Danny Ainge didn’t sweeten the deal for Omer Asik, and instead will sit back and let the trade market dictate where the best deals are.
According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the Houston Rockets have decided to keep center Omer Asik — at least for now.
For a team still struggling to find rotations that work, it’s important for the Boston Celtics’ bench to lend a helping hand on a nightly basis.
Courtney Lee scored 20 points and Jeff Green added 17 as the Boston Celtics cruised to a 120-88 victory over the Orlando Magic on Saturday night.
The Boston Celtics will be without Kevin Garnett and Courtney Lee again on Wednesday night when they take on the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Celtics center Kevin Garnett did not practice with the team on Monday, and it doesn’t look like he’ll suit up for Tuesday night’s game against the New York Knicks either.
Jerryd Bayless scored a season-high 30 points and the Memphis Grizzlies weathered a fourth-quarter rally by Boston’s reserves to escape with a 110-106 victory over the Celtics on Saturday night.
Celtics guard Avery Bradley will have his hands full with Golden State’s Stephen Curry on Friday night, but his teammates and head coach are confident they can slow down the explosive Warrior.
The Celtics began their Rondo-less run with a solid win on Wednesday night, but don’t forget who it came against.
The notion the Celtics could be a better team without Rajon Rondo is a crazy one, but one that does hold some water. If anything else, the loss of their point guard makes this overly-frustrating basketball team much more intriguing after a dismal 21-23 start to the season.