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Report: KG and Melo make up on the phone

Report: KG and Melo make up on the phone

Frank Isola of the New York Daily News brings us up to date on the Carmelo Anthony/Kevin Garnett soap opera: There are unconfirmed reports that Carmelo became enraged because Garnett said something derogatory about Melo’s wife, TV personality, LaLa According to a source, Garnett told Carmelo outside Celtics locker room something along lines of “it’s [...]

January 8, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Kevin Garnett 22

Rondo: I was joking around with the ref

Rondo: I was joking around with the ref

Rajon Rondo served a one-game suspension last night for inappropriate contact with a referee.  At the time, Rodney Mott didn’t think enough of the contact to throw a tech at Rondo, clearly thinking it wasn’t a big deal.  Rondo today, addressed it before practice.    The league thought it was a big deal. I don’t [...]

January 8, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Rajon Rondo 21

Carmelo Anthony shows the one thing keeping the Knicks from being taken seriously

Carmelo Anthony shows the one thing keeping the Knicks from being taken seriously

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. My apologies for taking a quote from the civil rights movement and using it to speak about basketball,  but the brilliance of [...]

January 8, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Kevin Garnett 26

Rondo suspended for contact with referee

Rondo suspended for contact with referee

Rajon Rondo made contact with an official after being whistled for an offensive foul.  The official at the time did not whistle Rondo for a technical foul, but the league decided it was enough of a bump to warrant another suspension for Rondo. They said Boston’s Rondo suspended 1 game for making contact with an [...]

January 7, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 71

Your Morning Dump… Where trade talk was probably an overreaction

Your Morning Dump… Where trade talk was probably an overreaction

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 Celtics confirmed that they have waived Kris Joseph and Jarvis Varnado. At 5 p.m. today, their contracts would have become guaranteed. An NBA source termed the release of Joseph, [...]

January 7, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, The Morning Dump 14

Report: C’s may be positioning themselves for a blockbuster trade

Report:  C’s may be positioning themselves for a blockbuster trade

If the Celtics had just waived Jarvis Varnado, no one would have batted an eye.  The fact that they waived Kris Joseph, a kid they were pretty high on over the summer… well… we’re batting eyes all over the joint. Suddenly, the Celtics have gone from “we don’t want to pay guys guaranteed money to [...]

January 6, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Rumors 52

Marc Stein: Celtics waive Varnado & Joseph

Marc Stein: Celtics waive Varnado & Joseph

According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Celtics waived Kris Joseph and Jarvis Varnado today. This came out of nowhere and has not been reported by any local media as of yet. Stein went on to say that 5pm tomorrow is the deadline for teams to waive players with non-guaranteed deals, else they become guaranteed. Stay [...]

January 6, 2013 KWAPT Celtics News, Kris Joseph, Rumors, The Team 21

Your Morning Dump… Where Grit and Balls may have Been Re-discovered in Atlanta

Your Morning Dump… Where Grit and Balls may have Been Re-discovered in Atlanta

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. According to the NBA schedule, the Celtics will host Phoenix on Wednesday. Last night they were a phoenix.Rising from the ashes of a 19-point, first-half deficit, the Celts turned [...]

January 6, 2013 Jay Avery Bradley, Celtics News, Doc Rivers, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 23

Your Morning Dump… Where this game was not about foreplay

Your Morning Dump… Where this game was not about foreplay

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. On the Celtics PR staff’s quote sheets, the first sentence in Kevin Garnett‘s post-ejection press conference reads: “This game was not about foreplay.” There’s a chance he said [...]

January 5, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Kevin Garnett, The Morning Dump 24

Would the Celtics consider a deal for Rudy Gay?

Would the Celtics consider a deal for Rudy Gay?

Grantland’s Zach Lowe reports the Memphis Grizzlies are willing to listen to trade offers for Rudy Gay. The reason? Memphis is about $4 million over the luxury cap. Gay is on the books for $16 million this season, $17 million next season, and holds a player options for $19 million in 2014-15. Lowe lists the [...]

January 4, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Avery Bradley, Celtics News, Jeff Green, Paul Pierce, Rumors 49