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Celtics signing Gerald Green, bringing back Zeller

Celtics signing Gerald Green, bringing back Zeller

The Celtics may very well be done making offseason moves after one apparently final flurry to fill out the roster… a flurry that includes bringing Gerald Green back to Boston. Former Celtics guard Gerald Green is returning home. A source told Sporting News that Green will sign with Boston on a one-year, guaranteed contract. Green was [...]

July 23, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Free Agency, Tyler Zeller 9

Ainge takes us behind the scenes of the Durant pitch

Ainge takes us behind the scenes of the Durant pitch

We all freaked out when we saw this picture. It was so layered… so nuanced… THAT’S TOM BRADY! Hey Danny is wearing Durant’s kicks. What’s Kelly Olynyk doing there? Well today, Danny Ainge pulled back the curtain on the meeting. “After we talked for a while, the players all went and talked among themselves. Tom, [...]

July 7, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Free Agency 8

Your Morning Dump… Where today’s the day to sign contracts

Your Morning Dump… Where today’s the day to sign contracts

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. Starting today, July 7, free agents may now sign contracts that were agreed upon during the past week. That includes Al Horford with the Celtics (yay!). [...]

July 7, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Al Horford, Amir Johnson, Free Agency, James Young, Jared Sullinger, Jonas Jerebko, Rumors, The Morning Dump, Tyler Zeller 13

Locked On Celtics Podcast: Immediate reaction to Durant’s decision

Locked On Celtics Podcast: Immediate reaction to Durant’s decision

So, we didn’t get Durant… now what? Jay King and I convened for an immediate reaction to KD’s decision to go become a Warrior. What does Boston do now? How does this affect the league? Will Durant become the league’s new villain? We spent about 20 minutes hashing it all out. (Please pardon the audio [...]

July 4, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Free Agency, Rainin' J's 5

Report: Boston a frontrunner for Horford

Report: Boston a frontrunner for Horford

It’s all happening…. Sources on @TheVertical: Boston and Washington have emerged as frontrunners to sign All-Star forward Al Horford. https://t.co/uS1t0sTDl6 — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) July 2, 2016 I had a feeling once the Bazemore signing was done in Atlanta that Horford was gone (you can hear my live reaction to that news on last night’s [...]

July 2, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Free Agency, Rumors 4

Locked On Celtics Ep. 46: A whole LOT of Horford optimism

Locked On Celtics Ep. 46: A whole LOT of Horford optimism

Day 1 of Free Agency has almost concluded and Jay King and I are feeling REALLY good about the chances to sign Al Horford, especially since the news I was waiting for broke in the middle of the show. How does this affect the pursuit of Kevin Durant? Did the Hawks to Boston TWO favors today? [...]

July 1, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Free Agency, Rainin' J's, Rumors 2

See ya ET… Portland is going to pay Evan Turner $75 million

See ya ET… Portland is going to pay Evan Turner $75 million

I know I’ve been telling everyone that this is going to be a crazy summer… but wow this got real crazy, real fast. Free agent forward Evan Turner has reached agreement on a four-year, $75M deal with Portland, agent Kevin Bradbury tells @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) July 1, 2016 $18.75 million per year. Evan [...]

July 1, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Evan Turner, Free Agency 17

Report: Dwight Howard wants $24 million to start

Report: Dwight Howard wants $24 million to start

So Danny Ainge is going to go talk to Dwight Howard some point soon in Atlanta. I imagine the conversation will go something like this… Once Ainge hears this…. When Dwight Howard starts having his free agent meetings on Friday he’ll seek a contract starting at $24 million a season according to a source. Howard [...]

June 30, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Free Agency, Rumors 7

Isaiah Thomas says Al Horford is serious about Boston

Isaiah Thomas says Al Horford is serious about Boston

IT on Horford’s view of C’s: “Very serious. I texted him other day. He’s open to opportunity, he’s a fan of my game, he likes how we play.” — Mark Murphy (@Murf56) June 30, 2016 Isaiah Thomas is out and about slinging ice cream for some promotion, and he’s just dropping these little nuggets all [...]

June 30, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Free Agency, Rumors 8

Locked On Celtics Ep. 45: Why is Boston talking to Dwight Howard?

Locked On Celtics Ep. 45: Why is Boston talking to Dwight Howard?

The Celtics are talking to Dwight Howard now, and everyone is in a tizzy, so Jay King and I are talking about what the Celtics are really doing here and how it affects their prime free agency target, Kevin Durant. Is the Dwight chase real? Is Al Horford the better fit? And we even talk some [...]

June 30, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Free Agency, Rainin' J's 1