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Celtics draft report cards

ESPN's Chad Ford gives the Celtics an A- Analysis: Celtics president Danny Ainge has shown an uncanny ability to find good players later in the draft. He isn't always right (remember Marcus Banks and J.R. Giddens), but he's found a number of terrific players outside the lottery, including Rajon Rondo, Kendrick Perkins, Tony Allen, Ryan... [More]

June 25, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 8

Sheed’s retirement, Pierce’s option, and my stab at cap-ology

UPDATE:  I'm a complete moron.  Here's the deal:  There are these things called cap holds… which essentially tie up cap space until you re-sign whomever you may be re-signing with bird rights.  So the Celtics, no matter how much we like to slice and dice this… are over the cap.  It's my own fault for... [More]

June 25, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Your Morning Dump… Where Bradley’s more Westbrook than TA

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. Against my strong suggestion — and I have been wrong before, believe it or not — the Celtics chose youth, a Russell Westbrook-clone who can play both... [More]

June 25, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 14
And the Celtics select… Avery Bradley

And the Celtics select… Avery Bradley

Here's the scouting report on Avery Bradley, courtesy NBAdraft.net: An athletic guard with excellent explosiveness, Bradley has a long wingspan which helps make up for his lack of height for a shooting guard (6'3 in sneakers) … Bradley's biggest asset offensively is his ability to shoot from the outside … He can hit from a... [More]

June 24, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 23

Sheed Retires

Chris Mannix tweets that it is official.  More to come… UPDATE: Neither David Aldridge nor J.A. Adande reference a buyout with the Celtics. They both say Wallace is walking away from $12-$13 million dollars. I thought a buyout was in the Celtics best salary cap interests? We're also wondering if Sheed actually filed the paper... [More]

June 24, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 11

This is why Thibs chose Chicago…

…Because they might be better than the Celtics next year The Chicago Bulls have a deal in place that would move Kirk Hinrich and the 17th pick to the Washington Wizards, freeing up enough cap space to pursue two maximum-salary players in this summer's free-agent market, sources with knowledge of the Bulls' plans said Thursday.... [More]

June 24, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Danny squashes Perk rumor

Via Mark Murphy of the Herald “We’re not trying to move up,” said the Celtics president of basketball operations, seemingly putting to rest a prevalent rumor that the team was attempting to package the 19th pick and Kendrick Perkins in an attempt to move into lottery range. Instead, Ainge said, he is open to either... [More]

June 24, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

Six mock drafts… six different results

Since the draft is tonight, it's always fun to take a look at the various mock drafts. The latest mock from ESPN's Chad Ford (insider access only) has Avery Bradley from Texas falling to the C's. Analysis: Danny Ainge has been shopping this pick, but if he stays here, Damion James, Eric Bledsoe, Solomon Alabi and... [More]

June 24, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

The 2 Man Game sorta draft show live at 9

It's draft night, and all of a sudden its time for us to focus on the future.  Chuck and I will hit the airwaves at 9pm so we can catch the C's draft pick and immediately crown it a bust or the best pick ever… since approximately 30 seconds after a pick is made is... [More]

June 24, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Your Morning Dump… Where the Perk rumors have started

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. A league front-office source told FanHouse that the Celtics have been dangling center Kendrick Perkins and their No. 19 pick to teams with high lottery picks in... [More]

June 24, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 26