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Your Morning Dump… A mystery team offers Stiemsma a deal

Your Morning Dump… A mystery team offers Stiemsma a deal

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.  Restricted free-agent center Greg Stiemsma has received an offer from a new suitor, according to a league source.  The Celtics extended a $1.05 million qualifying offer to Stiemsma before [...]

July 21, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Free Agency, Greg Stiemsma, The Morning Dump 13

Celtics brass likes their rookies

Celtics brass likes their rookies

We all get a little bit of the Summer Fever around this time of year.  We fall in love with players who never make it.  We fantasize about genius GM’s finding no-name diamonds in the rough that will make an impact for a winning team.  Hell, I did three separate pieces on Dionte Christmas in [...]

July 20, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft, Summer League 10

Doc on Pierce’s knee injury: He should not have been playing

Doc on Pierce’s knee injury: He should not have been playing

Doc Rivers spoke to the media before the Celtics-Kings game yesterday and touched on a number of topics.  One was the status of Paul Pierce’s knee. “He’ll be fine,” Doc said.  “With his injury, he had to rest it.  He should not have been playing, to be healthy.  The only way to be healthy is [...]

July 20, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Injuries, Paul Pierce 22

Christmas may get a chance to stick with the Celtics

Christmas may get a chance to stick with the Celtics

E’Twaun Moore, as much as the Celtics may not have wanted him to go, is going to play for someone else this year.  And his departure may have paved the way for more than just Courtney Lee to join the Celtics. Dionte Christmas is setting himself up nicely to fill a seat on the Celtics [...]

July 20, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Free Agency 10

Doc praises Terry… and Ray Allen gets caught in the crossfire

Doc praises Terry… and Ray Allen gets caught in the crossfire

The question was simple, and the reply was genuine. “How excited are you for Jason [Terry], to have a real 6th man? “Oh I love it.” It was a quick, reply.  He went on “We really needed a guy… that could create his shot.  It was one of our big needs.  Again Jason was….. we [...]

July 20, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Free Agency, Jason Terry 14

Your Morning Dump… Where Sasha and the Blazers are part of the deal for Courtney Lee

Your Morning Dump… Where Sasha and the Blazers are part of the deal for Courtney Lee

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 deal originally had Phoenix and New Orleans as facilitators, but that came apart late yesterday afternoon Pacific time. Late last night, Portland became the third team [...]

July 20, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, E'Twaun Moore, JaJuan Johnson, The Morning Dump, Trades 30

Courtney Lee: it’s official!

Courtney Lee: it’s official!

Welcome to the Boston Celtics Courtney Lee!   Via Lee’s Twitter: “Want to thank all the ppl in Houston friends and fans enjoyed my time. Also would like to thank all the Cs fan for the love 17+1 leggoo!!   [...]

July 20, 2012 KWAPT Celtics News, Free Agency 15

Houston to waive Moore, Johnson to demand a trade

Houston to waive Moore, Johnson to demand a trade

As for JJJ’s trade demand, Steve Bulpett is hearing the “Rockets like him and will keep him.”  Second year guys who average 3.2 ppg in 8 mpg generally don’t have much say in where they play. For those hoping E’Twaun Moore resigns with the Celtics, forget it. CBA rules prevent him from resigning here for [...]

July 19, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, E'Twaun Moore, JaJuan Johnson 37

Celtics get Courtney Lee in sign-and-trade for JaJuan Johnson

Celtics get Courtney Lee in sign-and-trade for JaJuan Johnson

Not long after a supposed cousin of Courtney Lee’s tweeted his congratulations for signing with the Celtics come word from Yahoo’s Marc Spears that the Celtics will acquire Lee in a sign-and-trade for JaJuan Johnson Celtics to acquire G Courtney Lee from Rockets in a sign and trade sending back F JaJuan Johnson, sources tell [...]

July 19, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Free Agency, Trades 32

Your Morning Dump… Carlos Delfino is the Celtics back-up to their original back-up plan

Your Morning Dump… Carlos Delfino is the Celtics back-up to their original back-up plan

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. At 6-foot-6 and 230 pounds, Delfino has the size, speed and athleticism to play both shooting guard and small forward.  In addition, the 29-year-old (he’ll be 30 [...]

July 19, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Free Agency, The Morning Dump 32