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Your Morning Dump… Where Brad Stevens has talked with every one of his players

Your Morning Dump… Where Brad Stevens has talked with every one of his players

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. Stevens reached out to each player on the roster upon accepting the job and was pleased to receive responses from all of them. “I heard back from [...]

July 6, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Brad Stevens, Celtics News, The Morning Dump 12

Dwight Howard is going to Houston

Dwight Howard is going to Houston

The Lakers apparently didn’t beg enough, because they just lost their big free-agent center to the Houston Rockets. After 20 months of twists and turns in the Dwight Howard saga, a person with knowledge of his decision told USA TODAY Sports he will join the Houston Rockets. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity [...]

July 5, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, Free Agency 18

Brad Stevens: The Boston Celtics? Like wow!

Brad Stevens: The Boston Celtics? Like wow!

The Celtics  introduced Brad Stevens today as their new head coach. Here are some excerpts from the press conference: On leaving Butler and coming to Boston: BS: It’s an honor and privilege to be here. I’m just in awe of this organization. It has such a high standard and places a value on culture. The Boston Celtics? [...]

July 5, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Brad Stevens, Celtics News, Danny Ainge 5

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo has an open mind about Brad Stevens

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo has an open mind about Brad Stevens

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. Well a source close to Rondo who has talked with the guard since the Stevens hiring said Rondo is looking at the move with a “completely open [...]

July 5, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Brad Stevens, Celtics News, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 14

Truth and Ticket: Thank you

Truth and Ticket: Thank you

I was fortunate enough to be at both Paul Pierce’s first, and last games as a Boston Celtic. In Feb. of 1999, the NBA lockout ended, and to encourage fans to come watch the C’s, they gave away tons of Opening Night tickets. My friend and I won two from a local radio station and [...]

July 4, 2013 KWAPT Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Red's Army Multimedia 16

Your Morning Dump… Where the Rondo/Stevens relationship should be fine

Your Morning Dump… Where the Rondo/Stevens relationship should be fine

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. There will be much talk about “how he will handle Rajon Rondo” and “will he be able to get through to Rondo.” But all this discussion presupposes [...]

July 4, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Brad Stevens, Celtics News, Rajon Rondo 11

Report: Stevens getting $22 million

Report: Stevens getting $22 million

The Boston Celtics signed Brad Stevens to a six year, $22 million contract, sources told Yahoo! Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 4, 2013 Lots of money there.  Still almost a 50% savings from Doc Rivers.   [...]

July 3, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 7

Report: Brad Stevens is getting a 6 year contract

Report: Brad Stevens is getting a 6 year contract

League sources tell the Herald’s Steve Bulpett that Stevens is getting a six year contract. No word yet on dollars, but I bet it’s in the 2 million dollar range. Stevens was making $1.2 mil at Butler where he had ten years left on his contract. The list of college coaches who have failed miserably in their [...]

July 3, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Brad Stevens, Celtics News 8

Celtics announce shocking head coaching hire: Butler’s Brad Stevens

Celtics announce shocking head coaching hire: Butler’s Brad Stevens

You gotta hand it to the Celtics.  If they want to keep a secret, they can.  In a move NO ONE saw coming, the Celtics have announced that they have hired Butler’s Brad Stevens as their new head coach. BOSTON – The Boston Celtics announced today that they have come to an agreement with Brad [...]

July 3, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 40

Rajon Rondo: The Celtics’ sudden unknown

Rajon Rondo: The Celtics’ sudden unknown

I am, for the sake of the next thousand words or so, going to take Danny Ainge at his word and assume Rajon Rondo will be back next season.There’s no way, though, to know exactly what Rajon Rondo we’ll see whenever he does return. We can have whatever debates we want about Rondo.  To some, [...]

July 3, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Rajon Rondo 15