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Evan Turner’s weird, trend-bucking, immensely important early impact

Evan Turner’s weird, trend-bucking, immensely important early impact

I’m not sure many people expected the Celtics to be 6-4 after 10 games, especially after the way the season started. But the Celtics have whipped off some impressive wins in unexpectedly impressive ways. Even if you thought the Celtics could beat Atlanta, OKC, and Houston in consecutive games, there are few who thought they’d [...]

November 17, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Evan Turner 7

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are squeezing the life out of teams

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are squeezing the life out of teams

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 think we play hard. Guys don’t like that in this league,” said forward Jae Crowder. “Guys want an easy, flowing game. But we play hard [...]

November 17, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army The Morning Dump 7

Recap: Celtics steal a blowout in Houston

Recap: Celtics steal a blowout in Houston

In a bit of role reversal, it was the starters who came out hot and the bench that stunk in the first quarter. The Celtics stormed out to an 8-2 lead and both offenses were clicking through the first seven minutes of the game. But the Celtics offense stalled at the 5:21 mark… with the [...]

November 16, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Avery Bradley, Isaiah Thomas, Marcus Smart, Recaps 5

How to beat… the Houston Rockets

How to beat… the Houston Rockets

The Celtics are fresh off their latest “best win of the season,” in which they pulled away from the “yes they’re shorthanded but still pretty damn good” OKC Thunder. But that was last night, and tonight they have to figure out a way to beat a Houston Rockets team off to a weirdly sub-par start. [...]

November 16, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Previews 1

Celtics 6th in new power rankings?

Celtics 6th in new power rankings?

These rankings come from NBA.com’s John Schumann who also names the C’s the: Hero team of the week: Boston (3-1) — Despite a couple of injuries in their backcourt, the Celtics have won four of their last five games, and the only one of the wins that wasn’t against a 2015 playoff team was in [...]

November 16, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 7

Enemy Chatter: The Celtics are scrappy and tough; ET is sneaky fat

Enemy Chatter: The Celtics are scrappy and tough; ET is sneaky fat

We often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics. Here’s a look at some enemy chatter from Oklahoma.  – The Celtics are scrappy and tough. They play some clever lineups and keep you guessing a lot. The Thunder just never seemed to be able to find a combination that [...]

November 16, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Enemy Chatter, Evan Turner 13

Your Morning Dump… Where Marcus Smart rises to the occasion

Your Morning Dump… Where Marcus Smart rises to the occasion

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. Smart, who played his college ball at nearby Oklahoma State, scored a career-high 26 points and spearheaded Boston’s collective effort to limit Westbrook. Smart helped Boston [...]

November 16, 2015 Ben Mark Celtics News, Marcus Smart, The Morning Dump 5

Recap: Marcus leaves OKC smarting

Recap: Marcus leaves OKC smarting

The Celtics got off to a good start in Oklahoma City tonight, shooting 50% from the field, rebounding the ball well & were tied at 24 with the Thunder after the 1st quarter. Early on, it was apparent that Marcus Smart was going to have a big night. Smart put in 9 points in the [...]

November 15, 2015 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Gametime, Recaps 7

How to beat… the Oklahoma City Thunder

How to beat… the Oklahoma City Thunder

The Celtics begin a tough back-to-back tonight when they take on the Thunder in Oklahoma City. The Thunder will be without Kevin Durant, who manages to keep missing games against the Celtics. This will be the fourth straight Thunder/Celtics matchup he’ll miss… but the Thunder are 3-0 in those games. Here’s how to not make [...]

November 15, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Previews 1

Your Morning Dump… Where Zeller will play a huge role for the Celtics

Your Morning Dump… Where Zeller will play a huge role for the Celtics

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. “Tyler’s a really good player,” Stevens said. “We just have a lot of bigs. I don’t know how else to say it. We haven’t shot it [...]

November 15, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Terry Rozier, The Morning Dump, Tyler Zeller 1