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With the 22nd pick in the NBA draft…

With the 22nd pick in the NBA draft…

The Celtics select center Fab Melo of Syracuse Melo’s stock dropped, but he’s a legitimate 7 footer and a defensive specialist.  He’s a big, physical guy who lacks an offensive game. Is this pick reminding anyone of Kendrick Perkins? [...]

June 28, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft 11

With the 21st pick in the NBA draft…

With the 21st pick in the NBA draft…

The Boston Celtics select… Jared Sullinger Sullinger is the first of two medically red flagged guys due to issues with his back.  But the Celtics weren’t scared off by the Ohio State power forward. He’s a big boy.  He’s a top 10 talent.  If this back issue is no big deal, this is a steal [...]

June 28, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft 25

Woj: Ainge getting aggressive, wants to move up in draft

Woj:  Ainge getting aggressive, wants to move up in draft

  Shocker of shockers, Danny Ainge is being aggressive. Here are the assets the Celtics have, in order (my opinion) of value Rajon Rondo Draft picks (a combination of 21 & 22, plus future #1’s) Avery Bradley Paul Pierce JaJuan Johnson/E’Twaun Moore Yes, I ranked Pierce 4th because of his age and contract, I’m sure other teams would [...]

June 28, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft 14

Ainge: 10 plans, 0 promises

Ainge:  10 plans, 0 promises

The draft is a little more than 24 hours away, and the burning question remains… did Danny Ainge make a promise to Royce White? His answer today:  No. “As a general rule I do not make promises,” Ainge said. “I have before, it’s been a while, and we did not make a promise, no. On [...]

June 27, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft 10

Your Morning Dump… Where anything can happen on draft day

Your Morning Dump… Where anything can happen on draft day

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. The 6-foot-4 [Terrence] Ross has operated in a vacuum for most of the season. But Ainge had heard enough to request that workout, and it’s easy to [...]

June 25, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft, The Morning Dump 7

Your Morning Dump… I promise to stop blogging about the Royce White draft promise

Your Morning Dump… I promise to stop blogging about the Royce White draft promise

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. Andy Miller, the agent for Iowa State product Royce White, has shut down White’s predraft workouts, leading to speculation that he has a draft promise. The Celtics, who [...]

June 24, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Draft, The Morning Dump 10

Chad Ford: Celtics have a promise with Royce White

Chad Ford: Celtics have a promise with Royce White

More on Royce White. Now hearing more definitely promise is from Celtics at 21. — Chad Ford (@chadfordinsider) June 22, 2012 Is the NBA draft picture coming into a bit of focus for the Boston Celtics? If you believe ESPN’s Chad Ford, the Celtics have a promise in place for Royce White, should he fall [...]

June 21, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft 13

Nicholson, Harkless and Melo are potential draft targets

Nicholson, Harkless and Melo are potential draft targets

During an appearance yesterday on WEEI, Danny Ainge said he does not expect the Celtics to select a transcendent player: “[The draft is] not that deep, no,” Ainge said Wednesday afternoon. “It won’t have as many transcendent players as [the 2003] draft had. But I think when people say it’s deep, I think that you [...]

June 21, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Draft 4

Many options lie ahead for Celtics in draft

Many options lie ahead for Celtics in draft

With the NBA draft fast approaching (and the Celtics offseason starting earlier than most of us had expected/hoped for) it is time to take a look ahead at the offseason. This offseason figures to be one of the more interesting in recent memory, given the plethora of options available to the Celtics; the biggest of [...]

June 18, 2012 Nick Sannicandro Celtics News, Draft, The Team 17

2012 NBA Draft combine measurements

2012 NBA Draft combine measurements

Every year, the NBA gathers all of its prospects at the NBA draft combine and measures them all.   Here’s the complete list, courtesy of the NBA, of all of the measurements from the combine. At the end of the list, there’s a click-able PDF file that you can save if you’d like. Player Height [...]

June 16, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft, Draft News Comments Off