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Celtics Wanted the 36th Pick

Celtics Wanted the 36th Pick

Via the Memphis Commercial Appeal: Boston tried to entice the Grizzlies twice. The Celtics offered Brian Scalabrine, Tony Allen and a choice of J.R. Giddens or Bill Walker for the Grizzlies' 36th pick and cash considerations. The Celtics' best offer for the Grizzlies' No. 2 pick only included center Kendrick Perkins. We've heard the Perk [...]

June 27, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

Hudson happy Ainge doesn’t hold grudges

Hudson happy Ainge doesn’t hold grudges

We would have known more about Lester Hudson earlier this week… that is… if he had shown up for a schedule workout with the Celtics.  But he canceled that, probably because he thought there was no way in hell that he would slip all the way down to the #58.  But on draft night, Hudson [...]

June 27, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Did David Kahn just outsmart the NBA?

Did David Kahn just outsmart the NBA?

All of the buzz about David Kahn is about how he stocked up on a bazillion point guards in the draft.. and how dumb he seems to be for doing it. But is he really? He said this morning on ESPN Radio that he had extensive talks with Ricky Rubio.  Rubio’s father said today that [...]

June 26, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Celtics 1, Rumors 0

Celtics 1, Rumors 0

"Look Rajon… it's not that we don't like you.  Ok….  I think you're a bit ofa d-bag… but Danny likes you.  Well….. Danny thinks you're kind of a punkbut I'm pretty sure the guys like you.  Ok… you know what… just gotake some jumpers, will ya?" I'll admit… I was a little bit worried as [...]

June 26, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 15

Say Hello to Lester Hudson

Say Hello to Lester Hudson

With the 58th pick in the draft the Celtics select…..Lester Hudson. Hudson is a 6-3, 190lb shooting guard who averaged 27.5 ppg for Tennessee-Martin. Strengths (according to NBADraft.net): Talented combo guard with excellent NBA potential … Prolific scorer, (over 25 ppg) … Has a quick first step and a killer crossover allowing him to blow [...]

June 25, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 13

The Official 2009 NBA Draft Post

The Official 2009 NBA Draft Post

10:45pm Update: Switch over to Comcast where Marc Spears tells me not to get my hopes up about Antonio McDyess. The guy likes Detroit and told Spears he won't chase a championship. 10pm Update: Damn…this thing is B-O-R-I-N-G. Not sure if I'll be able to stay up for the #58 pick. I've got one eye [...]

June 25, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 10

Guys Who Won’t Make an Impact on the Celtics

Guys Who Won’t Make an Impact on the Celtics

I'd rather watch another episode of Jon & Kate Plus 8 than tonight's NBA Draft. But since John gets his hair transplant procedures done at night under the cloak of darkness, I'm on draft patrol. Remember last year's late second round pick (#60) Semih Erden? He's still playing in Europe. Who knows when/if we'll see [...]

June 25, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 6

How the Celtics got Paul Pierce

How the Celtics got Paul Pierce

The Sporting News' Baseline blog passes along an interview in which Larry Brown explains why the 76'ers passed on Paul Pierce. Basically, they made a promise to Larry Hughes… whom they selected with the #8 pick.  Since the Bucks had worked out a trade with Dallas… that left Paul Pierce just hanging out there at [...]

June 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5