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Jonathan Gibson leads C’s to Summer League win… wait who?

Jonathan Gibson leads C’s to Summer League win… wait who?

The Celtics were scuffling along in typical summer league fashion.  They were down by 17 to the Brooklyn Nets… … until undrafted rookie Jonathan Gibson took over. Gibson dropped 17 points off the bench and led the Celtics to a 30-14 fourth quarter and 82-73 Celtics win.  Gibson is a 6’1″ guard out of New [...]

July 10, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Kris Joseph, Summer League 14

Celtics Summer League: Game 1 GreenLights

Celtics Summer League: Game 1 GreenLights

The Celtics summer league edition got off to a nice start by defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder.  First round draft pick Jared Sullinger stood out the most, but E’Twaun Moore, Fab Melo, Kris Jospeh and Sean Williams also had some highlights.  Check out the “GreenLights” below for some of their nice plays, including all of [...]

July 10, 2012 Jay E'Twaun Moore, Fab Melo, Jared Sullinger, Kris Joseph, MrTrpleDouble10 Videos, Sean Williams, Summer League 10

Sullinger, Joseph impress in Summer League debut

Sullinger, Joseph impress in Summer League debut

The Boston Celtics opened their Summer League with a 73-65 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, though the score of these games barely matters. Let’s get right to the early assessments.  First, the returning players: E’Twaun Moore:  His shot was spotty early. He hit a few nice mid-range jumpers, but he had a tough time [...]

July 9, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Jared Sullinger, Recaps, Summer League 29

Your Morning Dump… Where basketball is back to day!

Your Morning Dump… Where basketball is back to day!

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. 1. The rookies: Summer league offers our first glimpse of the league’s freshest batch of players going against other NBA-caliber talent. While we always caution against reading [...]

July 9, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, E'Twaun Moore, The Morning Dump 10

Celtics officially sign rookies, add to Summer League roster

Celtics officially sign rookies, add to Summer League roster

It’s really a minor housekeeping move, but the Celtics did the expected quite quickly and signed all 3 of their new rookies. Terms of the deal were not announced, but the base salary for first-round picks was slotted at $1.089 million for Sullinger (21st overall pick) and $1.045 million (22nd). First-round draft picks can be [...]

July 3, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 3

Celtics rookies say all the right things to the media

Celtics rookies say all the right things to the media

“Honestly, I don’t have any back problems, but it is what it is,” Sullinger said. “I’m just playing basketball now. I finally have a job, and now it’s time to take the next step and get ready to play. Originally projected as a top 10 pick in this year’s draft before being red-flagged, Sullinger described [...]

July 2, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Draft, Fab Melo, Jared Sullinger 39

With addition of Melo and Sullinger, Garnett’s return essential

With addition of Melo and Sullinger, Garnett’s return essential

With the 21st and 22nd picks in the 2012 NBA draft last night, the Celtics filled two gaping holes in their roster with the addition of Ohio State’s Jared Sullinger and Fab Melo from Syracuse University. As is the case with many of the picks from this years draft, both have more than their fair share [...]

June 29, 2012 Nick Sannicandro Celtics News, Draft, The Team 8

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics draft a bad back and maturity issues

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics draft a bad back and maturity issues

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. Sullinger, a talented 6-foot-9 post player and rebounder, got by without a lot of lift in his game, and some question about his ability to score over [...]

June 29, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Draft, Fab Melo, Jared Sullinger, The Morning Dump 12

Sullinger and Melo’s Celtics Draft Kicks

Sullinger and Melo’s Celtics Draft Kicks

  The C’s took Jared Sullinger with the #21 overall pick.  Sullinger wore all types of Jordans during his days at Ohio State, including the Air Jordan 13 “Playoffs” (pictured). The C’s took Brazilian big Fab Melo with the 22nd pic.  Melo wore Kevin Durant’s signature shoe the Nike KD2 in the “Creamsicle” colorway. [...]

June 28, 2012 Celtkicks CeltKicks 7

With the 22nd pick in the NBA draft…

With the 22nd pick in the NBA draft…

The Celtics select center Fab Melo of Syracuse Melo’s stock dropped, but he’s a legitimate 7 footer and a defensive specialist.  He’s a big, physical guy who lacks an offensive game. Is this pick reminding anyone of Kendrick Perkins? [...]

June 28, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft 11