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Jeff Green’s getting $40 mil (maybe) while Ray sleeps on Miami’s offer

Jeff Green’s getting $40 mil (maybe) while Ray sleeps on Miami’s offer

Earlier today, I casually mentioned that a lot of the hypothetical numbers we’ve been throwing around hinge on assumed numbers.  We all assumed Jeff Green’s contract would be somewhere in the $9 million neighborhood.  Well, it’s sort of in that neighborhood. According to Jeff Green’s agent: One source with knowledge of the talks says it [...]

July 5, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Free Agency, Ray Allen, Rumors 15

Rumor: C’s willing do double Miami’s offer to Ray?

Rumor: C’s willing do double Miami’s offer to Ray?

Source: Celtics willing to double (in terms of $) Heat offer to Ray Allen. Will give 2 years/$12 million. Heat can offer only $3 mill a yr — Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) July 1, 2012 The Boston Celtics are clearly not as ready to move on from Ray Allen as we thought.  There was mention of [...]

July 1, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Ray Allen, Rumors 12

Report: Memphis to offer Ray Allen full mid-level exception

Report: Memphis to offer Ray Allen full mid-level exception

According to the Memphis Commercial Appeal:  The Grizzlies have made veteran sharpshooter Ray Allen a prime offseason target and planned to contact him late Saturday night in the first step of what promises to be a strong pursuit of the NBA’s all-time leading three-point shooter. Memphis, according to sources familiar with the team’s plans, will [...]

June 30, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Rumors, Rumors 17

Rumor: Celtics offering Bass for OJ Mayo

Rumor: Celtics offering Bass for OJ Mayo

CSNNE’s Sherrod Blakely has this information, per a league source: A league source said the C’s continue to be enamored with the 6-foot-5 shooting guard, and are considering making another run at him. The source said no deal is imminent, but it appears the Celtics are willing to offer up Brandon Bass via a sign [...]

June 29, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Brandon Bass, Rumors 17

Report: Ray Allen will sign with Heat

Report: Ray Allen will sign with Heat

The general consensus around the NBA is that Ray Allen will sign with Miami. “Barring a change, he’ll join the Heat,” said a league source. — Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) June 27, 2012 I’m still skeptical.  “General consensus” is based on nothing besides what everyone thinks will happen.  And the source doesn’t tell you anything besides [...]

June 27, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Free Agency, Rumors 41

Report: Celtics pursuing Jamal Crawford

Report: Celtics pursuing Jamal Crawford

The Celtics have a lot of needs.  They really could use some size to help their horrible rebounding situation.  I mean, imagine how different things would have been if they could have been at least an average rebounding team?  You can also say “imagine how different things would have been had they had a reliable [...]

June 26, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Free Agency, Rumors 33

Your Morning Dump… What in the hell is KG doing in San Antonio?

Your Morning Dump… What in the hell is KG doing in San Antonio?

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. Apparently he & Dooling were here supporting a hunger foundation. I don’t think it was Spurs related. But cool friend. Paul Garcia – Project Spurs (Photo: Brandon) Hope [...]

June 23, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Free Agency, Kevin Garnett, Rumors, The Morning Dump 12

Mike Gorman sees Garnett, Pierce retiring as Celtics

Mike Gorman sees Garnett, Pierce retiring as Celtics

Legendary Celtics play by play man Mike Gorman was on 98.5’s Toucher & Rich this morning where he made a couple of interesting comments. The schedule took a huge toll on everyone, players and anyone else traveling.  If Avery Bradley was healthy, he thinks Celtics beat Miami in 6 He thinks KG is coming back, [...]

June 19, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Rumors 6

Rumor: Celtics considering strong offer for Bulls’ Asik

Rumor: Celtics considering strong offer for Bulls’ Asik

Bulls.com’s Sam Smith has this scoop: The Celtics are one the teams said to be considering a strong offer to Bulls center Asik. The thinking is it might help them retain Kevin Garnett, who though playing very well at center the second half of the season doesn’t want to return as a center. .. Smith [...]

June 18, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rumors 17

Words KG said: “Last train stops in Boston”

Words KG said: “Last train stops in Boston”

While we’re all waiting for what Kevin Garnett might do, Jay (MrTrpleDouble10) and his encyclopedic memory reminded me of this interview KG did back on media day in 2010.  It ends with this: Is this your last stop, the last place you want to be? Yup, this is it. Last train stops in Boston The facts [...]

June 13, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Kevin Garnett, Rumors 15