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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

Ads on NBA jerseys have arrived

Ads on NBA jerseys have arrived

And it’s the Sixers who broke the seal… Here’s the official press release:  The Philadelphia 76ers and StubHub announce the first jersey patch sponsorship among major sports leagues in American history, making the Sixers the first NBA team to declare a jersey sponsor. The StubHub patch will feature the brand’s recently launched new logo and [...]

May 16, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 9

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 someone actually WANTS to coach Boogie & the Kings

Your Morning Dump… Where someone actually WANTS to coach Boogie & the Kings

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 Sacramento Kings have scheduled an interview Sunday to meet face-to-face with the freshly available Dave Joerger, according to league sources, as the Kings ramp up [...]

May 8, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, RJ Hunter, The Morning Dump 2

There’s no way Brad Stevens wants the Pacers job, right?

There’s no way Brad Stevens wants the Pacers job, right?

If you haven’t heard, the Pacers have fired not resigned head coach Frank Vogel. After avoiding the issue for days, Larry Bird finally gave the word today during a press conference. Reaction from NBA reporters hasn’t been kind: Larry Bird still obsessing over small ball idea. YOU DON’T HAVE THE PERSONNEL FOR IT! WAKE UP! [...]

May 5, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird 6

Your Morning Dump… Where the talent show begins today

Your Morning Dump… Where the talent show begins today

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. Austin Ainge, the Celtics’ director of player personnel, said Boston will begin working out players on Wednesday with the first group consisting of six players – [...]

May 4, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Around the NBA, Free Agency, The Morning Dump 18

Stevens places 6th in Coach of the Year voting

Stevens places 6th in Coach of the Year voting

Welp, Brad Stevens may have beaten Steve Kerr on Golden State’s home court this month, but he didn’t come close in the Coach of the Year voting. The NBA announced today that the Celtics’ coach finished a distant sixth in votes cast by media members, totaling just 74 points compared to Kerr, the winner with [...]

April 26, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Around the NBA, Brad Stevens, Celtics News 12

Report: Celts wouldn’t trade Crowder for Butler

Report: Celts wouldn’t trade Crowder for Butler

Remember the trade deadline in February, when Danny Ainge said he “came close” to making a trade but didn’t? And remember that so many Celtics fans were relieved because we wanted to keep budding star Jae Crowder? That may have been a rare case when Danny and the fans were thinking alike. That’s if a [...]

April 13, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Celtics News, Jae Crowder, Rumors, Trades 10

Paul Pierce, Sheed sing in Kobe farewell commercial cameos

Paul Pierce, Sheed sing in Kobe farewell commercial cameos

Yeah, I know you’re sick of Kobe’s goodbye. The good news is that it’s just about over. But Nike basketball’s contribution to the cacophony is actually a nicely done musical tribute that says a lot about the farewell. It’s not lost on us that Kobe is orchestrating the whole thing much like he is the people in [...]

April 13, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, Paul Pierce 5

Jimmy Butler is starting to look like a dink

Jimmy Butler is starting to look like a dink

The Bulls’ Jimmy Butler is a rising star in the NBA and, sometimes with stardom, comes silliness. For example: A guy who spent the entire season talking about leadership showed none in a game the Bulls absolutely had to win Tuesday, looking disengaged at both ends and going scoreless until it was too late with [...]

April 8, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 13