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We’re not the only ones thinking Kevin Durant is a possibility

We’re not the only ones thinking Kevin Durant is a possibility

A couple of weeks ago Kevin Durant said he likes Boston and more than a few of us started to wonder if the free-agent-to-be would entertain the idea of signing with the Celtics. We were quickly dismissed by the sports radio ilk. But SI’s Andrew Sharp includes the Cs in his purely-speculative list of KD [...]

March 31, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 30

Talk of Durant/Horford coming to Boston makes me tingle

Talk of Durant/Horford coming to Boston makes me tingle

I guess it’s time to address the speculation that Kevin Durant and Al Horford are options for the Celtics this off-season. Before you fall off your chair laughing, follow the logic. Let’s start with Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski (via NESN) on Al Horford: “But then in summer free agency, part of the reason sources tell me that [...]

March 11, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 6

Joe Johnson getting buyout, Celtics are interested

Joe Johnson getting buyout, Celtics are interested

The Celtics have done pretty well this year, but, like all teams not named the Warriors, Spurs, or Cavaliers, they can use a little help. And it turns out they might be looking for help from a soon-to-be former Brooklyn Net. Joe Johnson and the Brooklyn Nets have opened buyout negotiations, ESPN has learned — [...]

February 25, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Rumors 16

Report: Celtics interested in Reggie Evans

Report: Celtics interested in Reggie Evans

Along with the Heat, the Rockets and Celtics have registered interest in Reggie Evans, Basketball Insiders has learned. — Moke Hamilton (@MokeHamilton) February 22, 2016 I had to double check the date on this tweet for a few reasons: 1) Even w/o David Lee, the Celtics have plenty of power forwards 2) Reggie Evans is [...]

February 22, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 8

Ainge: A deal was done… until the other team backed out

Ainge: A deal was done… until the other team backed out

There is some consternation on the part of some Celtics fans who have chosen to wag a finger at Danny Ainge and tisk tisk him over a lack of action at the trade deadline. However, Ainge paints a much different picture than that of the General Manager who punted on 4th and an inch rather [...]

February 19, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Rumors 38

Report: Celtics interested in Thaddeus Young?

Report: Celtics interested in Thaddeus Young?

Two teams interested in seeing where Sean Marks stands on Thaddeus Young: Toronto and Boston. Likely more, Young an appealing player. — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixYS) February 18, 2016 This is the first time I’ve seen Boston linked to Thaddeus Young. He’s not a 3-point shooter but he’s more athletic than any of our current bigs. [...]

February 18, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 3

Report: Atlanta is keeping Al Horford

Report: Atlanta is keeping Al Horford

Well, that was fun. According to Woj, Atlanta is keeping Al Horford Sources: Atlanta’s expressing its intentions to rivals that Hawks plan to keep team intact at deadline, holding onto Horford and key guards. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) February 18, 2016 Of course, this is the trade deadline, so there is a permanent asterisk to [...]

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Woj: Ainge ain’t paying premium prices for rentals

Woj: Ainge ain’t paying premium prices for rentals

Sources: So far, Boston’s showing unwillingness to pay premium prices on rentals for Al Horford and Dwight Howard. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) February 18, 2016 Premium prices = Brooklyn’s 1st round pick in 2016 and 2018. If Atlanta has decided to move Horford, then I’m pretty sure their asking price drops at 2:45pm. As for [...]

February 18, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 11

Ainge: C’s value some targets more than Brooklyn pick

Ainge: C’s value some targets more than Brooklyn pick

Tick Tick Tick Tick All is quiet on the Celtics trade rumor front… which could mean nothing because there’s no hint of actual talks… but also could mean everything because the Celtics are great at keeping secrets. Whatever the actual case might be, Danny Ainge has let it be known, via the Globe, that he’d [...]

February 16, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Rumors 15

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics made a call about Blake Griffin (that’s it)

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics made a call about Blake Griffin (that’s it)

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The Celtics already have been quite active in their investigations as Thursday’s NBA trade deadline draws near, but, according to several league sources, the talk has [...]

February 16, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Paul Pierce, Rumors, The Morning Dump 5