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Your Morning Dump… Where a league executive thinks Rondo gets max dollars

Your Morning Dump… Where a league executive thinks Rondo gets max dollars

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. Rajon Rondo’s initial reaction yesterday was to start laughing and say, “Already? That’s crazy what you guys come up with,” when asked about an ESPN report that [...]

February 1, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 16

The franchise record 18-game losing streak in 2007 was bad, but this is worse

The franchise record 18-game losing streak in 2007 was bad, but this is worse

Ask any Celtics fan what the ultimate streak of futility is in the history of the storied franchise and they’ll be able to reel off the number and year as quickly as naming the amount of NBA leading championships they have.  Ironically, those numbers are nearly identical (18 for the losing streak, 17 for the [...]

January 31, 2014 Jay Celtics News, Look Back 18

Your Morning Dump… Where there’s little talk of trading Rondo at the deadline

Your Morning Dump… Where there’s little talk of trading Rondo at the deadline

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. However, a source with direct knowledge of the situation has informed Basketball Insiders that the Celtics have demonstrated little activity as it relates to potentially moving Rondo [...]

January 30, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Jared Sullinger, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 22

Two Rondo quirks don’t sit well with some NBA writers

Two Rondo quirks don’t sit well with some NBA writers

Fun read on NBA.com about player quirks that some writers find annoying. Of course, Rajon Rondo made the list: Steve Aschburner, NBA.com: Rajon Rondo letting an inbounded ball dribble and roll too long before picking it up and going. Don’t mean to pick on Rondo – he’s just one of many, including Ty Lawson, Kyrie Irving and a bunch of [...]

January 29, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rajon Rondo 14

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics should start Chris Johnson

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics should start Chris Johnson

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.  If this season for Boston is truly about evaluating different players in different roles, throwing Johnson in with the first group only makes sense. In just a [...]

January 29, 2014 Chris Jones Celtics News, The Morning Dump, Uncategorized 10

Rondo: “I’m still cocky but I’ve been more humble”

Rondo: “I’m still cocky but I’ve been more humble”

Sometimes adversity strikes at the wrong possible time.   One week you could be dropping triple-doubles for basically four consecutive games feeling like you’ve finally mastered that part of your unique craft.  Then on the final day of that same week, you found out that your tore your ACL (but continued to play for two [...]

January 28, 2014 Jay Celtics News, Rajon Rondo 12

Paul Pierce cared about the little people

Paul Pierce cared about the little people

By now, you’ve read countless stories on the return of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. But  I’m here to encourage you to read one more. In a column written by the great Adrian Wojnarowski, we learn about Pierce’s endless generosity: As he walked into the locker room, Pierce discovered a familiar face ashen and shaken, [...]

January 27, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Paul Pierce 12

Recap: Celtics lose in a teary-eyed homecoming

Recap: Celtics lose in a teary-eyed homecoming

Tears, tears everywhere. If you didn’t already get a chance to see the video tributes for both Garnett and Pierce, we posted them earlier here. It was really great to be a part of tonight, even if it was from a pull-out matress in my living room. The emotion from the fans during the pregame [...]

January 26, 2014 Chris Jones Celtics News, Gametime, Uncategorized 7

The Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett tribute videos

The Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett tribute videos

Shot from my living room as I wept tears of joy… [...]

January 26, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce 10

Your Morning Dump… Where Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett make their long awaited return to “forever”

Your Morning Dump… Where Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett make their long awaited return to “forever”

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.  “It’s a place I’ll always go back to,” he said. “Who knows? I could be working for them one day.” Asked about Grousbeck’s comment, Pierce said: “You [...]

January 26, 2014 Jay Celtics News, The Morning Dump 9