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Embiid to miss time due to back, knee issues

Embiid to miss time due to back, knee issues

Kansas big man Joel Embiid, who tops most mock drafts at this point, is going to miss some time with injuries to his knee and back. The 7-footer has been dealing with a sprained knee and back trouble. He only played 18 minutes in an 85-82 overtime loss at rival Kansas State on Monday night. [...]

February 11, 2014 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft 6

Mock draft: Danny Ainge is a fan of Dante Exum

Mock draft: Danny Ainge is a fan of Dante Exum

ESPN Insider Chad Ford has another mock draft and I’m not a fan of the prediction. 4. Dante Exum | Boston Celtics | 10.4 percent to win lottery Analysis: The Celtics’ biggest need is in the middle. Kelly Olynyk was their draft choice last year, but he’s more of a stretch 4. But there aren’t a lot of those [...]

February 7, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Draft, Rajon Rondo 11

Report: Joel Embiid may stay in school

Report: Joel Embiid may stay in school

First Jabari Parker and now Joel Embiid? ESPN college basketball writer (and notorious Rondo basher) Jeff Goodman reports that Kansas big man Joel Embiid is strongly considering staying in school for another season: Kansas 7-footer Joel Embiid told ESPN that he is far from a lock to leave college after this season, and is “strongly considering” returning for his [...]

February 5, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Draft 12

Report: Jabari Parker might stay in school

Report: Jabari Parker might stay in school

But we made a catchy “Jabari Safari” slogan for him and everything!  Sam Smith reports …the growing view among NBA executives seems to be Jabari Parker will not leave Duke this year. Chicagoan Jahlil Okafor, a Parker friend and big man, is going to Duke next season. Parker is a bright young man with a [...]

January 21, 2014 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft 19

NBA executives, scouts vote on the #1 draft pick

NBA executives, scouts vote on the #1 draft pick

ESPN’s Chad Ford surveyed executives and scouts from around the league on which college basketball star would be the #1 pick in the upcoming draft. Kansas phenom Andrew Wiggins collected the most votes, but the race is close. I pulled some excerpts from the Insider column: 1. Andrew Wiggins, SG, Fr., Kansas Jayhawks (17 votes) He’s [...]

November 20, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Draft 24

Your Morning Dump… Where it’s never too early for a mock draft

Your Morning Dump… Where it’s never too early for a mock draft

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. Celtics’ forecast record: 29-53 | 8.8 percent to win lottery Analysis: Forget for a second that Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and Parker are both Mormon and Ainge [...]

September 11, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Draft, The Morning Dump 10

NBA Draft: Blast From The Past

NBA Draft: Blast From The Past

As we get ready for tonight’s NBA Draft, let’s look back on some current Celtics’ draft night experiences. My personal favorite of these clips is KG being drafted in 1995. It truly shows you just how much growing-up “The Kid” has done, and also features his first ever interview with TNT’s Craig Sager. The only [...]

June 27, 2013 KWAPT Draft, Jason Terry, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo, Red's Army Multimedia Comments Off

Draft day update: Ainge looking for late 1st rounder, mock draft wrap up

Draft day update: Ainge looking for late 1st rounder, mock draft wrap up

Let’s get you up to speed on the draft day trade rumors, workouts and mock drafts: ESPN’s Chad Ford: Later in the first round, the Celtics are trying to pick up a late-first or early-second-round pick. Sources say their target is Missouri’s Phil Pressey if they decide to go big with their first pick in [...]

June 27, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Draft 9

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are supposedly making draft promises

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are supposedly making draft promises

Sources have indicated that the rumored promise to German PG Dennis Schroeder is with the Boston Celtics at the 16th pick. — NBADraft.net (@nbadraftnet) May 31, 2013 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. [...]

May 31, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Draft, The Morning Dump 19

Your Morning Dump… Where Pitt center Steven Adams is linked to the Celtics

Your Morning Dump… Where Pitt center Steven Adams is linked to the Celtics

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. With or without the core of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce — two players who may not be in Boston when training camp opens — the Celtics [...]

May 30, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Draft, The Morning Dump 21