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Dragan Bender leads the pack in mock drafts

Dragan Bender leads the pack in mock drafts

We have just ten days left of draft speculation. Will the Celtics trade the pick? If not, who will they take? Your guess is as good as mine (leaning 80/20 there’s a trade). I did a quick search of mock drafts and here’s a look at the most popular choices: 1. Dragan Bender (5 votes) Kevin [...]

June 13, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Draft 10

Jamal Murray breaks Celtics pre-draft shooting record

Jamal Murray breaks Celtics pre-draft shooting record

The Celtics hosted former Kentucky guard Jamal Murray in Waltham today. Turns out, the kid is a pretty good shooter when he’s wide open: “I have the mind of a ‘1’ in a ‘2’ guard’s body,” Murray said. “I believe I can score on anybody. In college I got better at playing the 2, kind [...]

June 8, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 15

Your Morning Dump… Where Marcus Smart will don red, white and blue this summer

Your Morning Dump… Where Marcus Smart will don red, white and blue this summer

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. Celtics guard Marcus Smart was among 25 players officially chosen Tuesday for the USA Select team that will train wth the US men’s national basketball team [...]

June 8, 2016 Ben Mark Celtics News, Kevin Garnett, Marcus Smart, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 8

Would you trade Isaiah Thomas and the 3rd pick for Jimmy Butler?

Would you trade Isaiah Thomas and the 3rd pick for Jimmy Butler?

ESPN Insiders’ Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton look at the Celtics options with the #3 pick. First up, trade speculation: Ford: I don’t think a deal with Philadelphia for Jahlil Okafor or Nerlens Noel is the answer. Kevin Love will be 28 years old before next season, so that’s not the right answer, in my [...]

June 7, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 21

Your Morning Dump… Where IT wants us to know he’s going ‘all in’ on KD

Your Morning Dump… Where IT wants us to know he’s going ‘all in’ on KD

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. In a telephone interview with the Globe on Sunday from Shanghai, where Thomas is taking part in an NBA initiative to promote the game, Thomas made [...]

June 6, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Bill Russell, Brian Scalabrine, Free Agency, Isaiah Thomas 12

Why Durant might not take the short term deal

Why Durant might not take the short term deal

We’ve been made to believe that the most likely scenario for Kevin Durant in free-agency is that he signs a short term (2 year deal with player option on 2nd year) in OKC to maximize his earnings and maintain flexibility. Well guess what? That might not be KD’s style (via Sean Devaney, Sporting News): “He is [...]

June 2, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 5

Celtics extend Ainge, Stevens contracts

Celtics extend Ainge, Stevens contracts

The Celtics broke a little news today by announcing they’ve extended the contracts of Danny Ainge and Brad Stevens. The Boston Celtics announced Wednesday that they have extended the contracts of president of basketball operations, Danny Ainge, and head coach, Brad Stevens. The terms, per team policy, have not been disclosed. Managing partner, governor and [...]

June 1, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Brad Stevens, Celtics News, Danny Ainge 5

Report: Celtics have met with Kevin Durant’s agent

Report: Celtics have met with Kevin Durant’s agent

Former Fox 25 sportscaster and current WEEI fill-in host Butch Stearns claims to have some inside info on the Celtics pursuit of Kevin Durant (WEEI via NBC Sports): I have this on pretty good authority. The Celtics have sat with his agent and other representatives of Durant. The Celtics do know — I don’t know [...]

June 1, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 3

Rainin J’s Ep. 37: Draft Preview with Kevin O’Connor

Rainin J’s Ep. 37: Draft Preview with Kevin O’Connor

The NBA draft is about a month away and the Celtics have a 8 picks to play with. So… what do they do with them all? We brought in NBA draft expert Kevin O’Connor to get his take on who to take at 3, 16, and 23. We also re-draft the draft that hasn’t happened [...]

May 28, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft, Rainin' J's 4

Your Morning Dump… Where in the world is Danny Ainge?

Your Morning Dump… Where in the world is Danny Ainge?

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. Where in the world is Danny Ainge? The Celtics president of basketball operations let everyone know on Wednesday by sharing a photo from Croatia. […] But Ainge isn’t [...]

May 26, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Avery Bradley, Danny Ainge, Draft, Kelly Olynyk, The Morning Dump 6