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8hKevin Pelton

Pelton: Smart, Exum thrive by getting to line

Second-year point guards Dante Exum and Marcus Smart shined Monday in summer play in an area they struggled as rookies: getting to the foul line.

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Dante Exum hurts ankle in summer league

The Jazz guard left Monday night's summer league game vs. the Celtics with an ankle injury. Exum has a brace on his ankle but is not using crutches or a walking boot.

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Source: Lakers strike deal with Celtics PF Bass

The Lakers continued to fill out their roster through free agency by reaching an agreement with Boston Celtics power forward Brandon Bass, a source told ESPN.com.

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2dChris Forsberg

Pressey-ing the issue

Boston Celtics guard Phil Pressey is a late addition to the summer squad with a guarantee date looming on his contract.

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5dChris Forsberg

Embracing the gritty Celtics

While Celtics fans groan over the lack of star addition, this team will be pretty irresistible.

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Amir Johnson bolsters Celts up front

Kevin Pelton hails the Celtics' signing of Amir Johnson, who should improve Boston's game up front. Pelton's first-day analysis (Insider)


Johnson agrees to deal with Celtics

Amir Johnson has agreed to a 2-year, $24M deal with the Boston Celtics, sources told ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Johnson averaged 9 ppg and 6.1 rpg last season with the Raptors.

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Offense adds dimension, value to Jae Crowder

Jae Crowder has always been a rugged defender. His improved offensive stats have earned him a spot on Kevin Pelton's list of top NBA free agents. Top 30 statistical free agents (Insider)

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6dChris Forsberg

Celtics introduce rookies to history

The Boston Celtics introduced their four rookies Tuesday, then introduced them to the history of the franchise.

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7dChris Forsberg

Ainge: 'Free agents will come' to Celtics

Danny Ainge has tempered expectations about the competitive free-agent market the Celtics face, but he won't be afraid to swing for the fences.

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7dChris Broussard

Sources: Bulls offer Butler max, other options

The Bulls offered Jimmy Butler a maximum five-year, $90 million contract Monday, leading the restricted free agent to postpone meetings with several other teams.

Celtics: Salary cap room, a promising core and young coach make team attractive to free agents, writes Chris Forsberg

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game101.413th
Rebounds Per Game43.813th
Assists Per Game24.54th
Points Allowed101.222nd

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