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Can the Celtics really be the 3 seed this year?

Can the Celtics really be the 3 seed this year?

We’ve heard a lot of predictions for this team so far. Many of them have the team finishing in the 40-something win range, but I’ve yet to see even the most optimistic of Celtics fans come close to what the folks at Nylon Calculus came up with.  Last year my predictions, using a blend of [...]

September 30, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 11

Scenes from an open practice

Scenes from an open practice

The Celtics held their annual open practice for season ticket holders last night. They ran through some drills, had a scrimmage, and addressed the crowd like they always do. As it was happening, I asked people to send me pictures, and got a bunch of great shots. So I’m sharing those with all of you. [...]

September 30, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Red's Army Multimedia 1

Your Morning Dump… Where advanced stats say Isaiah is already an all-star

Your Morning Dump… Where advanced stats say Isaiah is already an all-star

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. When Thomas was on the court, Boston had a remarkable 109.2 offensive rating. When he was off the court? Their offensive rating dropped to 98.8. A [...]

September 30, 2015 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Brad Stevens, Celtics News, Isaiah Thomas, The Morning Dump 2

The night Larry Bird peaked

The night Larry Bird peaked

Bill Simmons and Bob Ryan both look at June 8, 1986 as the night Larry Bird peaked. Hell, even Larry admits it. The Celtics cruised to victory in Game 6 in the NBA Finals against the Houston Rockets. Legend cranked out 29 points, 11 rebounds, 12 assists and 3 steals in 46 minutes. Watch the video [...]

September 29, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Larry Bird, Videos 5

Kevin Garnett should do media day forever

Kevin Garnett should do media day forever

Kevin Garnett in front of a microphone is one of life’s great pleasures. The man is a quote machine, especially if he’s in a good mood. The KG/Paul Pierce “Super Man theme music” remains a classic, and there were few post-win interviews that didn’t include some sort of humorous KG moment. Now, at 39 years [...]

September 29, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, Kevin Garnett 2

Your Morning Dump… Where Evan Turner knows he’s a candidate to be traded

Your Morning Dump… Where Evan Turner knows he’s a candidate to be traded

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 6-foot-6 wing will make $3.4 million before hitting the free agent market next summer. He has a very movable contract, something Turner is well aware [...]

September 29, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Amir Johnson, Celtics News, Evan Turner, Jae Crowder, Paul Pierce, The Morning Dump 7

Your Morning Dump… Where there are few certainties with these Celtics, but there is Jae Crowder

Your Morning Dump… Where there are few certainties with these Celtics, but there is Jae Crowder

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.   Things started to turn for Crowder when he came to Boston as part of the Rajon Rondo trade and began to play for Stevens. He [...]

September 28, 2015 Ben Mark Avery Bradley, Celtics News, Jae Crowder, James Young, RJ Hunter, The Morning Dump 12

Your Morning Dump… Where Lee says Stevens is like Steve

Your Morning Dump… Where Lee says Stevens is like Steve

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. For newcomer David Lee, it was the first time to see Stevens lead a real practice. “I was amazed,” Lee said. “The amount of details was [...]

September 27, 2015 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Celtics News, Isaiah Thomas, The Morning Dump 1

Your Afternoon Dump… More tired storyline: Thomas starting or Sullinger’s weight?

Your Afternoon Dump… More tired storyline: Thomas starting or Sullinger’s weight?

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. Team president Danny Ainge, brusquely shrugged off the issue — “that question should never be asked” — and wrote the guard’s aspiration off to the desire [...]

September 26, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Isaiah Thomas, Jared Sullinger, Paul Pierce, The Morning Dump 1

Training camp tips off with Media Day – getcha highlights here

Training camp tips off with Media Day – getcha highlights here

Finally! The 2015-16 Celtics squad has gathered at the practice facility in Waltham, Mass., for the start of training camp, beginning with Media Day this afternoon. Here are some of the most notable quotes and details. Final update made at 4:30 p.m. Isaiah Thomas said he worked on extending his range and watched a lot of [...]

September 25, 2015 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Celtics News, Media Day Comments Off on Training camp tips off with Media Day – getcha highlights here