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Jackie MacMullan, ESPN Boston, "I think Rondo is going to go, I just don't see where and how yet" 7-17-14
Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss her thoughts on a possible mid-season tournament in the NBA, LeBron's return to Cleveland, trade rumors with the Celtics and Red Sox, and Darrelle Revis' contract situation.
great place result so. Talks reignited about Josh Schmidt. I'm going to Sacramento Kings and we all know that Josh and Rondo or our blood and held them. You know so I think that's where --
Jackie MacMullan, ESPN Boston: I believe Rondo will be traded 7-10-14
Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.
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OK State Men's Basketball coach, Travis Ford, joins MFB to talk about Marcus Smart, 6-30-14
Former coach of Celtics 1st-round pick Marcus Smart, Travis Ford joins MFB to talk about what Celtics fans should expect from the strong point guard. Among other things, Coach Ford says Smart will be a hard worker, and will improve his shooting ability.
Smart as a member of the cowboys of course drafted by the Boston Celtics . Before last weekend in the first round of the NBA draft I want to follow up Travis on what Lou last year about with your conversations with Danny Ainge . Did Danny ever at all bring up anything character wise with Travis the shove or not and secondly. What did that conversation
Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald, Joins Butch Stearns to discuss the Celtics draft, Free Agency and Where the Celts go from here 6-29-14
The always entertaining and informative Steve Bulpett joins Butchie to talk some Celtics b-ball. He gives his opinion on what the C's did on draft night -- he's high on both picks and think they can contribute, specifically on offense. He also gets into the Love deal and the fact that it is not over yet. He talks free agency with Lebron and Carmello and if the Celts will kick the tires on any of the big names and talks about Rondo's future as well.
about how good. NBA players these guys could be comparing James younger Morris Peterson . Saying he was one of the three best shooters in the draft saying markets Smart. One of the competitive light goes on
Jackie MacMullan, ESPN, talks about the Celtics draft, 6-27-14
Jackie Mac joins the show to discuss the Celtics 1st round pick, Marcus Smart, and what this means for the future of Rajon Rondo. The Miami Heat also traded to acquire UConn star Shabazz Napier, which could entice Lebron James to return.
them right and if they -- and harass people have been -- James Jones the better players so we we understand happened. I -- like James Young pick and asked Youboty Avery Bradley. As you mentioned
Jeff Goodman, ESPN: Trade Rondo for Ty Lawson 6-20-14
College Basketball expert Jeff Goodman joins the show to talk about Joel Embiid's foot, the Celtic's options at number 6, and trading Rondo if they can't get Kevin Love.
Eric Gordon is the other one. Ups freak athlete does kind of Shawn Marion why Leonard type a little bit not agree shooter. What plays hard great defender. I don't worry about if you keep Rondo.
Jackie MacMullan, ESPN Boston, talks Melo, Love, and Celtics Draft 6-12-14
Jackie MacMullan joins the program to talk about the Carmelo to the Heat rumors, Kevin Love's current status, and Danny Ainge's draft options
obviously you know that he's trying to overcome that 21 deficit. However Carmelo Anthony is seems to be the topic and the Big Three turning into a big four. Is that even possible I mean what has to happen for them to get Carmelo Anthony down in South Beach. Well this is also that they all know they're all crazy in my opinion elite group remission now but this one at least. You could see Carmelo Anthony wanting it to happen let's start with -- -- but -- the problem. You've got you got bosh James and and in ways they've all got -- the dead early termination option next year OK but here's the good news for the heat. The only other person that's. The only -- other guys that are on your book. Our poll it didn't -- second round and an economy but two million and it -- two million I think christianity and got a year left. -- that Jones is up Ray Allen is that they've positioned themselves fairly nicely here. There's the but I don't see how they can handle all I I just don't think they can handle for Max -- is you have to have somebody else playing with you. So that's the part and I'm not a 100% sure about. -- little to guys like James and bosh and wade they would all have to take that hometown discount to make room in our guy like Carmelo Anthony . Right or they could not yet but even felt it still you know you -- What to 63063. Million dollars wrapped up
down again -- LeBron drive each other crazy. But he's been important Ray Allen was the -- at them money we know that and even added you know and I think it advanced stage. The guy can still shoot it and so -- you bring up look at Rashard Lewis my goodness. He went from being a bit player to a starter in the NBA finals have a major impact so. I don't think you can keep -- -- and I just don't -- it. -- and the one that makes the most sense to me in terms of actually the players of the people involved actually wanted it to happen. -- glassy BA I thought the league came out of Vince and one of the things they really wanted to -- that came out of those positive was that things like this aren't supposed to happen I didn't think you know -- They superstars would get a jump in -- got this Carmelo Anthony team in the Miami Heat themselves. Talking -- a Kevin Love sort of picking and choosing where he's going. What exactly did
Jackie MacMullan, ESPN Boston, Kevin Love doesn't want to play in Boston 6-5-14
Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss the possibility of Kevin Love in Boston, the Carmelo Anthony rumors, Tom Brady's future with the Patriots, and the passing of Don Zimmer.
that Kevin Love has a new coach same as the old coach Flip Saunders and you have to -- for a moment guys -- Celtics -- now this might. -- Kevin Love leading. The Minnesota Timberwolves and how. I would figure Flip Saunders . A less than willing you large depart with him for just about anything you you're the guy is going to be the coach on the sidelines. Yeah Europe's umpire that a little bit more from Saunders -- now Japanese dislike it but you know it's funny because one love was here of actually interviewed Saunders. And just looked irritated like you didn't wanna deal with that -- based reckless and he he's not he's under contract for the Minnesota Timberwolves . That this thought to tell you right now. Maybe the backers that is like okay. I don't play like that they'd done. -- on the coach he's not going anywhere. Although -- it but it -- -- Kevin Love knew. Somebody here like as I know what's gonna do it's going to be that obviously the coach and I'm well. I don't notice. If you -- analyzed -- about it as it. I mean I know there's a lot of debate about it being overthrown Carmelo Anthony yesterday but it certainly is a believe that this deal was. Almost hashed out two years ago outrageous -- thought process on
-- news coming out about 45 minutes ago half hour ago that. Flip Saunders . Does decide to make himself the coach. Of the Minnesota Timberwolves how if at all do you think this affects the future of Kevin Love in Minnesota or maybe better said. How if
play with can -- and I don't think they have not give. Flip Saunders back to make. -- happier here so I I don't think Boston very viable location for Camelot because. Even though Minnesota at
Melo and Love to Boston? 6-4-14
The guys discussed the new rumors surrounding Kevin Love and Carmelo Anthony coming to Boston.
now -- love and on budget repeat it. They would definitely need Tony Allen -- all the I'd lock down and that the longer the better. But with the meltdown that Indian don't you think that.
Chris Mannix, SI.com, talks about possible packages to acquire Kevin Love, 6-3-14
Chris Mannix poses the question: Why was Kevin Love visiting Boston? Chris notes that Love's visit was not "under the radar," taking pictures at every opportunity. He also warns there will probably be 8 or 9 teams in the market for Love's services.
of a lot -- Utah. Margaret the other -- under speaker and Richard Jefferson but they you have NBA ready talent in the forward David Lee . And art and barn that could appeal the other part of a -- to worry about it. They're talking about their likes