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Celtics Interested in Courtney Lee?

Celtics Interested in Courtney Lee?

According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN.com, the Celtics and Courtney Lee have met, and the Celtics have emerged as a “serious suitor” for Lee. The Boston Celtics have emerged as a serious suitor for Courtney Lee after coach Doc Rivers met with the free-agent guard Saturday night, according to sources familiar with [...]

July 8, 2012 Jay Free Agency 14

76ers land Nick Young, will amnesty Elton Brand

76ers land Nick Young, will amnesty Elton Brand

The 76ers are making some news today. First, the signing of shooting guard Nick Young to a super cheap contract: Multiple reports including Yahoo and ESPN confirm through Nick Young’s agent that he has agreed to an offer sheet with the Philadelphia 76ers on a one-year deal worth $6 million. Wait. It wasn’t a four-year, $30 million [...]

July 6, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Free Agency 6

Clippers cancel Ray visit after signing Crawford, Billups

Clippers cancel Ray visit after signing Crawford, Billups

Ray Allen’s options have just dwindled after the Los Angeles Clippers signed Jamal Crawford and Chauncey Billups.  The Clippers were informed on Thursday that guards Jamal Crawford and Chauncey Billups intend to sign contracts with the team when the NBA’s moratorium period is lifted for free agents to sign deals, according to NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly on the [...]

July 5, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Free Agency, Free Agency, Ray Allen 14

Steve Nash is a Laker

Steve Nash is a Laker

Well then… we didn’t see this coming, did we? In an unforeseen twist that could thrust the Los Angeles Lakers straight back into title contention, two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash has successfully negotiated a sign-and-trade deal from the Phoenix Suns to the Lakers that will team him up with Kobe Bryant, according to sources with [...]

July 4, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Trades 13

Terry Gets No Offer From Dallas, Wants Ray to Re-Sign With Celtics

Terry Gets No Offer From Dallas, Wants Ray to Re-Sign With Celtics

There is a quick update on the Jason Terry signing.  While there was some doubt left while giving the Mavericks a chance to match the Celtics offer, it appears that time has come and passed.  Dallas has lost out on the Deron Williams sweepstakes and appears ready to move on without Terry.  Terry spoke with Fox [...]

July 4, 2012 Jay Free Agency, Free Agency 4

Philly gives Spencer Hawes $13 million to continue being Spencer Hawes

Philly gives Spencer Hawes $13 million to continue being Spencer Hawes

One of my lasting memories of the Boston Celtics – Philadelphia 76′ers series was thinking “How can we keep Spencer Hawes in this game.”  He was terrible in that series, and Doug Collins’ insistence on using him was part of the reason why the Celtics won. But Philly was undeterred by Hawes playing terribly in [...]

July 4, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Free Agency 4

Deron Williams is taking the Nets’ $100 million

Deron Williams is taking the Nets’ $100 million

Deron Williams broke the news this afternoon via his Twitter account. He’s taking the 5 year, $98 million max contract from the Nets. Mark Cuban tried to woo him to Dallas with a 4 year, $75 million deal. Tough day for Cubes. The Nets are building a decent little team down in Brooklyn. They may [...]

July 3, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Free Agency 1

Report: Hawks ship Joe Johnson to Nets for expiring contracts

Report: Hawks ship Joe Johnson to Nets for expiring contracts

The Atlanta Journal Constitution has the details: The Hawks and Nets have agreed to terms on a trade that would send All-Star guard Joe Johnson to Brooklyn for multiple players with expiring contracts and a first-round draft pick, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. Trades can’t be officially consummated until the NBA moratorium ends [...]

July 2, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Trades 10

Your Morning Dump… Where Green, Allen AND Terry might be signed

Your Morning Dump… Where Green, Allen AND Terry might be signed

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. Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers made his first phone call on Sunday, the official opening of free agency in the NBA, to Ray Allen. He said he does not [...]

July 2, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Free Agency, Ray Allen, Rumors, The Morning Dump 28

Report: Memphis to offer Ray Allen full mid-level exception

Report: Memphis to offer Ray Allen full mid-level exception

According to the Memphis Commercial Appeal:  The Grizzlies have made veteran sharpshooter Ray Allen a prime offseason target and planned to contact him late Saturday night in the first step of what promises to be a strong pursuit of the NBA’s all-time leading three-point shooter. Memphis, according to sources familiar with the team’s plans, will [...]

June 30, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Rumors, Rumors 17