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Just how badly do the Sixers want Kris Dunn?

Just how badly do the Sixers want Kris Dunn?

There’s another report about the 76ers infatuation with Kris Dunn. They don’t love him enough to take him #1, but there’s speculation Philly might make a play for picks 3 or 4: Where there’s smoke there’s fire, and it seems as though a small inferno is growing around Providence point guard Kris Dunn and the [...]

June 15, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 25

A puzzling Celtics/Lakers trade scenario floated by ESPN

A puzzling Celtics/Lakers trade scenario floated by ESPN

ESPN’s Chad Ford is floating “5 game-changing NBA draft trades we’d like to see” and one of the scenarios involves the Celtics and rival Lakers: Lakers send: D’Angelo Russell and Julius Randle to Boston Celtics send: Picks Nos. 3 and 16 along with Jonas Jerebko, R.J. Hunter and Jordan Mickey to Los Angeles Why the Celtics [...]

June 14, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 10

Your Morning Dump… Where C’s will have to outbid the Wolves for Jimmy Butler

Your Morning Dump… Where C’s will have to outbid the Wolves for Jimmy Butler

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The Minnesota Timberwolves are prepared to part with the No. 5 overall pick in this month’s draft, as the centerpiece of a trade package, if they [...]

June 14, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors, The Morning Dump 15

Dragan Bender leads the pack in mock drafts

Dragan Bender leads the pack in mock drafts

We have just ten days left of draft speculation. Will the Celtics trade the pick? If not, who will they take? Your guess is as good as mine (leaning 80/20 there’s a trade). I did a quick search of mock drafts and here’s a look at the most popular choices: 1. Dragan Bender (5 votes) Kevin [...]

June 13, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Draft 10

Jamal Murray breaks Celtics pre-draft shooting record

Jamal Murray breaks Celtics pre-draft shooting record

The Celtics hosted former Kentucky guard Jamal Murray in Waltham today. Turns out, the kid is a pretty good shooter when he’s wide open: “I have the mind of a ‘1’ in a ‘2’ guard’s body,” Murray said. “I believe I can score on anybody. In college I got better at playing the 2, kind [...]

June 8, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 15

Your Morning Dump… Where Marcus Smart will don red, white and blue this summer

Your Morning Dump… Where Marcus Smart will don red, white and blue this summer

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Celtics guard Marcus Smart was among 25 players officially chosen Tuesday for the USA Select team that will train wth the US men’s national basketball team [...]

June 8, 2016 Ben Mark Celtics News, Kevin Garnett, Marcus Smart, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 8

Would you trade Isaiah Thomas and the 3rd pick for Jimmy Butler?

Would you trade Isaiah Thomas and the 3rd pick for Jimmy Butler?

ESPN Insiders’ Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton look at the Celtics options with the #3 pick. First up, trade speculation: Ford: I don’t think a deal with Philadelphia for Jahlil Okafor or Nerlens Noel is the answer. Kevin Love will be 28 years old before next season, so that’s not the right answer, in my [...]

June 7, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 21

Your Morning Dump… Where IT wants us to know he’s going ‘all in’ on KD

Your Morning Dump… Where IT wants us to know he’s going ‘all in’ on KD

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. In a telephone interview with the Globe on Sunday from Shanghai, where Thomas is taking part in an NBA initiative to promote the game, Thomas made [...]

June 6, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Bill Russell, Brian Scalabrine, Free Agency, Isaiah Thomas 12

Why Durant might not take the short term deal

Why Durant might not take the short term deal

We’ve been made to believe that the most likely scenario for Kevin Durant in free-agency is that he signs a short term (2 year deal with player option on 2nd year) in OKC to maximize his earnings and maintain flexibility. Well guess what? That might not be KD’s style (via Sean Devaney, Sporting News): “He is [...]

June 2, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 5

Celtics extend Ainge, Stevens contracts

Celtics extend Ainge, Stevens contracts

The Celtics broke a little news today by announcing they’ve extended the contracts of Danny Ainge and Brad Stevens. The Boston Celtics announced Wednesday that they have extended the contracts of president of basketball operations, Danny Ainge, and head coach, Brad Stevens. The terms, per team policy, have not been disclosed. Managing partner, governor and [...]

June 1, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Brad Stevens, Celtics News, Danny Ainge 5