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Why the Hell is James Young Inactive?!

Why the Hell is James Young Inactive?!

Much to Celtics fans dismay, James Young will once again be on the inactive list for Friday night’s game against Indiana. The argument for Young to play is simple: the Celtics aren’t going anywhere since they traded Rajon Rondo, so why not play the young guys now and begin to develop them? This is an [...]

January 9, 2015 Geoffrey Simpson Celtics News, James Young 7

Would Danny Ainge have interest in Memphis’ Kosta Koufos?

Would Danny Ainge have interest in Memphis’ Kosta Koufos?

On the heels of the trade rumors surrounding the Celtics and Grizzlies, Grantland’s Zach Lowe offered this: Aside to @ESPNSteinLine report on MEM/Green: Cavs/Bos/MEM had talked re 3-teamer that would have sent JG to MEM, Koufos to CLE, picks to BOS — Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) January 8, 2015 In that deal, Memphis is essentially trading [...]

January 8, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rumors 24

Recap: C’s defense stifles Nets in 89-81 win

Recap: C’s defense stifles Nets in 89-81 win

The Celtics began a three game road trip with a defensive-minded win in Brooklyn. Avery Bradley led the team with 21 points, while Smart and Crowder set the tone for the second half with a ton of hustle. Per usual, the C’s got off to a slow start, falling behind by 10 points over the [...]

January 7, 2015 Chris Jones Celtics News, Gametime 13

Your Morning Dump…Where James Young looks ready for some NBA minutes

Your Morning Dump…Where James Young looks ready for some NBA minutes

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 big shooting night for Young last night, with five made threes and 27 points overall. One interesting thing watching all these recent two-minute highlight reels is that Young [...]

January 4, 2015 Chris Jones Celtics News 5

Why Brad Stevens Shouldn’t Give Up on the Smart/Bradley Pairing

Why Brad Stevens Shouldn’t Give Up on the Smart/Bradley Pairing

For those Celtics fans who stuck it out through what was an embarrassing end to the third quarter, they got a chance to see a combination that Brad Stevens has not gone to for an extended period of time since the Rajon Rondo trade. Boston went with a defensive minded lineup to begin the fourth [...]

January 3, 2015 Geoffrey Simpson Avery Bradley, Celtics News, Marcus Smart 4

Nothing cookin’ on the Bass, Green, Wright trade front

Nothing cookin’ on the Bass, Green, Wright trade front

In his latest column on the Celtics, the Sporting News’ Sean Devaney details the assets (young players, draft picks, salary cap space and TPEs) Danny Ainge has collected during this rebuild. In addition to looking at potential trades in the coming months, Devaney reminds us of rumored deals from the past: Ainge might have wound [...]

January 2, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Brandan Wright, Brandon Bass, Celtics News, Jeff Green 5

Rondo: “I haven’t played defense in a couple of years”

Rondo: “I haven’t played defense in a couple of years”

If you haven’t heard, a certain enigmatic point guard is back in town today to play his former team. Rajon Rondo held court with a throng of media types in his first shoot-around as a visitor and he trollolololol’ed his haters with this: I haven’t played defense in a couple of years. I’ve been able [...]

January 2, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Rajon Rondo 19

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo returns to Boston

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo returns to Boston

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. Be prepared to witness a rejuvenated Rondo who will assail his former team with increased intensity and energy. He’s playing for a contender, a contract, and, in [...]

January 2, 2015 Jay Celtics News, James Young, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 9

Why the Celtics Should Target Goran Dragic

Why the Celtics Should Target Goran Dragic

From the makeup of the Celtics current roster, it’s clear that there are more deals to be made for Danny Ainge and the Boston front office. Guys like Brandon Bass, Jeff Green and Brandan Wright will all go through the rumor mill between now and the time the trade deadline passes in late February. A [...]

January 1, 2015 Geoffrey Simpson Around the NBA, Celtics News, Rumors 17

Marcus Smart vs. Evan Turner: Who should start at PG?

Marcus Smart vs. Evan Turner: Who should start at PG?

The Celtics are in a weird spot. Let’s just make that the caveat that defines this season, shall we? This is all weird, and there isn’t a lot that makes sense. Especially the Celtics point guard situation. With Rajon Rondo wearing a ten gallon hat and playing with new toys like a spoiled brat a [...]

January 1, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Evan Turner, Marcus Smart 19