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Your Morning Dump… Where the safe bet is for Danny Ainge to wait until the offseason

Your Morning Dump… Where the safe bet is for Danny Ainge to wait until the offseason

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. But contrary to reports, the Celtics were not actively involved in the pursuit of players to whom they were linked for two days. Ty Lawson, Enes... [More]

February 19, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Brandon Bass, Celtics News, Kevin Garnett, Rumors, The Morning Dump 35
Goran Dragic isn’t interested in playing in Boston

Goran Dragic isn’t interested in playing in Boston

Boston an intriguing trading partner for PHX because of assets, but sources close to Dragic say: He isn’t interested. Doesn’t like BOS fit. — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixSI) February 18, 2015 Oh, well then. Nevermind. I was never really sold on the Celtics legitimate interest in Dragic. I think the Celtics are interested in every potentially... [More]

February 18, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Rumors 13
Add Reggie Jackson to the list of PG’s who want out

Add Reggie Jackson to the list of PG’s who want out

Oh, was the potential for a Goran Dragic/Isaiah Thomas move not enough to make this trade deadline intriguing for you? The agent for Oklahoma City guard Reggie Jackson has asked general manager Sam Presti to trade his client before Thursday’s NBA deadline, league sources told Yahoo Sports. CAA’s Aaron Mintz made the request in the... [More]

February 18, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Rumors 6
Whaddya know… Celtics emerging as contender for Dragic

Whaddya know… Celtics emerging as contender for Dragic

ESPN sources say Celtics emerging as contender on the outside for Goran Dragic in trade with Phoenix — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 18, 2015 Celtics have the assets to jump into Dragic talks and, like Houston and Sacramento, also have the guts to trade for a free agent-to-be — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 18, 2015... [More]

February 18, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rumors 27
Your Morning Dump… Where even dumb teams won’t take Danny’s bait

Your Morning Dump… Where even dumb teams won’t take Danny’s bait

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. As of last night, there have been, according to several league sources, no bites, or even much of a nibble. The rest of the NBA has... [More]

February 18, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Brandon Bass, Celtics News, Marcus Thornton, Rumors, Tayshaun Prince, The Morning Dump 8
Wait, a GM called about Gerald Wallace?

Wait, a GM called about Gerald Wallace?

I missed this juicy tidbit in Steve Bulpett’s latest column: In this market, the Celtics have wares to offer. Tayshaun Prince, Brandon Bass and Marcus Thornton can all be had, and, while it’s hard to picture another club wanting to take on 32-year-old Gerald Wallace with $10.1 million left on his contract for 2015-16, at... [More]

February 17, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Gerald Wallace 6
Your Morning Dump… Where there’s renewed speculation about Boston and Boogie

Your Morning Dump… Where there’s renewed speculation about Boston and Boogie

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. The Jazz’ young big man has been losing playing time to Rudy Gobert, who’ll come much cheaper. Kanter is a free agent and the Jazz has... [More]

February 17, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors, The Morning Dump 22
Assessing the Trade Value of the Boston Celtics: Part 2

Assessing the Trade Value of the Boston Celtics: Part 2

The NBA trade deadline is coming up this Thursday, so before we get into the Celtics trade value, let’s take a look at a couple of rumors. There has been some support for the Celtics to become buyers at the deadline, but they should only do so for players that have the potential to be... [More]

February 16, 2015 Geoffrey Simpson Celtics News 5
Larry Bird is Clint Eastwood: The awesome “f’ing rookie” trash talk story

Larry Bird is Clint Eastwood: The awesome “f’ing rookie” trash talk story

Every time I hear a new Larry Bird trash talking story, I get excited. I’ve always known he was a big trash talker. When I was a kid, I remember seeing NBA players being asked about this and I remember them always saying Bird was tops. Over the years, there was a slow trickle of... [More]

February 16, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Larry Bird 4
Report: Celtics had exploratory talks for Nuggets Ty Lawson

Report: Celtics had exploratory talks for Nuggets Ty Lawson

Grantland’s Zach Lowe has published an insightful trade deadline primer, in which he references the Celtics interest in Nuggets PG Ty Lawson: The more interesting questions surround Ty Lawson and Kenneth Faried. Denver isn’t shopping those guys, but Jusuf Nurkic is the only true untouchable on the roster, per several league sources who have dealt... [More]

February 16, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rumors 13