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Report: Ainge’s patience paying off, Sixers chasing 3rd pick

Report: Ainge’s patience paying off, Sixers chasing 3rd pick

Danny Ainge is engaged in a high-stakes game of NBA draft chicken with the rest of the league. GM’s are daring him to make his 8 draft picks, and he’s daring them to miss out on potential franchise-altering talent. Looks like Ainge might be winning: League sources tell @chadfordinsider and me: Philadelphia is ramping up [...]

June 23, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft, Rumors 19

Report: Durant doesn’t want to go through this again next year

Report: Durant doesn’t want to go through this again next year

During an appearance on ESPN radio this morning, Chris Broussard dropped some insight (I use that term loosely) on Kevin Durant’s plans in free agency: The more I talk to people around this situation, if I had to bet, if I was forced to pick a place, I would have to say Golden State. What [...]

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

Your Morning Dump… Where Trader Danny is swinging, but missing – so far

Your Morning Dump… Where Trader Danny is swinging, but missing – so far

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. But sources told ESPN that the Celtics, to date, have been rebuffed in their efforts to assemble a sufficiently enticing deal to acquire any of these [...]

June 22, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Danny Ainge, Draft, Draft News, Isaiah Thomas, Marcus Smart, Rumors, Rumors, The Morning Dump 8

Report: Cavs really like Avery Bradley

Report: Cavs really like Avery Bradley

Our friends at Real GM have transcribed some commentary by Brian Windhorst: “The Celtics is the trade that has made sense for six months,” said Brian Windhorst. “I happen to know the Cavs really like Avery Bradley and to me, I would want Marcus Smart and I would want one of the draft picks. You’re [...]

June 21, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Avery Bradley, Celtics News, Rumors 37

Gird your loins, the trades they are a-comin’

Gird your loins, the trades they are a-comin’

A prominent agent told me he expects a flurry of trades around the draft, with some star players even being jettisoned. — Gery Woelfel (@GeryWoelfel) June 20, 2016 Gery Woelfel covers the Bucks, a team apparently trying to be part of this flurry… Sources: Bucks are shopping Greg Monroe hard. He’s owed $17.1 million next [...]

June 20, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft, Rumors 6

Did Danny Ainge just talk trade with Kevin Love’s agent?

Did Danny Ainge just talk trade with Kevin Love’s agent?

Via Real GM (by way of CBS Sports): Danny Ainge attend a workout with Excel Sports Management clients in New York City recently and met with prominent agent Jeff Schwartz, a league source told RealGM’s Andrew Perna. Schwartz represents Love, as well as Harrison Barnes, who will be a restricted free agent this summer. Brandon [...]

June 16, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 22

Just how badly do the Sixers want Kris Dunn?

Just how badly do the Sixers want Kris Dunn?

There’s another report about the 76ers infatuation with Kris Dunn. They don’t love him enough to take him #1, but there’s speculation Philly might make a play for picks 3 or 4: Where there’s smoke there’s fire, and it seems as though a small inferno is growing around Providence point guard Kris Dunn and the [...]

June 15, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 25

A puzzling Celtics/Lakers trade scenario floated by ESPN

A puzzling Celtics/Lakers trade scenario floated by ESPN

ESPN’s Chad Ford is floating “5 game-changing NBA draft trades we’d like to see” and one of the scenarios involves the Celtics and rival Lakers: Lakers send: D’Angelo Russell and Julius Randle to Boston Celtics send: Picks Nos. 3 and 16 along with Jonas Jerebko, R.J. Hunter and Jordan Mickey to Los Angeles Why the Celtics [...]

June 14, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 10

Your Morning Dump… Where C’s will have to outbid the Wolves for Jimmy Butler

Your Morning Dump… Where C’s will have to outbid the Wolves for Jimmy Butler

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 Minnesota Timberwolves are prepared to part with the No. 5 overall pick in this month’s draft, as the centerpiece of a trade package, if they [...]

June 14, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors, The Morning Dump 15

Your Morning Dump… Where Kevin Love might be back on Boston’s radar

Your Morning Dump… Where Kevin Love might be back on Boston’s radar

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. “Boston made an offer for Love at the deadline, sources have told ESPN.com, and though the Cavs found it (dissatisfying),” Lowe wrote, “the Celtics may call [...]

May 25, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Isaiah Thomas, Rumors, The Morning Dump 9