Celtics wanted to trade Isaiah Thomas for lottery pick in 2016 NBA Draft

Sporting NewsMay 19, 2017 12:39pm EDT May 19, 2017 12:39pm EDT Isaiah Thomas might be the focal point of the Celtics now, but Jackie McMullan says Boston offered the diminutive point guard for a lottery pick last year. Isaiah Thomas-041517-GETTY-FTR.Celtics already taking first steps to next season’s juggernaut ..

Paul Pierce Says Celtics Should Trade No. 1 Pick in 2017 NBA Draft

Bleacher ReportLess than 24 hours after inadvertently helping the Boston Celtics land the No. 1 overall selection in the 2017 NBA draft, Paul Pierce said he wants his former team to move the pick. “You trade this pick, because he (Markelle Fultz) cannot help the Celtics’ Danny Ainge: Getting top pick ‘very fun’ as patience pays off ..

Danny Ainge Reportedly Tried to Trade Isaiah Thomas Last Season for Lottery Pick

Bleacher ReportSometimes the best trades are the ones you never make, and last offseason may have been a perfect example for the Boston Celtics. On the most recent episode of Bob Ryan’s Boston Podcast (via CSN New England), ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan reported …Celts’ Thomas (hip) ruled out for rest of playoffs ..

The lottery-winning Celtics now face an Isaiah Thomas-related dilemma

Yahoo SportsIn a span of 24 hours, the Boston Celtics won a Game 7 and the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA draft. In another 24 hours, they could add a Game 1 Eastern Conference finals victory to their tally. So yeah, things are going pretty well in Boston. And with so Celtics’ Danny Ainge: Getting top pick ‘very fun’ as patience pays off ..

The Boston Celtics have the No. 1 pick — and an Isaiah Thomas problem

FOXSports.comThey have the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the Brooklyn Nets’ unprotected 2018 first-rounder, and one of the best basketball players on the planet in their two-time All-Star point guard. Who cares they’re Despite bright future, Boston Celtics remain focused on the present … the Cleveland Cavaliers ..