Boston Celtics

Fantasy Blurbs

  • Gordon Hayward - F - Boston Celtics

    On his blog, Gordon Hayward detailed his rehab process and said trainer told him that the "last thing to come is that explosion off my left foot."

    Hayward also mentioned that although the Celtics have no specific plans to rest him, they don't want to put any undue burden on his body so catching a few DNPs might be in the cards. We're hoping Gordon is completely healthy after missing last season but we don't expect him to match his value from Utah as there are just to many mouths to feed in Boston for him to get that kind of usage.

    Source: GordonHayward20.life

  • Daniel Theis - F/C - Boston Celtics

    At the Celtics golf tournament on Wednesday, Brad Stevens said that Daniel Theis is back to playing some 5-on-5.

    Theis wasn't doing 5-on-5 activity about two weeks ago so it's a positive step. He might not be cleared for training camp when it first opens but it sounds like he'll be ready soon barring setbacks.

    Source: Chris Forsberg on Twitter

  • Gordon Hayward - F - Boston Celtics

    Brad Stevens said that he doesn't see the Celtics resting Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving on back-to-backs unless he's told otherwise by the trainers.

    It's been nothing but positive updates all summer for both Hayward and Irving, and they appear to be heading into camp at 100 percent. The team would be wise to slip in some rest here and there but for now it doesn't seem like it'll be a regularly scheduled occurrence. While it might be tougher to plan for it sounds like they'll be moving full speed ahead right from opening night. That's music to the ears of fantasy owners.

    Source: Gary Washburn on Twitter

  • Kyrie Irving - G - Boston Celtics

    Kyrie Irving will not have any minutes restrictions once the regular season begins, per David Aldridge.

    Irving has reportedly looked great in offseason work and he's a full go for camp. The fact that his knee issues might be chronic going forward suggests that the Celtics will try and lighten his load a little bit if possible, but for the time being he looks like he's 100 percent. There's still some risk here but Irving will be a second-round value whenever he's on the floor.

    Source: NBA.com

  • Jabari Bird - G - Boston Celtics

    Jabari Bird said in a statement that he's stepping away from the Celtics indefinitely.

    Bird has some very serious and disturbing allegations lobbied against him. Expect a lengthy investigation and heavy discipline from the league if even part of the story is true.

    Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

  • Gordon Hayward - F - Boston Celtics

    Gordon Hayward said on Thursday that he's 100 percent and ready for the regular season.

    He added that he's still working his way back basketball-wise, but that he's been playing 5-on-5 for a couple of weeks. The Celtics have a bit of a logjam going with all of their talent but Hayward should start and get plenty of minutes even if the team plays it safe with him as he shakes the rust off in the early going. He'll be one of the most interesting players to track in fantasy drafts this year.

    Source: Gary Washburn on Twitter

  • Jabari Bird - G - Boston Celtics

    Jabari Bird is currently being held on $50,00 bail on charges of kidnapping, strangulation and domestic assault with a dangerous weapon.

    The Celtics released a statement and said that they are "deeply disturbed" by the allegations. They will help the league and local police with the investigation.

    Source: Gary Washburn on Twitter

  • Kyrie Irving - G - Boston Celtics

    Kyrie Irving recently attended a Miami workout session with other NBA stars and reportedly "looked amazing" while playing without restrictions for two days.

    James Harden and Kevin Durant were among the players at the session, so Uncle Drew is in good company. All indications are that he's 100 percent and ready for training camp, so fantasy owners can view Irving as the top-20 option he always is. Whether or not you're comfortable spending a second-round selection on someone who could deal with chronic knee issues is a separate matter, however.

    Source: Chris Mannix on Twitter

  • Jonathan Gibson - G - Boston Celtics

    Jonathan Gibson has signed with China's Qingdao Eagles.

    Gibson played in only four games with the Celtics last season. He'll look to put up big numbers overseas and return to the league when the CBA season ends.

    Source: Sportando

  • Jabari Bird - G - Boston Celtics

    Jabari Bird was arrested in Boston on Friday night on assault charges after domestic incident.

    He is currently undergoing evaluations at a local hospital while under police custody. Chris Forsberg of ESPN writes that complaints will be sought against the suspect for assault, battery, strangulation and kidnapping. Nothing is imminent yet and more updates are sure to follow. The Celtics have released a statement that they are aware of the situation but refrained from commenting. Bird recently signed a two-year deal with Boston.

    Source: Anaridis Rodriguez on Twitter

  • Daniel Theis - F/C - Boston Celtics

    Daniel Theis began doing one-on-one work this week and hopes to be cleared for the start of training camp.

    Theis probably won't be cleared until he can get to five-on-five work but he began cutting in August, so he's definitely progressing. The German was a nice find for Boston last season, giving them some versatility and defensive prowess in the frontcourt. He'll struggle to maintain a similar role with the Celtics fully healthy but would be a nice deep league add if someone ahead of him sustained an injury.

    Source: A. Sherrod Blakely on Twitter

  • Daniel Theis - F/C - Boston Celtics

    Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Brad Stevens said that everyone is ready to go, except from Daniel Theis.

    Theis had begun cutting at the the beginning of August and was hoping to begin basketball activities at some point in September but it seems that he is not yet ready for training camp. The German big will have to compete with Aron Baynes for backup minutes but he isn’t expected to have a fantasy impact this year.

    Source: Adam Himmelsbach on Twitter