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Could the Charlotte Hornets have interest in Jeff Green?

Could the Charlotte Hornets have interest in Jeff Green?

Grantland’s Zach Lowe dissects the problems facing the Charlotte Hornets and speculates Jeff Green could be one of their potential trade targets: Now the Hornets are in trouble, and they’ll scour the trade market while hoping the status quo roster can find just enough punch to trample over a few of the teams that will surely [...]

December 1, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Jeff Green, Rumors 12

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo doesn’t have a clue about his FT shooting

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo doesn’t have a clue about his FT shooting

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.  “It’s very frustrating, in particular this game,” Rondo said. “If I make my free throws, I think we win the game.” Rondo hit side iron on his [...]

November 29, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 6

Enemy Chatter: Rondo made mincemeat out of Damian Lillar(d)

Enemy Chatter: Rondo made mincemeat out of Damian Lillar(d)

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 Portland. Appropriate to the season, Rajon Rondo made mincemeat out of Damian Lillar in the first. He squirted past Portland’s defense repeatedly. … The Celtics continued to foil Lillar and his mates with [...]

November 24, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Enemy Chatter, Rajon Rondo 16

Your Morning Dump… Where this loss was not like the others

Your Morning Dump… Where this loss was not like the others

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 end result, then, was all too familiar: Another loss, this time a 94-88 defeat to the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday night at TD Garden. Boston [...]

November 24, 2014 Ben Mark Celtics News, Jeff Green, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 18

Green’s Market Stronger Than Rondo’s?

Green’s Market Stronger Than Rondo’s?

Sherrod Blakely is reporting that a league executive has said that the free agency market for Jeff Green may be even stronger than the one for Rajon Rondo this coming offseason: “A league executive told CSNNE.com on Saturday that the market for Green is as strong, “if not stronger”, than it is for Rajon Rondo, [...]

November 23, 2014 Geoffrey Simpson Celtics News, Jeff Green, Rajon Rondo 5

Your Morning Dump… Where other teams are interested in Brandon Bass

Your Morning Dump… Where other teams are interested in Brandon Bass

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. Scouts and opposing front-office types have begun to speak and inquire about the 29-year-old forward, a practice that’s generally a precursor to discussing a trade. Danny Ainge [...]

November 23, 2014 Jay Brandon Bass, Rumors, The Morning Dump, Vitor Faverani 5

What should the Celtics do to better close out games?

What should the Celtics do to better close out games?

Much has been made out of the Celtics inability to close out tight games, and with good reason. Four of their seven losses have come by five points or less. Boston’s most frustrating loss of the season came at home against the Cleveland Cavaliers, where they blew a 17 point lead in the 4th quarter. While [...]

November 22, 2014 Geoffrey Simpson Celtics News, Jared Sullinger, Rajon Rondo 10

Your Morning Dump… Where we look for blame on the defensive end

Your Morning Dump… Where we look for blame on the defensive end

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. One of the biggest keys for Sullinger and Olynyk in establishing themselves as a sustainable frontcourt tandem is learning to work together at both ends of the [...]

November 22, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Avery Bradley, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 7

Dividing Minutes between the Celtics Frontcourt

Dividing Minutes between the Celtics Frontcourt

Brad Stevens is going to have some difficult decisions to make regarding his frontcourt rotations this season. The Celtics have four players (five if you include Jeff Green) who currently deserve significant minutes and Vitor Faverani is on his way back from injury, and rookie Dwight Powell who will most likely spend the majority of [...]

November 21, 2014 Geoffrey Simpson Brandon Bass, Celtics News, Jared Sullinger, Kelly Olynyk, Tyler Zeller, Vitor Faverani 20

Throwback Thursday: C’s vs Sixers in a classic 1980’s matchup

Throwback Thursday: C’s vs Sixers in a classic 1980’s matchup

It was Superbowl Sunday in 1986 and it was hours before the Patriots were about to get blasted by the Bears.  During a matinée game at the Garden, the Celtics and Sixers battled in a close game featuring Larry Bird at his zenith, Bill Walton during his revival, Dr. J and Moses at the end, [...]

November 20, 2014 Jay Bill Walton, Larry Bird, Look Back 1