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Your Morning Dump… Where CARMELO predicts ‘The Leap’ for Marcus Smart (no, not that Carmelo, a different one)

Your Morning Dump… Where CARMELO predicts ‘The Leap’ for Marcus Smart (no, not that Carmelo, a different one)

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. FiveThirtyEight released updated CARMELO player projections last week, and it was hard not to notice the glitzy prediction for third-year guard Marcus Smart. CARMELO didn’t just [...]

July 20, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Marcus Smart, Rumors, Rumors, Terry Rozier, The Morning Dump, Trades 6

Jae Crowder doesn’t give a damn about the Celtics options in free agency next year

Jae Crowder doesn’t give a damn about the Celtics options in free agency next year

It appears Jae Crowder isn’t a fan of a) Comcast’s annoying slideshow format for content or b) the Celtics free agent options in 2017. I’m guessing it’s the latter. FWIW – Comcast lists Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, Rudy Gay, Danilo Gallinari and Gordon Heyward. Four of those guys happen to play Crowder’s position. [...]

July 19, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Jae Crowder 0

Locked On Celtics: The Atlanta perspective on losing Al Horford

Locked On Celtics: The Atlanta perspective on losing Al Horford

For some perspective on how Al Horford will change the Boston Celtics, Jay talked to Brad Rowland of Peachtree Hoops and the Locked on Hawks podcast. The two also chatted about Atlanta’s strange offseason which included trading Jeff Teague and signing Dwight Howard. Having trouble listening? Go directly to our show page on Audio Boom. [...]

July 19, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Rainin' J's 0

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: Summer League Superlatives

Locked On Celtics: Summer League Superlatives

The Boston Celtics didn’t have a great summer league, but Terry Rozier was great, Jaylen Brown showed off his potential and Guerschon Yabusele left a good first impression on fans. Today, Jay and I have a little fun handing out superlatives to everyone on the roster with at least a somewhat realistic chance of making the [...]

July 18, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Rainin' J's, Summer League 1

Your Morning Dump… Where R.J. Hunter can take the path James Young did not

Your Morning Dump… Where R.J. Hunter can take the path James Young did not

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. The 6-foot-5 wing admits he didn’t fully grasp the NBA game when he got to the Celtics. “No idea,” he said. “And there’s nothing that can [...]

July 18, 2016 Ben Mark Celtics News, James Young, Jaylen Brown, RJ Hunter, The Morning Dump 15

Your Morning Dump… Where Danny’s Still Working the Room

Your Morning Dump… Where Danny’s Still Working the Room

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. “Another sticking point in that and in other deals Boston is talking about is that pick from the Nets next year,” said one of these sources. [...]

July 16, 2016 Rich Jensen The Morning Dump 9

Locked On Celtics: Sean Deveney discusses his Blake Griffin report

Locked On Celtics: Sean Deveney discusses his Blake Griffin report

The Sporting News’ Sean Deveney had the Celtics world buzzing yesterday with his report of the Celtics potentially targeting Blake Griffin. He joined the show to talk about that, why different reporters have differing reports, and the very high odds the Celtics do something big soon. After we reacted to the interview, we also had Fox [...]

July 15, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Rainin' J's, Rumors 4

Your Morning Dump… Where tortoise beats hare?

Your Morning Dump… Where tortoise beats hare?

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. Here’s an unpopular opinion: The Celtics should exercise the same sort of restraint they did in their pursuit of Horford and maximize that asset stash in [...]

July 15, 2016 Rich Jensen The Morning Dump 15

Mannix shoots down Griffin report, brings up Butler again

Mannix shoots down Griffin report, brings up Butler again

The Vertical’s Chris Mannix said tonight on CSNNE that the Celtics are nowhere close to a deal for Blake Griffin or Russell Westbrook. It sounded like talks for Griffin had taken place at some point in the past but there’s nothing going now. Clippers reporter Dan Woike also squashed the Griffin talk on Twitter. Mannix went [...]

July 14, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 14