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Enemy Chatter: Crowder can hold his breath waiting for that apology

Enemy Chatter: Crowder can hold his breath waiting for that apology

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 Cleveland. J.R. Smith made it known that he wasn’t giving an apology to Jae Crowder before Tuesday night’s game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics, and he confirmed it afterward. [...]

December 16, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Enemy Chatter, Jae Crowder 1

Squashing the Cousins rumors (again)

Squashing the Cousins rumors (again)

As we noted yesterday, the NBA rumor season is officially upon us. They came out of the box strong with a Celtics-involved Boogie Cousins rumor. Today, those rumors are being categorically squashed We suggest holding off on DeMarcus Cousins to Boston rumors until the teams have at least, you know, one conversation about it… None [...]

December 16, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Rumors Comments Off on Squashing the Cousins rumors (again)

How to beat… The Detroit Pistons

How to beat… The Detroit Pistons

Here we are in another road back-to-back… and after the sting of of that loss to the Cavs, the Celtics may well come out with their trademark intensity in these situations. The Pistons are dangerous, but beatable. Their two best players are flawed and can be exposed… and here’s how. 1: Let Avery Bradley loose [...]

December 16, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Previews Comments Off on How to beat… The Detroit Pistons

Your Morning Dump… Where that was disappointing

Your Morning Dump… Where that was disappointing

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. DUD OF THE NIGHT: Take your pick. The Celtics couldn’t buy a bucket. The starting lineup was a combined 17-of-54 from the field (31.5 percent). Thomas [...]

December 16, 2015 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Celtics News, The Morning Dump 5

Recap: Celtics fizzle in the second half, fall to Cavs

Recap: Celtics fizzle in the second half, fall to Cavs

This was the Celtics’ fourth “big game” in less than a week. After facing Chicago, Golden State and Charlotte and playing wire to wire in all three of them (coming out with wins in two), this was another tough match up, one that the Cavs took, 89-77. Cleveland came in riding a three game winning [...]

December 15, 2015 Rich Jensen Recaps 4

Report: Celtics showing “significant interest” in Cousins

Report: Celtics showing “significant interest” in Cousins

Today is the day that players signed in the offseason can be traded, so that means today is also the official start of NBA rumor season…  and the Celtics are front and center in a new report: Sacramento Kings All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins has drawn significant trade interest from the Boston Celtics, Miami Heat and [...]

December 15, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Rumors 13

Celtics Thoughts and Notes 12/15: Is Isaiah Thomas an All Star?

Celtics Thoughts and Notes 12/15: Is Isaiah Thomas an All Star?

I’ll be doing a weekly post on a collection of different notes that I don’t get a chance to write about. If there’s anything you would like me to discuss, hit me up on Twitter: @Geoff_Simpson4. • Isaiah Thomas has been playing at an all-star level to start the season. His individual statistics have been [...]

December 15, 2015 Geoffrey Simpson Celtics News 3

How to beat… the Cleveland Cavaliers

How to beat… the Cleveland Cavaliers

So… everyone loves the Celtics again, which actually scares me a bit. It’s always when everyone hops aboard the bandwagon that the thing starts to get rickety. And oh, LeBron and the Cavs are in town and there’s some animosity between these two teams. Can the Celtics keep living up to this hype and beat [...]

December 15, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Previews 2

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are movin’ on up

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are movin’ on up

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. After a sports day full of controversy, bad behavior and total dickishness, let’s just get back to basketball. No. 6 (up from No. 9) Friday night’s [...]

December 15, 2015 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Celtics News, The Morning Dump 4

JR Smith has no plans to apologize to Jae Crowder

JR Smith has no plans to apologize to Jae Crowder

The last time we saw JR Smith he clobbered Jae Crowder with a vicious cheapshot during the playoffs. Crowder spoke today about Smith and the incident: “I hope he apologizes [Tuesday], to be honest with you,” said Crowder, who avoided surgery but spent the early part of his offseason rehabbing the injury that occurred as [...]

December 14, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Jae Crowder 11