Quantcast
Red's Army
The Latest

Celtics News

The NBA’s suspension of Olynyk is flat out preposterous

The NBA’s suspension of Olynyk is flat out preposterous

Celtics Kelly Olynyk was suspended for the 1st game next season for his physical play that dislocated Cavs’ Kevin Love’s shoulder on Sunday. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) April 27, 2015 Cavaliers center Kendrick Perkins’s second quarter Flagrant Foul 1 vs Boston was upgraded to a Flagrant Foul 2 and he has been fined $15,000 [...]

April 27, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Kelly Olynyk 27

Sources: Celtics to offer 1st round pick to any team willing to take Wallace

Sources: Celtics to offer 1st round pick to any team willing to take Wallace

Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders has a few tidbits on the Celtics off-season plans. Let’s start with Gerald Wallace: Gerald Wallace remains the lone veteran contract Boston would like to move and sources say the Celtics would be willing to part with one of the half dozen or so first-round draft picks they have amassed [...]

April 27, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Gerald Wallace, Jae Crowder 5

Maxwell: Cavs players said they would retaliate for Love injury

Maxwell: Cavs players said they would retaliate for Love injury

Cedric Maxwell, who, for those who don’t know, does color commentary for the Celtics radio broadcasts, was on WBZ’s Sports Final last night. He says Cavs players told him at halftime they would retaliate for the injury to Kevin Love: “I talked to some of the Cavaliers players, and one of the things they mentioned [...]

April 27, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Jae Crowder, Kendrick Perkins 6

Crowder escapes Smith’s vicious cheap shot with sprain, bruise

Crowder escapes Smith’s vicious cheap shot with sprain, bruise

The Herald’s Mark Murphy has the good news about Jae Crowder’s injury: Celtics forward Jae Crowder has a sprained left knee and bone bruise, and will not need surgery, according to a source. The prognosis for the 24-year-old is rest and rehabilitation, the source said. Crowder suffered the injury early in the third quarter of [...]

April 27, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Jae Crowder 10

Your Morning Dump… Where the celtics put forth a vintage 2014-15 performance to end the season

Your Morning Dump… Where the celtics put forth a vintage 2014-15 performance to end the season

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. I’ve been chronicling Boston sports for the better part of 34 years and assumed I’d seen just about everything, but something unfolded Sunday afternoon that I [...]

April 27, 2015 Ben Mark Celtics News, The Morning Dump 12

Undeniable proof the refs are favoring the Cavaliers

Undeniable proof the refs are favoring the Cavaliers

Kendrick Perkins was assessed a flagrant one for this cheap shot and a double technical foul given to both Crowder and Perkins. Apparently, the officials didn’t like the way Crowder responded to taking TWO shots to the face. If Perk pulled this stunt back in 2010, he would have been ejected and suspended. But when [...]

April 26, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Kendrick Perkins 9

Mr. Intensity Marcus Smart overslept and was late to shootaround

Mr. Intensity Marcus Smart overslept and was late to shootaround

Marcus Smart late for shootaround after he overslept. Will likely sit out first quarter. Did not impact decision to start Crowder. — Chris Forsberg (@ESPNForsberg) April 26, 2015 #Celtics rookie Marcus Smart said he was 15 minutes late, have never been late before, added there's no excuse to be late once in playoffs. — Scott [...]

April 26, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Marcus Smart 6

Your Morning Dump…Where the season’s on the brink, but these Celtics are just beginning

Your Morning Dump…Where the season’s on the brink, but these Celtics are just beginning

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. Danny Ainge said yesterday that like Stevens, he never mapped out an expected time for making the playoffs. That’s why the Celtics president doesn’t consider Stevens’ [...]

April 26, 2015 Chris Jones Celtics News 2

Jae Crowder is starting tomorrow

Jae Crowder is starting tomorrow

Jae Crowder says he will be with the first unit for Sunday’s Game 4 closeout matchup with Cleveland, likely replacing rookie Marcus Smart or Evan Turner in the starting lineup. “That’s the plan,” Crowder said when asked about whether he was starting. “I just have to come out the gate, hit first and withstand their [...]

April 25, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 6

4up/4down: Celtics vs Cavaliers (Game 3)

4up/4down: Celtics vs Cavaliers (Game 3)

For those of you who have watched the Longest Yard (the newest one), here’s an analogy for this series. The Celtics are Adam Sandler, and the Cavaliers are like Michael Irvin during the one-on-one scene. Sandler, un-intimidated, plays toe-to-toe with Irving, exhibiting extreme heart and poise no matter how many elbows he took. But in the [...]

April 24, 2015 Alex Kungu Celtics News 1