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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 2

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 4

Locked On Celtics Ep. 44: We pitch KD on Boston

Locked On Celtics Ep. 44: We pitch KD on Boston

Danny Ainge and company are going to be busy once the clock strikes midnight tomorrow. They’ll be pitching Al Horford… Dwight Howard (ugh)… and most importantly, Kevin Durant. So what will they say to him? What’s the best approach? What role will Ainge, Brad Stevens, and the Celtics owners have in convincing Durant that Boston [...]

June 29, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Free Agency, Rainin' J's 0

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are meeting with Dwight Howard

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are meeting with Dwight Howard

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. Howard, 30, scored fewer points per 36 minutes than he did at any point in the previous decade. Though he still finished seventh in the NBA [...]

June 29, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Free Agency, Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart, Rumors, The Morning Dump 20

Report: Celtics will pursue Al Horford

Report: Celtics will pursue Al Horford

By now you’ve heard most of the theories about Danny Ainge’s free agent plan… sign a guy like Al Horford, beef up the bench a little, and try to convince Kevin Durant that his path to a championship runs through Boston. Well, it turns out that theory is becoming a reality. If the Hawks are [...]

June 28, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Free Agency, Rumors 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

Your Morning Dump… Where being intelligent is apparently a problem

Your Morning Dump… Where being intelligent is apparently a problem

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. I was having a conversation with an NBA coach last Thursday, discussing that evening’s potential draftees. When I told him I thought the Celtics were seriously [...]

June 28, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Jaylen Brown, The Morning Dump 9

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

Locked On Celtics podcast Ep. 42: The Free Agency Primer

Locked On Celtics podcast Ep. 42: The Free Agency Primer

Free Agency is only a few days away. Danny Ainge has said he wasn’t going to make moves on draft night that ruined the Celtics’ free agency plans… but the decisions he made in the draft will certainly have some impact. So for our latest Locked On Celtics W/The Rainin’ J’s show, Jay King and I [...]

June 27, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Rainin' J's 0

Your Morning Dump… Where we go inside Kevin Durant’s meeting with the Cs

Your Morning Dump… Where we go inside Kevin Durant’s meeting with the Cs

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. Up-and-coming team: With 39-year-old Brad Stevens and his new long-term deal at the controls, these Celtics won 48 games and competed for a top spot in [...]

June 27, 2016 Ben Mark The Morning Dump 7