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Your Morning Dump… Where “I ride with these guys until the wheels fall off.”

Your Morning Dump… Where “I ride with these guys until the wheels fall off.”

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Thomas is hoping the team will have a chance to build on this season, but understands that things could look very different next season. “One thing... [More]

April 29, 2016 Rich Jensen The Morning Dump 4
Recap: Hawks deliver kill shot to Celtics season

Recap: Hawks deliver kill shot to Celtics season

Thank god that’s over. I love a grit and balls playoff dogfight but this team was borderline unwatchable in the playoffs. Even the victories were brutal. The Hawks choked out the Celtics, 104-92, to win this series in 6 games. Atlanta’s recipe for victory was the same: swarm Isaiah Thomas and dare the others to... [More]

April 28, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Recaps 20
Rainin’ J’s Ep. 34: The Game 6 Preview

Rainin’ J’s Ep. 34: The Game 6 Preview

Well, we’ve been here before… the Celtics are coming out of a shellacking in Atlanta and coming home to Boston and that crazy Garden crowd. What do they need to do to win Game 6? What can they do to get Isaiah Thomas free? Can Kelly Olynyk or Jae Crowder show up to save the... [More]

April 28, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Rainin' J's 1
Your Morning Dump… Where we’re just waiting for tipoff

Your Morning Dump… Where we’re just waiting for tipoff

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Each game tells its own story, but the recent past has served as a necessary prologue. Now there is anticipation to see what Celtics coach Brad... [More]

April 28, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Evan Turner, The Morning Dump 4
Enemy Chatter: Trapping Thomas

Enemy Chatter: Trapping Thomas

We often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics. Here’s a look at some enemy chatter from Atlanta. Trapping Thomas The Hawks did make a defense adjustment in Game 5. They employed a trap when the Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas had the ball and forced him to pass. Following... [More]

April 27, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Enemy Chatter, Isaiah Thomas 4
Your Morning Dump… Where the Cs were lucky that a bad night didn’t get worse

Your Morning Dump… Where the Cs were lucky that a bad night didn’t get worse

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Although they were routed in Atlanta and now face a must-win Game 6 on Thursday, the Celtics caught a big break regarding the indispensable Isaiah Thomas.... [More]

April 27, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Brad Stevens, Isaiah Thomas, Playoffs, The Morning Dump 23
Recap: House of Horrors

Recap: House of Horrors

Phillips Arena continued to be Boston’s personal house of horrors tonight, as the Celts get smoked by the Hawks 110-83 in Game 5. The first quarter of tonight’s game was an offensive horror show for both squads. The Celts’ shots simply weren’t falling, but thankfully their pitbull defense was on point. Boston “swarmed” the Hawks... [More]

April 26, 2016 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Gametime, Recaps 10
Stevens places 6th in Coach of the Year voting

Stevens places 6th in Coach of the Year voting

Welp, Brad Stevens may have beaten Steve Kerr on Golden State’s home court this month, but he didn’t come close in the Coach of the Year voting. The NBA announced today that the Celtics’ coach finished a distant sixth in votes cast by media members, totaling just 74 points compared to Kerr, the winner with... [More]

April 26, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Around the NBA, Brad Stevens, Celtics News 12
Brad Stevens: An unflappable thief and Rack-O fanatic

Brad Stevens: An unflappable thief and Rack-O fanatic

  Jackie MacMullan has a fabulous expose on the genius behind Brad Stevens. I highly recommend reading the entire column, but if you don’t have the 5 minutes, here are some excerpts. On where he gets his plays Indeed, Stevens has culled his material from a variety of sources: college, the pros, the international game,... [More]

April 26, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Brad Stevens, Celtics News 16
Rainin’ J’s Ep. 33: The Game 5 Preview

Rainin’ J’s Ep. 33: The Game 5 Preview

When things get weird, the Celtics get good, and the Celtics got good at the right time in Game 4… which means they now basically have a best of 3 series against the Hawks. Can they win one on the road? Will Marcus Smart continue any level of what he showed late Friday? And how... [More]

April 26, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Rainin' J's 1