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Brace yourself for Isaiah Thomas getting suspended

Brace yourself for Isaiah Thomas getting suspended

.@StuJackson32 on why he believes that @Isaiah_Thomas will receive a one game suspension from contact w/ Schroder: https://t.co/J2eOPop2Yh — Justin (@AusCelticFan) April 23, 2016 “The rule here is very clear,” Jackson said, “and it’s a very bright line, albeit that you’re making a decision on a very key player in this playoff series. And for [...]

April 23, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Isaiah Thomas 12

Ainge won’t let Bradley return until hamstring is healed

Ainge won’t let Bradley return until hamstring is healed

Danny Ainge addressed the Avery Bradley hamstring injury this morning during his appearance on Toucher and Rich: Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge hinted that Avery Bradley suffered a Grade 2 hamstring strain in Game 1 and dubbed him a “long shot” to play again in the first-round series against the Atlanta Hawks. [...]

April 21, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Avery Bradley, Celtics News 4

Avery Bradley seems to think he’ll be back to face Atlanta

Avery Bradley seems to think he’ll be back to face Atlanta

This isn’t how it was supposed to go. Even with a matchup against the Hawks, most astute observers had problems pinning down exactly how this series was going to go. Most expected a hard-fought, gut-it-out, seven-game series and a few even thought the Celtics could pull the upset in the end. None expected to see [...]

April 20, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Avery Bradley, Injuries 10

Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s are in the record books. But not in a good way.

Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s are in the record books. But not in a good way.

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. During an 89-72 loss Game 2 loss to the Atlanta Hawks, Boston set a shot-clock era NBA playoff game low for points in the first quarter [...]

April 20, 2016 Rich Jensen Celtics News, The Morning Dump 5

Mortal enemy Scott Foster is officiating tonight’s game

Mortal enemy Scott Foster is officiating tonight’s game

When your team is in a playoff game with Scott Foster AND Tony Brothers it’s like watching your baby get dangled out of a window. — Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons) April 19, 2016 My initial reaction to the news Scott Foster is officiating tonight’s game was… oh shit, we’re screwed. Foster’s officiating can be brutally biased. [...]

April 19, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 11

Evan Turner finishes 5th in 6th Man voting

Evan Turner finishes 5th in 6th Man voting

The internet is outraged (and if you care about these awards, then justifiably so) that Jamal Crawford won the 6th Man of the Year award again. It’s his third time, but there were definitely more deserving candidates. I bet a lot of the complainers would be placated if you lopped Crawford off the top and [...]

April 19, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Evan Turner Comments Off on Evan Turner finishes 5th in 6th Man voting

Olynyk might also be out for Game 2

Olynyk might also be out for Game 2

We’re already dealing with a pretty tough blow with the loss of Avery Bradley in this series. Now the Celtics, desperate for shooting, are dealing with the potential loss of one of the only guys who can be counted on (usually) to hit 3’s. Kelly Olynyk (right shoulder) will not practice today and coach Brad [...]

April 18, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Injuries, Kelly Olynyk 10

Bradley finishes 6th in DPOY voting

Bradley finishes 6th in DPOY voting

The media named Kawhi Leonard Defensive Player of the Year for the 2nd consecutive season. Our beloved hound dog Avery Bradley finished 6th. PLAYER                              1st Pl. (5 Pts)                    2nd Pl. (3 Pts)            3rd Pl. (1 pt)           [...]

April 18, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Avery Bradley, Celtics News 2

The officials botched FOUR calls in the final 2 minutes

The officials botched FOUR calls in the final 2 minutes

Hawks reporter Chris Vivlamore details the one incorrect call and 3 non-calls in the final two minutes of game 1, courtesy the League’s Last Two Minute Report: The Hawks’ Kent Bazemore should have been called for a defensive three-second violation with 1:58 remaining for an incorrect non-call. The Hawks led 94-90 at the time. The [...]

April 17, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 3

On the eve of the playoffs, national love for Brad

On the eve of the playoffs, national love for Brad

Brad Stevens may not win Coach of the Year this season, but that day isn’t far off, according to writer Chris Mannix. In Boston, Stevens, 39 and without a whiff of NBA experience before taking the job, has a roster devoted to him. After two years of turnover, the Celtics have pieced together a solid [...]

April 15, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Brad Stevens, Celtics News 1