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The Legend of Kelly Olynyk grows in Orlando

The Legend of Kelly Olynyk grows in Orlando

It’s been said that from Kelly Olynyk’s flowing, golden locks comes an aura that can heal the sick. Actually, I’m the only one who said that, but what’s another wildly ridiculous overreaction to the “O’Klynyk” he’s been putting on here in Orlando.  And while we’re all having fun with the hyperbole while watching Olynyk’s play against [...]

July 9, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Kelly Olynyk, Summer League 11

Gigi Datome bringing talents (and ponytail) to Detroit

Gigi Datome bringing talents (and ponytail) to Detroit

Italian league star Gigi Datome has signed a 2 year, $3.5 million contract with the Detroit Pistons. Earlier this month we promptly asked, “Who the hell is Gigi Datome?” after an international news report claimed the Celtics were one of the NBA teams interested in Datome’s services. According to this Italian news report, the Celtics [...]

July 9, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 5

Report: Celtics interested in Brazilian center Vitor Faverani

Report: Celtics interested in Brazilian center Vitor Faverani

The international website TuBasket.com reports that the Celtics are one of several NBA teams with interest in Brazilian center Vitor Faverani. The 25-year old Faverini (6-11, 260 lbs) has been playing in Spain. He comes with a super cool nickname, “El Hombre Indestructible.” Faverini recently worked out for San Antonio. The Knicks and Wizards may also [...]

July 9, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rumors 4

C’s Summer League 2013: Kelly Olynyk Highlights vs DET

C’s Summer League 2013: Kelly Olynyk Highlights vs DET

Celtics rookie Kelly Olynyk had his second straight impressive game in the Orlando Summer League with 13 points, 6 rebounds and 5 steals.  He even dove into the stands trying to save a loose ball and got T’d up at one point.  Check the video below for his highlights vs the Pistons. [...]

July 9, 2013 Jay Kelly Olynyk, Summer League, Videos 5

Your Morning Dump..Where Larry Legend holds court

Your Morning Dump..Where Larry Legend holds court

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. Larry Bird, Danny Ainge & Kevin McHale were all present for NBA Summer League in Orlando yesterday. Their respective teams, the Pacers, Celtics & Rockets are all [...]

July 9, 2013 KWAPT Around the NBA, Brad Stevens, Danny Ainge, Kevin Garnett, News, Paul Pierce, The Morning Dump 1

Fab Melo taking charges: “GIMMIE THAAAAT!!!”

Fab Melo taking charges: “GIMMIE THAAAAT!!!”

So Fab Melo is an ongoing project for the Celtics and so far in two summer league games he’s proven that he is still just that – a project.  But one thing that he has already developed into a pro form is his catch-phrase for when he takes charges.  During today’s complete thrashing against the [...]

July 8, 2013 Jay Fab Melo, Summer League, Videos 9

Celtkicks: Summer League Day 2

Celtkicks: Summer League Day 2

Celtics rookies Kelly Olynyk and Colton Iverson brought out some nice kicks today, as did camp invite Phil Pressey. All three members of the C’s NBA Summer League team rolled with Nike today: Olynyk rocked the Kobe VII “World Basketball Festival” again, Iverson wore the Nike Hyperdisruptor & Pressey had on my personal fave of [...]

July 8, 2013 KWAPT CeltKicks, Colton Iverson, Kelly Olynyk, Red's Army Multimedia 1

Pressey making push to make C’s roster

Pressey making push to make C’s roster

It didn’t take long for Brad Stevens to text Phil Pressey when he got Celtics head coaching job.  It took even less time for Pressey to call back. “Right when I got the job I sent a text message out that night,” said Stevens.  “He called me within about a minute after I sent the [...]

July 8, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Summer League 11

The Fab Melo challenge facing the Celtics

The Fab Melo challenge facing the Celtics

The Celtics face a bit of a challenge with Fab Melo this season. The second year center is still not ready to be a contributor at the NBA level.  His movements on the floor were often slow yesterday, especially laterally.  He had trouble catching the ball.  And while it wasn’t all bad for Melo yesterday, [...]

July 8, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Fab Melo, Summer League 23

Your Morning Dump… Where it’s Summer League for Brad Stevens too

Your Morning Dump… Where it’s Summer League for Brad Stevens too

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. “A lot coaches are down here evaluating the players and I’m down here getting a feel for not only the players, but also the game, the discussion [...]

July 8, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Brad Stevens, Summer League, The Morning Dump 10