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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

Mock draft: Gorgui Dieng has a defensive reputation

Mock draft: Gorgui Dieng has a defensive reputation

Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix has the Celtics selecting Lousiville’s Gorgui Dieng in his initial mock draft: 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 need size. Dieng, 23, has a defensive reputation (he was the Big [...]

May 24, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Draft 15

Mock draft: Dennis Schroeder is a young Rondo

Mock draft: Dennis Schroeder is a young Rondo

ESPN’s Chad Ford has the Celtics taking German point guard Dennis Schroeder (6-2, 195) in his latest mock draft. Here’s the write up on the 19-year-old Schroeder: Analysis: With Rajon Rondo‘s future up in the air, could the Celtics take the guy who many scouts compare to a young Rondo? Both are quick, long and have huge [...]

May 22, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Draft 12

Your Morning Dump…where the NBA is trying real hard to make it up to Cleveland

Your Morning Dump…where the NBA is trying real hard to make it up to Cleveland

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. Nick Gilbert and the Cleveland Cavaliers have beaten the NBA lottery odds again. The Cavaliers won the lottery for the second time in three years Tuesday, giving them the [...]

May 22, 2013 Nick Sannicandro Draft 34

Your Morning Dump… Brace yourself for Danny to draft an injured player

Your Morning Dump… Brace yourself for Danny to draft an injured player

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. Ainge took Sullinger knowing the forward had chronic back trouble and eventually would need surgery. The Celtics boss probably believes more than ever that Sullinger’s value was [...]

May 16, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Draft, The Morning Dump 10

Mock draft: Gonzaga’s Kelly Olynyk is an impactful big

Mock draft: Gonzaga’s Kelly Olynyk is an impactful big

This latest mock draft comes via Sheridan Hoops. They reference Giannis Adetokunbo, a raw, 6-9 combo wing playing in Greece. We learned of Danny Ainge’s infatuation with him in April. It doesn’t appear he’ll last until pick 16. Here’s the scouting report on Olynk, courtesy NBADraft.net: Strengths: Legit 7 footer with a polished, highly effective post [...]

May 10, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Draft 25

Your Morning Dump… Revisionist anger, Ryan McDonough and a mock draft

Your Morning Dump… Revisionist anger, Ryan McDonough and 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. Another myth that got loud traction during the six-game loss to the Knicks was that the Celtics could have saved their season by getting another point guard [...]

May 9, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Draft, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 19

Saving the NBA and D-League by eliminating One and Done rule

Saving the NBA and D-League by eliminating One and Done rule

Lets all be honest here, its a fairly safe bet that most of us reading today have never watched a single NBA D-League game, nor do most NBA fans really care about the D-League.  Can you name more than three teams without the assistance of Wikipedia? How about a key player in the league? There [...]

March 16, 2013 Nick Sannicandro Around the NBA, Draft 8