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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

Video: Sullinger & family’s reaction to being drafted

Video: Sullinger & family’s reaction to being drafted

This is pretty cool.  I love seeing these because we always tend to forget how exciting these moments are for these kids.  Remember, they’re young… some are still teenagers, some are in their early 20′s… and as much as they’re big-time college players, there’s a dream being realized here.  No matter how big a player [...]

June 29, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft, Videos 3

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 21st pick in the NBA draft…

With the 21st pick in the NBA draft…

The Boston Celtics select… Jared Sullinger Sullinger is the first of two medically red flagged guys due to issues with his back.  But the Celtics weren’t scared off by the Ohio State power forward. He’s a big boy.  He’s a top 10 talent.  If this back issue is no big deal, this is a steal [...]

June 28, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft 25

Your Morning Dump… I promise to stop blogging about the Royce White draft promise

Your Morning Dump… I promise to stop blogging about the Royce White draft promise

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. Andy Miller, the agent for Iowa State product Royce White, has shut down White’s predraft workouts, leading to speculation that he has a draft promise. The Celtics, who [...]

June 24, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Draft, The Morning Dump 10