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Why the Smart/Bradley/Thomas backcourt will work

Why the Smart/Bradley/Thomas backcourt will work

Since the Celtics have acquired Isaiah Thomas there has been a lot of chatter about how he fits. The main concern among fans is that Thomas, who has been known to be a bit of ball-dominant player, will take away valuable minutes that rookie Marcus Smart could be getting to develop his game. There’s also the [...]

February 22, 2015 Alex Kungu Avery Bradley, Isaiah Thomas, Marcus Smart 7

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

Your Morning Dump… Where it’s finally James Young’s time

Your Morning Dump… Where it’s finally James Young’s time

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 rest of the season will be an invaluable experience for Young, whom the Celtics are banking will develop fast enough to become a permanent rotation [...]

February 21, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, James Young, The Morning Dump 5

GGTV #17: Breaking down the Thomas trade

GGTV #17: Breaking down the Thomas trade

So Isaiah Thomas is now a member of the Boston Celtics, so The Gang got together last night to discuss what he brings to the team, restored faith in Danny Ainge, and some of the other madness at the trade deadline.  They also answer a question submitted via text… which you can do by texting 508-731-GGTV (4488). [...]

February 20, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Gang Green TV, Isaiah Thomas 1

Your Morning Dump… Where Sullinger will be out for a while

Your Morning Dump… Where Sullinger will be out for a while

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 Celtics big man Jared Sullinger is out indefinitely after X-rays on Thursday revealed a stress reaction in his left foot. Sullinger said he felt some [...]

February 20, 2015 Jay Celtics News, Injuries, Jared Sullinger, Tayshaun Prince, The Morning Dump, Trades 17

Sullinger “out a while” with foot injury

Sullinger “out a while” with foot injury

Great… just we needed… Jared Sullinger (stress reaction foot) “will be out a while” according to coach Brad Stevens #Celtics — gary washburn (@GwashburnGlobe) February 19, 2015 The stress reaction is nothing to mess around with, because if you do, it becomes a stress fracture, and that becomes a problem. As for the exact severity [...]

February 19, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Injuries, Jared Sullinger 16

Full circle: Trade takes KG back to ‘Sota

Full circle: Trade takes KG back to ‘Sota

Kevin Garnett has waived his no-trade clause and will return to the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to a report from David Aldridge. The stunning development, which came to light Wednesday night and was confirmed less than a half hour before the trade deadline, sends the Big Ticket back to where he began his career as a skinny [...]

February 19, 2015 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Around the NBA, Kevin Garnett, Trades 11

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 the safe bet is for Danny Ainge to wait until the offseason

Your Morning Dump… Where the safe bet is for Danny Ainge to wait until the offseason

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 contrary to reports, the Celtics were not actively involved in the pursuit of players to whom they were linked for two days. Ty Lawson, Enes [...]

February 19, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Brandon Bass, Celtics News, Kevin Garnett, Rumors, The Morning Dump 35

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