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Anonymous exec: Rondo is close to max guy, Smart is a two-guard

Anonymous exec: Rondo is close to max guy, Smart is a two-guard

SI’s Chris Mannix spoke with one Eastern Conference league executive about Rajon Rondo and Marcus Smart:​ I don’t think Rondo is a max guy, but he is close to it. I’m not huge on point guards getting max deals. Derrick Rose is a max player. Max guys have to be able to carry a team. If [...]

November 14, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Marcus Smart, Rajon Rondo 15

What really hurt the Celtics offense against OKC

What really hurt the Celtics offense against OKC

The Celtics offense struggled in the 2nd half vs the Thunder Wednesday night, totaling 43 points on 41% shooting. This was well off their 104.6 points per game pace and their 47% field goal percentage for the season. The Thunder’s size and length bothered the Celtics throughout the 2nd half causing the low offensive output. [...]

November 13, 2014 Geoffrey Simpson Celtics News 9

Rondo explains why the hand screws had to be removed

Rondo explains why the hand screws had to be removed

Via ESPN Boston: Rondo detailed how the screws, which were inserted in late September after he suffered a fracture of the third metacarpal, were irritating him recently. He was undergoing weekly X-rays to monitor their status. Rondo said that, at halftime of Friday’s win over the Indiana Pacers, team physician Dr. Brian McKeon and president [...]

November 11, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rajon Rondo 8

Report: Love considering an opt-out to head to LA?

Report: Love considering an opt-out to head to LA?

From Sam Smith’s post on Bulls.com: It’s not going to get as much discussion during the season, but one of the biggest issues for the Cavs is that both LeBron James and Kevin Love own opt outs after this season. LeBron James basically cannot afford to go anywhere after his return to Cleveland. But watch [...]

November 10, 2014 Chris Jones Celtics News 4

Marcus Smart’s miracle recovery continues

Marcus Smart’s miracle recovery continues

More promising news about Marcus Smart: Smart reported for treatment at the team’s practice facility three times on Sunday as he navigates the early stages of his rehab from an injury that looked much more daunting when he crumpled to the floor after stepping awkwardly on the foot of Indiana’s Lavoy Allen. “Marcus looks great,” [...]

November 10, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Marcus Smart, Rajon Rondo 13

The State of the Frontcourt: Analyzing Saturday night and beyond

The State of the Frontcourt: Analyzing Saturday night and beyond

Let’s preface this article by saying that the Chicago Bulls team the Celtics just beat is not the Chicago Bulls team that many expect to make a deep playoff run.  Playing in their 4th game in 5 nights, the Bulls were without their star point guard Derrick Rose.  Joakim Noah is clearly not himself yet, [...]

November 9, 2014 Geoffrey Simpson Celtics News, Jared Sullinger, Kelly Olynyk, Tyler Zeller 4

Fitting the Pieces Together: Phil Pressey and Boston’s second unit

Fitting the Pieces Together: Phil Pressey and Boston’s second unit

Entering the season, Phil Pressey’s role with the Celtics was unclear. With the additions of Marcus Smart, Evan Turner and Marcus Thornton to go along with the starting backcourt of Rajon Rondo and Avery Bradley, Pressey looked to be the odd man out in a crowded Celtics backcourt.  Coming into last night’s game, Pressey had [...]

November 8, 2014 Geoffrey Simpson Celtics News, Phil Pressey, Tyler Zeller 7

Your Morning Dump… Where Marcus Smart could miss just two weeks?

Your Morning Dump… Where Marcus Smart could miss just two weeks?

Preliminary results show a sprain for Smart. Expect him to be out two weeks, maybe longer depending on how cautiously Celts proceed. — Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) November 8, 2014 Much of how soon Smart can get back will be determined by swelling in the ankle over the next day or two. — Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) [...]

November 8, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Gerald Wallace, Marcus Smart 7

Update on Smart injury

Update on Smart injury

From CSNNE’s A. Sherrod Blakely: Update on #Celtics Marcus Smart … nothing torn, bad sprain. More details to come shortly. #Celticstalk — A. Sherrod Blakely (@SherrodbCSN) November 8, 2014 This is huge news, obviously. Take a deep breath Celtics Nation. Blakely posted some follow-up over at CSNNE.com. [...]

November 8, 2014 KWAPT Celtics News 1

Celtics unveil “Parquet Pride” uniforms

Celtics unveil “Parquet Pride” uniforms

The Boston Celtics unveiled their “Parquet Pride” uniforms tonight at an event held at Boston’s Ritz Carlton. They are a grey, sleeved uni, with elements designed to reflect the famous parquet floor of TD Garden. From the team’s official press release: Boston – adidas and the Boston Celtics announced the unveiling of the “Parquet Pride” home alternate [...]

November 6, 2014 KWAPT Celtics News 4