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Draft Lottery Recap… Celtics land at three and Dikembe Mutombo is an oracle

Draft Lottery Recap… Celtics land at three and Dikembe Mutombo is an oracle

I always wondered what it would be like to head into the “top three” commercial break with visions of the number one pick dancing in my head. The Celtics envelope had not been pulled and personally, I spent the next two and a half minutes envisioning Brandon Ingram raining threes or Ben Simmons playing point [...]

May 17, 2016 Ben Mark Around the NBA, Celtics News, Draft, Draft News 23

Your Morning Dump… Where the NBA is holding a job fair

Your Morning Dump… Where the NBA is holding a job fair

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 Boston Celtics brain trust is at the NBA Draft combine in Chicago, where the team will meet with prospects, watch certain players do basketball things, [...]

May 12, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Around the NBA, Draft News, The Morning Dump 3

Your Morning Dump… Where he looks calm, but Brad is mad

Your Morning Dump… Where he looks calm, but Brad is mad

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. “He was very upset,” Isaiah Thomas said after dropping a 121-97 embarrassment to the Atlanta Hawks. “That’s the most mad I’ve seen him since I’ve been [...]

November 25, 2015 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Brad Stevens, Draft News, The Morning Dump 4

Why the Celtics draft is better than you think

Why the Celtics draft is better than you think

Well that’s not what we expected.. With the 16th pick in the draft the Celtics shocked just about everyone by taking Louisville guard Terry Rozier. With needs at shooting, rim protecting, and overall frontcourt toughness, the Celtics opted for another guard in what is already a crowded backcourt with Marcus Smart, Avery Bradley, Isaiah Thomas, [...]

June 26, 2015 Alex Kungu Celtics News, Draft News, Free Agency 9

The Best NBA Draft Picks Ever

The Best NBA Draft Picks Ever

This cool graphic comes to us via Rukkus. Of the 8 Celtics featured (Sorry Michael Finley), 4 were drafted by Boston – Russ, Bird, Hondo and Truth. The greatest pick ever made was Larry Bird. Not only did Red Auerbach have the foresight to draft one of the greatest players in the history of the [...]

June 25, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Draft News 9

Red’s Draft Profile: Justin Anderson

Red’s Draft Profile: Justin Anderson

Height (w/ shoes): 6’6.25 Weight: 231 Wingspan: 6’11.75 No Step Vert: 38.0 Max Vert: 43.0 Virginia’s star forward Justin Anderson is one name that will be linked to the Celtics in the coming weeks. Coming off a freshmen year where Anderson was used as more of a reserve, he took center stage of the Cavaliers [...]

June 11, 2015 Alex Kungu Draft News 1

Red’s Draft Profile: Bobby Portis

Red’s Draft Profile: Bobby Portis

Height (w/ shoes): 6’10.5 Weight: 246 Wingspan: 7’2 No step vert: 25.0 Max Vert: 31.5 (Measurements via DraftExpress) Bobby Portis is one of the most unique prospects in the draft. Projected anywhere from late lottery to mid teens, Portis can come on the court an instantly make an impact. With an unorthodox jump shot, Portis is [...]

June 8, 2015 Alex Kungu Celtics News, Draft News Comments Off on Red’s Draft Profile: Bobby Portis

Your Morning Dump… Where Marcus Smart wanted to quit and wished his rookie season was over

Your Morning Dump… Where Marcus Smart wanted to quit and wished his rookie season was over

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. Smart said his workouts have been productive because, for the first time in months, his left ankle is not a hindrance. He suffered the sprain and [...]

May 29, 2015 Jay Brad Stevens, Celtics News, Draft News, Marcus Smart, The Morning Dump 8

Your Morning Dump… Where you might want to read up on the new draft lottery proposal

Your Morning Dump… Where you might want to read up on the new draft lottery proposal

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. The league’s proposal gives at least the four worst teams the same chance at winning the no. 1 pick: approximately an identical 11 percent shot for each [...]

July 19, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Draft News, Vitor Faverani 12

New ESPN mock draft: Who gets picked at 6 & 17?

New ESPN mock draft: Who gets picked at 6 & 17?

From now until draft day you’ll see about a thousand mock drafts posted by a thousand different sites.  Essentially, you’ll find that the names associated and rumored with the Celtics are relatively the same: Marcus Smart, Julius Randle, Noah Vonleh, Aaron Gordon, etc.  The real drama will be if Danny Ainge decides to trade one [...]

May 29, 2014 Jay Celtics News, Draft News, Rumors 21