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Rumor: Paul Pierce is the key to getting Josh Smith

Rumor: Paul Pierce is the key to getting Josh Smith

With less than 30 hours remaining until Thursday’s 3 p.m. ET trade deadline, trade chatter involving the Boston Celtics has been turned up a notch. News that the Atlanta Hawks are “definitely” trying to move Smith this week surely brought a smile upon the faces of the Celtics’ brass. It’s been no secret that the [...]

February 19, 2013 Sebastian Lena Celtics News, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Rumors 49

Wyc Grousbeck on the passing of Lakers owner Jerry Buss

Wyc Grousbeck on the passing of Lakers owner Jerry Buss

Longtime Lakers owner Jerry Buss has died. The 80-year-old Buss was suffering from an undisclosed form of cancer. Hate the Lakers all you want, but Buss was a savvy businessman who helped catapult the Lakers back to the top of the NBA hierarchy after several mediocre seasons in the mid to late 70s. He was [...]

February 18, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 24

Report: Celtics close to signing Terrence Williams

Report: Celtics close to signing Terrence Williams

**UPDATE: Washburn’s source now says the signing is a done deal.** The Globe’s Gary Washburn has this update on the Celtics search for a warm body: NBA source tells Globe the #celtics are strongly considering signing former New Jersey Net swingman Terrence Williams to 10-day contract. Williams has played with three NBA teams and most recently China, [...]

February 18, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rumors 24

Celtics on verge of signing a guard to 10-day contract?

Celtics on verge of signing a guard to 10-day contract?

The Herald’s Mark Murphy offers this update on the Celtics need for a guard: The Celtics are reportedly on the verge of signing a guard to a 10-day contract — a hedge in case a more desirable player is available in another two weeks — though management was still sifting through possibilities. Shelvin Mack, the [...]

February 18, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rumors 3

Your Morning Dump….where All Star Weekend is still awful

Your Morning Dump….where All Star Weekend is still awful

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. No real links out there today that can develop into an article, so heres a topic for everyone to debate instead… The NBA has long been trying [...]

February 18, 2013 Nick Sannicandro Around the NBA, The Morning Dump 34

Your Morning Dump… Where the KG to Clippers trade rumors are back

Your Morning Dump… Where the KG to Clippers trade rumors are back

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 Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers have been discussing a deal to trade forward Kevin Garnett for guard Eric Bledsoe and center DeAndre Jordan, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. There are differing factions within the [...]

February 16, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo, Rumors 38

Report: Celtics and Lakers are talking Rondo for Howard swap

Report: Celtics and Lakers are talking Rondo for Howard swap

Ken Berger of CBS Sports has this blockbuster report: However, CBSSports.com has learned that the Lakers have engaged in preliminary trade discussions with an unlikely trade partner regarding Howard: their fierce rival, the Boston Celtics. The centerpieces of the possible deal, which hasn’t gained any traction, would be Howard and Rajon Rondo. The imagination runs [...]

February 15, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Celtics News, Rajon Rondo, Rumors 70

Best in the NBA? LeBron leaving no doubt

Best in the NBA? LeBron leaving no doubt

So, as a collective audience, can we finally appreciate the greatness that we are experiencing with LeBron James? When are we gonna stop with the charade of who’s the best player in the league when the answer is obvious? After the Miami Heat defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 117-104 on Tuesday night, James put himselfdoubt [...]

February 14, 2013 Rico Albarracin Around the NBA 38

Derrick Rose can’t dunk, might not play this year

Derrick Rose can’t dunk, might not play this year

Nine months after surgery to repair a torn ACL, Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose still can’t dunk a basketball and is unsure of his return date: “I really don’t know,” he said. “I’m feeling good, but like I said, if it’s where it’s taking me a long time and I’m still not feeling right, I [...]

February 14, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Rajon Rondo 15

Rumor: Josh Smith’s primary destination is Boston

Rumor: Josh Smith’s primary destination is Boston

I don’t know much about Gery Woelfel, except that he’s a columnist/report for the Journal Times in Racine, Wisconsin. What does he mean by primary destination? That Smith wants to come to Boston? I don’t see how the Celtics can make a deal for Josh Smith. Atlanta isn’t taking back Brandon Bass and Courtney Lee. [...]

February 14, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 75