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Trade Winds Blow for Celtics at Draft

Doc and Danny Draft Day Deals: Doc and Danny talk to the crowd at the Draft Party in Waltham after making the big swap with Portland.

Sentient Jet, Inc. Sponsors 2006 Boston Celtics Draft Night Party
The Boston Celtics and Sentient Jet, Inc. hosted an exclusive Draft Night Party to celebrate the 2006 NBA Draft at the Celtics training facility at the Sports Authority Training Center at HealthPoint on June 28.

Ainge Relishes Landing Rondo
Rajon Rondo said all along he didn't know what to expect from the 2006 NBA Draft.

C's Pick Foye, Then Deal To Portland for Telfair, Ratliff
Trade winds were blowing as the Celtics acquired Sebastian Telfair and Theo Ratliff and a second-round pick next year in exchange for the rights to the Number 7 pick (Randy Foye), Raef LaFrentz and Dan Dickau.

Draft Notebook: C's Wheel and Deal on Draft Day
There was plenty of action Wednesday night as the Celtics started reshaping their roster with a pair of transactions that netted Sebastian Telfair, Theo Ratliff, Rajon Rondo and Brian Grant.

Celtics Acquire Rights to Rondo and Brian Grant from Suns
The Celtics made a second deal on Wednesday night, acquiring Rajon Rondo and Brian Grant from Phoenix in exchange for a future first round pick.

Celtics Acquire Draft Rights to Leon Powe
The C's made one final deal Wednesday night, grabbing the draft rights to Leon Powe from the Denver Nuggets.

Celtics.com Fans Mock Draft Concludes
See who Celtics fans named as the top picks in the 2006 NBA Draft in the first-ever Celtics.com Fans Mock Draft.

Celtics Media Weighs in on the Draft
We check in with the people who cover the Celtics to see what they think the Celtics should do in Wednesday's NBA Draft.




Pre-Draft Archive

Williams, Foye, Rondo and Simmons Back for Seconds
With the NBA draft just two days away, the Celtics brought back some familiar faces for a workout on Monday, bringing in Marcus Williams, Randy Foye, Rajon Rondo and Cedric Simmons for a second look, along with first-timers Anton Gavel, Wes Wilkinson and Nik Caner-Medley.

Mock Drafts around the Web
What are the prognosticators saying about the draft? And what do the fans at Celtics.com think? Get your fill of mock draft madness!

Waltham Workouts Resume with Brewer
Pre-draft workouts resumed at the Sports Authority Training Center at HealthPoint in Waltham on Saturday morning, as Arkansas guard Ronnie Brewer joined Miami's Guillermo Diaz, UNC's David Noel and Providence's Donnie McGrath.

Duke's Williams Highlights Saturday's Workouts
Big man workouts continued in Waltham on Saturday, as Shelden Williams, Patrick O'Bryant and Mouhamed Saer Sene worked out along with Torin Francis, the Boston native who stuck around for a second day to round out the foursome at The Sports Authority Training Center at HealthPoint.

Workout Notebook - Bring on the 'Bigs'
After four days of working out point guard prospects, the Celtics shifted gears Friday morning, as NC State's Cedric Simmons headlined the four 'bigs' (power forward and center prospects) who worked out for the team at The Sports Authority Training Center at HealthPoint in Waltham.

Sergio Rodriguez - Workout Interview
International star Sergio Rodriguez was in Waltham June 1 for a workout, and Celtics.com caught up with him for an interview. Too bad our Espanol isn't better; Rodriguez talked mostly through an interpreter.

Breaking Down the Top Prospects
As the NBA Draft approaches, Celtics.com writers take a look at some of the top prospects and potential Celtics draft picks, breaking them down in the Celtics.com Scouting Report. Who should the Celtics pick at Number 7? Let the debates begin!

UConn's Williams Featured in Day 3 of Draft Workouts
Several NBA scouts seem to think Marcus Williams is the best NBA-ready, pure point guard available in the upcoming draft, and Thursday he was on hand for draft workouts in Waltham.

Danny Ainge's Media Conference Call
Danny Ainge addressed the media from Waltham via conference call Tuesday night just minutes after the NBA Draft Lottery concluded.

Celtics Will Draft at Number 7
The Celtics didn't get any help from lady luck at the NBA Draft Lottery Tuesday night, but they'll pick seventh in the NBA Draft on June 28.

Behind the Scenes at the Draft Lottery
Jeff Twiss gives Celtics.com the inside scoop on what actually went down at the NBA Draft Lottery Tuesday night.

Pre-Draft Workouts: Day 2 Notebook
Rajon Rondo highlighted Day 2 of pre-draft workouts in Waltham, as he matched up with Iowa State's Will Blalock (back for a second day of workouts), Boston College's Louis Hinnant and Bryant (Division II) guard John Williams.

Pre-Draft Workouts Underway in Waltham
Day One of pre-draft workouts concluded in Waltham on Monday, and the consensus from those in attendance? The Celtics might have the toughest pre-draft workout in the league.

Celtics Current Draft Rights Status
With the regular season over, Celtics fans turn their eyes to the 2006 NBA Draft, which will take place on June 28. With this in mind, and since the draft has been key to the Celtics' team-building over the last two years (e.g., #15 Al Jefferson, #18 Gerald Green, #24 Delonte West, #25 Tony Allen, #50 Ryan Gomes and #53 Orien Greene), here is a summary of the Celtics' current draft rights status for this year and future years.

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