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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

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 19

Your Morning Dump… Where the NBA Combine can simultaneously help and hurt

Your Morning Dump… Where the NBA Combine can simultaneously help and hurt

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. It certainly did for Sullinger two years ago. One NBA executive with a team that had a lottery pick (top-14) in 2012 said that Sullinger’s medical report [...]

May 13, 2014 Jay Draft News, Jared Sullinger, The Morning Dump 5

Is Andrew Wiggins the next Luol Deng or Paul George?

Is Andrew Wiggins the next Luol Deng or Paul George?

ESPN Insiders’ Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton offer up differing projections of Kansas star Andrew Wiggins: Ford: I think Wiggins has the most upside of any player in the draft. His physical gifts are unteachable. His defensive potential is off the charts and while his offense still needs polish, all of the weaknesses in his game [...]

March 21, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Draft News 37

Another scout links Jabari Parker to Paul Pierce

Another scout links Jabari Parker to Paul Pierce

Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders got a scout’s opinion of Jabari Parker, Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid. On Jabari Parker: “Jabari is a player who scares teams. You’re scared to pass on him because he has the ‘it’ factor, smoothness and intangibles. Nobody says a bad thing about him. Even players in the league who [...]

March 10, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Draft News, Paul Pierce 20