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With Aldridge out, will Portland make a push for Bass?

With Aldridge out, will Portland make a push for Bass?

The Portland Trailblazers, owners of the 3rd best record in the Western conference, learned yesterday that All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge will miss the next 6-8 weeks because of a thumb injury. I immediately wondered if Portland would have interest in Brandon Bass. There isn’t much traction on this front, but Grantland’s Zach Lowe did reference [...]

January 23, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Brandon Bass, Celtics News, Rumors 14

4up/4down: Celtics vs Trailblazers (Game 40 of 82)

4up/4down: Celtics vs Trailblazers (Game 40 of 82)

Believe it or not, the Celtics won a road game out West for the first time in nearly two years. It was against an undermanned Portland team, but for a rebuilding team it was a quality win. Here are some things we liked and didn’t like. UP 1. Evan Turner’s stellar play I’m usually very [...]

January 23, 2015 Alex Kungu 4 Up/4 Down, Gametime Comments Off

Your Morning Dump…Where Ainge’s history as GM is quantified in baseball metrics

Your Morning Dump…Where Ainge’s history as GM is quantified in baseball metrics

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. For this exercise, we’ll consider former, current or potential perennial NBA All-Stars a home run, go-to options a triple, front-end rotation players a double and other [...]

January 23, 2015 Chris Jones The Morning Dump 10

Recap: Sully & C’s shock Portland

Recap: Sully & C’s shock Portland

Brad Stevens’ decision to start Brandon Bass looked like brilliance early as Bass scored 4 points in his first 3:44 out on the floor. Due to match ups, Stevens went to Zeller for the remainder of the quarter, and Tyler also played well (5 pts, 2 rebs). As a team,the Celtics shot 45% from the [...]

January 23, 2015 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Gametime, Recaps 18

GGTV #14: Too hungover to think of a title

GGTV #14: Too hungover to think of a title

A still hungover Gang records their first show since attending the Bulls game together and hazily tries to figure out why the hell Tayshaun Prince is actually playing for the Celtics, how the hell Austin Rivers will play for Doc, and who the hell DOES Dave want running the Celtics, anyway?  There’s also a little [...]

January 22, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Gang Green TV Comments Off

How we see it goin’ down: Celtics vs. Trailblazers

How we see it goin’ down: Celtics vs. Trailblazers

Tip: 10pm     Court: Moda Center   Watch it: CSNNE    Hear it: 98.5 The Sports Hub Referees: Jason Phillips, Kevin Cutler, Mark Lindsay Line: POR -8.0 Boston Celtics Tickets The Matchup Record: 13-26 Record: 31-12 On road: 4-13 At home: 19-4 Streak: Lost 3 Streak: Lost 1   Leaders Leaders Buckets: Jared Sullinger (13.9 [...]

January 22, 2015 Alex Kungu Gametime, Previews 1

Tyler Zeller getting love as an underrated player

Tyler Zeller getting love as an underrated player

ESPN Insider Amin Elhassan believes Tyler Zeller is one of the most underrated players in the NBA: Rudy Gobert | Utah Jazz Tyler Zeller | Boston Celtics While the first few players I mentioned are all on teams in the thick of the playoff race, I wanted to give some acknowledgment to a couple of [...]

January 22, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Tyler Zeller 9

Your Morning Dump… Stats show Olynyk is an average defender!

Your Morning Dump… Stats show Olynyk is an average defender!

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. There are more encouraging numbers in regards to Olynyk’s defense, however. The team’s defensive rating with him on the floor is essentially in lockstep with Boston’s [...]

January 22, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Kelly Olynyk, Marcus Smart, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 31

Kobe Bryant will not sleep until Rajon Rondo wears purple and gold

Kobe Bryant will not sleep until Rajon Rondo wears purple and gold

In between taking plenty of nights off, plenty of shots on nights he does play, and trashing his current teammates, Kobe Bryant is setting his sights on next year with Rajon Rondo. In Steve Buplett’s piece from the Herald this morning, Kobe spent time laughing at the state of the Celtics’ current roster (see John’s [...]

January 21, 2015 Ben Mark Around the NBA, News, Rajon Rondo 1

Buying the Celtics was a good investment for Wyc & Co.

Buying the Celtics was a good investment for Wyc & Co.

According to Forbes, the Celtics are the 4th most valuable franchise in the NBA: #4 Boston Celtics Current value: $1.7 billion Revenue: $173 million Operating income: $55 million The Celtics are one of the NBA’s most profitable teams since they pay no rent at TD Garden and pull in over $60 million a year in [...]

January 21, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 4