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Wait… I didn’t think Jimmy Butler was available?

Wait… I didn’t think Jimmy Butler was available?

When the Bulls shipped Derrick Rose to the Knicks, the natural assumption was that Chicago belonged to Jimmy Butler now. Maybe not: Orlando is one of several teams pursuing Jimmy Butler. Also, Houston is trying to get into the 1st round and is offering Patrick Beverley — Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) June 23, 2016 The Celtics [...]

June 23, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 8

Your Morning Dump… Where C’s will have to outbid the Wolves for Jimmy Butler

Your Morning Dump… Where C’s will have to outbid the Wolves for Jimmy Butler

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 Minnesota Timberwolves are prepared to part with the No. 5 overall pick in this month’s draft, as the centerpiece of a trade package, if they [...]

June 14, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors, The Morning Dump 15

Would you trade Isaiah Thomas and the 3rd pick for Jimmy Butler?

Would you trade Isaiah Thomas and the 3rd pick for Jimmy Butler?

ESPN Insiders’ Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton look at the Celtics options with the #3 pick. First up, trade speculation: Ford: I don’t think a deal with Philadelphia for Jahlil Okafor or Nerlens Noel is the answer. Kevin Love will be 28 years old before next season, so that’s not the right answer, in my [...]

June 7, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 21

Report: Bulls wavering on trading Jimmy Butler?

Report: Bulls wavering on trading Jimmy Butler?

CSNNE’s Sherrod Blakely has an update on the status of the Bulls’ Jimmy Butler: A league source tells CSNNE.com that the Bulls, while still open to listening to offers for Butler, are telling teams that are inquiring about his availability that their plan for now is to keep him in the fold. And while there [...]

May 5, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 6

Jimmy Butler is starting to look like a dink

Jimmy Butler is starting to look like a dink

The Bulls’ Jimmy Butler is a rising star in the NBA and, sometimes with stardom, comes silliness. For example: A guy who spent the entire season talking about leadership showed none in a game the Bulls absolutely had to win Tuesday, looking disengaged at both ends and going scoreless until it was too late with [...]

April 8, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 13

We’re not the only ones thinking Kevin Durant is a possibility

We’re not the only ones thinking Kevin Durant is a possibility

A couple of weeks ago Kevin Durant said he likes Boston and more than a few of us started to wonder if the free-agent-to-be would entertain the idea of signing with the Celtics. We were quickly dismissed by the sports radio ilk. But SI’s Andrew Sharp includes the Cs in his purely-speculative list of KD [...]

March 31, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 30

Jimmy Butler was going to meet with the Celtics but…

Jimmy Butler was going to meet with the Celtics but…

Sources: After CHI offered @JimmyButler max 5/$90-plus Mon, JB postponed meeting w/LAL, BOS, PHI, DAL. JB deciding how many yrs 2 sign w/CHI — Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) June 30, 2015 Considering that LaMarcus Aldridge scheduled meetings with just about every team but Boston, this is a moral victory. A legit free agent agreed to meet [...]

June 30, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Free Agency 9

Forget Jimmy Butler because Chicago is going to pay him

Forget Jimmy Butler because Chicago is going to pay him

If you had dreams of the Celtics signing Bulls RFA Jimmy Butler to a max contract this off-season, wake up and forget it: Internally, the Bulls are planning to take a proactive approach to contract negotiations with Butler next July and secure the shooting guard for a long-term spot alongside Derrick Rose. They fully expect [...]

January 9, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 10

How Ainge could build the Celtics this offseason

How Ainge could build the Celtics this offseason

After the Rajon Rondo trade most fans are expecting the Celtics to become the bottom feeders on the Sixers and Jazz level. However, I beg to differ. Not only are the Celtics still a pretty talented bunch, but in this weak conference they are still very in on a playoff spot, potentially even 7th seed. [...]

December 22, 2014 Alex Kungu Celtics News 55

Your Morning Dump… Where the Bulls have a better offer for Kevin Love?

Your Morning Dump… Where the Bulls have a better offer for Kevin Love?

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. According to team and league sources, that isn’t happening any time soon because the Timberwolves are less than enamored with what Boston can offer them. The conversation [...]

June 5, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, The Morning Dump 41