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Report: Kevin Durant’s decision is 90% made

Report: Kevin Durant’s decision is 90% made

Marc Spears has some disappointing news about Kevin Durant’s free agency: Don’t stress too hard, Thunder fans. Yes, Durant, 27, is the star of this year’s NBA free agency reality show. But barring an incredible sales job, several friends and business colleagues close to the 2014 NBA MVP expect him to return to Oklahoma City... [More]

June 30, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 7
Isaiah Thomas says Al Horford is serious about Boston

Isaiah Thomas says Al Horford is serious about Boston

IT on Horford’s view of C’s: “Very serious. I texted him other day. He’s open to opportunity, he’s a fan of my game, he likes how we play.” — Mark Murphy (@Murf56) June 30, 2016 Isaiah Thomas is out and about slinging ice cream for some promotion, and he’s just dropping these little nuggets all... [More]

June 30, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Free Agency, Rumors 8
Isaiah Thomas hates sleeved jerseys

Isaiah Thomas hates sleeved jerseys

I’m no fan of sleeved jerseys. I think they mostly look terrible and I’ve always questioned if their tight design annoys players. LeBron James had the most famous reaction to these things, but he’s not alone in his dislike. Our boy Isaiah Thomas is just like us… he hates them.  I don’t like them. I... [More]

June 30, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 4
Locked On Celtics Ep. 45: Why is Boston talking to Dwight Howard?

Locked On Celtics Ep. 45: Why is Boston talking to Dwight Howard?

The Celtics are talking to Dwight Howard now, and everyone is in a tizzy, so Jay King and I are talking about what the Celtics are really doing here and how it affects their prime free agency target, Kevin Durant. Is the Dwight chase real? Is Al Horford the better fit? And we even talk some... [More]

June 30, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Free Agency, Rainin' J's 1
Your Morning Dump… Where free agency begins tonight – and the Celts meet with KD on July 2

Your Morning Dump… Where free agency begins tonight – and the Celts meet with KD on July 2

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 full @KDTrey5 meeting sked: OKC Thursday, GSW/Clippers Friday, Spurs/Celtics Saturday, Miami on Sunday, per source. That’s the list. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) June 30, 2016... [More]

June 30, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Celtics News, Free Agency, The Morning Dump 5
Keep 35 Retired

Keep 35 Retired

I regret that I never had the pleasure and the honor to coach Reggie, because to me he personified everything the Celtics should be. Red Auerbach The Celtics keep their past very close to their present. There is no organization in the NBA certainly, and perhaps nowhere else in professional sports, that has cultivated the... [More]

June 29, 2016 Rich Jensen Celtics News, Reggie Lewis 9
Thunder, Warriors get first crack at Durant

Thunder, Warriors get first crack at Durant

We’re learning a bit more about Kevin Durant’s free agency timeline. Kevin Durant will meet with his current team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, on Thursday, according to league sources. NBA rules preclude any team — even the incumbent Thunder — from discussing contract specifics with Durant or any free agent before 12:01 a.m. on July... [More]

June 29, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 5
Locked On Celtics Ep. 44: We pitch KD on Boston

Locked On Celtics Ep. 44: We pitch KD on Boston

Danny Ainge and company are going to be busy once the clock strikes midnight tomorrow. They’ll be pitching Al Horford… Dwight Howard (ugh)… and most importantly, Kevin Durant. So what will they say to him? What’s the best approach? What role will Ainge, Brad Stevens, and the Celtics owners have in convincing Durant that Boston... [More]

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Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are meeting with Dwight Howard

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are meeting with Dwight Howard

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. Howard, 30, scored fewer points per 36 minutes than he did at any point in the previous decade. Though he still finished seventh in the NBA... [More]

June 29, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Free Agency, Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart, Rumors, The Morning Dump 24
Report: Celtics will pursue Al Horford

Report: Celtics will pursue Al Horford

By now you’ve heard most of the theories about Danny Ainge’s free agent plan… sign a guy like Al Horford, beef up the bench a little, and try to convince Kevin Durant that his path to a championship runs through Boston. Well, it turns out that theory is becoming a reality. If the Hawks are... [More]

June 28, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Free Agency, Rumors 5