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Are the Celtics Playing Evan Turner Too Much?

Are the Celtics Playing Evan Turner Too Much?

With the Celtics down 2-0, the team is searching for answers as they head into game three tonight in Boston. Brad Stevens hinted at possible starting lineup changes heading into game three, and he may elect to switch things up. While it is unclear what adjustments will be made, the consensus among Celtics fans is [...]

April 23, 2015 Geoffrey Simpson Celtics News, Evan Turner 13

Will the Celtics target Kentucky’s Trey Lyles in the 1st round?

Will the Celtics target Kentucky’s Trey Lyles in the 1st round?

For those with playoff fever, here’s a reminder that what transpires in June and July will have far more impact on this team than the outcome of this series with Cleveland. ESPN Insider Chad Ford has released his latest mock draft and he has the Celtics picking up a couple of big men with picks [...]

April 21, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Draft 11

Budenholzer wins Coach of the Year, Brad Stevens finishes 4th

Budenholzer wins Coach of the Year, Brad Stevens finishes 4th

Atlanta’s Mike Budenholzer has won this year’s Coach of the Year award in a tight race with Steve Kerr. Budenholzer got 67 first place votes to Kerr’s 57, and finished with 513 overall points to Kerr’s 471. Jason Kidd edged out Brad Stevens for third 57 total points to 50. Kidd got only one first [...]

April 21, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Brad Stevens, Celtics News, News 9

Your Morning Dump… Where Smart says NBA playoff intensity “came to my level”

Your Morning Dump… Where Smart says NBA playoff intensity “came to my level”

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. Smart welcomes it all, figuring he’ll do a better job on anyone the next time. He’s heard about how every aspect of the game ramps up [...]

April 21, 2015 Jay Celtics News, Marcus Smart, The Morning Dump 9

Delusional JR Smith thinks Bradley’s being treated like Kobe

Delusional JR Smith thinks Bradley’s being treated like Kobe

JR Smith is a dumb basketball player. Let’s just put that down here for the record. When he’s going good, he can score like crazy. When he’s “on,” he can beat you all by himself. But he’s not bright. He does dumb things on and off the court. And every once in a while, he says [...]

April 20, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 5

4up/4down: Celtics vs. Cavs, Playoff Game 1

4up/4down: Celtics vs. Cavs, Playoff Game 1

During the final week of the regular season, Celtics fans were amazed to see the Green not just qualify for the playoffs but lock in the seventh seed with two full games to play. And for most of yesterday’s first half, the Cs looked like they might just be heading for “Cinderella” status. However, the [...]

April 20, 2015 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) 4 Up/4 Down, Celtics News, Gametime, Playoffs 2

Isaiah Thomas finishes 2nd for 6th Man award

Isaiah Thomas finishes 2nd for 6th Man award

Playoff season is also NBA award season… and the one award that a Celtic truly had a great chance of winning went to Lou Williams in Toronto. This is from the NBA’s press release: The Toronto Raptors’ Lou Williams, who averaged a career-high 15.5 points this season and helped Toronto win a franchise-record 49 games, [...]

April 20, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Isaiah Thomas 10

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics best still might not be good enough

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics best still might not be good enough

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. According to the schedule released by the league, the Celtics and Cavaliers are down to play a Game 5 in this first-round playoff series a week [...]

April 20, 2015 Ben Mark Celtics News, Jae Crowder, The Morning Dump 15

The “Oh crap, we have to do a playoff preview” playoff preview

The “Oh crap, we have to do a playoff preview” playoff preview

A conversation between me and Chuck: “Wow. The Celtics are in the playoffs. That’s still amazing to me.” “Yeah, still surreal.” “I feel like we’re forgetting something” “OH CRAP, A PREVIEW!” Yeah, the euphoria and excitement of unexpected playoff basketball is forcing us to reschedule our post-season vacations (mine: a trip to Vegas. Chuck: descending [...]

April 18, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 6

Mike Gorman likes Boston over Cleveland in 6?

Mike Gorman likes Boston over Cleveland in 6?

Mike Gorman: I think Boston in 6. Because look at the way they’ve played over the last 45-50 games. Last 40 games they have the 5th best defense in the league and 10th best offense in the league.  Cleveland has the 20th best defense in the league. I think Cleveland can be exploited. I think [...]

April 17, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 31