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Celtics can’t just stand and watch Pierce try to fly this bucket of bolts

Celtics can’t just stand and watch Pierce try to fly this bucket of bolts

The script wasn’t supposed to go like this. Jeff Green and Avery Bradley weren’t supposed to lead the Celtics into the locker room as the team’s two leading scorers at halftime yesterday.  They were supposed to be the sidebar to the main feature:  Paul Pierce eating up the Madison Square Garden hate and spitting it [...]

April 21, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Paul Pierce 9

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics dig themselves a Game 1 series hole

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics dig themselves a Game 1 series hole

  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. Their second-half execution was deplorable, ruining a brilliant defensive performance that turned the Knicks into exactly what the Celtics wanted — a one-man team led by [...]

April 21, 2013 Jay Celtics News, The Morning Dump 11

Boston Should Look to Sports for Comfort

Boston Should Look to Sports for Comfort

Wednesday’s game between the Boston Bruins and Buffalo Sabres began like any other night at the TD Garden. Players from both teams lined up in unison as Rene Rancourt made his way onto the ice for his rendition of the National Anthem. At a moment’s notice, the sellout crowd stood at full attention. As Rancourt [...]

April 18, 2013 Sebastian Lena Celtics News 2

The Celtics are going to make The Scoring Champ work for it

The Celtics are going to make The Scoring Champ work for it

In his weekly appearance on WEEI, Doc Rivers spoke about the Celtics defensive approach to Carmelo Anthony, aka The 2013 NBA Scoring Champion, and momentum: On stopping Anthony: “We do have to limit the other guys, but I don’t subscribe to the theory that he’s going to get what he’s going to get. He may [...]

April 18, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 8

ESPN to the Celtics: “You can’t win!”

ESPN to the Celtics: “You can’t win!”

No surprises here. Heck, I’m not even sure the Celtics can beat New York. The Knicks in 5 is a straight slap in the face. Kinda like your woman saying you have no shot of winning the biggest fight of your life. I’m so ready for this series. [...]

April 18, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 20

Kevin Garnett: “Not every city is like this”

Kevin Garnett: “Not every city is like this”

In a recent sit down interview with Greg Dickerson, Kevin Garnett discussed “the chant” from Game 6.  Part of what he said is in the headline.  Here’s more: “It’s like someone told me at the gas station, ‘I’m a Celtic too.  This is my team, I was raised with this team,’ that’s pretty much what [...]

April 17, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 3

Doc: “You don’t stop the spirit of Boston”

Doc: “You don’t stop the spirit of Boston”

Boston is a city almost without borders.  People within 50 miles of the concrete monster we know as city hall can stake a rightful claim to being from Boston or “the Boston area.” And people from all over the world who root for our teams can feel a very special connection to the city. Yet [...]

April 16, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 3

Celtics players, ownership offer condolences

Celtics players, ownership offer condolences

    Here are some statements from Celtics players and owners related to the Marathon bombings. I’m sure there will be more… I’m not sure who Corinne Grousbeck is referring to. She has not given any specifics. I’d also like to call attention to this Letter from Boston by SB Nation’s Paul Flannery. It’s worth a [...]

April 16, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Jason Terry, Paul Pierce Comments Off

The Tuesday Celtics-Pacers game is cancelled

The Tuesday Celtics-Pacers game is cancelled

In light the deadly bombings at Boston Marathon, the NBA has cancelled tomorrow’s game between the Celtics and Pacers.  It will not be rescheduled. In a release tonight, the Celtics said Our sincere sympathies go out to all those affected by this senseless tragedy. The entire Celtics organization would like to acknowledge the heroic efforts [...]

April 15, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 2

Practice notes: Pierce is sick, Terry is sitting

Practice notes: Pierce is sick, Terry is sitting

Before we get to the upcoming playoff series with the Knicks, let’s address the roster situation for the final two regular season games – Tuesday vs Indiana and Wednesday at Toronto. According to ESPN Boston’s Chris Forsberg: * PIERCE (ILLNESS) SITS OUT: Celtics captain Paul Pierce is battling a stomach bug and was told to stay [...]

April 15, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Jason Terry, Paul Pierce 2