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Recap: IT, Crowder push Celtics past Bucks

Recap: IT, Crowder push Celtics past Bucks

The Celtics started a 5 game homestand with an exciting, fast-paced 112-107 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. The win was Boston’s 9th straight at the Garden. Boston played fast in the 1st quarter. They jacked up 25 shots (I didn’t realize the Cs lead the league with nearly 90 FGA per game). Jae Crowder had 14. Amir [...]

February 25, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Recaps 12

Suns GM admits Ainge robbed him blind on Isaiah Thomas trade

Suns GM admits Ainge robbed him blind on Isaiah Thomas trade

This time last year Celtics fans were getting acclimated to Isaiah Thomas. Danny Ainge acquired Thomas from Phoenix for Marcus Thornton and a 2016 1st round pick (via Cleveland). One year later, Thomas is thriving in Boston while Phoenix is sitting near the bottom of the Western conference. The trade has been universally accepted as [...]

February 25, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Isaiah Thomas 7

Joe Johnson getting buyout, Celtics are interested

Joe Johnson getting buyout, Celtics are interested

The Celtics have done pretty well this year, but, like all teams not named the Warriors, Spurs, or Cavaliers, they can use a little help. And it turns out they might be looking for help from a soon-to-be former Brooklyn Net. Joe Johnson and the Brooklyn Nets have opened buyout negotiations, ESPN has learned — [...]

February 25, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Rumors 16

Celtics pursued trade for Melo, but he said no

Celtics pursued trade for Melo, but he said no

Ian Begley of ESPN NY reports the Celtics had interest in Carmelo Anthony prior to the trade deadline: But there is no indication Anthony has prepared to waive his no-trade clause and leave New York this summer. He has said several times recently that he has committed to New York. And he has backed those [...]

February 25, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Trades 9

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celts are back home, with work to do

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celts are back home, with work to do

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. Tonight, when the Celtics hit the court at TD Garden for the first game there in 15 days, they will have two concerns besides the Bucks: [...]

February 25, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Brad Stevens, Celtics News, Marcus Smart, The Morning Dump 1

John Wall doesn’t sound overly thrilled with Washington

John Wall doesn’t sound overly thrilled with Washington

In a new interview with The Vertical, Wizards guard John Wall expresses frustration with his lack of playoff experience and relatively low profile in DC: “I know what our goal is, to try to go after Kevin, which is not a bad situation. But my ultimate goal is this year. I ain’t trying to waste a [...]

February 24, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News Comments Off on John Wall doesn’t sound overly thrilled with Washington

Your Morning Dump… Where Smart needs to be subtle

Your Morning Dump… Where Smart needs to be subtle

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. Defending without fouling has become a much bigger concern for a Boston (33-25) team that returns home from a three-game road trip having lost two of [...]

February 24, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Celtics News, Marcus Smart, The Morning Dump 12

Your Morning Dump… Where Einstein could see that Isaiah Thomas was open

Your Morning Dump… Where Einstein could see that Isaiah Thomas was open

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. Too much else had gone wrong for the C’s during the first 47 minutes against the Timberwolves for a single minute’s worth of big shots to [...]

February 23, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Evan Turner, Marcus Smart, The Morning Dump 10

Recap: KATastrophe in Minnesota

Recap: KATastrophe in Minnesota

Once again, the Celtics could not handle a good young post player, tonight getting torn to shreds by a Karl Anthony Towns who was so good, it led to a legitimate question about whether you’d rather start a game with him or Anthony Davis (the answers is Davis, I think, by a little bit. But [...]

February 22, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Avery Bradley, Jae Crowder, Jared Sullinger, Recaps 6

Report: Celtics interested in Reggie Evans

Report: Celtics interested in Reggie Evans

Along with the Heat, the Rockets and Celtics have registered interest in Reggie Evans, Basketball Insiders has learned. — Moke Hamilton (@MokeHamilton) February 22, 2016 I had to double check the date on this tweet for a few reasons: 1) Even w/o David Lee, the Celtics have plenty of power forwards 2) Reggie Evans is [...]

February 22, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 8