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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

Recap: Celtics get handed a 32 point beatdown by Philly

Recap: Celtics get handed a 32 point beatdown by Philly

[This recap brought to you by Ben F.] To sum this game up in six words: The Sixers tried, the Celtics didn’t. The C’s do have five games in seven nights but it would have been a bit encouraging to see them try a little more. Between the 38% shooting and the 20 turnovers (which [...]

October 15, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Gametime, Recaps 6

2012 ECF vs Heat plays on continuous loop at Celtics practice facility

2012 ECF vs Heat plays on continuous loop at Celtics practice facility

Doc Rivers has made it clear the Celtics are gunning for Miami this year. If you had any doubts about the Celtics obsession with beating Miami, check out this story from Jason Terry: It didn’t take me long to embrace being a Celtic. I hate whoever they hate. The Lakers are number one up there [...]

October 15, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Jason Terry 5

KG “unlikely” for tonight’s game in Philadelphia

KG “unlikely” for tonight’s game in Philadelphia

Doc Rivers said Kevin Garnett is unlikely to play tonight vs. #sixers. He said it will depend on how Garnett looks at shootaround #celtics — gary washburn (@GwashNBAGlobe) October 15, 2012 This doesn’t appear to be any kind of injury issue.  This is just a matter of Doc preserving Garnett for the regular season.  The [...]

October 15, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Kevin Garnett 11