2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
48-34, 2nd in Atlantic

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

How confident is Isaiah Thomas that Danny Ainge can land a big free agent? "I'm very confident. I'm not going to say it's going be Kevin Durant. Who knows? I'm confident he's going to get a couple guys and build on what we got going here."

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Isaiah Thomas said that if he's in the recruiting contingent, he's going to buy some Durant shoes and gear to wear into the meeting.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Isaiah Thomas said that if he's in the recruiting contingent, he's going to buy some Durant and gear to wear into the meeting.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Isaiah Thomas headed to meet with Danny Ainge right now and lobby to be part of Boston's Kevin Durant recruiting contingent in the Hamptons.

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Celtics plan on pitching cap space, draft picks to Durant (0:37)
Stats & Info

Teams with lots of money to spend

The Lakers have plenty of cap space to work with this summer, as do the 76ers and Nets. The Celtics, Magic, Mavericks and Rockets could also be poised to make noise on the market.

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durant's busy free agency schedule

Kevin Durant has a lot ahead of him as he prepares to meet with six teams between Thursday and Sunday.

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15hZach Lowe

Funny money? FAs about to get paid in NBA

With the salary cap going through the roof and most teams having money to burn, the NBA's silly season -- which starts Friday -- will not disappoint.

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Let the Durant sweepstakes begin

The Thunder might not get a hometown discount with Kevin Durant, but they will meet with this summer's most prized free agent before other suitors. The negotiating period will begin at midnight ET on Friday.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Oddsmakers not so sold on Boston's chances to attract Kevin Durant (via @BovadaLV):

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Oddsmakers evidently like the idea of Dwight Howard in Boston (via @BovadaLV):

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1dChris Broussard and Marc Stein

Sources: KD to meet OKC Thurs.; Warriors next

Coveted free agent Kevin Durant will first meet with the Thunder before flying to talk to the other five teams on his list, sources told ESPN.

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Should the Celtics target Cousins?

DeMarcus Cousins has put up great numbers and has two years left on his contract. But Ryen Russillo explains why the Celtics and other potential suitors for the Kings center should steer clear.

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2dChris Broussard and Marc Stein

Sources: Hawks, Celtics secure Howard meetings

Dwight Howard, who became a free agent when he declined his player option with the Rockets, has granted meetings to the Hawks and Celtics, sources say.

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2dZach Lowe

In search of the next DeMarre Carroll

It's time for NBA executives to dive deep into the league rosters to figure out which players are the next free-agent steals.

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Sullinger could be free-agent steal

Jeremias Engelmann and Steve Ilardi note that the Celtics simply played better with Jared Sullinger on the floor and particularly benefited from his rebounding. Sullinger is a restricted free agent. Most underrated FAs (Insider)

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Celtics guard Marcus Smart talks about the Celtics getting to meet with

Celtics guard Marcus Smart talks about the Celtics getting to meet with Kevin Durant. Video by Chris Forsberg

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Will Marcus Smart join Isaiah Thomas in Kevin Durant recruitment? Smart jokes: "If I get his number."

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Long-shot Celts have unique offer to KD

Kevin Pelton writes that Boston wouldn't have to tear apart its young roster to add Kevin Durant's salary and could also retain its own free agents. Best pitches for Durant (Insider)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Marcus Smart on Boston's lack of a draft night trade: "We trust Danny [Ainge] and we believe in Danny. And we know Danny made the right decision. We stand behind him 100 percent."

Team Stats

Points Per Game105.75th
Rebounds Per Game44.96th
Assists Per Game24.26th
Points Allowed102.513th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-164834.585
2014-154042.488
2013-142557.305
2012-134140.506
2011-123927.591

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