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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

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

Is Rondo the “best” worst free throw shooting guard ever?

Is Rondo the “best” worst free throw shooting guard ever?

Rajon Rondo’s wretched free throw shooting against Phoenix (2-10) set off a firestorm of comments about his poor shooting from 15-feet. He’s a career 61% FT shooter and there’s been no improvement throughout his career. When we think of bad free throw shooters, we think of Ben Wallace, Shaquille O’Neal, Dwight Howard, Chris Dudley and [...]

November 20, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Rajon Rondo 14

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo went straight to shoot FT’s after Monday’s game

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo went straight to shoot FT’s after Monday’s game

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 tough,” Rondo said. “It’s frustrating. I work hard on it and I’ll continue to work and get better.” Head coach Brad Stevens said Rondo did not [...]

November 19, 2014 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Brad Stevens, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 19

Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s are still a confident bunch

Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s are still a confident bunch

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. “I don’t think we’re down confidence-wise,” Rondo said. “We’re a prideful group. We believe in each other. We have a lot of games we could have won. [...]

November 18, 2014 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 12

Recap: Celtics drop barnburner to Suns with another late game collapse

Recap: Celtics drop barnburner to Suns with another late game collapse

Different Opponent. Same Result. Stop me if you’ve heard this one in the last four weeks. The Celtics played a wildly entertaining, back-and-forth game against a very good basketball team. They looked poised to come away with a big, early season victory… but they didn’t. The Cs twice rallied from double digit deficits and held a [...]

November 17, 2014 Ben Mark Jeff Green, Rajon Rondo, Recaps, Tyler Zeller 16

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are still green at closing games

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are still green at closing games

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 seems the Celtics have been trying to solve the mystery of their fourth-quarter disappearances for years, even before the Brad Stevens era began. It was no [...]

November 16, 2014 Jay Dwight Powell, James Young, Jared Sullinger, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump Comments Off