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Why Brad Stevens Shouldn’t Give Up on the Smart/Bradley Pairing

Why Brad Stevens Shouldn’t Give Up on the Smart/Bradley Pairing

For those Celtics fans who stuck it out through what was an embarrassing end to the third quarter, they got a chance to see a combination that Brad Stevens has not gone to for an extended period of time since the Rajon Rondo trade. Boston went with a defensive minded lineup to begin the fourth [...]

January 3, 2015 Geoffrey Simpson Avery Bradley, Celtics News, Marcus Smart 4

Nothing cookin’ on the Bass, Green, Wright trade front

Nothing cookin’ on the Bass, Green, Wright trade front

In his latest column on the Celtics, the Sporting News’ Sean Devaney details the assets (young players, draft picks, salary cap space and TPEs) Danny Ainge has collected during this rebuild. In addition to looking at potential trades in the coming months, Devaney reminds us of rumored deals from the past: Ainge might have wound [...]

January 2, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Brandan Wright, Brandon Bass, Celtics News, Jeff Green 5

Rondo: “I haven’t played defense in a couple of years”

Rondo: “I haven’t played defense in a couple of years”

If you haven’t heard, a certain enigmatic point guard is back in town today to play his former team. Rajon Rondo held court with a throng of media types in his first shoot-around as a visitor and he trollolololol’ed his haters with this: I haven’t played defense in a couple of years. I’ve been able [...]

January 2, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Rajon Rondo 19

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo returns to Boston

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo returns to Boston

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. Be prepared to witness a rejuvenated Rondo who will assail his former team with increased intensity and energy. He’s playing for a contender, a contract, and, in [...]

January 2, 2015 Jay Celtics News, James Young, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 9

Why the Celtics Should Target Goran Dragic

Why the Celtics Should Target Goran Dragic

From the makeup of the Celtics current roster, it’s clear that there are more deals to be made for Danny Ainge and the Boston front office. Guys like Brandon Bass, Jeff Green and Brandan Wright will all go through the rumor mill between now and the time the trade deadline passes in late February. A [...]

January 1, 2015 Geoffrey Simpson Around the NBA, Celtics News, Rumors 17

Marcus Smart vs. Evan Turner: Who should start at PG?

Marcus Smart vs. Evan Turner: Who should start at PG?

The Celtics are in a weird spot. Let’s just make that the caveat that defines this season, shall we? This is all weird, and there isn’t a lot that makes sense. Especially the Celtics point guard situation. With Rajon Rondo wearing a ten gallon hat and playing with new toys like a spoiled brat a [...]

January 1, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Evan Turner, Marcus Smart 19

Poor Clock Management, Late Quarter Execution Costs Cs against Brooklyn

Poor Clock Management, Late Quarter Execution Costs Cs against Brooklyn

The Celtics turned a lead at the end of 3 quarters into a loss Friday night, once again struggling to close out a game. However, an overlooked and perhaps equally important aspect of the Celtics loss to Brooklyn was their inability to close out quarters 1,2, and 3, as Jared Sullinger told A. Sherrod Blakely [...]

December 27, 2014 Geoffrey Simpson Celtics News 1

Small Lineup Hurts Cs Yet Again

Small Lineup Hurts Cs Yet Again

The Nets put the Celtics in an uncomfortable situation late in the game Friday night by playing Joe Johnson at the 4 spot, forcing the Celtics to go small. A number of teams, including tonight’s opponent, the Washington Wizards, have had success going small against the Celtics, especially late in games, as Brad Stevens is [...]

December 27, 2014 Geoffrey Simpson Celtics News 7

Your Morning Dump…. Where Kevin Garnett is going soft

Your Morning Dump…. Where Kevin Garnett is going soft

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. So when Boston’s Marcus Smart was able to corral a loose ball that had him and Garnett tangled at one point, you knew Garnett would say something. [...]

December 27, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Kevin Garnett, Marcus Smart, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 2

Rumor: Celtics could help Cavs get better… again.

Rumor: Celtics could help Cavs get better… again.

Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao will undergo an MRI on his left foot Wednesday that could reveal a potential long-term injury. […] If Varejao is out for a significant period, it’s believed the Cavs will intensify their months long efforts to trade for a big man. The team has been seeking additional help for its front [...]

December 24, 2014 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Brandan Wright, Celtics News, Rumors 31