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Danny Ainge won’t panic at the deadline

Danny Ainge won’t panic at the deadline

People love trade rumors. They’re consistently the highest-traffic posts on ours and every other NBA site out there. People love to dream up scenarios and cry for the big play. But no amount of afternoon drive time yelling is going to force Danny Ainge to do something for the sake of doing something.  “I can’t [...]

January 28, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Danny Ainge 5

4 Up/4 Down: ET gets love, Batman doesn’t after the Nuggets game

4 Up/4 Down: ET gets love, Batman doesn’t after the Nuggets game

We woke up to the current-5th seed Celtics on a nice little 4-game win streak (so what if the last 3 wins were against current non-playoff teams?) and just a half-game out of the top-half of the league.  This is the second-best defensive team in the league (98.7 defensive rating), they are 7th in terms [...]

January 28, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) 4 Up/4 Down, Amir Johnson, Evan Turner, Jae Crowder, Jared Sullinger 3

Your Morning Dump… Where the plan is coming together

Your Morning Dump… Where the plan is coming together

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. Few teams play with more spark than the Celtics. They don’t have the best talent in the league, but they play hard, and with precision. If [...]

January 28, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Celtics News, Isaiah Thomas, The Morning Dump 16

Recap: C’s survive late scare, win 4th straight

Recap: C’s survive late scare, win 4th straight

The Celtics got their first look at the Denver Nuggets tonight, and for the most part, the C’s held a comfortable lead for most of the game. They used their usual tough defense to keep Denver in check and some hot shooting to get a lot points on the board. Of course they made it [...]

January 27, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Recaps 5

Marcus Smart selected to Rising Stars challenge

Marcus Smart selected to Rising Stars challenge

Marcus Smart has been selected to the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at All Star weekend in Toronto. Smart is averaging 9.2 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 3.2 assists over 25 games in an injury shortened sophomore campaign. Here’s the full roster of the U.S. and World teams that will compete on Friday night, February 12. [...]

January 27, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Marcus Smart 4

Hawks looking to move Teague, should Boston be interested?

Hawks looking to move Teague, should Boston be interested?

Hawks had been soliciting offers for Teague or Dennis Schroder, per rival execs. Though recently they have focused more on Teague. — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixYS) January 27, 2016 Milwaukee, Utah and the Knicks are some of the teams reportedly interested in the Hawks point guard. There’s no reference to Boston (yet), but I’m wondering if [...]

January 27, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 11

Your Morning Dump… Where it’s Stickman #KellyFor3

Your Morning Dump… Where it’s Stickman #KellyFor3

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. Be Like Kelly. #KellyFor3 #TheBounceisReal pic.twitter.com/GuP0644kSr — Boston Celtics (@celtics) January 27, 2016 After Boston Celtics third-year big man Kelly Olynyk splashed his second 3-pointer on [...]

January 27, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Celtics News, Kelly Olynyk, Marcus Smart, The Morning Dump Comments Off on Your Morning Dump… Where it’s Stickman #KellyFor3

4 Up/4 Down: The Philly/Washington back-to-back

4 Up/4 Down: The Philly/Washington back-to-back

The wintah weatha changed a lot of plans… including mine. So instead of looking after each game individually, here’s a look at what stood out after the back-to-back snow-delayed trip to Philadelphia and Washington. 4 Up 1: Zeller’s return Let’s give this kid some shine for once this season. He made it off the bench [...]

January 26, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) 4 Up/4 Down, Celtics News, Isaiah Thomas, James Young, Kelly Olynyk, Marcus Smart, RJ Hunter, Tyler Zeller 2

Would you trade the Brooklyn pick for Gordon Hayward?

Would you trade the Brooklyn pick for Gordon Hayward?

In his latest column which examines the financial situation of the rebuilding Utah Jazz, ESPN’s Zach Lowe suggests Utah partner up with Boston on a trade: Hayward understands that financial realities could break up a team on the rise. “I’m constantly thinking about that,” he said. “Contracts are so short now. A lot of our [...]

January 26, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 34

Your Morning Dump… Where Kelly Olynyk has dialed in his stroke

Your Morning Dump… Where Kelly Olynyk has dialed in his stroke

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 two years of being wildly inconsistent from beyond the arc, Olynyk has found a groove. Since the start of December, he is 44 for 89 [...]

January 26, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Kelly Olynyk, The Morning Dump 9