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Your Morning Dump… Where Thornton, Prince learned about trades on Twitter

Your Morning Dump… Where Thornton, Prince learned about trades on Twitter

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. Celtics president Danny Ainge never had a chance to get to Thornton. He found out about the trade from a teammate who was also about to [...]

February 24, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Brandan Wright, Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Marcus Thornton, Tayshaun Prince, The Morning Dump 6

The Pierce/Garnett trade is a gift that keeps on giving

The Pierce/Garnett trade is a gift that keeps on giving

It’s so hard to keep track of all the moving parts in Danny Ainge’s rebuilding plan. There are so many picks with so many protections from so many teams. Players have come and gone. And, the thing that most people aren’t talking about, is how the Celtics structure just about every trade to get themselves [...]

February 21, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Isaiah Thomas, Kevin Garnett, Marcus Thornton, Paul Pierce, Trades 12

Thornton, Prince traded away as Ainge finally gets Isaiah Thomas

Thornton, Prince traded away as Ainge finally gets Isaiah Thomas

At this point, I feel like Danny Ainge was inside the maternity ward at Isaiah Thomas’ birth offering his mom Austin Ainge and a conditional future son in exchange for her newborn.  As soon as the Suns showed interest in trading Thomas, it was clear Boston would be involved. And today, finally, Ainge’s obsession has [...]

February 19, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Isaiah Thomas, Marcus Thornton, Tayshaun Prince, Trades 46

Your Morning Dump… Where even dumb teams won’t take Danny’s bait

Your Morning Dump… Where even dumb teams won’t take Danny’s bait

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. As of last night, there have been, according to several league sources, no bites, or even much of a nibble. The rest of the NBA has [...]

February 18, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Brandon Bass, Celtics News, Marcus Thornton, Rumors, Tayshaun Prince, The Morning Dump 8

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics plan to keep Tayshaun Prince?!?!

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics plan to keep Tayshaun Prince?!?!

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. Word is the Celtics intend to keep Tayshaun Prince through next week’s deadline to see if they can make use of Prince’s $7.7 million salary in [...]

February 13, 2015 Jay Brandon Bass, Marcus Thornton, Rumors, Tayshaun Prince, The Morning Dump 18

Enemy Chatter: The Celtics do not have a young, future star

Enemy Chatter: The Celtics do not have a young, future star

We often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics. Here’s a look at some enemy chatter from Houston. The Celtics have played so reliably hard that they have been able to scrape together more wins than the other teams going nowhere. But after moving Rajon Rondo and Jeff [...]

January 31, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Enemy Chatter, Marcus Smart, Marcus Thornton 16

Blazers looking to deal but Thornton, Bass not atop the list

Blazers looking to deal but Thornton, Bass not atop the list

The rumors that Portland is seeking wing and big help were all but confirmed by GM Neil Olshey in a recent radio interview. Olshey ran down his wish list: a shooter who can pass and play smart defense. In other words, a player who is not currently on the market. The Oregonian looked at some potential trade [...]

January 27, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Brandon Bass, Celtics News, Marcus Thornton, Rumors 3

Teams interested in Marcus Thornton, not interested in his salary

Teams interested in Marcus Thornton, not interested in his salary

The Celtics are getting a lot of interest in guard Marcus Thornton, but teams are concerned about his $8.6 million salary, a source said. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) January 14, 2015 We knew Thornton’s bloated salary was going to be a problem. Just be happy that he’s playing well enough for teams to have [...]

January 14, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Marcus Thornton, Rumors 9

Your Morning Dump… Where Trader Danny is in overdrive

Your Morning Dump… Where Trader Danny is in overdrive

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 are wheeling and dealing at an absurd rate in advance of the Feb. 19 trade deadline while trying to both add to their collection [...]

January 14, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Brandon Bass, Marcus Thornton, The Morning Dump 17

Your Morning Dump… Where the Jeff Green deal isn’t quite done yet

Your Morning Dump… Where the Jeff Green deal isn’t quite done 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 The Memphis Grizzlies, on the brink of strengthening themselves for a deep run into the Western Conference playoffs, are working to finalize a three-team deal to acquire [...]

January 10, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Brandon Bass, Jared Sullinger, Marcus Thornton, The Morning Dump 8