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge on his B.S. Report podcast earlier this week, talking for more than an hour about a variety of topics. Here are our top 10 takeaways from the interview (listen to...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  9. Podcast: B.S. Report on Rivers, Clippers

    ESPN's Ryen Russillo joins Grantland's Bill Simmons for an emergency podcast to talk about the Celtics/Clippers trade rumors and Doc Rivers' future. Hop HERE to listen to the podcast....

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  10. Simmons: C's-Knicks photo diary

    From Grantland's Bill Simmons: I have very few rules in life, but here's one of them: Anytime a Knicks-Celtics grudge match causes Carmelo Anthony to hire a bodyguard, Boston fans to wave Honey Nut Cheerios boxes, the NBA to assign Dick Bavetta AND ...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  11. Scalabrine: Why KG's teammates love him

    Former Celtics reserve and fan favorite Brian Scalabrine sits down with Bill Simmons and tells him why Kevin Garnett could be the most beloved teammate in the NBA and how Rajon Rondo compares to legendary point guard Jason Kidd. Garnett is "the mo...

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  12. Simmons: It's OK to care

    Bill Simmons made the cross-country trip to Boston for Game 6 of the Celtics-Heat series and was reminded what a stomach-punch loss feels like. A night earlier, his daughter experienced a similar feeling for the first time while watching the Los Ange...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  13. Podcast: C's talk on B.S. Report

    Bill Simmons and Boston Celtics radio announcer Sean Grande preview Game 7 of an Eastern Conference semifinal series between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers. Hop HERE to listen to the podcast....

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  14. Simmons: Nothing but the Truth

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesPaul Pierce came up big in Game 6 vs. Atlanta despite his knee's Bill Simmons puts Paul Pierce in the spotlight after his part in Boston's Game 6 triumph over the Atlanta Hawks in an Eastern Confer...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  15. Simmons on Coach of the Year

    Jayne Kamin-Oncea/US PresswireCeltics coach Doc Rivers has done a great job despite all the injuries.Doc Rivers for Coach of the Year? Grantland's Bill Simmons makes the case for Rivers as part of a brief tangent from his MVP race column on Tuesday: ...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  16. Simmons sees hope at Celtics-Clippers

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty ImagesRajon Rondo drives against the Clippers during Monday's win at the Staples Center.Grantland's Bill Simmons attended Monday's Celtics-Clippers game in Los Angeles and spent a lot of time analyzing Boston's roster, ...

    Blog | March 13, 2012