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The NBA addresses a problem no one cared about

The NBA addresses a problem no one cared about

That’s a fan’s video of Kevin Garnett’s pregame routine from a couple of years ago.  It has remained largely unchanged and, from beginning to end… that is to say, from the head-butting, shorts tying bit at the basket support to getting in position after pointing to all 3 refs… takes about two minutes. Well, that’s [...]

October 18, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, Celtics News 12

Your Morning Dump… There’s a rumbling around the league that the Celtics could be really, really good

Your Morning Dump… There’s a rumbling around the league that the Celtics could be really, really good

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. If you’re in Boston, you can buy into Jeff Green, who’s been one of the Celtics’ best — maybe the best — players in camp, showing no ill effects [...]

October 18, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Courtney Lee, The Morning Dump 29

Who is Leandro Barbosa?

Who is Leandro Barbosa?

Many NBA fans are familiar with the newest member of the Boston Celtics, Leandro Barbosa. But for those of you who may not be, here you go: Leandro Barbosa is a 29 year-old guard who played for the Pacers & Raptors last season. He has career averages of 12 pts, 2 steals & 2 assists [...]

October 17, 2012 KWAPT Celtics News 20

Celtics sign Leandro Barbosa

Celtics sign Leandro Barbosa

Well, that didn’t take long. A day after waiving Dionte Christmas and Jamar Smith, the Celtics turned to Leandro Barbosa to address their backup point guard needs. Barbosa is a serviceable combo guard with a score-first mentality.  But when you consider how few options there were out there, and how little Rajon Rondo will actually [...]

October 17, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 49

Jeff Green will hear none of your James Worthy talk

Jeff Green will hear none of your James Worthy talk

“Put this Tweet out to James Worthy — he has Twitter,” said Green. “I’m not doing it. Who runs the Boston Celtics’ Twitter? … I cannot be called the great James Worthy without his permission. I’m dead serious. I want you to put that Tweet out. I do not want to be called James Worthy. [...]

October 17, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Jeff Green 11

Your Morning Dump, Where Green & Lee are coming along nicely

Your Morning Dump, Where Green & Lee are coming along nicely

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. Jeff Green has stopped thinking about the surgery to repair his aortic aneurysm, the surgery that cost him a season and could have been a matter of [...]

October 17, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, The Morning Dump 11

Celtics waive Christmas, Smith

Celtics waive Christmas, Smith

After an afternoon of questionable reports, the Celtics have confirmed they did indeed waive Dionte Christmas and Jamar Smith. Smith, a 6’3 guard, appeared in four preseason games for the Celtics and averaged 2.3 points and 1.0 rebound. Christmas, a 6’5 guard, appeared in four preseason games for the Celtics and averaged 3.3 points and [...]

October 16, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Dionte Christmas 12

Jackie Mac “Rajon Rondo: All grown up”

Jackie Mac “Rajon Rondo: All grown up”

Jackie MacMullan posted a great piece over at ESPN Boston about how Rajon Rondo is starting to “grow up”. If there’s been one complaint about Rondo from C’s fans over the past few years, it’s been his maturity, or lack thereof at times. Jackie talks about how Rajon has “emerged from his own self-imposed exile”. [...]

October 16, 2012 KWAPT Avery Bradley, Celtics News, Kevin Garnett, Keyon Dooling, Larry Bird, Marquis Daniels, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo, The Team 3

Sullinger’s first bump is a good chance to learn

Sullinger’s first bump is a good chance to learn

Most of you know what it’s like driving to work in New England. When you first start a job, you need a GPS to get you where you’re going. You go slow, you turn your radio down, you squint at street signs, and you hit the same… damn… pothole… EVERY time. But after a while, [...]

October 16, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Jared Sullinger 3

Your Morning Dump… Where Doc isn’t going to use a bullet just yet

Your Morning Dump… Where Doc isn’t going to use a bullet just yet

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. “We just kind of showed up,” coach Doc Rivers said after watching his club commit 14 of its 20 turnovers in the first half and shoot 38 percent overall. [...]

October 16, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 8