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Calling Larry Bird ‘The Hick From French Lick,’ Wasn’t Entirely Accurate, According to a Former Celtic: ‘Larry Is the 1 of the Smartest Pragmatic People I Know’

In the pantheon of sports nicknames, “The Hick from French Lick” probably isn’t the most flattering one around. Larry Bird, however, proved that not every name is an accurate depiction of reality. According to one of Bird’s old teammates, the nickname couldn’t be any further from the truth. While Bird...
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LJ Figueroa inks deal with Dallas Mavericks

Another Oregon Duck has inked a deal to try and make it to an NBA roster this upcoming season. After going undrafted during Thursday's 2021 NBA Draft, former Duck wing LJ Figueroa has agreed to play for the Dallas Mavericks NBA Summer League team in August. This gives Figueroa a chance at making their roster for the 2021-22 NBA season or playing well enough to secure a roster spot with another NBA team or land with a team in the NBA's G League.
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Mavericks Trade Josh Richardson To Celtics In Salary Cap Move

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics acquired guard Josh Richardson from Dallas on Saturday, a move that gives the Mavericks salary cap flexibility while adding young center Moses Brown. The trade involves teams with new leaders in the front office. Brad Stevens recently became Boston’s president of basketball operations after...
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Philadelphia 76ers: Swaping out Evan Fournier for Josh Richardson is a choice

The Philadelphia 76ers‘ decision to trade Jimmy Butler for Josh Richardson gets a bad rep. Now granted, is that like trading a Pat’s Whiz wit for a “Philly Steak & Cheese” Hot Pocket? Most definitely. Butler is better than Richardson in every possible way sans contract value, but in the weird and potentially wonderful world of the sign-and-trade, where players dictate their desired landing spot and the teams involved have to exchange something of value to facilitate a move, things aren’t that simple.

The Mavericks trade for Moses Brown from Boston Celtics

Dallas Mavericks, Boston Celtics, Oklahoma City Thunder, Shams Charania, Josh Richardson, Portland Trail Blazers, Boston, Kemba Walker, National Basketball Association. According to Shams Charania of the Athletic and confirmed by Tim MacMahon of ESPN, the Mavericks have traded for Moses Brown. The Boston Celtics are trading Moses Brown to the...
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NBA Rumors: Houston Rockets targeting Daniel Theis

Multiple reports have linked the Houston Rockets to Daniel Theis. The 29-year-old center from Germany spent the first three and half seasons of his career with the Boston Celtics before being traded to the Chicago Bulls at the NBA’s trade deadline. The Houston Rockets tricky salary cap situation. The Rockets...
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Boston Celtics: how an ideal C’s trade package for Bradley Beal stacks up with other likely destinations

According to a recent Bleacher Report story, Bradley Beal is considering requesting a trade, and one of his preferred destinations is the Boston Celtics. While Beal has stated multiple times that he wants to stay in Washington — and post-NBA Draft rumblings echo this sentiment –, after a Lakers-Wizards deal for Russell Westbrook was agreed to last night, it seems to be only a matter of time until Washington and Beal mutually agree to part ways.
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Dunn traded to the Celtics, but could be become part of another deal?

NBA free agency doesn’t begin until Monday night but that hasn’t stopped the Boston Celtics from having a very busy weekend when it comes to shaking up the roster. Brad Stevens acquired New London’s Kris Dunn, Bruno Fernando and a 2023 second-round pick from the Atlanta Hawks for Tristan Thompson on Friday night and followed up that deal with a Josh Richardson acquisition from the Dallas Mavericks for a protected pick per a league source.
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Dallas Mavericks acquire Moses Brown in Josh Richardson trade

The Dallas Mavericks traded Josh Richardson to the Boston Celtics. The move was announced on Friday evening, and it appeared the Mavericks would only be receiving a trade exception in the swap. Richardson was exercising his player option and finding a new home in Boston. It allowed the Mavs to clear cap space in their pursuit of free agents.

Mavericks are expected to pick up Willie Cauley-Stein’s $4.1 million option

Per ESPN’s Tim MacMahon, the Dallas Mavericks are planning to pick up center Willie Cauley-Stein’s $4.1 million option for the 2021-22 NBA season. The deadline is tomorrow. Last season, in 53 games played, the seven-foot big man averaged 5.3 points and 4.5 rebounds per game. The sixth-year player also shot 63.2 percent from the field last season.

Morning Roundup: Mavs trade Josh Richardson to Celtics for Moses Brown

Mavericks trade Josh Richardson to Celtics for Moses Brown. The Boston Celtics acquired guard Josh Richardson from Dallas on Saturday, a move that gives the Mavericks salary cap flexibility while adding young center Moses Brown. The Mavericks got Richardson in a trade with Philadelphia last offseason, hoping his defense would...
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Bulls Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Lonzo Ball, Derrick Rose, Lauri Markkanen

The Chicago Bulls haven't been to the playoffs since the 2016-17 season. Chicago did show signs of progress under new head coach Billy Donovan this past season, though, topping the 30-win mark for the first time since its last postseason appearance. Naturally, the next stage of the rebuilding process will...
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Knicks Rumors: Latest Buzz on Spencer Dinwiddie, Evan Fournier, More

The New York Knicks made positive strides during the 2020-21 season. They went 41-31 and made it to the playoffs, marking the first time they reached the postseason since 2013. In order to build on that performance, they could be in the market for some of the top players on...

HIRED: Brian Keefe appears set to join Steve Nash’s staff

Over the past month, the Nets have lost two top assistant coaches, Ime Udoka to the Boston Celtics where he’s now the head man, and Mike D’Antoni to his family and some time off from the grind. Now, after agreeing to hire Brian Keefe, the former Thunder assistant, to replace...

Boston Celtics Daily Links 7/31/21

Globe Celtics reportedly ship Tristan Thompson to Kings, will get Kris Dunn from Hawks in three-team tradee. SI .com Are The Indiana Pacers Better Than The Boston Celtics After They Traded For Josh Richardson From The Mavericks?