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Your Morning Dump… where Doc likes the week off (and where Courtney Lee can jump really high)

Your Morning Dump… where Doc likes the week off (and where Courtney Lee can jump really high)

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. “I like it,” Celtics coach Doc Rivers told reporters following the team’s practice on Thursday. “I’d rather have this than playing on Friday, I’ll say that.” Boston [...]

October 26, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Courtney Lee, The Morning Dump 4

Brandon Bass is a total pro, practices with starters

Brandon Bass is a total pro, practices with starters

Lost in all this Bass vs. Sullinger “who should the starter” be talk is the fact that Brandon Bass through this entire thing has been a total pro about everything.  How many established veterans would be cool with (or at least appear to be cool with) a rookie coming in and making a play for [...]

October 25, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Brandon Bass, Celtics News 29

Happy Birthday Dave Cowens

Happy Birthday Dave Cowens

Today is NBA Hall of Famer and Boston Celtics legend Dave Cowens‘ 64th birthday. Cowens was brought in by Red Auerbach in 1970 to try and fill the enormous void left when Bill Russell retired. Well, Cowens was definitely successful in helping the C’s remain a dominant force in the NBA. He earned co-rookie of [...]

October 25, 2012 KWAPT Celtics News, Past 8

Barbosa happy to be a Celtic

Barbosa happy to be a Celtic

Leandro Barbosa took to Twitter for the first time in 5 months to let C’s fans know that he’s happy to be in Boston: I am very very happy 2 be part of the @celtics family, this organization has so much tradition. All I can say is I really want the @nba ring — Leandro [...]

October 24, 2012 KWAPT Celtics News, The Team 8

“Green Could Be a Problem This Season”

“Green Could Be a Problem This Season”

We’ve all marveled at Jeff Green’s performance thus far in preseason. There’s been the dunks, the blocks and the all-around explosiveness. Expectations among Celtics fans are very high going into the 2012-13 season. NBA.com’s Sekou Smith also believes that Green is on the cusp of what could be a very productive year: HANG TIME HEADQUARTERS [...]

October 24, 2012 KWAPT Celtics News, Jeff Green, The Team 15

Video: Leandro Barbosa talks w/Celtics media

Video: Leandro Barbosa talks w/Celtics media

New Celtic Leandro Barbosa met with the media today after his first official practice with the team. The “Brazilian Blur” talks about what his role will be, the “weapons” that the Celtics have and the team’s potential. Chris Forsberg of ESPN Boston brings us the video, and you can read more about today’s session in [...]

October 24, 2012 KWAPT Celtics News, Doc Rivers, Injuries, Red's Army Multimedia, The Team, Videos 3

Video: Celtics Dancers photoshoot

Video: Celtics Dancers photoshoot

Our favorite NBA dance squad did a photo shoot recently at the Celtics’ practice facility in Waltham. Here’s a look behind-the-scenes with Celtics.com’s Molly McGrath. The official photographer for the C’s and their dancers is Brian Babineau. Some of you are already familiar with his great work. You can follow him on Twitter and see [...]

October 24, 2012 KWAPT Celtics Dancers, Celtics News Comments Off

Your Morning Dump… Doc says Jason Terry is slow as [expletive]

Your Morning Dump… Doc says Jason Terry is slow as [expletive]

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. “It’s definitely a veteran thing. I learned from a great guy in George Gervin in our workouts in the summer. He tells me, ‘Slow is quick.’ And [...]

October 24, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Jason Terry, The Morning Dump 4

Your Morning Dump… Stats that mean absolutely nothing have me excited

Your Morning Dump… Stats that mean absolutely nothing have me excited

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. Of the 11 play types tracked by Synergy Sports, transition accounted for a team-high 16.8 percent of Boston’s preseason plays. Boston averaged 1.216 points per play (169 [...]

October 23, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, The Morning Dump 7

The case for starting Brandon Bass

The case for starting Brandon Bass

A few days ago, WEEI’s Paul Flannery wrote a very convincing argument for starting Jared Sullinger.  And if Doc Rivers were to use those reasons as justification for starting Sullinger, I’d probably just nod a little and move on.  It’s a solid case. But you can make just as solid a case for Brandon Bass, [...]

October 22, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Brandon Bass, Celtics News 22