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Who the hell is Gigi Datome?

Who the hell is Gigi Datome?

Dwight Howard? Fuggedaboutit. Andre Iguodala? Nope. Josh Smith? Unlikely. Al Jefferson? Probably not. Gigi Datome? Yup! According to Sportando.net, the Celtics are in the mix for this Italian league star: Gigi Datome will leave Virtus Roma in the summer, despite one year remaining on the contract, to realize his dream to play in the NBA. Boston [...]

July 1, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 31

Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s are on a serious budget

Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s are on a serious budget

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. Low-budget options will be the C’s norm for a while. As one member of the organization cautioned last week, “We’ll be dealing with veteran minimum contracts this [...]

July 1, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, The Morning Dump 12

Celtics waive Terrence Williams

Celtics waive Terrence Williams

Via the Celtics: BOSTON – The Boston Celtics announced today that they have waived guard/forward Terrence Williams. Williams, a 6’6” guard/forward, appeared in 24 games for the Celtics during the 2012-13 season and averaged 4.6 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 13.3 minutes per game. He also appeared in five games for the Celtics [...]

June 30, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Terrence Williams 18

Your Morning Dump… Where a Rajon Rondo trade is ‘unlikely’

Your Morning Dump… Where a Rajon Rondo trade is ‘unlikely’

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. Danny Ainge said Thursday he wasn’t trying to trade Rajon Rondo, and two league sources backed him up yesterday in the wake of a report that the Celtics president [...]

June 30, 2013 Jay Celtics News, Rajon Rondo, Rumors, The Morning Dump 7

Financial implications of the Pierce/Garnett deal

Financial implications of the Pierce/Garnett deal

It’s been a long couple of days.  We’re emotionally spent.  Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett are no longer going to be Celtics and there’s definitely a lot of sadness attached to that. But I’m going to save the retrospectives for later.  Right now, I’m going to attempt to break this trade down to show you [...]

June 29, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 48

Rumor: Mavs, Celtics talking Rondo trade

Rumor: Mavs, Celtics talking Rondo trade

According to DallasBasketball.com: The Mavericks are engaging in trade talks involving Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, sources tell DallasBasketball.com. Meanwhile, Dallas has taken a position on Chris Paul and is also investigating bids on point guards Tyreke Evans and Brandon Jennings – and we’ve got the scoop on what’s happening with all four. That’s all [...]

June 29, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rajon Rondo, Rumors 38

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics need to avoid the land of the late lottery picks

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics need to avoid the land of the late lottery picks

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. “Next year’s draft we don’t see as loaded. We see it as top-heavy,” he said. “(But) there will be more impact players next year.” In other words, [...]

June 29, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, The Morning Dump 26

C’s Summer League roster coming together

C’s Summer League roster coming together

  We’re a little more than a week away from the Orlando Summer League, where guys will put on green and white practice jerseys and try to make us feel better about the upcoming season.  Here, via Sherrod Blakely, is that group: NAME    HT    WT    COLLEGE Colton Iverson    7-0    255    Colorado State Kelly Olynyk    7-0   [...]

June 28, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 15

Watch the Bill Simmons and Doc Rivers catfight on ESPN

Watch the Bill Simmons and Doc Rivers catfight on ESPN

I don’t say this often, but I’m with Bill Simmons. Doc Rivers has been disingenuous during this entire process and he deserves to be called out for it. While Doc unloaded the one jab, his son Jeremiah unloaded on Simmons via Twitter.  It’s a marvelous rant and worthy of your time. UPDATE: Doc Rivers elaborated [...]

June 28, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Doc Rivers 16

Your Morning Dump… Where I’m still trying to wrap my head around the big trade

Your Morning Dump… Where I’m still trying to wrap my head around the big trade

(Image courtesy: Bleacher Report) 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. In return, the Celtics will acquire valuable draft picks and millions of dollars in payroll flexibility to begin their rebuilding process. Earlier in [...]

June 28, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Kelly Olynyk, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, The Morning Dump 54