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The Decisions for Danny

The Decisions for Danny

Editor's Note:  Please welcome Jacob Noble to the Red's Army crew.  Jacob has just joined the team.  Please enjoy the first of many great posts Jacob will write for us. Being a lifetime Celtic fan makes these Finals hard to watch because what we saw during the regular season out of the Boston Celtics was [...]

June 2, 2011 Jnoble Celtics Uncategorized 18

Your Morning Dump… Where we’re trying not to repeat history

Your Morning Dump… Where we’re trying not to repeat history

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. Watch that video and tell me you're not getting a "they need to make a trade now" vibe. That's Comcast Sports Net's look at "The State of [...]

May 21, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Tommy has never made more sense

Tommy has never made more sense

“It was a band-aid team to begin with,” Heinsohn said. “We didn’t have Perkins at the beginning of the year. He had surgery and wasn’t due back until January. They offered him a contract not knowing if he’d ever play again and he turned them down because he wanted to be a free agent. They [...]

May 18, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 5

Your Morning Dump… The Celtics are morphing into the old Pistons

Your Morning Dump… The Celtics are morphing into the old Pistons

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 would seem that the big three do in fact have more basketball in them, even at their advanced ages. Pierce had arguably his best season of [...]

May 16, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 5

Your Morning Dump… Speculation about James Harden & the Perk trade

Your Morning Dump… Speculation about James Harden & the Perk trade

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. Simmons: You look at the Celtics, and people are looking around, 'Can I trust Jeff Green? Can I trust Krstic?' Like, down the line, we didn't know [...]

May 15, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 14

Ainge backtracks from ‘Pierce to bench’ comment

Ainge backtracks from ‘Pierce to bench’ comment

Via ESPN Boston: Ainge clarified comments made on Boston sports radio WEEI on Thursday that suggested the possibility of a veteran sliding to a bench role to get Jeff Green more minutes next season. "So I said that on the radio show [Thursday], just to get everybody sort of excited," joked Ainge. "Yeah, I'm sure [...]

May 13, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3

Your Morning Dump… Should we root for a lockout?

Your Morning Dump… Should we root for a lockout?

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. But amid all this doom there may actually be a savior on the horizon. Lurking out there, Cocoon-like, may be the equivalent of the Fountain of Youth, [...]

May 13, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3

Will Paul Pierce come off the bench next year?

Will Paul Pierce come off the bench next year?

Danny Ainge had some interesting stunning comments on WEEI: On the starting lineup changing: "Maybe there’s a change of roles. Maybe Paul comes off the bench, cuts down on his minutes. Maybe we find a way to get Jeff more minutes. His role will expand if he’s back here next year. There’s no question about [...]

May 12, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 15

What do we do with Jeff Green?

What do we do with Jeff Green?

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images He was the centerpiece of "the trade".  He was the supposed best player in the deal… the guy that made it OK to part with Perk, risk team chemistry, and rely on the O'Neals to get us through at center.  Except Jeff Green's arrival in Boston was anything but that. [...]

May 12, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 25

Recap: Season on the brink after C’s run out of gas in OT

Recap: Season on the brink after C’s run out of gas in OT

The Celtics barely had enough gas in the tank for 48 minutes of basketball.  When the last play of the fourth quarter unfolded in no way, shape, or form that Doc Rivers drew it up, Paul Pierce managed to get a fadeaway jumper off that bounced off the rim.   The miss was deadly.  The [...]

May 9, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 36