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Your Morning Dump… the search for a shooter and training camp site

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. With reports circling about interest in fiery if disgruntled Portland guard Rudy Fernandez, Ainge acknowledged that he was pursuing trade options, though he wasn’t sure a deal... [More]

August 26, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

Doc, it’s August… Just Move On

At least that's what the majority of NBA fans are feeling right now.  SLAM Magazine's website likes to conduct a "Polladaday" to gauge the collective feelings of NBA fans.  Typically it's centered around a trending topic in the world of hoops and today's poll is in regards to Doc's recent (and reiterating) claim that his... [More]

August 25, 2010 Jay Uncategorized 26

Kelly Dwyer gushes over Kevin Garnett

Kevin Garnett ranks 8th in BDL's Power Forward rankings. As you are about to discover, Kelly Dwyer has a huge man crush on KG: Kevin Garnett is just about the best power forward I've ever seen, so it hurts to rank him this low. But when he fell off last year, and you saw it,... [More]

August 25, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 5

Celtics bloggers are drunk on green Kool-aid

Today's topic in Kris Forsberg's Summer Forecast is – How will the season end? Three bloggers – Kris (ESPN Boston), Greg Payne (Celtics Blog) and Brandon Paul (Gino's Jungle) have the Celtics winning the title. You can add John to the mix: C'mon, man… they're going to win it all… because I'm genetically programmed to... [More]

August 25, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

Ron Artest responds to Doc Rivers

Doc Rivers continues to preach his favorite phrase… that the Celtics starting 5 still hasn't lost a playoff series.  While Doc is correct… it's not exactly something Ron Artest wants to hear.  So Ron Ron fired back on Twitter: Boston lost to lakers because of Kendrick Perkins injury. What about in 08 when Bynum was... [More]

August 25, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 27

NBA 2K11 is a sneaker-head’s dream

A lot of us are excited about NBA 2K11's release in a little more than a month.  For starters, Michael Jordan is in the game.  And now… as The Gamer reports (via Ball Don't Lie)… he's taking his shoes with him. "There are two legacies of Michael Jordan, his playing and his brand," explains "NBA... [More]

August 25, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo is just part of the trend

  Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Rondo was the fourth Celtic to play for a USA Basketball team in international competition. Two won gold, although Larry Bird was pretty much an afterthought... [More]

August 25, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Summer Forecast: 2nd or 3rd Seed

Once again, it's time for our portion of ESPNBoston.com's summer forecast.  Yesterday, I predicted 55 wins for this upcoming season (Chuck, by the way has 56. Jay has 58).  Today, the panel of bloggers figures out what seed the C's will end up with.  Jay (MrTrpleDouble10) has the C's finishing 2nd in the east. Although... [More]

August 24, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Avery Bradley: The Next Monta Ellis?

As the NBA has entered its semi-hibernation period, it's safe to say there hasn't been a cornucopia of Celtics news going around.  Recently, SLAM Magazine's Tzvi Twersky caught up with Celtics rookies Avery Bradley and Luke Harangody for a few lay-ups.  Among them we find out that Bradley's favorite team growing up was the Seattle... [More]

August 24, 2010 Jay Uncategorized 4

Rondo Withdraws from Team USA

 Woj tweets Team USA has cut Celtics guard Rajon Rondo. Well… that's a surprise. More to come. UPDATE:  Now there's word that he had to leave to tend to family issues.  We'll see UPDATE 2 (with updated post headline):Here's the quote from Jerry Colangelo.  Rondo withdrew from the team. “Rajon came to us and said... [More]

August 24, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 13