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Could the Charlotte Hornets have interest in Jeff Green?

Could the Charlotte Hornets have interest in Jeff Green?

Grantland’s Zach Lowe dissects the problems facing the Charlotte Hornets and speculates Jeff Green could be one of their potential trade targets: Now the Hornets are in trouble, and they’ll scour the trade market while hoping the status quo roster can find just enough punch to trample over a few of the teams that will surely [...]

December 1, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Jeff Green, Rumors 12

Rotation Changes the Celtics Should Consider

Rotation Changes the Celtics Should Consider

After Sunday’s game against the Spurs, Brad Stevens hinted that more changes to the rotation are to come, but that his starting lineup would not change for the most part. Here’s Stevens after the game: “We know who the guys are who our best players are. There are moments in the course of a game [...]

December 1, 2014 Geoffrey Simpson Celtics News 3

Your Morning Dump… Where Smart isn’t quite ready

Your Morning Dump… Where Smart isn’t quite ready

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. After Marcus Smart asked out of practice early Wednesday, he decided to skip the Celtics’ brief workout Thursday, delaying the rookie guard’s return to the lineup. Coach [...]

November 28, 2014 Jay Celtics News, Marcus Smart, The Morning Dump 1

Your Morning Dump… Where Marcus Smart could be back Friday

Your Morning Dump… Where Marcus Smart could be back Friday

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. [Smart] made it clear afterwards that he’s inching closer to getting back on the court, with a “high possibility” of returning to practice on Wednesday. In doing so, [...]

November 26, 2014 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Marcus Smart, The Morning Dump 21

Your Morning Dump… Where this loss was not like the others

Your Morning Dump… Where this loss was not like the others

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. The end result, then, was all too familiar: Another loss, this time a 94-88 defeat to the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday night at TD Garden. Boston [...]

November 24, 2014 Ben Mark Celtics News, Jeff Green, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 18

Green’s Market Stronger Than Rondo’s?

Green’s Market Stronger Than Rondo’s?

Sherrod Blakely is reporting that a league executive has said that the free agency market for Jeff Green may be even stronger than the one for Rajon Rondo this coming offseason: “A league executive told CSNNE.com on Saturday that the market for Green is as strong, “if not stronger”, than it is for Rajon Rondo, [...]

November 23, 2014 Geoffrey Simpson Celtics News, Jeff Green, Rajon Rondo 5

Should the Celtics try playing zone?

Should the Celtics try playing zone?

The Celtics defense has gotten off to an awful start in the 2014-15 season, as they rank 26th out of 30 teams giving up 110.9 points per 100 possessions. The Celtics give up a league high 50.9 paint points per game, and that number trends closer to 60 paint points per game over their last [...]

November 23, 2014 Geoffrey Simpson Celtics News 9

Your Morning Dump… Where other teams are interested in Brandon Bass

Your Morning Dump… Where other teams are interested in Brandon Bass

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. Scouts and opposing front-office types have begun to speak and inquire about the 29-year-old forward, a practice that’s generally a precursor to discussing a trade. Danny Ainge [...]

November 23, 2014 Jay Brandon Bass, Rumors, The Morning Dump, Vitor Faverani 5

What should the Celtics do to better close out games?

What should the Celtics do to better close out games?

Much has been made out of the Celtics inability to close out tight games, and with good reason. Four of their seven losses have come by five points or less. Boston’s most frustrating loss of the season came at home against the Cleveland Cavaliers, where they blew a 17 point lead in the 4th quarter. While [...]

November 22, 2014 Geoffrey Simpson Celtics News, Jared Sullinger, Rajon Rondo 10

Dividing Minutes between the Celtics Frontcourt

Dividing Minutes between the Celtics Frontcourt

Brad Stevens is going to have some difficult decisions to make regarding his frontcourt rotations this season. The Celtics have four players (five if you include Jeff Green) who currently deserve significant minutes and Vitor Faverani is on his way back from injury, and rookie Dwight Powell who will most likely spend the majority of [...]

November 21, 2014 Geoffrey Simpson Brandon Bass, Celtics News, Jared Sullinger, Kelly Olynyk, Tyler Zeller, Vitor Faverani 20