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 ..

Celtics’ Thomas on possible No. 1 pick Fultz: ‘We’ll figure out how to play together’

CBSSports.comIsaiah Thomas has put the Celtics in a really tough spot this upcoming summer. He’s clearly the reason Boston made it to the Eastern Conference Finals and he doesn’t have much longer on his contract with them. The Celtics will soon have to either Isaiah Thomas believes he and Markelle Fultz could thrive with Celtics ..

NBA Playoffs: Improved Cavs defense posing problems for Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas

Boston.comBOSTON — It was a bad sign when Isaiah Thomas turned the ball over on the first possession of the Eastern Conference finals. On Wednesday, Thomas’ series started with the Boston Celtics star getting trapped in the corner by the Cleveland Cavaliers’ …Isaiah Thomas believes he and Markelle Fultz could thrive with Celtics ..

Isaiah Thomas believes he and Markelle Fultz could thrive with Celtics

ESPNWALTHAM, Mass. — Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas said he’s talked with potential No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz since Boston landed the top spot in Tuesday’s draft lottery, adding that he thinks the two could thrive together. Thomas wouldn’t divulge the 2017 NBA Playoffs: Updated Postseason MVP Rankings ..

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 ..

Blasted by Cavs, No. 1 pick in hand, Celtics must consider trading Isaiah Thomas

CBSSports.comThe 117-104 beating the Cleveland Cavaliers put on the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals (it was much worse than that score would indicate) was so awkwardly lopsided that it didn’t even take until halftime for the TNT crew to Each NBA Lottery Team’s Draft Whiteboard ..

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 ..

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 ..

U.S. news: Paul Pierce calls for Celtics to trade No. 1 draft pick

USA TODAYThe Boston Celtics are at a bit of a crossroads. Not only are they in the Eastern Conference finals as the No. 1 seed, but they just landed the No. 1 overall pick in June’s draft thanks to a 2013 trade with the Brooklyn Nets that’s still paying The case against a lottery for the MLB draft ..