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Your Morning Dump… Where all trade rumors lead back to Jahlil Okafor

Your Morning Dump… Where all trade rumors lead back to Jahlil Okafor

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. “You win with players, not picks,” one assistant GM told CSNNE.com. “Boston has lots of picks and some good players. But there’s not a great player [...]

July 19, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors, The Morning Dump 7

Locked On Celtics Podcast: Immediate reaction to Durant’s decision

Locked On Celtics Podcast: Immediate reaction to Durant’s decision

So, we didn’t get Durant… now what? Jay King and I convened for an immediate reaction to KD’s decision to go become a Warrior. What does Boston do now? How does this affect the league? Will Durant become the league’s new villain? We spent about 20 minutes hashing it all out. (Please pardon the audio [...]

July 4, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Free Agency, Rainin' J's 5

Report: Kevin Durant’s decision is 90% made

Report: Kevin Durant’s decision is 90% made

Marc Spears has some disappointing news about Kevin Durant’s free agency: Don’t stress too hard, Thunder fans. Yes, Durant, 27, is the star of this year’s NBA free agency reality show. But barring an incredible sales job, several friends and business colleagues close to the 2014 NBA MVP expect him to return to Oklahoma City [...]

June 30, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 7

Keep 35 Retired

Keep 35 Retired

I regret that I never had the pleasure and the honor to coach Reggie, because to me he personified everything the Celtics should be. Red Auerbach The Celtics keep their past very close to their present. There is no organization in the NBA certainly, and perhaps nowhere else in professional sports, that has cultivated the [...]

June 29, 2016 Rich Jensen Celtics News, Reggie Lewis 9

Thunder, Warriors get first crack at Durant

Thunder, Warriors get first crack at Durant

We’re learning a bit more about Kevin Durant’s free agency timeline. Kevin Durant will meet with his current team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, on Thursday, according to league sources. NBA rules preclude any team — even the incumbent Thunder — from discussing contract specifics with Durant or any free agent before 12:01 a.m. on July [...]

June 29, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 5

Locked On Celtics Ep. 43: Inside Kevin Durant’s free agency

Locked On Celtics Ep. 43: Inside Kevin Durant’s free agency

The Celtics are reportedly on Kevin Durant’s short list of teams able to personally pitch him on joining their team this summer. Today, the Locked on Celtics podcast joined up with Locked on Thunder host and Thunder beat writer Fred Katz from the Norman Transcript to discuss what Durant might be thinking. From the mood [...]

June 28, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Rainin' J's 1

Marks: Boston a wild card in the Durant sweepstakes

Marks: Boston a wild card in the Durant sweepstakes

Just about everyone thinks the Celtics are a long shot in the Kevin Durant sweepstakes. Except for the Vertical’s Bobby Marks: Golden State is reportedly interested in Durant, but Marks doesn’t think the seven-time All-Star will end up there. “I would be really surprised if Durant goes that route,” he said. “He certainly may, but [...]

June 27, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 3

Report: Durant doesn’t want to go through this again next year

Report: Durant doesn’t want to go through this again next year

During an appearance on ESPN radio this morning, Chris Broussard dropped some insight (I use that term loosely) on Kevin Durant’s plans in free agency: The more I talk to people around this situation, if I had to bet, if I was forced to pick a place, I would have to say Golden State. What [...]

June 22, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 8

Kevin Durant doesn’t give a sh*t about commercials

Kevin Durant doesn’t give a sh*t about commercials

Kevin Durant becomes a free-agent in 10 days and he’ll make a decision that could shake-up the NBA. At a recent sneaker launch Durant shared some insight into his thought process: “I know how important this time is,” Durant said. “Like I’ve been saying all season, I have people I trust. I have all the [...]

June 21, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Free Agency 6

Why Durant might not take the short term deal

Why Durant might not take the short term deal

We’ve been made to believe that the most likely scenario for Kevin Durant in free-agency is that he signs a short term (2 year deal with player option on 2nd year) in OKC to maximize his earnings and maintain flexibility. Well guess what? That might not be KD’s style (via Sean Devaney, Sporting News): “He is [...]

June 2, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 5