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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

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

Your Morning Dump… Where Joel Embiid won the weekend

Your Morning Dump… Where Joel Embiid won the weekend

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.  Embiid quickly re-asserting claim to # 1 pick here. Added muscle, still has quick feet & a beautiful jumper. No evidence of back issues — Chad Ford [...]

May 26, 2014 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft News, The Morning Dump 9

Weighing the contenders in the mix for Kevin Love

Weighing the contenders in the mix for Kevin Love

The NBA blogosphere is buzzing with stories about Kevin Love. As Yahoo reported yesterday, the Celtics have a legit shot at trading for the Wolves power forward. ESPN is reporting that Love likes the Warriors and Bulls. The Suns, Lakers and Knicks (never happening) have also been mentioned. Let’s get a sense of what bloggers [...]

May 19, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Draft News 13

Julius Randle NBA draft combine interview

Julius Randle NBA draft combine interview

Kentucky’s Julius Randle talked to the media today during the 2014 NBA Draft Combine in Chicago. Randle’s great NCAA tournament capped off a freshman season filled with records and accolades. His scoring, rebounding and ability to just straight beast are making some scouts drool. Unlike big name players Wiggins, Parker & Embid, Randle decided not to [...]

May 16, 2014 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Draft News 18