The media reaction to the trade of Kendrick Perkins, like the fan reaction, is decidedly mixed. Some say this was a great move, others say it was a terrible, risky move.
As always, Ainge unafraid to take his shot - Bob Ryan is a big fan of Jeff Green.
The Death of Ubuntu - Rich Levine says that without Perkins, the Celtics will never be the same.
On the contrary, Celtics did well - Peter May says that the Celtics got the better end of this deal.
Perkins deal a puzzler - Tim Weisberg says that this deal could end up being one of Danny Ainge’s biggest blunders.
Danny Ainge’s bold move aimed at future and present - Paul Flannery says that this move was made with the goal of improving the team both now and in the future.
Whole lot of Celtics soul gone - Mark Murphy says that the Celtics are more of a common team now.
Contract issue at the center of the deal - Gary Washburn notes that the Celtics decision was in large part, but now wholly, due to Perkins’ contract situation.
Evolution of a pitcher: Lester’s revived changeup completed his arsenal - Brian MacPherson has the third part of his series on Jon Lester.
No minor development - Mike Fine has the Red Sox still working diligently with their minor leaguers, even if there isn’t room on the roster for them at present.
Bruins couldn’t afford to take a pass on puck-moving Kaberle - Fluto Shinzawa says that the Bruins knew they couldn’t let a chance at acquiring the puck-moving defenseman go by this time.
Logan Mankins’ agent points at Patriots - Ian R. Rapoport and Karen Guregian have Frank Bauer sounding off again.
It’s a good time to play catch-up - Chad Finn has an assortment of media news and observations.
‘Sox Guy’ beaming again in Florida – Bill Doyle has a Worcester institution returning the airwaves.
Boston’s Shakeup On Sports Talk Radio Continues - My SB Nation Boston media column looks at some of the happenings this week.