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2015 NBA Draft Combine notes

2015 NBA Draft Combine notes

With the NBA draft 6 weeks away the Celtics will look to make a splash with a couple of first and second picks. This draft has been labeled a top heavy draft, but it’s filled with players who have skills that match the Celtics needs. When describing the combine last year Brad Stevens said, “The best [...]

May 15, 2015 Alex Kungu Celtics News, Draft 6

Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s don’t seem to like Cauley-Stein

Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s don’t seem to like Cauley-Stein

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. Kentucky’s Willie Cauley-Stein has been mentioned by some as a desirable fit in green, though the 7-footer projects into the top 10 and has enough offensive [...]

May 14, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft, The Morning Dump 11

Will the Celtics target Kentucky’s Trey Lyles in the 1st round?

Will the Celtics target Kentucky’s Trey Lyles in the 1st round?

For those with playoff fever, here’s a reminder that what transpires in June and July will have far more impact on this team than the outcome of this series with Cleveland. ESPN Insider Chad Ford has released his latest mock draft and he has the Celtics picking up a couple of big men with picks [...]

April 21, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Draft 11

Your Morning Dump… Where Smart & Rondo can coexist

Your Morning Dump… Where Smart & Rondo can coexist

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. Asked if Rondo and Smart can coexist on the floor, Ainge added: “Absolutely. No question. And [Smart] and Avery. No question. He’s a very versatile player. He [...]

June 27, 2014 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft, James Young, Marcus Smart, The Morning Dump 65

Marcus Smart is coming to Boston (we think)

Marcus Smart is coming to Boston (we think)

Marcus Smart is athletic, tough and physical. He is also an elite defender. Unfortunately, he’s not a natural shooter. Another drawback is his position. He’s a point guard. What does this mean for Rajon Rondo? Or.. does this mean Avery Bradley is out? Celtics need a pure shooter in that trio. We have plenty of [...]

June 26, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Draft 71

The one mock draft that has Exum falling to Boston

The one mock draft that has Exum falling to Boston

We’ll be drowning in final mock drafts today, but there’s one standing out from the rest. Yahoo’s Marc Spears has Australian mystery man Dante Exum falling to the Celtics at 6: The Celtics are probably surprised the Australian landed here, but his light body of work scared teams. Most mockers have Exum going to Philly [...]

June 26, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Draft, Rumors 28

Mock draft: Brace yourselves for 2 guys who won’t play next season

Mock draft: Brace yourselves for 2 guys who won’t play next season

ESPN’s Chad Ford offers up his latest mock draft and I’m not happy: Joel Embiid #6 Embiid could go No. 3 to the Sixers (or to the Cavs in a Sixers-Cavs swap) or the Magic at No. 4. But if he slides past both of those teams (I don’t see the Jazz taking the risk [...]

June 23, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Draft 32

Embiid foot injury prompts speculation of freefall to #6

Embiid foot injury prompts speculation of freefall to #6

Joel Embiid is an unlucky dude. One week away from likely being drafted #1 by the Cavaliers, Embiid has broken his foot: “He suffered a foot injury to his right foot sometime over the last few days,” agent Arn Tellem told ESPN’s Andy Katz by phone Thursday. “He’s getting evaluations from various doctors and experts [...]

June 19, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Draft 26

Your Morning Dump..Where Isaiah Austin Sees An NBA Opportunity

Your Morning Dump..Where Isaiah Austin Sees An NBA Opportunity

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. Draft prospects who arrive early in town typically elect to visit the Boston Celtics‘ training facility to get up shots in advance of the next day’s audition. For Isaiah [...]

June 15, 2014 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Brad Stevens, Draft, The Morning Dump 5

Your Morning Dump… Where Ray Allen sees no difference between Boston and Miami

Your Morning Dump… Where Ray Allen sees no difference between Boston and Miami

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. Allen has the perspective of having seen similar pressure on the New Big Three in Boston, when he and Garnett joined Pierce in 2008. The demand for [...]

June 11, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Draft, Ray Allen, The Morning Dump 19