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Let’s speculate about Will Barton, Lou Williams and Jabari Parker

Let’s speculate about Will Barton, Lou Williams and Jabari Parker

ESPN Insiders have put together their thoughts on potential deals in the Eastern conference. There are some interesting and juicy suggestions: Which Eastern Conference finals contender should make a deal at the deadline? Kevin Pelton, ESPN Insider: Boston Celtics. Third in the East, the Celtics are contenders and have plenty of draft picks to offer [...]

February 8, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 23

Blatant speculation: The 2016 Nets pick for Brook Lopez?

Blatant speculation: The 2016 Nets pick for Brook Lopez?

Tis the season for rumors and unfounded speculation and I (unlike grumpy John) love to indulge. The guys at Sheridan Hoops wonder if Brooklyn would look to move Brook Lopez for a draft pick, their/our draft pick: Lopez is averaging more than 20 points and is on the first year of a three-year, $63 million [...]

February 5, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 10

Report: Denver keeps rejecting Boston’s offers for Gallinari

Report: Denver keeps rejecting Boston’s offers for Gallinari

It appears Danny Ainge’s tactics with the Denver Nuggets for Danilo Gallinari resemble my dating approach in my early 20s: keep asking until they a) punch you  b) don’t take your calls or c) break down and say yes. The folks at Hoops Rumors piece together multiple reports: The Celtics have aggressively pursued a trade for [...]

February 4, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 6

Al Horford isn’t bothered by the trade rumors he doesn’t read

Al Horford isn’t bothered by the trade rumors he doesn’t read

Hawks reporter Chris Vivlamore asked Al Horford about the recent trade speculation: “I think my priority and my focus is on the team and to keep play and do what I do,” Horford said Wednesday morning before the Hawks played at the 76ers. “This is my team. I feel like Atlanta is my home so [...]

February 3, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors Comments Off on Al Horford isn’t bothered by the trade rumors he doesn’t read

Report: David Lee will be gone in a few weeks

Report: David Lee will be gone in a few weeks

Now that David Lee is completely out of the rotation, I don’t care much about his spot on the roster. I’ve seen him actively participate on the bench and celebrate along with the rest of his teammates. But he cares about his spot on the roster, and the Celtics care about making sure this lack [...]

February 3, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) David Lee, Rumors 7

Your Morning Dump… Where we speculate about Al Horford coming to Boston

Your Morning Dump… Where we speculate about Al Horford coming to Boston

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. Horford is averaging 15.2 points, seven rebounds and three assists through 49 games this season and is taking a career-high three 3-pointers per game. He’s shooting [...]

February 2, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Jae Crowder, Rumors, The Morning Dump 16

Any interest in moving Bradley, Crowder and picks for Blake Griffin?

Any interest in moving Bradley, Crowder and picks for Blake Griffin?

ESPN’s Zach Lowe examines Blake Griffin’s situation in Los Angeles and whether or not he should be traded. Naturally, the Celtics are referenced: If you want to poach Griffin, now or in the offseason, you’re probably going to have to come with an offer that — at least in Rivers’ view — maintains the Clippers’ spot [...]

January 29, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Avery Bradley, Jae Crowder, Rumors 34

Would you trade the Brooklyn pick for Gordon Hayward?

Would you trade the Brooklyn pick for Gordon Hayward?

In his latest column which examines the financial situation of the rebuilding Utah Jazz, ESPN’s Zach Lowe suggests Utah partner up with Boston on a trade: Hayward understands that financial realities could break up a team on the rise. “I’m constantly thinking about that,” he said. “Contracts are so short now. A lot of our [...]

January 26, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 34

Should the Celtics pursue Rudy Gay or Hassan Whiteside?

Should the Celtics pursue Rudy Gay or Hassan Whiteside?

ESPN Insider has kicked off a new series examining trade targets for each of the 30 teams. They start with the Celtics and, well, prepare to be underwhelmed: DeMarcus Cousins If and when the Kings decide to move on from the Cousins era, Boston is a logical destination. Cousins has long been connected to Boston [...]

January 13, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rumors 26

If the Rockets move Dwight Howard, should Boston make a deal?

If the Rockets move Dwight Howard, should Boston make a deal?

The Rockets are still playing like crap and there’s speculation Daryl Morey might dump his soft, clownish big man Dwight Howard. The 30-year-old Howard is reportedly unhappy with his role on the team and he can opt-out of his contract after this season. Maybe Houston wants to get something before Howard bolts. ESPN Insider Kevin [...]

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