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Rumor: Suns serious contenders for Ray Allen

Rumor: Suns serious contenders for Ray Allen

Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski says there is mutual interest between Ray Allen and the Phoenix Suns: The Phoenix Suns have surfaced as serious contenders to sign Boston Celtics free agent Ray Allen, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Ray Allen will become a free agent after spending the past five seasons with the Celtics. Allen, 37, is [...]

June 29, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Celtics News, Ray Allen, Rumors 27

Video: Sullinger & family’s reaction to being drafted

Video: Sullinger & family’s reaction to being drafted

This is pretty cool.  I love seeing these because we always tend to forget how exciting these moments are for these kids.  Remember, they’re young… some are still teenagers, some are in their early 20’s… and as much as they’re big-time college players, there’s a dream being realized here.  No matter how big a player [...]

June 29, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft, Videos 3

Rumor: Celtics offering Bass for OJ Mayo

Rumor: Celtics offering Bass for OJ Mayo

CSNNE’s Sherrod Blakely has this information, per a league source: A league source said the C’s continue to be enamored with the 6-foot-5 shooting guard, and are considering making another run at him. The source said no deal is imminent, but it appears the Celtics are willing to offer up Brandon Bass via a sign [...]

June 29, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Brandon Bass, Rumors 17

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics draft a bad back and maturity issues

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics draft a bad back and maturity issues

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. Sullinger, a talented 6-foot-9 post player and rebounder, got by without a lot of lift in his game, and some question about his ability to score over [...]

June 29, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Draft, Fab Melo, Jared Sullinger, The Morning Dump 12

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

Report: Garnett has promised decision by Saturday

Report: Garnett has promised decision by Saturday

They are only 48 hours apart, but July 1, not June 28, is the real D-Day for the Celtics. We face the possibility that two of the linchpins of the past five years, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen, will not be back. Hard as it might be to envision a Celtics team without either one, Ainge said recently [...]

June 28, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Kevin Garnett 4

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

Elton Brand: KG has a lot left in the tank

Elton Brand: KG has a lot left in the tank

I was in New York to cover Steve Nash’s “Showdown in Chinatown” charity soccer game.  There, I spoke to Elton Brand briefly about Kevin Garnett, against whom Brand and the Philadelphia 76’ers matched up for seven grueling games in the conference semifinals. The simple question was whether he, as a man who faced him on [...]

June 28, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Kevin Garnett Comments Off

Your Morning Dump… Doc won’t be with team during draft

Your Morning Dump… Doc won’t be with team during 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. “He’s heading to New York with Austin,’’ general manager Danny Ainge said Wednesday, “which is where he should be.’’ Rivers has a dual role at this year’s [...]

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