Boston Celtics C’s Could Go After Davis Share Tweet Published 6 months ago on July 18, 2017 By Tanner Rebelo Boston Celtics Rumor: If Pelicans Go South C’s Eyes Will Be On Anthony Davis NBA Executives still tend to think that the Boston Celtics will be highly interested in Anthony Davis. “Rival executives expect Boston to be keeping close tabs on New Orleans, which is entering a critical season,” The Vertical’s Chris Mannix wrote of this upcoming season. “The Pelicans are committed to seeing if an Anthony Davis-DeMarcus Cousins frontcourt can work, but if the season goes awry, it’s widely believed the Celtics will make a strong run at Davis, who is under contract through 2020.” Essentially Mannix envisions Boston being able to package a deal for Davis by using multiple draft picks that are in their war chest. At this point it is very unclear what a deal would even look like. Davis is a longshot at this point with much of it betting on the Pelicans wanting to start fresh if they come out the gate losing left and right. One would have to imagine any deal involving the Boston Celtics and Davis would start with the 18 Brooklyn pick in addition to a multitude of assets. Adding Davis to a rotation that already includes Isaiah Thomas, Al Horford, and Gordon Hayward would instantly make them front runners in the Eastern Conference. Related Topics:Boston Celticsfeatured Up Next Boston Celtics Announce Signings Of Daniel Theis And Guerschon Yabusele Don't Miss Boston Celtics Sign Pierce, The Truth Retires With Boston Tanner Rebelo Tanner founded Trifecta Network in Spring of 2016 and has been the Chief of Content for the Network since that time. Currently Tanner covers all the sports teams in Boston and has contacts in many of the teams in the city. Before starting Trifecta, Tanner was a Site Expert for the FanSided site Chowder and Champions before leaving to cover Boston teams on the ground as a member of the media for Trifecta. Continue Reading Advertisement You may like The Celtics Have a Bench Problem The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Patriots, Must-Win Edition Jayson Tatum’s Patience: The Deciding Factor The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Celtics 2018 Draft Prospects The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Boston Celtics The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Neck-Deep Edition Published 4 weeks ago on December 22, 2017 By Jackson Kelley It feels like New England Sports is currently being buried – in snow, controversies and soul-decimating losses. The recent Patriots victory over the Steelers has been tarnished by subsequent internal-fighting. And over the past couple of weeks, the Boston Celtics have been defeated by some of the most middling of NBA teams. The only auspicious emblem to be found would be the Bruins, who have won 3 games in a row. If the season ended today, the B’s would make the playoffs! But don’t worry, they’ll find a way to self-destruct before the season actually ends. So when you’re neck-deep in it, like we presently find ourselves, what do you do? You shovel yourself out. Let this article be your utensil of liberation! It’s time for another installment of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Neck Deep Edition. Continue Reading Boston Celtics The Celtics Have a Bench Problem Published 1 month ago on December 17, 2017 By Jackson Kelley With the Celtics suffering a nonplussing loss at the hands of the Utah Jazz, it’s become apparent: This bench is gonna need some help. And they’re going to have to find this help from within themselves. Ever since he was acquired from the Pistons, Marcus Morris was expected to be the most talented asset on the Celtics bench. Morris has the skills to be a secondary powerhouse in the NBA. Just last season, for Detroit, Morris averaged 14.0 PPG and just about 5 RPG. But unfortunately his young tenure in Boston has deteriorated into “what ifs”. Marcus has been afflicted with a lancinating and unrelenting pain in his left knee. Not only did he miss the start of the season, but he’s been sidelined yet again by this tenacious problem. Without Morris on the court, Boston’s bench lacks that veteran’s heart and wisdom that he provides. They also are mathematically short in the scoring department, without the versatile big man. As we saw Friday night at the Garden, somebody is going to need to step up – and fast. Continue Reading Boston Celtics Jayson Tatum’s Patience: The Deciding Factor Published 1 month ago on December 8, 2017 By Jackson Kelley There is currently a preponderance of NBA rookies who are dominating the league. We’re talking about 20-somethings (some even younger than that) leading their teams in nearly every statistical category. This is no longer your father’s NBA. Gone are the days of “earning your stripes”. In today’s game, if a player has the talent he’s going to be encouraged to use it. Our favorite youngling, here in Boston, is unanimously Jayson Tatum. This 19-year-old kid has stormed the Garden like some new-school Larry Bird–Paul Pierce hybrid. He’s the futuristic embodiment of “Celtics Basketball” – the silhouette for Boston’s modern logo. But Tatum’s not even the superlative of this year’s rookie class! Many “Green Teamers” would argue the cockeyed contention that Jayson Tatum is a shoo-in for Rookie of the Year. As heartening as it may be for the flourishing freshman to hear such high praise, it still stems from unchecked fandom. I swear, there must be something circulating around the Charles River. It seems that Boston has become more and more generous, in recent years, when it comes to appraising young talent. In every sport, we’re ready to give our kindergarteners their high school diploma, the very second they demonstrate their ability. 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