Ainge talks free agents, keeping Crowder, Olynyk/Love, Isaiah on bench, Summer League and more

This morning, Danny Ainge gave his season-ending wrap-up press conference.  You can watch the entire half-hour long thing on  We've also got a four-minute video version on CelticsLife.  Below are the highlights:

On pursuing big-name free agents this offseason:

However, he remains realistic:

Of his own free agents, Jae Crowder seems to be the only priority at the moment:

The Celtics can give Crowder a $1.2 million qualifying offer to make him a restricted free-agent.  After that, who knows what other teams may offer and whether or or not Boston will match it.

Also no mention of Brandon Bass, an unrestricted free agent who turned 30 years old today.

On the Kelly Olynyk/Kevin Love controversy:

Ainge likes Isaiah Thomas' fourth-quarter scoring, but also thinks he's most effective off the bench:

On Summer League(s):

Ainge also had some brutally honest remarks on Jared Sullinger... well as some very complimentary words for his coach:

And finally, the big takeaway:

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