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Rajon Rondo coaches up the kids at Summer League

Rajon Rondo coaches up the kids at Summer League

Last night, the Milwaukee Bucks were designated the “road” team in their matchup against the Celtics.  That was very appropriate, considering the crowd was decidedly pro-Boston. And the “home” crowd was in for a bit of a treat.  The few hundred people who showed up to see the a bunch of guys in C’s gear [...]

July 22, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Rajon Rondo, Summer League 10

Celtics set to sign Jason Collins

Celtics set to sign Jason Collins

Well, it looks like the question I asked in my last post has been answered. Via ESPN Boston’s Chris Forsberg: Chris Forsberg‏@ESPNForsberg Following  Sources: Celtics set to ink veteran big man Jason Collins to a one-year, veteran minimum deal. Adds 7-footer to bench. Collins is 7-feet tall. I think that is obviously the most important [...]

July 21, 2012 KWAPT Celtics News, Free Agency 33

It’s been real Stiemer

It’s been real Stiemer

GoldieBlocks is heading back to the midwest. According to CSNNE’s Jessica Camerato, Greg Stiemsma agreed to a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves today. Details of the deal were not released. Stiemsma was born and raised in Randolph, Wisconsin, which is about 280 miles east of Minneapolis, so this move makes sense for him. Stiemer played [...]

July 21, 2012 KWAPT Celtics News, Free Agency, Greg Stiemsma, The Team 10

Celtics Sneaker Madness II Continues

Celtics Sneaker Madness II Continues

In the battle of KG’s Anta “KG2″, his MLK Day p.e. won by getting 73% of your votes. Now on to our next 2 pairs of kicks which feature Ray and his good pal Rondo.. #8 Ray Allen Air Jordan “3 Percent” away p.e. These Jordan Brand kicks first came out in the 90′s, and [...]

July 21, 2012 KWAPT CeltKicks, Rajon Rondo 2

Your Morning Dump… A mystery team offers Stiemsma a deal

Your Morning Dump… A mystery team offers Stiemsma a deal

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.  Restricted free-agent center Greg Stiemsma has received an offer from a new suitor, according to a league source.  The Celtics extended a $1.05 million qualifying offer to Stiemsma before [...]

July 21, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Free Agency, Greg Stiemsma, The Morning Dump 13

Ball Up Streetball Invades Boston

Ball Up Streetball Invades Boston

Last night Harvard’s Ivy League walls were  invaded by the Ball Up Street Ball Team.  Ball Up travels the country to take on each cities’ best players.  Their travels and exploits are documented by a film crew for the Fox Sports Net reality series. The team is an all star cast of street ball legends; [...]

July 21, 2012 Celtkicks Brandon Bass, CeltKicks Comments Off

Doc at NBA Summer League in Vegas

Doc at NBA Summer League in Vegas

The NBA Summer League’s official You Tube account caught-up with Doc Rivers in Vegas today. Doc was asked what he thinks it will be like coaching against Austin, how he prepares on game days and what he’d be doing if he wasn’t an NBA coach:   [...]

July 20, 2012 KWAPT Coaching Staff, Doc Rivers, Summer League Comments Off

Celtics brass likes their rookies

Celtics brass likes their rookies

We all get a little bit of the Summer Fever around this time of year.  We fall in love with players who never make it.  We fantasize about genius GM’s finding no-name diamonds in the rough that will make an impact for a winning team.  Hell, I did three separate pieces on Dionte Christmas in [...]

July 20, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft, Summer League 10

Doc on Pierce’s knee injury: He should not have been playing

Doc on Pierce’s knee injury: He should not have been playing

Doc Rivers spoke to the media before the Celtics-Kings game yesterday and touched on a number of topics.  One was the status of Paul Pierce’s knee. “He’ll be fine,” Doc said.  ”With his injury, he had to rest it.  He should not have been playing, to be healthy.  The only way to be healthy is [...]

July 20, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Injuries, Paul Pierce 22

Christmas may get a chance to stick with the Celtics

Christmas may get a chance to stick with the Celtics

E’Twaun Moore, as much as the Celtics may not have wanted him to go, is going to play for someone else this year.  And his departure may have paved the way for more than just Courtney Lee to join the Celtics. Dionte Christmas is setting himself up nicely to fill a seat on the Celtics [...]

July 20, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Free Agency 10